Frayed Knights: The Skull of
S'makh-Daon is a 3D indie computer RPG for Windows
featuring turn-based combat, old-school sensibilities, and a story of high
adventure and comedy. Who says RPGs have to be so serious?
In a world of jaded heroes and veteran
adventurers, you play a team of misfits: Arianna, a dainty warrior with an
attitude problem; Dirk, an adrenaline-junky rogue who doesn’t seem to
understand the word ‘subtle;’ Benjamin, a nature-priest and an ill-suited
newcomer to the adventuring lifestyle, and Chloe, a ditsy sorceress with a
love of cute, fuzzy animals and setting her enemies on fire.
Adventuring is always a dangerous
profession, but recently things have gotten bad. Very bad. Teams of expert
fortune-hunters are getting "morted," suffering great losses against enemies
that are better prepared than ever. In the taverns and Adventurer's
Guildhalls, whispered rumors speak of the return of an evil that once all
but destroyed civilization. But as many great and famous adventurers fall to
this growing threat, perhaps this bunch of losers - called "The Frayed
Knights" (but never to their faces) - might just be the heroes the world
The wrong people at the wrong time.
30+ hours of gameplay.
combat in a game that plays at your pace.
A unique "Drama Star"
system that rewards the player for playing through tough situations
instead of reloading and replaying.
A spell named, "Power
Over a hundred base
spells, most with several upgraded variants.
trap-disarming / lockpicking system using character skills and items to
disable a device one component at a time.
Over 80 feats to customize
your party as they progress through the game.
A detailed, "stats-heavy"
rules system... which you are free to ignore if you choose.
Nearly 200 different items
to be used and abused by your characters.
A "Quarterstaff of Nad-Whacking."
(interior adventuring areas), five outdoor areas, one village, an
alternate dimension, and some green dude's one-room hovel.
A THICK (virtually)
69-page PDF manual. For those who want more than just the tutorials...