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Rising Lords

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Argonwood
Release Date: 2019

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'Rising Lords' Alpha Next Month, Accepting Sign-ups - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2019 @ 10:56 a.m. PST

Rising Lords is a medieval simultaneous turn-based strategy with card and board game elements.

Send your serfs to fight and die in your name... or let them prosper, and use them to your advantage!

Collect taxes and resources. Dictate rations and field work. Forge weapons, reshape the battlefield, raise armies, and build mighty fortified cities. Help your people become knights, or dump them on a battlefield far away, but be careful: even the most humble peasants will revolt eventually...

Rising Lords features a robust multiplayer component to boot. Play a quick game, or settle in for an evening or more. Up to four players will be able to play simultaneously, with no need to wait for each individual to take their turn. Play mind games with your friends with Rising Lords’ advanced social interactivity, and let them pay for their insolence in questioning your right to rule!

Plus, the game will come with a sizeable single-player campaign mode with detailed customization options and subtle variables.

The tide turns quickly when at war.


Argonwood announced the upcoming launch of a new alpha phase for their epic Medieval strategy game, Rising Lords.

The alpha, which is set to launch on Sunday 31st March, will give players a first taste of the game's Campaign mode, and will be completely free to those who sign up ahead of the launch.

Players can sign up to the free alpha here.

Key Features:

  • Find the perfect balance - juggle production, resource gathering, diplomacy and treason, tax and rations - all vital in the success of your provinces
  • Strategic battles - besiege your enemy’s cities to starve them out, go all-out attack, or wait for them to come to you
  • Up to 4-player simultaneous multiplayer - no need to wait for each individual player to take their turn
  • The psychology of war - Play mind games with your opponents with advanced social interactions
  • Subtle variables - Morale, terrain and fortifications have a huge impact on battle, and the tide can turn quickly
  • Customisation - Tailor your leader’s look and skills, and craft your perfect cities and troops
  • Risks and opportunities - React to figures that visit your province. Find ways to take advantage, and work quickly to eliminate threats!
  • Take your pick - React to more than 50 different events and collect unique cards to surprise your enemy!

Rising Lords is in development for PC and due to be released in 2019.


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