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Re-Legion

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: 1C Company
Developer: Ice Code Games
Release Date: Jan. 31, 2019

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'Re-Legion' Adds Skirmish Mode, New Features And Improvements

by Rainier on June 14, 2019 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT

Re-Legion is an isometric cyberpunk real-time strategy game set in the year 2083, where cults start to emerge as people seek their real purpose in a world dominated by huge corporations and advanced technology.

In the top-down isometric RTS, players become a prophet in a futuristic technocratic society where they can define their own belief system, convert citizens, and upgrade them into fighting units to rid the city of non-believers. Players will take on the role of Elion, a strong leader who emerges to rid the world of its misery by becoming a leader and prophet. As Elion increases his influence and power, he turns non-believing citizens into his faithful followers—introducing a very different resource management system where ordinary people are converted into “Adepts” that drive the player’s ascent to dominance.

In Re-Legion, players follow Elion’s journey from lone prophet to the most powerful advocate of religion in the city. As players convert ordinary non-believing citizens into followers—essentially, their units—the cultists expand the group’s possibilities by obtaining “CryproCredits” to enable upgrades. By praying, they increase faith in order to gain and use special abilities. They can also hack buildings and ad-boards to expand and control territories and convert other citizens—or fight enemy units and non-believers.

The overall direction of the player’s cult is determined by the dogmas they choose, allowing different playthroughs to have a very different experience. From a merciful religion to one that despises non-believers, each one of dozens of dogmas defines the way in which the cult will pursue its goals. But whichever path you choose on any playthrough, your followers will all work together to build a strong and powerful cult… They are the legion of their own religion.

Today 1C Company released a new update for our cyberpunk RTS title, Re-Legion that adds Skirmish Mode and several other new features and improvements, thanks to the support of the community who helped by providing valuable feedback and suggestions to the developers.

Re-Legion: Holy Wars: Significant changes we made since the release

  • Completely new skirmish mode has been added.
  • The gameplay can now be slowed down by entering the Slow-Mo. Default Slow-Mo hotkey is bind to Left-alt.
  • Prophet can now enter Convert Stance that allows him to seek out and convert enemies and neutral units around him.
  • Game supports Autosaves which can be now turned on in the Settings Menu.
  • The minimap can now be expanded by pressing "M" or the little "+" button next to it.
  • Using skills depends on unit’s current Faith threshold.
  • Rally point functionality has been added.
  • Improvement of Unit Targeting and Alerting system.
  • Improvement of Pathfinding system.
  • HUD: Control Panel Update: Several functionalities have been updated, like: Font, Cooldowns & Progress bars.
  • After each game on both Campaign and the Holy Wars new Summary Screen will be displayed.
  • Keybinds are fully customizable.
  • Tooltips have been updated, and give much more information about objects now.
  • Tooltips for resources were added.
  • Saving the game is now significantly faster.
  • Active Strategy will now be highlighted in the Control Panel.
  • The look of the units health bars have been updated.
  • Building hacking update - now hacking is dependant on the amount of units hacking it and it is longer.
  • Glossary name has been changed to Database and have been updated with images.
  • Unit selection update: now the player can add or remove units from his group with [Shift + Click] on UI portrait.
  • Minimap has been redesigned.
  • Citizen animation update.
  • Progress Bars of buildings have been updated.
  • Action, Skill and Anointment buttons were standardized between Units and Buildings and are layed out better now.
  • Player can now cancel the anoint by using the 'Cancel' Action in Control Panel.
  • Better Synchronization of Damage Dealing mechanics and visualization.
  • Camera now will center on the Story Characters before they die.
  • Non-cutscene Dialog Panels close automatically along VoiceOvers end.
  • Quest notifications were visually updated, making them more noticeable and matching the rest of UI.
  • Destructible Objects now have Detail Panels and Portraits.
  • Every time you try to take action that would result in changing settings, or navigating to different part of the game the confirmation popup will emerge.
  • Clicking anywhere on quest panel (top-left corner of HUD) centers camera on Quest's objective.
  • God is With Us skill update: visual effects for units affected by the skill, and AOE indicator.
  • Language can now be set in steam settings.
  • [RU] Language has been updated.
  • [PL] Language has been added.
  • "Saving in progress" notification was added.
  • Hacking and Converting distances have been updated.
  • ‘Go to Main Menu’ Button was added to Pause Menu.
  • ‘Go to Main Menu’ Button was added to Mission Summary Screen.
  • Cult Symbols were added to Tooltips.
  • Falin - HP and Damage rebalanced, new skills added to compensate for his hyper-aggressive behaviour.
  • Penitent’s Danse Macabre is not a group skill anymore. When the skill is triggered while more than 1 Penitent is selected, only one of them will use the attack.

Key Features:

  • Unique RTS mechanic where new units are acquired by converting citizens into followers
  • Vivid futuristic cyberpunk visuals and dark atmosphere
  • Mature story that offers profound background and moral choices
  • Build your own cult using an original Dogmas system that ensures replayability
  • Special territory control mechanics that incorporate hacking techniques

Re-Legion is currently available on PC.


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