Compass Of The Destiny: Istanbul

Platform(s): PC
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: 5Deniz
Developer: M11 Studios
Release Date: Sept. 15, 2023

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'Compass Of The Destiny: Istanbul' Is An Isometric Action/RPG Coming To PC In September, Playable Demo Available - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2023 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT

Set in the 17th-century Ottoman Empire, Compass of the Destiny: Istanbul is an isometric action/RPG that draws its story and many of its characters from historical figures.

Discover the 17th Century Ottoman Empire, its mysteries and real historical events! Draw the path of your destiny with the guidance of the compass that will open the way of Fîtrat!

Featuring unique mechanics such as Fıtra (Dungeon) and the compass, Compass Of The Destiny: Istanbul is being developed using Unreal Engine 5. M11 Studio takes full advantage of Unreal Engine 5's cutting-edge technologies, including Lumen and Nanite, while leveraging Motion Capture technology to enhance the animation aspects of the game.

The game offers a mysterious perspective on a narrative based on real events. The protagonist is guided on missions by the renowned fortune-teller, Müneccim Ahmed Dede. The game incorporates extensive research on the Great Turkish War, Venetian-Ottoman relations, and the distinctive features of Istanbul during that era. Historical events from the 17th-century Ottoman Empire and around the world have been meticulously studied and blended with fantastical elements to provide players with an immersive experience.

Interested fans can check out a playable Compass Of The Destiny: Istanbul demo on Steam

The developers emphasize that they have meticulously recreated the European side of Istanbul, taking into account the aesthetics and architecture of that era. The game features various districts, including Küçük Piyale, Şişhane, Galata, and more. 

Additionally, players will encounter Fıtra maps, which serve as dungeon-like missions familiar to RPG players. These Fıtra maps not only allow players to acquire new abilities but also provide insights into the background stories of the characters, offering glimpses into their past.

Key Features:

  • Face Your Past, Shape Your Future!: Play as a Venetian in the 17th century Ottoman Empire and face the darkness of his past. Try to solve the problems in your past and deal with the impossibilities of your future!Customize your hero, choose wisely in challenges, and solve mysteries of The Compass in your quests for adventure and truth!
  • A Mysterious Look into a True Story!: Many of the stories told in Compass of The Destiny are based on true events. The Chief Magistrate Ahmed Dede, who sent the hero to the expeditions, the Cretan War, the Venetian-Ottoman relationship and all the features of Istanbul were formed as a result of a detailed research.The events that took place in the Ottoman Empire of the 17th century and in the world were researched, and these historically true stories were blended with fantastic elements.
  • Between Two Worlds (Fîtrat): Spend time in this place where destiny and creation are intertwined, where you can sometimes see the lifeline of a merchant and sometimes a king! Find people and events that can move into the Fîtrat Realm to improve your skills while exploring Istanbul. Solve puzzles, defeat your enemies and get your rewards at the end of Fîtrat to see memories of the past of your character!
  • Making Way to Truth!: Follow the Compass that fate has forced into your hands. Find the Fîtrat Realm, people, quests and direction with it! Find your way to the Fîtrat Realm using your Compass. Examine every item, person or event that the Compass reacts to! Trust your compass and never refuse its help! Remember that you hold the direction of destiny, truth, past, future and everything!
  • Discover Your Abilities!: Access your skill scrolls and improve yourself when you complete every discovery in the Fîtrat Realm. Defend yourself better inside and outside the Fîtrat Realm and subdue your enemies! Swords, Bows, Shields or Fist! Access four different skill trees in four different variants. Improve yourself in any attack position you want! Survive with different types of attacks!
  • Quests Based on True Stories!: Dive into historical and fact-based stories from the 17th century Ottoman Empire! Meet the most famous people of the 17th century such as Müneccim Ahmed Dede and Mehmed IV, listen to the real history from them and successfully fulfill their quests! Guide the story of the protagonist while witnessing the Venetian-Ottoman relationship closely!

Compass Of The Destiny: Istanbul is coming to PC (Steam) on September 15, 2023.

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