The Black Death sounds horrifying… and it is! Also known as the bubonic plague, this disease in the medieval centuries caused havoc, terror, and most of all death – with an estimate of 75 to 100 million deaths across Europe. That sounds really scary and now that experience is yours to share!
Small Impact Games & Syrin Studios have developed a game revolving all around this deadly disease for you to stay seated and try to keep yourself alive in these ages.
Before I get into all of how I feel about this game, I have to tell you that this is written when the game was in v0.34 Early Access. Developers chose to release the game this early:
“WE HAVE BROUGHT THE BLACK DEATH TO THE EARLY ACCESS COMMUNITY BECAUSE WE WANT PLAYERS TO JOIN US IN SHAPING THIS NEW MEDIEVAL ROLE-PLAYING EXPERIENCE THAT OFFERS A UNIQUE TAKE ON SURVIVAL. AS A MULTIPLAYER GAME, CONTINUOUS COMMUNITY FEEDBACK IS VITAL FOR US TO ENHANCE AND EVOLVE THE STRONG FOUNDATIONS THAT WE HAVE BUILT. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO GET INVOLVED. THOSE WHO CHOOSE TO TAKE PART IN THE EARLY ACCESS SCHEME SHOULD EXPECT BUGS AND POTENTIALLY GAME-BREAKING ISSUES BUT CAN LOOK FORWARD TO A DRAMATIC AND RAPIDLY EVOLVING SIMULATION OF MEDIEVAL LIFE.”
Bold words, but let’s take a look at whether they actually are delivering on those promises!
Want to read the full review? Visit: www.etnl.co.uk/the-black-death-preview/