If you’re interested in playing a game where you assassinate other people, Shadowy Contracts might offer what you’re looking for. The upcoming Stealth RPG hybrid will be coming to Steam Early Access on October 3, 2019.
Shadowy Contracts is set in a large open world inspired by the Dark Ages and sword-and-sorcery movies. It has a straightforward premise: “Take on contracts and eliminate targets for gold … or die trying!”
The gold you’ll earn from your missions can be used to purchase weapons, armor as well as effects or enchants. At the start of Early Access, 52 weapons, 38 armor sets, and 21 weapon effects/enchants will be available to players in this indie game. Of course, more will be added in the near future.
Furthermore, successful assassins can also use their revenue streams to hire and lead mercenaries into battle.
Here’s the official description:
In Shadowy Contracts, King Arthur ascends the throne in a world hurting from violence, poverty, and hardship. Not willing to sit and wait while things get better, our protagonist joins an assassin organization – coming to grips with an unexpected magical heritage in the process …
The Key Features include:
- Enjoy more than 7 contracts and 4 battle levels – with more coming soon!
- Loot and buy more than 52 different weapons, 38 armor sets, and 21 weapon effects/enchants.
- Progress by not only looting weapons, but also learning abilities and spells using the talent tree.
- Play your way with levels and enemies that scale with you.
- Customize your character freely with an extensive character creation system.
Shadowy Contracts will be available on Steam (Windows only) come Thursday, October 3, 2019, for $9.74 (at a 25% discount). On October 10, 2019, the game will return to its original retail price of $12.99.
As for the developer, founded in 2019 by Mark Nasr, ExiledThunder Productions is a small indie studio with big aspirations. Shadowy Contracts is the first title released under the ExiledThunder brand.
To learn more about ExiledThunder Productions and Shadowy Contracts, you can visit the official website.
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