EarthBound-Model Horror RPG OMORI Is Lastly Coming To Change After Skipping The 3DS

To update: Nintendo gave it away KILL is coming to Switch in the spring of 2022 during its most recent Indie World show.

Explore a strange world full of colorful friends and enemies as you discover a forgotten past that will determine your fate … @OMORI_GAME through @_omocat comes to #NintendoSwitch in spring 2022! #IndieWorld pic.twitter.com/FLZ3jt1tMP– Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) December 15, 2021

Original story [Thu 3rd Dec, 2020 13:30 GMT]: Those with good memories may remember an indie title called KILL, which was successfully financed by Kickstarter in 2014.

Inspired by EarthBound and with a mixture of cute graphics and horror elements, OMORI was originally confirmed for the Nintendo 3DS, but the lengthy development phase forced the team behind it to switch platforms.

Here are some PR:

OMORI is a surreal psychological horror RPG maker game.

Explore HEADSPACE, a bizarre world full of colorful friends and enemies. Navigate the living and the mundane to uncover a forgotten past.

When the time comes, the path you choose will determine your fate … and maybe the fate of others too.

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OMORI will be released on Christmas Day this year (which is December 25th, in case you had trouble), but only on PC and Steam. A switch version has been confirmed by the publisher Playism 2019but there is no word about when that will happen; the plan was always to start the PC version first and then bring the game to consoles.

If we know more, you will know more.

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Modiphius Leisure Releases New Infinity RPG Sourcebook

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Modiphius Entertainment, known for various miniature games like Fallout: Wasteland Warrior and role-playing games like Achtung! Chtulhu has released a brand new sourcebook for their Infinity RPG. Infinity, originally a tabletop skirmish game by Corvus Belli, has now breathed new life into the field of role-playing games! The source book for this role play and the new campaign book for the setting are available in print. available Modiphius Entertainment Entertainment webshop as well as in PDF format DriveThruRPG.

The cover of Paradiso, the new source book for the Infinity RPG setting launched by Modiphius Entertainment.

According to the Modiphius Entertainment press release:

The Paradiso Planet Book appeared in print for the first time and is the most comprehensive volume of information about the strange jungle planet that forms the core of the Infinity Universe. The value of Paradiso to the human sphere is unpredictable and therefore it is always worth fighting for. Fame, fame and fortune await those brave or foolhardy enough to risk the dangers of Paradiso, so equip yourself and don’t miss the next orbital elevator to arrive on the planet! The Paradiso Planet Book is a treasure trove of information about the world itself, its neighboring planets, asteroid fields, stars and Paradiso itself. New alien species, equipment, weapons and cross-planet campaign ideas are also part of the Paradiso package!

The cover of Shadow Affairs, the campaign book for the infinity RPG setting launched by Modiphus Entertainment.The cover of Shadow Affairs, the campaign book for the Infinity RPG setting launched by Modiphius Entertainment.

The press release also praises the campaign book Shadow Affairs:

Shadow Affairs describes an extensive campaign for the science fiction role-playing game in which characters from all walks of life gather to defend the remote Libra 5 base while vicious alien invaders launch an all-out attack. The book describes the biggest game campaign ever written and includes new maps, scenarios, side quests, NPCs, equipment and more!

Are you looking forward to the infinity RPG from Modiphius Entertainment? Have you ever played the original Corvus Belli tabletop skirmish game? Was the setting appealing to you? Let us know your thoughts and opinions on this game in the comments below!

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Star Wars’ Ewok Jedi Knight Solely Exists in a DnD-Fashion RPG

Ewoks are some of the most memorable creatures in Star Wars, and while some are force sensitive, the only known Jedi Ewok comes from a dubious source.

For all the different creatures, characters, villains and heroes around the world war of stars Universe that has used lightsabers in the bondage of power, both light and dark, there is a blatant omission without the privilege of ever actually doing so: Ewoks. Those furry fiends of Endor never had a Jedi to call themselves – at least not canonically. But that doesn’t mean that power doesn’t flow through them too.

Ewoks are the lovable, bear cub-like creatures who helped the Rebel Alliance during the Battle of Endor Return of the Jedi. They’re arguably some of the most recognizable characters in the franchise, though they haven’t been involved in any major Star Wars production since the second one was destroyed Death star (Aside from two television films, Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure and Ewoks: The Battle for Endorand the cartoon series Ewoks). But these little creatures are not without the ability to feel the power, which makes it strange that this concept has never been fully explored.

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Star Wars has force sensitive Ewoks

One of the most important Ewoks in Return of the Jedi was the shaman Logray, who is immediately recognizable by his tall stature, striped fur, bird skull headdress and staff adorned with the bones of a defeated enemy. The older character in Bright Tree Village was force sensitive but never evolved into a full blown Jedi. Logray learned about the power of power when he was enslaved by a witch in his youth. As he got older, he drifted to the Dark Side before finally being banished from the village of Ewok. But one of his strength-sensitive apprentices, the black and white striped Teebo, did not allow himself to be tempted by the dark side. So clear that these popular creatures, designed after Brussels Griffon dogs, can wield both sides of the force, just like many other creatures in the galaxy.

It’s unfortunate that the Ewoks who met Luke Skywalker (and Leia) never had a chance to explore the connection to the power they all shared, on the return of the Jedi or on later big-screen adventures. That being said, the idea of ​​creating a Jedi Ewok was put on paper but never put on screen.

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Star Wars: What happened to the Ewok Jedi Knight from Star Wars

In a source book called Geonosis and the Outer Rim Worlds for the DnD-style Star Wars RPG, there is an image of an unnamed Ewok with a blue-tinted lightsaber. It is depicted in the middle of the attack, dressed in the famous Jedi robes, and fights a group of Sanyassan marauders who have kidnapped another Ewok. It takes place at 4 ABY (4 years after the Battle of Yavin when the first Death Star was destroyed). Star Wars RPGs have not been officially declared legends, so it is unclear whether this Jedi Ewok exists in the canon.

What is interesting is that the character appears some time after the Battle of Endor, when the Ewoks fought and defeated the majority of the Sanyassan Marauders. They were a threat to Ewoks for years after landing on the forest moon of Endor and unable to escape. Audiences even got the chance to see Sanyassans in the TV movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor vs. Ewoks. After that, the ’80s pop culture phenomenon that the Ewoks were was left on Endor and all but forgotten.

A Jedi Ewok could be Star Wars’ next baby, Yoda

Ewoks The Battle for Endor Screenshot

Each of the three Star Wars trilogies have spawned their own cozy creatures and characters that appeal to younger audiences. From Porgs to BB-8 there is a wide choice. Given how important the Ewoks were in defeating the Empire and how they can use the Force, there is a new way to create the next Baby Yoda by bringing the Ewoks back, a return that a Jedi or at least a Jedi can do as well should include a Jedi Ewok on his way to becoming one. While fan (and Lucas) favorite Warwick Davis‘Character Wicket wasn’t compulsive, revisiting some of these iconic characters could still come with a return to Bright Tree Village. Hopefully fans will have a chance to spot a Jedi Ewok in the Star Wars universe.

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