Aralon: Sword of Shadow For Less Than $5

13 May 2011

If you're looking for a meaty role-playing game to sink your teeth into after buying that shiny new iPad, you may want to pick up Crescent Moon Games' Aralon: Sword of Shadow while it's 50% off. The sale is in celebration of the game's new cloud saving feature, which joins the following list of bullet points:
• Over 30 hours of gameplay
• Explore a massive world with different regions
• Customize your character’s appearance
• 4 Character Classes
• 3 Playable Races: Humans, Elves, and Trolls
• A primary quest and multiple, optional side-quests
• Hundreds of items to acquire and wield
• Comprehensive Inventory System
• Battle various enemies that use different fighting tactics
• Faction system, herb gathering, crafting potions and magical items, dual-wielding, lockpicking and more
• Acquire a mount for fast travel throughout the kingdom

That which is done cannot be undone, but it can be avenged.

Three hundred years ago, the great Emperor Thalos ruled a empire that stretched from the Eastern Sea to the frozen wastelands of the north. It was said that he drew on his magic to extend his lifespan, so that he ruled beyond the years of any normal man. Finally, when he sensed mortality drawing near, he sought to become immortal and challenge the gods themselves. He journeyed far into the frozen north, seeking the legendary Well of Life.

Drawing on the Well’s magic, he cast a spell so mighty that the world shuddered on its foundations. The face of the Earth shattered, and the seas rose and fell. Waves as tall as mountains reshaped the landscape. The world was shattered and re-made, and Thalos vanished into the mists of Legend.

In the three centuries since that dark day, pockets of survivors have struggled to rebuild. From the ashes of that dark time arose the Kingdom of Aralon, forged of a pact between the elves, trolls, and humans.

Now a shadow has fallen over the land, and all the promise of a peaceful Aralon hangs on the delicate thread of Fate. A hero must answer the call to restore the hope of the future, and re-discover the legacy of the past.
 
 

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