You are a Roadwarden, a brave stranger putting their life in danger to make a difference in a grim fantasy world. While most people would never risk a solitary journey through the wilder parts of the land, you willingly accept the struggle. You guard travellers, connect isolated villages, support merchants, and repel attacking creatures, bandits, or even undead. A powerful merchant guild has called on your services, sending you on a journey into the unknown planes of a mysterious peninsula in the hopes to expand the guild's influence even further. You are meant to explore this place and gather as much information as possible to reveal the secrets surrounding the area. It's a dangerous task, but an equally respectable one.
Other then that, your character will pursue a unique goal selected by you, such as wealth or fame. But do you have the courage to meet all the requirements that define a roadwarden? Roadwarden is an illustrated text-based RPG that uses isometric pixel art and combines mechanics borrowed from RPGs, Visual Novels, adventure games, and interactive fiction, such as inventory puzzles, dialogue choices, character abilities and progression, hit points. simple survival mechanics. or quests restricted by in-game time.
Discover the secrets and face the vast challenges of a hostile fantasy world – inevitably unveiling its uniquely fierce lore. Create your own background, abilities, beliefs, and personality to shape your very own future as a roadwarden. Prepare yourself for an adventurous journey, either as a warrior, mage, or scholar and define your character's attitudes, like friendly, playful or intimidating, during interactions with NPCs. Immerse yourself in profound dialogues and sidequests with dozens of NPCs to gain their trust and support. Use your savvy and be witty when investigating and drawing your conclusions to understand the true nature of this world. The world is full of dangers and nobody can be trusted. Be the roadwarden you want to be and find your path to success against all odds!