After watching the first few episodes of Game of Thrones on HBO, I decided to read all of the books because I felt like I couldn't tell any of the characters apart (right?!). I'm so glad I did. They ended up being the best fantasy series I've ever read. Sorry, Harry.
I'm also an avid gamer and love all things video games. If you are anything like me, you've been hoping and wishing for a Game of Thrones video game to come out. It would be so much fun to live out that series playing as the heroes, or even playing as a soldier, right?
And we know the Telltale Games Game of Thrones is a thing. We just don't feel quite as fulfilled directing a narrative as we do crushing someone's skull in with a longsword. Sorry, not sorry.
Turns out, we are going to be getting our wish. But not quite in the way you might think.
The first time I heard of this game coming out was today as I was surfing the pages of Reddit, and I'm so glad I did.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance promises to deliver a medieval fighting experience the likes of which has never been seen before with unrivaled authenticity. You can think Skyrim, but without the fantasy aspects and with more realistic physics, and more versatile combat.
Check out this video for a better idea of what I mean:
According to DSOG, Deliverance is going to be getting a Game of Thrones total conversion mod. The dev team over at Seven Kingdoms had already been working on a mod for another game but is going to move the project over to Deliverance, which promises a better gameplay experience true to the series.
Not quite a Game of Thrones game, per say, but still a Game of Thrones game as far as I'm concerned. I probably wouldn't be picking up the game otherwise, to be honest, but now I'm incredibly hyped for the release.
This mod is promising a full-blown, fully immersive, Game of Thrones experience. Complete with all of the armies that we know and love, as well as the heroes depicted perfectly. The storyline is going to probably remain the same as the experience you would get playing the base version of Deliverance since it is just a mod, but I'm totally fine with that, personally.
Shoutout to the team over at Warhorse as well as CryEngine (the engine this game will be running on) for all of the good work making a game that is a perfect canvas to paint over with Game of Thrones goodness.