Stoic Reveals More Detail on Combat in The Banner Saga

The Banner SagaNew tutorial dives into basic combat strategies

Austin, Texas – Dec. 5, 2013 – Stoic, an Austin-based independent game development company today released more gameplay details for their upcoming single-player game release The Banner Saga.  The “Rough Guide to Combat” tutorial video covers the basics that a beginner needs to consider when preparing for battle and the tactics they need to think about while in the heat of combat.

Highlights of the video include an overview of the hero stats a player should keep an eye on: armor, strength, willpower, exertion and break, as well as a focus on how ‘willpower’ can also be used strategically to boost various actions in combat to take out an enemy.

The Banner Saga is currently in development and has a confirmed release date of January 14, 2014 for PC and Mac.






About Stoic

Stoic is an independent game developer based out of Austin, Texas, formed in early 2012 by three veteran game developers. Each is dedicated to making great games that are artful, independent and unique.  The studio is comprised of Alex Thomas, Arnie Jorgensen, and John Watson – all industry vets who are now dedicated to continuing as independent game developers. The Banner Saga™ and The Banner Saga: Factions™ content is used by permission.

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