Stoic Games has announced that Skyshine Games has licensed the proprietary engine behind The Banner Saga to create BEDLAM, a role-playing turn-based strategy game with rogue-like elements.
Skyshine Games just launched the Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming game today, advertising it as a "is a strategic single-player roguelike role-playing game, created for the PC and Mac utilizing 'The Banner Saga' engine." You can check it here.
“Stoic is excited to support BEDLAM with our engine and eager to see what Skyshine Games can do with it. We love the concept of the game and are happy that some of the ground that we broke with The Banner Saga is now going to contribute to another great project”, said John Watson from Stoic.
“The Banner Saga Engine and Tools have allowed us to hit the ground running, giving us a lot of flexibility in realizing the unique vision for our own game. Stoic has been an enormous support for us with BEDLAM and as a fellow independent developer, they have provided us with invaluable knowledge gained from their own successful experience. Skyshine Games could not have asked for a better partnership and we hope it continues for a very long time”, said John Mueller from Skyshine Games.
The Banner Saga, which recently had a price move to $19.99 is currently in the final stages of development for release on mobile later this month. Bedlam which kicked off it’s Kickstarter campaign today is scheduled for release in 2015.