Legrand Legacy Kickstarter Call to Arms

Posted on 30 Nov 2016 by
David Pink

A call to arms to all JRPG fans around the world!

Legrand Legacy beckons back to the golden years of JRPG gaming, back when such classics as Suikoden, Legend of Dragoon, and the never ending Final Fantasy series were kings. Promises to deliver an experience that will kick your nostalgia into overdrive, hoping to prove that JRPG’s are back and better than ever.

The old-school tactical turn-based JRPG is the core of Legrand Legacy, boasting a rich story line, fully immersive 2.5D visuals with hand-drawn 2D backgrounds. A QTE turn-based combat system to keep players on their toes as they embark upon a journey across a chaotic world of civil unrest, and otherworldly invaders.

Being developed by a small indie developer who’s first game, Legrand Legacy, is struggling to hit its Kickstarter goal of £85,000. With just two weeks left to go and currently sitting at £33,909, a call to arms has been ushered out by SEMISOFT. Urging those who can help this awesomely nostalgic JRPG to spread the word and to pledge and push them to their goal. If you’re still on the fence about pledging, perhaps trying out the extensive 2-3 hour long demo could help sway your opinion.

For those interested in trying out what SEMISOFT is bringing to the table, check out the Prologue Chapter demo on Steam, and if you like what you see, you know what to do.


Official Press Release

November 29 2016, Jakarta, Indonesia – Today, with over two weeks to go, SEMISOFT’s Kickstarter for Legrand Legacy has hit the 35% mark – exceeding £30,000 in funds raised so far. The team are now putting out a call to arms to lovers of JRPGs all over the world, to play the extensive 2-3hr long Prologue Chapter and pledge on the campaign to help bring this game from fantasy to reality.

“We’ve done incredibly well so far, but we still have a long way to go. We’re calling out to fans of Suikoden, Legend of Dragon, Final Fantasy and other classic JRPGs. We need your support!” said Henry William Winata, lead game designer at SEMISOFT. “Please play our pre-alpha Prologue Chapter, we believe that the Prologue Chapter of Legrand Legacy will deliver an experience akin to those classic titles and show you that JRPGs are here to stay! We want to set a standard of which  players will find truly memorable. Support Legrand Legacy on Kickstarter, show your support for not only indie developers, but also for the genre of JRPG!”

About the game
Legrand Legacy is a tactical turn-based JRPG that takes you on a journey through a chaotic world that’s torn apart by civil war and threatened by an otherworldly invasion. You play as Finn, the reluctant leader of a band of unlikely heroes, who soon discovers that the true peril to their universe lies within themselves. The game combines beautiful hand drawn backgrounds with highly detailed character models and environmental effects, to deeply immerse players in the world of Legrand.

Key features

  • A fully immersive experience with detailed universe designs, live 2D, and a rich storyline.
  • 2.5D visuals – 3D models and original assets with stylized hand-drawn 2D backgrounds.
  • Stunning in-game 3D cinematics.
  • Turn-based combat with Quick Time Event (aka ACT – Action Circle Tempo) that will test strategy and keep players on their toes.
  • Put a war general hat on and deploy troops to wars.
  • Recruit Non Player Characters (NPCs) to revamp your Headquarters.
  • Take on rewarding side quests to find the ultimate loot for your characters.
  • Customize items and grimoire that characters can wield, set combat formation, or review the journal to track quests.
  • Collect loot from slain enemies and craft items or sell them for quick cash.
  • Expected playtime is more than 30 hours.

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