Introducing Guardians of the Rose

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

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Guardians of the Rose offers a story of high adventure, taken on by a small group of companions. They want to overthrow the Great Witches, who have assumed control of the kingdom. As a new member you take it upon yourself to form a new Guard, since the Royal Guard has been tainted by witchcraft. Check out more about the game in the press release below, as well as the Kickstarter page.

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PRESS RELEASE


Guardians of the Rose is a story of high adventure, taken on by a small group of companions, that are seeking to overthrow the Great Witches that have assumed control of the kingdom.  You are a newly christened member of the Royal Guard, the magic-keepers of the king.  With the Royal Guard now tainted by witchcraft you have no choice but to take it upon yourself to form a new Guard that will overthrow the witchcraft that has enslaved the kingdom.  Encounters with river spirits, groundlings, giants, and dragons alike are some of the adventures that will befall you.

Open-Ended Adventuring – The world is laid out specifically so that you can choose to explore in any direction you want.  You can choose to progress the storyline at your own pace while immersing yourself inside the lore and sidequests of the kingdom.  These sidequests are not your typical “save my chicken” type quests but instead are designed to make the player feel like he is making a significant difference in the lands around him.

High Fantasy pitting Magic vs Witchcraft – Magic was taught to the people by a legendary hero that saved the world from the Great Witches long ago.  Ever since, witchcraft has been outlawed and users of the craft have been hunted mercilessly by the Royal Guard.  Now that witchcraft has risen to power again, you are tasked with saving the Kingdom but you have no magical ability like the great heroes of times before.

Compelling Story – Guardians of the Rose was heavily inspired by the classic tales of Homer, Viking Sagas, and high fantasy novels like Lord of the Rings and Winds of Fate.  Not only is the main storyline compelling but there is a focus on enveloping the entire game in epic world lore.

Choose your own way to play – The player must choose what path to take, good or evil.  The only goal of the game is to restore peace to the land.  How it is done is up to the player.  You can choose to incite revolution from the stealth of the shadows or you can wage all out war.  With a completely customizable stats and skills system there is very little the player does not have control over.

Multiple Endings – Depending on how you play the game, which path you take in your exploration of the lands, and who you decide to party with, the game’s story and ending can change fairly drastically.

Guardians of the Rose is a story-driven 2D action adventure RPG.  It controls like a modernized, fast-paced version of old-school Zelda and Gauntlet games with the RPG elements of the Elder Scrolls Series.

Along with the inspiration from classic books and stories the games style was inspired by old school Arcade games that I would play as a kid at Pizza Hut and the local bowling Alley.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7Z0Qub0VsY

This game will be available on PC, Mac, Linux, PS4, Xbox One and potentially more.

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About Crystal Colwell

What's up everyone? Crystal here! I spend my time writing up the news for you all and keeping us all up to date with incoming game info from Japan. I do a little bit of everything else around here, too. 🙂 Happy Reading!




  • broc

    Thank you for doing this write-up on Guardians of the Rose!

  • Josh S.

    I like the art, will have to give the game a look