By Steve Baltimore / February 3rd, 2021
acttil on behalf of Preapp Partners has announced that their brand-new strategy RPG, Shachibato! President, It’s Time For Battle! Maju Wars, will be coming to Steam this spring. To celebrate this announcement players can check out a limited time demo on Steam. This demo is part of the Steam Game Festival and will be available until February 9th. You can download the demo over on the Steam page and be sure to check out the trailer below!
Preapp Partners have teamed up with KADOKAWA for the multimedia Shachibato! franchise. The anime series (Shachibato! President, It’s Time For Battle!) is currently available on Funimation.
About the Game:
Shachibato! is a turn-based, roguelike fantasy strategy RPG. You’ll take control of our hero, a young entrepreneur who’s in charge of an adventuring company. One day, as you’re out shopping for some new adventuring gear, a massive earthquake rumbles throughout the city! Upon stepping outside, you notice that right where your company office once stood, a mysterious portal has appeared! Now you must delve into the dangerous business of dungeon exploration in order to rescue your employees and restore your business!
Grid Battle System: Players will explore maps and battle enemies on a grid-based battlefield. You will have to form a team that can effectively carry out the battle depending on the enemies and terrain. The bigger your company becomes, the more employees you can hire!
Turn-Based Battles: Shachibato adopts a traditional turn-based SRPG battle system, where you will take control of up to 5 units to battle against fierce enemies.
The Toichi Gate: This mysterious gate appeared out of nowhere and leads to terrifying dungeons. The gate will open every 10 days, so before then you’ll have use your time wisely to recruit and train a talented group of employees to send into it!
Dungeon Exploration: Within dungeons are various treasures and items, as well as specific missions to complete. You’ll also have to be on the lookout for lost employees waiting to be rescued, so explore each dungeon thoroughly and track them down!
Hire New Talent: Through your HR department you can hire new adventuring employees. There are a variety of jobs such as warrior, cleric, wizard, and so on. Decide what skill sets you need most and interview your potential new recruits!