PQube has unveiled a release date announcement trailer for the hybrid RPG-simulation Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story.
This is the third installment within Valthirian Arc series developed by Indonesian group, Agate Studio. While Valthirian Arc 1 and 2 are available as a web game (you need adobe flash to play it), Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story is said to be available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. As usual for PC games, it will be available via STEAM.
Aside from the release date, the developer also revealed some more information about the game.
Valthirian Arc series put you in a headmaster shoes for a Hero School, and you will be one in this installment too. It’s not an easy job, but it will be a fun experience managing your own school and students. Below are the game’s features.
- Build and manage your school infrastructure
From the dormitories your students sleep in, to the classrooms where they learn – there are over 20 buildings and facilities you can build and upgrade to make your school!
- School rooms and extensions
The lifeblood of your school, these include the likes of classrooms, libraries, cafeterias and practice rooms. Improving these will help make your students more powerful!
- Out buildings and school grounds
Open-air theatres, blacksmiths, dormitories and training grounds! These facilities will help your students feel at home or provide them with the means to craft powerful weapons!
- Quests and missions
Sending your students out on quests is the best way to get them ready for the world!
- Take control
You can send students on quests unsupervised or take control of them directly, battling and adventuring in real time! Slay monsters for XP and search areas for materials and loot!
- Party strategy
Switch students on the fly, tell party members to stand their ground or attack – using the correct strategy in battle will mean the difference between success and failure!
- Graduate the best
Your finest students can’t stay in school forever! The highest achieving students are your prized asset – with powerful mages, priests and warriors earning your school great rewards!
There are also a total of 9 classes students can take, with 3 classes as the base:
- Armoured students with strong physiques to bear the brunt of melee combat.
- Highly intelligent students who command powerful magic.
- Stealthy and dexterous students, perfect for hidden strikes.
Each of these classes can ascend to one of 2 available classes:
- Arc Draconus
- Knights who trained with dragons and lived.
- Knights who have been anointed to protect others.
- Scouts who excel in marksmanship.
- Scouts who practice acting and acrobatics.
- Magi who study the arcane knowledge of the world.
- Magi who master the arts of healing.
Simulation games like this one is never easy to do, but it still will be a fun experience, and probably addicting. Be sure to wait for the release, for it will be available by the end of this month and early next month.