Do you want Sea of Stars to be as hard as Elden Ring or Dark Souls? You can do it like this with Artful Gambit and try git gud.
A new clip unveiled by the developers at Sabotage Studio shows off the “Ingenious Gambit,” an item you can activate in the “Relics” menu and turn the game into a time-critical nightmare. Your characters’ HP will be reduced by 95%, while enemies become invincible while casting. On the other hand, timed blocks will reduce the damage dealt to 1, while timed strikes will deal double damage.
This of course means that your margin for error is much more limited and you need to rely on timing and skill to survive.
On the other hand, if you want a comfortable storytelling experience, the Storytelling Charm is another relic that adds 100 to your HP and will automatically heal up to 75% of your HP pool after each battle.
There is a third item called the “Sequent Flare”, but the video doesn’t reveal what it is.
You can see it below.
sea of stars is a prequel set in the universe of Sabotage’s Studio’s acclaimed game The Messenger and has been funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign that reached its goal in just one day. It will be released for PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One on August 29, 2023.
It comes with retro-style turn-based battles that aim to revamp the formula with timed attacks and defense, tactical use of damage types, and more. Of course, it also includes absolutely beautiful pixel art images enriched with dynamic lighting and various additional effects that make the game look really beautiful.
The story includes dozens of characters and story arcs, promising a “captivating journey,” but if you want a break, you can still enjoy side activities like fishing and mini-games, including the “Wheels” board game that you can play on. . taverns
By the way, it also includes music by legendary JRPG composer Yasunori Mitsuda, although he didn’t compose the entire soundtrack. You can read more about the score in our previous dedicated article from a few weeks ago.