Factsheet

Developer:
Something Classic Games
Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Release date:
Mar 17, 2020

Platforms:
Steam (PC)

Website:
pillarsofdust.com

Regular Price:

USD$5.99

Description


Step into the shoes of Prince Carlton and pauper Gregg as they make their separate ways through a forgotten kingdom. Guided by mysterious wise men, the two set out on adventures into the great unknown. Unbeknownst to each other, their paths run parallel.

With a variety of recruitable companions, countless secrets, and a non-linear character selection screen, no two runs of Pillars of Dust will be quite the same! Will you be the first to unlock the truths of Alluriga and get the coveted 100% completion?

Features

  • You choose the order! Play through each character's story in the order of your choosing
  • Two main characters with intersecting storylines
  • One-liners and puns galore
  • Snappy RPG combat
  • 8-bit style graphics and chiptunes
  • Fast-paced gameplay - no grinding necessary
  • Streamlined menus and inventory system
  • Chicken nugget-based economy and collectible cheese

Videos

Pillars of Dust - Release Trailer YouTube

Pillars of Dust - Summer Trailer YouTube


Images

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RPGamer
For those looking for a retro RPG to indulge in without the numerous flaws of unnecessary grinding and unbalanced difficulty of the older games, Pillars of Dust offers a fast-paced, well-balanced option. rpgamer.com.

RPG Fan
A fun RPG that doesn't take itself too seriously, giving an honest homage to the genre's storied roots. rpgfan.com.

Steam Reviews
A chill classic oldschool RPG I had a lot of fun playing. steamcommunity.com.

Steam Reviews
Pillars of Dust is a "modern retro" JRPG in a similar tradition to Zeboyd Games' catalogue, featuring two heroes who set out on independent yet intersecting quests, playable in any order steamcommunity.com.


About Something Classic Games

About
Something Classic Games is a tiny independent video game developer with a team scattered across North America. We are dedicated to developing exceptional turn-based role-playing games with modern sensibilities. Our games are "designed for people with jobs", they are well polished titles that can be consumed piecemeal and are perfect for folks with limited time. Founded in 2013, our first commercial title was Shadows of Adam released in 2017. Since then, we have grown into a small independent game publisher and a work for hire development company. Our first published title was Pillars of Dust by Retreaux Games and our first work for hire project is the upcoming RPG, My Familiar.

More information
More information on Something Classic Games, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Pillars of Dust Credits

Josh Garlitz
Developer

Andrew Steadman
Developer


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