Stoneshard Review

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Posted: 6 months ago, last updated 9 weeks ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Stoneshard is a role-playing game set in a medieval world. You play a mercenary travelling through the war-torn kingdom, taking contracts, fighting, mending your wounds and developing your character.

It's a game that offers many ways to win (and die). You play it in short runs that you repeat as you learn about locations, items and tactics. As you iterate you also learn about the open world: villages lie in ruins, dungeons are infested with monsters and old roads are abandoned.

The game tracks your development, health, morale and psyche in detail. It offers many ways to develop these areas with recipes, potions and special items so that you can develop your own strategies to play.

DetailsDetails

Rating: Not rated by PEGI or ESRB

Release Date: 06/02/2020

Platforms: PC.

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Open World, Role-Playing and Turn-Based.

 

CommitmentCommitment

Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Game not rated. Developer highlighted that it includes content not appropriate for all ages: Fantasy Violence, Cartoonish Gore, Depiction of Alcohol & Drug Usage, Mature Topics.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:

Difficulty

How you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Cognitive Pressure

Low Pressure: Game tasks aren’t time-limited or with a high emphasis on performance. Or there is a low pressure play-mode available.

Save Anytime: The game automatically saves progress or you can save any time, and not lose progress.

Reading

How much reading or listening comprehension is required, and how accessible this is.

Extensive Complex Reading: Extensive reading required.

Controls

How you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.

Remap Mouse and Keyboard: Remap mouse and keyboard.

Image

How you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game.

No Screen Shake: No screen shake effect or this can be disabled.

System Settings

Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators... read more about system accessibility settings.

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