A War of a Madman's Making (Beta)
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
This is A War of a Madman's Making: A combination of Visual Novel and text-based RPG about war planning and political survival, inspired by games like Suzerain and Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa.
War of a Madman's Making is set in a fictional world where nuclear escalation has blackened the skies. You are a citizen who has been mysteriously called up to serve as Field Marshal of the Great Leader's army. Through a combination of resource management, political maneuvering, and strategic military planning, you must survive the impending war - and the purges and assassinations that will come along with it.
You have the freedom to be ruthless in your methods, but doing so too freely could have consequences - particularly if you face a tribunal for crimes against humanity. However, mismanage your resources pursuing nobler causes, and you'll find a similar fate at the hands of your beloved Great Leader.
Do your best to reign in the disaster, protect your family, and survive!
- Resource management. Maintain a military budget, popularity with the Leader's cabinet, and favor with the Great Leader himself.
- Choose your allies and enemies. Scheme amongst the Leader's staff or even against the Leader himself.
- Hidden points system that tracks your complicity in crimes against humanity.
- Retro-style soundtrack by Borealis (Shirli Ainsworth) full of tense overtures and bombastic battle themes.
- An encyclopaedia filled with lore and character details - including nuggets that an astute player will find useful.
Join the Discord to follow updates and play the Early Access beta build! https://discord.gg/XxYtYqYVwx
Note: This is a free, early-access Beta build that includes all the latest progress! Feel free to drop any feedback, positive or negative, in the comments or in our Discord.
- Beta 0.2.3.1 release! Polish et al.1 day ago
- Roadmap: Steam & Achievements15 days ago
- Beta 0.2.3: All endings completed!17 days ago
- Beta 0.2.2.4: Encyclopaedia bug fix22 days ago
- IMPORTANT: Bug Fix for War of a Madman's Making23 days ago
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