Barter Empire is a 16-bit style RPG with an open world, being developed by Adam Mayhem. It was released on February 6, 2015.
Begin your journey in a city of thieves, unlock the mystery it holds. Meet Maxie, a retired thief who reluctantly helps you find your way. Over 30 playable characters to unlock along your journey. Numerous homes, farms and establishments to own and operate. Build your wealth to epic proportions. Front view battles use amazingly detailed 2.5D monsters and mobs.
Story[edit | edit source]
The king is dead, the queen is missing. The only known heir to the throne is believed dead, and the fate of an entire kingdom rests in your hands. Enter the land of war-torn Ditherra. A land of pirates, thieves, traders, smugglers, kings, queens, deities and mortals. Wealth and power control Ditherra, and the power struggle has divided the land between the East and West. A plague is devouring the population, and the mayors are vying for independence of their cities. A rebel uprising has made matters worse than before. You play the protagonist role of Malice, a young female adventurer seeking to unlock her past and find her fortune. You awake to find yourself at the mercy of a stranger who appears to be helping you understand your past. Quickly you learn something dark has happened to you. The fate of Ditherra and its people may be yours to control.
Key features[edit | edit source]
- Farming system, own your own farm and harvest food from your crops and animals.
- Beautiful soundtrack of over 50 tracks! Featuring the hard rock styling of Kain Vinosec, as well as other orchestral tracks!
- Battle unique 2.5D mobs and monsters!
- Over 30 playable characters in all!
- Unique barter system allows you to find rare items and barter them for others.
- Gambling system, enter casinos and arenas, and place your bets.
- Command a ship and set sail in search of adventure, glory, wealth, and power.
- Own a base of operations, and interact with your party members.
- Massive world to explore.
- Many hours of total game play when you play all quests and interact with everything!
- Open ended gameplay. Roam the non-linear world and play as you wish, or follow the epic story of Malice.
- Intelligent monsters level up as you do, so no matter where you are in the world the battles are strategic.
- Humorous and intelligent dialogue that lets you decide the outcome.
- Cooking, crafting, fishing, alchemy, bartering, hunting, farming and trade systems.
- Buy and own deeds, homes and business to further expand your fortune. Collect rent from your deeds.
- Several guilds to join including, a thieves guild, bounty hunters guild, mages guild, and more!
- Marriage and adoption system. Find your mate, and adopt children to settle down in your home
- Become a thief and pick locks to doors and chests.