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Sins of a Dark Age reveals three new screenshots and places founders packages on sale

Posted by: Chuck at 1/10/2013 9:07 PM
The folks at Ironclad (the team behind the excellent Sins of a Solar Empire) have released three new screenshots from their upcoming game Sins of a Dark Age which is their spin on the MOBA genre.  Their take involves adding additional RPG and RTS elements which dramatically change the flow of the game.

They have also have revealed the founders levels for the game which can be purchased from the games website.  Here are the details on the three packages.

Rare Founder Tier ($25) Epic Founder Tier ($55) Legendary Founder Tier ($125)
  • Instant closed beta access
  • Bonus premium currency: 1,500 Crowns
  • Exclusive Rare badge
  • 3 Heroes
  • 1 Exclusive Hero skin
  • 1 Exclusive player icon
  • Instant closed beta access
  • Bonus premium currency: 4,000 Crowns
  • Exclusive Epic badge
  • 8 Heroes
  • 2 Exclusive Hero skins
  • 2 Exclusive player icons
  • Instant closed beta access
  • Bonus premium currency: 10,000 Crowns
  • Exclusive Legendary badge
  • 18 Heroes
  • 4 Exclusive Hero skins
  • 4 Exclusive player icons
  • Exclusive digital game soundtrack
  • Exclusive digital Founder’s art book
  • Exclusive digital unique illustration

These are certainly in line with what we've seen from other Free to Play games like Mechwarrior Online.  Personally I'm leaning towards the middle clear but I need to clear my game queue before I commit to another game.



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ironclad Unveils Realm Quests in Sins of a Dark Age;
Founder Editions Now On Sale

Vancouver – January 8, 2013 – Ironclad Games, creators of the award-winning strategy hybrid Sins of a Solar Empire, revealed the dynamic objective system of Realm Quests in its next genre-blending gem, Sins of a Dark Age.  Furthermore, fans who participate in the Founder Editions gain instant access to the early Closed Beta, receive exclusive game content and join an elite group of players whose feedback will help influence the final game design. Join the battle at www.sinsofadarkage.com/founder and purchase a Founder Edition package starting at $25.

Sins of a Dark Age continues to shake up the MOBA genre with game-changing Realm Quests, a powerful system that encapsulates the opportunities, risks and rewards of a living world by offering a wealth of new experiences and strategic choices. This pioneering system fuses RPG-like quests and their resultant opportunities into the intense framework of a competitive MOBA game. Imagine dealing with the threat of plague-infested vermin, welcoming the arrival of timely reinforcements, escorting a merchant convoy, racing to gain favor of a powerful ally or even working cooperatively with your enemy against a deadly common threat. Your team's ability to plan, strategize and adapt to a world alive with ever-changing opportunities is just as important as your ability to counter the enemy heroes and their hordes of minions.

With stunning visuals and development plans for competitive and cooperative experiences, leaderboards, replays, spectating and plenty of post-release content in the form of Heroes, Realm Quests, Maps and Skins; Sins of a Dark Age is the next evolution of MOBA.

Get in the game as a Founder and contribute your voice to an elite community while gaining access to exclusive content via three value-packed options:

Rare Founder Tier ($25)
·        Instant closed beta access
·        Bonus premium currency: 1,500 Crowns
·        Exclusive Rare badge
·        3 Heroes
·        1 Exclusive Hero skin
·        1 Exclusive player icon

Epic Founder Tier ($55)
·        Instant closed beta access
·        Bonus premium currency: 4,000 Crowns
·        Exclusive Epic badge
·        8 Heroes
·        2 Exclusive Hero skins
·        2 Exclusive player icons

Legendary Founder Tier ($125)
·        Instant closed beta access
·        Bonus premium currency: 10,000 Crowns
·        Exclusive Legendary badge
·        18 Heroes
·        4 Exclusive Hero skins
·        4 Exclusive player icons
·        Exclusive digital game soundtrack
·        Exclusive digital Founder’s art book
·        Exclusive digital unique illustration