Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive officially announced today that there will be a series of short stories based on the upcoming RPG Tyranny. The first installment of the short stories was released today and can be read at this link. The upcoming RPG Tyranny is due out later this year.
The new short story series is written by Paul Kirsch, narrative designer of the game. Fans who read the stories will learn more about the people of the Tiers and the brutal challenges of living under the rule of the draconian overlord named Kyros.
Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive today released the first installment in a series of short stories about Tyranny, the role-playing game (RPG) coming to Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs later this year. Tyranny, designed and developed by the acclaimed RPG studio behind award-winning titles such as Pillars of Eternity, takes place in an original fantasy world recently conquered by a draconian overlord, where the citizens must learn their place in the new order. In a new series of short stories, the first of which is written by Paul Kirsch, Narrative Designer on Tyranny, fans can discover the people of the Tiers and the brutal challenges of living under Kyros’ rule.
Speaking on the announcement Tyranny game director Brian Heins stated: “With Tyranny, we are creating a world where evil has won and the player was complicit in that victory. In this series of short stories we want to give everyone a glimpse into daily life in Kyros’ Empire. This first story introduces everyone to the Scarlet Chorus, one of the Overlord’s armies and a potential ally of the player, during a crisis of leadership.”
Tyranny is set for a 2016 release for Windows PC, Mac and Linux. The game is from the makers of Pillars of Eternity.