Medieval Pixel-Art Colony-Simulator Lords and Villeins Debuts on Early Access 30 Sept

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Prague, Czech Republic – 15 September, 2021 –  Lords and Villeins, a medieval pixel art colony simulator developed by Honestly Games and published by 1C Entertainment, launches into Early Access Thursday, 30 September, via Steam, GOG, Epic Games Store, and other digital stores. The Early Access price is set at $19.99 USD / €19.99 EUR with a 15% launch discount available during the first week.

Check out the Lords and Villeins trailer:

A light-hearted city-building strategy simulation set during medieval times, Lords and Villeins has noblemen and ladies develop family dynasties. Help them evolve and interact while building their homes, farms, and workshops. Assign villagers different tasks, duties, taxes, expand the production chain, train an army for the king, and craft a unique story of a medieval lord.

The Early Access version of Lords and Villeins includes the majority of the core mechanics present in the upcoming 1.0 release including a number of peasant zones and professions to develop production chains of more than 90 resources ranging from food and commodities to building materials and equipment, four domesticated animals to tame and care for, character customization for the ruling family, and highly developed AI capable of simulating whole families of medieval peasants at once.

Key Features

  • 70+ objects at your disposal to build, decorate and improve the settlement
  • Nearly 20 different zones and professions for villagers to perform and managed by the feudal lady or lord
  • 90+ resources to be used in a fully functional production chain
  • Unique family-management perspective where the lady or lord negotiates with groups of villagers through the head of their families
  • Fully simulated procedurally generated environment with a complex AI that can create relationships and develop character traits
  • Various domesticated animals villagers can tame, feed and take care of
  • An immersive world where ladies and lords are a part of the bigger picture: Collect taxes from villagers to secure reserves, maintain the balance, and make your duties to pay the royal tax imposed on your land
  • Visually distinct seasons with a soundtrack inspired by seasonal themes, with future updates already in the works to include simulations of weather conditions, temperatures, and soil quality

Lords and Villeins releases on Steam Early Access on Thursday, September 30, 2021. For more information, check out the game’s official website, wishlist it on Steam, visit the official 1C Entertainment website, like its Facebook page, follow @1C_Company and @lordsvilleins on Twitter.

About 1C Entertainment

1C Entertainment is an international group with offices located in Warsaw, Gdansk, Prague, Budapest, and Moscow, operating in the segments of game production, distribution and services for video game developers. The company releases video games for all platforms through its global network of partners digitally and in retail.

1C Entertainment has successfully launched over 100 game titles including critically acclaimed series – IL-2 Sturmovik, King’s Bounty, Men of War and Space Rangers. Recent releases include such games as Ancestors Legacy, Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark, Ion Fury and Deep Sky Derelicts. For more information about 1C Entertainment and its games, please visit the official 1C Entertainment website.

About Honestly Games

Honestly Games is a studio based in the Czech Republic with a small team of passionate developers striving to make immersive games and build communities that love to create, share, and express themselves through gaming. Founded in 2019 around its first title, Lords and Villeins, the company is dedicated to bringing amazing and memorable games directed by its honest vision strengthened through player feedback and active interaction with its community. 

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