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Posted January 22, 2014 by Tim Wells in Past Giveaways

**ENDED** Win a Copy of Daedalic’s New RPG Blackguards

I’ve been following the development of the turn-based, strategy RPG, Blackguards, for a while now. Today, Daedalic Entertainment announced the game’s official worldwide release on Steam and GOG. To celebrate, we’re giving away Steam keys, redeemable for a copy of Blackguards, to 4 lucky readers. Just use the Rafflecopter widget, below, to enter. Some of the options can even be completed daily, for more chances to win. Good luck!

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Official Press Release

Time to go rogue – Blackguards now available worldwide

Hamburg, January 22nd, 2014 – Calling out to all rogues and fans of RPGs: Blackguards – the new turn-based RPG from Daedalic Entertainment is now available worldwide on Steam and GOG. This final version of the game includes all new features implemented based on the feedback collected during the Early Access Program.

Players who bought Blackguards via the Steam Early Access will receive an automatic update including the final version of the game.

Leading up to the release, Blackguards proved that, with their first venture into the RPG genre, Daedalic Entertainment once again have created a gripping gaming experience.

Gamespot were keen to highlight the detail of the 180+ individually designed battlemaps: “You see it most in the heavy focus on interaction with environmental objects scattered throughout the hexagonal grids, and in its best moments, Blackguards uses them to craft more rewarding battles than we recently saw in The Banner Saga.”

For those would like to get a taste of the turn-based RPG, Daedalic Entertainment has released a free demo of Blackguards’ first chapter, now available on Steam.

Blackguards’ is now available for PC and Mac on Steam and GOG. The Standard Edition on Steam will be available for US$39.99/ €39.99/ RUR699/ £29.99 and the Blackguards Deluxe Edition for US$ 59.99/ €59.99/ RUR999/ £44.99. The Special Edition on GOG is available for US$ 44.99.

About Blackguards

Blackguards is probably one of the bleakest stories ever told in the universe of ‘The Dark Eye’:

What if the only remaining hope of a world is not a company of virtuous heroes, but instead a bunch of outcasts and criminals?

Blackguards will answer this very question. The player takes on the role of a convicted murderer, accompanied by a group of no less dubious characters.

They may spare the world its grim fate, but their good deeds are neither acts of kindness nor heroism, but according to their roguish nature rather a result of their attempts to save their own hides.

Staying alive is a feat of its own, since not only the long arm of the law wants their heads, but there are also other, mysterious powers with much more sinister intentions on their trail. As if all this wasn’t enough, Aventuria’s south is crawling with dangerous beasts and monsters…

Blackguards is a turn-based RPG with strategic combat and combines the studio’s high standards of storytelling and unique characters with thrilling action and an elaborate 3D environment.

Challenging quests lead the player through a dark story of doubt, treachery and loss.

Tim Wells

Dad, husband, gamer, blogger, geek. Not necessarily in that order.