Unepic is a mixture of a platform game, role-playing game and a joke that takes place in a huge castle of medieval fantasy. It is set in the 80s style, but furnished with modern day features.
The hero is called Daniel, a normal guy from today: great video game player, big lover of sci-fi movies, novice player of role games, pot-head and overall, a bit horny due to a mysterious lack of success with girls. In the middle of a role game he is teleported to a castle and he thinks that he is having a massive hallucination due to drugs that friends may have poured into his beer while playing. So he decides to run his own adventure until the effect of the drug lasts.
In the castle, he will be possessed by a shadow, however this shadow cannot control him (being able only talk). The only way of the shadow to escape from the Hero's body is by the death of the Hero, so the shadow will lie all the time giving false clues always looking for the Daniel?s death.
In the castle he will visit an oracle and find out what the goal of the story is: to kill Harnakon, the master of the castle, and free Pure-Spirits. This story sounds typical for a role game, but during the adventure Daniel will discover that everything is not what it seems.
In short, Unepic is a hardcore action-RPG with a rather steep learning curve and a big payoff. There are many games that one could compare it to: cult gem "Legacy of The Wizard", the more recent La Mulana, the classic PC title "Diablo", and to a degree classics like Metroid and...read full review
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