Paradox’s low-fi turn-based RPG Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is to be getting an expansion, titled Here Be Dragons, introducing, among other things, dragons. Try not to be too shocked. They’ll appear as part of a high-level quest designed to challenge experienced players, but they’re not the only thing available in the expansion.
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Here’s everything that’s coming in the expansion, which should launch some time next month:
- New Locations and Quests: Guide a high-level party on an epic quest to return to their roots and undertake the ultimate in classic RPG objectives: Dragon-slaying.
- New Class: The Knight – Now more than just a word in the game title.
- New Player Type: Let the fastidious Bookworm join your game table and make use of her obsessive in-game research.
- The Bestiary: Discover details about the assorted baffling creatures of Paperos.
Plenty of content for new and veteran players alike then. No pricing details were released, though the game is only £8/$10/€10 on Steamso chances are it won’t be more than the cost of the sausage supper I just devoured.
Despite being The Sort Of Thing I’m Well Into, as the genre is officially know, I’ve never managed to pick up either version of Knight of Pen & Paper. Steam reviews seem generally very happy, but there aren’t a lot of them so it’s hard to judge. Any of you fine reading folk had hands-on time with it?