Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge Launches Today

Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge Launches Today
Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge Launches Today

Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge Launches Today

Treasure hunters rejoice! Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge is officially launched on Windows PC, Mac, and Linux today May 10, 2017.  Traverse the world with a team of personality-rich characters, all on the whim of an enigmatic Emperor.

Take charge of your custom built team and travel to exotic lands like Egypt, The Caribbean, and in this expansion: Indonesia. Renowned Explorers has you use your considerable charms to convince the locals to give you a hand, or you can strong-arm your way to riches and fame by fighting vicious foes. Beware– hot on your trail is a rival team led by the public’s favorite, Matthieu Rivalleux. He and his team will do anything to prevent you from making the newspaper front page, so ready your wits, charm, and strength to become the media darling. Earn your place in treasure hunting history!

Joining you on this newest expansion is; Suh Min-Jeong, a child prodigy in the fields of diplomacy and archaeology; Wang Yu, with a knack for fireworks and a penchant for trouble; Phailin Boonyasak, whose charm is only shadowed by her hidden past and unknown motivations; and Hojo Fumiaki, a champion explorer, who is using his travels (and love of cleaning) as a way to temper his anger management issues.

Introduced in this release is a new play mode that lets you go head-to-head with Rivalleux and his team for the favor of Chinese Emperor Guāngxù.


Game Features:

  • Explore the far corners of the world in the age of discovery, outsmart your rivals, campaign for fame, and become the most Renowned Explorer of the 19th century
  • Create your own adventures; get to know your explorers with their character unique traits, skills, and quirks; and manage their progression while hunting for the most prestigious treasures
  • Prepare your treasure hunt; collect Insight, Research, Gold, and Status on your expeditions to acquire supplies and support for your next adventure
  • Attitude-based gameplay; choose the best course of action by engaging your opponents physically and mentally using charm, deception, intimidation, or a show of force
  • There is always something new to discover in the thrilling, procedurally generated expeditions, where your reputation opens up new opportunities


About the Expansion:

Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge is the second premium expansion pack for “adventurer manager” Renowned Explorers. The release opens up East Asia with first-time additions to the character roster; a new expedition in Indonesia; and a whole new game mode in which you compete directly against Rivaleux to fulfill the desires of Chinese Emperor Guāngxù.


Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge launches today at 10 am PDT/1 pm EST/1700 UTC for Windows, Mac, and Linux for $7.49 (USD) on Steam, GOG and Humble.

About Abbey Games:

Abbey Games is an independent games studio founded in 2012 and situated in Utrecht, the Netherlands. They devote themselves to creating games full of original, meaningful gameplay, drawing inspiration from classics of the strategy genre. Their first title, god game Reus, was released in May 2013 and has sold over 800,000 copies. The studio is currently creating new adventures for their turn-based adventure game Renowned Explorers, out since September 2015, so that veterans and new players alike will have more to explore.


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