The guide to Shadow Tactics: Blades of Shogun includes everything you need to complete the game without a hitch. Inside, you will find such things as tips concerning gameplay, controls, or the descriptions of playable characters and their skills. The essential section of our guide comprises a detailed walkthrough for all the missions, enabling you to easily deal with all opposition and complete the mission objectives. Additionally, the guide includes advice on gathering optional badges and completing challenges.
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is an RTT - real-time tactics game. You will be leading a small group of warriors possessing unique individual abilities. In addition, at any time you can take a look at the whole map area and learn the enemy's current interests. The enemy will always have the advantage of numbers and some among them will be particularly resilient, requiring right tactics to take them down. Open combat is also out of question in most cases, as it will raise an alarm. An alarm in turn, will draw the attention of all the enemies on the map, and then some, easily overwhelming your team.
The game draws inspiration, and in spades, from titles such as Commandos, Desperados or Robin Hood: Legend of Sherwood. The game is rather demanding, and the player must keep a close eye on their surroundings. It rewards patient planning, careful observation and skillful usage of one's surroundings. Completing the game on normal difficulty should take around 20-30 hours, depending on the player's preferred play style and experience.
The guide to Shadow Tactics includes:
- Description of the interface and hotkeys;
- Some advice useful throughout the whole playthrough;
- Descriptions of your characters' skills and enemies;
- Ways to dispose of enemies and use the shadow mode (synchronizing several orders);
- Detailed walkthrough for each mission on normal difficulty, including tips on how to get additional awards and complete challenges.
Mateusz Kozik (www.gamepressure.com)
About Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Game Guide
Author : Mateusz "Kozik" Kozik for gamepressure.com
last update : December 05, 2016
Guide contains : 18 pages, 81 images, 16 videos.
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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Video Game
- genre: Strategy
- developer: Mimimi Productions
- publisher: Daedalic Entertainment
- platform: PC, XONE, PS4
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is a tactical real-time strategy, inspired by the first three installments of the Commandos series. The game takes us to Japan in 1615, which is the early Edo period. The new shogun decides to enforce peace in the entire country which forces him to eliminate all opponents who dream of rebellion. To do so, he turns to five specialists of killing, sabotage, and espionage.
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is a tactical strategy game in which we command a small unit of agents who perform risky tasks in enemy territory which is being constantly patrolled. While playing, the action is presented from a camera placed high above the characters’ heads. In most missions, we are greatly outnumbered so we have to take a stealthy approach. Avoiding detection is made easier by the user interface that shows guards’ field of view. The available maps were designed to allow to perform a mission in various ways.
The party consists of a ninja named Hayato (who prefers stealthy attacks), a samurai called Mugen that specializes in open confrontations and can engage several enemies simultaneously, a geisha by the name of Aiko, a true mistress of camouflage and distraction, Yuki the hunter (he can set traps), and an elderly sniper known as Yuki.
More About Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
18 years – this much time has passed since the release of the first Commandos. Today, in Shadow Tactics, its spirit returns along with the magic of isometric tactical stealth games – they were difficult, a bit rough around the edges, but also fun to play.
If you liked the Commandos series, you should definitely check out Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, a tactical stealth game set in feudal Japan. You can now do that thanks to a free demo released on Steam and GOG.