Torment: Tides of Numenera includes essential information needed to understand game mechanics of the latest game by inXile studio. The guide was divided into two main parts: an in-game guide and a walkthrough. The game guide provides information on the most important elements of the game. A significant amount of details was devoted to game mechanics such as combat system, skill checks and dialogues.
Several chapters were devoted to the complex process of character creation. All the available character classes and additional modifiers describing the main hero were also listed. In addition, a chapter concerning potential companions was prepared. Beginners will find the glossary, which helps to become accustomed with the specific and complex game world, very helpful.
The other part of the guide includes a description of all the available quests and activities. Every major location has a specially prepared map, with all the important locations and characters marked. An appropriate sub-chapter of the map includes a description of all the available quests and activities in a given location, and information on the starting point, how to unlock it and how to complete it. A separate chapter was devoted to the world map and suggestions on how to explore its areas.
Torment: Tides of Numenera includes:
- Glossary of the most important terms;
- A detailed description of character creation;
- A description of all the available character classes and their parameters;
- Description concerning the basic game mechanics such as combat, skill checks and dialogues;
- World map and suggestions on how to explore it;
- Maps of the most important locations with the most interesting places and characters;
- A detailed description of main and side quests.
Jacek "Stranger" Halas, Grzegorz Misztal, Jakub Bugielski (www.gamepressure.com)
About Torment: Tides of Numenera Game Guide
Author : Jacek "Stranger" Halas & Grzegorz "Alban3k" Misztal for gamepressure.com
Guide contains : 144 pages, 421 images, 26 maps and annotated illustrations.
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Torment: Tides of Numenera Video Game
- genre: RPG
- developer: inXile entertainment
- platform: PC
Torment: Tides of Numenera is a role-playing game designed as a spiritual successor to the iconic Planescape: Torment. Product was developed by inXile studio, famous for Wasteland 2. Action is set on Earth in the distant future, billions of years from now and shows the world that combines elements of fantasy and science fiction. Most of our planet's inhabitants live in more or less medieval conditions, but at the same time they are surrounded by remnants of the former, more advanced civilizations. Some of these relics of the past (titular numenera) are useful in transport, communications, and defense. Others, in turn, pose a deadly threat.
The game was implemented with a very extensive system of moral choices reflected by the so-called Waves that affect the world around us, statistics of the items we find, or the reactions of NPCs encountered while adventuring. The story will have a predetermined protagonist, but players will be able to choose sex, class, and to freely develop his or her skills.
Combat employs a turn-based system. With the progress of the story our heroes gain experience points, which can be spent to develop their skills.
The game is powered by the Unity graphics engine and the whole game is presented in an isometric view (2D) although it uses also pre-rendered backgrounds.
Torment: Tides of Numenera PC version System Requirements
Recommended: Intel Core i5 3.4 GHz/AMD FX-8120 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460/Radeon HD 5770 or better, 30 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/8.1/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz/Phenom x4 9850 2.5 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB GeForce GTX 260/Radeon HD 4850 or better, 30 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 64-bit
More About Torment: Tides of Numenera
After spending a dozen or so hours with the beta of Torment: Tides of Numenera, all I can say is that inXile Entertainment caused me a true torment. It is the torment of waiting for the release of the sequel to the cult Planescape: Torment.
Tides of Numenera, the spiritual successor to the iconic Planescape, shows great promise. We cant wait to share our first impressions from an early version of the game containing the basic gameplay elements.
We talked with Torment: Tides of Numenera developers, and got answers to the most nagging questions about the mechanics, combat, story, and character progression in the spiritual successor of the cult Planescape: Torment.