Caravan at the GDC 2016
All news surrounding the unique genre-mix at GDC 2016 in San Francisco
Caravan, already scheduled for release in Q2 2016, first and foremost convinces through its authenticity: regional folklore, the famous stories of the Arabian Nights, and actual geographic properties and backgrounds of the Orient all were essential elements of the game’s development. At this year’s GDC, Daedalic Entertainment presents a new and fully playable version of the desert adventure.
Caravan is a trading and exploration game with strategy, trade and RPG elements that tells an exciting story. The player controls a caravan in the pre-medieval Orient and travels to the various towns of the Arabic peninsula. During those travels, the caravan will steadily grow, as it acquires more members, heroes and camels over time. Along their path, the people of the caravan will face danger, adventure, tempting business opportunities and vicious combat.
World and setting are based on geography and history of the Orient. The player manages all important resources, like water, provisions and the caravan’s animals. It’s also their responsibility to keep an eye out for profitable business and buy and sell resources.
Caravan is an individual story with a lot of player agency in a balanced genre mix sprinkled with captivating folklore, mystical elements of the Arabian Nights and authentic backgrounds.
- Genre-Mix: diverse gaming experience through a mix of strategy, trade, and RPG elements
- Players manage their own caravan
- Setting based on history and geography of the Orient
- Cultural authenticity through regional folklore and stories of the ‘Arabian Nights’
Caravan is slated for release for PC, Mac and Linux in Q2 2016.