Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Mar 2017 23:33 UTC

In Kingsway, Andrew Morrish's upcoming PC role-playing game, monsters are pop-ups, quests are emails and your backpack is a cluttered file folder. That's right, it's an OSRPG.

Coming to PC later this year via Adult Swim games, Kingsway is a role-playing adventure that takes the form of the Kingsway Operating System, which is basically a primitive Windows/MacOS for the monster-slaying set. Travel the King's land via World Navigator window, slaying monsters as they pop up on your desktop. Drag-and-drop windows to your heart's content.

Incredibly creative, and I can't wait to play this when it comes out. And honestly - the 'operating system' looks better than most of the actual operating systems we have today.

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Had a similar idea, was too lazy
by Savior on Fri 10th Mar 2017 12:01 UTC
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I had a similar idea (around '94-ish): to write a file manager in the form of old Gargoyle Games games, such as Tir Na Nog ( ). Folders would have been doors, programs and files items, and I would have just randomly placed weapons around so that the player could fight the Sidhe roaming the land. Too bad I never actually sat down to make it. One of the reasons aside from laziness, of course, is that it would have been very tiresome to use the computer like that. ;)

Edited 2017-03-10 12:02 UTC

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