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Wednesday - September 02, 2015
Saturday - August 08, 2015
Thursday - July 23, 2015
Friday - June 05, 2015
Monday - May 11, 2015
Tuesday - May 05, 2015
Monday - April 20, 2015
Friday - April 17, 2015
Thursday - April 16, 2015
Tuesday - April 14, 2015
Monday - April 13, 2015
Wednesday - April 08, 2015
Wednesday - February 18, 2015
Saturday - October 11, 2014
Sunday - September 28, 2014
Thursday - September 25, 2014
Saturday - September 20, 2014
Friday - September 19, 2014
Wednesday - September 17, 2014
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Wednesday - September 02, 2015

RPGWatch Feature - Elminage Gothic Review

by Myrthos, 17:55

In our second Elminage Gothic review, Fluent shares his opinion on the game and concludes it is one of the best games in its genre. As it happens not everybody in the RPGWatch team agrees, but a review is a personal opinion and not a community effort.

As you explore the maze-like dungeons, the game places a heavy emphasis on figuring out things yourself and forcing you to pay attention to your surroundings. Since you only have so many maps that you can carry, you will have to manually explore the dungeon, learning it's intricacies and getting a lay of the land, only using your maps sparingly. The game makes you develop a strong sense of direction, because if you get turned around and start burning through maps, you will once again be in a lot of trouble. Managing the maps and learning the exploration system in the game is imperative to making progress. The game again gets easier in this regard when you get teleportation magic and are able to freely move through the dungeon at your leisure, entering and leaving to re-supply. But be warned; your characters age, so all that time you spent going back and forth to town could come back to haunt you much later.

Saturday - August 08, 2015

Elminage Gothic - Petition Giveaway

by Gorath, 09:37

Fluent gives away 5 copies of the dungeon crawler Elminage Gothic to support his petition to localize all the Elminage games. All you have to do to enter is posting in the correct thread(s) in one of his channels.

Elminage Gothic giveaway information and sign-up 

Hello everyone!

I am creating a giveaway for the fantastic and challenging dungeon-crawl RPG, Elminage Gothic! I have (5) copies to give away, and there are a few rules to join. You must do at least one of the following:

1. Subscribe to me on YouTube. I make Let's Plays, previews, reviews and more of all things RPG!

2. Follow me on Twitter. I post RPG-related tweets, no nonsense! -

3. Join my Google+ Group. Experience excellent RPG-related news posts from the one and only Kevin "Couchpotato" Loveless! -

4. Join my Steam RPG Group. Features discussion in a forum setting about RPGs, recommendations from me and more! -

5. Follow my Steam Curator List. With close to 50 entries already and more coming all the time, you will get my own personal RPG recommendations! -

Here are the rules. You can choose to do one of these or all five if you like. Your entry into the contest will be a post in this thread (whether you are reading it on Google+, RPGWatch, or Steam, it doesn't matter!) saying that you're entering, and then letting me know which of the numbered items you completed. Got it?

When that's all done you will be entered into the contest to win a copy of this smashing dungeon-crawl RPG!

Finally, if you get a chance, please sign my petition to localize all of the Elminage games. I feel these games are important for dungeon-crawl and old-school RPG fans, and we can get them all in English if we get enough signatures! So please, take a moment to sign. It doesn't cost you anything but a few seconds. If you support it, please tell a friend to sign it as well, which would really help the petition along!

The petition is here. -

Good luck!

- Fluent

Thursday - July 23, 2015

Elminage Gothic - A Unique Gem

by Anonymous, 23:24

Hey folks! Laughing

In this quick video I take a look at some unique characteristics of Elminage Gothic, and try to explain what makes the game great! Take a peek and see what you think!


Hey everyone! In this quick video I talk about some of the great and often overlooked features of Elminage Gothic that make it an outstanding game. Everything from the brutal difficulty level to the maze-like dungeons is discussed in this video! Note - This is not ALL of the great features of the game, just a few very unique ones that make the game stand out as a dungeon-crawling RPG!


Friday - June 05, 2015

Elminage Gothic - Party Creation, Class Differences and Unique Class Traits

by Anonymous, 00:19

Hey everyone! Laughing

In today's video, I talk a bit about the various classes in the dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic, as well as talk about differences between the various classes I'm using, the special traits that each one brings to the table and more.


Hey everyone! In this video I talk a bit about the various classes in the dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic, as well as what I think of the 6 classes I chose for my starter party, a beginner's take on party creation and more! Check it out and see if you learn something or get inspired to create a character or party of your own in this dungeon-crawling adventure! =)

Enjoy! Smile

Monday - May 11, 2015

Elminage Gothic - A Fluent Let's Play

by Anonymous, 01:43

Hello everyone! Laughing

I have started a new Let's Play on YouTube for the immersive and atmospheric dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic. I have some fun in the first 2 episodes, so feel free to follow along and have some fun with me! Tongue out

Here is Episode 1:


And Episode 2:


I will post future episodes as replies to this thread. 

Hope you all enjoy! Smile

Tuesday - May 05, 2015

Elminage Gothic - 70% Off at Steam

by Myrthos, 08:48

Elminage Gothic is now on sale at Steam with a discount of 70%.

Thanks Zerotown.

Monday - April 20, 2015

Elminage Gothic - A Fluent Video Review

by Anonymous, 19:38

Hey everybody! In this video I do a mini-review of the dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic. I also show off some gameplay, so I hope the video is not too boring. Laughing


***Please read the description!***

Hello everyone! In today's video, I take a look at the hardcore dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic, and give my thoughts and opinions on the game in the form of an "off the top my head" review! It is unscripted (and it probably shows!), but I hope it gives you guys an idea of what to expect from the game, as well as giving you my official Fluent opinion on it! :)

I also play the game while talking, which is a compromise between capturing raw game footage and talking over it. Let me know what you think of this technique and if I should continue it for future reviews!

I hope you all enjoy and you find the video informative as well as entertaining. :)

Thanks for watching, and please LIKE/COMMENT/SHARE/SUBSCRIBE for more great RPG video game coverage! It's all I do! :)

If you *really* want to support me and what I do on this channel, then please take a look at my Patreon page - - Every donation means so much and shows me you care about these classic and great RPGs! Help me help you with higher quality vids and better equipment to use!

For now, ciao! :)

Friday - April 17, 2015

Elminage Gothic - Win A Free Copy!

by Anonymous, 18:17

Hello everyone!

I will be hosting a giveaway for at least 1 Steam key for the hardcore, classically-styled dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic!

There may be even MORE copies available. I have requested extra keys, so however many keys are provided will be up for grabs for you all!

The only requirement is that you have at least 10 posts on the forum. That's it! So, if you're new, get posting! But NO SPAM! Engage in reasonable RPG discussion to get your posts up!

That's all there is to it! If you're interested, post in this thread and the winner(s) will be selected randomly sometime next week.

Thursday - April 16, 2015

Elminage Gothic - Leveling Up + More Video

by Anonymous, 22:07

I'm back with another video and newsbit, this time it's my 300th YouTube video! Smile In the video, I take a look at the dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic, and how it handles the level-up process, as well as inventory management and how the game deals with trade.


Hello everyone!

In this video, we take a look at the classicaly-styled dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic!

I mainly show off the leveling up process in this video, as well as the buying and selling aspects of the game, how to manage items and using the intuitive controls and inventory features! It may look pretty clunky, but once you get used to the control layout it is quite efficient and nice to use!

Tuesday - April 14, 2015

Elminage Gothic - Combat & Dungeon-Crawling

by Anonymous, 18:41

Fluent's first news bit! Sealed In this new 22-minute video, I take a look at the dungeon-crawling RPG, Elminage Gothic, and show off some of the exploration, combat and general dungeon-crawling features you can expect to find in the game.


Hello! Thanks for tuning in. In this exciting video, we take a look at the dungeon-crawling RPG, Elminage Gothic. We explore the starter dungeon, the Caves of Tsun-Karn, get into some combat, explore the area and generally play the game and explore the game systems!

I show off how the party-based, turn-based combat works, as well as how treasure chests are handled in the game, and we get a look at a few different enemy types and some unique encounters that are present in the game. Fun!

Monday - April 13, 2015

Elminage Gothic - Character Creation Video

by Couchpotato, 05:27

Staff member Fluent is back gain with another ten minute video this week for everyone that was a request to take a look at the character creation of Elminage Gothic.


Hello! Thanks for joining me. In this video we are taking a look at the character creation in the classically-inspired dungeon-crawler RPG, Elminage Gothic.

I will be taking a look at what goes into the character creation, such as creating a character from scratch, which classes can be chosen, what stats are available to your characters and more.

Wednesday - April 08, 2015

Elminage Gothic - Released on GOG

by Couchpotato, 00:37

Elminage Gothic is now available for purchase on GOG with a 50% launch discount that will last till April 14th. We also have a review from forgottenlor on our site.


From the makers of the world renowned “Wizardry Empire” titles, Starfish SD brings you the latest entry in their popular series of dungeon crawlers. Elminage Gothic, previously only available in Japanese on PlayStation® Portable, now comes to PC offering a classic old school dungeon crawling experience with a dark, gothic twist!

Wednesday - February 18, 2015

RPGWatch - Elminage Gothic Review

by Couchpotato, 05:15

Forgottenlor explores Elminage Gothic, in all its unique and often frustrating wonder.

Have you ever gotten whole walnuts in their shells? Have you ever had to crack them? If you've had that dubious honor, then you've come across that one walnut shell that doesn't want to be cracked. You squeeze with all your might. You shift its position in the nutcracker. Finally the walnut explodes. Shell and nut fly everywhere. The nut inside is excellent, but somehow you wonder if it was worth the effort. Elminage Gothic is that nut. Many won't understand why people would take the trouble to play it, while others will consider the trouble validated by the results.

Saturday - October 11, 2014

Elminage Gothic - Review @ Hardcore Games

by Couchpotato, 04:00

Hardcore Games posted a new review for Elminage Gothic, and awarded the game with a final score of 40/100. Here is a small sample of the review for why the score is low.

Overall, the creative monsters, dungeon crawl theme, and general art styles reminded me of a Dungeons and Dragons handbook, but as I played, it turned out to be one of the D&D editions that required pages of errata, and half a dozen house rules to be any fun.

Sunday - September 28, 2014

Elminage Gothic - Review @ Chalgyr

by Couchpotato, 12:42

Chalgyr's Game Room has another review this week this time for Elminage Gothic. The site awared the game a final score of 7.5, and simply calls it a good game.

Elminage Gothic is a great throwback to a style of game I grew up on and loved over the years. However, it is not for everyone and there are undoubtedly players who wish that true dungeon crawling games would die off completely. I for one am glad they are still around, and while Elminage Gothic could do a bit more to polish the edges here and there, the core game is very appealing to me personally.

Thursday - September 25, 2014

Elminage Gothic - Known Issues & Workarounds

by Couchpotato, 02:02

Starfish SD posted a short list if Known issues & workarounds for Elminage Gothic.

To keep things as simple as possible we will use this thread to track the problems people are having and ways to get around them if possible while we look into more permanent fixes.

• Crash when changing resolution or windowed/full screen mode: This does not seem to happen to everyone, to help us narrow it down and fix the problem please email with your dxdiag if you have the problem. In the meantime you should be able to adjust these settings in the .ini file. To do this open the Elminage.ini file (that you will find in the games install folder) in notepad and change the Width and Height to your desired resolution, then change FullScreen to your preferred setting (=0 for windowed or =1 for fullscreen), then save the file and boot the game again. We belive we have fixed this isssue with a patch, please let us know if you are still encountering it.

It seems the pre-order DLC does not show up in the game also.

We apologise to everyone that made the pre-purchase for Elminage. We are trying to fix the DLC problem and hopefully it will be fixed soon.

Saturday - September 20, 2014

Elminage Gothic - PC Gameplay Video

by Couchpotato, 03:03

Universal Gaming Reviews posted a fourteen minute video preview for the just released dungeon crawler Elminage Gothic. It's a good chance to see the game in action.

Hello everybody, Shaun Meyers (Kyo Akiara) here to bring you our latest gameplay video. This time I'm playing the PC release of Elminage Gothic by Ghostlight and Starfish-SD. The video showcases some dungeon crawling as I wander around the first floor of the first dungeon. The video also showcases combat, purchasing items, resting and magic casting.

Friday - September 19, 2014

Elminage Gothic - Released on Steam

by Couchpotato, 02:23

Elminage Gothic was released on Steam today and costs $7.99 until September 25th.

From the makers of the world renowned “Wizardry Empire” titles, Starfish SD brings you the latest entry in their popular series of dungeon crawlers. Elminage Gothic, previously only available in Japanese on PlayStation® Portable, now comes to PC offering a classic old school dungeon crawling experience with a dark, gothic twist!

Wednesday - September 17, 2014

Elminage Gothic - Pre-Orders Available on Steam

by Couchpotato, 04:19

Elminage Gothic a new dungeon crawler from the Japanese developer of the Wizardry titles called  Starfish SD, and you can now pre- order the game on Steam.

From the makers of the world renowned “Wizardry Empire” titles, Starfish SD brings you the latest entry in their popular series of dungeon crawlers. Elminage Gothic, previously only available in Japanese on PlayStation® Portable, now comes to PC offering a classic old school dungeon crawling experience with a dark, gothic twist!

In ancient times, the Great and Dark Gods clashed in a ferocious war over Man's control of the world, bringing despair and ruin to the lives of all humans.

As the conflict raged, the Great Gods sought to vanquish the power of the Dark Gods through the faith of humans. In return for their faith, the Gods promised humans a world of peace and prosperity and thereby a contract between humans and the Great Gods was formed.

By the contract, the Dark Gods could not interfere with the world of humans and were forever sealed inside their world of darkness. The people worshiped the Great Gods in thanks for their prosperity, and the world entered an era of peace.


The humans grew complacent and allowed their faith to fade.

Now, in the far-off realm of Ishmag, King Jardin ushers in an age of peace. Unknown to him, the dark powers have already begun reaching out in secret, planting the seeds to bring about the revival of the Dark Gods into the hearts of men. Foul and hideous creatures are emerging from the deep, treacherous caves of Tsun-Kurn and rumours of a rising evil are creeping across the peaceful lands.

It is up to you to arm yourself and descend into the depths of Tsun-Kurn in an attempt to put an end to the ever growing darkness and save your kingdom.

Features include:
• Well over 80 hours of dungeon crawling gameplay!
• Hundreds of stunning monsters, creatures and demons to defeat
• Multiple character classes
• The classic and traditional “THAC0” system!
• Full English translation

This PC conversion also features a number of improvements over the original, including:
• Higher resolution art
• Improved user interface

Thank you Spoonful for the link.

Information about

Elminage Gothic

Developer: Starfish-SD Inc

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Dungeon Crawler
Combat: Turn-based
Play-time: 20-40 hours
Voice-acting: Partially voiced

Regions & platforms
· Homepage
· Platform: PC
· Released: 2014-09-18
· Publisher: Ghostlight LTD