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Shadows of Adam

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Shadows of Adam is a classic JRPG fan’s dream come true. Shadows of Adam brings a compelling story, unique fast-paced battle system and modernized visuals to a beloved genre.
Tucked away from the outside world by the impenetrable haze of the Misty Woods, the village of Adam has mostly lived in peace since the days of the Wraith War. Magic, the dark power that fueled that war has vanished. But darkness is descending once more and Adam's legendary hero, Orazio, is no more.
10 years ago he left without explanation and never returned, leaving his son and adopted daughter to wrestle with the dark secret he left behind—a secret that must now be revealed if the children hope to save both Adam and their departed father, though its revelation could unhinge the world.
Compelling Character Driven Story: Shadows of Adam’s story is one with deep narrative and an interesting plot. The story revolves around 4 main characters: Asrael, Kellan, Curtis and Talon.
A Strategic AP Management Battle System: AP is restored between each round of battle automatically and through defeating enemies. This allows a unique attrition system that encourages skill use and fast combat.
Beautiful Visuals: Shadows of Adam features beautifully modernized visuals inspired by classic JRPGs of the SNES-era.
Original Soundtrack With Over 44 Tracks: An original soundtrack by Tyler Mire that’s inspired by music from the genre's greatest games. This soundtrack includes unique themes for each area and character and has an emphasis on strong melody and emotional connection.
It’s an honor for us to provide Shadows of Adam in its entirety to newcomers, and of course to our tens of thousands of Kickstarter supporters, followers and fans finally getting their full course meal! This game is our tribute to an industry which has consistently rewarded its followers for decades by offering classic after classic to keep even the strongest and most unique RPG urges satiated.
While gameplay formulas and graphics have steadily raised standards across many genres over the years, even making older games in some genres downright unplayable, JRPG classics remain timeless, because of a secret all JRPG fans should know too well. It isn’t necessarily about the gameplay and graphics that go into the game, but rather the HEART and SOUL poured into it which goes on to beat through each heartwarming moment and pulse through every gut-wrenching ride.
While Shadows Of Adam does boast spiffy new graphics, and awesome new gameplay, we at Something Classic know just how important that heart and soul bit really is. That’s why we poured every inch of our heart and soul into this game -down to the very last red pixel!- and you can bet that our thousands of fans and hundreds of testers have put in equal effort towards making this game not only a reality, but also a success!
Thank you, and may your journey through Shadows Of Adam be as exciting as ours.

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System requirements for Linux

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 and up
  • Processor: AMD E-350 (Zacate) or Intel i3 3220
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 6310
  • Storage: 750 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Only supports x64 versions of Linux.

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: AMD E-350 or Intel i3 3220
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 6310
  • Storage: 750 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Game is CPU bound. Any processor more powerful than the AMD E-350 would be great.

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.8 and above
  • Processor: Intel i3 3220
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 6310
  • Storage: 750 MB available space

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Shadows of Adam reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
A nice little RPG IF you don't screw your Expectations too high. I find Shadows of Adam graphically very appealing, the Combat System classic, the Fights are, in my View, more on the simple Side. What stands out strongly is that the Game seems very rushed. The Dialogues are reduced to the strongest, no Character really has the Opportunity to develop his Personality properly, there are no real Incentives to stay longer than necessary in Cities, so in total somehow imperfect. I therefore find the Price a little too high, but I can't deny that the Game kept me happy for 10 Hours.
Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
Shadows of Adam is a classic JRPG with Lap Combat System. Gameplay The Frame Gameplay is the well-known one: You run with your Group from up To four Comrades through the Different Locations such as Villages, towns and, of course, Dungeons. In the latter, Treasures are found, Puzzles are solved on it and, of course, Opponents are waiting to be shwn out. There is not much special about the Combat System in itself. The Battle is Rounded, with each Character and Opponent coming to the Train sooner or later depending on their Agility. Spells and Co are executed using a Special Resource that does not increase through Level-Ups, but regenerates passively in Combat as well as by certain Commands and Potions. So The Hood Component of Fights is to keep up with the Resource, but to beat Enemies as quickly as possible, especially since Manatränke is not available for purchase. However, it is quite possible to pass the Final Battle without this. Like the Combat system, the Equipment is kept largely uncomplicated. Each Character can Carry up to three Objects. A Weapon, a Garment and an Artifact, the Latter of which can significantly influence the Gameplay of the Characters, revealing interesting Combinations. The Dungeons, some of which are not only quite large, but also contain interesting Mechanics and Puzzles, have also been successful. However, there are hardly Any Variations. Collapsing Floors, some Switch Puzzles and sliding Columns are unfortunately already so far everything. However, one has brought out the best (some Puzzles are quite tricky) Graphics, Soundtrack The Graphics are kept in classic Pixeloptics and should especially inspire Retro-fans. The Soundtrack is consistently worth listening to. Summary Pro: Well-designed Dungeons big game world with optional Content Simple but successful Equipment system Contra: Mostly unfunny humor (in my Opinion) Conclusion: Shadows of Adam is a nice Pastime for J-RPG Fans who don't pull away D provides high-quality Content for the Duration of the Game. From me, therefore, a Buy recommendation.
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