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Solium Infernum

Hell is such an underused setting. It has the power to drive twisted imagery straight to the forefront of peoples mind, yet is malleable enough to be moulded into whatever a developer can conjure. Vic Davies of Cyptic Comet has tapped the potential by creating Solium Infernum – a Turn Based strategy game based on politicking, warring, devilish trickery, scheming, and ultimately being a dick to your so-called friends. Primarily a multiplayer game, Solium sees six players in a power battle for reign of hell. Lucifer has left the throne, leaving the remaining government – The Conclave – to decide…

Solium Infernum – First Thoughts

Over Christmas I’ve been getting stuck into Solium Infernum – a turn based politicking game played on a hex grid based in Hell. So extremely Christmassy. It goes something like this: Lucifer has left and the crown for ‘King of Hell’ is up for grabs. 6 players are competing but it’s not a simple case of bashing each other over the head until there is one left. Solium works off a prestige system and after an amount of time (depending on a set game length and a few other variables to a minor extent) whoever has the most prestige is…