Torment: Tides of Numenera video focuses on a new take on combat

Just in case diplomacy or stealth don't work and you need to spill a little blood.


Torment: Tides of Numenera has gone gold, but we still have more than a month to go before the game is finally released. So publisher Techland wants to make sure you stay excited by offering up a new video focusing on combat and how it differs from other RPGs.

The video focuses on how to resolve conflicts through a little combat if your diplomacy or stealth skills fail. Many of the basic RPG elemenats are there, but the Numenera ruleset uses different character attributes, as well as passive abilities and ciphers to augment a character's power. The video isn;t a deep dive, but it does offer some decent context and explanation if you are unfamiliar with the rules and what will be happening in the background with your attributes during combat.

Toment, Tides of Numenera is due out on February 28 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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