Stepico and Immutable have announced that their Founder Sale for the upcoming mobile action role playing game Guild of Guardians will happen in the next two weeks. The exclusive NFTs come with Gems, while early backers get a discount on their purchase and an NFT with a low serial number.
Gamers who join in on the Founder Sale will get a Guild of Guardians NFT that they can use inside the game, think about a hero character. However, they will have to wait until the game launches on mobile devices in 2022.
In addition to buying that NFT, they will also get some Gems. These Gems are an in-game currency, but also an ERC-20 token. Gems will be distributed to players and community members for certain actions, including completing missions in the game. They can then use these Gems to pay for certain items or ‘minting actions’. Spent Gems go into a reward pool that goes to active community members or token stakers.
Guild of Guardians will offer a singleplayer campaign in which you control a team of heroes. Most likely there will be four heroes in each squad, but players only control one at the time. The others are controlled by the computer. Most likely players can switch their characters, but they didn’t elaborate on this topic much.
Even though the game features singleplayer, it’s promoted a lot as a cooperative game. In co-op raids players can work together, using their own characters, to beat a single boss. These will have the best loot. Guild raids require coordination to succeed and for example the power level or class of a character can influence the outcome. Each participants in a successful raid is rewarded, and therefore communication and strategy can be considered key.
Based on your team, some monsters are easier to beat than others. The composition of a team is important to counter passive buffs, debuffs and spells. While player buffs can also help team members to overcome challenges. There are also team buffs, for example by having a group of characters from the same class. While combat itself will be inspired by Diablo, Hades and other popular dungeon crawlers. Dodging, light and heavy attacks, attack combos, and ultimate attacks need to make combat fun and intuitive. Check out their official website for more info.
What is Guild of Guardians?
Guild of Guardians is a mobile action role playing game. It taps into a play-to-earn business model, where those who play actively can sell their rewards to other players. Gamers will have full ownership over their in-game items, summons and characters. Gameplay is promising to be fast-paced and action oriented. Expect things like ranged attacks, melee and area-of-effect spells.
Aside from the solo dungeon crawling, Guild of Guardians will also offer players the opportunity to play together. Together with friends or guild members, players can battle legendary bosses for even greater rewards. Guild of Guardians will run on Immutable X, allowing NFTs to be earned and traded free of charge.
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