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    4 Key Giveaway - Timbertales

    Opium Pulses Giveaways

    Opium Pulses have teamed up with our awesome friends over at Rainware, to bring our members the chance of winning 1 of 4 copies of their fantastic looking turn based strategy game, Timbertales


    Timbertales is a fantasy round based hex field strategy game developed by indie games studio Rainware. The sylvans needs your aid to claim back their territory!

    About Timbertales:

    Experience the fantastic world of Timbertales on your Tablet, Smartphone and Desktop. Immerse yourself in the exciting story around the existing conflict in Timbertales. In a unique campaign with several hours of gameplay you get an insight into the story. Particular challenges await you in Challenge Mode. Fighting against an ever better computer opponents and climb up the rankings.

    Do you want to compete with other players? No problem choose between several unique game modes. I wanted to create a game which has the feeling of classic games like Battle Isle or Civilization, but I didn't want to create another war game in this “world war” genre.

    In Timbertales you will first have to create an army to fight with. Unlike other turn based strategy games you will not have to produce units in game. Its more based on a table top strategy game approach where you have to build up an army with a specific point limit before the game starts.

    When you enter the game we have a classic hex tiled map where you will have to move your units around the map and clear out different map objectives or destroy all enemy units.

    Every attack is handled instantly so you will see the results as fast as possible and you are able to plan your next steps immediately. We also provide special abilities for many units so you can make the choice for just attacking or using special abilities like heal or a more powerful kind of attack. There will be different play modes available for solo playing and of course multiplayer.


    Races - There are different races: Vermin and sylvans. Each race consists of multiple units, which are very unique in look and feel. Some units will also provide some special skills and behaviours.

    Campaigns - A story mode for every race in game. Every campaign contains of multiple missions. You will be able to earn many rewards, which are very useable in the other game modes.

    •Enjoy the exciting story of Timbertales
    •Innovative mission objectives and challenges
    •Master all missions, special achievements
    •Explore the content and unlock new characters and treasures

    Challenges - Very unique game mode, draft an army of limited options and climb up a special ranking! You will have to defeat an AI opponent with an increasing skill level. With each win your challenge level will be raised and the opponent will get even stronger as your rewards will!

    •Unique game mode, draft an army of limited options and climb a special ranking!
    •Increase your chance of epic rewards with each victory
    •Special ranking

    Multiplayer - You can compete with your individual drafted army composition against other players. There is a special ranking for ranked games based on an competitive rating.

    •Compete with other players in epic multiplayer battles
    •Create an individual army
    •Gain experience and improve your army
    •Mess yourself with other players in the ranking mode

    Arena - A special challenging game mode. Create an army with limited options and crush your enemies. As soon as you lost 3 times with your army the arena ends and you will receive rewards for your progress.

    •A special challenging game mode to compete with real players
    •Draft an army with limited options and crush your enemies

    Combat - The combat system is based on the system which is used in "Starcraft". This means we have different unit types and different attack types. The unit types are small, medium and large.

    The attack types are normal, piercing and breaking. If two types clashes each other the types are used to calculate the critical hit chance for the unit for example if a normal attack type is fighting against any armor type he will always have the standard 10% critical strike hit chance.

    But if an piercing attack type is fighting vs. a small armor type he will receive a 100% bonus which means he has a critical hit chance of 20%. Critical hits will be displayed with a bigger yellow number while normal hits are shown in white color.

    How to enter:

    This giveaway will be held on the Opium Pulses' website and will run until the 9th of August 2017. For your chance to win a copy, just click here[www.opiumpulses.com]


    Chester Bennington of Linkin Park Dies Aged Just 41...

    Opium Pulses News

    Chester Charles Bennington - American musician, singer, songwriter and actor best known as the frontman for the nu-metal/rock band Linkin Park was found at his home in California today after committing suicide due to hanging.

    This was just a few short months after good friend and fellow musician Chris Cornell (Audioslave, Soundgarden) died of the same fate in May this year.

    Our thoughts at OP go out to his family, friends, the other members of Linkin Park plus all his his fans affected by the tragic news.

    May you rest in peace - thank you for the music <3

    Were you a fan of Linkin Park's music old or new? What was your favourite era and stand out track and what will you be listening to this week in Chester's honour?