Tolkien meets The Great Gatsby in a fantasy version of the American Roaring 1920s!

 

Pendula Swing is an episodic adventure game with RPG elements, set in a Fantasy version of the American Roaring 1920s. 

Season 1’s protagonist is Brialynne, a once famous dwarven hero who is forced to return to a world she no longer recognizes. Strange music, a completely new fashion, fast moving steel horses and now goblins and orcs roaming the streets in broad daylight?! Unlock areas to discover the town of Duberdon, follow your favourite characters and solve your own burning problem.

Pendula Swing Episode 1 – Tired and Retired (link to SteamGoogle Play)

The once famous dwarven hero, Brialynne Donu Tenúm, is forced to interrupt her indefinite retirement on her idyllic island when she discovers that an important artifact has been stolen.

Pendula Swing Episode 2 – The Old Hero’s New Journey (link to SteamGoogle Play)

Brialynne sets foot in Duberdon for the first time in 400 years and is mesmerized by how the world changed. She hopes to find someone who can help recover her axe, which appears to be harder than she had anticipated. And who is that strangely familiar elf…?

Pendula Swing Episode 3 – Orcing Hard or Hardly Orcing (link to SteamGoogle Play)

A lead brings Brialynne to the Harbor District, where she aims to ask the captain of a ship what she knows about the missing axe. Were the bars in Duberdon always this seedy, though?

Pendula Swing Episode 4 – No Silver Spoons (coming soon)

When entering a familiar part of Duberdon, now called Old Town, Brialynne finds that it is in great disrepair. A great place for the thief who stole her axe to hide out.

Pendula Swing Episode 5 – Glamour Spell (coming soon)

The fact that dwarven ale is prohibited does not mean it’s not possible to find if you know where to look. Many interesting people frequent the establishments who provide it.

Pendula Swing Episode 6 – Public Display of Heroism (coming soon)

The hunt for her missing axe brings Brialynne to the seat of the academics in Duberdon. Could these scholars be the ones hiding her precious artifact?

Pendula Swing Episode 7 – Facts and Artifacts (coming soon)

Brialynne is closing in on the mastermind who brought her out on the wild goose chase. Yet still, there are more surprises waiting.

SCREENSHOTS

ARTWORK

PLATFORMS

Available for Windows based PCs on Steam

Available for MacOS systems on Steam. iOS version coming soon!

Available on Google Play. Additional Android based stores coming soon!

Coming on Xbox towards the end of 2019

RECEPTION

“(…)Between prohibition, women’s suffrage, the dawn of the automobile, and the rise of jazz, America’s Roaring ’20s were a time of great change. They were also a time of great prejudice. Adventure game Pendula Swing taps into this tumultuous environment and reframes it using fantasy races like goblins, elves, orcs, dwarves, and humans.”

Austin Wood, PC Gamer

“(…) I was immediately impressed by the concept and setting. It is open for exploration of many interesting avenues and narrative forks that can easily influence the players emotionally – which is what games are all about.”

Jónas Antonsson, Raw Fury

COMMUNICATION

TEAM

Pendula Swing is developed by Valiant Game Studio AB, an independent game studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

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