Publisher Team 17 has announced Broken Roads, an Australian-set turn-based isometric RPG coming to PC and consoles in 2022.
The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic Western Australia, based on real world locations. It promises “thoughtful and mature” storylines thanks to its bespoke ‘Moral Compass’ system. This will allow players to make choices taking them along four philosophical paths: Humanist, Utilitarian, Machiavellian and Nihilist. Each of these paths will include their own traits and effect story, quests and gameplay.
At the start of the game, players will be asked a series of moral quandaries. The answers given will then be used determine which path players start on. Then, any decisions they make during the course of the game can shift their Moral Compass with the game adjusting accordingly. The game also boasts a classless system offering “nearly unlimited character development options” in its “content-rich and densely crafted” world. It certainly seems inspired by Disco Elysium in that sense and also its hand-drawn art style.
You can check out the announcement trailer for the game below. Broken Roads is currently in development for PC and consoles for 2022 with exact consoles still to be revealed. In the meantime, you can wishlist the game on Steam right over here.