The download links on the download page are fixed!
We are still recovering from complete server meltdown an hour ago. Give us a bit more time and we will have some quality download links set up. So sorry for the sketchy launch!
Happy Valentines Day!
NOTICE: We are experiencing heavy traffic and some people are reporting download issues. We are working to get mirrors up right now.
Messages have gone out to the winners of the free copies of Book III. Check your inbox! Download links will be made available tomorrow.
This is a public service announcement from Basilisk Games.
Eschalon: Book III is a very challenging game, especially the first time through. If you are the type of person who, in real life, likes to explore abandoned factories with weak floors and crumbling ceilings, then Book III might be right for you. If you enjoy receiving puzzles that your very life depends on solving, or perhaps swimming in shark-infested waters with meat strapped to your legs sounds like a thrilling afternoon, then you might have fun playing Book III. If you always chose “dare” instead of “truth”, or if you are one of those people who does things your own way because your boss is an idiot, then you’ll enjoy Book III.
However, if your idea of a good time is snuggling up with a safe choose-your-own-adventure book and a hot mug of cocoa, then email us and we’ll direct you to a few mainstream RPGs that are more your speed.
Ten more days until the launch of Book III! Want to see some more previews? Here’s what some others are saying:
“After playing through the pre-release build, I was only left with a desire to play more. The sense of exploration and discovery it offers are sparks missing from a lot of more recent games.” – gameranx.com
“The first two games in the series, Eschalon Books I and II, met with considerable success and cult enthusiasm, and Basilisk is getting ready to close out the trilogy with Book III. I’ve been grinding my way through its massive world for a couple weeks now and I’m pleased to say it upholds the series’ rich and unforgiving reputation.” – gamingnexus.com
“It’s perhaps that depth I described above that made Eschalon the gem people like me came to love.” – 3rd-strike.com
We’re giving away six (6) copies of Eschalon: Book III on launch day! All you have to do is follow us on Twitter, Like us on Facebook, or be a registered member of our forums. We’ll randomly pick two people from each of these groups the day before launch and send them a Registration Code to unlock the game. You’ll also have the opportunity to download the game a couple hours earlier than anyone else!
Details: Follow us on one of these sites before February 13. We’ll send you a private message if you are selected. We will not use your name or identity for promotional purposes, though it’d be great if you reposted your lucky win. Enter all three places to increase you chances. If by some freaky chance you win more than once, you can keep the extra copy or gift it to someone else.
Examiner.com has taken a preview look of Book III and has posted their thoughts about it. Follow the link below for the article.
Beta testing information has been posted here.