June 18, 2021

Fantasy

ANCIENT EGYPT
Old pyramids, animal-faced gods, and desert winds.
• Assassin’s Creed: Origins
• Gods of Egypt
• Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta

ARABIAN NIGHTS
Flying carpets, curved blades, and the smell of spices.
• Guild Wars 1: Nightfall
• Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire
• Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

CLASSIC FANTASY
With little coin to your name you arrive in the village, searching adventure.
• Pillars of Eternity
• Pathfinder: Kingmaker
• Baldur’s Gate

DEEP EARTH DIVE
Forest of mushrooms in dark giant caves.
• Atrium Carceri (Music Project)
• Pathologic
• Soma

EPIC FANTASY
A bombastic journey to save the world & find yourself.
• Final Fantasy IX
• Octopath Traveler
• Final Fantasy XIV

FUNKY FANTASY
Doing regular fantasy stuff – but with style!
• Persona Series
• Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
• Various Soundtracks of Taku Iwasaki

GOTHIC HORROR
Black castles in thunderstorms and a full moon.
• Amnesia Series
• The Order: 1886
• Bloodborne / Alex Roe (Musician)

GREEK MYTHS
Journeys over the Styx, facing titans, and squabbling gods.
• Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
• Hades
• God of War 2

GRIM FANTASY
Everything is horrible, everyone dies, evil gods are delighted.
• ASKII (specifically: Obscura)
• Dragon Age Origins
• Dark Souls

GROGNARD ADVENTURES
Dungeon delves in the wilderness, untimely demises.
• Below
• Bleak Sword
• Dungeon of the Endless

HIGH FANTASY
Flinging magic & fighting orcs!
• Guild Wars 1 & 2
• Elder Scrolls Series
• Dungeon Siege

JAPANESE FOLKLORE
Yokai stalk the nights and samurai sharpen their swords.
• Shogun II: Total War
• Mushishi
• Sekiro

JUNGLE FEVER
Old temples, blood diamonds, and mosquito bites.
• Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns
• Crysis
• Tomb Raider

MAGITECH / SPELLPUNK
Constructs surging with arcane energy and wand slingers.
• Half Life Series
• Underrail
• Final Fantasy VII Remake

NOBLEBRIGHT KNIGHTS
Heroic knights on honorable quests.
• Kingdom Come: Dlieverance
• Crusader Kings 3
• Spice & Wolf

NORSE / VIKINGS
Rune magic, cold mountains, and lots of axes.
• Skyrim
• God of War
• Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

SLAVIC TALES
The forest is dark and Baba Yaga’s hut approaches.
• Witcher Series
• Vampyr
• Thea 2: The Shattering

STEAMPUNK
Urban adventures full of cogs, pipes, and airships.
• Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
• Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
• Bioshock Infinite

SWASHBUCKLING SAILORS
Pirates, ships, and grand treasures.
• Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag
• Risen 2: Dark Waters
• Sea of Thieves

WHIMSICAL FAIRYTALES
Goofing around in adventurous larger than life worlds.
• Trine Series
• Ori And The… Series
• Psychonauts

WHOLESOME FANTASY
Talking animals, friendly neighbors, and beautiful nature.
• Slime Rancher
• Journey
• Spiritfarer

WUXIA
Love tales, kingdoms at risk, and god-like heroes.
• Guild Wars: Factions
• Jade Empire
• Blade & Soul