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52 Great Games Like Wandering Sword

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Wandering Sword is a combat-focused role-play game where you traverse ancient China with a band of swordsmen to master the highest forms of martial arts. You explore the countryside, towns and cities to bond with townspeople and recruit warriors to help you in tactical battles. It stands out not only for the hundreds of different martial arts forms, weapons and magical skills but also for the option to switch between turn-based and real-time combat.

Unfortunately, Wandering Sword is not available on Android, Mac, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 15/09/2023

Out Now: PC

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Battle, Role-Play (Adventure, Fighting and Narrative)

Accessibility: 0 features Documented (Tweet Developer)

Components: 2D Overhead, Grid and Pixels

Developer: Spiral Up Games (@SpiralUpGames)

Costs: Purchase cost

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