The weird-west tactical game Hard West gets expansion, available today for $2.99. Scars of Freedom brings you into gothic horror for an original tale of revenge happening through 7 new missions and featuring 10 playable characters and a new method of character customization. Details, trailer and screens after the jump.
Hard West: Scars of Freedom DLC Breaking Out Today
March 3, 2016 - An escaped slave-turned-vigilante, Libertee falls prey to the experimentations of a mad surgeon. Her body twisted, but enhanced with supernatural abilities, she sets off in pursuit of the doctor only to find herself torn between vengeance and the threat of a much more powerful enemy.
Available today for Hard West, Scars of Freedom is a downloadable scenario merging gothic horror and the wild west in an original tale of revenge, offering seven missions of deadly tactical combat, 10 playable characters, and a morbid new method of character customization.
Players can once again customize their gunfighters, though Scars of Freedom offers a more…literal take on character-building by swapping out body parts to enhance Libertee's abilities. Transplant a gambler’s liver to bring bad luck to those around you or a vampire’s brain to grant the ability to regenerate in the shadows, and transform Libertee into a walking force of destruction.
Scars of Freedom is a downloadable scenario for Hard West on PC (Win/Mac/Linux) and is available today for $2.99, and free to all Kickstarter backers.
Return to the unforgiving world of Hard West for an adventure in the Civil War Texas. Libertee is an escaped slave-turned-vigilante, enhanced without her consent with superhuman capabilities by one Doctor Gorman. Hungry for answers, and for revenge, she tracks down the mad surgeon, but his motivations turn out to be the opposite of what she had anticipated. As she makes up her mind about the doctor’s fate, the two will have to face an even more powerful enemy.
Experience a brand new tale in the weird world of Hard West during 7 new, specially crafted tactical combat encounters and overarching world map gameplay. Make strategic purchases for your gunfighters, then wreak havoc on your enemies and use their technology for your benefit. Enjoy a story narrated by two protagonists whose outlooks on life vary wildly, but who, deep inside, are more similar than they would like to admit.
• A new tale in the Hard West universe, featuring a unique mix of classic western and gothic horror.
• A deeper, longer story, narrated through its numerous twists and turns by protagonists, Libertee and Dr. Gorman.
• 7 new tactical combat encounters and a world map with new, unique mechanics.
• New Unique Surgical Bodily Augmentation System: A revamped character development system based on the collecting and crafting of powerful body parts onto oneself, which allows for strategic planning and more informed choices.
• Rebalanced combat and character progression, offering a tighter, more challenging gameplay experience.
• Fitzpatrick Revolver - a new, powerful gun in your arsenal.
• 10 new playable characters.
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