This witty, wacky, turn-based strategy game is now available for iOS, Android and Steam.
In Highborn, you’re treated to two strategy games that combine to offer an intelligent, tactical experience without the frenetic play of a traditional RTS.
Move your forces around an overhead map to secure spells and combat support, then dive into 3D combat to deploy those advantages against an unsuspecting enemy.
All the fun and fighting is set against an irreverent tale, filled with wacky heroes, witty dialogue and wild assumptions.
|Highborn for PC & Mac on Steam|
|Highborn for iPhone & iPod Touch|
|Highborn HD for iPad|
|Highborn for Android|
Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Highborn Chapter 3 is now available on Steam! It’s a scientifically-proven fact* that turn-based gameplay goes great with oven-roasted turkey and
Highborn Chapter 2: “As a Matter of Fact…That is a Moon!” is now available as downloadable content on the Mac App Store. If you’ve purchased Highborn, you can get
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We are currently experiencing an issue where some users’ previously purchased DLC (Chapter 2) is not showing up after updating the game. If you have already purchased Chapter 2, tap to download it again. If you use the same iTunes account, you will not be charged a second time. We are working to correct this issue in a future update.
This is a known issue with the game’s audio on the iPad 2. We are currently investigating it and will be posting a fix soon.
If you’ve upgraded to the full version and/or purchased the Chapter 2 content, then uninstalled/reinstalled the app, you won’t see any of your purchases. You’ll need to “purchase” the content again through iTunes, but don’t worry, you won’t be charged a second time, so as long as you’re using the same iTunes account. The game simply needs to reconnect to the iTunes store to verify the purchase.
Should your game fail to load properly it most likely had a bad install. Doing a full uninstall and a fresh install should fix any problems.
If you are playing in an area with a password-protected ISP you should try to authenticate the network via your web browser. Highborn will let you enter the password to access the network; however, you will then need to exit the game and re-launch to continue.
Currently we only support English characters. Foreign language support is planned for a future update.
Highborn can be played on more than a dozen different Android devices running the Éclair, Froyo or Gingerbread operating systems. Here’s a list of the most popular Android devices that the game will run on:
No, it isn’t. That is just more clever and wacky Highborn story dialog.
In Campaign Mode, the defeat of any one of your Heroes will result in a mission loss.
If you start any mission with a castle you must protect it.
If the enemy captures your castle you will lose.
To win a campaign mission you must complete any objectives presented in the mission dialog.
If you ever get stuck try capturing any enemy-controlled towns. Capturing towns will often open any nearby gates, give new hints about what to do, or grant you other fun rewards.
In multiplayer, the defeat of all three of your Heroes or losing your castle to your opponent will result in a loss. Conversely, if you can capture your opponent’s Castle or kill his three Heroes you will win.
Clear terrain costs 1 movement point.
Forest terrain costs 2 movement points.
Rough terrain costs 3 movement points.
Swamp terrain costs 2 movement points and is poisonous to most units, costing 2 health points for each swamp tile you move across. However, swamp damage will never kill a unit. Units with only 1 Health Point can move across swamp terrain without taking any damage.
Simply move a unit right next to a port or teleporter, end its movement phase, and use its action to board the ship or energize the teleporter. Be careful when using these transporters though, as you will not have any movement points left when you land and will have to wait a turn before you can use these units again. Ports and teleporters will generally deliver units to the closest available tile, so clever players will do things like transport their Monks first, then transport other units to surround and protect the fragile healing unit. Most transports will be paired to allow you to travel back and forth between them as you wish; however, watch for the occasional one-way transport.
These three support-units are some of the most valuable units in the game. As long as you control their respective structures (towers, keeps, and monasteries) they will continue to re-spawn after a turn or two when killed. Clever players use these units to scout hostile territory or as a sacrifice to protect other non-respawning units.
Each Hero has a unique spell you can use on the main map. Archie carries a heal spell that will heal all friendly units on the map for 2 to 3 Heath Points. Enzo’s “Chill Out” spell will reduce all enemy units’ movement ranges by one. Trillian has an awesome stealth skill that will keep her hidden from enemy units for one turn. To use a map spell press the corresponding icon located in the lower left of the screen on the individual Hero’s stat display.
Each unit’s turn is divided into two parts, movement and action. If you find you cannot attack a unit, you may need to end your movement phase first. Some units have minimum attack distances. Units like catapults or teslas must be more than one square away to attack. If you are using a monk, remember that monks are peaceful units and cannot ever attack other units or capture a structure.
You can only capture a structure with units that are directly next to a structure. Units with minimum attack ranges (catapults and teslas) cannot capture any structures.
The do-gooders in blue are back! Chapter 2 adds new missions, brings more pop culture references, tells several bad jokes, and breaks the fourth wall. Again.
The Highborn Heroes return in Chapter 2 in eight all-new missions that feature plenty of off-the-wall stories and dialogue. As the Highborn search for the a certain on-the-lam Arch Lich, they’ll confront an evil new plan, shifting alliances and a bit of marital strife along the way.
Chapter 2: “As a Matter of Fact…that is a Moon!” is now available for iOS devices and can be purchased inside the Highborn and Highborn HD apps.
Take control of the Decay and swing into campaign season as Arch-Lich Floyd goes from prisoner to presidential candidate.
This third Chapter of the Highborn saga is the funest, funniest, most parody-filled adventure yet. The story picks up from the Decay’s defeat at the end of Chapter 2, with players taking control of the bad guys to lead Floyd and his fellow miscreants on a plan to take over the world…again!
Chapter 3: “The Audacity” is now available for iOS devices and can be purchased inside the Highborn and Highborn HD apps.