Plymouth, MI. – October 27, 2016 - Stardock released The Patron and the Patriot (P&P) DLC for Offworld Trading Company today.
Developed by Mohawk Games, P&P adds colony classes, new campaign content, new characters, and six interactive stories that convey life on a newly colonized Mars.
Designer Bob Thomas worked closely with Soren Johnson to bring greater immersion to the popular economic real-time strategy game. Features include:
Colony Class - Each colony now specializes in one area of the economy, altering local market conditions in a variety of ways.
Campaign Length - The campaign tournament can now last for 4, 7, or 10 games. Each length comes with its own balance tweaks and gameplay subtleties.
Wholesale Orders game mode - Not all colonies want you to build habitats and work modules for them. Now, some want your company to supply a variety of wholesale goods instead.
Two New Characters - New CEOs with new gameplay perks.
Story-Driven Campaigns - Six interactive short stories about life on Mars, available to experience through playing the new characters on each different length of campaign.
New Staffing Perks and Achievements
"Offworld Trading Company puts the player in the position of CEO of a company on Mars," said Soren Johnson, CEO of Mohawk Games. "Your opponents are other companies and your weapons are resources and market forces. With The Patron and the Patriot, we wanted to further develop the immersion of the game's setting on Mars."
To that end, P&P's included short-stories flesh out what life on Mars means for colonists, workers, and corporate titans alike. These interactive stories are driven by the player's choices in the game. This interactivity ties into the 17 new colony classes which impact local market conditions for players to deal with.
Combined with the already compelling game mechanics of Offworld Trading Company, The Patron and the Patriot DLC fleshes out the setting and brings a new level of replayability to one of the most innovative strategy games released in recent years.
The Patron and the Patriot is only $4.99. For more information on Offworld Trading Company, visit www.offworldgame.com.
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About Stardock: Stardock is a developer and publisher of PC games and desktop software founded in 1991 by nationally recognized technology expert Brad Wardell. Located in Plymouth, Michigan, Stardock is a powerful leader in the video gaming and software development world. Its PC games include Sins of a Solar Empire, the critically acclaimed Galactic Civilizations series, and Ashes of the Singularity. Stardock puts the user experience first through software that enriches the Windows experience for everyone from casual computer users to highly technical professionals. Products offered by Stardock include Start8, Start10, Fences, WindowBlinds, Multiplicity, and more at www.stardock.com.
About Mohawk Games: Founded by acclaimed game designer Soren Johnson and developer Brad Wardell in 2013, Mohawk Games is built on the principles of iterative design, deep gameplay, and community involvement. Mohawk’s first title, Offworld Trading Company, is an economic war game set in the inner solar system. Learn more at www.mohawkgames.com.