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  Lands of Raynar announced. The unique RTS and RPG mix is coming to PC, PS5 and XSX
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In 2022, you can immerse yourself in the open world of Lands of Raynar, a unique role-playing game that combines elements of RTS and RPG – announced Gaming Factory S.A. As indicated by the creators from the DeSand studio, the new title will feature, among other things, an intriguing storyline, varied gameplay and unique knowledge system mechanics. Lands of Raynar is coming to PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

The Polish-German studio DeSand is in charge of the new project, which is working simultaneously on WoodZone, a game that allows you to become an enterprising lumberjack. The publisher of Lands of Raynar will be Gaming Factory S.A. The company has in its publishing plan, for example, the comic shooter Chains of Fury and the hellish tycoon Hotel Afterlife.

Lands of Raynar is a first-person game with elements of RTS and RPG, featuring an open world and a fresh approach to sandbox solutions. DeSand studio is focusing on a single-player story mode but it also considers the introduction of multiplayer options.

You play Karia, one of the last inhabitants of the fallen lands, accompanied by a mystical fawn called Ivy. As the game’s creators reveal, discovering the dark past, mysterious objects and the mythical creature known as Mórrí will play a major role in the story.

Our goal is to combine a rich and open world with an engaging and comprehensive story. Lands of Raynar is a unique adventure set in mystical realities and full of ancient secrets. We are creating a world that is meant to fascinate on many different levels. The main storyline will also be equally mysterious and unique, and the story will evoke very different emotions in the players. References to European mythology will also appear in many places, including mainly Celtic and Slavic mythology” says the CEO of DeSand, Jakub Struś.

The creators of Lands of Raynar has announced that their game will be a unique blend of elements from RPG and RTS games, enriched with unique features. A knowledge system that adds realism will be one of the things that play an important role. The player will need to get information himself about the state of the world around him or her. Sending scouts and spies will be of great importance here as well as creating a comprehensive information network.

Lands of Raynar is another highly unique project in our publishing portfolio. I am convinced that it is one of the more unique proposals that will make its way to the market over the next few years. Such a mix of genres, supplemented also by brand new solutions, is something so far unheard of” says the CEO of Gaming Factory S. A., Mateusz Adamkiewicz.


Lands of Raynar – main features:

  • a fascinating story in an open world;

  • a unique mix of RTS and RPG elements;

  • mystical creatures;

  • advanced destruction and physics systems;

  • rebuilding an ancient civilization;

  • realistic knowledge system mechanism;

  • audiovisual setting in Celtic-Slavic climates.

The launch date of Lands of Raynar on PC (Steam), PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X is scheduled for 2022. Gaming Factory S.A. does not rule out that the game will also appear on the Nintendo console.

Lands of Raynar (Steam):


Lands of Raynar - Trailer:

DeSand is an independent Polish-German studio that focuses on creating high-quality sandbox and RPG games with rich content and unique gameplay character. An important part of the business is the creation and implementation of new technologies that make DeSand games stand out with their pioneering solutions. The creators first game is WoodZone, a multiplayer game with an open world where the players themselves determine the game’s rules. The studio is simultaneously working on Lands of Raynar.

Gaming Factory S.A. is a Polish producer and publisher of games for PC and consoles. The key assumptions of the company’s strategy include publishing low- and medium-budget games, including searching for projects with significant sales and marketing potential and increasing revenues from the production of their own projects, based on the developed marketing department. The company is working with more than 20 game developers and is currently working on more than 25 PC productions and over 30 console productions. Gaming Factory S.A. produces and publishes a variety of games, including simulators, adventure games, action games and tycoon games.