Enjoy New Artworks from Mari Quinto & David Thor Fjalarson in Fretless - The Wrath of Riffson

jasonnieva November 22, 2023

Indie video game publisher Playdigious announced that Mari Quinto (Lumi and the Great Big Galaxy) and David Thor Fjalarson (Dead Cells) are joining the musical turn-based RPG Fretless - The Wrath of Riffson. With this, players can look forward to new artworks by the two. In celebration, the game demo is once again available on Steam, for a limited period.

What can players expect? The new key art from David Thor Fjarlason is sure to immerse players in the music-inspired environments of the game. This is a world where instruments mingle with nature to result in new landscapes and architectures. It's truly the perfect arena when it comes to turned-based music battles.

Meanwhile, the vibrant character art of Mari Quinto offers a look into the game's colorful personalities which include:

  • Rob, the friendly musician fighting to restore harmony, inspired by Rob Scallon.
  • Rick Riffson, Super Metal Records’ boss, trying to own every piece of music with his soul-binding contracts.
  • The fan-favorite percushrooms, who's not afraid to hand out a strong beating,
  • Dr Strum, a disgruntled scientist helping Rob in his quest.
  • SMR Larry, the first boss to discover in the game demo, playing sick riffs with his demonic keytar.

The game is a pixel-art journey that's set in the vibrant and diverse musical rock world inspired by musician and content creator Rob Scallon. This RPG adventure features turn-based combat. In the game, players go on a quest to restore harmony in an off-tuned and corrupted world which is currently endangered by the tyrannical the boss of Super Metal Records Rick Riffson.

The game invites players to explore a whimsical yet dangerous musical world. It's a place where every flower jingles, rocks really do rock, and even beach waves carry their own melody. Players get to use a deck-building system to fight enemies in rhythmic, turn-base battles. The game allows endless arrangements to play with where it's a high-damage build, devastating musical effects, life-stealing combos, or even random chaos.

What do you think? Excited to try the game? You’ll gave to wait since it’s coming out in 2024. Check out Fretless - The Wrath of Riffson on Steam now.