In Near and Far, you and up to three friends explore many different maps in a search for the Last Ruin, recruiting adventurers, hunting for treasure, and competing to be the most storied traveler. You must collect food and equipment at town for long journeys to mysterious locales, making sure not to forget enough weapons to fight off bandits, living statues, and rusty robots! Sometimes in your travels you’ll run into something unique and one of your friends will read what happens to you from a book of stories, giving you a choice of how to react, creating a new and memorable tale each time you play.
Four possible game modes included in Near and Far:
First Adventure: Learn to play the game with this standalone map.
Campaign: Play a series of 10 games on 10 different maps as you journey to the Last Ruin, building experience and buying abilities that last throughout campaign. Explore each map, experiencing stories unique to each location.
Story: Play a series of 3 to 4 games while following your character’s main story, making decisions that will affect your ultimate fate.
Arcade: Skip the storybook and use a deck of cards, each with a brief encounter and set of choices.