The Last Spell – the major update Glenwald Calling comes to the roguelite tactical RPG today

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  • Press Release

    Roguelite Tactical RPG The Last Spell Gains New Map, Apocalypse Levels, Enemy Type, and More as Major Update Glenwald Calling Breaches Defenses Today

    – Join the Fight to Outwit Humanity’s Demise and Equip a Limited Time 10 Percent Discount –

    PARIS – September 23rd, 2021 – Publisher The Arcade Crew and developer Ishtar Games today announce a free update for tactical RPG The Last Spell; a new map, three Apocalypse levels, and a strategy-foiling enemy along with a horde of refinements, bug fixes, and balancing changes reach the game today as part of the Glenwald Calling update via Steam Early Access. Tacticians new to the fight can also snag a 10 percent discount on the game from today at 14:00 CEST until 14:00 CEST on Sept. 30.

    Watch the new trailer: 


    The announcement’s trailer shares a first look at Glenwald, an obstacle-ridden city speckled by Mist Censers casting shrouds of mist, hiding sections of the map as well as lurking enemies. Glenwald Calling also introduces the Guardian, a new enemy type which grants defensive buffs to neighboring beasts. Combined with Glenwald’s tricky terrain, Guardians make fending off The Last Spell’s relentless, monstrous mobs uniquely difficult across three new immensely challenging Apocalypse levels. A full overview of Glenwald Calling’s additions, improvements, and balancing changes are also detailed here.

    Humanity’s remaining strategists are flocking to The Last Spell following its arrival via Steam Early Access, where the game quickly earned a Very Positive rating after amassing thousands of positive reviews.

    The Last Spell features:

    • Satisfying Turn-Based Combat: Carefully equip, position, and command squads to line up devastating attacks on groups of enemies without getting swarmed or overpowered.
    • Immense Replayability: Randomized party members, stashes of gear, and enemy flanks make each run an exciting and unpredictable fight through procedural generation. 
    • Defensive Strategy: Add and upgrade helpful structures to the Haven, or fortify crucial areas with defenses like barricades to stall an unending advance of monsters.
    • A Rewarding Challenge: Return from inevitable defeat to stand as humanity’s last hope having learned new tactics or permanently unlocking weapons, skills, or buildings.
    • A Rousing Soundtrack: A stirring, synth-driven instrumental progressive metal OST by French musician Rémi Gallego, aka The Algorithm, elevates the dread and thrill around each tense battle. Purchase the full soundtrack here

    Surviving The Last Spell’s brutal but fair onslaught is nothing short of miraculous, but with wit to match the might of its defenders, the world’s final Haven can still persevere.

    Keep tabs on The Last Spell’s looming threats by resting at the game’s official Haven, visiting Ishtar Games’ Discord, and following @TheArcadeCrew and @ishtar_games on Twitter.

    About The Arcade Crew
    The Arcade Crew is based in Paris as a separate division of Dotemu. The boutique publisher is dedicated to producing and publishing awesome original games with a retro feel from small creative teams. The Crew is thrilled to discover and support new talents and create a real community around classic inspired titles. Get in touch with us at and follow us on Twitter @thearcadecrew.

    About Ishtar Games
    Ishtar Games is an indie studio based in Lille and Bordeaux (France). Formerly known as “CCCP”, they previously made the “Dead in” games (Dead in Bermuda, Dead in Vinland), and are now working on The Last Spell. They love games that are complex, mixing different genres, especially with a RPG component.