Greg Micek writes: "Tired of the same old settings in your RPGs? It’s either a medieval themed fantasy realm filled with monsters, or a post apocalyptic hellscape filled with monsters. Well, a new campaign from a group of industry vets is looking to change things up with their new game, Umdlalo. Umdlalo, which is the Zulu word for ‘Game’ is open-world’ish RPG that takes place in prehistoric Africa. Players, along with their animal sidekick, are tasked with saving mankind from a very angry Mother Nature. The developers at Something Wicked go out of their way on the Umdlalo Kickstarter page to emphasize the games’ unique environment, the importance of choice, as well as the level of control players have over their in-game destiny.
Umdlalo sounds great in concept; a unique setting, an experienced group of developers, and some great initial artwork. However, there are some potential issues with the games campaign already."