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A Lost Legend of Redwall: The Scout

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Developer(s):Soma Games
Publisher:Soma Games
Released:December 18, 2017 (early access); September 14, 2018 (full release)
Genre:Progressive Fantasy Adventure; Stealth Adventure
Platforms:Steam

A Lost Legend of Redwall: The Scout is the first episode of the The Lost Legends of Redwall video game series. It was originally scheduled for Early Access release on Steam on September 28, 2017, but it was delayed to December 18, 2017 for legal reasons.

The title was released with a 40% discount at $8.99 through December 25, 2017. On July 27, 2018, it entered into Beta. On September 14, 2018, it was officially released at a $14.99 price point.

Described as a "stealth-adventure game", The Scout tells how a young mouse is forced to flee to Redwall Abbey when the village of Lilygrove is attacked by Sea Rats.

Check out the Redwall Wiki's first look at the game.

Official Synopsis

A whimsical adventure game based on the bestselling Redwall books. Set in the winter shrouded wilderness between Lilygrove and Redwall Abbey, help Liam or Sophia race for help from the raiding rats under Cheesethief's command.

Summary

The Lost Legends of Redwall The Scout Official Trailer

The Lost Legends of Redwall The Scout Official Trailer

The events of The Scout play out along the ancient, but now altered, course of the mighty River Moss. What was once a wide river is now the sunken bed of a seasonal creek that that runs east-west between Redwall Abbey and the Great South Stream that feeds the swamps south and east of Salamandastron. The player must find a way through the confusing snow-covered channel punctuated by occasional hedgerows, ancient stone walls, scattered shacks, and the few-and-far-between hearths of friendly woodlanders.

The Scout is best understood as a stealth-adventure game set in the winter before the Summer of the Late Rose. It tells the story of a mouse who is driven to Redwall Abbey when sea rats raid the peaceful village of Lilygrove. The events of The Scout play out along the ancient, but now altered, course of the mighty River Moss. What was once a wide river is now the sunken bed of a seasonal creek that that runs east-west between Redwall Abbey and the Great South Stream that feeds the swamps south and east of Salamandastron. The player must find a way through the confusing snow-covered channel punctuated by occasional hedgerows, ancient stone walls, scattered shacks, and the few-and-far-between hearths of friendly woodlanders.

Along the way there is untold adventure to include (of course) feasting, fiddling, and even a few fisticuffs as we meet Valo Scrimpaw, the mysterious stoat who lives in the Winsome Wraith, Scumsnout the murderous wearet and the mysterious, ghostly assistance when all seems lost.

Plot

Act I:Lilygrove

Sophia Ryemaid is a new recruit for the Lilygrove Scout Corps, and she attends Hilltop Camp to complete her training. However upon her graduation, Lilygrove, and a special party hosted by Liam Rivermouse, is attacked by sea rats, throwing the situation into chaos.

Sophia heads down towards Lilygrove to find Liam, but a large crew of sea rats is steadily making way towards the village. Sophia is unarmed, and not fully trained. She escapes into the Lilygrove Catacombs, where she finds Liam captured and injured by Scumsnout the Wearet. Sophia calls out Scumsnout to distract him, and the villain soon gives chase through Lilygrove. Sophia reaches the top of the village Lighthouse, and successfully lights it, however Scumsnout arrives too. Distracted by the light, he tosses her off the top.

Voice Actors

The Lost Legends of Redwall The Scout Credits

The Lost Legends of Redwall The Scout Credits

Characters in The Scout

Official Release

On September 17, 2018, The Scout was officially released on Steam.

  • File size: 5.2 GB

Steam Early Access & Early Development

With Steam Early Access of the game, players could expect a "single subterranean demo level to give players exposure to the core game mechanics in this stealth-adventure game where the player must navigate and safely pass a set of AI rat enemies who are searching for the player."

The Early Access release included a look at two levels: Old Moss Creek and Flight to the Lighthouse, a developer sandbox, and the Redwall Abbey Gatehouse library.

  • File size: 1601 MB

The game was developed using Unity, Blender, 3D Coat, Gaia, and SpeedTree.

Read more for Early Access and development notes

Game Play

Levels

Act I: Lilygrove

Act II

Player Videos

External Links


The Lost Legends of Redwall Video Games

The Scout | The Miner | The Archer | The Pirate | Escape the Gloomer