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When you enter the Ortus arena, you enter an inspiring game where strategists engage each other in intellectual battles. You are a cunning warlord, craving for intensive short mental combats and becoming the best.

While playing the game, you temporarily escape from the real world into a mystical oriental warlord era. The unique combination of game mechanisms, that are easy to learn but difficult to master, give you a unique game-experience within a 1vs1 turn based resource management setting.

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Benefits


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Solo game and connects online opponents

Has you engaged with anyone in the world into intellectual battles. A solo game to practice is also possible.

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Exciting campaign and tutorial

You learn the rules step by step while having an exciting journey with assignments. These are played on different strategy board games online

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Balanced duration and intensity

Gives you an intensive but short mental combat of 15 to 20 minutes. Let your brain burn!

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Challenges your tactical skills

Ortus is dynamic. It has endless tactical ways to play the game. Each match develops its own path of battle and is different than the previous one.

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Easy to learn, hard to master

Deep tactical mechanisms within accessible rules. You can start-up quickly with battling and will discover new cunning tactics along your journey

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Exciting online tournaments

Play matches against tactical warriors during an online tournament, organized at least twice a month. They are fun and exciting.

What others say


  • Ortus is a clever game that a lot of you are going to love”

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    Pocket Tactics
  • “Ortus Arena is turn-based strategy game, like chess, but more complex than that! Chess + power management = Ortus Arena! But, even the gameplay is little bit complex, it’s still easy-to-understand.”

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    Qepo (steamplayer)
  • “This is a great two player game. It is symmetric, turn based, non-random, relatively complex, and as far as I can tell, it lends itself to quite a few different play styles. My favourite part is the intricate dance between expending energy on conquest versus reserving it for defence, and the orgy of destruction that ensues once one of the players decides it is time to attack.”

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    Tuidjy (steamplayer)
  • “Ortus turned out to be a great chance find [on Spiel Essen], and even after the first game Nicole and I felt challenged to stay seated to have another go”

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    BoardGameGeek
  • “I guess I cannot recommend it enough if you’re looking for an awesome little combat game”

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    Undead Viking
  • I use Ortus in my logic courses, most of my students love it! (some of them less than so, especially when they keep losing 😀 )

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    Gaetano (steamplayer)
  • “Having Ortus on Steam is a great way to keep in touch and play with friends who by now live more than 500km away”

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    Wamphyri (steamplayer)

The story of Ortus


You and your friend fill the seats of two celebrated warriors. Both Lord now to one of the two ruling Houses and bitter rival of the only person you can call your equal: each other.

For decades your lives have been closely matched. Seemingly mirrored careers that through struggle and sacrifice have led you both to hold the highest considerable position of power and status.

Having challenged your lifelong rival to a stand off, you lead a band of handpicked warriors to the fabled arena of Ortus, The World’s Core.

Here lies the source of the first raging energies that fed the prime elements. It is here that the world found its origin and is teeming with raw energy. It is this energy you must harness and wield to your purpose.

Through your warriors you will strive to best your opponent. Deeply disciplined in one of the elements, each warrior takes in the surrounding energy and channels it to fuel their unique strengths. In this hour the balance of power will finally be upset.

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