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Obsidian and inXile Entertainment’s crowdfunded sequel Wasteland 2 just had its first gameplay footage released today. Around 17 minutes of turn-based hexagonal action are now available for your viewing pleasure.

I’m no intellectual when it comes to 90’s turn-based RPGs, but from what I’ve seen of this gameplay video, Wasteland 2 looks like it’s successfully capturing the apocalyptic spirit and atmosphere of games like the original Fallout. The hexagonal grid looks like a neat gameplay mechanic, and those graphics ain’t too shabby either considering this is a Kickstarter-funded project.

Let us know what you think! Wasteland 2 releases October 2013 for PC, Mac and Linux.

WL2 First Look 720 from Ranger Fin on Vimeo.

Michael Urban
Now an occasional contributer, Michael Urban is the former Editor-in-Chief at OnlySP and has the nickname "Breadcrab" for reasons his therapist still doesn't understand. From the moment he first got hacked in Runescape, he's been uninterested in multiplayer games and has pursued the beauty of the single-player experience, especially in terms of story and creative design. His hobbies include reading, writing, singing in the shower, pretending to be productive, and providing info and feedback regarding the games industry. It is an industry, right? You can ask him a question or send him spam at michaelurban@onlysp.escapistmagazine.com. Also, follow him on Twitter or the terrorists win. (@MichaelUrban1)

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