Description

TFM: The First Men is a real-time 4X strategy game set in a high fantasy world, where infinite possibilities await your very own Adam and Eve as they embark on a generation-spanning quest.

Players will choose a path through Body, Mind, Soul, Self, and Heart attributes with hundreds of traits for each of their characters that will together build a civilization. They will explore a world containing a multitude of mythical beasts, cultures, and characters while managing their settlement, conducting diplomacy, and waging war. Each playthrough will offer its own unique story and experience, with every choice echoing through the ages.

TFM: The First Men will soon be available in Early Access, with the single-player experience of settlement management, character progression, exploration, diplomacy, and combat aspects of the game fully implemented.

Features

  • Make man in your image: Design your own Adam and Eve with tons of different customization options to better suit your playstyle.
  • Character-driven gameplay: Every single one of your units is a fully fleshed-out individual, with their own traits and abilities which will all grow and develop as you progress through the game.
  • An epic world to explore: Make your way through an expansive fantasy landscape, uncovering its secrets and meeting a multitude of other creatures and civilizations along the way.
  • Intricate settlement management: Develop your realm and tend to your people’s needs with the help of various buildings, technologies, and tools at your disposal.

  • Party-based adventures: Gather your bravest to journey away from the safety of your realm and into unknown lands, where they will face great dangers, but also find hidden treasures, learn new skills, and make their bonds stronger.
  • Real-time combat with Tactical Pause: Even the most basic foes can pose a threat to a skilled party, therefore positioning and coordinating your party’s actions is key to survival.
  • Storybook-inspired art style: The vibrant and colorful visual aesthetic will make everything, from the grandest monuments to the most basic terrain piece, instantly recognizable and a treat for the eyes.
  • Endless replayability: Unique story scenarios, competitive skirmish maps, and procedurally generated worlds will be all available in both single-player and multiplayer for all kinds of players to enjoy.
  • Steam Workshop support: Craft your own epic tales with the built-in map editor and share them with the community.

Videos

TFM Announcement Teaser

Images

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About Gathering Tree

Gathering Tree is a video game development studio based in Istanbul, Turkey. Makers of Overfall and Battle Commanders, currently working on TFM: The First Men. Dedicated to making community-focused, moddable, expandable, replayable, strategically deep, and content-heavy games to give gamers legendary experiences, magical ambiances to lose themselves into, and playgrounds that will generate countless possibilities for different stories to play out.

Other FAQs

Are there any games that you guys developed in the past?
Yes. We have a game called Overfall, you should go check it out on steam if you haven’t already! We also have a project called Battle Commanders on Steam, but it’s on a shelf somewhere in our studio for the time being, until we decide to pull it out and open up its hardcover. We’re 100% focused on TFM right now.

If you want to know more about our history, follow this link as it goes to an Imgur post.
What are your inspirations for TFM?
  • Knights & Merchants
  • Almost every 4X game
  • Warcraft series
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • Dungeons & Dragons
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How can I request a press copy?

Please send us a quick email which includes information about you and we’ll get back to you as soon as a press copy is avaiable for you.

Can I create content using TFM and/or use TFM content for monetization purposes?

Gathering Tree Games allows for the contents of TFM: The First Men to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetization of videos created containing assets from TFM: The First Men is legally & explicitly allowed by Gathering Tree Games. This permission can be found in writing at https://playthefirstmen.com/press/