Scythe: Digital Edition

PC, mobile

Scythe: Digital Edition


A digital port of the iconic and award-winning board game Scythe.

Game overview

Scythe is a turn-based strategy game set in dieselpunk universe of an alternate-history of 1920s period. Player leads one of a few fallen nations of Europa, attempting to re-create a powerful empire. Scythe Digital Edition is based on the board game inspired by the art of Jakub Różalski.

Building, recruiting, conquering and fighting other nations with powerful mechs let the player to immerse in 1920+ world of Jakub Różalski. Scythe can be played in both singleplayer and multiplayer modes allowing to battle other players locally and online. 

Battles can be played in two different ways: fast and time limited fights in synchronic mode and long, tactical skirmishes in asynchronous mode. Players conquer territory, enlist new recruits, reap resources, gain villagers, build structures, and activate monstrous mechs.

The Knights have worked on

  • Game logic separated from view
  • Secure, turn-based multiplayer (server-side logic validation)
  • Azure backend written in C#
  • AI - procedural, priority-based analysis
  • AI - internal battleground for testing various solutions
  • Synchronous & asynchronous game modes
  • Custom shaders
  • Interactive hex map
  • Steam integration
  • Game tutorial
  • Porting game to mobile (iOS & Android)
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