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Wartales is mercenary management with Joe Abercrombie vibes

You can always beat the wolves, right? They’re usually the next rung up from rats; even at their very hardest, they’re maybe the fourth distinct creature thing a trainee adventurer has to slash into giblets on their way to bigger and better things. These grey, hairy training wheels might do a bit of snarling, a few mild biteroonies, but they won’t ever kill you. That’s not what wolves do. Wartales, the next game from Northgard devs Shiro Games and which lands in early access this week, didn’t get the memo. Just twenty minutes into this sombre, map-wandering mercenary adventure, I…