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The Amazing American Circus gameplay

Posted on September 19, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in Switch eShop, Videos

The Amazing American Circus gameplay

It took a little bit longer than first anticipated, but The Amazing American Circus came to Switch this week – and we now have some gameplay.

The card game, tycoon, and adventure game hybrid was delayed a few times. It moved from May to August, and was then delayed further to September 16.

Here’s everything you need to know about The Amazing American Circus:

Your worst fear is the audience’s indifference. Your best weapon is a dazzling amusement. Your artists are your army. Behold, the circus came to town!

In The Amazing American Circus, you’ll build a circus empire from scratch. Flesh and blood opponents, as well as characters known from the American folklore, will stand in your way to success. As a novice owner of a small and run-down circus, you’ll have to face giants of this industry, like Ringling Bros. and P.T. Barnum. Can you defeat them?

Explore the USA
The United States was a new, developing country with settlers steadily pushing the American frontier… To reach their public at the time, showmen had little choice but to travel light and fast. You will visit legendary places and meet real historical characters being a part of the American circus heritage.

Entertain the Audience!
Deliver a perfect show in a special card duel between you and the audience. Their boredom is your enemy, and your performances and tricks are the best weapons. Choose your cards wisely and try to figure out the mood of the crowd. What’s attractive in the deep South won’t necessarily work in the industrialized North!

Gather a unique Troupe!
As the traveling Circus owner, you desperately need to look for new troupe members while competing with other circuses. You will gather an exotic crew of strange individuals who will perform for you, but can you deliver the best shows around while traveling from coast to coast?

Manage and Expand your Circus Camp!
The Amazing American Circus brings a unique blend of RPG, tycoon, and a card game. Build a strong deck of cards, improve your troupe’s stats, and manage your circus camp. Unlock new wagons and gain access to new skills, buffs, and items.

Key Features

– 200+ hand-illustrated cards
– Recruit and train over 15 different types of circus artists, among them mimes, strongmen, and acrobats
– 8 different circus wagons to upgrade (18 unique upgrades altogether)
– 32 different types of audience, whom you have to attract and entertain
– 90 cities and towns to visit
– 21 story-related side quests
– 16 Misfits to collect in Bizarre Baazaar wagon
– 4 powerful opponents to defeat (one per region) – the legendary P.T. Barnum, Buffalo Bill, Queen Victoria, and more…
– 1 but epic adventure akin to Baz Luhrman’s musicals, Ennio Morricone’s westerns, and the classic road movies
– 60 minutes of a soundtrack inspired by country and folk music from different parts of the USA

Watch the gameplay for The Amazing American Circus below.

If you’re interested in the title, you can pick it up from the Switch eShop. There’s also more to see on the official website here.

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