Wasteland 2 is a post-apocalyptic role-playing video game developed by inXile Entertainment and published by Deep Silver. It is the sequel to 1988’s Wasteland, and was successfully crowdfunded through Kickstarter After the postponement of the original release date from October 2013, it was released for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux in September 2014. An enhanced version of the game, named Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut, was released in October 2015, including versions for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Wasteland 2 features a semi-overhead view with a rotatable camera.9 It is a turn-based and party-based role-playing game with tactical combat. The player’s party has room for seven characters,10 including the four player-designed characters and up to three non-player characters (NPCs).11 The player characters are highly customizable and the player’s choice of statistics, skills, and appearance gives them an individualized personality. The non-player characters in the party each have their own personality, motivations, opinions, and agendas.12