Similar to the choose-your-own-ending books from your childhood, Project Triangle Strategy gives you options when it comes to the order you experience its story. You’ll encounter many forking storylines, and it’s your job to decide which characters and locales you’ll see next. Your first taste of this comes during Chapter Three, where you’ll be presented with a choice—will you venture to Aesfrost or Hyzante next?
Note: Minor story spoilers for Chapter Three of Project Triangle Strategy follow.
What to expect from each nation
You’ll need to choose between visiting two major powers during Chapter Three—the Grand Duchy of Aesfrost or the Holy Land of Hyzante. Each nation has its own compelling story and influential characters, giving you a quite a bit more information about their political powers and economic status. You’ll be also be able to recruit a new character to House Wolffort, though the character you’ll gain depends on the story route you’ve chosen to follow.
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The Holy Land of Hyzante
Convincing your party to escort Lyla, Exharme, and Sorsley will take you to the Holy Land of Hyzante, a desert nation that claims to be free from strife and conflict. Hyzante is the main distributor of Salt across Norzelia, holding a monopoly over the vital mineral and creating tension with the other two nations. The nation is overseen by the Saintly Seven, an organization who claims to carry out the will of The Oracle.
The Saintly Seven make all religious and political decisions in the holy land, ruling the nation with an iron fist and stifling free thought among the citizens. These mysterious figures seem to have a hidden agenda, though their true motivations are shrouded in mystery. You’ll meet three more members of the Saintly Seven while vising Hyzante:
- Kamsell Pharant (pictured left)
- He is the Saintly Seven’s Minister of Domestic Affairs, managing all matters related to public order in the nation.
- Idore Delmira (pictured middle)
- He is the Minister of Religion in the Saintly Seven, and the only one among them allowed to hear the voice of The Hierophant.
- The Hierophant (pictured right)
- Oracle of the Goddess and the enigmatic leader of the Saintly Seven, the Hierophant’s true appearance remains a mystery to the public.
The Ministry of Medicine can be found here, a prominent research institute devoted to the advancement of medicine. This is where you’ll meet Corentin Jennar, a powerful Cryomancer who desires the freedom to research magic. He can be recruited to your party following the events of Chapter Three, adding devastating ice spells and status effects to your arsenal.
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The Grand Duchy of Aesfrost
In order to visit the frigid Grand Duchy of Aesfrost, you’ll have to convince your party to escort Erika and Thalas home. Rich veins of iron can be found beneath this nation, giving Aesfrost control over the distribution of this extremely important resource. The citizens are overseen by the Aesfrost family, with the Archduke acting as leader to both the family and the nation.
The Aesfrost family act as the Grand Duchy of Aesfrost’s ruling government, with the Archduke making all political and economic decisions for the nation. You’ll meet three figures involved in the nation’s government while visiting Aesfrost:
- Svarog Aesfrost
- The younger brother of the previous Archduke and uncle to Frederica, he was given stewardship of Twinsgate in an attempt to distance him from Aesfrosti government.
- Sycras Diutte
- He is the head of Aesfrost’s constabulary, earning Gustadolph’s favor with his honest and orderly conduct.
- Gustadolph Aesfrost
- He is the current Archduke of Aesfrost, ruling his nation with a broad mind and level head. He has pushed his nation to new heights by favoring skill over social status.
Salt smuggling has created problems for the citizens of Aesfrost, leading to the constabulary asking for outside help from Serenoa. This is how you’ll meet Rudolph Mueller, a convicted salt smuggler working with Sycras in the hopes of receiving a lighter jail sentence. Similar to Corentin, he can be recruited to House Wolffort following the events of Chapter Three, adding some useful tools and traps to your team.
Which one should you choose?
Fortunately, there isn’t a wrong answer. Whichever character you miss can be recruited later on in the main story, so long as Serenoa’s convictions align with theirs. This means that it’s all really just a matter of preference, as you’ll still visit either Aesfrost or Hyzante down the road.
If you’re interested in learning more about the Saintly Seven and wielding ice magic, head to the Holy Land of Hyzante. If you’re curious about the Aesfrost family and the ability to place traps on the battlefield, travel to the Grand Duchy of Aesfrost. Now that you’re armed with the knowledge you need to make an informed decision, all that’s left for you is to continue Chapter Three!
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