Bastion is offering a free trial for Ex illis.
From their announcement:
By popular demand; Bastion is pleased to announce the Ex illis 30-Day free trial. Try the richness of its gameplay for yourself and share the experience with friends and family, it’s easy. All you need is a temporary account you can create for free on www.ex-illis.com and you are ready for battle.
For 30 days, you’ll have access to all the features, including leveling and mustering your armies to battle in the fantastic and highly strategic universe of Ex illis.
To make your account permanent all you need is activate any miniature within a months following the end of your trial period (in other words, you have a couple of months to decide what kind of army you want to build). Thus you’ll get to build on all your stats and player level.