Ortus is a fast-paced tactical game that draws its inspiration from the far-East. They’re looking for funding over on Kickstarter. Go check ’em out.
From the campaign:
Ortus is a fast paced tactical game for two players. Everybody age 10 and up can enjoy a half hour skirmish set in a world of fantasy martial arts.
Meeting your opponent on the legendary Ortus arena, you take control of a small band of specialized warriors. Each warrior is deeply disciplined in one of the 4 elements. From the elusive Winds and spiritual twin Fires to the ungraspable Earth and fatal Waters. Each warrior has a unique character and function on the battlefield. Can you master every element and thus prove yourself the superior tactician? We shall see.