According to official description, "Descending from a long line of Knights in the Imperial Captial of Calan, Vallamere earned his knightship in the defense of the northwestern front from early Horen raids. An ambitious squire in his uncle's regiment, he left home as a promising upstart and returned as a man...and a legend. Though certainly a capable soldier on the battlefield, Vallamere's true strength lies in his ability to inspire those around him to overcome the enemy with a unified might and an unshakable morale. Fighting with honor, sometimes to a fault, allies gladly follow his lead and enemies always respect him. Immensely protective of his homeland and its traditions, Vallamere is an incorruptible local hero and is emulated by children all across the empire…"
Sins of a Dark Age will have players joining an online team, with one taking on the role of a Commander and the rest as a small group of Heroes. Players will work together to accomplish a specific scenario goal. The game features both player vs. player and co-op gameplay against the AI. Vallamere is only one of dozens of heroes with unique abilities.