The Kickstarter for RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg will be launched next month. Earlier this week, Steamforged Games announced that it would be launching a Kickstarter campaign for its new co-op. Runescape board game on May 31, 2022. The Kickstarter will run for 10 days. Additionally, Steamforged has revealed box art for RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg, which depicts the titular green dragon Elvarg breathing fire at a knight with his shield raised. Previously, Steamforged teased a first look at several of the miniatures that will appear in the new board game.
As with other Steamforged board games, RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg will feature highly detailed miniatures, including one of Elvarg himself. Player choice is also prominent in the game, with players deciding which skills to max out, which weapons to craft, and which locations to explore. The advice for RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg will be set up as a fast travel map, with players able to move quickly through the kingdoms of Asgarnia and Misthalen. Face-to-face encounters will also be present, with players “zooming in” as they take on iconic bosses. Steamforged worked with Runescape the Jagex editor to ensure that Runescape fans will feel like they are getting an authentic Runescape live.
Steamforged Games is best known as a maker of tabletop adaptations of video game franchises. Steamforged has developed board game versions of Dark Souls, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Transmitted by blood. Recently, the publisher has also started to develop its tabletop role-playing game division. In the coming months, Steamforged has announced plans to develop a tabletop role-playing game version of Runescape as well.
You can expect more details on RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg soon. In the meantime, you can sign up for the Kickstarter preview page to be notified when the Kickstarter goes live.