Mat Hart, Creative director and CCO of Steamforged Mat Hart, Steamforged's CCO and Creative director OSRS Gold, said: "The rich RuneScape universe will translate beautifully to tabletop and boardgames, and the use of crowdfunding platforms and other community spaces that are dedicated to the game will let us engage directly with fans who love RuneScape and Old School RuneScape throughout development."
Steamforged Games has also unveiled the first glimpse and the key features of the Dark Souls tabletop roleplaying game, coming in spring 2022. First teased in December with the surprise trailer debut Steamforged can now announce Dark Souls: The Roleplaying Game will be a stand-alone RPG that is powered by the fifth edition of rules which are enhanced with Dark Souls mechanics.
Based on the rich lore and the world-class gameplay the Dark Souls video games by From Software and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inside the beautifully illustrated hardback-bound core book, players can find unique character classes with a brand new magic system as well as a full bestiary filled with Dark Souls creatures.
In the past, Steamforged's Dark Souls tabletop range has sold over 500,000 units and has a an estimated retail value of almost $40m. Mat Hart, Creative director and chief creative officer at Steamforged Games, said: "Dark Souls has been a key IP for Steamforged from the beginning, and is a game that is very dear to our hearts. So getting to bring Dark Souls to the tabletop as a game for roleplaying is very exciting to us and for our fans."
The announcement is made alongside the release of an upgrade for Old School Runescape with a particular focus at Iron Man. As well as bug fixes and fixes for bugs, the new update features the group chat feature and a loot stream with quest completion battle achievements, level milestones also getting an announcement in the chat. There's another update planned in the coming days that will focus on expanding storage for groups Cheap RS Gold, emergency teleport shards and going into houses owned by group members.