A Stormlight TTRPG is coming. This marks the second main TTRPG adaptation of fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson’s work, the final one being the Mistborn Adventure Game. While particulars are scarce about this TTRPG manufacturing, they do illustrate a marked change in course for this adaptation.
What do we all know in regards to the Stormlight TTRPG?
The Stormlight TTRPG was formally introduced on Sanderson’s official YouTube channel final Tuesday. On the present, Sanderson spoke with a number of builders on the challenge artwork director Isaac Stewart and Johnny O’ Neal from Brotherwise Games. The latter is particularly of observe. Brotherwise Games are behind a number of profitable crowdfunding tasks such because the deck-building dungeon crawler, Call to Arms, and the retro-inspired card sport Boss Monster. But their most up-to-date challenge is for Stormlight Premium Miniatures, a set of high-quality miniatures based mostly on characters from Sanderson’s novels. It has at present raised $2,286,779, fully overtaking its purpose of $50,000. That quantity is predicted to rise earlier than the marketing campaign ends on October 13. In truth, Stewart and O’ Neal’s time on Sanderson’s present was displaying off the element and high quality of these miniatures.
It is not till the final ten minutes of Sanderson’s 2-hour present that the Stormlight TTRPG was formally introduced. It was introduced with a fast, 15-second trailer displaying off cube, miniatures, and a tough launch date of 2024.
Brotherwise Games’ involvement does reveal just a few issues in regards to the Stormlight TTRPG. First, because the Mistborn Adventure Game was revealed by Crafty Games, it’s unlikely that this new adaptation will share mechanics. Furthermore, this continued partnership with Brotherwise Games reinforces Sanderson’s private ethos in the case of managing his fantasy sequence. To paraphrase a press release from his video, he would not wish to simply throw all the pieces on the wall and see what sticks, however reinforce the mantra of “fewer issues higher.”
At time of writing there are not any different particulars in regards to the Stormlight TTRPG. There is nothing concrete about what guidelines system the sport will use or if this will likely be going to crowdfunding or straight to retail. However, each O’ Neal and Stewart talked about that they are going to be listening to suggestions from followers relating to suggestions for techniques or concepts.