Keyforge’s return to the tabletop will kick off with a crowdfunding marketing campaign subsequent month. Ghost Galaxy introduced plans to launch a Gamefound marketing campaign to fund the manufacturing of Keyforge: Winds of Exchange, a brand new growth for Keyforge and the primary new product for the game after a considerable absence. Winds of Exchange will introduce a model new House, a brand new Token mechanic, and convey again the favored Houses Mars and Brobnar. In addition to the Winds of Exchange growth, the Gamefound marketing campaign may also fund manufacturing of a brand new Starter Set, giving gamers a brand new entry level for the re-launched game.
Keyforge is a card game that entails distinctive algorithmically-generated decks, which comprise of playing cards from three Houses. Players buy the pre-made decks and use them in battles to be the primary to craft three Keys. Unlike different card video games, Keyforge would not contain deckbuilding in any respect – the technique of Keyforge is available in studying the methods and synergies present in every deck.
Keyforge was initially printed by Fantasy Flight Games again in 2018. In 2021, the corporate introduced that Keyforge would go on hiatus on account of a problem with the algorithm wanted to provide every distinctive deck. Earlier this yr, Ghost Galaxy, an organization based by FFG’s former proprietor and founder Christian Petersen, introduced that they had bought the rights to Keyforge with plans to re-launch the game.
Explaining the necessity for a crowdfunding marketing campaign, Ghost Galaxy defined that they’d use the marketing campaign to evaluate curiosity within the game after its prolonged hiatus. “The Gamefound campaign allows us to gauge whether the support of the player base is as robust as hoped when we acquired the game,” the company explained in a blogpost. “It will help us fund the important work of recreating the deck-generation software engine, facilitate the transition of the “Master Vault” database and player-accounts, and––of course–allow us to gauge proper demand for a product like “KeyForge: Winds of Exchange” so that we may produce the product in sensible quantities.”
The Gamefound marketing campaign for Keyforge: Winds of Exchange will launch this September. The preview page for the campaign can be found here.