Free League Publishing has some ambitious plans for the tabletop gaming market this year. They shared the list with us this afternoon, and while there are no brand-new titles revealed, what is on the way is still great.
The first entry is Things from The Flood, the long-awaited sequel to Tales From The Loop, which Free League swears will see release in 2019. When we have a precise release date, we’ll pass it along.
The Things from the Flood RPG thrusts the Tales universe into a grim alternate 1990s. Step into the shoes of a teenager growing up in a decade of change – and disaster. Still, your life goes on as before. You go to school, fall miserably in love and try to fend of boredom. But when teens start to go missing, you and your friends decide to solve the mystery.
Following Things from The Flood will be Crusader Kings: The Board Game. The original promise on the Kickstarter was for a November 2018 release….it’s slipped a bit, but Free League says it won’t be long now. By the way, both this game and Things From The Flood are still accepting late pledges.
In this medieval strategy soap opera, your King or Queen will need to survive invasions, plots, crusades, and even marriage. Or at least have children, siblings or spouses standing by to take over the throne. Failure to raise a suitable heir could face you with the end of your dynasty. Oh dear! All the while experiencing events of the strange and dangerous life of a medieval ruler. Will you create the most powerful dynasty of medieval Europe to triumph – or downfall? Do you have what it takes to become a Crusader King?
One RPG that DID come out on time was Forbidden Lands, which was released December 6. It is a sandbox survival game where you and your friends roam a ruined world, hunting and plundering to survive. Your actions have permanent consequences, with your bigger decisions altering the actual game map.Geek and Sundry rated this game one of the best RPGs of 2018.
Are you a brave adventurer that wish to enter Forbidden Lands? Do you long for a magical journey into the unknown? The time has come to make your mark on a cursed world. Wander the wilderness, discover lost tombs, fight horrifying monsters and build your own stronghold to defend. Forbidden Lands is a brand-new take on classic fantasy roleplaying.
Between these three releases, plus their existing products (and unrevealed projects we have yet to learn about), it should be a profitable year for Free League.