Brandon Sanderson is Getting a Deckbuilding Recreation in 2024

Cover art for Brandon Sanderson's Words of Radiance.

Picture: Michael Whelan/Tor Books

Since 2005’s Elantris, Brandon Sanderson has steadily risen in prominence as one of many greatest (and busiest) fantasy authors working at this time. And like different authors of comparable standing, Sanderson’s attain is steadily increasing outdoors of books over to different industries reminiscent of video games. Although he’s stepped into the online game house with a VR sport based mostly on his Stormlight Archive sequence and serving to to create the universe for final yr’s Moonbreaker, the creator has his eyes set primarily within the tabletop house.

In keeping with Dicebreaker, Sanderson’s work is being tailored into an upcoming deckbuilding sport. The title is in manufacturing over at Brotherwise Video games, finest recognized for the likes of Boss Monster and Name to Journey. At time of writing, it’s unclear on which e-book sequence is being tailored, reminiscent of Elantris or Mistborn. Equally, it’s not recognized who’s main the cost on this sport—Brotherwise president Johnny O’Neal merely advised Dicebreaker it was being created by “a well known designer.”

Brotherwise can also be at present at work on a tabletop RPG based mostly on Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive novels, which itself comes after the developer created a themed enlargement for Name to Journey. The TTRPG is ready to hit subsequent yr, joined by the Horneater novella and that November’s Knights of Wind & Fact, the subsequent mainline e-book within the sequence. The unnamed deckbuilder can also be meant to launch someday subsequent yr as properly, presumably earlier than the discharge of Knights. Miniatures based mostly on the franchise are additionally being developed by Brotherwise and reportedly gearing up for a launch in, you guessed it—2024.

io9 has reached out to Brotherwise for extra data on the Sanderson deckbuilder, and can replace when a response is given.

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