Since 2005’s Elantris, Brandon Sanderson has steadily risen in prominence as one of many greatest (and busiest) fantasy authors working right now. And like different authors of comparable standing, Sanderson’s attain is steadily increasing outdoors of books over to different industries similar to video games. Although he’s stepped into the online game area with a VR recreation based mostly on his Stormlight Archive collection and serving to to create the universe for final yr’s Moonbreaker, the creator has his eyes set primarily within the tabletop area.
In response to Dicebreaker, Sanderson’s work is being tailored into an upcoming deckbuilding recreation. The title is in manufacturing over at Brotherwise Video games, greatest identified for the likes of Boss Monster and Name to Journey. At time of writing, it’s unclear on which ebook collection is being tailored, similar to Elantris or Mistborn. Equally, it’s not identified who’s main the cost on this recreation—Brotherwise president Johnny O’Neal merely informed Dicebreaker it was being created by “a widely known designer.”
Brotherwise can also be presently 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 about to hit subsequent yr, joined by the Horneater novella and that November’s Knights of Wind & Reality, the subsequent mainline ebook within the collection. The unnamed deckbuilder can also be meant to launch someday subsequent yr as nicely, 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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