The tremendous impact that Dark Souls has had on the gaming landscape over the past decade can't be overstated. A game that spawned a whole kind (counting its spirtual successor Elden Ring), this activity pretending franchise has been broadly praised both for its novel method of storytelling, as well as its lovely, desolate landscapes that served as the setting for a robust, energizing, and famously troublesome ongoing interaction circle. Banding together with Steamforged Games, FromSoftware presently seeks to bring the setting of Lothric away from the PC screen and onto to the table top.
For those new to the universe of Dark Souls, it is a setting that spans centuries, with the passage of time between every section of the franchise being sufficiently long to totally change the international landscape of the reality where the games happen in. It is a story about cycles, of kingdoms that rise and fall, of mortals that live and pass on – of the shortlived fire of existence against the constancy of time.
While one may spend hours quarreling over the philosophy present in the legend of Dark Souls, the way that the setting handles its course of events (as well as the legend by and large) allows for an almost boundless measure of opportunity for prison masters to decipher the world for their tabletop campaigns, making Dark Souls an optimal franchise to adjust into a pen-and-paper pretending game. Given the teaser declaration on Twitter by individuals at Steamforged Games, obviously they feel the same.
This is not really the first raid for Steamforged Games with regards to adjusting a game franchise to a more physical medium, as it has procured its standing by teaming up with the developers of Resident Evil and Horizon: Zero Dawn by making tabletop games inspired by the previously mentioned games. It is no surprise that FromSoftware has chosen to collaborate with Steamforged Games indeed, given that this isn't even the first Dark Souls project that the tabletop organization has chipped away at in the past.
By conveying Dark Souls: The Board Game and Dark Souls: The Card Game to the tabletop crowd, Steamforged Games and FromSoftware desire to additional branch out the franchise by adding Dark Souls: The Roleplaying Game to the blend. While the teaser and the declaration gave not very many details about the pretending game – other than namedropping Dark Souls 3's setting of Lothric – players and tabletop fans will most likely discover more soon.