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For The King

A project in Vancouver, Canada by IronOak Games

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Embark on a perilous adventure with turn-based combat and strategic exploration in this single player and online cooperative roguelike.
Backers: 3441
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39 CAD

Funded: $133,661 CAD of $40,000 CAD
Dates: Sep 15th -> Oct 16th (31 days)
Project By: IronOak Games
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Latest News


October 15th - via:
With just about 24 hours left in the campaign, we just want to say Thank You. Thank you for your interest, thank you for your support, thank you for your words of encouragement and awesome ideas, and thank you for making For The King possible. We... (Read More)


October 14th - via:
We'll keep this one short and sweet. Only 48 hours left in the campaign! Thanks so much to everyone for your undying support, we've created an awesome community here and we can't wait to adventure together with you all! To show our support we're... (Read More)

Day 27: A Closer Look At Combat

October 12th - via:
We draw ever so close to the end of the For The King Kickstarter campaign. The Above The Clouds stretch goal is still within reach. Spread the word and let's make sure we hit that one! Thanks again to everyone who has upped their pledge over the... (Read More)

Day 23: One Week Remains

October 8th - via:
We just unlocked our $110K stretch goal which is the Moose Helmet Skin for all of our Quest Runner and above backers. If you are currently at the Traveler level you will be missing out on a great exclusive. We are down to the last week of the... (Read More)

For the King: IronOak Has A New RPG Dream

October 6th - via:
Midway through an already funded Kickstarter we interviewed IronOak Games to find out just what an “Online Roguelike Tabletop RPG” was. Read on to find out what they had to say about that string of buzzwords and what interesting rewards they are throwing at their Kickstarter backers. (Read More)

Day 20: The Final Countdown

October 5th - via:
10 days remain on the For The King campaign, time has really flown by! If you are on the fence about pledging, the window is closing. If you are thinking of upping your pledge to get in on some of the awesome rewards be sure to do so soon! The... (Read More)

Day 15: Dragons, Pirates and Werewolves

October 1st - via:
We hit six-figures! We are just so grateful for the continued support of the For The King campaign! A huge, huge, huge thank you to each and everyone of you! FTK has been so well received and we just couldn't be happier that everyone is as excited... (Read More)

Day 14: The FTK Experience

September 29th - via:
We did it! “The Sound of Music” has been unlocked and we can now proudly say that For The King will feature the most underrated character class of them all, Minstrels! We have some really great plans for our new Minstrel class, thank you so much... (Read More)

For the King Paves Way for Kickstarter Ascension

September 26th - via:
For the King reaches Kickstarter target, shows off gameplay trailer (Read More)

Day 10: Music

September 25th - via:
Hi all! I'm John Robert Matz, and I'm the composer for For the King's musical score. For the King is an exciting project with an interesting setting, and I'm looking forward to getting to capture that world in music. A Little About Me I come from a... (Read More)

Day 7: Greenlight Mini Update

September 22nd - via:
First things first, we were just Greenlit by Steam and the community! A heartfelt thanks to all those who supported us. We climbed quickly to the top 10 in only 5 days and woke up this morning to the good news. We are so thankful to have been... (Read More)

Day 6: Let's talk Scourges!

September 21st - via:
Wow, another stretch goal unlocked! Frost Realm here we come! Let’s take a closer look at it through the words of our Lore Master, Sean Hoyle. Today we’re going to shine some light on our Haunts and Scourges and go into greater detail on how... (Read More)

Day 3: Campaign Update

September 17th - via:
First things first....we got Kickstarter Staff Picked today! We are so honored, thank you to the KS staff! Yesterday we were pleased to learn that engadget did a nice feature on us and had some nice things to say. It was a pretty big deal for us to... (Read More)

100% Funded!

September 16th - via:
What a few days it’s been! First of all.....we did it! Thank you to so many people for backing us, sharing the project and showing interest! It’s really amazing, we’ve been humbled and just couldn’t be happier. An extra special thanks to our... (Read More)

Co-Op Roguelike For the King Passes Kickstarter Goal in One Day

September 16th - via:
And still has 29 days remaining. (Read More)

For the King Fights the Good Fight, Crushes Kickstarter Goal in a Day

September 16th - via:
For the King is a roguelike RPG where regular citizens set out to help the kingdom and take the ruler's murderer to justice. (Read More)

'For the King' is a hard, cute co-op game that needs your help

September 15th - via:
At first blush, it's easy to dismiss a game based on its marketing bullet points: persistent choices; rouguelike, online co-op. But sometimes it takes actually seeing it in motion for the cynicism to fall away. (Read More)

For The King Sends Players on Online RoguelikeAdventure

September 15th - via:
Indie developer IronOak Games today announced campaigns for their online roguelike RPG, For The King have launched this week on both Steam Greenlight and Kickstarter. (Read More)

For The King Creators Would Love To Bring It To PS4, Xbox One

September 15th - via:
IronOak Games has released a new trailer for its upcoming low-poly turn-based RPG For The King. It shows the in-game combat and exploration for the first time. (Read More)

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