• RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg will come to Kickstarter on May 31st, 2022, with a gamified campaign where backers vote to unlock cards — follow the Kickstarter campaign here
  • Kickstarter will have three pledge levels: Core, Gameplay All-in & Deluxe All-in
  • Campaign will include content exclusive to Kickstarter backers
  • Four gameplay expansions confirmed

Wednesday 18th May 13:00 UTC / 14:00 BST – Manchester, UK – Steamforged Games can today reveal the pledge levels for its upcoming board game, RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg, coming to Kickstarter on May 31st this year.

Created in partnership with Jagex, home of RuneScapeRuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg is a cooperative campaign board game inspired by the record-breaking video game universe with over 280 million registered users worldwide.

Players will explore the kingdoms of Asgarnia and Misthalin as an open world over multiple sessions, embarking on quests and side quests, levelling up skills, and encountering iconic bosses like TzTok-Jad and Elvarg. More kingdoms and quests will be added by four expansions, each one themed around a different boss and including iconic video game NPC’s, such as the infamous Wise Old Man. Expansions will also introduce new game mechanics in the form of new skills.

Steamforged can also reveal the Kickstarter campaign itself will be gamified, with backers unlocking new cards by exploring Gielinor using a voting system. The cards unlocked during the campaign will be Kickstarter exclusives.

During the campaign, Kickstarter backers will have three pledge levels to choose from:

Core Pledge
For backers who only want the main board game, the Core Pledge offers a replayable 12-hour campaign in the form of the RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg core box, plus a Kickstarter exclusive gameplay expansion and all unlocked cards from the Kickstarter. Priced at £65 / $80, it includes:

  • RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg core box
    • 14 high-quality miniatures (player avatars & bosses)
    • 300+ cards
    • Tokens, dice, game board & boss boards
  • Culinaromancer Expansion (Kickstarter exclusive)
    • 2 high-quality miniatures (one NPC, one boss)
    • 100+ cards
    • Tokens, dice, boss board
  • All unlocked Kickstarter exclusive cards

Gameplay All-in Pledge
For backers who want all the gameplay content from the Kickstarter, the Gameplay All-in Pledge offers a replayable 24-hour campaign in the form of the core box and all four gameplay expansions. Priced at £122 / $150, this pledge level includes:

  • RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg core box
  • All unlocked Kickstarter exclusive cards
  • TzKal-Zuk Expansion
  • King Black Dragon Expansion
  • Kalphite Queen Expansion
  • Culinaromancer Expansion (Kickstarter exclusive)

Gameplay All-in Pledge
Gameplay All-in Pledge

Deluxe All-in Pledge
Finally, for backers who want everything from the Kickstarter campaign — including all Kickstarter exclusive deluxe upgrades — there’s the Deluxe All-in Pledge. Priced at £159 / $195, the Deluxe All-in includes:

  • RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg core box
  • All four expansions
  • All unlocked Kickstarter exclusive cards
  • Neoprene game mat
  • Four double-sided neoprene boss mats
  • Special edition dice
  • Wooden tokens
  • Metal coins

The Kickstarter campaign will run for just 10 days. To be notified when it goes live, follow the campaign here.