MetaArcade to Launch Tunnels & Trolls Adventures on August 17 at Gen Con 50
Developer to Celebrate Release of Inaugural Title on “Adventure Creator” Platform; RPG Fans Invited to Visit Booth #509 from August 17–20 to Play Iconic RPG on iOS and Android
SEATTLE, WA – (July 12, 2017) – MetaArcade, a developer building a platform to allow players to create and publish their own RPG adventures, announced it will launch Tunnels & Trolls™ Adventures on the App Store and Google Play on August 17th, coinciding with the first day of Gen Con 50 in Indianapolis. Tunnels & Trolls Adventures, which will also release on PC, Mac and Steam later this year, is a dungeon crawling RPG experience that brings new and classic quests to life from Tunnels & Trolls, the second RPG ever published. The game is the first component of MetaArcade’s new platform, with the other being the upcoming Adventure Creator software that will allow players to create their own quests for the game.
To celebrate the game and platform launch, MetaArcade will showcase the mobile RPG adventure title at Gen Con from August 17–20. Media and roleplaying fans alike will have a chance to play the game, talk to its creators and get an early look at the Adventure Creator software for creating your own quests.
MetaArcade at Gen Con 50 Details
MetaArcade, RPG game and platform developer
– David Reid, Founder and CEO of MetaArcade
– Liz Danforth, Artist and Designer, who co-designed Deluxe Tunnels & Trolls and created signature art for Tunnels & Trolls and Magic: The Gathering
– Rick Loomis, Founder and President of Tunnels & Trolls publisher, Flying Buffalo, who wrote Buffalo Castle, the first solo adventure for any RPG
Gen Con 50 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Booth #509
MetaArcade is hosting media and fans to showcase the initial launch of its first title for mobile, Tunnels & Trolls Adventures, a dungeon crawling RPG that brings new and classic Tunnels & Trolls quests to life with player characters, choose your adventure-style decisions, thrilling die rolls, sweet loot and more. In addition, guests can demo the latest Adventure Creator software, MetaArcade’s tool for creating original content that will allow players to create, share and publish their own adventures.
MetaArcade will host signings, photo opportunities, contests and giveaways onsite, so attendees are encouraged to stop by Booth #509.
Gen Con show hours; August 17–20, 10 AM–6 PM daily and 10–4 on Sunday, August 20th
Tunnels & Trolls, the second roleplaying game ever published, is beloved by fans for its classic RPG heritage. Tunnels & Trolls Adventures exclusively and authentically brings T&T dungeon crawls to life with rich text, digital dice, iconic imagery and immersive audio cues. Players will make decisions in a ‘choose your adventure’ style and see how dice rolls affect their character’s success—or failure. Players can create their own unique character, with experience and loot carrying through as they complete the various adventure modules. But T&T Adventures is only part of the story as exclusive demos of Adventure Creator will be available alongside appearances by legendary artist and designer Liz Danforth, who will be on hand to answer questions and sign exclusive original art created for the game launch, and RPG icon, Rick Loomis.
Media are encouraged to schedule interview time; press kits will be available onsite.
The MetaArcade Adventure Creator platform and Tunnels & Trolls Adventures game are both developed and published by MetaArcade. Keep in touch with the latest MetaArcade news by following @MetaArcade and facebook.com/MetaArcade.
Launched in 2016, MetaArcade is a Seattle area independent game company building a platform to allow players to create and publish their own RPG adventures – with no technical experience required – for free. The company was founded by lifelong RPG fan and seasoned vet David Reid, who previously held high profile roles at Microsoft, NCsoft, Trion Worlds, and CCP Games. MetaArcade will launch Tunnels & Trolls Adventures, the first title under its RPG platform, on August 17, 2017 at Gen Con 50 for Android and iOS mobile devices initially, with Windows PC, Mac, and Steam versions to follow at a later date alongside the content creation component, Adventure Creator. For more information, visit www.MetaArcade.com.