Steamforged Games acquires Kinghill from Violet Dragon
Steamforged Games has acquired the Kinghill IP and board game from Violet Dragon.
Kinghill – a mix of worker placement and deck-building – is designed by Petr Marek and launched successfully on Kickstarter back in 2021.
“I had followed the initial Kinghill Kickstarter campaign and was incredibly impressed with the game concept and beautifully designed components,” said Rich Loxam, Steamforged Games Founder and CEO.
“When it became clear there was an opportunity to acquire the IP we leapt at the chance to take it under the Steamforged Games umbrella. We want to take Kinghill to a wider audience and share what we love about the game and get people playing.”
Petr Marek, Kinghill creator, added: “I am really excited that Kinghill will be part of the Steamforged Games portfolio and have a life beyond the initial Kickstarter. Kinghill was a labour of love so it is massively rewarding to see it in safe hands. I’ve long been an admirer of their work and can’t wait to see how they apply their unique thinking and creativity to the game.”
Steamforged Games intends to develop Kinghill, with plans in place for expansions, including a four-player option.
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