A limited number of the Collector’s Edition core book will be available worldwide, with Dark Souls character and enemy miniatures to follow later this year.
Tabletop games creator and publisher Steamforged Games has revealed a special Collector’s Edition of Dark Souls: The Roleplaying Game will be available for pre-order from February 16th, with only a limited number of copies available.
Unveiled for the first time in a trailer released by Steamforged Games (see below), the premium Collector’s Edition hardback core book will bind the same Dark Souls-enriched roleplaying content as the Standard Edition in an exclusive leather-look cover with embossed gold foil and gilt-edged pages.
The design is an homage to the bonfires in the game, creating a glowing ember effect when light runs over the gold foil and gilt edges.
Powered by bespoke fifth edition rules, both the Standard Edition and Collector’s Editions contain 500 pages covering everything players need to embark on roleplaying campaigns in the Dark Souls universe, including bespoke character classes, a brand-new magic system, and a full bestiary teeming with memorable creatures from the video game.
Steamforged also confirmed a range of Dark Souls roleplaying miniatures will be coming later this year, with box sets featuring recognisable player characters, iconic enemies, and terrifying bosses.
“Dark Souls: The Roleplaying Game really is a special one that deserves to take pride of place on the shelf of any roleplaying or Dark Souls fan,” commented Mat Hart, creative director and chief creative officer at Steamforged Games. “Both the Standard and Collector’s Editions are gorgeously illustrated, hardback books designed to deliver as much in looks as they do in content. The Collector’s Edition takes that one step further with the exclusive leather-and-gold look designed to put players in mind of darkness and bonfires, creating something extra-special and limited edition to be treasured. Collectors of either edition will not be disappointed.”
Set to hit shelves in March 2022 in the U.K. and EU and May in the US, the Standard Edition of Dark Souls: The Roleplaying Game hardback core book can be pre-ordered now.
The Collector’s Edition hardback core book will follow the same schedule, but only 5,000 copies exist worldwide. Only available direct from Steamforged Games, pre-orders for the Collector’s Edition will open 15:30 UTC on February 16th.