Three years after its release on consoles and PC, the game
Monster Hunter World is
about to land in the form of a board game.
A project carried by the British publisher Steamforged Games and funded with great success by a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.
The baseline target of 172,497 euros was reached in just a few minutes, surpassing one million euros in just an hour and a half.
A few hours before the end of the campaign, the jackpot exceeded 3.3 million euros.
Monster Hunter World
is obviously inspired by the eponymous RPG video game developed and published by Capcom, released in 2018. Playable up to four players, the game offers a cooperative adventure in an open world filled with more gigantic monsters and each other frightening.
Each player can choose the weapon and the style of play of his hunter to go hunting emblematic monsters of the game. The games are influenced by teamwork, the actions and movements of the players, but also by their endurance in the face of the game. 'adversity.
The board game includes a large number of playing cards, pieces and paintable figures.
Something to keep players and fans of
Monster Hunter busy
The designer and publisher of the board game is not coming out of nowhere - and neither is it unknown on Kickstarter.
In 2015, Steamforged Games had indeed been a huge success during its campaign to adapt
as a board game, raising more than five million dollars in crowdfunding, which had prompted it to launch prize pools for games of board inspired by other very popular video games;
Devil May Cry
Horizon Zero Dawn
The fundraising campaign closed on April 30 and the first deliveries are expected in about a year.
Those who took part in the prize pool will therefore have to be patient ...
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