Gloomhaven Guildmaster Update Now Live


Flaming Fowl Studios have released a big new update for their digital adaptation of Gloomhaven.

The Guildmaster Update includes improved tutorials, mercenary roster management, revamped quests and stories, and the introduction of the Cave biome with new enemies. In addition, the multiplayer co-op has now entered beta phase.

You can read more about the update here, and find the trailer for the update below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:

Whether you are drawn to the lands of Gloomhaven by the call of adventure or by an avid desire for gold glimmering in the dark, your fate will surely be the same.
Gloomhaven, the digital adaptation of the acclaimed board game, mixes Tactical-RPG and dungeon-crawling. Its challenges, legendary for their unforgiving nature, reward only the most daring players with the sharpest minds. With your guild of fearless mercenaries, you will carve your way through terrifying dungeons, dreadful forests and dark caves filled with increasingly horrific monsters to reap the rewards…or die trying.

In the digital adaptation of Isaac Childres’ ultimate strategic board game (6 Golden Geek awards, “Board Game of the Year” in 2017), developed by Flaming Fowl Studios, you play as a Guildmaster taking control of a squad of 2-4 mercenaries each with a huge selection of unique abilities.

The region is in strife, the wilderness has become overrun with Bandits, Demons, Undead or worse and people are afraid to leave the safety of their towns. Trade has come to a halt, and the world needs re-connecting.
As a Guildmaster, you see an opportunity to make a lot of money by reopening trade routes across the lands while everyone else is too afraid to do it.
Bring your fellow mercenaries along for shared challenges with the online multiplayer cooperative mode now available in beta. Its full version will be released in Q3 2020.

Acclaimed by both board game players and critics (highest rated game of all time on http://BoardGameGeek.com), this turn-based tactical RPG set in a unique medieval dark fantasy universe, rewards strategic planning and problem solving. Prepare yourself fully for every journey by picking your party members and their abilities wisely, because in the turmoil of battle, your team synergy and tactics are all that will give you the upper hand. The world of Gloomhaven is unforgiving, so if you enter a dungeon ill-prepared, don’t expect to leave.

If you survive your perilous journey, you’ll gain the opportunity to purchase new gear & enhancements and unlock new abilities & new perks. Those party improvements will help you to overcome malicious bandits, hordes of wild beasts, horrifying demons, or whatever else may find itself blocking your path. Nevertheless, there’s more than just one way to crush your foes and no decision should ever be made lightly, so advance with caution!


RECRUIT A GROUP OF MERCENARIES, each with dozens of unique abilities and create powerful team synergies between them.

FACE BOUNDLESS CHALLENGES: dozens of powerful enemies with their own skills, dangerous elite encounters and unique, challenging boss fights.

UPGRADE YOUR ABILITIES, perks and gear wisely: every choice you make matters if you want to get out of dungeons in one piece.

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE GUILDMASTER MODE: take on challenging missions to liberate areas of the map, uncover mercenaries’ stories, unlock puissant items or simply earn extra gold pieces as hired blades.

Play with your fellow mercenaries the highly anticipated cooperative mode now available in beta. Its full version will be released in Q3 2020.

LOADS OF ADDITIONAL CONTENT IS INCOMING DURING THE EARLY ACCESS: new enemies, bosses, biomes, items and characters! So don’t let your guard down…

Gloomhaven is in Early Access for Windows PC via Steam.

Image: Steam

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