Roadmap

Here’s the long long long road ahead

Februari 2016 – oktober 2016 (done):

  • Reboot of the wtactics project after several years of inactivity
  • Resource gathering (artwork files, documents, source code)
  • Retrospective on the wtactics project: lessons learned
  • Going forward: creating two per-constructed decks and a coherent ARC rule set

November 2016 (done):

  • Reformation of wtactics into a general card/board game dev community with focus on idea and resource sharing
  • Foundation of arcmage.org as a separate card game
  • Playable and stable rule set : the ARC (as stable as it can be)
  • 2 pre-constructed decks, a single factions deck and a multi factions deck
    • Gaian Love for Life (Gaia)
    • Uneasy Alliance (Red Banner & Dark Legion)

December 2016 (done):

  • First print-proof of the decks
  • Release Gaian Love for Life  and Uneasy Alliance deck for semi-public playtesting (to ourselves -the devs- and possible early adopters)

Januari 2017 – Juli 2018 (done):

  • First idea of a House of Nobles deck : Toll of Time
  • First idea of a Red Banner deck: The Uprising
  • First idea of a Dark Legion deck: Shadow League
  • First idea of a Empire’s deck: Brothers in Arms
  • Several play test rounds
  • Revisiting rules, one major rule change (removal of players victory points)

August 2018 (done):

  • Revisiting rules, one major rule change (building/foundation of cities)
  • First full draft House of Nobles deck : Toll of Time
  • First full draft Red Banner deck: The Uprising
  • First full draft Dark Legion deck: Shadow League
  • First full draft Empire’s deck: Brothers in Arms
  • New arcmage logo
  • New card back
  • First draft/design of box
  • First full editing phase of all Rebirth Set cards

September 2018:

  • Proof print of box (done)
  • Artwork for the Brothers in Arms deck (90%)
  • Final editing phase of all Rebirth Set cards

October 2018:

  • Proof print of release candidates
  • Production of twenty Rebirth Set Playtest Boxes
  • Ordering, sending and shipping

December 2018 – April 2019:

  • Extended playtesting (early developers/adopters)
  • Card rules revision

May 2019 – October 2019

  • First candidate for a complete set ‘Rebirth’
  • Public playtesting

October 2019:

  • Final rule revision

December 2019:

  • First public release