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A KeyForge news archive that includes all official announcements, releases, rulebook updates, Crucible Cast videos, major Organized Play events, as well as most important news from the community.


November 2020

September 2020

August 2020

  • Aug 25: 2 Million decks are now registered in the Master Vault
  • Aug 24: Organized Play COVID-19 update: All large scale events canceled for the remainder of 2020, Store level events starting where possible.
  • Aug 1: 10 "Impossible" Print and Play decks released during the FFG Gen Con Dark Tidings Discussion stream


July 2020

  • Jul 29: Dark Tidings, the fifth set, is announced at the Fantasy Flight Games In-Flight Report, and will be released in February 2021.
  • Jul 25: "Crucible Cast 22: Mass Mutation Scavenger Hunt!" is released.
  • Jul 10: Mass Mutation, the fourth KeyForge set, is released worldwide! The rulebook is also updated with new rules, errata, FAQ, and a modified timing chart. Each Mass Mutation deck registered before July 27th will be worth 10 Æmbershards instead of the usual one.
  • Jul 8: With the Korean release of Mass Mutation, KeyForge is now available in 12 languages.
  • Jul 4: "Crucible Cast Ep. 21: Back To The Studio" is released. Chainbound events can be held again where local social distancing rules allow for it.
  • Jul 2: "KeyForge Mass Mutation Showcase" streamed on FFG Live.

June 2020

  • Jun 6: "Crucible Cast Ep. 20: The Quarantine Continues..." is released

May 2020

April 2020

  • Apr 16: 4x preview Mass Mutation Print and Play decks are now available for free download.
  • Apr 16: "KeyForge Mass Mutation AMA" released
  • Apr 15: FFG extends the suspension of all store-level events through September 1, 2020. All premier events such as Vault Tours are suspended through July 29.
  • Apr 4: "Crucible Cast Ep. 18: The Quarantine Episode" released

March 2020

  • Mar 17: FFG suspends all Organized Play through June 1, 2020, including Vault Tours and the 2020 World Championship. The UK Games Expo has rescheduled its convention to August 21-23, 2020.
  • Mar 12: The AdeptiCon Vault Tour is cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus.
  • Mar 7: "Crucible Cast Ep.17: The Q & A Episode" released
  • Mar 1: Alejandro Rosa Calero, the reigning Spanish Grand Champion, becomes the first two-time Grand Champion after winning the UK Grand Championship.

February 2020

January 2020

December 2019

  • Dec 28: "Crucible Cast Ep15: Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020" released
  • Dec 08: Sealed and Archon Vault Tours held at PAX Unplugged, Philadelphia. First Archon Vault Tour won by a Worlds Collide deck.

November 2019

  • Nov 30: "Crucible Cast Ep14: Happy Turkey Weekend" released
  • Nov 30: 1.5 Million decks registered in the Master Vault
  • Nov 27: Name leaked for the fourth KeyForge set, expected in May 2020: Mass Mutation
  • Nov 10: First Worlds Collide Sealed Vault Tour held in Indianapolis. Nathan Westlake becomes first player to win both an Archon and Sealed VT.
  • Nov 08: Worlds Collide, the third KeyForge set is released worldwide! It is also immediately playable on the fan-made The Crucible Online.
  • Nov 05: Rulebook 1.5 released, adding Worlds Collide keywords

October 2019

September 2019

August 2019

  • Aug 31: “Crucible Cast Ep 10: Vault Tour Stats, Rules Answers, and a Teaser” released
  • Aug 25: Sealed and Archon Vault Tours held at Krakow, Poland.
  • Aug 15: First Grand Championship held in Nürnberg, Germany, the first high-level full Adaptive event
  • Aug 07: Prime Championships formats and prizes announced
  • Aug 04: Sealed and Archon Vault Tours held at Gen Con, attracting a record number of players in a US event.
  • Aug 02: Worlds Collide, the third KeyForge set is announced at Gen Con, introducing first new houses and confirming release schedule of 2 sets per year.

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

  • Arp 29: Archon Survival Vault Tour held in Denver, CO.
  • Apr 27: “Crucible Cast Ep 06: New Kits, New Staff, New Questions” released

March 2019

  • Mar 31: First Archon Survival Vault Tour held at AdeptiCon in Schaumburg, IL.
  • Mar 30: “Crucible Cast Ep 05: Vault Tour Thoughts, New Features, & Upcoming Tour Locations” released
  • Mar 29: Season One kits announced
  • Mar 17: First Vault Tours held in Europe (Eindhoven, NL) and USA (Seattle, WA), both with 170+ players. Rachael Trimble becomes the first VT winner.
  • Mar 06: Details about collecting and redeeming Æmbershards announced

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

  • Nov 19: Pods of Discovery events announced
  • Nov 15: KeyForge: Call of the Archons released worldwide! More than 30k decks registered in the newly launched Master Vault app on the first day.
  • Nov 09: “Crucible Cast Ep. 1: Your OP Questions Answered” released
  • Nov 09: FFG announces a small batch of decks will not be playable in official events due to problematic deck names

October 2018

September 2018

  • Sep 25: Six European Preview events announced

August 2018

  • Aug 30: The Crucible Online, an unofficial online client based on Jinteki/Throneteki is launched
  • Aug 03: KeyForge: Call of the Archons is announced at Gen Con! Designed by legendary designer Richard Garfield, this is the world’s first Unique Deck Game.


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