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This is a list of official Fantasy Flight Games articles and publications listed on their website and a summary of each one. FFG Live announcements are listed in a separate section.

The articles are sorted into the following categories, with a designated color for each:

Category Summary
Rules Explanation of changes to Rulebooks
Interviews Interviews with significant people
Products Announcements and descriptions of KeyForge products
Events List of upcoming events
OP General articles pertaining to Organized Play (OP)
Lore Fictional stories and lore
Vault Tour Articles pertaining to the Vault Tour series
Other Articles that do not fit into a pre-existing category


Publications from 2018
Wild Wormhole Products
1 Aug List of 8 playmats from Call of the Archons
KeyForge: Call of the Archons Products
3 Aug Announcing Call of the Archons: basic mechanics, houses, and tokens
The Enigmatic Architect Interviews
22 Aug Interview with Richard Garfield regarding the game and its design process
Clash of the Archons Products
29 Aug Overview of the gameplay in Call of the Archons
Quixo the "Adventurer" Interviews
5 Sept Interview with Brad Andres on KeyForge and its design process
Unlock a New Door Products
12 Sept Preview of the cards and some mechanics in Call of the Archons
Welcome to the Crucible Products
19 Sept Overview of the houses in Call of the Archons and the story of the Crucible
The Long and Winding Road Interviews
21 Sept The developer Daniel Lovat Clark discusses how the story behind KeyForge was created
Spinning Tales Lore
21 Sept A fictional story about Inka the Spider, written by Nate French
Through the Wormhole! Events
25 Sept List of pre-release events and the prizes available at each
Blood of Titans Products
26 Sept An overview of house Brobnar in Call of the Archons
Once Upon a Goblin Lore
28 Sept A fictional story about Pingle Who Annoys, written by Nate French
Dance of Doom Products
3 Oct Overview of house Dis in Call of the Archons
A Strange Game Lore
5 Oct A fictional story about Inka the Spider meeting a Dis Demon, written by Daniel Lovat Clark
Knowledge is Power Products
10 Oct Overview of house Logos in Call of the Archons
Launched into the Crucible Events
10 Oct Description of launch parties and the prizes available at each
Early Access Events
10 Oct List of pre-launch events
Dawn of Discovery OP
10 Oct Summary of the first age of Organized Play, the Dawn of Discovery, and its goals
Dextre's Price Lore
12 Oct A fictional story about Dextre hiring Inka the Spider, written by Nate French
How Does This Thing Work? OP
15 Oct Explanation of what makes KeyForge unique
Differences between Archon and Sealed formats
Differences among Reversal, Auction, Adaptive, Survival, and Triad variants
The Unique Story of Unique Games Interviews
19 Oct Christian Petersen reveals the origins of unique deck games and the challenges that are involved in making a unique game
Mars Attacks! Products
29 Oct Overview of house Mars in Call of the Archons
The Martian Legend Lore
30 Oct A fictional story containing Inka the Spider and Yxili Marauder, written by Daniel Lovat Clark
The Glorious Few Products
31 Oct Overview of house Sanctum in Call of the Archons
The Gate of Hope Lore
2 Nov A fictional story about Duma the Martyr at the Gate of Hope, written by Daniel Lovat Clarke
Perilous Wilds Products
5 Nov Overview of house Untamed in Call of the Archons
Niffle, Niffle, Niffle Lore
6 Nov A fictional story about Inka the Spider studying the behavior of Niffle Apes, written by Daniel Lovat Clarke
What Hides in the Shadows Lore
9 Nov Fictional story about Old Bruno, written by Daniel Lovat Clarke
Archon Names Other
9 Nov Announcement that some Call of the Archons decks have unfortunate names and are banned from registration
The Master Plan Products
12 Nov Overview of house Shadows in Call of the Archons
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like KeyForge Products
12 Nov Release of a holiday-themed KeyForge playmat
The Master Vault Other
13 Nov Overview of how to use the Master Vault app and website, including the ways you can use it to browse decks, register decks, and participate in events
Banner of Battle Products
15 Nov Release of 8 playmats containing Call of the Archons artwork
The Archons Arise Products
15 Nov Announcement of the release of Call of the Archons
Tiny Pods of Discovery Events
19 Nov List of Discovery Pod Events
The Latest from FFG Products
21 Nov Summary of new FFG products (including KeyForge)


Publications from 2019
2019 World Championships Events
11 Jan Announcement of a KeyForge Celebration event, and statement that there would be no World Championship in 2019
Time of Triumph OP
14 Jan Summary of the second age of Organized Play, the Time of Triumph, and its goals
Events and prizes during the Time of Triumph
This Vault is Open Vault Tour
16 Jan Summary of the Vault Tour and a few prizes
Power Up! OP
22 Jan Explanation of chains and power levels awarded through ChainBounds
Gaming Resolutions Interviews
25 Jan Design goals for the upcoming year from FFG card designers (including KeyForge developers, such as Brad Andres, Danny Schaefer, and Aaron Haltom)
The Future of Organized Play OP
30 Jan Discussion of changes to Organized Play, including Seasonal Kits
Changes to the names of FFG tournament tiers:

Overview of goals for the next year: future goals for GEM, striving for better communication

Go with the Game Flow Other
1 Feb Discussion of the game flow in KeyForge and other card games and the Do As Much As You Can principle
Age of Ascension Products
12 Feb Announcement of the second set, Age of Ascension, and a preview of several cards
Each Vault is Unique Vault Tour
18 Feb List of Vault Tour prizes
Neuro Syphon Products
28 Feb Release of a new KeyForge video
The Hunt for Æmber OP
6 Mar Æmbershards awarded at each event tier
Vault Tour Prize Wall costs
What is a KeyForge Metagame? Vault Tour
27 Mar Analysis of the top decks and cards of the Eindhoven and Seattle Vault Tours
Entropic Manipulator Other
29 Mar Overview of the art direction of KeyForge and the artistic differences among houses
For Mars! OP
27 Mar Season One prizes for Seasonal Kits and Open Play Nights, featuring Yxili Marauder
Heart of the Crucible Products
9 Apr Announcing 9 different playmats with art from Age of Ascension
Angels and Demons Products
12 Apr Overview of houses Sanctum and Dis in the set Age of Ascension
Science Fiction Double Feature Products
26 Apr Overview of houses Logos and Mars in the set Age of Ascension
Reaping the Rewards OP
16 May Announcement of Æmbershard bonuses for the release of Age of Ascension
Trust Your Instincts Products
23 May Overview of houses Shadows and Untamed in Age of Ascension
Forging the Future Rules
29 May Summary of Rulebook updates prior to the release of Age of Ascension (such as the Bait and Switch, Library Access, and Drummernaut errata)
Available Now - May 30 Products
30 May Announcement of new Age of Ascension products, including the Starter Set, Archon Decks, and playmats
The Spoils of Strength OP
18 Jun Summary of Store Championships: formats, power levels, and prizes
The Key to the Crucible OP
9 Jul Overview of Æmbershards, the Master Vault, Formats and Variants, Chains, Power Levels achieved at each event tier, and the Vault Tour
2019 Grand Championships Events
15 Jul List of Grand Championships for the 2019-2020 season
Bräkken Now on Tour! Vault Tour
18 Jul Summary of exclusive Bräkken (Brobnar rock band) Vault Tour prizes and costs
A World of Infinite Wonder Products
1 Aug Announcement of 7 playmats with art from Worlds Collide
Worlds Collide Products
2 Aug Announcement of the third set, Worlds Collide, and a preview of the new Saurian and Star Alliance houses
A Chance of Cataclysms OP
7 Aug Overview of Prime Championships: Æmbershards, formats, power levels, and prizes
Destroy Them All! Rules
4 Sep Explanation of a major Rulebook update clarifying Destroyed: effects, “For each”, Replacement Effects, and more
Leader of the Pack OP
20 Sep Overview of store Leaderboards and alternate art decks
Announcement of Weekly Sealed events
Lessons of Amateur Game Design Interviews
25 Sept Several FFG game designers (including several KeyForge developers) discuss their early game designs
Rise of the VaultWarrior OP
26 Sep Overview of VaultWarrior series: events, formats and variants, prizes
2019 KeyForge Prime Championships Events
4 Oct List of dates and locations for 2019-2020 Prime Championships
Favor of Rex Products
7 Oct Preview of house Saurian in Worlds Collide
The Master of Chains Interviews
17 Oct Interview with the KeyForge player who has acquired the most chains on a deck, and an analysis of his Age of Ascension deck that has 21 chains
Set Stunners To... Products
21 Oct Preview of house Star Alliance in Worlds Collide


Publications from 2020
Cracking the Vault Tour Vault Tour
3 Jan List of new Vault Tour prizes (such as the Saurian sweaters and playmats for new houses)
Secrets of the Crucible Products
6 Jan Announcement of a KeyForge-themed RPG named Secrets of the Crucible, part of the Genesys series, to be released Q2 2020
Mass Mutation Products
30 Jan Announcement of the fourth set, Mass Mutation, and some spoilers regarding cards and mechanics
Available Now - February 7 Products
7 Feb List of newly released FFG products, including 4 playmats with art from Worlds Collide
Available Now - February 21 Products
21 Feb List of 3 new KeyForge playmats with art from Worlds Collide

FFG Live

FFG Live Announcements
FFG Live in February (2019) FFG Live
31 Jan List of KeyForge livestreams (including one with Richard Garfield)
FFG Live in March (2019) FFG Live
28 Feb List of KeyForge livestreams (including a preview of Age of Ascension)
FFG Live in April (2019) FFG Live
29 Mar List of KeyForge livestreams (including a FFG KeyForge championship)
FFG Live in May (2019) FFG Live
30 Apr List of KeyForge livestreams (including previews of Age of Ascension)
FFG Live in February (2020) FFG Live
31 Jan List of KeyForge livestreams (including a preview of Mass Mutation and a giveaway)
Resources New Player GuideLinks and ResourcesList of AbbreviationsKeyForge AccessoriesRulebooks
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