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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.

September 2021

  • Sep 15: The new house introduced in Winds of Exchange is confirmed to be Compacts of Ekwidon, a mercantile house featuring themes of trade and exchange.
  • Sep 10: Fantasy Flight Games announces a hiatus for the game to fix the algorithm, confirms set 6 and a new project to make a digital version of KeyForge.

May 2021

April 2021

March 2021

  • Mar 23: The Art of KeyForge, a book containing detailed illustrations of art from the game, is released.
  • Mar 12: Dark Tidings is released in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia.
  • Mar 11: KeyForge Adventures, a new way to play KeyForge cooperatively for 1-3 players, is announced. The first two adventures will be released for free starting in April.
  • Mar 11: FFG makes an official announcement regarding both the delay of Dark Tidings in several countries and issues with updating the Master Vault.

February 2021

January 2021

December 2020

  • Dec 17: KeyForge developer Aaron Haltom answers over 30 outstanding rules questions, which are now reflected on the card pages of the wiki.
  • Dec 14: FFG suspends Crucible Casts until the end of the year due to COVID-19 concerns.

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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