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  STOIC AND HYPER RPG PARTNER UP FOR 4-PART TABLETOP ROLE PLAYING SERIES
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07/18/2018
 


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BALTIMORE, MD – July 18th 2018 – Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil a leading independent video game publisher, today announced their partnership with HyperRPG to create a tabletop role playing series based on different races and characters from the Banner Saga universe. The weekly campaigns will be led by a human dungeon master (DM) and will amplify the already rich character and story threads that the Banner Saga video game series  is famed for, complete with tough situations and choices to make.

The Banner Saga tabletop campaign will be running for 4 weeks every Tuesday from July 24-August 14th. 7pm-9:30pm PST on Twitch.tv/hyperrpg

Viewers of the show will not only delight in how this RPG plays out, but they will also be given an exclusive HyperRPG Heraldry title which they will be able to use in-game.

With the launch of third and final game in the series, Banner Saga 3 on July 26th, gamers will be able to play the complete saga from beginning to end on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on July 26th.  

Hyper RPG The Cast

The campaign will feature the cast of  Andre Meadows from Black Nerd Comedy, Trisha Hershberger from Geek & Sundry, Dave "Lasercorn" Moss Host of ToasterGhost , Steve Zaragoza from The ValleyFolk, Youtuber, Shelby Grace and Adam Koebel Co-Author of the Award Winning Tabletop RPG, Dungeon World who will serve as the Dungeon Master!

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About Versus Evil

Versus Evil, LLC is a US based independent video game publisher behind critically acclaimed and award winning video games such as The Banner Saga, Antihero, Guild of Dungeoneering, Let Them Come and most recently, the hit action RPG Like A Boss.  A solid release line up for 2018 includes the sequel to the award winning RPG game Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the eagerly awaited and final installation in the Banner Saga trilogy, Banner Saga 3, and BAFTA Games award winner At Sundown. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with development studios in North America, South America, and Europe.  For more information visit http://versusevil.com

© Versus Evil LLC. 2013-2018. All rights reserved.

About Stoic

Stoic is an independent game developer based out of Austin, Texas, formed in early 2012 by three veteran game developers. Each is dedicated to making great games that are artful, independent and unique.  Today, the studio is headed by Arnie Jorgensen and John Watson – both industry vets who are now dedicated to continuing as independent game developers. The Banner Saga™ and The Banner Saga: Factions™ content is used by permission. © Stoic LLC. 2012-2018 All rights reserved.