The RPG industry veterans from Different Tales and Walkabout Games have announced Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest. The new video game will be set in the universe of World of Darkness, a cult traditional role-playing system.
Heart of the Forest was designed by Jacek Brzeziński and Artur Ganszyniec, the leads behind the first game in The Witcher PC series. Both creators are also known as authors of numerous traditional role-playing games, editors of RPG magazines (incl. Magia i Miecz – Sword and Sorcery), and writers of pen-and-paper RPG scenarios. In the video game industry, they became known for their work on The Witcher, Dying Light and Hitman. Their latest titles are the critically acclaimed Wanderlust: Travel Stories and its standalone expansion Wanderlust: Transsiberian.
Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest will be published by Walkabout Games, with marketing led by Piotr Gnyp, founder of the oldest Polish World of Darkness fan society (PESM) and longtime editor of the World of Darkness section in the largest Polish RPG magazine.
In July 2020, Different Tales will reveal the first details about Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest, its story, gameplay, and target platforms.