Richard “Lord British” Garriott has taken his latest creation, Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues, to Steam Greenlight. The game has already been funded via Kickstarter and is due for release during the first half of 2015 on PC – Windows, Mac and Linux.
Backers of the game have has a chance to play in development builds to frequently since last Christmas and have seen it develop from basically a proof of concept house building and decorating simulator to a proper game with fully functional PvP combat and team arenas.
The initial Kickstarter backing of $1.9m has risen to $4.8m as more backers have supported the development directly through the website as well as initial backers increasing their backing in exchange for more in game swag.
For more information on the game, check out the official game site at https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/