Last call for Kickstarter Reward support.
It’s been a little while since we’ve been in touch regarding a Kickstarter-specific topic, but we have important news regarding your data and our ability to fulfil... Read more
New Expansion, Huge Patch and Massive Sale! (Plus a chance to get some extra merch!)
Darkest greetings Underlord!
Patch 2.0 & The Under Games Expansion
We're pleased to announce that at long last the hugely anticipated Patch 2.0 is finally here. Bringing with it such... Read more
New Expansion: The Under Games & Patch 2.0 Announced
We hope you enjoyed our April Fools yesterday! As promised we have another announcement to make today and it's rather huge. A whole-new expansion under the guise of... Read more
Introducing Dungeon Hearts - The Latest Game in the WFTO Multiverse!
As you may know we've been hard at work on the upcoming Patch 2.0 & Expansion 4 and we'll definitely be sharing some news on those soon. But... Read more
Help us become "The Labour of Love"
We have a somewhat peculiar and spontaneous announcement for you today. As you have no doubt noticed the Steam Sale is now live (WFTO products up to 72%... Read more
Now Available on GOG.com!
We’ve got some great news, especially for those of you who have longed for a strong DRM-Free alternative to the Steam version of War for the Overworld.... Read more
A Surprise to Be Sure, but a Welcome One
Darkest greetings Underlord,
Whilst the Code Imps have been hard at work scrubbing up WFTO’s multiplayer, your Cultists have been busy scrying what the future may hold in their crystal... Read more
Charity Announcement: The Cynical Imp
Today we launched a special piece of DLC, the Cynical Imp worker skin. But what makes this DLC so special? Well quite simply all the revenue generated by... Read more
New DLC: My Pet Dungeon & Patch 1.6 Now Available
We've just released our latest DLC "My Pet Dungeon" alongside Patch 1.6 both of which yield massive changes and improvements for the game. Which you can read all... Read more
My Pet Dungeon - Coming Soon
Today we've announced our next paid content which will be hitting Steam on the 3rd of April and it's one that has long been desired by our community.... Read more
Patch 1.5 & Crucible Survival Mode Released
We're just chucking out a quick update to let you know that at long last we have released Patch 1.5 and the Free Crucible DLC, the combination of... Read more
Last Chance to Get: WFTO Statuettes
Darkest Greetings Underlord,
It is with great sadness that we have to announce Eucl3D, the supplier who produces 3D prints for a number of developers, will be closing its doors... Read more
Reddit AMA Now Live
As we announced yesterday our AMA is now live on Reddit! Feel free to drop by and ask us anything!
See you there,
- WFTO Team
Ask us Anything on Tuesday @ 7PM UK
Patch 1.4 and Heart of Gold are available now, and they’ve been met with an overwhelmingly positive response from you. We’re pleased that the changes we’ve made and... Read more
Heart of Gold & Patch 1.4 Now Available!
We're just dropping by to give you an update as we've just released our largest update to WFTO since release. Patch 1.4 includes a massive number of changes,... Read more
Kickstarter Update: Shipping Now
It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally happening. Our fulfillment provider began shipping your physical rewards to you late last week - some of you (in... Read more
Patch 1.4.2016 "Fools Gold" Preview Release Notes
Darkest greetings Underlord,
With WFTOs first expansion, Heart of Gold, on the cards this month we felt that now would be a good time to share some highlights from the... Read more
Shipping soon! Last chance to update your details!
As you may know from our previous update we are in the process of finalising shipping for physical reward fulfillment. We are aware that some backers have not... Read more
Physical Reward Fulfillment Update
Darkest greetings Underlord,
With the new year upon us it’s time to once more update those of you among our Kickstarter backers who are still awaiting their physical rewards. As... Read more
Statuettes now available for order (Kickstarter coupons coming soon)
Welcome most loyal Underlord,
In honour of your service in War for the Overworld, we’d like to offer you a tribute to your ceaseless minions ... or a condemnation of... Read more
Physical Rewards Update
With 2016 just a few short weeks away it’s time for us to deliver an update on the status of your physical rewards.
Unfortunately we are the heralds... Read more
Patch 1.2 Recap & Kickstarter Update
We have a fantastically in-depth update for you today, especially anyone who is awaiting physical rewards!
Drop on by WFTOGame.com to read the full update for details on:
- Physical... Read more
Patch 1.2 Now Available!
We're just dropping by with this quick update for you to announce that Patch 1.2 is now available on steam!
You can read the full announcement over on... Read more
DRM-Free now available!
Just a very quick update to let you know that the DRM-Free version should now be available to download over on Humble.
To download simply check your humble... Read more
State of the Game (August 10th 2015)
We realise it's been a little quiet here over the past few weeks since we stopped War for the Overworld Wednesday. Fear not we're still alive and we're... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #129: End of an Era
The end is upon us Underlord and a new beginning just around the corner. Since the conclusion of our Kickstarter campaign two and a half years ago we’ve kept you... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #128: Penultimate Episode
We have a huge bundle of exciting things for you to salivate over this week! As such we’re going to try and keep our usual writing quite short... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #127: Patch 1.1 Now Available!
After a few weeks of Public Testing we’ve just released Patch 1.1 into the wilds of the public steam branch!
- Posession Overhaul
- 4-Player Skirmish &... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #126: Continue Testing
As you probably already know we launched our Public Test Branch last week and the response has been fantastic, while we’ve done our best to ensure that the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #125: Testing the Waters
We’re teetering on the very edge of a huge update to the game, Patch 1.1 is just around the corner and we’re nearly ready to take the plunge.... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #124: Nine Tenths of the Law
We’re nearly done with our Patch 1.1 previews and the soft-launch to test is just around the corner we’re still doing some final internal tests and fixes before... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #123: Balancing Act
We’ve been listening to your resounding voice, the desire to bring destruction to your rivals in patch 1.1 is growing and your slavering has quite frankly made the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #122: Tons of Maps!
Development of Patch 1.1 is in full swing and it’s shaping up to be quite the overhaul, building upon feedback from you we’ve been picking and choosing where... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #121: Information is Power
Its been a quiet week over at Subterranean HQ, we’ve taken the opportunity to let a few of us spread our wings and have some short breaks to... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #120: A Patch in Time
We’re now back online after the latest engineer visit and we’re once again hard at work on patching up the game! So with that in mind this week’s... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #119: War for the Internet
We’re partially back online after a few days of extremely unreliable internet, unfortunately we’re still suffering regular outages and this is making a few of our regular tasks... Read more
State of the Game (13-04-2015)
Darkest greetings Underlords,
As we previously announced in WFTO Wednesday #118 we’ve been preparing a statement on the current state of the game, the launch, and our plans moving forward.... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #118: Hot off the Presses
Welcome to our first WFTO Wednesday since the game launched, as you know we've barely stopped in the last few days patching critical issues that have been appearing... Read more
Release Backer Update
As you’ll have seen in our Launch Announcement, the very first release version of War for the Overworld is now available to the public!
Now that the first... Read more
War for the Overworld Out Now!
We’re proud to announce that we have just officially launched version 1.0 of War for the Overworld, to celebrate we’ve prepared a brand new launch trailer... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #117: The Final Countdown
The time is nearly upon us, at long last War for the Overworld is about to see the release of version 1.0 in just under a day’s time!... Read more
War for the Overworld: Australian Edition
Oi mates, welcome to War for the Overworld, Australian edition.
Ya sick of gettin' buggered while smashin' some bloody moungrels in dungeons and s#!t?
All them do-goodin' d!*kheads really... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #116: Hands On
It’s been a long road since our initial kickstarter campaign and now the first full release of War for the Overworld is nearly upon us. In just under... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #115: No Rest for the Wicked
With just over 14 days left until release we’re all working hard it’s no surprise that we’ve had a couple of extremely busy weeks through march and this... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #114: Patch 0.7.0 & EGX Rezzed
We’ve just made our way to London for EGX Rezzed as such the news this week is going to be kept short and sweet. But for this... Read more
Livestream starting now.
We're about to go live with our livestream over at twitch.tv/wftogame. Drop by with your questions regarding the upcoming 0.7.0 patch and we'll be sure to answer them!
We're... Read more
Tuesday Livestream Time Updated (10PM UTC)
We're pushing this update to quickly let you know that we're pushing back the timing of our Livestream on Tuesday to 10PM UTC.
Please be sure to update... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #113: Blade Lotus & Updated Terrain
This week we’ve got a bulging bag of news for you today! To kick off we’re finally revealing the facelift that we’ll be giving to the Blade Lotus... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #112: Performance & Flex-goal vote
This week we’re announcing the results of our backer flex-goal voting and how this impacts all of you. We’ll also be taking a closer look at the impacts... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #111: Well of Souls & Press Event
We’ve been extremely busy over the past few days polishing the game up and introducing new features ready for showcasing an early version of the 0.7.0 build... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #110: Glacial Door & EGX Rezzed
Today we’ve got some news on an upcoming defence, events, and our weekly campaign preview. We’re sure you’re practically salivating for some more news so read on Underlords... Read more
Backer Site Launched!
We’re pleased to announce that our long-awaited backer site is finally going live starting from the moment this announcement goes out! If you’re a crowdfunding backer then this will... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #109: Rated D for Delayed
As you might have guessed by the big, massive letters above: we’ve got a tiny, final delay.
So this delay is a bit of a mixed... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #108: Brave New World
This week we have been busy cracking away on the campaign and at all the areas of the game still awaiting polish. In this edition of WFTO Wednesday... Read more
Livestream starting now!
Livestream Starting Now!
We're about to go live with our livestream over on Twitch!
Be sure to drop by for some teases of upcoming content, Q&A session with our developers... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #107: Patch 0.7 Preview 2: UI Updates
We have just over a month left until the release! With such a short period of time left we’re knuckling down and focusing on the last few components... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #106: Patch 0.7 Preview
We’re still hard at work on the next patch; In theory we should have a collection of incredible things to show you, however as a lot of our... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #105: "I'm afraid I can't do that Dave"
Welcome to the very first WFTO Wednesday of 2015! The new year may have only just begun but we’re already hard at work pushing towards the next... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #104: inb4 2015
Darkest greetings Underlords,
2014 is drawing to a close and what a year it has been for us! This year we’ve pushed out no less than 11 patches, announced that... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #103: Patch Release: v0.6.0 "About Damn Time"
I don’t think we need an intro today…
Patch Release: Bedrock Beta v0.6.0 “About Damn Time”
It’s been a 84 long, lonely days since our last patch, but... Read more
Livestream now Live!
We're now live over on Twitch! Click the link below to be taken to our twitch page, drop by, ask any questions you have and see some of the exciting... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #102: Brace Yourselves
It’s been quite a while since our last patch (October 3rd!) and the team has been hard at work over the last few months and the game... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #101: Uprising
Our undead followers have been quietly moaning, in the soft way that only a living corpse can, that it’s been ages since we covered an aspect of the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #100: You've Discovered a Magical Artefact
We’ve shared almost two years of weekly updates with you, and as a result we’ve detailed almost every aspect of the game. Fortunately, we have kept a few... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #99: Constructs
As we mentioned two weeks ago, we are splitting “Defences” into two separate types, Defences and Constructs. Today we’re going to explain why we’re doing this and what... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #98: Saving & Loading
We’re delaying our reveal of the new Constructs system that we mentioned last week in order to ensure that the reveal is as awesome as it can be.... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #97: Gameplay Updates
This week we’re going to continue talking about the gameplay improvements we’re bringing to the game. This update is going to be focusing on changes to the Veins... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #96: Arcane Fortress
Today we've got a surprise dish that will be served almost only to Early Access players and Kickstarter backers. Read on to see what new goodies you’ll be getting that make... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #95: Updates to Terrain
Today we’re going to start looking at some of the design changes that we’re making as we begin refining gameplay in preparation for release. This first post will... Read more
Extra Life stream starting now!
Just a quick note to let you know that our Extra Life stream is going live now. Click here to tune in!
Donate to Extra Life here: http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=130548
More... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #94: Doors, Earth, and Patches
Thanks to all of your responses last week in our Strawpoll we’ll be realigning the news going forward to focus on new assets and design changes to the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #93: The Future of WFTO Wednesday
We've not got a lot left to cover in our weekly updates, so today we’re going to give you an overview of what we can talk about for the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #92: EGX Photos & Multiplayer Guide
With the team back home we’re hard back at work on the game. As our main focus is now on the campaign we don’t have a huge amount... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #91: The Return of the Maps
We managed to survive our second escapade into the madness of EGX and now return back to you, our patient backers, to regale you with a wave of... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #90: EGX London & Patch v0.5.1: "Dungeons for Two" Releasing Tomorrow
We’ve just arrived in London for EGX and are quite manic right now, so please excuse the brief update!
Also, if you are attending EGX you should check... Read more
Livestream Starting Soon!
Just a quick note to let you know that our livestream is starting very soon over on the WFTO Twitch channel!
We've got a ton of exciting... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #89: Purple Haze
Welcome to the shortest WFTO Wednesday ever.
What on Earth Could This Be?
You’ll find out if you join us for our Livestream next Monday at 9pm... Read more
Physical Retail Release & Other Exciting News!
Today we have a handful of great announcements, including a final release date which will be February, 2015!Read below to check out our new partnership, gaze upon... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #88: Patch Release: v0.5.0: "Dungeons for One"
After what feels like an eternity of talking about new features without ever having the chance to let you all play them… the patch is finally here! We... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #87: Patch 0.5 Preview 4: Rooms, UI and... Multiplayer!
We have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that this will be our final update before the 0.5 patch goes live, the bad... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #86: Patch 0.5 Preview 3: Defences & Rituals
In our third update regarding the upcoming patch we’re going to take a look at the new Defences and Rituals that will soon be at your disposal. Sit... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #85: Patch 0.5 Preview 2: Units & Combat
Today, as part of our ongoing series detailing the upcoming mega-patch, we’re going to take a look at the major changes that we've made to combat, experience,... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #84: Patch 0.5 Preview 1: Potions & Spells
Over the next few WFTO Wednesdays we’re going to be covering all of the changes, features and improvements that will be included in our upcoming monster patch.
This... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #83: Grab Bag
We've got a grab bag of various goodies for your eye-holes this week. Stare at them for a little while and then let us know what you think! ... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #82: The Arena
This week we follow two luckless heroes who have been imprisoned within the dank halls of an Underlord’s prison.
They find themselves about to abandon their shame and... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #81: The Warden
A stumpy new danger waddles down the dank corridors of your dungeon. He's heavy. He's well-armed. In another time and place, he'd be a huge MC Hammer fan.... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #80: The Bombard
Arrows. Plates. Jagged rocks. Small, gnashing mammals. For as long as thinking creatures have existed, they've been addled by a dark urge to throw things at one another.... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #79: Sights & Sounds
As the title of this update suggests — this week will be a sort of catch-all for sharing various sights and sounds that have been made over the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #78: The Vampire
Today we’re happy to unveil our worst-kept secret. We’ve teased the Vampire in every one of our livestreams and within a handful of Wednesday updates and countless times... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #77: Another Good Night's Rest
It’s a bit of a slow week for us as a few members of our team are taking their first real vacation (since we launched our Kickstarter) to... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #76: Preparing for War
While it’s only been a week since we last spoke, the Empire has had almost 60 years to prepare for another war — unfortunately for you and your... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #75: The Two Patches
We’re launching updates for both public and opt-in branches today, as well as releasing up-to-date builds for OS X and Linux! For the full scoop and a list... Read more
Patch Testing: Bedrock Beta v0.4.2 "Calm Before the Storm"
We've just pushed Bedrock Beta v0.4.2 "Calm Before the Storm" to the patchtesting branch on Steam. Check out this thread for patch notes and instructions on how to access... Read more
Twitch Livestream Starting Soon!
Our livestream is starting soon! (10PM UTC - 25 minutes away at time of posting)
Click here to head on over to our Twitch channel!
Tune in for an... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #74: Pretty Things (+ Livestream in 4 hours!)
A punishing and endless wind howls up from the abyss of our dungeon to raise an unholy vortex of bone dust and shattered dreams that screams across our... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #73: The Portcullis
In this week’s thrilling escapade we’ll unveil and spotlight the latest in our defensive line of products, discuss our upcoming Multiplayer test phase and finish it all off... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #72: Special Delivery
This week we’re bringing you a recording from last weeks livestream and taking a closer look at two new defences.
Defence Spotlight: Replacement Wall
We discussed this defence... Read more
Twitch Livestream in 30 minutes!
Our livestream is starting in 30 minutes! (10PM UTC)
Click here to head on over to our Twitch channel!
Tune in for an early look at some upcoming... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #71: Performance Enhancing Bugs
We spent the past week drudging through old code in order to address a variety of performance hogs, pigs, and sows. Head on down to see what we've... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #70: We Can Rebuild Him
Thanks for the feedback and bug reports you've already submitted for our Uberlord patch - there’s plenty more yet to come!
Today we will detail some permanent changes to to the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #69: Bedrock Beta v0.4.0 "Überlord" Now Live!
We’ve just pushed Bedrock Beta v0.4.0 “Überlord” to Steam. Click here for the (massive) list of patch notes and known issues!
As always with a new patch —... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #68: Patch Testing (Again)!
Patch 0.4.0 is almost ready! If you absolutely cannot wait for it to be finalised, we’ve updated our patch testing branch with a new build.
Before we proceed,... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #67: The Matriarch, the Sentinel and the Video
The fires of war spread across the empire as they prepare for your invasion, we sent a few Oculi in to determine what new forces our enemy has... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #66: A Good Night's Rest
We’re hard at work finalizing and polishing the features and content for our 0.4.0 patch! To keep you temporarily sated we’ve spotlit a few of the coming improvements... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #65: Patch Testing, Rezzed Recap & A Cynical Imp
We’ve got a relatively brief update for you this week as we're recovering from Rezzed, although there’s some good news if you are looking forward to the next... Read more
Unit Spotlight: The Cynical Imp
As a few of us all sat in a conference room over the weekend at Rezzed we had one of the brightest ideas we've had in ages. Unfortunately... Read more
Link to the Stream
Sorry for the second email, just wanted to ensure everyone got a link to the Twitch channel (livestream is starting now!)
Until next time Underlord,
- WFTO Teram
WFTO Wednesday #64: Livestream Now!
We’ll begin our livestream roughly 5 minutes after this update goes live; if you haven’t already, head over to our Twitch channel to say hi, ask questions, and... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #63: The Big Backer Update (2/2)
This week we’re going to finish off the Big Backer Update and discuss a major overhaul to the Veins of Evil, after which we will swiftly retreat back... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #62: The Frost Weaver
Due to some scheduling issues we've had to postpone some of the Big Backer Update until next week. Instead we’re going to do some housekeeping and take a look at the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #61: The Big Backer Update (1/2)
Today we’re going to introduce you to your new Community Manager and, after you gaze upon his glorious face, we’re going to dive into various Kickstarter-specific updates.
I... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #60: The Beastmaster
We hope you bought your S.S. Ticket, because today we’ll venture into the Arena its formidable leader - the Beastmaster. Step right, up, up, up, up and start2... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #59: Helps to Have a Map
We have gathered here on this glorious Wednesday to tease you with a handful of the fantastic new features that will be released as part of Bedrock Beta... Read more
Status of The OS X Build
About 8 weeks ago we ran into a major bug with Unity (the engine we are using) where the packaged assets (models, textures, sounds, etc) fail to properly... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #58: The Crackpot & The Cook
Today we venture into the fizzing, disorderly world of the Crackpot and his untold number of unstable - yet occasionally genius - concoctions.
Unit Spotlight: The Crackpot
Whilst... Read more
Bedrock Beta v0.3.2 “Enhance!” Now Live! (+Multiplayer Testing!)
We’ve just pushed Bedrock Beta v0.3.2 “Enhance!” to Steam. Click here for the patch notes and known issues!
We've also pushed a build to the multiplayertest... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #57: Player Research
(Kickstarter Update #100!)
We’re going to bombard you with yet another lengthy post today. If you haven’t read our year in retrospect or looking forward posts they’ll be... Read more
War for the Overworld: Looking Forward
Yesterday we posted a very long retrospective look the various trials and tribulations that have cropped up during development over the past year. If you haven’t read it... Read more
War for the Overworld: A Year in Retrospect
This past year has been quite a ride, so we thought that there’d be no better way to celebrate the triumphs and failures encountered by taking a retrospective... Read more
EA's Dungeon Keeper Mobile has been released!
EA’s mobile incarnation of Dungeon Keeper was launched today, those of you hoping for an updated dose of Horny should check out the trailer below!
iOS users... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #56: The Alchemy Lab
Today we’re introducing an alcoholic’s paradise: a room that turns liquid indulgence into sheer, magical power. Your Crackpots have spent their entire lives finicking around with reagents and... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #55: The Underminer
We’ve got some incendiary news for you today as we spotlight one of our more explosive ideas - grab your bomb suit and boldly charge toward the knowledge... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #54: The Sanctuary
Low voices murmur a dark hymn to an ancient Evil as shadows dance across stones drenched thick with infidelic blood. It is within the walls of the Sanctuary... Read more
Bedrock Beta v0.3.1 “Rally Impassibly Good Patch” Now Live!
We’ve just pushed Bedrock Beta v0.3.1 “Rally Impassibly Good Patch” to Steam. Click here for the patch notes and known issues!
Two quick notes: The public release of... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #53: A Bridge Too Far
We’re gearing up to push another patch very soon. Along with fixing Mac, Linux, and 32-bit Windows compatibility and a squashing a host of bugs, we’re introducing several... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #52: Super Units
We can’t believe that it’s been (almost) a whole year since our Kickstarter ended! To start this post off, here’s a few amazing stats from our forum community:... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #51: Merry Christmas!
Having launched the Krampusnacht patch yesterday Underlord Sammy has decreed that we are all entitled to a brief respite from (enslavement - please send help) labour during the... Read more
Bedrock Beta v0.3.0 “Krampusnacht” Now Live!
We’ve just pushed Bedrock Beta v0.3.0 “Krampusnacht” to Steam. Click here for the patch notes and known issues!
Two quick notes: The public release of multiplayer has... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #50: The Rampart
This week we’ll cover a defence called the Rampart and discuss how you can sink your teeth into multiplayer early.
MP Testing Has Started
If you’re interested in... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #49: The Shadow
This week we’ll look at the Shadow, tease you with a few pictures of our patch and talk briefly about how you can get in on an early... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #48: The Garrison
Today we’re going to give you an in-depth look at the Garrison as well as a preview of some of the multiplayer maps that you’ll be seeing in... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #47: Livestream Wrapup
During our livestream we showed off various features that are coming to the Bedrock Beta in our next update. If you missed it, check out the VOD here... Read more
Livestream starting in 25 mins!
We've got a livestream starting in 25 mins (7pm UTC) over on our Twitch channel.
Tune in for a preview of some big upcoming features!
- WFTO... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #46: A Roomier Dungeon
We’re gearing up for another big feature push to the Bedrock Beta in the coming weeks! Check out a sneak peek below, as well as the details on... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #45: The Torture Chamber
Today we’re unveiling one of the most anticipated rooms in WFTO...
Room Spotlight: The Torture Chamber
Death is almost certainly the best of fates that can befall a... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #44: The Dryad
This week we’ve got a tree, an apple, and some pumpkins. We think the naturalcourse of action would be for you to continue reading in the direction... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #43: Two Spooky Four You
We’ve just rolled out a patch that introduces some ghoulish elements to the Underworld, just in time for Halloween.
Bedrock Beta v0.2.4 “Two Spooky Four You”
To read... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #42: The Meaning of Death
We’re right on track for our spooky surprise at the end of the month, but that doesn’t mean the fear has to wait. Today we’ll discuss an extended... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #41: Stumpy's Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza!
Today we’re announcing our latest community contest and spotlighting two defences (one new, and one already in the game).
Stumpy's Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza!
Since spirits are running high... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #40: The Ballad of Eurogamer (Image Heavy!)
Most of the team have now returned home to their Dungeons and are back to work, but we managed to take a bunch of photos whilst everyone was... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #39 "Breaking Bug"
Very short update today! The team is recovering from Eurogamer and returning back to their homes/caves/dungeons all over the world. We’ll have a full report on the events... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #38: The Rise of Rhaskos
Extra-Special Pre-Eurogamer Livestream in 1 hour!
Click here to tune in (we have a warmup stream going on right now). There’s a huge host of reveals today, as... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #37: Bits and Bobs
Very short update today! We’re releasing a small patch to address some issues introduced by the previous update.
Bedrock Beta V0.1.5 “Bits and Bobs”
We pushed another update... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #36: Let There Be Light!
Bedrock Beta v0.1.4 “Let There Be Light”
We’ll be pushing a new patch to Steam later this evening that has all kinds of new goodies for you to... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #35: The Arcanist
The Arcanists of the Empire travel to the barren wastes to tap into the potent arcane energies that emanate from the inhospitable desert to further their knowledge of... Read more
Bedrock Beta v0.1.3 "A Whole New Underworld" Now Live!
Just a quick update to let you know that we've just pushed Bedrock Beta v0.1.3 “A Whole New Underworld”to Steam slightly ahead of schedule!. Patch notes can... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #34: A Whole New Underworld!
The fabled patch is finally being released tomorrow! Head on over to this thread to check out the patch notes, and this threadon our forums to check... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #33: A Brief Update
Mixed news this week, so lets jump right in.
The patch is coming very, very soon.. however, there have been some alterations. Several of the features... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #32: The Necromancer's New Clothes
As your workers continue to ever-deepen your halls out into the unexplored, inky depths you sense a song, or chant that extends beyond this realm into the aether.... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #31: The Skarg
The skittering Skarg stalks the subterranean depths far beneath the Underworld, where prey has adapted to sense sounds and steal away; stealth and the ability to sneak around... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #30: *22.2
As we gear up for pushing out our first major update, we’re excited to bring you a sneak peak of some new features and content.
Sneak Peek: Bedrock... Read more
Livestream Starting Now!
Our livestream is starting up now over on our Twitch channel, be sure to tune in to get a sneak peek of the upcoming Bedrock Beta update! ... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #29: Sights & Sounds
As a fresh adventurer you expected that the Underworld would be full of great treasures and a few, easily dispatched foes, yet once you stepped foot inside a... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #28: The Huntress
You’ve followed the trail of pestilence across the Empire for months and have finally found an entrance into what you believe is the lair of the despicable Necromancer... Read more
Bedrock Beta v0.1.2 “Fog of War” Now Live!
We've just pushed Bedrock Beta v0.1.2 “Fog of War” to Steam. Patch notes can be found on our website, our forums, or the Steam forums.
- WFTO... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #27: Doctors and Spirits
The Succubus, having finished toying with you left you on a rack to expire. As your vision blurs you see strange visions of a dark and twisted mire.... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #26: The Succubus
Having narrowly avoided death by decapitation due to dismemberment by cooked, flying pigs you manage to stumble into a darkened corridor, determined to search for the allies who... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #25: The Tavern
You awake in a warm, moist room. It is pitch black except for a small sliver of light to your left. Confused you began crawling toward the light... Read more
Just a quick update to let you know that a few of us are going to be at Rezzed this weekend.
We will also attend the Rezzed After... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #24: The Templar & The Priestess
Today we’re going to sneak a peek at the upcoming Bedrock Beta update and discuss two of the most common Empire units: The Templar and The Priestess.
Unit... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #23: The Beast Pen
Today we have several beastial things to talk about: The Beast Pen, the Bafu, and the Oculus. Let’s jump right in!
The Beast Pen
Click here for a... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #22: The Bard
It’s been a spell (and some rituals) since we had a good old fashioned unit spotlight, so today we’ll be revealing the Bard and sharing some visual updates... Read more
Bedrock Beta v0.1.1 ”Parmesan Cheese” Now Live!
Just a quick note to let you know that we've pushed Bedrock Beta v0.1.1 "Parmesan Cheese"to Steam. Patch notes can be found on our website, our forums,... Read more
Livestream in 10 minutes!
Our livestream is starting in just over 10 minutes over on our Twitch channel, be sure to tune in to get a sneak peek of the upcoming... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #21: The Vein of Greed
It’s hard to believe it’s already Wednesday! We’ve been hard at work squashing bugs and preparing new content, but we’ll talk about that after we delve into the... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #20: The Vein of Wrath
Two weeks ago we shed some light on Sloth and, in a vein similar to The Empire Strikes Back we’d like to make a sequel to our initial... Read more
Bedrock Beta Now Available!
Visit this page for information on redeeming your key!
If you have any issues, please visit this thread on our forums!
WFTO Wednesday #19: The Bedrock Beta
We have some somber news... and we know you’re going to hate hearing yet again...
We’re delaying the Bedrock Beta... for a few more hours.
Steam keys will... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #18: The Vein of Sloth
Sorry for the delay this week! We ran into some minor issues getting the forum titles working. Anyway, there's too much awesome to talk about today, so let’s... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #17
This week the news will be fairly short on the text front (you’ll see why). We’ve got a bunch of eye candy for you and are pleased to... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #16
Follow us this week into the bowels of the Crypt in this macabre world of the Necromancer. We’ll also discuss the Crypt and the Bedrock Beta. Please, watch... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #15
Where there’s Chunder — there’s lightning. At least, that’s what the Cultists keep telling us. Unfortunately, it’s hard to tell if there’s lightning when there’s thousands of tons... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #14
Today we’re going to reveal a decidedly incendiary way for offensive players to use their mana via the Ember Demon and a particularly vile “hero” that... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #13
We’re still cleaning glitter and blood out of our dungeon but we learned three valuable lessons from Monday’s ordeal: bloody glitter is a surefire way to attract an... Read more
Unit Spotlight: The Democorn
Since our news post last week was a bit dry we decided to grace you all with a special unscheduled update to spotlight one of our favourite new... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #12
This week, and the weeks up to the Bedrock Beta we’ll be having smaller update as we’ve been burning the candle at both ends to prepare for its... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #11
The team is knuckling down hard to get the beta ready, so updates are going to be slightly smaller than usual for the next few weeks.
Livestream Recap... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #10
Welcome to this week’s early edition of WFTO Thursday. We’re glad that you chose to give the paperboy one of those nickels that was clanging against your keys... Read more
Due to some technical issues yesterday which caused us to be unable to post the news, we would like to welcome you to the very first WFTO Thursday! ... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #8
We’ve got some housekeeping news this week as we begin to shift from our crowdfunding campaign to a more traditional store format and the release of the Bedrock... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #7
It’s everyone’s favourite day of the week. Following another segment of the (un)holy treat that WFTO Wednesday is we will be hosting a livestream where we field questions,... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #6
This week we’ve got some news for you Kickstarter backers, a preview of the Slaughterpen, a transcript of our livestream, future livestream schedules, and some audio tidbits for... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #3
We're steaming ahead with development and hard at work preparing the beta for march! We've got a few community related announcements today, along with the reveal of a... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #2
Another week of development has passed by all too quickly and there's many things to discuss, so let's get started.
WFTO Has Been Greenlit
As we mentioned yesterday... Read more
War for the Overworld has been Greenlit!
Today we received some excellent news — War for the Overworld has been Greenlit on Steam! We are extremely excited by this and cannot thank you all enough for... Read more
WFTO Wednesday #1
The dust has finally settled after our thrilling Kickstarter campaign and we’re hard at work. Today is the first of our weekly updates where we will detail progress... Read more
Richard Ridings Unlocked!
We've just hit £225,000 raised through the continued funding on our website, the amount we needed in order to hire Richard Ridings to voice the mentor in War... Read more
Update #27: Last Hour Livestream Event, £10k from Richard Ridings!
As we sadly approach the last hour of our Kickstarter campaign, we would like to invite to a live stream event on our TwitchTV channel during the last... Read more
Update #26: Reddit AMA is live!
Our Reddit AMA is now live, go ahead and post any questions you may have!
Here's the list of participating team members:
- Simburgur (Josh Bishop - Design... Read more
Update #25: Build-A-Room & 36 Hours
We’re just entering the last two days of funding and wanted to thank you all for your steady increase in pledges and enthusiasm for add-ons! Today we’ll discuss... Read more
Update #24: The Final Countdown
A quick note for PayPal users: Our PayPal account has had its limits lifted and we are now able to accept pledges via PayPal again —Click here to visit... Read more
Update #23: Reward Add-On Details
In Part 2 of our 3-part “final stretch” series of updates we’ll explain the basics of our add-on system.
Managing / Obtaining Add-Ons
For those of you who... Read more
Update #22: Full Reward Tier Details
Back via Kickstarter
- In-game Kickstarter Emblem (requires purchase of the game to use)
- Access to our backer exclusive website
- Your name... Read more
Update #21: PayPal, Steam Greenlight, Flex Goals & Evil Laugh Winner
Our update today will focus on PayPal, Flex Goals, Steam Greenlight, and our evil laugh contest winner.
PayPal is Live
We’re pleased to announce that you can now... Read more
Update #20: We did it!
It’s impossible to truly express our gratitude to you all for helping us hit our initial goal — but give yourselves a pat on the back for being... Read more
Update #19: Locked in the Foundry Episode 4: Veins of Evil
Well, after successfully dodging that rolling boulder, bounding across the pitfall and narrowly avoiding the poisoned darts we were certain that we had outwitted you... it was only... Read more
Update #18: Merry Christmas!
Krampus seems to have visited our playable demo overnight but we're not sure what he added — venture into the depths to see what treasures await you in... Read more
Update #17: Locked in the Foundry Episode 3: Unit Types
Today we’ll take an in-depth look at the various types of minions that will be under your control in War for the Overworld, from those creatures whose are... Read more
Update #15: The Augre, Totalbiscuit, Team Page Update, and more!
Since we have over a thousand new backers since our last update — we’d like to welcome you all to War for the Overworld. Today our update will... Read more
Update #14: A Message From Peter Molyneux, The Creator of Dungeon Keeper
We've got a special message from Peter Molyneux today... I'll let him do the talking:
Thank you Peter!
We've got a special reveal for reaching £90,000 coming... Read more
Update #13: Build-A-Room Part 3, Locked in the Foundry: Episode 2 & Evil Laugh Contest Finalists
If today’s update was a meal it would be a brief but hearty three-course affair. Instead of telling you what we’re going to tell you why don’t you... Read more
Update #12: Greenlight, 1/2 Way to Goal, Unit & Room Discussion.
First of all: THANK YOU FOR HELPING US REACH £75,000. We are overjoyed to have reached 50% of our goal! You are all wonderfulto have supported us... Read more
Update #11: Kickstarter Demo Release, New Video & Holiday Gift Cards
We are very excited to launch the War for the Overworld Kickstarter Demo! This will replace the previous playable showcase content and offer prospective Underlords the ability to... Read more
Update #10: The Kickstarter Demo, Interviews & Locked in the Foundry: Episode 1
Today we’re proud to announce our new demo and introduce our Locked in the Foundry design diary series!
The Kickstarter Demo - Coming Soon!
Based on your feedback,... Read more
Update #9: Build-A-Room Part 2 and Kicking it Forward
Today we’ll go over our first vote for the Archive, the beginnings of our second vote (also Archive related), and Kicking it Forward. Dig in Underlord.
Click... Read more
Update #8: £60k, Juggernauts and Carpets
Very brief update today detailing a few changes we've made to the playable showcase to celebrate us hitting the £60,000 milestone! Over the next few updates we are... Read more
Update #7: DRM-Free, Blood Imp Audio, Showcase Update, FAQ Update and more!
There's quite a few things to say today, so I'm going to cut the intro short and get right to the point!
We’re happy to announce that... Read more
Update #6: Reddit AMA is live!
Just a quick update to let you know that our reddit AMA is live, head on over if you've got any questions that you want answering!
We'll be... Read more
Update #5: The Archive, New Tiers, Reddit and More!
Quite a large update today! A few announcements, our first design update, and the launch of our Build-A-Room series!
New Tiers:You asked and we have delivered.... Read more
Update #4: Community Contest - The Laugh
We decided to launch our contest two days early to give everyone a little more time to submit. Check out the video for all the details!
If... Read more
Update #3: Modding, Dungeoneer, and Nexus
You’ve unlocked Door #2, well done. Venture inside our Playable Showcase to see what you’ve unlocked. We are working on some quick fixes to make the showcase play... Read more
Update #2: Clarifications, Additions and More!
Thank you all for your awesome support so far! If we could give you a hi-five or hug through the internet we would (but the technology just isn’t... Read more
Update #1: 31 Hours & £21,000
It's been a crazy first day. You have helped us reach 14% of our goal in the first 30 hours! Pat yourselves on the back (or give... Read more