Are you an Air Bender? Fire Bender? Water Bender? Or an Earth Bender? You can now play out play out that fantasy with the upcoming tabletop RPG based off Nickelodeon‘s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ and ‘The Legend of Korra’ franchises.
Magpie Games have produced a number of other TTRPGs such as ‘Masks: A New Generation’ and ‘Urban Shadows’. They’re also set to release the highly anticipated game ‘ROOT: The Roleplaying Game’.
Mark Diaz Truman, CEO of Magpie Games;
“The stories of Avatar are so moving for us because they are joyous and heartbreaking. We’re incredibly excited to bring the tales of brave benders and loyal friendships to tabletop roleplaying games; we know so many fans of both series have been waiting years for this moment! We’re also thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Asian designers like James Mendez Hodes to bring the world of Avatar Aang and Avatar Korra to life in a way that’s true to the authentic, diverse spirit of both shows.”
Pam Kaufman, President, Global Consumer Products, ViacomCBS;
“We believe Magpie Games is the ideal partner to develop a roleplaying game based on Avatar: the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. Their commitment to supporting diverse content from diverse creators along with their exceptional game product made them the right choice to bring the world of Avatar to tabletop roleplaying games.”
Fans will now be able to take part in the world of Avatar, become the hero, and create their own stories. From the information that’s been presented right now, we know that players will be able to make their own characters by use of playbooks which are templates of familiar character tropes and archetypes.
The story possibilities are immense, players can play as rebels during the invasion of the Fire Nation during the ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ story arc Or they can take on the roles of diplomats after the war and create peace between the nations. They can even pursue the various mysteries of the Avatar world in a myriad of different time periods.
The Core Book is scheduled for release in February of 2022. It will be followed by two supplements; ‘Republic City’ in August of 2022 and ‘The Spirit World’ in February of 2023 .