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The Fantasy Tavern Simulator!

Just launched on Kickstarter!

Fortune’s Tavern was an idea that sprang from my studying Latin and Medieval Studies at university. One of the first things you begin to realise about History is that the best stories are not about the mighty kings and glorious generals, but the ones about the struggling farmers, solitary monks, or humble tavern owners. It is these stories of everyday people that truly capture the imagination and bring History to life. I decided that if this worked for History, then it could work for videogames, and thus, Fortune’s Tavern was conceived!

Fortune's Tavern is a real-time, fantasy, tavern-simulator where you take on the role of Mathias Gambridge, the latest in a long line of owners of the notorious tavern. It's your job to rebuild and renovate the ailing tavern against the backdrop of a fantasy world at war.

Yet turning a profit in troubled times is never easy, what with bandit raids, hauntings, infestations, prowling hordes of zombies, and tavern guests from opposing factions who want nothing better than to kill each other.

Fortune's Tavern does offer the aspiring tavern owner some advantages however, in the form of copious outbuildings to help boost its appeal; such as shrines, temples, a forge, and a fight pit in which you can host a variety of different fight nights to entertain your guests and earn extra gold.

If you can struggle through the wars and the paranormal and still turn a profit, then an epic adventure awaits as you delve into the depths of the taverns 'endless' basements, with hired heroes to protect you, to discover the dark and terrifying secret of the tavern's founder, Xavier Fortune. Will you succeed, or like your predecessors, will you be driven into madness, poverty, and an early grave?

A real-time fantasy-tavern simulator!

Experience the life of a medieval tavern owner as you struggle to make a profit amidst a world filled with fantastic creatures, treasures, bandits, and zombies.

  • Renovate and rebuild a fantasy tavern.
  • Build bedrooms, temples, a forge, cottages, pet cave, and a fighting pit.
  • Hire cooks, blacksmiths, battle managers, adventurers, and priests.
  • Set rents and customise a menu.
  • Listen to your guests’ rumours and fund quests.

Real-time events!

Fortune’s Tavern is played in real-time with 24 minutes equalling a day (although days can be ended by going to sleep). Interesting, fun, and terrifying random-events can happen at any time.

  • Expect infestations of rats... or worse!
  • Settle grudge matches between patrons in your fighting pits.
  • Deal with bandit and zombie raids.
  • Handle visitations from mystical creatures and demi-gods.
  • Find your rooms haunted by restless spirits.
  • Cope with natural disasters.

100s of interactive NPCs will visit your tavern.

As the tavern improves more and unique guests will come to stay from a variety of races and backgrounds.

  • Every NPC has a unique name and background.
  • Some can be hired to cook, work the forge, manage the fight pits, and act as your tavern’s priest
  • Adventurers can be hired to undertake quests.
  • NPCs can fall in love and marry.
  • Heroes from different alignments can brawl.

Full PvE and EvE combat system.

Exciting and fast paced combat in which you will need to hire strong heroes or villains to succeed.

  • Accompany heroes on quests and watch, or help them destroy your enemies.
  • Watch fun battles between bandits, monsters, heroes, and villains.
  • Fight off bandits, monsters, or zombies trying to raid your tavern.
  • Organise fight nights in your battle pit between monsters, patrons and even gods.

Infinite Quests

Speaking with tavern guests will allow you to discover rumours of lost treasures, recipes for your tavern, renowned bosses to fight, and special pet eggs.

  • Randomly generated quests allows for indefinite play.
  • Fight bosses and boss monsters with up to 6 hired heroes.
  • Search dungeons.
  • Solve puzzles.

Full story arc.

  • Non-compulsory 25 hour storyline that delves into the mysteries of Fortune's Tavern and Xavier Fortune, the tavern's founder.
  • Multiple endings depending on alignment and choices.
  • Simulator continues after main quest allowing you the chance to fully upgrade your tavern.

Pet system.

  • Hatch eggs to discover new and interesting creatures to raise.
  • Pets respond according to alignment.
  • Over 50 creatures to tame and to accompany you on quests.
  • Breed creatures to make new stronger pets.


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Storyboard Intro Scenes


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Competition: Live forever in Fortune's Tavern as an NPC

Competition: Live forever in Fortune's Tavern as an NPC


Win one of five chances to be immortalised in a computer game as a companion NPC.

Random Quest Generator and Combat

Random Quest Generator and Combat


Alongside a main storyline and a bunch of complimentary quests, Fortune’s Tavern boasts a random quest system that allows for indefinite gameplay. Through...

Tuen Based System

Tuen Based System


The simulation part of the game works on a turn based system where each turn is equal to a single day.




Alignment is one of the most important modifiers in the game and works on a simple positive/negative scale.


This has a lot of potential and we'd love to review it. Hit us up with a message on here or visit our website and submit your game there.

Keep up the great job. - TheBKCast

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This has potential, now tracking.

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