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Registration & Site Streamlining

Published by in News on November 18th, 2012

Have a look at http://islandforge.com/ – it’s now easier to register and get into the game. You no longer need to wait for email verification to log in and play. You can download the client (Windows, Mac, or Linux) from the home page. Linux users now have a shell script that launches the game, which [...]

Island Forge Free-to-Play

Published by in News on October 9th, 2012

I am excited to announce that Island Forge is now Free-to-Play, with non-subscription (one-time payment) Membership and other Upgrade options! This change was prompted by community input and the success of my Kickstarter project. If your prior 30-day free-trial-period has expired, you should now be able to log back in, and continue playing where you [...]

Island Forge Kickstarter Success!

I am ecstatic to announce that my Island Forge Kickstarter project is a success! The final day saw a lot of activity, and funding reached 113% of the base goal. My sincere thanks go out to all those who visited, commented, helped spread the word, and pledged to my first Kickstarter project. It was a [...]

Island Forge on Steam Greenlight

Island Forge is part of the wildly popular Steam Greenlight program! Steam’s 30 million gamer audience can now evaluate Island Forge for potential release on the Steam game distribution network. Greenlight is based on community voting, so check it out today and vote it up! You can also comment and make the game a favorite [...]

Lifetime Membership Kickstarter Reward

Published by in News on August 29th, 2012

I am excited to offer a new Lifetime Membership reward for only $60 at Kickstarter! If you haven’t yet backed the project, this is the time to show your support! The project ends on Sep 13, 2012, and the goal has not yet been met. I’m excited by the community buzz that is starting to [...]

Island Forge @ Kickstarter!

Published by in News on August 14th, 2012

I am excited to announce a Kickstarter project for Island Forge: Island Forge: Establishing A Creative Player Community! I appreciate the initial players who have found Island Forge. The goal of this Kickstarter campaign is to help me reach more of these creative players, who enjoy participating in an engaging community. See me (Nathan, a.k.a. [...]

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Island Forge Accepts Bitcoin

Published by in News on July 6th, 2012

Bitcoin is and experimental online digital currency, and we’re totally enthralled. Bitcoin is a very new technology, and the Bitcoin market is still rather volatile. Nonetheless, we are proud to be an early adopter, to help Bitcoin expand into more mainstream applications. As an experimental offer, we are excited to announce that interested players may [...]

Beta Concludes – Island Forge Released!

Published by in Beta, News on July 2nd, 2012

Potential Games is extremely excited to announce that Island Forge is no longer in Beta! Island Forge has matured tremendously through the Beta testing phase, and we’re grateful to all those who participated during Beta. We have preserved all Players, Characters, Islands, and other game state from Beta, so you can continue playing exactly where [...]

Island Points

Published by in Beta, News on June 28th, 2012

Island Forge Beta v0.9.9.4 introduces Island Points (IP), allowing you to choose how to upgrade your account. Earn IP each month by subscribing. Spend IP on account upgrades, such as more Character slots, Island slots, and upgrading Islands to large size. More upgrade options are planned for the future, so start earning Island Points today!

Island Forge: Now with Coinage!

Published by in Beta, News on May 21st, 2012

Island Forge introduces the last major gameplay component of Beta! Towns now have a new Market shop. Sell items to the Market for GP (Coinage). Heal, level-up, craft, and train with GP. Crafting also requires Materials, which are gained by processing raw Resources that you earn on Expeditions (by defeating Creatures). Character level is tied [...]

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