Lovecraft-Inspired Horror Card-Based The Foretold: Westmark Legacy – Release Date & Trailer

Written by Marcello TBL

Foretold Westmark Legacy

The Foretold: Westmark Legacy is a horror deck-building game inspired by H.P. Lovecraft. It features a gothic horror adventure where players investigate with items and relics to survive against dark horrors. The story revolves around paranormal investigator Herbert Westmark and his companion, Ambrose, a parasitic demon, exploring Burrmouth’s secrets.

The Foretold Westmark Legacy

The game launches on Steam on April 30, 2024, with features like branching paths, a fully voiced narrative, multiple endings, and skill checks. Below is an overview of the game and trailer.

About The Foretold: Westmark Legacy

Explore the corrupted peninsula in a stunning hand drawn art style.
You play as Herbert Westmark, paranormal investigator and curator of odd trinkets. Together with a parasite demon Ambrose you explore the map of Burrmouth to get to the bottom of why people here are missing. Where will your unhinged journey take you in this unique cosmic horror adventure?
The stylish art will set the mood to a gothic horror adventure where Herbert tries to survive by using his skills, items and deck.

This gothic horror adventure deck builder is inspired by the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, Stephen King and Mary Shelley to name a few.
Equip items and relics; acquire cards and use them on the board to survive the darkest corners outside of town. An interesting dive into the unknown with a cosy horror atmosphere.

A card game with totally new puzzle mechanic that makes you want to think before you use your hand. A misstep can cost you dearly.

  • Explore the branching roads along the world map that hold random loot, encounters and surprises.
  • Dive into a deep fully voiced narrative with interesting characters.
  • Branching dialogues and multiple endings.
  • Persona Points allow you to level up Herbert’s various skills.
  • Skill Checks will allow to test your character build.
  • Build your deck against the dark corrupted things that haunt citizens of Burrmouth.

Collect items to aid you and level up your Persona in order to survive the things that hunt you.

Use your notebook together with dialogue choices to get closer to out what really is going on here.

Dig deeper with tabletop-style skill checks to see what more you can learn – but be aware that there may be risks should you fail.

Where will your unhinged journey take you in this unique cosmic horror adventure?


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Marcello TBL

Italian Dad in love with Turn-Based RPGs and Indie Games. In 2018 he started Turn Based Lovers and now he can't live without it.