If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Meta, Man: Knights of Pen & Paper +1 PC-Bound

I'm yet to play Knights of Pen & Paper on the 10" electronic information slab I'm afraid to admit I own, but I hear great things about this RPG about playing an RPG. So, with some reservations about how mobile-y it could be, I am heartened to hear that a revised version is on its way to PC, with help from a money injection from the ever-unpredictable Paradox.

Here's what it looks like. Prepare for blip-bloppy noises:

Cover image for YouTube video

D'aww. The high concept is that you're actually directing the activites of a group of pen and paper roleplayers, and their DM. You even get to upgrade the DM's table for buffs. It's a lovely idea, and hopefully not too cute in practice, but we'll find out when Brazilian studio Behold's +1 version of the game arrives in 'Q2' of this year. It's also coming out on Macintoshes, for people who are in a position to throw money away, and Linux, for people who feel that our choice of computer operating system defines who we are. And yes, that sentence was jam-packed with irony and/or hypocrisy.

More details on the game are on its Facebook page.

Rock Paper Shotgun is the home of PC gaming

Sign in and join us on our journey to discover strange and compelling PC games.

In this article
Related topics
About the Author
Alec Meer avatar

Alec Meer


Ancient co-founder of RPS. Long gone. Now mostly writes for rather than about video games.