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Game Review: Tak: A Beautiful Game
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Tak is an “abstract strategy” board game in the traditions of Chess and Go, based on a fictional game mentioned in Patrick Rothfuss’s Kingkiller Chronicle novel series. It was developed by James Ernest and Rothfuss for Cheapass Games, and is right now enjoying the home stretch of a massively successful Kickstarter campaign.

It should come as no surprise that the game surpassed its $50,000 funding goal almost instantly, currently topping off at more than ten times that number. A legion of loyal fans clamors for anything even peripherally related to Rothfuss’s epic fantasy saga about a multi-talented liar who falls backwards into legend status on the road to avenging his family’s murder.

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Lionsgate To Develop ‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’ Movies, TV Series, Video Games
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Lionsgate has scored the rights to The Kingkiller Chronicle fantasy book series by author Patrick Rothfuss, who had talked to various studios about adapting his work including Warner Brothers, MGM, and others before eventually reaching an agreement with Lionsgate.

Part of that agreement was that Lionsgate be willing to adapt the stories on multiple platforms. So instead of just making movies based on the books, they’ll also be simultaneously developing a TV series and video games as well.

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