Press release



Cambridge, UK - May 26, 2016 – Jagex Games Studio today announced that Chronicle: RuneScape Legends is now available on Steam for PC, bringing with it a new action-packed generation of online strategy card games.

A unique twist on the genre, Chronicle combines tactical PvE with strategic PvP gameplay, to see players fighting against their own cards as well as their opponents, and crafting adventures in a quest for supremacy over their rivals.

Having spent the last six months in beta, Chronicle’s full Steam launch brings with it new ranked sessions (the first of which is now live until June 30), more than 400 cards, support for seven languages1-, over 40 Steam Achievements, Steam Trading Cards, and dozens of additional enhancements for the game’s full launch.

Current players can also continue to enjoy their Chronicle adventure directly through the game’s client. Crucially, there is no progress wipe for open beta participants.

  • Unique New Generation Card Game – The cards are both the greatest weapon and weakness, as players battle their own decks and try to defeat their rival standing to the other side of the Chronicle.
  • Master Five Legends – Learn the unique tactics and strategies of each Legend and strive for victory. A sixth Legend, the slayer master Morvran, will join existing characters this summer.
  • Multiple Modes – Draft to victory in Dungeoneering Mode and quest for coins, gem shards and platinum. Learn the ropes in Solo Play and Casual Modes; and play against friends; or fight to the top in the competitive Ranked Mode.
  • Skilling and Customization – Players can customize their account by unlocking new titles and badges as they level up in-game skills, or purchase new card backs.
“From prototyping Chronicle as a paper-based card game two years ago, to iterating its digital form, today’s launch on Steam for PC marks the biggest milestone to date,” said James Sweatman, lead designer, Chronicle: RuneScape Legends. Chronicle delivers a step-change in traditional CCG gameplay, where almost every predictable card game mechanic has been thrown out the window. We are eager to see players develop and master new tactics and strategies for supremacy.”

“The open beta proved to be supremely useful, with players providing invaluable feedback and insight as to how we could make Chronicle the best it could possibly be for launch. We’re looking forward to the race to the top as the ranked leagues unfold, and we’re already working on development plans to bring the game to iOS and Android platforms next!”

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Notes to Editor
1 Full language support in French, German, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian, as well as English.

About Jagex
Established in 2001, Jagex Games Studio today stands as the UK’s largest independent game developer and publisher and is the home of the flagship online adventure game, RuneScape. Celebrating its 15th Year anniversary in 2016, RuneScape has welcomed over 245 million players to its world and more than two million of them play every month, while millions more watch avidly through social channels. In addition to RuneScape, Jagex is developing new RuneScape-branded games as it enters additional genres, including Chronicle: RuneScape Legends, an adventure strategy card game, and RuneScape: Idle Adventures created in partnership with Hyper Hippo, the developers of cult hit Adventure Capitalist. Jagex employs over 320 people at its Cambridge headquarters. Career information can be found at

About Chronicle: RuneScape Legends
Chronicle: RuneScape Legends is an online strategy card game from Jagex, the studio behind the award-winning fantasy MMORPG, RuneScape. Set within the pages of a magical book where the world of Gielinor unfolds before your eyes, Chronicle: RuneScape Legends offers a unique strategic twist on card games. Craft your quest with a deck of cards, battle enemies for gold and bonuses, and then face the final challenge of player vs. player combat. Chronicle: RuneScape Legends is now available for PC and is scheduled for release in 2016 on Mac, tablet and mobile. For more information visit:

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