CATALYST GAME LABS Announces VALIANT UNIVERSE RPG DIGITAL INITIATIVE

Valiant RPG Digital Initiative Covers_UnityIn concert with award-winning comic book publisher Valiant Entertainment, Catalyst Game Labs is proud to announce the Valiant Universe RPG Digital Initiative—an all-new, digital-first gaming rollout presenting a red-hot array of select characters and scenarios from the upcoming Valiant Universe RPG before Valiant’s first long-awaited tabletop game goes live on July 5th!

With several releases set to debut during the lead-up to Free RPG Day on June 21st 2014, the initiative begins today with the release of Valiant Universe RPG Quick-Start Rules: Unity—recreating the first landmark confrontation between X-O Manowar and Valiant’s premier superteam Unity and available now at www.catalygamelabs.com/valiant and DriveThruRPG.com.

Then, on May 17th, relive the staggering events of Valiant’s best-selling crossover event, Harbinger Wars, with the Valiant Universe RPG QSR Supplemental: Harbinger Wars (Bloodshot). Grab the rules from the Unity QSR and just plug in these characters and Events for more fun and action!

And, arriving on Free RPG DayJune 21st, 2014 – Valiant’s intrepid team of teenage heroes join the fight with Valiant Universe RPG Quick-Start Rules: Harbinger Wars (Renegades)—available in print at participating retailers nationwide!

“From the get-go, Catalyst Game Labs has embraced the digital side of gaming,” said Randall N. Bills, Managing Developer for Catalyst Game Labs. “By preceding the release of the upcoming Valiant Universe RPG on store shelves in August with the release of Valiant comics at DriveThruComics and an unprecedented rollout of QSR content online, we’re adding to the excitement for anxious fans, while ensuring the best possible experience for players interested in checking the game out. It’s been brilliant working with Valiant and DriveThru to bring this together.”

“Already, fans all over the world are clamoring to see what Catalyst has up its sleeve for the Valiant Universe RPG,” said Russell A. Brown, Valiant’s President of Consumer Products, Promotions, and Ad Sales. “These Quick Start previews are a perfect introduction to the nuanced and high-stakes world of Valiant’s indomitable heroes. Whether you’re a longtime fan of Valiant’s characters, or meeting them for the very first time, get ready for a new experience in gameplay unlike anything else out there today.”

Look for print pre-orders and PDF copies of the complete Valiant Universe RPG to debut on July 5th, with the book to follow in August.

Full details on the upcoming QSR PDF supplementals can be found within the Quick-Start Rules at www.catalygamelabs.com/valiant and DriveThruRPG.com. Additionally, check out the Valiant Universe RPG landing page on DriveThruComics.com.

Look to www.catalystgamelabs.com as well as Facebook, on Twitter and on Tumblr for more details surrounding Valiant Universe games!

For more information on Valiant’s award-winning library of characters, visit Valiant on Facebook, on Twitter, on Tumblr, and at ValiantUniverse.com.

For Valiant merchandise and more, visit ValiantStore.com.

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About Valiant Entertainment
Valiant is a leading character-based entertainment company with a library of over 1,750 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman and many more. Established in 1989, Valiant has sold over 80 million comic books, and today its characters continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Since its summer 2012 relaunch, Valiant has returned to the fore as one of the most highly regarded publishers in comics, winning a 2012 Diamond Gem Award for Comic Book Publisher of the Year.

About Catalyst Game Labs
Catalyst Game Labs is dedicated to producing high quality games and fiction that mesh sophisticated game mechanics with dynamic universes-all presented in a form that allows beginning players and long-time veterans to easily jump into our games and fiction readers to enjoy our stories even if they don’t know the games.

Catalyst Game Labs is an imprint of InMediaRes Productions, LLC, which specializes in electronic publishing of professional fiction. This allows Catalyst to participate in a synergy that melds printed gaming material and fiction with all the benefits of electronic interfaces and online communities, creating a whole-package experience for any type of player or reader. Find Catalyst Game Labs online at www.catalystgamelabs.com.

About DriveThruRPG/DriveThruComics
DriveThruRPG.com is part of a family of sites operated by OneBookShelf. From games to comics to fiction to cards, starting an account on any of the OneBookShelf sites gives you access to thousands of titles to satisfy the inner geek, grognard, or gamer in all of us. It started in 2001 (the same year Apple launched iTunes) when James Mathe launched RPGNow. It may be common today to download a book and read it on a computer, tablet, or phone, but RPGNow and a handful of roleplaying game publishers pioneered downloadable PDFs in the gaming community. For each site, the goal is to offer the widest selection possible to enthusiasts around the world, 24/7, at a click (or touch). DriveThruRPG/DrivethruComics is proud to support publishers and creators by giving them a place to share their work with and receive economic support from fans around the world.

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