January 6, 2021 – Tech company Forteller and Publisher Red Raven Games are coming together, an Above and Below audio experience kicks off partnership. According to a tweet from Forteller, “Audio for this game will feature experienced voice actors, realistic sound effects, and melodic music to set the scene.” They are going to be doing this on Red Raven Games moving forward and storytelling and set collection game Above and Below will kick things off, with the experience due out in late March / early April 2021. Red Raven is also behind other titles such as Islebound, Near and Far, Empires of the Void and more. It is unclear what will come next.

Forteller goes on to add that the product is “Just in English for now. We would like to expand to other languages in the future but do not have a timeline as to when that will happen.” and as far as progress on casting, “We’ve done some casting yes, but if you are interested in submitting your name for consideration hit up Adam! Send us a DM for his email.”

Forteller currently works with companies such as Cephalofair (Gloomhaven Series), Skykingdom Games (The Isofarian Guard) and Succubus Games (Midara), and functions like this –

Immerse yourself in your favorite board game with the Forteller app! Downloading the app will instantly unlock a ton of fun features you need to get the most out of your favorite board game. Take a quick look at a few capabilities within the Forteller app:

  • Browse the games our app works with
  • Choose quick play once you find the game you want
  • Easy to use audio play controls
  • More to be announced soon!


In the game, you send your villagers to perform jobs like exploring the cave, harvesting resources, and constructing houses. Each villager has unique skills and abilities, and you must decide how to best use them. This meshing of genres does put Above and Below in a different category, but the similarities in character use and city revealing need to be celebrated. For 2 – 4 players, games last approximately 90 minutes.

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