2020 ROADMAP

This roadmap is a list of what we’re doing and when we’re doing it. I’ll update this page with more information as things are confirmed in-studio and once we have a full feature list for BOOK OF HOURS.


January #1: ACRASIA
30th December 2019 – 10th January 2020

Planning our year strategy, marketing and BOOK OF HOURS prototyping begins. Also, it’s Alexis’s birthday! šŸ„‚šŸŽ‚

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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ā­ January #2: BRITOMART ā­
13th – 24th January 2020

Mobile DLC time! We update Android and iOS with the Dancer DLC and Russian language on Wednesday 22nd January. Check out the mobile FAQ for more info. BOOK OF HOURS prototyping continues and I hope to release episode #1 of the new podcast.

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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February #1: CALIDORE & THE BLATANT BEAST
27th January – 7th February 2020

BOOK OF HOURS pre-production begins, now we have a rough idea of how the new version’s going to play. Additionally, Lottie speaks at a Sheridans masterclass, our January newsletter goes out and we release a new YouTube session.

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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February #2: DUESSA
10th – 21st February 2020

BOOK OF HOURS pre-production continues, Alexis releases a mega biz post and we release podcast episode #2. We may also have something smol to announce. Also, Valentine’s Day! šŸ’–

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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March #1: EDMUND
24th February – 6th March 2020

Development on EXILE begins. Our February newsletter goes out, and we release another Skeleton Songs. Probably.

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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March #2: FLORIMELL
9th – 20th March 2020

Work on the Exile DLC continues, while Skeleton Song #4 appears.

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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ā­ March #3: GUYON ā­
23rd March – 3rd April 2020

The Priest and Ghoul DLCs go live on mobile, on Thurs 2nd April! Exile DLC work continues, our March newsletter goes out and we release another Skeleton Song. I may also release a big data dump on Cultist’s loc, though NO PROMISES.

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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šŸ§Ŗ April #1: THE HERMIT šŸ§Ŗ
6th – 17th April 2020

Exile DLC beta begins, while we continue tinkering with and localising it. Another Skeleton Song rears its head, and we officially move flats!

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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April #2: IMMORALITY
20th April – 1st May 2020

Exile DLC continues. Our April newsletter goes out and we release more Skeleton Songs.

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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May #1: JUSTICE
4th – 15th May 2020

EXILE work continues! More art; more polish; more merch.

Complete! Read the sprint update here.

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ā­ May #2: KING ARTHUR ā­
18th – 29th May 2020

The EXILE DLC releases on Steam, GOG and Humble, on Weds 27th May! It’s also Cultist’s 2nd birthday! Sort of, cos it awkwardly falls on the weekend between sprints. Our May newsletter goes out.

Complete! Read the update here.

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June #1: LUCIFERA
1st – 12th June 2020

EXILE support and possibly BOOK OF HOURS pre-production.

Complete! Read the update here.

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June #2: MARINELL
15th – 26th June 2020

Consolidation time. Our June newsletter goes out.

Complete! Read the update here.

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July #1: NIGHT
29th June – 10th July 2020

Consolidation time continues. Charity + merch time.

Complete! Read the update here.

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July #2: ORGOGLIO
13th – 24th July 2020

Consolidation, early design and merch time continues. We released the Beach-Crow’s Treasure bundle and new pins to our merch shop.

Complete! Read the update here.

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August #1: PROTEUS
27th July – 7th August 2020

Consolidation, early design and merch time continues. Our July newsletter goes out.

Complete! Read the update here.

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šŸ’€ August #2: THE QUEENE šŸ’€
10th – 21st August 2020

Consolidation, early design and merch time continues. We WERE going to get married here, but THANKS CORONAVIRUS NOT ANYMORE. I do have plans for a #Lovecraftday bonanza, though… Also, our Kindle / eReader cases go live on our merch shop.

Complete! Read the update here.

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August #3: REDCROSSE
24th August – 4th September 2020

Consolidation, early design and merch time continues. Mayyyybe something bookish happens here?! Our August newsletter goes out, anyway.

Complete! Read the update here.

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September #1: THE SQUIRE OF DAMES
7th – 18th September 2020

BOOK OF HOURS prep, localisation work, Steam Workshop moves to the main branch and a teeny holiday for Lottie. Much more importantly, it’s the Weather Factory cats’ birthday! šŸŽ‚šŸŸ

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September #2: TALUS
21st September – 2nd October 2020

BOOK OF HOURS prep continues, Alexis and Lottie go on a narrowboating holiday, and we release EXILE on Steam, GOG and Humble in Chinese and Russian. Our September newsletter goes out.

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October #1: UNA
5th – 16th October 2020

BOOK OF HOURS prep continues. We launch full-game German and Japanese beta on Steam.

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October #2: VICE
19th – 30th October 2020

Halloweeeeeeeeeeeen! Fun stuff will happen here, cos Cultist is nothing if not spooky. Expect NEWS. We also launch full German and Japanese on Steam, GOG and Humble. And our October newsletter goes out.

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November #1: THE WITCH
2nd – 13th November 2020

BOOK OF HOURS prep continues.

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November #2: XENOPHON
16th – 27th November 2020

BOOK OF HOURS prep continues.

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December #1: YOUNGLINGS
30th November – 11th December 2020

Our November newsletter goes out, and we down tools for the year. We’re both burned out, so we’re taking December off. BUT: we’ll organise fun Christmas stuff before we leave. Don’t worry. šŸ¤¶

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šŸŽ„ December #2: ZANZLOY šŸŽ„
14th – 25th December 2020

We drape fairy lights over every noun in the flat. The spirit of CHRISTMAS sees us through. Our December newsletter goes out.

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Hold onto your hats for BOOK OF HOURS news in 2021, Believers! ā™„