Storybook Brawl has been reviewed on Steam after the game developer was bought by a cryptocurrency company.

Fans who have played more than 800 hours say they will no longer support the project due to the possible introduction of blockchain and NFT.

The Storybook Brawl card autobatler was developed and developed by Good Luck Games, which includes Magic: The Gathering, Elder Scrolls: Legends and Hearthstone.

At the end of March 2022, the indie studio was acquired by a cryptocurrency company called FTX. The parties did not specify how they plan to integrate cryptocurrency systems, but said they would try to do so as ethically as possible and make it interesting for players in the first place.

The Good Luck Games agreement will also increase the budget for the further development of the Storybook Brawl.

Despite the developers’ attempts to present the deal in the most positive way for the audience, fans began to criticize the studio’s decision to “sell to a cryptocurrency company.” Against this background, people also began to massively lower the rating of Storybook Brawl on Steam.

At the time of writing, only 17% of reviews are positive – the recent Storybook Brawl rating has dropped to “extremely negative”.

It is worth noting that Storybook Brawl is a shareware game, so any user can leave feedback on Steam, but among the dissatisfied are most often fans of the autobutler, who played 50, 80, 200 or even 800 hours.

In their reviews, fans say that they really enjoyed playing Storybook Brawl, but they are not going to support a company that deals with blockchains and NFT. Some have expressed hope that the title will be removed from Steam.

This result is quite possible, as the site’s rules prohibit the distribution of blockchain-based products that allow the exchange of cryptocurrency or NFT.

It was a great game that I enjoyed a lot. Unfortunately, it was bought out by investors who intend to introduce NFT there. Not only is this a terrible idea, but for this the game will have to be removed from Steam. So do not spend money on this game and do not take it to Steam. I publish this review before deleting.

Steam user

It was a good replacement for Hearthstone Battlegrounds, but now the cryptocurrency company has bought the game. With such a new owner, there is no more desire and sense to support this game.

Steam user

After 800 hours, I withdrew the game because the game developers were selling to NFT companies. Apart from ethical considerations, all this has attracted many fraudsters and NFT enthusiasts to the community, who support the blockchain initiative, while I do not want to be associated with it at all.

Steam user

Good Luck Games has not yet responded to criticism from the community, but the studio is unlikely to be able to completely abandon the integration of NFT, given that it now belongs to a cryptocurrency company.

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