Mojang announced that they are approaching closed alpha for Scrolls, which will include multiplayer matches, single player matches vs AI and the Deck Builder and the ability to build decks out of 100+ scrolls from in the game. Similar to Minecraft, they will sell the game at a reduced price once it enters beta, “with some added benefits.”

“At that point, we will also look to include the single player world, where you can explore and do battle to earn new scrolls to your collection,” writes Mojang’s Jakob Porser. “Keep in mind, that the beta will not be feature complete. We will still have a big bag of goodies that we plan to include over time, such as an auction house where you may buy or sell scrolls from each other and additional features in the world such as character customization, items, quests and so on. If you’re wondering why we would release a game that’s obviously not finished, the reason is simple: We want your feedback in good time to help us shape Scrolls to be the next big online Collectible Card Game!”