Category Archives: Kickstarter

November Is Safe

Those of you who read the Mantic blog will know that November has been declared safe, and that there is no longer a need for Containment Protocol until next year. In other words, no Deadzone for now. As is the … Continue reading

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Fastest Kickstarter In The West

I often hear people bemoaning the lateness of this or that Kickstarter project. Some are over a year behind schedule, and so it’s hardly surprising folk get peeved. In contrast to this trend, I recently got a boxed game called … Continue reading

Posted in Kickstarter, Random Thoughts | 12 Comments

More Crowd Funding Fun

I don’t often look at Indiegigo. It’s not that I don’t like it, simply that it never crosses my mind to, so overpowering is the brilliant marketing of Kickstarter. However, every now and again I bump into something that looks … Continue reading

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Rats In Deadzone

Mantic’s announced a Deadzone expansion Kickstarter, featuring the Veer-myn (among other things). This post is really just to act as a place for you to add any comments on that, if you have any thoughts you’d like to share. Some folks … Continue reading

Posted in Deadzone, Kickstarter | 202 Comments

Thanks A Million!

Well, thanks 1,057,975 to be exact 🙂 Yes, the Dungeon Saga Kickstarter made over a million dollars all told, which was a pleasant surprise. A huge thanks to everyone who backed it and helped to make it a much bigger and more … Continue reading

Posted in Dungeon Sagas, Kickstarter | 37 Comments

There’s Your Dragon

The latest Dungeon Sagas update is the stretch goal for one last expansion, and this time it’s got a dragon! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1744629938/dungeon-saga-the-dwarf-kings-quest/posts/970579

Posted in Board Gaming, Dungeon Sagas, Kickstarter | 16 Comments

Hero Experience In Dungeon Sagas

As I mentioned yesterday, the experience system is linked to the rest of the Downtime process. I’ll explain how in a moment, but first a handful of points that came up in the comments from yesterday’s post and which I should probably stress … Continue reading

Posted in Board Gaming, Dungeon Sagas, Game Design Theory, Kickstarter | 29 Comments

Dungeon Saga Downtime

Gratuitous picture of big red guy 🙂 In the Advanced rules for Dungeon Sagas it would be nice for Heroes to have a life outside the dungeon, however abstracted that may be. As DS is not an RPG I’m not … Continue reading

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Random Dungeon Sagas

As you may have seen on the (huge) Kickstarter update 40, random dungeons are in, and they look like being a lot of fun. The random element can really capture the whole exploring the unknown feeling, with the potential for nasty surprises … Continue reading

Posted in Board Gaming, Dungeon Sagas, Game Design Theory, Kickstarter | 39 Comments

Build Your Own Heroes

The latest update announced a rather exciting upgrade to the Advanced rules if we get to $600k: build your own Heroes. This is a big expansion and one that I’m really excited about. It’s certainly something I’ve been itching to … Continue reading

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