Tag Archives: Kickstarters for Dungeon Masters

Kickstarters for Dungeon Masters: Ravingspire (A Rotating Dungeon Board Game)

EDIT 4/15: I fixed the project link (how embarrassing).

Kickstarter Project: Ravingspire
Creator: Cory Scanlan of Vorpal Chainsword Games, as well as writer/photographer Joshua Carlson and graphic artist Cullen Bright.
End Date: April 28, 2016
Kicktraq Progress: At time of posting, Kicktraq estimates nearly $76,000 of funding at the project’s end (1010%)!!!
Funding Needed: $7,500 (overfunded by a lot)

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Ravingspire circular, rotating dungeon board is layed out next to the standing box, which resembles a dusty wizard's tome.

Product: Tabletop Board Game (involves deckbuilding, for 1-6 players)
Quality: High, even selected by KS as a “Project We Love”.
Tagline: “The price of immortality is madness!”
Estimated Delivery: October 2016 (and based on the prototypes, they intend to ship on time, if not early.)
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Kickstarters For Dungeon Masters: Emissary Tabletop RPG

Kickstarter Project: Emissary Tabletop RPG
Creator: Edward Little of Shrike Studio
End Date: March 21, 2016
Kicktraq Progress: At time of posting, Kicktraq puts Emissary at a projected 190% funding by project’s end.
Funding Needed: £5,000 (roughly $7,159).

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Product: Emissary the RPG is a 280-300 page, full color, hardback book that details the setting and unique ruleset. You can snag a preview of Emissary here, which includes many of the Gods and factions of those worlds.
Quality: High quality; though the creator is a new name among RPGs, they have poured many of their own resources into developing the product itself, enough so that the artwork is of a professional quality – possibly on par with popular titles such as Dungeons and Dragons.
Tagline: None.
Estimated Delivery: August 2016
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Kickstarters for Dungeon Masters: “The Queen’s Cavaliers”, a Matriarchal RPG

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Kickstarter Project: The Queen’s Cavaliers RPG
Creator: Bold Pueblo Games and Caiohme Ora Snow.
End Date: June 6, 2014.
Kicktraq Progress: At time of posting, The Queen’s Cavaliers Kicktraq estimates a final funding total of over $16000, or 400% of its original funding goal. This project has seen a very steady increase in funding throughout its duration.
Funding Needed: $4000. Funding achieved! Now breaking stretch goals and searching for more in the final week!

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Product: Sitting at an approximate 300 pages with the stretch goal content now being added to the core book, The Queen’s Cavaliers is a Matriarchal, Victorian era game where your charater is actually a combination of two chosen classes (this allows for hundreds of unique characters! This game also boasts, “TQC’s combat system is flexible and designed to be entertaining, with more options than simply doing damage from round to round. Want to swing on a chandelier to gain advantage over your foes, or recite an epic poem to build style points? These are all valid and effective strategies in TQC.”
Quality: Great quality! Already the stretch goals have unlocked even more beautiful spreads of artwork and special map packs, as well as free map packs and detailed adventures and supplements! The setting and whimsical, swashbuckling combat system is an incredibly unique twist on your typical Clockpunk Victorian RPG, and with all of the previous goals achieved, the book is of an optimal quality.
Tagline: “A Baroque, Clockpunk tabletop fantasy role playing game.”
Estimated Delivery: February 2015, though it may be released earlier as much of the game’s content is already written, just the artwork, editing, layout, stretch goal content and printing left!
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