HEL: The Last Saga

A project in Newark, DE by Mythic Games, Inc.

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Survive, explore, fight and solve the mysteries of a hostile island in this narrative 1-4 player viking survival horror board game.
Backers: 17757
Average Pledge Per Backer: $125

Funded: $2,215,715 of $150,000
Dates: May 12th -> May 26th (14 days)
Project By: Mythic Games, Inc.
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Those who are peregrines - Part 03

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We bring our series on the Heroes of the Peregrine Clan to close with a look at those at the bottom of barrel. The renegades, outcasts, and children, who have no say in the direction of the clan. Invisible in the eyes of their masters, they will be... (Read More)


May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Who would have thought such bright, pure light would drive us crazy? We've been surviving on this land for days, weeks. At first, we feared that the night would bring us even more horrors than we had ever encountered before. Then we realised that... (Read More)


May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
1925K - Knörr Knörr - Sculpted by Olivier Thill KNÖRR No one dared to speak as the whole crew prepared for the worst. The rolling black clouds gathered on the horizon, the growing rumble of thunder heralding the wrath of Thor himself. Despite the... (Read More)

The Wild Hunt

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
1850K$ - The Wild Hunt Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Edgar Skomorowski - Paintjob: Martin Grandbarbe Everything changed after the first hunting party returned from the heart of the woods. We thought that... (Read More)

HEL: The Last Saga in different languages!

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
HEL: The Last Saga in 5 languages! As you know, HEL: The Last Saga is the first Mythic game that we have decided to offer in not only the two languages that our previous backers are used to (English and French), but in three additional languages... (Read More)


May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, here is a short photographic walkthrough showing the method I used to paint the Reaper, one of the most common Hostiles in HEL: The Last Saga (if any of them could be said to be ‘common’ ...). Keep in mind that this is not the... (Read More)

Familiar - Surt

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
1775K - Surt Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Olivier Thill - Paintjob: Sébastien Lavigne SURT The pale light of a new dawn had broken across the rough edges of the world when Jorik's eyes snapped open,... (Read More)


May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
1700K - Seekers  Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Edgar Skomorowski - Paintjob: Sébastien Lavigne THE BEHOLDER He was a pilgrim. A wanderer who travelled for miles on foot across many plains, dunes and... (Read More)


May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we will look at two aspects of HEL: The Last Saga that have raised many questions in the community: setup and solo mode. SETTING UP A SONG  Saga Book - Paragraph 001 All Songs begin by reading a paragraph in the Saga booklet. Each Song box... (Read More)


May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
1625K$ - Quarry Instead of 6 carboard tokens, you will now have 6 Quarry miniatures. Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Olivier Thill THE STAG An eerie silence enveloped the forest, as if nothing dared to disturb the hush that covers the... (Read More)

Wolf Pelt

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
1550K$ - Wolf Pet  Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Edgar Skomorowski The thrill of the hunt remains for some tastier than the sweetest mead. When we arrived here, we thought Ull's blessing was at work in... (Read More)

Familiar - Ottar the Eagle

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
1500K$ - OTTAR - THE EAGLE Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Olivier Thill - Paintjob: Sébastien Lavigne Alvar's Diary - Third Moon Hunger. No one can imagine what hunger is until they have experienced the... (Read More)

Bodil - The Elder Sister

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
1425K$ - Bodil - The Elder Sister  Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculp: Olivier Thill A litter always has a stronger cub; A pack will always have an alpha. Sometimes it will be an incredible strength that... (Read More)

Trunks & Stones - Fortifications miniatures!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
1350K$ - FORTIFICATIONS The heavy logs of the palisade that surrounds our camp remain our most steadfast defenders, unbroken by the attacks of our enemies like the faithful Jomsvikings of our homeland. The savages that scurry among these lands will... (Read More)

Add-on: Hnefatafl Viking Chess and HEL-in!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The last add-on of this campaign is the Hnefatafl Viking Chess game! "Everyone had gone to bed. In the heart of the sleepy village, only the quarters of Haakon radiated a trembling light, which struggled to chase away the darkness of the night.... (Read More)

Blood & Honey - Familiar: Olaf the bear cub

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
1300K$ - Familiar - Olaf the bear cub Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Olivier Thill - Paintjob: Sébastien Lavigne "A thousand ravens! This langskip is looking more and more like a smelly pen by the day.... (Read More)

Quest for Fire

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 1250K$ - Quest for Fire - Heydis the Virgin Heydis the Virgin will now be represented by a miniature instead of a cardboard token - Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Illustration: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Olivier Thill  If I am found and... (Read More)

GAMEPLAY: The Clan of the Peregrines - Part 02

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
After getting acquainted with the "leaders" of the Peregrine Clan, Let’s have a look at the Böndr, of a more modest condition. BERGUNN, THE SHIELDMAIDEN There is a wild-eyed woman... She has broken the skull of a rabid bear, disarmed a colossus... (Read More)

Familiar - Inga

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
 1200K$ - Inga - The owl  The entire crew watched as smoke poured out of the cauldron and across the deck of the ship, engulfing many of them in a strange-smelling vapour of camphor and spices. In the centre of the mist stood Ingwyld, chanting a... (Read More)

The Watchtower

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
 1170K$ - THE WATCHTOWER (Update#26 actually!) This gorgeous building miniature will now replace the Watchtower overlay tile At the top of a tower, the air is always purer... Here you can escape poisonous words and the vicissitudes of existence, and... (Read More)


May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In the article on the mechanics of predation, you may have discovered that strange creatures were ruthlessly stalking the Viking survivors. But when their backs are against the wall our adventurers defend their skins fiercely... and predators can... (Read More)


May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
 1130K - The Huntress Erika had spent over three hours tracking a hare through the underbrush on the plateau overlooking the camp to the northwest. An experienced hunter, she silently trod the snow, walking expertly through these fearsome woods. The... (Read More)

Familiar miniature - Arnulf

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
 1080K - Arnulf "I don't like the way that fleabag is looking at me," Frodi asserted one morning as he repaired a slight breach in the ship's deck. "It creeps me out." "We must indulgence creatures such as him, master blacksmith. It is said their... (Read More)

Neoprene Camp and Expedition Play Mat

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Optional Purchase - Neoprene Camp and Expedition Mat All the card slots and tracks present on the Clan board have been integrated on both sides of this mat (Camp and Expedition) This new Add-on will ensure improved gameplay comfort and aesthetics for... (Read More)

The Saint

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
1040K$ - Asta the Saint You've just unlocked a new stretch goal that replaces a cardboard token. A strange, disturbing miniature... Imagine... The miniature of Asta The Saint will now replace the cardboard token - Concept Art by Christophe Madura -... (Read More)

1 million dollars! The Beast

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
1 million dollars! Wow, that’s incredible but you’ve done it! In a little more than 5 days, you’ve reached the highly impressive $1 million mark! Thank you all, you are amazing! And to celebrate that milestone, we have two announcements: a new... (Read More)

Board Games to Back on Kickstarter in Late May

May 18th - via: kick.agency
Loodo Ninja recommends his favourite board and tabletop games to back on Kickstarter this month: from a huge legacy game to a pocket title about ninjas. (Read More)

Engraved Dice and Faux-Leather Dice Tray

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Optional Purchase - Engraved Dice and Faux-Leather Dice Tray For this optional purchase, we thought of the dice lovers, and there are a lot of them! In a game like HEL: The Last Saga where you often have to roll dice to determine the success or... (Read More)

Familiar miniature - Rolf

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
960K$ - ROLF Whilst on a diplomatic trip with her husband, King Haakon, Petronilla found herself sidelined from the negotiations. With nothing to occupy her time, she decided to visit the lively market of Rottweil… “Beautiful lady,”... (Read More)

The Cell

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
930K$ - The Cell The skill and ingenuity of our people have made it possible to turn a gaping hole dug by our predecessors into some sort of cage. We built this jail by order of our Jarl, but everyone wonders who could end up rotting in it... The... (Read More)

GAMEPLAY: The Clan of the Peregrines - Part 01

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Get to know the Heroes you're going to play. In this first part we introduce you to the highest ranking members the Clan of Peregrines. Queen Petronilla There is a woman with the complexion of a white rose. But this sovereign flower knows how to... (Read More)

Horned ones

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
890K - Horned Ones Concept Art: Christophe Madura - Artwork: Tatyana Kupriyanova - Sculpt: Edgar Skomorowski He was a buck, the king of a forest without a name Where winter ivy decorates limbs as a mane. He proudly bore his sovereign title, His... (Read More)

The Middle One

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
855 K$ - The Middle One The nickname given to him by the warriors of the village did not seem to suit this boiling Huscarl. He was sometimes seen, alongside his younger brother, shouting all his glory and his prowess. His clumsy verve was hardly... (Read More)

Hel Hath no fury...

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
820K$ - Fury Beside Alwin, the King's adviser, the shining lady Cif shone with gold and rare pearls fished in the oriental seas by skilful divers. Her acknowledged calm placed her among the noblest of ladies. Instead of a cardboard token, Fury will... (Read More)

Take shelter!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
785K$ - Refuge « I can hear the tempest threatening with its winds My precious life, suspended in the air of a falling night If shelter I cannot find, far from the wrath of the downpour I will slowly fade from the world of the living. »  A song... (Read More)

The Art of HEL

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
HEL: The Last Saga - The Artbook Welcome to the first add-on reveal! We will have a few add-ons revealed in the course of this campaign, spread out in its second half. As we have explained, all add-ons will be purely cosmetic and they won’t be... (Read More)

Slicing the flesh.

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Engrave to remember Lighting the fire in the forge also has served to further shape the game material of HEL: The Last Saga. The shock of the hammer and the chisel carved these dahsboards to make them even more suitable for the extreme conditions... (Read More)

HEL: The Last Saga Kickstarter Spotlight

May 15th - via: everythingboardgames.com
Hel: The Last Saga is a cooperative fantasy adventure viking board game from Mythic Games. In HEL, players lead a small group of heroes, each with a varied background in skills and abilities, that must work together to survive the cold, hunger, and hostile threats facing them in the wilds of the Scandinavian wilderness. (Read More)

Melting iron, in the middle of snow.

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Broken, yet... Still sharp! $685K - Forge At $685K one more of the overlays of the game is turned into a miniature. This time it is the forge! The blacksmith’s hammer rises and falls, spraying sparks and metal scales all around. The blade of the... (Read More)

The Cult, but which one?

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
650K - The Cult Tower It is the first thing that we saw when we approached the shore. A bastion that is foreign to this land, a standard bearing high all of the clan’s sitgmata and beliefs. At the crossroads of these lands touched by no gods at... (Read More)

A familiar, yet twisted voice.

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
630K - The prophet The new stretch goal brings you someone who could be no stranger to you... Father Burdo. His shoulders despite their age carry a great burden. His body is frail. His clothes are ripped. But what about his will? Instead of a... (Read More)

What is there to fear, vermine?

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Since we arrived on these snowy lands, wood reserves have been a priority. At the edge of the forest, whistling and abyssal, we butcher the trees to maintain our campfire and build shelters. But this same forest seems to have eyes, watching us as we... (Read More)

The youngest one

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
580K - The Youngest One Another survivor approaches as you unlocked this new Stretch Goal. Some remembered him. Back in the village, he was the one who would boast his swordfighting to no end, so much he would, at times, be regarded as the greatest... (Read More)

A song for the brave, and the lost.

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
490K - Saga songs This is a major milestone, survivors! This goal was so close to half a million dollars! And we want to celebrate in a very special way. HEL: The Last Saga, will get its very own Original Soundtrack. Inspired by the lore in the HEL... (Read More)

Glory over the Stretch Goals!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Well done survivors! You have been smashing through the Stretch goals and we have lots to show you! Apologies for taking so long before we posted this update. The next ones will come faster. :) 275K - The Hostiles do not rest.. They come and they... (Read More)

HEL: The Last Saga - a New Step For Adventure Games

May 13th - via: kick.agency
HEL: The Last Saga is an adventure tabletop game inspired by Nordic mythology. Innovative mechanics make us believe we have something unique here. (Read More)

Smashing the first stretch goals

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Your support has been amazing thus far survivors! We have unlocked several stretch goals and we are going strong! But first, let us rest by the fire.. Ah! It’s so much better now that it has received this upgrade, is it not? We will replace the... (Read More)

The Road to this Last Saga starts here

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
From the deepest and darkest parts of this unforgiving new landscape in which we find ourselves, we thank you for your support!! So many of you have rushed to help us fund this project so fast, your aid to this cause is not only greatly appreciated,... (Read More)

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