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Blackout: Journey into Darkness

A project in New Freedom, PA by Richard T. Broadwater

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Blackout is a post-apocalyptic dungeon crawler set in the Northern Wastes. Blackout offers solo and co-op play for 1-5 players.
Backers: 974
Average Pledge Per Backer: $92

Funded: $89,550 of $39,000
Dates: Oct 12th -> Nov 13th (33 days)
Project By: Richard T. Broadwater
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Latest News


November 13th - via:
Hello, I wanted to let all backers know that the stretch goals have been tightened for this final period of time. Thank you all for the feedback and support you have given thus far!  (Read More)

Backer Only Painting Videos!

November 13th - via:
Hello everyone,  I wanted to send let everyone know that I would be doing an painting tutorial video just for backers on the contents of the core box. I will be using the factory examples that are sent over before the entire shipment leaves port for... (Read More)

Please cast your vote in these two polls!

November 12th - via:
I wanted to see where backers were when it came to Blackout miniature add-ons that would be offered post Kickstarter through Backerkit.  Bundle vs Individual Poll Add-ons Now or Later Poll  (Read More)

Backer Art Submission!

November 11th - via:
I wanted to share this- one of our own Blackout Backers who goes by the name RabidBlackDog submitted this piece for the mission log art test. It's pretty amazing!  (Read More)

Using Backerkit Post Campaign

November 11th - via:
Hello Backers,  This update is to explain Backerkit and how it works. After the campaign ends your pledge is locked by Kickstarter and you are charged for your order. Within a few days, an email will be sent to each of you from Backerkit. This email... (Read More)

Mission Log Art Samples!

November 11th - via:
Hello, I wanted to send along a few of the art samples I spoke of that relate to the mission log. I will be picking an artist at the end of the week that will begin creating pieces to accompany the Missions Log book. These pieces will help establish... (Read More)

Blackout Production Schedule (For All)

November 10th - via:
Hello everyone, I wanted to share my current production schedule before the campaign ends so backers know where I am when it comes to moving the game along after the campaign ends.   November: Final art for exterior map tiles begins (Emmy) Final... (Read More)

Blackout Production Schedule

November 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

All Remaining Free Unlocks Post Kickstarter

November 10th - via:
Hello backers! We are in the last few days of the campaign and I wish to explain the options that will be available to you post kickstarter. For any miniatures that remained locked, there will be a way to purchase them through a service called... (Read More)

Door and Extra Tile Add Ons!

November 6th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


November 6th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

125K Unlock Change

November 6th - via:
I wanted to let all backers know that I moved the Mindcrawlers into the 125K unlock slot since they are specific to the Brood and required for the current campaign. The Necrovant is right after at the 150K level. If the Necrovant unlocks, all Brood... (Read More)

New 3D Prints Arrived!

November 5th - via:
Hello Backers! I wanted to share my excitement in regard to the newly 3D printed Nightgaunt, Lurker, Rathound, Mourner, Nomad and Handler.  I've gone ahead updated the campaign with the new images. The next 3D batch includes the Devourer, infected... (Read More)

Companion Class Special Ability Preview!

November 3rd - via:
A sampling of the first 4 abilities for the Handler and Nomad.There will be more abilities added into this pool over time. These abilities will be better balanced over the next few months, currently, the companion classes are really efficient at... (Read More)

Poll for Expansion Classes

November 2nd - via: vote and let me know your thoughts, This information will be used to create the classes for "The Hour of the Wolf."  Blackout's first expansion!  (Read More)

Nomad Class Unlocked!

November 2nd - via:
We have reached the 100K mark! Thank you all for you support!  Next up, Infected Humans and the Necrovant! Also, I wanted to share a project from a friend and college. He and his team are responsible for sculpting the original 4 player classes,... (Read More)

Add On Extra Miniatures Box for $54 for existing backers

November 1st - via:
Existing backers may add the additional boxed set of miniatures for $54. To add the extra box of miniatures, visit the project page and click the blue “Manage" button that appears next to your pledge amount. Enter a new amount in the pledge amount... (Read More)

New Reward Tier - 2 Core Games

October 30th - via:
A number of backers have written asking for additional games so I created a new pledge to better determine the number of rewards that would include 2 core games and all unlocked miniatures and cards. If anyone has any questions about this new reward,... (Read More)

Late October Update!

October 30th - via:
I want to try and update a little more frequently and keep you in the loop on the game’s production.  Currently, I am talking to the factory about getting a final timeline. Once that has been secured, I can pass that information along to you. In... (Read More)

Blackout World Overview (Expansions)

October 28th - via:
I know a lot of you have been asking for some more information about the world and possible factions. Here’s a little sneak peak of whats to come. The initial core game centers around the area of the Northern Wastes and your interactions with the... (Read More)


October 26th - via:
I wanted to take moment to write and let everyone know that we hit 1000 backers! Thank you all for your support and for believing in the world of Blackout! We still have 18 days left and there will be exciting unlocks occurring, many of those... (Read More)

Handler Class Unlocked!

October 21st - via:
Each of these unlocks are added into the box. These are not paid-on's but additional free miniatures!  (Read More)

Printed Player Examples

October 19th - via:
Hello backers, I wanted to share a scale guide I placed at the bottom of the campaign page as well as 3D test prints of the player characters. Newer 3D prints of the Rathound, Lurker, Nightgaunt and Mourner will be added to the page when the arrive... (Read More)

Male Recon Player Miniature Unlocked!

October 16th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


October 13th - via:
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We did it!

October 13th - via:
I wanted to share the news and thank you all for your support and believing in Blackout!  (Read More)

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