Blackout: Journey Into Darkness

A project in by Richard T. Broadwater

Cancelled by Creator

Blackout is a post-apocalyptic dungeon crawler set in the Northern Wastes. Blackout offers GM, solo and co-op play for 1-5 players.
Backers: 492
Average Pledge Per Backer: $98

Funded: $48,131 of $21,000
Dates: May 20th -> Jun 20th (31 days)
Project By: Richard T. Broadwater
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Latest News


June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Blackout will be suspended for the time being to improve and refine the core game and any offerings made to Kickstarter backers. In the end, I want to offer the best game possible and feel that additional development time is needed. Your feedback... (Read More)

Reverse Side and Reference Sheet

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to share the quad sheet I designed for an entire team and the blank reverse of the card that can be written on. Thanks for all the feedback and support so far!  (Read More)

Massive Free Unlock at 77K!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I will be revealing a huge unlock that focuses on the Kickstarter version of Blackout only! This will be a free unlock and not be available for retail or as an add-on in the future.  Please keep an eye out on the campaign to see what's to come, I... (Read More)

Mourner, Necrovant and Mercenary Rules

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Necrovant-  Hypnotic Gaze The Necrovant's eyes lock onto the player, opening the player's mind to expose their worst fears.   The player and Necrovant must make a mind test. If the player fails, the player turns their weapons on themselves. The... (Read More)

New Class Overview

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
I did an initial pass on the the rules for the classes and wanted to share them with you all!  The best part creating these is coming up with special abilities! The companion class play style differs from the initial player classes. Rather than... (Read More)

Alternate Player Classes!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! Great things are underway regarding all manner of things! There are new outdoor tiles being illustrated (Deserted Highway and Abandoned Gas Station), new miniatures being sculpted (The Necrovant, Hired Guns, Mourner, Nomad and... (Read More)


June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
To better explain this free unlock and future free unlocks, I will be sending out updates to Blackout backers.  Wildlife encounters introduce unique combat situations within the Blackzones. New event cards will be designed and added into the core... (Read More)

Female Handler Player Class!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers!  I wanted to share the final Handler Illustration with all of you.  I think she looks amazing! And yes, she will come with a drone that has its own base! Both of these classes will include companions that have their own bases. Next... (Read More)

Coming Unlocks

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers, I wanted to go over the coming unlocks in case you missed out! 57K-FREE WILDLIFE COUNTERS/CARDS ADDED TO THE CORE GAME.  The Blackout core game will include wildlife counters/stat cards for use in city as well as exterior exploration... (Read More)

New Poll: Painting/No Painting!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Please take a moment to vote. I will be reviewing material samples from the factory for the miniatures and this information helps! http://www.poll-maker.com/poll327245x10Ac49C7-12  (Read More)


May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
57K-FREE WILDLIFE COUNTERS/CARDS ADDED TO THE CORE GAME. The Blackout core game would include wildlife counters as well as stat cards for use in city as well as exterior exploration missions. This includes bears, coyotes and mountain lions. These... (Read More)

Please take a moment to vote on the polls below!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Poll 1 http://www.poll-maker.com/poll324622xf8d5eBc8-12Poll 2 http://www.poll-maker.com/poll324623x1a464C66-12 Thank you for taking the time to vote. This will provide some early numbers for the factory that will be casting miniatures outside of the... (Read More)

55K Special Mission Unlocked...Brood Mourner on the Horizon!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to let all backers know that we have unlocked the Hired Gun special mission at 55k and the next goal is getting the Brood Mourner into the core box! Once we hit our goal, the core box will contain 6 Mourner miniatures! Once we hit the... (Read More)


May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Please review this new unlock chart and let me know if you have any questions. The locked images will be replaced by full color renderings once we are close to the goal. Afterward, 3D models will replace the color illustration!  (Read More)

Necrovant and Hired Guns now $20

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
For those of you that added the Necrovant or Hired Gun: please readjust your edited pledge total to $5 less than originally posted.  I've adjusted the price of these rewards based on your feedback.  In short, the Necrovant and Hired Guns are now at... (Read More)

Our next unlock at 55K is a free special mission!

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
This unlock is a "Raider" special mission.  This 2 part special mission (like the Necrovant) is a free download that gives you the opportunity to eliminate a raider camp threatening the Vanguard settlement. You can take along some mercenaries of... (Read More)


May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Blackout reached 50k last night unlocking the hired guns boxed set!  This add-on is now for sale! I thank you all!  (Read More)


May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to share that we have our 500th backer! That is simply amazing with 27 days to go!  (Read More)

Limited Backer Creator Rewards

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I just noticed that we have our first Cartography backer!  For those of you that do not know.. The bottom of the reward section contains a very small number of rewards that include having a feature of the map bear your name, becoming an NPC,... (Read More)


May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Our next goal is the Hired Gun box which allows you to build up to 7 Mercenary miniatures. I wanted to take a moment to outline the Kickstarter exclusives to clarify- Kickstarter Exclusives (not for retail)  Necrovant Necrovant Mission Hired Gun... (Read More)


May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers, I wanted to let you all know that I added a stretch goal chart at the top.  I also added new rooms for your to see in the board sections. Scale reference for the Necrovant was added too.  Finally, I added a photo showing the... (Read More)


May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We did it..we have reached 40K and unlocked the Necrovant!!! The immense size of the creature, it dwarfs anything on the board! In order to get the Necrovant, follow the instructions below. The figure will come with stat and ability cards.   (Read More)

We are number 2 in today's top ten!!!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
So cool I had to share....  (Read More)

Metal Dice Set Unlocked!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We've made it to 35,000!!! Those of you that wish to have a set of 3 steel Blackout dice follow the instructions below:  I will be sculpting these starting with a standard D10 design and cutting the numbers into and making them look all worn and... (Read More)


May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
BLACKOUT DAY 1 UPDATE  Thanks to all of you, we smashed our goal within 8 hours! That is just an amazing show of support and pledges within that time frame. I will be adding that line under the image this evening to celebrate this achievement.In... (Read More)

We are off to a great start!

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We are at 47% in just 2 hours!This is an amazing start for Blackout.  I wanted to share the Facebook page (Nevermore Toys) and the Instragram feed (Nevermore Toys) Please find your way there to stay up to date with new information on Blackout. Over... (Read More)

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