Founders of Gloomhaven

A project in Lafayette, IN by Isaac Childres

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A stand-alone city building board game of tile placement and action selection, set in the world of Gloomhaven.
Backers: 10252
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $509,879 of $50,000
Dates: Jul 13th -> Aug 10th (28 days)
Project By: Isaac Childres
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Latest News

The Final Hours

August 9th - via:
Greetings founders of Gloomhaven! We're going into the final stretch here, and we're also closing in on that final stretch goal. I'm excited to sit back and witness the last 12 hours of the project. Can we hit $500,000? It would be pretty cool if we... (Read More)

One Final Stretch Goal

August 8th - via:
Hello founders of Gloomhaven! Well, we have hit the last 48 hours of this project, and we appear to once again be rocketing up in funding! Welcome to the new backers! If you have questions about anything, you can always check out the FAQ, or ask them... (Read More)

Completion Token Results

August 7th - via:
Hey there founders of Gloomhaven! So about a week ago I asked you head over to BoardGameGeek and vote on your favorite completion tokens. We had thirteen of them designed, but we only needed six in the game. Now, officially, the results are that... (Read More)

Solo Play Through and More Race Descriptions

August 4th - via:
Greetings founders of Gloomhaven! Less than one week left in the campaign, and I hope you are doing well! I just wanted to let you know that Adam Smith from Rolling Solo has started his play through series for Founders, so if you are interested in... (Read More)

Racial Spotlight: Inox and Quatryls

August 2nd - via:
Hello founders of Gloomhaven! Today I wanted to give you all a little thematic run-down on some of the races, so we will certainly get to that, but I also want to address in detail a concern that has been brewing in the comments. So the end of the... (Read More)

Let's Vote on Completion Tokens

August 1st - via:
Good day, founders of Gloomhaven! So as I said in a previous update, I had Josh work on a bunch of designs for completion tokens. We need six in the game, but he has made 13 designs to choose from!   Each of these is intended to be white or black... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals!

July 30th - via:
Hey there, founders of Gloomhaven! Well, it admittedly did take a little longer than expected, but we managed to hit that next stretch goal. You know, the exciting one where an achievement system is added to the game? I am pretty happy about that.... (Read More)

More Artwork

July 28th - via:
Happy two week anniversary, founders of Gloomhaven! Okay, technically yesterday was the halfway point of the campaign, but I was waiting on some new road artwork from Alexandr before I sent out another update. We'll get to that, but first I've got... (Read More)

Scoring Points

July 25th - via:
Greetings founders of Gloomhaven! Thanks for all your kind words in the last update. I had a great anniversary trip over the weekend and then came back strong on Monday with Facebook ads and a regularly-scheduled update to the Gloomhaven second... (Read More)

Happy weekend!

July 22nd - via:
Good day, founders of Gloomhaven! Just a very small update today! We continue to move toward that $350,000 stretch goal, which is lovely. I really just wanted to let you know that I will be absent most of this weekend. You see, when I decided on... (Read More)

Solo play

July 20th - via:
Hello founders of Gloomhaven! Looks like we have almost knocked down another stretch - some more original art from Alexandr, which is super-cool. Not quite there, but I'm gonna throw out a small update anyway to talk about solo play. A lot of people... (Read More)

New, game-changing stretch goals

July 19th - via:
Hey there, founders of Gloomhaven! It looks like we just knocked out another stretch goal, which means it's time for the promised update! The update in which I reveal two new stretch goals. Both of them are game-changing in the literal and figurative... (Read More)

A couple of things

July 17th - via:
Good day, founders of Gloomhaven! We hit the $300,000 stretch goal, which is totally awesome, and I'll talk about that more in a minute, but first, I wanted to make sure you were aware that Heavy Cardboard is doing a new live stream of a play of... (Read More)

A discussion of stretch goals

July 16th - via:
Greetings founders of Gloomhaven! I hope your weekend has been going well! I must say that for me it has been nice to get caught up on some work and also take some time to relax after those first very busy couple of days on the project. For instance,... (Read More)

Upgrading More Tokens!

July 14th - via:
Hello founders of Gloomhaven! Would you look at that! We've hit $250,000! And 5,000 backers, which is a whole heck of a lot of backers for a heavy Euro game! And we're only a day into the project? That's just silly. I suppose you are wondering about... (Read More)

400% funded!

July 14th - via:
You founders of Gloomhaven have done it again! 400% funded in less that 12 hours! And with a full four weeks still ahead of us, I'm a little scared where this might end up! I mean, not really scared, but this first day has been awe-inspiring, so... (Read More)

We have funded rather quickly! (And then hit 200% while I was writing this.)

July 13th - via:
Well, hello my fellow founders of Gloomhaven! You did it! You funded this crazy thing in less than 30 minutes. We're now an hour into the project (as I write this), and we're already way past 150%! I wasn't sure what to expect when I hit that launch... (Read More)

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