Mystical: Kingdom of Monsters Redux

A project in Rochester, NY by Kevin Glusing

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Join us in exploring a new world, where heroes and monsters face challenges together. The monsters are coming. What will you choose?
Backers: 45
Average Pledge Per Backer: $34

Funded: $1,540 of $1,500
Dates: Mar 28th -> Apr 18th (21 days)
Project By: Kevin Glusing
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Latest News

6 hours and counting

April 18th - via:
Well everybody, it looks like we're just about done. I'm so happy to see that we're at a point now where everything is coming together, and I look forward to counting down the next few hours while I work.  So what's next? Well, assuming we remain at... (Read More)

The home stretch

April 17th - via:
Well, here we are. 24 hours to go and just over $300 shy. I wish I had a huge preview to show off right now, but I've really been giving my everything these last few days. Everything else is still in between formative and basic concept stages.... (Read More)

Pathfinder Packet Update

April 17th - via:
I've updated the existing packet to include the latest rules and added the advanced packet for more pathfinder friendly games.  (Read More)

Updated Art

April 16th - via:
We're updating some of the art for consisency, and we wanted to show you how it's coming along. Enjoy! (Read More)

A Kingdom Divided

April 14th - via:
After a thousand years of peace, the kingdom finds itself in turmoil again. Trainers are divided into two groups. Purists loyal to the king believe that only monsters from their own world can lead the kingdom on a superior path to ruling the entire... (Read More)

Playtest Update Coming

April 14th - via:
72 hours to go. We're almost there! We've got a new playtest update incoming. Check out this preview character to go along with a different take on the introduction. Also, there have been some questions about the changes that we're making. Nothing to... (Read More)

Updated Front page

April 13th - via:
We've updated the front page with some of the new art and we're spending today updating the preview packet. With 4-5 days left, we're working hard to earn our last $400+. (Read More)

The Performer and reaching our $1200 Goal

April 11th - via:
Hmm... Thought I submitted this yesterday. Oh well, Good morning everybody, For those of you currently unable to view the new archetype in the updated preview packet, here is the concept for the Performer we promised at $1,000. In addition, we'll... (Read More)

The Trainer, the Breeder, and the Performer

April 10th - via:
We have updated the playtest packet to include a new document. The new document includes the latest version of the Trainer along with his archetypes the Breeder, and the Performer. The remainder of the packet remains unchanged for now, but we'll... (Read More)

The New Face of the Pathfinder Monster Trainer

April 8th - via:
We've had plenty of time to go over the younger crowd-friendly version of Mystical: Kingdom of Monsters. With 9 days left, let's take some time to explore the other side of the Kingdom. Mad Kings, Thieves' Guilds, Power-hungry trainers seeking more... (Read More)

Addressing Concerns

April 8th - via:
I've received several comments so far after updating the packet last night. I can't go into all the detail now because we're hard at work, but rest assured we're addressing everything. Feedback is important, remember, and I really appreciate what... (Read More)

Pathfinder Preview Update

April 7th - via:
I've added character creation as well as updated the playtest characters in the packet. I've also added many new pieces of art to the document. Let's break $1,000 together! (Read More)


April 7th - via:
Following our last update moments ago, we've decided to add the following to front page. That's right, with the response we've gotten to PF, we'll be adding even more. 4E isn't left out, of course. I'll also work on those once we're able. $1000 -... (Read More)

New Class if we can break $1,000 in the next 24 hours

April 7th - via:
We've passed $900 as of this morning. Let's see what we can do to break $1,000 today. Tell everybody, if we can surpasse $1,000, I will write up a brand new archetype for Pathfinder for the trainer class, and new class for 4e D&D the Monster... (Read More)

Monster Training

April 6th - via:
Today's major preview is Monster Training. All trainers gain monster training at 1st level. This page will be included with the updated packet along with updated trainer class and playtest characters, which will hopefully come out tonight. Also with... (Read More)

The Classes of Mystical: Kingdom of Monsters

April 6th - via:
We've made some great headway with the trainer class and its archetypes, the breeder, the researcher, and the scout; and I wanted to pause for a moment to show you the final art for the class portraits. These characters will receive backgrounds of... (Read More)

New Facebook Page

April 5th - via:
We have an official facebook page now. Come check us out there for exclusive previews that will continue to run long after we're done here at KickStarter.  (Read More)

PF Visual Preview - The Trainer

April 5th - via:
Here is the first page of the Trainer Class. Information still to add: Detailed Background Role Spells Description I also already have the Monster Training information section complete, but I'll be saving that for another preview.  (Read More)

Pathfinder Design Update - The Monster Trainer

April 5th - via:
Hey all, With the 4e design all but finished at this point, I'm going to shift gears more to the Pathfinder version of the game. Already I'm making some good headway, with much thanks to Cody Martin for having the initiative to reach out to me and... (Read More)

GenCon, Updated Rewards, and a New Reward Option

April 4th - via:
I've got my sights on GenCon this year, who's with me? If I can get the project backed, I'll be able to finish art in time to submit Mystical: Kingdom of Monsters for consideration for the ENnies this year. I'm also hoping to attend GenCon, where I... (Read More)

Must haves in a Monster Training Game

April 3rd - via:
There are some things that are absolutely must haves in a monster training game to make it a good one. But, what are those things? Here's the list I've come up with, and I'm hoping to hear your thoughts and suggestions about the list. Should I add... (Read More)

Team List

April 3rd - via:
It's about time I added a team list to the page, so I did. I'll have another update to post later today as well. AntRiku (art) Trisaber - The Sea Dagger Jeff Porter (art) Faedrie - The Faerie Dragon JennaTheDragon (art) Endergon - The Forgeborn... (Read More)

What would you like to see more of?

April 2nd - via:
We're at 16 days to go and about 28% of our goal is reached. I will definitely continue to provide more Backer-specific updates, but I'm also hoping to generate some more backers as well. So, for those of you with friends still on the fence, what... (Read More)

...Backer-submitted monsters in real life?

April 1st - via:
It's entirely possible! If you remember this post from 3/29, we're working with Pallet U. on getting some of these monsters out to you to keep in your homes; for real! We're still testing the validity of this concept, but here's what Samuel's good... (Read More)

First Build a Monster Submission Progress

April 1st - via:
Good morning everybody, Below, you will find the first preview of the Build your own Monster submissions from one of our wonderful backers. I will be reaching out to this contributor today with additional steps for us to complete in order to finish... (Read More)

Class Preview: The Breeder (4E and PF)

March 31st - via:
Tonight I wanted to offer a preview of the classes as they are represented in Mystical: Kingdom of Monsters. Keep in mind these aren't completely finished yet, but this is the progress on them so far. I'll post at least one more class for Backers... (Read More)

Pathfinder Preview Updated and PF Advanced Traits

March 30th - via:
Those of you with the Pathfinder Preview Packet can look for the update I posted today. Following our update with advanced traits last night, I wanted to show the difference between those in 4E D&D and those for Pathfinder. Enjoy! Aura Reader... (Read More)

Advanced Traits

March 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

New Reward Maybe Coming Monday!

March 29th - via:
Hi everybody, It is with great pleasure that I announce the possibility of a new reward coming this Monday, but first, a little history. When I first started work on this project, I reached out to as many different groups as I could for help. One of... (Read More)

In Home Playtest

March 29th - via:
I've uploaded a new video to Youtube featuring me and my boys playtesting Mystical: Kingdom of Monsters. Enjoy! (Read More)

Layout and Full Monster Preview

March 28th - via:
Quick note: Until we get everybody over here who was a part of the other page, I'm going to post updates to both. Hey all, To celebrate the new page, I wanted to start things off with a bang. For everybody, a preview of the first complete monster,... (Read More)

Older Updates Link

March 28th - via:
If you'd like to see some of the older updates we posted before moving the project to a new page, check them out here.  (Read More)

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