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Sword & Sorcery - Epic Fantasy Co-op board & miniature game

A project in Camaiore, Italy by Ares Games

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The Legend begins! Play heroes of epic stature in this fantasy boardgame, with high-quality figures and amazing cooperative gameplay.
Backers: 3745
Average Pledge Per Backer: $138

Funded: $517,622 of $75,000
Dates: Oct 15th -> Nov 12th (29 days)
Project By: Ares Games
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Latest News

You are Legend!

November 12th - via:
Heroes!  With $500,000 in funding, the Hellspawn is unlocked! And now... two more hours to try to get this Kickstarter into the Top 50 of must funded projects! As a special "Thank you" to our True Immortals - those backers who, before the end of... (Read More)

From Here To Eternity

November 12th - via:
Heroes! We are racing agains the clock to reach our final goals, so let's not waste any words! Let's look at all the exciting stuff which happened today, and what's going to happen within a few hours! First and foremost - a new goal achieved! At $... (Read More)

Skeld Joins Sword & Sorcery Kickstarter Closing In On Final Hours

November 12th - via:
Skeld is the awesome Dwarf Berserker that was unlocked as part of the Sword & Sorcery Kickstarter Campaign by Ares Games. (Read More)

Fire and Shadow!

November 11th - via:
Heroes! As always, the answer is 42. 42 artificial intelligences for our monsters (yes, count 'em - and I am not even including the Galaxy Defender Alien/Enemy cards). And 42 Stretch goal in our line-up, 30 funding goals and 12 stretch goals. Forty... (Read More)

The Day of Enomis

November 11th - via:
Heroes! This night the "48 hours warning" went out, and this morning, we awakened to another great achievement, at $435,000... We have 12 different 'standard' enemies in the Kickstarter campaign - with 36 different AIs and powers - and now they will... (Read More)

I am the strongest!

November 10th - via:
Heroes! The battle was hardly fought... Today, we finally reached and surpassed $420,000 of funding, and we unlocked one more Hero, bringing the total number of figures in the all-inclusive Immortal Hero pledge to a total of ONE HUNDRED! Kroghan,... (Read More)

The Final Days

November 9th - via:
Heroes! The final days are coming onto us. Less than 100 hours before we see the conclusion of the Sword & Sorcery campaign... and looking at what happened during the week-end, we're sure it's going to be exciting! As you probably already know,... (Read More)

Sword & Sorcery – new content added to KS

November 8th - via:
Having raised over 540% of it’s intended goal with over 3.2k backers, Sword & Sorcery is days away from becoming a reality. (Read More)

Immortal Heroes

November 6th - via:
Heroes! Thanks to the new "Dragon Slayer" and "Immortal" add-on bundles and pledge levels (look at the project page and your message in-box, if you did not already!), the campaign really is on fire today, and we stormed beyond our $365K milestone...... (Read More)

Final Week of Sword & Sorcery Kickstarter, New Add-On Added

November 6th - via:
Like many good campaigns, they’re saving some of the best for last. (Read More)

Fight Fire with Fire

November 5th - via:
Heroes! Sometimes, help may come from the most unexpected quarters. Sometimes, heroes are not Charming Princes and Knights in Shining Armor. Sometimes, heroes are shadowy figures dabbling in the dark arts or renegades of their kin... Sometimes,... (Read More)

Enemies, Enemies Everywhere!

November 4th - via:
Heroes!No Stretch Goals unlocked today (yet) - but our Facebook page social goal is so close it might be achieved as I write! Only 6 fans missing to 3000, Even if the day was slow in that regard, there was a great atmosphere as lots of backers... (Read More)

Here comes the Morrigan!

November 3rd - via:
Heroes! A new goal unlocked today! Our funding is now more than 450% of our initial goal, and at $340,000 we unlocked another important upgrade... All our figures are multi-part, even if they come fully assembled and ready to play. We are now fully... (Read More)

Open... roll... grab the treasure!

November 3rd - via:
Heroes! What's the strongest archetype in dungeon delving? Swordfighting? Casting spells? No!!! What is at the heart of every great adventure is... Open the door, kill the monster, grab the treasure! Seriously... We'd hope that 40 years after the... (Read More)

The Eternal Evil

November 2nd - via:
Heroes! With the new goal unlocked yesterday night ($330,000 of funding!) the Sword & Sorcery campaign grows to a massive 14 QUESTS - each of them unique and lovingly crafted by Gremlin Project... Now the dice are cast, and the Heroes know who... (Read More)

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night...

October 31st - via:
Heroes! Truth is... it's a shiny and sunny day here in Italy (Enomis' blessing... as otherwise the beautiful Lucca Comics & Games show we are at in these days turns into a nightmare... of endless lines to get into the exhibit halls, wet umbrellas... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Update: 'Sword and Sorcery: Vastaryous' Lair' Expansion

October 31st - via:
'Sword & Sorcery' by Ares Games has announced an epic expansion. 'Vastaryous' Lair' will provide gamers with extreme challenges...and a five-headed dragon! (Read More)

With Heart, Faith and Steel

October 29th - via:
Heroes! The premiere event in the Italian gaming scene, Lucca Comics & Games, started today, and we were there all day - we could not miss the launch of the italian edition of Jolly Roger, Dino Race, and the return of War of the Ring. We of... (Read More)

Things in the Night

October 28th - via:
Heroes! The glorious power of legendary Vastaryous inspired a lot of backers, new and old, to support our project - yesterday was by far the best day after the opening phase. We unlocked not one, but two new goals since the previous update... Thanks... (Read More)

Take On The Mighty Vastaryous In Sword & Sorcery Expansion

October 28th - via:
Vastaryous' Lair is a massive expansion being added to the line-up on Kickstarter for Ares Games' Sword & Sorcery dungeon crawling board game. (Read More)

The Greatest Enemy ever...

October 27th - via:
Heroes! There is no peace for Heroes, no rest for living Legends. The powerful evil menacing the Talon Coast has been defeated, but a dark shadow lingers on. Something is stirring on Black Queen Island. A feral Orc tribe once inhabited this land, but... (Read More)

Undead Viking and the Temple of Doom

October 27th - via:
Heroes! One more video about Sword & Sorcery is now available, and the review by Undead Viking makes us feel very proud of the hard work our Gremlins have been doing on Sword & Sorcery. Who would not like to hear words like "The game I was... (Read More)

A Legendary Day

October 27th - via:
Heroes! What a night, what a day! First of all - our stretch goal at $ 276,746 is unlocked! Why such a weird figure? If you didn't read Update 7, when we announced it, this funding amount means a lot to us - and, we hope, to you, the heroes who made... (Read More)

It is coming....

October 26th - via:
Heroes! Ready your sword, prepare your spell, nock your arrow... The day is coming... the ultimate opponent is ready to be unleashed upon your heroes. See you here, tomorrow at 5 PM C.E.T. It is coming! Today, we launched a Sword & Sorcery... (Read More)

Rahdo Runs Through and Beasts of War Have Fun

October 24th - via:
Heroes! Many of you have been waiting anxiously for more Sword & Sorcery videos, and today finally we can see Rahdo "Running Through" our game. Rahdo was also playing S&S at the Essen Spiel, so he had a chance to grab the beta prototype we... (Read More)

Be a Hero!

October 23rd - via:
Heroes! No stretch goals unlocked today (even if our next Social Goal is within grab, with a little help from you to promote our Facebook page). This is no reason to leave you without an update. I will take this as an opportunity to let you know a... (Read More)

Full Moon

October 22nd - via:
Heroes! Here we're with our daily update. First of all, thanks to all the backers who joined our A.M.A. on Boardgamegek yesterday. If you missed it, jump to the link and read the very interesting Q&A session we had there. And if you have more... (Read More)

Rulebook Online - and you can play Sword & Sorcery on Tabletopia, now!

October 21st - via:
Heroes! Thanks to the amazing support of the team of Tabletopia - a sophisticated virtual table system recently funded on Kickstarter - we are able to offer you a virtual visit to a Sword & Sorcery gaming table, You can take an in-depth look at... (Read More)

Drums, drums in the deep...

October 20th - via:
Heroes! We now have more than 2500 brave souls in the Sword & Sorcery army, and we unlocked one more social goal! This app - to be developed for both IOS and Android tablets - will put character management at your fingertips, and will also allow... (Read More)

Darkness falls...

October 19th - via:
Heroes! Are you ready to take up the challenge, as darkness falls on Talon's Coast? Thanks to our latest funding achievement - $ 245,000 - a new stretch goal unlocks, giving us a new set of four scenarios for the Sword & Sorcery campaign.... (Read More)

ICv2: Ares Games' Epic Fantasy Co-op Board Game

October 19th - via:
Ares Games and Gremlin Project have announced Sword & Sorcery, a new cooperative board and miniatures game, releasing in 2016. The game is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, and has raised nearly $250,000. (Read More)

In Company of Wolves...

October 17th - via:
Heroes! As night falls (at least here in Old Europe...), we count two more stretch goals unlocked today, thanks to your support, for a total of 12 goals since the project launched two days ago. We surpassed $ 230,000 in funding, and now a new enemy... (Read More)

Daughter of the Nature

October 17th - via:
Heroes! In times of dire need, unusual powers stand up and fight against the forces of Darkness... and here comes Samyria, daughter of the Earth, bear-friend and skin-changer, our first Add-on. Our Hero Add-ons are not just a figurine - apart from... (Read More)

Sword & Sorcery - The Gameplay

October 16th - via:
During the course of the campaign, we plan to present you the complete "Beta" version of the rulebook. Several "Alpha" preview copies of the games and rules are in the hands of reviewers all over the world. Some of their opinions about the game are... (Read More)

Here's my axe!

October 16th - via:
Heroes! through the night, we've been slashing through stretch goals like a Dwarf Berserker through Gremlins. So, it sounds as poetic justice that you unlocked our first new hero, Skeld! As a Berserker, Skeld is constantly under the effects of his... (Read More)

Monsters, Monsters Everywhere!

October 15th - via:
Heroes! Just 6 hours since the project launched, and wow! We already achieved four stretch goals... Sally is a spirit of the forest, incarnated in wolf form We planned initially to include Sally as a token, and thanks to this achievement, she will be... (Read More)

Sword & Sorcery Gone Gold!

October 15th - via:
Heroes! You are Legend. Less than 90 minutes, and the project is funded.  Now, let's get ready to summon Sally to our side! And if you want to help us spread the word... here are a few cool avatars for you to use!  (Read More)

Ares Games Launches Sword & Sorcery Board Game Kickstarter

October 15th - via:
You just can’t seem to keep evil down. You think you’ve gotten it all taken care of and wrapped up. It might even take a couple centuries, but it seems like it’s always making a comeback. Such is the case in Ares Games’ latest project up on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Sword & Sorcery'

October 15th - via:
'Sword & Sorcery' is an epic fantasy adventure with heroes that are called back from the dead to save their kingdom. (Read More)

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