Foretold: Rise Of A God

A project in Burnsville, MN by Steve Port

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The Fates reward loyalty, so choose wisely - build a temple, steel your Faithful for battle and crush your rivals to become a god!
Backers: 278
Average Pledge Per Backer: $113

Funded: $31,348 of $25,000
Dates: Mar 20th -> Apr 20th (32 days)
Project By: Steve Port
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Latest News

Still counting it at 30k for backers!

April 20th - via:
Hey Folks, we lost a big pledge (ended up not being able to commit to the thing they wanted) but that doesnt affect you guys AT ALL! we're still counting it as unlocked at $30k! Steve  (Read More)

500 likes and $30k!

April 20th - via:
We just unlocked our first 2 stretch goals within minutes of each other! You guys are awesome, here we all were lounging on Easter and you guys were picking up the slack! We already moved what would have been our next stretch tier (at $35k) to all... (Read More)

The final hours - and the Kickstarter "Wrap Party"

April 18th - via:
Hi everyone, Jay here.  It's been a crazy month! We've been hard at work finalizing, promoting and demoing the game. Neal has been working like a juggernaut to finalize all of the designs and layouts!  We're happy to say that it's all down to final... (Read More)

Visual Spoiler 2: Relics (Complete!)

April 18th - via:
Hello everyone, We're rounding out the final weekend of the Kickstarter - it's really flown by! If you haven't Liked us on Facebook, please do!  We're so close to hitting the 500 mark and delivering our backers that set of Fate Card Promos!  Here... (Read More)

Backer specials announced!

April 17th - via:
We are happy to finally announce our "special" item for backers Jay hinted about a couple days ago!   We've been working with a number of renown magic artists to produce images for a set of promo cards further highlighting the Greek mythological... (Read More)

Visual Spoiler 1: Faithful (Complete list!)

April 13th - via:
Hi everyone,   With one week to go in the Kickstarter, it's time to kick it up a notch. Let's show off the Faithful that are a big part of Foretold: Rise of a God!   (Click here to see higher resolution images of the Faithful!) The four Starting... (Read More)

Tile Design: An In-depth Look

April 11th - via:
Happy Friday everyone, I'd posted in update 6 that I'd talk a little bit more about the Tiles in Foretold. We're going to get a bit deeper into the game theory behind the Tiles, for those that are into that kind of thing. Take a deep breath...... (Read More)

Foretold's Basic Tutorial Video and more game information

April 9th - via:
A lot of people have requested a bit more information about the game and how it's played. This video should help give players a clearer idea about the four steps of the turn: Reveal (place a Relic and Faithful into the Marketplace) Marketplace... (Read More)

Funded! 100%+

April 7th - via:
Wow, that happened fast! We had some wild momentum today! Thanks to everyone who came through big today! Let's continue on to some stretch goals!  We've added a 500 Likes Tier on Facebook - if we hit that, I've got a series of promos for all backers... (Read More)

85% funded - and a big night tonight!

April 6th - via:
Hi everyone, I'm really excited at how well the Foretold Kickstarter campaign is doing now that we've hit the "2 weeks left" mark!  We're at 85% funding and on pace to even reach a stretch goal or two!  For instance, I've designed a series of cards... (Read More)

In-depth podcast review of Foretold - now online!

April 1st - via:
"This is the first game that broke my 'don't buy a new board game' rule this year." - Brian Giese, Crippled System podcast. Brian's 2014 pledge to not buy a new board game crumbled after playing through Foretold! Thanks for backing us! The popular... (Read More)

Tiles, Twitch and Twenty-one days!

March 30th - via:
Hi everyone, Jay here. We're still hovering around the 50% funded mark, and we've got 21 days to go! This next week will be critical. We'll keep the content coming if you help spread the word!  The game is almost finalized, and it's just down to... (Read More)

Update from Steve!

March 27th - via:
(cross posted to and I recently played a round of Foretold: Rise of a God with Magic the Gathering Hall of Famer Bob Maher and notable deck builder/avid board gamer, Brian Kowal, who both enjoyed their game. Bob... (Read More)

Game play demo video is up! And a bit about combat..

March 25th - via:
Hi everyone, With the help of a few buddies/play testers, we filmed a basic play through video of Foretold and put it up on the Kickstarter page.  I go over the Marketplace and Starting Tiles a bit more, take a few turns, and then show one example... (Read More)

Kickstarter Icons for Backers! and our next Twitch Broadcast

March 24th - via:
Hi everyone - just a quick update.  Check out these Icons that Neal made!  They're perfect for your Kickstarter Profile Pic if you don't have one already.   Please right-click, download and update your profile to show your support! :D  We also... (Read More)

Play through video on Twitch, 300 Likes and $10k!

March 23rd - via:
Hi Everyone, As we close out the weekend, we've crossed the 100 backer mark, have 300 likes on Facebook, and hit $10k in backing! That's not too shabby.  We received shows of support from a number of game companies as well - whose games I play and... (Read More)

A great first day!

March 20th - via:
Hello everyone!  Thank you for making the first day of our Kickstarter campaign a great success.  Our backers are pulling through - and at this rate, we'll be able to exceed our funding goal! That, of course, is good for everyone.  If we can break... (Read More)

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