Darkest Dungeon by Red Hook Studios

A project in Bellingham, WA by Tyler Sigman
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Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Descend at your peril!
Backers: 9639
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $313,337 of $75,000
Dates: Feb 10th -> Mar 14th (32 days)
Project By: Tyler Sigman
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September 2nd - via: cliqist.com
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March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
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March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
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Final 3 Days to Pledge! Reddit AMA Today and Art Livestream on Tuesday

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Final 3 Days to Pledge!The campaign ends this Thursday at Midnight PST! It's hard to believe 28 days have flown by already. If you've been following Darkest Dungeon but haven't decided to pledge yet, we hope you'll consider taking the plunge! As... (Read More)

Darkest Dungeon Interview

March 10th - via: rpgwatch.com
Darkest Dungeon is a new roguelike RPG from a new studio called Red Hook Studios. The goal of the project was $75,000, but the game has managed to get over $250,000. (Read More)

Town Events Unlocked, The World of Darkest Dungeon, Reddit AMA Monday March 10th

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
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Add On an Art Book, Diorama, Art Print, or Soundtrack! Only 1 Week Left!

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Have you considered adding on to your pledge?  There are several things you can purchase to enhance your Darkest Dungeon experience and support us in developing the game. How to Add On1) Decide what items you want and calculate the total 2) Click... (Read More)

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March 1st - via: gamrreview.com
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February 27th - via: horriblenight.com
Red Hook Studios’ Darkest Dungeon has not only achieved its Kickstarter goal, it’s done so in spectacular fashion. With 14 days left, the “challenging gothic roguelike RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring” is already 300% funded, a testament to its intriguing take on the genre as well as its unique art direction. (Read More)

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February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
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Q&A with Stuart Chatwood, Darkest Dungeon's Composer

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
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February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 18th - via: slimgamer.com
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February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 17th - via: cliqist.com
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Darkest Dungeon dev Tyler Sigman: ‘Our game is about true heroism’

February 17th - via: thebitpulse.com
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February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 13th - via: thekoalition.com
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February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 12th - via: technobuffalo.com
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February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
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February 11th - via: thebitpulse.com
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