Teramyyd: Earthsphere

A project in Portland, OR by IO Worlds

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An epic steampunk/fantasy/monster-fighting game of aeronautical questing! Battle sky pirates or become one in the world of Teramyyd.
Backers: 1134
Average Pledge Per Backer: $123

Funded: $139,243 of $20,000
Dates: Mar 14th -> May 13th (60 days)
Project By: IO Worlds
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Latest News

Stretch goals sooner!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Aeriopolis playmat in every game at $135k  1 leather bag in every game at $140k (Pay no attention to the caption on the picture.) Keep it rolling!  (Read More)

Lady Sabre will be flying the Pegasus

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We have gotten official permission to not only have Lady Sabre as one of our new Captains, but we will also have her ship The Pegasus as one of the miniatures unlocked at $130k. (By the way, $130k is now unlocked!) In case you are not familiar with... (Read More)


May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
With lots of CAPITAL LETTERS! Along with the Captains' Personal Spell and Tactics Cards, and the 7 new Ally cards, this brings the KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE Deck up to 53 cards! And if it looks like we are going to stretch further, there's more where... (Read More)

Beta-test add-on and last minute changes roundup

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay, hopefully I will cover everything here: Quest markers are now unlocked. 8 come with the game. For every $4, you can add-on 8 more quest markers. 8 markers will suffice for the Main Quest. Captains' Individual Quests vary by Captain, from 7 for... (Read More)

The chest is an add-on

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to popular demand, the chest that the Buried Treasure pledge comes in is no available as an add-on for $150 for any backers at the $55 pledge level or above.  This chest is only available to American and Canadian backers, because international... (Read More)

Results of the Board Game Geek contest

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Two new stretch goals and a high-end price drop

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, all. Thor here. I just ran through the spreadsheet again, and something I noticed was that I had priced the Private Shipyard level way too high. So as soon as I get done typing this up, I'm dropping the price from $1199 to $799. Still spendy, but... (Read More)

Quick add-on update

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, We have added a new add-on for additional dice at 10 dice for 5 bucks. The dice will have 2 hit images, 3 miss images and 1 special image for critical or other triggering effects. For our EU backers and friends we have posted a FAQ on the main... (Read More)

The last 24 hour push is upon us

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, The last 24 hour push is nearly upon us.Your support has been unilaterally positive and awe inspiring. (with some tough love thrown in just when we needed it ).  Whatever level we hit, I for one am proud of what we accomplished together.... (Read More)

Tightening up the Stretch Goals and adding Kickstarter Exclusive material and more!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We have been reading all your comments, and we have found that most of the backers' desires now fall into 3 categories.  We want Kickstarter Exclusive things We want to make sure we get the whole set of 7 new minis, not just some of them We kinda... (Read More)

Video up more coming

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, The first video is up and more are being uploaded to youtube. We will also be filming more tomorrow showing a closer look at combat. Its a little on the amateur side but it is what it is. http://youtu.be/JHQh1nrzzfU Hold Fast as we enter... (Read More)

Complete component list for pledges

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, Quick update. See link below for complete pledge component detail. These upcoming stretch goals are included in all versions: Reversible tile map Aeriopolis ship playmat Miniature quest markers to replace the tokens These upcoming... (Read More)

International Backers and the Board Game Geek Contest

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We have heard from some of our international backers about the specifics of the Board Game Geek contest, Some of you were not pleased at the idea that you were shut out from 2 of the 3 prizes. This is not exactly true. If you can swing the cost of... (Read More)

Super Pledge options for everyone

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, I am pleased to announce that the "One Pledge to Rule Them All" is being made available to all pledge levels. We have created a super box version of Wares & Plunder for those that want 3 of everything. For our early backers you can now... (Read More)

Pledge chart

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Quick update: I am attaching the pledge chart that shows what is included at different levels, We will add on more to the chart tomorrow. Some of the upcoming stretch goals may be add-on only except for the 110.00 and 145.00 and 299.00 pledge levels.... (Read More)

New Super Box added to pledge goals

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, Wanted to provide you with some quick updates: 2 new super pledges incoming$110.00 "The One Pledge to Rule them all" This pledge will satisfy all of your miniature cravings and provide the most complete set of Teramyyd miniatures that you could... (Read More)

Contest Started: Join us at BoardGameGeek Con in Dallas!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Join us at BoardGameGeek Con in November!  We’ve launched a contest over on BoardGamegeek. You can enter to win at the address below, but here are the basics: You have to answer six multiple choice questions about the game and that will enter you... (Read More)

Rules updates -- Raw text, Appendix A, and the Glossary

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, Thor here. There was a ton of stuff that needed changes, and a second ton of stuff that needed appended, so there is a heap of InDesign work in my lap. However, I know most of your care more about the content than the presentation at this... (Read More)

Here are images of captains, their ships and flags

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Avast, yet another update, Just wanted to send  you the factions, the first 7 captains that go with them and the ships with their names. Also some bonus lore of Teramyyd. http://ioworlds.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/MythosPart1.pdf I will put this... (Read More)

Version 1 of the Full Rules have been posted

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
You asked for it and then asked again and then again and we finally put them up. I cannot stress how happy I am to post the first version of the Final Rules on the Kickstarter page. There are a few typos such as showing 2-6 players when there will... (Read More)

Yes, we really can do this

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The production model won't be blue like this (because who wants to paint on a blue base?) but this is a solid, touchable prototype of what's to come. For sense of scale, remember that the base is intended to fit on a 1 inch hex. The plastic might... (Read More)

80K stretch goal reached White Sails in sight

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings everyone, We have made it past the 80K stretch goal and the total captains to choose from reaches an epic 21, 3 in each of the 7 factions. This gives a lot of choices and re-playability. Our artists are working on sketching up portraits... (Read More)

New Pledge Level for Retailers

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
For those of you who sell games for a living (and can prove it) there is a new pledge level open for you. "The Privateer Collection" will get you 4 copies of the Kickstarter Edition of the game--so all the games will have the items included due to... (Read More)

Teramyyd Avatars

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, This is a quick update to provide a variety of avatar images. A little late to the party but thought we would get these out anyway. Thanks for your continued faith in this project. IOworlds  (Read More)

The White Sails appear over the horizon...

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
The White Sails. A race of metal exoskeletons manipulated by magicka and holding the spirits of air pirates. They are called White Sails because they have bleached their black sails white in the blood of their victims. Led by Captain Redeye, they... (Read More)

Expanded and edited Add-On list

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
So we were looking at the cost numbers again, and we found a couple of places where our estimates were a bit higher than they actually turned out to be, so we are adjusting some of our prices for add-ons down. Please see the chart below. This will... (Read More)

$75k Stretch Goal Unlocked! 2 Bags in Every Game.

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
As of this update, we will be including 2 canvas bags for dice and coins in each game, and we will be making embossed leather bags available as add-ons. Details to follow soon.  (Read More)

Drake: the Dragon Wargame in its last 48 hours

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
While we are getting our graphics all spiffied up to formally announce that we have unlocked our $75k stretch goal, we thought we'd give a timely shout-out to a Kickstarter ally of ours, Action Games Miniatures, whose game Drake: the Dragon... (Read More)

While we wait for the next stretch goal...

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
...I thought I'd take you through a tour of one of the more complicated cards and what all the stuff on it means. Here we go. First of all, as you might notice, this is the Spawn of the Kobolos card. This is one of three ways to run into Spawn. The... (Read More)

A couple new Add-On Packages

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Not a big update, but a few people have been asking for this, so we thought we'd do it. For those of you who love minis and love buying a lot of minis, we have bigger packages with just a bit more discount available.  The $52 package includes 8 of... (Read More)

New Captain Cards Unlocked...

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
...at least the first batch. Wow, you guys.  This was so fast, our artists are still working on the art for these new cards. We promise to get you a peek at some early versions as soon as we can. In the meantime, we are moving toward the next... (Read More)

Some details about that chest....

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
People have been wanting more information about the chest that comes with the Buried Treasure and Northwest Passage pledge levels, so we hope this will answer your questions: Still have questions? Okay... The chest is indeed wood and is a sturdy... (Read More)

Aeriopolis is UNLOCKED!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
What a nice present to celebrate the mid-point of this Kickstarter! This miniature will be included in every game ordered through this Kickstarter. That includes the Merchant's Cargo level, who will be getting three games, and therefore 3 Aeriopolis... (Read More)

Spawn of the Kobolos

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
They say it is an unnatural thing–a creature from beyond the Earthsphere. They say it is a titanic abomination that sleeps in the heart of a volcano, wakening in times of strife and conflict to feed on the combatants, vanquished and victorious... (Read More)

New pledge goal add-ons

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, We have added several new exclusive add-on pledges to the Kickstarter. for 5.00 select War chest: 25 additional coins. Because there is no such thing as too much gold. Choose Gold or Platinum (when that stretch goal is unlocked.) for 9.00... (Read More)

Stretch Goals on the Horizon

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, We are nearing the mid-point of the Kickstarter. These are the stretch goals that will be going up in the next day. 70K A complete second set of Captains for each faction, ( we promise to have some great female characters ) 75K Custom coin/dice... (Read More)

For the Canadians who wanted the treasure chests...

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
... we have exciting news for you! We have added a new pledge level for Canadians who wanted to pledge at our Buried Treasure level. We have checked the convention schedule and have noticed that VCON 38 is October 4-6, around when we hope to be... (Read More)

55K Stretch Goal Unlocked !

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We have done it, Thanks to you we have unlocked the 7th captain, the new faction Shandian Long, and a new ship miniature.  With this goal now accomplished there will be a 7th ship miniature and captain card included in all Kickstarter boxed sets.... (Read More)

Game play video is up

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Avast, We have defeated the audio gremlins or at least quelled them for the time being.  http://youtu.be/G7NUxbNKSkc I will be putting this up on the main page now. Our next video will be player VS player combat. When we get the prototype models in... (Read More)

Teramyyd: Earthsphere by IO Worlds

Its been a while since I have posted a blog post up and decided it was high time I got back into it. Last week or the week before, I can’t rightly remember, I was messaged on Facebook by a friend about a game called,Teramyyd: Earthsphere. (Read More)

Important updates and corrections

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, We wanted to send this rev2 Quick Start update now even cooler looking.  http://ioworlds.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/QuickStartMarch26.pdf Also a map clarification: The canvas map, both useful as a game board and artwork, is available as a... (Read More)

Sneak Peek at the $75k stretch goal

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a teaser for now. Will get the official announcement on the main page soon. The flying city of Aeriopolis.  (Read More)

Changes to the gameboard

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We have listened to our many backers (and our bookkeepers) and have decided that printing the board on 9 die-cut hexagonal tile boards instead of canvas is better for playability, expandability, and keeping costs reasonable. However, we know that... (Read More)

The Kobolos Dragon Unleashed

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Avast, The Kobolos Dragon stretch goal has been unlocked. This miniature will now be included in all versions of the game. IOworlds  (Read More)

Shut Up & Sit Down Games News!

March 25th - via: shutupshow.com
Quinns: We’re used to board games testing our brains, reflexes, even our privates. But lungs? That’s a new one. Enter Antoine Bauza’s Rampage, which should be landing this year. Bauza’s one of our favourite designers here at SU&SD, having crafted 7 Wonders and Ghost Stories, both of which are capable of collapsing your face into deep thought like a strong man might fold a deck chair. (Read More)

Game components

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, For a variety of reasons, including your great feedback, we have decided to produce the game board as interchangeable board pieces. They will lower shipping cost, provide a solid surface and more importantly work with several expansions we... (Read More)

Teramyyd: Earthsphere Rules

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Land Ahoy, As promised here is our first quick start rules pdf. Also available on our website. In other news, we have set up a new forum at ioworlds.com Enjoy your swag ye scurvy sea dogs ! IOworlds  (Read More)

New Race, New Captain, New Ship Mini

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, Our new stretch goal is up. New race, new captain, new ship miniature.  Note: Each of our ships are flag ships that will be expanded to include other types in each faction. A hint of an expansion to come.  (Read More)

Meople News: Burning Trains on Fire

March 21st - via: meoplesmagazine.com
You probably noticed in the review that we really liked Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on the Cursed Island, but that it’s easy to get rules details wrong or miss some rules when playing. To fix that, there’s a player aid for download that not only summarizes how things happen in which order but also shows the distribution of dice symbols and beast strength for better risk assessment. And when you’re on the game’s website already, there’s also a blank scenario sheet for you to come up with your own ways to suffer a horrible deathplay. (Read More)

Map Update

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy ! We wanted to give you further information on the map, and a special announcement update. First to the map: To stay in theme of the game we are striving to make a printed map work. This way you have a piece of art as well as a great game board.... (Read More)

Updates to page play video coming

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy, Its been fantastic how supportive our backers have been. Great comments, great advice. Keep the ideas coming, we are really listening. We have added card type descriptions in the main page and a click through pdf of the game map. The rules... (Read More)

Board Game Raises Funds

March 19th - via: nbcnews.com
BILLINGS, MT -- Local Billings residents want to "kick start" a new board game they are working on by using the web. Doug McIsaac, along with six others raised almost $29,000 in funding in less than two days. The fantasy air ship board game called Teramyyd Earthsphere is gaining funds and popularity via a website called Kickstarter. Kickstarter, a crowd funding site, lets many games come to life because it allows people who want to see the game made, pledge money towards it. (Read More)

An Exciting New Steampunk Kickstarter Game

March 16th - via: gamebugle.com
Teramyyd: Earthsphere is a new fantasy-themed adventure board game. Ok, sure you say, sounds like a million other games out there. However, this one throws in a flare of Steampunk theme AND has killer miniatures. Teramyyd is available to Kickstart now. (Read More)

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