Sword & Sorcery - Ancient Chronicles

Machina Arcana ~ From Beyond

A project in Newark, DE by Adreama Games, Inc.
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Travel the unknown, face the horrors, and survive the story. An immersive and dark experience awaits you and your group of explorers.
Backers: 6774
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $442,896 of $30,000
Dates: Sep 4th -> Sep 28th (24 days)
Project By: Adreama Games, Inc.
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Latest News

Seven trumpets

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
The Gates cracked, and what was contained now roams free. Illustration by Stefan Koidl The horned god runs in the night and hunts among the stars. May he watch over and keeps us safe, no matter where we are. Lord of night, Protect us as we dream.... (Read More)

Replayability in Machina Arcana

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our primary goals when designing and developing the game content, was to not overwhelm players with many permutations of similar cards. Providing lots of scenarios, items, or events but with similar mechanics doesn't generate long term... (Read More)

A Chronicle of the Expedition to the Forlorn Icy Continent (Part 4)

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Any moment now and we will see it: our feared, yet necessary, destination. I have spoken with the crew and it seems that all of us occasionally get flashes, glimpses of where we are going. Sometimes it happens in our dreams, and at other times when... (Read More)

Core explorer / Current extra goals overview

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Core explorer - Jessie Monroe Illustration by Jakub Bazyluk Little is known of Jessie's childhood and adolescence. He was a constable but was dishonorably discharged due to his methods, which often resulted in the deaths of his quarry. Although... (Read More)

Contest alert / Current extra goals overview

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Illustration by Nele Diel Contest alert Just a heads-up for the last chance to be a lucky winner of one Machina Arcana premium box. This contest is in collaboration with Board Game Revolution. Click here to enter the contest Click here for more... (Read More)

Tips and Tricks (2/3) / Current extra goals overview

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Illustration by Igor Krstic Tips and Tricks (2/3)  The monsters are the game's main antagonists. Most of you already know that in order to destroy them, you will use items. Some of you know that it is even possible to destroy them using the... (Read More)

Introducing: Extra Goals

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
To all of our amazing backers,   Because of all of your undying love and support, we have blown away all of our stretch goals, and thus, are pleased to announce the game is complete. Does this mean that we've reached the end of our goals for this... (Read More)

Unlocked explorer - Sabina

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our previous updates gave you a taste of the brand-new explorers for the "Recurrence" expansion, all of which will have a special mechanic that utilizes the explorer markers.  In addition to the new core explorers for the expansion, our... (Read More)

Stretch goals completed

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Game box is completeWe dreamed of all it could be and we dared hope that it would be achieved - you have all made it happen! Your support and willingness to share our vision with the world unlocked the complete experience.   You really did it!  ... (Read More)

Current stretch goals overview

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Illustration by Stefan Koidl Only two more stretch goals.. Once that happens, She will be complete. Illustration by Stefan Koidl Soon:She will start the journey into our world- crawling slowly / scratching terriblyShe will reach each and every one... (Read More)

Tips and Tricks (1/3) / Current stretch goals overview

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Tips and Tricks (1/3)  Machina Arcana is a tactical survival game. The difficulty can be decreased, so it can become a horror adventure, but the default setting is hard - there is no way around it. Every small mistake adds up, so the best way is to... (Read More)

A Chronicle of the Expedition to the Forlorn Icy Continent (Part 3)

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
After our arrival in the city, the lingering dread remained, not only within the subdued group that returned from the forest, but amongst the general populace. It seemed there was nobody who hadn’t seen the meteor coloring the sky with its... (Read More)

Expansion explorer - Günther

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
There are a number of brand-new explorers for the "Recurrence" expansion, complete with their own stats, gorgeous artwork, and diverse backgrounds, allowing you to get that much more invested in them and pulled into the dark world of Machina Arcana.... (Read More)

Upcoming stream / Current stretch goals overview

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Stream playthroughJoin tomorrow our Twitch stream of Machina Arcana! https://www.twitch.tv/events/08hTM_woTVWUh9_0-Ba_mw Juraj will be playing the game as a horror adventure, and the rules are as follows:   one player / one explorer  short game... (Read More)

Dice Tower - Video Review

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
The one and only Dice Tower take a look at Machina Arcana. Check out what Mark and Ann have to say about our upcoming game!  (Read More)

Current stretch goals overview

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Upcoming stretch goals: What we unlocked so far:  (Read More)

Card formats / Card sleeves

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Card formatWe have been trying to figure out the best options for those of you who want to protect and sleeve your cards. In order for the cards to be compatible with the products on the market, we have reached a decision to slightly alter the card... (Read More)

Interactive puzzle

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
One late night I was working on a puzzle, a fairly simple but a dark one. As I played with the ideas in my head, I was suddenly taken by the visions so overwhelming and intense that I couldn't stop typing on the keyboard. The symbols and whispers... (Read More)

Current stretch goals overview

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Upcoming stretch goals: What we unlocked so far:  (Read More)

A Chronicle of the Expedition to the Forlorn Icy Continent (Part 2)

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We worked tirelessly for months on the investigation, amassing clues and scraping up evidence. We unraveled the existence of a secret society; worshippers of powerful deities that, the faithful claim, hold dominion over this world. This cult... (Read More)

Machina Arcana - From Beyond aktuell auf Kickstarter

September 11th - via: brettspiel-news.de
Das Spiel „Machina Arcana - From Beyond“ ist aktuell auf Kickstarter und hat noch viele Ziele zu erreichen. Das Spiel verspricht ein Steam Punk Horror Spiel. Für Fans dieser Welt sicher einen Blick wert. Es hat bereits fast 100.000 € eingesammelt. Es solle dann auch eine deutsche Anleitung zu dem Spiel geben, welche als Download verfügbar sein wird. Eine Reise ins Unbekannte, stellt euch dem Horror und überlebt die Geschichte. Eine einehmende und düstere Erfahrung erwartet dich und dein Forschungsteam. (Read More)

Evolution of art

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
As you all know, the First Edition of Machina Arcana was equipped with bleak, black-and-white artwork, brought to life by our amazing illustrators that we'd like to give a huge shout-out to:   Hrvoje Silich - Explorers Kristian Pavlin - Monsters... (Read More)

Current stretch goals overview

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations, you have unlocked all the rank 1 stretch goals! Upcoming stretch goals:  What we unlocked so far:  (Read More)

More video previews

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The first preview is from Josef and his "Boardgames with Niramas" channel. Even though he doesn't play dungeon crawlers, it was a pleasure watching him play with his loyal companion Drako. The second preview is from Paco and his "Hardhead's Reviews"... (Read More)

A Chronicle of the Expedition to the Forlorn Icy Continent (Part 1)

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Over a course of couple project updates I will share the introductory chapters of this strange land, giving you - our awesome backers - an insight into the lore and mystical world that you are now a part of.  So sit back, relax, and while reading,... (Read More)

Current stretch goals overview

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Upcoming stretch goals:  What we unlocked so far: Let's keep them coming!   (Read More)

UndeadViking - Video Review

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
So what does the tabletop godfather thinks of Machina Arcana? Let's find out!  (Read More)

Crowdfunding Spotlight – Dragons, Dales, and Steampunk Arcana

September 7th - via: dicetowernews.com
Many Kickstarter projects have been launched recently and quite a few are worth having a good look at even though they’re competing against juggernauts such as Starcadia Quest and Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid. If there’s anything left of your gaming budget have a look at these projects. (Read More)

Machina Arcana – From Beyond est sur Kickstarter

September 7th - via: vindjeu.eu
Machina Arcana From Beyond vient d’être lancé sur kickstarter et va bientôt arriver au double de son objectif. Machina Arcana est un jeu d’horreur steampunk collaboratif pour 1 à 4 joueurs avec un aspect storytelling. Tout un programme! (Read More)

Project news and avatars

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We are overwhelmed with your support and enthusiasm, it is a pleasure to talk and discuss things in the comment section. Great questions - keep them coming!   Team newsWe are delighted to announce that our team has just grown! Curtis James Coffey is... (Read More)

Evolution of graphic design

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Since its inception in 2013, the game has evolved becoming what we think is a much more visually striking edition of the game. We want to share with you some of these changes so that you gain better insight on the voyage that this project has... (Read More)

Current stretch goals overview

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
There are a number of already achieved goals behind us thanks to you, our dear backers. Before looking at what's in store for us, let's look back to see what we unlocked so far: Thrall: +1 level-1 Monster: Mystically ensnared, the only purpose of... (Read More)

House of Bliss

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We unraveled the existence of a secret society; worshipers of powerful deities that, the faithful claim, hold dominion over this world. This cult stretches out across the continents, and its members can be found everywhere, in all spheres and walks... (Read More)

We killed the first stretch goals

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
It's less than a day behind us, and already 2 stretch goals are destroyed!   Let's continue creeping towards the next ones - show them NO MERCY! Illustration by Stefan Koidl We hope you like the new cutie from the "Recurrence" scenario.  (Read More)

Welcome to the Machina Arcana

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
To all our loyal and new awesome backers, thank you so much! You got us here in less than 5 hours! Explorers spotlight We will now present you our 4 explorers from the Core box. They await your hand to guide them through these ominous corridors. Bare... (Read More)

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