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DestinyQuest IV: The Raiders of Dune Sea

A project in Cannes, France by Megara Entertainment SARL

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A new DestinyQuest gamebook by Michael Ward, published by Megara Entertainment.
Backers: 481
Average Pledge Per Backer: €44

Funded: €20,935 of €8,000
Dates: Jan 6th -> Feb 11th (36 days)
Project By: Megara Entertainment SARL
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Latest News

The sound of adventure – samples of the two DestinyQuest backing tracks

February 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

19k stretch goal (only for a pledge level of 60 euros or more)

February 9th - via:
Hello dear backers, Should we reach 19k, Megara Entertainment will make a colour printout (on a nice quality paper) of the 11 pages featuring the approx. 170 new ability cards for DestinyQuest4 (a previous digital stretch goal, unlocked already). You... (Read More)

18k stretch goal: being able to hire the original DestinyQuest map illustrator to redo the 2 maps entirely

February 9th - via:
Hello dear backers, The point of a campaign is to have the backers, the publisher, and the author satisfied. It's a fact; my paid intern Kyeonghee spent a lot of hours designing the 2 maps that I sent you in HD in a former update. However, after... (Read More)

Act 1 and Act 2 maps for download (HD)

February 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

17k stretch goal: printed hero sheet

February 8th - via:
Hello dear backers, Mikaël Louys from Megara here Should we reach 17k, I will make prints of the new A4 hero sheet in colour, on a nice quality paper, and include one printed colour hero sheet with every book pledged for. Thank you.  (Read More)

The unlocked Legendary loot card from the 16k stretch goal!

February 8th - via:
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Fifth stretch goal (16k) – Exclusive Legendary loot card, printed for all the backers!

February 7th - via:
Hello dear backers, To help celebrate the continued success of this Kickstarter, we are putting up a new and exciting stretch goal – if we reach 16k euros then all backers will receive a special commemorative printed loot card, in their parcel... (Read More)

Print version of the dungeon delve bonus adventure - read carefully

February 6th - via:
Hello dear backers, As you know, the bonus dungeon delve adventure (first stretch goal) was supposed to be only a digital file. I have reviewed Michael's progress on the manuscript and the softcover book should be around 740-750 pages once it is done... (Read More)

Destiny Quest 4 Hero Sheet (from the unlocked stretch goal)

February 5th - via:
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Time for infinite adventure!

February 4th - via:
Hello dear backers,Ready to take your adventuring to the small (or big) screen? Adventure Cow, the makers of DestinyQuest Infinite – the browser-based interactive version of The Legion of Shadow – are offering a special 25% discount on their game... (Read More)

Black and white PDFs for 15 of the former loot cards (but with the old design)

February 2nd - via:
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Hero sheet - play mat (work... in progress)

February 1st - via:
Hello dear backers, Some progress on the Hero sheet / play mat, at the Megara office this afternoon with Kyeonghee. Not definitive of course (still subject to the guidance of Michael), but I thought you would like to see what we did today. Mikaël... (Read More)

Fourth stretch goal (15k) – 2 DestinyQuest backing tracks

February 1st - via:
Hello dear backers,It’s time to take your gamebook immersion to a whole new level with two exclusive backing tracks, specially written to coincide with the themes and environments of Book Four. There will be two tracks – one for each act of the... (Read More)

Act 2 map done

January 31st - via:
Hello dear backers, Kyeonghee has worked hard at the Megara office on the Act 2 map. She listened to our advice. Michael and I have agreed she did a better job on that one, it's satisfactory to us. Here is the final version for now: As Michael and I... (Read More)

Third stretch goal (14k) – Full-colour hero sheet/play mat (PDF)

January 31st - via:
Hello dear backers, Thanks to the recently added loot card sets, we have smashed through the second stretch goal – giving all backers an exclusive digital set of 130 ability cards for use on your adventures across the Dune Sea. The ability cards... (Read More)

Gear up with these exciting add-ons!

January 31st - via:
Hello dear backers, Fans have been asking for these since the start of the campaign, so at last we are proud to unveil (fresh from the timeless sands of the Dune Sea…) three exclusive loot card packs. Each pack features a printed set of loot cards,... (Read More)

Progress on the ACT 2 map

January 30th - via:
Hello dear backers, Today I would like to show you the progress my illustrator Kyeonghee made on the DQ4 Act 2 map.  The map isn't definitive of course, I am now waiting on Michael to tell me if everything is in place before we work it more. Yours... (Read More)

On track to greatness! and the next stretch goal disclosed

January 27th - via:
Hello dear backers, Thanks to the amazing support of backers we have managed to plunder the Dune Seas and uncover The Tomb of Garriot, an exclusive Dungeon Delve quest. But wait – that is not the only treasure hidden in these parts… If we reach... (Read More)

We need… bigger weapons

January 25th - via:
Hello dear backers, In the previous DestinyQuest books, deciding what items to take and which to lose could be a painful process. There is nothing worse than losing that special ability you have come to love, just so you can have that extra point of... (Read More)

Act 1 map done!

January 23rd - via:
Hello dear backers, Please find the final version of the Act 1 map for DQ4, validated by myself and Michael, and drawn by our illustrator Kyeonghee.  She is now starting to draw the Act 2 map.  (Read More)

Delving deep

January 22nd - via:
Hello dear backers, Book Four of the DestinyQuest series introduces a new hidden quest type, the Dungeon Delve. These are special quests that follow their own special combat rules. Typically, when taking on a Dungeon Delve, you will not have chance... (Read More)

Let’s do the time warp (again!)

January 21st - via:
Hello dear backers, Eagle-eyed readers may have spotted an all new type of special ability on the hero sheet for Book Four. Well, your eyes do not deceive you – in The Raiders of Dune Sea, your hero will have access to a new series of potent warp... (Read More)

Accessorize in style

January 20th - via:
Hello dear backers, Planning and writing Raiders of Dune Sea has given me a chance to review pretty much everything that goes into a DestinyQuest book, and that includes the character sheet. The original sheet that appears in the first three books... (Read More)

The elements will destroy you!

January 19th - via:
In DestinyQuest Book Four, mages will have access to a powerful array of elemental minions, each of which has their own abilities and effects in combat. If you have a particular set of favourite abilities, let’s say fire spells, then you may want... (Read More)

Together we are stronger

January 18th - via:
Hello dear backers, During your adventure, you may be given the opportunity to train a pet or summon a magical minion to fight by your side. These allies will give you valuable bonuses in combat, however they can also be vulnerable to attack – so... (Read More)

2 new pledges for the hardcover version of this book

January 17th - via:
Hello dear backers, Mikaël Louys from Megara Entertainment I have decided to listen to the comments of some backers and offer an alternative to buy the DQ4 gamebook with a hardcover version. You can now find two new pledges in the pledges section.... (Read More)

The king of combo

January 16th - via:
Hello dear backers, In the previous update I talked about the rogue path and how it gets the ‘class-defining’ ability piercing for free. In this update, it’s time to see how a rogue might play in Book Four to fully capitalize on this rather... (Read More)

DQ4: Act 1 & 2 map sketches

January 14th - via:
Hello dear backers, Without real spoilers, I am sharing with you the 2 map sketches by Michael for the two first acts of DQ4. I am commissioning my artist Kyeonghee at the moment to draw them based on the sketches. DQ 4 - The Badlands - Act 1, map DQ... (Read More)

Straight to the point

January 14th - via:
Hello dear backers, Right, let’s face it – the rogue has always enjoyed a privileged position in DestinyQuest. As the master of speed, which many will argue is the most important attribute for winning combats, they have provided an easier class... (Read More)

Delving deep

January 13th - via:
Again, congratulations raiders on funding the new book! Now it’s time to go deeper into the Dune Seas to see what other exciting treasures may lay hidden amidst the sands… Our first stretch goal is an exclusive Dungeon Delve quest – The Tomb of... (Read More)

Dark Templar career new illustration

January 11th - via:
Hello dear backers, Mikaël Louys here from Megara Entertainment As I am lucky to have between January and March at the Megara office a good digital illustrator from South Korea, Kyeonghee Yoo, I suggested to Michael that maybe she could rework the... (Read More)

We are funded, the video and a new update

January 11th - via:
Hello dear backers, Thank you for your amazing support! we are now funded and we will try to unlock the first stretch goal at this point. Michael has sent me a video to upload on the project page, I have seen it and it's very nice, it should display... (Read More)

Hey big spender!

January 10th - via:
Hello dear backers,Thank you for the support so far - we are getting closer to our goal. In the previous update I talked briefly about the uniqueness of the three paths in Book Four of DestinyQuest. In this update I will be looking specifically at... (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert! 'Destiny Quest IV: The Raiders of the Dune Sea'

January 10th - via:
Michael J Ward's 'Destiny Quest' series takes choosing your own adventure to new heights. A long-awaited fourth installment, 'Raiders of the Dune Sea' is looking for funding on Kickstarter now. Will you be the hero and back this awesome tome? (Read More)

A class act

January 9th - via:
Hello dear backers, In the DestinyQuest series there are three paths that a hero can choose – the warrior, the mage and the rogue. It was always my intention that the paths would play very differently to each other, with access to their own unique... (Read More)

Loot. Lots and lots of loot.

January 8th - via:
One of the defining features of a DestinyQuest gamebook is the customization. With hundreds of items to discover over the course of your adventure, you have complete control over how you build your hero and equip them for the challenges ahead. Each... (Read More)

Contenders ready!

January 7th - via:
Hello dear backers, First of all, thank you for your amazing support in the first day of this campaign. We appreciate a lot. While the DestinyQuest books provide exciting narratives, full of interesting choices and quests to discover, they are also... (Read More)

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