Baldrick's Tomb, The Roguelike Board Game

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Phillip Kilcrease

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Race through the floors of Baldrick's Tomb to get treasure and find Baldrick's Gem! Watch out for monsters and traps along the way...
Backers: 500
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $24,100 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 1st -> Apr 14th (45 days)
Project By: Phillip Kilcrease
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Latest News

New add-ins and new overfund!

April 13th - via:
Hello delvers, We're one day away from finishing, and within $1000 of hitting Open For Business being free for all backers! We've got a few things that might interest ya... FIRST, a new overfund! At $23,000, we'll unlock Open For Business: Extended... (Read More)

Sneak peek at Necromancer's Last Stand!

April 12th - via:
Io delvers, We're getting close to the end, everyone. With about two days to go, we just $600 away from unlocking the Necromancer's Last Stand to be included in the game. Speaking of which, we have a sneak peek Print 'n' Play of the Necromancer's... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Dungeon Crawls, Mafia, and Robots

April 12th - via:
We're seeing some common themes in casual game crowdfunding this month: two dungeon crawls, two mafia-style games, and a few others. Overall, there are some great choices that seem to be worth a look. (Read More)

New co-op overfund and the deluxe token set!

April 9th - via:
Io delvers, We're a little over $100 from the Baldrick's Curse mini-expansion overfund, and a ways off from Open For Business, so we're offering a mini-overfund: a co-op scenario! At $17,000, every copy will come with the Necromancer's Last Stand... (Read More)

Roguelike Mode unlocked and add-in ideas!

April 5th - via:
Io Delvers, We've hit $12,000! Every copy will now also include the Roguelike Player Mat and ruleset. If you haven't grabbed the files for them yet, you can get them here. We're also well on our way to our second overfund: The Baldrick's Curse... (Read More)

Roguelike Mat and rules sneak peek!

April 4th - via:
Io Delvers, We have a sneak peek at the Roguelike Player Mat and rules for ya, which backers can grab here. Here's the Roguelike Mat: (click to enbiggen) In Baldrick's Tomb: Roguelike, you start with nothing: no skills, no scrolls. Your objective is... (Read More)

Kickstarter Showcase: 8 Projects to Check Out

April 4th - via:
One of the hardest things about running my own Kickstarter campaign this past month was that I didn’t have nearly as much time as I wanted to tell you about other cool Kickstarter projects. I mentioned a few within my own campaign updates, but now that mine has wrapped up I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of several projects I’ve had my eye on. (Read More)

FUNDED and 250 backers! Onto overfunds!!!

March 30th - via:
Io fellow delvers, WE'RE FUNDED AT OVER $10k! AND OVER 250 PEOPLE! AWWWWW YEEEEAAAAH! Now we can start swingin' on overfunds to make Baldrick's Tomb even BETTER! At $12,000, every copy of Baldrick's Tomb will come with a Roguelike player board, which... (Read More)

Open For Business sneak peek, Kicker Paks, and new tiers!

March 27th - via:
Io fellow delvers, Several announcements for y'all today. Firstly, WE HIT $7500! That means you get a sneak peek at the Open For Business overfund. It introduces a goblin shopkeep that'll sell valuable equipment to you every floor, and floor cards... (Read More)

Baldrick’s Tomb – 30 minutes of rat killing, gold collecting, dungeon delving fun!

March 26th - via:
Phil is a guy who has a game publishing company called 5th Street Games. Ben is a guy who is a game designer, and is also not me. A little while back, Ben released a game called Baldrick’s Tomb through The Game Crafter, and it got lots of attention. Phil saw it, liked it, and contacted Ben about publishing this game. (Read More)

$6000, BGG Front Page'd, and REHAULED Overfunds

March 22nd - via:
Hey there backers, We've reached $6,000! We're gettin' close to funding... overfunds lie just around the corner! Further, the thumb drive on the 'Geek was a success; we've got two images on the front page! That'll help get more eyes on the project.... (Read More)

Designer Diaries, Podcasts, and Thumbs! Ohhhhh my!

March 20th - via:
Io backers, Now that you have George Takei's voice in yer head, feel free to read this update in his dulcet tones. LOTS of stuff for you fine folks today! 1. Ben Haskett wrote an in-depth designer diary for Baldrick's Tomb which is being hosted by... (Read More)

Baldrick’s Tomb Designer Diaries – a look into the creation of 5th Street Games newest project

March 20th - via:
Baldrick’s Tomb is a roguelike board game for 1-4 players, ages 8 and up, that plays in about 30-45 minutes. The game’s lore centers on an ancient tomb that is being thrashed by the ghost of an evil sorcerer. His spirit has taken to constantly churning the inner walls of his massive resting place, resulting in an ever-changing landscape on each floor. The goal is to be the player with the most gold at the end of the game. Recently, 5th Street Games decided to publish the Baldrick’s Tomb, giving it both a visual makeover and some welcome refinements in the process. (Read More)

Indie Talks Episode 22 – Phil Kilcrease of 5th Street Games [podcast]

March 20th - via:
The Wayne Foundation Charity RPG Bundle! It’s live, right now but only until March 31st. $212 of amazing RPG goodies for $25. Complete systems, add-ons for popular systems, original artwork and fiction. 88% off and 100% of the profits will be donated directly to The Wayne Foundation - a charitable organization dedicated to eradicating child prostitution. (Read More)

$5000! Bonus Overfund Sneak Peek unlocked!

March 18th - via:
Io backers, We hit $5000 over the weekend! Thank you all so much! To celebrate, we're doin' two things: 1. We're givin' you a sneak peek at the first bonus card overfund! (Get it here!) It includes one new monster (the poisonous Naga), one new trap... (Read More)

The Game of Crowd Funding [podcast]

March 15th - via:
Jeff and Richard are back for another round of The Game of Crowd Funding! Previous picks are discussed, new picks are chosen. Richard draws first blood. Note: We’ll be taking next week off. Keep funding those great projects! (Read More)

The Print 'n' Play of Baldrick's Tomb!

March 12th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

PnP coming soon...

March 8th - via:
Io everyone, Just a heads up: we're gonna share the Print 'n' Play with ya as soon as Erin finishes the sketches for the Scroll cards! You'll need to spot some components on yer own; namely gold tokens and HP markers, but you should be able to print... (Read More)

Trap sketches and avatars!

March 4th - via:
Hey there adventurers, Couple of things for ya. First, Erin has sketches of the traps for us! (Click to enbiggen) We also have a bunch of swanky avatars for ya to enjoy... you can nab them here: Baldrick's Tomb Avatars Lastly, if you're on Reddit,... (Read More)

An Interview inside Baldrick’s Tomb

March 4th - via:
Friend and publisher of my game Farmageddon, Phil Kilcrease, is publishing a new game. The game is called Baldrick’s Tomb and it is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter. The game has a very interesting premise as it’s a competitive rogue-like. I asked Phil and the designer if they’d like to do an interview. Either due to my charm or threatening demeanor, they agreed. Read on to learn about this game and Phil and Ben Haskett’s process. (Read More)

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