Darkfast Dungeons

A project in Kitchener, Canada by David Okum

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Print and play tabletop dungeon adventure game. Easy to learn and quick to play. Perfect for young and old gamers.
Backers: 207
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $10,649 of $1,000
Dates: Jul 6th -> Aug 7th (32 days)
Project By: David Okum
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Wilderness Adventure Unlocked!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Whew... I wasn't sure if we'd get there for a while, but yep, we have unlocked the Wilderness Stretch Goal!  Now onto the Outer Planes!  Two hours to go and this Kickstarter keeps getting more and more fun!   (Read More)

3 hours to go with Darkfast Dungeons.

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
With 3 hours to go we are at 10,976. So close to the 11K stretch goal it's crazy! If you know someone who's been on the fence or not heard of the Kickstarter yet now would be the time to give that extra nudge in the right direction.  Chat soon,... (Read More)

Treasure Trove Unlocked!

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!  We've been up and down all day. Looks like we unlocked the Treasure Trove and 100 cards will be sent with the game. That's amazing! Thanks everyone. Now, the wilderness awaits with four options: Winter Forest, Jungle/Swamp, Elfwind Woods and... (Read More)

Dark Depths.. some monsters

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
As I've been working on this project I've realized that I've actually been working on it for years and I have art floating around on my hard drive squirrelled away that's already done.  Here is a sneak peek at the Dark Depths monsters. There are... (Read More)

You've unlocked the Dave Graffam Dungeon Set!

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Next up? The Treasure Trove!  In case you missed it, don't forget to suggest ideas for Trove cards here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/758595332/darkfast-dungeons/posts/941653 100 cards is a lot of cards.  The next stretch goals are going... (Read More)

Treasure Trove Card Suggestions

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
OldschoolDM on the Cardboard Warriors forum made an excellent suggestion that we should come up with ideas for magic items, events, traps, treasures and other cards for the Treasure Trove 10,000 stretch goal. Considering we are at 8,812 with Paypal... (Read More)

$8000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Get ready for some dwarf mecha! Everything was so close all evening and then... wham, just as I was about to get ready for bed the 8,000 mark is achieved. Thank you!   Last night I spent some time gaming with friends. It is important to remember... (Read More)

More Lord Zsezse Works Previews!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Let people know that if they get in on the action one of the awesome stretch goals (already unlocked) is the great Lord Zsezse Works walls. They are creative and gorgeous!   (Read More)

70 Hours To Go On Darkfast Dungeons!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
If you know of someone who might like to get in on this, let them know now. The Darkfast Dungeons Kickstarter is winding down and if there is one thing I am happy about it's the connections I've made and feedback I've been getting to this idea.... (Read More)

New Wandering Monster Released!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
In association with Gifted Vision, the people that brought you the Dungeon Crawler and the Dungeon Crawler, Fantasy Miniatures Kickstarter comes Greenknee, the goblin necromancer who can summon undead and lead hordes of goblins into battle.  They... (Read More)

Eighth Stretch Goal: "The Treasure Trove" revealed!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
The EIGHTH Stretch Goal is a Treasure Trove of 100 NEW cards for the Basic Darkfast Dungeons Game. New Treasures, Gear, Traps, Magic Items, Events, Weapons... it's just a Dragon's Treasure of fun and exciting gadgets and gear for Darkfast Dungeons.  (Read More)

$7,000 Stretch Goal Met! Next Up? Dwarven Steampunk!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Oh my, I just had to stay up to see this through. You are all so amazing! We have unlocked the Lord Zsezse Works dungeon terrain and are on the way to Dwarven Steampunk! I'm really excited about the Dwarven Steam Mecha. It would be so much fun to... (Read More)

Paypal Drop Down Menus NOW WORK!

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Who knew?  Apparently it's easy to fix. I had no idea. It took a person with real computer experience to fix it. I owe someone lots of the beers apparently.  http://okumarts.com/darkfast-dungeons.html There should be the new drop down menu at the... (Read More)

Paypal work-around for the new Add-Ons and Dave Graffam joins the team!

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Well, it's been a busy day here with the crazy weather and the flood. Still, the Kickstarter marches on and we are SO CLOSE to the 7,000 dollar mark (including Paypal).  I tried and tried to get my Paypal store to add the new items, but it just... (Read More)

Flood Scare in Real Life!

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We had a massive downpour today and a nearby creek overflowed causing me to rush about in a panic to make sure that nothing was flooding or otherwise sucking. It was close, but the waters are going down. I hope that is about the worst of it.  I will... (Read More)

Approaching the Lord Zsezse Works Walls

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
As of Noon today (Aug 1st) we are at $6,602. The next stretch goal after the Dwarven Mecha is starting to look really cool!  Spread the word, check out the new add-ons and let's keep this momentum going. There is a lot of cool swag to come.  Oh... (Read More)

$6000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
I have very exciting news for the next Stretch Goal! In the meantime, enjoy the Fat Dragon Games Props!  Woot!   (Read More)

New Add-Ons Announced!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Due to popular demand more add-ons have been added including a "Whole Enchilada" add-on that includes all of the add-on sets.  I will be updating the Paypal options accordingly later today. Here are the new add-ons:  If you want to add any of the... (Read More)

These New Stretch Goals Change Everything!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
I was having a lovely supper on a patio overlooking the Grand River when a message came in from Hungary. I took one look at the image attached an I will admit I could not wait to run home and update everyone on the next stretch goal. At $7000 a new... (Read More)

New Expansion and Add-Ons in the works!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The Realm of Shades is a new undead-centric Add-On Expansion that will soon be available along with several sets of minis and game cards. Look out for Pirates, Classic Dungeon Monsters, Steampunk and Anthropomorphic sets coming your way soon. Any... (Read More)

Props Concept Art!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Many of you have been asking about the props sets.  I wanted to show off the scope of the sets and give you an idea of the themes. As always there will be bonus material for each set and layered variations on the files. More info on new add-ons... (Read More)

$5000 Stretch Goal Reached!

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Ok, you guys must have really wanted that Caverns Set! Thanks so much. Tomorrow a new slew of Add-ons will grace the main page. Almost everyone has had a request and they seem more like add-ons than stretch goals so I will get them organized. Right... (Read More)

Darkfast Dungeons Kickstarter Final Days Video

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Here is a new video. Now is the time to get people to jump on and get the final stretch goals!  (Read More)

Gygax Day Part Two:

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
I managed to get in a Gygax Day game with my regular gaming group last night. It was a bit of a romp. It's amazing how tough a horde of gnome zombies can be to a group of first level characters. ... (Read More)

New Wandering Monster detected!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Something is lurking in the gloom... we need to get to the Caverns to find it though..    (Read More)

Gygax Day and High Elves Preview!

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, I hope everyone enjoyed Gary Gygax day yesterday. I played a game of Save the Day, the superhero version of Darkfast Dungeons that I'm working on. The players, aged 9 - adult loved it. I took play test notes.   Also, there is a set of High... (Read More)

Work Continues...

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Work continues on other sets as the Kickstarter wraps up. I know the play testing and feedback has been very helpful and will make the final game even better than if I just released it into the world. Thank you for your input and support!  Here is a... (Read More)

Stretch Goals!

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We are approaching the Caverns!  There are many more really cool stretch goals to come, including the Fat Dragon Props set which will have game-compatible material to let you enhance your Darkfast Dungeons game.  There are some real doozies coming... (Read More)

Wearable Darkfast Dungeons Artwork

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I'll be expanding my Redbubble store to include more OSR/Classic Fantasy RPG material.  I just thought people might want to wear a manticore or a bugbear.  In the meantime today I am finishing some freelance work and will be updating everyone on... (Read More)

Paypal Added Total For Stretch Goals.

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
You may or may not have noticed one bit of information has been updated on a regular basis on the main Kickstarter page for Darkfast Dungeons, that is the Paypal-added total. This number is useful because it is the true total as we approach our... (Read More)

Look out! It's the Potato Salad That Ate Kickstarter!

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The next wandering monster is big, bloated, and it'll say your name as it eats you.  Enjoy the madness of Kickstarter in Darkfast Dungeons, or any game that needs a shambling mound of goo. ... (Read More)

Next Wandering monster is getting closer...

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
and this one is a doozy.   This Wandering Monster is big, bad and pretty darn scary.  It's almost here! Just a few more backers!   (Read More)

Caverns Preview Battle Report!

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
There is a Battle Report up for the Gnome zombie invasion.  Tip: Don't be in a cavern during a gnome zombie invasion.  http://okumarts.tumblr.com/post/92330359153/download-the-pdf-of-the-battle-report  (Read More)

Something is lurking in the darkness...

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
New Wandering monster detected as we approach $4,000... get people involved with the Kickstarter to unleash all the wandering monsters and stretch goals.  (Read More)

Paypal to the rescue!

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, with the Paypal option we now have enough people to release the special free preview of the Darkfast Dungeons Caverns stretch goal. The final version will have lots more wall, props and floor options, but this gives you and idea and lets you... (Read More)

Something really special coming up...

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
At 70 backers we will have a special preview release to keep things interesting. I was looking at the site today and suddenly realized, I'm only 2 people away from the special release!  Encourage people to get supporting, I think this special... (Read More)

Paypal Option Should Work Now!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
For those who would like to support the Darkfast Dungeon Kickstarter, but want Paypal, well, here you go! http://okumarts.com/darkfast-dungeons.html You'll have to choose the option and add ons you want, but it should work. Please let me know if... (Read More)

What you get AND Paypal is in the works

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
I have been working hard to complete a "what you get" image for the Basic and the Advanced sets. The monsters are still grey, but it really does fill a table, wow. Not the final art, but it shows how much you get for $10 and $15.  Also, work... (Read More)

Caverns preview!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm getting a really funny feeling about the next wandering monster. It could be lurking somewhere near those damp, dark caverns.  Here is a preview of the cavern stretch goal!  It will be coming to KS backers as a special thank you for the next... (Read More)

Combat Report.

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to share this report with you. In the process of getting it ready I noticed that there were some markers that could have made it into the final free skirmish package that didn't make it including a running marker and a dead marker. I will be... (Read More)

Here there be Dragons!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Just colouring dragons today.  I wanted to share the front of one of them as the Stretch Goal. They are going to be super tough to fight.   (Read More)

Free Wandering Monster #1!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
You've unleashed the first Wandering Monster! The Dread Gazebo Strikes! Get him while you can, he's totally free and fun on the table. Just make sure you can run like mad.  New markers for Fury included... I'll have to upload the running markers... (Read More)

Roll for Initiative!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
 Dragons! A New Stretch Goal from Fat Dragon Games! And a Wandering Monster that will soon be available for download. You guys are awesome!   (Read More)

Wandering Monster Approaching!

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Something is lurking just before the $3000 stretch goal... Whatever it is you may just have to roll for initiative! AND there are more monsters and goodies on the way.  Get the word out and grab your sword! Let's see what is out there just out of... (Read More)

Free preview of Darkfast Dungeons now available!

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
It's no fun investing in a car without taking a test drive so here is a free downloadable skirmish preview providing enough material to duke it out between a hero and an orc. You will notice that the orc is more of a p'orc. I'm old school that way.... (Read More)

Character card art is just about there...

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
I think this is what the print and play skirmish game card will look like (with information of course). There will also be a B&W print friendly version for those who want to break out the crayons and colour like crazy. In fact, the process has... (Read More)

"Darkfast Skirmish Test Drive" coming soon!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
People have been asking about the game and how it works so I am putting together a one or two page free pdf that will have some basic skirmish rules and two figures with all the necessary cards and counters to run a quick battle. This should give you... (Read More)

$2000.00 Stretch Goal UNLOCKED

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Twelve new character minis are now available for Darkfast Dungeons. These will be added to the basic kickstarter set as an alternative set of figures. After Kickstarter this bonus material will be gathered up and sold as boosters for the game. Up... (Read More)

Strong start, wow!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm pleased and humbled that the first hour has raised over 300 dollars! I promised I would post some design and artwork and visuals and details of the Kickstarter exclusive expansion The Dark Depths so here is a quick teaser.  Stretch goals are... (Read More)

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