Shadow Throne

A project in Oakland, CA by Teale Fristoe

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The quick drafting game of Machiavellian intrigue.
Backers: 500
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $16,066 of $12,500
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jun 27th (26 days)
Project By: Teale Fristoe
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Latest News

Shadow Throne Kickstarter: Initial Impressions

July 3rd - via:
This is just the first sampling of my lessons from the Shadow Throne Kickstarter. I’ll be discussing it for the next few posts at least. There’s still a lot to discuss, including the outreach strategies I employed and how effective they were, the structure of the Kickstarter, some of the mistakes I made, and some of the things I did right. (Read More)

The Order

June 26th - via:
Hello everyone, and welcome to the final faction specific update! If you're just joining us, welcome! And feel free to check out the previous faction specific updates to get up to speed if you haven't already: the Empire, the Rebels, the Church, the... (Read More)

The Cultists

June 24th - via:
Hello everyone, and welcome to our second Shifting Shadows faction update! Today we'll go over the Cultists, those loveable fanatics obsessed with death. If you've missed any previous updates, you can read about them here: the Empire, the Rebels,... (Read More)

Kick The Box June 23rd Edition 2014

June 23rd - via:
Skipping down Kickstarter Avenue can be detrimental to one’s health, so I shall say, be safe as we roll into this week’s picks. During the week we have some breaking newspaper news about a last ditch effort to save mankind. You can also travel back in time and reset civilization or work together to save a kingdom. (Read More)

The Merchants

June 21st - via:
Hello everyone, and welcome to our first Shifting Shadows faction update! In case you missed the base game factions, check out the Empire, the Rebels, and the Church to get up to speed! Before we get to the Merchants, let me just give all of you a... (Read More)

The Church

June 19th - via:
Hello everyone, and welcome to the final faction specific update! (At least for the base game.) Today we're going to focus on the Church, the most tricky faction! Before that, I wanted to again take the opportunity to thank all of you for your... (Read More)

Expansion Name... and More!

June 17th - via:
Hello everyone! The polls are officially closed, so it's time to reveal the name of the Shadow Throne expansion! Before I do, though, I just want to thank everyone for taking part in the vote. A total of 89 backers participated, and the spread... (Read More)

Another Quick Update

June 16th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm going to keep this update short, so let's get to it! Expansion Name Thanks to everyone who has already voted! For those who haven't, it's not too late... check out the last update (backers only) for the link and vote today! I'll... (Read More)

Help Pick the Expansion Name!

June 14th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Rebels

June 12th - via:
Hello, and welcome to our second faction specific update, where we'll discuss the Rebels! If you're just joining us, you can learn more about the Empire from the last faction specific update, and get an idea of how drafting works in Shadow Throne... (Read More)

Revealing the Mystery Stretch Goal!

June 9th - via:
Hello everyone! A week ago, I launched the Shadow Throne Kickstarter, and what a week it's been! We're well over half way to our funding goal, and with podcasts and reviews lined up and you all helping to spread the word, I have no doubts the... (Read More)

The Empire

June 8th - via:
Welcome to the first faction specific update! We're going to start with the Empire, the entrenched power in Aclysmia the other factions are trying to overthrow. But before we get to that, I'm happy to announce that we passed the 50% mark for the... (Read More)

Quick Update

June 6th - via:
Hello everyone! As we steadily approach 50% funded (we're just $300 shy!), I want to update you all on a few things. Shadow Throne Origin Story If you'd like to know a little more about the inspirations behind the game, I just posted a quick write up... (Read More)

Drafting in Shadow Throne

June 5th - via:
Hello everyone! One of the things I enjoy most about a Kickstarter campaign is the opportunity to share design and strategy details about a game. In the coming weeks, I'll go into depth with the different factions, but today I'll start things out by... (Read More)

What a first day!

June 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, Let me start off by thanking you for an excellent first day! As I write this, about 24 hours after I posted the project, we're already to $3,500 in pledges, almost 30% of the funding goal, from 100 backers. That's amazing! To put things... (Read More)

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