Beowulf: A Board Game

A project in New York, NY by King Post

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A tabletop adaptation of the epic poem. Build your kingdom, raid your neighbors, and secure your legend in the world of Beowulf!
Backers: 765
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $37,580 of $30,000
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jul 2nd (30 days)
Project By: King Post
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Latest News


July 2nd - via:
Dearest backers, Just a quick note to say Thank you once again for all of your generous support and enthusiasm. We're going to take a quick breather then get right back to work, finishing up the assets and sending them off to our manufacturer. We'll... (Read More)


July 1st - via:
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June 30th - via:
Hello to all our backers, We're nearly at the end of our campaign with less than 48 hours left to go! As we're counting down the hours we're also counting on you all to help us spread the word as far and wide as possible! Please post, share, email... (Read More)

BRUNNMIGI Revealed and an interview with Highline Games!

June 28th - via:
Happy weekend to all our wonderful backers! As we're nearing the final few days of our campaign we're overjoyed that we've hit our initial goal and will be bringing Beowulf: A Board Game to life! Now, we're hoping to gain some last-minute momentum to... (Read More)

Tribe Shields Revealed!

June 26th - via:
Hello to our amazing tribe of backers!  We're in the home stretch of our campaign with a few more reveals and treats for you all in the coming days!  We would deeply appreciate if you could all take the time to share our campaign link on your... (Read More)

Initial Goal Reached! Reach Goals and Add-ons!

June 23rd - via:
Hello friends!  We're overjoyed to announce that we've HIT OUR INITIAL FUNDING GOAL!! Thank you so much for all of your support over the past weeks. It's been an amazing trip, and we're so excited to be able to bring the game to all of you wonderful... (Read More)

The Tarot of the DÆD

June 17th - via:
Good day to all our amazing backers! Our numbers have grown considerably in the past 48 hours so another warm welcome to all the new backers and friends!   We've got a fun quick, and mystical update for you all today, one that has little bearing on... (Read More)

Updated Rules!

June 17th - via:
Hello to our wonderful backers and friends! We're excited to report that we're now 80% of the way to our initial funding goal with two weeks left in our campaign! We've also crossed our 500th backer, amazing! :) Earlier today we were mentioned in... (Read More)

Designer Talks!

June 16th - via:
Hello friends, Today we'd like to share with you a couple videos shedding light on our process of turning Beowulf into a boardgame, courtesy of our Creative Director Joel and Art Director John. First up we have Joel (in his favorite chair)... (Read More)

Monster Art!

June 11th - via:
Hello to all our wonderful backers!   We hope you've all had a great week and are looking forward to a relaxing weekend.   On this spooooooky Friday the 13th we thought it would be appropriate to introduce you all to some of the monsters that will... (Read More)

New Reward Tier: Special Edition Rune Staves!

June 11th - via:
Hello friends and backers!  We're very excited to announce a new deluxe reward tier: RUNE MASTER.  Pledging at this tier will get you one copy of the game, postcards, tote bag, poster, and a set of two CUSTOM-MADE WOODEN RUNE STAVES for use as a... (Read More)

DÆD Card Reveals & Info!

June 10th - via:
Hello to all our backers,  Hope you've all had a great start to your week. Our campaign is one week in and we're already 2/3rds of the way to our Funding Goal! We're looking forward to two big announcements this week which we'll share with you in... (Read More)

Gameplay Video!

June 6th - via:
Hi friends! As we round the corner to 2/3 of our base funding goal, we're happy to present our gameplay video, featuring the talents of our creative director Joel Clark and Highline Games designer Anthony Litton! Enjoy, and keep helping us spread... (Read More)

Update # 3 - Work-in-Progress Game Rules

June 5th - via:
Hello to all our backers far and wide! We're very excited to have passed the 60% mark towards our overall funding goal! Today, we're pulling back the curtain on the mechanics of our game.  Below, please find a link to download our work in progress... (Read More)

Early Press Roundup!

June 4th - via:
Hello to all our early backers, We're nearing 60% of our funding goal we're super excited to have you all aboard!  We've got some very exciting updates in store for you later this week but first we wanted to do a quick round-up of some of the... (Read More)

Closing in on 50%

June 3rd - via:
Dearest backers, Thank you all so much for your early support of our project! We're honored to see so many new names sitting beside so many of our returning backers from the Moby Dick game. Welcome all!  In addition, we're thrilled to announce that... (Read More)

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