Thunderstone Quest from AEG

A project in San Clemente, CA by Alderac Entertainment Group

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The new version of Mike Elliott's best-selling Thunderstone deckbuilding game.
Backers: 5129
Average Pledge Per Backer: $109

Funded: $557,204 of $50,000
Dates: Feb 21st -> Mar 24th (32 days)
Project By: Alderac Entertainment Group
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Latest News

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Thunderstone Quest' Reboots a Deck-Building Favorite

July 17th - via: geekdad.com
Thunderstone, one of the earlier deck-building games (and a personal favorite of mine), got a significant overhaul in Thunderstone Quest, which was Kickstarted last year and was delivered to backers earlier this year (Read More)

Thunderstone Quest Kickstarter Success!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for supporting us on our first Kickstarter. It has been a fun month launching and running this campaign and with your help it has exceeded our expectations. The campaign is just the beginning and after a long weekend of sleep we will... (Read More)

A Grand Finale Rushes to The Climax!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
After the Dark Spirits and the Gnawers in the Dark came the Heartless. Golems animated by ancient magic and automata given life by energies unknown, huge and brutal they trod over all who would not give way.Then came the Fury of the Elements as the... (Read More)

Dark Spirits and the Gnawers in the Dark

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We are a third of the way into A Grande Finale and we have progressed through the beginning part of the adventure. The first stirrings of evil were the Dark Spirits. Risen from the grave, empowered with eldritch energy, and determined to destroy all... (Read More)

The Finale Begins!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Backers, we have reached the time of the campaign when the pace begins to accelerate into the final days. As more and more people sign up to receive their Rewards the volume of pledges will rise quickly. This campaign has wildly exceeded our... (Read More)


March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We are making available a First Look Print & Play for Thunderstone Quest. Click this link to access the Drop Box folder containing the files. The Print & Play is not final, not finalized, subject to change, and not complete. It represents... (Read More)

Announcing Add-On Two: Card Sleeves!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we updated the Campaign with our 2nd Add-On, Premium Sleeves! We are providing these Sleeves (which use the same plastic that we used for the Mystic Vale sleeves) in packs of 500 for $15. You can order as many packs as you wish but you... (Read More)

How to Play Thunderstone Quest Video (And an update for Brazil)

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Backers today we posted a How to Play Thunderstone video that we recorded during the AEG Summit last week. It's a little rough but quite serviceable. You will hear Mark and John talk about a Print & Play version of the game. We will have that... (Read More)

And now the Guardian

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
The final confrontation in Thunderstone Quest is with the Guardian. The three Monster decks in the Dungeon have six Keys hidden within them. When the fourth key is revealed from a Monster deck the Guardian appears in the Wilderness. Once the Guardian... (Read More)

What is your Quest?

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
With the revelation of the 23rd Stretch Goal, the Dungeon Room tiles, we confirmed the Backer theory from the Comments channel that the card-based Stretch Goals so far add up to a whole new Quest, Total Eclipse of the Sun! (Graphics and packaging are... (Read More)

A Questing We Will Go!

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Today at the summit we are going to do a thorough review of all the Quest content for the Kickstarter. Our goal is a playthrough of each Quest. At this point we aren't concerned with fundamental game rules (because we like 'em!) but we want to be... (Read More)

Guild Quests

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
In addition to an optional Side Quest you will also have the option to take a Guild Quest at the start of the game. There are Guild Quests for each of the four main Classes (Fighter, Rogue, Wizard, Cleric). (Playtesting Thunderstone Quests at the... (Read More)

At the Summit

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
All of AEG has gathered in Southern California for our bi-annual company summit.  We have rented a beautiful house overlooking the Pacific with enough bedrooms to accommodate our whole crew. Since we work virtually its a special treat to get... (Read More)

Token Appreciation!

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Thunderstone Quest like most deckbuilding games has an interesting strategic challenge.  There is a certain point where you do not wish to add more cards to your deck. You have your deck humming and doing what it should be doing, the last thing you... (Read More)

What is your Quest?

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
When figuring out what we wanted to do for this new version of Thunderstone for added coolness, we were delighted and amused to notice that we had never explored the concept of Side Quests before. Thunderstone is the premier, dungeon-crawling... (Read More)

Rodents of Unusual Size (ROUS)

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
In previous Updates we talked about Monsters and about the Dungeon. Today we are going to focus on a feature of the game that brings those two things together – the Wilderness. In Thunderstone Quest, like most deckbuilding games, your starting... (Read More)

Behind the Scenes with Hero Development

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Our current stretch goal is one of our more colorful heroes and we thought it would be a good time to talk about character development in Thunderstone Quest. There is a running in joke in the game industry: Everyone wants to tell you about their... (Read More)

Make Room! Make Room!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the coolest new features of Thunderstone Quest is the increase of options in the Dungeon. A standard Dungeon is a three by two grid of rooms, with two rooms at each level (level1, 2 and 3). This means that there are six monsters revealed at... (Read More)

Our Kickstarter Arc

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations we are through the first weekend and you are officially one of Thunderstone Quest’s early adopters. Although this is our first Kickstarter we have backed quite a few ourselves and we love the process of introducing a game through... (Read More)

Of Monstrous Things

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We talked last time about the heroes that will be joining you on your quest. Let’s talk this time about the things that stand between you and victory. The monsters! Monsters come in groups, and each group has a level. This represents how difficult... (Read More)

Behind the Scenes with AEG

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for another solid day, and for you new backers:  Welcome. Yesterday we hit the Stretch Goal Beachhead which added more Monsters to the game, and today we will hit the Ogre Smash Stretch Goal to add Ogres to the game. The progress so far on... (Read More)

Day Three: Information about Heroes

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
An Amazing Second DayWe blew through our Stretch Goal plans for the second day of the campaign as we continue to exceed our projections. Thank you all so much for supporting Thunderstone Quest. Because of the level of support we've received we are... (Read More)

Day Two: We Are Gamers!

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thunderstone Backers,Wow BIG First Day!!! Thank You! We were sure that Thunderstone Quest would be well received but you never really know until you launch. We were massively impressed with your first-day support and we are way ahead of our... (Read More)


February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all of you early risers (and those of you elsewhere on the globe taking advantage of your time zone!) We achieved success at 9:15am this morning and are now UNLOCKING STRETCH GOALS!Such an amazing response everyone and we are so grateful... (Read More)

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