Beyond the Western Deep: Volume One

Monster Slaughter by Ankama Board Games

A project in France, France by Ankama BoardGames
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As the head of a family of monsters, hunt down and slay insufferable college kids holed up in a cabin in the woods!
Backers: 5484
Average Pledge Per Backer: €73

Funded: €399,669 of €75,000
Dates: Oct 31st -> Nov 30th (30 days)
Project By: Ankama BoardGames
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Latest News

2 Hours left! Final family unlocked! + NEW ADD-ON!

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters!You have unlocked our last family, Thank you so much!!  UNLOCKED!  We have added our very last add-on, many of you requested tshirts throughout the campaign, as you loved the ones we were wearing during conventions.    Let's... (Read More)

6 Hours left! Let's do this!

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Only 6 hours left to this crazy campaign that has kept us all pumped for the whole month of November. What a great night! We are getting closer and closer to unlocking our new family! We can do it!  We've been working all night long... (Read More)

Design a Weapon Card contest : It's time to vote!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters, We asked you all for suggestions for Weapons Cards for the Clown family, and wow did you respond! It makes us very happy to be able to include all of you in the making of Monster Slaughter with contests like this. We received over... (Read More)

New surprise guest unlocked + Last stretch goal!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters!Wow, you have just slaughtered yet another stretch goal! The pace of these last few days is straight up monstrous, and we're welcoming so many new backers every hour, thank you all!We're already marching towards our next stretch... (Read More)

LAST MONSTER FAMILY!!!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters!Another crazy day here, as you can tell :)I will keep this update short, and cut to the chase:WE ARE ADDING ONE LAST FAMILY!Yeah, you read that right!And, wait, there's more, due to the small size of these little buggers, this... (Read More)

New stretch slaughtered + More info!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Thank you all SO much for the crazy support. You have already unlocked our new surprise Guest in just a few hours! Since day 1, some of you have asked us if it would be possible to buy extra minis. We have crunched the numbers, and... (Read More)

NEW STRETCH GOALS!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Monsters, as you can all tell, the last few days have been insane in terms of new backers and the campaign's pace is monstrous!To thank you, we have decided to include several things you requested in our last stretch goals. Thank you so much for... (Read More)

Clowns stretch goal unlocked!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW, MONSTERS!What an incredible day! I would like to welcome all our new backers, thank you all for your support!You have unlocked 2 more stretch goals!Our last scenario is now yours! A final, epic exclusive scenario! You have also unlocked our 10th... (Read More)

10th Family revealed + Design a weapon contest!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters!What a crazy month this has been! We are now officially in the last 48 hours of this campaign! You are so close to unlocking our new stretch goal, and believe me, this new scenario will be crazy!  What a neat bedside book ;)... (Read More)

One more stretch goal unlocked! + Next SG revealed!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Yep, we have more news for you! Obviously, with all the pledges we received during the night, you have slaughtered our 264K Stretch goal easily! It's time to reveal our last Scenario stretch goal!This one is a little different, as it... (Read More)

New stretch goals!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! We have news for you!Your support has been so intense we are actually still preparing new artwork for you, and over the night, you have almost unlocked a stretch goal you didn't even get to see ;) You will probably even slaughter... (Read More)

Exclusive Scenarios stretch goal unlocked!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW, Monsters!You keep slaughtering these stretch goals like the true Monsters you are :) You have unlocked our next set of Kickstarter Exclusive scenarios! In other news, we have received a new video from Watch It Paint It! Thank you guys :)  This... (Read More)

72 Hours left, BIG update: 10th family incoming!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!We have entered the last 72 hours of this campaign! We have many things to tell you, so let's get to it! First, you have unlocked our set of 2 new Kickstarter Exclusive Scenarios! Reminder: One Exclusive Coop Scenario! It's also time... (Read More)

New Stretch goal unlocked + new stretch goal revealed!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Monsters! You are incredibly fast!  Congrats to all of you for unlocking our beloved adventurer!   A lot of you asked us for solo play, and even for coop missions. We decided to bring 2 additional Kickstarter exclusive scenarios that you... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked + New add-on!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! Today was an oustanding day, especially for a Sunday, we would like to thank you all and also welcome our new backers, thank you for joining us! You have already unlocked our second set of scenarios! Reminder: We're adding a solo... (Read More)

New stretch goal smashed + New SG revealed!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters,another crazy day: You have already unlocked our new Surprise Guest!   You keep smashing through these stretch goals at an impressive pace! Before we go any further, here in an exclusive look at our second card offered with the tool... (Read More)

Big update: 2 New stretch goals unlocked! + New surprise guest revealed!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Once more, you've unlocked two new stretch goals in the same day, wow! First, you have unlocked our last Instagram social stretch goal, congrats! You have unlocked one more Bonus Action Card! You have also unlocked one of our craziest... (Read More)

Another stretch goal unlocked + New surprise guest revealed!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!You have smashed another stretch goal during the night, congrats! What on Earth is this thing I'm wearing? The game keeps getting better and better, especially with the upcoming addition of scenarios! Let's unlock this next stretch... (Read More)

Design a Card contest : It's time to vote!

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters!You have made over 100 suggestions for our Design a Card contest! Before we unveil our selection, I want to thank you all for your suggestions, we loved reading them all and believe me, the choice wasn't easy! We actually wish... (Read More)

Tool Shed Unlocked + New Stretch Goals + LOTS of info!

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! What a CRAZY day yesterday, we are so glad to announce the tool shed has been unlocked! Thank you all for the incredible support! As always, we will give you more info on the new rules in a future Gameplay Update.In the meantime, we... (Read More)

Dice Bag Add-on !

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française plus bas)Hello, Monsters ! As mentioned in yesterday's update, over 700 (800 now!) of our backers have voted Yes to a dice bag add-on. Without further ado, I'm glad to annonce we have just added the Dice Bag add-on! Your very... (Read More)

3rd week wrap-up: 270% funded! + Design a card contest!

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! It is time for our 3rd week wrap-up!You have kept unlocking so many stretch goals, we are now 270% funded with over 2800 backers!  While I have everyone's attention, I'm glad to announce we are running a contest and the winner... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked + New surprise guest revealed!

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Wow! You have unlocked yet another stretch goal, we're all so excited here :) Thanks to your continued support, replacing the students with the surprise guests is now possible! Before we go further, I'm glad to show you our brand new... (Read More)

2 New stretch goals added!

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
(Message aux backers francophones plus bas)Hello again, Monsters,looks like meat's back on the menu!Today, we have 2 new stretch goals to announce! First, as promised, here is our new social stretch goal:  Click this image to check out our... (Read More)

Add-ons Survey / Sondage add-ons

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française plus bas) Dear backers, As you know, we made the choice at the beginning of the campaign to keep things simple for us and you by offering one pledge reward and no add-ons.Many backers asked us to add an extra set of dice. A... (Read More)

New family unlocked + New Tool Shed SG revealed!

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! Once more, you did it! The Tritons family is now unlocked :) Monster Slaughter now has 42 unique minis! Thank you all so much! Get your harpoons ready!  We're so excited and grateful :) It looks like the next stretch goal should... (Read More)

Gameplay Update #3 - The BIG ONE

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! As promised yesterday, here is a new BIG gameplay update! To make it easier, I have also compiled in this update all the info from the first gameplay updates. It's time for you Monsters to discover a whole bunch of new monstrous... (Read More)

2 more stretch goals unlocked! + New SG revealed!

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, Monsters!You keep slaughtering these stretch goals like Maniacs! It's almost tough to keep up with you :)Today you have smashed 2 new stretch goals (3 with our special agents from our last update!) 6 New Kickstarter Exclusive cards to spice up... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked + New stretch goal revealed!

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!This update took a bit longer than usual, we have been working all day on the tool shed like crazy! During the night, you have unlocked our set of 2 new surprise guests! The truth is out there...  We are so excited about these 2... (Read More)

The update you've been waiting for! Mini-extension!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! Thank you all so much for your comments and likes on yesterday's update! As you all know by now, we really love reading your suggestions. We have some really creative and clever people in this community! Several things have been... (Read More)

2nd week wrap-up: 200% funded! + New SG! + Language update.

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, beloved Monsters! We have launched our Kickstarter campaign for Monster Slaughter exactly 2 weeks ago today.It's still hard to actually realize all the crazy stuff you've all unlocked together!And the timing couldn't be better, we have just... (Read More)

New reviews! Popcorn time part 2 :)

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters! Before we post the 2nd week wrap-up update, we have a bunch of new reviews to share. We know you love watching these as they allow to see what the game actually looks like on a table. Keep in mind all these reviews have been... (Read More)

2 new stretch goals unlocked, you rock! + New SG revealed

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!The last 24 hours were nothing short of amazing!You managed to unlock 2 new stretch goals!First things first, our biggest Twitter stretch goal has been unlocked, giving you an extra Kickstarter Exclusive mini! Why do I want to be a... (Read More)

Extra dice set add-on + New Social stretch goal!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! You know we love reading your comments and suggestions, and have already added some of your suggestions to our stretch goals.Another request we received a lot, is an extra dice-set. Some monsters love dice more than others :)So here... (Read More)

Original soundtrack unlocked + New stretch goal revealed!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!You have just slaughtered one more stretch goal! Congrats!We are glad to confirm Monster Slaugher will now come with an original, full length digital soundtrack!  Our next step is to unlock our vampire slayer, she's getting ready to... (Read More)

Wow! 2 stretch goals slaughtered + New SG revealed!

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!During the day, you have unlocked 2 stretch goals!First, our Instagram social stretch goal has been smashed in less than 24 hours!The Kickstarter Exclusive energy drink card is now yours, backers! Yeah!  I could actually use one of... (Read More)

Ghosts stretch goal unlocked + New stretch goal revealed!

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Once again, you slaughtered this stretch goal in no time!We are so glad you unlocked the Ghosts, as this one was requested a lot!  Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night?  If we keep up the crazy pace, our... (Read More)

New social stretch goal revealed!

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Our Twitter stretch goal hasn't been slaughtered yet, but we wanted to give you a new social stretch goal to work on for the weekend ;)Before we unveil it, if you haven't yet, feel free to follow us on Twitter to unlock our... (Read More)

New videos! It's popcorn time :)

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters!We have a bunch of new videos to show you. Some of you might have seen them in the comments, but we figured it would be a good idea to add them here as well. They will bed added on the main page later today as well. First... (Read More)

Ripley unlocked + New stretch goal revealed!

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!   WOW, you have already unlocked Ripley! Well, somebody's gonna have to go out there... It is time to show you our next crazy stretch goal, an actual original soundtrack for Monster Slaughter! Time to get groovy! We are really... (Read More)

Mummies unlocked + New stretch goal revealed!

November 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!Once again, you have slaughtered a new stretch goal!The Mummies have been unlocked :) We hear you found yourselves nice, gooey mummies!  Our new Kickstarter Exclusive surprise guest has been unveiled, you had guessed right! I no... (Read More)

Gameplay Update #2 - Bonus Action cards

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters!It's time for a new Gameplay update! Since we launched the project, we haven't had the time to show you two things: the Bonus Action cards and the Nocturnal Event cards. This second gameplay update will be focused on the Bonus... (Read More)

2 stretch goals smashed + new SG revealed!

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Monsters :) Here is the update you have been waiting for! Over the night, you have worked on unlocking 2 new stretch goals! First: Our new social stretch goal on BGG was slaughtered in literally no time, and a new Bonus Action card has been... (Read More)

1st week wrap-up - Thank you all !

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, beloved Monsters!   A week ago, when we launched this Kickstarter campaign, we were full of hope, but we couldn't predict what could happen. We have been putting so much love and work in this game for the last 18 months that it's sometimes... (Read More)

5 Players it is! You rock! + New social SG revealed

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Monsters :)We have just reached 2800 likes on Facebook, your speed is impressive, did you just play the Burst of Speed card? :) I'm always impressed by your response to every new social stretch goals! Monster Slaughter is now a 2-5... (Read More)

New Stretch goal slaughtered + New SG revealed!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW, Monsters! You really smashed this new stretch goal so fast! We are thrilled! The aliens are now unlocked :) The invasion begins...   You guessed it, it's high time we showed you a certain surprise guest... This thing bled acid. Who knows what... (Read More)

New SG revealed + Component update!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Over the weekend, we told you we'd update our main page with everything that has been unlocked. Now that our first gameplay update has been released, below are the updated graphics, and a surprise if you scroll way down ;) Everything in the box...... (Read More)

Gameplay Update #1

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Monsters! You were waiting for it, now it's here: our first Gameplay Update!With everything that's been going on, and all the stuff you have already unlocked, I wanted to take some time to show you what you've been working on unlocking, and... (Read More)

Title: New stretch goal unlocked, Ghost Hunter enters the fray!

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again Monsters!Thanks to your fantastic support, we have unlocked this new stretch goal in no time! And to think we were only funded yesterday, we are so thrilled! Our Ghost Hunter will now be available as another surprise guest! Someone saw a... (Read More)

5th Player Update! New Social Stretch Goal

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Monsters! You just slaughtered our Facebook social stretch goal, which means you will all get access to an amazing PDF artbook :) Thanks for the support!You also know what it means, it's time to reveal our new social Stretch Goal! Many of you... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked! New SG revealed!

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Monsters, once again, you did it! We've only been funded for a few hours, and you have already unlocked Roscoe, our Monster Slaughter cop!  Roscoe comes with 2 different cards, including a Kickstarter exclusive! At this pace, our Ghost Hunter... (Read More)

We are FUNDED!!!

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! Or rather, YOU DID IT! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!After working for so long on a project, seeing such a strong enthusiasm from our community is more than heart warming. And you know monsters love their share of a good human heart, right? ;) The... (Read More)

Another Monstrous Update! 3D render reveal + New social stretch goal!

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again Monsters :) We have good news! Thomas, our brilliant 3D artist has finished working on the Dad mini for the Maniacs, and we didn't want to wait any longer before we could show you!  Isn't he as cute as puppy? When we unveiled our new... (Read More)

Maniacs unlocked + New social stretch goal!

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Monsters! You have slaughtered the last social stretch goal in no time! The maniacs have been unlocked and added to Monster Slaughter! This monster family's power is perfectly monstrous:Whenever Maniacs reveal students, they automatically... (Read More)

Crazy Update! Meet the maniacs :)

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's time for a bloody update!We have many things to announce, and we're hoping you'll like what you read! First things first, you are about to slaughter the next BGG stretch goal, congrats!Reminder: All the Kickstarter pledges will come with one... (Read More)

More previews are coming in!

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française plus bas) This new update will be focused on previews. But before we begin: We are so close to reaching our BGG social stretch goal!   Let's get it unlocked as soon as possible so we can offer you a new social stretch goal! I'm... (Read More)

60% Funded!

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
It's time for a new update! We are over 60% of our objective, and funding is getting closer and closer. Thanks again for all the support! During the night, we ranked up to number 2 on Kicktraq's hotlist! If you want to help us, please follow this... (Read More)

The slaughter has begun!

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarter backers,what a fantastic launch this has been!  We're so glad you’re enjoying Monster Slaughter! We are already at 40%, so only 60% left for this campaign to be a success! Throughout the next days, we will be unveiling new... (Read More)

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