Children of the Beast

The Stygian Society - A Kevin Wilson Cube Tower Adventure

A project in Houston, TX by APE Gamer
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Fight your way up the tower. Drop cubes into the tower and use what falls out the bottom to power your skills and defeat the wizard!
Backers: 1224
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $104,015 of $38,000
Dates: Sep 18th -> Oct 16th (29 days)
Project By: APE Gamer
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Latest News

2-Player Rules and Bosses

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm going to do a longer post tonight to talk about a couple of things that turn out to be related. First, I have been working on a post about mid-bosses and wizards. Second, I want to talk about our two-player games this weekend, and our experience... (Read More)

The Cursed Library Available

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
I'm happy to announce the Cursed Library expansion as part of a new UNFLINCHING HERO pledge level.  Classic authors Mary Shelley, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells, and Jane Austen have been appointed by the Stygian Society to fight a unique... (Read More)

Day 8 Update - Hero Skills (Burglar)

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
I talk about Hero Skills in the main project text, so i won't repeat what I've said about them. I'd like to use this update to drill a little more deeply into skills and highlight what I consider to be the most utilitarian of the heroes - the... (Read More)

Day 7 Update - Designer Post: Tiny Little Stories

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's post is written by designer Kevin Wilson and details The Stygian Society room cards. One of the things I wanted to do with Stygian Society was to make every room that the players enter into a set piece or a micro-story. Sometimes this is... (Read More)

Day 6 Update - The Cursed Library Teaser

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
I added a section under Expansions describing The Cursed Library expansion and also the final Elaine Cunningham short fiction for The Stygian Society: The Cursed Library. I'll create an add-on for this expansion just as soon as the cover art is... (Read More)

Day 5 Update - Be the Hero

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
New pledge levels are open and we're looking for brave adventurers to upgrade their pledge to add their likeness to a base game hero. Specifically, we're looking for people that want to be a: Female knight or doctor Male spellsling or burglar These... (Read More)

Day 4 Update - New Add-Ons Section

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Just a short update to say that I created an Add-On section to the project page that lets you add extras into your pledge, like Dark is the Night (which is limited - so hurry!) I also created a What's New section at the top of the page where you can... (Read More)

Day 3 Update - 800 Backers and 6 Stretch Goals Unlocked

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We're creeping up on $70K and the 7th stretch goal - an alternate mid-boss for the Tower Laboratory expansion. A few words on the expansions - APE commissioned the expansions a while back, and we have had them without art for several months. I wanted... (Read More)

Jess's Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 9/21/18

September 21st - via: gameosity.com
Well, what do we have here? It looks like a nice and tidy list of fun Kickstarters to enjoy. Let’s dive in! (Read More)

Day 2 Update and Hint at Next Expansion

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
I'd like to give another Keanu Reeves 'whoa!' today, but rather than stopping there, I want to give a hint of a new expansion that we'll announce soon! It's written by Scott Almes, who created The Great Dinosaur Rush for us, and is the designer of... (Read More)

Day 1 Update - Whoa!

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
I think we'll fund in less than 24 hours! I'm looking at you Europe and Asia to help us past that last $4K+.  There's so much to say about this project, but it's 10:30 here and I've still got a ton of other things to do before I can turn in, so... (Read More)

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