Death From Above

Etherfields Board Game

A project in Wroclaw, Poland by Awaken Realms

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Join first Dream Crawler - fresh co-operative Board Game experience with unique art and mysterious story waiting to be discovered.
Backers: 32579
Average Pledge Per Backer: £122

Funded: £3,974,035 of £40,000
Dates: Jul 16th -> Aug 8th (23 days)
Project By: Awaken Realms
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The Rise of Board Games in Today’s Tech-dominated Culture

April 10th - via:
Call it a comeback: while almost all aspects of our lives rely on technology, the board game is experiencing a renaissance, according to one researcher at the University of Pittsburgh. Zachary Horton, assistant professor of Pitt’s Department of English in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, studies board games, among other types of media. In fall 2019, he taught Pitt’s first board game class, Post-Digital Gaming, which featured games from the 1970s to the present. He believes this was one of the very few classes in the country focused on board games, despite the “huge resurgence in popularity among all age ranges.” (Read More)

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March 5th - via:
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2019 Board Game Award Winners - TENTACCOLADE

January 3rd - via:
Tentaccolade is the name of the award we decide on every year to promote best board games, their creators and publishers. Here are the winners of 2019. (Read More)

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November 12th - via:
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Final 24h! New sets of SG ! Final Riddle Solved, Final Votes Decided, New Renders and New Art

August 7th - via:
Hey guys!  WoW... That... was... fast! :D  Last 2 days have been great for campaign and we are now close to unlocking our final SG. Yes this was supposed to be our final SG closing the She-Wolf campaign. But again we did not anticipated such big... (Read More)

LAST 48 HOURS!!!! Final Votes, Final Riddle #9, New Renders, New FAQ, New Sundrop/Sleeves Options

August 6th - via:
Hey guys! We just entered last 48h! We just had an amazing day and unlocked lots of new SG, lets keep it up! Todays update will be packed and will be about:  Updated FAQ and how to manage your pledge New Renders  Final Riddle - Riddle #9 Final... (Read More)

All-IN Pledges! New SG and expansion!

August 5th - via:
Hey guys! We are getting close with just a one day before last 48 rush, we hope that you are as excited as we are! :D Todays update will be about: -She-Wolf vs Funeral Witch winner -New Gameplay All-in Pledge -New Collectors All-in Pledge Lets get to... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal - Funeral Witch vs She-Wolf ! Gambler Transformation / Riddle #8

August 3rd - via:
Hey guys! Today we have prepared for you one of the most important votes in this campaign - for a final SG Campaign and we couldn't be more excited about which one will you choose! And so todays update will be about: Riddle #8 Gambler Transformation... (Read More)

Etherfields Campaings, Thorn Knight spotlight, New Creatures and Gambler votes + Puzzle #7

August 2nd - via:
Hey guys! Just as we teased yesterday, today we will talk about: How Etherfields campaigns work together What SG and Addons go in 1st wave What is exact purpose and function of Thorn Knight Riddlers Puzzle#7! New Creature of Etherfields vote Gambler... (Read More)

New Ornamental Card Holder Addon , Gambler Tansformation and Etherfields Diorama

August 1st - via:
Hey guys! First of all we just hit 27 000 Backers! This is amazing! Thank you all for being with us and making this project happen together ;) Tomorrow we will talk again a lot about gameplay, about how each additional campaign interacts with main... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja

August 1st - via:
A new set of reccomended board games funded through Kickstarter now or in launching in August. Everything selected by our friend Loodo Ninja. (Read More)

Riddlers Puzzle #6 / Creatures of Etherfileds +2 extra models!/ Encounters and Entities

July 31st - via:
Hey Everyone!  Today again we have a pretty big update prepared so without further introduction lets jump into it! Riddlers Puzzle #6 Creatures of Etherfields  Vote #4 winners! +2 extra models!  Creatures of Etherfileds, Encounters and Entities... (Read More)

Prototype vs final game layout / Puzzle #5! / New SG!

July 30th - via:
Hey Everyone!  Today we have a lot to talk about! Riddlers Puzzle #5  New SG!  Vote for next Creature of Etherfields design  Is Etherfields art and layout final?  Lets get into it!  Riddlers Puzzle #5  Ok guys! This one is hard. Also kinda... (Read More)

Business Penguin companion / Tough Guy design choice!

July 29th - via:
Hey guys!  New week just started and we hope it will be great for all of you! Today we have for you: Puzzle #4 - Solved!  Business Penguin companion  Tough Guys design choice  Lets get to it!  Puzzle #4 - Solved!  You don't stop to surprise us.... (Read More)

Puzzle 4! / Tough guy transformation

July 27th - via:
Hey Everyone!  Today we have a shorter update for you all. We will talk about: Puzzle #3 - Solved!  Puzzle #4   Tough Guy transformations ideas  Lets get into it!  Puzzle #3 - Solved!  You do not stop to surprises us! You are quite amazing in... (Read More)

5th player expansion / how the game scales? / Puzzle #3

July 26th - via:
Hey Everyone!  We have a pretty huge update for you guys! Today we will talk about: 5th player / additional hero expansion How the game scales?  Puzzle #2 - SOLVED!  Puzzle #3  Mimic art  Ready? Lets get into it!  5th player / additional hero... (Read More)

Sundrop / Group Pledge / Puzzle #2

July 25th - via:
 Hey Guys!  Another great day, another (hard?) riddle, another update!  Today we will talk about  Sundrop Addon New Dreamwalker Group Pledges Masked man winner and Encrust Eater art Puzzle #2 Lets get to it! Sundrop preshade Addon As always we... (Read More)

Advanced gameplay / Masked man vote / new SG!

July 24th - via:
Hey Everyone!  Another quite huge update with a lot of cool stuff!  Puzzle #1 - solved  Advanced gameplay (Rolling solo)  Masked man vote  New SG! Transformed Free Spirit!  Lets get to it!  Puzzle #1 - solved  You guys are quite good at... (Read More)

Replay-ability / Free Spirit vote! / Puzzle #1

July 23rd - via:
Hey everyone!  Time for our daily update and we have quite a lot to talk about today!  Riddler's puzzle #1  Free Spirit vote  Executioner (Baron Crow) art  Replay-ability in Etherfields Add-on feature: Playing cards deck  Lets get to it!... (Read More)

Special SG: Riddler Expansion! / Free Spirit transformation

July 22nd - via:
Hey Everyone!  Today, we have quite an exciting update for you! Here is a breakdown of what we will be talking about!  Riddler - special Stretch Goal!  Machine vote results  Lucid Dream - Free Spirit transformation ideas  Riddler - special... (Read More)

Machine vote!

July 21st - via:
Hey Everyone!  Since it is Sunday, today we have a bit shorter update ;)  First of all - we are extremely happy that you liked some of the surprises and riddles we prepared for you. We really wanted to make this campaign special for all backers and... (Read More)

Basic rules of Etherfields

July 20th - via:
Hey Everyone!  It is a bit slower in our offices today as we have send our team home to rest (they were working really hard last week!), but it gave us a little bit time to answer few questions from you guys, that you have been asking on the... (Read More)

Lucid dream - new Stretch Goal! / Sphinx Add-on

July 19th - via:
Hey Everyone!  Time for another update and we are really excited with what we have prepared for you! We really do hope you guys will love it too!  Sphinx campaign Add-on  New Stretch Goal - Lucid dream expansion Executioner vote results Something... (Read More)

Specialist transformation vote! / Executioner! / Sleeves add-on

July 18th - via:
Hey everyone!  Another amazing day behind us! We would like to thank you all for being here and sharing your suggestions and feedback with us. We have read all the awesome comments under last update and try to keep up with comment section as best as... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - Which Board Games to Back in July?

July 18th - via:
There are hundreds of tabletop games funded on Kickstarter this July. LoodoNinja has created a list of his reccomendations and we're... sharing it with you. (Read More)

Harpy campaign | Character evolution vote #1

July 17th - via:
Hey everyone!  Well, we woke up today and it turned out that all this amazing start was not just a great dream. So that's quite awesome ;) We have already over 20 000 backers in here and it is just amazing.  Etherfields is not your usual Board Game... (Read More)

Next SG vote! Harpy vs Sphinx!

July 16th - via:
Hey everyone!  We were planning to write this vote tomorrow, but you have busted through all Stretch Goals really quickly, so we will speed things up a little bit and have it now!  First of all - lets take a quick look on what we have already... (Read More)

We are FUNDED! (in 2 minutes :O)

July 16th - via:
Hey everyone!  EDIT: Well, lets try again...:P (we post this update by mistake on Tainted Grail campaign :O Too much excitement and stress, too little sleep :O Sorry guys! )  So, we have launched and.... You got us by surprises as usual, campaign... (Read More)

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