Call to Adventure featuring Name of the Wind

A project in Torrance, CA by Brotherwise Games

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Choose your path, cast the runes, and claim your destiny in this epic tabletop game of hero crafting.
Backers: 10893
Average Pledge Per Backer: $70

Funded: $760,576 of $35,000
Dates: Jul 25th -> Aug 13th (19 days)
Project By: Brotherwise Games
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Latest News

The Meeple Guild: Always fun tossing a hand-full of runes

June 15th - via:
Anytime you can cross even a few elements of the role playing Dungeons & Dragons game into the realm of board games, it tends to be a good thing. (Read More)

The Final Countdown

August 12th - via:
There are just 11 hours to go in the Call to Adventure campaign, so this is a final message to make sure everyone knows what to do! The most important message is that there is no pledge manager for this campaign. Here's how we're handling things:... (Read More)

Co-Op Mode!

August 11th - via:
A few days ago, we were convinced that our last stretch goal would be at the $500,000 mark. But as we realized that number was approaching more quickly than we'd expected in our most optimistic projections, we realized we had to try one more. We... (Read More)

The Journey Continues

August 10th - via:
Well, folks, we did it. Today we unlocked the final stretch goal for Call to Adventure. It was another amazing day of growth for the campaign, driven by all of you who are sharing the game on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and by word of mouth. We've... (Read More)

Claim Your Destiny

August 9th - via:
Hello, adventurers!   We're closing in on the end of the campaign, with just three days left to go. I'm not sure what happened with today's numbers. Maybe it's just the end-of-campaign surge, maybe we got a boost from some of the international... (Read More)

International Shipping Tiers Up

August 9th - via:
This update is for our non-U.S., E.U., Australia, and Canada backers, We've now posted four new pledge tiers. These are exact mirrors of the previous non-retailer pledge tiers, but with reduced international shipping costs. Note that these are only... (Read More)

Count Your Blessings

August 8th - via:
Today this campaign unlocked another stretch goal that really captures how we're feeling... incredibly fortunate! I count myself lucky every day that I get to work full-time in board game publishing, but riding the wave of a successful Kickstarter is... (Read More)

Correction to latest update

August 7th - via:
Hi all, The last update on Add Ons did not cover the additional shipping costs for add ons for Canadian, EU, and Australian backers. Please include an extra $5 per item that you are adding on if you are a backer from those territories. Apologies for... (Read More)

Add Ons and International Shipping

August 7th - via:
Greetings adventurers, It's been an exciting past couple of days as we wrapped up GenCon, plowed through more stretch goals, and even pushed through the $400,000 mark. Today we're holding an Ask Me Anything on Reddit to answer questions from... (Read More)

Home From Gen Con

August 6th - via:
Hello, adventurers! Today I flew back from Gen Con. It was a great week, filled with fun, gaming, and friends. Most gratifying however, was watching players' reactions to Call to Adventure. They told us they loved the storytelling, loved watching... (Read More)

'Call to Adventure' Teams up With Big Fantasy Writers for Innovative New Game

August 6th - via:
Brotherwise Games is teaming up with fantasy writers Patrick Rothfuss and Brandon Sanderson for their next tabletop game. The maker of popular games like Boss Monster and Unearth is currently running a Kickstarter for Call to Adventure, a new tabletop game in which players try to build a classic fantasy hero with the greatest destiny. The Kickstarter is already funded, and Brotherwise has announced planned expansions featuring plot points and characters pulled from Rothfuss's The Name of the Wind and Sanderson's The Way of Kings, two of the most popular fantasy books out today. (Read More)

A Sure Thing

August 5th - via:
So far in the campaign, we've taken close looks at several different card types. We started with Origin, Motivation, and Destiny cards because that's how every game begins. We unlocked three sets of these as stretch goals prior to today, and just... (Read More)

Stories Within Stories

August 4th - via:
It has been another big 24 hours for Call to Adventure! We knew the Stormlight announcement was bound to cause a surge in pledges, but we didn't expect such an awesome response. In the process, you guys have been unlocking stretch goals faster than... (Read More)

Card Game Announced - Call to Adventure: Stormlight

August 4th - via:
Recently the company Brotherwise Games, launched a Kickstarter for a new "hero-crafting" card game titled Call to Adventure. As part of the Kickstarter they announced their first expansion, themed around the book The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss. Earlier today, in honor of the Kickstarter reaching $300,000 USD and GenCon 2018, Brandon announced that Brotherwise Games will also be releasing a Stormlight Archive themed expansion in Fall 2019. I won't go into too much depth about the game (they do a pretty good job of that over on their Kickstarter), the gist of it however is this: you start with a hero, defined by their origin, their motivation, and their destiny, and you choose different cards to help craft them into the greatest hero (or antihero) possible. (Read More)

A Storm is Coming

August 3rd - via:
Since the beginning of this campaign, we have asked backers what fantasy series you would like to see us explore in Call to Adventure. The top answer has been consistent and resounding: a game set in the world of Brandon Sanderson's The Stormlight... (Read More)

Call to Indianapolis

August 2nd - via:
Hello, adventurers! It's been an exhausting but exhilarating 24 hours for Brotherwise. On Tuesday and Wednesday we worked around the clock to set up our booth, then things got started on Wednesday. Today was the first full day, and what a day! Demos... (Read More)

The Look of Call to Adventure

August 1st - via:
It’s been another great day for our campaign. Yesterday, we unlocked Solo Mode, a huge addition to the functionality of the core game. That also included the Tyrant, so it's only fitting that today gives you the chance to follow your own path to... (Read More)

Solo Mode

July 31st - via:
Yesterday we introduced Adversaries, a new card type that brings more drama to your game of Call to Adventure. In a typical game of Call to Adventure, Adversaries are shuffled into the Act deck along with other Story cards, and obey most of the rules... (Read More)

Masters of Darkness

July 30th - via:
It’s a new week and a big one for Brotherwise Games: Gen Con, the release of a new Boss Monster, and some huge reveals in this campaign! Today we unlocked the final pair of cards in the cycle of Hero and Antihero cards linked to Story icons. Then... (Read More)

Gameplay Video!

July 29th - via:
Greetings Adventurers!   Apologies for the sporadic timing of posts and comments this weekend. Brother One was traveling east in preparation for GenCon, where we’re pleased to be launching the newest game in our Boss Monster line: Rise of the... (Read More)

From Archetypes to Prototypes

July 28th - via:
It's been another great day in the campaign, and it has me feeling a little reflective. The last four days have been amazing, but they're just the latest step in a very long journey. The idea for Call to Adventure has been brewing for years, but it... (Read More)

Fate and Friendship

July 28th - via:
Hello, Adventurers! It's been another exciting day for the campaign as we've blown through another stretch goal ...and we've come very close to our ninth! We've been blown away by the support, and inspired by everyone's ideas. To celebrate, let's... (Read More)

Good night all!

July 27th - via:
Well, It's the end of Day Three and you've unlocked yet another stretch goal. This time it's the upgraded tokens!  We think these are going to look and feel amazing. And here's your next goal, another set of Kickstarter Exclusives! Hero and Antihero... (Read More)

Brotherwise Games launches Call to Adventure on Kickstarter

July 27th - via:
Based on character-driven fantasy novels and RPGs, Call to Adventure allows 2-4 players to compete to create the hero with the greatest destiny. Starting from humble origins, players use cards to build their characters, cast runes to overcome challenges and generally choose each step down their path of advancement, whether it be towards good or evil. The game plays out in three acts, which together will tell the story of the characters. (Read More)

Gameplay upgrades!

July 26th - via:
Well that was quick, You've unlocked the Path of Darkness! Don't blame us if you find yourself corrupted by the dark side later on. What's next?Next on the chopping block, we've got two upgrades that will improve every copy of the game! You've asked... (Read More)

For there to be light, there must be dark...

July 26th - via:
Wow! We wake up and you guys have chewed up our latest stretch goals. Thank you so much for everyone's efforts to promote this game. Everywhere we look on social media we see backers getting the word out. It warms our hearts. Whither now?Overnight... (Read More)

The Adventure Begins!

July 26th - via:
It’s been a great first day for the Call to Adventure campaign! Thanks to all of you who have helped this project achieve more than twice our funding goal on just day one! Stretch Goals Already Unlocked!Guess what? While we were running around... (Read More)

The Origin of Call to Adventure

July 25th - via:
When we were kids, there was nothing we loved more than stories. We’d devour books like The Hobbit, The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, and A Wizard of Earthsea. We’d pore over stacks of comic books by Alan Moore and Chris Claremont. On road... (Read More)

ICv2: The 'Call to Adventure' Beckons

July 25th - via:
Brotherwise Games has fully revealed its upcoming fantasy adventure board game Call to Adventure, scheduled to release in November. Inspired by character-driven fantasy novels such as Patrick Rothfuss (Read More)

Kickstarter Spotlight: Call To Adventure by Brotherwise Games (Interview)

July 25th - via:
Mithrandiel interviews the O'Neal brothers from Brotherwise Games about their latest endeavor: Call to Adventure! (Read More)

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