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Arcadia Quest

A project in Atlanta, GA by CoolMiniOrNot

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Lead your Guild and loot the Monster infested city of Arcadia! No gamemaster required, so everyone gets to join in the fun!
Backers: 4884
Average Pledge Per Backer: $159

Funded: $774,122 of $50,000
Dates: Feb 25th -> Mar 16th (19 days)
Project By: CoolMiniOrNot
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10 Best Games By CMON - Which One Should You Pick?

January 31st - via:
CMON is the biggest board game publisher when it comes to Kickstarter. We took a look at the best tabletop games they've released so far. (Read More)

Singapore games publisher takes Hong Kong's GEM route

December 1st - via:
CMON, a local tabletop games publisher behind popular games Zombicide and Arcadia Quest, has come onboard the Hong Kong stock exchange's GEM board - an alternative stock market for growth companies - in a placing listing that gives the company a market capitalisation of HK$415.4 million (S$76.5 million). (Read More)

Thank you very much! Arcadia Quest 1500+% funded!

March 16th - via:
 Thank you all very much from CoolMiniOrNot and Spaghetti Western! What an amazingly positive response! For those who want to pledge via Paypal, we have limited slots available and will only be taking late backers until the end of March -... (Read More)

Chooloo, Bowie and Sting unlocked!

March 15th - via:
 Your nightmares begin now! Bowie, Sting and most importantly Chooloo are unlocked!  That's 4 additional figures for each Guildmaster and War Paint pledge! We're incredibly stoked by the support Arcadia Quest has received from all of you, and will... (Read More)

A note on Paypal/late backing - how to do it and availability

March 15th - via:
A lot of you have written in to ask whether we'll allow backing via Paypal. The answer is yes - there's no need to pledge $1 to the Kickstarter campaign, although we recommend you do so in order to receive updates on Arcadia Quest through... (Read More)

King of Thieves and Queen of Beggars unlocked! Time to wake Chooloo!

March 14th - via:
The King of Thieves and Queen of Beggars are now unlocked!  Go forth and spread the word! Only with a tumultuous cacophony (of backers) will Chooloo awake!  (Read More)

It's the bad guy update!

March 14th - via:
As we round the corner into the last day (with almost $100k backed today!), we've got time for one more stretch (that is, if we want to deliver on time!)...  Play as Bowie and Sting! Goblins and Orcs always had a bit of a rebellious streak, but... (Read More)

War Paint Pledge Optional Upgrades!

March 14th - via:
Hello Arcadians! How ready for war are you? Well if you're part of the lucky few that picked up a War Paint pledge, we've got some exciting news about expanding your painted set. For $200 we'll also get your Beyond the Grave expansion campaign... (Read More)

$550K Stretch Goal Hit! The Monkey King and Queen Are Now Unlocked! Next Goal announced!

March 14th - via:
We're closing in on the final day of the kickstarter campaign, but that hasn't slowed us down! We just hit the $550k stretch goal, so that means these two crazy apes are ready to party! Now all Guildmaster and War Paint pledges will receive the... (Read More)

$500K Hit! Lord Fang, Lilith, and Lydia and the Guildmaster Box All Unlocked!

March 13th - via:
With a little over 2 days left, we just hit the $500k stretch goal! This was our biggest goal yet unlocking 3 Monsters that you can use as Heroes, or for your own homebrew scenarios, as well as unlocking the Guildmaster box! Next up we've got another... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal Announced and a New Optional Buy!

March 13th - via:
It looks like $500k is right around the corner! So let's take a look at what we have coming up for our backers! At $550K we have a new dynamic duo, a Kickstarter exclusive Hero set! The sovereigns of the simians, the emperors of the apes, it's the... (Read More)

Painting Tutorial Part 3 - Cloth!

March 13th - via:
Hello Arcadians! Elizabeth, our studio painter, is back again with part 3 of our series! This time the Miniature Mistress is teaching us how to perfectly paint the cloth materials on our Arcadia quest minis! ) Stay tuned for more of our painting... (Read More)

$475K Stretch Goal MET! The Heartless and The Nameless Have Been Unlocked As Heroes!

March 13th - via:
There's only 3 short days left of the Arcadia Quest Campaign, but we haven't lost steam! We just hit $475K, so now all Guildmaster and War Paint pledges will be receiving both the Heartless and the Nameless as Heroes! This includes Hero Cards and... (Read More)

Prince Aaron is Mighty! $450k stretch goal hit!

March 12th - via:
And here are the poll results!  The people have spoken and so Prince Aaron strides bravely forth into battle...  All Guildmaster and War Paint pledges receive Prince Aaron for their Guilds! Onwards! With only 4 days left to go, spread the word and... (Read More)

Optional Buy - Bob, the Kickstarter Exclusive Hero!

March 11th - via:
Hail, hail Arcadians! We have just opened up another optional buy for you! This time it is the Kickstarter exclusive Hero Bob! Don't let him teleport out of your grasp! Also, don't tell him I said that he teleports.  If you'd like Bob, just add $10... (Read More)

Painting Tutorial Part 2 - Eyes and Hair!

March 11th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Imposters.... That throne is mine! $475K and 500K Stretch Goals Announced!

March 11th - via:
Arcadians! We're closing in on the $450K mark! So we figured it was time to show all of our backers what we have in store for our next two stretch goals! First, at $475K, we'll be unlocking both The Nameless and The Heartless Monsters as Heroes! It's... (Read More)

Arcadia Quest, Painting with Elizabeth part 1

March 11th - via:
Want to know how to paint like our studio painter?  Well, learn from her directly as Elizabeth takes us through painting a studio quality figure in this first part of a four part series. )  (Read More)

Rules preview!

March 11th - via:
Here is the rules draft as they stand today - it's still being edited for language, diagram clarity and contents. Note internal components do not reflect the stretch goals. Have a look!  Here are the... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 15 - Kickstarter Exclusive Hero Black Newt and More Dice MET!

March 11th - via:
Hail Arcadians! We just hit $425K! That means we're unlocking the Kickstarter exclusive Hero Black Newt for all of our Guildmaster and War Paint pledges! What's more, we're also adding additional dice to all core boxes of Arcadia Quest, because you,... (Read More)

More Diiiiiiice! And Nameless Campaign Painted Pictures!

March 9th - via:
We've read your pleas! We've heard your chanting! So we're giving you what you have been asking for! MORE DIIIIIIIIIIICE! We're amending our $425k stretch goal, so not only will you still get the Kickstarter exclusive Hero, Black Newt, but all core... (Read More)

Game Play - 7. Combining Cards Part 2

March 9th - via:
Ok, without further ado, let's take a look at some other neat Hero and card combinations. Kanga is able to draw energy from her own blood, voluntarily taking a wound in order to not exhaust a card being used. But if she can use Life Drain... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 14 - Kickstarter Exclusive Hero Elysia MET!

March 8th - via:
$400k reached! So we're unlocking the Kickstarter exclusive Hero Elysia! Every Guildmaster or War Paint pledge now gets her free with the purchase of the Beyond the Grave expansion campaign! Next on our list of stretch goals is the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Game Play - 6. Combining Cards Part 1

March 8th - via:
Salutations Arcadians! Today we'd like to give you a little taste of how the upgrade cards can be used to interact with each hero, as well as with each other. This is just a sample of possible combinations that might be interesting to achieve with... (Read More)

Prince Aaron's Abilities In Depth!

March 7th - via:
Hail Arcadians, what is your quest? Right now it's deciding what ability to give to our noble Prince Aaron! In order to help you in your decision, allow me to analyze each of his possible abilities. This is by no means the complete picture, since... (Read More)

Goldilocks even more... just right! Also, get Black Newt and vote on Prince Aaron's power!

March 7th - via:
The Goldilocks pack now includes 80 Guild Tokens, which brings it up to 40 coins, 40 hearts and 20 Guild Tokens for each Guild for just $12!  With this pack you'll have enough plastic to replace all the cardboard tokens in the game (together with... (Read More)

Beyond the Grave miniatures - first look

March 7th - via:
Here are copies of our master figures for the Beyond the Grave expansion... enjoy! Note, the hilt on the Dread King's sword is broken in this copy - it'll be there in the final. Size comparison Come here you little runt! Dr Spider Ivan Frank Ghost... (Read More)

6. Combat

March 6th - via:
Howdy, citizens of Arcadia! You all knew this day was coming. Yes! Today, we’ll take a closer look at the combat system. It is really simple and intuitive, and by combining different Upgrade cards you will be able to create deadly combos. Fighting... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 12 - Kickstarter Exclusive Hero Morgan MET!

March 6th - via:
Yes! Another Kickstarter exclusive Hero has been unlocked for you to draft from! Beware of the mystical Morgan! But we can't stop now! We're already on our way to our next stretch goal! at $375K we're adding 80 Sculpted Guild Tokens to the Goldilocks... (Read More)

Elysia Now an Optional Buy!

March 5th - via:
We've heard you guys loud and clear! You want Elysia! So in response to your feedback, we're opening up Elysia as an optional buy! So for $10 you'll be able to add Elysia to your rogues gallery of Heroes without the need to purchase the Beyond the... (Read More)

$375k and beyond... the grave?

March 5th - via:
For the cardboard replacement completionists amongst you, we are improving the Goldilocks Token Pack ($12) with a free upgrade of EIGHTY GUILD TOKENS if we hit this stretch!  That's a lot of plastic! But wait, there's more! Nobody paid much... (Read More)

Size Comparison and Scale!

March 5th - via:
Hey guys, we have seen you guys asking about size comparison and scale. So we took this picture to give you an idea of the scale of the miniatures. The smaller creatures are on a 25mm base and the bigger guys are on a 40mm base. It should be noted... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 11 - Monster Cards MET!

March 4th - via:
The $325K mark just got hit! Which unlocks 8 more monster cards for you to use to homebrew your own scenarios! Let's keep pushing so we can unlock another Kickstarter exclusive Hero, Morgan! There's only 10 days left in our campaign, so get the word... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 10 - Kickstarter Exclusive Hero Pluck MET!

March 3rd - via:
Yes! We just broke the $300k mark! So we've unlocked the Kickstarter exclusive hero Pluck! Now let's keep pushing, telling friends and getting the word out! We only have 12 days left to go and we still have lots of awesome stretch goals we'd love to... (Read More)

Getting Close to $300K! Next stretch goals! Another Set of War Paint Pledge Levels!

March 3rd - via:
Okay guys we’re closing in on $300K! Which means we’re right around the corner from unlocking the Kickstarter exclusive Hero Pluck! After we hit $300K we’ll be heading towards our next two stretch goals! At $325 we’re adding monster cards... (Read More)

Game Play - 5. The Player Turn

March 2nd - via:
Hail, Arcadians! We believe that it is time to talk about Player Turns. A scenario of Arcadia Quest is played over a series of Player Turns. The first player takes his turn, then the player to his left takes his turn, and so on. This sequence goes on... (Read More)

Game Play - 4. Campaign

March 2nd - via:
Good Morning, Arcadia!  Well, we’re pretty sure that you know this by now… but… Arcadia Quest is a campaign game! No, wait, an EPIC campaign game! In Arcadia Quest, players are able to choose the path their campaign takes, navigating through... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 9 - Sculpted Death Tokens MET! New Optional Buy Zahra!

March 1st - via:
And we just hit $275K! Awesome job guys! We're burning through all these stretch goals! As promised we've unlocked the Sculpted Death Tokens! Let's keep pushing and sharing this project, because at $300k! We've got another Kickstarter exclusive Hero,... (Read More)

Game Play - 3. Upgrade Cards

March 1st - via:
Salutations! We are back again! This time, we’ll talk about another very cool feature of the game: Upgrade Cards. These are basically all the awesome equipment and extra abilities that Heroes use during the game to attack other Heroes or Monsters,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 8 - Kickstarter Exclusive Hero Viktor MET!

March 1st - via:
Awesome! We just hit $250K! Thanks for all of your support and help spreading the word! All that support has unlocked the Kickstarter exclusive Hero Viktor! Let's not slow down now! At $275K we've got the Sculpted Death Tokens! Keep spreading the... (Read More)

Closing in on 250K! So What's Next?! And More War Paint Pledges!

February 28th - via:
Guys, we're doing incredible! Thanks for getting out there, spreading the word, and making the War Paint pledge level a huge success! Thanks to you guys we're closing in on 250K!  Once we hit that all Guildmaster and War Paint pledge levels are... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 7 – Sculpted Guild Tokens MET!

February 28th - via:
Guys, we're so happy that the momentum is still going strong, and only getting stronger after revealing the War Paint pledge level! Since we just hit $225k all Guildmaster and War Paint pledge levels will be getting 16 plastic Sculpted Guild Tokens!... (Read More)

You Asked For It, You Got It! War Paint Pledge Level Is Live!

February 28th - via:
A lot of you have been lamenting that you want painted miniatures, but don’t have the time or inclination to paint them yourselves. If this is you, fear not! We’ve created the War Paint Pledge level! The War Paint pledge miniatures will be... (Read More)

The Wait Is Over! The Gameplay Video Is Here!

February 28th - via:
We’re happy to announce the Arcadia Quest gameplay video is up and ready for your viewing pleasure! We’re stoked that the guys at Jogando Offline got to play Arcadia Quest! Jogando Offline is a very popular board gaming reviews, previews, and... (Read More)

Interview with Eric Lang and Spence Reeve by Back It!

February 28th - via:
 The guys at Back It! Did a live streaming interview yesterday with us where we talk all things Arcadia Quest! Stay tuned, more updates later today.  (Read More)

Game Play - 2. Monsters

February 27th - via:
Hello, hello fellow Arcadians! We are here today to talk about Monsters. The first thing you need to know is that they are the bad guys. Ya, Really! In Arcadia Quest, there is no such thing as a Monster Turn or Game Master. The Monsters work on a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 6 – Kickstarter Exclusice hero Hitch MET! Goldilocks Token Pack and Painted Miniature 360s!

February 27th - via:
That’s right, the mysterious Hitch has been unlocked for all Guildmaster pledges! Wow, the pool of heroes for your guilds to draft from is becoming bigger and bigger! Let’s keep on pushing for more unlocked stretch goals! As a reminder our next... (Read More)

Next Two Stretch Goals, New Optional Buys, and A Change of Heart Tokens!

February 27th - via:
With 200k coming up fast, we figured it'd be a good time to post our next two stretch goals! Our next two stretch goals are plastic sculpted Guild Tokens at $225K and the Kickstarter exclusive Hero Viktor at $250K! The sculpted plastic Guild... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 5 – Special Guild Dice MET! Top of the Charts on Kicktraq, Optional Buys Open, and Avatar Icons!

February 26th - via:
Awesome! Day 2 isn’t even done yet and we’ve already completed our 5th stretch goal and hit the $175,000 mark! Which means every Guildmaster pledge is now going to receive a set of the Special Guild Dice absolutely free! Of course we couldn’t... (Read More)

Game Play - 1. Heroes & Guilds

February 26th - via:
Greetings from Arcadia! Today, we’re going to take a closer look at how Heroes and Guilds work in Arcadia Quest. The core Arcadia Quest box comes with 12 awesome Heroes and 4 Guilds. At the start of a Campaign, each player chooses 1 Guild and the 3... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 4 – Kickstarter Exclusive Hero Koba MET!

February 26th - via:
Another stretch goal unlocked! All Guildmaster pledges will receive the Kickstarter exclusive hero, Koba, for free! We’re absolutely stunned and enthralled that we already hit $150,000! So let's keep rolling on to our next stretch goal! If We can... (Read More)

Sneak a peek ahead - Guild dice and Hitch!

February 26th - via:
As we close in the $150k mark, now's the time to take a sneak at these great additional items you can help us unlock! Everyone loves dice right? Each Guild can now roll their own dice in color coordinated style - a free set for every Guildmaster... (Read More)

Arcadia Quest board game smashes Kickstarter funding in an hour

February 26th - via:
Cool Mini or Not's miniatures board game Arcadia Quest has exploded on to Kickstarter, shooting past its target funding goal in less than an hour. (Read More)

Arcadia Quest board game raises $70,000 in under an hour on Kickstarter

February 26th - via:
Game smashed its $50,000 goal thanks to around 800 supporters. (Read More)

Stretch Goal 3 – Scultpted Wound Tokens MET!

February 25th - via:
You earned our hearts will all your wonderful support! And here’s our token of appreciation, all Guildmaster pledges will receive 20 sculpted black plastic wound tokens! Our next stretch goal is another Kickstarter Exclusive hero, Koba! Let’s... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 2 – Kickstarter Exclusive Hero Montoya MET!

February 25th - via:
Prepare to get revenge, Arcadia Quest backers! Thanks to your support we’ve unlocked the Kickstarter exclusive Montoya Hero, all Guildmaster pledges will now receive Montoya for free! The momentum is great, but the stretch goals are greater!... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 – Plastic Coins MET!

February 25th - via:
We’re happy to announce that our first stretch goal has been met! $75,000 in just over an hour is incredibly mind-blowing and humbling! Of course this means every Guildmaster pledge is going to be given the plastic gold coins accessory … FOR... (Read More)

We’re funded!

February 25th - via:
Wow! Thanks everyone, at just about 30 minutes into the kickstarter we fully funded! We’re super happy that there is such a strong fervor around Arcadia Quest… but the quest for loot isn’t over yet! Actually it’s just begun, now let’s get... (Read More)

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