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Massive Darkness

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A dungeon crawl board game with no game master. Explore the darkness for loot and experience, facing hordes of awesome miniatures.
Backers: 22361
Average Pledge Per Backer: $159

Funded: $3,560,643 of $200,000
Dates: Jun 7th -> Jul 7th (31 days)
Project By: CoolMiniOrNot
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Latest News

Singapore games publisher takes Hong Kong's GEM route

December 1st - via: businesstimes.com.sg
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)

The Darkness is almost over. It's time for sunshine and rainbows!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! What an amazing last day! Another Stretch Goal has been unlocked, adding 5 new Artifact cards for all backers!   It's crazy how far this campaign is going in its last hours. And so, if madness reigns, we might as well go for... (Read More)

In our hour of need, trust the Lightbringer's legacy!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The end is near, but we still managed to unlock one last Stretch Goal! Now all backers will get the Kickstarter Exclusive Hellsbane Roaming Monster!   Many people have requested a scale comparison of all the Roaming Monsters, and... (Read More)

Darkness and flame - I summon thee, Hellsbane!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! This is it, the final day! And one more Stretch Goal has been unlocked, giving Graz & Prug, the Kickstarter Exclusive two-headed ogre to all backers!   Final day, final stretch, it's time for the Darkness to send forth its... (Read More)

Graz & Prug show that two heads are better than one!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The final rush is upon us, and it's consuming stretch goals left and right! Now al backers will get the Kickstarter Exclusive ogre hero Lil'Ned and the Bonecrusher Class Sheet Pad!     We've put our heads together, and came up... (Read More)

Whisper, and the sneaky ways of the Bloodmoon Nightrunner!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringer, Tomorrow everything ends, but today the fight goes on to unlock Lil'Ned and the Bonecrusher class!   In the meantime, there is one last core box hero and class to explore: Designer’s Note: Whisper, Bloodmoon Nightrunner Massive... (Read More)

Learn the brutal ways of the Bonecrusher with Lil'Ned, the friendly ogre!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! In the blink of an eye (or many eyes) another Stretch Goal has been obliterated, unlocking the Overseer Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster for all backers!   Don't be fooled by the next Stretch Goal's appearance, he might not... (Read More)

Beauty is in the many eyes of the Overseer!

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! With the help of the Reptisaurians another Stretch Goal has been unlocked, giving the Low Troll Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster to all backers!   Let's see what the next Stretch Goal will bring. Well, with so many eyes, it... (Read More)

The Lizardfolk are crawling out of the swamps to join the Darkness!

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! To help start the final push of the campaign, we have one last epic Optional Buy for you. This is a late entry that was specifically created to meet the requests of many of our backers. The forces of Darkness are about to get a... (Read More)

Sybil, and the agile ways of the Nightshade Ranger!

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Oh, you thought this was an Optional Buy update? Sorry, we're still in Troll mode here, as we're working our way to unlock the Low Troll! But being in Troll mode doesn't mean we can't present another nice article: Designer’s... (Read More)

They see me Trollin', they hatin'

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Blood has been splattered, as another Stretch Goal falls to the ground. Now all backers will get Sicarius, the Kickstarter Exclusive assassin Hero!   The next Stretch Goal is tired of hiding under a bridge, and now wants to join... (Read More)

Siegfried, and the fearless ways of the Pit Fighter Berserker!

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! As we start the last week of our campaign, a lethal Kickstarter Exclusive Hero waits to be unlocked: While Sicarius approaches, let's check out another designer diary: Designer’s Note: Siegfried, Pit Fighter Berserker Massive... (Read More)

Learn the Assassin's Code with Sicarius!

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! As the last weekend of our campaign draws to a close, a brand new campaign has been unlocked for all backers! And for those that always want to go one step beyond, we have an Optional Buy for you: The Tiles Set Optional Buy... (Read More)

A Campaign of Crystal and Lava!

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Another Stretch Goal down! Now all backers will get the fearsome Lord Tusk Roaming Monster!   For the next Stretch Goal, we bring you an all new adventure! If we reach $2,380k all backers will get a brand new campaign, which will... (Read More)

Elias, and the arcane ways of the Battle Wizard!

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Here's another article to tide you over while we battle Lord Tusk. Perhaps some magic will help. Designer’s Note: Elias, Battle Wizard Gaming magic is often depicted as a complicated and subtle art, designed to be some kind of... (Read More)

Owen, and the stalwart ways of the Paladin of Fury!

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The battle to unlock Lord Tusk rages on! While we progress towards it, let explore another hero-class combo from the designer's point of view: Designer’s Note: Owen, Paladin Of Fury Paladins are classic heroic figures, often... (Read More)

Fear the mighty blades of Lord Tusk!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The quest goes on, unlocking another Stretch Goal. Now all backers will get 3 Crystal Tiles to bedazzle their dungeon!   The next stretch goal lives by the words "Speak loudly, and carry a couple of huge swords!" If we reach... (Read More)

Bjorn, and the savage ways of the Shadow Barbarian!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The exploration of the glittering caves is almost done, soon the Crystal Tiles will be here! In the meantime, one of the designer has prepared some light reading for you: Designer’s Note: Bjorn, Shadow Barbarian Those versed in... (Read More)

Explore the glittering wonder of the Crystal Tiles!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers, With the support of the Bloodmoon Assassins vs The Hellephant Optional Buy, the Fomorian has been unlocked for all backers!     Now let's keep delving deeper, and see what wonders we can find! If we reach $2,230k all backers... (Read More)

Only true Assassins will be able to take down the Hellephant!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The Fomorian is proving a tough foe to put down, but we're more than halfway done to unlocking it.   It seems we might need some trained assassins to put it out of its misery quickly. Guess we're in luck that the next Optional... (Read More)

Dungeon Crawling Board Game Massive Darkness Receives Over $2 Million In Pledges On Kickstarter

June 28th - via: business2community.com
Ever wanted to face the forces of the Darkness? Embark on epic quests? Well, Massive Darkness, a dungeon crawling board game allows you to do just that. (Read More)

Beaten with the ugly stick takes on a new meaning with the Fomorian!

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The heat has consumed another Stretch Goal, unlocking 3 new Lava tiles for all backers!   Coming up next, a monster that is as ugly as it is deadly: If we reach $2,130k all backers will get the Fomorian Kickstarter Exclusive... (Read More)

You're gonna lava these new tiles!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! We seem to have been pushed right past the last Stretch Goal by a the swarm of Ratlings!   And with that, Silence has been unlocked to all backers!   Our next Stretch Goal should warm the heart of many backers who have often... (Read More)

We seem to have a Ratling infestation!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! There's been a lot of demand for more mobs, and so we are glad to introduce a whole new nefarious race to Massive Darkness: prepare for the Ratlings! This vile race of sentient rodents has always pestered the people of the land.... (Read More)

The Massive Monsters of Massive Darkness!

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! We're already on the second half of our campaign, and on our way to unlocking Silence, the rogue hero!   While we wait for Silence to make his move, let's take a moment to take a closer look at the six Roaming Monsters included... (Read More)

Listen to the sound of Silence!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! In the wake of the battle between the Warrior Priests and the Spearmaiden Cylops, another Stretch Goal as been unlocked, giving to all backers the Werebear Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster!   The next Stretch Goal will bring... (Read More)

The Warrior Priests will need all their faith to face the Spearmaiden Cyclops!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The hunt for the Werebear continues. This is a tough beast to bring down.   To help us conquer this obstacle, we could use a little of the faith included in this Optional Buy: The Heroes & Monster Set: Warrior Priests vs The... (Read More)

All black and brown, and covered with hair!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The demon from a distant land has been unlocked, now all backers will get the Oni Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster!   The next Stretch Goal brings a beast that many have asked for. If we reach $1,840k all backers will get... (Read More)

Let's shine a light on the Heroes of Massive Darkness!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! As we continue our quest to unlock the Oni Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster, let's take a moment to get to know better the six Heroes from the Massive Darkness core box. Each of them explores a different aspect of the game,... (Read More)

Beyond the Doors of the Dark!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The next Stretch Goal is still journeying to the west to join the battle against the new Lightbringers:   We have a couple Optional Buys to help it get here faster, and at the same time further bling out your game! The 3D Pack -... (Read More)

Not enough demons? We bring one from a distant land!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The adventure continues strong, unlocking another Stretch Goal. All backers will now have another Hero joining the cause: Sarah, the high elf!   But it's not all good news. The next Stretch Goal brings a demonic foe from a... (Read More)

Warriors don't get much nobler than Sarah, the high elf!

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Still pushed by the onslaught caused by the Black Plague, a couple more Stretch Goals have been unlocked, giving backers 4 Level 2 Treasure Chests, and the Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster known only as the Nightmare Thing!... (Read More)

The Treasure Chest holds a Thing of Nightmare for you!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The Black Plague seems to have consumed the last couple of Stretch Goals, unlocking the Troglodyte Warriors for all backers!   Since many of you have requested, we're making the Enemy Box: Troglodytes available as an Optional Buy... (Read More)

Black Darkness, Massive Plague! The Zombicide Crossover is Here!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! We're almost two thirds done to unleashing the Troglodyte Warriors!     To help the final push towards these warriors, we've asked for reinforcements from a nearby universe, where a black plague runs rampant! The Black Plague... (Read More)

Concerning Darkness: Learn more about the Shadow Mode!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The battle to unlock the Troglodyte Warriors rages on!   In the meantime, one of the game designers has prepared a little article for you: Designer’s Note: The Shadow Mode The Shadow Mode is a key feature of Massive Darkness,... (Read More)

The Troglodyte Warriors will make a massive attack!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Another Stretch Goal has been trampled! All backers will now get the Troglodyte Agent and the Bloodseeker Minotaur!     The next Stretch Goals will add a horde of wild troglodytes to the game! These ruthless warriors will... (Read More)

Bling out your game with the Plastic Token Pack!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The quest goes on to unleash the Bloodseeker Minotaur and Troglodyte Agent!     To help us get to those Stretch Goals, and beyond, we want to offer something to further bling out your game: The Plastic Token Pack Optional Buy... (Read More)

The Troglodyte Agent will unleash the Minotaur!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! One more Stretch Goal unlocked! The Troglodyte Brutes have a Boss!   The savagery doesn't end here, though. If we reach $1,400k all backers will get the Troglodyte Agent miniature and card, to have reinforcements called in by a... (Read More)

Rulebook and Story Mode!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! We know many of you have been eager to check out the Rulebook for Massive Darkness. Here's the work-in-progress thus far:   http://resources.cmon.com/MD-Rulebook-WIP.pdf The layout may still be tweaked, and the rules themselves... (Read More)

From Renders to Resins!

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! With a little help from the special Dice Sets, the Troglodyte Brute Minions have been unlocked for all backers! Now the quest continues to unlock their Boss:  While we wait for the savage invasion, we'd like to show you that... (Read More)

The Gods of Dice could always use a little help!

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Our quest to add some Troglodyte Brutes to the game continues. The Minions are almost upon us, and then we'll have to face the Boss!     To help us get to them faster, we could use a little help from the hand of fate (which in... (Read More)

Not all humans are good guys. The Troglodytes swear allegiance to the Darkness!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! We've made it come to life! The Living Construct has been unlocked for all backers!   The next couple of Stretch Goals will bring some savagery into the game, with the addition of a brand new Enemy Mob: The Troglodyte Brutes!... (Read More)

The Living Construct will bring armor and weapons to life against you!

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! It's the age of the Sorcerer! We've unlocked both Ajax, the Sorcerer Hero, and a Sorcerer Class Sheet pad for all backers!     The next Stretch Goal is so powerful it will bring armor and weapon to life to face you: If we reach... (Read More)

Get ready to face the Elementals!

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The journey goes on, and we're well on our way to unlocking Ajax, the Sorcerer, and then proceed to unlocking the Sorcerer Class Sheet Pad. But it seems we could use a new element to help us get there faster: The Elementals Enemy... (Read More)

Learn the ways of the Sorcerer with the great Ajax!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! More Stretch Goals unlocked! All backers now have some sculpted Treasure Chests to rummage for loot, as long as Cun-Ha, the Kickstarter Exclusive mummy, doesn't get in the way!     If we're going to face off against an ancient... (Read More)

Dare unlock the Mummy's Treasure!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The pillars have fallen under the might of an iron fist! Two more Stretch Goals have been unlocked, giving all backers 6 sculpted Pillars and the Kickstarter Exclusive Iron Golem Roaming Monster!     The next Stretch Goal will... (Read More)

An Iron giant will stand against the Pillars of the earth!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! It's alive!! The Flesh Golem Stretch Goal has been unlocked for all backers! Next up, let's add a bit more dimension to the board! If we reach $920k, all backers will get 6 plastic sculpted Pillars! These Pillars are used in... (Read More)

Let's cobble together the next terrifying Stretch Goal!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! As the first day of the campaign draws to a close, the tally is already much higher than we could have hoped for. So many Stretch Goals unlocked, including the Weretiger and Mila!     Nothing better than a truly unholy... (Read More)

Who is the most ferocious, the Weretiger or Mila, the barbarian?

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! It's a noble quest we have embarked on, and so we've unlocked Azrael, the High Elf, and the new Noble Warrior class sheet pad!      Next, we're going to show our stripes with a ferocious Roaming Monster: When we reach $760k,... (Read More)

A High Elf joins the fray, let the Noble Warriors stand together!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! With a heavy thud, one more Stretch Goal falls to the ground, giving all backers the Ogre Rockbreaker Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster!   Next, we have a brand new Hero of noble blood entering the adventure: When we reach... (Read More)

Trust an Ogre to break another Stretch Goal!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! We can hardly believe it's been less than 2 hours since the campaign started. Stretch Goals are being unlocked in a frenzy, giving all backers extra Dwarf Warrior miniatures, and the dwarf hero Zoe!     Next we have a brute that... (Read More)

The Dwarves are upon us!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Another huge Roaming Monster has been unlocked. I want my bird!     When we reach $545k, all backers will get an extra Dwarf Warrior Boss miniature, accompanied by 4 extra Dwarf Warrior Minion miniatures! Dwarf Warrior... (Read More)

A very angry bird is stalking us!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The holy light is still burning strong, and another Stretch Goal has been unlocked, giving all backers some more Goblin Warriors: Our next Stretch Goal brings a feathered terror to the adventure! When we reach $510k, all backers... (Read More)

It's an invasion! Goblins, Orcs, Werewolves and Ogres! We need a hero!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The madness continues, and we're left scrambling in the dark to keep up with the unlocking of Stretch Goals! Let's go for our first BIG terror: Reaching $305k, all backers got the Werewolf Kickstarter Exclusive Roaming Monster,... (Read More)

The Stretch Goals just keep on coming! Here's a Dice Bag and some Dwarves!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! Oh wow, seems like we have a lot of catching up to do! The Darkness is spreading faster than we can keep up with it. So let's see what we've already unlocked. What else is already in the bag? We've reached $245k, unlocking for all... (Read More)

The Darkness has Begun! Project Funded!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hail Lightbringers! The Darkness is spreading fast indeed! So many people were eager to hear the call and join us in our quest, that the project has funded in less than 5 minutes! That is really most impressive, and we can only thank you so very much... (Read More)

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