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The World of SMOG: Rise of Moloch

A project in Atlanta, GA by CoolMiniOrNot

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A Victorian, adventure board game taking place in an alternative England where magic and technology have taken an extraordinary turn!
Backers: 7891
Average Pledge Per Backer: $149

Funded: $1,173,914 of $70,000
Dates: Jan 17th -> Feb 2nd (17 days)
Project By: CoolMiniOrNot
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Latest News

The campaign is over! Moloch has Risen!

February 2nd - via:
The campaign is over! While we fell just a little short of the last Stretch Goals, we're going to go ahead and unlock these for you in thanks for this amazing campaign!   But we do have one more little surprise! Thanks to the Retail Pledges made... (Read More)

The Marquis Joins Our Ranks! Now We Summon Ancient Powers... Oh, and Top Hats.

February 2nd - via:
The Marquis of Carabas, and his loyal cat... Thing.. Bismarck, join the defenders of the Crown! Of course, we're not done just yet, Gentlemen... We now look to summon ancient powers to aid us in the final push against the smog...          We... (Read More)

The Rat infestation fills the Pit, as the Marquis approaches!

February 2nd - via:
  The swarm of Ratboys has been released, and with them The Pit missions are presented to all backers. It would seem we have time and steam for one more? Then let's         The Unicorn Club accepts all those worthy of protecting the Crown...... (Read More)

A Look Into Chapter 1

February 2nd - via:
Gentlemen, we are here on the final day of our illustrious campaign, and well on our way to unlocking a swarm of Ratboys and The Pit campaign:   Today, at the end, we're going back to the beginning, and taking a look at Chapter I of the Core Box... (Read More)

Omnivorous Emerges! The Pit Awakens!!!

February 2nd - via:
  The hulking and disgusting Omnivorous has been unlocked! Now we face the full horrors of The Pit:   We have a dual Stretch Goal for you here, Gentlemen! At $1070K we'll unlock EIGHT Ratboy Minions, as well as a three Chapter set focused on "The... (Read More)

Kain Descends From The Skies! The Ground Begins to Rumble...

February 1st - via:
Kain Finger has been unlocked!   The the story of Kain might be a tragic one- a figure whose own greed and ambition led them to their own downfall, our next entry is more of the unrepentant sort... A monster through and through...     Some would... (Read More)

The "Good" Doctor Joins Us. A Shadow Appears From Above...

February 1st - via:
Doctor Proteus Treves has arrived, Gentlemen:   As with the "good" (questionable?) Doctor, Fate sometimes has strange ironies in store for us... Another such example lies with our next goal:       Who is to say that in another life Kain could... (Read More)

Lady Widow Unlocked! Introducing the Good Doctor...

January 31st - via:
Gentlemen! We have unlocked Lady Widow! Today she was joined by the Steampunk Twilight Knight from our Kingdom Death Crossover: We now delve into a rather tragic figure from the World of Smog. The sad tale of Doctor Proteus Treves:         Those... (Read More)

Kingdom Death Enters the SMOG!

January 31st - via:
Gentlemen, we are proud to announce a very special cross-over promotion! KINGDOM DEATH ENTERS THE WORLD OF SMOG! One of the biggest Kickstarter events ever was Kingdom Death Monster. Designed by Adam Poots, it’s an intensely difficult cooperative... (Read More)

The Necropolis Guardians Rise! Something Sinister Stirs...

January 30th - via:
We have reached out $790,000 Stretch Goal! Four Necropolis Guardians, and 1 Egypt Chapter, have been unlocked for all backers!   This has no doubt been aided by our newest Optional Buy: The Wheel Expansion: But let us now turn our attention away... (Read More)

The Wheel Turns...

January 30th - via:
Gentlemen, we are on our way to unlocking our latest Stretch Goal:     On our way way, we have another surprise for you in the form of one of our most heavily requested additions: There are shadowy plots at work in London, beyond even those of the... (Read More)

Lady Usher Joins The Cult, Guardians Are Summoned, and Gents Updated

January 29th - via:
Gentlemen, we have unlocked the newest member of The Cult, Lady Usher: This tragic figure of loss and rebirth has been added to all pledges. We now venture forth with another addition to The Cult, though not the typical ones we have seen: And, as an... (Read More)

Cabinet of Curiosities: The World of Smog Art Book

January 29th - via:
Gentlemen! While it was not originally planned,  we are introducing the Cabinet of Curiosities: The World of Smog Art Book by heavy backer request!     For those wishing to delve deeper into the artwork of Smog then this hardcover book is for... (Read More)

A Look Into Roles and Allies

January 28th - via:
Lady Usher will soon join the ranks of The Cult:  In the meantime, the Heroes of Baker Street work to aid the unicorn club: But for now, let's take another look into the elements of Rise of Moloch. We've completed our look at all five Jobs, as well... (Read More)

As Jaybee Is Unlocked, a Tragic Tale Begins...

January 28th - via:
Jaybee the Ripper, Lord Crowley's personal assassin, has been unlocked for all pledges! If you want some assistance in combating this new threat, you can also check out our latest Optional Buy, the legends of Baker Street! You can check out all the... (Read More)

Introducing Baker Street!

January 27th - via:
Gentlemen! Heading into the weekend we have a brand new Optional Buy for you: One of our most requested sets, this Optional Buy brings you four new models and a set of two exclusive missions! Join Lord Holmes and Doctor Watson as they work to stop... (Read More)

A Look Into the Dilettante

January 27th - via:
Sawbones has been unlocked, Jaybee the Ripper will be next!  Today we also conclude our look into the various Jobs in Rise of Moloch! Catch up on all the previous articles here: Knight Mekamancer Arcanist Monster Nemesis and Minions Nemesis and... (Read More)

Sawbones Unlocked! Watch Your Back!

January 27th - via:
Professor Sawbones has been unlocked for all backers, adding one more distinguished Gentleman to the ranks of the Unicorn Club!  Most sane creatures avoid the shroud of the Smog... Some, however, thrive in it...       Dwell long enough in the... (Read More)

A Look Into the Arcanist

January 26th - via:
Gentlemen! We are on our way to unlocking Professor Sawbones!  No doubt with aid from our latest optional buy: Today we are continuing our look into the various aspects of Rise of Moloch: You can check out the other articles in this series here:... (Read More)

The Canopic Beast Walks the Streets! We Need a Hero!

January 25th - via:
The horrors of the Canopic Beast have been added to all pledges!       Such horrors cannot be allowed to walk the streets of London unchecked! The Unicorn Club must call in an expert on such matters:       When facing the evils of the Smog,... (Read More)

Introducing the Gentlemen of Her Majesty's Service!

January 25th - via:
Gentlemen! This hadn't been planned, but since it's been so heavily requested by you, the Backers, we have a surprise add-on for you: These six Gentlemen join us from the Kickstarter campaign of our previous game, On Her Majesty's Service, recreated... (Read More)

A Look Into the Monsters

January 25th - via:
The Canopic Beast lurks just beyond our next Stretch Goal: In the meantime, we continue our look into the various aspects of RISE OF MOLOCH. Today we will be looking at the Monster Job! For the rest of the articles in this series: Knight Mekamancer... (Read More)

Presenting Lord Crowley... The Beast Now Stirs...

January 24th - via:
  Lord Crowley has been unlocked. Let us take a look at him in all his dark glory:   As you can see, Lord Crowley is not to be trifled with. His first ability, Dark Protection, means that in order to even target him you'll need to pay the cost,... (Read More)

A Look Into The Agents

January 24th - via:
Gentlemen! We are back today looking at the Agents of the Nemesis from the Core Box! First, we're very quickly closing the gap on the newest Agent of the Cult, Lord Crowley:  And of course don't forget about our latest exciting Expansion as well:  ... (Read More)

Unleash the Clowns! A New Evil Emerges...

January 23rd - via:
TEN Killer Clown Cyclers have been added to all Pledges! If you have a staggering fear of clowns, that might not be good news- but for everyone else. UNLEASH THE CLOWNS! The Cult's influence runs deep, and with it come powerful and deadly... (Read More)


January 23rd - via:
Gentlemen! We announce our second Optional Buy Expansion! While the Unicorn Club is dedicated to protecting the Crown from any and all threats, this time the fight comes from within! The rogue Signore Gepetto, former Mekamancer of the Crown, has... (Read More)

A Look Into Items and Intermission

January 23rd - via:
Gentlemen, we are well on our way to unlocking our next Stretch Goal: In the meantime, we're continuing our "Look Into" Series. If you want to catch up, here are our previous articles: A Look Into the Nemesis and Their Minions A Look Into the Knight... (Read More)

Kali Has Been Awakened! Now More Clowns...It Had to Be Clowns...

January 21st - via:
  Gentlemen! We have unlocked our dual Stretch Goals of Automaton Kali as well as a bonus Mission for utilizing her and Captain Nemo! What's next in our list of Stretch Goals?  Clowns. It just had to be clowns.   At the $570,000 level we will... (Read More)

A Look Into the Nemesis and Their Minions

January 21st - via:
Gentlemen, the first step in fighting against your enemy is knowing your enemy, so today we're going to take a closer look at the machinations of playing The Nemesis. A few reminders before we get into things: First, we are well on our way to... (Read More)

Nemo Has Been Found! Plus An Insidious Automaton...

January 20th - via:
Captain Nemo, with both his Agent and Gentleman versions, has been unlocked for all backers! No doubt in part to our latest optional buy:   Nemo did not come alone, you see. He brought with him an instrument of death. One not even the Unicorn Club... (Read More)

Dice Befitting a Gentleman! And An Update on Nemo.

January 20th - via:
Gentlemen! We've had a couple requests from you over the course of the campaign, so we have some exciting news for you! First, we're throwing up another Optional Buy: a beautiful burgundy dice set!   For those groups who can't ever get enough dice,... (Read More)

A Look Into the Mekamancer Job

January 20th - via:
Gentlemen! We are back today to take a look into the fine Mekamancers of the Unicorn Club! First, let's not overlook our next Stretch Goal, Captain Nemo himself: As well as our newest Optional Buy, The Dragon expansion: ***Please note: We've... (Read More)

Phileas Has Arrived! From the Depths Something Emerges...

January 19th - via:
 Doctor Phileas Fogg joins the Unicorn Club! From the depths he came, bringing with him infernal machines in which to destroy the Empire...       Untold horrors lurk in the endless depths of the ocean... But they are nothing compared to the... (Read More)

Unleash The Dragon!

January 19th - via:
We are proud to announce our first Add-On! The Dragon! In this expansion for Rise of Moloch the Gentlemen of the Unicorn Club will work to stop the nefarious plans of a secretive organization only known as "The Dragon". In this new three-mission... (Read More)

Winston Joins the Hunt! Now We're Playing With Portals!

January 19th - via:
 We've unlocked Winston, the most loyal of all Her Majesty's Gentlemen! But before we move onto our next Stretch Goal, let me take a moment to remind you of our AMA happening later today: Join us at 2PM EST by following THIS LINK to ask us any... (Read More)

Cogs, Kickstarter Live, and a Look at Major Dreadful/Knight Job!

January 18th - via:
Gentlemen, we've unlocked a set of Plastic Cog Tokens for everyone! This also means that we're that much closer to unlocking one of Her Majesty's most respected officers: Winston.   With that said, we also have another special announcement:... (Read More)

New Chapters Unlocked! It's Raining Cogs and Dogs!

January 18th - via:
 We've unlocked three bonus Chapters for all backers!  We take a small break from the struggles between the Agents and the Gentlemen to bring you two very special stretch goals:   These Cog Tokens make excelent replacement for Objective Markers... (Read More)

Shamrock's Act is Over. A New Tale Begins!

January 18th - via:
 Shamrock the Great has permanently joined the Grotesque Company. This concludes this look into the new recruits of the Circus, but it does not end their nefarious tale... Upon unlocking this Stretch Goal a new Campaign will be awarded to all... (Read More)

We Unlocked the Cabinet! Nothing to Lose Your Head Over...

January 18th - via:
The Prestigious Cabinet has been added to the troupe of the Grotesque Company Circus. We now draw your attention to the center stage, where we have a very special performance for you...        Those who seek power should take heed, for to invite... (Read More)

Thumb and Nail Unlocked! A True Oddity Now Awaits!

January 17th - via:
 The Thumb and his lovely daughter Nail have joined the show! We now continue our look into the mystical with a most curious oddity. I present to you, the Prestigious Cabinet...         Not only beings of flesh and blood serve the Nemesis- all... (Read More)

Humpty Dumpty Survived. He Gets a Thumbs Up!

January 17th - via:
Humpty Dumpty has made his duplicitous appearance, joining the ranks of the Cult. Ladies and Gentlemen! We begin a very special performance for you! The members of the Grotesque Company Circus are proud to bring you acts that will amaze and horrify... (Read More)

Mr. Needle Descends... Will Humpty Dumpty Follow?

January 17th - via:
Mr. Needle joins the ranks of the Cult... But he is far from the only addition they have in store:       As you can see, Humpty and Dumpty have quite the different skill-sets...   We continue our expedition into the ever expanding SMOG... What... (Read More)

Eroom Joins the Unicorn Club! Along Comes a Spider...

January 17th - via:
Eroom has pledged his (questionable) allegiance to the Unicorn Club... But from the depth of depravity a beast has been summoned by The Cult...       Like most Agents, Mister Needle has two versions the Nemesis may select from!   The thick veil... (Read More)

Dice Bag Achieved! Now Let's Unlock Some Magic!

January 17th - via:
We've unlocked the mythical Dice Bag for all Backers! Now we are proud to announce the first new Gentleman joining the Unicorn Club:          (Read More)

Nemesis Dice Unlocked! Let's Add Some Style!

January 17th - via:
We've unlocked the custom set of Black Nemesis Dice for all backers! But what would a good villain be without a dose of flair? We hit this goal we'll be throwing in a lovely dice bag to store your dice! This lovely high-quality bag will keep your... (Read More)

Evil Baby Unlocked! Now For Some Evil Dice!

January 17th - via:
 Sweet Baby Charlie joins the ranks of The Cult as well as The Embassy! Since we have a moment to breath as well, here are some images of the Cyclomatron, Darwin, and Baby Charlie: CYCLOMATRON!!!!   Charles Darwin in all his infected glory!  ... (Read More)

Darwin Evolves! Next Up: An Evil Baby...?

January 17th - via:
He isn't the only fiend we're unlocking however! I present to you: Sweet, Innocent, Baby Charlie:   Like Darwin, Baby Charlie here has a version for both The Cult as well as The Embassy, which we'll take a look at in a future update! Let us journey... (Read More)

We. Are. FUNDED.

January 17th - via:
MOLOCH HAS RISEN! Well that went fast now didn't it? Suppose we should move onto some Stretch Goals before we get lost in the rush! We hit this Stretch Goal and we'll be adding an Alternate Sculpt to the Killer Clowns found in the Core Box, giving... (Read More)

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