Monsters & Maidens

A project in Londonderry, NH by Game Salute

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Monsters are capturing all the fair Maidens and only your eager Heroes can rescue them! Roll the dice! Push your luck! Roll again!
Backers: 469
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $11,506 of $500
Dates: Oct 9th -> Nov 8th (31 days)
Project By: Game Salute
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Latest News

One Final Push!

November 8th - via:
With mere hours left on the clock we KNOW that we can add more to the project - we just need your help. Whether you're a Monster, Maiden, Hero or Heroine, spread the word of M&M and we can make this happen!  (Read More)

Double Down Stretch Goal!

November 6th - via:
A message appears, delivered by dragon, from David in the Clever Mojo Keep... "Reading some of the comments on this project, it seems that backers are discouraged and some say that the $10,000 Adventure Die stretch goal is unattainable. Some even say... (Read More)

A Video Review Appears! It's Super Effective!

November 4th - via:
The good folks over at Initiative Tabletop - well, Jacob from IT - took some time to check out Monsters and Maidens for us, so we're delighted to spread the word about their video! Do have a look - you can find it over at:... (Read More)

And Another Thing

October 31st - via:
Hey folks! David sent me word just now that if we hit our target for the Adventure Die expansion, this will be made available to ALL LEVELS. Sounds good to me! Many thanks for your continuing support. :) -Jon  (Read More)

The Adventure Continues!

October 30th - via:
So the $5000 mark has tumbled before us, meaning that stretch goal has also fallen! Following the poll in the previous update, we're delighted to tell you that we'll be going with the Spoiling For A Fight version of the Battle Maiden! We've also got... (Read More)

Divine Dice on Display!

October 30th - via:
A decision has been made with the help of your input! We're delighted to announce that Monsters and Maidens will come with beautiful etched custom dice, renderings of which you can see below. The three different types - Monster, Maiden and Hero -... (Read More)

Progressive Monster-Thwarting Policies

October 23rd - via:
Hey folks, Well, I'm stoked! Our artist has been hard at work behind the scenes in preparation for the first stretch goal... and this lady is looking awesome! Check her out! Let us know what you think... Vote for your favorite in the comments and... (Read More)

You Ask... We Provide! Battle Maiden Arrives!

October 21st - via:
"Michael!" I hear you all say. "Michael! What's the deal with Maidens only being rescued in the game? Women are able to perform rescues  too, you know!" I know. We all know! So, in a bid to level the playing field, may we present some early sketches... (Read More)

Artist Feature: Royce McLean!

October 18th - via:
Hi. Royce here. I’m an illustrator and designer working from Seattle, WA, where the fun - like the rain - never stops. I’m a Northwest native, and grew up playing and loving games, both on the table and on the screen.   Character design and... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Ninjas, Lying Pandas, and Damsels in Distress

October 15th - via:
It's time for our crowdfunding picks for October 2013! This month we're seeing some new themes (junk collection in space and lying pandas) while also keeping with some of the common themes we've seen in the past (monsters, pirates, and ninjas). There are several press-your-luck style games currently seeking funding. We're also starting to see a trend of digital game studios crossing over into tabletop game publishing, and I believe this will continue as casual tabletop games continue to gain popularity. (Read More)

Designer Feature: Fred Mackenzie

October 14th - via:
Fred MacKenzie is just a regular guy who has fun playing games, but may have even more fun designing them. He designed the recently Kickstarted Princes of the Dragon Throne, which is a behemoth compared to the game he is currently hoping to fund,... (Read More)

Meeple Monday

October 14th - via:
Hey Backers! Due to the terrific response that we've received so far, we're got something exciting to share...The meeples are coming! I've got the good word from David, and we can now offer the Deluxe Edition.  The Deluxe Edition with include a set... (Read More)

Thanks folks!

October 11th - via:
Thanks so much!  Response to the campaign has been wonderful, and we're only getting started! We've heard a lot of great ideas too... Hmm... As we head into the weekend, we're going to knock things around a bit. Monday will bring our first big... (Read More)

Off We Go!

October 9th - via:
Hey folks!   I'm quite happy to roll this one out. Monsters & Maidens is a terrific game of press-your-luck, coupled with clean, attractive art. You can't go wrong. Check it out in the videos! We appreciate you taking a look. What's that,... (Read More)

Kickstarter Weekly—Oct. 9, 2013

October 9th - via:
Hey gang! We apologize that we haven’t been bringing our usual steady flow of content the past 10 days or so, but life has been a little topsy-turvy for us—but we’re getting our ducks back in their rows. In the meantime here’s a look at some projects over on Kickstarter we think you should take a look at! (Read More)

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