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The Ghosts Betwixt

A project in Lees Summit, MO by Innocent Traveler Games
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A cooperative and soloable Dungeon Crawling tabletop game set in the 1990s haunted heartland.
Backers: 371
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $30,005 of $22,000
Dates: Sep 24th -> Oct 24th (30 days)
Project By: Innocent Traveler Games
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Latest News

Let's Party!

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Congrats to all of us - WE did it! And thanks to each of you for your support! We will be in touch soon... Dustin  (Read More)

Still on the Fence about Backing? Here's 10 Reasons Why You Will Like TGB!

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Just 12 hours left in our campaign! What a thrilling journey it's been, and it's thanks to EACH of you! For you $1 backers or followers of the campaign, I wanted to film a video to help you make a final decision whether this game is or isn't for... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours – Where We Are, Where We’re Going! (Huge Update)

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Just 48 hours left to go in our campaign! I want to once again express the team’s appreciation for allowing us to continue the dream. We’ve worked incredibly hard for the last 3+ years, and are thrilled to be able to see the game all the way... (Read More)

More new Fan Art!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We've got some more awesome fan art from Cole Munro-Chitty!  It's sooo cool to see Bill, Jane, Maddox and Avelynn kicking ghost butt in a more serious setting.  The only question is...are those squirt guns full of holy water, or lighter fluid?  (Read More)

Final ASK ME ANYTHING - Today from 5:30-6 p.m. CT

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
The final 48 hours is nearly upon us, and I'm sitting here at work thinking it's time for another Ask Me Anything! So, here in a few hours from 5:30-6 p.m. CT I'll go live on The Ghosts Betwixt Facebook Page.  This AMA is specifically for you... (Read More)

Retarget Symbols Explained! (Video)

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In this video, we display how Retarget Symbols found on the defense die keep combat unpredictable and exciting! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Fighting Repetitiveness with Monster Weapons

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
When designing The Ghosts Betwixt, we knew randomization had to be felt within as many of the game’s mechanics as possible. Exploration? Check. Loot? Check. Surprise events? Check. Combat? Hmmmm…. How could we make each Fighting Phase feel... (Read More)

Let's Finish What We Started - Important Update

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

These New Monsters Can't Wait to Make Your Acquaintance...

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
You know by now that The Ghosts Betwixt's story takes place over a sprawling campaign. However, all the gameplay videos and images that exist for The Ghosts Betwixt are of Mission 1.  We've kept most of what's to come relatively quiet as to not... (Read More)

New Backer Monsters and A Family Member in Sight!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!  We did it...100%!  As promised, Cole whipped up some delicious little backer monsters for us!  We hope you guys enjoy these tasty terrors. Our first is Carmello Rodriguez, The Hairy Ghost!  "Rarely is it a bad hair day, but when it... (Read More)

Get to Know...JOAN

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Name: Joan Age: none ya’ biz IQ: 112 DnD Archetype: Cleric Favorite Weapons: Slingshots w/ Syringes, Metal Spatulas Background: a nurse by trade who’s always been a little nauseous at the sight of blood. played keyboard in an 80s band named A... (Read More)

Woke up this morning but still dreaming - 100% Funded!

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
More than three years ago, while mowing my backyard, a funny idea crossed my mind. Why not take the story I'd been working on and make it a tabletop dungeon crawler? I thought, wouldn't it be more fun to actually play through the events in the story... (Read More)

Meet the Artists Behind The Ghosts Betwixt and an Awesome new Fan Art Piece!

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We're steadily rising still and it's because you guys can't stop, don't stop supporting us!  We wanted to take a moment to introduce the awesome artists behind The Ghosts Betwixt!  First off though, one of our artists, Cole Munro-Chitty drew this... (Read More)

New Backer Monsters and 100% in View!

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay guys!  It's been a great week so far and as promised when we reached 95% Cole has drawn not one, but 2 new backers as monsters!   Our randomly chosen backer is Jesse Kimmel-Freeman and here she is as the Vamp-Ghost-Tentacle Monster.  Little... (Read More)

Gameplay Highlight Video - Stumble & Elemental Damage

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
During The Fighting Phase of The Ghosts Betwixt, a lot can happen! This includes the Stumble and Elemental Damage mechanics, which I've yet to talk about it great detail. Until now!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play... (Read More)

Two Weeks Left - Here's What's Next!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We know there are a lot of great games on Kickstarter right now, INCLUDING The Ghosts Betwixt. With just 10% left to go until funding, things are exciting (and a little nerve-wracking lol!)  It's each of our collective dreams to get The Ghosts... (Read More)

Our First Backer Monster!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Woo Hoo!  This is a follow up to Update #19.  We reached 90% on Sunday night and as promised we randomly choose a lucky backer to get drawn as a monster!   Once we hit 95% ($20,800) we will choose another backer to draw, and again at 100%!  To... (Read More)

Announcing The Ghosts Betwixt Official Giveaway!

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to every one of you for your commitment to this campaign. I woke up this morning to our campaign surpassing $20,000! We are ALMOST there! But we don't want to stop - we still have some awesome stretch goals to unlock.  So how are we going to... (Read More)

Another GREAT week in the bag! 90%? 95%?? 100%?!?

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much to everyone that has joined us so far!  You all are the reason we do this, and your positivity and kind words are key to our success!  Currently we are at 89% with over 2 weeks to go.  This is amazing!  We want to hit our... (Read More)

Quick Update to the Page! Media and Image Packet! Help Us Share!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a wild ride this week, but we still have to press towards funding and smashing some of those Stretch Goals! We can do it with your help!  We've added a link to download a handful of promo images and ads for The Ghosts Betwixt.  Feel free... (Read More)

Monster Card Anatomy!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Well, today (Thursday) has been an amazing day for our campaign. Thanks to all of you, especially to our new backers! We've been wanting to break down for you how to read a Monster Card. So, why not start with one of the monsters you may encounter in... (Read More)

Told ya we were trying everything...(like reaching out to Jamey Stegmaier)

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
https://stonemaiergames.com/4-kickstarter-lessons-learned-from-the-ghosts-betwixt/ Indeed, we are trying everything to reach our goal! That included reaching out to the unbelievably kind Jamey Stegmaier. You know, that guy that makes some of the... (Read More)

Component Highlight Reel & News

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Life is pretty crazy right now (the fam and I are in the process of moving) so I wasn't able to produce any new content this evening. But don't worry! More Character Profiles are coming, Monster Card and Weapon Card anatomy is underway,... (Read More)

Introducing a Brand New Mechanic - Investigating!

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, it's been quite a great day! We enjoyed some very positive momentum, as you probably noticed. And I had a good chat with several of you over the Ask Me Anything live Facebook video. (If you missed it, don't worry - we will do another... (Read More)

ASK ME ANYTHING - Live Facebook Video Event

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
I'll be going LIVE today at 5 p.m. Central Time on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theghostsbetwixt/ Ask me ANYTHING. About The Ghosts Betwixt, our campaign, a rule,  a character, about me - bring it! Dustin  (Read More)

Get to Know...MADDOX

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Name: Maddox   Age: 12 IQ: 139 DnD Archetype: Mage Favorite Weapons: Squirt Guns, Slingshots Background: a member of his middle school’s Science Club, Robotics Club, Chemistry Club, Chess Club and Dungeons and Dragons Club.   an expert builder... (Read More)

Cryptic Update...

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
BIG things are in the works. Unlike the denizens at Worlds of Terror, we aint dead yet... Stay tuned.  (Read More)

My Top 5 Favorite Things about The Ghosts Betwixt!

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Watch by click the image above! In this video, I discuss the "pillars" of The Ghosts Betwixt. These are the five most important mechanics that make our game the next can't miss dungeon crawler! The Top 5 include: 1. Random but Controlled Exploration... (Read More)

The Importance of Staying on Target - What do you want to see next?

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
In the wise words of Davish "Pops" Krail, we are STAYING ON TARGET and significantly ramping up our marketing efforts starting today! You'll probably begin seeing more ads, giveaways and Facebook campaigns beginning today. Also, I'm asking our... (Read More)

STICK WITH US & LFGS INITIATIVE

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The Ghosts Betwixt WILL fund, I assure you. So please, if you want a copy of the game, confidently keep your pledge.  We need ya, we love ya :)  Sundays are generally pretty slow on Kickstarter. Like we mentioned in our previous video, we have a... (Read More)

5-Day Update - Where we stand and where we are going! (Video & Transcript)

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 TRANSCRIPT Good morning everybody! It’s Sunday here in Kansas City, and it couldn’t be nicer outside. We have the Chiefs about to beat... (Read More)

New Map Tile Reveal...

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
You didn't think the entire story of The Ghosts Betwixt takes place INSIDE the Bennerts' farmhouse, did you!? Oh and there's plenty more where this came from. Map tiles with family graveyards, apple orchards and more are underway. We can't wait to... (Read More)

NEW Stretch Goal Figures - Just cuz we love ya :)

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, we want to hit some of these stretch goals as much as you do. As a small symbol of our appreciation for the support you've shows us thus far, we've crunched some numbers and decided we have the flexibility to lower some of our stretch... (Read More)

Help Us Help Richie! PLEASE READ (MUY IMPORTANTE)

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Alright friends (and yes, I consider you friends...maybe even family at this point), we launched during a BUSY time on Kickstarter and we need your help! Our KS Campaign is in a great position, but we can't stop now!  So, let's do a little... (Read More)

TGB Glamour Shots!

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
This isn't an official update (we will have some news to share on Friday), but we just wanted to share some of these GORGEOUS images by Jesse Anderson at Quackalope. Remember, these are just the components to Mission 1 - there is sooo much more to... (Read More)

KS Update 2 - LIVE video about where we sit and what's to come!!!

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
It's beautiful outside - let's have a beer and a quick state of affairs about some TGB! VIEW THE LIVE FACEBOOK VIDEO HERE Topics cover include: 0:00 - 2:29 - What I've been up to the last few days during this campaign 2:29 - 6:40 - Financials, where... (Read More)

First Day Thoughts - and New Media!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks again for all of your support. Let's keep the positive momentum rolling throughout the duration of this campaign! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Have you seen the... (Read More)

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