Building An Elder God

A project in Atlanta, GA by Jamie Chambers

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Help us launch a Cthulhu-themed card game of Lovecraftian construction! Build, blast, or heal your tentacled monstrosity.
Backers: 409
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $15,992 of $9,500
Dates: Feb 22nd -> Mar 25th (33 days)
Project By: Jamie Chambers
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Latest News

Post-Hospital, Post-Con Mini-Update

September 3rd - via:
Folks, As a few of you know, the busy madness toward the end of con season took a particular toll on me. I came home from the Gen Con Game Fair with unexplained swelling and redness in my leg and recurring fever. Turns out it was a particularly... (Read More)

Very Hungry Card

June 26th - via:
Folks, Remember that Very Hungry Cthulhupillar card we discussed for everyone? Here's a sneak peek at Ben's mad genius, merging the style from The Very Hungry Cthulhupillar book with what was established in the card game. Check it out! I'll be... (Read More)

In the Old, In With the New!

May 6th - via:
Folks, I've gotten a lot of emails since last week in response to requests for information about backer rewards. Honestly I'm surprised at just how gracious, easy-going, and damn cool you people are. The response to the game and bonus rewards has... (Read More)

Outstanding Rewards & New Project

May 2nd - via:
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Pi Day Humor

March 14th - via:
Hey folks! This is NOT a regular update, just me sharing a bit of humor that rolled into my feed courtesy of my friend John Kovalic and his comic, Dork Tower. For the record, I agree with the principle of regular communication with backers until... (Read More)


March 11th - via:
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FAQ & Variant Gameplay

February 11th - via:
Good morning, folks! Things are chugging along here at Signal Fire Studios in the new year ... nothing happening as quickly as I would like but some exciting things on the horizon. Rewards UpdateThe good news is that I've started slowly getting some... (Read More)


January 11th - via:
Ben and I are compiling an FAQ for the website and to mirror over on BoardGameGeek. We've only gotten started, but we'd appreciate any help making sure our first stab addresses the biggest questions folks have when playing the game. --- Can an inside... (Read More)

So ... The World Didn't End

January 4th - via:
Here I sat, thinking the Mayans predicted Cthulhu's rise from the sea to make our lives short and full of torment before the End. Guess that didn't happen last month after all, and boy are my kids pissed about the no-Christmas-presents thing. More... (Read More)

Happy Halloween!

October 31st - via:
Hey folks! Hope that you're enjoying a spooktacular holiday. Building An Elder God performed well in its first month on store shelves, by all accounts, and we're hopeful that Halloween and holiday restocks will be strong! Thank you again for making... (Read More)

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