Summoner's Grimoire - An Esoteric and Occult Boardgame

A project in Aurora, IL by Joe Bush

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Immortal Power! Two boardgames in one: fast, tactical, and entertaining Basic Mode, & strategic, detailed, and cunning Advanced Mode.
Backers: 162
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $10,344 of $1,000
Dates: Aug 19th -> Sep 9th (21 days)
Project By: Joe Bush
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Latest News

The Final 24

September 8th - via:
The Apocalypse is Coming. We hope. But that's okay, because we'll all still be playing Summoner's Grimoire, the multi-mode board game that reaches beyond the mortal world.  As we've talked about before, there's a distinct possibility that we could... (Read More)


September 4th - via:
Congratulations, once again everyone, we've made it to $6,000! In honor of that, we're revealing a surprise! Optional Play StructuresThese are specific ways to organize playing the game, sort of like meta-optional rules. They change the game basics... (Read More)

Into the Dreamlands

September 2nd - via:
We still haven't heard back from Chaosium (not that we expect to, so soon) so we're continuing with the Cthulhu theme until we hear otherwise. Though we've got something set up as a backup plan, it would be a non-trivial amount of work to switch... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and Copyright

September 1st - via:
There was a scary word in the title of that, but we'll get to that in a moment. Like a good Lovecraftian story, we've got to set up the dread at the beginning so we can pull a reveal at the end. Stretch GoalsTL;DR: We ran out. We've reached so much... (Read More)

Sample Art!

August 29th - via:
Since we're so far over our base goal, we decided to start working on the bulk of the art before we've wrapped up the Kickstarter. Here are some samples. Incantations Patrons  Of course, this is just a fraction of the art to be finished for the... (Read More)

What's the Difference?

August 25th - via:
Planning a Kickstarter is pretty tough. As we saw in our previous update, there are LOTS of variables at play, not the least of which is the cost of the Rewards versus their Pledge level. We've been going back and forth over the details and minutia... (Read More)

The Holy War Begins!

August 25th - via:
Congratulations once again, everyone! The Holy War game mode is now unlocked. Here's a rough outline of how this game mode will work. Players still play against each other, but the goal is not to reach the Temple on the opposite side of the game... (Read More)

Two Kinds of News

August 22nd - via:
Sometimes you just roll a 1. So today has been a pretty wild ride at Voidspiral Entertainment. We spent most of the morning writing the earlier Update, which provoked a lot of interesting discussion about the Stretch Goals and Addons. THEN WE BECAME... (Read More)

Tentacles and Stretch Goals

August 22nd - via:
Thanks for the support so far, everyone! We're really looking forward to bringing more tentacles into the game. Howard would be proud. Actually, I think he'd be terrified, but that's the point. So there's been a lot of chatter between us and you... (Read More)

A Strong First Day

August 20th - via:
Wow! We're off to a tremendous start! Summoner's Grimoire was almost funded in the first 24 hours! Thanks for your support! You may have noticed that we added a $100 level pledge yesterday afternoon. If you take a look at the rewards, you'll see... (Read More)

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