City State of the Invincible Overlord

A project in Tremont, IL by Judges Guild

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Bringing the first published fantasy RPG city setting back to the presses for JG Universal and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game System.
Backers: 965
Average Pledge Per Backer: $88

Funded: $85,130 of $28,000
Dates: Mar 24th -> Apr 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Judges Guild
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Latest News

$100k is our next stretch goal!

April 23rd - via:
WE HAVE ALL THE MAPS and MINIS!Thank you all so much for your support! You've really made this a success! The next stretch goal is for the Wilderlands Player's Guide. The Wilderlands Player's Guide will include all the extra rules JG has come up... (Read More)

Last Map Left! More Minis! And book upgrades!

April 23rd - via:
If we hit $80k, we'll unlock 3 things! Book Upgrades:All softcovers will be hardcovers, and all hardcovers will be upgraded to leather covers. If you wish to keep it a softcover, let me know. But unless the quantities are high enough it's not going... (Read More)

Last 2 Maps left! 13 hours to go!

April 23rd - via:
Ghinor HighlandsMost of the Ghinor Highlands are actually lowlands full of jungles, swamps and marshes. Over Doom Mountains are home to the Ironfoot Dwarves, the only real political power there is in the region. The dwarves don't mind travelers or... (Read More)

$73k for out next goal!

April 22nd - via:
Ament Tundra:Although the Ament Tundra is closer to the equator of Ghenrek IV, it is bitterly cold, extremely windy due to the altitudes that the steep escarpments reach. The rugged topology of the Ament Tundra makes for a natural barrier from the... (Read More)

Our last 24 are here! Next map info!

April 22nd - via:
Sea of Five Winds:The City State of Tlan is found on the eastern coast. Tlan was also once one of the Ghinor Successor States, but has since fallen from its former glory. Large wooded hills make civilization sparse and road construction too expensive... (Read More)

$4200 today so far! Lenap is the next one to be unlocked!

April 21st - via:
LenapLenap was also once part of the Ghinor Successor States. Terrain here ranges from desert to thick jungle and hills. The Isles of Flame are volcanic islands located in the Churning Sea, making the sea chaotic to traverse. The region is full of... (Read More)

The Last 48 hours are here! Desert Lands next!

April 21st - via:
Desert Lands The Desert Lands contains the Holy Cities which are considered one of the most sacred sites in the Wilderlands. The Holy Cities are currently occupied by forces from Viridistan as part of the Green Emperor's policy of oppression against... (Read More)

Bamm! Number 2!

April 21st - via:
Thanks to your support, we're currently number 2 on the Kicktraq Hotlist! Following our lead is the Metamorphosis Alpha Kickstarter from our friends at Goodman Games! For those that don't know, Metamorphosis Alpha was the first Science Fiction RPG to... (Read More)

Two New Pledge Levels!

April 20th - via:
The following are the two new pledge levels added: $50 Early Bird Minis:Limited (100 left of 100)   EARLY BIRD MINIS: Get all 8 of the Dwarves of Thunderhold Minis for only $50! International backers must pay actual shipping costs from home country.... (Read More)

Elphands Lands and Dwarven Minis are unlocked! Viridistan is next!

April 20th - via:
Viridistan:Viridistan is known by many names in many regions due to its large sphere of influence. It is known as the Immortal City, the City of Spices, and the City State of the World Emperor. The Green Emperor and his wife rule Viridistan. They... (Read More)

We've hit our $55k goal!

April 18th - via:
This next goal will unlock a map and all 8 of the Dwarves of Thunderhold miniatures by Eastern Front Studios! The Elphand Lands!The terrain in the Elphand Lands is divided between three major rivers and lakes. Mountains, hills, and dense woodlands... (Read More)

Bob Bledsaw IV is born! And Blue Dungeon Tiles Cross Promotion

April 18th - via:
The Latest Overlord is Come! Bob Bledsaw IV Please welcome Robert Bledsaw IV, oldest great grandson of Bob Bledsaw, the late co-founder of Judges Guild. Born today at 2:53 PM CST! Momma and baby are both well and healthy! Blue Dungeon Tiles Blue... (Read More)

Frog God Cross Promotion

April 17th - via:
The Lost Lands: The Lost City of BarakusMore Lost Lands Canon from FGG! The Lost City of Barakus (Gold Ennie for Best Adventure in 2004) is being revised, expanded & updated for Pathfinder! Frog God Games has backed this at the highest level.... (Read More)

Next stop, Valon!

April 17th - via:
ValonValon is just south of the Great Glacier which have been receding the last thousand years making the Valonian rivers and streams rich with glacial deposits of gold, and silver. Iron, mithral, and copper are also found in the mountains. The... (Read More)

This is not going to be your ordinary CSIO!

April 16th - via:
Book Content:We feel we've done a pretty good job making it know (on Facebook at least) that this version of the City State of the Invincible Overlord is going to include expanded content. However, this hasn't been mentioned on this Kickstarter in... (Read More)

Whoa! Back on the Hot List!

April 16th - via:
Kicktraq Hotlist:Thanks to the surge of support over the last two days, we're back on the Kicktraq Hotlist! We're number 12th :) This will surely up our visibility! Thank you all!  (Read More)

Valley of the Ancients and some Artwork Samples!

April 15th - via:
Valley of the Ancients:According to the mythologies of men, and the ancient records of the Elves, the Valley of the Ancients was the place of genesis for the first creatures to walk the earth, the dragons. The prehistoric wars between dragons and... (Read More)

So close to the Goal!

April 15th - via:
Good morning backers! We are just a few hundred away from our next stretch goal. Keep sharing this with everyone and I'm confident we'll hit at least the $90k mark :) Combat Description CardsPlease head over to Conflict RPG's Kickstarter. They have... (Read More)

10 Days to go! Tarantis is the Next Goal!

April 12th - via:
We have 10 days to go and 11 Maps left to unlock!This is our last week and a half. Please help spread the word on whatever social media and/or forums you use. We know the last couple days of a Kickstarter are the craziest, so hopefully we'll go out... (Read More)

New Pledge International Backers

April 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Ebony Coast

April 8th - via:
Up Next, the Ebony CoastThe Ebony Coast is a peaceful region rich with coal, crude oil, and peat. This land is wet in spring and early summer causing some swells and minor flooding. Mild winters are often accompanied by rain in the lowlands, but... (Read More)

Half way done!

April 7th - via:
We're half way through the Kickstarter! Thank you all so much for taking us this far. Please, help spread the word on Facebook, Google+, Twitter and whatever other social media or forums you use! That will certainly help get all the Stretch Goals... (Read More)

Color Sample for the Campaign Map

April 7th - via:
Feedback needed!Below you'll see a side by side comparison of the first Campaign Map. We're divided on whether to go with the cleaner color scheme on the left, or the more antiqued looking one on the right. You can click on the image below to go to... (Read More)

Silver Skein Isles goal has been met! Next up, Isle of the Dawn!

April 5th - via:
Reminders About Changes to Pledge Rewards:For those who've missed it, the following changes have been made to the pledge rewards: Those who've pledged at $20 or above will receive all unlocked Stretch Goals maps in PDF/Hi-Res JPEG for free. For... (Read More)

Ghinor Unlocked! Silver Skein Isles are next!

April 2nd - via:
Thank you all for unlocking Campaign Map XII: Ghinor! It was certainly a long haul. Silver Skein IslesCampaign Map XVII: Silver Skein Isles detail the Rallu - the City State of the Sea Kings located at the tip of the Isle of the Blest, Tula - the... (Read More)

Isle of the Blest Map Unlocked! Ghinor is next!

March 30th - via:
GhinorLand of sea storms, dangerous reefs and shoals, jungles teeming with feral dwarves, and the City State of Chim. This City State is located on the Devilstongue Peninsula. Long ago, this area was the Ghinorian Successor States, originally... (Read More)

Price drop in Miniatures

March 28th - via:
Price DropThe miniatures by Eastern Front Studios are no longer going to be offered in Resin only. You will now have the option to get Resin or Metal depending on your preference. Along with that, the prices for Miniature pledges and addons have... (Read More)

Altanis has been unlocked! Onto Isle of the Blest!

March 28th - via:
Isle of the BlestWilderlands Campaign Map XII: Isle of the Blest details the southern part of the Pazidan Peninsula and the Isle of the Blest. The fingers of the peninsula are known as Oricha, ancient home of the Orichalan Dragon Kings before the... (Read More)

Barbarian Altanis almost unlocked!

March 28th - via:
Barbarian Altanis!We are $233 away from unlocking the Wilderlands Campaign Map II: Barbarian Altanis! For those unfamiliar with the Wilderlands of High Fantasy, I'll be giving descriptions of these areas as they are up for unlocking. The area known... (Read More)

Almost there! (and other changes)

March 27th - via:
We are just $100's away from meeting the $28k mark! Thank you so much! There are some updates I'd like to bring to everyone's attention: 1. All backers who've pledged at the $20 level or more will receive all unlocked Campaign Maps in PDF/Hi-Res... (Read More)

Great Run!

March 25th - via:
Thank you all! Really! In a little over 24 hours we've broke $20k! That's outstanding!! We're the 7th most popular Kickstarter for Games right now! Due to popular demand some things have changed (like no longer having the stats side-by-side but in... (Read More)

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