Myth: Dark Frontier

A project in Indianapolis, IN by MERCS Miniatures

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The last, fading light of hope lies behind the walls of Farrenroc, the city on the edge of Darkness.
Backers: 1288
Average Pledge Per Backer: $105

Funded: $134,842 of $50,000
Dates: Jan 5th -> Jan 30th (26 days)
Project By: MERCS Miniatures
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Latest News

24 HOURS!!!

January 29th - via:
We are in the final stretch. It was a nice uptick yesterday. We are hoping for good things again today. The structures are in reach as is the JM expansion. Let's go get them. If you are sitting at $1, now is the time. There is more SGs that may be... (Read More)

Hope Stretch Goals

January 27th - via:
Hey everyone, thought I'd post an update about all the stretch goals we recently unlocked and tell you a bit about them. This is a very large post so, grab some chai tea, kick up your feet and read at your leisure.     First up is the Cyrddin... (Read More)

Supply and Hope...Now we need Influence.

January 25th - via:
We are unlocking a number of Stretch Goals that you currently see as well as a couple of others that were not shown. The following Stretch Goals are now unlocked for those of you who are at the Farrenroc Pledge Level. Cyrddin & Tribunal (Agent... (Read More)

A Look Into the Sanctuary

January 24th - via:
Sanctuaries are idyllic locations that are the center for those who worship the Lord of Morning and for those who have joined the Order of the Rose. I'm going to talk about some of the cards that are found in the Sanctuary encounter deck but also why... (Read More)

The Design of Dark Frontier

January 20th - via:
Dark Frontier presented some unique challenges in terms of design. It needed to feel like the world of Myth, but present a fresh insight into the world as well. For this project we brought in a new designer, Peter Wocken, to give us a fresh... (Read More)

Sorcery & Faith

January 17th - via:
This is part two of a more in depth look into the base game heroes of Dark Frontier. Part 1 can be found in Update #16 and we spoke a bit about the Soldier and the Brigand. We are now going to talk about the Apprentice and the Acolyte. The Apprentice... (Read More)

Crawler Expansion is Unleashed!

January 15th - via:
Nice job everyone! We are steadily progressing through the stretch goals and have unlocked another enemy faction for the heroes to face during the siege of Farrenroc. With this stretch goal unlocked, all backers at the Farrenroc pledge level will... (Read More)

Swords & Shadows

January 14th - via:
I've seen a few requests for an update on the base hero classes so I thought you might like read about two of them this weekend: the Soldier and the Brigand. The Soldier is excellent at performing Battle actions and resolving skill tests that require... (Read More)

Buried beneath the Ruins

January 13th - via:
Congratulations on unlocking this stretch goal! This stretch goal adds 5 new cards to the Ruins encounter deck. The Ruins areas are evil locations where the Darkness holds much power. The burdens and events the players encounter here are... (Read More)

Symbios and expanded Encounters

January 12th - via:
We've created some new addons in the additional purchases section. The first addon is the Symbios! Purchasing this addon gives the players an entire new enemy faction to play with in Dark Frontier! This includes 1 enemy sheet, 5 enemy action cards,... (Read More)

Farrenroc's Burdens

January 10th - via:
We've hit another stretch goal, congrats!! This stretch goal adds more events and burdens into the Farrenroc Encounter deck. These events add more variety to the Farrenroc Encounter deck with powerful rewards to help the heroes in their defense of... (Read More)

1000 Defenders of Farrenroc!

January 9th - via:
Welcome all 1000 of you. Getting this many backers has unlocked a new enemy for you to battle in defense of Farrenroc.  That enemy is the Undead. With this unlock you get 1 Undead Enemy Sheet, 1 Punchboard for all the enemy tokens, and 5 Enemy... (Read More)

Time for a resource upgrade

January 8th - via:
Congratulation on unlocking another stretch goal. This stretch goal allows you to use gems as the resources for Hope, Supply, & Influence when playing Dark Frontier. These gems closely resemble the shape of the cardboard token and match the color... (Read More)

Upgraded Farrenroc Pledge

January 7th - via:
Update 2 of 2 today is an addition to the Farrenroc pledge. We have added one of the other floating SGs to the pledge--the Tailless. This isn't anything that requires unlocking. It is free to anyone who pledges at the Farrenroc level. Much like the... (Read More)

1k Backer Stretch Goal

January 7th - via:
This is part 1 of 2 adjustments being made today. This isn't as much an adjustment as moving the SG. This was a floating SG. We often make two or three of them. When we hit 1000 backers, everyone who gets stretch goals gets the Undead monster sheet... (Read More)

That Dungeon looks spooky. Do we have to go in there?

January 7th - via:
The Dungeon encounter deck just got a bit more nasty. Congratulations! Events provide players more opportunities to rise to the occasion and be rewards, or fail and have all your other hero friends laugh at you. Burdens offer little reward and a... (Read More)

The Swordsworn

January 6th - via:
Let us start with the progression: Pupil - Edge - Swordsworn  The Swordsworn in Dark Frontier The Pupil is not a balanced hero. He excels at Tactics and Spirit. His powers chain together more than most heroes. This allows him to create some truly... (Read More)

Now for something completely different.

January 6th - via:
We have never done what we are about to do. We have always just shown 2-3 SGs at a time. But so many of you have guessed at what is ahead, keeping it hidden up to a certain point seemed a waste. We know how good this KS can be...and now you do too.... (Read More)

Let me sing of tears and misery...

January 6th - via:
Congratulations!  Father Andrew is the hard counter for Dirge. What is she? Undead singer? Demon singer? Singer of the Undead? When she sings things die? Or when she sings things raise from the dead? Regardless of what she the game she is... (Read More)

The Archer strings his bow.

January 5th - via:
The first SG is unlocked! The first of many. The Archer in Dark Frontier is a balanced hero. He has 2 in all his stats so is equally able to help in any situation. He has 3 Arrow tokens and 1 Fool's Errand token. Cycling these tokens is important,... (Read More)

Agents and Allies

January 5th - via:
There are many ways players interact with the "world/game board" of Dark Frontier. Encounters, quests, build actions, combat and, most importantly, objectives. During these interactions, the heroes engage with the monsters of the Darkness. And... (Read More)

Farrenroc will be defended!

January 5th - via:
Thank you so much. We never take funding for granted. We truly appreciate it!  . Stretch Goals Now for some stretch goal love. For the most part, the gaps for the SGs stay at 10k the whole time. There are a couple that are larger but you'll know why... (Read More)

KS Exclusive Myth Hero Cards

January 5th - via:
Here is the information on the KS exclusive Myth card that come with each pledge. These hero ability cards are basically like any yellow flame promo card. They can be added to each hero's deck if the player wishes. Not as an exchange. Not as a... (Read More)

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