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Against the Darkmaster

A project in New York, NY by Open Ended Games

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Backers: 625
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $33,070 of $15,000
Dates: Oct 22nd -> Nov 21st (31 days)
Project By: Open Ended Games
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Latest News

Dawn of Victory

November 21st - via:
Valiant heroes, thanks to your courage and generosity the Darkmaster and his hordes have been defeated! A heartfelt THANK YOU, on behalf of Open Ended Games and all the Free Kins! This epic victory belongs to you, great heroes. You have helped to... (Read More)

NEW STRETCH GOAL - Citadel Beyond the North Wind

November 20th - via:
Greetings, valiant heroes united Against the Darkmaster! We stand together now, in these final hours of our fight. Thanks to your efforts, we've gathered over 200% of our initial goal. We are speechless and can't thank you enough for this! As we... (Read More)

Early Access PDF and new Add-On revealed!

November 18th - via:
Valiant heroes, less than 72 hours remaining to the end of the campaign, and we’ve got some great announcements for you! Early Access PDF Many of you asked about this, so we’re very happy to announce that Backers from the Adventurer level up will... (Read More)

Five days left!

November 15th - via:
Welcome back, heroes! We’re nearing the end of our great battle Against the Darkmaster; only five days left to the end of the campaign! Our victories are great, but there’s still time to press on and seize even greater prizes! Soon we’ll be... (Read More)

200% funded, new Stretch Goal unlocked, and more!

November 12th - via:
Another great victory for our heroes, one that will be sung and celebrated by bards for ages to come! Fourth Stretch Goal Unlocked We’ve hit 200% of our funding goal today, unlocking our fourth Stretch Goal. Meaning that the Core Book will include... (Read More)

Ten days to the end of the campaign!

November 10th - via:
Greetings, heroes! Only ten days left to the end of the campaign, and they’re packed with Against the Darkmaster live events! We have two actual play live streams coming up. This evening, at 10 pm EST Matt and the Grim and Perilous Gaming gang will... (Read More)

Spell Cards Mock-Up!

November 3rd - via:
Welcome back, heroes! Between their work on the Core Book layout, and their quest to bring news of our fight Against the Darkmaster across the land, Tom and Nik managed to find the time to prepare a mock-up of the Spell Cards!  The goal here is... (Read More)

Paper samples, layout and more!

November 1st - via:
Welcome back, Heroes! Just a quick progress Update today, we’ll be back with more previews in the coming days. We received paper samples from the printer yesterday, and we’re very pleased with the quality! As I write, Nik and Tom are working hard... (Read More)

Trick or Treat?

October 31st - via:
Greetings, Heroes! We have two surprises for you today! First of all, to celebrate Halloween and the first week of the Kickstarter campaign, we’re introducing a new Stretch Goal: This Stretch Goal is a little different from the others: it won’t... (Read More)

Bark at the moon!

October 30th - via:
Greetings, Heroes! It’s been a tough battle, both here on Kickstarter and FB/Twitter, but in the end the Werewolf prevailed as today’s spooky monster reveal! Don’t turn off the lights, and watch out for shadows that seem to move on their own,... (Read More)

A monstrous update!

October 29th - via:
Well, this has surely been an exciting week! Over four hundred heroes joined our side to defeat the Darkmaster, we’ve blown through our first two Stretch Goals, and we’re heading straight to the next one! And with the spooky season approaching,... (Read More)

Winds of War live on Twitch!

October 28th - via:
Welcome back, Heroes! Want to see some Against the Darkmaster in action? Yesterday evening Matt Jowett run Winds of War, the second part of the Shadows of the Northern Woods campaign live on the Grim and Perilous Gaming Twitch channel! [WARNING: THE... (Read More)

Meet us at Aethercon!

October 27th - via:
Greetings, Heroes! We’re proud to announce that Open Ended Games will part of Aethercon this year! Aethercon is an online convention, bringing together Tabletop RPGs fans from all over the world, and allowing them to meet each other and play their... (Read More)

Another day, another Stretch Goal!

October 26th - via:
A bellowing horn resounds through the battlefield. You’ve made it! Your mighty deeds have rallied the legendary Firbolgs and persuaded them to join the Free Kins in their fight Against the Darkmaster!  Forsaken by their forefathers and cursed by... (Read More)

Defenders Assemble!

October 25th - via:
Greetings, Heroes, we’ve got great news for you today! Shadows of the Northern Woods campaign PDF The responses to our previous Update seem to be overwhelmingly in favor of having an additional copy of theShadows of the Northern Woods campaign as a... (Read More)

150% Funded, Shipping, and more!

October 24th - via:
We’re 150% funded and counting! Up to now, more than three hundred heroes have joined the fight Against the Darkmaster. This is just amazing, and we wanted to say THANK YOU, everyone! We still can’t believe this is happening. We also wanted to... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

October 23rd - via:
Greetings heroes, We've just unlocked our first Stretch Goal! Congratulations everyone and thank you for your tremendous support! What's Next? In the next Stretch Goal, the mighty Firbolgs will join the battle Against the Darkmaster and will be added... (Read More)

Against the Darkmaster funds in a day as gamers flock to the fantasy metal mashup

October 23rd - via:
Heavy metal combat mixes with epic fantasy in a d100 using RPG. The Kickstarter is to pay for a physical book. (Read More)

A Great Victory!

October 22nd - via:
Thanks to your heroic efforts we’ve reached our funding goal! The minions of the Darkmaster are scattered before you. The gates of His dark fortress lie in ruins. We've won the battle, but the war still rages on! Now it’s time to press the... (Read More)

Get Ready to Rock and Roll Against the Darkmaster!

October 2nd - via:
Hitting Kickstarter, this new campaign looks to deliver a new tome of high fantasy adventure. Clocking in at over 600 pages of monochrome goodness, you can get your hands on a hardback copy. Why would you be interested? Well read on and find out adventurer! (Read More)

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