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Glorantha: The Gods War (Reprint & NEW Expansions)

A project in Rockwall, TX by Sandy Petersen

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The Highly Demanded Glorantha: The Gods War Returns to Kickstarter with NEW expansions!
Backers: 1803
Average Pledge Per Backer: $139

Funded: $250,956 of $50,000
Dates: Jan 20th -> Feb 4th (16 days)
Project By: Sandy Petersen
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Latest News

Your first game of The Gods War - Sandy Design Corner

February 4th - via:
The first time you play the game, we recommend that you do NOT use the Monsters, the Elder Races, nor any of the new gods. It's fine to use any of the four empires from the Empires box, though - none of these factions are "Advanced" to the point... (Read More)

The Art of The Gods War Live Stream

February 3rd - via:
The Art of The Gods War Live Stream February 3 @ 7pm CST (GMT -6) We have one more live event in our Kickstarter series! If you can't participate, we will record it and post the video on our Facebook and YouTube channels (as we did for the... (Read More)

New tokens and new token art!

February 3rd - via:
Understandably we've been focusing on the miniatures and god portrait art during this Kickstarter. But there are some other illustrations we haven't shown that we should: Token Art Several of the new gods have tokens - always one of each, except the... (Read More)

God Talk Eight: Wachaza, Lhankor Mhy, Zzabur

February 2nd - via:
Wachaza, War God of Sea Wachaza helps with the Chaos Rift in a nasty way. If Wachaza is in play during the Chaos Rift struggle (which is generally the case, since the Struggle is what spawns Wachaza in the first place), then when any player loses a... (Read More)

God Talk Seven: Wakboth, Xemela, Rashorana

February 1st - via:
Wakboth, War God of Chaos Wakboth has the new ability of Devastate, which lets Chaos destroy a building in Wakboth’s area by spending 2 Power, regardless of other units. This is obviously most fun when Wakboth shares an area with a Ziggurat but... (Read More)

Surprise! Zombies

January 31st - via:
Zorak Zoran's special ability is that when he's in play, when units die in battle, a zombie gets placed - only one per battle, no matter how many units die. My son Arthur wanted actual zombie figures, because how cool is that? So everyone who gets... (Read More)

God Talk Six (Babeester Gor, Dayzatar, Cacodemon)

January 31st - via:
Babeester Gor, War Goddess of Earth Babeester Gor is the defender of Earth. Greg told me he based Babeester Gor on the Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet, famous for wading through rivers of blood (which she’d caused). In The Gods War, her ability is that... (Read More)

Sandy's Live Chat on Glorantha + God Talk Five (Shargash, Daliath, Xiola Umbar)

January 30th - via:
 Sandy's Live Chat - Welcome to Glorantha . Because Jeff Richard was unable to be at this one, he has promised to be on a second one in late February! Sandy's God Talk Five   . Shargash, War God of Sky Shargash the Murderer is a particularly nasty... (Read More)

Surprise! Ogres (and the 3 player Deluxe Map)

January 30th - via:
As another free gift to our backers, we have ogres! (These will come in the Magic Gods box). . For those not familiar with Glorantha, Ogres in this cosmos are not hulking, stupid monsters. They are more like the Cornish ogres of legend – human... (Read More)

The Deluxe Map close up!

January 29th - via:
The maps that come in the core and empires boxes are identical to the first print run. But the Deluxe Maps are entirely new illustrations, and so we wanted to show you them up close! Per my Art Director, these illustrations are nearly final, but not... (Read More)

God Talk Four (Malkion, Asrelia, Vadrus)

January 29th - via:
Malkion, War Saint of the Invisible God Okay I'll fess up. Malkion isn't really a "war saint", though he did lead armies in war. He was the cultural establisher of the entire western culture in Glorantha. The Invisible God’s cult doesn’t have... (Read More)

God Talk Three (Storm Bull, Kajabor, Triolina)

January 28th - via:
Storm Bull, War God of Storm (obviously) Storm Bull is one of my favorite gods from my early days of Runequest. One of my fond memories was of my berserker, Corvus the Storm Bull khan. In his later career, he lost faith in the Bull after a trip to... (Read More)

Sandy and Jeff Talk Glorantha tonight at 5pm CST PLUS God Talk Two (Zorak Zoran, Annilla, Chalana Arroy)

January 27th - via:
Sandy Petersen and Jeff Richard Welcome you to Glorantha Glorantha was discovered by Greg Stafford 50 years ago, and has become one of the very deepest and most idiosyncratic fantasy gaming worlds ever. Sandy helped develop much of the world in the... (Read More)

Surprise! Humakt rules

January 27th - via:
Well okay it’s probably not that big of a surprise. We are adding, free, a card for using Humakt as a unit in the game. You get it if you get Humakt by any means. I’m not calling it a “loyalty card”, because Humakt is not loyal and won't stay... (Read More)

The New Dice

January 26th - via:
 Quick update today on the new dice add-ons! We have two types of new dice in the various packages in this campaign. The first are new battle dice. These are exactly the same as the old dice, except instead of being red on black, they are white in... (Read More)

God Talk One (Natha, Black Eater, Maran Gor)

January 25th - via:
This is the first of my God Talks. Each will discuss three Gods or Goddesses, one each chosen from War, Secret, and Magic. They’ll always be drawn from three different empires, for fun.   Natha, War Goddess of Moon Natha has a Combat of 4 during... (Read More)

All About the NEW Gods! PLUS Tabletopia Playthrough!

January 24th - via:
Playthrough of the game on Tabletopia: Sandy narrates, and teaches how to play at the beginning.  . MONDAY - Welcome to Glorantha Live Chat Sandy Petersen and Jeff Richard answer questions about The Lore of Glorantha. January 27 @ 5pm CST (GMT -6)... (Read More)

THE SPIKE EXPLODES - Plastic Spike and Chaos Rift for the Deluxe Map surprise reveal!

January 23rd - via:
. The Spike holds together all of Glorantha. Its destruction by the invasion of Chaos threatens the existence of the entire universe! NOW, if you get the $49 3-5 Player Deluxe Map Pack, it will come with TWO huge plastic miniatures.  The Spike with... (Read More)

A Message For Glorantha Fans from Sandy

January 22nd - via:
Many have loved the direction for this game’s art and feel. A few fans have asked about its original nature, because it is not the same as the “conventional” old school Gloranthan art. This is intentional.  I have pretty impeccable Glorantha... (Read More)

Gods War minis painted + Sandy compares CW to TGW

January 21st - via:
One of our Gods War fans and miniature painting enthusiast, David Verlet, has kindly let us share some photos of his painted minis. These are minis from the Elder Races expansion pack and we think he did a great job painting them. Take a look! All of... (Read More)


January 20th - via:
Want to see Glorantha: The Gods War in action? Watch some of our favorite reviewers "face off" on Tabletopia's simulated game platform. Sandy will be the narrator, which is always fun! Then take The Gods War for a test drive on Tabletopia yourself!... (Read More)

Thanks so much! And How the new stuff works

January 20th - via:
We are so grateful for your support, which exceeded our expectations. We promise to have thrills, chills, and surprises for you in the upcoming weeks. While we won’t do conventional “stretch goals” on this project, we WILL have some pretty neat... (Read More)

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