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Widower's Wood: an Iron Kingdoms Adventure Board Game

A project in Seattle, WA by Privateer Press
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Widower’s Wood is a fully-cooperative adventure board game for 2-4 players, set in the award-winning world of the Iron Kingdoms.
Backers: 2281
Average Pledge Per Backer: $155

Funded: $353,944 of $100,000
Dates: Feb 16th -> Mar 19th (33 days)
Project By: Privateer Press
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Latest News

SWAMP HORROR UNLOCKED!!!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! With just minutes to go we unlocked the Swamp Horror! This massive swampy cephalopod will now ravage Widower’s Wood, dragging untold heroes to a watery grave! We’re overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and we know that Widower’s Wood... (Read More)

3 SUPPLEMENTAL MISSIONS UNLOCKED! FINAL PUSH FOR THE SWAMP HORROR BEGINS!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. Our second stretch goal of the day has been unlocked! These three new missions will supplement the main Widower’s Wood campaign and offer brand new and unusual scenarios. This means that with... (Read More)

HELP SHARE IN THE FINAL HOURS!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Share now! We’re in the final stretch, everyone! That means we need your help to get the word out and show the world just how much stuff we’ve unlocked. Kickstarter backers can currently receive 107 figures, many of which will never be available... (Read More)

10 BLOWGUN BOG TROGS UNLOCKED! THE FINAL COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. What better way to start a Saturday than by welcoming 10 savage fishmen into our homes? Thanks to you, we’ve gained over $13,000 in new pledges since we shut down at Privateer HQ last night... (Read More)

BOSS GATORMAN BOKOR UNLOCKED!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. Another stretch goal has been unlocked! The Boss Gatorman Bokor wields fell sorceries in addition to his powerful jaws. Bokors are frightening opponents under any circumstances, but the Boss is... (Read More)

$300K STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! 6 TOMAHAWK GATORMEN ENTER THE SWAMP!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
The Tomahawk Gatormen have been unlocked! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. We’re really feeling the momentum now as stretch goal after stretch goal is unlocked. This was a big one, at $300k, and we’re very excited to see... (Read More)

WHY SHOULD GATORS HAVE ALL THE FUN?

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
In these last wild hours of the Widower’s Wood Kickstarter, we thought we could have a little fun with those goals ahead. There’s a lot of gator on the stretch goal board right now, and we know you’d like to see a little more variety in that... (Read More)

BOSS SMALL TATZYLWURM UNLOCKED!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. It’s been almost no time at all since our last stretch goal, but here we are again, unlocking the Boss Small Tatzylwurm! Thanks to you, this vicious viper will slither its way into all... (Read More)

4 CLUB GATORMEN AND SUPPLEMENTAL MISSION UNLOCKED!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW! We are knocking down the goals today, first the Blackhide Wrastler social goal and now we’ve unlocked the $275k goal! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. Four more Club Gatormen have arrived to bolster Rasheldonak’s tribe... (Read More)

BLACKHIDE WRASTLER SOCIAL GOAL UNLOCKED!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. The Blackhide Wrastler has joined the villains of Widower’s Wood thanks to your work! This muscly luchador of the swamp is going to make a fearsome opponent for your heroes! In just a couple... (Read More)

SOCIAL GOAL PROGRESS AND THE MYSTERIOUS BACKGROUND OF VASKIS, THE KNOTKEEPER REVEALED!

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
The campaign is almost over, and we're giving you a chance to capture the biggest, burliest, BADDEST gatorman in the swamp! Can you unlock the enormous Blackhide Wrastler? With enough shares of the social goal post, this hulking beast can be yours.... (Read More)

Final Social Goal for the Final Week!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
The final week of the campaign has begun and we’re ready to go out in a big way with our final social goal!   For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. This is a big one, folks. Big enough to match the ferocious power of a Black Hide... (Read More)

BOSS SWAMP GOBBER STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
That’s right, we’ve reached over $262k in funding and that means the Boss Swamp Gobber will join the battle! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. Armed to the teeth, this little guy is going to provide a big challenge to your... (Read More)

NEW LUXURY WORMWOOD REWARD LEVEL

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We are very pleased to announce a new and highly limited reward level in partnership with our friends at Wyrmwood Quality Gaming Supplies. For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. Limited to 10 individually numbered, Kickstarter... (Read More)

Widower's Wood and Game Design/Marketing AMA is live now!

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Join Widower's Wood developer, William "Oz" Schoonover and Privateer Press Social Marketing Manager, Simon Berman right now on Reddit!  They'll be answering all of your questions about Widower’s Wood, Iron Kingdoms Adventure Board Games, and game... (Read More)

NEW STRETCH GOAL REVEALED AND AMA TOMORROW!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Now that we’ve unlocked the four small tatzylwurms we thought we’d tease you with another stretch goal waiting to be unlocked. Nestled between the 2 Gatormen Bokors at $325k and the Blackhide Wrastler at $350k you’ll find 3 all new supplemental... (Read More)

$250K STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to your support in pledges and sharing the Widower’s Wood Kickstarter Campaign we are excited to unlock the latest stretch goal!  For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. This means that all reward levels will now include 4... (Read More)

Widower's Wood Watch It Played is Live on Twitch now!

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We are streaming live gameplay of Widower's Wood right now on Privateer’s Twitch Channel! Our friends from Gamerati are joining us to play through the first scenario with developer William “Oz” Schoonover showing them the ropes. If you can’t... (Read More)

Widower’s Wood live on Twitch at 4 PM PST!

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
This is just a quick update to remind everyone that we will be streaming live gameplay today at 4 PM PST on Privateer’s Twitch Channel! Our friends from Gamerati are joining us to play through the first scenario with developer William “Oz”... (Read More)

WRASTLER VS BLACKHIDE RESULTS AND MORE NEWS!

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Our latest Twitter poll has ended and the results are in. The winner, by just 8%, is the Blackhide Wrastler who will become our $350k Stretch Goal! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. This was a much closer fight than any of our... (Read More)

BOSS SPEAR BOG TROG AND FERALGEISTS JOINS THE BATTLE!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We’re pleased to announce that our latest stretch goal has been met and the Boss Spear Bog Trog will be included in the Deluxe and Premium Collector’s Edition reward levels! Someone has to keep the hissing bog trogs in-line when the gatormen... (Read More)

ROUND 3 TWITTER BATTLE RESULTS!

February 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The results are in for and once more, it’s a Gatorman victory by KO! In the Twitter Poll battle between 6 Spear Bog Trogs and 2 Gatormen Bokors, the Bokors handily defeated the fishmen. 327 votes were cast and the Bokors won with 64% vs only 36%... (Read More)

NEW SOCIAL GOAL: FERALGEISTS! FOOD OF THE GODS AND LOTS OF OTHER NEWS!

February 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, it’s Monday again and that means we are back at full-steam on the campaign. The first and most exciting news is our latest Social Goal:  Click this image and Share the post on Facebook! 500 Shares of the post linked in the above image will... (Read More)

IRONBACK SPITTER UNLOCKED!

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
That’s right, the much anticipated Ironback Spitter has been unlocked and added to all Deluxe and Premium Collector’s Edition reward levels! She’s been one of the most highly anticipated models thus far and is now ready to stomp into your games... (Read More)

TWITTER SOCIAL GOAL UNLOCKED! 4 SIDE QUEST CARDS FOR ALL REWARD LEVELS!

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! You RTed our latest social goal super fast! That means that all Widower’s Wood reward levels will include a set of 4 additional Side Quest cards that will present new challenges and objectives for your heroes throughout the campaign. For... (Read More)

NEW SOCIAL GOAL AND NEW TWITTER POLL!

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
The weekend is here but that doesn’t mean we’re taking it off. To start, we’re pleased to release our second Social Goal! This is a smaller one. With just 100 RTs of this Tweet we’ll unlock a set of 4 additional Side Quest cards for all... (Read More)

FERALGEISTS VS TOMAHAWK GATORMEN RESULTS ARE IN! AND THE WINNER IS…

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
…Tomahawk Gatormen!!! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. For the second time in two days the raw strength and ferocity of the gatormen won out over their opponents. The final results, with 360 votes on Twitter, saw the pack of... (Read More)

ATTACK OF THE PURPLE PEOPLE EATERS! (NEW STRETCH GOALS ADDED!)

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Widower’s Wood backers! In our ongoing effort to make the Widower’s Wood Kickstarter everything it can be, we will be adding new stretch goals to the campaign! Boss Monster versions of the current villains will be created and we’ll... (Read More)

AND THE WINNER BY KO IS…

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
…CLUB GATORMEN! That’s right, our first Twitter poll has ended with a total of 271 votes breaking down to 22% for the Spear Bog Trogs and 78% for the Club Gatormen! In the battle between 6 Spear Bog Trogs and 4 Club Gatormen the gatormen saw a... (Read More)

SOCIAL GOAL REACHED! AUTUMN TILES UNLOCKED FOR ALL REWARD LEVELS!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
The chill winds rattle the orange leaves from the trees in a reminder of how short life can be in Widower’s Wood… You did it! Your sharing of this project through Facebook has helped it reach thousands of people and raised awareness of... (Read More)

Privateer Press Calls Early Win for Gatormen! Swamp Gobbers leap forward! And more!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Good afternoon Widower’s Wood backers!  We here at Privateer Press are continuing to brainstorm different ways we can fine-tune this Kickstarter project and your input has been a great inspiration. Not content to let things sit, we’ve got... (Read More)

HALFWAY TO THE FIRST SOCIAL GOAL AND SOME INFORMATION FOR BACKERS!

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
[NOTE: there was an error in our previous Twitter poll requiring us to repost this. More information below] Yesterday, we shared our first social goal to Facebook and we’re already over halfway to unlocking it! When the post linked to this image... (Read More)

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February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
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$200,000 REACHED AND OUR FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MISSION ADDED!

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We’re excited to announce that we’ve hit 200% funding and with it, a new supplemental mission will be added to all reward levels! This mission will add new challenges for the heroes of Widower’s Wood and will add even more replayability to the... (Read More)

FIRST SOCIAL GOAL!

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
You asked and we’re delivering. We’re excited to announce the launch of our first Social Goal! When this Facebook post reaches 500 Shares, all reward levels will gain a new set of autumn themed tiles! Add some seasonal variety to your Widower’s... (Read More)

LANYSSA RYSSYL UNLOCKED AND FREE SHIPPING ON THE UNDERCITY IN THE PRIVATEER ONLINE STORE!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In just three days we’ve knocked out three stretch goals! Now that we’ve hit $175,000 the sorceress Lanyssa Ryssyl will join the heroes available in your games of Widower’s Wood.  For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. The... (Read More)

SWAMP SHAMBLERS UNLOCKED!

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! We’ve reached $150,000 and unlocked 4 additional Swamp Shamblers for all reward levels! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. Next up is Lanyssa Ryssyl at $175,000. Lanyssa is a Kickstarter exclusive and will be... (Read More)

100 Facebook Shares reached and a sneak peek at the next stretch goal!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, you did it! The post was shared 100 times and it's time to share our $200,000 stretch goal! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. The first supplemental mission for Widower's Wood, adding even more replayability to the game!... (Read More)

50 Shares achieved, Stretch goal 3 revealed, and one more to be revealed!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! In no time at all you blew through the 50 Shares of our last post so here's what we promised. At $175,000 Lanyssa Ryssyl will join the adventure! For illustrative purposes only. Final product may vary. Since we blew through the last one so fast,... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals revealed...with your help!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We are just as eager to share our upcoming stretch goals as you are to see them! So, help us spread the word about Widower's Wood and in return we'll show you the $175,000 stretch goal! Just share the following Facebook... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #2 AND GERMAN-LANGUAGE EDITION NEWS!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re only in our second day of the campaign, and we’ve already knocked down the first stretch goal. Thanks to you, Crede and Jagger will join the party of available Heroes to venture into Widower’s Wood! For illustrative purposes only. Final... (Read More)

Funded!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We here at Privateer HQ are just overwhelmed by the response to Widower’s Wood. Funding on Day 1, let alone within 10 hours, is thrilling for us and we are grateful to you for making it happen. Thanks to you, Widower’s Wood will be the next game... (Read More)

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