Primal: The Awakening

Oathsworn: Into The Deepwood

A project in South Florida, FL by Shadowborne Games

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A Grand 1-4 Player Dark Fantasy Board Game. Epic Story, Brand New Mechanics and Giant Monsters.
Backers: 11518
Average Pledge Per Backer: $170

Funded: $1,957,426 of $50,000
Dates: Oct 8th -> Nov 5th (29 days)
Project By: Shadowborne Games
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Latest News

Update #30 The Big Short Story Contest Winner, The Huntress Revealed, Community Artwork and Wallpapers

November 4th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn The end of the Wire road is in sight as a shadow looms up from beyond the trees. Could it be Bastone? Have we nearly reached the end of our journey or is this just another beginning? Daily Unlock - The Huntress Revealed To... (Read More)

Update #29 The Big Short Story Vote, An Interview with Dongjun Lu, Bonus community artwork, The Daily Unlock

November 3rd - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Behind us the wire road stretches off into the endless darkness, but before us the Deepwood seems to be thinning. Not long now, just a little further. We are tired to our bones and each step is secured by pure will alone.... (Read More)

Update #28 - The Warden, Short Story Entries, Dioramas and the Daily Unlock

November 2nd - via:
Pot's peace Oathsworn Mud and mire surround us on all sides, as the rain comes down. Waxed hoods and wide soled boots, now worth more than all the iron in a banksmith's, see us through this treacherous part of the Deepwood. It's a good job we came... (Read More)

Update #27 - The Biggest Unlock Yet, Short Story Entries, Solving Problems and Groovy Grove Maiden

November 1st - via:
Pot's peace Oathsworn Today we have more problems than you can shake a stick at. Thankfully solving 'problems' is what Oathsworn do best. The Biggest Daily Unlock Yet An ancient horror moves in the Deepwood, and the sound of a scuttling horde comes... (Read More)

Update #26 - The Witch and the Winner. Painting and Pumpkins. The Daily Unlock and Short Story Entry

October 31st - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn  The Witch Light still glows in the sky and All Hallows is upon us, a time to remember the fallen and the Oathsworn who gave their lives so we might live. The line of the glorious dead has never been broken, with each oath... (Read More)

Update #25 - Hallows Eve, The Grand Art Contest Vote, Design and Development Interview, Pick of the Week, Story Contest Entry,

October 30th - via:
Safe Hallows Eve Oathsworn The witch light is upon us so be wary, be wise. Today is the day of foul chance and ill omen. Where malefic forces are in the ascendant and the Deepwood quivers with anticipation.  For who knows what you will find if you... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja – Top 7 Board Games to Back Right Now - October and November 2019

October 30th - via:
Loodo NInja's newest list of recommendations for late October and November. All of these board games can still be pledged to and ordered through Kickstarter. (Read More)

Update #24 Cartographer Interview, Art and Story Entries, Daily and Social Unlocks, Huntress Class Icon Vote Result

October 29th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn The iron gates grind slowly open revealing the cloying darkness of the trees beyond. The impenetrable woods obscures your view and any sense of direction. Thankfully you have your compass and a new map freshly procured. Daily... (Read More)

5 Best Co-Op Games Right Now On Kickstarter

October 29th - via:
Co-op based board games are pretty popular on Kickstarter. Today we took a look at 5 campaign for games like these running right now. (Read More)

Update #23 Social Stretch Goals Revealed, Art and Story Entries, Daily Unlock, Community Vote #5

October 28th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Daily Unlock With armor dented and only the handle of one the Exile's axes remaining from the last hunt, we head to a local Banksmith to exchange our hard-won iron for a load-out of the sharpest, pointiest things we can find.... (Read More)

Update #22 - Daily Unlock, Priest Spotlight, Art Contest Entry, Huntress Pose

October 27th - via:
Pot's Peace to you, Oathsworn Before we venture once again beyond the safety of Bastone's protective walls, we need to take inventory of our gear and supplies. Days, even weeks, trudging through the murk and muck require ample provisions and... (Read More)

Update #21 A New Chapter, The 12th Class Name Reveal, A New Vote and Lots of Community Content.

October 26th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Well rested within the safety of the city, it is time to start a new chapter in our journey. As we head to the gates, a newcomer arrives to introduce herself.  Daily Unlock Another 10,000+ word Lost Chapter has been unlocked... (Read More)

Update #20 - Iron Lore, Daily Unlocks, Fan Art, Community Vote #3

October 25th - via:
Pot's Peace to you, Oathsworn Having trudged through the verdant hell that is the Deepwood, it is nice to finally be back in Bastone for a much needed rest. Without the proper coin, however, we may be sleeping in the gutters rather than a comfortable... (Read More)

Update #19 Translations, Contest Entries, New Encounter and New Class Look Revealed

October 24th - via:
Pot's peace Oathsworn The further along the wire road we go, the thicker the Deepwood becomes. The trees surround us and all signs of civilization are gone. Although far from the bustle of city life, the woods are alive and swell with mysteries and... (Read More)

Update #18 The Ursus, Community Vote 2, The Unlock and the Art Contest Spotlight

October 23rd - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn In addition to our daily intake of fresh recruits (welcome all), we officially had a new class of character enter the fray yesterday and the Huntress (working title) is now under development. Today we're going take a closer look... (Read More)

Update #17 The Armory, The Unlock and The New Class Reveal

October 22nd - via:
Pot's peace Oathsworn We live to see another day. Time to check our packs and bearings and head out into the gloom once more. In our packs we find an ancient map to guide us on our travels.  Daily Unlock Today we have unlocked a brand new hand drawn... (Read More)

Update #16 - The Oath, Fan Art Spotlight and We Turn Another Page In Our Story

October 21st - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn As we welcome each of our newly sworn-in brothers and sisters, we'd like to take note of a very special milestone. By the time you read this update we may very well have surpassed 9000 backers for this Kickstarter campaign. That... (Read More)

Update #15 - The Grove Maiden, Another Short Story... and The First Community Vote

October 20th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn As always, our first order of business is to welcome those who have freshly sworn the Oath. You are now brothers and sisters of an elite cadre and the last defense for humanity. We are honored that you would sacrifice life and... (Read More)

Update #14 - Friend or Foe... or both? Fan Art and Battleflow

October 19th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Another update sees yet more brave souls taking up the Oath and readying their weapons. Thank you all and welcome to the Deepwood! Let's jump straight back into the action from yesterday... Daily Unlocks Your world has stopped.... (Read More)

Update #13 - The Grove Maiden Revealed and Standees

October 18th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Welcome to everyone who has joined us in the last couple of days. The campaign is going from strength to strength and we just want to thank you for making all this possible! When we left you yesterday, we had encountered a... (Read More)

Update #12 - The Mysterious Model, Painted Mini, Listenroot, The First Short Story.

October 17th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Yesterday, a thrum on the wire indicated something was coming. Rounding an ancient, gnarled tree you find a female A’Dendri in your path. She stands, unmoving, watching your every move. Is she an ally or an enemy? What is her... (Read More)

Update #11 - The Deepwood, Daily Unlocks, Short Story Contest and Terrain.

October 16th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn We are glad you enjoyed the Ranger update and that some of you have found a new member of your Free Company. There's still plenty of characters to spotlight so don’t make up your mind quite yet :). Daily Unlocks Hidden... (Read More)

Immersive adventure in Oathsworn: Into the Deep Wood on Kickstarter

October 16th - via:
Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood is an RPG miniatures game set in a dark fantasy world published by Shadowborne Games . It combines a novel-sized, interactive audio book of rollicking , dungeon crawling adventure with tabletop miniature battles. (Read More)

Update #10 - Revenge and the Ranger

October 15th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn The Deepwood holds many mysteries and another has been unlocked today. A brutal encounter with not 1 but 5 new 45mm+ enemies to overcome accompanied by their respective stage deck and encounter board and card. Often the Free... (Read More)

Update #9 New Story and Daily Unlocks

October 14th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Daily Unlocks Today we found some new allies and new items on the wire road to bolster the weapon racks and lend aid in the fight.  A Little More On Allies You may have been wondering about these mysterious allies we have been... (Read More)

Update #8 - The Sound of the Deepwood and the Scar Tribe Exile

October 13th - via:
Pots Peace Oathsworn Any day with all four limbs is another good day in the Deepwood. Lets press in. Daily Unlock - The Sounds of the Deepwood Today it is time to add a little ambience to the Deepwood. We’ve been RPG players for years and one... (Read More)

Update #7 - The Blade

October 12th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn Daily Unlock As we leave the city behind us, the sounds of civilization fall away and the wire road stretches out ahead. There is much to be uncovered on our journey, not least of which is the daily unlock. Today we see a new... (Read More)

Update #6 - Games within Games and more Daily Unlocks

October 11th - via:
Greetings, Oathsworn! The sun has set upon another day in the Deepwood and we count ourselves lucky to still have sight of the Wire Road. Our numbers have continued to bolster and we are both grateful and honored to welcome all of our new Free... (Read More)

Update #5 - Daily Unlocks, The Secret Box, The Art Contest and The Avi

October 10th - via:
Pots Peace Oathsworn Thank you for all the encouragement today and hello to all you new backers, welcome to the Deepwood. We are going to cover a bunch of different things in this update, we will get to our continuing series, looking into the new... (Read More)

The Usual Suspects

October 9th - via:
Greetings Oathsworn! This isn't so much of an update, but we wanted to give you a look at all of the characters we've unlocked so far together in a line-up. This will give you a good idea of their scale in relation to each other. You should be able... (Read More)

Update #3 - The Penitent and The Secret Box

October 9th - via:
Pot's Peace Oathsworn! Day 1 was nothing short of amazing. Because of your support, we have rocketed to the top of the BGG Hotness List, the top of the Kicktraq Top Ten List and the top of the Tabletop Games list on Kickstarter. It has been... (Read More)

Update #2 - Thank you again! Now, let us properly introduce you to the Cur!

October 9th - via:
Pot's Peace, Oathsworn It has been quite an exciting and busy day.  Because of each and every one of you, this game will become reality soon. Words alone could never do justice to the gratitude we have for you all.  We want to thank you for joining... (Read More)

Oathsworn Into The Deepwood board game passes $1.2 million on Kickstarter

October 9th - via:
Shadowborne Games has taken to Kickstarter to launch its Oathsworn: Into The Deepwood board game that offers a 1-4 player dark fantasy board game with an epic story, brand-new mechanics and giant monsters. (Read More)

Funded in exactly 1 minute and 30 seconds! Thank You!

October 8th - via:
Thank you! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you.  We are humbled, honored and quite frankly amazed at how quickly this campaign has taken off.  This game is the product of over 20 people, spread across a dozen countries all over the world, who... (Read More)

KICKSTARTER: Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood

October 6th - via:
In this video, Paul gives an overview of Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood. (Read More)

Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood is full of grimdark promise

June 9th - via:
The Deepwood has consumed much of the world, and it is full of horrible monsters. Dealing with these monsters becomes a job for hire, and free companies of mercenaries form to do that. (Read More)

Shadowborne Give A First Look At Oathsworn: Into The Deepwood

June 6th - via:
Shadowborne Games talked with Ryan at UK Games Expo this past weekend about the reveal of Oathsworn: Into The Deepwood. This story-based miniatures game features legacy mechanics and a twisting narrative as well as brutal combat. (Read More)

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