Veil of Ruin

Ninja All-Stars

A project in Boise, ID by Soda Pop Miniatures

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Build a team of elite ninja to compete for honor and glory against rival clans.
Backers: 3281
Average Pledge Per Backer: $162

Funded: $531,569 of $70,000
Dates: Mar 23rd -> Apr 20th (29 days)
Project By: Soda Pop Miniatures
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Latest News

Goemon Unlocked! Time for a SPARKLEBOMB!

April 20th - via:
The end is almost upon us! Less than 30 minutes to go and Goemon is unlocked!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master Pledges will receive the Ronin Goemon for FREE! Only our Master of Ceremonies and Firework Maker Extraordinaire remains!  He has... (Read More)

The Moon Princess has arrived!

April 20th - via:
$500,000! You are the best ninjas ever! As a reward the Moon Princess will join your cause.  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master Pledges receive the Moon Princess for FREE! We have a little over 2 hours to unlock the final two stretch goals! Lets... (Read More)

Musashi Now Available for Hire! Onwards to the Moon Princess!

April 20th - via:
The Ronin Musashi is now available for hire from Shojo's Shop!   We continue to tear through stretch goals. Only three more left! Can we do it in a little more than 5 hours? You know we can! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master Pledges will... (Read More)

Karate Fight Art Preview!

April 20th - via:
We just got some art in for the Ninja All-Stars Edition of Karate Fight and we had to show it off! PUNCH!  BLOCK!  COUNTER!  THROW! Karate Fight is a fast speed matching game in the tradition of Slapjack and Egyptian Ratscrew. The Ninja All-Stars... (Read More)

Benkei Unlocked! Forward to Musashi!

April 20th - via:
The loyal Benkei has been unlocked and is added to both Ninja Master and Elemental Master for free! Next up Musashi and his wooden "blades"!  The Ronin Musashi will be available for hire from Shojo's Shop!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master... (Read More)

Ondori Clan Kaiken Unlocked! Onwards to Benkei! SPARKLEBOMB!

April 20th - via:
10 hours to go! Let forth a triumphant cock-a-doodle-do! The Ondori Kaiken is Unlocked! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive a Ronin Ondori Clan Kaiken for FREE! Lets unlock more free stuff! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master Pledges... (Read More)

Wandering Samurai Unlocked! Final 24 Hours—Final Stretch Goals Revealed!

April 19th - via:
It's been an incredible 27 days, and we've now entered our final 24 hours. We've started them strong with another unlock! The Ronin Sun Empire Wandering Samurai is now available for hire at Shojo's Shop. As we head into our final day lets look at all... (Read More)

Yokozuna Spotlight!

April 19th - via:
The Moonlight Tournament is a nice break from the dock work and security shifts that take up much of Yokozuna’s time. He has risen to a position of leadership with the dock workers that Shojo employs due to his friendly and good natured... (Read More)

Yokozuna and Double Oni Unlocked! $500k Stretch Goal Revealed!

April 19th - via:
The pace continues to increase as we head into our final. Lets look at what we've unlocked! The mighty sumo Ronin, and Shojo's BFF, has been unlocked and is now available for hire in Shojo's Shop!  All Clan Boxes now include two Oni! Be careful,... (Read More)

Onibaba and Inu Kaiken Unlocked!

April 18th - via:
Two stretch goals smashed, as the pace continues to speed up in our last 48 hours!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive the Ronin Onibaba for FREE! Onibaba is our final backer goal. Thank you to everyone who has become a backer, helping... (Read More)

Hanzo Spotlight!

April 18th - via:
Hanzo is a living legend. His name is normally mentioned in reverent whispers as he is possibly the most feared and powerful assassin of his generation. Hanzo wasn't content to live on Kagejima and work to master the elements. He left the Moon... (Read More)

Lanterns Unlocked! Onwards to the Inu!

April 18th - via:
 Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive 6 Lanterns for FREE!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master will receive a Ronin Inu Clan Kaiken for FREE!  The Ronin Yokozuna will be available for hire at Shojo's Shop.  Each Clan Box will... (Read More)

Mochizuki Spotlight! Earth & Spirit Shrine Ninja Now Available.

April 17th - via:
Mochizuki is a master of disguise allowing her to travel unnoticed from place to place and appear seemingly out of nowhere to guide events so that they coincide with the Moon Court’s interests. Sometime appearing as a crone, a nondescript peasant,... (Read More)

Blind Swordsman Unlocked! Time to light things up!

April 17th - via:
The Ronin Blind Swordsman is now available for hire at Shojo's Shop. Next, lets unlock some lanterns to illuminate the path.  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master will receive 6 Lanterns for FREE!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master will... (Read More)

Kappa Unlocked! Onwards to the Blind Swordsman and Lanterns!

April 16th - via:
$340,000 has been hit and its time for more Ronin! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive a Ronin Kappa for FREE! The famous Blind Swordsman is next up!  The Ronin Blind Swordsman will be available for hire at Shojo's Shop.  Both Ninja... (Read More)

Hanzo Unlocked! Tengu Unlocked!

April 15th - via:
Over the night (US) we unlocked both our backer stretch goal and a funding goal!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive the Ronin Hanzo for FREE! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive a Ronin Tengu for FREE! Lets take a look at... (Read More)

Tamamo No Mae Spotlight

April 13th - via:
Many of the inhabitants of Kagejima will seek Tamamo no Mae out when they are in need of especially rare or potions or mystical ingredients that only she can find in the forest. While many wish to learn from her, or exploit her knowledge, she is... (Read More)

Mochizuki Unlocked! Beware Yokozuna!

April 13th - via:
$310,000 has been hit and the Ronin Mochizuki is now available for hire at Shojo's Shop! Next up Free Tengu!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master will receive a Ronin Tengu for FREE! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master will receive a Ronin... (Read More)

Onryo Unlocked! Moonlight Trophy Unlocked!

April 12th - via:
Lets look at those beautiful unlocks! The spirit of vengeance onryo has been unlocked and is FREE to both Ninja Master and Elemental Master Pledges. The Moonlight Tournament Trophy is unlocked! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master Pledges receive a... (Read More)

Beta Rulebook Update!

April 10th - via:
Happy Friday everyone. Thanks to all of your excellent feedback we have a revised Beta rulebook for you as we head into the weekend! We incorporated a lot of your feedback into the new rules. Enough changes that we feel it warrants a full readthrough... (Read More)

Super Dungeon: Ninja Pack Strikes!

April 10th - via:
Continuing from yesterday's pledge management tutorial where we addressed a commonly asked question, we turn to easily the most asked question from our PMs and e-mail—the Super Dungeon: Ninja Pack. We get a LOTS of questions about the crossover... (Read More)

It's Mizaru time! What was that noise? Quick get a light!

April 9th - via:
The Yamazaru Hero Mizaru is here! Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master pledges receive Mizaru FREE! Lets look at what is coming up next.  Ninja All-Stars is loads of fun in league play, and a league needs a trophy! Both Ninja Master and Elemental... (Read More)

Pledge Management Tutorial aka I Want More Stuff!

April 9th - via:
Hello everyone! We have been receiving lots of questions on how to get multiple pledges and get items from Shojo's Shop. So we thought we would make a quick tutorial! First, click on the "Manage" button. Click for larger image.  Here you can change... (Read More)

Jorogumo Spotlight!

April 8th - via:
Jorogumo are some of the most terrifying things to stalk Kagejima. In a land full of deadly assassins, powerful spellcasters, and monstrous Oni that is saying something! Not all Jorogumo share their progenitors predisposition towards heinous... (Read More)

Akkorokamui! Game Board Side Two!

April 7th - via:
Kagejima’s own Ninja Pirate King! Akkorokamui has many ships and ninjas to call upon and has been known to sail far out to sea ranging far and wide to plunder ships and seize the spoils to enrich himself and the Ika. Akkorkamui credits Ika with... (Read More)

The Jorogumo is Here!

April 7th - via:
Quick get a rolled up newspaper....or can of raid....wait, wait this is Ninja All-Stars get a katana! Get eight...there are a lot of legs! Beware the Jorogumo! A horror, a cautionary tale, and a powerful opponent, the spider women called Jorogumo are... (Read More)

Karura Unlocked!

April 6th - via:
1900 Backers Reached! Time for a new Hero!  Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive the Tanchyo Hero: Karura for FREE! Like a patient spider in her web the Jorogumo is about ready to strike! “I’m sure you must be weary, dear, with soaring... (Read More)

Byakko Spotlight! Karura Approaches!

April 6th - via:
While Byakko’s total conviction that he is the Tiger reborn seems ridiculous to many it has been taken to heart by many young Tora who look up to him and are amazed by his combat prowess. Most Tora are inspired by his leadership and amazing level... (Read More)

Happy Easter! Komuso Spotlight!

April 5th - via:
Komuso are welcome sights in many villages. Their willingness to work for payment other than koban, find them in high demand among poorer villages that need assistance defending themselves from bandits or fickle kami. The clans are also aware of a... (Read More)

Free Ryu Unlocked! What Lurks Within the Swamp?

April 4th - via:
Both Ninja Master & Elemental Master receive the Tora Hero Ryu FREE!  We're all going to need Ryu's ability to breathe fire to fend off our next stretch goal, The Jorogumo! The Ronin Jorogumo will be available for hire from Shojo's Shop. ... (Read More)

Dark Kitsune Spotlight! Ryu Approaches!

April 3rd - via:
Due to the Kitsune’s relative isolation, Dark Kitsune are more commonly encountered by the rest of Kagejima. This is unfortunate because Dark Kitsune tend to be cynical, mercenary, and willing to use their knowledge of herbs and magic for violent... (Read More)

Gameplay Demo Video! Shojo Spotlight!

April 2nd - via:
 One of the most famous (or infamous depending on your point of view) ninja on Kagejima, Shojo is one of the biggest proponents of drunken boxing as a legitimate fighting style. While most ninja find it preposterous, Shojo always seems to be just... (Read More)

New Backer Stretch Goal! Tanchyo Wallpaper and Avatars!

April 2nd - via:
We smashed through the Clan Tanchyo backer stretch goal last night. Lets see if the Moon Princess has another one.... She does! We also need a Tanchyo Clan Wallpaper! 1920x1080 1920x1200 Now that all six clans are unlocked lets celebrate with more... (Read More)

Two Stretch Goals Unlocked! Clan Tanchyo Arrives!

April 1st - via:
Whoa! Two Stretch Goals unlocked almost simultaneously. Lets look at what we have. Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive the Ijin Hero Yobuko for FREE!  Clan Tanchyo is now available as one of your Clan Choices! Lets see what is next!... (Read More)

Arashikage Spotlight!

April 1st - via:
Arashikage is available for hire at Shojo's Shop! The mysterious wanderer Arashikage is consumed by his quest for vengeance. it is said that when one sets out for revenge they should dig two graves. For Arashikage this is a simple truth that he has... (Read More)

$225K Reached! Komuso Unlocked. Geisha Ronin Unveiled.

March 31st - via:
Most of the monks that wander the roads and trails of Kagejima are peaceful, as befits their order. Marked by the great wicker baskets that cover their heads, and heralded by the haunting sounds of their shakuhachi flutes, these itinerant mystics... (Read More)

Mizuchi Unlocked! More Rules Spotlight Articles!

March 30th - via:
 Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master receive the Ika Hero Mizuchi for FREE! With a new unlock, it's time to take a look at our new Stretch Goal path!  At 225,000 the Ronin: Komuso will be available for hire from Shojo's Shop.  At... (Read More)

Ninja All-Stars Rules Download and Public Beta

March 30th - via:
As promised the complete rules for Ninja All-Stars are now available, and we're looking for your feedback! The Beta is our opportunity to gather feedback from our fans in order to polish the rules system for our newest game.  Do you need to read... (Read More)

Uzumaki Unlocked. Onwards to Tanchyo!

March 30th - via:
 Both Ninja Master and Elemental Master now receive the Kitsune Hero Uzumaki for FREE! Our next Backer Goal is our 6th Clan!  Once we reach 1750 Backers Clan Tanchyo will be available as one of your clan choices! We are currently preparing a big... (Read More)

Oni Unlocked! Onward to Mizuchi!

March 28th - via:
 All Clan Boxes now include 1 Oni!Oni and man first met as enemies, but soon developed a grudging respect, the oni for their size and strength, and men for their technology and tenacity. Many oni, however fickle, will join a team to honor... (Read More)

Kitsune Clan Unlocked!

March 28th - via:
The secretive Clan Kitsune have arrived!  Clan Kitsune is now available as one of the clan options for both pledges! With a new clan we need a new wallpaper and backer icons! 1920x1080 1920x1200  That's two stretch goals in a single day! Can we do... (Read More)

Free Howl & Yip are here! Onward to Kitsune & Oni!

March 28th - via:
He is called simply Howl. A surpassingly skilled warrior of strange disposition, Howl, and the small child he calls Yip, wander Kagejima in the rough life of a ronin. But things were not always thus. Once, years ago, Howl had a different name and... (Read More)

The Cute, and Deadly, Warriors of Ninja All-Stars

March 27th - via:
Ninja All-Stars board game by Soda Pop Miniatures that's now crowdfunding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Dark Kitsune Unlocked! More Free Stretch Goals Revealed. Kitsune!

March 26th - via:
$175,000 has been reached and the villainous (misunderstood?) Dark Kitsune Ronin is now available for hire from Shojo's Shop!  Since we just unlocked one stretch goal it's time to reveal another one— Or 2... Maybe 3... Wait 4... Ya, lets go with... (Read More)

Five Gameplay Articles!

March 26th - via:
It's time for our first gameplay articles. Lets get to them! Gameplay Concepts: We launched this article before the kickstarter, but if you haven't read it now is a great time. It covers the basics of movement, facing, combat, and affinity. Game... (Read More)

$150,000! FAQ, More Wallpaper!

March 25th - via:
We did a sneak attack unlock of our $150,000 stretch goal last night, unlocking Byakko, Akkorokamui, and Clan Yamazaru all in one fell swoop!  But we still need to mark this awesome time with some cool new wallpapers and avatars! But first lets go... (Read More)

Two New Pledges Revealed! Yamazaru Sneaky Ninja Unlock!

March 24th - via:
Sneaky Mega Ninja Update!You asked for more options, and we listened. We've created two brand new pledges for you to choose from, and unlocked Byakko, Akkorokamui, and Clam Yamazaru ahead of schedule. They just couldn’t wait to join you! Sneak... (Read More)

Yagyu Jubei is Here!

March 24th - via:
The mighty Ronin Yagyu Jubei is now available to recruit to any clan. He is so tough looking!  Coming next is a new free Hero for Clan Tora: Byakko! Byakko might be mad. Then again, many say that about the Tora. Even among a clan that so broadly... (Read More)

Void Shrine Ninja Join the Tournament!

March 23rd - via:
Void shrine ninja come to the tournament to bolster your forces! Next up:  A famed and honored samurai serving the Sun Empire's imperial family, Jubei had heard tales of the Moonlight Tournament for years before finally daring the passage to... (Read More)

Shrines Unlocked! Onto the Void!

March 23rd - via:
Our first stretch goal has been unlocked! Now, instead of using shrine tokens, every All-Star Pledge has lovely shrine models! Next up is: Shrine ninja are generic ninja that can be used to represent any clan a player wants to play. The different... (Read More)

Funded — Lets Wallpaper!

March 23rd - via:
Well that didn't take long! You have all made Ninja All-Stars a reality. That pretty much means you all win — like a lot. Let see what we have coming next!  Our first stretch goal is: Shrines are pieces of terrain that players can place on the... (Read More)

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