Archmage: Ascendant

A project in Londonderry, NH by Starling Games

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Ascend to new heights in the first expansion to Archmage!
Backers: 825
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $40,920 of $10,000
Dates: Nov 13th -> Nov 29th (17 days)
Project By: Starling Games
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Latest News

Final Stretch Goal Unlocked!

November 29th - via:
Greetings Mages, Last night we surpassed $35k, which means you unlocked our last stretch goal! We've added another co-op spell to Ascendant, Undermine. Undermine is from the Goblins/Black school of magic, and forces the Warlord to place one less Ward... (Read More)

$35k Stretch Goal Revealed, and Final Days!

November 28th - via:
Greetings Mages, Last night we passed our 48hr mark, which means this campaign is winding to a close! It's been great to see familiar faces from the original Archmage campaign, and also to meet new players on their quest for magical supremacy. ... (Read More)

3rd Prophecy Card Unlocked!

November 26th - via:
Greetings Mages! Your followers mobilized and helped us unlock our social stretch goal! We've now added an additional Prophecy Card to Ascendant!  We're still chasing down our $30k stretch goal of adding a new co-op spell card! To give you a teaser,... (Read More)

New Previews Added!

November 25th - via:
Greetings Mages! We're excited to have gotten our last 2 previews in from Jambalaya Plays Games and Everything Board Games! Both previews have been added to the main campaign page, or you can check them out here and here.  We're still trying to... (Read More)

Spells and Prophecies

November 24th - via:
Greetings mages,  Only 5 days left to go!  I thought I would spend this update revealing a few of the new spells and Prophecies included in Archmage Ascendant.  One of my goals with the expansion was to increase the number of interesting things... (Read More)

A twosome of tasty treats for your Thanksgiving

November 22nd - via:
Happy Thanksgiving mages!  (at least to the American mages among us) Going to start this update with links to a few new Archmage videos: 1.  Jeremy Howard from "Jambalaya Plays Games" posted a great preview of the new Archmage modules.  Hope you... (Read More)

2nd Prophecy Card Unlocked!

November 20th - via:
Greetings Mages, In just a day, you managed to unlock our social stretch goal! Archmage: Ascendant now has over 50 BGG fans, which means we've unlocked a new Prophecy card! Just because we knocked down that stretch goal doesn't mean you can't still... (Read More)

Gold Foiling Unlocked!

November 19th - via:
Greetings Mages! Today we unlocked our $25k stretch goal, which means Ascendant's spell cards will now have beautiful gold foiling to match the Collector's Edition! If you're a Standard Edition owner, never fear — the foiling is only on the front... (Read More)

Preview a Pair of Places of Power

November 18th - via:
Greetings mages!   The campaign continues to steadily gain backers.  So close to that next stretch goal.  Thanks to all who have joined us!   Today, I thought I would continue my explanation of the Places of Power and preview another two exciting... (Read More)

Introducing the Places of Power

November 17th - via:
Greetings mages! It was gratifying to see a very positive review of Archmage  from “Board to Death Reviews” this week.  We added it to the main campaign page, but in case you missed it: I also did an... (Read More)

Rulebook and Playthrough Video!

November 14th - via:
Greetings Mages, Welcome to Day 2! We're just shy of $20k, which means we're creeping up on our $25k stretch goal! Aside from pledging, there are some other ways you can help the campaign! Share the campaign with your friends or on social media Visit... (Read More)

New Co-op Spell and Prophecy Card Unlocked!

November 13th - via:
Greetings Mages! We're having an awesome first day — you've already managed to knock down two stretch goals! At $12k you unlocked a new co-op spell, Bolster. This spell allows you to ward locations your allied mage controls, as opposed to your own.... (Read More)


November 13th - via:
Greetings Mages! Just about 3 hours into the campaign, and we are funded! WOW! Thank you all so much! It's great to see some familiar faces from the original Archmage campaign, and also nice to meet some new Archmage fans! We do, of course, have some... (Read More)

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