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Continue the path of the Hero and forge amazing new stories with the Myth Journeyman expansions.
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Funded: $972,880 of $80,000
Dates: Mar 9th -> Mar 29th (20 days)
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Thank You!!

March 29th - via:
To all of you. You are amazing. The final tally: 972,886 Thank you so much. Koalatauraco  (Read More)

The Penultimate...?

March 29th - via:
Nice job! You get 10 of Judy's Razorfiendlings and 2 Dragonscale Knights in this SG. The Siege of Ferrenroc is also unlocked in the add ons. If you didn't recognize the weird number on the SG. It was a single dollar more than we received in Myth... (Read More)

The Cold of the Storm

March 29th - via:
He is yours. He is very much usable without the module he participates in. Like the Kraken, Hrīmceald exists outside the realm of the Darkness. The Darkness cannot control them. They are avoided by all: heroes and monster alike...or should be. ... (Read More)

Nikki In Frilly Lace...YEAH!

March 29th - via:
I must say we didn't expect this SG to fall so quickly. The middle of the night is usually dead. Nice job. This is a fun one. Go check out the video in update 57 for more info, but yeah games are meant to be fun and this has it in spades.  This SG... (Read More)

It Is Cold. Be A Dear And Hand Me My Stretch Goals.

March 28th - via:
And so the next two SGs are big. Hrīmceald is a ultra boss, ice dragon. He is important to the Siege of Farrenroc, but can be used outside of it similar to the Kraken. Like the Kraken he is a giant miniature (I do love that juxtaposition).  Then at... (Read More)

He Distinctly Said To Blave...Which Means to Bluff

March 28th - via:
Nice! The second and last Hero of the Journeyman campaign. Congratulations. Alchemist function similar to Tricksters, but what they do is different: part healing, part performance enhancing, part gatherer. They are primarily a buffing class. They are... (Read More)

It's Painless. It's Good. Come. Sleep.

March 28th - via:
Of all the quests in the base game, I enjoyed writing the lore behind the Symbio quests with Etrus the Last the most. I can't wait to get back into this story line. A force so out of control that the Darkness itself doesn't want to open that box. ... (Read More)

There's Two Kinds of People: Those with Loaded Guns and Those Who Dig. You Dig.

March 28th - via:
Things are really Rolan'd now....uhhhh....yeah, sorry about that. Roland is in fact human size. slightly larger, but smaller than say a Mucker. He is the new Hand of the thieves guild and he has completely given over himself to the Darkness. The... (Read More)

Commanders, part 1

March 28th - via:
Commanders the effectiveness of the Minions and Captain. They are tough individually, but the real danger is how they make everyone on the tile much more difficult. Let's just say, you'll need those journeyman abilities.  Clockwork CommanderIt is... (Read More)

LAST 24 Hours

March 28th - via:
This update is for those who have backed at the $1 or $6 and have intended to come up but have not yet. Remember, the 2nd Edition printed material come with EVERY pledge. We know that the 48 reminder doesn't ping you and we wanted to give you a... (Read More)

Five Will Get You Ten Ol' Mackie Is Back In Town

March 28th - via:
Awesome! 700k is unlocked. The Blades are yours. You also get the Agent Quests...didn't have the full unlock image. I am a bit tired, so quick bit of bed for me and more updates in the morning. Cheers! Next Set of Stretch GoalsThe next two stretch... (Read More)

Unleash the Kraken

March 27th - via:
The Kraken is Myth's first ultra boss. Perhaps a bit predicable, but how could we not. There are a possible two more in this KS and they will both be stretch goals. I don't know if we'll get to them both (one we'll get to for sure), but the other... (Read More)

4k Backer Stretch Goal

March 27th - via:
This is the first of the floating stretch goals we have planned. This is a good spot and goal for it. We use floating stretch goals to reward backers and spur us and our community on. This is a module-lite. The commander concept it very cool and I... (Read More)

Nothing Is Too Small...Or Large To Steal

March 27th - via:
Congratulations on 650k! The Thieves are minions. The entire "monster" group is highly mobile. Thieves true to their names steal. Unlike the Slimes that deal primarily with equipped gear, Thieves mess with your inventory and party gold.  This SG... (Read More)

Sometimes You Just Have To Sit Back, Look, and Admire

March 27th - via:
The scale of the Myth line is spoken about in our videos and by those of our community already playing the game. Myth looks very cool on a table. We have high production values and our miniatures have a feeling of motion. They are dynamically posed... (Read More)

Okay...That Is A Lot Of Miniatures!

March 26th - via:
Congratulations! This was a big one. NINETEEN unique miniatures. The Myth community has already began to make agents and allies and mini-bosses out of the potential of these miniatures. And you already know several are used in Bar Fight mode. Use... (Read More)

She's Got The Magic Hands Momma...Four Of Them

March 25th - via:
That is a pretty impressive 24 hours. Congratulations on unlocking Broodmother Sla-yg'noth. The Broodmother is a very difficult boss. She has earned everyone of her three skulls. She is about the size of the Terror with 1000 Legs.  Broodkeeper... (Read More)

Borne Again In Flame

March 25th - via:
The Fury of the Fireborne will have band new minis. They won't be flame Crawlers or possessed Grubbers; they are the Fireborne. They are of the abyss and they want to watch the world burn. Minions The Fireborne  The creature absentmindedly brushed... (Read More)

It was like lightning! Everybody was fighting! And the music was soothing! And they all started grooving...

March 25th - via:
Yeah...we were having a bit of fun here...maybe too much, but that is what this alternate game mode is about. There is nothing groundbreaking here, but it is very fun. It can be setup and played in a little over 30 minutes.  During development we... (Read More)

Mothers and Daughters...It's Tough

March 25th - via:
Congratulations! The second of the sisters and a bit of lore about them both. Things have really picked up the last few days. We can feel the energy on this end. Feels like it is ready to go doesn't it? Medusa  She could feel the Darkness, pushing,... (Read More)

We'll Get These Next Add ons To You Anyway You Want It

March 24th - via:
Finally! We've been waiting on you to get past that stretch goal...mainly because all the text and images for the unlock were already loaded and it would have required a lot of time to redo. We are adding some more stuff to the add ons. Many of you... (Read More)

The Staff I Hold In My Left Hand Is....rrrrrrRRRoyal Blue!

March 24th - via:
Congratulations on unlocking the Latari. The Latari are casters. They use the power of water and lightning. They are a pain in the tookus. The Naga are definitely a more difficult monster group to deal with. Here is a bigger image without the staff... (Read More)

Mirror of Souls

March 23rd - via:
Even though Myth is young, it already has an excellent community. One of the best I have been a part of. Friendly, helpful, and creative. The BGG Myth story contest was awesome. Every entry was an exciting and impressive achievement. In the end... (Read More)

A City on the Edge of the Darkness

March 23rd - via:
Farrenroc  Called 'the Rock' by most, Farrenroc is a famed city. It is the lone city on the edge of the Darkness. It is the last bastion of hope for all those who live behind its shield. The Darkness has its eyes set on this city. It has become a... (Read More)

How Are We Supposed To Get More Stuff Done If You Keep Unlocking Stretch Goals And Naga Us

March 23rd - via:
Hey, hey, hey,...a double-header this afternoon. We love the Naga. Really fantastic art and will join Myth as some of the most unique minis we produce. We like bringing our own unique take on legendary creatures and the Naga represent this philosophy... (Read More)

What's Your Style?

March 23rd - via:
WOW! That was an explosive 24 hours...and a slow last 30 mins. You gals and guys never cease to amaze me. We have a bunch of cool stuff coming today, but this is one of the more pertinent. A new Hero for all backers who get stretch goals. BOOM. Mind... (Read More)

The Sleeper Must Awaken

March 22nd - via:
Man oh man! We are flying today. Very exciting stuff. This SG opens up the fall wardrobe for the discerning Elementalist. It is extra cool to play an avatar card, remove the Elementalist, and replace him with a smoking-hot avatar mini. All the other... (Read More)

Hard To Keep A Good Undead Down

March 22nd - via:
Congratulations on the most ancient of the living dead. I love old school horror and I love old school Nosferatu. Not shiny. Not sexy. He is a blood-sucker and preys on the weak...that would be your Heroes. Nosferatu  He knew something already dead... (Read More)

A Closer Look At The Heroes

March 21st - via:
Base Game  So let's look at the JM Heroes a bit more and what some of the keywords mean. The Warrior gets more Vitality, much better Courage, and a +1TN to incoming attacks. It makes him much more formidable in combat and a much better tank. His... (Read More)

Let Me Know If You've Heard This One...A Highborne, A Talking Grubber, And A Walking Tree Step Into a Bar...One Ducks.

March 21st - via:
This is a pretty eclectic group of minis. Alanina represents a new ally, Bobby represent a monster turned ally through a chain quest, and the Elder is a summoned creature from the KS exclusive Spriggan. Journeyman backers (even backers without the... (Read More)

Syclopt Diorama

March 20th - via:
Kenny and Tom are at Adepticon. Adepticon has the Crystal Brush contest. These are the best painter in hobby gamedom. These painter paint the best table top, best quality minis...and low and behold Myth showed up.  The diorama is AMAZING. Michelle... (Read More)


March 19th - via:
Congratulations on Herast'iel!  While his power has faded, Herast’iel is still a force to be reckoned with. He wields his great spear, the Fading Light, with ferocity. It deals consecutive attacks to one target. Herast'iel is no fool. He is first... (Read More)

Sir Archeron Approves

March 19th - via:
Nice job unlocking 435...that would be two today. I've included the Keith version of the Fathers, Sir Archeron, and Sarah.   Sir Archeron  We try to put things in our game that have touched us...are important to us...that have influenced us. The... (Read More)

EU and UK Hero Level Added

March 19th - via:
After receiving the new shipping quote last night, we knew we could provide the Hero level to UK and EU backers. We knew they wanted it and we knew we wanted to get it to them. We are very happy everything worked out. Additional PurchasesAfter... (Read More)

Army of the Dead

March 19th - via:
This is a nice little unlock. We certainly didn't want anyone who backed Myth to use tokens. This replaces the Necromancer pets with miniatures. I Can't Think Of Anything Witty At 6am....Stretch GoalsThese next SGs are particularly nice. Starting... (Read More)

Waiting For Shipping Info Is Like Watching The Clock T1CK-T0CK

March 18th - via:
I will have specific costs for specific countries tonight, but here is a grouped and very brief general summary. PLEASE NOTE: THESE ARE STILL ESTIMATES.  North America: $15-20  EU: It still varies but average is €20-25  Rest of World:... (Read More)

What Apout Quests and Stuff?

March 18th - via:
Ready to see what changes have been going on behind the scenes? There has been a fairly decent amount of feedback regarding quests, how to set them up, and even when to resolve certain actions. While we were creating Myth: Journeyman expansion... (Read More)

The Friend Of My Friend...Has Fabulous Hair

March 18th - via:
The ally minis are nice for the main game, especially in the modules where they are present more. They are not summoned as much as they assist (or need rescued) and stay with you during an session. They are also important to the Bar Fight alt game... (Read More)

New Monster Cards

March 17th - via:
We are always looking for ways to make the game better. Some of the now infamously poor decisions of the first KS were based upon time available, but sometimes they were based off potential costs vs. unknown numbers. The monster and quests cards fall... (Read More)

I Wouldn't Mess With Her

March 16th - via:
Nice. We always pick one of two SGs and think they are landmarks....turning points. This is one. We go back into smaller gaps for the next 100k, but this really is a FANTASTIC SG. Congratulations.  TraiteaTraitea is an Agent. She is extremely... (Read More)

Fried Gold

March 16th - via:
So let's talk about this book. This has been on our minds for a while. It will be a drop dead gorgeous book. It is 208 pages of goodness. The paper will be the same as our MERCS TT 1.0 book. It will have an embossed hard cover with a holographic foil... (Read More)

Once There Were Heroes

March 16th - via:
The novice Heroes of the base game young and inexperienced. They all had the same starting stat line. Now, our Heroes are older and wiser. They are more experienced. Their Hero tokens communicate this particularly well. Most have more vitality.... (Read More)

The Devourer

March 14th - via:
 The Goople sped along the tunnel, single-minded in its purpose. The master called! Though it had no ears with which to hear, nor eyes, which would have been useless in the deep dark of the warrens, it nevertheless felt the urgency of the call. In... (Read More)

I Knew I Could Count On You Down The Stretch

March 14th - via:
These new stretch goals give a hint for the gaps between 400 to 500k. Everything is a 10k or 15k gap. This set of stretch goals contain so many cool and different pieces. The first two are allies while the second are the Necromancer's pets.   (Read More)

The World Will Be Destroyed, But We Got Another Miniature

March 14th - via:
Congratulations, Teraxas is freed. Nice job people. Srsly, we are moving through these SGs briskly and even on a weekend, I couldn't be more impressed. Next stop...the Devourer. With a whisper, a yearning, Teraxas once again became aware. Without... (Read More)


March 13th - via:
He had seen enough. The pack of ne'er-do-wells had ruined the peace and quiet of his mug of beer. If there was one thing sacred to him, it was his drinking. He practiced when time allowed.  He stood up, still holding the beer, and shouted at the... (Read More)

Perhaps That Is A Little Over The Top

March 13th - via:
Journeyman Lairs This was supposed to be released earlier, but you blew through the early SGs and Keith was under the gun on other art. Regardless, it is here now. This single add on gets you get you 1 on each Lair we have unlocked AND that we will... (Read More)

A Gaggle of Dopples

March 12th - via:
That didn’t take long. In fact nothing in the KS is taking long. You guys and gals are kicking it in the teeth. Next SGs are revealed when Teraxas falls.  We have 9 SGs between 400k and 500k and I suspect the 3k SG will fall then too. Next week is... (Read More)

The Outsider

March 12th - via:
A desperate soul reaches out for justice and power and control. The cost--a child of the light--is irrelevant. A bargain is struck. An exchange is made.  Sometimes, however, something goes wrong...the Darkness rejects the child and instead consumes... (Read More)

Oh, look at these cute little....hey, let go of that....AHHHHH....

March 12th - via:
The first of the slimes are freed...nasty little buggers. Roam the tight corridors of the Warrens slaughtering Heroes wholesale. But hey! They are cute.   The Lost Hoard of BlackwallAdditionally, the Lost Hoard module has been added to the... (Read More)

The Path of the Apprentice

March 11th - via:
The threads of the universe sing, driving me toward understanding...and power. The Apprentice has always been powerful. The Weaver has learned to work in harmony with those arcane energies and harness them with devastating purpose. The Elementalist,... (Read More)

What is a Module?

March 11th - via:
Modules are a major change from Myth 1, you are all wondering...what the heck is it anyway. A module is a collection of materials that are used to tell a specific story. The Contents Each module focuses on ONE monster type. All minis in a module will... (Read More)

So Jelly....

March 11th - via:
Here are the next TWO Stretch Goals. We'll have two more following fairly quickly I think. Keith is eating so...images... The gaps for the next few are 25k, but we move back to smaller gaps quickly enough.   You expected the Slime Captains...or... (Read More)

Who Put These Clothes On Me...ARRRGGGHHHHHH.....KEITH!!!!!

March 11th - via:
Finally, all the JM minis have been unlocked. We kept the gaps tight, but we knew it would be a little less exciting not knowing what was coming next. No worries. It is going to start to get a bit nuts now...tons of stuff to show.As before the Path... (Read More)

The Path of the Archer

March 11th - via:
You really thought you could stand across from me. I can feel your regret already. The Archer goes down two very different paths. The other Journeyman Heroes are different but function similar. The Archer continues using bigger and better and more... (Read More)

Go Ahead Punk Make My Day

March 11th - via:
Duelist and Ranger are unlocked. Woohoo. We’ll post new SG when the Apprentice is freed from his elemental bonds. This Path of the Hero will be FUN! Of all the base classes, there is a lot different between these two. It should follow this morning.... (Read More)

The Path of the Brigand

March 10th - via:
How can one prepare for something preparing for everything. The Brigand really has some tough choices. He will either embrace the Shadows or find success helping his party in a more tactical way.    Tactician  The Tactician is highly... (Read More)

I Know What You Are Trying To Do

March 10th - via:
The third set of JM minis fall. This was a slower crawl, but we are still at a pretty decent clip today. It is still only the second day and we have the beginning of a large string of cool coming.  Brigand Path of the Hero incoming...give me 5... (Read More)

What's In The Box....?

March 10th - via:
Here is the image of the expansion contents. It will be hosted on the main page with an updated image with an embedded link. We'll get module contents to you as quick as we can. You have seen everything except the two mini-bosses, which kinda hint as... (Read More)

A Closer Look At the Darkness App

March 10th - via:
As i said, we know this SG is not for everyone. But it is an important step for us. It is whispered we already have an Android version lined up...but I have video for the IOS. If it comes to pass we have both during the KS, this fist SG will be for... (Read More)

The Path of the Acolyte

March 10th - via:
Two sides of the same coin..both have given themselves over to something greater. As the path splits, the Necromancer begins to gain his vision while the Mendicant remains stalwart and true in his faith.    Mendicant  The Mendicant is a better... (Read More)

The Darkness Can Grant Sight

March 10th - via:
The second of the Journeyman minis fall. We will continue the small stretch gaps as we clear out the new JM sculpts.   Once again, when we unlock a new Hero SG I follow it up with a Path of the Hero update (so it is coming in the not to distant... (Read More)

Blackwall Warrens

March 10th - via:
Blackwall Warrens lies underneath the ancient trading city of Blackwall. Though the city above lies in ruins, its streets and shops long since crumbled and abandoned, the Warrens teem with life. Things skulk and slither, expanding the tangled... (Read More)

A New Challenger Has Arrived

March 10th - via:
At 3k backers, SG eligible backers get the Monk. I've wanted to do this Hero for a while. Time was right. The Monk is the novice rank. Like the other special Heroes there is only one path (for now...these thing can always change in the future). We... (Read More)

The Path of the Soldier

March 10th - via:
Not all Heroes give themselves over to the Darkness...some are swallowed by their own Rage until they become something to be pitied...and feared. We always wanted the Soldier to have that Captain America scrawny feel. Yes, he had spaghetti arms, but... (Read More)

I See You've Been Working Out

March 10th - via:
A very early congrats to you. The first of the Journeyman Heroes fall. In about 5 hours, you are getting a very large update about the Soldier today. It is what we are calling the Path of the Heroes updates. They detail both paths in more specifics,... (Read More)

One Small Step for Myth...

March 9th - via:
We know this SG is not for everyone. But it is the 6th SG in the first 110k, so we felt we could slip it in. It is an important step for us. It puts us into a larger conversation and really opens the eyes of people looking to make properties into... (Read More)

Shores of Kanis

March 9th - via:
This is a closer look at the contents of the Shores of Kanis. Each box contains the same number of parts and pieces, but the contents are unique to each expansion. The kingdom of the Okian lies at the heart of sun-scorched Kanis. It is a... (Read More)

You Must Make a Friend of Horror

March 9th - via:
Elder Mattaka, of the Broken Bear tribe, has long been a follower of the great Aluki shaman. They were to first to bring the magic to the tribes. The greatness of Orcneas, Master of Master illuminates the sovereignty of the Keeper of the next life,... (Read More)

You Have An Insect Problem

March 9th - via:
Congratulations. Kolgaluth is a monster. She makes the simple Crawlers so much more difficult. She is a moving Lair. She buffs poison and puts webs all over the tile, hindering the Heroes and helping the Crawlers. And her special Move abilities make... (Read More)

Class Is In Session

March 9th - via:
He is neither rusty nor a professor. He is the over-calculating Boss of the Clockwork monster type. He began to tinker with the Trickster's creations. He slowly and very quietly turned all of the Trickster's creations against him, and in a sudden... (Read More)

KN1GHTS to Pave the Way

March 9th - via:
Looks like we blasted through another stretch goal! Once the T1CK-T0CKS interlock and create a KN1GHT, the Heroes are in for a tough battle. These captains become nearly impervious to attacks but it is possible for them to be knocked apart again when... (Read More)

Let's Stretch

March 9th - via:
I can barely keep up with you....and Keith. He is drawing like a madman and pressing all the buttons. Here are the next three SGs.  (Read More)

Clockwork SG Unlocked

March 9th - via:
That didn't take long!  If you were a part of the Recon KS, you knew the Clockwork monsters were coming. The Minions come in three types. They neither Instinctual or Intellectual, but Mechanical. Mechanical monsters don't obey normal movement rules.... (Read More)

FAQ Live

March 9th - via:
We are going to use the FAQ feature quite a bit more. It is live now. Take special note of the expanded shipping info, including rough pricing estimates for regions.  Additionally, I would like to draw special attention to the sleeve Q&A and... (Read More)

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