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Escape the Dark Castle: The Legend Grows...

A project in Nottingham, UK by Themeborne

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Three new expansions for Escape the Dark Castle
Backers: 4861
Average Pledge Per Backer: £77

Funded: £375,961 of £25,000
Dates: May 31st -> Jul 1st (31 days)
Project By: Themeborne
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Latest News

Quest Complete!

July 1st - via:
Congratulations everyone – we did it!  It was another thrilling campaign, and we’ve once again emerged victorious together.  Escape the Dark Castle has gone from strength to strength and you, our incredible community of backers, deserve just... (Read More)

We give you, The Living Stone...

July 1st - via:
With great pleasure we can now unveil the new relic card contained in The Collector's Box, unlocked when we passed the £100k mark - The Living Stone! Some of you were wondering why we didn't do an update on this sooner. The reason should now be... (Read More)

Important information for all backers

July 1st - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for Escape the Dark Castle will end in less than 12 hours! Here are some important guidelines to help everyone cross the finish line together. Please read the following carefully:  Deadline The campaign ends today, Sunday... (Read More)

The Final 36 Hours

June 30th - via:
With less than 36 hours to go, we want to extend a warm welcome to all the new backers joining us this weekend.  This is a large campaign with lots of rewards, so to help bring you quickly up to speed we'll take this opportunity to summarize a few... (Read More)

Prepare to Meet your Doom...(spoilers ahead)

June 26th - via:
>SPOILER WARNING<Further down this post we will reveal artwork for the 6 new Bosses found in the Collector's Box.  If you'd rather wait and discover them during play (recommended) we salute you. Look away now.  However, if you cannot stand to... (Read More)

Introducing Companions

June 24th - via:
Adventure Pack 2: Scourge of the Undead Queen introduces a new mechanic to the Escape the Dark system - Companions.  The Witch Hunter As you journey through The Dark Castle you may encounter one or more of these friendly characters, who will... (Read More)

Draw an item card...

June 22nd - via:
We are very excited to tease this selection of powerful new items waiting to be discovered in Adventure Packs 2 and 3... When the going is tough, when the quest is nearing completion, experienced prisoners know that careful allocation and use of item... (Read More)

Artwork Sneak Peek

June 20th - via:
Throughout this campaign we have been trying to avoid spoilers as much as possible. However, such is our excitement, we simply have to share a glimpse of our fantastic new chapter card artwork - behold! What exactly do these chapter cards entail? For... (Read More)

About Adventure Packs

June 18th - via:
 Adventure packs are designed to expand and deepen your adventures.  In terms of content, each Adventure Pack follows a similar format  - adding new chapters, characters and items to the game. Each pack also introduces a new mechanic which... (Read More)

Good news for Level 6 backers in the USA, Canada and Australia!

June 14th - via:
Good news!  Containing as it does so many fabulous goodies, our Level 6 pledge is a heavy package and will understandably cost rather a lot to ship to distant lands.  However, we've been busy forming plans with our shipping partners and we are... (Read More)

Please rate Escape the Dark Castle!

June 12th - via:
Dear Backers,  Those of you already enjoying ETDC, please consider giving the game a quick rating out of 10 here: It only takes 2 minutes and as a new small publisher it really does... (Read More)

10 of the best board game Kickstarters from UK Games Expo

June 11th - via:
Earlier this month, I headed to UK Games Expo to get a taste of the best in up-and-coming card and board games. With a 30% increase in size, there was plenty to see and play, from established companies trailing new products to indie developers taking a chance with their first game. Here are ten of the best games from the event that are currently seeking funding on Kickstarter  (Read More)

Breaking shackles like nobody's business...

June 6th - via:
Yeeessss! Together we have smashed no less than eight stretch goals in SIX DAYS. We never expected that.  You people are incredible. We want to say thank you for your amazing early support. Now sit back and enjoy the ride as we forge onwards! We'll... (Read More)

Blink and you'll miss it

June 1st - via:
Wow. What a first day! Backers, we are overwhelmed by your amazing early support - thank you! With your help we have funded in under 12 hours and stretch goals are already falling at a rapid rate. This is shaping up to be a really great campaign.  ... (Read More)

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