Root: The Marauder Expansion

A project in St. Paul, MN by Patrick Leder

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Expand Root with rats, badgers, and a host of hirelings.
Backers: 22791
Average Pledge Per Backer: $88

Funded: $2,007,102 of $100,000
Dates: Feb 23rd -> Mar 16th (22 days)
Project By: Patrick Leder
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Latest News

Root Fan Festival 2021 | Recap!

March 13th - via:
Patrick, Kyle and Cole had a delightful time during our livestream yesterday, celebrating Root and featuring a few of our favorite entries to the 60-Second Root and Root Fan Art contests.  We were blown away by the creativity and love packed into... (Read More)

Two Upcoming Streams

March 11th - via:
Hello everyone! Today, Patrick and I will be will be squaring off at 2pm CST on our twitch channel. I'll be taking the Keepers and he'll be playing the Warlord in a two-player game with hirelings on the mountain map. I've been on a bit of a losing... (Read More)

Backer Bonus: Free Eyrie Emigre Premium Skin for Root Digital from Dire Wolf!

March 10th - via:
From our partners at Dire Wolf -- display premium plumage with a new cosmetic upgrade for your digital Root play! Kit out your Eyrie warriors with a special redeemable code that will leave no doubt as to who rules the roost … and the woodland!... (Read More)

One Week, Three Live Streams!

March 9th - via:
We have an action-packed week planned! Later today, at 2PM CST please join us for “Color with Kyle” on our Twitch Channel. Watch Kyle work, and if you’d like to join in we have coloring sheets available. 2-Player Stream, Thursday, March 11 2PM... (Read More)

Coloring with Kyle, March 9 at 2PM CST | Reddit AMA Monday, March 8, 10AM CST

March 7th - via:
It’s (Almost) Time to Color with Kyle! That’s right, your dream of working alongside Kyle Ferrin (virtually) can now become a reality! Get your crayons, markers, brushes, paints and pens ready for Tuesday when we invite you to color along with... (Read More)

Hireling Box Reveal

March 5th - via:
Hello everyone, Today we are unveiling the cover art for the hireling box. Before I do that, I wanted to talk a bit about why we made a separate box at all. After the Kickstarter, the hirelings will be available in little retail packs, much like the... (Read More)

Second Print-and-Play: Hirelings and Advanced Setup/Draft Mode!

March 4th - via:
Hello!  Today we are releasing the Kickstarter's second preview kit. With this kit, you'll be able to use 6 of the upcoming hirelings as well as try out the new advanced setup system / faction draft. Both the hirelings and the advanced setup /... (Read More)

Clockwork Development Diary

March 3rd - via:
Hello Folks, my name is Marshall Britt and I’m the Operations Director at Leder Games. In addition to my administrative role, I’ve had the opportunity to work as a developer on a few of our projects including Root: The Clockwork Expansion. During... (Read More)

The Week Ahead

March 1st - via:
Hello backers, We have a jam-packed week ahead of us. Today, I want to offer you all a little overview of everything we have on the schedule.  Tuesday, Patrick and I will be doing our monthly designer chat. We try to do these on the first Tuesday of... (Read More)

Announcing our Root Fan Art Celebration!

February 27th - via:
Why should filmmakers have all the fun? We want to see your doodles, your baking, your cosplay … anything and everything you’ve created in celebration of Root! Make something new or dust something off. Post with the hashtag #RootFanArt and tag... (Read More)

The Woodland Warriors Discord

February 26th - via:
Hello everyone, Today I wanted to take just a moment to spotlight the Woodland Warriors Discord Channel. Because we are lucky enough to have a big community of players here in the Twin Cities, we hadn't thought about building an online player base.... (Read More)

First Print-and-Play: The Keepers and The Warlord!

February 25th - via:
Hello everyone, First and foremost, thank you all so much for your support. We've been flooded with kind comments over the past few days, and I cannot tell you how much it means to everyone at Leder Games to see those comments. Making games can... (Read More)

The Root 60-Second Film Celebration!

February 24th - via:
Hello, everyone! A quick introduction: I’m Brooke and I recently joined the Leder Games Team as Social Media and Marketing Coordinator. This is my first Kickstarter on the creator side and wow, you’ve all really delivered on excitement! Alongside... (Read More)

Looking Back on this Incredible First Day

February 23rd - via:
Dear Backers, Two years ago I brought what was then the Underworld prototype to PAX: South in a little box, on top of a Root core set. In that box I had the start of a faction of super spies, which I had started working on a few months before. At... (Read More)

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