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A project in Nice, France by Arkhane Asylum Publishing

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The Dark Fantasy Roleplaying Game
Backers: 780
Average Pledge Per Backer: €79

Funded: €61,592 of €30,000
Dates: Feb 26th -> Mar 28th (30 days)
Project By: Arkhane Asylum Publishing
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Latest News

9th Stretch Goal Unlocked!

March 28th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones, With only 7 hours before the end of this crowdfunding campaign, you have unlocked yet another Stretch Goal with an exclusive poster size map of ENnie Award winner artist Olivier Sanfilippo!  This map will feature the central... (Read More)

Only 20 hours left!

March 27th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  We are on the final hours of the campaign, and we are very humbled and glad to see how much people are joining us (more than 700 people)! This is our first project in the USA, and my Gods, what an adventure! Thanks to you, GODS,... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked: an additional scenario for the backers!

March 26th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  Thanks to your support, we have achieved a new stretch goal and unlocked a second original scenario (around 34 pages long) for GODS. As we have already unlocked a first scenario, we will link them to create a larger adventure... (Read More)

Q&A Live video, and building the community around GODS

March 25th - via:
Hello all, Yesterday, Bastien went live on Facebook to spend some time with people following his work as well as GODS backers. It was a casual conversation, full of informations about the game, and you can watch it now on GODS Facebook page:... (Read More)

Last days in the Wildlands

March 25th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones, We are entering into the last days of the Kickstarter campaign for GODS. The end is on Thursday at 4:00pm GMT+1 (11am EST).  Already more than 600 backers have supported us! Some amazing stretch goals are unlocked, such as a... (Read More)

The Mask - A Short Story by Justine Niogret

March 24th - via:
THE MASK I don't know why she keeps me with her.  The truth is, I don't even know if she can still see me.  I don't know why I stay with her, either.  For the memories, maybe. Or for the hope? If it's for hope, I'm not a man, but a fool, but I... (Read More)

Art Focus: Nekro

March 23rd - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  Today, we introduce to you the amazing Nekro! He will be working with Bastien to create the shards for GODS with his unique style and experience.  Shards (Art by Nekro and Bastien Lecouffe Deharme) Lilith (art by Nekro) Three... (Read More)

Live chat with the authors!

March 22nd - via:
Hello all! This is Bastien here. I feel that we should meet with you all before the end of the Kickstarter. So I decided to host a live video event, where we can have a conversation.  We will probably be using Facebook for that, unless we find a... (Read More)

Quickstart Rules kit UNLOCKED for ALL Backers!

March 22nd - via:
Hello Chosen Ones, By reaching 550 backers to this campaign, you have just unlocked the Quickstart Rules kit. This document will be around 64 pages long, and will start with a summary of the rules, 6 pre-generated character and a full scenario to... (Read More)

Combat, Rules and System: Julien’s Ask Me Anything

March 22nd - via:
 You asked and Julien answered! Since our backers had some questions on the rules system, we decided to open up the comments and find out what you really wanted to know about. We're excited to provide you some additional information on how the... (Read More)

In Depth Presentation of GODS

March 21st - via:
Hello, Chosen Ones! Today, we wanted to go deeper into the explanation of who you play and what's a group in GODS.  About characters In RPGs, some questions come in at the top of the list, like “Are there dragons?”, “How much damage does a... (Read More)

Creatures that Wander the Nights!

March 20th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,   The Wildlands are a dangerous place! Only the cities truly are a haven for weary travelers, even if they also represent another sort of danger with their lot of cut-throats and thieves. However, the uncivilized lands are where... (Read More)

Fresh design and PDF to download!

March 19th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones, We have updated the design of the page and included the Countdown Stretch Goals. We hope you will like it!  We have also created two PDF to introduce the universe and the game system: an Introduction Kit, and a Rules Kit. You can... (Read More)

The Cult of the Black Sun

March 18th - via:
All over the Wildlands, the Cult of the Black Sun spreads like black ink on a blank parchment. Its fanatical priests preach the arrival of a new Prophet, the Word of the One, and the advent of his dogma. By the blades of his Priest-Soldiers, the... (Read More)

We've Made It!

March 17th - via:
Thanks to all of our fans, we've unlocked the next stretch goal! That means the Novella has been unlocked. We'll be making a special update tomorrow to celebrate!   (Read More)

Art Focus: Gary Jamroz-Palma

March 17th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  Today, we introduce to you Gary Jamroz-Palma! Gary has been working with us to create 3D models and breathtaking rendering of our cities. His next project will be the capital city of Babel: Sabaah.  The City of Uruk (Art by... (Read More)

Art Focus: Anastasia Balakchina

March 16th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  As you know, we intend to gather a team of amazing artists on our project. Today, we introduce to you Anastasia Balakchina: Priest of the Black Sun (Art by Anastasia Balakchina) Anastasia about herself - "My name is Anastasia. I... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals and a New Surprise for Next Week!

March 15th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  As you've seen, we recently changed the stretch goals of the campaign. We've decided to reorganize them to better reflect our intentions, and offer you, the backers, better rewards.  Next week, we will create a new layout for... (Read More)

GODS Artbook is Unlocked!

March 14th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  A new stretch goal has been unlocked: the GODS Artbook! This is no small book, but a full 96 pages of stunning artwork from all the major artists working with us on this project!  The artbook will be sent to all the backers in... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
THE EAST The East and its fertile golden plains surrounding the Shining Sea, ideally sunny land for agriculture and trade, saw the birth of the most powerful civilization in the recent history of mankind: The Empire of the Black Sun. The Empire’s... (Read More)


March 13th - via:
THE SOUTH The South extends from the Wildlands' dry center to the Mother, an impenetrable jungle which marks the southern border of the known world. The deserts and arid lands are crossed by the Siirh, a river flowing from north to south, irrigating... (Read More)

Miss Bastien's Chat? We're Here to Help!

March 12th - via:
Today, one of the creators of GODS, Bastien Deharme did a Q&A and answered a number of questions about GODS. If you missed, or if you just want to reread all of the details, here is a link to the log! GODS Chat   (Read More)

A Map of the Wildlands!

March 12th - via:
THE ORIGINAL DRAFT We previously held back the map of the Wildlands, because it is only a draft. However, since we are in the process of sharing with you more and more details about the regions, we decided to show it to you! This is a draft- it's... (Read More)


March 11th - via:
THE NORTH In the north, beyond the Pass of Exil, the known parts of the Wildlands collide with sharp and impassable mountains. In these remote lands are Vaelor, the Land of Ice, whose fiery and hardened inhabitants learned to resist the rigors of... (Read More)

A New Stretch Goal has been Achieved!

March 10th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  Thanks to your support, we have achieved another stretch goal to unlock an original scenario for GODS! This first scenario will be around 24 pages and will be a complete adventure. If other stretch goals unlock new scenarios, we... (Read More)

Art Focus: Blake Rottinger

March 10th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  For GODS, we want nothing but the best! We gathered a team of artists from diverse professional backgrounds (Magic: the Gathering, Ubisoft, TOR Books, Legendary, Riot Games, etc.) to help build the visual identity of the... (Read More)

Art Focus: Sergey Vasnev

March 9th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  For GODS we want nothing but the best. We gathered a team of artists from diverse professional backgrounds (Magic: the gathering, Ubisoft, TOR Books, Legendary, Riot Games, etc.) to help build the visual identity of the... (Read More)

THE VULTURE, by Justine Niogret

March 8th - via:
To the vultures we gave him. He was dead and already cold, but vultures don't care about cold.  His wound killed him. A slender thing, this wound; nothing bigger than an ant hole in the sand. A foe had stuck something of a blade in his back, but... (Read More)

Focus on the Deluxe edition of GODS

March 8th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  When you will reach the level of Flame Bearer, you deserve the best of books! For those worthy enough, we created this amazing Deluxe edition of the GODS books with an exclusive design.  The Deluxe edition will be printed in... (Read More)

Some little gift for our backers!

March 7th - via:
Hello Chosen  Ones,  Today, we would like to thank you. Today, we would like to celebrate the funding of GODS and raise our glasses to the first stretch goal unlocked, and to all that will follow. You know how much we care about art and... (Read More)

The future of GODS

March 6th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  Today, we would like to talk about the future of GODS! Let's start from the beginning: the GODS line begins with the Core Rulebook, which includes everything you need to play, from settings to character creation. Then, we have... (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked!

March 6th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  The first stretch goal has just been unlocked! Thank you all for your support! This stretch goal unlocks the Character Folio with the extended character sheet. All backers will receive the PDF of the Character Folio, and... (Read More)

Focus on the GODS stretch goals

March 5th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones, We made it! Thanks to your support, GODS is successfully funded. It's now time for us to talk about the stretch goals we've planned for the campaign.  The first stretch goal (35K) will unlock a character folio with an extended... (Read More)


March 4th - via:
THE WILDLANDS None have returned alive from beyond the giant misty mountains of the North or of the humid and venomous jungle of the South. In between those and the thunderous seas is a land called The Wildlands. A vast and wild land of danger and... (Read More)


March 3rd - via:
With our hearts and blood, we thank you. GODS is funded! This is only the beginning. Tonight we rest and celebrate. Tomorrow we take you on a journey that you won't forget. We are opening the doors of the Wildlands!  (Read More)

Artist Feature: John Tedrick

March 3rd - via:
For GODS we want nothing but the best. This is why we gathered a team of artists from diverse professional backgrounds (Magic: the gathering, Ubisoft, TOR Books, Legendary, Riot Games, etc.) to help build the visual identity of the Wildlands and its... (Read More)

Art Focus: Pierre Raveneau

March 2nd - via:
For GODS we want nothing but the best. This is why we gathered a team of artists from diverse professional backgrounds (Magic: the gathering, Ubisoft, TOR Books, Legendary, Riot Games, etc.) to help build the visual identity of the Wildlands and its... (Read More)

Playing GODS (Part 2 OF 2)

March 1st - via:
Ready to roll some dice? These are the main aspects of the system. We are presenting the rules in a raw and simple way, so you can clearly understand its principles, and we will be glad to answer your questions! GODS uses the TOTEM System© created... (Read More)

Playing GODS (Part 1 of 2)

February 28th - via:
(Disclaimer: we are giving you a sneak peek into our laboratory. The system is  presented to you in a very raw way. We will be happy to answer your questions as they come!) ... Before we get into the Traits, Skills, Abilities, combat, and specifics... (Read More)

Focus on GODS Classic edition

February 27th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  Let's introduce you to our classic edition of GODS, the dark fantasy roleplaying game.  This set is composed of the Core rulebook (around 480 pages) and the Gamemaster book (around 180 pages).  The Core Rulebook will include a... (Read More)

US and EU friendly

February 27th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  You've asked it, we've made it! We have found a partner in Europe to handle the fulfillment of the campaign, so we can guarantee that GODS is now US and EU friendly.  We will add the shipping costs to your pledge during the... (Read More)

We're live!

February 26th - via:
Hello Chosen Ones,  The GODS roleplaying game Kickstarter page is now live!  Let's pray to the Old Gods for a great campaign! We look forward to presenting to you our universe in the coming days.  The Arkhane Asylum personnel  (Read More)

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