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Arkelon Chronicles, a Tabletop Roleplaying Game

When Shadows Fall

A project in Andover, UK by Neal Latham

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A post-apocalyptic horror roleplay game.
Backers: 327
Average Pledge Per Backer: £31

Funded: £10,258 of £3,000
Dates: Jul 7th -> Aug 6th (30 days)
Project By: Neal Latham
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Latest News

It's the end of the world as you know it...I feel fine.

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so much to our supporters and backers and to anyone that has shared this project. This is a real labour of love for us and we've had such an amazing time sharing When Shadows Fall with you and receiving so much love back. We can't wait... (Read More)

Final countdown! Do le do, do de lo do do...

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Were into the final hours of whats been an incredible Kickstart journey! Firstly I want to thank everyone who has backed us, your support means that Neal’s dream can become an incredible reality. I also want to confirm that there is one Shadow... (Read More)

48 hours to go and The Shadow is closing in!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, Many thanks to all our supporters, backers and those that have shared our little project. The support you have all showed has been overwhelming and we would not be in this position without you. Please keep sharing and supporting though as... (Read More)

Special Actual Play Recording

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, We had an absolute blast running When Shadows Fall for a special group of players. We had Matthew Dawkins (They Came From Beyond The Grave, Vampire: The Masquerade) and Matthew Sanderson (Call of Cthulhu, Good Friends of Jackson Elias... (Read More)

Post-Apocalyptic Horror Tabletop RPG Slashes Into Kickstarter

July 24th - via: thegamer.com
When Shadows Fall is a horror roleplay game about surviving in a post-apocalyptic UK, and it has a fast-growing Kickstarter campaign. The When Shadows Fall RPG Kickstarter was launched by Neal Latham, an avid tabletop roleplaying gamer since 1991 who is also designing and writing the game. (Read More)

Wait.... what?

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
So, turns out we just passed the final stretch goal 😱 When we settled on it we thought it’d be nothing more than a fanciful dream, but it turns out it just became reality! So thank you to everyone for sharing and supporting us to this incredible... (Read More)

Q and A with Random Worlds

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all!  Thank you to the backers that joined us for tonight's Q&A session with Dan from Random Worlds :) If you missed it, you can find the transcript here: https://gmshoe.wordpress.com/2020/07/15/qa-neal-latham-cazi-brook-when-shadows-fall/ A... (Read More)

Updated Quick Start rules and Q and A info

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to some astute Kickstarter backers we have updated the Quickstart by fixing some small grammatical errors and formatting. The file size has also been shrunk. The old links should still work but we've put them here again for ease of use.... (Read More)


July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Fancy a game with the creator of When Shadows Fall? Perhaps you've got your QS rules and noone to play with, or you're just not 100% on the lore? Or perhaps you just want the opportunity to see Neal's warped mind in action! 😂 We have limited... (Read More)

Come join us on Discord

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been made aware that previous link to our Discord server may have expired. This is the forever link for Discord. Join us there for discussion about the game and the Quickstart rules. Hope to see you there.  (Read More)

Our final reward tier - The Shadow Maker

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Shadow Maker This is a limited quantity opportunity to make a Denizen of The Shadow! chose this reward tier to receive your choice of Hardback or Softcover book, all unlocked rewards, dice set, map, and your Denizen in The Shadow world. We will work... (Read More)

The final Stretch Goal!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Following the success of today, turns out we better not wait to release the stretch goal or we’re at risk of surpassing it 😱 So here we go; New! £6250 - our final stretch goal! We are teaming up with Kevin ”Toad” Barthaud, one of the... (Read More)

"Hello World!" says Quick Start rules.

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Dear Shadow Masters

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

5k?? Are you kidding us :O

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Oh my. It looks like we’ve just hit £5000!  So that’s our third stretch goal unlocked, and just in time for the announcement of the 4th stretch goal being announced tomorrow. The next stretch goal we have planned is an extremely exciting... (Read More)

Wow. We've done it again. That's another stretch goal hit.

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
That's the next stretch goal smashed and some work added onto the plate of Max Bantleman. All those backing us at Digital Tier and above will be the recipients of two scenarios delving into the world of When Shadows Fall. Are you brave enough to... (Read More)

Quick Start is coming!

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Look what we’ve got sat in our laps 😁😱 The QuickStart rules PDF are ready (pending final proof read) and will be dropped Monday morning approx 9am BST! If you have backed Digital tier or above, you’ll receive a notification from... (Read More)

Stretch goals now live!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Oh. My. Shadow.

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We can't believe it. We have done it!! This book is officially funded. Guess we better lock Neal in that office for the foreseeable future! Thank you so, so much to everyone who has backed, shared and generally just supported us, you have no idea how... (Read More)

Wow. What a start. Looking like we're going to hit our goal.

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
What a launch day that was. As we sit here we're at 77% which is absolutely phenomenal.  We know some of you are sharing on social media which is humbling to see.  I have been told that some of you are waiting for payday to back, don't forget if... (Read More)

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