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Court of the Dead: Mourners Call Board Game

A project in San Diego, CA by Project Raygun

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Mourners Call is a 2-4 player board game that calls upon players to balance cooperative needs against their own ulterior motives.
Backers: 5060
Average Pledge Per Backer: $88

Funded: $447,027 of $75,000
Dates: Apr 24th -> May 18th (25 days)
Project By: Project Raygun
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Latest News

TENTACCOLADE Awards - Best Kickstarter Tabletop Games of 2018

January 3rd - via:
2018 was full of surprises, huge projects and changes on tabletop gaming related Kickstarter sections. Some creators appeared out of nowhere, others lost popularity and some rose to power, by completely obliterating the competition. Today we (Read More)


May 18th - via:
The Alltaker (but mostly Tom) has been listening to your cries for more! So we put together a plan to get our backers the "Creators Promo Pack". This set of promo cards will be available to retail customers later at cons and events, but we want to... (Read More)

Death edges out Kier for the Madness Tournament Win!!!

May 16th - via:
The Alltaker takes the Madness Tournament! It should come as no surprise as he is the master of illverness.... What is that? Gethsemoni crafted a surprise for the Alltaker?... SURPRISE CHALLENGER! Odium is champion of the Faction of Flesh, crafted... (Read More)

The Madness Finals are here!

May 16th - via:
It all comes down to this! Death versus Kier! Can the First Sword of Death hope to knock off the Master? We will announce the results before the live stream play through tonight on the Druid City Games YouTube channel! I hope you are planning on... (Read More)

Let's all welcome our new Mourners to Illverness!

May 15th - via:
Hello and welcome to the large influx of new Mourners that are finding our little corner of the Kickstart-verse in our last days! Welcome indeed, we have a task for you as you begin your journey with us. It's time to align yourself with one of the... (Read More)

$300,000 Smashed! Madness Tournament Final Four!

May 14th - via:
Happy Monday Mourners!  We broke $300,000! The teams here at Project Raygun and Sideshow are stoked! This is such a huge benchmark to break! We are excited for what the rest of this week will bring. Hope you are ready for some fun!  The Madness... (Read More)

Exclusive: COURT OF THE DEAD Gallevarbe Premium Figure Reveal From Sideshow Collectibles

May 14th - via:
[VIDEO] - Today, we bring you a glimpse from that last category as we bring you an exclusive video preview of the Gallevarbe: Eyes of the Queen premium format figure. (Read More)

Rakers are approaching! Make sure to vote in the Madness tournament!

May 12th - via:
I can hear the Rakers approaching! Someone call Kier! We will need her help! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 The Alltaker makes quick work of his General. Can Shard take out... (Read More)

Our last weekend, stretch goals, and the Madness Tournament!

May 11th - via:
Happy Friday Mourners!  Let's have a quick chat about what we have going on this weekend. We are closing in on unlocking the Raker minis! Adding these 5 mini figures is going to be awesome!  Why are we getting 10 extra Unity Tokens? I am glad you... (Read More)

Reddit AMA and our first Quarter Final match up!

May 10th - via:
Drop your questions over on the Reddit thread! Lots of great conversation happening over there! Click here for the Reddit AMA Did Mortighull ever stand a chance against Kier?  Our first Quarter Final match up! Vote Here! Our next stretch goal to be... (Read More)

Becca Scott shows us how to play! Stretch goals & more!

May 9th - via:
Becca Scott of Geek & Sundry teach us how to play!  Ok, now that we know how to play, lets dive into a 4 player game! The Madness continues! Total domination, sorry Auraghast!  Today's match up may have a similar result, will anyone be able to... (Read More)

Approaching $250,000, Auraghast and Gallevarbe face off, and stretch goals!

May 8th - via:
Good morning Mourners!  The campaign is approaching $250,000, what a huge milestone! Every stretch goal we eclipse makes this game one of the most beautiful and custom games possible. We are filling this box up with top notch components and... (Read More)

What a weekend! $240k SMASHED!

May 7th - via:
Good morning mourners! We had a great weekend and the campaign is picking up that 2nd half steam. We are excited over here and prepping for the final push to round out this project in the best ways possible!  Madness Tournament Shard annihilates! ... (Read More)


May 5th - via:
We broke $220,000 and Kier has been added to the game!!! Death pushed past Gethsemoni to advance in the Madness Tournament  Today's match up is EPIC as well! Can Shard compete with the Underworld? Only time will tell... VOTE HERE! Newly unveiled... (Read More)

The march towards Kier!

May 4th - via:
We are closing in! Get excited! Xiall was dominated by Demithyle!   Today's match up is EPIC!  She was created by Death, can she possibly hope to defeat him in this one on one battle? VOTE HERE! Our next Stretch Goal revealed! More Kickstarter... (Read More)

Xiall versus Demithyle, custom dice, and let's get up close with our minis!

May 3rd - via:
Mourners - The Madness Tournament continues!  Poor Ravlatch never stood a chance against Malavestros and his shenanigans! Malavestros advances! Next up... VOTE HERE Custom Dice unlocked! The campaign page has been updated with these up close looks... (Read More)


May 2nd - via:
We broke $200k and it's time to bring in the Valkyrie!  Kier - The First Sword of DeathThis fallen Valkyrie holds a sharp-edged mirror to Ellianastis's loose and ethereal aspects. A volatile fire burns within her; a side of Spirit that is always... (Read More)

$200,000 is just around the corner from Voxxingard!

May 2nd - via:
Mourners! Hear this call! We are close to a big milestone! Our first match in the Madness Tournament was close, but Cleopsis has edged out Kaylahkyll! All hail Flesh!  Today's match up - Relic Ravlatch vs Malavestros!  Go vote here for the... (Read More)

Tournament of Madness!

May 1st - via:
Mourners, You are a mourner, an allegiant of Death. In Court of the Dead: Mourners Call, you must wield your influence among Death’s resolute reaper knights, cunning Conclave spies and selfless soul shepherds to mold these powerful allies to fit... (Read More)

Weekend Backer Update!

April 29th - via:
Mourners, Our first week was a great one! We are so excited about this game we are building together! Let's keep the momentum going in week two so we can keep unlocking these amazing stretch goals!  Today we unlocked upgraded player boards! I know... (Read More)

Day #4 - New Stretch Goal revealed and more!

April 27th - via:
New Stretch Goal revealed! Kickstarter Exclusive Deluxe Marble dice! These gorgeous etherea blue dice will replace our standard dice. These will only be available in the Kickstarter edition. Everyone meet Jie Peng, a Court of the Dead super fan and... (Read More)

Day 3 - $150,000 smashed!

April 26th - via:
Mourners, Let's take a stroll through Illverness and talk about what we have unlocked and what is to come.  The Court increases as Demithyle enters the mix! The rivers of etherea will shine to the celestials with our upgraded game board! Metal skull... (Read More)

Day #2 update - Demithyle on the horizon and much more!

April 25th - via:
 This is a fantastic stretch goal that adds strategy to your Court Card decisions. Being able to swoop into a location and drop the Demithyle miniature to swing that control over to yourself, in addition to adding a new guild figure from that... (Read More)

Congrats we are funded!

April 24th - via:
48 Hour Quest unlocked! Next up, let's get that 5th player expansion unlocked and included! An easy way to help the campaign is to head over to and subscribe to the game page and hit that "heart" to fan the... (Read More)

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