Goetia: Kings of Hell

8-Bit Swordsman: Clash For The Prism of Punishment

A project in Claremore, OK by John Bryan

Funding Unsuccessful

A tribute to the 8-Bit RPG era. Up to 4 players battle across a variable tile set with bows, beam shooting swords, curses, and more!
Backers: 11
Average Pledge Per Backer: $24

Funded: $262 of $5,500
Dates: Aug 18th -> Sep 17th (30 days)
Project By: John Bryan
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Latest News

Well, down to the final hours...

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, we’re down to just a little over a day in this Kickstarter project, and things are looking a bit grim concerning reaching the Funding Goal. I do appreciate and thank everyone who supported 8-Bit Swordsman anyway, and I hope that some of you... (Read More)

Minor, yet important information concerning the box, and 5 Full Game Backers!

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Just a couple of quick notes: first, the exciting news is that we have reached the first set of 5 full game backers, so I’ll be updating the Print and Play albums tomorrow (hopefully). Second, and also important: There have been some details... (Read More)

Fun fact for today: The characters on the box.

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
As mentioned before, some of the combatants competing for the Prism of Punishment are human-like, others are not. While at this time the races of the characters do not yet serve an in-game purpose (although time and again I have brainstormed ideas... (Read More)

Some interesting information for some...

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
While we wait on this project to pick up steam a bit, I just thought I’d take the time to share some interesting information (at least it’s interesting for some people.) I have begun to upload the project videos to Youtube, just for fun and a... (Read More)

Extending the Print-N-Play Options (How To)

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
The following strategy is being implemented to this campaign: Due to some more interest being shown this weekend, I have decided that for every 5 backers of the full game Pledge Level I will add more Printable cards/tiles from the actual game to the... (Read More)

International shipping calculations

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Although my story section has a method for calculating exact international shipping, over the next few days I'm going to try to find and run some sample addresses through my publisher's calculator and post those countries as I am able. This will... (Read More)

8-Bit now has a Facebook Page!

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
https://www.facebook.com/8bitswordsman Feel free to check it out for campaign updates (in case you miss them here), as well as some samples for playtesting and Print-N-Play!  (Read More)

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