Freedom Five: A Sentinels Comics Board Game

A project in Sachse, TX by Arcane Wonders

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A cooperative comic book adventure game created by the award-winning designers Richard Launius & the Sadler Brothers.
Backers: 5868
Average Pledge Per Backer: $161

Funded: $944,242 of $50,000
Dates: Oct 20th -> Nov 13th (25 days)
Project By: Arcane Wonders
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Latest News

Over $900k and still climbing in the final hour

November 13th - via:
Hello friends! What an absolutely ridiculous final day it’s been! The outpouring of support from this community has been unbelievable. We're completely dumbfounded! Thanks to your tireless support, Freedom Five has grown into the incredible,... (Read More)

Final hours! New Stretch Goals, Pledge Level, and Reveals

November 13th - via:
Greetings, citizens of Megalopolis! The final hours are upon us! This update is bittersweet to write; this campaign has been such a joy to be a part of, we don’t want to see it end! Fortunately, even though this Kickstarter campaign technically... (Read More)

Final 24 hours!

November 12th - via:
Hello friends! We are officially in the home stretch of this campaign! The past few days have been nothing short of explosive, and we are endlessly grateful for the support of this amazing community. Many of you wonderful folks have been consistently... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: David Arberas!

November 12th - via:
Hello, my fellow Heroes!  What an exciting time we've been having these final hours. I was so happy with the outpouring of love and excitement for the new expansion and new page refresh. It was a lot of hard work and late hours for Walter and... (Read More)

Heading into the final 48 hours!

November 11th - via:
Hey folks! We’re officially in the final stretch of this campaign, and it's been one heck of a wild ride! A huge thank you to everyone who has been with us this entire journey, and a warm welcome to anyone joining us in these last few days. We’re... (Read More)

Over $660k! Stretch Goals, Reveals, and Art Raffle

November 10th - via:
Hello everyone What a crazy day it's been! Holy smokes, you folks are unbelievable. This campaign has grown over $120,000 today! We are humbled, and beyond grateful for the tremendous support from this community. Tonight's update is a long one, so... (Read More)

Final Week! New Expansion, Pledge Levels, & other fun things

November 10th - via:
Greetings, citizens of Megalopolis! Today marks the final sprint of this campaign! It's been an exhilarating few weeks, and we’ve absolutely loved every minute of hanging out with you folks. Without a doubt, this has been the most spirited,... (Read More)

Over $525k! Stretch Goals & Teaser

November 8th - via:
Hey everybody! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend, and are feeling ready for an exciting final week ahead of us! Tonight’s update is very brief - we just want to touch base and let you know to be on the lookout for some big announcement(s)... (Read More)


November 8th - via:
Howdy, my Hero Friends!! Stephen Gibson here with a short and sweet update for you! Things have really started picking up again as we're about to head into the final week of the campaign. I feel like our little robo-raptor is to thank! Of course, in... (Read More)

Heading into the final week! New Unlocks & Community Chosen Hero

November 7th - via:
Greetings, citizens of Megalopolis What a fantastic end to the 3rd week! As we enter the final leg of this journey, we are reminded of how fortunate we are to have such a passionate and enthusiastic community behind this project. You folks are the... (Read More)

Hero Upgrades, New Add-ons, & Major Spoilers

November 6th - via:
Hello friends! Thank you all for bearing with us this week; we’ve been a little slower on updates than normal with the whole team working to put some finishing touches together for the end of this campaign. We’ve got some major announcements in... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Farah Nurmaliza!

November 4th - via:
Howdy Heroes!  Stephen Gibson, Art Director, back with another Artist Spotlight for you!  This project is really the first time I ever worked on a "comic book" in any real capacity. In fact, my knowledge of how comic art was made was *quite*... (Read More)

New Teasers & 3-for-1 Villain Spotlight

November 3rd - via:
Howdy Folks Hope this update finds you well! Huge thank you to all the folks who have been with us for this long journey, and a big “Hello!” to everyone just joining us in week 3. We remain flabbergasted with the amount of enthusiasm and... (Read More)

Over $400k! New Goals & Hero Spotlight: Tachyon

November 2nd - via:
Hello friends! We hope you all had a wonderful weekend, and are feeling energized for the week ahead! This is the 3rd week of the campaign, and we still have a long road of Stretch Goals and other surprises to unlock between now and the finish line.... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - Board Games to Back on Kickstarter in November

November 2nd - via:
There are less than 60 days until the end of the year and we still have so many KS board game campaigns running (and coming soon). If your wallet needs some guidance or you simply want to check out which board game campaigns are my favourites right now, be my guest! (Read More)

Almost 3,000 Backers! New Comics, Announcements, & Hero Spotlight; Bunker

November 1st - via:
Greetings, citizens of Megalopolis! Hope everyone is having a wonderful Halloween weekend! Every day this campaign and community continue to grow, and we are so grateful for the opportunity to grow the amount of content in Freedom Five right... (Read More)

New Villains, Stories, Heroes.... and Guise :)

October 31st - via:
Happy Halloween folks! What a fitting end to a fantastic week! This has been a powerful past few days for the campaign, and thanks to your help we’ve unlocked a ton of new content for Freedom Five. We want to take a moment and give a special thank... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Ivan Fiorelli & NEW ADD-ON!

October 30th - via:
Howdy Heroes!  I interrupt your regularly scheduled programming with my own short and sweet artist spotlight! My name is Stephen Gibson, I'm sure you've seen me in the comments, I'm the Art Director at Arcane Wonders! Let's start with a big thank... (Read More)

Over 2,500+ backers strong! Evil on the horizon & Hero Spotlight: Absolute Zero

October 30th - via:
Hey folks! We hope this update finds you happy, healthy, and getting ready for the upcoming holiday! Our apologies for posting these past few updates late in the evening; we really appreciate everyone who stays up to read them, and we absolutely love... (Read More)

Over $320k and still stretching! Major unlocks incoming

October 28th - via:
Greetings, citizens of Megalopolis What a crazy week it's been! Waking up to new stretch goals and tons of comments from this community every day has been so invigorating for us. This is by far the most active - and most fun - Kickstarter campaign... (Read More)

Something terrible is on its way to Megalopolis...

October 27th - via:
Hey folks! Another beautiful day in Megalopolis,  another chunk of milestones passed. This campaign is right around the corner from $300,000 and still going strong! We’re doing our best to pack this giant box to the brim with content, and we’re... (Read More)

Over 2,000+ Backers! New Hero & Villain Spotlights

October 26th - via:
Hello friends! Week 2 of this campaign is off to a powerful start! We unlocked a chunk of awesome content over the weekend, and shared some deep-dive insights into gameplay & characters. If you missed these spotlights, you can give them a read... (Read More)

Stretch Goals, Story Spoilers, & Hero Spotlight: Wraith

October 25th - via:
Hey everybody! You folks just can’t be stopped, can you? Another day, another stretch goal smashed. And on a Sunday no less! Let’s take a look at our newest addition to the world of Freedom Five: Baron Blade is up there as one of the most iconic... (Read More)

Strech Goals & Hero Spotlight: Legacy

October 24th - via:
Hello friends! Few things make us happier than blasting through multiple stretch goals over the weekend, let alone on the same day! We can’t tell you how much we appreciate all the dialogue taking place within this community; we love hearing all... (Read More)

NEW Mastermind & Scenario Comic Book Unlocked!

October 24th - via:
Greetings, citizens of Megalopolis! There is truly nothing more inspiring than waking up on a Saturday to find that the community has crushed another major milestone for this campaign! No rest for the wicked (and trust me, this one is pretty... (Read More)

Over $220k+! Stretch Goals & Important Announcements

October 23rd - via:
Hey everybody! It has been another big day for the Freedom Five! Tonight's update is a bit of a long one, so let's jump right in! We smashed our way through a few more stretch goals - here's the recap: Since we last spoke, we’ve added a premium... (Read More)

Freedom Five is a co-op superhero game from Arkham Horror and Descent designers

October 23rd - via:
Protect the city of Megalopois from the dastardly Baron Blade in Freedom Five: A Sentinel Comics Board Game, co-designed by Arkham Horror co-creator Richard Launius. Freedom Five is being co-published by Arcane Wonders, the company behind games such as two-player title Onitama and magical battle card game Mage Wars Arena, and Greater Than Games - the studio responsible for Spirit Island. (Read More)

More BIG changes + Early look at $200k & beyond

October 22nd - via:
Howdy folks! The sun is shining on another beautiful day in Megalopolis. We want to thank everyone here for an awesome Day 3! This community has been unbelievable with fantastic feedback, suggestions, and support. Your passion and enthusiasm are the... (Read More)

BIG Changes & New Stretch Goals!

October 21st - via:
Hello friends! It’s Day 2 of the campaign and we’re feeling energized! We took down a couple more small Stretch Goals since yesterday, but for today’s update, we want to focus on some big changes on the horizon for Freedom Five and this... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Freedom Five', A Sentinels Comics Board Game

October 21st - via:
Greater Than Games has put out a lot of excellent content, and developed the mythology of the Sentinel Comics universe beautifully. Freedom Five includes a number of different campaigns, and each has a story book formatted as a comic book. (Read More)

Stretch Goals & Gameplay Spotlight #1

October 20th - via:
Greetings, citizens of Megalopolis! What an insane Day 1 it has been so far! We’ve flown past the funding goal, and we’re already punching our way through some stretch goals. We’ve poured so much love into this game, and it’s an honor to have... (Read More)

Founded in 1 hour!

October 20th - via:
Hey everyone!  Just touching base with a huge THANK YOU!!! Thanks for being with us on day 1 everyone! We are so grateful for all your support, and we’re honored to be a part of this incredible community. This campaign is going to be a blast. We... (Read More)

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