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HEROES OF CERULEA – Pixelated Dungeon Crawl Tabletop RPG

A project in Ljungby, Sweden by Bläckfisk Publishing

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Explore dungeons, solve puzzles, fight monsters, gather keys, find items, and defeat bosses. Lo-fi art and rules; high playability.
Backers: 1023
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr424 SEK

Funded: kr434,262 SEK of kr75,000 SEK
Dates: Sep 15th -> Oct 6th (22 days)
Project By: Bläckfisk Publishing
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Latest News

Secret stretch goal achieved!

October 6th - via:
You did it! You unlocked the secret stretch goal! So what is the secret? Eastmost Peninsula. ... Jokes aside, as there are so many of us now, we figured it could be fun to do something together!  We'll finish up a first version of the PDF, the... (Read More)

Final level up!

October 6th - via:
We've unlocked the final stretch goal! Our external collaborators will now get another raise. You did it! We're all out of stretch goals at this point. But rumor has it, there's a SECRET STRETCH GOAL, which unlocks if we reach 1 000 backers. What is... (Read More)

Twelfth level up!

October 5th - via:
We've unlocked the twelfth stretch goal! We're now adding more monsters to the game. Fingers crossed, we'll be able to unlock the thirteenth and final stretch goal too—so we can give our external collaborators another raise. Go, go, go! //Lucas... (Read More)

Final day

October 5th - via:
We're about to enter the last day of the Kickstarter! We've received heartwarming support for the project thus far, and together we've managed unlock a bunch of sweet stretch goals: custom eight-sided D4 dice, a dungeon booklet written by Christian... (Read More)

Eleventh level up!

October 5th - via:
We've unlocked the eleventh stretch goal! We're now designing another dungeon: the ice themed Snow Shrine. Once again, we're out of stretch goals, but not out of time. So we're adding two new ones for the home stretch: more monsters, and another... (Read More)

Tenth level up!

October 4th - via:
We've unlocked the tenth stretch goal! We're now adding even more great pixel art to the book, courtesy of the brilliant Ronja Melin. At this point, there are only two days left of the campaign. But what the heck, we'll add another stretch goal:... (Read More)

Ninth level up!

October 3rd - via:
We've unlocked the ninth stretch goal! All of our external collaborators will now get a well deserved 20% bonus. Thank you all so much for making this possible. As we're now out of stretch goals, we've added a new one: even more pixel art in the... (Read More)

Eighth level up!

September 30th - via:
We've unlocked the eighth stretch goal!    Many of you have asked for a solo mode, and we will now design Hero of Cerulea—a version of the game, adapted for solo play. All backers will get the rules as a PDF (at a later date, as to not delay the... (Read More)

8-bit songwriting session

September 29th - via:
This Saturday, October 1, we’ll be livestreaming an 8-bit songwriting session over at Maximiliam Andersson’s Twitch channel. During the stream, we'll compose some of the tracks for the 8-bit Ambience stretch goal. The session starts around 3 PM... (Read More)

Seventh level up!

September 25th - via:
We've unlocked the seventh stretch goal! We will make 8-sided dice with two sets of 1–4. GUARDIAN backers will each get four dice. At this point, the GUARDIANS will be getting quite a lot of stuff for their pledge... And we're really happy about... (Read More)

Sixth level up!

September 23rd - via:
We've unlocked the sixth stretch goal! We will now set up a license allowing everyone to freely create, release, and sell stuff for Heroes of Cerulea. The license will also include layout templates, and a digital asset pack of dungeon elements for... (Read More)

Three new stretch goals added

September 22nd - via:
Many of you have been asking for a solo version of the game, and for custom dice. We listened, talked to some folks, calculated, pondered—and now we're adding both of them as stretch goals! The custom dice would be 8-sided with two sets of 1–4.... (Read More)

Fifth level up! (+ livestreams)

September 21st - via:
We've unlocked the fifth stretch goal! Maximiliam Andersson will now help us compose 8-bit inspired ambient music tracks, which will be available for download. We're also planning a music writing live stream sometime next weekend.  As this was our... (Read More)

Fourth level up! (+ live Q&A)

September 20th - via:
We've unlocked the fourth stretch goal! We will now craft a dozen or so ready-made Overworld areas, which you can include in your campaigns. All backers will get the areas as a PDF.   Our next stretch goal is another collaboration. Along with... (Read More)

Third level up!

September 18th - via:
We've unlocked the third stretch goal! Christian Sahlén (Cy_BORG, pamphlet prodigy) will now write a booklet dungeon for Heroes of Cerulea. According to our source, it might be set inside a perplexing stone cube full of ash and bones... All backers... (Read More)

Second level up!

September 17th - via:
We've unlocked the second stretch goal! The books will now each have a cloth ribbon, to help you easily return to a particular page spread.  The upcoming stretch goal is really exciting. We're longtime fans of Christian Sahléns compelling and... (Read More)

First level up!

September 16th - via:
We've unlocked our first stretch goal! The books will now have embossed covers and will feel even more like video game cartridges. Thanks again for supporting the project, it really fills our heart containers! And as the illustrious Dan Algstrand... (Read More)

Our adventure starts here

September 16th - via:
The game is funded! Big thanks to everyone supporting us! We really appreciate all the help spreading the word about this peculiar little project. Tell a friend, write a social media post, and all that—and let’s go unlock some stretch goals.... (Read More)

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