Overlord: A Boss Monster Adventure

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Brotherwise Games

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An all-new game featuring the retro villains of Boss Monster. Conquer the overworld in this game of tile-drafting and map-building!
Backers: 11338
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $550,759 of $35,000
Dates: Jun 16th -> Jul 10th (24 days)
Project By: Brotherwise Games
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Latest News

Reaping the Rewards: 'Overboss' Emerges from the Dungeon

May 7th - via: geekdad.com
Overboss is a tile-placement game for 1 to 5 players, ages 8 and up, and takes about 20 to 30 minutes to play. It retails for $44.95 and is available directly from Brotherwise Games and in stores. The rules are easy enough for kids, though they may need some help with the math for scoring depending on skill level. Overboss was designed by Aaron Mesburne (a first-time designer) and Kevin Russ (designer of Calico) and published by Brotherwise Games, with illustrations by Darren Calvert (artist of Boss Monster). (Read More)

An Epic Conclusion

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, Overlords! When we started this project we were confident it would be successful. Aaron and Kevin designed a delightful game, and the team here at Brotherwise did a terrific job bringing it into the world of Boss Monster. We also have a... (Read More)

A Peek Inside the Vault

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The end is near, Overlords! In this penultimate day of the campaign, we've been blown away by the pace of new backers. Yesterday was our second-biggest funding day, and today we've already surpassed yesterday's day-end results! From the data sources... (Read More)

Lords of Overlord

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Well met, Overlords! As we head into the final days of this campaign, it feels like a good time to go back to the game's originators: Aaron Mesburne and Kevin Russ. Today, the designers of Overlordwill answer questions from backers! But first, a fun... (Read More)

What's in the Box

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Overlords, the end is near! This Thursday is the last day of our campaign, so now it's time for the final push. Today we have a look back, a peek behind the curtain, and a fun surprise for Boss Monster fans.  How Far We've Come It's pretty crazy... (Read More)

Fireworks, Hot Reviews, and Burning Questions

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, Overlords! To our fellow Americans, happy Independence Day. We hope you have a great weekend of barbecues, fireworks, and board games. Holiday weekends are the perfect time to play "gateway games" with friends and family, the kind of... (Read More)

Add-On Like a Boss

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Overlords! What a blast this has been. We've got over a week left in our Overlord campaign and we've already unlocked all of the stretch goals, and the pace of new fans joining the campaign actually seems to be increasing. We're once again humbled by... (Read More)

Rise of The Collective

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Overlords, you've done it! When we started this campaign, we knew our stretch goals were ambitious. Early in the campaign, we started to assume we'd have to set aside some of our ideas for future expansions. But in the past few days the pace of our... (Read More)

A Towering Achievement

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
The Overlord crowdfunding campaign has now surpassed 5,000 backers and $250,000 in pledges. We've more than doubled the amount of gameplay that comes in every box. But as we come to the end of our stretch goals, we wanted to do something special to... (Read More)

Player's Poll, new stretch goal, on a roll

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The middle of a Kickstarter campaign is typically a slow time, a period of doldrums between the early adopters who pledge on Day One and the latecomers who wait till the end of the campaign. Last week this time, we thought we were headed in that... (Read More)

No Stretch Goal is Safe!

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning, Overlords! We hope you had a great weekend, because we sure did. The Overlord campaign is on a rampage, and no stretch goal is safe! Here's what we've knocked out since Friday: Pretty awesome stuff, guys. We have now DOUBLED the number... (Read More)

Here Among the Clouds

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Saturday, Overlords! This weekend marks the midpoint of our campaign, and we’ve accomplished a lot! Yesterday, you guys unlocked our fourth additional terrain option: Cloud Islands. Cloud Islands start with a Power score of 7. But for each... (Read More)

Our Feedback on Your Feedback

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, Overlords! Yesterday, we took a look at how much stuff we've unlocked so far, and asked what else you'd like to see. We got a lot of comments, including many ideas that came up several times. Today at Brotherwise HQ, we're discussing all... (Read More)

Unlocked and Unstoppable

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Overlords, we are now one week into our campaign. When we look at what's been unlocked, it's crazy to realize how much bigger this game has gotten. Check this out: on the left is where we started, and on the right is where we are now. And then... (Read More)

Padmé Joins Star Wars: Legion, Roll20 Makes Its Own RPG, and More in Gaming News

June 24th - via: gizmodo.com.au
Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, Gizmodo’s column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. (Read More)

Circle of Trust

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, Overlords! We're now headed into week two of our campaign, and what a first week we've had! Since the start of the campaign, we've surpassed 3,000 backers! We've unlocked seven stretch goals. The latest: Summoning Circles! We started with... (Read More)

The Gloves Are Off

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morrow, Overlords! We've had another strong day of pledges, unlocking Solo mode! Our next stretch goal will bring in something that a lot of backers have asked for: a greater degree of player interaction and cross-table play. We call them... (Read More)

The Conquest Continues!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, Overlords! It's been another successful day, with another big stretch goal unlocked. Thanks to everyone who joined today and helped us unlock the Volcano terrain tile set! Place a Volcano for 4 points, but remove every adjacent monster or... (Read More)

Which Boss Will Be Crowned Overlord?

June 19th - via: dicetowernews.com
Brotherwise Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a video game inspired board game called Overlord: A Boss Monster Adventure. (Read More)

The Rise of Overlord

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
It's been another great day, as we saw the campaign surpass milestones like 2,000 backers and $100,000 in pledges. It's amazing to see so many people throwing their support behind this project. So it seems like a great day to talk about how the... (Read More)

You Came To Conquer

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
It has now been 12 hours since the start of this campaign, and we recently surpassed $85,000 in funding. At Brotherwise Games, our previous first-day record was $75,000 during our campaign for Call To Adventure. We hoped that Overlord would be big,... (Read More)

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