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Tanares Adventures + Arena: the Contest 1.5

A project in Newark, DE by Dragori Games

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A massive expansion for 100+ total hours of co-op content, a second print with reworked miniatures, and a legendary Dragon Collection.
Backers: 7826
Average Pledge Per Backer: $215

Funded: $1,684,666 of $50,000
Dates: Feb 4th -> Feb 27th (24 days)
Project By: Dragori Games
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February 27th - via:
We have no words to describe our joy and honor to have you with us throughout this incredible journey. You pledged for many rewards, and received HUNDREDS of others for free. Well, our pledge to you is this: We will work our hardest, and give our... (Read More)

The QUEEN OF DRAGONS joins the fight!

February 27th - via:
Hey there, Wow, that Titan is proving himself a worthy opponent, huh? While you try to defeat him, this Update is here to pay some of our outstanding debts to the best community ever. Starting with THE QUEEN OF DRAGONS, who joins the fight! She comes... (Read More)

Arachne UNLOCKED! Gullog UNLOCKED! Now, for the Ultimate Challenge…

February 27th - via:
The crowd erupted. Over 7400 backers (I mean, citizens) came together and started fighting, bare-handed, against the powerful dark elves, Gullog included. Many perished along the way. The power of a single combatant seems irrelevant, but put everyone... (Read More)


February 26th - via:
RRRAAACCHHNNEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!  With A LOT, and I mean, A LOT of time to spare, you have defeated our Final Boss. And wait. She is a Boss. Therefore… Every single “Cosmetic + All-in” Pledge will get her PAINTED. Time to... (Read More)

The End is nigh… call in the troops!

February 26th - via:
Hey there, Yesterday we unlocked THREE MINIATURES for you all, as a Community Reward, and the debate is intense at BGG about the type of Villain we should add to Tanares Adventures.  This is the structure of pledges that INCLUDE Stretch Goals AND... (Read More)


February 25th - via:
Woah, we're half way there (…)  Take my hand, we'll make it I swear - Bon Jovi, Livin’ on a Prayer Hey there, Yesterday we announced the Arachne, when we were 200k away from her. Totally a Final Boss material, right? But you took the challenge... (Read More)

Your Complete Guide to Pledges and Add-ons

February 25th - via:
Hey there, Yesterday was awesome! With more than $75k raised, you are surely fighting hard against Arachne! I am confident she shall soon be yours! THE FINAL STRETCH HAS BEGUN!! With the addition of the Cosmetic + All-in Pledges in yesterday’s... (Read More)

Final Boss Fight! All-in Pledge!

February 24th - via:
IT HAS BEGUN. THE MOMENT WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR. THE FINAL BOSS FIGHT. Just as we reach 6666 backers, and 1,300,000 raised. Behold: *(She has just been finished by our sculptors, so give us some time for final tweaks and minor pre-production... (Read More)

The Dragon Collection

February 23rd - via:
Hey there, We have been talking more and more about Tanares Adventures’ Gameplay, based on the order of Stretch Goals that had been unlocked. If you want to check them out by theme, here is the full list: Sidequests | Envelope of Secrets |... (Read More)

City Structures, Commanders!

February 22nd - via:
Introduction Hey there, Yesterday we ran into a few problems and there was no update published. But a good thing came from it: we have planned some new surprises for you as we approach the final stretch of this incredible journey!  Thank you for... (Read More)

Heroes and Villains

February 20th - via:
Hey there, Today will be a short one, because there’s an AMA starting in a few minutes! If you have a Reddit account, feel free to drop by and Ask Me Anything! Yesterday was an eventful day. You unlocked yet another chapter in our NEW CAMPAIGN!!!... (Read More)

Level UP!

February 19th - via:
Table of Contents Overture. Part 8 - Turning a Blind EYE Stretch Goals. Review: Level UP System. “Daily Reveals:” Myr - Reworked Hero sculpt spotlight. Workshop. Suggest a name for our Elf! Do you want to know what each Section is all about?... (Read More)

Quick word on plastic trays. And oh, by the way, more rewards for you!

February 18th - via:
Table of Contents  Introduction. Updated “Everything You Unlocked.”   Overture. Part 7 - Black EYE.   Community Quests. Level 6! Here’s your reward. | Create a Hero / Fan Art / Artifact links re-submitted.   Stretch Goals. Teaser: “The... (Read More)

Villains, Villains, Villains! Nothing 6,000 Heroes can't handle, though.

February 17th - via:
Table of Contents Introduction. 6k backers = 6 goblins! Let’s get more Villains! Overture. Bird’s EYE. Stretch Goals. Review: The Pyramids chapter unlocked! The Ancient Glacier chapter unlocked! Preview: “The Waterfalls” Chapter “Daily... (Read More)

FOUR new Villain Miniatures coming; Sleeves Add-on; We are UK-Friendly!

February 16th - via:
FOUR new Villain Miniatures Coming! Hey there, We are excited and honored with the support you have been giving us. Your presence in the comments section and your constant participation in our Workshops are giving us the inspiration to make this... (Read More)

The World Wins!!!!

February 15th - via:
Table of Contents  Overture. Part 5 - In the Public EYE.  Stretch Goals. Review: Ship Raid, The Elemental Plane Main Quests. | Preview:the Ancient Glacier chapter.  “Daily Reveals:” Catharina and Zafara - Reworked sculpts spotlight.  Events.... (Read More)

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s our gift for you.

February 14th - via:
Hey there, We have an awesome community that we love and cherish. We want to be with you forever, and bring you as much joy as we can. You did so much for our lives, that we don’t even know how to begin to repay (besides, of course, sparing no... (Read More)

Challenges, votes, new Journal, and more!

February 13th - via:
Table of Contents  Overture. Part 4 - Without batting an EYE.  Community Quests. We got Kicktraq #1 again! But just for a few hours. Let’s get it again today to reach Level 5 and a new reward!  Stretch Goals. New Journal Unlocked! New Campaign,... (Read More)

New Hero, new Chapter, new Jorana, and create a new Villain!

February 12th - via:
Table of Contents  Overture. Part 3 - Giving the EYE.  Community Quests. Thumbs up Tanares Adventures HERE. One more day of Hotness to unlock Level 5. Talking about Tiles from Arena: the Contest.  Stretch Goals. Mystery Loot Box 2. Next chapter... (Read More)

Everything You Unlocked (in one loong image)

February 10th - via:
Hey there, We are excited to show a little something we came up with and that has been recently added to our Campaign Page. It became especially beautiful with the Madness Box you unlocked today. At the great rate new people are finding out about... (Read More)

Let’s create Game Boards together!

February 9th - via:
Special: GAME BOARDS ADD-ON ANNOUNCEMENT |Disclaimer: we will not offer gameplay add-ons for the remainder of this kickstarter. Workshop: Let’s build new Game Boards! Hey there, We have unlocked the Augur (yay!) and you are close to unlocking that... (Read More)

To Infinity and Beyo… (I take it back in case this sentence is copyrighted)

February 8th - via:
Table of Contents Introduction. THE AUGUR - UNLOCKED! What comes next? Free Game Box. | The Structure of our KS Updates. Overture. In the EYE of the Storm. Community Quests. New Phase. Stretch Goals. Review: Going Infinite Game Mode. “Daily... (Read More)

One Million Dollars is on the horizon… and with it, comes...

February 6th - via:
Table of Contents  Community Quests. Mystery Loot Box. Solution. Reward.  Stretch Goals. Preview: The Augur - Super 1000k Reward | Review: Alternate beginnings and Special Party Objectives. Legendary Sidequests.  “Daily Stretch Goal:” Taram,... (Read More)

Day One was CRAZY! (But it was just the set-up. Now, let the games begin…)

February 5th - via:
Previously… Update #01 - Thank you! | Mystery Loot Box | Community Quests | Your First Challenge | Update #02 - How our Stretch Goals work | Sidequests | Envelopes of Secrets | Update #03 - The Community Levels UP! | A Call to Action Phew. What was... (Read More)

1000%! More than 30 Stretch Goals Unlocked!

February 4th - via:
Previously… Thank you! | Mystery Loot Box | Community Quests | Your First Challenge Previously… How our Stretch Goals work | Sidequests | Envelopes of Secrets The Community Levels UP - Level 2 Congratulations! You have achieved one of the three... (Read More)

The First Chapter Begins!

February 4th - via:
Previously… Thank you! | Mystery Loot Box | Community Quests | Your First Challenge another one of our Social Media Avatars. Click on the image to download up to 40+ avatars. How our Stretch Goals work Many of you go out of your way to stretch your... (Read More)

FUNDED! (Faster than you can say “Arena: the Contest - Tanares Adventures!”)

February 4th - via:
Thank you, thank you, thank you! This journey began as far back as 2011, when a “crazy-now-that-we-see-it-in-retrospective” attack by Taram with “damage: 3d4-5” was ripped up from a notebook and put to initial testings, with horrendous but... (Read More)

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February 4th - via:
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