The Everrain

A project in London, UK by Grimlord Games

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A 1-4 player co-operative story driven exploration game in a world on the brink of annihilation
Backers: 3994
Average Pledge Per Backer: £90

Funded: £360,605 of £90,000
Dates: Oct 30th -> Nov 23rd (25 days)
Project By: Grimlord Games
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Miniatures in Kickstarter Board Games - Do We Need Them?

February 21st - via:
Miniatures of dragons, robots and RPG heroes are a vital part of many modern Kickstarter board games. There are many arguments for and against them. (Read More)

TENTACCOLADE Awards - Best Kickstarter Tabletop Games of 2018

January 3rd - via:
2018 was full of surprises, huge projects and changes on tabletop gaming related Kickstarter sections. Some creators appeared out of nowhere, others lost popularity and some rose to power, by completely obliterating the competition. Today we (Read More)

Sculpted bases unlocked!

November 23rd - via:
Dear backers, What glorious plunder! Now EVERY miniature from the game, including the add ons, will have sculpted bases:  The winds are with us, the seas are merciful! Let's keep sailing!  Hitting 360K will unlock Contraband Treasure cards!... (Read More)

Island exploration mechanics unlocked and sculpted bases spied from the crow's nest!!

November 23rd - via:
Dear backers, Now Islands exploration mechanics have been added to the game!  The island art will be added to the back of the the Enemy Ship dashboards, and will allow players to send their crew physcially ashore to fight and explore! With just 3... (Read More)

Neoprene game boards for all! And yet still more on the horizon...

November 23rd - via:
Dear backers, What an amazing effort! Now every single pledge will come with both neoprene ship dashboards and a neoprene game board!  The neoprene mats are provided in addition to the standard card versions. They are not a part of the core game,... (Read More)

Dice & more Sea Events unlocked, Art book revealed and more stretch goals abound!

November 22nd - via:
 Dear backers, Take heart, brave men and women of the fleet! Now every pledge comes with an additional set of Enemy dice, in a KS exclusive marble finish:  FYI just a quick note for anyone concerned about colour clashes, especially with the Brittle... (Read More)

The Cook's adventures await! Another stretch goal down!

November 22nd - via:
Dear backers, Noe everyone will receive 10 Kickstarter Exclusive Narrative cards, themed around the Kickstarter Exclusive Crew, the Cooks!  That brings the Sea Event and Island Exploration cards up to a whopping combined total of 170 cards! Now to... (Read More)

Neoprene ship dashboards for all!

November 21st - via:
Dear backers, What an excellent beginning to the final stretch! Now every Seafarer pledge comes with a set of 4 neoprene ship dashboards:  And we're not far off of the KSE exclusive Narrative cards for the Cooks:  What about beyond that? Well, how... (Read More)

We're almost there, ya scurvy dogs! The Old One itself has risen to scour the land and seas....

November 21st - via:
Dear backers, What a fantastic journey we've endured together these past 23 days! Thanks to your efforts, we've managed to unlock 90 Narrative cards, 2 new Enemies, 5 new Crew variant sculpts, 2 Kickstarter Exclusive Crew and unique Ship sculpts and... (Read More)

More, more, more - we get it :)

November 21st - via:
Morning backers,  So we had a good evening last night, lets keep that momentum going until the end of the campaign.  With that in mind we wanted to give you an update this morning, that focuses more on logistics then gameplay and add-ons.  Don't... (Read More)

The Avatar rises...

November 20th - via:
Dear backers, Today we'll be talking about the end of the world...well, sort of. This update is dedicated to talking about the final boss of the game, the Avatar of the Old One, its function in the game and just what need to happen to beat the damn... (Read More)

Social stretch goals Unlocked!

November 19th - via:
Dear backers, I love it when the crew pull together! That's 3 Social Stretch Goals thoroughly trounced, adding a staggering 40 more narrative cards to the core game!  With the winds in our favour, why don't we sail on and see if we can reach even... (Read More)

With friends come more adventures! Social Stretch Goals announced

November 15th - via:
Dear backers, We're very conscious of the feedback of our backers, and the rumours amongst the crew are that you crave more it's time to get some more tales told, in the form of some social stretch goals!: Click here to head over to our... (Read More)

Not all Treasure is silver & gold

November 13th - via:
Dear backers NEW Optional Add Ons So new ships are approaching on the horizon, soon you will have the choice of your own ship in the game why not also have the option of your own set of unique colour coordinate dice to accompany you as you sail the... (Read More)

Co operative play: sailing the dark tides with friends

November 13th - via:
Dear backers, Time for another update, and this time we're focusing on playing the game co operatively! The Everrain has been designed to play as botha solo and co op experience, with each way presenting unique and interesting experiences. But what... (Read More)

Wind in our sails part 2: Gameplay video & new add ons

November 11th - via:
Dear backers, The gameplay video is here! This should convey to everyone the essence of how players control their crew and ships, and interact with the world around them. Bear in mind that this is only an abridged version of the first of 4 chapters,... (Read More)

Wind in our sails part 1: A gift for our loyal crew!

November 8th - via:
Dear backers, We're currently in the midst of a storm, and all hands are on deck to see us through to clearer waters! We entered into this campaign in a way that we've now come to realise is an outdated model of how to run a campaign and have been... (Read More)

Gameplay video ETA, Narrative cards

November 8th - via:
Dear backers, The gameplay video is almost ready! Thank you for bearing with us, it will be posted by the end of the week (we'll do another update to announce this) We also have a second special announcement to make when the gameplay video is posted,... (Read More)

The combat rules are live!

November 4th - via:
Dear backers, The combat mechanics have been added to the WIP rulebook! The Everrain uses a dice based combat system, and in this update we'll be explaining how the same dice are used to resolve both Deck and Sea combat scenarios. Please note that... (Read More)

Everrain Tabletop Simulator on the horizon!

November 4th - via:
Dear backers, We have some special coming to the campaign soon....  A digital demo of the Everrain on Tabletop Simulator! Just the thing to put the wind back into our sails! Now, let's chase down that next stretch goal! Lay aloft and loose all sail!... (Read More)

The Merchant comes aboard!

November 3rd - via:
Dear backers, Look who has decided to join our merry band:   The Merchant, art by Sebastian Kowoll & sculpt by Tom Lishman  Having Special Crew on board has a variety of bonuses, and one of them is that they can unlock additional options on the... (Read More)

The Abyssal Tides are upon us! The Everrain's first add on revealed

November 2nd - via:
Dear backers, Now that the campaign is running along nicely, its' time to launch the first add on!  The Abyssal Ties expansion introduces 2 new Special Crew, the Mercenary and the Quartermaster, and 2 new enemies, the Writhing Myriad and the Herald... (Read More)

Everrain mentioned on Sam Healey's 10 Games Played at Essen

November 1st - via:
Dear backers, Well this is a lovely surprise! We had the honour of having Sam Healey stop by the booth at Essen for a demo of the Everrain, and he talks a little about his first impressions in the video (skip to 8:30):... (Read More)

WIP Rulebook is up!

November 1st - via:
Dear backers, Here it is, the WIP rulebook! You can find it by clicking the image below, or on the main campaign page. Please bear in mind that this is still very much a work in progress, with some sections requiring more detail, but we felt it was... (Read More)

The Cultist Summoners are upon us & 2 new stretch goals revealed!

October 31st - via:
Dear backers, That's another stretch goal down!  The next 2 stretch goals are pretty exciting! First up, a brand new Crew member:  and right after the Merchant, a big one! Unique ships for all: Not only our the sculpts unique, but they each have... (Read More)

10 stretch goals in already!

October 31st - via:
Dear backers, The seas grow ever more interesting!  And our next stretch goal introduces our second new enemy, the Cultist Summoner!  Rulebook and Gameplay videosJust a quick update on our plans for these; the rulebook will be posted within the... (Read More)

What wondrous progress made! Another 2 stretch goals down!

October 31st - via:
Dear backers, What has happened? We only retreated to our cabins for a short time for some rest, yet the ship appears to have made amazing progress on our journey!  That's the last of the unique Crew sculpts unlocked! And these changes aren't just... (Read More)

We're cutting through these stretch goals like the waves beneath our vessel!

October 30th - via:
Dear backers, Phenomenal! Another 3 stretch goals have already been unlocked! The Bloated Drowned man is the first of our new enemies to be unlocked! Each enemy has it's own unique ability, and Drowned Men are prone to explode and shower nearby crew... (Read More)

Ahoy! Funded in 1 hour!

October 30th - via:
Dear backers, What an amazing start! We're already fully funded in the first hour, and there's plenty of sea left to travel before we're done. Thank you all so very much for joining us at the start of another journey for us, it's going to be amazing!... (Read More)

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