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Fate of the Elder Gods - the boardgame of Lovecraftian cults

A project in St. Louis, MO by GreaterThanGames

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The wicked 1-4 player game of summoning supernatural evil in 60-90 minutes. From Richard Launius, Darrell Louder, and Chris Kirkman.
Backers: 2876
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $211,447 of $60,000
Dates: Jul 19th -> Aug 19th (32 days)
Project By: GreaterThanGames
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Latest News

Just A Bit More Madness

August 18th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! Well, things have certainly picked up since the 48 hour notifications went out! We’ve now unlocked absolutely everything… or have we? *insert mischievous laughter* Ahem. Ok, yes, we have unlocked absolutely everything,... (Read More)

Enlighten The Faithful

August 17th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! We just passed $140K, which means everyone now gets a cuddly Hound of Tindalos to play with! We’re currently edging closer to the Byakhee, and then we’re not too far off from a whole slew of goodies at $150k - most... (Read More)

Monster Mash

August 15th - via:
Iä Iä my fellow Cultists! Darrell here, yep evidently having Yog-Sothoth back me up on posting spoilers has proved to be a wise move. So with that, I decided to post our Beasts from Beyond line-up now as opposed to tomorrow. Tomorrow we'll still... (Read More)

Something Wicked This Way Comes

August 12th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! Woohoo! We just unlocked Yig! Thank you all so much for making that happen. So, you all know we’ve been alluding to our big plans for a Monster expansion if we unlocked enough stretch goals, so with a week left in the... (Read More)

Membership Has Its Privileges

August 11th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! We’re dropping in today to let you all in on a little secret: You’re getting some more special goodies. Every backer who pledges at the Cultist level and above will receive the special pack of promotional Cult cards... (Read More)

Gen Con, Cults, a Playmat, and More!

August 9th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! We are officially back from Gen Con, and it was an awesome time! We even unlocked the Shoggoth monster for all backers today! You all can take a look at the new stretch goal image and let your imagination go wild as to the... (Read More)

Sanity check.

August 8th - via:
Hello Cultists! Darrell here, checking in after just arriving back home from GenCon. Chris and Richard are both still en route home- but I just wanted to steal the 'KickStarter' microphone to announce we are alive! It also appears the campaign is... (Read More)

Gen Con Looms!

August 3rd - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! More specifically, greetings from Gen Con! We’re working hard here to get things set up for the big show, which starts tomorrow. But we wanted to take a small break and show you some of the behind-the-scenes here. First... (Read More)

The Fungi From Yuggoth

August 1st - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! It’s been another good weekend, and we’re nearly halfway to the next stretch goal - Ghatanothoa! We thought today might be a good time to talk about how Monsters work with the Mi-Go as an example. Then we’ll show how... (Read More)

Granting Dark Gifts

July 30th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! So, we’re mid-campaign and things are going pretty well - we’re almost to those Mi-Go! Obviously we think we can do better with all of your enthusiasm on the internet, and with our presence through demos at GenCon, but... (Read More)

Azathoth and Others

July 28th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft Lovers! Well, we just passed another stretch goal last night, so every copy of Fate of the Elder Gods will now have shiny UV coating on the box front and the board will be black core, both of which will look super nice. Many of... (Read More)

Cubes of Power!

July 26th - via:
What can I say except, Stretch Goal 1 unlocked, resin dice for everyone! As the image shows, that is the final mold, but will NOT be the final colors. We are working on getting the proper colors for good contrast behind the scenes. Once we have the... (Read More)

You Did It!

July 24th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! Well, you did it - we funded! That means that every single one of you have made this game a reality, and that is truly awesome. And not only are we funded, but we’re now almost halfway to the first stretch goal -... (Read More)

Curses! So Close to Funding!

July 23rd - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lover! Wow, we are soooo close to funding! Thank you so much for spreading news of our game far and wide. If we just keep pushing we can cross that funding line and move on to some really fun upgrades and additions to the game. As... (Read More)

It Belongs in a Museum!

July 21st - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! As promised, today we are taking a closer look at the ancient Artifacts in the game. Cults can gain Artifacts by visiting the Museum Location on the Fate Clock. By taking the basic action at the Museum, Cults can take one... (Read More)

A Wicked Great Start

July 20th - via:
Greetings Lovecraft lovers! Wow, what an incredible first day! Thanks to all of you we are over 60% funded, and that is truly awesome. This is a great start and when you get a further peek behind the curtain we’re confident that the chatter on this... (Read More)

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