Darwin's Journey

HEXplore It: The Sands of Shurax

A project in Oshkosh, WI by Jonathan Mariucci

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Enter the wastes to explore a rich world caught in turmoil. Build heroes, power them up, and face hundreds of challenging scenarios!
Backers: 2394
Average Pledge Per Backer: $123

Funded: $294,360 of $28,000
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 1st (32 days)
Project By: Jonathan Mariucci
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Latest News

What a grand finale!

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, we've reached our City-State! We've surged through our last two goals, what a thrill this campaign has been! You've just unlocked our app upgrade that will allow us to purchase loopable music to add ambiance during your sessions. We'll be... (Read More)

Ravager Mini Base and a surprise!

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Adventurer's, we've made it through the Wastes! What an amazing last few days!! You've pulled through and have unlocked the Ravager base mini. We know this was a big goal, so we're not only unlocking this base, we're also pledging to now begin work... (Read More)

App Phase II

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Calling all Heroes!  You've done it again, App Phase II will now begin! We’ve got a bunch in mind for phase 2, and have had a ton of feedback from the community, thank you for taking the time to send us your thoughts! Though the below list is... (Read More)

The Assassin revealed!

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
HEXplorers, you've just unlocked the Assassin! The Assassin can hide in plain sight, becoming immune to individual target attacks. Additionally, the Assassin's Toxin Mastery allows you to damage your opponent before combat begins, inflicting a toxin... (Read More)

Half Jinn and Mutant unlocked!

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, 2 new Races are now unlocked. The half jinn is descended from genie-kind and the mutant grants their player early access to the Mutation deck. Check out their powers below: Saving Throw announces a live event! Join us Wednesday 8/28 at 3:30p... (Read More)

Campaign Mode Part III

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Glorious day to you, heroes! You've just unlocked our third full Campaign Mode! As featured in our first Campaign Mode reveal, this unlock will provide you with an entirely new way to interact with your Sands of Shurax game content. This... (Read More)

A new Role & the Black Pyramid!

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Adventure seekers, you've just unlocked the Whip Master! The Whip Master has the ability to Grip her opponents, sending powerful shock waves through her whip. While Gripped, if the rank of her First Mastery is above the Level of her opponent, she... (Read More)

New Caravan Masters have arrived!

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
HEXplorers, we've unlocked two goals today! Whaaaat!??  Way to go! There are now 12 Caravan Masters in your Core box. Here are the new ones that have been added: Information on the Black Pyramid is coming in the next update! Moving on to our new... (Read More)

Villain portraits have now been unlocked!

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Adventurers, we're making our way through the wastes and have found something new. We're excited to announce that we are now printing villain portraits, one for each of our three volumes! These premium, exclusive release posters will feature the... (Read More)

12 New Caravan Events

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
The sun is high adventurers, and we're well on our journey. You've just unlocked extra Caravan Events!  We're placing 12 more Caravan Events into your Core box. That brings the total up to 42 cards! Most of these cards are based on the type of... (Read More)

Campaign Mode Continues & a fixed Android App link

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, you've just unlocked a second full Campaign Mode! As featured in our first Campaign Mode reveal, this will provide you with an entirely new way to interact with your Forests of Adrimon game content. This choose-your-own-adventure will be set... (Read More)

HEXplore It: Companion App

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Guys, guys, guys, guys... know what day it is?? We may not be half way there, but our Companion App is ready for downloading! Welcome to the HEXplore It Companion App Beta.  This initial release of the app is focused primarily on stat tracking and... (Read More)

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August 14th - via: kick.agency
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The Dervish has arrived!

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, you've just unlocked the Dervish!  She is a true glass cannon, and is rewarded for using her Energy during her battles. ALL opponents suffer damage from her attacks, making her especially useful in multi-opponent combats. Let's check it... (Read More)

Sleeth and Sylphid unlocked!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, 2 new Races are now unlocked, our lowest Food Rating Races of SoS, the Sleeth is our version of snake-folk, and the slyphid is our air elemental race. Check out their powers below:  City-State Specials Video reveal Care to check out what... (Read More)

12 New Mutations

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Adventurers, you've just unlocked extra Mutations!  We're placing 12 more Mutations into your Core box. That brings the total up to 42 cards! You'll find a new Mutation type that boosts Power Up draws for each of your Abilities, one for your Energy... (Read More)

Revealing Campaign Mode

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Fellow adventurers, we're now unveiling the new play style we've been working on. It has been on our to-do list for quite some time. Let's dig in! What on earth is Campaign Mode? Campaign Mode is being built to provide you with an entirely new way... (Read More)

The Defilist has been Unlocked!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, you've just unlocked the Defilist! HEXplore It now has a terrain centric sorcerer! The Defilist specializes in gathering energy and power based on her favored terrains, let's check it out!  We could use your help spreading the word. If you... (Read More)

Volume I Reprint has been unlocked!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello adventurers, it was a quick jump to our Volume I reprint unlock. We'll now be reprinting the Valley of the Dead King 2nd Edition, and its Expansion. These games will ship alongside the Sands of Shurax products in August of next year.  As... (Read More)

HEXplore It Hero Chest Addon

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Adventurers, a new add on has been unlocked, the Hero Chest!  This beast of a box will hold ALL your heroes, both present and future (we have six Volumes planned). We're also loading the chest full of extra content for you. Check it out:  The... (Read More)

Playing Cool Games With Funko, The Adventure Zone And More In Tabletop News

August 7th - via: gizmodo.com.au
GenCon 2019 brought us a bunch of exciting announcements for new and upcoming releases. We couldn (Read More)

The Wastes - Map Extenders

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
HEXplorers, this is just a quick update regarding the map. We're now including 2 new bar extenders in each Core Box! This will allow you to expand the width of the Wastes. Both the Circumstance Bar and the Caravan Master bar will have a double-sided... (Read More)

SoS Expansion Unlocked!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
The Sands of Shurax Expansion has arrived! HEXplorers, you've unlocked the Sands of Shurax expansion!   Expansion Highlights  A new Play Style: the Ravager vs. All: Like our previous Volumes, the SoS Expansion allows you to play as the Villain... (Read More)

2 Races Unlocked!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Travelers, our road through the wastes is just beginning! Thankfully our Food reserves are full, and we've begun to make our way toward a monolith far to the south. While crossing the silt channel we've encountered two new companions! The two tell... (Read More)

SoS Story Mode Unlocked

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
HEXplorers, you've now unlocked the Sands of Shurax Story Mode booklet! Like our previous volumes, your Core game box will contain a booklet that helps enrich the story that unfolds as you play the game. This optional booklet can be used to read... (Read More)

Merchant Mini Unlocked

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Our third mini has been unlocked! The Merchant is our first Role able to leave the group behind. He is able to create Shops out in the wilderness, and gains Gold each turn for each shop he places. The heroes can even stop there to purchase goods!... (Read More)

Ravager Mini Unlocked

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, we now have a villain mini! Our minis are coming from Reaper Miniatures. Check out their website for more great minis to add to your games! Sands of Shurax Race Reveal We've just revealed the base 6 Races that are available in the game. We... (Read More)

Group Mini Unlocked

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, we've begun the miniatures upgrade! Like our previous volumes, our minis are coming from Reaper Miniatures. Check out their website for more great minis to add to your games! Let's keep up the momentum and blast through the next few... (Read More)

Role Unlocked!

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, you've just unlocked the Artificer! HEXplore It now has a Gear-Upgrade centric hero! The Artificer specializes in creating and enhancing hero's Gear Upgrades, let's check it out! We could use your help spreading the word. If you like our... (Read More)

Hours in and you're smashing through goals!

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, we're still only hours into the campaign and already we're busting through our pledge goals! Check it out, we've already unlocked almost all of the component upgrades! We have heavier cards, placards, punchboards, and box, and we've unlocked... (Read More)


August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
HEXplorers! YOU'VE DONE IT!! We've funded in 2 hours and 8 minutes! Wow! Moving on to our first stretch goals, we're moving to make all of our components of premium quality. We're just getting started, so strap in to our Silt Skimmer and let's move... (Read More)

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