Masque of the Red Death

A project in San Diego, CA by IDW Games

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A game of deduction & treachery based on Edgar Allan Poe's foreboding short story and fully illustrated by renowned artist Gris Grimly!
Backers: 1689
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $101,125 of $15,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Jan 26th (17 days)
Project By: IDW Games
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Latest News

Will Publishers Roll the Dice on Board Games?

August 16th - via:
Board games are booming, but comics publishers are wary about entering the market. (Read More)

"And then, for a moment, all is still, and all is silent save the voice of the clock."

January 24th - via:
Greetings Nobles!  It is time to present our final reveal and guest to the Masquerade Ball, Edgar Allan Poe. This reveal comes with an exclusive character to the deluxe edition, which is only available on Kickstarter. He comes with the miniature... (Read More)

An Uninvited Guest Arrives! ...As well as some preproduction surprises!

January 23rd - via:
Hello Nobles! Something dreadful approaches! An uninvited guest so terrifyingly terrible that its sure to put a painful end to this affair! Watch out dear nobles, for the RED DEATH has arrived!   But what's this? Another shadowy, unexpected figure... (Read More)

Prince Prospero makes his grand entrance!

January 22nd - via:
Greetings Nobles!  We are coming up on the last few days of the campaign! with 4 days left to go, the clock is ticking... Welcome Prince Prospero!  Joining the guests at this party, this reveal comes with 1 exclusive miniature game piece of Prince... (Read More)

Happy 209th Birthday Edgar Allan Poe!

January 19th - via:
Greetings Nobles!  Today is the 209th Birthday for Edgar Allan Poe! We are happy to celebrate his birthday during this campaign for Masque of the Red Death.  A new noble has also arrived to the party, welcome Earl Envy! As with other nobles, his... (Read More)

Welcome the next guest to the Ball, Duke Desire!

January 18th - via:
Greetings Nobles!  Another guest has arrived at the party at Castellated Abbey, Duke Desire! As he arrives, his reveal brings an exclusive miniature, a meeple tracker and guest invitation card, fully illustrated by Gris Grimly! Take a look at Duke... (Read More)

Duchess Vanity has arrived!

January 17th - via:
Greetings Nobles!  The newest guest to the Masquerade Ball has arrived, please welcome Duchess Vanity! The 5th guest to attend the party, her reveal comes with an exclusive miniature, meeple tracker, and fully illustrated guest invitation card!... (Read More)

Countess Covetous arrives to the Masquerade!

January 16th - via:
Greetings Nobles!  We are excited to announce a new guest has arrived to the Ball! Countess Covetous has made her entrance to the Masquerade with her invitation in tow. She is the 4th guest to arrive and we hear tale of more on the way!    ... (Read More)

Masque of the Red Death Board Game

January 16th - via:
Coming on Kickstarter from IDW Games in January (Read More)

Live Gameplays on Twitch this week!

January 15th - via:
Hello Nobles,  We hope you had a good weekend!  Tonight kicks off the first live-stream play through for Masque of the Red Death. TWIST Gaming will be playing the game tonight on Twitch at 8pm EST. They will be joined by Designer Adam Wyse who... (Read More)

Baron Gourmond has arrived to the Masquerade Ball!

January 12th - via:
Greetings Nobles and Happy Friday! We are excited to introduce our newest guest to the Masquerade Ball and share about our upcoming live game plays for Masque of the Red Death. Welcome Baron Gourmond, the newest guest to Masque of the Red... (Read More)

A new guest arrives! Welcome Baroness Lethargy.

January 11th - via:
Hello Nobles! The first guest was a little early, the second is a bit... late. So, please welcome the late Baroness Lethargy. We guess this should be expected with a name like Lethargy.  As with all revealed Nobles, the Baroness Lethargy mini also... (Read More)

Board Games: Poe's Masque of the Red Death Live on KS

January 11th - via:
A new game of deduction & treachery - with some fantastic art - from IDW is now on Kickstarter! Edgar Allen Poe (Read More)

Evade the Plague in 'Masque of the Red Death' on Kickstarter

January 11th - via:
Earlier today IDW Games launched a quick Kickstarter to release an exclusive edition of the Edgar Allan Poe inspired Masque of the Red Death. (Read More)

The Evening Begins! We are FUNDED! Also, the first guest arrives!

January 10th - via:
Hello nobles! We'd like to take a minute to thank you for helping us get the deluxe edition of Masque of the Red Death funded! By backing this project you're allowing us to really maximize the the ever so elusive "bling" factor of the game. Already... (Read More)

A chance to crowd fund the MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

January 10th - via:
At midnight, a horrible figure in the guise of the Red Death appears at the masquerade! It stalks amongst the rooms of the abbey, killing the nobles it comes across. The most popular noble wins (Read More)

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