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The Pit: The Board Game!

A project in Vancouver, Canada by Kerberos Productions
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4-Player Cooperative Dungeon Crawler in an Epic Sci-Fi Universe! Inspired by the cult classic video game!
Backers: 383
Average Pledge Per Backer: $126 CAD

Funded: $48,359 CAD of $46,000 CAD
Dates: May 10th -> Jun 10th (32 days)
Project By: Kerberos Productions
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Latest News

104% FUNDED! 28 HOURS TO GO! LORE SATURDAY! FRASER VALLEY TABLETOP DAY!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW, things are flying along. Seems like only yesterday that we started this campaign, and now we're just one day away from wrapping! Thanks so much to everyone who has stuck with us so far. If you're out there in the gaming world, share the... (Read More)

52 HOURS TO GO! LIVE DEMOS THIS WEEKEND! PLUS ~ DESIGN FRIDAY!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, it's been a great campaign! We crossed over the Fully Funded mark yesterday morning and we're still climbing. Visions of Stretch Goals dancing in our eyes.  Today is Design Friday and it's time for our last Dev Diary from Martin Cirulis, our... (Read More)

100% FUNDED! PLUS STREAM THURSDAY, LIVE DEMOS AND MORE!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
- WE ARE 100% FUNDED!*runs around in circles*100! PERCENT! FUNDED!That's the big news today. As of 8:30 am PST, The Pit: The Board Game is 100% funded and going to be made! We will continue to push on for the last 3 days of our campaign to see if we... (Read More)

97% FUNDED! FOUR DAYS TO GO! PLUS - TEAM INTERVIEW WITH MARTIN CIRULIS!

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW! 97% FUNDED! FOUR DAYS TO GO!Things are moving fast and we are getting lots of excellent feedback and suggestions from our release on Tabletop Simulator. We also got some cool coverage from Rock, Paper, Shotgun and and Hiemspiele.info--if you're... (Read More)

90% FUNDED! TABLETOP SIMULATOR VERSION IS LIVE! AND SO MUCH MORE!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Aaaaaah! *runs around in circles* SO VERY CLOSE!  - WE'RE 90% FUNDED AND THINGS ARE MOVING FAST! We have five days left in this campaign and we are very close to fully funded. Exciting times! And lots of exciting news today! So we're just going to... (Read More)

3D MONDAY - THE STRANGLER STRIKES! PLUS - ALMOST 90% FUNDED!

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We're back! It's Week 4 of our campaign and things are still swinging! Lots of news today, so we are just going to jump straight into it. Hold on to your hats! - GETTING GEEKY WITH GAMERLEAFOur Lead Writer and resident Lore Goddess has done a podcast... (Read More)

LORE SATURDAY - WHAT ARE THE PROTEANS!?

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
 - Hey everyone! I am Arinn Dembo and today is Lore Saturday. Which means that it's time to answer another burning question in Sword of the Stars lore!  Today's dev diary is about everyone's monsters, the Proteans. A.k.a. THE SLIME OF THE STARS. -... (Read More)

COMPLETIST PLEDGE LEVEL UPDATE! PLUS - NEW MINI BUNDLE FOR SMALL RETAILERS!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Special Update on Completist Level Pledges:We are adding more GUARANTEED CONTENT! Just to be clear: when we launched the campaign, Completist Level Pledges included a boxed copy of the Base Game, a full set of 3D files for the game's Player... (Read More)

DESIGN FRIDAY - RECIPES! PLUS - MINIATURE PAINTING VIDEOS!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday Pit Fiends! Fair warning--we have two updates today, and this is only the first. Stay tuned later today for an important Update about a new Backer Level for small retailers and some improvements to the COMPLETIST PLEDGE LEVEL  of our... (Read More)

TONIGHT AT 6:00 PST! KERBEROS PLAYS...NUDE AND CONCERNED!

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Morning folks!  We're hard at work making the fun today, but we'll be doing a Live Stream play session of The Pit Board Game tonight, and we have other news about where and when you can play our games in person. So, taking it from the top...! -... (Read More)

MEET THE TEAM WEDNESDAY!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
 - Morning everyone! We're having a great week and we're back for Meet-the-Team Wednesday with another team interview. Take it away, Chris Stewart! Q: Let’s start with the easy question, tell us a little about yourself. What is your background,... (Read More)

80% FUNDED! ASK US ANYTHING!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
 - Wow! Big weekend, folks. Welcome back from your vacations and staycations, and thanks to everyone who played our games at GameX/Strategicon--we had a fantastic time and we appreciate those of you who joined our mailing list and have come on... (Read More)

3D MONDAY - TOKENS AND COUNTERS! (almost 80% funded!)

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
 - Morning everyone! It's time for another 3D Monday, and this morning we have something different: 3D terrain models and player aids! Our supporters with access to a 3D printer can experiment with 3D printable Turn Order Tokens, Open Door portals,... (Read More)

LORE SATURDAY - OUR HEROES!

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings all! We are cruising toward 80% funded with two weeks to go and the team has a busy weekend planned, meeting brand new people and playing demos of our Sword of the Stars games in Los Angeles at the GameX/Strategicon convention.  In fact,... (Read More)

DESIGN FRIDAY - THE MONSTER TRACK! PLUS GAMEX SCHEDULE AND MORE!

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
 Greetings all! We have had a big surge in the last few days and we're now over 75% Funded! Thanks so much for your support so far. Today is Design Friday, so we have a Dev Diary from our Lead Designer and CEO, Martin Cirulis. We also have links to... (Read More)

STREAM THURSDAY! NEW BACKER LEVELS! NEW STRETCH GOALS! GAMEX IN LOS ANGELES! AND MORE!

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Pit Fiends! We've got a lot of news and info to share today, so we're going to try and fit it all into one update. Here goes!  - STREAM THURSDAY!Tonight we'll be play-testing The Pit Board Game with a team of Junior All-Stars! Four kids... (Read More)

MEET THE TEAM WEDNESDAY! MASSIVE PREVIEW FROM UNFILTERED GAMER!

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
 - Hello again, Pit Fiends! Today is Meet The Team Wednesday, and we'll be talking to our junior designer and production assistant Forrest Wieler. Take it away Forrest! Q: Let’s start with the easy question, tell us a little about yourself. What... (Read More)

2/3 FUNDED! ASK US ANYTHING FOR TMI TUESDAY!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
 Wow! 2/3 funded and over 30K Canadian! This has been a great Victoria Day Weekend push for us, thanks so much for the support. Today is just a quick update to remind you that you can ASK! US! ANYTHING! on Tuesdays. Also, we are still planning a... (Read More)

60% FUNDED! WOW!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
WOW! This is amazing!  Thanks so much, everyone! We just clocked over 60% funding! We've had some questions in our social media feeds about how to help boost the campaign, so once again we are going to brainstorm ideas about boosting the signal and... (Read More)

3D MONDAY - MEDIUM PROTEAN AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 - Morning everyone, and welcome back to 3D Monday! We are over 50% funded this week and have almost three full weeks to go. Today we have another free miniature for download on Thingiverse, so you can test our files on your home printer or local... (Read More)

LORE SATURDAY - WHAT IS THE PIT?

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again everyone! In Canada this is Victoria Day Weekend, and also Saturday, so we have Lore Update for you. Today's question is: "What Is The Pit?" and here to answer it is our Lead Writer and resident Lore Goddess, Arinn Dembo! - What Is The... (Read More)

DESIGN FRIDAY - ROOM CARDS IN DETAIL!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday Pit Fiends! We're heading into the long Victoria Day weekend here in Canada, but we are going to continue bringing you campaign updates and logging in to answer questions. Today is Design Friday, as well--which means that you get a juicy... (Read More)

STREAM THURSDAY! SEE THE GAME IN ACTION WITH OUR SPECIAL GUESTS!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
 - Greetings all! As of today we are officially at the one week mark and 51% funded! We are very excited and happy about that, but still pushing forward to reach new board game lovers in the weeks ahead. We want to reach those Stretch Goals! As... (Read More)

BOARD GAME BRAWL PREVIEW IS LIVE! SPECIAL GUESTS TOMORROW NIGHT ON TWITCH!

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Board Game Brawl Preview of The Pit Board Game!  _ Quick additional news today - we've got a preview of The Pit Board Game up at Board Game Brawl! Nick Meenachan sits down with the prototype and runs through the board, cards, and mechanics of the... (Read More)

MEET THE TEAM WEDNESDAY! LESS THAN 24 HOURS LEFT FOR EARLY BIRD!

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
_ Greetings all! We are just six days into our KS campaign and over 50% funded! There are less than 24 hours left to grab an Early Bird Copy, so please do tell any friends who might want a copy before the promotion is over. _ Today is Wednesday, so... (Read More)

TMI TUESDAY - 50% FUNDED AND 48 HOURS LEFT FOR EARLY BIRD!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
 _ Wow! The campaign is 50% funded and we're still in the first week! Our Early Bird copies are disappearing fast, but you still have 48 hours to grab them. Definitely spread the word, folks! In other news, today is TMI Tuesday, which means that... (Read More)

FREE SPACE MARINES ON 3D MONDAY - JUST 71 HOURS LEFT TO GET YOUR EARLY BIRD COPY!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
 _ Greetings all! We've had a great start to our campaign, 45% funded and still going strong! Today is Monday, and every Monday of our campaign we'll be sharing some unique 3D files with our Kickstarter Backers, so folks at Engineer Level and above... (Read More)

40% FUNDED! JUST 3 DAYS LEFT TO GET THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
_  Wow! It's been a big three days and our campaign is going really well. We've gotten a great review from Big Boss Battle, featured in the Top Ten Kickstarter Campaigns on Kicktraq and Medium, and the Early Bird copies of the game are flying! The... (Read More)

Lore Saturday - 1/3 Funded in 36 hours! Early Bird Selling Out Fast!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW!  Hey everyone! Our campaign is off to a great start--we're over 33% funded in just 36 hours and the Early Bird copies of the game are selling out fast. Thanks so much for supporting our campaign and for sharing our updates and news. We really... (Read More)

DESIGN FRIDAY - 30% FUNDED IN 24 HOURS!

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! On Design Friday we hear from our Lead Designer, Martin Cirulis, about design features of The Pit Board Game. We also have some cool news and campaign updates today, but we'll add them at the end of this post. Here's Martin! _ Hello... (Read More)

AAAAAAND… WE! ARE! LIVE!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone!  It’s very nice to be back, and we’re really happy with our new game plan. With a little luck and support, we can deliver a very affordable base game and a full box of custom science fiction miniatures! It’s going to be... (Read More)

Sword of the Stars developers launch a board game project

May 10th - via: pcgamer.com
The developers of the cult hit 4x Sword of the Stars, Kerberos Productions, are making a foray into board games, bringing their roguelike SotS spinoff The Pit to the tabletop. Launched today on Kickstarter, The Pit: The Board Game is a cooperative dungeon crawl for 1-4 players. (Read More)

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