In the Court of the Frozen Queen: Refrosted

Ancient Terrible Things: AwakeTen

A project in Cape Town, South Africa by Pleasant Company Games

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Celebrating 10 years since the conception of the pulp-horror tabletop game.
Backers: 1134
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $57,664 of $1,000
Dates: Oct 9th -> Oct 23rd (14 days)
Project By: Pleasant Company Games
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Latest News

10 Years in 10 days. Day (9)10: 2017- 2018

October 22nd - via:
Dear Traveller, Our time together grows short. Soon I fear you will not longer recognize friend or foe - I have seen that haunting in the eyes of many a foolhardy adventurer before you. This is not a place for people of your world - this is a place... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 8: 2016 - 2017

October 21st - via:
Dear Traveller, The monsoon rains will soon come - your path through the canopies soon a treacherous bog filled with crawling things, aliven'd by the seasons and the unnatural forces that hug this steep valley. Children's tales speak of a rain... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 7: 2015 - 2016

October 20th - via:
Dear Traveller, The end of this watercourse approaches. The deafening silence a screaming in my instincts. I found your diary on the fore-deck, and couldn't help but notice disturbing scratchings from an strange clime of ice - the things you seek may... (Read More)

Canadian shipping update

October 19th - via:
Canadian shipping So, the short of it, is that it is impossible to add a new shipping destination (ala Canada) to the Reward levels, if there is already at least one backer from that country. So alas, without getting a collective group think of all... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 7: 2014 - 2015

October 19th - via:
Dear Traveller, Here are the things you requested - gas-lamp, dynamite and camera. I have no idea what misadventure you have brought us on, but I fear nothing good will come from it. The path you seek is up beyond the landing, there you will find the... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 6: 2013 - 2014

October 18th - via:
Dear Traveller, Time appears to warp around every bend in the river. In was only moments ago that we spoke, yet aeons have begun to fold into days. I suspect we draw close to the ancient things you seek.¬† Even less time remains before my flight, but... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 5: 2012 - 2013

October 18th - via:
Dear Traveller, Welcome back. You have been gone for days, drifting in and out of torrid visions. These dense foothills seep mysteries and magics that enter even a stoic man's resolve. We are preparing for the Essen game show in Germany at the end of... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 4: 2011 - 2012

October 16th - via:
Dear traveller, I have given you the most comfortable bed on this dim raft. You have been coming in and out for days, struck by dark malaise. Rest now. Your dreams may seem strange, but let the sound of rain be your constant. ATT was shelved. I was... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 3: 2010 - 2011

October 15th - via:
Dear Traveller, That looks like a nasty bite. The things in these backwaters are not of this world. We may need to find a local remedy for that malaise. Already I see that the fever has begun.... By the middle of 2011, the move and set collection... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 2: 2009 - 2010

October 14th - via:
Dear Traveller, We suggest you gather your instruments and such, for beyond the next curve in this accursed riverway, the first of many ominous locales - a place that a person of your persuasion will find most revealing. By the end of year one, I had... (Read More)

10 Years in 10 days. Day 1: 2008 - 2009

October 13th - via:
Dear traveller, I hope the fore-cabin¬† has been to your satisfaction - I apologize for the malevolent scratchings during the night; the rats in the hold are emboldened in the dank darkness. It seems appropriate as we countdown the remaining 10 days... (Read More)

We found the Capt'n in the same place, the map still kept in the jar in 'is eye-line.

October 11th - via:
Dear river-boat travellers, What an amazing surprise to see so much new love for the world of ATT. And to returning backers who have come to express compliments and gratitude all the way from first edition. Welcome back and humbled. It was been... (Read More)

Ancient Terrible Things: AwakeTen on Kickstarter

October 10th - via:
Ancient Terrible Things makes a return to Kickstarter running as a 10 day campaign in celebration of their 10 year anniversary. Ancient Terrible Things is designed by Simon McGregor with art by Rob van Zyl who are part of the Pleasant Company Games design studio based in Cape Town, South Africa. Ancient Terrible Things is a pulp, horror, adventure game for 2-4 players who are intrepid adventurers exploring a dark jungle. Each turn players travel to a Fateful Location, then face an Ominous Encounter, and attempt to unlock its Ancient Secrets through a combination of dice, tokens, and cards. For more information on how the game plays you can check Tom (Read More)

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