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The Shadow Planet: The Board Game

Knights of the Shadow Realm

A project in Jonesboro, AR by David Barrentine

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A 5th Edition campaign spanning levels 1-20.
Backers: 1037
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $33,020 of $4,400
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 17th (33 days)
Project By: David Barrentine
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Latest News

We're in the End Game Now

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
This is it, you guys! We're finally drawing to a close. As of this post we're barely above 30 hours left. And let me just say, holy crap! I went to bed last night shortly after we hit the 48 hour mark and woke up this morning to a crazy amount of... (Read More)

Layouts and Hangouts

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We're getting close to the end now so I thought I'd showcase a bit of the layout so you know what's to come once you guys get the first two chapters and talk about what you'll be getting once all is said and done. First off, here's a list of what... (Read More)

Making of a Map

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the things I often get asked is how I make maps. It's a process that starts with me needing to picture the area. Generally I can do this by considering how this map fits into the game. What's the purpose that it's trying to serve? I'm going to... (Read More)

Lore Podcasts and Questions

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
As you all know, following this Kickstarter and the goals that have been accomplished thus far, we've promised 6 episodes of a Lore series of podcasts to outline some of the broader things in this world. Of all the goals, this one excites me more... (Read More)

Time for Some Subclass Action

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
I've been hard at work on the adventure for a bit now, but I needed to step away and focus on something else to keep the creative juices flowing so I figured, what better way to do that than to start fleshing out the first of the subclasses that you... (Read More)

We've Unlocked EVERYTHING!

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We've done it! Our stretch goals have been unlocked! EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. From here on out we'll be focusing on our backer goals and trying to raise them as best we can so that we can raise as many people as possible to the next tier level. So, for... (Read More)

It's been a little bit crazy recently.

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everybody! It's been a couple days since I've made an update. Things have been a bit hectic on my end. A bit of visiting the family, a bit of getting caught in a major tornado that ripped through the middle of the city I live in. Luckily it... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal and ANOTHER BOOK?!?

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
So, you guys are killing it! Seriously, every time I turn around it's like we've managed to unlock something new. And at this point, by the time I'm writing this update, the hardcover book is roughly $650 away. That's insane to me! We're already so... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and Backer Goals

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
So we've hit a couple more stretch goals which lets me do one of my favorite things for this project which is update the stretch goal list. Well, this last update was a little different from every other update so far. Thanks to all of you who have... (Read More)

Gaming, Lore, and More!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everybody! We hit another stretch goal last night and I wanted to go through a couple things that were added to the list! First up we have a drawing for the one-shot adventure. This one shot will be a custom adventure I've created myself. This... (Read More)

We're Making Great Progress!

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everybody! I've been keeping myself busy working on this adventure and I thought I'd give you all an update. As of tonight, I have finished all the new character artwork for the second chapter leaving only a handful of larger art pieces to begin... (Read More)

A Quick Look at Oranthos

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
So, I've been watching the Kickstarter today and it just keeps going. And it's all thanks to everybody who took the time to share this with their friends on social media. If we have a few more days like this, we could have the hard cover book... (Read More)

In Which Zac Says, "Hello"

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, all! Zac here. Up until now, you've been hearing from David but he's calling it early tonight and is letting is shot nerves start to stitch themselves back together. Thank you all for the tremendous show of support.  Today we made it through... (Read More)

All the Pretty Color!!!!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
I've been holding off on making this update tonight just watching the stretch goals unlock because I had a feeling we were going to get to where we are now. And my gut was right! As of tonight when this project finishes out, everybody who backed at... (Read More)


March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We've already done it! In the first 48 hours we've managed to hit our initial goal and get funding! Not only that but we've also managed to move past our first Stretch Goal! This is great and now we're on our way to funding our next goals! I can't... (Read More)

We're almost there!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
9% left! That's it! And it's only been less than two days. This is blowing my mind. I guess I should start getting ready for those stretch goals to be hit. Which I can't wait to share with all of you guys. Seriously, all the best options for the... (Read More)

Holy Crap, you guys!

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
This is my first kickstarter ever. I'm not going to lie, I was a bit nervous about launching this because of that, but I am blown away by just how quickly this is coming together. And it's all because of all of YOU! Each and every one of you backers... (Read More)

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