The Stifling Dark: A Horror Board Game

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Sophisticated Cerberus Games

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Keep your friends close and your flashlight closer in this one-vs-many hidden movement horror game.
Backers: 3812
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $220,524 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 4th -> Nov 3rd (31 days)
Project By: Sophisticated Cerberus Games
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Latest News

Final Stretch Goal Added!

November 3rd - via:
Hello everyone! We did not think we would get close to this final stretch goal, and initially just left it off entirely. But once again, we are very surprised and also ecstatic! You have all blown us away with your support, and so we have one final... (Read More)

48 Hours Left!

November 1st - via:
Well folks, we’re down to the last two days of the campaign. It’s been quite the wild ride, but we wouldn’t have it any other way! Thanks once again to everyone who has supported us in one way or another throughout the last 2.5 (soon to be 3)... (Read More)

Social Stretch Goal Update - Less Than 5 Days Left!

October 29th - via:
We’re down to the last five days of the campaign, not that we’re counting it down or anything :) For those who don't know, the campaign will end on November 3rd at 3 PM Central Daylight Time (UTC -5). We’re preparing for the (hopefully)... (Read More)

The Amusement Park of Terror (Plus Nightfall Details)

October 26th - via:
We are pleased to announce that the Abandoned Amusement Park was the winner of the poll and will become our second map! In full transparency, that was one of our personal favorites so we were happy to see it do so well. Full poll results are below... (Read More)

New Adversary Unlocked, and Adversary Overview!

October 24th - via:
Is that… chanting in Latin? Yes, yes it most definitely is. Something is not right about this place. And those people dressed in deep purple robes look like they are straight out of a medieval textbook. Why are there so many of them? The followers... (Read More)

Final Map Poll and New Investigator Artwork!

October 20th - via:
The first round of the map poll has finished up! We are very excited by the results of the top 5, which are: Abandoned Amusement Park Cemetery / Catacombs / Graveyard Haunted Mansion Chernobyl Style Location Summer Camp Make your selection here:... (Read More)

Over 2,000 Backers, Plus Another Stretch Goal!

October 17th - via:
We just broke the 2,000 backer mark! If you had told any of us we’d have 1,000 (much less 2,000) backers prior to the campaign we probably would’ve told you that you were crazy, but here we are! Thanks once again to everyone who has supported us... (Read More)

The Stifling Dark is a one-versus-all board game with Dead by Daylight vibes

October 12th - via:
A new hidden-movement board game that sees one player hunting the others, is giving off serious Dead by Daylight vibes. The Stifling Dark is an upcoming board game that sees one player controlling a deadly killer who must hunt down the others. (Read More)

New Map Unlocked - Vote For Your Favorite Now!

October 11th - via:
You crazy investigators and adversaries did it - we have hit $100,000 and unlocked a new map! The board will now be double-sided so that you can choose a different scenario to play, complete with new objectives. Thanks to everyone who posted ideas... (Read More)

Double-Sided Board, Anyone?

October 8th - via:
Yep, you read that right! We heard your requests, did some number crunching, and reshuffled our stretch goals a bit to make a second map the next stretch goal! We’re less than $20k away from adding a second map to the game, complete with new... (Read More)

$60k And Climbing - So Many Goals!

October 6th - via:
We continue to be amazed at the support we’re receiving and how well the campaign has been going! We know you’re probably sick of us saying thank you, but we’re going to keep doing it anyways since you’re helping us make our dream a reality.... (Read More)

Aaaand we're funded!

October 4th - via:
We’re happy to announce that The Stifling Dark is officially funded - in less than 4 hours! Thank you all so much for backing our game! Without you this would not be possible. We are very excited to have our first board game materialize and be out... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Shine a Light on Terror With 'The Stifling Dark'

October 4th - via:
The Stifling Dark is a one-versus-many, hidden movement game for 2-5 players, ages 14 and up, and takes about 25 minutes to play per player. The Stifling Dark was designed by Jeremy Geenen, Ethan Janssen, and Matt Rayford, and published by Sophisticated Cerberus Games, with illustrations by Cory Freeman. (Read More)

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