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Middara: Unintentional Malum - The Complete Trilogy

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Succubus Publishing

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An epic adventure for 1-4 players set in a unique alternate world fantasy setting.
Backers: 11747
Average Pledge Per Backer: $219

Funded: $2,575,193 of $40,000
Dates: Jun 24th -> Jul 24th (30 days)
Project By: Succubus Publishing
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Latest News

We hit the $2,500,000 stretch goal!

July 23rd - via:
What a way to finish the campaign! Brooklynn and I are elated with the success of this Kickstarter campaign and want to sincerely thank you all for being a part of it. We tried some new ideas, some worked, some didn't, but we hope you enjoyed it... (Read More)

Day 30: Writing Credits, Party Loss, a Locket to Remember, and the Emerald Jelly of Ebon Rule!

July 23rd - via:
 A Special Thanks to Backers! Brooklynn here. Hey everyone! Me and Alex want to thank everyone who helped make this campaign special! Our small community is growing, but that's a good thing. We love seeing all the new faces and conversations. We... (Read More)

Day 29: Yosia, Sister of Arkalla, The Dark Mother, and Hard Choices!

July 22nd - via:
For our Day 29 unlock, we will be adding a miniature to the KS2 Promo Box for the Sister of Arkalla Standee, featured in Unintentional Malum: Act 3.    This Miniature is an Esper and an Opposing Esper in Act 3.    To be clear, this miniature is... (Read More)

Day 28: Limited Realities, an Undead Lord, and the Time for Blood!

July 21st - via:
The world is an evil place. Order is the only path to peace, while chaos is the bane of all good creatures. Many have a warped worldview with misguided concepts of right and wrong. They base their opinions on their own limited realities. As if they... (Read More)

Day 27: Dice Games, 10,000 Words, Grotesque Roots, and Sending Evil to Ashes!

July 20th - via:
So much dice!  Brooklynn here!  Those mad men over at Dice Throne are slaying it on their new Kickstarter campaign. They reached out and we picked each other's brains over spooky Kickstarter math. The lead designer was a real charm and hit me with... (Read More)

Day 26: Dark Rituals, Baby!

July 19th - via:
Short and sweet today!  Dark Rituals ahoy! The community has chosen, Ai Chen and Nyx get to perform the Rites of the Dark Divine and be cleansed by the Dark Mother and face their own emotions.  For our Day 26 unlock, we will be adding the... (Read More)

Day 25: Sweet Community Pictures, Desperate Bargains, and a Profane Ritual!

July 18th - via:
Hey backers! Today we wanted to showcase our incredible community that we've been able to cultivate over these past 4 years. It really is hard to explain the feeling that we get when we see other people genuinely enjoying something that we've... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - Which Board Games to Back in July?

July 18th - via:
There are hundreds of tabletop games funded on Kickstarter this July. LoodoNinja has created a list of his reccomendations and we're... sharing it with you. (Read More)

Day 24: The Collector, Storage Upgrade, and Pocky's Fate!

July 17th - via:
 WHOA! We hit 10,000 backers. This is unreal! We are so excited right now and we hope you are as well.  This campaign has been so wonderful and will allow us to really turn Middara into what we've always dreamed of! 10000 Backers! Unlockable... (Read More)

Day 23: Obedient Vigilance, an Imprisoned Witch, and a Doggo in Danger!

July 16th - via:
For those that have fought him, did you kill him? Or did you steal his keys? The Eternal Sentinel “No one goes through this door!” The master's words resonated over and over in the animate's mind. All that it was and all that it had become was... (Read More)

Day 22: Update Pack Information, Horrific Espers, and Bonus Freebies!

July 15th - via:
1.1 Update Pack Hey everyone, Brooklynn here!   I finally got sorting out some of the information I had written months ago. I've uploaded an Incomplete Beta Version of our 1.1 Update Pack here.   Despite it being incomplete, it does have an... (Read More)

Day 21: Soul Butcher Boss, Carnivorous Fowl, and Sardonic Vultures!

July 14th - via:
Hey backers. Alex here. My alter ego, Zeke. We don't have any real news today, we just want to say that we appreciate all of you guys. We're having a really fun time putting this campaign together for you. We hope you've enjoyed it so far. Brooklynn... (Read More)

Day 20: Translation News and Preparing for a Fight!

July 13th - via:
Translations Alex here! Since the launch of this campaign, we’ve seen an extraordinary interest in having Middara printed in multiple languages. From Spanish to Chinese and everything in between. Every suggestion is taken to heart. Of course... (Read More)

Day 19: Update Pack News, Striking Red Eyes, and a Scared Nymph!

July 12th - via:
Information about the 1.1 Update Pack We've been doing our best to spend every moment, outside of structuring these Kickstarter updates and running this campaign, on the 1.1 Update Pack. We know that our returning backers are very anxious to see... (Read More)

Day 18: Ancient Pixies all aflutter!

July 11th - via:
Happy Day 18, backers! Short and sweet update for you all today! We are steadily climbing to that $2.25M stretch goal that we know you'll be stoked about. :D Thanks again for all the support. We're doing our best to keep the updates entertaining and... (Read More)

Day 17: The Sexiest Sleeves, Wretched Immortality, and Warp Hounds!

July 10th - via:
The Sexiest Sleeves! We playtest Middara a whole lot. We're also all huge fans of sleeving our game. But we've always struggled with the 5x6 large cards. Nobody was providing sleeves that were always accessible or easy to get. We're changing that. ... (Read More)

Day 16: Balaan See's All!

July 9th - via:
 Yet another pick where something else is going to be doing the killing for you... or at least a creature you can kill others through? Regardless, the community has chosen Balaan, the Lidless Eye! Nyx Summons the Esper The Lidless Eye! Hopefully... (Read More)

Day 15: Possessed Nightingale, A Coven Mother hidden in the Green Brier, and Summoning Enlightenment!

July 8th - via:
Nightingale changed. It was almost as if her skin tone had gone a whole two shades paler, and considering how pale she was already, it made her a stark white.  Rook peered at her with a mixture of academic curiosity and fear. Her green hair seemed... (Read More)

Middara Unintentional Malum complete trilogy passes $2 million on Kickstarter

July 8th - via:
f you are searching for an epic massive fully cooperative fantasy board game for one to 4 players you may be interested to know that the Middara: Unintentional Malum complete edition is now available to back via Kickstarter and has already raised over $2 million thanks to nearly 10,000 backers with still 16 days remaining on its campaign. (Read More)

Day 14: Buff Blighted Monsters!

July 7th - via:
 Hey guys! We've a short and sweet update for you today! Blighted guardians have plagued Elenia as long as there have been people living there. The infectious nature of the parasite means that care must be taken any time a blighted guardian is seen... (Read More)

Day 13: Beautiful Boys, Dream Killers, and Hatchet Ramifications!

July 6th - via:
Here's looking at you Aonline. While twin sivani seem very similar to humans physically, they have some differences that distinctly separate both their physiology and culture. Without exception, all sivani have a twin. They are born, live, and... (Read More)

Day 12: A Wyrm Draped In Gold and Community highlights.

July 5th - via:
Community Highlights We're super stoked to see so many people excited about Middara!  Over at Succubus Publishing we love talking business and we also love games. Seeing other entrepreneurs set out to create unique products for themselves is... (Read More)

Day 11: A Ninja's Best Friend, Something Smokey, and Opulence vs Death!

July 4th - via:
 "Brea," Cassius called to her. "Can I have a word?" He beckoned with a calloused hand. Brea followed him into the next room. "What is it?" She asked. She was pretty sure she already knew. "I need you to go with Zafir. He's determined to go back to... (Read More)

Day 10: Old Promises, Promotional Balance, a Ninja, and a Bulky Sheath!

July 3rd - via:
The Missing Piece As some of you may know, we had some trouble with our etched dice on our first campaign. Our backers are even still waiting on the delivery of these specialized dice. Due to our lack of knowledge in the field, specifications on the... (Read More)

Day 9: Murderous Monsters, Spiraling Madness, and the Best Sidearm!

July 2nd - via:
 BoardGameGeek Tuck Bags! The owner of BoardGameGeek and his friends have been playing Middara and loving it! The friendly folks over there reached out and wanted to make Tuck Bags to hold their stuff between sessions. Of course, we encourage this... (Read More)

Day 8: Something from the forest, no more disembodied torsos, templates, and a Feathered Heirloom!

July 1st - via:
No more disembodied torso! Normally I'd say that the people have spoken! Alas, the artist of our wonderful Frock approached me at the convention we were at over the weekend and shared his own distaste for the off putting skin on the artwork. He... (Read More)

Middara - The Next Big Dungeon Crawl - A Review

July 1st - via:
Middara is a huge, sprawling Kickstarter with lots of stretch goals which produced a huge, sprawling coop dungeon crawl with rather a few miniatures, approximately two billion cards, and a soul-crushing 75 page rulebook. (Read More)

Day 7: Unlocks, a Compendium of Trouble, and Disturbing Evidence!

June 30th - via:
 A humbling $2 million big ones Brooklynn here! First off, this is yet another humbling moment for Alex and I. Without our wonderful backers and their constant support we could have never made this happen. The two million mark is astounding,... (Read More)

Day 6: Flattering Recommendations, Interviews, and A Strange Girl From Arkalla!

June 29th - via:
Daily Updates sooner and sooner! Brooklynn here! With all the madness of the convention, combined with the overwhelming success of this campaign, Alex and I have been struggling to get our updates out in a timely manner each day.  Well, no more!... (Read More)

Day 5: Unlocks, Update Pack.. Update?, LVL99 Cross Promotion, and A Clandestine Study!

June 28th - via:
Update Pack 1.1... Update? Brooklynn here! This convention has been kicking our butts. And due to the overwhelming success of our campaign we've been bogged down like never before. We're still committed to getting the Beta for the Update Pack and... (Read More)

Day 4: Unlocks, Resin Samples, and Unpractical Armor!

June 27th - via:
The Convention Grind We're at a local convention! Brooklynn, Alex, and the rest of the Succubus Team will be popping in and out of our booth at Salt Lake Gaming Con all weekend. If anyone wants to check out the game, try a demo, or just talk, go... (Read More)

Middara: Unintentional Malum - New Campaign Dominates Kickstarter

June 27th - via:
Middara finally got its second Kickstarter campaign. The game got expanded with tons of new content from tiny expansions to whole new acts. (Read More)

Day 3: Unlocks, Money Based Stretch Goals, and Some Magical Armor!

June 26th - via:
Hey there backers! To our new backers, we’re honored that you have enough interest in Middara to pledge your hard-earned money towards it! To our Returning Backers, we are eternally grateful for your support. After all we’ve been through,... (Read More)

Day 2: Unlocks, Stretch Goals, And A Cacophonous Sound!

June 25th - via:
Happy Day 2, everyone! What a start! We can't believe it! Thanks for joining us on this incredible journey and trusting us enough to support the game we've worked so hard to create! We apologize for not being more active in the comments yesterday, we... (Read More)

Got funded and overshot three stretch goals before we could even write the update!

June 24th - via:
Wowsers!  Brooklynn here… I haven’t slept in over 30 hours so I’m still in a fugue state trying to process all this. Thanks so much for supporting us. It’s very touching to see people as passionate about our game as us. This has been a long... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Spotlight - Middara: Unintentional Malum - The Complete Trilogy

June 24th - via:
The wildly successful game Middara: Unintentional Malum Act 1 is back on Kickstarter, not only for a reprint, but for Acts 2 & 3 as well. (Read More)

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