The Thinning Veil Relaunch

A project in Colchester, UK by Triskelion Games Ltd

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Adventure game & dungeon crawler dark fantasy inspired by Celtic myth. Malefic beings are slipping through the Veil to prey on us all!
Backers: 508
Average Pledge Per Backer: £165

Funded: £84,052 of £120,000
Dates: Mar 28th -> Apr 19th (22 days)
Project By: Triskelion Games Ltd
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Latest News

The Road Goes Ever On: An Exploration into Progress in Inis Fael: Last 24 Hours

April 18th - via:
Hail Heroes! Here we are in the last 24 hours, the Charnel Court have arisen, and their grave touch is upon us, but perhaps we might yet slay them all and defeat the Charnel Queen! Stranger things have happened... However as many know we did not... (Read More)

The Charnel Dice & the French Digital Translations!

April 18th - via:
Hail Heroes! This update is the short scrolly one. There will be a longer much more scrolly one later which I am remiss in being late in producing. Presenting, the Charnel Dice set! Now added to your add-ons, and you can load up with as many or as... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #21 - A Witch in the Dreamhouse & Flenser

April 17th - via:
Hail Heroes! Daily Unlock #21 A Witch in the Dreamhouse & Flenser! For our 21st and final Daily Unlock we'll be taking it one at a time and in order! After this we are going to ride it out and attempt to pierce the Veil! Let's do this Heroes! A... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #20 The Treasure Trove!

April 16th - via:
Hail Heroes! We are close to the big finish and we want to thank you all for your support, come what may! Daily Unlock #20 brings you 24 more cards to the game, in the form of Potions, Scrolls, Relics & Treasures! The Treasure Trove is here! Some... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #19 Artefacts of the Veil

April 15th - via:
Hail Heroes! It's time for Daily Unlock #19 Artefacts of the Veil! We know it says Trinkets, but as you can see the card type was changed to Artefact which was a fairly recent choice and I couldn't find the updated banner! In the fullness of time,... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #18 The Crypt of the Charnel Court Adventure Module & 5th Player Mode!

April 14th - via:
Hail Heroes! The time has come! This was to be the big final Unlock, but we believe we'll need more time than the last 24 hours will allow to get eyes on it. We consider it the Unlock to end all Unlocks! Daily Unlock #18 The Crypt of the Charnel... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #17 The Dream Reveller of Faed Cel Dunwaith & Other Abnormalities

April 13th - via:
Hail Heroes! As we draw close to journey's end, it is time to unveil Daily Unlock #17 The Dream Reveller of Faed Cel Dunwaith & Other Abnormalities!  This is a mix of Nightmare Mode, Adventure Game and Dungeon Crawl scenarios! In the Dream... (Read More)

The Wizard Walks - Exploring Unique Selling Points on the Fly!

April 13th - via:
Hail Heroes! TechSupport & myself are getting a lot less time together these days, but recognising we should explore the unique selling points of the game (USPs) we shot a sequence of videos and made a playlist on YouTube. Now that is ordered by... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #16 The Primordial Stalker

April 12th - via:
Hail Heroes! It is time to look once more into the Darkness. The Darkness surrounds all creation, and is perhaps, what in truth the All is, watching us with inscrutable alien detachment. The Darkness then, outside, and in. Daily Unlock #16 The... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #15 The Vault of Horrors

April 11th - via:
Hail Heroes! It's that time again! Daily Unlock #15 is here! But just what is the Vault of Horrors?  Three cunningly crafted tales of the macabre, darker than most, and set in the Adventure Game Mode.  These are narrative rich explorations into the... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #14 Warriors of the Unwoven Knot

April 10th - via:
Hail Heroes! Have you been on vigil for the feature of Daily Unlock #14 Warriors of the Unwoven Knot, and wondering how they might be involved in the Thinning Veil? We hope you'll enjoy the versatility of these in the game, and the fact you get 4 of... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #13 Ghosts of Twilight!

April 9th - via:
Hail Heroes! Today we take a look at Daily Unlock #13, and as is fitting we're talking Twilight Cards! Death & new beginnings are intrinsically linked to this Unlock's number so why not discuss the Ghosts of Twilight? 6 new Twilight Cards, some... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #12 A Song of Sadness KSE Adventure Game Campaign!

April 8th - via:
Hail Heroes! Todays Unlock is epic! A three-part Adventure Game Campaign called 'A Song of Sadness' set before the events of the main campaign and providing a wonderful prequel to it! The campaign kicks off with Part I: The Strain of Lament, where... (Read More)

Wizard's Painted Hero Pledge - The Colour of Magic!

April 8th - via:
Hail Heroes! This is a quick update between Daily Unlocks to bring you news of the painted pledge variety! Let's talk about... The Wizard's Painted Hero Pledge! Painted using the colour of magic! We've had some private enquiries with backers /... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #11 The Thief of Eyes!

April 7th - via:
Hail Heroes! This update unveils Daily Unlock #11! So this one is all about the cunning, malevolent little critter from the Other Side of Midnight, known as the Thief of Eyes!  'The Thief of Eyes is an inhabitant of the Other Side of Midnight, a... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #10 Amulets of the Veil

April 6th - via:
Hail Heroes!  It is time to reveal Daily Unlock #10! The Amulets of the Veil! 12 Amulets are added to the game, in the form of these Relic cards.  Some will have the Enemy symbol on them to show they belong to the Nightmare Mode. But we'll focus on... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #9 Nightmare Mode Scenarios!

April 5th - via:
Hail Heroes! You've seen the Nightmare Spawn deck, the Nightmare Loot deck, the Nightmare Enemy Scrolls, and the Nightmare Edition KSE Enemy Dice! It may not surprise you to find that we have also discovered, in an ancient grimoire, two Nightmare... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #8 Nightmare Edition KSE Enemy Dice!

April 4th - via:
Hail Heroes! It is Daily Unlock #8! Some of you, we admit, saw this one coming. Or were asking for it! So here they are! The Nightmare Edition KSE Enemy Dice, bring their brand of black and red rage to your tabletop!  For those of you who were with... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #7 The Nightmare Scrolls

April 3rd - via:
Hail Heroes!  It is time for today's Daily Unlock! The Nightmare Scrolls! Also perhaps called the Nightmare Enemy Scroll deck!  In Nightmare Mode, these Enemy Scrolls replace the ones from the game, and are a dirty dozen of dastardly villains,... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #6 - The Vampire Tree

April 2nd - via:
Hail Heroes! It is time to unveil Daily Unlock #6! We've been looking forward to showing you this one! ' In the depths of the Corpsewood there stands a hill, with a lonely tree rising up like some demonic hand from its crest, often part obscured in... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #5 What Nightmares Bring

April 1st - via:
Hail Heroes!   With Daily Unlock #5 we continue to unveil the Nightmare Mode of play! You can use these game elements such as the Nightmare Spawn deck or today’s unveil in isolation, combination or all together as intended! It will be interesting... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #4 - Through the Wild, Wild Wood...

March 31st - via:
Hail Heroes!  When adventuring in the world of the Thinning Veil, you will face many dangers, but the springing of cunningly concealed traps has probably proved the comeuppance of more Heroes than any other single factor. Be wary when you explore... (Read More)

Dungeon Crawl Mode Playthrough & More: The Gardens of the World-Tree

March 30th - via:
Hail Heroes! Many have seen the Adventure Game in the 'As Above, So Below' video and we have heard the call for a showcase of the other game mode! Trine and I recorded a playthrough of the Gardens of the World-Tree a while back now. As it happens we... (Read More)

Daily Unlock #3 - The Bell Witch & the Chimes of Hollow's Calling

March 30th - via:
Take a look at Daily Unlock#3: The Bell Witch! 'The Bell Witch is a phantasmal and unsettling vision, appearing with a supernatural allure in one instant, and then as an unhinging, pincer toothed and hellish  monstrosity the next! She is seen... (Read More)

The Grim, the Dark and the Devilishly Hard! Nightmares unleashed!

March 29th - via:
Hail Heroes! We're off to a wonderful and inspiring start and we are feeling the love from the community in regards to the project and that is a source of great joy! However it is time to darken the tone, and to speak of matters sinister, macabre,... (Read More)

The Thinning Veil is LIVE! A Hero's Journey Begins!

March 28th - via:
Hail Heroes! We are super excited to be back with you on Kickstarter for the new campaign! We hope you are familiarising yourself with the new information provided. Please do get exploring the special green links to our new website where you can... (Read More)

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