Covil: The Dark Overlords

A project in Halifax, Canada by Vesuvius Media Ltd

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An area control game for 1 to 4 players. Unleash your minions and struggle for supremacy over the regions!
Backers: 1090
Average Pledge Per Backer: $71

Funded: $76,990 of $15,000
Dates: Jun 10th -> Jul 3rd (24 days)
Project By: Vesuvius Media Ltd
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Latest News

Last Call!

July 3rd - via:
It has been a CRAZY ride so far! You have been unlocking stretch goals faster than we could ever imagine and you made this campaign soooo fun! The Legendary Five and the Mistress of Doom (a new overlord) have been unlocked! The art of the other 4... (Read More)

The Legendary Five, Extra Stickers & Chaotic Evil Expansion!

July 2nd - via:
The Legendary FiveYou have managed to unlock the "Mystic Summoner", a character inspired by two favorite female characters.  . Coming up next a super stretch goal for the Legendary Five! With this Stretch Goal we will add at once all 5 characters in... (Read More)

Another Minion joins the ranks! Pledge Manager & Add-ons!

July 1st - via:
The Friendly Invader joined our ranks, bringing us memories of more beloved characters (with a special "love" for... cats).  Coming up next, one more minion inspired by two great characters. Can you guess the characters that inspired this minion?... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal! Gen Con Event! Spanish Version of the Expansion!

June 29th - via:
Earthquake Unlocked!This Overlord has also been selected by you! A really cool combination of some really cool characters we all love! New Overlord Unlocked: The Earthquake! Can you guess the two characters that inspired the next minion? Can you... (Read More)

20 Stretch Goals Reached!

June 26th - via:
We are now at the last of week of our campaign, and we have already unlocked 20 Stretch Goals! With the last one, the "Evil Mastermind" came into your sinister ranks!  . Coming Up next, another one of your ideas...  . Also, we got a great "How To... (Read More)

Chaotic Evil Expansion! Competition Winners!

June 25th - via:
Chaotic Evil Expansion!It is time to get serious in your quest of dominance of the territories. With this Expansion, you can increase your playtime, add many more strategies and increase the challenges of being an Overlord.  . This expansion... (Read More)

Another Board Unlocked and a new Overlord: Lord Zoltar!

June 23rd - via:
18 Stretch Goals Unlocked!You managed to unlock the new game board! *artwork is not final At the same time, our Brazilian publisher (Mandala Jogos) informed us that they have pre-sold 100 copies which added another $3000 to the pot. This means that... (Read More)

Halifax's Vesuvius Media gets double its goal in crowd funding for new board game

June 21st - via:
Revenge and conquest are the goals of this new board game, called Covil: The Dark Overlords. (Read More)

Two more Stretch Goals down! BGG Poll Started!

June 20th - via:
You have managed to unlock two more stretch goals! The Dungeon Keepers! . And a new game board! The artwork for the game board is not final. Next one on the list is one more game board to make the game even bigger!  . BGG Poll for New Characters!We... (Read More)

A great first week! Time to add more...

June 18th - via:
The first week of the campaign is over and you made it a great one! You managed to unlock many cards and add many new characters (Mercenaries and Overlords) in the game. Last of them being the "Dream Catcher" inspired by two very famous and loved... (Read More)

Swamp Dweller Unlocked! Naming Competition Starts!

June 16th - via:
You managed to unlock the Swamp Dweller! There are TWO references in this minion. Can you guess them both?  . Coming up next the... Dream Catcher! Can you guess the two references for this guy???  . Naming Competition!It is time to get you involved... (Read More)

Two more Goals down! New Pick Up locations to save on shipping!

June 15th - via:
Blackguard & Shield Bearer join the ranks!We have reached the 24K goal and unlocked the Shield Bearer! We've also reached 100+ Fans on our BGG Fan Page unlocking a new Overlord, the Blackguard! Thank you!    . Up next... a monster from the... (Read More)

The Outpost Expansion Unlocked! Spain Pledges and more Social Goals!

June 14th - via:
Outpost Expansion Unlocked! We are now adding 8 Outpost meeples to the game. These add a new strategy, allowing you to deploy your troops directly either from your Castle or from any of your Outposts. To build an outpost you need to control a... (Read More)

Two more Goals Unlocked! Covil goes to Spain! Updated Shipping Rates!

June 14th - via:
The three MusCATeers joined our ranks! With the addition of these three cards we conclude our tribute to this great childhood story!  . Also, we managed to unlock our 3rd Social goal, adding the "Henchmen" to the Dwar7s Fall promo cards! These ogre... (Read More)

D'Artagnan and the Cardinal unlocked! Video Review!

June 12th - via:
It has been a great day! We got funded and we also managed to strike two more Stretch Goals! D'Artagnan and the Cardinal have joined our ranks:   coming up next... The Three MusCATeers! . and with less than 50 likes to our facebook page we will also... (Read More)

Project Funded! Let the games... begin!

June 12th - via:
With your support we reached our goal in less than 48 hours! Thank you all very much! Dwar7s Fall Empires add-on updatedIn the Empires Expansion add-on we added a free pack of sleeves, which will be more than enough for all cards of this expansion.... (Read More)

Dwar7s Fall Stretch Goals and Expansion!

June 11th - via:
We received many messages and comments from people asking us to add the Empires Expansion and the rest of the Stretch Goals from the Dwar7s Fall campaign. So here it is: a) Dwar7s Fall Royal Decree Expansion We are adding the Royal Decree expansion... (Read More)

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