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A warrior fighting a tentacled monster in artwork for the Daggerfall spiritual successor The Wayward Realms

Daggerfall Spiritual Successor The Wayward Realms Heads to Kickstarter Next Month

OnceLost Games has announced that The Wayward Realms, a spiritual successor to The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall created by former Elder Scrolls staffers, is heading to Kickstarter next month. In a…

April 23, 2024 | 12:00 EDT

A promotional image of Horror On The Orient Express: The Board Game, showing the board game on a dark red velvet cover.

Horror On The Orient Express: The Board Game Kickstarter Fully Funded in 10 Minutes

Today the Kickstarter campaign for Chaosium's latest project, Horror on the Orient Express: The Board Game went live. The crowdfunding campaign for this board game adaptation of the Call of Cthulhu…

April 2, 2024 | 02:52 EDT

A display of Bugxnax: The Card Game, showing the box, cards, and a Bunger plush.

Bugsnax: The Card Game Brings Snacky Goodness To The Table

This April Fools' Day, indie developer Young Horses made an interesting announcement. A Kickstarter campaign for Bugsnax: The Card Game, a lightly strategic competitive card game based on their…

April 1, 2024 | 02:48 EDT

Promotional artwork of Coriolis: The Great Dark, showing a thin, pale figure in dark dress, silhouetted by the fiery image of a bird in the background.

Coriolis: The Great Dark Fully Funded in 7 Minutes On Kickstarter

Today, Free League Publishing launched its Kickstarter campaign for Coriolis: The Great Dark. This TTRPG would be the latest edition of their spacefaring sci-fi TTRPG, one that would progress the…

March 19, 2024 | 04:07 EDT

A promo image of the Altered TCG Kickstarter, celebrating the campaign as the most funded TCG ever.

Altered TCG Ends Kickstarter as Most Funded TCG Ever

Near the end of last January, the Kickstarter campaign for the Altered TCG went live. It promoted a novel take on TCG design and raised more than $1 million within its first day. That campaign has…

March 1, 2024 | 12:28 EST

The logo for Our Brilliant Ruin surrounded by people in formal attire.

Our Brilliant Ruin Kickstarter Remains Cultured During The End

A new TTRPG Kickstarter has gone live. One that appears to be part of a growing trend of combining genre elements with the posh formal trappings of class-based society. This new project, Our…

February 27, 2024 | 04:06 EST

Promotional screenshot of EVE: War For New Eden, featuring the box art, ship miniatures, and several officers in the background.

EVE: War For New Eden Kickstarter Ends With Over 12 Times Its Funding Goal

Recently, a tabletop game Kickstarter concluded. The project was EVE: War For New Eden, a board game set in the world of EVE Online developed by Titanforge Games. The campaign wasn't just a success,…

February 21, 2024 | 05:33 EST

Characters gathered around a table in a pub in the RPG Little Devil Inside

Little Devil Inside Devs Break Over Two Years of Silence With New Kickstarter Update and Trailer

Ambitious-looking Kickstarted RPG Little Devil Inside has re-emerged after over two years of radio silence (and almost four years since the last Kickstarter update). The last we heard from the game…

February 21, 2024 | 08:08 EST

Promotional Artwork for Street Masters: Champion Edition, featuring several characters in martial arts poses.

Street Masters: Champion Edition Announced by Steamforged Games

Back in November, Steamforged Games acquired the rights to the retro brawler-inspired board game Street Masters. Now, the tabletop developer has announced a Kickstarter campaign for Street Masters:…

February 1, 2024 | 05:57 EST

Kickstarter Stormgate

Starcraft Spiritual Successor Stormgate Wins Almost $2.4 Million with Successful Kickstarter

The Kickstarter campaign for Stormgate, a spiritual successor of Starcraft by Frost Giant Studios, has just concluded successfully.  28,143 backers pledged $2,380,701 for the game on Kickstarter,…

February 1, 2024 | 02:14 EST

Official promotional artwork for the Altered TCG.

Altered TCG Kickstarter Raises Over $1 Million In A Day

The world of tabletop Kickstarter campaigns has seen a new massive success. This campaign isn't for a D&D 5e supplement like Crooked Moon but a new card game. The Altered TCG campaign went live…

January 31, 2024 | 06:40 EST

A collection of Valheim merchandise, including to-scale weapons, plushies, and dice, courtesy of Heroic Replicas

New Valheim Merch Kickstarter Campaign Includes a $1,300 Sword and Much More

Iron Gate and merch company Heroic Replicas have announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new set of Valheim merchandise, including a full-scale replica of the game's ethereal Mistwalker sword. The…

January 29, 2024 | 10:26 EST

The title for the game Eldritch Automata, a giant robot with a sword fighting a giant grotesque monster that appears to be made out of human limbs.

Eldritch Automata Combines Mecha With Cosmic Horror

2024 is here, and with it come new tabletop ideas. Recently, Gehenna Games launched its very first TTRPG Kickstarter for Eldritch Automata. It is a game that combines the mech pilot action of Pacific…

January 2, 2024 | 06:09 EST

A character on a computer screen saying "they're coming for ya!" in the homebrew NES cyberpunk adventure Courier

Actual NES Cyberpunk Adventure Game Courier Crowdfunded in Under Three Hours

Homebrew NES adventure game Courier has been fully funded on Kickstarter in less than three hours. The game, which will be fully playable on actual NES machines, had a relatively modest funding goal…

January 2, 2024 | 11:52 EST

A featured screenshot of the box and cards for the tactical card game Gudnak.

Gudnak Kickstarter Concludes With Over 10 Times Its Funding Goal

With 2023 coming to a close, various crowdfunding projects are wrapping up as well. One of these campaigns is for the tactical expandable card game Gudnak, the debut project by developer Chaotic…

December 29, 2023 | 05:52 EST

The new cover art for Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien

Crowdfunding for Beloved Visual Novel Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien Ends Successfully at Almost 58 Million Yen

The crowdfunding campaign to port an all-ages version of the beloved visual novel Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien (also known as Rumbling Hearts) to Steam has just concluded successfully. The campaign on the…

December 29, 2023 | 10:03 EST

A promotional image of a physical compass from the Pathfinder Wayfinder Compass Kickstarter

Own a Piece of Golarion With The Pathfinder Wayfinder Compass Kickstarter

A new crowdfunding campaign has gone live. Type 40, an Australian company known for making leather journals and props for Call of Cthulhu, has launched their Pathfinder Wayfinder Compass Kickstarter…

December 28, 2023 | 03:18 EST

A promotional image for the Undergrove Kickstarter, showing the boardgame on an overgrown mushroom table.

Undergrove Kickstarter Ends Campaign Over 6000% Funded

Back in November, Elizabeth Hargrave launched the Undergrove Kickstarter. The campaign's success would go on to fund the developer's next major board game after the massive success of the bird-…

December 8, 2023 | 08:31 EST

Stormgate art and Kickstarter logo

Starcraft Spiritual Successor Stormgate Achieves Kickstarter Goal in 15 Minutes

Frost Giant Studios launched today a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for its upcoming RTS game Stormgate, and it reached its funding goal almost immediately. While the goal was a relatively modest…

December 5, 2023 | 04:31 EST

A promotional banner for Horizon Forbidden West: Seeds of Rebellion.

Horizon Forbidden West: Seeds of Rebellion Board Game Is A Kickstarter Success

Back in September, Steamforged Games announced a Kickstarter campaign for a Horizon Forbidden West: Seeds of Rebellion board game. Now, that campaign for the canonical companion to Guerilla Games'…

November 21, 2023 | 07:21 EST

The banner for the Kickstarter project of the board game, Undergrove.

Wingspan Creator's Next Game, Undergrove, Smashes Kickstarter Goals

Back in 2019, Elizabeth Hargrave released Wingspan. This board game about managing a bird reserve sold almost 750k copies in 2021. Hargrave's newest project, Undergrove, seems ready to repeat that…

November 8, 2023 | 06:32 EST

Promotional artwork for the Backwards RPG, featuring a malicious figure in silhouette with a top hat leaning against a tree.

Backwards RPG Interview: Growing a Horror Series

The world of horror TTRPGs has been eating well recently. The Magnus Archives is getting a tabletop adaptation. The Crooked Moon is on its way to being one of the biggest tabletop successes on…

October 28, 2023 | 02:20 EDT

The title for The Crooked Moon, an ominous wooden effigy is being burned in the background.

The Crooked Moon D&D Supplement Gets Over 10,000% Funded On Kickstarter

A new TTRPG crowdfunding campaign has seen historic success. The Kickstarter campaign for the D&D 5e folk horror supplement, The Crooked Moon, has currently funded more than $2 million, making it…

October 19, 2023 | 04:46 EDT

Cover art of the TMNT & Other Strangeness RPG, featuring Leonardo with his swords drawn in front of a sunset city.

TMNT & Other Strangeness Tabletop RPG Comes Back To Print

A beloved licensed RPG is coming out of print. Palladium Books, in partnership with Paramount, will be bringing remastered versions of the TMNT & Other Strangeness TTRPG to new audiences. Better…

October 18, 2023 | 02:42 EDT

Official Kickstarter box art for Saw: The Jigsaw Trials. The box is on a dirty tile floor with puddles of bright red blood nearby.

Saw: The Jigsaw Trials Brings Death Traps To Gaming Table

A major horror franchise is getting a board game adaptation. Specifically, Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures have announced the death trap tension of the Saw series will be coming to tables with Saw:…

October 4, 2023 | 03:45 EDT

A display box and machine miniature from the Horizon Forbidden West: Seeds of Rebellion board game.

Horizon Forbidden West: Seeds of Rebellion Coming to Kickstarter

Steamforged Games announced a new board game Kickstarter. The tabletop studio is known for high-quality board games based on official licenses like Monster Hunter World and Devil May Cry 5. Now, they…

September 19, 2023 | 04:18 EDT

The box art for the Guilty Gear Strive Board Game, May is visible on the left side of the screen.

Guilty Gear Strive Board Game Fully Funded on Kickstarter

A new tabletop fighting game adaptation has entered the arena. Level 99 Games' Kickstarter campaign for the Guilty Gear Strive board game, adapting Arc System Works' stylish anime action…

September 13, 2023 | 04:17 EDT

Dark Auction: Hitler’s Estate Cropped Key Art showing the protagonist with Hitler himself in the background

Dark Auction: Hitler’s Estate by Hotel Dusk Creator Fully Funded in a Day

Just yesterday, Izanagi Games launched a crowdfunding campaign for the upcoming mystery adventure game Dark Auction: Hitler’s Estate, and the goal has been already achieved.  While the goal on the…

September 2, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

Ratatan Celebratory Art showing the ratatan on an airship

Patapon Spiritual Successor Ratatan Ends Successful Kickstarter Campaign at $1.5 Million

The Kickstarter campaign of the Patapon spiritual successor Ratatan just ended, and fans of the rhythm genre certainly came together to support the project.  The campaign earned 219,314,335 yen in…

September 1, 2023 | 12:18 EDT

Dark Auction: Hitler’s Estate Key Artwork Showing its characters

Dark Auction: Hitler’s Estate by Hotel Dusk's Rika Suzuki Will Start Crowdfunding Tomorrow

Izanagi Games announced that it plans to publish the next game written by Rika Suzuki, Dark Auction: Hitler’s Estate. If you're unfamiliar with Rika Suzuki, she's the writer and designer behind…

September 1, 2023 | 11:55 EDT

The title for The One Ring Moria – Through The Doors of Durin expansion, the title in front of a a stone wall glowing with runes

The One Ring Moria – Through The Doors of Durin Fully Funded In 4 Minutes

Recently, the Kickstarter for a brand new The One Ring expansion went live. Free League Publishing's latest tale for the Middle-earth TTRPG, Moria – Through The Doors of Durin, brings players to one…

August 30, 2023 | 02:48 EDT

Vulture: Unlimited Frontier

Cool Mecha Game Vulture: Unlimited Frontier Fully Funded on Campfire With 2 Days to Go

Good news for fans of mecha games, as the super-cool indie title Vulture: Unlimited Frontier is now fully funded on the Japanese Kickstarter-like crowdfunding platform Campfire.  Earlier today, the…

August 18, 2023 | 09:41 EDT

The title of Shadow of the Weird Wizard in purple text, overlayed over a group of adventurers in a dungeon.

Shadow of the Weird Wizard Kickstarter Funded In One Day

A new fantasy TTRPG Kickstarter campaign, Shadow of the Weird Wizard, went live today. It was designed to be an evolution of an earlier TTRPG, Shadow of the Demon Lord. That very campaign has not…

August 9, 2023 | 12:38 EDT


Patapon Spiritual Successor Ratatan Coming to PS5, Switch, & Xbox as Kickstarter Passes $600,000

The Kickstarter campaign for the rhythm game Ratatan, spiritual successor to the popular Patapon series, has achieved some relevant stretch goals.  The Kickstarter campaign has now passed $600,000 (…

August 2, 2023 | 11:16 EDT

A group photo of several characters in an anime artstyle. The group includes a blonde man with a lute and sword, a brown-skinned wizard, a petite girl with long pink hair in a dress, a tall muscular female orc with a scar on her face, and an elf with red eyes.

Cloudbreaker Alliance Kickstarter Project Now Live

A new TTRPG Kickstarter campaign has gone live. But this one isn't a D&D 5e supplement like Obojima, nor is it a new VTT platform like Alchemy RPG. It is a new indie project called Cloudbreaker…

August 1, 2023 | 03:46 EDT

Ratatan Key Art

Patapon Spiritual Successor Ratatan Reveals Super-Catchy Music & Clears Multiplayer Stretch Goal

The spiritual successor of Patapon, titled Ratatan, is continuing its crowdfunding cavalcade, while new music has been released for fans to enjoy.   The game's Kickstarter campaign is now sitting at…

August 1, 2023 | 10:26 EDT

Ratatan Key Art

Patapon Spiritual Successor Ratatan Fully Funded on Kickstarter in 48 Minutes

The Kickstarter campaign for the Patapon spiritual successor Ratatan launched less than an hour ago, and the fans have proven that they're hungry.  The initial Kickster goal for the campaign set at…

July 31, 2023 | 12:56 EDT

Ratatan Art

Patapon Spiritual Successor Ratatan Launches Kickstarter Campaign; Console Version Is Stretch Goal

Following the announcement at Bitsummit Let's Go in Kyoto and the gameplay reveal last week, the Kickstarter campaign for the Patapon spiritual successor Ratatan has launched. The campaign has a 20…

July 31, 2023 | 12:27 EDT

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Penny Blood by Shadow Hearts Developer Gets New Video & Artwork

Yukikaze and Wild Bunch Production provided a new update on their upcoming JRPGs Penny Blood and Armed Fantasia Starting with Penny Blood, developed by a team led by Shadow Hearts creator Matsuzo…

July 29, 2023 | 11:50 EDT

The logo for Call of Duty: The Board Game on a black background.

Call of Duty: The Board Game Deploys To Kickstarter This August

Back in April, Activision and Arcane Wonders announced Call of Duty: The Board Game. Aside from the fact that the blockbuster military shooter franchise would be coming to the tabletop, that initial…

July 19, 2023 | 02:38 EDT

Gate Zero

Bible Exploration Game Gate Zero Fully Funded in 79 Hours on Kickstarter

Some may think that the Bible isn't fun, but the folks at Bible X obviously disagree, as they're developing a Bible exploration game titled Gate Zero. There certainly seems to be a desire for this…

June 10, 2023 | 05:23 EDT

The official logo for Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game, showing models for the Bow Hunter and The Shrieking Legiana models.

Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game Fully Funded On Kickstarter In Under 30 Minutes

Last April, Steamforged Games announced Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game. This is an expansion sequel to the studio's Monster Hunter World Board Game,  using the same underlying gameplay…

May 18, 2023 | 04:03 EDT

Official box artwork from the Kickstarter campaign of Apex Legends: The Board Game

Apex Legends: The Board Game Now Live On Kickstarter

Back in February, Glass Cannon Unplugged announced Apex Legends: The Board Game. They stated that, much like Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment's battle royale game, this tabletop adaptation…

May 17, 2023 | 11:03 EDT

Ground of Aces

World War II Airbase-builing Game Ground of Aces Launches Kickstarter Campaign & Reveals Gameplay

As announced last month, Swiss developer Blindflug Studios launched the Kickstarter campaign for a brand-new game titled Ground of Aces.  The title is a base-building simulator that will let you…

May 3, 2023 | 12:29 EDT

Official artwork from Battletech: Mercenaries featuring a battlefield of soldiers and mechs

BattleTech: Mercenaries Kickstarter Campaign Ends at Over $7.5 Million

BattleTech: Mercenaries is another major Kickstarter success. The highly influential tabletop miniatures mecha game began in 1984 and has since expanded into multiple spin-offs and supplemental…

April 20, 2023 | 10:05 EDT

Ground of Aces

World War II Airbase-builing Game Ground of Aces Hitting Kickstarter Soon

Swiss developer Blindflug Studios announced that it will launch a Kickstarter campaign for a brand-new game titled Ground of Aces.  As the name hints, planes are involved, but this is a different…

April 16, 2023 | 01:18 EDT

Death From Above Antytila

Death From Above Fully Funded on Kickstarter; Ukrainian Band Antytila Will Compose the Main Theme

Today the upcoming drone warfare game "Death from Above" by developer Rockodile Games and publisher Lesser Evil passed its funding goal on Kickstarter. Backers surpassed the €25,000 required for the…

March 31, 2023 | 10:45 EDT

Project MBR

Developers of Mecha Game Project MBR Cancel Kickstarter, But Development Will Continue

Recently, Sieg Games announced the upcoming multiplayer mecha game Project MBR, also launching a Kickstarter campaign to support its development. Unfortunately, the campaign has been canceled. While…

March 30, 2023 | 12:47 EDT