Happy New Year: Esteren in the 2014 RPG review
Happy New Year everyone!
Have you seen that: http://www.rpg.net/columns/advanced-designers-and-dragons/advanced-designers-and-dragons2.phtml
Esteren is quoted in this 2014 RPG review. SoE Tuath KS was the 8th most succeful kickstarter of the year :... Read more
The New Kickstarter is LIVE!
Here we are! The new Kickstarter is online: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1176616619/shadows-of-esteren-a-medieval-horror-rpg-occultism
With this new Kickstarter campaign, our objective is to finance two new projects in the Shadows of Esteren Universe: the new... Read more
Shipment Update + Next Steps!
GenCon is behind us and holidays are finished... Nel is stil in his honeymoon somewhere in the US and will be back in France september 18th.
This third GenCon was... Read more
Here is an update of the shipment :
- All US domestic parcels have been sent except around 50 of them. We will go on sending the reminaing... Read more
Shipment have begun !
The is Nel here, from the Shadows team. Our translator Clovis took a few days of vacation but it seemed important to do an update. Sorry for my... Read more
Update about shipping and new nomination for Esteren at the Ennie Awards!
Short update today about shipping and Backerkit. We collect the forms and we are preparing the shipping files. The daols metal coins have been delivered now and the... Read more
Some news: Backerkit and shipment + issue with Greater Tri-Kazelian
We are close to the end of June now, so it’s time for an update!
- THE GOOD
Good news! We have an estimate for when the items will... Read more
Tshirt and Backerkit
We forgot the shirt but now they are available !
IMPORTANT NOTICE:You can take this option only if you have received a confirmation by email. If not,... Read more
BackerKit now launched!
This is it, our BackerKit is now ready... it was a lot of work but it was validated by the BackerKit team. You will be getting an email... Read more
Tuath: Set of Artworks
The sixth stretch goal unlocked a black folder with 5 art prints. The seleciton is done now: of course we have chosen the most beautiful illsutrations but also those... Read more
Production Update and Mutant Chronicles!
We make a small update to show you some nice advancements.
First, here is the cover of the limited edition of the Monastery of Tuath :
And here... Read more
BackerKit and Work in Progress
There, after one last hectic day, calm has come on this Kickstarter page... once more, many thanks for your support; our gratefulness goes to every one of you.... Read more
Secret Goal Unlocked: Support your local retailer!
The Tuath Kickstarter campaign has now become our most successful Shadows of Esteren campaign!
We have just gone beyond the score of the Book 2 Travels campaign. It's just amazing... Read more
#14 Stretch Goal Unlocked: Enhanced Black Rose 2
You are amazing !!! What an end to this campaign!
Another threshold reached! This time, it's another bunch of upgrades for The Black Rose.
We will add 4 Investigators to... Read more
Summary of Pledges and Options
We are in the last 24 hours and it is useful to make a summary of all the available options.
There are two main tools to help you:
- A spreadsheet... Read more
#13 Stretch Goal Unlocked: New Mini Option – Feond!
We've made it! We are glad to reveal the contents of this 13th threshold!
This new threshold unlocks a new option: Aodann-Bàs (“Death Mask” in the Tri-Kazelian tongue... yes ok,... Read more
The Last Stretch!
This is now the last stretch… the final moments of yet another great adventure shared with all of you, with its joys, its hopes, its concerns, and sometimes its frustrations!... Read more
FAQ pour nos petites Grenouilles ! French Only !
Tout d’abord, merci pour votre soutien… un peu plus, nous aurions envie de vous offrir une peluche de grenouille, rien que vous ! Avouez qu’elle est mignonne :... Read more
New Reward Tier: The Black Rose
The Black Rose is the first board game set in the Shadows of Esteren universe. Taking place in the same setting as the official scenario Vengeful Words, written by Nelyhann,... Read more
#12 Stretch Goal Unlocked: Enhanced Black Rose 1
That's it: another threshold down; the twelfth one of this campaign! Congratulations everyone!
This new stretch goal unlocks an enhanced version of “The Black Rose.” Now, all the editions of... Read more
Online Options Catalog
We've been working on this for some time now (an advantage of long Kickstarter campaigns! :)): a catalog designed by our layout artist with a description of every option unlocked... Read more
The Black Rose: Demo Video #1
After an introduction to the rules (check the video here), here is the first video showing a complete game of The Black Rose. The password to watch the video is ... Read more
Urvan is here!
Roberto just finished Urvan! He did a great job. In the team, maybe our favorite miniature!
You can get Urvan by adding $25 to your pledge. This resin limited edition... Read more
Restructured Daols Options
Greetings, faithful community of the Shadows,
We've had quite a lot of requests about getting to make your own bundles of Daols, so that you may take a certain number... Read more
The Black Rose: Video Tutorial
Here is a short video made by Sebastian that will explain the rules for The Black Rose. This prototype contains material in a minimalist version but it is... Read more
#11 Stretch Goal Unlocked: Daols + New Options!
The $100K stretch goal is reached! You are amazing, thank you for your incredible support. And we still have two weeks to go...
With this threshold, we will be able... Read more
End of the "Spread the Shadows" promotion campaign + new artworks
Kickstarter staff have asked us to stop the promotion campaign "Spread the Shadows". Indeed, contests are not allowed by the guidelines. This contest will no longer be offered as... Read more
The Black Rose: Limited Edition + New Reward Tier + New options!
We are now very close to $100K, and we have two weeks left... First, we would like to thank you all for your support and involvement. With your... Read more
Spread the Shadows!
We are already more than 800 to be part of this adventure. This is a lot, but we can make the Shadows spread even further... and this will be up... Read more
During the previous Kickstarter campaigns, we released T-shirts... well, we received quite a lot of messages asking for new T-shirts. We really thank you for your enthusiasm but... Read more
New Reward Tier: Complet Minatures Set "Tuath Monk"
Today, we unlock a new reward tier: TUATH MONK.
Fopr $75, you will get all 4 Esteren miniatures: Daernic, Joris, Urvan & Adeliane. It is a limited deal for early... Read more
#10 Stretch Goal Unlocked: Mini Upgrade + New Option: Minis + New reward tier: Monk!
We did it!
We've reached $90K!
First, the Daernic and Joris minis will get an upgrade: they will be delivered in a small box, along with an art print and... Read more
A preview of the next stretch goals + bonus track for Dearg in streaming
These last days, we have been working on the next stretch goals. This is no easy task: our experience of the previous Kickstarters has shown that we must... Read more
New option: Rise Concert Mp3 & Dearg Concert Mp3
We approach the $90K stretch goal now… !
To help us reach this new goal, we offer you new options: high resolution MP3 (FLAC format) of the two Esteren Live... Read more
New rewards tiers: Greater Tri-Kazelian & Osta-Baille Collector Reload
Nice, we are over $83K now... by the way, please keep on speading the words about this campaign. We are preparing a nice bonus for those who have... Read more
#9 Stretch Goal Unlocked: Hardcover & KS Special Edition
With this threshold, even the Standard Edition of the Monastery of Tuath will get a hard cover! This threshold applies to all backers: Tri-Kazelian and all reward tier including a... Read more
A first finished artwork for "Deduction"
Gawain is working hard on the deck of cards for our game "Deduction". By the way, the name of the game is only a WIP and it should be... Read more
New Reward Tier: Osta-Baille Collector
A new reward tier is online : the OSTA BAILLE Collector! Basically, it merges Ard-Amrach and High Varigal + additionnal item. You can check the contents on the updated... Read more
New options + updated artwork
Today, we propose new options to help us reach the next strech goal :
These artworks are printed Shadows of Esteren illustrations. This set was unlocked during the... Read more
#8 Stretch Goal Unlocked: RISE
On November 30th 2013, the Esteren collective revealed the third album, named Rise, during a 30-minute private concert.
RISE stands out from the other two albums. Where “Of Men and... Read more
New Options: Blue Box "Fearil" & Set of 6 Travels Journal
Today, we propose you two new options:
A gorgeous blue box with a community-voted design, perfect for storing your books and game aids (except black folders)! By the way, Fearil... Read more
Ding! Another Stretch goal bonus!
Congrats! We have now reached the score of the Kickstarter dedicated to Book 0 Prologue! To celebrate, how about a little extra on the (haunted) house?
Thanks to you, we... Read more
Options pour les Grenouilles de Farl: réserver vos Editions Limitées des Livres 0, 2 et 3 !
[FRENCH] This update is about special option for the french reward tier « Grenouille de Farl »
Dans cette mise à jour, nous allons vous expliquer comment ajouter un exemplaire... Read more
#6 Stretch Goal Unlocked: Artworks!
(For our dear frogs, update in French below / mise à jour en français en bas)
Another stretch goal unlocked!
We will select 5 illustrations from the Monastery of... Read more
Deduction Board Game: Blurb & Sketches
Good morning eveyrone!
(For our dear frogs, update in French below / mise à jour en français en bas)
$60K! Looks like we have reached a new stretch goal ....... Read more
Surprise! $55K Bonus Stretch Goal!
We have reached the score of our very first Kickstarter, dedicated to Book 1 Universe. Let's raise our glasses to that!
It took place in summer 2012 and is... Read more
Fourth Stretch Goal Unlocked: DVD concert of Esteren OST
Kablam! We've made it!
On November 30th 2013, a classical orchestra performed in Lyon, France. It was the very first time that a live orchestra played a role-playing game's OST.... Read more
Third Stretch Goal Unlocked: Portfolio + new options unlocked!
Third threshold reached! This is a small bonus as we almost reached the $50K mark!
In addition to the clue and suspect cards, the Monastery of Tuath includes game aids... Read more
Second Stretch Goal Unlocked: Enhanced Game Aids
Yeah! One more threshold reached!
In the original, French version, the game aids (clue and suspect cards) for the Monastery of Tuath were delivered as cardboard cutouts:
With this new... Read more
Stretch Goal! Here Comes Joris!
The first threshold has been reached! A big thanks to all of you; you are simply awesome, and it is with your help that we are able to always go... Read more
The initial objective has now been reached... in less than 5 hours! Thank you VERY MUCH everyone for your amazing support. We'll go far together! Onward to the first... Read more