Hey KTO Backers - APE Has a New Kickstarter!
It's been awhile since I checked in, but I wanted to let you know that we have a new Kickstarter campaign in progress for our upcoming game Spirits of the... Read more
Getting the Gravedigger Card
I wanted to post an update to include information about the Gravedigger. The Gravedigger card will be sent for free to all backers that are getting the 3rd character set. ... Read more
3rd Character Set to (finally) Ship!
I'm happy to say that the third character set has arrived and will start shipping on Monday. Here are some notes:
- Every backer will get a fixed Peasant card with... Read more
Gen Con, and 3rd Character Set Pictures
We'll have Kill the Overlord at Gen Con next week. Stop by booth 1509 and play a game - it's great fun in large numbers!
Here's a picture showing the... Read more
3rd Character Set Update
Just a short update to let you know what's happening with the third character set.
It looks like the cards will leave the printer in mid-August, and arrive here 3-4... Read more
It's been awhile since the last update! The cards are still at the printer and they'll be finished with them by the end of July. Then we figure out how... Read more
Third Character Set Update
Not much news to report, but I wanted to touch base to let you know we're still here. The third character set art was approved a couple weeks back and... Read more
Third Character Set Status & Let's Play Green Bay
After a too-lengthy delay that's largely my fault, these cards will finally go to the printer this weekend. The entire shipment of cards should fit into a single case, so... Read more
Village Sot Art Arrived
I got the art for the Village Sot today. I'll finish up this card and then the set is ready to go to the printer! Note that the Sot card... Read more
Village Sot Art, and Island Siege Kickstarter
The artist contacted me about the Village Sot art and promised me that I'd have it very soon. Either way, the 3rd character set will go to press at the... Read more
3rd Character Set Art Complete
The art for the 3rd character set has been completed. See a preview of all the pieces below. I particularly like the assassins.
The next steps are to put it... Read more
3rd Character Set Early Art
It's been some time since my last post, but I got some early preliminary art for the 3rd character set. See below. Note that this is not final art for... Read more
Roughs for 3rd Character Set
Note that the names of the characters might change, and that we responded to the artist with some minor changes. I'm really looking forward to seeing final art for the... Read more
Kill the Overlord at Gen Con
If you'll be at Gen Con, stop by our booth (1413, right at the front, next to Wizards of the Coast) and try KIll the Overlord with Suzie from d20... Read more
It's been a couple weeks since the Kickstarter came to a close, so I thought it was time for an update.
The art and all edits are complete for the... Read more
More Info on the $7 Pledge Premium and Stretch Goals
On Wednesday, when it seemed inconceivable to me that we'd hit the $8K goal much less the $10K goal (which is now just under $100 away) I offered the stretch... Read more
The Home Stretch + the Peasant and the Slave
Wow - look at it go! With just 7 hours left in this merry ride, we have about $500 to hit the $10K stretch goal. If we do that, then... Read more
Bonus Character - The Grave Digger
Tori was able to put together a quick sketch for the new $7 pledge premium character, a male version of the Grave Digger.
At this rate, it appears we might... Read more
Stretch Chars Available as Premium
By popular demand, we're making the stretch goal character cards available as pledge premiums. This includes 9 tarot-sized cards - the 8 character cards from the Tyrant $10K stretch goal... Read more
A Knight and Her Squire
Today's update is a double-header character introduction - the Knight and the Squire.
Many plot card effects cause characters to lose money and/or cards. You can breathe a little easier... Read more
The designer of Kill the Overlord, Brad Talton, has put together a Designer Diary for Kill the Overlord over on his site - Level 99 Games.
He's also got a... Read more
The Captain provides a 1-2 punch to players that are already low on cards. As you pass the Execution Order to a player, that player must first discard a card... Read more
The General - and Character PDF Download
Today's update looks at the General. The General may ignore the instructions on shield/red plot cards and use them to pass the Execution Order to ANY other player.
By the... Read more
KTO Box Cover
To celebrate passing the halfway point in the project I'm posting a second update today!
Here's the box cover for the game. I'm still playing with the tagline. I'm considering... Read more
The Anarchist Kickstarter Exclusive Card
At the time of this writing, we're 1 backer shy of the 1/2-way point in the project.To the 121 of you that have already backed us, Thank You! To those... Read more
The Advisor, and Ranking Up Between Rounds
This rank 7 character has an income of 5 gold, and has the enviable special power of not being targetable by key cards (see Update 2 for more details on... Read more
In this update, I'll explain the various types of plot cards in Kill the Overlord. As of right now, there are 44 different plot cards, though that number may vary... Read more
Card Anatomy - The Overlord
The Overlord holds the highest rank in the game (8), and as such has the largest income (6). Unfortunately for her (or him, if you turn the card around) the... Read more