Wave 2 fulfillment update
Welcome to our first 2018 update, Heroes!
2017 was a great year for Sword & Sorcery,with the Wave 1 Kickstarter fulfillment, the retail launch, and first international releases in... Read more
Wave 2 News for US and EU backers - And a Crossover
As we are past the scheduled delivery date (December, 14th) of our Wave 2 shipment, here are some news about what's going on.
- The US container is... Read more
Wave 2 Starts Shipping to Backers
We are happy to announce that Wave 2 of Sword & Sorcery has finally started shipping to backers!
As you know well, this long-awaited final installment of your Kickstarter... Read more
The Portal is Opening! Arcane Portal downloads now available
In preparation of the arrival of the physical components of Wave 2 at your address, Gremlin Project just made available the digital downloads for Arcane Portal:
Download the... Read more
Wave 2 shipping from factory
We had two last "bumps" on the road of getting Wave 2 ready, but we're finally getting to the end of this final production challenge. Now the logistic/shipping challenge... Read more
A New Wave is Coming (Soon)
Here we are - in a brief moment of respite between the end of the Summer convention season and the beginning of the hectic "end of the year" period... Read more
Endless Quests are coming!
Finally, the beta version of the Sword & Sorcery Quest Editor is available for download. Our dream is to see endless quests created for Sword & Sorcery using this... Read more
The Update to End all Updates (Well, not really, but close!)
First of all... Shipping is completed!
To the best of our knowledge, all the rewards are now flying, sailing, driving to your home - or sitting there already.
We sent... Read more
Shipping has started!
Finally, shipping of your rewards started, and our Hong Kong warehouse just sent out the first batch of 114 shipments.
Please note - Tracking numbers are not issued... Read more
Water, water everywhere!
Your rewards are finally all on the way to the various warehouses. Some of them, in fact, are close to landing...
- The USA shipment is arriving to Seattle tomorrow... Read more
Production close to shipping, and the video we promised
Last week, I posted a mini-update about production on the Comments page. Here's a more complete account on the status of the production - updated using today's news.
First,... Read more
Backers first (but Gremlins grab it faster)!
A quick update about retail release of SWORD & SORCERY.
Those that you see around are pre-orders. Any date indicated by the seller is tentative and probably based on... Read more
Closer and closer... and a new project launches
Today a very big parcel landed in our office, and here's what was inside...
The main difference between these copies and the components we got before is that all... Read more
Rulebook available, and a first look inside the box
Rulebook is now available
The title says it all, except where to find it!
Here it is: http://www.aresgames.eu/18265
You can browse the PDF on Issuu; or just download... Read more
Mass Production - What is the status?
I am now back to the Ares office after spending the past week in China to review the status of the Sword & Sorcery production.
I visited the factory... Read more
More news and previews - and Merry Christmas!
Sorry if we were not so active here since our last update - The last weeks have been very busy, as we managed a lot of small and great... Read more
This *IS* the update you are looking for...
Let's start sharpening our swords and preparing our spells... We finally received injection shots of ALL the miniatures to approve. Lo and behold!
- We are ready to launch... Read more
An unlikely hero... and more injection shot photos!
Here we are, with a new preview of one of the Heroes included in your Kickstarter rewards: meet Volkor, the Drakonian!
(And remember, if you want to see these... Read more
Onamor, dark hero
This week's preview is centered around a character who's a personal favorite of one of our Gremlins, guess why :-) - Here is ONAMOR!
Sometimes, help may come from... Read more
Sometimes, the sharpest blade isn't enough. - Here comes Ryld!
As promised, here we are with another peek at the production files of Sword & Sorcery. This week, it's about Ram... Ryld :-), Blademaster/Bard.
Born in the Flaming Ground,... Read more
This is not a production update (for a change!)
Some of you have been complaining because our brave Gremlins are updating the Sword & Sorcery Facebook page more often than we do here. Facebook is a "little" more... Read more
Files at the printer, what's next?
If you follow us on Facebook, or stopped by at our GenCon booth - or follow the Comments page - you already know a lot about what's in this... Read more
Production Update & A Preview of our upcoming KS Campaign
What's New Since the Last Update?
The pre-production is moving forward in earnest, with Nunzio and Simone (Gremlin Project) focused on getting all the core print files done. They will... Read more
Files, files everywhere...
... and a lot of them ready to print!
Heroes, here we are again.
We've been silent but not idle, and last week we had an intense two-days meeting involving... Read more
Deep into Vastaryous' Lair...
Our valiant Gremlins are deep into the final playtesting rounds of the Act II scenarios, and I'm really proud to share with you the final box art of the... Read more
Our Favorite Raider in Action!
Our brave Gremlin raider, Nunzio, showed up in Modena, during the PLAY Game show in the past week-end, to play an open beta of Sword & Sorcerywith a... Read more
First things first - we still miss the information of more than 200 of you in our Pledge Manager system.
For this reason, we extended the Pledge Manager window to ... Read more
Hellspawns, Dice and... don't forget the Pledge Manager
As promised a few days ago, I am presenting here the Hellspawn in full glory... not just one or two shots as posted on our Facebook page, but the... Read more
Berserkers, Barbarians - and a reminder to fill in your info on the Pledge Manager!
First, a couple of sweet images! I realized we never shared these two heroes in any previous update (remember to follow our Facebook page for little updates we sometimes do... Read more
Heroes and Monsters and Secrets...
If you are following our Facebook page, you've seen that our production team has been quite busy in the last month. If not, here we go with an update... Read more
There's a lot going on in these days, as we and the Gremlins are working on rules and quests, while our artists and sculptors finalize the last images and... Read more
Pledge Manager is now Online
The pledge manager for Sword & Sorcery is now online (ks.aresgames.eu).
We have just started to send you all an email, from customercare[at]aresgames.eu and titled "Sword & Sorcery Pledge... Read more
Pledge Manager Online December, 14th
A quick update to let you know that we are completing the pledge manager system today and, if everything goes all right in the final test, we plan the... Read more
Bears and Hellspawns
Our artists and sculpts are continuing to work on our stretch goals, and here we're with a couple of new previews.
First, in playtesting we realized that the previous... Read more
Busy Gremlins at Work!
Slavery is illegal in Italy - as well as most other countries in these days, fortunately - but apparently our favorite Gremlins are not aware of that! They are... Read more
It has been a long night, so forgive me if I will be less verbose than I usually am (maybe you'll appreciate the change, too :-)
I, and everybody... Read more
You are Legend!
With $500,000 in funding, the Hellspawn is unlocked!
And now... two more hours to try to get this Kickstarter into the Top 50 of must funded projects!
As a... Read more
From Here To Eternity
We are racing agains the clock to reach our final goals, so let's not waste any words! Let's look at all the exciting stuff which happened today, and what's... Read more
Fire and Shadow!
As always, the answer is 42. 42 artificial intelligences for our monsters (yes, count 'em - and I am not even including the Galaxy Defender Alien/Enemy cards). And 42... Read more
The Day of Enomis
This night the "48 hours warning" went out, and this morning, we awakened to another great achievement, at $435,000...
We have 12 different 'standard' enemies in the Kickstarter campaign... Read more
I am the strongest!
The battle was hardly fought... Today, we finally reached and surpassed $420,000 of funding, and we unlocked one more Hero, bringing the total number of figures in the all-inclusive... Read more
The Final Days
The final days are coming onto us. Less than 100 hours before we see the conclusion of the Sword & Sorcerycampaign... and looking at what happened during the... Read more
Thanks to the new "Dragon Slayer" and "Immortal" add-on bundles and pledge levels (look at the project page and your message in-box, if you did not already!), the campaign... Read more
Fight Fire with Fire
Sometimes, help may come from the most unexpected quarters. Sometimes, heroes are not Charming Princes and Knights in Shining Armor. Sometimes, heroes are shadowy figures dabbling in the dark... Read more
Enemies, Enemies Everywhere!
No Stretch Goals unlocked today (yet) - but our Facebook page social goal is so close it might be achieved as I write! Only 6 fans missing to 3000,
Even... Read more
Here comes the Morrigan!
A new goal unlocked today! Our funding is now more than 450% of our initial goal, and at $340,000 we unlocked another important upgrade...
All our figures are multi-part,... Read more
Open... roll... grab the treasure!
What's the strongest archetype in dungeon delving? Swordfighting? Casting spells? No!!! What is at the heart of every great adventure is... Open the door, kill the monster, grab the treasure!... Read more
The Eternal Evil
With the new goal unlocked yesterday night ($330,000 of funding!) the Sword & Sorcery campaign grows to a massive 14 QUESTS - each of them unique and lovingly crafted... Read more
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night...
Truth is... it's a shiny and sunny day here in Italy (Enomis' blessing... as otherwise the beautiful Lucca Comics & Games show we are at in these days turns... Read more
With Heart, Faith and Steel
The premiere event in the Italian gaming scene, Lucca Comics & Games, started today, and we were there all day - we could not miss the launch of the... Read more
Things in the Night
The glorious power of legendary Vastaryous inspired a lot of backers, new and old, to support our project - yesterday was by far the best day after the opening... Read more
The Greatest Enemy ever...
There is no peace for Heroes, no rest for living Legends.
The powerful evil menacing the Talon Coast has been defeated, but a dark shadow lingers on. Something is... Read more
Undead Viking and the Temple of Doom
One more video about Sword & Sorcery is now available, and the review by Undead Viking makes us feel very proud of the hard work our Gremlins have been... Read more
A Legendary Day
What a night, what a day!
First of all - our stretch goal at $ 276,746 is unlocked! Why such a weird figure? If you didn't read Update 7,... Read more
It is coming....
Ready your sword, prepare your spell, nock your arrow... The day is coming... the ultimate opponent is ready to be unleashed upon your heroes.
See you here, tomorrow at... Read more
Rahdo Runs Through and Beasts of War Have Fun
Many of you have been waiting anxiously for more Sword & Sorcery videos, and today finally we can see Rahdo "Running Through" our game.
Rahdo was also playing S&S... Read more
Be a Hero!
No stretch goals unlocked today (even if our next Social Goal is within grab, with a little help from you to promote our Facebook page).
This is no reason... Read more
Here we're with our daily update. First of all, thanks to all the backers who joined our A.M.A. on Boardgamegek yesterday. If you missed it, jump to the link... Read more
Rulebook Online - and you can play Sword & Sorcery on Tabletopia, now!
Thanks to the amazing support of the team of Tabletopia - a sophisticated virtual table system recently funded on Kickstarter - we are able to offer you a virtual visit... Read more
Drums, drums in the deep...
We now have more than 2500 brave souls in the Sword & Sorcery army, and we unlocked one more social goal!
This app - to be developed for both... Read more
Are you ready to take up the challenge, as darkness falls on Talon's Coast?
Thanks to our latest funding achievement - $ 245,000- a new stretch goal unlocks,... Read more
In Company of Wolves...
As night falls (at least here in Old Europe...), we count two more stretch goals unlocked today, thanks to your support, for a total of 12 goals since the... Read more
Daughter of the Nature
In times of dire need, unusual powers stand up and fight against the forces of Darkness... and here comes Samyria, daughter of the Earth, bear-friend and skin-changer, our first... Read more
Sword & Sorcery - The Gameplay
During the course of the campaign, we plan to present you the complete "Beta" version of the rulebook. Several "Alpha" preview copies of the games and rules are in the... Read more
Here's my axe!
through the night, we've been slashing through stretch goals like a Dwarf Berserker through Gremlins. So, it sounds as poetic justice that you unlocked our first new hero, Skeld!... Read more
Monsters, Monsters Everywhere!
Just 6 hours since the project launched, and wow! We already achieved four stretch goals...
Sally is a spirit of the forest, incarnated in wolf form We planned initially... Read more
Sword & Sorcery Gone Gold!
You are Legend. Less than 90 minutes, and the project is funded.
Now, let's get ready to summon Sally to our side!
And if you want to help us... Read more