Happy <3 Day: A Postcard of Love, Add-On Extra Game Copies, Class Recap and HOUNDMASTER Art
Show Your Love by Adding-On Extra Game Copies!
Many of you have been asking about the ability to add-on extra copies of the game, so you can purchase copies as gifts for friends, or to help friends who don't have a credit card.
Good news: you can!
HOW TO ADD ON EXTRA GAME COPIES:
- Extra copies of the game can be purchased for $15 (game only) or $20 (includes early access).
- When you make (or adjust) your pledge, add the appropriate amount of money but KEEP YOUR SAME REWARD TIER SELECTION.
- After the campaign closes, we'll send you a survey, and you can indicate what you intended to use your extra $ credit for.
- For example, if you are pledging at the WANDERER tier ($20) and wish to add on 2 extra copies of the game, you would pledge for $60, select WANDERER. After the campaign, in the survey you would indicate that you wanted 2 extra Early Access copies (for $20 each).
- When the game releases (Early Access or final release), you'll get the number of Steam Keys you pledged for!
Simple as slaying giant, stress-inducing maggots!
We've got a huge list of hero ideas, and thanks to your support, we're able to start adding them to the game. You may have read about different hero concepts in our anecdotal descriptions of gameplay - some have made it off the wish list and into the production schedule, while others remain, lying in wait for their chance to join the fight!
Currently we have the following heroes confirmed for the game:
- Plague Doctor
- Bounty Hunter
- CLASS REVEAL on GAMETRAILERS.COM - coming within the next day!
- Mystery Class - HINT: "Why so serious?"
- Mystery Class - ???
- Mystery Class - HINT: He's worth his weight
- Mystery Class - ???
- Lord Tier Class Design - Even we don't know yet!
- Houndmaster ($90k Stretch Goal)!
- Stretch Goal 175k Hero #1
- Stretch Goal 175k Hero #2
Our First Fellow Kickstarter Shout-Outs!
Darkest Dungeon is succeeding partially because of the many people who have been so kind to share the news and spread the love. This is our first chance to pay it forward!
What Tyler's Backing:
OUTERLANDS is a 6-episode documentary about video games and videogaming culture. AND, it's make by and features some of the most ardent videogame culture enthusiasts and activists around. They have hit their goal, but today is the LAST DAY of the campaign. Worth your look!
What Kelvin's Backing:
OLYMPIA RISING is a charming, Kid Icarus-like pixel platformer set in Greek Mythology. They are also on their last day, and could use extra love to give them more budget to realize their vision. Check it out!
Until Next Time, Keep Those Torches Lit!
And let's hope the next update is about smashing that $175k Stretch Goal!
--The Darkest Dungeon Team
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NOMAD ============================= THE GAME ============================= Digital downloadable copy of Darkest Dungeon on Steam when it releases. (PC / Mac) ● (Approximately €11 / £9)Estimated delivery:
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WANDERER ============================= THE GAME + EARLY ACCESS + DEVELOPMENT POLLS ============================= Get EARLY ACCESS to the game when it goes live on Steam later this year. You will be amongst the first to play the game and access new features and content right as they are implemented! ● Plus, you will see concept art and be given the chance to take part in polls during development to help choose some character classes, monsters, and environments that will get put into the game. ● (Approximately €15 / £12)Estimated delivery:
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SEEKER ============================= +PDF ADVENTURING MANUAL + DIGITAL ESTATE MAP + EXCLUSIVE WALLPAPER PACK + CREDIT ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Really excited about Darkest Dungeon? Back us at this level and you will be handsomely rewarded with a PDF Adventuring Manual filled with lore, tips, and sketches to assist you in planning your quests. ● Also, get a digital map of your inherited Estate, complete with scrawled hints which will help you in your early adventurers. ● You'll also get an exclusive BACKERS ONLY digital wallpaper pack to adorn your favorite computer(s) ● Finally, in recognition of your pledging at this level and helping Darkest Dungeon get made, you'll receive a "Founders" CREDIT in the game! ● (Approximately €21 / £18)Estimated delivery:
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EARLY BIRD ROUND 2 - ADVENTURER ============================= Due to overwhelming demand, we'd decided to open some more Early Bird slots for ADVENTURER. This includes all rewards of the $49 tier below. Save $$ by jumping in early! (Approximately €32 / £27)Estimated delivery:
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ADVENTURER ============================= DELUXE DIGITAL EDITION: EXCLUSIVE CHARACTER CLASS + PDF ART BOOK + ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK BY STUART CHATWOOD + ADVENTURER CREDIT ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Exclusive playable Backers Only character class which will be voted upon by backers (you!) after the campaign closes. ● Feast your eyes upon a digital ART BOOK containing extensive concept work and finished illustrations from Darkest Dungeons' artists! ● Treat your ears to a digital downloadable copy of the Darkest Dungeon Original Soundtrack by Stuart Chatwood. Stuart has composed music for 8 Prince of Persia games on top of his work in a platinum-selling rock band. ● AND, for helping us at this deluxe level, earn eternal recognition with an ADVENTURER credit in the game! ● (Approximately €36 / £29)Estimated delivery:
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ARTIST ============================= +PRINTED ART BOOK (DISCOUNTED) ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Beautiful printed copy of the Darkest Dungeon Art Book to handle and gaze at. Save $ versus Adding On separately. ● Shipping to US and Canada included. Please add $20 for other countries. ● (Approximately €69 / £57 including shipping.)Estimated delivery:
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DIGITAL PATRON ============================= ALL DIGITAL! (NO PHYSICAL ITEMS) GREAT FOR INTERNATIONAL SUPPORTERS! ============================= Want the most Darkest Dungeon you can get, including Personalizing a Hero and Designing an Item, but don't want to deal with physical items and shipping costs? Back us at this level and get some of the rewards from higher tiers. ● INCLUDES ALL REWARDS FROM ADVENTURER TIER (DIGITAL DELUXE EDITION) ● Plus PDF DIORAMA (print your own diorama!) ● Plus PERSONALIZE A HERO (see "Patron" tier) ● Plus DESIGN AN IN GAME EQUIPPABLE ITEM (see "Grand Patron" tier) ● And get listed as a "PATRON" in the credits! ● (Approximately €69 / £57 - no shipping required.)Estimated delivery:
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PATRON ============================= +PAPER DIORAMA + PERSONALIZE A HERO + PATRON CREDIT ============================= INCLUDES ALL [ARTIST] REWARDS (Digital Deluxe Pack + Printed Art Book) PLUS: ● Make your own Darkest Dungeon diorama! You get a set of character, hallway, and monster sheets. Just cut and assemble for a desktop dungeon delving display! ● PLUS, get involved in game creation by personalizing a recruitable hero for the game. After the campaign, we'll send you a survey where you can select a name (subject to style approval to fit the game), character class, and some starting traits. This character can show up as a recruit in town, for any players to hire. ● Get listed as a PATRON in the credits and know you were a huge part of making DD happen. ● Shipping to US and Canada included. Please add $20 for other countries. ● (Approximately €87/ £73 including shipping.)Estimated delivery:
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GRAND PATRON ============================= +SIGNED ART PRINT + DESIGN AN IN-GAME EQUPPABLE ITEM ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Get a beautiful signed numbered limited edition 18" x 24" print by Darkest Dungeon artist Chris Bourassa. ● Design an in-game item that is equippable by heroes: during development, we will send you a survey where you can assemble an item by choosing a form, giving it powers, and naming it (subject to thematic approval). Your item becomes loot in the game! ● Shipping to US and Canada included. Please add $20 for other countries. ● (Approximately €123 / £103 including shipping.)Estimated delivery:
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HEIR ============================= +YOUR FACE DRAWN IN THE DARKEST DUNGEON STYLE + THE DARKEST DUNGEON NARRATOR READS A LINE FOR YOU! ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Get your face drawn in the Darkest Dungeon style similar to what you see under the TEAM section...a great avatar for Twitter, Facebook, etc.! ● ALSO, the velvet-voiced baritone Narrator of Darkest Dungeon, Wayne June, will read a line of your choice for you and you will get the digital recording to use as you wish. (Lines are subject to decency/political restrictions--we'll work with you to make sure it's acceptable.) ● Get credited as a HEIR in the game WITH YOUR AVATAR PICTURE shown! ● Shipping to US and Canada included. Please add $20 for other countries. ● (Approximately €196 / £164 including shipping)Estimated delivery:
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NOBLE HEIR ============================= +JOURNAL OF YOUR EXPEDITION AND DOOM ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Be immortalized in Darkest Dungeon! We will work with you to come up with a simple story about your fictional adventure down into the dungeons in which you met an untimely end. While adventuring, players can happen across journal pages which tell of your fate. ● Finally, be listed as "NOBLE HEIR" in the credits. ● Worldwide shipping included. ● (Approximately €364 / £299)Estimated delivery:
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HEIR APPARENT ============================= +EXCLUSIVE 1 of 1 SIGNED CLASS DRAWING ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Work with Darkest Dungeon artist Chris Bourassa to select your favorite hero class and discuss a pose. Chris will paint this pose and we will print a SINGLE COPY ONLY of this print, sign it, and ship it to you. ● You will also get the digital wallpaper version to share as you decide. ● Finally, be listed as "HEIR APPARENT" in the credits. ● Worldwide shipping included. ● (Approximately €729 / £599)Estimated delivery:
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BARON ============================= +DESIGN A MONSTER! ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● Work with our design team to design a monster that will appear in the game! We'll collaborate to pick a monster type, name, and combat abilities. ● Then, receive a print of the monster, signed by the dev team. ● And you'll be credited under "ADDITIONAL MONSTER DESIGN" in the credits! ● Worldwide shipping included. ● (Approximately €1825 / £1500)Estimated delivery:
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LORD ============================= +DESIGN A CHARACTER CLASS ============================= INCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ● You will have an effect in shaping the game for every player. Work with our design and art team to create and design a character class that players can recruit and use in their party. We'll collaborate to create the visual and gameplay elements of the class, including combat abilities, camping abilities, and weapons and armor. ● Receive credit in the game as "ADDITIONAL CLASS DESIGN." ● We'll also give you a signed 1/1 print of the class. ● Worldwide shipping included. ● (Approximately €3650 / £3000)Estimated delivery:
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