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The Drowned Earth is an alternate Sci Fi tabletop miniatures game set in a land of ancient ruins, and lost technology.
The Drowned Earth is an alternate Sci Fi tabletop miniatures game set in a land of ancient ruins, and lost technology.
The Drowned Earth is an alternate Sci Fi tabletop miniatures game set in a land of ancient ruins, and lost technology.
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    1. David "Althai" Diamondstone on October 2

      Is it possible to get wishbone (from the wayfarers) as an individual add-on?

    2. The Underwoods
      on September 28

      I am in love with the model for Wishbone. I didn't quite have the funds for that pledge level myself. But it will be the first model I have ever owned that looks like me. Skin like mine, hair like mine, the facial hair is even really close to mine. Super exited to be getting the whole Wayfarers crew.

    3. James Baldwin Creator on September 27

      Hey @Matthew, I'm aiming for it to be hardback- it will depend on weight but with a bit more information than I had during the Kickstarter, it's looking like that will be possible. Not a guarantee just yet, but a "fairly likely". I certainly want it to be.

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      Matthew Underwood on September 26

      Quick question, is the rulebook going to be hard-back

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      Greg Heath on September 25

      Thanks James!

    6. James Baldwin Creator on September 23

      @Greg Absolutely.

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      Greg Heath on September 23

      Will the Wayfarers come with stat cards?

    8. James Baldwin Creator on September 23

      Hang on- thinking on it more carefully, I think I may have a way around that. Message me with the email address you have registered on Kickstarter and I'll send you a message and take a look at your pledge.

    9. James Baldwin Creator on September 23

      That's a thorny one- let me give Backerkit an email and see what they say about it.

    10. d70
      on September 23

      Using the pre-order store, backerkit doesn't take into account the amount that I pledged during the Kickstarter. I only wanted the rule book so pledged £27, but when I go through to PayPal I'm still being charged £31.50. Any suggestions?

    11. James Baldwin Creator on September 23

      Hey folks- so, for you £2 pledge level folks, the option is there when you log in to your survey, but (strangely, I realise) you need to ignore the big buttons that say "add ons" and click the link instead.

      I've illustrated the process in today's update so you shouldn't have any further problems.

      For some strange reason Backerkit isn't able to charge postage ONLY to backers who bought add ons- I have to charge the entire pledge level, or nobody. So the workaround is creating an add on store, which is linked in your survey.

      If you have any more trouble contact me on here and I'll send you a link :).

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      Glyn Owen on September 22

      I'm also wanting to know about the 'add on only' missing add ons options please.

    13. Matt Lucas on September 22

      Same query as below, how to add on miniatures as an add on only?

    14. M Lawler on September 21

      I could have sworn I had already filled out this PM.. but here I am staring at it again.

    15. sander van Beek on September 21

      I have a feeling loads of backers will up their pledge to include the wayfarers.
      You are quite the merchant james ;)

    16. Soulsorcerer on September 21

      Hi James! The Info on the PM looks wrong ;-)

      Estimated Lockdown Date: 01/01/17.

    17. Paint'Riot Studio
      on September 21

      @James Baldwin : Great !

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      Ron Pack
      on September 21

      Just got the survey, but noticed a tiny problem; other than the tip jar, there's no add-ons listed. My pledge is under the add-on only level, so I don't know if that would've affected things.

    19. James Baldwin Creator on September 21

      Hi Terry- it'll be open till at least the end of the year, perhaps more- I'll give decent notice before closing it out though.

    20. Terry on September 21

      I've just filled in the survey, but I've got a question, when will it close. Seeing how I want to increase my pledge level, but can't afford it right now

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      BLUTAXT on September 21

      Yeah! Just filled out the survey!
      It seems we are on a good way :)

    22. James Baldwin Creator on September 21

      Hi Paul, It has been asked before, several times, so I really should put it in an FAQ! There's an update coming very soon in any case.

      The Master Builder pledge is for everything unlocked during the Kickstarter, so no, it doesn't include the Wayfarers as well. However, I have put them up as an extra for a very special price :).

    23. Paul Richardson
      on September 21

      Not sure if this has been asked before - is the wayfarer faction part of the master builder pledge? Or is it something I would need to add on?

    24. James Baldwin Creator on August 30

      Hey buddy- I'm pretty sure you'll be able to view them on Facebook without needing to join the site.

      In any case I'll copy everything over to the website blog as well periodically!

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      BLUTAXT on August 30

      Thanks for the Update today.
      The new Minis look great, is there any chance without Facebook to get a look at the other pics?
      Is there anyone in northern Germany (Hamburg and north) who wants to playtest some games?

    26. James Baldwin Creator on July 31

      Update went out today guys. I'm afraid this early in the development process you'll need to expect it to be a bit quiet- there really isn't going to be much interesting to tell you.

      As far as new fluff or fiction is concerned, all my free time is taken up with developing the rulebook. I'm currently writing 5 hours a day on top of my paid job, and so I don't want to take time away from that to update the website. When the rulebook is written, or at least further along, I'll be blogging again, but for the moment I need to concentrate on the main goal.

      Anyway, about an update a month is the best i've been able to do so far, and I think that's a reasonable amount of communication for the early part of the campaign, where inevitably there won't be a great deal to tell. I'm looking forward to actual prototypes and artwork coming in, so I can make a few shorter, but more exciting updates! Soon!

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      Greg Heath on July 30

      I've been thinking the same thing. Pretty quiet on TDE front.

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      Peter Wright on July 26

      After such an amazing campaign, and the growth of a great community, it's a shame things have gone so quiet here, on Facebook, and on the Drowned Earth webpage. Any chance of an update? New fluff or fiction?

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      Greg Wilson on July 25

      hoping to get an update soon or better yet get the pledge manager open

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      Bertrand Mullon on July 25

      Hi. Any news?

    31. James Baldwin Creator on June 29

      Hey Andrew. The beta versions are already in the downloads section of the website:

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      andrew okane on June 29

      How do you get access to rules and cards etc as a backer?

    33. James Baldwin Creator on June 20

      No indeed- I replied to Fall privately explaining that. Won't be too much longer now.

    34. Terry on June 20

      @fall, I'm not sure the pledge manager is even online at the moment

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      fall on June 14

      Hello James
      Sorry but I did not receive a link or
      e-mail for my pledge

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      BLUTAXT on May 26

      Just adjusted my printer and made me some standees.
      Terrain is almost finished and next week i will get my mate and me a good time rolling some dice for feats and nails ;)

    37. Stevie G
      on May 19, 2017

      Speaking of dinos ... are most people content to just get a pair of each? Or does anyone thing we need multiple sets?

      I will probably bet he only one in my gaming group to get minis, so I need enough for everyone (not just what I might field). Thoughts?

    38. JockeZockt on May 17, 2017

      One day without Drowned Earth... damn...

    39. Amy Van De Water
      on May 16, 2017

      =D Sweet! Dinosaurs!!

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      Alex F on May 16, 2017

      Great value on the Master Builder pledge ... 31 miniatures for £200 works out at £6.45 each, not including the rulebook, templates, dice and tokens. And some of these minis are giant gorillas or £18-22 cavalry models. Great campaign too ... the competitions and videos added a lot of interest. Now if I can just learn to paint faster by next April!

    41. Terry on May 16, 2017

      Congratulation James and good luck with the follow up, I hope it will go as smooth as possible

    42. John R on May 16, 2017

      Congrates James

    43. JayOBedlam on May 16, 2017

      Amazing campaign, I can't wait to play now!

    44. JockeZockt on May 16, 2017

      1000 comments with this one... Have to do it ^^

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      Matthew Vile on May 16, 2017

      well done 914% funded

    46. Richard Bowker on May 16, 2017

      Whoop! Well done mate

    47. Andrew Coleman on May 16, 2017

      Great work James.

    48. JockeZockt on May 16, 2017

      I have a feeling a huge Update will come today. ^^

    49. Andrew Rees on May 16, 2017

      Upped mine to master builder level, now just have to sell unused stuff to cover the difference but it will be well worth it when this arrives :)

    50. Amber B. Panda on May 16, 2017

      Break out the bubbly

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