New KS project kick-off // Replacement parts update // Late Pledge Opportunity
today we are officially kicking off our next KS project,
a tactical simultaneous action-planning game for 2-3 players. Set in the Wild West, CACTUS TOWNis... Read more
Update on the replacement production & new plans
we are very excited with all the feedback and positive vibes received over the past months, thanks a lot for the many kind words and the praise for... Read more
Monster Lands wrap-up... what's next?
time to share news regarding the latest on Monster Lands, review the progress on the "replacement operation" and ask ourselves what's next.
MONSTER LANDS REVIEWS
As you may... Read more
Error reporting deadline and MERRY CHRISTMAS
with Christmas approaching, we want to update you on where we stand with fulfillment and with the management of the "replacement operation" of the various incidents we have... Read more
another shipping update is due, we are well above 95% delivered product, and heaps of positive comments have been made by many of you, thank you for all... Read more
Important Notice, please read
sorry for being absent in the comment section and not responding mails in the past 2 weeks, the Essen Spiel fair has taken its toll on "normal business"... Read more
Europe & ROW product on the way to fulfilment centers
after the good news of QML having completed almost all of the US volume last weekend, we have more good news to share: We got the two containers... Read more
Beware, Monsters on the move in the US...
Fellow (US) Mercenaries,
just a short note to tell you QML has started shipping and will finish it off on the weekend!
Thanks, QML, for not only recovering some of... Read more
a status report from the shipping side:
QML is currently finalizing shipments of another campaign, we are next in line. We are waiting for their confirmation that... Read more
Manufacturing mistakes II - what to do if there is something wrong with your package
with about 150 shipments completed, we now have a more accurate view on the situation of manufacturing errors we mentioned some updates ago. Extrapolating from current numbers,... Read more
Component list and further shipping update
we have had some requests for a full component list by some of you backers, and you are right! The component list in the rulebook only covers the... Read more
Shipping update for French and English Monster+Expansion backers in Europe & ROW
in our update from today we forgot to mention news for the 84 English and 200+ French Monster+Expansion backers that were going to be affected by a delay.... Read more
Manufacturing mistakes - what to do if there is something wrong with your package
as more and more games are reaching backers in Asia and now starting also in Canada, we have had a few reports on manufacturing mistakes. Needless to say... Read more
Progress update #11
time for another update on our shipping progress, as we are all itching to see the product hit your gaming tables.
The product arrived as scheduled in... Read more
here goes another update on the shipping progress for the various regions.
The vessel YM Utility passed the Panama canal yesterday and should arrive in Jacksonville September... Read more
Ready for some Treasure hunting?
some of you have asked us for information on the vessels to follow their path while your Monster Lands copy is getting closer to your destination. But rather... Read more
Progress update #8
We are getting closer and closer to your pledge fulfillment and we have more info to share with you, with some product arriving a little earlier than expected... Read more
You will love this...
... we are pretty sure you will, fellow Mercenaries!
We are in the last 2 days of production and will start shipping soon, your pledge is one step closer to... Read more
Production update and Essen Spiel
we just got off another skype conference with LongPack, our manufacturer in China, and it looks like we are indeed facing a very slight delay of... Read more
Progress update #5
time for another update, we are sure you will want to know how things are going.
Mass production for the wooden tokens and dice has finalized... Read more
Progress update and request for input
it is time for another update, you should know how things are going with your game :)
There are a few things to share, the most important one... Read more
Surveys frozen - shipping address changes only manual from now on
as announced, we have frozen surveys today to export data from backerkit and feed them into the fulfillment partner network.
If you still have an address change coming... Read more
Progress update and finalization of shipping addresses
while you are waiting for your game to arrive to your doorstep, it is time for another update, so you know how everything is going... to say it... Read more
Prolongued time... just for promos
earlier today we closed the pledge manager and with it the promo sale window, but many of you contacted us by direct messages and comments asking to be... Read more
Late Pledge and Promo Card sale closed
we have finally closed any late pledge option and with it also finalized the Promo card sale started last Thursday. All that is left to do now for... Read more
New Promo cards and License Announcements
as part of our promotional activities with our new licensees (see announcements below), we have created a completely new set of 4 Mercenaries, and we wouldn't want to... Read more
as we are entering March, it is time for another update, we have been very busy on various fronts and are excited to share the following.
Heat Transfer... Read more
Rules, rules, rules...
one of the KS exclusive stretch goal contents of this campaign is a rules summary printed out and added to your box, something rather unusual to be provided... Read more
a slightly different Rahdo Runs Through... this video was meant for just those of you who pledged for the glass monsters, but it is so interesting that we... Read more
Stretch Goal unlocked... Rules & New Free Content for the Expansion!
first of all THANK YOU for helping in voting for Monster Lands on BGG. We came in behind expansions for Scythe, 7th Continent, and Terraforming Mars, but all these... Read more
24 hours to lock-down - Last reminder
in 24 hours we are going to lock down the 2600+ answered surveys in backerkit.
A few reminders:
- Lock-down means you will not be able to change your... Read more
#1 most anticipated NEW brand in the EURO category!
566 of you temporarily achieved it, you voted on BGG to rank us 4th of the "most anticipated board games in 2018" list in the EURO category. Considering... Read more
Pledge Manager Reminder IMPORTANT
we are still missing 300 backerswho haven't checked out their pledge manager yet. You will have gotten several reminders from backerkit, but we wanted to reiterate the... Read more
Engraved dice samples --- AWESEOME
the samples of the engraved dice have finally arrived and we are very delighted that they are real beauties!!!
Remember that anyone who... Read more
Have you voted? As-tu voté? Hast Du gewählt? Has votado?
we have a lot of exciting news to share and will do so over the course of today and tomorrow in various mails, but we would like to... Read more
Your stretch goal is closer!
less than two days ago we asked you backers to help in the voting for Boardgamegeek's MOST ANTICIPATED GAME OF 2018, and WOW do you lot create momentum!!! ... Read more
Urgent: We need your help!
Dear Follow Mercenary,
We need your help!
MONSTER LANDS has been nominated in the "Euro game" category for the
"20 most anticipated board games in 2018"
Now you may ask... Read more
Happy New Year
we hope you have celebrated hard and welcomed the year in style. May your clans have a very successful 2018!
In the meantime, 75% of you have filled... Read more
Pledge Manager live for 100% of backers now
after successfully running the Smoke Test (thank you to those who have given input!) we have just pushed the release button for the invitations to the rest of... Read more
The Pledge Manager is going live
right for Xmas, we have some good news for you: the Pledge Manager is going live today, so you can choose your pledge items, confirm your shipping address,... Read more
Progress update #1
although the KS campaign is over, we will continue to give you regular updates about the progress we are making towards the finalization of the project. We are... Read more
Frosten wakes up with a start! "Has it all been a dream?"
The image of the tumbling 240-ton Monster is fresh in his memory. When his valiant group of Heroes... Read more
YOU DID IT!!!!
Custom Dice Madness!!! Game content virtually doubled!!! AN INCREDIBLE CAMPAIGN!!!
And YOU made it happen!
We are totally in awe. What a great... Read more
It's all up for grabs
you have just sailed through the 215k Stretch Goal, as if it had never been a challenge at all. CONGRATULATIONSon unlocking yet more gameplay content, you are... Read more
The final sprint
Frosten's spirits are high. Soaring, really... he has touched the Golden Crown and songs will be sung about his glorious adventures to retrieve the bark of Cralos. The provost has... Read more
The 30-day voyage, to Cralos and back
Frosten touches his pocket for the hundredth time since entering the the provost's ante-chamber. The bark is still safely stored, he should not worry. With the heroes having a night... Read more
The Queen's Grant - Sweet Failure - Resurrection
we know we have put you to a test. We know it might seem impossible. But we also know that Kickstarter is the home of impossible feats.
So... Read more
B-Sieged completed - but with what name?
The lock clicks with a metal sound, as Eileen finally manages to open it. They push open the iron-clad door, weapons at the ready, and slowly push forward into a... Read more
The end of the line - a MONSTER announcement
THANK YOU for being with us on this fantastic ride so far. Now buckle up for the last 24 hours. We need to think big! We... Read more
A look back before we finish our last 24 hours
it's been a FANTASTIC ride with you so far, really amazing! We have done better than we could have expected, gotten incredible feedback from you all and are... Read more
Stretch goal # 22 gone... don't you have mercy?
"Not your day, is it?" Frosten steps over the Molen's corpse with a feeling of triumph, kicking the monsters head casually to make sure he is dead indeed. Satisfied, he... Read more
Stretch goal # 21 tumbles ... will we unite the heroes?
Myrinia slowly runs her fingers over the blades. Oh, how good it feels, that cold steel of Kivness in her hand. She has no doubt she'll turn to hate the... Read more
Stretch goal # 20 down... our heroes continue their quest
Axel, Myrinia, and Orobox can hardly stretch their knees, they get up in their shackles as they try to adjust their eyes. It is the familiar voices that reignite their... Read more
Don´t want to wait any longer to play Monster Lands?
Fellow mercenaries, many of you have told us you are itching to get Monster Lands on your gaming table. We are delighted that that's the case and equally itching to... Read more
Stretch goal #19 unlocked. And way to go!
Bjorn uses his hammers to drive the last nails into the wood and iron cage they are holding the unconscious Shiny Monster in. The Mini Manual of the catapult had... Read more
FAQs ... catching up on your comments and questions
in the last days we have been working on generating a FAQ section, trying to give some structure to the many questions that have come up and keep... Read more
Stretch goal # 18 unlocked - The mini manual
Frosten tries to shade his eyes with the back of his hand. The glare is unbearable even to him, who was raised among glittering mountains of snow and ice. Any... Read more
Who are we?
In our recent mail we asked you for naming suggestions for our Heavy Weapons Affinity (god forbid that name)... the comment section is already full of great ideas!
Here are... Read more
Heavy Weapons draft rules
"Our only chance was the catapult, and we kept clogging it, standing in each others way!" Bjorn's recount of the events at Modhelm was sobering.
They had tried to defend... Read more
A free copy of Monster Lands' MONSTER edition? Meeeeee!!!
we have been running a contest with Board Game Revolution, a community with more than 13k active members just one year after launch, active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram... Read more
The Golden Crown - the ultra-stretched strech goal
Kador the Sorcerer looks into the warming fire, rubbing his out-stretched hands to catch some warmth. Travelling in the presence of Frosten has proven less of a pleasure than he... Read more
Hablas Español? Parlez-vous Français? Sprichst du Deutsch? Or any other language?
we have had a LOT of questions from many of you regarding languages for our rule books. Some ask for more languages, some would like the rule book... Read more
Monstruos news for Monster backers!
We are doing it, we are upgrading the wooden Health Potions, Venom Potions, Elixir Potions, Reputation markers, and Glory markers included in the Monster pledge from plain wood... Read more
Multiple copy pledges & Shipping costs
a lot of you have asked us for the option of pledging for multiple copies, to organise yourselves and save some shipping cost. Retailers from all over the... Read more
Micro expansion unlocked! Some known faces show up
Frosten slowly pushes the door open, trying not to make a sound. The three horses tethered to a tree near the potion shop scratch their hooves and neigh nervously, while... Read more
News from the shipping front
Fellow mercenaries, 同伴佣兵, 동료 용병, 仲間の傭兵, เพื่อนทหารรับจ้าง, đồng lính đánh thuê, rakan sepasukan, collègues mercenaires, compagni mercenari, Söldnerkollegen, kolege plaćenici, колеге плаћеници,
First of all, blame google translate if the above doesn't look... Read more
Hitchhikers guide to supporting Monster Lands on Social Media
we were asked by some of you why we don’t do social media stretch goals. Obviously, they would help the campaign.
Well, we DO want you to help... Read more
Necromancers completed! And a Micro Expansion looming on the horizon...
"FRZZZZ" The glubs, hums, and creaks from freezing ice pop into Skard's ears, as Frosten finally manages to work his freezing power on the daisy's broken stem. "It's whole again!... Read more
Dice Tower names Monster Lands "Pick of the week"
Fellow mercenaries, in his weekly crowdsurfing review, Tom Vasel from the Dice Tower just named Monster Lands "Kickstarter Pick of the week", among 20 projects presented in the video.
Now... Read more
GO MONSTER! Samples of the printed wooden tokens arrived, and they look awesome!
Great news for all you MONSTER backers out there, and for those who might yet become monstruos themselves!
We have followed LongPack's advice to choose their new digital printing method... Read more
This is a big one --- or a heavy one, we should say!
Celebrating Halloween, we have a heavy load of news for you: We are introducing the HEAVY WEAPONS expansion, which includes the EXPANSION FOR 5 PLAYERS!!
This optional... Read more
Cralos in sight - stretch goal #14 unlocked!
Frosten is elated. Thanks to the new traps he discovered on his way, he has safely captured Trogos, the un-dead dragon. He can now concentrate on his initial task again:... Read more
Frosten's adventure in the Land of the Million Islands
Frosten is dumb-struck. Never has he seen anything like it. Thousands and thousands of mercenaries, all pushing and shoving, trying to make their way through the straights of the Land... Read more
Essen wrap-up, stretch goals unlocked, new stretch goals announced
Fellow mercenaries, it's been a blast!
The last 4 days have been a non-stop effort of showing Monster Lands to hundreds of novices during the Essen Spiel fair and the... Read more
Essen Spiel & another review
We have great news, fellow mercenaries, Essen Spiel has opened its gate today and our booth has not stopped getting visitors, we are extremely thankful for the overwhelming reception of... Read more
Highest possible rating with a golden award for illustrations
Fellow mercenaries, nothing less than 5 out of 5, and a golden award for illustrations is what German independent review site spielpunkt.net is giving Monster Lands. In their extensive review,... Read more
And more (p)reviews to go...
Fellow mercenaries, we are continuing to update you with coverage coming out on Monster Lands. For you to enjoy, for you to share!
Today we invite you to read Polyhedron... Read more
Stretch goal #11 unlocked!!! Of dragon glass and news from the review front!
Frosten holds his breath as he tries to silently heave his massive body onto the ledge overlooking the valley. The sense of dread that is sneaking up his spine isn’t... Read more
A word on multi-copy pledges, the comments section, and Essen SPIEL
Fellow mercenaries, while awaiting the exploits of Frosten on his mission, we would like to share some news with you.
1) We have received various requests for multiple-copy pledge levels.... Read more
The Queen's request
Frosten pushes forward in... Read more
Good news for some of you... and a carrot for all others
Fellow mercenaries, while you are blowing through campaign stretch goals we have some good news to share that refer to a local subgroup.
Spain has surpassed the threshold of 150... Read more
The 30-day voyage
Conversation between Phialus, the Alchemist, and the Citadel's provost:
"Our experiments with the artifacts are promising, Sir, but we have to venture out of the Citadel to find Cralos, the... Read more
Time to upgrade some components
"Leave me those artifacts." says the Queen's provost and picks up the devilry items found in her chamber. "I will run tests on them." He is eager to hand them... Read more
And yet another stretch goal, let's keep it coming!
"My Queen, it is not my fault, they must be dark art!!!"
Baramuth is carried out of Gimelda's chambers by two of the Queen's guards, his outstretched feet scraping... Read more
4th Stretch goal reached, not even 12 hours into the campaign
Queen Gimelda rubs her eyes as she is waking up from a restful sleep. She feels energetic and enthusiastic, ready to take on the world. There is, however, a nagging... Read more
Funded in just 5 hours
Queen Gimelda sighs, her hands trembling with pleasure. The kingdom is saved from the danger of never existing, a threat that had loomed over it for the past 2 years.... Read more