Dungeon Saga novel now available - read an extract!
Just a quick update to say a digital version of the Dungeon Saga novel should now be available in your libraries! We're sorry that the novel took so... Read more
Star Saga countdown! Five reasons to back Star Saga
It’s been an exciting few weeks on the Star Saga Kickstarter and as we approach the end of the campaign, we wanted to give you an update and explain why... Read more
Gamebook update, Black Fortress, novel update and Rules Committee
It’s about time for an update on your Dungeon Saga digital content:
2nd Adventure gamebook
Winter’s Knight, the second Dungeon Saga gamebook is being written by Tom Pike.... Read more
Rules Committee, Star Saga & Revised DS Rules
We recently announced the formation of a Dungeon Saga Rules Committee!
As some of you may know, a number of our games are supported by a hand-picked... Read more
Shipping, Missing Items, and the Digital Adventurer's Pass (plus a tease)
Well the Dungeon Saga Kickstarter has been a challenging adventure, but we are nearly at our journey's end.
All the remaining pledges have been shipped, hurrah! And we... Read more
Customer Service and Shipping Update
Time for another update.
We have now taken delivery of everything apart from the book boxes (more on these further down). The last item to arrive with us... Read more
Dungeon Saga Shipping Update
This is the first update from the new team that has, for the last 6 weeks or so, been resolving the outstanding issues with the Dungeon Saga kickstarter.... Read more
Pledges and Digital Items Update
Adventurers, in this update we discuss the outstanding elements of the Dungeon Saga delivery, both missing pledges, missing items and Digital Delivery.
Dungeon Saga Missing Pledges and Missing Items
The... Read more
Second Survey Shipping and Customer Service Update
In this update, news on shipping the Adventurer’s Companion reprint and a general customer service update.
Dungeon Saga Pledge Manager 2
Tomorrow we begin shipping out the first batch of... Read more
Important Customer Service Update
As Ronnie mentioned in his blog post, I am pleased to announce we are setting up a new message system to raise our level of customer support, ensuring you get... Read more
Missing Items and Pledges update
Just a brief update on how things are going here.
We've shipped out every missing item form we've received so far, aside from those we've had this week... Read more
Customer Service + Pledgemanager Update
Happy New Year Backers!
Firstly we have some good news for the few remaining Kickstarter backers who haven’t received their pledge due to shipping or order issues. We have more... Read more
Dungeon Saga PM Live + Shipping Update
Merry Christmas Backers - the new Dungeon Saga pledgemanager is live! Please allow 24 hours to receive the invitation email, and please check your junk/spam folders if it doesn't arrive... Read more
US Shipping Update
Just a quick update on US shipping –
All of the Carton A’s for the US have now been shipped from our distribution hub in the USA.
The shippers started... Read more
A full update on shipping, now that we have all the information, as follows:
The pledge dispatch operation from the UK has now been completed. This covers all... Read more
Reprinted Adventurer's Companion + Adventures
This update will deal with how you can request a corrected Adventurer’s Companion replacement, and how and where you will be able to get the missing content.
The Dungeon Saga... Read more
Dungeon Saga Shipping Update
As we head into the weekend, Dungeon Saga is very close to being in everyone’s hands - the Kickstarter Dispatch is still ongoing and very near completion.
80% of the... Read more
In this update:
- Missing Collector’s Edition Adventurer’s Companion update
- Downloadable corrected Adventurer’s Companion PDF and Page Reference Sheet
- Downloadable Character Sheets for 6 Dungeon Master heroes
- Black Fortress Tiles
- Traps,... Read more
Collector's Companion + Australia Boat Tracking
In this update:
- Hardback Adventurer's Companion
- Australia and New Zealand Boat Tracking
- Customer Service and when to contact
Hardback Adventurer's Companion
This will affect a very small minority of people,... Read more
US Backers - Track Your Boat Here!
Listen up backers living in USA – you can track the boat carrying your Dungeon Saga here!
Only those of you who live in the US need to pay any... Read more
Dungeon Saga Now Shipping – Please Read Carefully
We have now started shipping the Dungeon Saga Kickstarter.
Here are 5 Things you need to know about the Dungeon Saga Kickstarter Dispatch – please read this update carefully.
1)... Read more
Ronnies Dungeon Saga update - Includes video
Hi, Ronnie here.
The first boat of Kickstarter backers’ stock has landed and arrived at the warehouse today, the second boat is looking to arrive soon.
This means that shipping... Read more
Updating your shipping details
The big update has been delayed but this one is actually far more important.
If you need to change your shipping address please do it now by sending... Read more
Short update this week before a more extensive one next week.
As we gear up to receive the first Dungeon Saga games, another boat has set sail for the UK:... Read more
Dungeon Saga is on the water!
As the title says, Dungeon Saga has set sail. The boat is the Cosco Harmony which is laden with a 40 foot container full of Dungeon Saga Dungeon Master pledges... Read more
Dungeon Saga Shipping Information
Great news, Dungeon Saga is being loaded onto boats today!
There is one heading to Australia and one to the US, each carrying the stock for those territories. Then there... Read more
Preview: Valandor part 2
The second part of the Valandor preview is upon us and this week we show off a bit more of the card art and tile art.
Below you can... Read more
Dungeon Saga: Questions and Answers
Throughout Dungeon Saga week on the blog, we’ve been asking you to leave us your Dungeon Saga questions. And you did. A lot of them!
Below you’ll find... Read more
Adventurer's Companion: Campaign Rules and Downtime
The Adventurer's Companion includes rules for playing Dungeon Saga as a campaign. The idea of a campaign is to link together a series of adventures to tell the story of... Read more
Preview: The Return of Valandor
Production of the Dungeon Master pledges has now been completed, and we’re in the final stages of production and quality control for the expansions. It won’t be long before... Read more
We hope you enjoyed the Beasts of War Dungeon Saga weekend and all of the cool gameplay videos.
It was really exciting to watch the guys tear open the... Read more
Dungeon Saga - Unboxed
Your weekly update has been brought to you on a Friday this time around because we’ve been waiting for this...
We've flown Rich over to Beasts of War to... Read more
Dungeon Saga Previews
Dungeon Saga is going to begin shipping a couple of weeks later than originally planned.
We’re in the final stages of production, with Dungeon Master pledges about to go... Read more
Final Print Files Off To Print
NOTE: Just before we get started, we just want to clear up a minor understanding. We have a big display of Dungeon Saga at Gen Con this year where attendees... Read more
Kickstarter Weekly Update
Welcome to the first weekly Mantic Kickstarter update.
The purpose of this update is to keep you informed with all of the latest goings on and insights to... Read more
Movement behind the scenes.
It's been a while but things have been whirring away in the background.
Firstly, I spotted these on Ronnie's desk so could not resist taking a quick snap... Read more
Before we kick today's update off about Dungeons, here's a message from Ronnie to get us started and then, as referenced in the video, a piccie of the Tyrant King... Read more
Hero, your quest begins here!
We’re now in the final print-proofing stages for the Dungeon Saga Boxed Game. Our manufacturer has done a few print-test samples for us to see, and they are shipping... Read more
We've got some beautifully painted examples for a few of the Kickstarter Exclusive models for you to show off.
First up is Hordin Goldstone and Gnasher, a grizzled... Read more
Of monsters, tiles and art.
Yesterday we started reveal week on the blog, which is showcasing many of the new aspects of our different games. After Friday’s first look at the Dungeon Saga... Read more
The Game of Swords and Sorcery
We are really proud of the work that had been going into Dungeon Saga. The whole team has been working long hard hours to get everything to where it is.... Read more
Dungeon Saga Preview
Everything is running at full tilt to get Dungeon Saga made and produced.
The pages of Dungeon Saga are being laid out as we speak and sent over to... Read more
Mantic May Open Day
The Mantic Open Day is back!
Based at our Nottingham UK HQ on the 16th May we will open the doors to all our Mantic fans for an epic day... Read more
The Magic Book Unveiled
We’re sorry we’ve been a little quiet recently.
We’ve been working hard on the game trying to make it the best it can be. Countless playtest sessions, revisions... Read more
Shining Light of Valandor
We know it has been a little quiet on the Dungeon Saga front since the beta rules landed in all of your laps, but we thought you needed... Read more
Dungeon Saga Beta Rules now available to download!
Since the very beginning of Mantic Games we’ve tried to be as inclusive as possible.
From running the Kings of War Beta test way back in 2010 to fan-additions made... Read more
Advanced Rules Update
In this update:
- Pledge Manager Update
- Beta Rules Update
- Advanced Rules Update
Let’s get to it.
Pledge Manager Update
Firstly, thanks for your patience whilst... Read more
The Return of Valandor - and more!
In this update:
- Return of Valandor – more about this new expansion
- Pledge Manager and Support update
- News on Beta Rules
- Might makes Right!... Read more
Today we’re releasing the pledgemanager to our second sub-set of backers: Adventurer $1 backers. Nobody apart from Adventurers and Early Bird Dungeon Master backers should be accessing the... Read more
Forewarning: This is quite a long update!
It’s finally here!
We’ve been working really hard on getting the pledge manager together and it’s here, it’s ready to go. The new... Read more
Rejoice for it is Christmas time and there’s much turkey and wine to be had.
We just wanted to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a... Read more
Angel, Demons and Dragons oh my!
Welcome adventurers to a new Dungeon Saga update!
In this one, we’ve got news on the Pledge Manager, new concept art for the demi-god Valandor and Undead Demonlord Ba’el, plus... Read more
Here Be Dragons
We’re busy beavering away making Dungeon Saga come to life. Here’s a sneaky work-in-progress render of the Tyrant of Halpi:
And no update is complete without... Read more
Progress Report - October
We just wanted to let you know that progress is going great! We don’t have anything new to show just yet, but we’re working hard on sculpting the... Read more
What happens next...
Well the shock hasn’t quite worn off yet – that was meant to be the small one!
So, we’ve funded a ton of stuff and have already started... Read more
… and breathe
What a night. What a project.
Over 38,000 Comments
A ridiculous number of messages
With this project completed, we truly have the funding to make the... Read more
Dungeon Saga finale
It’s done – Valandor is locked in!
Valandor and Ba’el, the big undead beastie, plus the scenarios we’ve also just funded will form a new expansion, included free in your... Read more
The Demi-God returns
Wow, we have just passed the $1,000,000 milestone. When we started this Kickstarter we genuinely had no idea we would get any where near this. Thank you, thank you, thank... Read more
Saving the World
So with that done, it’s here.
The big one.
Never in our wildest dreams did we think we’d make this one.
Careful plans were laid – data and analytics were... Read more
An Ancient Grudge
Wow – what a ride!!
We’re getting ever so close to that big 7-digit number. It’s quite scary actually, and whilst we’re in heated discussions about what to do next,... Read more
The Tyrant Rises!
A-mazing. What a result!!!
That is the third and probably final expansion locked in and nailed down.
So, what does that mean?
Well, it means the Tyrant of Halpihas... Read more
The Tyrant of Halpi
We’ve done it - the Green Tide campaign is locked in and added free to your Dungeon Master pledge!
What a morning!
We've going to get to work updating... Read more
We’ve done it!
That’s the Legendary Versions of Kapoka and Arianya locked in. Ace!
They are now available for you to add them onto your pledge for $8 each if... Read more
I don't believe it, someone's only gone and blown the doors off!
I door-n’t believe it, we’ve only gone and locked in the doors!
That’s off the chain!!
Enough of the a-door-able puns, we’ve now included a full set in Dungeon Master... Read more
Easy-peasy – that’s the Abyssal Dwarfs dispatched!!
Their stats and rules have now been added to the Adventurer’s Compendium, allowing you to make use of the Doom Guard optional add-on... Read more
The Doom Guard are Approaching
UNLOCKED OPTIONAL ADD-ON: Black Fortress Tile Pack!
Three-quarters-of-a-million dollars. Holy Moly.
With this stretch goal broken we’ve unlocked the new Black Fortress Tile pack. It is available as an Optional Add-on... Read more
The Black Fortress...
That’s the last of the Abyssals now completed – two in the Infernal Crypts expansion pack and one in the Dungeon Master pledge ($100 and Early Bird)!
With the Effrit... Read more
Burn it down
Last night we unlocked the Unhold Crusades narrative campaign, and added it free to your Kickstarter Exclusive Journal.
And now we've broken another milestone goal - Ba’el, the legendary demonlord... Read more
Through the Fire and Flame
There he goes! Drech’nok the Destroyer is here, ready to begin his reign of terror on the free people!
That leaves just the one enemy type left to fully round-out... Read more
Don't Fear the Reaper
And done – that’s Legendary versions of Ally McSween, Ibrahim, Hratth and Venetia created!
We’ve put them together in this Optional Add-on set where you can get all four for... Read more
UNLOCKED Abyssal Hellhounds
RAWR – that’s the triple-headed beast that is the mighty Abyssal Hellhound added to the Infernal Crypts expansion.
One of these beasties gets added to the Dungeon... Read more
The Hounds of Hell
UNLOCKED - Adventurer’s Companion Upgrade
Done and done. That’s a major upgrade to the Adventurer’s Companion locked in!
This is an important milestone goal. It means we can create an... Read more
Your Dungeon Saga
Welcome to a frantic Mantic Wednesday.
This is a pretty big update, because we want to try and avoid bombarding you with emails.
We’ve just broken 3850 backers – awesome!
That means that we’ve unlocked:
- 2 scenarios to your Kickstarter Exclusive Dungeon Journal that sees our heroes take on the mighty Greenskins! ... Read more
UNLOCKED! BONUS Tortured Souls!
That’s done it – the Tortured Souls are locked in and done!
That’s two new miniatures added to the Infernal Crypts expansion pack and one new... Read more
This is Torture!
UNLOCKED! Abyssal Succubi!
Wahey, we’re really cooking on gas today!
We’ve now unlocked the Abyssal Succubus, a new enemy type for your heroes to battle against.
We’ve included one in... Read more
She's on fire!
Unlocked! BONUS Forces of the Abyss, Adventurer’s Companion upgrade
That’s three awesome new miniatures you can add to your very own Dungeon Saga smashed and locked into a pledge of... Read more
I am the god of hellfire!
UNLOCKED - EXPANSION PACK Dungeon Saga: Infernal Crypts
What better way to celebrate a Saturday night than with another broken stretch goal – a milestone if you will.... Read more
Seems like we’re getting closer to having a brand new enemy to fight against!
With just over 9 days until this Kickstarter campaign closes, we’re launching two epic new pledge... Read more
Unleash the fires of hell!
The Naiad is in! Locked down and smashed out the park. Great stuff guys!
Arianya, the Naiad Demonhunter is now locked in and included in a pledge of Dungeon Master... Read more
UNLOCKED! 3,500 Backers BONUS SCENARIOS: Dwarf King’s Hold Classic!
WOW! Over 3,500 backers with 10 days still to go. Incredible.
We will now update all six scenarios from Dwarf King’s... Read more
The Fires of Hell
That does it: Hratth Flamespitter is done and included free in your Dungeon Master pledge level.
Art by Heath "BA" Foley
Wow guys, there are still 10 days... Read more
Fire, Fire, Fire
Thrundak “Skull-splitter” is now locked in and included in The Warlord of Galahir expansion pack.
That can mean only one thing – new stretch goal time!
$460,000 BONUS HERO –... Read more
Dwarf King's Hold all the aces
It’s a new Add-on Wednesday and we have a bit of a nostalgic theme going on.
Dungeon Sagais the spiritual successor to a line of dungeon crawler games we... Read more
Chris is back from Gen Con! Did you miss me?
So, I’ve been busy looking back through what we’ve achieved since we’ve been gone and wow, you guys and girls... Read more
Don't feed the troll!
UNLOCKED: BONUS Orcs Greatax and Orc Skulks
We’ve now been able to produce the Orc Greatax and Orc archers known as Skulks, including 2 Orc Greatax and 2 Orc Skulks... Read more
UNLOCKED: Sculpted 3D furniture
Just under two weeks we set out with a vision to make a great Dungeon Adventure Board Game.
We’ve since been able to add tonnes of... Read more
Pull up a chair.
UNLOCKED – BONUS ENEMIES: Orc Morax
We’ve smashed through another stretch goal, unlocking the two new minions in The Warlord of Galahir.
This means you have a brand new foe... Read more
It’s that time of day folks. It’s Add-on Wednesday!
To those of you who are new to this Kickstarter, from time-to-time we’ll launch brand new Optional Add-ons for Dungeon Saga.... Read more
UNLOCKED – Goblin Retinue and Kings of War Orc and Goblin Stats in Adventurer’s Companion
We’ve smashed through another stretch goal, unlocking the three new minions in your pledge level... Read more
The Green Menace
UNLOCKED: Dungeon Saga – The Warlord of Galahir!
It’s done – the brand new Dungeon Saga expansion is available for you to add-on to your pledge!
Here's our top 5... Read more
Green with envy!
UNLOCKED! Kapoka, Dryad Druid Shapeshifter
Kapoka is a new adventurer included free in your pledge! He unlocks rules for druids and their kin in the Advanced Rules.
Now you can... Read more
Long live the King!
Happy Monday everyone!
We’ve broken through our backer goal! Let’s see what you’ve won…
2754 backers smashed - Tyrant King Blaine locked in!
The big bad is in and Kickstarter... Read more
In the next feature update, we're going to take a little closer look at the Undead.
The Undead are the main bad-guy in The Dwarf King’s Quest, controlled by the... Read more
Rooted to the spot!
We’ve just unlocked a corker: Solo Play and Fully Co-op are now enabled with the addition of awesome A.I. cards for both the heroes AND the Necromancer!
Now... Read more
Apologies for the second update of the day but after the mammoth update posted earlier, we're going to keep this one short...
... haha! (GrimDork I totally stole your joke)... Read more
Every now and again we’re going to take a look at one specific aspect of Dungeon Saga – whether that’s the undead and how they work, the Adventurer’s Companion, or... Read more
A Lofty Goal
UNLOCKED - BONUS HERO: Ibrahim, Human Paladin
Alas, brave Ibrahim has brought his shining light and mighty sword to watch over us all.
Resplendent with new equipment cards, abilities and... Read more
Holier than thou
Well, um, the Alpha Rules were popular!
We’re really sorry if you’ve been unable to download them so far, the sheer demand has meant that the Mantic Digital server provider... Read more
Dungeon Saga: Alpha Core Rules released
Madriga dived to her left, loosing a barrage of razor-tipped arrows from her Elven bow, before rolling to her feet.
“Show-off,” grumbled Danor. “Can’t you see I’m trying to concentrate?” ... Read more
She'll steal your heart... and your wallet
UNLOCKED - BONUS BOSS: Hoggar, Undead Zombie Troll Shaman
Hoggar the humungous Zombie Troll Shaman is locked in, signaling the last of the Undead minions flocking to Mortibris’ banner. At... Read more
Add-on Wednesday is here!
We've unlocked the 3 Zombies Trolls – rocking!
The three Zombie Troll miniatures have now been added to your pledge of Dungeon Master ($100 and Early Bird)at no extra... Read more
Wow, what a first day we’ve had to this Kickstarter campaign.
Thank you so much for joining us on this incredible journey - and there’s still 26 days to go!... Read more
Oops! Minor amendment to Hoggar stretch goal graphic. Late nights and all that...
$250,000 – BONUS BOSS: Hoggar, Undead Zombie Troll Shaman
Hoggar is Moritbris’ personal guard, used by the... Read more
They've got a Troll - we've got lots of Trolls!
UNLOCKED! – OPTIONAL ADD-ON: Legendary Heroes of Dolgarth, KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE resin ultimate heroes.
These great resin figures for collectors and painted alike have now been unlocked, available exclusively to this... Read more
This means war
UNLOCKED - BONUS ENEMIES: Undead Ghosts
The Ghosts have now been added to your pledge level, fleshing out the Undead forces at Mortibris’ disposal with three gorgeous new miniatures.
But... Read more
UNLOCKED - BONUS HERO: Gabrielle Erailc, KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE Female Wizard
This lovely lady has now been added to your pledge level, giving your adventuring party an extra pair of hands... Read more
A Wizard Did it
Adventurers – the Undead forces are swelling. Dolgarth is more dangerous than ever before. Mighty heroes must rise to help combat the threat lest our adventurers get overwhelmed…
NEW STRETCH... Read more
Hail to the King
Elite Revenant Dwarfen fighters have been spotted and the Ancient Dwarfen King Grund Hammerhand is on the move….
… they are all now included in your pledge level!
NEW STRETCH... Read more
Not ready to die
UNLOCKED - BONUS ENEMIES: Undead Armoured Zombies!
Amazing Adventurers – we’re already through our first stretch goal!!
The armoured zombies have now been added to your pledge level, giving your... Read more
Welcome to the Dungeon Saga Kickstarter – funded in 4 minutes!!
Welcome adventurer, to the Dungeon Saga Kickstarter – thank you so much for your support!
In an utterly incredible 4 minutes, you’ve helped us make this great new game possible.... Read more