Forsaken Forest

by Alec Nezin

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(The above reflects shipping prices for base game)

Forsaken Forest Has Partnered with: Whatz Games of Shanghai to provide the best quality game for the lowest possible price. 

Forsaken Forest has partnered with: Ship Naked to provide the most cost effective shipping fulfillment services to the most geographical regions possible.                                                                                                       

 

 

Forsaken Forest's amazing art was created by a team of 10 amazing Artists, whose notoriety range from up-and-coming to industry professional.

Christof Grobelski was the lead artist for this project. We expect absolutely amazing things from him. His visceral and gruesome style is accentuated by a seemingly impossible level of detail.

https://www.artstation.com/ChristofGrobelski

http://cgpaints.com/

Tomaz Jedrusek and Lake Hurwitz, of Magic: the Gathering fame played the role of support artists. Their unique styles can be seen in over a dozen different cards.

Tomaz Jedrusek

http://morano.cgsociety.org/

https://www.artstation.com/morano

Lake Hurwitz

http://www.demonui.com/

https://www.artstation.com/demonui

Chris Cold played the role landscape artist. He helped breathe life (and death) into the haunting landscape of the Forsaken Forest.

https://www.artstation.com/chriscold

Other Artists include:  

Camille Kuo , Piotr Dura, Joe Slucher, Jonathan Guzi, Dong geon Son, Andrey Vasilchenko.

Why Kickstarter?  

Up until this point, this project has been 100% self-funded. There's no question I would do it the same way every single time, but I have to say, it adds up! I need Kickstarter, not only as a platform to get my message out there, but to fund a great first print run. 

The more copies ordered, the more realistic it is that I don't lose money on this risky life-long dream of mine. I really just want to share my game with as many people as possible, and Kickstarter will help ensure that it has a great head start.   

Why Pledge?

1. First and Foremost, this game is my passion. I decided to pursue making Forsaken Forest a reality because it's a game that I truly love to play, and one that I desperately want to continue to expand upon for many years to come. I have taken part in countless play-test sessions, and played in almost every game possible, simply because it warms my heart when I lead unsuspecting fools to The Void.  

2. This is just the beginning. There are so many cool and unique Roles, Destinations, and new cards that I can’t wait to explore in future expansions, but you have to start somewhere. If you want to contribute to the start of an ongoing series, then you should hop on the carriage before you get left in the woods.  

3. Simply put, if you love social deduction games, but you're tired of monotomy and staleness, this is a game with massive replayability, and the design space to support many, many interesting expansions.

Risks and challenges

This is my first official game and first kickstarter campaign.
So, why should you trust a player whose proverbial Role Card has yet to be revealed?

To give you a bit of backstory about me, I've been a competitive gamer for most of my life, and I currently work in the gaming analytics industry. I'm a classic overplanner and obsesser. I reached out to over one hundred artists before I found my team.

I have playtested this game into oblivion until I was happy with every single card and detail. I reached out to dozens of manufacturers and fulfillment services until I found one that clicked with this project. I've invested hundreds of hours ensuring that every aspect of this is perfect! This may be my first rodeo, but I've come prepared.

Typical Forsaken Response..

That being said, Chinese Manufacturers are known to have their faults. Delays are almost a given when working with them, but I'm confident that my pre-production work will help offset these delays.

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    The Coward

    The Coward will receive nothing except the sweet release of death. They may support the Forsaken's cause, but in the end they are just a spineless Villager.

    Your name will be etched in blood on the Forsaken's list of humans they *may* spare.

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    The Commonfolk

    The Commonfolk will receive a high quality Print-and-Play PDF of the full game. Their name will be inscribed in the Tome of Allies.

    Beware, the Forsaken may still sacrifice you while you sleep.

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    The Chosen

    The Chosen will receive a Limited Print Run Kickstarter Edition of Forsaken Forest. Your abilities may make you valuable, but you're still mortal. Death's Doorstep is just around the corner.

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    The Baron

    The Baronwill receive SIX (6) Limited Print Run Kickstarter Editions of Forsaken Forest. You best hoard them before they're pried out of your cold, dead hands.

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    The Forsaken

    The Forsaken will receive a Limited Print Run Kickstarter Edition of Forsaken Forest AND a framed, high quality Digital Print of the piece of your choice, signed by the artist!

    The only way to avoid Death is to join the Forsaken and devote yourself to the Forest. Welcome to the Void.

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    The Priest

    The Priest will receive a Limited Print Run Kickstarter Edition of Forsaken Forest AND THREE (3) framed, high quality Digital Prints of the pieces of your choice, signed by the artist!

    The Priest may transcend mortality, but he can still be corrupted.

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