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Welcome to our Kickstarter!
Please watch our video (if you haven't done it yet) and read over our campaign page below, you'll find every information about these modular tabletop RPG Map-Tile sets. If you still have any question please feel free to write a comment or check out the FAQ section, perhaps someone has already had the same questions. Thank you!

Pledges via paypal: $384 (We will update it twice a day)

Click here and try out some of the tiles!
Click here and try out some of the tiles!
Fortress in the Mountains  - free extra tiles
Fortress in the Mountains - free extra tiles

For new backers, we already unlocked the next core extras, these will expand the three main sets and everyone will get them for free in both digital and printed formats:

+ 3 Market tiles (City set) 
+ 1 Castle tile: Smaller Chapel
+ 3 Fortress tiles: Ruined straight wall, destroyed tower and siege machines
+ 8 Fortress in the Mountains tiles (Fortress set)
+ 3D printable working doors
+ 7 City tiles: 
2 burning buildings, a ruined building, gallows, cellar, and 2 magic shop tiles
Isometric visual aid to the Fortress set

Unlocked add-on sets:

+30 Moat tiles - free for digital backers! +$18 to get it as physical card-tiles. Read more about these add-ons at the end of the campaign.

+60 Docks and Canals tiles - free for digital backers! +$25 to get it as physical card-tiles.

+60 Village tiles - free for digital backers! +$25 to get it as physical card-tiles.

Read more about add-ons at the end of this description.

City Tiles
City Tiles

Cities, castles and fortresses are some of the main areas an adventurer is sure to encounter during an adventure. Now with your help, we can bring these modular tiles into life, and you will be able to build any areas by using them in no time!

These sets include many double-sided, amazingly detailed 6x6 inch sized tiles in both physical and digital formats, and will provide you a more thrilling gaming experience while you are sitting around a table or having fun online with your friend. 

Three levels of the same area (basement, first floor, roofs) - "fog of war" on your tabletop!
Three levels of the same area (basement, first floor, roofs) - "fog of war" on your tabletop!
Blacksmith tile - closer view - City tiles
Blacksmith tile - closer view - City tiles
Inside the tower - the Fortress Set
Inside the tower - the Fortress Set
Throne Room - Castle Set
Throne Room - Castle Set

 

~ City Tiles ~

Where will a tried adventurer rest and find new quests? 

Of course, a fantasy or medieval city is not only about its tavern, it is a living community with diverse buildings and people. Living houses, shops, the blacksmith, bakery, taverns, inns, the main square and the poor neighborhood with dark and dirty alleys are all parts of a bustling and noisy city, and these richly illustrated tiles will help your gamers to feel like they are involved in an incredible adventure. You can use these tiles to quickly shape your entire city or only a part of it, you don’t have to care how these tiles, the buildings, and streets will fit together because as a result of our unique design you can place the streets and houses at the same time. This set contains 60 double-sided tiles.

~ Fortress Tiles ~ 

50 double-sided tiles not only with ramparts but with inner courtyards, towers and gates, too!

~ Castle Tiles~

A beautiful castle with throne rooms, kitchen, library, armory, cantinas, treasure room, office, winter garden, guest rooms and more! This set will contain 40 unique tiles with rooms, chambers, and corridors that you can mix with the Fortress tiles! 

You'll find our previous map-tile sets HERE, and the awesome Pirate and Ghost Ship will be HERE.

 

Social Stretch Goal! - UNLOCKED
(100 FB shares on a post)

+ 2 flaming building tiles to the City core set!

We can unlock the next goals as our adventuring party grows.

The Core set extras will expand the three main sets and everyone will get them for free, even in printed formats!

But some of the stretch goals will be additional stand-alone sets to add new areas to your existing core sets. Their digital version will be free for everyone who selects DIGITAL or mixed (DIGITAL+PRINTED) rewards, and you have to add the special KS price of these sets to your pledge if you want them in print too (as an add-on). 

 Art render sample:
(Art renders will be illustrations and isometric renders of the areas that you can use as visual aids.)

Test render of the moat:

 

Play a more atmospheric game 

The areas are on 6 inch by 6 inch sized, double-sided tiles with seamless borders that make it possible to mix them with each other. Furthermore, the cut-out doors, wall and corner pieces (where these are available) will provide you more modularity and freedom. If you are the type who likes the wonderful and breathtaking visual worlds of movies and games, then you can relive them on your gaming nights sitting around a table in your home (or online) with your friends.

Features of the digital tiles:

- Easy to print PDF files, print out as many tiles as you need for your game! You’ll get them in 300 dpi, high-quality format! 

- Small printer-friendly draft tiles to help you plan your areas
- jpg files that you can use in online Virtual Tabletop programs 

Features of the printed tiles:

- double sided and UV coated durable tiles with the night version on their other sides where it is suitable. If that has no sense (because it is an underground or inside area), the other side of the tile will contain the empty un-furnished version 

Printed card-tiles
Printed card-tiles


- You can draw on them with wet-erase markers!
- connect them easily with transparent tape or use tablecloth to prevent tiles from sliding 

 - The smaller cut-out elements like doors and gates will not be pre-cut to keep our prices low but you can easily cut these few items around with a sharp scissor.

cut-out objects of our previous Sewer map-tiles
cut-out objects of our previous Sewer map-tiles

Order both versions and you will get the cheapest shipping fee in our history, and as an extra, you will never run out of tiles because you can print out as many as you need!

Detailed, lovingly crafted graphics which will make your gaming nights more thrilling!

The design of the tiles is the result of our eight years’ experience we spent in the mobile game and tabletop game business. We hope that the 3D rendered graphic we use will represent a higher standard in tabletop gaming and provide a more thrilling gaming experience for our customers at a more affordable price. 

City Tiles - detail
City Tiles - detail
City Tiles - detail
City Tiles - detail

Variate, re-usable and modular tiles to help you create diverse castles and cities quickly and easily and to save you time and money. Spend more time with the adventure and NPCs instead of seeking new maps to the different adventures. These tiles will always be handy. 

"Fog of war" on your tabletop!
Without any accessories, blanket, paper sheets or anything you've used before to hide undiscovered areas of your map.
You only have to place those areas that are visible for your players! All the city tiles have a roof tile to hide the inner areas, so you can reveal the secrets of your map as the story goes, just like a “fog of war” system.

You can place only the roof then reveal the other tiles when your gamers go inside the houses.
You can place only the roof then reveal the other tiles when your gamers go inside the houses.

 

You’ll find the night or alternative version on the other side of the tiles!  
What happens when the night falls? What kind of creatures and adventures are waiting for you and your team in the darkness of a seemingly sleeping city? You can find out because most of the tiles have an alternative and unique night version! 

Alternative version on the other side
Alternative version on the other side

More pictures with details:

Dining Room - Castle Set
Dining Room - Castle Set
City set
City set
Roofs - City set
Roofs - City set
Fortress walls - Fortress set (no grid version)
Fortress walls - Fortress set (no grid version)
Inside the tower - Fortress set (optional no grid version)
Inside the tower - Fortress set (optional no grid version)

 

The next unlocked extra areas will expand the base sets and they will be free for everyone even in printed formats:  

One of our unlocked goals, the 3D printable doors:

Core sets:  

(Some of the arts are only sketches and will be different in the final version.)

Take a look at the printed cards in use, this is one of our previous set, the Crypt tiles, but these tiles will have the same features:

Pictures of our previous sets, you can expect the same quality!

Sewer map-tiles with a D&D miniature
Sewer map-tiles with a D&D miniature
The Modular Inn map-tiles
The Modular Inn map-tiles
Modular Inn with unpainted Reaper miniatures in the kitchen :)
Modular Inn with unpainted Reaper miniatures in the kitchen :)
Package of tiles
Package of tiles
Our Tropical Islands and the Pirate Ship by Lord Zsezse Works
Our Tropical Islands and the Pirate Ship by Lord Zsezse Works

 

"The quality of the artwork and colors blew my players away." by J.F. Kelly via Geek Dad

"The artwork from Black Scrolls Games is some of the best I've seen. If you are into RPG gaming, you owe it to yourself to check out their products." by K. Williams

"Just got these in the mail today and they look FANTASTIC!" by Nathan D. via DriveThruRPG for our Modular Inn tiles

"This is one of the best battlemats that I've ever seen. It features the same gorgeous near-photorealistic look that you find in both Lord Zsezse Works and Black Scrolls Games products. Each tile is distinct and many have elements that help inspire your storytelling... Just get it..." by Jacob R. for our Tropical Islands set

"I ordered them just to see if the product was as good as said.... WOW. Great map design. It is really great en realistic 3D, and that on a flat surface. The material is great and of high quality. And has a handy format. Also being able to just tape them together and use dry-erase pens... I am a big fan and will order more of these." by  Roy B for our Keeper of the Realms map

Unlocked Add-on Sets

+30 Moat tiles: 
Straight, corner and T connection pieces with cut-out bridges. (You can use them as rivers, too.)
Digital: FREE
Physical: add +$18 to your PRINTED or mixed (DIGITAL+PRINTED) pledge.

+60 Docks and Canals tiles:
It contains dock areas, huge and wide bridges with buildings, loading areas, ships, canals, canals with bridges, cut out boats and items like barrels, etc., and a lighthouse. Do you have any other idea? Write us a comment!
Digital: FREE
Physical: add +$25 to your PRINTED or mixed (DIGITAL+PRINTED) pledge.

+60 Village tiles:
It contains dirty roads, squares, and smaller cottages, gardens, fields, and thatched roof homes. They produce what you'll eat in the city.
Digital: FREE
Physical: add +$25 to your PRINTED or mixed (DIGITAL+PRINTED) pledge.

Additional shipping fee will be calculated after the campaign in pledge manager, it will be around +$3 (US) +$5(Canada) and +$7(Other) per selected add-on. Please DO NOT add this additional shipping fee to your pledge now, we will count the correct fee after the campaign based on your location. 

Our previous sets

You can add-on all of our prior map-tile sets here at once (you'll find their detailed description HERE), plus the awesome Pirate and Ghost Ship we created with Lord Zsezse Works. It is fully compatible with our Tropical Island set. 

Please add the amount of the desired format or formats to your pledge level, but if you need all the three Core sets of this project and all the add-ons then please select one of the King reward levels and you'll get a bigger bargain and lower shipping fee!

The special KS price of these 6+1 titles:

Digital: $60 (Retail $66)

Printed: $175 (360 printed card-tiles) (Retail $181)

Digital + Printed: $235 (360 printed card-tiles + their digital version) (Retail $247)


Including the next titles: Sewer, Crypt, Modular inn, Trenches, Desert Canyon, Tropical Islands Tile-sets and the Pirate and Ghost Ship map-tiles.

Manual:  

- Select a reward level you sympathize with   

- As more adventurer will join and our campaign starts growing, there will be more free stretch rewards available. They will increase the size of the three core sets with no additional fee. Share this campaign on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or on your blog site, etc. to help us spread the word and unlock more extras!   

- If you want to receive printed add-ons then please select a reward level that contains printed tiles, too. Please do not mix a digital pledge level with printed product add-ons, otherwise, you may get higher sipping fee compared to other reward levels after this campaign.  

- There will not be an option for late pledges; you have to join this adventure now if you want to get the lowest prices and the free extras. (Pledge manager will be available for backers.)

We at Black Scrolls Games are working on our products because they make our work easier as a Game Master, and game sessions are more enjoyable with them. We’ve forged all of our experience and knowledge we collected as Game Masters and 3D artists in the past years into these tiles and we hope you will enjoy them at least as much as we enjoyed working on them. If you still have questions, please read the FAQs or write to us in the comment section, we will try to reply you as soon as we can.

Why Kickstarter? 

Although we funded Black Scrolls Games, our own company, a year ago, we have eight years of experience in the tabletop game business. We know that making a set takes time and releasing a new product is very risky for a small business like us. With the help of Kickstarter, it will be easier for us to manage our work and our other processes because we will see how many customers are interested in our gaming tiles and how many pieces we have to produce exactly. Also, with the help of the comment sections, we will know what you need.


Shipping
 
If you select a reward level that contains printed physical tiles, too, then there will be a shipping fee on the tiles. Although the best option would be a free shipping, unfortunately, these tiles are not lightweight things. We use the printing and shipping service of OneBookShelf (we worked with them many times before), that is why we can keep our price low and provide you the best quality in the meantime. 

Because the tiles will be printed in the U.S., the fee will be the lowest for U.S. and Canadian customers, and a little bit higher for everyone else. If you select a higher reward level and/or more add-ons then we will ship the sets together and shipping fee will be lower per set (compared to separate shipping). 

We have wider space to manage our revenue with the digital releases, so we can offer free shipping to the U.S. and even Canadian customers (and lowered shipping to everyone else) at higher reward levels!

 

We hope that with your help we can make those products you deserve as a Game Master.

Risks and challenges

We already released 25 larger and smaller products as Black Scrolls Games since we started our company one and a half year ago and more than 100 products working with other publishers in the past eight years. We managed long projects, too, (some of them were 2 years long) and learned how to deliver on time and how to develop a product from scratch. Our experience of publishing and releasing products will help us to bring these products to you after this Kickstarter campaign.
From the other side, we are working with proven printing and shipping service together which guarantee that there will not be any problem with the fulfillment process.
Many of the elements of this project are already tested and designed and because of this, we don't see any reason for delay. If anything comes up we will let you know and tell you how we will handle and solve it.
We would like to tell you while this is our first self-run Kickstarter project here, it is not the first we helped to design and manage, so this process is not unfamiliar to us.

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