Only 11 days left to complete your survey! / Some words from Thomas Baumbach in layout & development
Complete your survey now!
This is your last chance to complete your surveybefore things lock down. We need the last 9% of backers to do this ASAP. Don't miss... Read more
Chessex™ Faction Dice!
Cheesex™ Faction Dice!
The sample dice for the Dominion, Outsiders, Rebels, and Upperworlders Faction Dice Sets have arrived from Chessex. What do you think? We're pretty excited!... Read more
Rise of the Drow BackerKit is 85% completed!
We're almost there!
Congratulations! We're 85% of the way in Rise of the Drow BackerKit.
If you've already completed your survey please be sure to make any changes to your... Read more
T-Shirts Glitch! Did you miss your Faction T-shirt?
Miss your T-Shirt?
Did you miss your limited edition Underworld Faction T-Shirt?
This is the one and only time we're printing these special shirts so if you went through your... Read more
SURVEYS HAVE BEEN SENT! BACKERKIT IS LIVE!
Surveys sent, BackerKit is live!
The day has finally arrived! BackerKit is now live and your survey should be in your email.
Before you report your survey as lost please... Read more
BackerKit: Smoke Test sent to 5% of backers
SMOKE TEST FOR 5%
A lucky and random 5% of our illustrious Rise of the Drow backers now have BackerKit survey/pre-order access. Please check things out and if anything looks... Read more
Progress update on Rise of the Drow!
Hello, my friend!
As requested, this is your bi-weekly (every 2 weeks) update on Rise of the Drow: Collector's Edition!
Obviously, you want to get into BackerKit as soon... Read more
Working behind the scenes
Hello, my friend!
I just wanted to send off a quick message to let you know we're working, behind the scenes, on the Rise of the Drow: Collector's Edition myriad... Read more
THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS PROJECT POSSIBLE! / What's next?
THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS PROJECT POSSIBLE!
YOU MADE THIS BOOK A REALITY!
Isn't it amazing what a large group of people can do? We could build a house, divert... Read more
SPECIAL REVEALS/ADD-ONS ONLY AVAILABLE TO BACKERS ON KICKSTARTER NOW! 50 MINUTES LEFT!
- ALL FACTION DICE SETS INCREASED TO 10!
- UNDERWORLD RACES & CLASSES FOR FANTASY GROUNDS ADDED $19 (MSRP 29.99)
- 1-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO ADVENTUREAWEEK.COM ADDED $79 (MSRP $120)
- JOIN A FACTION AND... Read more
FINAL CHARACTER REVEAL: Matron Maelora
KICKSTARTER ENDS IN MINUTES! SPECIAL REVEALS FOR THOSE PRESENT!
MATRON MAELORA OF HOUSE GULLION
Matron Maelora of House Gullion
Matron Maelora, matriarch of her house, dominates all who stand with... Read more
CHARACTER REVEAL: Maelef
KICKSTARTER COUNTDOWN: 2 HOURS LEFT!
Maelef, Eldest Daughter of House Gullion
Maelora's eldest daughter has always been something of an enigma to the Matron Mother; at this point in... Read more
MEET US ONLINE IN THE MORNING TO SAY FAREWELL! * Milestone Bonus Unlocked & Voting Results! * Character Reveal: Maylorin Obsidianaxe * NPC Gallery Expansion * Backer Goal Unlocked: New Gale Force Nine Battlemap!
Meet us online to say farewell in the morning!
Tomorrow morning, this awesome Kickstarter finally comes to an end. While I'm ecstatic at how it has brought us all together,... Read more
CHARACTER REVEALS: Maltorya & Maroena
Maltorya, Middle Daughter of House Gullion
The Eyes and Ears of what cannot be Seen or Heard
Maltorya attracted attention from an early age, although not all of it... Read more
CHARACTER REVEAL: Mathorn & Mol
Mathorn, Younger Daughter of House Gullion
Mathorn was a rarity among the drow: a happy child, relatively untouched by the hatred and political jockeying of the dark elves.
As a... Read more
$150k Milestone Goal (and beyond) / NPC Expansions / Nearing the next Backer Goal / Add-Ons Available / Clash of the Factions: Round 12
Yesterday was a wild ride and today looks to be no exception! We've unlocked a milestone goal upgrading this book to the highest quality of paper and ink available. With... Read more
1,250 Backers = Goal Unlocked! Character Reveal: Makinnga! Last Chance for Add-Ons (Final Hours!) NPC GALLERY EXPANSION! Clash of the Factions: Round 11
You've done it! 1,250 Backers!
That's right, you went and gathered enough friends to invade the Underworld and back this Kickstarter! Well, we are ready to do the special reveal/unlock... Read more
CHARACTER REVEAL: Gyloof
CHARACTER REVEAL: Gyloof
Gyloof, Eldest Son of House Gullion, Slave Overseer
Gyloof was never comfortable with either the out-and-out evil nature of those around him or the chaotic, unpredictable tendencies... Read more
$125k Milestone Goal Unlocked / Nearing 1,250 Backer Goal / Supplemental Stretch Goals Approaching!
$125k Milestone Goal Unlocked!
Last night we passed the $125k mark and as of this writing are already zeroing in on $131k! At $125k you've unlocked the milestone goal for... Read more
Character Reveal: Coranzan / So Close to Unlocking New Goals / Clash of the Factions: Round 10
Elder Son of House Gullion
Coranzan is the personal guardian of the mighty Matron Maelora of House Gullion. He is so skilled with the bow, most times he is able... Read more
Character Reveal: Sor / Clash of the Factions: Round 9
Middle Son of House Gullion
As the middle son of House Gullion, Sor was neither favored nor disfavored, he was mostly left to his own devices (within reason). Uninterested... Read more
Character Reveal: Gal
Youngest Son of House Gullion
Whereas the youngest child of the family often receives the most attention and care, in drow households the treatment is much different; Gal learned... Read more
Clash of the Factions: What is it? / Round 8 Results
What is Clash of the Factions?
Clash of the Factions is a mini-game created to coincide and celebrate the Rise of the Drow: Collector's Edition Kickstarter. It's also a... Read more
Character Reveal: Mal Yrr Niss
Mal Yrr Niss
Gal Gullion’s Lieutenant
While she might be a servant and perceived slave-lover to Gal Gullion, Mal Yrr Niss knows the value of having the ear of a... Read more
Character Reveal: Miah of Embla
CHARACTER REVEAL: Miah of Embla
Miah was an adventurer until about ten years ago when an evil wizard cursed him with a permanent flesh to stone spell. His adventuring group... Read more
1000 Backer Goal Unlocked / Clash of the Factions: Round 7
Wow! You keep blowing us away with your support on this project.
We now have 1000 backers which has unlocked yet another surprise add-on!
Fungi Forest Battlemap by... Read more
$100k Achieved! Drow Plush Doll, 2nd Ribbon Bookmark (vote!), and more art UNLOCKED!
We've reached $100k which means multiple unlocks and on top of that, we are less than 60 backers away from the 1000 backer goal being unlocked. This project is now... Read more
New Add-Ons! / Clash of the Factions: Round 6
To include an add-on item as part of your pledge, do the following steps:
1. Click on the “Manage Your Pledge” button.
2. Click the “Change Your Pledge” button.
3.... Read more
Underworld Encounter Deck: Over 120 Encounters!
There's no stopping you backers, is there? ;) At $90k you've unlocked the latest add-on:
Underworld Encounters Deck
Over 120 unique encounters to pepper your campaign with some serious Underworld... Read more
Fantasy Grounds & Virtual Tabletop Add-ons Unlocked / Clash of the Factions: Round 5
Fantasy Grounds & Virtual Tabletop Add-Ons Unlocked!
Thanks to our loyal fans in the Underworld, the Fantasy Grounds and virtual tabletop resources have been unlocked! Head over to the Kickstarter... Read more
$75k! Milestone & Stretch Goals Unlocked!
Last night we reached 750 backers, unlocking Gale Force Nine Battlemaps and Underworld Pawns!
This morning we reached $75k, unlocking some big Stretch & Milestone Goals!
Here's what's happening... Read more
750 BACKERS BIG REVEAL: Gale Force Nine™ Battlemap & Rise of the Drow PAWNS! / Clash of the Factions: Round 4!
The Big Reveal: Gale Force Nine™ Battlemap & Pawns!
This is just one of many big reveals forthcoming as we unlock backer goals, you are the first to read... Read more
Clash of the Factions: Round 3 / BIG REVEAL coming up at 750 Backers!
Greetings everyone, welcome to another installment of CLASH OF THE FACTIONS, the special mini-game taking place right here on the Rise of the Drow: Collector's Edition Kickstarter!
If you'd like... Read more
Clash of the Factions: Round 2
If you're wondering what this game is that everyone is playing, please read UPDATE #2for information and instructions on how to begin, it's super easy. We're having great fun... Read more
Clash of the Factions: Round 1 / New limited print add-on: Mini-Dungeon Tome!
Mini-Dungeon Tome & Faction Dice Sets!
You heard right! We have a limited stock of the Mini-Dungeon Tomewe set aside especially for you, our backers of RotDC. The rest... Read more
Reduced S&H Costs for outside USA / Physical add-on rewards available to anyone at $99 level (even overseas)
Exciting Changes to the Kickstarter project
Rise of the Drow: Collector's Edition Kickstarter is going strong and we're excited to tell you about a few changes and additions taking place... Read more
DICE SETS UNLOCKED! Choose Your Faction!
The Underworld is on the verge of war: Choose your faction!
The drow of Holoth have made their move, striking at the dwarven trading caravans from Embla, taking possession of... Read more
Here's to Joshua, Shoooooots!
You've left me nearly speechless and that's a feat in and of itself. Of course, no one can cast silence upon me so here... Read more