Stygian Plastic Proofs
We got plastic parts from the factory this week.
This comes in 8 parts - four corners and four rails, and requires a one-time assembly by pushing the rails into... Read more
It's been a few weeks since the last update, and that's too long - sorry.
I mentioned in the comment section that all of the files for The Stygian Society... Read more
Whew! This One's a LOT of Work!
It's been a few weeks, so I wanted to give you a quick update. I'm working hard to get the last of the art to the printer. I got all... Read more
Well This is Good News!
I got news this week that I can afford to add a miniature to both The Tower Laboratory and The Cursed Library expansions. Here is the mechanic from The Tower... Read more
It's Wednesday - Time for an Update!
Well, it's A Wednesday. Anyway, a couple of folks have asked for an update, so here it goes!
First, I'm floored by the scale of this game. I'm pretty sure... Read more
Component and Progress Update
Someone asked to see some of the component changes. You asked for more art on the skill cards, so we added the hero to each card. This means that the... Read more
Cursed Library Villain Sketches
One more post before the holidays. I got these sketches in from Leah for the villains in The Cursed Library expansion. Also find some Tower Laboratory item sketches.
These are... Read more
Development Status Update
We've been very busy since the last update.
- The hunter figure is taking shape. We have skills centered around objects from our Dark is the Night game, including the crossbow,... Read more
Development Status Update
We've gotten more plays in and are inching closer to being printer-ready.
- The new hero class, the Seer has some interesting traits. First, she has a line of Flying Supernal... Read more
The Cursed Library Rough Art
In addition to four heroes, four villains, and four mid-level villains, The Cursed Library has nearly a hundred characters from classic literature. We have gotten Leah Smith on board to... Read more
Pledge Manager Active
The Stygian Society pledge manager has gone active. You might complete it now, while you're thinking of it, but it will remain active for 3-4 months.
We've been developing and... Read more
Hello! It's been a few busy weeks preparing for, going to, and recovering from Essen Spiel. We're not ready to hit the ground and sprint toward the goal of getting... Read more
Pledge Manager Smoke Test
5% of you have received an invite to the Backerkit pledge manager for The Stygian Society. This is a smoke test, and we use it to ensure we don't have... Read more
Thank you for making The Stygian Society a reality! A few things need to happen before we can kick off production and fulfillment.
Here's a quick rundown:
First, Kickstarter... Read more
Thanks to our backers, this has been our best game Kickstarter ever!
We'll have several posts over the coming months to keep you abreast of new art, new bosses, new... Read more
2-Player Rules and Bosses
I'm going to do a longer post tonight to talk about a couple of things that turn out to be related. First, I have been working on a post about... Read more
The Cursed Library Available
I'm happy to announce the Cursed Library expansion as part of a new UNFLINCHING HERO pledge level.
Classic authors Mary Shelley, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells, and Jane Austen have... Read more
Day 8 Update - Hero Skills (Burglar)
I talk about Hero Skills in the main project text, so i won't repeat what I've said about them. I'd like to use this update to drill a little more deeply into skills... Read more
Day 7 Update - Designer Post: Tiny Little Stories
Today's post is written by designer Kevin Wilson and details The Stygian Society room cards.
One of the things I wanted to do with Stygian Society was to make every... Read more
Day 6 Update - The Cursed Library Teaser
I added a section under Expansions describing The Cursed Library expansion and also the final Elaine Cunningham short fiction for The Stygian Society: The Cursed Library.
I'll create an add-on... Read more
Day 5 Update - Be the Hero
New pledge levels are open and we're looking for brave adventurers to upgrade their pledge to add their likeness to a base game hero. Specifically, we're looking for people that... Read more
Day 4 Update - New Add-Ons Section
Just a short update to say that I created an Add-On section to the project page that lets you add extras into your pledge, like Dark is the Night (which... Read more
Day 3 Update - 800 Backers and 6 Stretch Goals Unlocked
We're creeping up on $70K and the 7th stretch goal - an alternate mid-boss for the Tower Laboratory expansion. A few words on the expansions - APE commissioned the expansions... Read more
Day 2 Update and Hint at Next Expansion
I'd like to give another Keanu Reeves 'whoa!' today, but rather than stopping there, I want to give a hint of a new expansion that we'll announce soon! It's written... Read more
Day 1 Update - Whoa!
I think we'll fund in less than 24 hours! I'm looking at you Europe and Asia to help us past that last $4K+.
There's so much to say about this... Read more