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    1. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on October 2

      @bjorn thanks!

    2. Bjorn Van Houtven
      Superbacker
      on October 2

      @Dave im still a fan of your project and do keep ready to back u again. Im very sad all the work with my friends for naming and flavoring the critters will be on hold, but Hey, then we have a headstart for the next launch!!!

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 30

      @Ruben

      Tbh wouldn't have backed if this was another creator... But I want to keep things running :)

    4. Ruben van der Zee
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      Yeah, I realized that too late, feels like I had to read the manual first. But at least I will get the updates :)

    5. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      Ruben read the last update - lots of details in there. It will come back in another form and there is info on NMF3 and some other light games we are doing and news about our ROBOTECH license

    6. Ruben van der Zee
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      I'm on board! But I'm also with @Shihayazat, I've seen this theme, or type of game play too many times even on kickstarter. It's just that I love Nightmare Forest Dead run and lords of rock, and I really trust you Dave that I back this project. And you are right, these sculpts are very nice indeed. Oh and I'm just too late, project is cancelled.

    7. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      Y'all I appreciate the faith. It is very hard to do mins as a 1 person company but I had such nice sculpts I had to try...twice. It was worth it and now we proceed to work on the things that we already had planned and we retool this a little to be more affordable to people who like lighter games like we make and the ROBOTECH deal was huge for us and going to be so much fun.

      The Kids games will be inexpensive and light and we can keep building a fan base. NMF3 will be epic fun...fantasy monsters, ranged combat in a NMF game, and a boss wave and magic...all in that same size box if I can swing it...

      Alien Invasion ended up at about 1.7lbs in 8 x 5 x 1.45 backpack brick

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      Me too...
      Though I have to admit the version without minis could be my Option.

    9. Shane
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      Your determination and spirit is certainly admirable Dave. Will be on board for the next one, no question.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      @Kevin

      I still think it is cause the theme is not "special" enough and versus battle isn't en vogue :(
      And there really are a lot of KS running all the time...

    11. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      @kevin I appreciate that but - I have a plan and I am working on that update right now.

    12. Kevin Leirens
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      Shame this KS hasn't more interest.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      And another two thumbs ;)

    14. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      @shih thanks and there is a update coming in a minute that will show everyone the long term plan.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 29

      Can't emphasize enough how great customer service here is...

      Before AND after the KS...
      Two thumbs up (more if I was a four handed alien / demon / elemental)

    16. AcesofDeath7
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      @Dave all the monsters from the 1st 3 games all come back for one last push to release the ultimate ....gahhhhhh

      Made me laugh!

      Looking forward to the upcoming games.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      Missing only dead run btw but maybe that will be available in the next nightmare forest KS

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      Reagrding the mat...

      Then I shall wait for part three and hope the mat works...
      Thanks for all the answers.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      Hm did an Internet search and none of the "bigger" shops carry your games...
      Well thankfully you keep using KS :)

    20. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      @shih We have some of the Mats left. Email me directly and see if we can do anything customs friendly. Also note the plan is when we do Monstrous Horde we will do a NEW mat for that - and it SHOULD also be able to be used to play the first 2. :) Darkness Rising (NMF4 and the finale in the story) wont have a mat - it will be a larger game with a board and bits and stuff as all the monsters from the 1st 3 games all come back for one last push to release the ultimate ....gahhhhhh

    21. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      I dont know which ones you have. Thrash-Car and Dumpster Brawl will be retired shortly and are not in distribution. Nightmare Forest: Dead Run (SRF0300), Nightmare Forest: Alien Invasion (SRF301), Lords of Rock (SRF0400), Lords of Rock: Mosh Pit (SRF0401), Archmage Origins (SRF0500) and Udder Terror are all in active distribution. So if you have a game store you like you can request them to get any of those and they should be able to be ordered from whoever their distributor is. We distribute via Impressions in CA-USA. The ROBOTECH game when we put into distro should be available everywhere BUT Japan.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      Speaking of nightmare forest...

      Make sure the playmat and previous games will be available there ;)
      Skipped the mat and the first game and am not happy with my choice...

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      Oh I forgot....

      How can I get hold of any older games in europe?
      And the new direct to retail when it becomes available.
      Do you have a partner here?
      Importing from the US is a little on the expensive side with shipping and fees and stuff :(

    24. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      @shih appreciate that. Next year will bring Kids vs the House (and maybe Kids vs the Quests) in the same KS (light filler games within the same universe) then the ROBOTECH game will go straight to stores aroud June and then Monstrous Horde (aka Nightmare Forest 3) around this time next year

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      That's reassuring...
      I like the new KS and do want that game...
      And on a brighter topic..

      I now own two "real" and three small ones of your games and I must say they're all definitely worth their price.
      Keep on designing games no matter the outcome here please ;)

    26. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      Yes there is a plan - if we get to that point I will send it in an update.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 28

      Not to sound negative...

      But is there a plan in case this doesn't fund?

    28. Shane
      Superbacker
      on September 22

      Hey peeps, lets do our part and get some click throughs happening here!

      https://www.kicktraq.com/projects/bravefrontierstudios/the-dawn-of-the-archmage-a-miniatures-game/

    29. Bjorn Van Houtven
      Superbacker
      on September 22

      Critter 3: Anathommy
      He's the creation of the bones collected from his victims. Now he can't dicide wich head to wear, so he's after yours!

    30. Shane
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      Sorry I was late to the party, have been travelling. Let's get this sucker funded!

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      Oh a direct to store Release...
      Sounds good... But will I be able to get it in europe without paying twice the price?
      We will (hopefully) know by friday ;)

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      Maybe it is because coop is the thing nowadays...
      Maybe the theme isn't "special" enough to catch... Reffering to a game happening inside ones mind that does very well in terms of funding right now... I am almost sure part of the success is due to the "different" artwork and setting...

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      I still hope this funds...

      Was referring to the number of backers not the percentage of funding. I think there are less than last time... But tbh it is only a feeling...

    34. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      @shihayazat well its relative I had to make the goal higher to free all the minis up front. There will be a big news item about SFG this Friday late in the and we will see if it has impact like I think it will for visibility and traffic. If not we will all have a conversation on what the next steps are. I never give up on a game that is this much fun and it just may require one more reconfiguration but I will make sure that we discuss those options. You are all great supporters and I appreciate all the help and involvement everyone has had. Just stick with it and stay engaged and we will see where the ship goes as a team.

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      Shihayazat
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      It seems the project is doing worse than last time :(

    36. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 18

      @sean the monsters on each team some can vary - yes the art is different on all of them and then on each team there are monsters that have special powers and they are thematic to their school of magic from which they originate. Additionally the wizards each have a different thematic power.

    37. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 18

      @elli at that level it is effectively all the paid addons that are available at the time the campaign ends

    38. Sean on September 18

      Will each monster from each team differ in form of rules? Or is it just appearance only? Will there be any synergy between having different types of monsters out at once? How will the different teams differ in playstyle? Thanks for any answers your able to offer :)

    39. Elli aka NimphMinis on September 18

      Hey guys happy to.be here. When you say one of all unlocked add-ons does that mean I get one of each unlocked paid add-ons or I get ONE from all of them (rather confused sorry) xx

    40. Destiny Horizons
      Superbacker
      on September 17

      Great, thanks. I'll change my pledge

    41. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 17

      @Destiny - the 70$ level comes with the 20 minis the game does not contain standees. The 100+ levels come with the game (the base minis) and then a second set of minis.

    42. Destiny Horizons
      Superbacker
      on September 17

      Does the $70 level come with any minis or is it just the $125 level. The $70 comes with standees only?

    43. Kyle Lafferty on September 15

      Critter 1: Scallop
      Critter 2: Trident + Imp = Trimp

    44. Bjorn Van Houtven
      Superbacker
      on September 15

      Critter 2: Imppy "the naughty imp"
      With his staff he takes controle of your mind by taking away your happyness.
      Thnx to my daughter Ilana for helping with the name.

    45. Sean on September 15

      Critter 01: Cyclasp
      "Once it's got you in it's steel grasp, it stares deep into your eyes revealing your mortal fate."

      Critter 2: Impherno
      "From the hottest depths they plot the demise of the world above."

    46. Bjorn Van Houtven
      Superbacker
      on September 15

      Critter 1: Wannay "the eyecatcher"
      With his claw it tries to steel the eyes of sleeping people to leave them in an everlasting nightmare.

      Thnx to my 8th year old son Reno for the idea!

    47. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 14

      If you follow the link below you can see the first two images of two of the demons that can be summoned. We would love you to suggest fun and/or scary names for them as well as flavor text for each one. Any ideas we use will get the comment's creator listed in the rule book as one of our honorable Archmages.

      http://solarflaregames.com/dawn-archmage-critter-naming/

      We will be posting at least every other day so check back and comment often.

    48. Dave Killingsworth 9-time creator
      Superbacker
      on September 13

      Thanks Kyle we will love to have you join the SFG FAN-mily.

    49. Kyle Lafferty on September 13

      That sounds fair enough! I will be increasing my pledge fairly shortly. Good luck on this run!

    50. Kyle Lafferty on September 13

      That sounds fair enough! I will be increasing my pledge fairly shortly. Good luck on this run!

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