March update - Tidal Blades in Training Part 3 - Sneak peek at new art
Welcome to the March update! We have a lot to talk about so let's jump in!
David and Lina (Mr. Cuddington) have finished all the concepts for the Character Decks!... Read more
World Map of Naviri - Play testing - RPG - Valor & Villainy
LOOK AT IT!!! This is a WiP image of the world map of Naviri. We are currently in the weeds of world building, locking down tiny details to make sure... Read more
PLEDGE MANAGER INVITES! - Tidal Blades in training: Part 2
Invites to the Pledge Manager are open! Check your email!
I am attaching the boiler plate that can handle all your questions about the Pledge Manager but the biggest thing... Read more
Tidal Blades in Training
Huge waves lapped at Caiman’s craft as he stared into the maw of the island’s mouth. It’s head, topped with rocks and sediment, was the size of a small island... Read more
We have found our new Tidal Blades...
The green and blue pennants of the Chronosseum flapped in the warm breeze. A chorus of trumpets announced the arrival of the official tournament delegation. Iran Toru, resplendent in the... Read more
The Myriad Maze - Final Challenge Part 2
Pandemonium erupted in the arena as smoke poured from the Elder Tidal Blade’s podium, obscuring the platform completely. The voice of Gills, the announcer, cut in adding to the mayhem.... Read more
Heroic Challenge in Chronosseum
The buzzing excitement of the crowd was overwhelming. The vast seats of the Chronosseum were overfull and the arena was rippling with anticipation. On a small circular dais set midway... Read more
Final Chapter - Angler's Wrath
The long cavernous halls of Angler’s laboratory stretched ahead of them and Sagashi was amazed at the size of the place. “A quite impressive structure. It must have been quite... Read more
Axl and Dad - A new addition to the final Stretch Goal! - 2 player live play tonight!
Axl stared out over the water, frustrated with himself. What was he doing back here, on his father’s drifting repair station. He kicked at the edge near where he sat... Read more
Preparing for the 48 hour push - Our Final Stretch Goal reveal!
We have a few stretch goals to unlock along the way that will be revealed in the update later today as well!
Kase journal coming later today on the... Read more
Caiman's Journal : Black Market Set #2 - Solo Mode Design Diary
Caiman could sense her presence in the dark room. The hissing, scrabbling sound of her breathing, and an indescribable menace. Clenching his jaw he spoke calmly “Horn Eyes, ahem, hauh,... Read more
Artist Diary #4 - Ian Moss and Jon Gilmour play Tidal Blades - Axl's Love of Heights
Hello fellow Navirians! We are so excited to welcome our 6000th backer! More and more people are joining this Tidal Blades adventure, and we need your help to continue pushing through... Read more
The Sagashi Chronicles - Chapter 4 - The Battle Pit
Sagashi peered over the railing into the huge, underground arena, where several Crocs were wrestling down a very unpleasant looking constrictor. “You here to enter?” asked a reptilian attendant standing... Read more
Mystic Training - Preparing for the Final Challenge
Dust watched the sun dip beneath the sea from her perch at the restaurant counter. Outside, a group of revelers was passing by, singing and shouting. The festivities never seemed... Read more
King of the underworld! - Making the Deluxe even more deluxe!
Caiman looked down at the cold glass key in his hand, hard won through a near impossible challenge. “All that work and for what?” The crowd and judges were too... Read more
Bab's Favorite Contestant
Axl stared up at the stars, his mind ablaze. He hadn’t been sleeping well, and tonight seemed like it was going to be no exception, despite the fact that the... Read more
Seize the Key
“Wait, huagh, hold on, I need to do this Challenge” Caiman huffed as he lumbered into the Droska Ring gate. The attendant, startled by the appearance of the frantic Croc... Read more
The Sagashi Chronicles - Chapter 3 - The Entanglers Hideout
It was growing dark by the time Sagashi crested the stairs carved into the steep cliff. It took him a minute to locate the small door hidden in the stone... Read more
The Sagashi Chronicles - Chapter 2 - The Coral Mine
“Angler, eh?” The two Crocs eyed Sagashi warily, their hands resting on their coral hammers. Their eyes followed Dru as he skittered up the Chameleon’s leg onto his shoulder. “Well,... Read more
Day 17 - Influence
The crystal waters of the inner bay were sparkling in the afternoon sun. Eko’s small watercraft cut through the gentle waves with Sagashi, the stranger perched atop the back, his... Read more
Sagashi Chronicles #1 - Angler's Cove an "add on expansion" - Deluxe Edition reimagined!
Sagashi sat in the large circular room, rolling the pads of his chameleon fingers on and off the smooth marble table. Above him, the ceiling vault spiraled to an intricate... Read more
Akora, The Fire Mountain
Fans stared in dismay as Axl abruptly pulled his watercraft to the side, exiting the arena and leaving the race. He revved his engine as he left the harbor, trying... Read more
Further discovery of The Fold reveals something new...
With the added monsters and challenges from the stretch goals, Characters will have more opportunities to rise on the Champion Board. This new board not only looks fantastic, it also... Read more
$400,000! Scorepads! The Footsteps of Legends!
Wow! You keep astounding us with your enthusiasm and excitement. We've hit $400,000 and unlocked the score pad! Next up--the amazing round marker mini, a statue at the Citadel of... Read more
A Most Perilous Endeavor
Eko scanned the crowded circle of Lamara Stadium. Racers were lining up to compete, the stands were full, and boats and watercraft of all shapes and sizes filled the outer... Read more
Sword and Claw
Dust advanced slowly out of the house onto the surrounding raft, shield held high. She chose her footing carefully on the still-rocking structure, keeping her eyes on the swirling water.... Read more
Monster Challenge Part 3
The Monster Challenge part 2 voting is complete and we have heard your voices and the winner is the Island Monster. This gargantuan creature at first appears to... Read more
We continue to be blown away by this campaign! Thanks so much for helping spread the word, sharing your Monster ideas, and your enthusiasm for this world! We... Read more
Grido the Tooth and Design Diary #2
Tim and Ben Eisner have written another Design Diary exploring the creation of the islands of Naviri, their unique bonuses and the way in which Challenges are attempted. Check it... Read more
Axl's Greatest Competitor
“Really, I couldn’t eat any more,” said Axl, refusing what must have been his tenth plate of fruit from the bespectacled Professor Flish. Flish, his long whiskers shaking in excitement,... Read more
The Hazards of Time
The morning bell at the Guild of Time hit its final note and Master Wu looked at the young Betalod with pride. “The brain can lay many angles, but the... Read more
Battle Tales and Monster Challenge Part 2
Backers we have entered part 2 of our Monster Challenge. Many thanks to all of you who submitted so many fantastic ideas. We have created a poll on BGG and... Read more
Artist Diary #3 and Axl's Racing Reflexes
David and Lina have written another fantastic Artist Diary that reveals the backstory of Dust and gives us an insight into the creation of the Desert, the Droska Ring and... Read more
“This is more like it,” thought Dust, enjoying the warm sand beneath her feet. She looked around at the other contestants in the Droska ring, each hoping to catch... Read more
Howl from the Depths
Kee-lin heard the creak of the oars before she saw the boat. It’s prow split the knife-thin line of moonlight on the water, and she could see the outline... Read more
Short Story From The Edge Of The Fold
The waves lapped gently at the shore of the tiny atoll. Two tall palms stood at its center, casting their shade onto a small, well-used watercraft. It was a hot... Read more
Backer Created Monster Challenge! Bab's get another upgrade! RPG Show!
Backers, we invite you to share your idea of a new Monster that will emerge from the Fold. We will be accepting submissions until Monday the 23rd, at 8 PM... Read more
The Black Market might stain your reputation...
“Huah, huah, ha...I’d have to be blind to pay that much” Caiman’s laugh was intimidating to say the least and the small bearded fish-folk glanced up at him with fear... Read more
The Droska Ring was dry. "Dry and dead," thought Axl. Sure, a few contestants were doing smaller challenges, but the Judge was nowhere to be seen, and the sun was... Read more
Support creators on Kickstarter
Every campaign I try to highlight some of the other campaigns that I am excited about on Kickstarter while our campaigns are running. Why would I do that? Aren't they... Read more
Circuit Challenges increase your difficulty!
Hopping down the steps of the Citadel, Eko couldn’t help but smile. Since her first monster sighting two days ago, she had been working closely with the Elders, bringing them... Read more
Use your competitor's location to your advantage!
Dust bounded from her watercraft and almost lost her footing as the dock rolled awkwardly under her. To the drifts with all this floating! She glanced around, but no one... Read more
Beware of the Twin Thunder Eels
A young Betalod came to me this morning with troubling news of a never before seen monster breaching the Fold. This confirms what my Coral Guards reported from their morning... Read more
Axl challenges the Elder Judge - Revealed component stretch goal marks
Axl's jaw dropped in surprise as he saw the names appear on the leaderboard. He was somewhere he'd never been before--second place. Not waiting to hear the rest of the... Read more
Artifacts to fight powerful foes!
With the new Monsters pouring out of the rifts in The Fold, our champions need all the assistance they can muster.
The Artifact Character cards represent a special device or... Read more
Eko sees a Lobobster for the first time...
The Fold has seen increasing activity for months. More and more monsters have been finding their way out of the rift. Why is this happening now after 15 years of... Read more
Our Stretch Goal strategy, The Narrative Reveal System
James here and I wanted to introduce you to our stretch goal system for Tidal Blades. The Narrative Reveal System will give you a mix of structured stretch goals that... Read more
SOLO MODE UNLOCKED!
The threat from The Fold is greater than anyone anticipated, and you’re the only contestant who realizes how dire the situation is. The monsters are not just prowling... Read more
Funded in 45 minutes!
Y'all absolutely crushed that 24 hour challenge in less than 45 minutes!!!
Give us a little bit of time to get our bearings, we knew y'all were excited about... Read more