About this project
Our goal this time is to bring to life the dark dank depths beneath the popular Castle Ravenstein. These areas have been swallowed by time, corrupted by a power hungry madman, and eternally plagued by the presence of an impossibly ancient evil!
Your contribution will help us create a whole new set of 48" x 36" Mega Maps! All unlocked Dungeon Ravenstein levels are sent to you with the following formats:
- VTT Format: RGB @ 72dpi
- Print Format: RGB @ 300 dpi
- Print Format: CMYK @ 300 dpi
- Grid-Free Versions of all formats!
- "Clean" (prop-less) Versions of all formats for customization!
- "Prop Pack" of PNG files that make up the components taken out to create the "clean" maps. With these you can decorate your dungeon how you want or use them in your other map products.
- Complimentary Game Map Companion (mini rules book to get you right into the thick of things).
CASTLE RAVENSTEIN UPGRADE/UPDATE
All Dungeon Ravenstein backers who pledged for a copy of Castle Ravenstein as well AND all original backers of Castle Ravenstein will be receiving the Castle Prop Pack, and if it funds, the Haunted Ravenstein mod for FREE.
LEVEL 1 WIP (Work In Progress)
Exclusive Art Previews for Backers!
This is a digital product and is sent out to you the moment it's completed. No shipping fees! No waiting on customs! Upload/Print at your convenience! All rewards will be "packaged" in an archive (zip/rar/etc) file and download links emailed to backers once they are ready.
Downloads will most likely be hosted by DropSend and will remain active for 30 day. In the event you miss your download window you can email us and we will work something out.
STRETCH GOAL ROAD MAP - HELP US HIT BOTTOM!!
'A LA CARTE' MENUS
GO BIG OR GO HOME!
Our maps were designed to provide a huge immersive environment (made even better when coupled with our Fantasy Soundscaps!) capable of supporting a number of gaming formats. We've used our Castle Ravenstein for role-playing games, skirmish games, and even board games!
We attended ReaperCon 2014 and hosted a game event using an old board game system, Reaper minis, and our own maps/soundscapes! Just a single level of Castle Ravenstein comfortably accommodated twelve players AND a horde of monsters!
CHOOSE YOUR FATE!
One digital copy Dungeon Ravenstein!
One digital copy of Dungeon Ravenstein AND Castle Ravenstein!
MASTER OF THE REALM will get you our entire catalog of products produced up until May 15th of 2014 AND any new products created for this Kickstarter (primarily the new products that will be populating part of the A La Carte menu). If you hurry you can grab an Early Bird priced using just production costs of our existing range thus gaining you all new products free. The non-early bird price includes partial production costs for the new products.
WHO ARE WE?
Darkraven Games is a brand name of Ruby Nile Games. They specialize in digital products like soundscapes and role-playing maps.
Flash Hammer Creative Studios (FHCS)
FHCS is an independent creative solutions outfit that does conceptual design, publication writing, project management, and consulting. They're the workhorse behind Dungeon Ravenstein.
THE ART TEAM
Justin Fritz - Lead Cartographer and Concept Artist. He also painted all of the minis you'll see in map "action shots".
Taylor Schmidt - The Architect (man-made structures and objects). Blaz also did the principle artwork for the stretch goal road map.
Shaz Yong - The Cave Man (natural structures and objects)
Anthony Avon - 2D concept art and project cover art.
"Action shots" are a necessity to show off the awesomeness of our maps. Justin uses models from his own collection and includes products from the following companies:
Jesse Lowther is the voice talent behind the Steward
"Sands of Time" was composed, performed, and licensed by Audiomachine
Risks and challenges
You can pledge with confidence when you support a Darkraven Games project!
In the event we successfully fund the risk of non-fulfillment is extremely low. Castle Ravenstein is ready to deliver. Our recent COLOSSUS soundscape tracks will ready for delivery months before this project is ready to roll out. There is no physical product to ship and DropSend has been tried and proven. Once the project is complete it goes right out to the backers.
As for challenges? We set the bar with Castle Ravenstein and our art team aims to set it even higher with Dungeon Ravenstein! There is a lot of work that goes into designing and rendering a map this size. Fortunately our artists and writers are skilled and hard workers. We've given ourselves a large enough window of time to ensure a quality end product but anticipate we'll finish long before the shipping deadline.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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