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An isometric, party-based, real-time with pause RPG in a world infested by greed and envy. Coming to PC, Mac & Linux on GOG and Steam.
An isometric, party-based, real-time with pause RPG in a world infested by greed and envy. Coming to PC, Mac & Linux on GOG and Steam.
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We have reached our base goal quicker than anyone expected, and the €100k stretch goal is now completed as well! Thank you so much!! Our next goal is now active—brand-new adventures in the Garden of Delights!

Amanuel's Hoard

Lord Amanuel was known as the greediest man in all of Isilmerald, even before the period of chaos and greed began. When avarice infested Isilmerald, he mysteriously disappeared. No one knows what happened to him, but his castle, lands and entire hoard of wealth are rumored to remain. Hundreds of adventurers, infested by greed, have entered his lands seduced at the thought of claiming Amanuel's riches... So far, none have returned.

Latest News: 3,000 backers reached! New area unlocked: Barracks! 

For every additional 750 backers starting at 3,000, we will add a new area to Amanuel's estate! This is in addition to our money-based stretch goals. Continue to spread the word about Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness, and let's see how big and insane we can make his estate!

Social stretch goals completed!

Thank you for sharing this project on Facebook! The last stretch goal was reached as well. You can now meet Ay'eda the Mystic, a new NPC in Isilbright!

Chaos and despair spread throughout the Kingdom of Isilmerald. Its desperate people cry out, praying to the gods for help. But the force they face is no mere plague of the undead, or demonic attack… Something far more sinister, far more primal is afoot. Avarice!

Will you yield to the dark tendrils of desire coiling around your heart? Become an agent of greed and usher the kingdom into chaos.

Or rebuke its seductive advances? Vow to discover the truth of the madness and restore the kingdom to its rightful glory? Temptation beckons you to become one of its couriers... or dares you to stop it. The choice is yours.

Inspired by Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale and other classics, Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness is an isometric, party-based, single-player RPG set in the new fantasy world of Yerengal. The story focuses on Isilmerald, the largest, most racially diverse kingdom in Yerengal ruled by a human lineage. The game is coming to Windows, Mac and Linux on Steam and GoG. Key features include:

  • Greed. It's spreading all the time in the kingdom, directly affecting gameplay. You can slow this process with your actions—or speed it up if you prefer.
  • Party of up to 5 characters. You start with a single protagonist. Additional NPCs join you later if you choose to accept them. Every NPC boasts a rich, complex personality and past.
  • Choose from several races, classes and skills during character generation.
  • Real-time-with-pause (RTwP) gameplay: pause the game at any time.
  • Rich lore and storyline. Hundreds of quests.
  • Tactical combat. Powerful magic. Clear, slot-based spell system.
  • Deep NPC interactions. Complex dialogues and persuasion.
  • Hand-made, beautiful graphics.
  • Free-roaming exploration in wilderness and subterranean areas. 
Subterranean passages are not for the faint of heart. They may seem abandoned at first, but by the time you realize you're not alone, it may be too late.
Subterranean passages are not for the faint of heart. They may seem abandoned at first, but by the time you realize you're not alone, it may be too late.

Choose your playing style

Whenever a creature acts greedily in the kingdom, the power of Zornilsa, the goddess of greed, grows. Your actions are no exception. Keep this in mind when controlling your party (rewards, looting, donations in temples etc.). As Zornilsa gets stronger, the world becomes more chaotic, directly affecting gameplay:

  • Prices go up as merchants lose interest in keeping a stable marketplace.
  • NPCs become suspicious and unfriendly, making positive interactions more difficult.
  • Law-abiding citizens may end up as desperate outlaws prone to attack.
  • Loot Scavengers and hostile adventurer parties may appear after battles and attempt to seize your loot.
  • Vineyards and manors tempt greed-infested groups and individuals, becoming a flashpoint for their hidden—and eventually open—conflicts.
Isilmerald countryside is a land of vineyards and traditions. Though everything seems peaceful in this vineyard, greed has begun to silently infest people's minds.
Isilmerald countryside is a land of vineyards and traditions. Though everything seems peaceful in this vineyard, greed has begun to silently infest people's minds.

Your approach to greed allows a variety of different playing styles, greatly increasing replayability. For example, if you take all loot and accept quest rewards every single time, avarice will infest the kingdom faster, triggering an opposite process: NPCs will offer you less valuable rewards for quests, and—while you will never miss a powerful item from a villain—you might miss some of the finest wares from merchants. Shops will get extremely expensive, and may even go bankrupt and close shop. 

The curse of greed may become so strong that it causes the dead to come back as possessed objects or corpses to reclaim their previous wealth.
The curse of greed may become so strong that it causes the dead to come back as possessed objects or corpses to reclaim their previous wealth.

When one door closes, another opens—chaos has its advantages and disadvantanges.You can become influential and powerful regardless of the path you choose. No path is inferior or superior to the others. Being extremely greedy will lead the kingdom into much greater chaos by the game's final chapters, allowing you to fish in troubled waters or become a ruthless tyrant in the eyes of the people. Being generous, on the other hand, will bring you different types of challenges and allies while you strive to become powerful enough to openly defy a dark goddess. The choice is yours—and so are the consequences.

Being greedy or generous isn't the same as being good or evil in the Kingdom of Isilmerald. Sometimes these moral concepts will overlap in extreme situations, but greed isn't necessarily evil, and you can be evil without being greedy.

Plant Item: a new skill for thieves and swindlers

In a greed-infested kingdom, where tension and distrust among the people of Isilmerald fester, cunning and subtlety are the player's ally. The Plant Item skill offers a chance to get results without a direct conflict, or give an edge to an unavoidable one.

This skill is the opposite of pickpocketing. It allows the Thief or Swindler class to silently plant certain items into the clothing of other characters. For example:

  • You can hide poisonous or sleeping powder under the armor of guards, which will start to affect them after a designated amount of time. 
  • Your character can steal jewelry from an NPC, hide it in the pockets of another NPC and then accuse him of stealing! These types of scenarios can instigate a conflict between two creatures, giving the Thief and Swindler classes much greater influence in the game compared to previous RPGs. 
  • While Plant Item is tremendously useful in the right hands, it's not always predictable. Some NPCs may react in unexpected ways when you try to incriminate or fool them. E.g. drunks in taverns may simply ignore you.

Brewing and Drying with dozens of ingredients

Healing potions too expensive due to greedy merchants? Brew your own! Can't enter a building because the guards are too powerful? Use the Plant Item skill and surprise them with something poisonous! 

  • You can brew potions from a large variety of plant and insect ingredients. Being creative or open to dabbling in the dark arts can reveal new and unusual ingredients.
  • Drying plants and insects allows you to create powders. You can use powders directly as an attack in combat, or for non-combat purposes. For example, powders can be put on the skin of unsuspecting creatures by using the Plant Item skill. 
  • You can combine (mix) powders to create new powders. 
  • Brewing & Drying is available to all classes (class-specific bonuses apply).
Forests are a great place to collect herbs, but rare ones may be guarded by locals.
Forests are a great place to collect herbs, but rare ones may be guarded by locals.

Throwing as a short-ranged attack

Can't create your favorite combat powders due to missing or overpriced ingredients? Then use what nature gives you, for free. Throwing a handful of sand at your enemy may cause temporary blindness upon a successful hit. Other substances, such as salt, will cause a prolonged pain effect for severely injured opponents after the substance enters their wounds.

Throwing powder at your enemies can be effective, be it ordinary sand or a powerful magical essence. For example, Powder of Stunning is an easy way to knock low-level opponents unconscious.
Throwing powder at your enemies can be effective, be it ordinary sand or a powerful magical essence. For example, Powder of Stunning is an easy way to knock low-level opponents unconscious.

Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness offers carefully designed, engaging quests with different outcomes and long-term consequences.

When you receive quests from NPCs, there is a good chance they are already infected by greed to some extent. Since it's often impossible to tell the severity of their obsession, you should take everything they say with a grain of salt. Intelligent NPCs may be well-aware of their obsession and able to disguise it while manipulating others.

This famous tavern was built among the roots of an ancient tree. Taverns offer the easiest, but also the most unreliable way to gather information and get new quests. Hints are typically inaccurate, and quests are often not what they seem to be.
This famous tavern was built among the roots of an ancient tree. Taverns offer the easiest, but also the most unreliable way to gather information and get new quests. Hints are typically inaccurate, and quests are often not what they seem to be.

If you aren't careful, you can easily find yourself misled or double-crossed, resulting in an outcome you wouldn't want (for example, innocents have died while you want to play good in your current walkthrough).

Very few creatures are unaffected by the divine curse. These include spirits (souls) and mortals who were already insane before the era of greed. It's not easy to understand what they say or want from you, but they are unlikely to lie to you; their hints and quests are expected to be more genuine.

An insane wizard, whose greed is not divinely inspired and is restricted exclusively to a single fetish. This NPC will help you greatly, if you can speak his language.
An insane wizard, whose greed is not divinely inspired and is restricted exclusively to a single fetish. This NPC will help you greatly, if you can speak his language.

Though you may choose to play lone wolf, Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness allows for a party of up to five characters, with player assignable party formations. 

Yerengal is filled with deep, engaging joinable NPCs  with extensive backstories and rich personalities. Some who join your party may even be famous characters of Isilmerald.

Keep in mind that greed will affect your party members as well—in different ways and to a different extent, depending on their characters and personal desires. This may result in unexpected situations and conflicts within your party.

Tactical combat is one of the key features enabled by a good party.
Tactical combat is one of the key features enabled by a good party.

Yerengal

When the mother and father supreme gods forged the universe, one planet stood out among them all... Yerengal. Rich with diversity of life, terrain and climate, the gods swelled with pride over their creation. In time, it seemed only fitting they would choose Yerengal as their testing ground for intelligent life. Filled with hope and excitement, they gave birth to the mortal races including: humans, dwarves, elves, feldegugs (white elves) and the mysterious rillows.

Yerengal gives home to several civilized races
Yerengal gives home to several civilized races

In time, the children of the gods spread out populating every corner of Yerengal. From the northern icy tundra of the Jotnar, to the burning dunes of the Eastern Empires and beyond the endless Zarndur Sea.

Isilmerald, a kingdom of mortal lineage

As mortal races proliferated in Yerengal, gods often intervened... Some acted benevolent, others sought only amusement, while yet others held dark motives all their own. Over the years this godly interference led to various demigods coming to power across the land.

A melting pot of mortal races, Isilmerald found strength in their differences, united together and resisted demigod influence at every turn. Truly impressed by the people's valor, the supreme father god blessed the kingdom, granting them good fortune for as long as they remained a harmonious people. Ruled throughout the centuries by a purely mortal human lineage, the kingdom has come to represent justice, righteousness and freedom in Yerengal.

Isilmerald awaits you with dozens of known and unknown wilderness areas to explore.
Isilmerald awaits you with dozens of known and unknown wilderness areas to explore.

A capital city preparing for war

Isilmerald and its capital city, Isilbright, are central to the game. The royal court, King Velianrick and its inhabitants will all be familiar recurring elements to players.

Though Isilmerald has enjoyed its godly blessing of good fortune, it has not gone unaffected by the greed sweeping across Yerengal. Like all other kingdoms, its people fall prey to the uncanny affliction. In recent days tensions have splintered the kingdom in two—Isilbright controlling the northern half, the wealthy mining town, Deron-Guld claiming authority over the south. With the kingdom's harmony shattered, the factions stand on the verge of war.

Your actions in the game may decide whether the only kingdom of mortal lineage rekindles its kinship or collapses into ruin!

When greed infests a region, vineyards are almost always the first victims in one way or another.
When greed infests a region, vineyards are almost always the first victims in one way or another.

A tremendous amount of time, money, and resources have already gone into the development of Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness. We are not launching this campaign to start from scratch, but to get through the finish line.

The engine (a tailored, extended version of Unity) and the most important features of the game are already finished.

Most of the game content is also done (with placeholders where final game art or other required resource is missing). But there is still significant additional work necessary to make Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness a true, full-featured RPG. We need to complete the missing parts, refine and balance every aspect of the game, and do all the Quality Assurance. This is possible only with your help and participation.

Every cent we raise above the base funding goal will be used to enhance the game with extra content, including brand-new monsters, character art, and tons of subquests. And your voice will help us make these enhancements manifest Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness into something far greater than we could have imagined on our own.

The estimated release date of the game is August 2019.

Your feedback is essential

We love this project and we want to do it right. The best traditional tabletop RPGs take place with a group of close friends that come together and develop house rules—they make the game their own. We want to capture something similar with Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness, asking you to be our gaming group.

We want to involve you in the development as much as possible, giving a behind the scenes look at the game's creation. For example, when you reached out to us last year and asked for a more ornamented, old school UI, we listened and integrated the changes. Your feedback isn't just always welcome, it's required to make the game we're passionate about making.

We need your help to finish the game

Years of hard work and a lot of money have been invested into Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness. As a new studio specializing in role-playing games, we are grateful to our investors who have funded development so far. 

A successful Kickstarter campaign is now required, a proof of interest to our investors that will secure their final round of funds. These funds, combined with the money raised on Kickstarter, will ensure the completion of Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness.

Preserving our creative freedom

As large as the gaming industry is, in some respects, it's very much a tight-knit community. Word got out pretty quick what we've been up to, and we've already received inquiries from publishers interested in Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness. We concluded that involving a game publisher for funding the completion of the game would tie our hands, limit our creative freedom and restrict our ability to customize the game based on your feedback. On the contrary, a successful Kickstarter lets us keep our freedom and directly involve you in the project.

At the end of the day we only want to answer to one person, (the collective) you.

GrapeOcean Technologies was established by a small group of life-long RPG fans. Since formation, more than 15 people have joined our team—all fully devoted to bringing Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness to market. While our team is diverse in many respects, we all have two fundamental things in common: we are insanely passionate about classic-style RPGs and we have experience dealing with large-scale, complex projects.

Want to customize your reward tier? Add the following onto your pledge using the Manage Pledge button at the top of the Black Geyser Kickstarter page. Note: Digital Add-Ons require base pledge to be at the €16 or above. Physical Add-Ons, such as mouse pads or T-Shirts, need the base pledge to be at a physical tier level (€50, €135, or above) to cover the shipping and handling costs.

Digital Add-Ons (require €16 tier or above): 

  • All Future Expansions/DLCs as Digital Downloads +€15 (included in tiers €100 and above)
  • Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook PDF +€7 (included in tiers €35 and above)
  • Isilbright Herbalist Guide PDF +€7 (included in tiers €45 and above)
  • Digital Soundtrack +€7 (included in tiers €35 and above)
  • Digital Ringtones +€5 (included in tiers €35 and above)
  • Digital High-resolution Wallpapers +€3 (included in tiers €35 and above)
  • Early Access Beta Key +€22 (included in tiers €85 and above)
  • Extra Digital Download of the Game +€19

Physical Add-Ons (require physical tier €50, €135, or above): 

  • Erupted Souls T-Shirt +€20 (included in tier €135 and above)
  • Personalized Mouse pad +€12 (included in tier €135 and above)
  • Erupted Souls Keychain +€6 (included in tier €135 and above)

For example, if you've chosen the boxed edition tier level (€50) and want to get a keychain (€6) as well, add €6 to your existing pledge via the Manage Pledge button. Since this is a physical tier, the total pledge will be greater than €56 due to the shipping costs associated with the €50 tier. 

We will ask you for any add-on details (such as your T-Shirt size) at the end of the Kickstarter campaign through a survey.

Risks and challenges

Computer RPGs are big, complex projects. As such, they require thorough planning, risk management, and a strict software development discipline throughout the entire lifecycle of the project.

Fortunately, our core team is very experienced in project management and software development. We have worked together for more than ten years on several commercial and university projects.

While our private investors cannot act as a substitute for a successful Kickstarter, they have pledged significant funds if our Kickstarter campaign is successful. They have also agreed to help us handle any budget risks and unexpected events during the development.

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    You will get all previous rewards + digital soundtrack + digital high-resolution wallpapers + ringtones + Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook (PDF). The Lorebook includes the player handbook, a digital art book, and a monster manual with a dedicated chapter for Restless Undead and Animated Undead.

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    You will get all previous rewards + the Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF) + you will help us set the LOCATION OF AN UNCOMMON HERB, MUSHROOM OR INSECT. Since we truly appreciate your support, we will add your name to the game credits as a SILVER supporter.

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    You will get all previous rewards and a beautiful BOX VERSION OF BLACK GEYSER: COURIERS OF DARKNESS. It will contain the game on DVD and a printed version of Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook. The Lorebook includes the player handbook, the herbalist guide, a digital art book, and a monster manual with a dedicated chapter for Restless Undead and Animated Undead.

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    DESIGN THE HOARD OF AN UNDEAD MISER + ANOTHER DIGITAL COPY OF THE GAME. Undead Misers are commoners who keep protecting their wealth even after their death. You will help us choose their possessions (your future loot!) from a predefined set of options.

    This is a digital-only tier that offers an additional digital copy of the game, and includes all previous digital rewards (Royal Herbalist tier).

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    • Digital soundtrack
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    The Ultimate Digital-Only Tier. You will get all previous digital rewards + ALL FUTURE EXPANSIONS and DLCs of Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness (one digital copy from each) + ANOTHER DIGITAL COPY OF THE GAME (this means 3 digital copies total) + your name will be carved into the WALL OF AN IN-GAME CATACOMB/CRYPT along with a short message of your choice. The message should fit the game atmosphere ("Aliens eat popcorn on their spaceships" doesn't work).

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    • Help us prepare the hoard of an Undead Miser
    • Help us set the location of an uncommon herb, mushroom, or insect
    • Digital soundtrack
    • Digital high-resolution wallpapers
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    • Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF)
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    Premium Collector's Edition (Signed)

    You will get all previous digital rewards + your box is upgraded to COLLECTOR'S BOX EDITION (signed by our developers) containing a hardcover version of the lorebook + BEAUTIFUL CLOTH MAP OF ISILMERALD + personalized mousepad + "Erupted Souls" keychain + T-Shirt + your name to the game credits as a DIAMOND supporter.

    The Collector's Box Edition contains the game on DVD, a HARDCOVER version of Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook, and a book with stories about famous and infamous characters.

    Note: if you want to get one or more physical rewards (e.g. keychain or T-Shirt) without the Premium Collector's Edition, check out the Add-Ons section.

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    • Your name in GAME CREDITS as a DIAMOND supporter
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Cloth map of Isilmerald
    • Personalized mousepad
    • "Erupted Souls" keychain
    • "Erupted Souls" T-Shirt
    • YOUR NAME & MESSAGE in a catacomb/crypt in the game
    • All future expansions/DLCs of the game
    • Early access to backer beta (est. Q1 2019)
    • Help us prepare the hoard of an Undead Miser
    • Help us set the location of an uncommon herb, mushroom, or insect
    • Digital soundtrack
    • Digital high-resolution wallpapers
    • Digital ringtones
    • Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook (PDF)
    • Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF)
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    Royal Blacksmith

    Extends the PREMIUM COLLECTOR'S EDITION (€135) reward tier. You will help us design a powerful in-game item. You will also get 5 additional digital copies of the game. Surprise your friends & family with Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness!

    Includes:
    • Design a powerful in-game item
    • Collector's Box Edition (signed by devs), with hardcover lorebook
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Your name in GAME CREDITS as a DIAMOND supporter
    • Cloth map of Isilmerald
    • Personalized mousepad
    • "Erupted Souls" keychain
    • "Erupted Souls" T-Shirt
    • YOUR NAME & MESSAGE in a catacomb/crypt in the game
    • All future expansions/DLCs of the game
    • Early access to backer beta (est. Q1 2019)
    • Help us prepare the hoard of an Undead Miser
    • Help us set the location of an uncommon herb, mushroom, or insect
    • Digital soundtrack
    • Digital high-resolution wallpapers
    • Digital ringtones
    • Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook (PDF)
    • Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF)
    • Special in-game item
    • Kickstarter backer forum badge and special title on Discord
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    Pledge €500 or more About US$ 568

    Playwright

    Extends the PREMIUM COLLECTOR'S EDITION (€135) reward tier. You will help us design a custom encounter with an adventurer party in a wilderness or underground area. The encounter may also result in a battle, if you wish. You will also get 9 additional digital copies of the game. Surprise your friends & family with Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness!

    Includes:
    • Design an encounter with an adventurer party
    • Collector's Box Edition (signed by devs), with hardcover lorebook
    • 12× Digital copy of the game
    • Your name in GAME CREDITS as a DIAMOND supporter
    • Cloth map of Isilmerald
    • Personalized mousepad
    • "Erupted Souls" keychain
    • "Erupted Souls" T-Shirt
    • YOUR NAME & MESSAGE in a catacomb/crypt in the game
    • All future expansions/DLCs of the game
    • Early access to backer beta (est. Q1 2019)
    • Help us prepare the hoard of an Undead Miser
    • Help us set the location of an uncommon herb, mushroom, or insect
    • Digital soundtrack
    • Digital high-resolution wallpapers
    • Digital ringtones
    • Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook (PDF)
    • Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF)
    • Special in-game item
    • Kickstarter backer forum badge and special title on Discord
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    Pledge €1,000 or more About US$ 1,137

    The Creator

    Extends the PREMIUM COLLECTOR'S EDITION (€135) reward tier. You will help us design a custom NPC. You will also get 17 additional digital copies of the game. Surprise your friends & family with Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness!

    Includes:
    • Design a custom NPC with us
    • Collector's Box Edition (signed by devs), with hardcover lorebook
    • 20× Digital copy of the game
    • Your name in GAME CREDITS as a DIAMOND supporter
    • Cloth map of Isilmerald
    • Personalized mousepad
    • "Erupted Souls" keychain
    • "Erupted Souls" T-Shirt
    • YOUR NAME & MESSAGE in a catacomb/crypt in the game
    • All future expansions/DLCs of the game
    • Early access to backer beta (est. Q1 2019)
    • Help us prepare the hoard of an Undead Miser
    • Help us set the location of an uncommon herb, mushroom, or insect
    • Digital soundtrack
    • Digital high-resolution wallpapers
    • Digital ringtones
    • Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook (PDF)
    • Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF)
    • Special in-game item
    • Kickstarter backer forum badge and special title on Discord
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    Limited 1 backer
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    Pledge €2,500 or more About US$ 2,842

    Court Painter

    Extends the PREMIUM COLLECTOR'S EDITION (€135) reward tier. Our artist will draw a custom portrait for your character based on your needs (within reason). The portrait will be available to all players. You will also get 33 additional digital copies of the game. Surprise your friends & family with Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness!

    Includes:
    • Custom portrait for your character
    • Collector's Box Edition (signed by devs), with hardcover lorebook
    • 36× Digital copy of the game
    • Your name in GAME CREDITS as a DIAMOND supporter
    • Cloth map of Isilmerald
    • Personalized mousepad
    • "Erupted Souls" keychain
    • "Erupted Souls" T-Shirt
    • YOUR NAME & MESSAGE in a catacomb/crypt in the game
    • All future expansions/DLCs of the game
    • Early access to backer beta (est. Q1 2019)
    • Help us prepare the hoard of an Undead Miser
    • Help us set the location of an uncommon herb, mushroom, or insect
    • Digital soundtrack
    • Digital high-resolution wallpapers
    • Digital ringtones
    • Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook (PDF)
    • Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF)
    • Special in-game item
    • Kickstarter backer forum badge and special title on Discord
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    Limited 0 backers
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    Pledge €4,000 or more About US$ 4,548

    King's Counselor

    The Ultimate Reward Tier. You will receive all rewards from previous tiers, and the opportunity to meet us in our developer studio (possible travel and accommodation costs are not included in the reward, so you must be able to pay them on your own). Moreover, you will be given 57 additional digital copies of the game, and a perpetual seat in the Isilbright Council. Isilbright is the capital city of Isilmerald, the kingdom where the game's plot takes place. "Getting a seat" means you will help us design and name one of the 8 NPCs who counsel King Velianrick. All 8 NPCs are influential in the kingdom, with associated areas, quests, and/or items. Finally, we will ship you a physical version of the Counselor's Amulet that your counselor wears in-game.

    Includes:
    • Design and name one of the 8 Counselors
    • Your own Counselor's Amulet (real replica of in-game item)
    • Collector's Box Edition (signed by devs), with hardcover lorebook
    • 60× Digital copy of the game
    • Custom portrait for your character
    • Design a custom NPC with us
    • Design an encounter with an adventurer party
    • Design an encounter with a single character
    • Meeting in our developer studio
    • Your name in GAME CREDITS as a DIAMOND supporter
    • Cloth map of Isilmerald
    • Personalized mousepad
    • "Erupted Souls" keychain
    • "Erupted Souls" T-Shirt
    • YOUR NAME & MESSAGE in a catacomb/crypt in the game
    • All future expansions/DLCs of the game
    • Early access to backer beta (est. Q1 2019)
    • Help us prepare the hoard of an Undead Miser
    • Help us set the location of an uncommon herb, mushroom, or insect
    • Digital soundtrack
    • Digital high-resolution wallpapers
    • Digital ringtones
    • Tales of Isilmerald Lorebook (PDF)
    • Isilbright Herbalist Guide (PDF)
    • Special in-game item
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    Limited 1 backer
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