Progress, Discoveries, etc.
I, Bob III, am thoroughly sorry for being so late to make this update. I try to shoot for the 15th of every month.
The progress... Read more
Progress Update and Setting the Record Straight
We're about 69% through the first draft expansions and 45% through the final draft expansions. Once I—Bob III—finish the last of the first draft expansions, I'll jump over... Read more
Gary Con and Book Progress
We just delivered some product to Black Blade Publishing to sell for us at Gary Con. Bob III will be there Saturday and Sunday. Black Blade... Read more
CSIO Maps, Minis, and some Bad News
There going to be a lot to this update, so I apologize for that. This is going to be visible to anyone (the last few have been for... Read more
Next Map Batch
6 Map Release Soon!
Campaign Maps 3, 4, 5, 13, 15, and 17 should be available shortly. I have all the masters from Christina for her side, but am awaiting... Read more
Graph Pads and Minis
The Graph Pads have been ordered from the printer and should be arriving in the next couple weeks! Originally, we were hoping for 4" x 6" graph pads with 100... Read more
CSIO Status Update #2
Hello Kickstarter – Bob III here.
I've been meaning to get an update out sometime last weekend. Unfortunately, my family and I have fallen pray to EV68 – damn you Murphy... Read more
CSIO Status Update
As mentioned previously, James Mishler and Bob III are doing a major (and very rapid) last minute expansion. However, James' wife had to undergo surgery today. The surgery was a... Read more
GenCon, JG Announcements, and more!
GenCon went really well. I, (Bob III), was not there as I was stuck in Saskatoon, Canada for work-related projects that I was rolling out to the plant... Read more
To GenCon We Go!
Although, I (Bob III) will personally not be there, Bob II and some of my brothers will be there at Booth #525 with Goodman Games!
Hope... Read more
Cover and Map Updates!
Campaign Map One
I know it's been a while since you've heard from us. We will be print ready for Campaign Map 1 within a week or two! Rob Conley... Read more
AetherCon Round Table Discussion
Come join us in the Ox & Mule as Tim Kask (Eldritch Enterprises, Gygax Magazine) talks to Bob III, Rob Conley, and Chris Bernhardt from Judges Guild about our project. ... Read more
Campaign Map I Update!
The artistic side of Campaign Map I has been completed. I just got some proofs back from the vendor doing the maps. The paper is more glossy than I hoped.... Read more
$100k is our next stretch goal!
WE HAVE ALL THE MAPS and MINIS!
Thank you all so much for your support! You've really made this a success! The next stretch goal is for the Wilderlands Player's... Read more
Last Map Left! More Minis! And book upgrades!
If we hit $80k, we'll unlock 3 things!
All softcovers will be hardcovers, and all hardcovers will be upgraded to leather covers. If you wish to keep it... Read more
Last 2 Maps left! 13 hours to go!
Ghinor HighlandsMost of the Ghinor Highlands are actually lowlands full of jungles, swamps and marshes. Over Doom Mountains are home to the Ironfoot Dwarves, the only real political... Read more
$73k for out next goal!
Although the Ament Tundra is closer to the equator of Ghenrek IV, it is bitterly cold, extremely windy due to the altitudes that the steep escarpments reach.... Read more
Our last 24 are here! Next map info!
Sea of Five Winds:The City State of Tlan is found on the eastern coast. Tlan was also once one of the Ghinor Successor States,but has since fallen from... Read more
$4200 today so far! Lenap is the next one to be unlocked!
Lenap was also once part of the Ghinor Successor States. Terrain here ranges from desert to thick jungle and hills. The Isles of Flame are volcanic islands located... Read more
The Last 48 hours are here! Desert Lands next!
The Desert Lands contains the Holy Cities which are considered one of the most sacred sites in the Wilderlands. The Holy Cities are currently occupied by forces... Read more
Bamm! Number 2!
Thanks to your support, we're currently number 2 on the Kicktraq Hotlist! Following our lead is the Metamorphosis Alpha Kickstarter from our friends at Goodman Games! For those that... Read more
Two New Pledge Levels!
The following are the two new pledge levels added:
$50 Early Bird Minis:
Limited (100 left of 100)
EARLY BIRD MINIS: Get all 8 of the Dwarves of... Read more
Elphands Lands and Dwarven Minis are unlocked! Viridistan is next!
Viridistan is known by many names in many regions due to its large sphere of influence. It is known as the Immortal City, the City of Spices,... Read more
We've hit our $55k goal!
This next goal will unlock a map and all 8 of the Dwarves of Thunderhold miniatures by Eastern Front Studios!
The Elphand Lands!
The terrain in the Elphand Lands... Read more
Bob Bledsaw IV is born! And Blue Dungeon Tiles Cross Promotion
The Latest Overlord is Come!
Please welcome Robert Bledsaw IV, oldest great grandson of Bob Bledsaw, the late co-founder of Judges Guild. Born today at 2:53 PM... Read more
Frog God Cross Promotion
The Lost Lands: The Lost City of Barakus
More Lost Lands Canon from FGG! The Lost City of Barakus(Gold Ennie for Best Adventure in 2004) is being revised,... Read more
Next stop, Valon!
Valon is just south of the Great Glacierwhich have been receding the last thousand years making the Valonian rivers and streams rich with glacial deposits of gold, and... Read more
This is not going to be your ordinary CSIO!
We feel we've done a pretty good job making it know (on Facebook at least) that this version of the City State of the Invincible Overlord is going... Read more
Whoa! Back on the Hot List!
Thanks to the surge of support over the last two days, we're back on the Kicktraq Hotlist! We're number 12th :) This will surely up our visibility! Thank... Read more
Valley of the Ancients and some Artwork Samples!
Valley of the Ancients:
According to the mythologies of men, and the ancient records of the Elves, the Valley of the Ancients was the place of genesis for the first... Read more
So close to the Goal!
Good morning backers!
We are just a few hundred away from our next stretch goal. Keep sharing this with everyone and I'm confident we'll hit at least the $90k mark... Read more
10 Days to go! Tarantis is the Next Goal!
We have 10 days to go and 11 Maps left to unlock!
This is our last week and a half. Please help spread the word on whatever social media and/or... Read more
The Ebony Coast
Up Next, the Ebony Coast
The Ebony Coast is a peaceful region rich with coal, crude oil, and peat. This land is wet in spring and early summer causing some... Read more
Half way done!
We're half way through the Kickstarter! Thank you all so much for taking us this far. Please, help spread the word on Facebook, Google+, Twitter and whatever other social media... Read more
Color Sample for the Campaign Map
Below you'll see a side by side comparison of the first Campaign Map. We're divided on whether to go with the cleaner color scheme on the left, or... Read more
Silver Skein Isles goal has been met! Next up, Isle of the Dawn!
Reminders About Changes to Pledge Rewards:
For those who've missed it, the following changes have been made to the pledge rewards:
- Those who've pledged at $20 or above will receive all... Read more
Ghinor Unlocked! Silver Skein Isles are next!
Thank you all for unlocking Campaign Map XII: Ghinor! It was certainly a long haul.
Silver Skein Isles
Campaign Map XVII: Silver Skein Isles detail the Rallu - the... Read more
Isle of the Blest Map Unlocked! Ghinor is next!
Land of sea storms, dangerous reefs and shoals, jungles teeming with feral dwarves, and the City State of Chim. This City State is located on the Devilstongue Peninsula.... Read more
Price drop in Miniatures
The miniatures by Eastern Front Studios are no longer going to be offered in Resin only. You will now have the option to get Resin or Metal depending... Read more
Altanis has been unlocked! Onto Isle of the Blest!
Isle of the Blest
Wilderlands Campaign Map XII: Isle of the Blest details the southern part of the Pazidan Peninsula and the Isle of the Blest. The fingers of the... Read more
Barbarian Altanis almost unlocked!
We are $233 away from unlocking the Wilderlands Campaign Map II: Barbarian Altanis! For those unfamiliar with the Wilderlands of High Fantasy, I'll be giving descriptions... Read more
Almost there! (and other changes)
We are just $100's away from meeting the $28k mark! Thank you so much!
There are some updates I'd like to bring to everyone's attention:
1. All backers who've pledged... Read more
Thank you all! Really! In a little over 24 hours we've broke $20k! That's outstanding!! We're the 7th most popular Kickstarter for Games right now!
Due to popular demand some... Read more