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A cooperative nightmare horror game experience. Hunt intelligent monsters and develop your settlement through a self-running campaign.
A cooperative nightmare horror game experience. Hunt intelligent monsters and develop your settlement through a self-running campaign.
A cooperative nightmare horror game experience. Hunt intelligent monsters and develop your settlement through a self-running campaign.
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    1. Clark Collaborator on May 2, 2017

      @Djulian D'Jack of the UaPaDanAaTanE Clan for now GenCon is our main focus. Cons are a lot of work!

    2. Berger on May 2, 2017

      @ Kingdom Death - Woohoo, I can't wait to hear what you've been up to. Or if your shipping plan is still on track. August still seems so far away!

    3. Djulian D'Jack of the UaPaDanAaTanE Clan on May 2, 2017

      @Kingdom Death any chance you might come to a french gameboard convention one day ? We'd be delighted. We could innovate the Kingdom Death French Convention ? ;)

    4. Eyne Nacht on May 2, 2017

      @Kingdom Death, Can't wait to see and hear about the goodies.

    5. Eyne Nacht on May 2, 2017

      @Clark, Dune is awesome! I'll have to check those out. Thanks.

    6. Fleabag - formerly HoodHero on May 2, 2017

      @Kingdom Death, just throwing some interest out there. Has there been any talks about adding more add on to later wave pledges? I have more money I would like you to have. :D

    7. Fleabag - formerly HoodHero on May 2, 2017

      @KingdomDeath LIVES!!!!!!! That should hold me over; I have been contented for a few weeks.

    8. Kingdom Death 4-time creator on May 2, 2017

      @AnEnemy, I validate you. You beautiful person!

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      Rykian19th on May 2, 2017

      Hey guys do we have any Gencon veterans? I'm new to this and I have no idea how to get started..from hotels or airbnb yatta yatta

    10. AnEnemy on May 2, 2017

      I demand validation. Tell me I'm beautiful Poots. Tell me that my dice roll the best.

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      Rykian19th on May 2, 2017

      @Kingdom Death oooooooooo he is back -10 insanity everything looks brighter. :P

    12. VaultAge on May 2, 2017

      It's alive !!!!!

      @clark : i backed modular project underground (cool 3d dungeon crawler with a roman catacombs feeling to it)

      and deep madness (just because lovecratian horror + scifi setup and minis + awesome artworks designers

    13. Kingdom Death 4-time creator on May 2, 2017

      In all seriousness tho, thanks for your patience! We will have an update when I am ready to share. I needed to be absolutely ontop of the reprint timeline. I do have a growing collection of cool stuff to share!

    14. Snogurt on May 2, 2017

      @kingdom death - haha! Awesome

    15. Clark Collaborator on May 2, 2017

      @Eyne Nacht

      I use a different account for my personal stuff.
      Peak Oil looked cool I snatched that.
      Draw like a Boss Reprint
      White Box I'm pretty interested in for obvious reasons.
      Solstice is a game that draws flavor from Dune... and I love me some Dune.

    16. Kingdom Death 4-time creator on May 2, 2017

      @HoodheroJ #BareTheChest *DeathChicken "hey, it's making backers nervous and $#!7."!!!

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      evercurious on May 2, 2017

      @DKDent77 - been considering the same thing. There is a lion ("Leo") over on the Arena Rex webstore that looks pretty good, but no idea on how it could compare in size (as well as having chains that probably need to be modded off).

    18. Gorbag The Ancient on May 2, 2017

      I'm other news I just bought rallyman lol..

    19. Eyne Nacht on May 2, 2017

      There's nothing quite as satisfying as acquiring a Resin of the King. I guess that's my news, but not KS news. :p

    20. Fleabag - formerly HoodHero on May 2, 2017

      We really need to get an update. It's legit been 11 weeks since a content update, something substantial has to have happened in 11 weeks. Even drop by just to say hey, it's making backers nervous and $#!7. Still got made love though<3

    21. Eyne Nacht on May 2, 2017

      @Clark, I was curious, but don't see any backed on your KDM account. What are they?

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      J Schu on May 2, 2017

      @clark even

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      J Schu on May 2, 2017

      @clank there is this one game officially the KS over and there are no updates to be scene but it looks amazing you should check it out.

    24. Clark Collaborator on May 2, 2017


    25. Clark Collaborator on May 2, 2017

      That said, want interesting right now on KS? I backed a few projects I'm pretty excited about recently.

    26. VaultAge on May 2, 2017

      @ Berger : i made a similar move : canned deadzone for kdm. i had high hopes that dz would become my necromunda / infinity game for years but mantic just did as always : issue an half baked game and move along.
      ... seeing the history of kdm 1, this is not going to repeat here.

    27. Clark on May 2, 2017

      @B Please be respectful and considerate.

      We appreciate the community discussion, just not the name calling.

    28. DKDent77 on May 2, 2017

      Gah, the wait for the core game will feel like years.
      I am seriously tempted to buy stuff of scalpers to get something to paint (it's not like I have approximately a few hundred unpainted minitures from other games silently waiting for their paintjob already).
      I am considering buying multiple Lions to get some variety into the showdowns. I there a good Lion model available of the same size, or bigger that could be used/customized as a higher Level White Lion?

    29. Celestial Lucid Dream on May 2, 2017

      Decided not to back Gloomhaven for right now. Maybe later possibly.

    30. Celestial Lucid Dream on May 2, 2017

      Too bad I like endless and pointless comparisons that annoy losers. Cry more.

    31. Berger on May 2, 2017

      +1 to the Shiny Syndrome! I have spent a fortune on games over the last three years - and only two have really taken hold at our club - Dreadball (and it's variations) and Dropfleet Commander. The others I've had to accept are not going to make it at our club. To combat the shiny I've had to implement a one-in, one-out policy. To get KD:M, I've basically canned Deadzone. But I'm also looking at getting rid of Malifaux - it's a great game, but a) I'm rubbish at it (compared to the tournament regulars I game against) and b) it only get's played a couple of times a year at best.
      KD:M had several people on the fence, but none wanted to take the plunge and spend the money. Given the ease of solo play, I was willing to take the gamble. My only regret is that I probably won't have time in my life to play every expansion!

    32. Gorbag The Ancient on May 2, 2017

      Yep completely agree with Patrick. Being a new tabletop gamer I search a lot for advice here cause I feel we have some very knowledgeable people in the community. I backed out of GH and I honestly don't regret it. Having pledged for KD I don't think I will have the time for another big game. I'm currently tentative on ODD...and maybe for Zombicide Hordes.

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      Daan on May 2, 2017

      @DigitalDogParty thank you for your answer. Let's check it out :D

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      Patrick O'Rourke on May 2, 2017

      I agree with Steve. It's very tempting to fall into the trap of the shiny new game, at least for me anyway. Especially if there is an interesting concept or new design or mechanic not seen before and it's a 'back now or miss out'. But novelties do wear off. So I have to limit myself.

      I don't really see the discussion as pointless.
      People posting asking for updates is more so. However, I would love one.

      If anything, it's great to have an active community that have lively discussions.
      And seeing as though there's nothing new KD wise lately I don't see it as a problem.

    35. oeil dans la bouche on May 2, 2017

      OK, GH KS is over, maybe this endless and pointless comparison could also stop ?
      This is 2 different games, everybody got it now, thx a lot.

      What about tic tac toe vs KDM ? They both share square divisions of the board ...

    36. VaultAge on May 2, 2017

      for me what makes or break the game are :
      - ai design
      - immersive settings
      - game components quality
      - non linear campaign
      - coop / solo gaming design

      the ai / solo design is probably the most important one as there are already several games that can be used to play in coop and can be upgraded to interesting campaigns setups.

      so gh doesnt make it for me as it feels much like a reviewed version of whq, without minis. i playedwhq again recently and frakly it isboring (too much grindy).

    37. Steve on May 2, 2017

      @B, what is appealing about it to you? Is it just the massive hype and the fact everyone is saying how great value it is? At the end of the day do you see yourself sitting down and playing the game? I don't so I am not going to buy it. I broke the habit of jumping on things just because they are great value or really popular. Too many games and miniatures doing nothing but gathering dust, which ends up actually being poor value for yourself...

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      John on May 2, 2017

      @B, looking at your comments, I ended up backing it... and it's not like I have a ton of cash to spare. There is a lot of good 'hype' about it. Hype is not a good thing to follow. So I looked into it (spoiler free still) and did find the mechanics really interesting. I do not have a good dungeon crawler nor too many 'RPG board games' (GH and KDM will be the first). The art is pleasing, but as has been said in a myriad of other locations.... KDM is a luxury game. I think that all of us crave the plastic and cards and dark abyss of a box... GH on the other hand is a very tactical game that is focused on mechanics. To that end, it has stellar mechanics from what I can tell. It is a steal because it is $100 including shipping (if you live within the U.S.) for a VERY large game. Think of it simply: if you get the average gameplay of at least 100 hours of good gameplay, that's $1 an hour... pretty good if you ask me. The thing is full of content, and has some very unique features not found in other games (currently). As for the legacy component... yes, you place stickers on the board. However, I've read two main things: 1) If it really bothers you, removable stickers that ship at the same time as the game are like 10 or 15 dollars. 2) you can get around it on your second playthrough if you really want to. But... after 100 hours in a game, many people are ready to switch games for awhile. And then when you return, it will be very different from your first time playing through the story.

      It is very different from KDM. Similarities being they are large kickstarters with significant time commitments.

      Well... I typed all of this, was gonna say something and send it, but got sidetracked. Now it was successfully backed 30 minutes ago. But there ya' go. You either have it or you don't at this point I guess. :P

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      John on May 1, 2017

      Thoughts on Tabletop Sim Sale? Obviously it's only for a few more hours....

    40. Celestial Lucid Dream on May 1, 2017


      Yeah. The mechanics seem really cool. I just wonder if it's for me with the legacy/stickers thing. I dunno. The theme isn't exactly my taste either. I don't like run of the mill fantasy but I dunno. The theme of KD:M is far more rich, tbs.

    41. Celestial Lucid Dream on May 1, 2017

      @J Schu

      A steal? Why? It seems to be not discounted but full retail.

    42. David Alexander on May 1, 2017

      I'm was in the same boat @B, I decided against it. It sounds like a lot of the appeal is the 100+ hrs of gameplay...but I'm already getting that with KDM. There are so many amazing games out there, and the GH art/theme just really doesn't do anything for me. I'm sure it's fun, but...not willing to invest the time into something I'm not blown away by. I guess...just from reading about it I'm not totally clear what the hype is. It has some cool mechanics, but at the end of the day, I think a game should provoke interesting interactions with the players and/or have an extremely compelling theme. GH seems like you are mostly interacting with the mechanics rather than the other players, and the theme looks pretty minimal (mostly repainted generic fantasy tropes). Ironically, I def think the mechanics look waaaay better than KD, just doesn't have the soul.
      That said, if I had a group that was reeeal into dungeon crawlers I'd probably get it, but on the other hand...we'd probably just play an RPG instead.

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      J Schu on May 1, 2017

      Meh if you can afford this game Gloom haven is a steal :)

    44. James Anonie on May 1, 2017

      I would go with gloomhaven as well for 100 dollars the content you get is absolutely phenomenal

    45. Celestial Lucid Dream on May 1, 2017

      To Gloomhaven or not to Gloomhaven that is the question. I'm already getting KD:M.

      The life of a 1st worlder. Hard life. Is anyone else in this predicament? What is your rationale?

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      Jim Bailey
      on May 1, 2017

      @hugo it's a dungeon crawler with dice that determine your fate, that said there are a lot of ways to sift the balance closer to your favor. For example after each encounter you get a added skill, stats boost, or XP (for leveling up). There is a lot going on for such a small game. It's enjoyable for a 20-30 minute diversion and takes less then 5 minutes to set up.

      As for being explainable, it's not that bad at all. At worst watch about ten minutes of one of Chris's videos and you are set.

      It should be a snap for anyone contemplating KD:M

      BTW is KD:M here yet :-)

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