Lantern Festival - Canceled
As of this moment, I have canceled the Lantern Festival.
This was a very hard decision to make. It comes from a place of utmost respect and dedication... Read more
Expansions are ready to ship. There is a shipping fee. Lantern Festival not included details TBA.
Please complete the survey sent by Backerkit within 24 hours, so we can ship your wave 3 rewards immediately!!! There is a $17 shipping fee.
Your rewards will not ship... Read more
I wanted to chime in really quick with a quick status update:
Wave 1 - Small Rewards
As of monday, we will have finished shipping these globally! There... Read more
Fulfillment Update - !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The stars have aligned, the ducks are in their rows, mountains of plastic have been organized and the blood from our busy packing fingertips flows freely. Fulfillment is... Read more
The update, to update you, that an update is coming soon!
This might be our most silly update ever and that is ok.
I APPROVED THE NEARLY 18lbs KINGDOM DEATH:MONSTER CORE GAME FOR FINAL ASSEMBLY!
What does that... Read more
Back to the Backers!
First and foremost,
Please update your shipping address here: backer.kingdomdeath.com
If you are a webstore (black friday) or paypal backer and do not have access, message me immediately.
Fulfillment Has... Read more
Our print deadline to have all the expansion content 100% ready for delivery is the first week of march, which is when the factories in china resume working after... Read more
BLACK FRIDAY UPDATE!!!
Two years ago, the Kingdom Death: Monster campaign was launched. Our humble project was met with such enthusiasm and support, it pushed our ambitions into the stratosphere!
Before I really... Read more
Sacred Backer Time Canceled Today
I am preparing a mega update to be released on Black Friday (November 28th). Until then I am canceling Sacred Backer time and any other small updates.
The... Read more
Just a quick update to let people know Sacred Backer Time #3 has been posted on our blog. Hope everyone has been well!
3 Lion Gods / Sacred Backer Update #2
ATTENTION! LAST UPDATE BEING POSTED AS BACKER ONLY WAS AN ACCIDENT. IF YOU MISSED THE CONTENT, HERE IS WHAT IT SAID:
So this time around I don't have... Read more
This project is not finished yet.
The amount of effort that has gone into each and every miniature is akin to squeezing a diamond from a lump of coal. Metaphorically speaking, I’m covered in soot, my... Read more
Short & Sweet
Just a quick update today! I am still working on a much larger show and tell, but didn't want to wait any longer! We'll have a nice big long update... Read more
Soda Pop Miniatures X Kingdom Death!
This Twilight Knight Pinup crossver is available now through the Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King Kickstarter. Following the Campaign, she will be available direct from Sodapop Miniatures and Kingdom Death... Read more
Marching in March!
Things are really starting to heat up here at the studio, despite the climates foolish attempt to thwart us with it's never ending cold. Be damned polar vortex!
Schedule (... Read more
DOUBLE BOSS UPDATE
Hello backers! I hope everyone had a good holiday!! Our holidays are a fond distant memory and despite the cold here in Brooklyn, NY the team has been... Read more
Happy Holidays! Christmas Day Update!
Dearest backers, I come with a pair of upgrades and a gift!
( in a super duper rush, did not spell check this one, anna is asleep and I beg you... Read more
BLACK FRIDAY LAUNCH ANNIVERSARY UPDATE!
One year ago today, I pushed the button that launched Kingdom Death: Monster and my humble life of making boutique miniatures was turned upside down! The memories of... Read more
The First After-Delay-News Update!
Hello everyone! It's been over a month since our last update where we finally unveiled the material miniatures will be produced in and discussed our delay. For us it's been... Read more
Slowing down for Quality
I am delaying the project.
This has been an incredibly hard decision to make. Sticking to the timeline and fulfilling the entire project on time was paramount. The backers (you... Read more
Surprise Update! - Kingdom Death x Wrath of Kings Crossover!
( We have a very crucial week here at KD and will be back to update everyone with our monthly progress in 1 week. Thank you very much for your... Read more
Hello everyone! Let's get right to it!
Schedule & Plastic Manufacturing Update
Nothing new to report on plastic manufacturing yet. Still collecting samples so I can have a nice little... Read more
I hope everyone has been well. The team has been working like crazy and I am pleased to share our developments thus far.
- Schedule Update
We are still... Read more
We have dice!
I have returned from china! The trip was a fantastical whirlwind with so much to see and do. All the food I was treated to was excellent. I also saw... Read more
Cooperative Dungeon Hacks, Forever!!!!
I love fully cooperative miniature games and growing up I always wished for more of them. To show my support for Myth we have agreed to add Allison... Read more
More Board Stuff!
I would love to make a 3D board, and also a laser engraved onto nice wood board! However, for the sake of the project and making sure all the key... Read more
Quick Game Board WIP
So here is a printed version ( printed at staples on crappy poster paper ) of the Game Board. ( which is 2'x3' ) We will be play testing on... Read more
So if you can imagine things have been really crazy here! I've got some big news I can share once all the paper work is signed off etc etc...
I... Read more
Adam @ PAX East!
Just a quick note, I'm heading to Pax East this Friday. I'll be on a panel called
"From Playtest to 3-D Printer: How to Make Your Own Board Game, War... Read more
Mid March Madness!
I have some exciting news to share! The Pinup Twilight Knight will be venturing into the world of Hell Dorado as a special promotional miniature! The concept art was illustrated... Read more
Update Time! Spider Silk Armor, Holiday Nico, Fur Armor & More!
Sadly no "official" words to share regarding the pledge manager release. It is nearly finished with just a few more rounds of testing before we start to invite the first... Read more
Hard at work over here! Looks like I might be going to china real soon to visit some factories! I've also been learning a lot about dice making,... Read more
Sunstalker Miko Begins, Messenger of Courage Update and Some Gear Art!
First let me drop a real quick shout out to Rivet Wars, which is ending in the next 5 hours! I have backed the game as it has a lot... Read more
Custom Dice, Sunstalker Dancer & The Messenger of Humanity
It has been very cold here in Brooklyn NY. One day was so bad, I had to wear gloves while using the computer!
Anyway, let's talk about fun... Read more
Since the kickstarter has ended, I have pretty much been sleeping!
The campaign experience was intense.
Amazon is collecting all the funds from the backers and then will transfer it... Read more
OMG OMG OMG OMG 1.9 MILLION !!!!!!!!!!!!!
WE HAVE UNLOCKED THE SECRET NEMESIS MONSTER...
The Dreaded Slender Man!
I am afraid to say that even a single glance will instantly end your life. Sadly only the legendary... Read more
1.8 Million Reached! Promo Reversal Pinup, Allison the Twilight Knight Unlocked!
3 Hours Remain!
We have unlocked Allison the Twilight Knight, a promotional pinup reversal miniature that will only be available thru this kickstarter and future Kingdom Death special events! This... Read more
AHHHHHH 4 Hours Left!!! 1.75 REACHED!!!! Final Pinup, Twilight Witch Unlocked!
Here she is, the final optional pinup, the Twilight Witch!
Next goal set at 1.8!!!
!!!!!!!! A Messenger of Humanity visits your Settlement! Next Goal, The Final Pinup!
5 Hours left, things are getting CRAZY!
We have hit the 1.7 Million dollar goal! Insane!!!!!
And in doing so have unlocked the Messenger of Humanity, a promotional miniature that... Read more
1,666,666 Secret Stretch Goal Unlocked! The Lonely Tree - Terrain Expansion!
It has been SO SUPER HARD to keep this a secret for this long! The number of times I was about to unleash this... just to hold it off... Read more
DUN DUN DUNNNNNNN!!!! 10 Hours Remain 1.6 Million Raised, Game Box Upgraded with More Heads!
Dearest backers, very soon the hour counter will be hitting single digits and this kickstarter campaign will be over!
We have hit the 1.6 Million Stretch goal and EVERY Game... Read more
Just a Quick Update on 3 female sculpts! These came in just a few hours ago!
Thought I'd share a quick update on the progress of 3 of the optional female sculpts from the project.
12 hours to go!!!!!
BOOOOM!!!! 1.55 Million Reached! 14 Hours Left! Game Box Now Upgraded With 6 New Survivor Heads!
With just 14 hours left on the clock we have smashed thru yet another stretch goal!
Every game box is now upgraded with 6 new unique survivor heads! YAH! Shown... Read more
1.5 Million Reached! A Mysterious Messenger visits your Settlement!
19 Hours Left!!
We have unlocked the Messenger of The First Story, a promotional miniature that will only be available thru this kickstarter and future Kingdom Death special events! This... Read more
1.45 Mill Reached!!! Game Box Upgraded with Custom High Quality Kingdom Death Dice!
We have reached 1,450,000 in funding and upgraded every game box with 5 high quality custom kingdom death dice! I never expected us to get this far! This is NUTS!... Read more
24 Hours Left! 1.4 Mil Goal unlocked! Welcome Survivor Kara Black a Kingdom Death x Studio McVey Miniature!
This is it everyone! The last 24 hours! The Final dash of this campaign! Thank you all for being here with me!
We have hit the 1.4 Million Stretch Goal... Read more
Final 32 Hours! 1.35 Million Raised!! Pinup Lantern Festival Girl Unlocked!!! NEXT STRETCH GOAL SET!!!!
We have reached 1.35 million in funding and have unlocked the Pinup Lantern Festival Girl! You can add a plastic version of her to your rewards by increasing your... Read more
1.3 Mil, My Pants Will Never Be the Same!!!!!!!!!!!
We have reached 1.3 million in pledges!
I've slept, showered, shaved and am sitting here in one of my nicer dress shirts ready to get all fancy for the next... Read more
1.2 Million Goal SMASHED! We've unlocked the Green Knight Armor!
This is it, the final Herald of Death thank you gift AND my very last chance to sleep until the kickstarter ends!
The Green Knight Armor is a very special... Read more
1,150K ATTAINED! Your settlement has been visited by a mysterious messenger!
We have unlocked the Messenger of Courage, a promotional miniature that will only be available thru this kickstarter and future Kingdom Death special events! Some of you may notice... Read more
1,050,000 Attainted! Kingdom Death x Soda Pop Miniatures!
We have unlocked a very special collaboration miniature between myself and Soda Pop Miniatures! I gotta admit, before I met John Cadice ( one of the owner / founders... Read more
THE MILLION DOLLAR UPDATE!!!!!! + NEW GAMEPLAY VIDEO!
We have raised over a million dollars and we are currently setting the record for the highest kickstarter funded board game of all time!
THIS IS CRAZY!
Thank you,... Read more
PayPal pledges for supporters without Amazon Payments access
Some of you without access to Amazon Payment or credit cards have requested an option to pledge through PayPal. The option is now available, details here:
This... Read more
950K Reached! Next up... THE MILLION DOLLAR STRETCH GOAL!
I think the sugar rush from the bag of skittles I woke up and ate for breakfast is just starting to kick in, there are about a bazillion things I... Read more
New Years Eve! 900k Stretch Goal attained!
We did it everyone!
The Lion God Gameplay expansion can be added to your pledge level for +$25, the final MSRP will be $40 ( or maybe even a little... Read more
875k Mini Stretch Goal Achieved!
We have achieved our 875k goal and the Dragon King Expansion has been upgraded! This means that every copy of the Expansion now comes packed with the Dragon... Read more
Mini Stretch Goal @ 875k! Dragon King Expansion Upgrade!
I am super pleased! The production / project management stars have aligned and we will be able to upgrade the Dragon King Expansion if we hit 875k!
Details will be... Read more
We have reached 850k in pledges!
Well guys, we've done it... yet again! My mind is totally blown and I am not even sure what to say really!
So while I recover from the shock, let... Read more
800K on Christmas Day! 850k Stretch Goal here We Go!
Good (late) evening everyone!
I will try my best to be brief, as the holiday gift update got a bit long winded. I hope everyone whom is celebrated the holidays... Read more
Thank you Gift!
I gotta admit, trying to figure out a gift for everyone was really tough! I've been reading wish lists, creating spreadsheets and getting totally overwhelmed!
I was working on my... Read more
A holiday gift from me to you
I've read all the wish lists and I've thought long and hard about a holiday gift for everyone that has been sharing these last few weeks with me and this... Read more
750k, New Pinup, New Options and a Peak at realizing the 800k dream!
750k!!!!! I am furiously typing up this update, otherwise I will be late to wish a dear friend a happy birthday!
Thanks to everyones support we are finally standing on... Read more
725K has been surpassed! Let's Celebrate with Snow the Savior! An Unexpected Development and 750K up next!
I was a little surprised when I woke up at ( 3PM ) to see the 725k stretch goal beaten! I am still fully expecting a slow down for the... Read more
Welcome Spidicules! Next goal set at 725k!
BOOOMM!!!! The 700k barrier has been shattered and we still have 19 days to go! Is this starting to get crazy or is it just me?!
Please welcome Spidicules! Chop... Read more
DUNG BEETLE KNIGHT! and Special Kingdom Death x Coolminiornot Figure, and secret 666k pact AND the 700k March!
My apologies, it took a little while to get this update together!
650K has been passed and with it, we have reached funding for one of my personal favorite Kingdom... Read more
Featured on Wired.com! 625k Mini Stretch Goal Achieved & A Closer Look At Erza, A Starting Survivor
Crazy! Today we were featured on Wired! The article about kingdom death made the front page!
And BOOM!! 625K! We've done it and the Benjamin Williams Painting tutorial shall be added... Read more
625K Mini Stretch Goal! Let's Make the Hobby Section of the Rulebook BIGGER!
I am pretty excited about this one! The talented Benjamin Williams whom writes a lot of articles for BOLS has agreed to let me use his amazing Kingsmen Painting Tutorial... Read more
600K, with over half a million the next Stretch Goal is for brand spanking new content!
We reached 600k and have unlocked an upgrade for the Lion Knight expansion, which now additionally includes : Ash, Ryan & Sam miniatures, extra AI cards, Extra hit locations cards,... Read more
Lion Knight Expansion Unlocked! 600K Upgrades the Expansion!
Hello! Dear backers, I have been hard at work on many things! I do apologize that I have fallen behind on the Kickstarter Messages, I will be working hard tuesday &... Read more
535k blasted apart so fast, let's try 585k!
Still recovering from the half a million shock!
Hope your ready, I still have more! One nice thing about being a one person operation is that there is... Read more
HALF A MILLION!!!!!!!!!!!!
And so on this day... the impossible has been reached and we are stepping into the lands beyond rational possibility! Half a Million Dollars have been pledged to this kickstarter... Read more
475k has been hunted down! A Man Hunter reveals himself and a eerie Light shines in the distance!
475k Went down fast, much faster then I anticipated! I had just finished my round of communication on the few forums where people are talking about KD:M and BOOM. You... Read more
Don't sacrifice me bro! + 475k Stretch goal
Big day big day! Not only was the first part of the gameplay video finished ( at 7 am this morning ) we also broke through the 450k stretch goal! ... Read more
Gameplay Demo Video Part 1 - Showdown Phase!
I forgot just how long video editing takes! This should give you a very solid idea of what to expect during the showdown phase of monster. Please excuse any... Read more
425k and the Horizon Beyond!
I have to admit, I was dying to get these inserts into the game box and I am super pleased the budget let me barely squeeze a few in!
At... Read more
420k! MIni Stretch Goal Hit!
Allright, We have hit the mini stretch goal!
The Kickstarter Exclusives Adam & Anna, Explorers of death have been upgraded! A one shot challenge scenario will be written for them... Read more
420k Mini Stretch Goal!
I thought it would be fun to add this! If we hit 420k The Adam & Anna kickstarter exclusives are getting an upgrade! A one shot challenge scenario will be... Read more
400k has been debased! 425k Introduces a GAME BOX upgrade - faces for your bases!
Congratulations! Aya the Survivor has been unlocked and anyone eligible for the survivor or deluxe survivor rewards levels will get a plastic Aya, along with an extra set of her... Read more
400k Stretch Goal - Aya the Survivor & Canadian Backers Shipping Update
This will be short and sweet! If we reach 400k, we will unlock Aya the Survivor along with 3 features that support her.
I know a lot of you have... Read more
350k Stretch Goal Slain! Lioness unlocked, Lion Armor Kit doubled + tiny upgrade!
I am finally done traveling and I will be turning my attention to finalizing the gameplay video! I should have it finished later this week.
By slaying the 350k goal,... Read more
First Major Content Expansion - The Dragon King! New Stretch goal set at 350k!
Let's get straight to it:
Add +$30 ( 50% off MSRP of $60 ) to your pledge level and this will be added to your rewards:
*not sure how many... Read more
300k... PASSED! Here are some avatars I promised, next Stretch goal will go up later today
Feel Free to add more text to these, I figured I'd make em as simple as possible :
275k & 285K Goals Have been Surpassed! 300k unlocks Major Game Expansion - The Dragon King
Big things everyone!
Paul the Survivor has been added to every Survivor & Deluxe Survivor level! A plastic version of Paul, a separate head for use with the armor kits,... Read more
Before I pass out mini Stretch Goal! 275k - Paul The Survivor
I am passing out here, but I wanted to get a mini "speed bump" Stretch Goal out before I let sleep claim me!
If we reach 275k, a plastic Paul... Read more
250k Smashed, 285k Adds more Content to the core game!
250k Was blown to pieces and we have unlocked the Flower Knight Expansion!
The very first expansion to the game, The Flower Knight will face its challengers with grace and... Read more
250k Goal is just moments away!
I've slept, I've eaten and I am ready! The 225k Stretch goal has been blasted apart and everyone eligible for the Survivor and Deluxe SurvivorReward levels will receive 5... Read more
Just a quick Art WIP of Barber Surgeon Settlement Location
The Barber Surgeon is a location a settlement can build once it met a few requirements ( language innovation, pottery and a handful of resources, etc ). The barber surgeon... Read more
200k! GET! Next up we have a regiment of Kings Men for our 225k Goal!
And so ends our black friday launch extravaganza! With 205k raised in 24 hours! Absolutely amazing.
If we hit 225k, all Survivors and Deluxe Survivors will get 5 bonus plastic... Read more
185k Goal! Practice your light source painting with an extra Watcher!
Continuing with the spirit of black friday madness, here is another stretch goal! If we hit 185k, every Survivor and Deluxe Survivor level will be upgraded with an extra... Read more
140k in 12 hours and 42 minutes, How can I even think straight! Here is the new challenger... 200k!
I think its safe to say Kingdom Death has the best fans in the world. Am I crazy to think this or is this the fastest miniature game kickstarter project... Read more
105k you were mighty, but 140k you might be the last thing I see before falling asleep...
My energy drink has run dry, the sun is beating down on my face but I am happy. My fragile mind has been blow apart thanks to you guys and... Read more
80k Defeated in just 6 Hours! 105k Stretch Goal Lands with a Monstrous Quake!
Energy Drink in one Hand, laptop in the other we press on! The flood of support has made me do two back flips... without even moving a muscle!
For our... Read more
80k Stretch Goal - Double the Rawhide Armor kit & to help our first Monster pinup, the Rawhide Dame!
This is outstanding! We have already reached 60k and its only been 3 and a half hours! My mind is blown. Let's celebrate with a stretch goal and the introduction... Read more
OMG, GOAL SMASHED IN UNDER 1.5 HOURS!
Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!
My brain is sorta in a state of shock right now as and I am just so damn elated! Yahh! To address a few... Read more