Slew of Stretch Goals and Bonuses Unlocked Including Custom-Created Sounds, Esteren Dice, Comic Book and More Than 50 Game Aids
Syrinscape, the award-winning apps that put the power of custom sound at the fingertips of the gamer, will develop the official SoundPacks of Shadows of Esteren, including the first three music albums: Of Men and Obscurities, Dearg, and Rise. Unlocked at the $90k level, all backers of the Dearg Kickstarter will receive a two-month SuperSyrin subscription, a complete unlock of Syrinscape’s massive Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Board Game sound libraries, the Shadows of Esteren: DEARG SoundPack, as well as access to the coveteted SoundSet Creator.
“Combining Dearg’s symphonic original soundtrack with Syrinscape’s potential, the musical atmosphere of your Shadows of Esteren game is going to reach a whole new dimension,” says Shadows of Esteren creative director Nelyhann. “If musical ambiance and roleplaying go hand-in-hand for you as it does for us, you will find the Syrinscape apps a priceless addition to your games.”
Reaching the $100,000 fundraising mark this morning, the Shadows of Esteren Kickstarter has also unlocked a 16-page, A4-sized comic book starring Yldiane, the heroine of the Shadows of Esteren story. Written by Emmanuel Roudier and Shadows of Esteren creative director Nelyhann with illustrations by Roudier, the comic book will follow Yldiane returning home to Melwan to find her world has changed and reflects events depicted in the 3 scenario from SOE: Book 0 Prologue.
Already a Kickstarter “Staff Pick” and having raised nearly 500% of its fundraising goal with 18 days to go in the campaign, the Shadows of Esteren: Dearg Kickstarter has also unlocked approximately 50 printed game aids, Dearg dice, a map of Dearg and a promotion for local game shops, with much more to come. The Dearg Kickstarter is now live and runs through November 17th, 2016.
Shadows of Esteren: Dearg puts players at the heart of the game’s narrative in a 500-page, hardcover essential rulebook to be published in two volumes. With innovative new game mechanices and concepts designed to put players face to face with their inner demons, their own personal stories will become critical components of the game’s dramatic tension.
Since first launching on Kickstarter in 2012, Shadows of Esteren has received more than a dozen awards for its art, production value and cartography, earned a silver ENnie Award for Product of the Year and has thousands of devoted players worldwide.
For more information, visit the Shadows of Esteren: Dearg Kickstarter:
Using a powerful audio engine and complex algorithms to produce ever-changing soundscapes and rich encounter-specific music, Syrinscape conjures every aural landscape imaginable, from ethereal forests and stony shorelines, to dank, vermin-filled dungeons, to the spooky depths of the underdark. Designed by accomplished composer and tabletop gamer Benjamin Loomes, along with the developers at the Interaction Consortium, Syrinscape builds on more than 8 years of prototyping and community feedback. Syrinscape is based in Australia. Syrinscape is available for a wide range of devices, including PCs, Macs, Android Tablets and phones, iPhones and iPads, and the players can be downloaded via syrinscape for free.
About Shadows of Esteren
Shadows of Esteren is a medieval roleplaying game with horrific and gothic overtones in a dark, low fantasy setting. Drawing inspiration from Celtic myths, this universe has a subtle fantastic side hidden under a bleak, realistic surface. The Shadows of Esteren world is populated by men and women trudging through daily lives whiles also struggling with supernatural threats lurking in the dark. With the focus of its adventures being investigation and survival, Shadows of Esteren favors immersion and interaction among the players.
Heroes Will Brave Ancient Terrors, Foul Cults, and the Burning Sands of the Desert in New Edition of Award-Winning Card Game
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Mummy’s Mask is a cooperative strategy game that pits one to four players against the monsters, curses, and traps of the Mummy’s Mask Adventure Path from the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Players will choose their character’s class, build a deck of equipment, magic, and allies, and explore dangerous locations as they journey through an exciting fantasy tale.
The Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Mummy’s Mask Base Set includes:
- More than 500 cards, featuring 7 character classes, a wide array of gear and magical treasures, and dozens of allies, monsters, and villains from the Mummy’s Mask storyline
- The Half-Dead City Adventure Deck
- A complete set of 5 polyhedral dice
Players can also supplement their experience with the Character Add-On Deck, Class Decks, and monthly Adventure Decks. The Base Set has an MSRP of $59.99.
About the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game
In the best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil. The Pathfinder RPG is currently translated into eight languages, and the vibrant Pathfinder universe has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, miniatures, plush toys, and apparel, and is being developed into a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game.
About Paizo Inc.
Paizo Inc. is publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Tales novels, as well as board games and accessories. The Pathfinder world, in which players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil, is currently translated into eight languages, and has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, toys, and apparel, and is being developed into an MMORPG. Paizo.com is also a leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world.