The Whispering Forest

The Last of Us: Escape the Dark

A project in Norwich, UK by Themeborne

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A board game with a dark twist on the critically acclaimed video game series
Backers: 9693
Average Pledge Per Backer: £89

Funded: £860,194 of £120,000
Dates: Nov 8th -> Dec 2nd (25 days)
Project By: Themeborne
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Latest News

Let's Try Something Cool

December 2nd - via:
Dear Backers,  Here's something small you can do to really help the project in these final hours. Simply visit our page here: If the page gets enough visits in a short... (Read More)

The Final 24 Hours

December 1st - via:
Dear Backers,  We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has pledged so far, and to extend a warm welcome to those of you joining us in these final hours. Please Share this Project! In you, we are extremely fortunate to have such a wonderful... (Read More)

Your name in the credits!

December 1st - via:
Dear Backers,  To show our heartfelt appreciation for the support you've given this campaign, we've decided to add a section to the rule book dedicated to our backers - an epic chronicle of the brave survivors who had faith in this little project of... (Read More)

Our page is live!

November 30th - via:
Dear Backers, Did you know there is now a page for The Last of Us: Escape the Dark on Click here to check it out What is BoardGameGeek? BoardGameGeek is an online resource and community that aims to be the definitive source for... (Read More)

The Collector's Edition - Everything you need to know

November 29th - via:
Dear Backers,  The beating heart of this campaign is the immense Collector's Edition. Here we run you through everything you need to know about why this limited edition product is so very special.  The Collector’s Edition 1) The Collector’s... (Read More)

Mask or No Mask - Vote now!

November 28th - via:
Dear Backers,  Welcome to Maskgate.  When we first revealed the early design for the Bill survivor miniature, it sparked a very interesting discussion about whether or not he should be wearing his gas mask. Some love it, some don't.  I think we... (Read More)

Miniature Reveal - Marlene!

November 25th - via:
Dear Backers,  Today we are excited to unveil the sixth and final survivor miniature, Marlene! This completes the full line-up of six playable survivors!  We're so excited for you to take these characters off on brand new adventures in this amazing... (Read More)

Playmat Upgrade!

November 24th - via:
Dear Backers, We're pleased to confirm the playmat will now feature an additional element of luxury and durability - stitched edges: It will be packaged in a sturdy and elegant cardboard tube, so you can easily store and protect it between plays: The... (Read More)

Miniature Reveal - Tommy!

November 23rd - via:
Dear Backers,  Today we are excited to unveil the next survivor miniature, Tommy! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Look out for more reveals and news in the coming days!  (Read More)

Collector's Edition Upgrade - Slipcase!

November 22nd - via:
Dear Backers,  Thank you all for your feedback on which cover artwork you prefer for the Collector's Edition.  We can confirm the Kickstarter Exclusive Collector's Edition will now be packaged in a luxurious, dual-sided slipcase, allowing you to... (Read More)

The Last of Us Escape the Dark board game

November 22nd - via:
Fans of the The Last of Us game and franchise may be interested in a new board game which is currently available to back via Kickstarter in the form of The Last of Us: Escape the Dark. Created by the team at Themeborne based in the United Kingdom and founded back in 2016. (Read More)

Additional Miniature Added - Full Size Clicker!

November 21st - via:
Dear Backers,  Great news, we've added a new miniature to the game - a full sized Clicker! You'll now get twenty-five of these beauties in the Collector's Edition to use as alternative threat tokens, and these minis will be the same scale as the... (Read More)

ALL-IN and RETAIL pledges added!

November 17th - via:
Dear Backers,  Today we have added two much-requested reward tiers to the campaign! Planning on getting the playmat and sleeves with your copy of the Collector's Edition? Then why not upgrade your pledge now to go 'all in' and lock them down at this... (Read More)

Miniature Reveal - Tess!

November 16th - via:
Dear Backers, Today we are excited to unveil the next survivor miniature, Tess! (All sculpts and artwork are not final, subject to change) Look out for more reveals and news in the coming days!  (Read More)

Australia & NZ - We got you!

November 15th - via:
G'day backers Down Under! We're pleased to announce we have established a new shipping solution for your region.  This will allow us to cut the estimated shipping fees by more than half!  The shipping table on the main campaign page has been... (Read More)

Miniature Reveal - Bill!

November 11th - via:
Dear Backers,  Today we are excited to unveil the next survivor miniature, Bill!  (All sculpts and artwork are not final, subject to change) Look out for more reveals and news in the coming days!   (Read More)

Launch Day Round-Up

November 9th - via:
Dear Backers,  Thank you all for an amazing opening day! Less than 24 hours into the campaign and we're funded, the project is making waves, and the comments are alive with excellent, good-natured feedback. Perfect. Since things are moving quickly,... (Read More)

The Last of Us board game has players escorting Joel and Ellie through hordes of Infected

November 9th - via:
A co-op board game, The Last of Us: Escape the Dark has players exploring an open world map generated by players creating various decks of cards that they place on different spots on the board. Each location is connected to several others, enabling players to choose a new route to Jackson every time they play. (Read More)


November 8th - via:
Welcome one and all to this crowdfunding campaign for our new board game, The Last of Us: Escape the Dark! We’re extremely excited to be here, and grateful to our friends at Naughty Dog and Sony Interactive Entertainment for their help presenting... (Read More)

The Last Of Us Is Getting A Board Game And It Looks Pretty Cool

November 8th - via:
TLoU’s board-game treatment includes solo and co-op play set on an “open world map” illustrated with some moody black-and-white art styles. Based on what’s previewed via the Kickstarter, the game will feature board game staples: cards, dice, tokens. The collector’s edition contains 3D tokens of Joel and Ellie, as well as many others expected to be revealed as the game clears its stretch goals. (Read More)

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