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Earthborne Rangers

A project in St. Paul, MN by Earthborne Games

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A sustainably produced customizable, cooperative card game set in the wilderness of the far future for 1 – 4 players.
Backers: 4755
Average Pledge Per Backer: $96

Funded: $454,606 of $100,000
Dates: Jul 27th -> Aug 17th (21 days)
Project By: Earthborne Games
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Latest News

The Final Gameplay Livestream is Live!

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! The final gameplay livestream of the Kickstarter campaign is live! You can watch it right here: I've had a great time watching Zach and Steven learn the game and explore the Valley. I hope you have too! As with the previous livestreams,... (Read More)

Design Notes - The Mechanical Ecology

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Before I hand it off to Brooks Flugaur-Leavitt for our final Design Notes update of the campaign, I want to say how grateful I am to all of you for your continued support. Today's my birthday, and even though I spent most of it in the... (Read More)

Add-On Details (plus some new ones!)

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! We've received lots of requests during the campaign for more information about a couple of the add-ons, and I’m here to give it to you. When the pledge manager opens, you’ll have the opportunity to browse at your leisure, but... (Read More)

Delivering the Narrative

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, and welcome back to the Valley! Today's update is from Sam Gregor-Stewart, one of the co-developers of the Earthborne setting and the lead writer for the narrative elements of the campaign and game. Today he's going to talk about the... (Read More)

Design Notes – Complexity and Cognitive Load

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Andrew Fischer here again to talk about some elements of the game's design. Today's update gets a bit in the weeds on some of the design side of things, so I hope you'll indulge me this more technical article. Before we dive in though,... (Read More)

Regional Manufacuring Stretch Goals Unlocked

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! I’m excited to announce that we’ve unlocked the regional manufacturing stretch goals! It’s an amazing accomplishment that we’re here with a full week left in the campaign. That means there’s more than enough time for us to... (Read More)

Today's Gameplay Livestream is Now Live!

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! It's time to join Zach and Steven of Team Covenant as they continue their search for Quisi Vos! You can watch it right here. If you miss the livestream, you'll be able to watch the archive using the same link once YouTube finishes... (Read More)

The Importance of Solo Play

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Throughout the first half of the campaign, we’ve received lots of questions about solo play. How good is it? Do I have to play two-handed? Is solo-play an afterthought? Reading these questions, I realize that I could have done a much... (Read More)

The Concept Art of Joe Banner

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! After a week of updates about gameplay, rules, and components, I’m very excited to present another update about the art and the lore of Earthborne Rangers. But before I get to it, I’m just as excited to share that we’re over... (Read More)

The Rules

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! As I mentioned in an earlier update, we’ve received a lot of requests for access to our rules document. Tonight I present them to you in all their unformatted glory. This particular rules document is the same one that was used by Team... (Read More)

What's in the Core Set?

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! In today’s update, I’ll be sharing our current plans for the contents of the core set. The exact mix of cards, card sets, and tokens may change somewhat over the course of development, but the contents below will give you a very good... (Read More)

Design Notes – Character Creation

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! I hope you all had a chance to watch and enjoy the Team Covenant livestream yesterday. I had a great time answering questions and chatting with you all. They’ll be streaming again next Monday (August 9th) at 1 p.m. CDT if you'd like to... (Read More)

Gameplay Livestream is Live

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! The Team Covenant Gameplay Livestream of Earthborne Rangers is now live! You can check it out right here! If you’re not able to watch it live, don't worry. The link will take you to the archive of the stream as well. You’ll also be... (Read More)

Winning & Losing in Earthborne Rangers

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! I wrote in the first update that I wouldn’t be posting updates on Sundays, but here’s a bonus, Sunday update for you all the same. This morning, Andrew Fischer and I recorded an in-depth interview with Jason Perez of One Stop Co-op... (Read More)

Developing the Earthborne Setting – Sam Gregor-Stewart & Andrew Navaro

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Sam: When Andrew first approached me about this new game he wanted to make, he didn’t start by talking about the mechanics. Instead, he wanted to talk about the idea he had for a world to set the game in. For the first four months, most of our... (Read More)

Design & Visioning with Adam & Brady Sadler

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! It's been another amazing (and very full) day. The writer in me wants to try to come up with new and interesting ways to say thank you every day, but all I can think to say is, thank you! It feels truly amazing to have so many of you... (Read More)

The Art of Earthborne Rangers

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! I'm very excited to share tonight's update with you, written by Evan Simonet, the exceptionally talented illustrator behind the art featured throughout this campaign. But before we get to it, I want to thank you all again for your... (Read More)

Design Notes - Campaign and the Open World

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, I’m Andrew Fischer, one of the designers working on Earthborne Rangers. Since we gave a brief intro to the game’s round-to-round mechanics in this video, I wanted our first game design update to be about the narrative campaign and... (Read More)

It's a beautiful day in the Valley

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Thank you so much for getting us to our funding goal in just under five hours. What a day! We ended up launching four hours later than I had hoped. During that time,  I was sitting at my computer, desperately clicking the "launch"... (Read More)

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