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Steinhardt's Guide to the Eldritch Hunt: A 5e Supplement

A project in Boulder, CO by MonkeyDM
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A Soulsborne and Lovecraft inspired setting for DnD 5e. Fight Nightmarish Monsters, Survive the Madness, and Join The Hunt!
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Funded: $2,692,698 of $24,999
Dates: Jul 19th -> Aug 18th (30 days)
Project By: MonkeyDM
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Latest News

We just made history

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
As of a few hours ago, we officially became the most funded DnD Kickstarter of all time.  Thank you all for being here on this incredible journey. I am in complete shock, I can't quite comprehend it, Thank you. Let's make this the best book... (Read More)

The Final Stretch Goal! + Important Info

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello good hunters! I said there wasn't going to be anymore stretch goals, but in the meantime Steinhardt's Guide went something like this: which means Is this a final stretch goal I see? After much debating we have come to a final stretch goal that... (Read More)

Prey Slaughtered: 2 Millions on Steinhardt!

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you! I really don't know what to say in this update but that. When I launched this Kickstarter, I would have never dreamed that we would reach such a number. Yet, here we are. 2 million dollars We will make this book the best that it can be.... (Read More)

The All-In Tier is Here! The Final Stretch Goal as well!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! I know I said I wouldn't do it. But so many of you asked, that now, it might just happen. We shattered our previous stretch goal, so now a New Class is ready to join the Hunt, The Jaeger.  At 2 millions, we will unleash it upon the world.... (Read More)

The Digital Bundle Add-On is Here! You want all the digital goods? This is for you!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! A few days back we talked about making an add-on to get all the digital goodies, well it is now here! Without further ado: Digital Asset Bundle (Add-on $40) All the following as PNGs and WebP files to "make making your own VTT package easy": -... (Read More)

1.5 MILLION! Can't stop won't stop! Next up GRAVITY MAGIC and MORE WEAPONS!

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Soooooo, yeah, 1.5 Million, that just happened. Incredible, absolutely incredible! Let me give you a small piece of content to reward you (without counting the actual rewards of course ;) designs aren't final*  He looks friendly doesn't he?   Now... (Read More)

We Slaughtered 1,3M, What's Next?

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
A lot of big things happened! We crushed our 1,3 Million goal! (You guys are awesome, thank you for this incredible support!) This means we are in the top 10 most funded DnD Kickstarters of all time (and we still have some days to go!) We are running... (Read More)

1,15 Million CRUSHED, The Fallen Hunters join the fray! Next up the Map of the Setting!

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We made it! The fallen hunters section of the book is now unlocked, which means more badass monsters and encounters for your games! I'll be honest, it's 3am right now where I live, so I apologize for any potential typos, but I have some real cool... (Read More)

ONE MILLION on Steinhardt's Guide!! Thank you!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
This is absolute insanity!  We completely obliterated our goal, in just over 10 days we broke 1 Million Dollars, thank you so much for the support! You'll now get access to the powerful Eldritch Carvings to empower yourself, and the Trick Weapon... (Read More)

900k CRUSHED! Come Join the Official Discord!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello good hunters! So we just shattered 900k only 1 day after unveiling the latest stretch goal, next stop is the million! I just love that meme To celebrate together I want to unveil the official discord server! Join us here:... (Read More)

PREY SLAUGHTERED (850k Unlocked), now let's go and KILL A NIGHTMARE (and make our own weapons)

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello fellow hunters! So the 850k goal lasted a grand total of 2 days and a half, this is insane haha. So not only will we add a section to be able to use the monsters you slay during the Eldritch Hunt to craft items (as part of the patch with... (Read More)

700K SLAUGHTERED, New Eldritch Moons soon to be unleashed, Now we move on to HUNTER BADGES

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Alright, so first this was my reaction upon waking up Slight exaggeration of course It seems that bringing the influence of Cthulhu and the King in Yellow to the mix was a very popular thing, which I'm super glad to hear! Now I want to bring up an... (Read More)

600k EXTRA MONSTER HANDOUTS UNLOCKED, next up are NEW ELDRITCH MOONS (perhaps influenced by a yellow king and a dreamer)

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello good hunters! We completely exploded that 600k mark, in just 3 days, which is absolutely incredible!  As you can tell from the above gif, time to feed you some more tasty stretch goals haha.  I think you'll really like this next one! If... (Read More)

450 was too easy for you, NEW SUBCLASSES AND RACES ADDED! Next up, MORE MONSTER FIELD NOTES!

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
First of all: Praise the sun We're not even 24 hours in and already 450k! What is even happening! So you've unlocked yourself a bigger book, with more content and you know what that means... Time for the next stretch Goal! Now I'll be making the... (Read More)

300K Slaughtered, HARDCOVER ARTBOOK it is! Next up More content for the book because apparently 350 pages was not enough!

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Alright, I was getting ready for bed, but turns out I'm late on my stretch goal! Can someone explain to me how we somehow broke 4 Stretch Goals in one day... You are unbelievable and awesome too ;) Next Stretch goal it is then! At 450k (Yes I'm... (Read More)

GM CHEAT BOOK UNLOCKED! Now let's make the ARTBOOK into a HARDCOVER

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Well 200k was apparently an easy task, in less than 3 hours we're already past it!  This is absolute insanity! So next up, let's showcase this insanity in the best of way, with the highest quality of art! From Nyarlathotep to the Galvanized Prowler... (Read More)

The 100k stretch goal prey was slaughtered in 40 minutes, let's move on to the next one, the GM'S CHEAT BOOK!

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Alright I feel like I'm writing these one after the other. Thank you so much for 120k and 1000 backers in less than an hour, what even is this?! Thank you so much! We have unlocked a second design for the gothic sheets! We will be comissioning the... (Read More)

FUNDED in 8 minutes! And we Hit the First Stretch Goal Too!

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm on a cloud right now I can't believe it. We've it the funding in 8 minutes, and the first stretch goal in 20, I can't wrap my head around this. I'm doing this post in a hurry, so you unlocked the adventure, next stretch goal is 100k, unlocking... (Read More)

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