Steve Jackson Games and Warehouse 23 have the Rose Labyrinth up on Kickstarter. It’s an adventure set of identical 24″ x 24″ gameboards designed for hex-based RPGs such as The Fantasy Trip.
Correction: 23-Dec-222 – The original article contained a whole paragraph of errors about companies Liz Danforth worked for. A level of error that suggests I was tiredly using the wrong crib sheet! This paragraph has now been replaced.
The campaign asks for $5,000 to fund, and only two weeks are left on the shorter-than-usual project. However, there’s nearly $7,000 pledged, with Kickstarter updating in real-time.
Rose Labyrinth is illustrated by Liz Danforth. Liz Danforth is an artist, illustrator, and game designer who has been making a name for herself in the gaming world for over 40 years. She is known for her work on the role-playing games Dungeons & Dragons and Tunnels & Trolls, where her iconic artwork and characters have become some of the most recognizable in the industry.
Her career began in the late 1970s when with Flying Buffalo, she published the magazine Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Liz also edited and help develop Flying Buffalo’s Tunnels & Trolls. Wizards of the Coast, TSR, Inc., Alderac Entertainment Group, FASA Corporation, Iron Crown Enterprises, GDW, and others have used her book covers, maps, and images.
The Rose Labyrinth comes with some rules of pages and adventure seeds and also includes;
- Two similar two-sided garden and walkway gameboards. The paths geomorph, so you may stack the boards. Your journey can take place in a two-sided garden with two identical sides or two completely different sides. Two gardens… As a bonus, we used the same geomorph pattern as the Limestone Caverns series (available as an add-on, see below), so your garden can connect directly to the caves!
- Fifty full-colour counters with marble grave slabs, gazing balls, benches, urns, and a reproduction of the exquisite Rose Gazebo. One side of each counter is damaged. Numerous counters with grass paths and roses let you customise the labyrinth.
Tiers are limited; $25 (limited to 75 backers) ships to certain countries and gets the gameboards, with shipping to be added later.
Restricted to 125 backers, $32 gets the Rose Labyrinth and the Phases of the Moon d6 adventure seeds.
At $50, limited to 50 backers, there’s the Rose Labyrinth and a print edition of David Pulver’s The T’reo School of Martial Magic.
There are ways to get several Rose Labyrinth sets, retailer options and a $100 (also limited) bundle with games, dice, and Robin’s Laws of Good Game masters.
Steve Jackson Games estimates delivery on March 2023.
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