Category Archives: Die of the Dead

Kickstarter Part: Done!

Today the Kickstarter part of the campaign has ended, and we begin the journey of manufacturing Die of the Dead and getting it into our backers hands. If you missed the Kickstarter but are still interested, please send us a … Continue reading

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Die of the Dead Bonus Designer Diary: Scrapped Designs

I always find it interesting reading about design changes and decisions, especially knowing which things didn’t work and the reasons for changing. No matter how good a game is, it never arrives fully formed, and so I don’t see any … Continue reading

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Die of the Dead Designer Diary 11: The Custom Dice is Always Right

This is our first Designer Diary since we launched Die of the Dead, and we have already funded and met both our stretch goals. It has been a wonderful first few days on Kickstarter, so thank you to everybody who … Continue reading

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Die of the Dead Designer Diary 10: The Ofrenda (2)

Last post we talked about two of the tokens players can use to help guide their souls to the land of the living. Today I want to show the other two. Candles adorn the ofrenda, with the light used to … Continue reading

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Video Preview for Die of the Dead

By Russ from Chits & Giggles! It’s a great video worth a watch:

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Die of the Dead Designer Diary 9: The Ofrenda (1)

For the tokens we wanted to keep the theme of the game and choose items which would be pertinent to the Day of the Dead festival. We chose to use some of the objects and decorations incorporated into the displays … Continue reading

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Die of the Dead Designer Diary 8: Nine Steps

The core gameplay of Die of the Dead lies in the caskets. Players need to consider which ones to choose, remember what’s in them, move them forward, and be joyous when the contents are revealed. So there had been a … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Prelaunch Page Now Live!

Quick update- our Kickstarter prelaunch page is now live! You can check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/radical8games/die-of-the-dead and choose to get notified as soon as we launch.

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Die of the Dead Designer Diary 7: The Importance of the Small Things

Yet another Designer Diary interruption! Our Kickstarter prelaunch page is now live, please check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/radical8games/die-of-the-dead You can choose to get notified immediately when we launch the Kickstarter, so you don’t need to worry about missing it! Thank … Continue reading

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Die of the Dead Designer Diary 6: Deep Dive into the Caskets (2)

Before we finish our deep dive into the casket mechanics (which won’t make sense if you didn’t read the last post here: https://radical8games.com/die-of-the-dead/die-of-the-dead-designer-diary-5-deep-dive-into-the-first-caskets/) I just want to show off a photo of the game by Ross from moregamesplease. It’s an … Continue reading

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