Kickstarter is Live!

Hey there everyone! First off, to all the backers: thank you, thank you, thank you! We’re about 36 hours into the campaign and we’re already over 75% funded! With 33 days to go, I have no doubt that we’ll fund and you’ll soon be the proud owner of Oh My Gods! We have a lot planned in those 33 days, including our Launch Party, 2 conventions, 2 game design panels, a sponsored event on Twitter, and a huge number of game exhibitions. Our hope is to keep spreading the word about OMGs and get it into as many people’s hands as possible!

Reviews

We have some amazing reviews already out there, as you can see on the main Kickstarter page, but we have even more to come! I’d like to give Kel from The Care & Feeding of Nerds, as well as Christopher from Geeks Podcast a shout out for their great reviews. Here are the links to them, if you haven’t taken a look yet:

I’ll keep you updated as more reviews come out.

Social Media

If you haven’t already, you can follow/like Oh My Gods! on Twitter and Facebook. I highly suggest doing so, as we’ll be doing free giveaways for Oh My Gods! swag throughout the entire campaign.

And finally, please share the campaign with your friends, family, coworkers, whomever. Our current contests involve sharing our tweets/pictures for a chance to win a free tee shirt. I’ve heard from some that they’re a pretty hot ticket!

That’s it for now! Once again, thank you for all your support! Now, let’s get this game funded!

-Tim

Introducing Persephone and Hades!

We’ve compiled all of your voted together and, while not unanimous, an overwhelming majority of you felt that Persephone, Queen of the Underworld was the right fit for Oh My Gods! Here she is below, along with a bonus god revealed – her husband and captor, Hades!

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Persephone

Queen of the Underworld

A tragic character in Greek mythology, the beautiful Persephone was innocently picking flowers when she was abducted by Hades, who brought her to the Underworld and forced her to be his wife. After Zeus’s persuasion, Hades agreed to release Persephone, but under the condition that she not eat anything while in the Underworld. In the last monute, Persephone willingly ate six Pomegranate seeds and, for that reason spends six months each year in the Underworld, where she proudly takes on the role of “Queen” and greets all other Greek heroes as they enter the realm of the dead.

In Oh My Gods!, you can use to Persephone to hide in the Underworld and prevent yourself from having to give information to your opponents!

 

Hades

Hades

 

God of the Underworld

Zeus’s brother, Hades helped the Olympians win the war against the Titans and was rewarded by being given the ability to rule over one of the three realms. Drawing the short straw, Hades became the ruler of the Underworld, where he keeps the souls of the dead and becomes enraged when they try to leave. Hades is also known for capturing the innocent Persephone while she was young and forcing her to be his wife.

In Oh My Gods!, you, like Hades, can hide in the underworld and escape the angry and vengeful Zeus!

 

Other work on Oh My Gods! has been moving more quickly than ever. Box art and score sheets have been completed. All we have to do now is the rule book and then send the game off for preliminary production! Keep an eye out next week, when we reveal yet another god and make another big announcement!

Also, be sure to share us on Facebook and Twitter to get your friends excited about Oh My Gods!

Newest God Revealed: Demeter, Goddess of the Harvest

Things are still moving onward and upward – and very quickly – with Oh My Gods! Check out the newest revealed god, below – Demeter, Goddess of the Harvest. Also keep reading on for a way in which you can affect the final look of the game!

 

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Goddess of the Harvest

A warm and motherly goddess, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest, meaning that she controls agriculture and vegetation. She is also the goddess of fertility, law and the human life cycle. Her daughter, Persephone was stolen to the underworld by Hades and because of this, Demeter weeps 6 months of the year, causing all vegetation to die. This is how the ancient Greeks explained the seasons.

In Oh My Gods!, you can use Demeter’s lawbringing ability to keep both your opponents and Zeus in check!

If you’re on our e-mail list, keep an eye on your email over the next few days because we’ll be launching a poll where our members will decide on the artwork for another god! If you’d like to be in on the action, don’t forget to join our mailing list here!

 

New God Revealed: Ares, God of War

As Halloween approaches, production of Oh My Gods! is still well under way. This week, as promised, we’re revealing a new god who will be in the game, along with his artwork. And here he is:

Ares

Ares

God of War

The insatiable god of war, Ares represents bloodlust and an overwhelming appetite for destruction. He is an untamed fighter with a take-no-prisoners attitude. Contrasting to Athena, who represents war strategy, Ares uses brute force and violence to win his battles.

In Oh My Gods!, you can use Ares’s brute force to your advantage, as you gain much more than knowledge from using his power!

One thing is for sure – with such a bloodthirsty god out there, you don’t want to be on the receiving end of Ares’s wrath! Next week, we’ll be revealing a new god, as well as a way for our e-mail list subscribers to have a big impact on the game! Make sure to join our mailing list by entering your e-mail address on the side so your opinion is heard, too!

New Gods Revealed and “Meet The Gods” Page

Production of Oh My Gods! continues to progress rapidly and we’re doing some wonderful things to teach you more about the game. Each week, we’ll be unveiling a new god, showing you the artwork and teaching you a little bit about the gods. To kick it off, we’re doing something special and revealing not one, but TWO new gods! Check them out right here:

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God of Wine & Parties

Dionysus is often considered to be one of the most fun gods. He is known for throwing lavish parties, but also for his severe rage. Dionysus is one of the few gods with a mortal parent, Selene. He is also the god who granted Midas his golden touch, which became known as both a blessing and a curse. This fun god is often depicted with grapes and wine.

In Oh My Gods!, Dionysus still loves his parties and can be a great help to players looking to gain a lot of information quickly!

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God of Attraction & Desire

Known to the Romans as “Cupid,” Eros is Aphrodite’s son and takes on many of her traits. Beautiful and lustful himself, Eros is a meddling god who likes to cause trouble. He is always seen with his bow and arrows, which cause anyone he hits to instantly fall in love with the next person they see.

In Oh My Gods!, you, too, can use Eros’s arrows to gain information from your opponents!

You can also see Dionysus and Eros, along with Athena, in the promotional thumbnail below.

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Related to all this, we’ve also added a new page to our website, Meet The Gods. Here, you can once again see the artwork and learn more about each of the gods. Also remember to keep an eye on it to learn how each god can affect the game.

And that’s it for this news. Let us know what you think below.

Welcome!

First things first … Welcome to Gameworthy Labs!

Thank you for checking out the new website. We’re excited to have you and teach you about our games. Feel free to take a look around. Our first game, Oh My Gods! is set to release in 2015. We’ll be sharing updates about the game here, as well as posting gameplay videos and new art as they’re completed. Make sure you check out the game site and learn more about OMGs.

Take a look on the right. You see that box asking you to join our mailing list? We highly suggest you do that! That way, you’ll be the first to hear about new products and updates from GWL. We’ll also periodically be holding contests where you can win some pretty awesome prizes, too, and you can only learn about those from our mailing list.

Feel free to contact us, too, with any questions, comments, or suggestions. We’re always looking for ideas and suggestions. Our e-mail is contact@gameworthylabs.com.

We can also be found on Facebook and Twitter. Like and follow us there, too!