Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game Expansions

Created by Tristan Hall

Gloom of Kilforth is a game of high fantasy with a gothic edge, where 1-4 players, working individually or together, assume the roles of heroes on a journey through a dark world of magic and peril. Each player follows their hero’s tale, an epic saga from modest beginnings through to a climactic battle that will decide the fate of the world...

Latest Updates from Our Project:

Final Day for 1565, St. Elmo's Pay + Kilforth promo cards!!
4 months ago – Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:53:53 PM

Hello to Those Who Have Seen The Gloom!

£40,056 pledged 400% funded 926 backers 26 hours to go!!!

Here's just a friendly reminder that we're down to the last day of our Kickstarter campaign for our latest game 1565, St. Elmo's Pay! It's funded successfully, unlocking plenty of stretch goals, and is as beautifully illustrated as Gloom of Kilforth, but with a metric tonne of real life history thrown in to boot. We've also just unlocked three Kilforth Shadows of Pay promo cards, which are included in every copy of 1565, St. Elmo's Pay.

The Shadows of Pay promo cards are three thematic people or places from the world of the Siege of Malta that have somehow travelled through the weave of time and the Veil to end up in the land of Kilforth. These Shadows of Pay promo cards can be used in either Gloom of Kilforth or its sequel Shadows of Kilforth, simply shuffle them into their respective decks.

Come and check it out and see what you think, maybe even throw in a pound to get access to the pledge manager if you're not sure:

We'd dearly love to have you join us if you haven't already, but Happy Halloween either way!! :D

Tristan xx

Our 1565, St Elmo's Pay Kickstarter is live!!
5 months ago – Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 03:15:08 AM

Hi guys!

Thank you so much for your continued support and interest in our games! We've just launched our superb new game, and as a loyal Hall or Nothing supporter, we want to share the excitement of our beautiful history card game '1565, St Elmo's Pay' - rediscover the Greatest Siege in History:

  • Experience the immersive, narrative, history game like no other
  • Compatible with 1066, Tears to Many Mothers, featuring the same award-nominated gameplay
  • Complete stand-alone game on its own
  • Sumptuously illustrated chronicles: 100+ beautiful, unique images
  • Exquisite hand management provides deep replayability
  • Deploy powerful units and characters
  • Boost your cards with attachments
  • Play events to disrupt your foe
  • Use myriad special abilities
  • Protect your leader at all costs!
  • Competitive and Solo play
  • Sprawling, epic battles in 30 mins
  • 1-2 Players
  • 140+ high quality, beautifully illustrated cards
  • 100+ wooden and cardboard tokens
  • From award-winning game designer Tristan Hall

Please take a look and come join us for the ride into the Great Siege of Malta!

Thanks in advance, and happy gaming,

Tristan xx

Gloom of Kilforth at GenCon!!
7 months ago – Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 12:34:42 AM

Hi guys, 

I've managed to book two GenCon events, details below, each of which is an excuse for me to say hello and thank you to US backers, sign games, and chat about geek stuff. I requested that there be no charge for either event as it's just a meet and greet but GenCon has slapped a $2 fee on for tickets anyway for use of their table space. It would be great to see some of you at the show if you're going and this just gives us an organised way to do it, but if you do see me at the show anyway be sure to say hello as I will be an English fish out of water in any case!

1066, Tears to Many Mothers GenCon Event 1 of 2

Start Date & Time: Thursday at 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Location: Stadium: Field : Blue : 13--14

Gloom of Kilforth GenCon Event 2 of 2

Start Date & Time: Friday at 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Location: Stadium : Field : Blue : 29--30

That's all, have a fantastic week whether you GenCan or GenCan't and we'll see you in the Shadows of Kilforth soon...


Tristan xx

US/NA Backers Only - shipping this week
11 months ago – Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 02:26:45 AM

Hi guys,

QML is due to commence shipping this week - they said:

“We have a couple of existing projects that were in house and ready to roll first that we're working diligently to get through... I know this is a bit disappointing, but I will keep you updated as we progress through these other projects in case we can get this commenced a bit sooner.”

So, not quite as soon as I was originally assured, and most annoyingly not before the Shadows of Kilforth campaign finished, but still only days away and it means parcels should be going out this week. Apologies for the delay, I ask for your continuing patience whilst US/NA fulfilment commences in full!


Our Shadows of Kilforth Kickstarter is ending on Kickstarter TODAY!!
11 months ago – Sun, Mar 31, 2019 at 02:42:32 AM

 Hi guys, 

Just a quick note to let you know that our latest game Shadows of Kilforth is finishing on Kickstarter today with £140,493 pledged 1404% funded 2,476 backers 14 hours to go and 25+ Stretch Goals Unlocked!!!

The Shadows of Kilforth FINAL DAY update is up too - The Art of Kilforth, featuring 30 of the stunning 250+ images included in the game:

Happy gaming peeps!

Tristan xx