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Tales From the Loop Creator’s New Post-Apocalyptic Project Crowdfunded in 19 Minutes

Tales from the Loop creator Simon Stålenhag’s new post-apocalyptic project The Labyrinth was crowdfunded in only 19 minutes after its launch on Kickstarter. The narrative art book has raised close to 200,000 USD during the first weekend, with still 18 days to go.

A world covered by ruins and ash, the few survivors that remain take shelter deep underground. But the time has come to venture out into the wastelands of the surface world. Are you prepared to confront dark secrets from the time before civilization’s fall?

Simon Stålenhag, creator of the acclaimed narrative art books Tales From the Loop, Things From the Flood and The Electric State, is now crowdfunding his new dystopian vision: The Labyrinth.

His first book Tales From the Loop about an alternate '80s was adapted into an award-winning tabletop roleplaying game by Free League Publishing and into a critically acclaimed tv series on Amazon Prime Video.

THE LABYRINTH on Kickstarter


Simon Stålenhag's highly imaginative images and stories depicting illusive science fiction phenomena in hyper-realistic landscapes have made him one of the most sought-after visual storytellers in the world. The crowdfunding campaign forThe Labyrinth launched on Kickstarter by Free League Publishing in collaboration with Skybound Entertainment.

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Free League Publishing is a Swedish publisher dedicated to speculative fiction. We have published a range of award-winning tabletop role-playing games and critically acclaimed art books set in strange and wondrous worlds.

Our game portfolio include the official ALIEN The Roleplaying Game (Gold ENNIE for Best Game 2020), the Nordic horror roleplaying game Vaesen, the pitch-black apocalyptic fantasy RPG Mörk Borg, the alternate '90s Things from the Flood, the alternate '80s Tales from the Loop (winner of five ENNIE Awards 2017, including Best Game), the sandbox retro fantasy Forbidden Lands (winner of four ENNIE Awards 2019), the postapocalyptic Mutant: Year Zero (Silver ENNIE for Best Rules 2015), the space opera Coriolis - The Third Horizon (Judge's Spotlight Award 2017) and the dark fantasy game Symbaroum.

We have also published the art books Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood and The Electric State by internationally acclaimed visual artist Simon Stålenhag, as well as the illustrated edition of the Lovecraft classic The Call of Cthulhu by the praised French artist François Baranger.



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