I recently had to print out a whole new set of books and cards for myself, after giving away my personal version of the Reversion to a friend. While doing this I made some very minor typo corrections in the Rules book and the Denizens book (not worth re-printing if you have already printed them, IMO).

Also, while I was editing these documents (which I really don't want to do anymore, honest!, because I'd rather work on Wrath) I decided to add the simple graphics that I am using as the card backs and fronts for Wrath of Ashardalon. They aren't as slick as many of the submissions I have received for Castle Ravenloft, but they are slightly more attractive than the old card backs.
Anyway, if you're interested in these minor updates, they are posted on the Castle Ravenloft Reversion page. Otherwise, I really am focused on working on finishing Wrath of Ashardalon. I have a ton of good ideas (at least, I think they're good ideas!). Now I'm just compiling them all into something that is playable and workable.
Mike David
7/17/2012 01:25:34 pm

Looking forward to your Wrath Reversion, keep up the excellent work. Thank you for all the time you have put in.

7/19/2012 12:53:25 am

Thanks! I *am* working on it, but life has slowed me down. :-)

8/29/2012 04:27:09 pm

Had an opportunity to play this the other night. Frikken' AMAZING! My friends and I loved it. We're using the D&D 4E Essentials ruleset and feel that this is how the Castle Ravenloft board game should have originally been like out of the box. It is 100x better using your Reversion ruleset; great fun, brilliant stuff.

Awesome work, man, thank you so much for all your work, and for putting it up for other people to play. Really appreciate it. Will patiently look forward to your Wrath Of Ashardalon mod if that's still in the works. Cheers from New Zealand. :)

8/30/2012 05:33:34 am

Thanks! It's true that Wrath is on the back burner due to work, but comments like yours really motivate me to finish it!

9/28/2012 03:13:07 am

We've been playing through Castle Ravenloft for two days now and we're hooked. We are looking for more immersion, but that doesn't happen very easily with pre-packaged pieces and characters. Your reversion is just what we've been looking for, though now I will have to go purchase a 4E book so we can get started.
Thank you for taking the time to put this together. We are also looking forward to taking our custom characters through to level 20, using your reversions. Please don't stop (too long) and let me know if there is some way I can help!

10/10/2012 09:16:03 am

Wow! That's just mind blowing! I thank you for the great job you've made here!

12/21/2012 12:56:31 pm

Hi! I am a fan of D&D since I am a child, and I really want to play Castle of Ravenloft but I've read that is too simple so I think your work will be useful for make it a "perfect" game :)

One question: I've read that you're using the rules of 4E but I only know the rules of 3.5E of D&D, and I don't really want to pay for the new books, it is possible to custom the game to 3.5 or this would be too difficult and would be better to get the new books? ( In fact, I don't know the differences beetwen the two systems... )

Thanks for your work!

Alejandro ( From Spain :) )

12/30/2012 11:57:49 pm

Dear Alejandro,

Thank you for your comment on my D&D Boardgame website. I hope you enjoy my Reversion.

Regarding your question: I believe that it would be difficult (but not impossible) to convert what I've done into the 3.5 system. The 4th edition rules are the most major conversion of D&D yet, so they are very different from other editions.

In particular, the 4th edition rules feel very 'board-game' like because of the specific and structured use of powers for all classes. It was this nature of 4th edition that really encouraged me to make it into a board-game. And, of course, when Wizards of the Coast came out with their board game series, I saw it as an opportunity to make the game that I really wanted.

All that being said, please feel free to work on your own reversion, if you like! I claim no copyright on anything that I've written. Please consider it all 'open-source'. If you want to take it and change it to 3.5 rules, go for it!

Thanks again!

Happy New Year!

Best regards,

12/26/2012 12:55:03 pm

Absolutely happy that I stumbled over this :) My partner and I own Wrath and since we are D&Ders and own the core 4th edition books, we felt the game really was way too dumbed down.

We (or at least I) had thought of doing up some house rules to make it more D&D 4e but never found the time.

I'll check over your Castle Ravenloft rules tonight when I am not at work and see if I can get the general idea and see if I can juryrig up something to give Wrath a second playthrough and breathe some life into it :)

That is.. until your rules are posted up!

Eagerly waiting.


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