Dead of Night – a fan-expansion for Tristan Hall’s Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game

This page describes a 25-card unofficial expansion to Gloom of Kilforth, containing a complete alternative Night deck.

The expansion does not add any new rules or increase playing time, but you will need to decide on how to incorporate it into the game. Suggested solutions are:

The expansion is playtested, and found to be balanced, clear and fully compatible with both the base game and the official expansion.


The reuse of design elements and cardback art scanned from the base game cards for this noncommercial fan-expansion is approved by the game’s designer Tristan Hall (ninjadorg on

Original content is made by me, Tor Gjerde (gjerde on BGG), in cooperation with Chris Sundli (Koyaro on BGG). Owners of the game are allowed to make their own copies of the cards free of charge. Please do not republish the content without explicit permission.

Professional printing

The best way to make the cards is to have them printed by (I have no affiliation with them, but have ordered cards of this type from them and am very pleased with the result). When I last checked, the price was USD 11.05 plus postage and minus any discount (various “coupon codes” are available at different times, but not all apply to cards).

  1. Download all 25 front designs and the single back design to separate folders

  2. Go to poker-sized cards at

  3. Reduce the deck size to Up to 36 cards and click the orange Personalize it button

  4. Reduce the number of cards to 25 and click the blue different images button

  5. Click the green upload images button, select the 25 card fronts and upload them

  6. When the uploading is finished; click [Help me autofill images!].

  7. Click the orange next step button to get to step 2 “Add Text To Front” and again to get to step 3 “Customize back”

  8. Click on the blue same image button

  9. Click the green upload images button, select the cardback file and upload it

  10. Drag the cardback thumbnail to the card outline

  11. Click the orange next step button to get to step 4 “Add Text To Back” and again to get to step 5 “Preview & Add to Cart”

  12. Tick the box at the bottom confirming that you have the authorization to use the content and click the orange add to cart button

  13. Complete checkout as instructed

The resulting quality is so close to the original cards that they can hardly be told apart during play.

Print and play

A faster and cheaper alternative is to print and mount the cards yourself. Though it takes a bit more work, and you will not be able to match the quality of professionally printed cards, the result is quite serviceable, especially if the cards are sleeved.