CODEX SILENDA
The Mechanical Book of Secrets

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Total Backers

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Total Pledges

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Get a Codex T-Shirt!

If you don't want a Codex, but still believe in our mission then please support us by getting yourself a uniquely designed T-Shirt!

If want more than one T-Shirt, add $30 per additional shirt to your pledge.

Choose from the 3 Available Designs

  • The Lost Geneva (Our most popular design from the 1st Kickstarter)
  • The Kickstart Year
  • Play. Solve. Read.

Backer Surveys at the end of the Campaign will collect Sizing, Colors, etc. Pictures can be seen in the Campaign Story

Pre-Order Now $40
$150 1 claimed

The Minimis | 2 Page Themed Ed.

This variant is a smaller, more lightweight version of the Original Codex. Instead of having all of the puzzles, you can get this gorgeous centerpiece for your living room or office space and be the talk of the town!

  • Choice of Accent Color
  • Choice of Light or Dark Palette Stains
  • Choice of 1 of 5 Design Theme Storylines Engraved into the Book


  • ADD $200 to your Pledge - Get the book aged, distressed and highlighted with metallic foil to match your Archaic Codex!
  • ADD $150 to your Pledge - Customize your book entirely, from the text to the Images that are engraved on it. We reserve the right to refuse HEAVY levels of customization if we believe it isn't feasible. Also we don't do copyright imagery. This makes the book great for D&D campaigns, Wedding Proposals, Grandma's Recipe Book, and SOOOO much more!

Higher Tiers can add this item on to their pledges by adding the correct amounts.

Pre-Order Now $150
$215 6 claimed

The Maximis | 3 Page Themed Ed.

This variant is a smaller, more lightweight version of the Original Codex. Instead of having all of the puzzles, you can get this gorgeous centerpiece for your living room or office space and be the talk of the town!

  • Choice of Accent Color
  • Choice of Light or Dark Palette Stains
  • Choice of 1 of 5 Design Theme Storylines Engraved into the Book
  • Choose the type of puzzle for your Third Puzzle
    [Maze, Paradox, Ven Dais, Master Keys, or Merchant's Emporium]

ADD $200 to your Pledge - Get the book aged, distressed and highlighted with metallic foil to match your Archaic Codex!

ADD $150 to your Pledge - Customize your book entirely, from the text to the Images that are engraved on it. We reserve the right to refuse HEAVY levels of customization if we believe it isn't feasible. Also we don't do copyright imagery. This makes the book great for D&D campaigns, Wedding Proposals, Grandma's Recipe Book, and SOOOO much more!Higher tiers can add this on to their pledge by adding the cost

Pre-Order Now $215
$300 24 claimed

The Original | 5 Page Edition

Get an Original 5 Page Codex and help Francesco, the apprentice of Leonardo Da Vinci solve the puzzles and discover the secrets within before the Master Returns. With this pledge, you will get to choose your book's Accent Color Stain and between a Light or Dark Mode version of the Book (see the Campaign Story Page).

  • Personalizations are available for an extra fee, but no detailed customizations will be allowed. 
  • Domestic shipping is included
  • International Shipping must add $75 to their pledge. 

What you get:

  • (1) - 5 Page Original Codex Silenda 
  • Choose your Accent Color Stain 
  • Choose between the Light or Dark Modes 
  • (+$ Fee) Personalize your Book with a name of your choosing.
Pre-Order Now $300
$400

Unassembled Codex Kit | 5 Page Themed Ed.

If you're more of the mechanical engineering type of backer, then you'll definitely want to get the Codex in it's Unassembled Kit form. This will get you the 5 Page Storybook Themed Edition where you can choose one out of five themes/storylines to be engraved onto your book.

  • PDF or Video Formatted Instructions
  • The Kit's pieces comes Stained, Sorted by Page, and Engraved.
  • Choice of Accent Stain, Design Theme, and Stain Palette
  • Additional Tools may be required for Assembly

If you want a 7 Page Themed or an Archaic Unassembled Kit, then you'll have to add additional amounts to your pledge. (See the Campaign Story Page for more details)

If you want an Original 5 Page or Classic 7 Page Codex, you'll have to get them through our Licensing Partner via Amazon.

Pre-Order Now $400
$500 6 claimed

The Storybook | 5 Page Themed Ed.

Get an Storybook 5 Page Codex and choose from one of five our unique themes, each with their own stylized engravings and stories. 

  • Personalizations are encouraged, but no customizations will be allowed on this tier. 
  • Domestic shipping is included
  • International Shipping must add $50 to their pledge.

What you get: 

  • (1) - 5 Page Storybook Codex Silenda 
  • Choose your Accent Color Stain 
  • Choose between the Light or Dark Modes 
  • Choose your Theme (Norse, Egyptian, Mayan, Da Vinci, or Necronomicon) 
  • Personalize your Book with a name of your choosing.
Pre-Order Now $500
$550 17 claimed

The Classic | 7 Page Edition

Get a Classic 7 Page Codex, the version of the Codex with two bonus pages that were designed and developed during the 1st Kickstarter when we surpassed our Stretch goals. This book will feature the traditional runes and story of Da Vinci's Apprentice. 

  • Personalizations are encouraged. 
  • Customizations or changes to Engravings or Text will only be considered on a case by case basis and may incur additional fees depending on the request. 
  • Domestic shipping is included
  • International Shipping must add $75 to their pledge.

What you get: 

  • (1) - 7 Page Classic Codex Silenda 
  • Choose your Accent Color Stain 
  • Choose between the Light or Dark Modes 
  • Personalize your Book with a name of your choosing (No Additional Fee)
Pre-Order Now $550
$600 1 claimed

Unassembled Codex Kit | 7 Page Themed Ed.

If you're more of the mechanical engineering type of backer, then you'll definitely want to get the Codex in it's Unassembled Kit form. This will get you the 7 Page Storybook Themed Edition where you can choose one out of five themes/storylines to be engraved onto your book.

  • PDF or Video Formatted Instructions
  • The Kit's pieces comes Stained, Sorted by Page, and Engraved.
  • Choice of Accent Stain, Design Theme, and Stain Palette
  • Additional Tools may be required for Assembly

If you want an Archaic Unassembled Kit, then you'll have to add additional amounts to your pledge and choose that Upgrade instead.

If you want an Original 5 Page or Classic 7 Page Codex, you'll have to get them through our Licensing Partner via Amazon.

Pre-Order Now $600
$750 4 claimed

The Extraordinary | 7 Page Themed Ed.

Get an Extraordinary 7 Page Codex and choose from one of five our unique themes, each with their own stylized engravings and stories. 

  • Personalizations are encouraged.
  • Customizations or changes to Engravings or Text will only be considered on a case by case basis and may incur additional fees depending on the request. 
  • Domestic shipping is included
  • International Shipping must add $50 to their pledge.

What you get: 

  • (1) - 7 Page Extraordinary Codex Silenda 
  • Choose your Accent Color Stain 
  • Choose between the Light or Dark Modes 
  • Choose your Theme (Norse, Egyptian, Mayan, Da Vinci, or Necronomicon) 
  • Personalize your Book with a name of your choosing.
Pre-Order Now $750
$1,200

Unassembled Codex Kit | 5 Page Archaic Tale Ed.

If you're more of the mechanical engineering type of backer, then you'll definitely want to get the Codex in it's Unassembled Kit form. This will get you the 5 Page Archaic Tale Edition where you can choose one out of five themes/storylines to be engraved onto your book.

  • PDF or Video Formatted Instructions
  • The Kit's pieces comes Stained, Sorted by Page, and Engraved.
  • Choice of Main, Secondary, and Accent Stain
  • Choice of Design Theme
  • Choice of Stain Palette
  • Additional Tools may be required for Assembly
  • Also 2 T-Shirts Included

If you want a 7 Page Archaic Unassembled Kit, then you'll have to add additional amounts to your pledge. (See the Campaign Story Page for more details)

If you want an Original 5 Page or Classic 7 Page Codex, you'll have to get them through our Licensing Partner via Amazon.

Pre-Order Now $1,200
$1,400

The Archaic Tale | 5 Page Ed.

Get an Archaic 5 Page Codex and choose from one of five unique themes, each with their own stylized engravings, stories, and metallic accenting. Each one of these books will be hand distressed and visually aged to look like something that has been lost for centuries. 

  • Personalizations are greatly encouraged. 
  • Customizations or Changes to Engravings or Text will only be considered on a case by case basis, additional fees may incur if requests are specifically detailed. 
  • All Domestic & International shipping is included

What you get: 

  • (1) - 5 Page Archaic Codex Silenda 
  • Choose your Stains (Main, Secondary, and Color) 
  • Choose your Metallic Leaf Color (Gold, Silver, or Copper) 
  • Choose your Theme (Norse, Egyptian, Mayan, Da Vinci, or Necronomicon) 
  • Personalize your Book (See Campaign Story for Details) 
  • 2 Free T-Shirts
Pre-Order Now $1,400
$1,750

Unassembled Codex Kit | 7 Page Archaic Epic Ed.

If you're more of the mechanical engineering type of backer, then you'll definitely want to get the Codex in it's Unassembled Kit form. This will get you the 7 Page Archaic Epic Edition where you can choose one out of five themes/storylines to be engraved onto your book.

  • PDF or Video Formatted Instructions
  • The Kit's pieces comes Stained, Sorted by Page, and Engraved.
  • Choice of Main, Secondary, and Accent Stain
  • Choice of Design Theme
  • Choice of Stain Palette
  • Additional Tools may be required for Assembly

If you want an Original 5 Page or Classic 7 Page Codex, you'll have to get them through our Licensing Partner via Amazon.

Pre-Order Now $1,750
$2,000

The Archaic Epic | 7 Page Ed.

Get yourself the Archaic 7 Page Codex, aged and beaten by the eons as it laid buried or hidden from the world. Rediscover lost cultures, devious secrets, and dangerous adventures when you choose from one of five themes, each with their own unique story and engravings. Then customize the look of your book from the type of wood, to stain colors, to the metallic edging and even some personalizations!

  • Personalizations are greatly encouraged. 
  • Customizations or Changes to Engravings or Text will only be considered on a case by case basis, additional fees may incur if requests are specifically detailed.
  • All Domestic & International shipping is included 

What you get: 

  • (1) - 7 Page Archaic Codex Silenda 
  • Choose your Stains (Main, Secondary, and Color) 
  • Choose your Metallic Leaf Color (Gold, Silver, or Copper) 
  • Choose your Theme (Norse, Egyptian, Mayan, Da Vinci, or Necronomicon) 
  • Personalize your Book (See Campaign Story for Details)
  • 2 Free T-Shirts
Pre-Order Now $2,000
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