Previously, On Kickstarter… #114

(or here’s a list of what launched yesterday that might deserve a closer look)

Project: Magnate: The First City

Designer: James Naylor

Artists: Cze Lee, James Naylor

Publisher: Naylor Games

Genre/Mechanisms: action points, auction/bidding, city building, dice rolling, economic, modular board, push your luck, simulation, stock holding, tile placement

Player Count: 1-5

Solo Mode: yes

Complexity: medium-heavy

Risk: high

Summary: A property & city-building strategy game that incorporates a big game-ending market crash.

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $89

All-In (w/shipping): $665, includes vanity rewards

Campaign Ends: 12/15

Game Ships: Oct. 2020

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 166%, with 19 days to go.

Project: Medici: The Dice Game

Designer: Reiner Knizia (Amun-Re, Battle Line, Blue Lagoon, Blue Moon City, Carcassonne: The Castle, Colossal Arena, Dream Factory, High Society, Ingenious, Lord of the Rings, Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation, Lost Cities, Medici, Modern Art, The Quest for El Dorado, Ra, Samurai, Scotten Totten, Taj Mahal, Through the Desert, Tigris & Euphrates, Winner’s Circle)

Artist: Vincent Dutrait (Broom Service, Dead Man’s Draw, Diplomacy, Discoveries: The Journals of Lewis and Clark, Elysium, Jaipur, Lewis & Clark, Lost Cities, Lovecraft Letter, Medici, Mythic Battles: Pantheon, New York 1901, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords – Base Set, The Quest for El Dorado, Raptor, Rise of Augustus, Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island, Treasure Island, When I Dream, Wyatt Earp)

Publisher: Grail Games (Kashgar: Merchants of the Silk Road, Medici, Stephenson’s Rocket)

Genre/Mechanisms: card drafting, paper-and-pencil, roll-and-write, set collection

Player Count: 2-4

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-light

Risk: medium-low

Summary: A roll-and-write game played over 3 rounds that shares the setting and feel of previous Knizia Medici games.

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $27

All-In (w/shipping): $72, also includes Medici and Medici: The Card Game

Campaign Ends: 12/5

Game Ships: Aug. 2020

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 203%, with 12 days to go.

Project: Necromolds: Monster Battles

Designer: Clint Bohaty (Hounded)

Artists: Thad Stalmack II, Thomas Grave

Publisher: Necromolds LLC

Genre/Mechanisms: dice rolling, fighting, miniatures

Player Count: 2-4

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-light

Risk: high

Summary: A light miniatures and wargame where players create the miniatures out of Play-Doh-like, soft modeling clay during the game as a part of gameplay.

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $31

All-In (w/shipping): $160

Campaign Ends: 12/16

Game Ships: June 2020

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 125%, with 23 days to go.

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