Previously, On Kickstarter… #122

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

Project: Rune Stones Expansion: Enchanted Forest

Designer: Rudiger Dorn (Arkadia, Genoa, Goa, Istanbul, Istanbul: The Dice Game, Jambo, Karuba, Las Vegas, Louis XIV)

Artist: Dennis Lohausen (AquaSphere, Camel Up, Carcassonne: South Seas, Coal Baron, Dominion: Intrigue, A Feast For Odin, Fields of Arle, Gaia Project, Glass Road, Hansa Teutonica, Hawaii, Merlin, No Thanks!, The Oracle of Delphi, The Quacks of Quedlinburg, Rajas of the Ganges, Terra Mystica, Village, The Voyages of Marco Polo)

Publisher: Queen Games (Alhambra, Amerigo, Aton, Chicago Express, Escape: The Curse of the Temple, Fresco, Kingdom Builder, Lancaster, Merlin, Roma, Shogun, Thebes, Wallenstein First Edition, Wallenstein Second Edition)

Genre/Mechanisms: deck building, hand management, resource management, set collection

Player Count: 2-4

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-light

Risk: high

Summary: A second expansion for Rune Stones (the first was a part of the original Kickstarter campaign) adds two new expansion modules: Familiars and Rune Influx.

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $25

All-In (w/shipping): $160, includes the base game, first expanion, and Queenie, as well as Luxor, The Mummy’s Curse expansion, and Queenie

Campaign Ends: 12/24

Game Ships: May 2020

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 769%, with 7 days to go.

Project: Unsettled

Designers: Marc Neidlinger (Vindication, Vindication: Leaders & Alliances), Tom Mattson (Vindication: Leaders & Alliances)

Artist: n/a (credit your artists, people!)

Publisher: Orange Nebula, LLC (Vindication, Vindication: Leaders & Alliances)

Genre/Mechanisms: cooperative game, modular board, variable setup

Player Count: 2-4

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-heavy

Risk: medium-low

Summary: “A 2-4 player cooperative survival adventure set in the wondrous and unnerving fringes of uncharted space” without enemies or combat, where every game features a different set of survival tasks to complete; players can choose to play from among 4 different planet boxes, each functioning as a different standalone base game with different environments, roles, stories, survival tasks, and types of game-play.

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $111

All-In (w/shipping): $111, same as above

Campaign Ends: 1/8

Game Ships: Oct. 2020

Funding Status: Funded: currently at 656%, with 22 days to go.

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