Previously, On Kickstarter… #142

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

Project:  Frutticola

Designers: Giovanni Fiore, Virginio Gigli (Coimbra, Egizia, Grand Austria Hotel, Lorenzo il Magnifico)

Artists:  Inmedia Srl

Publisher: (AuZtralia, Altiplano, CO2: Second Chance, Dice Town, Fief: France 1429, The Gallerist, Kanban: Driver’s Edition, Lisboa, Mare Nostrum: Empires, On Mars, Race for the Galaxy, Teotihuacan: City of Gods, Tales of the Arabian Nights, Tiny Epic Galaxies, Viceroy)

Genre/Mechanisms:  economic, worker placement

Player Count:  2-5

Solo Mode:  no

Complexity:  medium-light

Risk:  medium-low

Summary:  “In Frutticola, players lead small family businesses specialized in growing and selling fruits and jams, trying to become the richest in town by the end of the year. With only a few Workers and Farmers, you will have to choose when to send them in the fields, or to buy pesticides, fertilizers, and other items, and when to produce jams and sell them at the market.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping):  $61

All-In (w/shipping):  $61, same as above

Campaign Ends:  2/26

Game Ships:  Nov. 2020

Funding Status: Currently at 33%, with 24 days to go.

Project:  King Arthur’s Vortex Chess

Designer:  Marcin Malinowski (Castles & Dragons Board Game)

Artist:  Jakub Głąb

Publisher:  El Fenix Games (Castles & Dragons Board Game)

Genre/Mechanisms:  2 players, action points, card drafting, dice rolling, variable phase order

Player Count:  2

Solo Mode:  no

Complexity:  light

Risk:  HIGH

Summary:  “A tactical Chess-like game, set in Arthurian Mythology, where Merlin Ambrosius defends Camelot against Medraut ap Lot.”

Base Pledge:  $38 + shipping

All-In:  $321 + shipping

Campaign Ends:  2/26

Game Ships:  Dec. 2020

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 101%, with 19 days to go.

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