Previously, On Kickstarter… #164

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

Project:  Dark Ages

Designers:  Adam Kwapinski (InBetween, Lords of Hellas, Nemesis), Andrei Novac (Exodus: Proxima Centauri, Praetor, Progress: Evolution of Technology)

Artist:  Joel Holtzsman

Publisher:  Board & Dice (The Networks, Teotihuacan: City of Gods, Trismegustis: The Ultimate Formula)

Genre/Mechanisms:  4x games, action points, area majority/influence, area movement, civilization, dice rolling, income, miniatures, moving multiple units, solo/solitaire game, tech trees/tech tracks, territory building, variable player powers, variable setup

Player Count:  1-4

Solo Mode:  yes, by David Turczi

Complexity:  heavy

Risk:  medium-low

Summary:  “A 4x game and historically-based civilization-building game featuring an action selection and Euro-centric mechanisms. Comes in two versions: Western Europe (subtitled Heritage of Charlemagne) and Central Europe (subtitled Holy Roman Empire), featuring different maps and identical gameplay, that can be played separately or combined into a larger map that plays 5+.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping):  $96

All-In (w/shipping):  $170

Campaign Ends:  3/21

Game Ships:  Mar. 2021

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 230%, with 3 days to go.

Project:  Paris

Designers:  Michael Kiesling (Asara, Azul, Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra, Azul: Summer Pavilion, Coal Baron, Heaven & Ale, Java, Linko!, Maharaja: The Game of Palace Building in India, Mexica, The Palaces of Carrara, Riverboat, Tikal, Torres, Vikings), Wolfgang Kramer (6 nimmt!, Asara, Coal Baron, Colosseum, Downforce, El Grande, Hacienda, Java, Linko!, Maharaja: The Game of Palace Building in India, Mexica, The Palaces of Carrara, The Princes of Florence, Tikal, Torres)

Artist:  Andreas Resch (City of the Big Shoulders, Firenze, Great Western Trail, Gugong, Istanbul, Istanbul: The Dice Game, Lorenzo il Magnifico, Maracaibo, Mombasa, Pictomania, Rialto, The Speicherstadt, Tinner’s Trail)

Publisher:  Game Brewer (Chimera Station, Gentes, Gugong)

Genre/Mechanisms:  city building, economic, tile placement

Player Count:  2-4

Solo Mode:  no

Complexity:  light

Risk:  medium-low

Summary:  “Take on the role of wealthy real estate investors in the Paris of the 1900s; purchase some of these magnificent Parisian buildings in order to make a profit, and invest in the development and upkeep of some of Paris’ most iconic monuments and landmarks.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping):  $64

All-In (w/shipping):  $98

Campaign Ends:  4/3

Game Ships:  Oct. 2020

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 116%, with 16 days to go.

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