Previously, On Kickstarter… #196

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

Project:  I Am Death Now?

Designer: Josh Jack Carl

Artist:  El Santa

Publisher:  Josh Jack Carl

Genre/Mechanisms:  hand management, set collection, take that

Player Count:  2-5

Solo Mode:  no

Complexity:  light

Risk:  HIGH

Summary:  “Kill your five text subjects and be the first player to pass your Death Certification Examination.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping):  $25

All-In (w/shipping):  $80

Campaign Ends:  6/14

Game Ships:  Dec. 2020

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 189%, with 26 days to go.

Project:  Maharaja

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

Artists:  Klemens Franz (Agricola, Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small, Agricola Revised Edition, Altiplano, At the Gates of Loyang, Automobile, Barenpark, Bohanaza, Caverna: Cave vs Cave, Caverna: The Cave Farmers, Clans of Caledonia, The Colonists, Endeavor, Glory to Rome, Grand Austria Hotel, Le Havre, Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King, Lorenzo il Magnifico, Luna, Mombasa, Newton, Oh My Goods!, Ora et Labora, Orleans, Patchwork, Port Royale, Riverboat, Snowdonia, Suburbia, Watergate), Samuele Gaudio

Publisher:  Cranio Creations (13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis, Alchemists, Barrage, Blackout: Hong Kong, Cacao, Codenames, Codenames: Duet, Codenames: Pictures, The Colonists, Concordia, Cottage Garden, Council of 4, Dungeon Fighter, Endeavor: Age of Sail, Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space, Escape Room: The Game, A Feast for Odin, Gaia Project, Glass Road, Grand Austria Hotel, Hamilton & Hamilcar, Imperial 2030, Lorenzo il Magnifico, Navegador, Nemesis, Newton, The Oracle of Delphi, Orleans, The Prodigals Club, Pulsar 2849, Rattus, Red7, Sagrada, Steam Park, Taluva, Tash-Kalar: Arena of Legends, Terra Mystica, Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization, Tzolk’in: The Mayan Calendar, Yokohama)

Genre/Mechanisms:  area majority/influence, city building, point to point movement, simultaneous action selection, variable player powers, victory points as a resource

Player Count:  2-4

Solo Mode:  no

Complexity:  medium-heavy

Risk:  HIGH

Summary:  “A new edition of Kiesling & Kramer’s modern classic of the area majority genre, with rules tweaks and some redesign by Simone Luciani.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping):  $59

All-In (w/shipping):  $70

Campaign Ends:  6/1

Game Ships:  May 2021

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 993%, with 14 days to go.

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