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Four Tribes

A project in Naperville, IL by Jason Glover

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Use a mix of cunning and luck to sway the Village Elders of the Four Tribes to side with your Empire in a time of uncertainty!
Backers: 681
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $31,452 of $12,000
Dates: Jan 7th -> Feb 6th (30 days)
Project By: Jason Glover
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Latest News

We Passed 30K! Only a Couple Hours Remain!

February 6th - via:
FANTASTIC! You all are AMAZING! I cannot believe this final push! We only have a couple hours left, so if you have not shared the link to this Kickstarter, I ask that you do it now! We passed 30K a few hours ago, so now all copies of Four Tribes will... (Read More)

We hit 28K! Stretch Goal Unlocked and another revealed! WOOT

February 5th - via:
Sorry for 2 updates in one day, but we have some great news! We have unlocked our 11th stretch goal! Now every copy of Four Tribes will come with an alternate set of Village Cards! FANTASTIC!  New Stretch Goal Revealed! When we hit 30K we will have... (Read More)


February 5th - via:
Hello folks! We are at the final stretch and I really wanted to thank all of you for your continued support with this project. I think all of you are going to be very happy with the final product. So far we have been able to add SO MANY stretch... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Reached and New Goal Revealed!

February 3rd - via:
Hello Folks! Just got home from work and I am excited to post the next goal, but first, we need to recognize that we passed 25K and have unlocked the Donkey Card! HEE-HAW! I wanted to mention that I will be adding an icon to each donkey card so... (Read More)

9th Stretch Goal Reached! HEE-HAW!

January 27th - via:
Hello Folks! We did it again! We have passed 23k and we have unlocked our 9th Stretch Reward! I am so impressed with the support. Thank you all for spending your own time spreading the word about this amazing game!  We have unlocked the Harvest Card... (Read More)

New Add-on! Another Reward Unlocked! & Donkeys?

January 25th - via:
Hello Folks! Reward Unlocked! Well we passed the 21K mark over the weekend. I did not want to post an update and disturb your weekend. I was also working on some really fantastic ideas! But first, We have unlocked the Starting Player Coin, so not... (Read More)

20K Reward Unlocked! New Stretch Goal Announced!

January 24th - via:
Woot! We have hit a milestone! We just passed the 20K mark this morning and we keep on trucking! We have now UNLOCKED SEVEN STRETCH REWARDS so far! We have adding 12 ALL-NEW BONUS CARDS to every copy of the game! We have unlocked the KICKSTARTER... (Read More)

Indie ShoutOut: January Kickstarter Megapost

January 24th - via:
Every month, I roam the world of Kickstarter’s Games tab to find out what people are looking to fund and create. For these articles, I usually only broadcast board and card games, to offset the weekly Indie ShoutOuts that review digital games. (Read More)

19K Assassin Card Unlocked! New KS Exclusive Reward Revealed!

January 22nd - via:
Hello Folks! Woot! We have hit 19K and have unlocked our 6th stretch Reward! FANTASTIC! Every copy of Four Tribes will now include 2 Assassin cards, one for each player's deck! The Assassin card is another nasty card that you play on your opponent.... (Read More)

Eternal Dynasty & Four Tribes Cross-Promotion!

January 21st - via:
Hello Folks! I am super excited to announce a fantastic cross-promotion that we are going to have with a good friend of mine and his Kickstarter for Eternal Dynasty! Nick Yu is the designer and I have known Nick for quite some time. I actually was... (Read More)

Unicorn Cards Unlocked! Micro Game Rules PDF

January 20th - via:
Woot! Very excited that we hit 18k! What is Unlocked?Thanks to all the new backers and for the continued support of all backers! We have unlocked the Unicorn Cards!  The Unicorn card adds a whole new twist to things and can be used very... (Read More)

All Us Geeks Podcast!

January 18th - via:
Hello Folks! I just wanted to let all of you know that the All Us Geeks Podcast interview is up. If you are interested in listening to Jeff King and myself discuss design, publishing, Four Tribes, the gaming community, and much more, please check it... (Read More)

Black Dragon and Wine Cards UNLOCKED! & More

January 17th - via:
Hello Folks! We hit another Stretch Goal! Woot! We have unlocked the Black Dragon Card. One will be added to each army deck. The Black Dragon is the nastiest of dragons and is a wild card valued one. Here is a look at the Old Black Dragon card (left)... (Read More)

New Add-on Items!

January 15th - via:
Hello Folks! I have been working on gathering ideas and thoughts from backers and elsewhere in order to add some new add-on items. I am still looking into a few other items, but I thought I would start with a few small ones first. Here they are! If... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals Added!

January 14th - via:
Hello Folks! I have spent a good portion of the day looking at the stretch rewards. I want to make every effort I can on my end to make Four Tribes the best it can be. With this notion in mind, I have made a few changes in regards to the stretch... (Read More)

New Art for the Card Backs!

January 13th - via:
Hello Folks! I am always looking for ways to improve the game and I felt the card backs could use some art. I thought it would be cool to focus that art on a heraldic symbol to represent each of the two opposing armies. I kept with the green vs... (Read More)

Tribal Conflict Micro Game UNLOCKED!

January 13th - via:
Morning Folks! We have hit our second stretch goal and we have unlocked the micro game Tribal Conflict. Tribal Conflict is a quick playing area control game that utilizes all the components that already come in the box! The game itself consists of a... (Read More)

Kick The Box Jan. 13th 2014 Edition

January 13th - via:
Welcome back to another edition of Kick The Box. This week, while trouncing through Kickstarter’s murky waters, I uncovered several shiny gems. Press on to see what board games and game accessories I have found to be too enticing to pass up. (Read More)

Pestilence is UNLOCKED! New Pledge Levels!

January 11th - via:
Hello Folks, UNLOCKED!WOOT! We just unlocked the micro expansion Pestilence! This expansion includes 4 all new cards (2 for each army deck). Let's take a look. The Disease Card. This nasty card acts just like the Dragon cards but it is wild! You can... (Read More)

New Main Video and More!

January 10th - via:
Hello Folks! I went out and hired a professional voice actor and I redid the the main video. The video is ten fold more professional and it is now only 58 seconds long! I ask that you share the campaign with this new video. I think the message of the... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: 8-bit Villages and Aspiring Stew Chefs

January 10th - via:
Several new card games have hit Kickstarter, and Tasty Minstrel Games has another pay what you want campaign that worked so well for them with Coin Age. There's an interesting mix of game companies and independent designers seeking funding, so here's a list of our favorite Kickstarter projects for January 2014. (Read More)

Bonus Micro Game for Everyone!

January 9th - via:
Hello Folks! I have some FANTASTIC news! I was going to unlock an add-on for all of you that I think is very awesome, but since all of you have been so great and because we funded in less the 48 hours, I have decided to make it a BONUS stretch reward... (Read More)

We Are Funded!

January 9th - via:
WE DID IT! Thanks for all of your support! I think everyone of you will really enjoy your time with this game.  Now we get to focus on unlocking a bunch of awesome stretch goals! I am also working on a really cool add-on that I will introduce in the... (Read More)

Halfway to the Bonus Jumbo Map Card!

January 8th - via:
We have just passed he 200 backer mark! Nice work!  Getting 200 backers solved half the puzzle of unlocking the bonus Jumbo Map Card. Now all we need to do is share the the Facebook link on the front page. Here is a picture of the front page with an... (Read More)

Added More Early-Birds!

January 8th - via:
Well, we sold out all 100 Early-birds in 5 hours! Woot! I decided to add another 100! Thanks for all the early support. I really think you all will be VERY happy with this game and this campaign. Please try and share it on Facebook is you have an... (Read More)


January 7th - via:
Welcome to the Four Tribes Kickstarter! I am very excited about this game. You will notice it has received quite a good amount of buzz going into the campaign. Some of this is due to the positive reviews it has gotten.  I wanted to thank all of you... (Read More)

Four Tribes Game Review

January 6th - via:
It’s a time of war, famine, and death. You have fought hard, but to no avail. Victory remains elusive, but there is hope. If you could win the favor of the village elders who control key routes along a river used for trade, you could control the flow of goods and resources used by your foes. Turning your army to the north, you make haste to the river. Your spies have informed you that your enemy plans the same tactics and only one can win. (Read More)

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