Xia: Legends of a Drift System

A project in Lincoln City, OR by Far Off Games

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Customize your starship, explore, trade, mine, fight and become a Legend! A 3-4 player sandbox style tabletop miniatures adventure!
Backers: 3293
Average Pledge Per Backer: $105

Funded: $346,772 of $100,000
Dates: May 17th -> Jun 22nd (36 days)
Project By: Far Off Games
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Latest News

Live QA now!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys! For those of you who want to tune in, I'm doing a livestream Q and A for anyone who wants to tune in!  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/Sasachaz Just for fun! We're going to be rolling until we hit 10pm and the Kickstarter closes!!! Cheers,... (Read More)

Final Hours!!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Backers! Here’s an update video for you in the last few hours of the campaign! *EDIT: As of now it still has about 45 minutes until it's available, so check back later! Sorry, computer failed in the middle of the upload...Check back in 45 min... (Read More)

Your 48-Hour Kickstarter Countdown Reminder -- Xia: Legends of a Drift System

June 20th - via: geekdad.com
It is simply amazing to watch how boardgames do on Kickstarter. I have absolutely zero statistics, but it just seems to me that for every one Kickstarter project that fails to reach funding, nine more are successful in raising the minimum funds to launch the project. I must admit, when Xia: Legends of a Drift System first appeared on Kickstarter asking for a minimum $100,000 in funding, I was nervous. (Read More)

48 Hours to go!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey backers! I really can't believe my eyes! As of writing we are at 278,000 and rising fast! Welcome to all of you swelling the ranks! Welcome to Team Xia! We are so glad to have you here!! As I look towards past the Kickstarter here's a few things... (Read More)

PA - Apology

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm incredibly sorry! I didn't realise tweeting @ people was not allowed in the KS rules. Please do not tweet at the Penny Arcade guys regarding Xia! Thank you!! (I'm working to remove that from update 16, but I need Kickstarter to do it for me).... (Read More)

Many things!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys, so I took a break yesterday from campaigning because my good friend (and one of the main Xia testers) Drew was getting married to my sister-in-law! So congrats to them! Awesome time! And what a great father's day! Again, I want to welcome... (Read More)

New Date & Name a ship!!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello hello hello! How are you doing this fine day backers?  I am feeling top-notch! Every time I put up stretch goals, I always feel like these numbers are beyond scope, and every time you knock them out with mind-boggling speed!  To all of you... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goals & Metal Credits Preview

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey backers! I cannot believe my eyes. $200,000! What a crazy crazy week! I am humbled at your enthusiasm. First off, I'd like to welcome all the new backers: I'm so very glad to have you on team Xia! Welcome aboard!! Final stretch goals Alright, I'd... (Read More)

Sand & Water

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Kemplar IIFor millennia, the seat of power in Xia has been Kemplar II. Within the vast aging cityscapes, the noble houses, embassies, and politicians dwell, holding the realm together. Or that is what they would have you think. Those opposed to... (Read More)

The Future

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Backers! Really excited about the future of Xia, and I hope this video shows you why! :) Here's a summary of what's in the video: 3D printing I'm very excited about the 3D printing revolution, and I want Xia to be a part of it! As I've said on... (Read More)

Tigris Gate

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Before the war, Xia was a system of immense wealth and stature. The Gates were christened thus:   Excelsior, Deltus and Tigris. The creation of the Gates ushered in an age of prosperity. But great wealth brings power. And as you know, dear friend,... (Read More)

Of Ice & Fire

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Neo DamascusA colony world in the process of terra-formation. Terraforming was going to be the future; we thought we could turn desolate worlds into paradise. In reality the only worlds capable of such transformations are ice planets with earth... (Read More)

Tier 1 Ship

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there team Xia! So, you guys blew through those stretch goals way faster than I had ever anticipated!  All of my previous Kickstarter research has not prepared me for this campaign. We haven't followed any of the normal trends, there's usually a... (Read More)

Smugglers' Den

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I just got off work and sat down at my computer and I can't even believe my eyes! We nailed this first stretch goal before lunch! I am completely taken-aback by your support! Smugglers' DenThe first goal unlocked is the Smugglers' Den! It's an outlaw... (Read More)


June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey backers! I can't believe you guys! You REALLY REALLY knocked it out of the park! I am so incredibly overwhelmed by your support! Thank you so much for being a part of Xia!! It is such a surreal feeling to have something I've worked on so long... (Read More)

Podcast & Update

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Just a simple update here, nothing crazy! If you're busy, don't worry about it, no big announcements! If you're bored and dying for any news, here ya go! Here is the video (sorry for the audio quality): Here is a little podcast I made earlier in the... (Read More)

Media Roundup

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there! We've got quite a bit of press recently, some really big names in board gaming are excited about Xia! I'm incredibly humbled to have my game spoken of so well. Here's all that goodness in one spot! Undead Viking's preview of Xia. This one... (Read More)

Canadian Pledge levels!

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! A very important update for our Canadian backers!  2 new pledge levels for Canada: $85 for Regular boxed copy! $110 for Sellsword boxed copy! Also, send me some Tim Hortons doughnuts! :) Keep your stick on the ice, -Cody  (Read More)

International Bundles

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! If you're an international backer than this post is for you! I've been trying to figure out a solution to the high price of shipping + taxes for you international backers and here's what I've got. Bundles The basic math of this is that... (Read More)

Goal & Manufacturer

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there! I get a lot of questions and comments about the 100k goal, and I’d like to take some time to address some of those.  I didn't enter into this lightly; I have spent many hours in thought and discussion, pouring over spreadsheets late... (Read More)

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