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Dominations - Road to Civilization

A project in Nancy, France by Holy Grail Games

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Take a fledgling nation and grow it into an empire that will echo through the ages in this Domino based, Civilisation building game!
Backers: 1928
Average Pledge Per Backer: €61

Funded: €116,994 of €20,000
Dates: Jun 28th -> Jul 26th (28 days)
Project By: Holy Grail Games
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Latest News

The traits of a Nation

July 26th - via:
Greeting settlers, So, Trait Cards ! You’ll have to excuse the name as, just like the cards themselves, it’s still a work in progress but here’s what I can tell you so far: You’ll draw one of these at the beginning of the game along with your... (Read More)

The final steps

July 25th - via:
Greetings Settlers! Well here we are- it’s the final 24 hours of the campaign, and it’s certainly taken quite the turn! We’ve broken seven different Stretch Goals, and we’re absolutely delighted! Here’s what you’ve unlocked: Three new... (Read More)

All the riches of the world...

July 24th - via:
Greetings settlers! Our apologies for the two updates in quick succession, but we're delighted to announce the fourth and final expansion for Dominations! This is a special one as it is not being developed by us but rather our friends over at... (Read More)

The will of the people

July 24th - via:
Greetings Settlers! We’ve hit a new Stretch Goal! This time around it’s the Census Mastery card! This Level 6 Government card means that each time you activate one of your Cities (of any Domain and any level), it brings you two extra resources!... (Read More)

Word of mouth

July 23rd - via:
Greetings Settlers, The campaign has just a few days to go, and boy has it been busy! Because of this, we haven’t yet had time to talk about some of the reviewers who’ve been talking about Dominations. As a small publisher, reviews and run... (Read More)

On the wagon!

July 20th - via:
Greetings Settlers, We’re finishing off the week with another Stretch Goal! This time it’s the Wagons Mastery card! This card is a Work In Progress! Full illustrations coming soon This level 3 Craftmanship Mastery card allows you to gain 2... (Read More)

Veni, Vidi, Vici

July 19th - via:
Greetings Settlers! It’s that time again: it’s Add-on day, and boy, have we got a doozy for you! Presenting, Provinces! In the Provinces expansion, you will come into contact with other nations, which will give you the opportunity to conquer and... (Read More)

A new era!

July 18th - via:
Greetings Settlers! We’ve got some interesting news for you today! The lovely team over at Tabletopia has made a digital version of Dominations: Road to Civilization for you all to enjoy! So, if you would like to try to base game, you can now do so... (Read More)

The Road to Development...

July 17th - via:
Greetings Settlers ! While we’re waiting to reach our next Stretch Goal, we thought we’d take a little time today to tell you a bit more about the development process behind Dominations and how it became the game it is today! As you all know,... (Read More)

In the eye of the beholder...

July 16th - via:
Greetings Settlers ! We hope that you all had a great weekend! We’ve just hit another Stretch Goal: this time around, it’s the Optics Mastery card! This card is a Work In Progress! Full illustrations coming soon This level 6 Science card allows... (Read More)

The thunder of hooves...

July 14th - via:
Greetings Settlers ! We’ve hit another Stretch Goal! This time around, it’s the Huns Objective card! The Huns were a nomadic, warlike people who were nevertheless very talented craftsmen and horsemen, as well as enthusiastic traders. Emulating... (Read More)

A strange arrival...

July 13th - via:
Greetings Settlers! It’s Friday the 13th, so we thought we might give you a little something extra on this most superstitious of days… Presenting…The Stranger. This mysterious new Character steps in to offer his help if one player finds... (Read More)

History is written by the victors...

July 12th - via:
Greetings Settlers! It’s Add-On day, and we’ve got another new expansion for you. Introducing: Hegemon! The name is taken from the ancient Greek word for a great political and military leader. In this expansion, you and your opponents will be... (Read More)

And all shall prosper!

July 12th - via:
Greetings Settlers, Hurrah, we’ve reached our first 1000 backers today! Thank you so much to all of you for your continued support! We’re truly grateful for your vote of confidence on this project, and we promise that you won’t be disappointed!... (Read More)

A gift from faraway lands...

July 11th - via:
Hi there everyone, We hope that you’re all having a good week! To get you through until add-on day, we thought it might be nice to give you some extra content. Some of you have been voicing concerns about the game’s replayability in terms of the... (Read More)

A sacred calling...

July 10th - via:
Greetings Settlers ! It’s time for our final Domain: Religion! Religion is all about your nation’s sense of spirituality, their capacity for organised worship and their ability to look to the stars! Level 3 Religious Ceremonies - At the Start of... (Read More)

A very public place!

July 10th - via:
Greetings Settlers ! After a bit of a quiet period I’m happy to say we’re on a roll again! As you’ve probably noticed we’ve been making quite a lot of improvements to the campaign over the past few days and it looks like we’re starting to... (Read More)

The power of Science...

July 9th - via:
Greetings Settlers, I hope you had a great weekend! Let’s kick this week off with Science - one of the final two domains we’ve to reveal for Dominations! Science represents your nation’s ability to develop new technologies and acquire... (Read More)

A brief History of videos and Stretch Goals...

July 6th - via:
Greetings Settlers! Happy Friday! After our announcement of the Dynasties expansion add-on yesterday, we've got some new video content for you to take a look at, and just in time for the weekend too! As promised, here's a video with an explanation of... (Read More)

Off to market!

July 6th - via:
Greetings settlers, Another day, another Mastery card rundown! We’re half way through now and there’s already a lot of Mastery cards to potentially acquire. I bet you’re going to need some help finding the resources for all those…no? Well,... (Read More)

A lasting Dynasty...

July 5th - via:
Greetings Settlers, At the head of each great Nation, there have always been leaders - people of unrivalled skill, intelligence, charisma and drive to guide their people through the ages. Now, with the Dynasties expansion for Dominations, you too can... (Read More)

A history of Art...

July 4th - via:
Greetings Settlers ! And we’re back for another article all about Master Cards. So far you’ve seen Government and Craftmanship - two domains that go pretty well together through their mutual love of Cities! So, let’s look at something a bit... (Read More)

Smuggled away...

July 4th - via:
Greetings Settlers, We’ve unlocked another Stretch Goal! This time, it’s the Smuggling Mastery card! When added to your Civilization Tree, this card allows you to immediately gain 10 resources of the Domain of your choice! When upgraded, the card... (Read More)

The Will to Govern

July 3rd - via:
Greetings Settlers! It’s time to talk about another Dominations Knowledge type! Yesterday we talked about Craft, a Domain that can generate a fair amount of resources and facilitate the construction of Cities. To show you just how much interaction... (Read More)

Inventing the wheel...

July 3rd - via:
Greetings Settlers, We’ve hit another Stretch Goal! This time it’s the Wheel Mastery card! This Kickstarter exclusive card is specific to the Science Domain and - similarly to Citizenship and Mosaic - when placed into your Civilisation Tree, it... (Read More)

Masters of the Craft

July 2nd - via:
Greetings Settlers! Welcome to the first in a series of 6 articles where we’ll be revealing the Mastery cards for each of the Domains and talking about their potential in the game! However, before we get into that subject, let’s put Mastery cards... (Read More)

Princes of Persia

July 2nd - via:
Greetings Settlers! A quick update for you : the new Persian Objective card is now unlocked! Which reveals another Stretch Goal: The Domination Token. So, what is the Domination Token? Well, it’s alternative game mode that can add a little bit more... (Read More)

Capitals of the world!

July 1st - via:
So today, let’s talk about Capitals ! Capitals is the free mini-expansion you’ll all be getting with your copy of Dominations! It includes 6 special Golden player tokens and 6 Mastery cards. So what exactly are Capitals? Well in game turns... (Read More)

Following the Star...

June 30th - via:
Greetings Settlers ! Another day, another set of Stretch Goals to tell you all about ! So, First of all: Rhetoric. This is a level 6 Art Mastery card that gives you some extra clout if you’re looking to build a strategy around Monuments! Its Basic... (Read More)

The start of something big...

June 29th - via:
Hello again Settlers ! We’ve bust through another three Stretch Goals, and the day isn’t even over yet! This time around it’s a new Monument – The Great Wall, the Mosaic Mastery card, and the Mayas Objective card! The Great Wall is a... (Read More)

On the Road!

June 29th - via:
Greetings Settlers! Huzzah, Dominations: Road to Civilization funded in just 12 hours! A huge thank you to you all for supporting the project! On top of that, we’ve already hit our first two Stretch Goals : the Citizenship Mastery card and the... (Read More)

Dominations: Road to Civilization comes to Kickstarter

June 28th - via:
After the previous kickstarter success of Rising 5, Museum and Outlaws, Holy Grail Games have a new project arriving on Kickstarter. A civilization game that will have a  (Read More)

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