In the Court of the Frozen Queen: Refrosted

After the Empire

A project in St. Louis, MO by Grey Fox Games

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Build your castle, prepare your troops and survive the siege in this competitive worker placement and tower defense game
Backers: 1613
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $136,452 of $30,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Sep 26th (24 days)
Project By: Grey Fox Games
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Latest News

We did it! Thank you!

September 26th - via:
Backers, Thank you all so much for your support! We are so excited about After the Empire and love to see that passion shared by you all. Evan and Ryan have been working on this project for years, and now it's one crucial step closer to be a real... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals

September 25th - via:
Hey everyone, What an amazing push we've had so far. We've unlocked a ton of cool stuff for the game!  Some of you have been asking if there are any stretch goals left, and the answer is yes! If we hit $130,000 we will unlock even more promo cards... (Read More)

All in Pledge and the Final Push

September 24th - via:
Hey After the Empire backers, All in pledge In the comment section we have seen several requests for an all-in pledge option. We have updated our pledge levels to include it! Now if you want all three addons, you just need to select that pledge.... (Read More)

Game Trayz Add-on

September 23rd - via:
Hey Backers, The results are in! You all are overwhelmingly in favor of the Game trayz add-on so we are making it live now. Trayz This is a game trayz component tray. You will be able to pull it right out of the box, set it on your table, and jump... (Read More)

Potential Game Trayz Add-on

September 18th - via:
Hey backers, We've been seeing some discussion regarding a potential Game Trayz insert. We've reached out to Game Trayz and unfortunately, there's no way we can do it as a stretch goal with our current trajectory, but we can offer it you all as a $15... (Read More)

Gameplay Dive: Wood

September 16th - via:
Hey backers, We've been talking a lot recently about the combat phase of the game. Today we're going to take a closer look at one of the key resources of After the Empire and its numerous applications. Wood Wood is a basic building block of both your... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: A More Perfect Union?

September 16th - via:
A rundown of current Kickstarter tabletop game projects (Read More)

Gameplay Dive: Mercenaries

September 13th - via:
Hey Backers, Today we are continuing our look at some of the game mechanics for After the Empire.  We've already talked about the role of soldiers in defending your kingdom from invaders. Now we are going to look at another key component of your... (Read More)

Unlocked Promo Card SG and a Bit of Lore

September 11th - via:
Hey backers, We have an exciting announcement for you today. You guys have been great backers having fun with us in the comments, Ryan has been crushing it with live interviews, and we are just feeling good about the campaign so to commemorate the... (Read More)

Interviews about After the Empire

September 11th - via:
Hey backers, We just wanted to let you all know that Ryan Mauk, one of the designers, is doing some interviews today about the game. The first one is live now at  At 4pm Central there will be another interview... (Read More)

Gameplay Dive: Invaders

September 9th - via:
Hey After the Empire backers, First of all, congratulations on the great weekend! We hit several important milestones. We now have over 1,000 backers for this project and couldn't be more stoked to see all of you talking about the game. We also... (Read More)

Gameplay Dive: Soldiers

September 5th - via:
Hey After the Empire backers,  Over the next couple of weeks we are going to take a closer look at some of the mechanics and cards of the game. For today, the topic will be Soldiers.  Soldiers These are an integral part of defending your kingdom.... (Read More)

Four New Stretch Goals!

September 4th - via:
Hey backers,  You all blew through those first two stretch goals like they were nothing! Congratulations! It's been great to see all of you active in the comment section. We love discussing the game; keep it coming!  You have already unlocked a... (Read More)

Funded! And First Stretch Goals!

September 3rd - via:
Hey After the Empire backers, Thank you all so much for your enthusiastic support! You all have made this an amazing first day (and we're still only about 2 hours in)! We couldn't do this without you all and we are so appreciative. Please continue to... (Read More)

We're back!

September 3rd - via:
To all those that are coming back from the last cancelled campaign, THANK YOU!   To everyone here for the first time, welcome and THANK YOU as well ;) As you'll notice, we promised bigger and better and we hope you feel that we delivered.   Our... (Read More)

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