A project in Halethorpe, MD by Mantic Games

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Enter Loka, it's both the chess set you've always dreamed of and a new game by Alessio Cavatore!
Backers: 745
Average Pledge Per Backer: $140

Funded: $104,172 of $25,000
Dates: Feb 23rd -> Mar 24th (30 days)
Project By: Mantic Games
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Latest News

Adventures in Wargaming: Whoa, Kickstarter! Easy now!

July 31st - via: beastsofwar.com
James M. Hewitt from Mantic Games (The M is always important!) delves into his experiences with Kickstarter and lets you in on a few of the secret goings on behind the scenes. It's quite the ripping yarn! (Read More)


March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
My, oh my… those were possibly the longest 30 days of my professional life! I was not quite prepared for what an intense experience Loka’s Kickstarter was going to be. From speaking to Ronnie, Chris and the other excellent guys at Mantic, I... (Read More)

The Mantis Warrior

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re into the last 10 mins and we want to end on a high so we’ve made a brand new add-on available to finish with! The Ronnie Mantis Warrior figure is now available to add-on to your pledge for $12! We want to know what you think this character... (Read More)

Unleash the Dragon!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Incredible – what a landmark… what a milestone! The $100,000 goal has been breached – the Dragon has been unleashed!! Not only this but our friends from Legendary Games – the developers behind Alessio’s Shuuro: Wrath of the Elements... (Read More)

NEW Stretch Goal: LOKA Compendium!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re half way there to seeing the Elemental Dragon take to the skies and so we thought we’d have a little look at what comes next… $105,000 – LOKA Compendium A Backer Request, we will put together a LOKA Compendium that includes all of the... (Read More)

Skies of Fire

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
And that my friends is the LOKApocalypse Bolt-on locked in! Rules for mass battles are coming your way ;) Next up – DRAGON! $100,000 – Elemental Dragon LOKA is the world of Fantasy Chess – and no fantasy world is complete without a Dragon! If... (Read More)

How to train your Dragon

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow – today has been the second best day of the campaign so far – and with less than 24 hours left to go it’s showing no sign of slowing down. We’re so close to hunting down the LOKApocalypse Bolt-on we’d thought we’d go ahead and... (Read More)

Scenery Upgrade is in!

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
And that my friends is the brand new LOKA scenery locked in - thank you all so much! Scenery Tiles Concept Art - by Heath Foley These brand new tiles will now be thrown in free with a pledge of Bishop ($50) and up! The Scenery Tile Add-on will also... (Read More)

NEW Stretch Goal: LOKApocalypse!

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow – what a total to wake up to!  With 32 Hours to go, we're not done yet - you guys need some more stretch goal goodness, so here’s what we’ve got coming up next: $90,000 – LOKApocalypseMantic is all about big battles, and if we hit... (Read More)

Scenic Route

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
And that’s $80,000 - thank you so much! Phenomenal – you’ve allowed Alessio to write the campaign system for LOKA. We’ll include a digital download of the Campaign System, Map and Campaign Markers into every pledge of Bishop ($50) and up, and... (Read More)


March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Huzzah – less than 48 hours to go and boom, stretch goal smashed! That’s 8 additional figures of your choice thrown into Knight ($100) and 4 additional figures (Queen, Rook, Bishop and Knight) added to Rook ($25) and Bishop ($50) to accompany the... (Read More)

Firefly, Legions of the Damned, and Fantasy Chess [Video]

It’s time for another packed show and we have a massive bundle of Dropzone Commander Starter Armies up for grabs! Enjoy the show and watch out for an Exclusive Infinity Miniature Preview! (Read More)

Interview - Alessio Cavatore Talks About Loka

March 6th - via: pinsofwar.com
This is an interview with renowned game-designer Alessio Cavatore. Alessio and I talked on Skype about his latest game, Loka: The World of Fantasy Chess, which is currently looking for the support of enthusiastic gamers and miniature painters on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Interview - Alessio Cavatore's Newest Endeavour - LOKA!

March 5th - via: belloflostsouls.net
Hello everybody, it’s Falk from the Tabletop Fix. Today I bring you an interview with a very prominent member of the gaming industry – Alessio Cavatore is here to talk about his new game Loka! (Read More)

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