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Daniel Mersey's Battle Ravens: The Shieldwall Board Game

A project in Brighton and Hove City, UK by Will Townshend, PSC Games
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Battle Ravens is a game of Viking Age shieldwall warfare, designed by Daniel Mersey and illustrated by Peter Dennis!
Backers: 184
Average Pledge Per Backer: £52

Funded: £9,514 of £6,000
Dates: Nov 20th -> Dec 6th (16 days)
Project By: Will Townshend, PSC Games
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Latest News

Thank you for a successfully funded campaign!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to you – our backers on this campaign – we are delighted to say that our Kickstarter project has been successfully funded! Thank you very much indeed for supporting Dan’s new board game. What happens now? PSC Games’ next tasks are to:... (Read More)

Stretch goal 7 unlocked!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
With 10 minutes to go, we did it, we unlocked the 7th stretch goal! As a Kickstarter Exclusive, we will now be giving every backer an additional copy of the rulebook - so there's one for each player. Thank you everybody!   (Read More)

Stretch goal 6 unlocked!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
It's the final few hours of the Battle Ravens Kickstarter campaign, and Stretch Goal 6 has just been unlocked! This means that we'll be inserting a printed card tray into the box, featuring Peter Dennis's evocative box front artwork. Let's see if... (Read More)

Stretch goal 5 unlocked!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks everyone! With the latest backers who've come on board, we've now unlocked Stretch Goal 5 - an additional set of 39 plastic stands (an army's worth). As a Kickstarter Freebie we’re giving you a set of 39 plastic stands to mount an army on.... (Read More)

The final stretch!

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We only have three days left of the campaign now and wanted to again, say a huge thank you to everybody that has backed the campaign so far! We're really excited that Battle Ravens is going to be a reality and cannot wait until it hits you tables,... (Read More)

Stretch goal 4 unlocked!

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to everyone who has come on board in the past two days, we’re now able to unlock the designer's optional rules (added into the army bags). All Kickstarter backers will receive these as each pledge level includes a Scottish Army bag. These... (Read More)

Jambalaya Plays Games Kickstarter Preview

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, it's me again with another update! Yesterday, I was talking about reviewers and how wonderful it was to see lots of people playing and enjoying Battle Ravens. We just got a new Kickstarter Preview in from Jambalaya Plays Games and it perfectly... (Read More)

More Kickstarter previews!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
It has been so nice reading reviews and watching videos of people playing or talking about Battle Ravens and enjoying it. We are over halfway through the campaign and still getting to read nice things and thought it would be good to share them with... (Read More)

New stretch goal added – extra plastic stands

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve added a new stretch goal at GBP £8,000: a Kickstarter Freebie of extra plastic stands. If this stretch goal unlocks, you’ll receive a set of 39 plastic stands to place a third army on (you get enough stands in the game’s box to mount the... (Read More)

Stretch goals 2 and 3 unlocked!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, thanks everyone – we’ve had a host of new backers coming aboard our Battle Ravens longboat, which means that we’ve hit the targets to unlock the next two stretch goals. The board will now be mounted (rather than printed on card), so it... (Read More)

Stretch goal 1 unlocked – Tactics Cards

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch goal 1 has unlocked, which means that each army will include a set of its own Tactics Cards (10 for each army). Norse and Anglo-Saxon cards come in the Battle Ravens game box, and the Normans, Welsh, and Scottish armies will have cards in... (Read More)

Funding goal achieved!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks very much to our backers so far – we’ve now hit our funding goal so Battle Ravens is going to enter production! With more backers on board, we’ll be able to start unlocking the stretch goals… Thanks again – we’re looking forward to... (Read More)

Battle Ravens rulebook

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re really pleased with the way the Battle Ravens rulebook has turned out. Our designer, Michael Watson, has turned Dan’s rules into a wonderful parchment-style booklet. You can check out the rulebook HERE.  (Read More)

Happy Friday backers!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello and happy Friday! It's so good to see that the weekend is finally here. First of all, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving and a good time with your family yesterday if you're in the US and if you're not, I hope you had a good week. Another HUGE... (Read More)

Taking a look at the prototype pieces and helping us fund!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Good evening/afternoon wherever you may be. First of all, thank you to everybody that has helped us so far. We are nearly halfway to funding. Please share the campaign on Facebook, Twitter, social media and with all your friends so that we can fund... (Read More)

Preview of the Anglo-Saxon and Norse playing pieces

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
From a pre-production copy of the game, here are a couple of photos of the Anglo-Saxon and Norse armies.  At the beginning of the game, each of your shieldwall areas look like this – 3 Hirdmen and 3 Bondi are present in each area.  We’ve also... (Read More)

A little note from PSC Dan

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
If you’re on board as a Battle Ravens backer, I just want to say a quick ‘thanks’ to you. This game is even more special to me than our other Kickstarter projects because it’s one of my own designs, first signed up by Will long before I came... (Read More)

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