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Clockwork Wars, a fantasy-steampunk war game

A project in Phoenix, AZ by Eagle Games

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Position your troops, research powerful discoveries, employ espionage, and capture strategic resources to win the game!
Backers: 539
Average Pledge Per Backer: $99

Funded: $53,335 of $25,000
Dates: Jul 30th -> Sep 3rd (35 days)
Project By: Eagle Games
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Latest News

Thanks Backers for a great campaign! Here's what's next!

August 31st - via:
Well we did it!  Got to $53,000 on our second day and we were able to stay there the entire time! We are very happy with that and with the fact that so many of you (nearly 540!) stayed with us all the way through!  You folks are terrific! Within... (Read More)

Last 3 days! New Add-Ons and some free stretch goals!

August 31st - via:
Of the nearly 40 Kickstarter projects that Eagle Games has conducted, Clockwork Wars may be the most perplexing to date.  We received about 527 pledges and $53,000 in the first 72 or so hours of the project. Since then, we have received slightly... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Round-up: Pack O Game, Monster Deck 55, Sovereignty of Dust, Slap .45 & Much More

August 29th - via:
Has a month really passed since I last wrote one of these? Indeed it has, but everything has been Gen Con, Gen Con, Gen Con the past few weeks with news about Spiel now starting to dominate my attention. (Read More)

Purebreeds: a history

August 28th - via:
(This update will be the first in a series of narrative posts documenting some of the lore and history behind Clockwork Wars.  They'll give me a chance to showcase more of our fantastic art, and I hope they get you even more excited about the game... (Read More)

First look at "Court of Rasputin" Illustration

August 27th - via:
Hello! I have a fun illustration to share with you today, and one for which you are directly responsible!  As you know, hitting our $30,000 Stretch Goal allowed us to create unique illustrations for each of the Court tiles.  The Courts in Clockwork... (Read More)

NEW Add-ons! Easier-to-achieve Stretch Goals! Give-aways! Jump On and Pledge NOW!

August 26th - via:
Hi Backers -- We have a little over a week to go and while we have not advanced much in a while, we are still over $50,000 in support--which is GREATLY appreciated! In an effort to make it easier to achieve $70,000 in pledges and get closer to 700... (Read More)

Age of Grit video game and the Steampunk supernatural comic: Boston Metaphysical Society

August 25th - via:
Hi Backers-- I just received this post from Madeleine Holly-Rosing from the steampunk supernatural comic Boston Metaphysical Society:  "I was wondering if you'd like to do a little cross-promotion between our Kickstarters?" And why not? ... (Read More)

Results of KS Exclusive Tile Poll

August 24th - via:
First of all, greetings to all our new Kickstarter backers!  Thank you so much for backing our project and helping make Clockwork Wars a reality. As we move in the final 10 days of our campaign, please allow me to take another opportunity to... (Read More)

The Grip Mats for the Discovery Cards are a GO!

August 21st - via:
Just a brief Update to let all of you know that we DO have enough people interested and pledging for the Grip Mats for the Discovery Cards that we will definitely be making those available.  Thanks for your interest and pledges in these.  They will... (Read More)

New Art and a Second Poll

August 21st - via:
Cheers all -- I hope people enjoyed watching the 3-player game video and seeing all the strategic possibilities that even a single game of Clockwork Wars offers. Today, I have two things I'd like to share with you. New Artwork:  "Divine Right"The... (Read More)

3 player game video posted!

August 19th - via:
Greetings & Salutations -- As promised, I was able to host and record a complete 3-player game of Clockwork Wars this weekend, and I've finally got it uploaded to YouTube. You can watch it below, and I'll be adding this link to the main KS page... (Read More)

2 vs. 2 alliance rules preview

August 17th - via:
Good evening (or good morning, as the case may be!) -- A couple announcements for you all... 2 vs. 2 alliances variantI've been working diligently on developing some rules for 2 vs. 2 player team games in Clockwork Wars, in part because of some... (Read More)

Final Manufactory/Science Icon Poll Results

August 15th - via:
The winner by a hefty margin is... flask!  Final tally was: Flask:  44 votes Smokestack:  17 votes I think this was a great example of how we can take advantage of the Kickstarter structure and the community that it builds around a project to help... (Read More)

Manufactory/Science Icon Poll Results - and a Runoff!

August 13th - via:
Thanks to everyone who voted in our poll!  It was great to read all your comments, and interesting to see how you tackled some of the various issues that have come up in our deliberations as well.  For example, I really appreciate you guys trying... (Read More)

Poll: Manufactory/Science Icon

August 10th - via:
Greetings! Today, Alex and I would like to do something a little different with our update and have some fun.  We want to start getting YOU involved in the design process for Clockwork Wars.  Since you've been gracious enough to support our... (Read More)

Discovery Cards

August 10th - via:
Salutations! In today's update, I really just want to show off a couple of our Discovery cards.  If you watched my play-through video, or have visited my design blog, then you know that Discoveries are the pathway to victory in Clockwork Wars.... (Read More)

Shipping rate questions and why will it take so long?

August 9th - via:
HI Backers-- I think just about all of us would rather that future discussions here in Updates and Comments and Messages will concentrate on the Clockwork Wars game itself, maybe upgrading it and hopefully understanding it better, given that we have... (Read More)

Miniatures Information

August 8th - via:
Ladies & Gentlemen – We’re over a week into our Kickstarter and feeling very excited about the impending production and publication of Clockwork Wars. We truly are living in a golden age of table top gaming. In this update, we’d like to... (Read More)

More Early Bird pledges now available! Kickstarter exclusive hexes added at $70K!

August 7th - via:
Hi Backers! Effective this afternoon, we have added another 100 Early Bird II, Emperor Level pledge slots to the English version of Clockwork Wars!  They are now available at $100 each (up from $99 each). We are also adding a KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE... (Read More)

Spreading the word

August 5th - via:
Hello! Hallo! Bonjour!  Hola! Let me take yet another opportunity to thank you for pledging and supporting Clockwork Wars.  I'm so passionate about this game, after having worked on it for the past 5+ years.  Seeing you share my enthusiasm and... (Read More)

Sentience Expansion Rules posted

August 3rd - via:
Hello everyone -- We're making steady progress towards our next stretch goal:  miniatures for all the unique units in the game.  We're hopeful that we'll hit it tomorrow! We just posted the rules to the Sentience Expansion on our project website.... (Read More)

$50,000! New stretch goal unlocked

August 2nd - via:
Greetings everyone -- It’s my pleasure to announce that we’ve surpassed $50,000 in our Kickstarter to support Clockwork Wars! The speed at which we’ve attained this level has absolutely floored me. I’ve been thoroughly enjoying chatting with... (Read More)

Eagle Games Strategy Bundle (unlimited) Update

July 31st - via:
Hey all you bundler's! We've updated this level, it's back at the $300 mark! The shipping prices for the "Eagle Games Strategy Bundle (unlimited)" have also been corrected. Thanks for your support, --Eagle & Gryphon Games  (Read More)

Shipping for Clockwork Wars (CW)

July 31st - via:
Trying to set shipping rates for Kickstarter projects is not easy. We feel it is most unfortunate that games companies have decided to “compete” based on shipping—an area that few of us understand and/or are capable of accurately estimating... (Read More)


July 31st - via:
Hi everyone --   This is Hassan Lopez, designer of Clockwork Wars.  I am absolutely thrilled to report that we've hit our $25,000 goal in under 12 hours!  I'm amazed and humbled and grateful.  Thanks to you all for making this project happen.... (Read More)

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