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DRCongo: Hope out of Horror.

A project in Surrey, UK by Ragnar Brothers

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A game on a 'big' scale that combines resource management with military action to heal a damaged nation and ..... create wealth!
Backers: 246
Average Pledge Per Backer: £56

Funded: £13,856 of £10,000
Dates: Jan 7th -> Feb 7th (31 days)
Project By: Ragnar Brothers
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Latest News

Huzzah! You have done it!

February 7th - via:
A big thanks to all of you who have pledged and made cogent comments and suggestions. Without your help and some of you helped in a big way! we wouldn't have such a great game to produce for you. It was a good design before the project started but... (Read More)

Some thoughts and thanks

January 31st - via:
This up-date links  in response to conversations (and work) that have surrounded the game during the Kickstarter campaign. The post on BoardgameGeek also gives me chance... (Read More)

Other language translations for the rules

January 28th - via:
We have people ready to add Polish and Spanish to the English and German rules for DRCongo! These will be posted on BGG and our own web site by the time the game is out in June. Thanks to all of you who kindly offer us help with the game! Gary  (Read More)

Some of you are missing your stretch goals!

January 25th - via:
We have had questions concerning stretch goals (which we don’t currently have for DRCongo). To reiterate, we have put everything we want into the game and are not looking to put in things that won't add to the game. However we appreciate the... (Read More)

Rules up-dated

January 21st - via:
I've just posted the 'up-dated' rules for DRCongo: Hope out of Horror in Files on the game's page of BoardgameGeek. There is quite a considerable amount of change: the result of ideas springing from more recent trialling of the game and suggestions... (Read More)


January 17th - via:
 'Has there been any thought given to a solitaire variant?' There has now! If you enjoy solitaire play please check this out and spread the word.  (Read More)

Rahdo run through of DRCongo: Hope out of Horror now live!

January 12th - via:
Here are the inks to Rahdos various run throughs and his final thoughts: Part I: Gameplay Runthrough (static cam)  Part II: Extended Gameplay... (Read More)

Brief review from one of our game testers

January 11th - via:
Paul Lister of Boardgame Guru fame has written a short overview of DRCongo after play testing for us - thought you might like to read it so here it is: "Players act as industrial barons attempting to exploit the untapped resources of the Congo and to... (Read More)

Here is a link to a copy of the provisional rules

January 10th - via:
Hi everyone - some folks wanted to read the rules so here is a iink to a pdf - most rules won't change in the final edition but there are going to be a few tweaks as a result of recent testing - enjoy! ... (Read More)

A brilliant first day!

January 8th - via:
Thanks for making the first day so successful but please keep spreading the word as we have still got a way to go! It was great to see some new names amongst the backers and a warm welcome to you all! We hope to get some coverage in other areas of... (Read More)

[FORUM POST] Impressions from a play tester (and rabid Ragnar Fan)

January 8th - via:
Players act as industrial barons attempting to exploit the untapped resources of the Congo and to turn that wealth into investments in the cities of the country. (Read More)

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