Donning the Purple

A project in Trondheim, Norway by Petter Schanke Olsen

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How would you rule the Roman empire? Show your true colors in this asymmetrical king of the hill game for 1-3 players.
Backers: 768
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr391 NOK

Funded: kr300,127 NOK of kr100,000 NOK
Dates: Feb 20th -> Mar 22nd (31 days)
Project By: Petter Schanke Olsen
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Latest News

Episode 145- Tudor

April 22nd - via:
During this weeks episode: 1) The Pegs discuss their recent game plays including Paladins of the West Kingdom, Donning the Purple, Guardian's Call and many more; 2) All the Pegs review the action selection game Tudor; and 3) Look back at Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea. (Read More)

Episode 181: Kingsport Festival, Civilization A New Dawn and A Short Topic Extravaganza

April 16th - via:
Alrighty Cabalists, Wednesday is back with another episode of The Secret Cabal and today we go back 5 years to take a look at a reimplimentation of the classic dice allocation game in H.P. Lovecraft's Kingsport Festival from Passport Game Studios. Then we take a look back at Civilization A New Dawn, the streamlined tabletop port of the popular Civilization video game series from Fantasy Flight Games. After Tony T hooks us up with a damn fine tabletop gaming news segment, the gang hosts a short topic extravaganza including discussion on gaming awards, games we'd love to explore deeper and popular YouTuber hand hygiene. (Read More)

When Politics Gets Cutthroat, Literally: A Review of Donning the Purple

Bradly takes a deep dive into Donning The Purple, a game of Roman treachery and title holding. (Read More)


March 22nd - via:
This is what we have unlocked since last update. A new plot card that makes the player´s estates generate double income the year the card is played. The enemy cubes are upgraded to swords. The legion cubes are upgraded to shields. We have now added... (Read More)


March 21st - via:
We have entered the final 48 hours and the funding has picked up speed again. We are unlocking new stretch goals fast! This is what we have unlocked since the last update A new event card that adds enemies in all provinces that does not contain... (Read More)


March 19th - via:
Two new stretch goals have been unlocked! That means that lots of new cards have been added to the game. This is what the unlocked cards does. The first plot card allows the player to take a look at the top card of two decks and decide if the cards... (Read More)


March 13th - via:
A new stretch goal is now unlocked. Now we can increase the thickness of the player mats and add some unique tokens for the solo mode. This means more value for the solo players and that the player mats will be more robust. The next target is a mini... (Read More)


March 11th - via:
The fifth stretch goal is now unlocked. This was the first of hopefully many unlocked mini goals during the campaign. Now we can add one extra plot card! This plot card doubles the strength of the next plot card you play. That can come in handy if... (Read More)


March 7th - via:
Great job! The fourth stretch goal is unlocked. Now we can add the advanced mode. This mode includes new components. The new components are two special stamina tokens for each player and some end of the year event tokens. If you use the special... (Read More)

Mid campaign update

March 5th - via:
We are growing steadily every day. Things are going a bit slower now that we are in the middle of the campaign but that is completely normal.  From now, on to make things more interesting, we are going to add new small stretch goals in between the... (Read More)


March 2nd - via:
Great! The third stretch goal is unlocked. Now we can add 1 extra event, plot, forum and agenda card in the game! The event card make the players bid on the heir token.  The plot card gives the player the chance to pay stamina to roll Glory dice. ... (Read More)


February 26th - via:
Oh yeah! Second stretch goal unlocked. Now we can put linen finish on all cards and add 4 reference cards. One card for each player and one card for the emperor role. They will help you remember how to get those precious victory points and other... (Read More)


February 24th - via:
Oh yeah! First stretch goal unlocked. Now the player mats have prints on both sides and that adds lots of replay value to the game. Thank you! The next goal is at NOK 140 000. If we reach that during the campaign we will put linen finish on all cards... (Read More)


February 22nd - via:
You are awesome. Thank you so much for your support. Donning the purple has reached its funding goal and that means we are going to make a board game together! Ohyeah! This is only the beginning of the journey. What is that thing in the horizon? Oh,... (Read More)

The first 18 hours

February 21st - via:
Hello there! The first 18 hours have been amazing. The game is 65% funded and have almost 200 backers. Within two hours after the launch we surpassed what our first game on Kickstarter (Kill the King) reached in two days! We are also really happy to... (Read More)

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