Guardians of Fire

London 1888, an historical, immersive and dark board game

A project in London, UK by A.K.A GAMES

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London 1888 is a turn-based horror game, with co-operative play and an unexpected twist. And Jack is one of them. For 4 to 8 players.
Backers: 154
Average Pledge Per Backer: £48

Funded: £7,420 of £20,000
Dates: Mar 3rd -> Apr 2nd (30 days)
Project By: A.K.A GAMES
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Latest News

Last update!

March 29th - via:
For the last three days, we added some other exclusive card bonuses to From Hell, Scotland yard and the Ripper's tour pledges. Thanks for your support!   (Read More)

More cards for Scotland Yard and another great pledge

March 24th - via:
We decided to thank our faithful pledgers. We offer now a bonus of 2 new exclusive Weapon cards to our Scotland Yard backers to help them catch the Ripper. We created another pledge with 17 great exclusive Event, Weapon and extra Action cards.  Hope... (Read More)

London 1886

March 17th - via:
We would like to attract your attention on a very interesting comic book, right now on KS, set in 1886 London based on a fictional version of The Elephantman. It's quite close to our London 1888 theme. Take a look at it !... (Read More)

Bonus cards !

March 13th - via:
We were considering the creation of an exclusive female character card. We've chosen a famous theosophist and occult writer, Mrs Mabel Collins. Then we thought it would be silly to introduce Mrs Mabel Collins without the man she suspected of being... (Read More)

Some extra characters cards

March 10th - via:
You asked for female investigators and/or suspects cards.  However it's quite unfair for female gamers to be forced to play a male part. We therefore asked the authors about this, and they are absolutely enthusiastic about adding new female... (Read More)

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March 9th - via:
Follow us on our Twitter account now !  (Read More)

Tutorial n°2

March 8th - via:
The second tutorial, about the board and how to place the decks, is now online.   (Read More)

About the Facebook Share link and the Social Goals

March 5th - via:
There are a couple special Goals on the project's main page, called Social Goals. They are designed as an incentive for backers and their friends to spread the word, because if you have a good project, getting it known is the hardest and the most... (Read More)

Social Goals

March 5th - via:
You can win another exclusive Action card by sharing on FB. Please check our Social Goal box and share ! This card will be included in the Core box.   (Read More)

Pledges updates and Stretch goals

March 5th - via:
We heard you and we offer now some KS exclusive cards to the From Hell and Scotland yard pledges, without waiting for the stretch goals. And about stretch goals, the first ones are now unveiled. Please, check your pledge level box in the project.... (Read More)


March 3rd - via:
To introduce some important parts of the rules, we decided to offer some light tutorials. Right now on the project and on Youtube Tutorial 1: Setting up the game - the Line of Suspicion  (Read More)

New shipping solution for our Canadian friends!

March 3rd - via:
We found a new cheaper shipping solution for our Canadian friends! Shipping cost change for Canada : 20 USD/£12/around $CA 22  (Read More)

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