878 Vikings - Invasions of England

A project in Fremont, OH by Academy Games

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Gain fame, riches and a new home as the Vikings voyaging to England, or defend your Kingdom and Christendom from the pagan hordes!
Backers: 5424
Average Pledge Per Backer: $104

Funded: $562,084 of $20,000
Dates: Mar 17th -> Apr 17th (32 days)
Project By: Academy Games
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Latest News

'878 Vikings' Stretch Goals Summary

April 15th - via:
We are in the final days of the '878 Vikings - Invasions of England' Kickstarter campaign. This incredible game has been in development for over three years and has been playtested by groups from around the world. They all have said that this could... (Read More)

Vikings 60mm Detailed Scale Models

April 13th - via:
Several supporters have asked for more detailed pictures of the VERY limited edition 60mm Vikings Detailed Scale Models we are offering as an Add-On. This is a limited 400 set production run, with every set including numbered W.Britain authentication... (Read More)

Vikings - Last stretch goal in sight!

April 12th - via:
We want to thank all of our supporters for their help in enabling us to publish 878 Vikings with all of the upgrades and expansions that we have worked so hard to develop during the past three years! We hope to unlock the final stretch goal $450k... (Read More)

Runes and Prayer Expansion Unlocked + Cytosis KS Ending Soon!

April 12th - via:
Expansion 4: Runes and PrayerIntroduction The Pagan Vikings believed that fate was inevitable and that their seers could glimpse the future. The Christians, on the other hand, relied on their God to intervene on their behalf and bring them good... (Read More)

Vikings Wooden Card Holders unlocked

April 7th - via:
One of the unlocked stretch goals is the beautiful 4 piece Wooden Card Holders set.   Thegn faction card holder Each card holder is 215 x 40 mm and 3 mm thick. They are precision laser cut and look very Viking! :)   Norsemen Faction Card Holder... (Read More)

878 Vikings now available in Italian language

April 6th - via:
WYRD edizioni to publish 878 Vikings in ItalianWYRD edizioni has joined our Kickstarter campaign team to publish 878 Vikings for Italian language pledgers! We are very excited to be working with this professional publishing company.  . Everything... (Read More)

878 Vikings - Viking Ships Stretch-Goal Expansion

April 5th - via:
Viking Ships have been unlocked.This is a fun expansion option to add to your game play, since it offers the Vikings great coastal mobility. But beware, if the English burn your ships, your fleeing men will die! . IntroductionShips were the key to... (Read More)

Viking Miniature Mold production completed

April 5th - via:
Game production update - Many of you have asked us to post production updates for 878 Vikings. So we will be posting details as we receive them!  All molds for the unlocked miniatures, plus the Add-On Leaders and Buildings have been completed!... (Read More)

Invading Viking Leaders

April 2nd - via:
Below we will describe how Viking leaders invade and battle. This is a rules change from all of the previously published games in this series, which gives 878 Vikings a VERY unique feel - both strategically and tactically!  Each Round, player turn... (Read More)

878 Vikings Dice Re-Design

March 28th - via:
We want to thank to all of our supporters for their great comments. Based on your input, we decided to re-design the '878 Vikings' Battle Dice! Please let us know what you think.  Crossed Swords and Axes = Hit, Running Man = Flee, Horn = Command... (Read More)

878 Vikings - Event Cards Overview

March 27th - via:
In '878 Vikings', each faction begins the game with their faction's cards 01 thru 12. These are comprised of seven Movement Cards and five Event Cards.  With all Event Cards having been unlocked, each faction now has 19 Cards, increasing the number... (Read More)

878 Vikings - Relics and Holy Places Expansion

March 24th - via:
The Relics and Holy Places stretch goals have been unlocked! Please tell your friends about this great Kickstarter, so that we unlock all stretch goals! Below is an overview of this expansion that can be added to game play. I really like this... (Read More)

878 Vikings Map Details

March 22nd - via:
All miniature stretch goals have been unlocked, so the 878 Vikings game map, cards and rules have been updated to reflect these miniatures. Below we show pictures of the new map, along with miniatures set up on a smaller 'prototype' map.  878... (Read More)

War for Land and God Expansion

March 20th - via:
In this update, we continue to describe expansions that have been unlocked in our stretch goals. You can download the '878 Vikings' pdf game rules by clicking here. War for Land and God can be added to the 878 Vikings base game play to add different... (Read More)

878 Vikings - 17 Stretch Goals Unlocked!

March 18th - via:
878 Vikings - Invasions of EnglandWe have unlocked seventeen incredible stretch goals on the first full day of the campaign, including four game play expansions! Thank you for your support. We will give an overview of unlocked stretch goal expansions... (Read More)

Vikings Kickstarter has begun!

March 17th - via:
The Academy Games team wants to you for the tremendous support that you have shown for '878 Vikings - Invasions of England'. You helped fund the game in 14 minutes and have helped unlocked over 14 stretch goals in the first 12 hours!  110 15mm... (Read More)

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