Fief - France 1429

A project in Fremont, OH by Uwe Eickert

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Fief is a game of dynastic ambition, where players assume the roles of nobles in the 15th century Kingdom of France.
Backers: 4021
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $408,519 of $20,000
Dates: Dec 28th -> Feb 11th (45 days)
Project By: Uwe Eickert
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Latest News

[PODCAST] Dj Grandpa's Crib: The Best of #1 of 6

DJG plays Fief with Uwe Eickert, gets organized with Strollo SmartJars, discovers the Jazz of Carsie Blanton, and hears the hottest from Spike Lee. (Read More)

Fief - France 1429 Campaign almost over!

February 9th - via:
Our Fief - France 1429 campaign is almost over. This has been an incredible experience and we thank everyone for their support. It means so much to a small publishing company such as ours. Below I answer some questions that some of you have asked. ... (Read More)

Medieval Metal Coin Set Add On

February 5th - via:
Due to numerous requests, we are offering a set of custom designed metal coins as a $20 pledge add on. These beautiful and detailed metal replicas are based on actual medieval coins. They give your game of Fief a deeper sense of history and realism.... (Read More)

18th 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goal is unlocked!

February 4th - via:
The Add On Building Packs will now all be upgraded in quality from hollow molded plastic pieces to Solid Molded Models! These Building Packs are Add Ons that you can purchase at our cost of $15 for the Fief Core Buildings Pack and $12 for the... (Read More)

[PODCAST] Dj Grandpa's Crib: One Sly Cat

DJG lights the world with Zuva, finds a mate through Fief, reads Curiosity with Joshua Starnes, serenades The Tenor From Abidjan, visits the Police Precinct with Common Man Games, and joins Jerry Gordon & Maurice Broaddus in the Shadows of the Streets. (Read More)

Fief - France 1429: How to add a Building Pack

February 2nd - via:
Many of you have asked how to add a Building Pack to your pledge level. Below I describe how to do this. We currently are offering two detailed 'Add On' Building Packs to Fief fans at our cost. To include a a Building Pack to your game, you will have... (Read More)

The 15th and 16th 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goals are unlocked!

February 1st - via:
The Outremer Titles and the Mercenaries stretch goals have been unlocked!  The Outremer Titles include the King of Jerusalem , the Count of Tripoli. the Regent of Antioch and the Count of Edessa. Players' individual family members will now be able... (Read More)

The 15th 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goal is unlocked!

January 26th - via:
The Noble Attributes Card Deck has been expanded with more compelling attributes that add new abilities and fun to the game. These include 'The Shadow', 'The Hammer', 'The Pious', 'The Bastard', The Tyrant', 'The Swindler', 'The Stealthy' and more!... (Read More)

The 14th 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goal is unlocked!

January 24th - via:
The Crusaders Expansion has been unlocked!  This expansion adds an entirely new dimension to the game of Fief! In it, the Pope may appeal for a crusade. Lords and their troops who respond to the appeal are moved to the Crusader Board where they... (Read More)

The 13th 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goal is unlocked!

January 21st - via:
The 13th 'Fief - France 1429' stretch goal, Teutonic Knights Expansion, has been unlocked! This expansion allows players to join and attempt to lead the Teutonic Order as they expand and build their underground network of influence and power! ... (Read More)

Fief - France 1429: Buildings 'Add On'?

January 17th - via:
Many of our 'Fief - France 1429' supporters have requested that we offer a 3-D option for the Fief buildings - finely molded plastic Mills, Strongholds and Fortified Cities.  We have secured a source and commissioned 3-D art. In short, we are... (Read More)

12th 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goal unlocked!

January 17th - via:
The 12th 'Fief - France 1429' stretch goal, Noble Family Boards, has been unlocked! We will include six of these, one for each player!  The Noble Family Boards are designed to help players organize their family members, their titles and troops. We... (Read More)

11th 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goal unlocked!

January 14th - via:
The 11th 'Fief - France 1429' stretch goal, Noble Attributes Card Deck, has been unlocked! This stretch goal is one of our design team's favorites. Now nobles take on individual characteristics and traits that can help or confound their opponents, or... (Read More)

Templar Artwork

January 12th - via:
We are coming up on our 11th stretch goal - Nobility Attribute Cards. We just played a game with these cards this weekend and had a blast! :) Gunter had 'The Coward' as one of his main characters and we could not stop laughing. Hopefully we will... (Read More)

'Fief - France 1429' - 10th stretchgoal unlocked!

January 10th - via:
We unlocked the 10th 'Fief - France 1429' stretch goal yesterday, which is the Templars Expansion! With this expansion, your family members may decide to go the route of the Templars, which gives them advantages for raising  troops in villages... (Read More)

'Fief - France 1429' - 9th stretchgoal unlocked!

January 7th - via:
We have unlocked the 9th 'Fief - France 1429' stretch goal today, which is a very handy Plastic Molded Game Tray! Players will have the option to separate this tray, so that players can store their individual units in their own compartments during... (Read More)

His 3rd Kickstarter with over 300% funding: Uwe Eickert on Fief - France 1429

January 7th - via:
With previous Kickstarters backed up to 700%, their currently running campaign’s 300% seems to be a bare minimum. Wow. An interview with principal Uwe Eickert of Academy Games. (Read More)

'Fief - France 1429' - 8th stretch goal is unlocked!

January 5th - via:
Good news! We just passed the 55k mark and have unlocked the 'Attendants' stretch goal!  Several questions have come up consistently, so I will try to answer them here now. If we do not answer for the next few days, it is because we are in the... (Read More)

New 'Fief - France 1429' Stretch Goals revealed!

January 4th - via:
The 'Fief - France 1429' Kickstarter campaign has been active for a week and your support has been tremendous!   The project funded in under 24 hours.   We have unlocked 7 stretch goals so far, including: Bronze First Player Crown Marker Expanded... (Read More)

Happy New Year

December 31st - via:
We want to wish everyone a happy and healthy 2014.  Our family is gathered together at home. Outside we have a snow storm raging and the telephone lines are dead. But the fireplace is roaring, we let the dogs in to keep warm, we have good music... (Read More)

Fund Goal Surpassed in under 24 hours!

December 29th - via:
We want to thank everyone for their tremendous support in backing Fief - France 1429. This is an incredible game and I am so happy that you and your friends will be able to experience what this wonderful game has to offer. We were impressed by the... (Read More)

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