Alternative Civil War: 1861 — A different American Civil War

A project in Nottingham, UK by Ghost Train Games

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ACW is a 28mm miniature wargame where impossible science collides with ancient magics on the fields of the American Civil War.
Backers: 117
Average Pledge Per Backer: £65

Funded: £7,657 of £25,000
Dates: Apr 26th -> May 26th (30 days)
Project By: Ghost Train Games
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Latest News

Ghost Train Back On Kickstarter With Alternative Civil War 1861!

January 23rd - via: beastsofwar.com
Head back in time and fight an Alternative Civil War with the North, South, Spanish and Natives all getting stuck in to this mix of science and magic on the battlefield. (Read More)


May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all!We did a small survey for our re-launch. Please give us your opinions whether you're a backer or not.https://es.surveymonkey.com/s/L7MCCDLWe're getting a lot positive feedback! Things are moving faster than we thought :).  Help us making a... (Read More)

We'll be back!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
To all our fellow backers: It’s clear our campaign is not going in the right direction, sadly. We don’t want to cancel this campaign to keep it as an extra ways of communication with you all, so please don’t cancel you pledge even if the... (Read More)

Some weirdness

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
More finished models, this time the IMLS and the FEB from the North & South Starter Sets. Enjoy! FEB Infantry Regular - Coil Projector “In these times of darkness, we shall bring the light.” - FEB motto The Franklin Experimental Brigade, made... (Read More)

Size comparison chart

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello people, something we had due, a comparison chart with other models ranges, so you can get a better feel of how ACW models look like and measure. Cheers.  (Read More)

Kickstarter: Alternative Civil War

My Kickstarter addiction continues. This time, a new minis game called Alternative Civil War: 1861. Made by someone in Europe of all places. :) It's being produced by Ghost Train Games. This is their first product. (Read More)

Big News: Big changes - Starters Sets improved & more

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all backers and friends. We want our ACW campaign to reach as many players as possible to build a great game with a great community. We have heard the feedback received about how to improve the campaign, and this is the result: MORE MODELS ON... (Read More)

Videos & Raffle

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, do you guys know we have a raffle going on? Still a couple days to join!Let us remind you that we have some big news for the campaign in a couple days, please stay tuned. The bases for participation are on the following videos we made with... (Read More)

Some news.

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We missed something in the previous update: We can't say much yet, but soon we will have some big news regarding the Starter Sets - please stay tuned. Cheers, the GTG Team.  (Read More)

Cavalry designs

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Cavalry will have a very important role in ACW. Usually, they are fast-moving models armed with carbines, as deadly as any musket, that can travel very quickly and get the best of short-ranged shots.   Although they are present in this campaign as... (Read More)

We made easier to get the rules

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, a couple of friends has addressed to us they had a little bit of trouble getting the rules documents, so we've placed them for direct download on our website. These are our internal Alpha versions, but as we were changing something we... (Read More)

Some changes for clarity's sake.

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, as you might have seen, we've added an explanatory image of the pledge levels, which we think really makes more clear what you get in your pledge. Cheers.  (Read More)

30% reached!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update to celebrate we reached 30% of our campaign! A few more design we have ready for our miniatures.  (Read More)

The Big Guys

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Some of you asked to see some of the big guys coming, and that's exactly what we had planned for this third update. Even better actually - we're unlocking some of them! To celebrate we broke the 5k barrier and the awesome response to our project... (Read More)

Creative process

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
While browsing though miniatures Kickstarter projects, it is sometimes hard to imagine how the models will look like, as we often can only offer you early designs or sketches. We want to keep our process as transparent as possible, so you can more... (Read More)

Quick Poll

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We think a poll regarding faction picking could be fun., Let's see what people think. Click link: http://www.poll-maker.com/poll90348xf61B4214-4 Regards Cesar & JC  (Read More)

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