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King Down

A project in New York, NY by Saar Shai

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Blood. Greed. Glory. Honor. A game of Kings, featuring miniatures, spells and the ultimate battle for the throne. (2-4 players)
Backers: 2297
Average Pledge Per Backer: $90

Funded: $205,783 of $50,000
Dates: Sep 10th -> Oct 12th (33 days)
Project By: Saar Shai
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Latest News

The Battle is won!

October 12th - via:
Dear Kingstarters, I want to thank you all for bending the knee, opening your coffers, sharpening your steel and mounting your steeds to ride into battle with me, to help King Down conquer Kickstarter. It has truly been an epic battle and a noble... (Read More)

Suit Up for the final 24 hours of Battle!

October 11th - via:
From the dark shadows he emerged. His phantom figure creeping silently towards the golden throne. Not a smell. Not a sight. Not a sound. In one swift movement, his arm of steel cut through the warm, beating heart of the Good King. Tears sprung... (Read More)

First look at Painted Minis and introducing the Polystone Shadow & Spirit Expansion!

October 9th - via:
Dear Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, Barons and Grand Dames, The Kingdom has been in a flurry of activity in preparation for the grand banquet three days hence. The Capitol is readying itself for a celebration, the likes of which has not been seen some... (Read More)

$150k Stretch Goal Unlocked - Welcome to the Royal Box!

October 3rd - via:
Dear gutter-rascals and gentlefolk, On this good Friday, I bring glad tidings and news from the Capitol! Seal of the King - Stretch Goal Unlocked! How exciting! We have just unlocked the Stretch Goal for the new 'Royal Box' which will come as... (Read More)

A right, royal update fit for a King!

September 22nd - via:
Forsooth! What a busy week 'tis been. Since last we met I have traveled yonder lands, and write to you, pen in hand, from the land of our ancestors - beauteous London, of fair, bonny England. Amidst the fog and chill, I bring to you tales of King... (Read More)

King Down - The Legend Begins...

September 20th - via:
--I'm re-sending this today, since it seems like most backers didn't receive this yesterday afternoon, when it was first sent out.-- There once was a good King of all four corners of the land. Ruling with a just and mighty hand, he governed the four... (Read More)

King Down - The Legend Begins...

September 19th - via:
There once was a good King of all four corners of the land. Ruling with a just and mighty hand, he governed the four corners of the world with grace, benevolence and strength. He traveled to the Fire Land, where he taught the people about trade,... (Read More)

King Down - The Mega Update!

September 17th - via:
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen in waiting, I promised you some exciting updates today, and I must commend you on your patience. Not easy for you lot ;-) You have all helpfully been updating your 'wish list' and it's time to grant some of those wishes.... (Read More)

The League of Nonsensical Gamers Kickstarter Spotlight

September 16th - via:
Saar Shai, the creator of The Agents, is bringing what he describes as the ‘prequel to Chess’ to Kickstarter. For two to four players, King Down is a small-scale strategic miniatures game based around the concepts of chess, but with a deck of cards from which units may be summoned and spells cast, along with an action-point system overlaid on top. (Read More)

Modern-day Chess: A Preview of King Down

September 16th - via:
What would Chess be like if it were invented in the 21st century? Would it have great artwork, detailed sculpts, and specialized decks of cards? What about support for more than 2 players or a slight element of chance? King Down is that game. (Read More)

Ye Olde Straetch Goale

September 15th - via:
Good day to you good Ladies and Sirs of the Kingdom, I bring to you good tidings from yonder across the seas. The firsteth thingeth on the listeth is the followingeth. Hoorah Hooray for a Stretch Goal today! After 5 incredible days, we've hit our... (Read More)

King Down Hits Funding Target In Under 24 Hours

September 11th - via:
Blood. Greed. Glory. Honor. A game of Kings…and a prequel to chess? (Read More)

King Starter

September 10th - via:
Come one, come all… Welcome to the Kingdom. I’m so proud and pleased to have just launched the campaign for King Down. And I’m utterly astonished and delighted that with your incredible, unprecedented levels of support and enthusiasm, we’ve... (Read More)

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