King's Champion

A project in Surprise, AZ by Talon Strikes Studios

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An exciting, hybrid Euro-style game of medieval jousting, with worker placement, resource management mechanics & innovative combat.
Backers: 781
Average Pledge Per Backer: $35

Funded: $27,576 of $15,000
Dates: Mar 30th -> Apr 28th (30 days)
Project By: Talon Strikes Studios
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Latest News

New URL for livestream

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to technical difficulties,  you can find the new URL for the livestream here! https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/hej5d4bdkfbnxd3zxqwlqmkahue Come join us and chat as we record our latest podcast episode!  (Read More)

Hangout with us in our final hour!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update. Two things: We humbly thank all of you for believing in this project and us. We really couldn't do this without all of you! And secondly:  We are inviting all of our backers to join us tonight as we record our next podcast... (Read More)

To Coin a Phase.....

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, Welcome New Backers! We are making wonderful progress! I had an Awesome backer ask about a wooden coin instead of the metal coin. I was pretty focused on the metal coin so I did not even really think about a wooden one.  BUT, This... (Read More)

Skewering Stretch Goals

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, WOW! What a great day. Welcome new backers.  We unlocked many goals today. What a great job of sharing and bringing folks to the project. We funded the Silkscreen Bits!  We still have one more goal looming out there for sure.... (Read More)

38 Hours to Go!

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
  Hello Strikers, We have unlocked Abbey and the Inn and the Bits! We are super close to the Chancery! So awesome to knock down these goals! We should move forward today and continue to work towards the 25K mark. Continue to share the game on social... (Read More)

Digital Art Pack and Status Cards Upgrade!

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, AWESOME JOB! 117 Thumbs! We have unlocked the Digital Art Pack and the upgrade to the flip side of the House Status Cards. This will give players the choice of which side to use and the perks that they wish to unlock during game... (Read More)

The Final Joust!

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Strikers, Welcome New Backers! WOW, we have entered into the final few hours left on this project. What a ride to this point. All of you have made a difference for Talon Strikes Studios! I promise to squeeze every dollar out of this project... (Read More)

The Home Stretch

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, We are entering the home stretch of the campaign! We are excited to be moving towards the Abbey and the Inn. Once we get closer to the bits I will put up some choices for the next goal to vote on after that. We are into the final... (Read More)

Voting Complete!

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers. Thank you all for voting!47.5% for the building!     Thank you everyone who voted I am glad to give the backers control of what they want to see in the Stretch Goals. Once we hit the 22.5k Goal on the bits we will vote again on... (Read More)

Rock The Vote!

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, Welcome New Backers!!!!!! So we are going to vote on the next stretch goal. If you want your voice to be heard then you will have to vote. Vote HereGo to the vote and pick which goal you would like to see next.   This building... (Read More)

Thanks To The Tweeps!

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Strikers, Welcome New Backers! Bulletproof Box Unlocked!Just a quick shout out to those folks that helped to unlock the box! This makes me very happy. Our last game got the upgraded box as well and it makes a huge difference. So, thank you for... (Read More)

Dahlia and Grievance and Gamelyn, Oh My!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, WOW!We broke through another Stretch Goal today how awesome! Thank you do much for continuing to bring new folks to the project. We have added some great value over the past few days! The next goal is two buildings. They are really... (Read More)

Wooden Bits!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Strikers, Welcome new backers and first time backers! Sir Grievance added! Awesome job of moving the campaign along. Thank you for the interaction of the questions and talking about the game play. I really enjoy discussing the mechanics and... (Read More)

Happy Easter! Stretch Goal and Full A Playthrough

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, Happy Easter! Jon Gets Games!Jon did a full Playthrough of King's Champion. He did a fantastic job. It is such a privilege to have his talents and hard work for our game.  You can see the full Playthrough either on our Kickstarter... (Read More)

Kickstarter of the Week - King's Champion

April 16th - via: clubfantasci.com
An exciting, hybrid Euro-style game of medieval jousting, with worker placement, resource management mechanics & innovative combat. (Read More)

Honoring Gamelyn!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, Another Stretch Goal!I am blown away today. Two goals down and working towards a third. I am proud to announce the next Stretch Goal A new Knight. Sir Gamelyn the Lionheart.  Gamelyn is a tribute to the single most influential... (Read More)

One Stretch Goal Funded!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, One Stretch Goal Down!Not only did we fund yesterday we also knocked out the first Stretch Goal. Backer Homer upgraded his pledge and this unlocked Lady Dahlia!   Working towards the upgraded Card Stock and the Armory. The Armory... (Read More)

Funded! Now onto Stretch Goals...

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, FUNDED!!!Thank you so very much for helping us to cross the funding mark! Now on to stretch goals! We have some wonderful goals to bolster the game and increase the replay ability. So many Knights to add so many Building to get in... (Read More)

Crossing the Four Hundred Mark!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, 400 BACKERS! We passed 400 backers today and we are close to funding. What a great job of sharing our project and bringing other folks in. So, looking towards stretch goals there are many things we would love to add to the game for... (Read More)

Grab a Box, Name a House, & Start Your Joust

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, As Discussed Here are the Custom Levels!Baroness Pledge Level $200 with a copy of the Game Handmade Wooden Box Handmade Custom Knight Tokens Handmade Custom First Player Marker Upgraded Bag 2 Metal Goblets for rolling dice Ships... (Read More)

What is Next!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, We have two photos on the front page of BGG! I uploaded a new photo of the box. I hope it will be approved soon by the moderators on BGG. We're still looking to hit the hotness list. We'll see if two photos will help us! Why... (Read More)

90 Thumbs!!!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, 90 THUMBS!!! What a great job! It was so awesome to watch you folks work hard to get the thumb count up at BGG. Your interaction there is great. Reviews.... We had a written review come out today from Club Fantasci. It was great... (Read More)

King's Champion by Talon Strikes Studios Kickstarter Preview

April 5th - via: clubfantasci.com
King'?s Champion is a unique and innovative game in an uncommon and heavily thematic setting. (Read More)

Thumbs Up to you!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, Just a quick update to thank you so very much for all the THUMBS today! We are showing in the third spot in the picture gallery on the BGG home page. This is great. The next step is to get onto the Hotness.  Unlocks So Far!6 New... (Read More)


April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Strikers, To boost our signal this week we are asking for some help on thumbs. Please click the link below and hit the Green Thumb Button. THIS LINK What does this do for us?This is a BIG HUGE deal. What this does is help us hit the hotness... (Read More)

Shipping Adjustment

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Strikers, As promised we have found a new partner for our shipping needs. We were contacted as a result of this project and this has changed the cost. We are still picking up some of the responsibility for shipping however, we are able to... (Read More)

Day One In The Books

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Strikers, Thank you for an awesome first day! We are 50% funded. I hope that tomorrow brings another fun day of bringing folks to the project. For those of you returning to back another great TSS project Welcome Back! For those that are first... (Read More)

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