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Rurik: Dawn of Kiev

A project in Madison, WI by PieceKeeper Games

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Build, tax, and attack to become the next ruler of 11th century Kievan Rus. Rurik is a euro-style realm building game for 1-4 players.
Backers: 2319
Average Pledge Per Backer: $75

Funded: $172,813 of $50,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 1st (22 days)
Project By: PieceKeeper Games
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Latest News

Claim the Throne of Kievan Rus in 'Rurik: Dawn of Kiev'

November 27th - via:
Rurik: Dawn of Kiev is a mid-weight euro-style game about the power struggle in 11th Century Kievan Rus for 1-4 players, ages 13 and up. (Read More)

Final hours & stretch goals, Live stream today

July 31st - via:
Hey backers, Wow, what a day yesterday and today - we knocked out all our stretch goals! We're nearing the end of this wonderful campaign and are so thankful for your support, ideas and encouraging comments. How high will we finish and will we unlock... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours! New Player Trays, AU Friendly Shipping, Rebel Rewards Update

July 30th - via:
Hey backers, Wow, we are in the final 48 hours of the campaign! How high can we go and what will we unlock? Please share the campaign with others (online & in person) to help us get there! Lots of great stuff in this update. Read on for: New... (Read More)

Knocking down stretch goals & Q&A with designer

July 27th - via:
Hey backers, Wow, things are really looking up! Thank you so much to all our new backers who are helping us unlock many stretch goals! Read on for: stretch goal updates live Q&A with the game designer new artwork for leader #8 honey piece outcome... (Read More)

Playmat add-on, Cheaper international shipping & New stretch goals!

July 25th - via:
Hey backers, We have lots of big news in this update! First off, thanks to all our new backers - we are so glad to have your help making this game! Read on for: a large playmat add-on cheaper international shipping a stretch goal update Playmat... (Read More)

Rurik: Dawn of Kiev

July 22nd - via:
Kevin and Melissa take a look at a prototype of Rurik: Dawn of Kiev being published by PieceKeeper Games and designed by Stanislav Kordonskiy (Read More)

Live playthrough with the designer & Honey piece update

July 20th - via:
Hey backers, Join us live right now (got a late start) to watch a 3 player game of Rurik with the designer. Click to watch the playthrough part 1 And then part 2 after technical issues If you miss the livestream, you can watch it later using the same... (Read More)

Plastic tray unlocked & New stretch goals

July 19th - via:
Hey backers, Great job - we just unlocked the plastic tray! A big "thank you" to all our new backers who helped push us past the goal! Read on for more about the plastic tray and the next stretch goals. Also, we have a couple reminders and a fun... (Read More)

Watch Rurik live, Vote on honey pieces

July 18th - via:
Hey backers, Thanks to all our new supporters! We're so grateful for your help creating this game. In this update, we cover: a live playthrough of Rurik vote on the honey pieces recently unlocked deed cards We're making a great push towards unlocking... (Read More)

Rurik: Dawn Of Kiev

July 18th - via:
Rurik: Dawn Of Kiev a new Euro-Style, realm-building game with Great Mechanics is on Kickstarter now! A potential successor to the throne of 11th century Kievan Russia you need to control lands, build on those lands and trade with others to earn points. You also earn points with warfare, schemes and your secret agenda, and great deeds you accomplish for the people such as ridding your land of rebels. (Read More)

New leader unlocked, Upcoming live plays

July 17th - via:
Hey backers, Wow, we unlocked several new stretch goals, most notably the new leader mini and card! That is awesome. A special thank you to all our new backers! We're officially in the "mid-campaign slump" part of a Kickstarter, which is perfectly... (Read More)

We are Funded!

July 14th - via:
The moment is here - we are fully funded! Woo hoo! Thank you you so much for your support, and a special thank you to all of our new backers. We couldn't have done it without you. We also unlocked our first social goal. Read on to learn more about... (Read More)

Trending up, Stretch Goals, Solo Playthrough

July 13th - via:
Happy Friday! Thank you to all of our new backers and for the kind words from so many! We're so glad to have you be a part of Rurik. We have a lot to share: a full solo mode playthrough upcoming stretch goals and social goals (your help is needed)... (Read More)

Thank you! 50% Funded on Day 1

July 11th - via:
Hey backers, Thank you so much for your support of Rurik and PieceKeeper Games! Day 1 is officially in the books and we surpassed the 50% mark! Day 1 success is critical for a campaign and we are so thankful for your involvement. Let's keep it up!... (Read More)

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