Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant Boardgame

A project in Santa Monica, CA by Terry Coleman

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Secure your Imperial Warrant to Explore, Expand and Exploit the galaxy for the glory of the Imperium...and your own fame and fortune.
Backers: 244
Average Pledge Per Backer: $145

Funded: $35,468 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 31st -> Dec 3rd (33 days)
Project By: Terry Coleman
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Latest News

Another Stretch Goal Unlocked in Final Hour

December 3rd - via:
With less than 30 minutes to go in the Kickstarter campaign, we've unlocked one last Stretch Goal. Now that we've achieved $35K, we'll upgrade a Scout to a Fast Scout for every player. Thanks not only to those final pledges that put us over the top,... (Read More)

32.5k Achieved - Yet Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!

December 2nd - via:
Well, you guys were determined to reach the next Goal, so you could have a Quick Reference Guide, and you made it!  The Quick Reference Guide will have information on Combat, Buildings, Sequence of Play, and Victory Conditions, to make it even... (Read More)

Final Day Offer - Shadow Pack Add-On

December 2nd - via:
It's the last day of the Kickstarter campaign, and we are getting close to yet another Stretch Goal, the Quick Reference Card, which has been highly requested by several of you.  So, I am going to offer one more Add-On item, because I think this... (Read More)

We've Acheived 30k - Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

December 1st - via:
Another 24 hours - another Stretch Goal reached. What can I say? You guys are awesome :--) To be clear, achieving this goal is cool even if you have purchased the Extended Space Map Tiles, because it gives you more space terrain in the basic set.... (Read More)

New Add-On - Diplomatic Pack

December 1st - via:
We had a great response to both the Planet Upgrade and the Extended Space Map Tiles - thanks to everyone who pledged for those. So, I've decided to make another cool Add-On available now for our Kickstarter supporters, rather than waiting for later.... (Read More)

27.5k Stretch Goal - They Call Me the Destroyer UNLOCKED!

November 30th - via:
I knew this would be a popular Stretch Goal. But I have to admit, reaching that goal in a little more than 24 hours is pretty impressive :--) As a reminder, for achieving this goal, we’ll be able to upgrade one standard Destroyer to a special... (Read More)

New Special Stretch Goal - 250 Likes on Facebook!

November 30th - via:
Even though we are in the last 60 hours of the campaign, we're still trying to get the word out on Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant and reach as many gamers as we can. So, I thought I would offer a different kind of Stretch Goal.  When we... (Read More)

New 27.5k Stretch Goal - They Call Me the Destroyer

November 29th - via:
I promised that after we unlocked the $25k goal, I would unveil a new Stretch Goal, so here it is. When we achieve $27,500 in pledges, we’ll upgrade one standard Destroyer to a special Missile Destroyer for each player. These are designed for... (Read More)

New Planet Upgrade Add-On

November 29th - via:
Given the popularity of the Extended Space Map Tiles, we wanted to offer special Planets for Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant as well. These Planets work the same as the Planet cards in the Standard Imperial Warrant game, but they are crafted... (Read More)

How to Expand in Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant

November 28th - via:
You've been granted a license from the Emperor himself, to carve out a new part of the galaxy for the Imperium...and for your own fame and glory. You already know how to Explore, so here is a brief video that shows you how to Expand your base of... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Unlocked!

November 28th - via:
It doesn't seem all that long ago that we were trying to hit our first Stretch Goal, and now we've already unlocked our second one! Now that we have reached $25,000 in pledges, all of you can enjoy these bonus Military cards. The bonus Military cards... (Read More)

New Add-On: Expanded Space Map Tile Sets!

November 27th - via:
Several of you have asked about the possibility of purchasing extra Space Tiles. So, we are happy to make these available. We're offering these Expanded Space Map Tile sets at a special price for our Kickstarter supporters. For each extra Space Tile... (Read More)

Updates, Photos and Videos

November 26th - via:
Hi, Everyone,We've done quite a few updates now, so I wanted to recap what information they cover. In particular, if you are interested in videos of gameplay, components, and so forth, you'll want to check out the following:Update 10: How to Explore... (Read More)

New Photo - Here is What You Get with the 3-4 Player Expansion

November 25th - via:
I’ve had a number of you ask about the Expansions, so here is a detailed view of everything you get in the 3-4 Player Expansion. You can see the wide range of different playing pieces for the additional two player positions – only this time, the... (Read More)

New Collector's Editions!

November 23rd - via:
Several of the Special Collector’s Editions have been quite popular, and one of them, Free Trader, has completely sold out. So, here are some more Special Collector’s Editions for you to choose from: Special Collector’s Edition: LINGUISTIC... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

November 23rd - via:
We’ve unlocked our first Stretch Goal! Now, everyone will benefit from having an additional Scout Ship for every player in the game. And yes – we will be adding an extra Scout not only for all versions of the base Imperial Warrant game, but also... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal: Scouts, Scouts Everywhere! Go Forth and Explore

November 21st - via:
Hi, Everyone. Thanks for all the excellent feedback on the videos, especially the Explore video. It seems that quite a few of you are ready to get out and discover new worlds, which makes me excited, too :--) So, excited, in fact, that I've included... (Read More)

How to Explore in Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant

November 20th - via:
You've been granted a license from the Emperor himself, to carve out a new part of the galaxy for the Imperium...and for your own fame and glory. The first step on that journey is to Explore this vast new frontier. So, here is a brief video that... (Read More)

Imperial Warrants - How They Work in the Traveller Ascension Universe

November 19th - via:
Now that we have achieved our initial Kickstarter goal, I wanted to give you some more details on how Standard and Special Imperial Warrants work, and why they are important in Traveller Ascension. Traveller Ascension takes place very early in the... (Read More)

We're Funded!!

November 18th - via:
Wow. We’re funded with two weeks to go. To put this in perspective, I still have a number of things left on my personal bucket list, but at least I can check the box that says: ‘Have Successful Kickstarter Project’ It means a lot, not only to... (Read More)

Explore, Expand and Exploit gameplay photos

November 12th - via:
Hi, Everyone, We're working hard on videos that show how you Explore, Expand and Exploit in Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant. In the meantime, here are some new photos to show those aspects of the game in action.  Explore a new region of the... (Read More)

Celebrating the Generic Faction (as well as the Specific Faction)

November 12th - via:
Hi, Everyone, A number of you have sent me questions and comments on Factions, which is great.(And if you haven't already seen the 'What's My Faction?' Update, which describes how Factions work in the game, I suggest you do so now.) A key part of... (Read More)

Let's Play "What's My Faction?"

November 11th - via:
One of the things my friends and I always found fascinating about Traveller was the wide range of attributes that went into creating a character. Rolling up characters was practically a game unto itself.Now, in Traveller Ascension, you aren't playing... (Read More)

Basic Gameplay: How Turns Work in Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant

November 10th - via:
Here is a brief video that shows the card-driven strategy game mechanics of Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant. We'll be following this up with more information on Factions, and how to Explore, Expand and Exploit in the game. But we wanted you to... (Read More)

What fits in the Deluxe box?

November 7th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 As promised, here is visual evidence of what fits in the Deluxe Box. Let us know what you think, and keep the questions and comments coming. Cheers, Terry  (Read More)

More Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant Collector's Editions

November 5th - via:
The Collector's Editions have been very popular. So, we wanted to give you more options from which to choose. Here are the four new Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant Collector's Editions:  You can find these in the Pledge Options,... (Read More)

Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant is a Kickstarter Staff Pick!

November 3rd - via:
Not only did we get off to a great start on our first weekend, we've also been notified that Traveller Ascension: Imperial Warrant is a Kickstarter Staff Pick! As you can imagine, we are flattered to receive such an honor. So, thanks to the... (Read More)

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