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Empires of the Void II

A project in Sandy, UT by Ryan Laukat

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Control the distant fringe of the galaxy using might or diplomacy in this 120-minute board game for 2-5 players.
Backers: 4022
Average Pledge Per Backer: $68

Funded: $275,400 of $25,000
Dates: Feb 27th -> Mar 24th (26 days)
Project By: Ryan Laukat
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Latest News

Time Lapse Painting and CORZAR

March 23rd - via:
Hello! I hope you're having a great day so far. It's near the end of the campaign, and I have some more art to show you! Planet Corzar A dangerous planet of outcasts. I've uploaded a time lapse video of me painting part of this stretch goal planet.... (Read More)

Final Days!

March 23rd - via:
Hello everyone, and welcome to new backers! Thank you very much for your support. We're on our last two days, and I know we can reach some final stretch goals! Updated Action CardsLet me show you a few action cards with final art: The first, from Tan... (Read More)

AMA Today

March 20th - via:
Hello everyone! We made it back from GAMA and MeepleCon on Friday. It was a great experience being able to meet some of you at the shows and talk about Empires of the Void II. AmAThe "ask me anything" on Reddit is currently live. You can join in the... (Read More)

New Gameplay Video

March 15th - via:
Gameplay VideoRyan and Andrew filmed a new gameplay video that shows off the bigger board with the modular planet tiles! With almost an hour of gameplay, this video shows off a bit more of what the game feels like through a whole play through. One... (Read More)

Reddit AMA

March 12th - via:
Hello! AMAI've scheduled an "ask me anything" on Reddit for March 20 at 12:00 EST, so please join us then for a great discussion about Empires of the Void II! We'll be sure to mention this again as the date draws closer. Explore TokensHere's a sneak... (Read More)

The Mid-Campaign

March 11th - via:
Hey everyone! Live StreamThank you very much for joining us for our Kickstarter Live stream. Technical problems aside, it was a great experience being able to talk with you all about the game. If you missed it, please be sure to check it out (and... (Read More)

Kickstarter Live Stream Tomorrow

March 8th - via:
Hello all! I wanted to let you all know about our Kickstarter Live video tomorrow at 4:00 PM Wednesday, Central Time (CT)! We'll be answering questions and talking about Empires of the Void II. You can see more information on the project main page.... (Read More)

Revised Stretch Goals and Updated Campaign!

March 6th - via:
One of the benefits of being the game designer, artist, and publisher means that I can be flexible when I need to be. I can change something if I think it will make the final product better and it’s something that many people are asking for.   I... (Read More)

Euro Cards

March 4th - via:
Hello backers! We've been at Salt Con this week, a local game convention here in Utah. It's been great to talk to people about Empires of the Void II there. We've been running demos and showing components and it's been fun! Larger CardsI worked on... (Read More)

A Few Insights on the Design

March 2nd - via:
Hello all! I want to talk a bit about some design decisions in this update. After all, I made over twenty unique prototypes with this theme over the past five years. Some of those ended up becoming other games, like Above and Below and Islebound.... (Read More)

Gameplay Videos

March 1st - via:
Hello and welcome to all new backers! It's been a great two days for the campaign.  Gameplay VideosWe've recorded a few short videos to show you Empires of the Void II in action. Brenna, Andrew, and I play through a few rounds at the start of the... (Read More)

Day 2!

February 28th - via:
Thank you for a fantastic project launch!Hello all! It's exciting to be with you as we venture into the fringes of the galaxy. We really appreciate all of the support, discussion, and questions.  Last night I painted the updated player board for the... (Read More)

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