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Arkeis - a cooperative story-driven campaign board game

A project in Lille, France by Ankama BoardGames
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Steampunk meets ancient Egypt in Arkeis by the authors of 7 Wonders, Cyclades, Sea of Clouds...
Backers: 3414
Average Pledge Per Backer: €97

Funded: €332,395 of €70,000
Dates: Nov 5th -> Nov 28th (24 days)
Project By: Ankama BoardGames
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Latest News

Stretch goal unlocked! More Traumas to torment you!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello again, explorers ! It seems nothing can keep you down, not even the most serious wounds. That’s why we’re adding 6 Trauma cards to complete the set, thanks to the latest stretch goal unlocked!... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked! Animal Companions enter Arkeis!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
 (Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello, explorers!  We're getting close to the end of this Kickstarter campaign, but that doesn't mean we can't take the time to stop by a cute critter and pat it on the head!  We've just unlocked the... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked: Backer-exclusive scenario!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hello, explorers!  One more stretch goal has just been unlocked, and we know you were all waiting for this one!   Now, let's get ready to welcome Animal Companions in Arkeis! The animal companions are a... (Read More)

Art update! Meet the rest of the artists!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, explorers!  we're approaching the last 10 hours of the campaign, and we wanted to share more crazy artwork with you!  As you already know, we've worked with many talented artists for Arkeis, some of them you already know from our previous... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked : Experience card sets complete !

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hello again, explorers!  Another stretch goal was just unearthed, that's impressive!  Thanks to this stretch goal, all explorers now have a total of 9 experience cards!  Now, it's time to unlock our last,... (Read More)

Gameplay update! Trauma cards

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, explorers!  Today we'd like to tell you more about the Trauma cards! Just like we recently did with the experience cards, we put together a list to show you all the trauma cards available at the moment! Be advised, some of them are really... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked! Better card quality

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello again, explorers! It didn’t take you long to unlock this stretch goal! You may know that quality materials can make the difference in the tensest moments of your adventures. That’s why all of... (Read More)

Gameplay update! Experience cards, part 3

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas)  Hi, explorers! Today we continue our gameplay updates with a new focus on experience cards. If you've missed our  previous updates on this topic: Click here to learn more about Éléonore and Frank's XP... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked! Run away, they can FLY!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello, explorers! Have you ever poked an ugly insect only to suddenly realize it could fly and shriek in horror? Well, with the latest stretch goal you’ve just unlocked, you’ll get to experience this... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked! Hardcore mode!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers!  First of all, we'd like to welcome all newcomers: Thank you so much for backing Arkeis!  You've already unlocked a new stretch goal: the Hardcore mode!  These 9 enemies will now come with... (Read More)

New backer-exclusive scenario unlocked!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers!  We've just unlocked yet another awesome stretch goal! You'll find more info on this new, backer-exclusive scenario in this update!  How fast can we unlock the Hardcore mode?  And if the... (Read More)

One more stretch goal unlocked! Arkeis soundtrack!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas)  Hi, explorers! Wow, this one went down fast!  We've just unlocked Arkeis's soundtrack and couldn't be happier!  And now, let's unlock this epic scenario! You know what's next! HARDCORE MODE! What could... (Read More)

Strech goal unlocked! Final camp upgrade!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello explorers! You smashed through this stretch goal like a careless aid with a sledgehammer! You have now unlocked the final camp upgrades: four new tents have been added to the selection, letting you... (Read More)

Gameplay update! Experience cards, part 2

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, explorers! Today we continue our gameplay updates with a new focus on experience cards. If you've missed our first update on this topic, you'll find it here.  Let's get straight into it, here are all of Rhiat's cards currently available!  Rhiat... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked! The 'Four Guardians' scenario awaits you!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello, explorers! We've just unlocked what may be our best stretch goal so far! Thanks to your undying support, the Four Guardians scenario has now been unlocked! This scenario is unique and gives you the... (Read More)

Gameplay update! NEW SCENARIO + Sphinx scenario!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, explorers!  A few days ago, we unveiled the Sphinx add-on:  Note that the tokens are still being worked on If you missed this update, here's the introduction for this scenario: Thus the Sphinx Cometh! We received new working sessions pictures... (Read More)

Scenario Spotlight! Episode 7: Deep in the Mist

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) This is it, explorers. The final steps of your journey, the final moments of your quest. Every hardship you’re lived through pushed you in the same direction, a destination you’ve reached at last.... (Read More)

Minis Gallery!

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, explorers!  We've unlocked many minis in the last few days, and we'd like to thank you all once more for the amazing support!  A few days ago, we finished printing some of the newest minis' prototypes. We tought it'd be the right time for a... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked! Sekhmet joins the Guardians

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello explorers! The last guardian is free, hear her roar! Thanks to this new stretch goal unlocked, the Sekhmet Guardian has now been unlocked and added to the game! In ancient Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet is... (Read More)

Scenario Spotlight! Episode 6: Full Steam Ahead

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello explorers! We’re now reaching a new scenario in Arkeis’s campaign. Like another great story that took place a long time ago, in far, far away galaxy, you shouldn’t be reading about episode 6 if... (Read More)

Mega gameplay update! Learn more about the Dungeon Crawler mode!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello explorers!  It's been a while since we announced the Dungeon Crawler mode, and since then, Team Kaedama has made great progress on the topic. They just sent us an overview of the mode so far, which... (Read More)

2 new stretch goals unlocked! An Assassin by trade and Traumas for days!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello explorers! The last strides before the goal are always the hardest. But with your eyes locked on the prize, you crossed the desert and unlocked two stretch goals at once! First, five new Trauma cards... (Read More)

Gameplay update! Experience cards, part 1

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, explorers!  Today we'd like to take some to delve deeper into Arkeis's experience system.  As you probably know by now, experience points are earned during and between missions, and depend on how well your whole group does in each scenario. ... (Read More)

2 stretch goals unlocked! That’s no mere Scarab…

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello, explorers! Social stretch goal unlocked! Always looking further for new mysteries, you’ve found yourself face to face with this charming character. And thanks to you, their stretch goal is now... (Read More)

Last week + 2000 backers goal!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hi, explorers!  We're now entering Arkeis's last week on Kickstarter and we have exciting news to share for the occasion! As soon as we reach 2000 backers, we'll unlock a new backer-exclusive mini: the... (Read More)

Gameplay update! More about the camp upgrades

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas)  Hi, explorers! Today we'd like to delve deeper into Arkeis's camp upgrade system. If you want to know more about it, you're in the right place! As you probably know by now, your group of explorers will get... (Read More)

Scenario Spotlight! Episode 5: The Emerald Tomb

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello again, explorers! This episode in the campaign is a big one for you and your characters alike. Take a deep breath of fresh air before entering, that’s the last one you may have for a while… And as... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked! Even more Experience!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Back so soon, explorers? You were eager to find a new treasure, and that stretch goal didn’t resist you for long! You have unlocked new Experience cards which will give you even more choices when will come... (Read More)

Vote for the new coins!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers! A few updates ago, we announced we'd reveal our new ideas for the coins as soon as possible.  Well, here we are! We came up with 2 options we really like, and we hope you will too!  And we... (Read More)

Social stretch goal unlocked! + Bullwhip Walton mini

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, explorers ! The social stretch goal we challenged you to complete didn’t even last a day: the profile for young Robert Pierce is now unlocked! Thank you all for sharing the campaign! You can still do so by clicking here and retweeting... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked! A party of five + new social stretch goal!

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello, explorers! You crossed the imaginary line drawn on the map and are now walking into uncharted territory, but fortunately found a friend along the way. You’ve unlocked a new stretch goal! You will now... (Read More)

Scenario Spotlight! Episode 4: Metal Heart

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Greetings, explorers! History continues to unfold before your very eyes… We’re now getting into the meat of the campaign, which is why we must once again warn you of story spoilers in the update below.... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked: Enter Taweret!

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello explorers! Not all treasures are made of rare items and artifacts. Some treasures are the people you meet along the way… And the latest stretch goal unlocked will help you make the acquaintance of a... (Read More)

Art update: Arkeis's tiles + social stretch goal unearthed!

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers!  We just unlocked our PDF art book social stretch goal, thank you all for subscribing to BGG on Arkeis!  We can't wait to start working on the artbook for you right after the Kickstarter... (Read More)

On the trail of the campaign

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, explorers!  Today we've got exciting news to share. We've put together a little something to answer several of the most frequently asked questions in the comments about the campaign and its awesome scenarios. The image below shows the best... (Read More)

Behind the scenes: interview with Aurore Folny

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello, explorers!  You've seen the art, now meet the artist! In today's update, we've asked a few questions to Aurore Folny, the artist behind all of Arkeis' character designs. A little sneak peek to show... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked! Behold... The Pharaoh item set!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hi, explorers!  This antique chest tried to resist you, but you found a way to unlock it, and with it a new stretch goal! To the victors go the spoils, you've got yourselves the Pharaoh Items set!  As we... (Read More)

New-add on available: Sphinx expansion and more!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Hello explorers! Now that we've passed the 200% funding milestone, we have several news to share with you. The first of them, and probably the biggest, is the release of a new awesome add-on! The new Sphinx... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked: Robert Pierce enters the pyramid!

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas)  Hi, explorers!  Just a few hours ago, we reached 1500 backers and 200% of our funding goal! We can't thank you all enough for supporting us. You've been an amazing community since day 1, and hearing from... (Read More)

Scenario Spotlight! Episode 3: Sand Sisters

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Good day, explorers! Today, we delve into the third chapter of the campaign. Before reading, remember there are story spoilers below! As your adventure leads you further and further into mystery, you now... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked: a bunch of new creepy crawlies!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hello again, explorers!  Rooms inside a pyramid are never empty. Sometimes, behind a concealed door, you will find… a new unearthed stretch goal! Each creature crawling inside the tombs of Arkeis comes with... (Read More)

Magnificent minis in the Spotlight!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers! Today we'd like to share impressive paint jobs on some of our minis.  But first, let's take some time to share some of the awesome prototype pictures we took:  Frank and Rebecca in good... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked: earning Experience!

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers! It's not the destination that counts, but the voyage. And on your voyage, you just stumbled upon a stretch goal and picked it up! Four new Experience cards have been added to the game! This... (Read More)

Scenario Spotlight! Episode 2: The Forgotten Necropolis

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Greetings, explorers! We’re continuing our series of scenario spotlights with the second episode of the campaign. Once more, be warned that there might be spoilers in the update below. Now, let’s dig in! A... (Read More)

New stretch goal unlocked: the Embalmer is here!

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers!  We've just unlocked a new stretch goal! Locked for centuries in a cursed vault that forbids him to ever pass away, pale and lithe as a skeleton, this silhouette of a man wanders deep in the... (Read More)

Scenario Spotlight! Episode 1: The Fall

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas)  Hi, explorers ! we have a new kind of update for you today. Before reading any further, please note that we'll be revealing several elements of the campaign in these scenario spotlight updates, so be wary of... (Read More)

Second stretch goal unlocked: new plastic doors!

November 9th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi again, explorers!  If you've missed the update, we've announced a whole new dungeon crawler mode today, read this update for more info!  Wow, you’ve just unlocked a new stretch goal! If the pyramid’s... (Read More)

Huge announcement: Dungeon crawler mode added!

November 9th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers !   You read the title, we have a huge, major announcement to make today.   You all know the talent of each author at team Kaedama. But you might not know the authors on a personal level.... (Read More)

Game update: Let’s dig into the Meema expansion!

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas.) Amidst the dunes shifts a mysterious silhouette. It’s hard to make out its details, as large veils hide its true form to the curious eyes who gaze upon it. But as it gets closer to your camp, you soon... (Read More)

1000 backers reached, FREE SAND WORM EXPANSION!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
On the always wise advice of Rhiat, you’d diverted the Phileas from its initial itinerary. Rhiat’s network of informants had alerted him to repeated activity in a region generally shunned by nomads and your men had spotted an old, crumbling... (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked: Camp ugrade!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Greetings, explorers! Your hours of digging until the blistering sun were not in vain: you have just unlocked our very first stretch goal! Archaeologists frequently owe their survival to the quality of the... (Read More)

ARKEIS IS FUNDED! + Meema introduction video!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Dear fans, dear backers, explorers from the whole wide world and seekers of mysteries… ARKEIS IS NOW OFFICIALLY FUNDED! In less than 2 days, we have reached our funding goal for this campaign. Thanks to your... (Read More)

Reusable stickers!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
(Version française disponible plus bas) Hi, explorers! TL;DR, reusable stickers!  First, we’d like to thank each and everyone of you for your incredible support and enthusiasm since we launched Arkeis yesterday (as we have just reached the 24... (Read More)

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