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Endeavor: Age of Sail

A project in Toronto, Canada by Burnt Island Games

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Lead an empire in the Age of Sail; make your mark on history as the maps of the world unfold! Gripping Euro strategy for 2-5 players.
Backers: 7553
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91 CAD

Funded: $686,602 CAD of $75,000 CAD
Dates: Jan 30th -> Mar 1st (31 days)
Project By: Burnt Island Games
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Latest News

The Home Stretch

March 1st - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $655 000+ pledged, 872% funded, 7 185+ backers, and less than 4 hours to go, we are really rolling! I actually can't even keep up with the numbers. Every time I write this it changes. So, these numbers are already out of date.... (Read More)

Fast and Furious

February 28th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $548 000 pledged, 730% funded, 6000+ backers, (wait! what? 6000 backers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) and 31 hours left on the campaign, we have unlocked the incredible Charter Companies Mini-Expansion! This 6 tile expansion works just like the... (Read More)

We've Unlocked Two More

February 27th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $480 000+ pledged, 641% funded, 5,275+ backers, and 50 hours to go, we smashed through two big ones! Check out the Stretch Goals you have unlocked ... .  AND . Congratulations!! Backers you smashed through these in record time. We... (Read More)

Feast Your Eyes, People!

February 26th - via:
Ahoy Backers! We are less than $8000 away from that awesome drawstring bag that will help you randomize your 95 wooden Trade tokens. Keep up the good work spreading the word about the campaign. You're doing a fantastic job! Game Trayz, Game Trayz,... (Read More)

The One You've All Been Waiting For

February 25th - via:
Ahoy Backers, With $435 000+ pledged, 580% funded, 4800+ backers, and STILL 4 days to go, we have unlocked everyone's favourite Stretch Goal! The 9 wooden Blockade tokens (for the Commodore level only) will now be screened with beautiful white... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal Down!

February 24th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $410 000+ pledged, 546% funded, 4,500+ backers, and still 5 days to go, we have unlocked these 15 incredible Exploit Shields for the Captain and Commodore levels. This will make knowing who has access to an Exploit that much... (Read More)

Win a Signed Copy of Endeavor: Age of Sail

February 22nd - via:
Ahoy Backers (again!),  In my excitement to get the previous amazing update out to you, it seems that the contest detail were made clear, but not the prize details. So here are both once again! .   **Win a signed copy of Endeavor: Age of Sail**1... (Read More)

An Awesome Game Trayz Inserts It Is!

February 22nd - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $386 000+ pledged, 4,270+ backers, 514% funded, and STILL 7 days to go, you have unlocked the most amazing Game Trayz box insert. We will have some new images for you very soon. But for now, look at the revamp of the Building... (Read More)

A Quickie!

February 20th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $367 000 pledged, 490% funded, 4065+ backers, and 8 days left to go, we've been really rocking! You have unlocked the last level 5 Building. The City Hall, for the Captain and Commodore levels, allows you to take a combination... (Read More)

Another Building, AND Check It!

February 18th - via:
Ahoy Backers, With $335 000+, 446% funded, 3722+ backers, and 11 days to go, we have unlocked the Treasury for the Captain and Commodore levels - a level 5 building that offers no action, but gives you +1 for each attribute. Pretty sweet! . What's Up... (Read More)

We've Got Wooden Trade Tokens!

February 17th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $325 000+, 434%+ funded, 3600+ backers, and STILL 12 days to go, we have unlocked the incredible 95 wooden Trade Tokens for the Commodore pledge level only! I can hardly believe it. We're so thankful to each and every one of you... (Read More)

Unlocked Another With These Keys!

February 15th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $301 000+, 400%+ funded, and 3,330+ backers, YOU have unlocked the stunning 3D mini Keys which are used to signify the unlocking of Exploits (for Commodore level backers).  . It is hard to believe we are half way through the... (Read More)

A LIVE Playthrough and Exploit Spotlight #3

February 13th - via:
Ahoy Backers! Just a Quickie Today! Tonight at 8pm EST, Derek Funkhouser of Facebook's Board Game Spotlight will be doing a LIVE Endeavor: Age of Sail playthrough. If you are interested to see how the game plays with 2 players or are generally just... (Read More)

This is the One You've Been Waiting For

February 12th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $280 000+, 3110+ backers, and 373% funded, you've unlocked a Level 5 Building tile called the Palace. The Palace is an awesome tile because it allows you to boost your Glory AND take a double Payment action. This Stretch Goal is... (Read More)

The Keys to Your Success

February 11th - via:
Ahoy Backers! This ship is really sailing! With $275 000+, 3057+ backers, 367% funded, and 18 days to go, we have unlocked the incredible Wooden Blockade markers (formerly punchboard) used for the Imperialism Exploit for the Commodore Level only. The... (Read More)

Memorial Unlocked, Blockades Next Up!

February 10th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $263 000+, 2920+ backers, and 351% funded (still with 19 days to go), we have unlocked the Memorial Building for Captain and Commodore level backers.    What's Up Next?Next we will unlock the Wooden Blockades. These 8 wooden... (Read More)

Some Great Endeavor: Age of Sail Content

February 9th - via:
Ahoy Backers! Whoah! $255 000+, 340% funded, and 2835+ backers! Thank you is all we can say. YOU did this. YOU got us here! In Today's News   Today I am writing to you to introduce you to a new series of articles we have launched on Board Game... (Read More)

This Update is Packed!

February 7th - via:
Ahoy Backers, At 2735 + backers, $245 000+, and 327% + funded, we have finally unlocked 3 new Exploits. The South Sea Company, Imperialism, and The Underground Railroad are going to open up whole new depths of storyline on your tabletop! This... (Read More)


February 5th - via:
Ahoy Backers, We made it! What a strong weekend. Overnight (where I live, anyway) we made it to $221,000+, 2460+ backers, and 295% funded. Another $4000 and we will be 300% funded. Pretty unbelievable for less than a week's work! Let's Take a Closer... (Read More)

Technical Difficulties

February 3rd - via:
Ayhoy (again) Backers! It seems that Kickstarter is really making things difficult for us this time around. When I checked my email the previous update was truncated. Josh told me that he didn't see the full update in his email either. There was a... (Read More)

7 Stretch Goals Under Our Belt!

February 3rd - via:
Ahoy Backers! Yup, that's right! You did it! Because of your incredible efforts we are at $203 000+, 2270+ backers, and 270% funded. AND you unlocked our 7th Stretch Goal. Now we've got 3 new Exploits with incredible mechanics, interesting stories,... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal and a Designer Diary

February 1st - via:
Ahoy Backers! Wooden keys!!!!!!!!! You have unlocked our next amazing Stretch Goal for the Captain AND Commodore reward levels. The wooden keys, which signify the unlocking of Exploits, are now ours! We did this with almost 2000 backers and $175... (Read More)

Cannon to the Right of Them, Cannon to the Left of Them!

January 31st - via:
Ahoy Backers! We have made a big leap in a day and a half. We are over 200% funded!! We have earned a Score Pad, a stunning 3D sculpted 1st Player Marker, a Pirate Ship mini (for Commodore backers only), of course the Saltpeter Stockpiles,... (Read More)

Correction ...

January 31st - via:
Apologies backers!! We try to do as much as we can to switch between CAD and USD to make it simple for everyone to understand. In my excitement about the update, I told you that you should add $65CAD for the Commodore level which has lead to some... (Read More)

We Are Really Sailing!

January 31st - via:
Ahoy there backers! First off we wanted to say that we are giddy right now!! We are so excited to be watching you engage in the campaign the way you have been. It was my (Helaina) dream to reprint Endeavor: Age of Sail, and you are making that... (Read More)


January 30th - via:
You get an Endeavor...You get an Endeavor...and YOU get an Endeavor!   That's right: thanks to your extraordinary support we are FUNDED ON DAY ONE!!! And not just on day 1, but less than 5 hours from launch. We could not be more grateful to you,... (Read More)

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