Guardians of Fire

Tiny Epic Kingdoms

A project in Gilbert, AZ by Gamelyn Games

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A 4X/Euro MICROGAME for 2-4 players! Do you have what it takes to create the greatest pocket-sized Kingdom!? Only $16! Pledge NOW!
Backers: 8979
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $286,972 of $15,000
Dates: Jan 9th -> Feb 8th (30 days)
Project By: Gamelyn Games
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Things Kickstarter Project Creators Need to Stop Doing

June 28th - via:
I'm a Kickstarter addict. Or, I was at one point. Somewhere along the way I stopped paying attention to it, save for a handful of projects that trickle out from time to time. Up to this point in time, I've backed 167 different projects, and I've noticed a handful of things about them in general that make me despise the whole process. (Read More)

$275,000 Reached, 5th Player Unlocked! "To infinity, and beyond!"

February 8th - via:
Now THAT is an accomplishment! Tiny Epic Kingdoms continues to defy all odds! It was destined to do great things from the beginning and nothing was going to stop it! Here is the updated contents graphic: This has been the greatest Kickstarter... (Read More)

Final Push! We must unite to unlock the 5th player!

February 7th - via:
Backers of Tiny Epic Kingdoms, the time is NOW! We have already shattered so many predictions! We have already broken so many records! We have already been nominated for a Golden Geek Award and the game isn't even out yet! But will we unlock the 5th... (Read More)

Faction Sneak Peek #4 - Undead & 300k Stretch Goal ;)

February 5th - via:
Hello everyone! Welcome to the hundreds of new backers!! We are now within the final 48 hours and appropriately blasting off into space!  Tiny Epic Kingdoms has become one for the record books! Thank you all for the outstanding support. As I have... (Read More)

Good News for International Backers

February 5th - via:
Hello backers from afar! First off, thank you for your patience while I worked through all your comments, questions and concerns. I've been working very hard at figuring out what I can do to help alleviate some of the costs associated with customs... (Read More)

$200k Reached! TEK in the PRESS!

February 5th - via:
Hello friends, Yet another amazing funding day! Three 10k days in a row! I recall all of us talking on the comments board about trying to hit $200k before we hit the 48 hour rush. If we could do this, we can reach $275k, is what we were saying. Well... (Read More)

Golden Geek Awards 2013 and Faction Sneak Peek #3 - Lizardmen

February 4th - via:
Hello everyone, I hope you all got through your Monday alright. We had ANOTHER great day in funding with just a tad bit shy of $10,000. That's TWO 10k days in a row!  In addition to that, I have some more incredible news to share with you all! Tiny... (Read More)

Faction Sneak Peek #2 - Halflings

February 2nd - via:
WOW!! We raised over $10,000 in funding today! ...and I thought Superbowl Sunday was going to be slow. Boy, I was wrong! A warm and heart filled welcome to the over 300 new backers! Lets have a look at another faction! Please keep in mind that this... (Read More)

International Shipping Information

February 2nd - via:
Greetings again everyone! Another great day for Tiny Epic Kingdoms! Welcome to all our new backers. You are part of more than a game and more than a regular KS project, we are an active community with daily conversations, jokes and good times. We've... (Read More)

Faction Sneak Peek #1 - Goblins

February 1st - via:
Hello friends, A lot of you have been asking for a sneak peek at some of the other factions. There's nothing I enjoy more than giving you what you want. So, for today's Faction Sneak Peek, lets take a look at the Goblins! Please keep in mind that... (Read More)

The Final Week - The Crusade to $275k

February 1st - via:
Hello everyone, The most important week of the project is among us! We have all been very involved in promoting TEK, a lot of us for 23 days straight, but now is the time to give it our all! We are going to need to make this the biggest week of the... (Read More)

Let the people be heard! New Stretch Goals and New Reward Tier!

January 30th - via:
WOW! I cannot believe that we are practically down to the final week! Hey everyone, I hope you are all having a great day so far! Maybe this good news will make it even better! So, I've been reading all the comments and I'm hearing you all loud and... (Read More)

Region Type II - Ruins... and Region III!?

January 29th - via:
Hey everyone! You have all been very patient while waiting for the reveal of the second Territory Region Type. Well, wait no longer! Region Type II - Ruins Ruins offer an engaging and strategy element of press-your-luck to Tiny Epic Kingdoms. Keeping... (Read More)

Faction Presentation and New Stretch Goal!

January 28th - via:
Hello friends and welcome to all of our new backers! You have just become part of one of the most exciting KS projects to ever hit board gaming! We have a very engaged and welcoming community. Please feel right at home adding comments and... (Read More)

Shapeshifter Faction Art Revelead!

January 27th - via:
Greetings everyone!! The moment we have all been waiting for... what does a SHAPESHIFTER look like!? Well the creative minds at Gamelyn Games has an answer for you! Shapeshifter Faction (backer chosen) This faction is already unlocked and will be... (Read More)

Faction Presentation New Mockup

January 26th - via:
Good day everyone! Alright, so there has been hundreds of comments posted on this subject already! Great activity, thank you! I have read really great points made for both sides and the poll is speaking pretty loud as well.  A couple of great... (Read More)

Box Size, Card Size and Count, Backer Poll

January 26th - via:
Hello again everyone! Tonight I would like to discuss some news regarding the box size and components. I would also like to discuss how the factions are presented. I'm constantly exploring ideas and suggestions to make TEK the best it can be.... (Read More)

Backing the Backers (key comments) ENCORE!

January 25th - via:
Hello everyone, and Welcome new backers!!So much has happened in the past 16 days. What started as a small project for a micro game has turned into an enormous project with more freebies than you can imagine!! I think the current goodness-in-the-box... (Read More)

Backer Chosen Faction: Shapeshifters

January 24th - via:
Hello friends! I hope you all had as much fun as I did with the backer chosen faction poll. I really enjoyed watching the votes increase and seeing the lead changes throughout the rounds. Even more so, I have enjoyed all the conversation and... (Read More)

Indie ShoutOut: January Kickstarter Megapost

January 24th - via:
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Backer Chosen Faction: Round 2 Winners - Enter the Final Round

January 23rd - via:
The moment we have all been waiting for has arrived, the 3rd and final round of voting for the Backer Chosen Faction.  This is an exciting time for all of us here at Gamelyn Games. Scott Almes has voiced a lot of excitement in designing the faction... (Read More)

Backer Chosen Faction: Round 1 Winners

January 22nd - via:
WOW! What an exciting day!! Its been a lot of fun watching the polls and even more fun reading all the campaigning for this, that and the other! Good stuff everyone. Thanks for such tremendous involvement! Backer Chosen Faction: Round 1 Winners11... (Read More)

Backer Chosen Faction Poll

January 20th - via:
WOOT!! We did it everyone!! We hit six figures, $100,000! What a monumental day for everyone involved in this project!  Congratulations Scott Almes, Bill Bricker and Gamelyn Games! As we are all eagerly awaiting.... Backer Chosen Faction PollHere it... (Read More)

$100,000 and beyond! • New Stretch Goals • New Art

January 20th - via:
Hello again! I'm back with some very exciting things to share! I must start by welcoming all our new backers. Your support is tremendously appreciated! We have a lot to cover in this update. So, lets get right into it! Buzzing like a Bee on... (Read More)

Deluxe Content Conversation

January 19th - via:
Hey everyone, This is NOT an update I didn't think I'd be writing and I'm embarrassed to be doing so. I got an email from the original manufacturer of the swag D6s and it appears we are going to have an issue one way or another.  Here is their... (Read More)

Region Type I - Capital Cities

January 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Backing the Backers (key comments)

January 17th - via:
Hey everyone!  We are about to unlock another Stretch Goal! This game was a great deal in the beginning. At this point it's crazy NOT to back it! There is SO MUCH awesomeness packed into that little box!! And I know a lot of you are telling that to... (Read More)

New content image and everyone loves a graph!

January 16th - via:
Over 500 NEW Backers since the last update!Welcome to Tiny Epic Kingdoms! I don't have a lot of content for you tonight in this update but I do have some cool things to show off. First, I'm a sucker for graphs and so for those of you out there who... (Read More)

Backer selected Faction!? Can we do it!?

January 14th - via:
Hello! and welcome new backers!You just joined an awesome and active project for my new favorite game Tiny Epic Kingdoms! I cannot tell you all enough how much I love this game! Thank you very much. I'm excited to announce that this game just keeps... (Read More)

Kick The Box Jan. 13th 2014 Edition

January 13th - via:
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Valkyrie art revealed... and more!

January 12th - via:
Hey everyone!! Welcome to all our new backers! We're so excited to have you along and thanks for helping us unlock more stretch goals! I hope you are all enjoying your weekend. Despite weekends typically being slow, we have had a rockin' couple days... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals

January 11th - via:
Just a real quick update here to introduce the new stretch goals. Here they are: That should keep us set for a little bit! =D Thanks for the support everyone, lets keep sharing this project on our Social Media sites. Speaking of, please stop by and... (Read More)

More game upgrades and Poll for the card size.

January 10th - via:
Hey everyone, A lot has happened since I wrote yesterday's update! This project is on FIRE! Stretch GoalsWe blazed through all the original stretch goals already!!  Here is how the game has improved since the first update:  A couple of extra... (Read More)

Words cannot describe... Funded and beyond!

January 10th - via:
One BIG update!Let me start off by saying I should have taken the day off work! I had to leave for work RIGHT when we funded and I wasn't able to get an update posted immediately. Or even get the stretch goals changed over when they were getting... (Read More)

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