Brass ~ An Industrial Revolution

Rising Sun

A project in Atlanta, GA by CoolMiniOrNot
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Clans must use politics, strength and honor to rule the land in this board game with amazing miniatures set in legendary feudal Japan.
Backers: 31259
Average Pledge Per Backer: $135

Funded: $4,227,859 of $300,000
Dates: Mar 7th -> Apr 4th (28 days)
Project By: CoolMiniOrNot
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Latest News

A Change of Seasons

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The last leaves of Autumn are falling, soon Winter will cover the land. But still, one more Stretch Goal has been unlocked, giving all backers the Kickstarter Exclusive Daimyo box for them to store all of their Stretch... (Read More)

One Box to Store Them All!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The campaign is almost over, and one more Stretch Goal has been unlocked. Now all backers will get the Kickstarter Exclusive Earth Dragon monster!   Do we have time for one more? There is one item that has been... (Read More)

Split the earth and shake the ground!

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers! We're approaching the 48-hour mark till the end of the campaign, and with a mighty thunder another Stretch Goal has been unlocked, giving the Kami Raijin to all backers!   Time is running out, and so are the Stretch... (Read More)

Mastering the War Advantages

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Warlords! The campaign is only three days away from completion and Raijin will be joining us soon enough: Also, now that the WIP Rulebook has been released, you should have a good understanding of how things work. Combine this with our previous... (Read More)

Sound the drums, Raijin is thundering in!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The end draws near, and one more Stretch Goal has been blown away, unlocking Fujin, the Kami of the wind for all backers!   Now, can we get a drumroll for the last of the Kami? If we reach $3,470k all backers will get... (Read More)

Rising Sun WIP Rulebook

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. We're going where the wind takes us, moving closer to unlocking our next Kami:   Today we have something to show you that's been eagerly awaited. It took a little longer than expected to get the file wrapped up, but... (Read More)

Listen to the Winds of change!

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. We have some extra wind in our sails, thanks to the newly-announced Art Book Optional Buy. And this has pushed us past our last Stretch Goal, unlocking the Jorogumo for all backers.   The winds have shifted again,... (Read More)

Art of War - The Rising Sun Art Book!

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. After the weekend, we're creeping close to our next Stretch Goal:   To start this final week on the right note, we have one more Optional Buy for you. This is something the backers have been requesting since the start... (Read More)

Art of War: Monster Tactics, Pt. 2

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Warlords! We just unveiled our latest Monster Stretch Goal in the form of the Jorogumo: While new monsters are always exciting, today we're looking into Part 2 of our series talking about Monsters. You should read Part 1 HERE to catch up, because... (Read More)

Along came a spider!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. We have crossed the $3 Million mark. An impressive milestone that we are very thankful you have helped us achieve. With that, backers have unlocked another Kami, Hachiman the god of war!   Let's take another pause in... (Read More)

Monster Tactics, Pt. 1

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Warlords, soon Hachiman will join our ranks! In the meantime, though, we're going to take a look at the various Monsters in the game and how best to utilize them! This article will be split into two parts, with today having us cover more of the... (Read More)

Art of War - Painted Clan Figures!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. We're climbing towards unlocking our next Stretch Goal: But while we wait for the Kami of War to grace us with his presence, how about we look at some really pretty things? In this update, we'd like to show you the... (Read More)

Stand at attention, the god of war is coming!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. As we enter the third week of our campaign, another Stretch Goal has been unlocked, bringing the mighty Amaterasu Kami figure to all backers.   Let's embark on the quest to unlock a true warrior Kami: If we reach... (Read More)

A Look Into the Kami

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Warlords, Amaterasu's grace will soon be upon us! As we look Skyward, we also figured today would be a good day to look over the basic rules for the Seven Kami of Rising Sun and their impact on the game. This article will not explore the extra Kami... (Read More)

Rise, Sun Goddess!

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. We're still riding the wave of the Dynasty Invasion Optional Buy, which has helped us unlock one more Stretch Goal, giving all backers the Jinmenju Monster!   It's finally time to honor the rising Sun itself! If we... (Read More)

Who knew a tree could be so scary?

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. It seems the Dynasty Invasion Optional Buy really gave us a big push! We have already unlocked our third Kami, Ryuin. Maybe the god of the sea had something to do with infiltrating these new clans into the Land of the... (Read More)

Dynasty Invasion!

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Nǐ hǎo, honorable backers. Today we bring you a substantial addition to the game. The Land of the Rising Sun is about to be infiltrated! Sailing across the ocean from another land, the Dynasty Invasion brings two full new Clans, who will count on... (Read More)

It's time to take to the sea, by the grace of the Kami!

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The storm has passed! One more Stretch Goal has been unlocked, giving all backers the Kami Susanoo!   We continue deeper in our quest to unleash all the Kami: If we reach $2,620k all backers will get the mysterious... (Read More)

The next Kami is brewing up a storm!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. Pushed by the introduction of the Playmat Board Optional Buy, one more Stretch Goal has been unlocked, giving all backers Tsukuyomi, the first Kami Unbound!   Of course we wouldn't stop at a single Kami. Let's brave... (Read More)

Season Cards and You

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Warlords! Soon the might of Tsukuyomi will be unbound!   No doubt from help from our latest optional buy, the fan-requested "Larger Game Board" which we created for you:   While we continue the climb to our next stretch goal, today we're going to... (Read More)

The Land of the Rising Sun Expands!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The quest to unleash the first of the Kami continues. Almost a third of the way to have the Moon God's presence felt across the land!   Perhaps we could use a little help pushing us there more quickly? How about... (Read More)

Kami Unbound!

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The fires are burning strong, unlocking another Stretch Goal. Now all backers will get the majestic Fire Dragon added to their pledges!   And now the time has come to offer you something very special. The ancient Kami... (Read More)

A Look Into the Clans

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Warlords! We are climbing our way to unlocking the mighty Fire Dragon: While we press forth, however, we decided to take some time to go over the Clans of Rising Sun, looking over what they bring to the table and their specific strengths. Now, before... (Read More)

Fire and Blood! Let's hatch a Dragon!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The last Stretch Goal for the Fox Clan has been unlocked! With the Shinto added to their ranks, backers will now have access to the full Kickstarter Exclusive Fox Clan, allowing Rising Sun to be played with up to 6... (Read More)

The bell has been rung, the Fox Shinto are coming!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. With a little help from the Metal Coins Optional Buy we have unlocked another Stretch Goal, completing the Fox Clan's complement of Bushi.   There is only one last step to climb before we fully unlock the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Metal Coins and Full Gameplay Video!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The Fox Clan continues its inexorable march, with half of its Exclusive Bushi figures unlocked! And we're almost halfway to unlocking the rest of the Fox Bushi:   In order to help us unlock the rest of the Fox Clan... (Read More)

CMON Rising Sun Board Game Passing $2 Million In Funding Via Kickstarter (video)

March 13th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Board game developers Cool Mini Or Not have created yet another hit sensation on Kickstarter with the launch of their latest board game in the form of Rising Sun (Read More)

Japan-Themed Board Game Gets Over $2 Million On Kickstarter

March 13th - via: kotaku.com
Let the success of Rising Sun remind you that board games with fancy miniatures do very well on Kickstarter. (Read More)

The Fox Clan is gearing up for war!

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. One more Stretch Goals has been unlocked, and so the Fox Clan is on its way to allow backers to play Rising Sun with up to 6 players!   Next the Fox Clan will need some warriors: When we reach $1,940k all backers will... (Read More)

"Broken Alliances", or "When The Solo Path is Best"

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. We've already unlocked the Fox Daimyo for all backers, and we're nearing our next stretch goal of unlocking the material of the mighty Fox Clan:     As we continue our march toward this goal, however, we're going to... (Read More)

The Fox Clan is coming!

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The campaign is going strong, and so two more Stretch Goals have been unlocked, giving all backers Exclusive plastic Strongholds for all 5 clans!     Next we're going to dive into another of the most requested things... (Read More)

It's time to build mighty Strongholds!

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. With a deafening roar, the Daikaiju has been unleashed! One more Stretch Goal is down.   Our next Stretch Goal is something people have been requesting a lot, and we're pleased to bring this amazing addition to your... (Read More)

Set your Political Mandates, a Big Monster is coming our way.

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The sun rises on the second day of our campaign, and two more Stretch Goals have been unlocked, giving all backers Exclusive plastic War Flags and the Exclusive Jikininiki Monster!     Not only that, but it seems... (Read More)

Raise the War Flags, there are Ghosts around.

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. Night falls on Rising Sun's first day, and two more Stretch Goals are unlocked. Now all backers will get Exclusive plastic Alliance tokens and the fearsome Oni of Plagues!      The next Stretch Goal will bring an... (Read More)

We'll need to forge an Alliance to resist the Oni of Plagues.

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. Two more Stretch Goals have been unlocked, giving backers Exclusive plastic Ronin tokens and the Exclusive Kitsune.      The next Stretch Goal brings another blinged component: When we reach $1,150k all backers will... (Read More)

Prepare your Ronin, we are looking for a fox!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. We're still going strong. Two more Stretch Goals have been unlocked, upgrading several card components to cardboard, and giving backers an exclusive Sacred Warrior!     Our next Stretch Goal brings some exclusive... (Read More)

Witchcraft unlocked! It brings an upgrade and a furry Sacred Warrior!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. The sun has risen, and now it's shining strong. One more Stretch Goal has been unlocked, so all backers will get the Sunakake Baba exclusive monster!   Our next Stretch Goal will bring one last upgrade to the core... (Read More)

The Rising of the Sun was Stunning!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Konnichiwa, honorable backers. Well, that certainly was an interesting sunrise! Even before we were able to press the Launch button, the Kickstarter servers crashed. But after all the dust had settled (if you can call this settled), the light shone... (Read More)

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