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Chronicles of Crime - The Millennium Series

A project in Krakow, Poland by Lucky Duck Games

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Three unique games. Three different settings. One enduring family.
Backers: 13353
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $1,015,253 of $20,000
Dates: Mar 3rd -> Mar 26th (24 days)
Project By: Lucky Duck Games
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Latest News

All Stretch Goals Unlocked! A Matter of Time Scenario Added!

March 25th - via:
Congratulations Investigators! Our fourth and final new scenario has been unlocked and added to the Chronicles of Time Expansion for all backers! “A Matter of Time” will take Kalia Lavel from 2400 to 1900 and 1400 in our most ambitious Chronicles... (Read More)

Unlocking A Mystery from History

March 24th - via:
Greetings Investigators, While Kalia wanders around the streets of medieval Paris she might just bump into a certain man and his faithful dog. They have their secrets of course, but they also have a special role to play in this investigation. What... (Read More)

Jumping into Cyberspace in The Millennium Series - Dev Diary Part 3/3

March 24th - via:
In case you missed them you can read part one here and part two here. Approximately one year ago, we were building the foundations of what you can see now on the Kickstarter campaign - a vision of three new standalone Chronicles of Crime games called... (Read More)

New Unlock - Déjà vu

March 24th - via:
Greetings Investigators, A thousand years in the past has got to be terribly odd for Kalia Lavel. In the City Outskirts, the horizon is very different. Gone are the giant dome and skyscrapers, now just rolling hills and fields. Beyond the safe walls... (Read More)

Dog Name Revealed!

March 23rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, Well, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for! We had over 900 votes from backers on the “VOTE NOW to Name Abelard’s Companion” Kickstarter update! As a reminder, the 10 finalists were: A - Arsène, B - Blanche,... (Read More)

An Age of Invention

March 23rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, With the first public exhibition of projected sound films, the construction of the over 60 meters long Great Paris Exhibition Telescope, the first magnetic audio recorder the telegraphone, and so much more, 1900 was a... (Read More)

Unlocked City Outskirts, Wait, Haven’t We Been Here Before?

March 22nd - via:
Greetings Investigators, One of the most compelling parts of the new “A Matter of Time” scenario is the added impact of visiting the same location across multiple time periods. How you approach a scene and interact with characters in each... (Read More)

Your Time-travelling Outfit & a Message from our CEO

March 21st - via:
Greetings Investigators, With the new scenario taking place across three different time periods, it seems only realistic that we might see some crossover between the timelines in the characters, but this newly unlocked lady looks more than a little... (Read More)

Piecing Together Puzzles in The Millennium Series - Dev Diary Part 2/3

March 20th - via:
If you missed Part One of this Dev Diary you can find it here. Approximately one year ago, we were building the foundations of what you can see now on our KS campaign - a vision of three new standalone Chronicles of Crime games called The Millennium... (Read More)

Visit the Outskirts of Paris, in 2400...

March 20th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Some of the keen-eyed among you have already noticed that there is some duplication of the location names in the upcoming Stretch Goals for the new “A Matter of Time” scenario. This is no mistake… You’ve managed to... (Read More)

New Scenario Added & the “Time” is Now!

March 19th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Our third scenario unlock is complete, well-done everyone! That brings The Millennium Series to a new total of 15 scenarios to solve across the base games and the Chronicles of Time Expansion which all backers will receive.... (Read More)

NEW Huge Neoprene Mat & Collector’s Pledge!

March 19th - via:
Greetings Investigators, We’re thrilled to release a brand new Add-on; the Millennium Series Large Neoprene Mat!  Themed to The Millennium Series it features Abelard Lavel, Victor Lavel, and Kalia Lavel! Despite being themed to The Millennium... (Read More)

New Implant for 2400 & #luckyduckhome

March 19th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Once a highly trained cyber-agent for BelCor’s elite forces, Kalia had access to all the tech she needed, including cybernetic implants. Now though, with a focus on helping the “little man”, all that has been stripped... (Read More)

Raven Meeple Unlocked!

March 18th - via:
Greetings Investigators, By the year 2400, whole ecosystems have vanished from the surface of the Earth. Many common species are now extinct or have evolved into entirely new ones to survive in overgrowing megacities. That's the effect of decades of... (Read More)

VOTE NOW to Name Abelard’s Companion!

March 17th - via:
Last week we shared posts on Kickstarter, Facebook, and Boardgamegeek to get suggestions from you all and the wider tabletop community on what we should call Abelard’s canine companion in Chronicles of Crime: 1400. In total, we had over 500... (Read More)

Adding New Characters to 2400

March 16th - via:
Greetings Investigators, The year is 2400 and a personality is no longer something people hide deep under their skin. Style is an integral part of one's ego. Everyone needs to express it in every possible way to stay on top, to match with the others... (Read More)

A “Vision” for The Millennium Series - Dev Diary Part 1/3

March 16th - via:
Approximately one year ago, we were building the foundations of what you can see now on our KS campaign - a vision of three new standalone Chronicles of Crime games called The Millennium Series. In these short articles, I want to share with you some... (Read More)

New SG - Hôtel de Ville Opens Its Doors

March 15th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Through all three games in The Millennium Series, Paris will unfold in front of you. From the medieval markets and fortifications of 1400, to Art Nouveau architectural forms and homes of 1900, and finally the high-tech... (Read More)

New 2400 Music & BGG Microbadge

March 14th - via:
Greetings Investigators, In Chronicles of Crime: 2400 we’re going to plunge players into a world of our own creation. A key element of this immersion will be the music that accompanies Kalia Lavel as she travels from location to location. One of... (Read More)

Sustaining Life, Collector's Box & AU/NZ Shipping

March 13th - via:
Greetings Investigators, In Chronicles of Crime: 2400, the concept of old age is now defunct, at least for those who can afford it to ignore it. The sophisticated mix of technology and biomechanics provides everything that's needed to sustain human... (Read More)

New Add-on! The Millennium Series Collector’s Box!

March 12th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Since the campaign began, one of the main requests from backers has been for a way to store all three Millennium Series games! So, we have been working on the details and today are super excited to release a new add-on, the... (Read More)

An Avatar Lost and the Slums Unlocked!

March 12th - via:
Greetings Investigators, “You take the case of a strange avatar lost in Cyberspace. For some unknown reason, it can't get back to its body, and the memories of its real-life existence are faded due to prolonged exposure to virtual reality. Who is... (Read More)

Name Abelard’s Dog & Premium Quality Cards Unlocked!

March 11th - via:
Greetings Investigators, In the update #7, we showed you the unlocked meeple (otherwise known as pupple, mepup or woofle) of Abelard’s furry companion, now we ask you for your help - what should the actual name of our “Pupple” be? It wasn’t... (Read More)

The Bitter Pill Scenario Unlocked!

March 10th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Congratulations everyone and thank you so much for your continued support! We have now added The Bitter Pill scenario to Chronicles of Crime: 1900! That brings us to a grand total of 14 cases in The Millennium Series, with... (Read More)

Eiffel Tower Meeple Added for All

March 9th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Completed only 11 years before the period of Chronicles of Crime: 1900, and at that time the tallest building in the world, the Eiffel Tower is as important to the setting as any character you might meet. What kind of role... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup

March 9th - via:
One of the downsides of the current tabletop games boom is that there are always so many fantastic-looking games coming out. What to do? Well, one method is to divide and conquer: get together with your gaming group and pick games that you’ll all be interested in, and share the costs! Or, you know, just BACK ALL THE THINGS. (Read More)

Did you hear about. . .? This week in news. 3/9/2020

March 8th - via:
This time, we’re looking at crime through the ages, viscounts, castles, a circus, robots, a D&D book, and a labyrinth (Read More)

SG Unlocked & 1900 Puzzles Examined

March 7th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Thanks to your support we’ve now unlocked a new Stretch Goal, new Puzzle Cards for The Bitter Pill. As we’ve spoken about previously, unlike just adding four new cards to a deck, these puzzle cards are going to have an... (Read More)

Two New Characters for The Bitter Pill

March 6th - via:
Greetings Investigators, In our last update, we spoke about the “Jardin des Tuileries”, or Tuileries Garden. The garden was first created in the 16th century and opened to the public in the 17th century. Over the years the garden has been subject... (Read More)

Chronicles of Time & Insert Questions Answered

March 6th - via:
Greetings Investigators, The Chronicles of Time Expansion will contain all the stretch goal scenarios and components unlocked by backers. This expansion is an important part of the campaign and the settings presented in The Millennium Series, so we... (Read More)

LOODO NINJA - 3 Games Worth Backing on Kickstarter Right Now

March 6th - via:
Loodo Ninja talks about his favourite board game campaigns running on Kickstarter right now including a new game by Mythic Games and a new Batman game. (Read More)

What Century Would You Like to Detect In?

March 6th - via:
Lucky Duck Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for three standalone games in the Chronicles of Crime style. (Read More)

The Gardens Are Open - SG Unlocked!

March 5th - via:
Greetings Investigators, There is no place to relax quite like the Tuileries Garden! Fresh air, green trees, and children sailing their tiny boats in the ponds, total bliss. And this year, the fencing events of the 1900 Summer Olympics take place... (Read More)

New Music Unlocked & The “Big” Question!

March 5th - via:
Greetings Investigators, We are delighted to have the opportunity to add an even larger range of music to Chronicles of Crime: 1900 thanks to you unlocking this goal. During the period in which the game is set, players will find themselves in the... (Read More)

Game Preview: Chronicles of Crime 1400

March 5th - via:
Chronicles of Crime brought some unique innovation and design to the board game world recently. The game was a hit with many, intergrating the world of board games and app based play. (Read More)

New Characters for The Bitter Pill Scenario Unlocked

March 4th - via:
Greetings Investigators, We’re continuing to add new components to the Chronicles of Crime: 1400 scenario, “The Bitter Pill”. While interrogating the suspects you should always look them straight in the eye and ask yourself, “Are they telling... (Read More)

Swallow The Bitter Pill! Le Marais Unlocked

March 4th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Welcome to the marsh, as that’s what “le marais” means in French. Le Marais was once a seat of the Knights Templar and later a prestigious district of the city where the aristocrats built their mansions, that was until... (Read More)

Inserts Unlocked and Time for a 1900 Case!

March 4th - via:
Greetings Investigators, Funds raised by backers have allowed us to increase the quality of all 1400, 1900 and 2400 boxes. Each box will now include a custom-made inlay to fit each game perfectly. Picture show as an example. Not the final design. The... (Read More)

“Pursuit of Knowledge” Scenario added for all Backers!

March 4th - via:
Amazing work everyone!  It is just 24 hours since we launched and we have raised over $300,000! This is far exceeding our highest expectations, thank you so much for all of your support, input, and sharing of the campaign. This new scenario for... (Read More)

We’ve Had A Vision of New Unlocked Goals!

March 4th - via:
Greetings Investigators, We’re getting very close to unlocking the entire “Pursuit of Knowledge” scenario. This will be the fifth Chronicles of Crime: 1400 scenario and will be part of The Chronicles of Time expansion given to backers for free.... (Read More)

Dog Meeple Arrives!

March 3rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, What can I say about this gorgeous fellow that you have all brought to us? With this meeple (what do you call a dog meeple?) you will be able to more easily track which location you are currently visiting on the location... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked! Two New Characters!

March 3rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, During your investigation, you will meet people from all walks of life and of different social statuses. Who would you rather trust? A well dressed rich burgher or a ragged illiterate commoner? It’s a trick question, of... (Read More)

New Location Unlocked! Tour de Nesle

March 3rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, In 1400 Paris, the Tour de Nesle was a large guard tower that was part of the city wall and located on the bank of the river Seine. A location of this great importance could be a place of much interest indeed. What kind of... (Read More)

1400 Pursuit of Knowledge Thematic Music Unlocked!

March 3rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, With The Millennium Series, we had a big goal in mind that was very important to our creative vision. We wanted to have context-dependent background sound for locations and activities currently happening in-game. While we... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal Complete & Important Information for German Backers

March 3rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, In our previous update, we spoke about the mysterious drawings and notes found with the victim’s body. If one thing is certain is that throughout time, getting into trouble has been a teenagers’ specialty. In the year... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked! The Pursuit of Knowledge Begins

March 3rd - via:
Greetings Investigators, We can’t believe how fast the campaign is moving! You have already smashed the first Stretch Goal!  Thank you so much for the truly incredible level of support! We have been absolutely overwhelmed by the excitement too... (Read More)

Investigators, you’ve done it! Thank you!

March 3rd - via:
Greetings Investigators! From everyone here at Lucky Duck Games, Thank you! It’s so wonderful to be back with you all again for a game that has a special place in all of our hearts. The original Chronicles of Crime Kickstarter was a fantastic... (Read More)

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