Alien Frontiers 4th Edition

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Building The Alien Frontiers 4th Edition Promo Pack. New Tech. New Agendas. New Asteroids. What? Asteroids? Keep reading...
Backers: 2265
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $151,837 of $2,000
Dates: May 7th -> May 23rd (17 days)
Project By: Springboard ... Powered by Game Salute
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A Third of Gamers Object to Big Publishers on Kickstarter

September 10th - via:
About a third of board gamers object to large and established publishers using Kickstarter, according to a recent poll. The poll, which ran last week, drew sharply divided comments. (Read More)

Kickstarter Lesson #76: How to Run a Game Expansion Kickstarter Campaign

January 23rd - via:
With our upcoming Kickstarter campaign for the expansion pack to Viticulture, Tuscany, coming up in mid-March, I’ve been working on the project page for a few weeks now. A lot of the decisions I’m making are a result of other expansion campaigns I’ve followed in the past, so I thought I would formally compile that data and share it here to help other Kickstarter creators. (Read More)

A Fool and His Money: My Kickstarter Misadventures

January 21st - via:
Most lists of New Year's resolutions include a vague vow to spend more frugally. This year, one of my resolutions was a much more pointed money-saving plan: no more Kickstarter. (Read More)

The Whole List

May 23rd - via:
Some have asked for a complete listing for the cards, dice, and factions that were earned from this project's primary funding goal and all of the subsequent stretch goals.  Here you go. Thanks for all of your pledges and please spend the next four... (Read More)

Factions & FP#1 Reference Cards

May 23rd - via:
OK, it's taken me all morning, but here are the nine reference cards for Factions and Faction Pack #1.  I'll tackle the ref cards for Faction Packs #2, #3, and #4 later...I need some lunch!!  :-) As always, let me know what you think in the... (Read More)

Faction Reference Cards

May 23rd - via:
So, I'm trying to have a little fun with the factions reference cards. Side 1 is for the facility owner. Side 2 is when another player asks you, "Hey, what does your faction do for me?" Hand them the card and let them read it. What do you think?  (Read More)

Phase 9 Tech and AF Dice Bag

May 22nd - via:
Y'all are soaring up near $125,000 (Phase 11, by my count) and I'm playing catch-up on Phase 9 tech cards. Tegre and Pseudotheist need to send me their real names for the by-line. Tory has approved these three cards and is reviewing the next three... (Read More)

Turns & Fields Reference Cards

May 21st - via:
After reading a suggestion in the comments to Update #10, I spent this evening working out a design that covered both the Field Generators data and Player/Turn/Scoring data.  So, the five cards will have the Field Generator info on one side and then... (Read More)

Promo Pack Recap and Apologies

May 21st - via:
Sorry for being away from the updates for a while...but more on that in a moment.   First, I want to tell you how amazed I am at how this project keeps rocketing upward. We're over $111,000 now so let's recap what you've created so far. 12 Agenda... (Read More)

The Growing Promo Pack and 2 New Pledge Levels

May 17th - via:
Hi Everyone.  Your pledges have taken us over the $90,000 mark and I'm tickled pink. Thank you all so very much! It may have been a while since you first pledged your support for the Alien Frontiers Promo Pack, so, if you have not been keeping tabs,... (Read More)

Radar Cards and Phase 8 Stretch Goals

May 16th - via:
First, I'd like to show you the REAL card design for what I've been calling "Asteroid Cards". The frame was designed by Darrell Louder and is meant to evoke a handheld radar scanner. I'm really excited about Darrell's work and I'm thinking about... (Read More)

Stretching for Phase 7

May 14th - via:
Congratulations.  You've achieved all of the cards in Phase 6 and pledge more funding than any other Alien Frontiers related project has ever raised before.   Here are the cards that we're stretching for in Phase 7! Remember, I'm looking for your... (Read More)

Your Alien Tech Suggestions

May 13th - via:
As you wonderful backers continue to support our project, the promo pack has grown from 3 cards all the way to 31 cards when funding reaches $80,000. No we'd like to tap your creativity to keep the Promo Pack growing even more. Please use the... (Read More)

Phase 3 Done, Phase 4 Done, Now Stretching for Phase 5

May 10th - via:
Yesterday, I made an informal announcement over in the comments section, so let me make it formal here in this update.  Game Salute is ordering a re-print of the award-winning expansion, Alien Frontiers: Factions. The Factions re-print will contain... (Read More)

Phase 2 Achieved and Half-Way Through Phase 3

May 9th - via:
So, you pledged $22,000 in the first 24 hours and built a 15-card Promo Pack and a Relic Ship. On day two, you pledge $23,000 and built three Faction Packs and a Brethren Ship. It's day three, now, and you've already built a Relic Rocket and started... (Read More)

Funding At The Speed Of Light

May 8th - via:
It's hard to believe that this project to fund a promo pack of Alien Frontiers cards started less than 36 hours ago. You amazing backers funded our meager primary goal in less than two hours and then just kept on pouring it on.  You stretched for... (Read More)

Help Us Set New Agendas

May 7th - via:
Agenda Cards were introduced in the Factions expansion and they offer new ways to earn victory points. During the game, you can choose to reveal an Agenda card when you perform a special task for an immediate victory point, or you can hold onto the... (Read More)

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