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Statecraft - a Political Strategy Game for 2-6 players

A project in Oxford, UK by Inside the Box Board Games

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Craft your own world of power-grabbing political parties in this innovative strategy game for 2-6 players. Who triumphs in your world?
Backers: 1018
Average Pledge Per Backer: £39

Funded: £39,502 of £8,500
Dates: Jun 14th -> Jul 14th (31 days)
Project By: Inside the Box Board Games
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Latest News

This is a Xi-risouly Excited Finale! (Stretch Goal #14 Unlocked)

July 14th - via:
HELLO VOTERS.This project has been an absolute privilege to run. You've been such fantastic 'Supporters' and it's just been a joy to speak to so many of you, discuss so many fabulous ideas, and share so much enthusiasm for games and politics!Let's... (Read More)

The Prize is Clinton in the Distance (Stretch Goals #12&13 Unlocked + BREAKING NEWS)

July 13th - via:
Wow.Just wow.This has been an absolutely fantastic campaign throughout but waking up to this today was pretty amazing. Not only did we shred up the £29,000 goal overnight (hello Assets & Agents!) we've also drop kicked £32,000 right out of the... (Read More)

We're Merkel-ing a Fantastic Game! (Stretch Goal #11 Unlocked)

July 11th - via:
Good afternoon Voters! I'm so sorry for the quality of today's pun.Another day, another stretch goal.  As we cruise upwards we've unlocked another fantastic quality upgrade to the core game content, punchthrough points tracker mats!  These mats... (Read More)

We May Have Got Carried Away...(***BREAKING NEWS***)

July 10th - via:
Hey there voters! Long time no speak!I just wanted to take this opportunity to say again. You're awesome. All 636 of you so far have joined with us in this project to make this game a thing, a real, actual thing that thousands of people around the... (Read More)

Extremist Rallies - Police, Orban Them? (Stretch Goal #10 Unlocked)

July 7th - via:
Hello again voters!It's been a while!Thanks to your incredible support for Statecraft and especially for the Supranational Union expansion, we're now able to open the Backer Referendum for the 10-card mini-expansion! You'll have a choice between:1)... (Read More)

We Couldn't Believe Yesterday's Support, It's Trudeau (Stretch Goal #9 Unlocked)

July 7th - via:
Merry Thursday Voters!What an incredible day it's been for Statecraft, just wow.On Wednesday afternoon, British time, we announced that the Supranational Union campaign expansion was now available and around 200 of you have since included that in... (Read More)

***Supranational Union Expansion Now Live***

July 6th - via:
Hello Voters!Today is the day that we launch the first Statecraft Deluxe Expansion - the Supranational Union. This expansion of 72 cards, a rules booklet and fancy magnetic close box converts your regular Statecraft core set into an epic campaign... (Read More)

About Time we Had Some Gove-ernment Intervention (Stretch Goal #8 Unlocked & BREAKING NEWS)

July 2nd - via:
G'day Voters! Today we've hit another fantastic milestone, £19,000, unlocking a fantastic quality upgrade to the limited edition box sleeve, with foil stamping and UV spot varnish effect to give them a seriously luxury feel. This is now getting the... (Read More)

Kenny You Believe It? (Stretch Goal #7 Unlocked & Referenda Results!)

June 28th - via:
Hey there voters! We have loads of news straight from the headquarters of the Inside the Box Party. Results of 2 referenda, and the fantastic announcement of yet another stretch goal! We've been skimming through all of the fantastic ideas you've left... (Read More)

***UK-EU Referendum Result Update***

June 24th - via:
Hi there voters,We come to you with a brief break from humour and unending puns to reassure you that the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union will not affect the production or distribution of Statecraft.For those pledging with their... (Read More)

Choosing Between These Insert is Going to be Tusk!

June 23rd - via:
Good evening voters!I hope you've had a fantastic day so far! We now have the mock up designs for the box insert from Zak, here they are below for you all the enjoy!Click the referendum link below to vote!Both referendums will close when the next... (Read More)

There's a Choice? There Schulz be a Referendum (Stretch Goal #6 Unlocked)

June 22nd - via:
Merry Wednesday Voters!In light of the upcoming referendum in the UK tomorrow, here's one of our own.Currently we have the beefy 10mm blue wooden cubes for our points trackers, but the question is, would you prefer 8mm translucent acrylic cubes... (Read More)

Five Stretch Goals (Ash)Down! (Stretch Goal #5 Unlocked)

June 20th - via:
Hey there voters!We've hit the fifth stretch goal! Well done team! We now have a cardboard punchboard standee for the incumbent marker in all games, which will be a nice way to tell who's the current leader in the spotlight during your games of... (Read More)

Thanks for Putin up With the Puns (Stretch Goal #4 Unlocked)

June 19th - via:
Good Afternoon Voters!Its really exciting that we've had a stretch goal every single day since we managed to do the unthinkable and fund Statecraft in the first 48 hours! This one is a fantastic one too - we'll make the cardboard organiser that's... (Read More)

It's Really Fun Looking at the Verhofstadt-istics (Stretch Goal #3 Unlocked)

June 18th - via:
Good morning Voters!For all you data-nerds out there, we're a big fan of Kicktraq, a Kickstarter analytics website that tracks the performance of projects on the platform! It's really fun to track what's going on on a project you like, especially as... (Read More)

Cruzing Towards Some More Stretch Goals! (Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked)

June 17th - via:
Good evening voters!Today we've smashed the 10k stretch goal, and are Cruz-ing towards 11k!It's amazing to see the game really pick up momentum and keep going, with loads of lovely messages from backers telling us what they love most about the... (Read More)

Statecraft is becoming a Major Success! (Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked)

June 16th - via:
Good morning Voters!Not only have you fantastic people rallied together and made this thing a real, actual thing, but you've made it better already! Statecraft's game cards will now all be made from high quality black core card stock and be given a... (Read More)

We May be a Little Excited, We're Sorry if You Can't Under-Sanders

June 15th - via:
Hey there Voters!37 Hours. Over 200 backers. Fully Funded. I honestly can't believe how much support there has been for Statecraft so far! It's been a hard slog over the last 3 months making Statecraft into an even better game than when we launched... (Read More)

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