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Among the Stars: The Ambassadors

A project in Boston, MA by LudiCreations

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An expansion for Among the Stars - a board game by Artipia Games. Ambassadors arrive to the space stations, as conflict is brewing...
Backers: 1262
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $76,021 of $15,000
Dates: May 25th -> Jun 25th (32 days)
Project By: LudiCreations
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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)

Relocation & Inspection

June 24th - via:
(Update content by Artipia Games) The cost and resources needed to build a space Station are immense. Since the largest part of these costs is covered by the Alliance, having friends in high positions within the administration can be very useful...... (Read More)

Gateways to a vast universe

June 21st - via:
(Update content by Artipia Games) Hey everyone! We are almost at $50k! Thank you for your support! 1) We’ve updated the Stretch goals and $50k brings another fresh 10-card Special location set. Space Stations often feature smaller specialized... (Read More)

A new scoring board...

June 17th - via:
(Update content by Artipia Games) Among the stars comes with a very compact scoring board that some have found a little confusing. This is why the 45k stretch reward is a brand new scoring board! Several issues have been taken into account such as... (Read More)

Ludons, a dying race

June 8th - via:
(Content by Artipia Games) The home planets of the Ludons race were the ones that were hit harder when the Purge occurred. Being in the middle of the final battle left Ludons in a near-death state. Their DNA suffered severe altercations from... (Read More)

A tall ship and a star to steer her by

June 2nd - via:
Well, not so tall, but still beautiful. One of the most common requests for Among the Stars has been miniatures, more miniatures, and then some more miniatures. Well there you have them! Now, as an extra, backers can increase their total amount... (Read More)

Eyes that watch the world and can't forget...

June 1st - via:
What do you see when you look at the sky? Some see only "blue and grey", as the song says, and- wait, which song, you ask? So, some see just blue and grey, and some see more. A LOT more. Of course, some of those may be crazy, and some may be... (Read More)

Stars & Stretch goals

May 31st - via:
Like any great feat of engineering, the ISS wasn't built in one day. There were a number of stages to it, quite a few "stretch goals", if you will (see what we did there?). Some small, some big, all necessary. As promised, we have new information... (Read More)

Among the Stars: The Avatars

May 29th - via:
$20,000 so soon! Wow. Do you know what 20 Clevelands gets you these days? Rougly two and three hundred forty seven million, four hundred seventeen thousand, eight hundred fourteen billionths of a Death Star, or  0.78 seconds of the latest Star Trek... (Read More)

Among the Stretch Rewards

May 28th - via:
As promised, we can now talk about the first stretch reward, while we are building up funds & backers to the "big one" that will allow games with 5 & 6 players. For now, we have a wonderful amuse-bouche to spice up your enjoyment of Among the... (Read More)

Fund me to the moon...

May 28th - via:
...and let us all play Among the Stars... take it away Frank! Like a boss. Stretch goal information coming.  (Read More)

Among the Promos

May 27th - via:
What an insane 2 days these have been! Sachin Tendulkar retires, Henri Dutilleux dies, and the Governor of the Bank of Japan says that although interest-rate increases will cause some stress to Japanese financial institutions, they have "sufficient... (Read More)

The Ambassadors - time to spoil you!

May 25th - via:
Wow, we didn't even have a chance to post an update before the pledges started dropping in! Welcome everyone, to yet another episode in the saga that is the Among the Stars universe. The story continues with the realization that building a space... (Read More)

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