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Leningrad ’41; Strategy Game, Battle on the Eastern Front

A project in Milan, Italy by VentoNuovo Games

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Re-play the WW2 struggle for Leningrad during the Barbarossa Campaign in VentoNuovo's medium complexity wargame.
Backers: 233
Average Pledge Per Backer: €111

Funded: €25,914 of €8,000
Dates: Nov 16th -> Dec 18th (33 days)
Project By: VentoNuovo Games
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Latest News

Christmas Comes Early! Two Stretch Goals in your pocket-- Others closer!

December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
As we review the status of the project, we talked about the things that we simply WANTED to be in the box, for sure. White Finnish blocks were one. It looks like we will make that level. But we wanted the special OOB also. And folks have been asking... (Read More)

New Mark Hit-- another Stretch Goal Added!

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Congrats supporters on hitting the 21K stretch goal that has two parts. First, a game upgrade with a 4th scenario-- now you will have options for how long you want to play and at which portion of the historical campaign you want your games to begin... (Read More)

On the Edge of a "Double!"

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We are very close to the next Stretch Goal and we decided to make it sweeter. Not only will you gain another scenario as a game upgrade, but Kickstarter supporters will receive 2 "uber sized" blocks to use for the Stalin and Hitler stickers. Extra... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Achieved (draw bags) and Cool New Posts

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again. We have reached the 19K stretch goal and the Draw Bags will now be part of everyone's Kickstarter copy. Scenario 6 and the White Finnish blocks are very much within reach! (And, we have another cool addition which we will add in when the... (Read More)

More Tutorials-- Adding Notes

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone. We wanted to share the last two Tutorials for Leningrad '41, and make a clarification. We have published two more Leningrad '41 Tutorial videos that will give you a good understanding of how the game mechanics work-- really simple... (Read More)

Last Week! Making Changes (Moving the Goal Posts)

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone. As we enter into our final week, we have to assess how things are going and what we want the final product of Leningrad '41 to look like. You've probably noticed that we have more "upgrades" than we have Stretch Goals of things that... (Read More)

First Three Tutorials

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We have posted 3 "tutorials," talking through the set up, mechanics, and play of Leningrad '41. We also notice how good the blocks look on the map and hope you will imagine seeing this on your game table. These are 6 minutes or less, and give a nice... (Read More)

Work Continues-- Help us get there!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We are still tweaking and adjusting, but we thought you might like to see a late iteration of the Leningrad '41 map. We think it's pretty impressive. Not final art, but beautiful anyway! Due to come very soon, we have several "tutorial" videos on how... (Read More)

Special offer on the All In SuperBundle

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Our largest support level is a remarkable value. The "Super Bundle" is everything-- every-thing-- that VentoNuovo makes and has on the shelf. All our games (signed) plus expansions, extra parts, card decks, GorTex maps, mounted maps, spare blocks,... (Read More)

After Action Report-- Leningrad '41, from a new gamer's perspective

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
One of our friend's, Luca, got to experience the playtest version of Leningrad '41 and captured his thoughts. We thought this might be of interest for supporters and something to share with friends who might want to get into this game. Luca takes it... (Read More)

Exciting News-- On the Waterfront!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Our friend, Kevin, referenced this in a comment a few days ago and we have confirmed the "wood" from a supplier so that we can do what we want to do and make it beautiful. Leningrad '41 will feature a special piece and special sticker for the Soviet... (Read More)

Laminated Map -- YOU HAVE IT!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone. We know this is a busy time of year but we have some important news we wanted to share. We love the laminated map and how it protects the game over the long haul. We don't want to release the game without one. As we aligned up how the... (Read More)

More Pretty Pictures-- Happy News

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello supporters! (And to prospective supporters reading this update.) We've finished some more images for the Icon sticker sheet and wanted to share them.  Here are the Bomber stickers, with distinctions made between the 2 Headquarters and the... (Read More)

Game Articles VentoNuovo

November 22nd - via: grognard.com
VentoNuovo Game's latest is Leningrad '41, now on Kickstarter! (Read More)

Chessex Dice Achieved-- Icons Added!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We have passed the funding level to replace the standard dice with TWO sets of Chessex dice, in red or black, so the Axis and Soviet players can each roll their own.  AND, we have added a new stretch goal. Now, if we pass 34K in funding, every... (Read More)

FUNDED! Adding White Blocks

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
It's always great to FUND the project the first day. We know folks always wonder, "Will it make funding or not?" And so, no more wondering! The only question is how many Upgrades and Stretch Goals we will add. We decided not to wait any longer and... (Read More)

Leningrad '41 - Kickstarter launched on time

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again! We welcome everyone to our newest kickstarter. Some of you might have known us for year, some just met us for the first time with our successful kickstarter, Moscow '41, and some might be meeting us for the first time. Hello! We are... (Read More)

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