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"Viceroy" Fantasy Pyramid Card/Board Game 1-4 Players 45 Min

A project in Layton, UT by Seth Hiatt

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Viceroy is a bidding and resource management game from Russia with love! 1-4 Players, Plays in 45-60 minutes! Runaway Hit at Essen!
Backers: 5887
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $267,831 of $10,000
Dates: Dec 1st -> Dec 27th (26 days)
Project By: Seth Hiatt
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30 Minutes Left! Get Rolled!

December 27th - via:
30 Minutes Left!This is your last chance!  If you wanna add funds do it now!  Share the love of this game,  do it now! Rick Rolled!Any of you who don't know what a Rick Roll is click HERE.  For the rest of you we have updated our KS video so you... (Read More)

Final Update.. and to All A Good Night!

December 27th - via:
We Did It!Well with 2 hours left to go, this is our FINAL update before the end of the campaign.  I just want to sit back and relax for a minute and thank every one of you for your contribution to this project.  We never set out to do anything like... (Read More)

$250 k is CLOSE! More Sleeves? Sure thing!

December 26th - via:
$250 K Is HEREAs we post this update we are at $248 k with over 18 hours left on the campaign...  I think we can officially announce that the $250 k goal is a GO!  It hasn't happened yet but it will happen in the next 2 hours based on how it has... (Read More)

Closing in on 24 hours to go and the $250 k mark... will we make it? And Rewards Calculator Revised... and Lemonade Stand Add On!

December 26th - via:
24 hours to go!We are at over $240 k now with just 24 hours to go in this 26 day project.  If we have an "average" day then we should hit $250 k, we are really hoping!  Please everyone consider sharing the project on Facebook or somewhere else. We... (Read More)

$225 K unlocked and final 48 hours coming soon!

December 25th - via:
$225 K Unlocked! You did it!  We just hit the $225 K goal, only the $250 K left and about 55 hours to go... can we do it? 48 Hour Reminder EmailsWe are expecting a nice bump in the final 48 hours of the campaign and hope you will all consider... (Read More)

By Request: Hold Your Breath is now an Add-on, and our $250 K goal announced!

December 24th - via:
Hold Your Breath is a go!Fine!  Lots of you have been asking, yes you can get Hold Your Breath as an add-on to the campaign, it is on all 3 spreadsheets for you to calculate in at the same cost as Walk the Plank.  Use the calculator to figure your... (Read More)

HUGE UPDATE! Over $200 K and Final 3 Days! Finally, Add-On Game Rewards For All Backers

December 23rd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

10 Round 2 spots just opened up if you want to move up as a single backer! Hurry!

December 20th - via:
Title says it all, we had only 990 tier 2 rewards due to my terrible math, so 10 Tier 2 spots just opened up.  I wonder how long they will last? You can move up if you want to :)  (Read More)

$175 K blown away and call to action!

December 19th - via:
 Blown Away Baby!The $175 K goal is HISTORY! Yes, it was blown through thanks largely to all of you backers upping your pledges for the new add-ons. Thanks to all of you!   Call To Action!The final week is all but upon us. I know a bunch of you... (Read More)

Rewards Calculator and Add-ons For All!

December 18th - via:
Rewards CalculatorBy popular demand you can find Rewards Calculator HERE.  Go check it out!  Please note you can only pledge for as many copies of sleeves and gems and playmats as you have copies of the game.  If you have 2 copies of the game, for... (Read More)

$160 k and climbing... coming up on the final week and LOTS of changes!

December 18th - via:
$160 k and climbing!Let me just remind all of you that this project had an initial goal of $10,000 and we expected it to do about $40 k or so, a very aggressive goal for us considering the cost of the game and that the most backers we have ever had... (Read More)

$140 K and ALMOST Half Way! New Stretch Goal at $175 k announced!

December 12th - via:
$140 KWe just opened up Round 6 Rewards Spots and we're amazed at where this is at considering we aren't even half way through the funding process yet.  Thanks to all of you for contributing to our success and continuing to share the project with... (Read More)

$125 K unlocked and HELP US OUT PLEASE!

December 9th - via:
$125 K Goal Reached!The $125 K goal was reached just 8 days after launching this project if you can believe it!  Amazing!  The UNLOCKED graphic will be updating soon, I think Allison had to finally sleep a few hours and didn't get it up yet.  We... (Read More)

Language Help

December 9th - via:
Get 'er done!This project has taken off like we would never have expected, though of course we hoped for it.  So far this game has only been available in Russian and on a very limited basis in English, but that doesn't help a lot of you backers who... (Read More)

How to adjust your pledge!

December 9th - via:
Pledge AdjustingSome of you have asked us how to adjust your pledge to switch from one tier to another... well it couldn't be easier and here is a one-minute video to show you how!  We are so appreciative of all of your help, please take a moment to... (Read More)

$100 k, LE Box Finalized, More Stretch Goals, and What We Are Doing

December 8th - via:
Wow, it has been a huge weekend and we are so excited that not only did we blow through $100 K, we are now at over $110 k on the project!  Time for a HUGE update... you'd better sit down and grab a snickers bar, we're going to be a while. $100 k... (Read More)

Top 5 Kickstarter Games - December 7, 2014

December 7th - via:
Kickstarter Badger ranks the best tabletop Kickstarter games each week. This week, Viceroy ranked #1. Check out the full list here! (Read More)

Poll is live and color blind tokens (not that tokens can see at all, I'm just saying)

December 6th - via:
Vote For Your Favorite Box CoversThere has been MUCH discussion about the box for the limited edition game and after much thinking and listening we have put together a poll for all of you to vote in.  Please contribute to this poll and help us out!... (Read More)

Blow through $60 K and News on the Limited Box and more!

December 4th - via:
Way past $60 KWe blew right past $60 K without even blinking, it is official, we will have a limited edition box version.   But...  based on the comments we are seeing not many people actually like what I am now calling "the Old Man box".  Sure... (Read More)

Closing in on $60 K... here is your Limited Edition and more rewards announced. Wow.

December 4th - via:
This is actually starting to get hilarious... we can barely keep up with the updates, comments, graphics and unlocking of rewards, etc.  I can't believe how fast this is climbing now.  I am laughing right now at just how amazing this is.  But... (Read More)

$45 k unlocked and more rewards announced... Wow!

December 3rd - via:
$45 K Goal Achieved!With just over 3 days into the project we have blown through the $45 K stretch goal!  Crazy!  Let me just point out again that this is an UPGRADE to the components (cards) and box quality of the game.  We are not talking about... (Read More)

Tom Vasel's Thoughts on Dice Tower

December 3rd - via:
Another Amazing Video Review of the GameWhat does Tom Vasel of the Dice Tower think of the game?  He posted his REVIEW today... not a paid preview but an actual REVIEW with opinions and everything!  Was that just blind luck?  Well, we believe in... (Read More)

$35 k and 1,000 backers in 1.5 days? WHAT?!!

December 3rd - via:
Congratulations!Wow, just a quick update to say... WOW!  If you had told us 2 days ago that this would be the response to this project I would have never believed it.  Oh sure, I would have hoped for it but never believed it.  We have done over... (Read More)

$30 K Stretch Goal Reached, $60 K goal announced and MORE!

December 2nd - via:
30 K Stretch Goal Achieved!In just 28 hours YOU helped us achieve our $30k stretch goal!  What does that mean for you? It means one of the only complaints for the game is going to be resolved.  With 4 primary color gems playing a key roll in the... (Read More)

New Game Round-up: Plaid Hat Welcomes Specter Ops, Mayday Games Plans for New Viceroy & Petersen Games Reveals Theomachy

December 2nd - via:
As anyone who has ever attempted to design a game knows, games tend to change between their origin and their publication (should they get that far), and sometimes they change even after they've been announced to the public and seemingly immune from large-scale changes. (Read More)

[FORUM POST] Viceroy (Hobby World) english version on kickstarter now

December 2nd - via:
It's a bit like an advanced version of splendor - with a tech tree, and many routes to victory. (Read More)

[FORUM POST] Kickstarter: Viceroy

December 2nd - via:
Viceroy, van de Russische uitgever Hobbyworld, was een grote hit op Spiel '14. Alles uitverkocht de eerste dag. Er komt nu ook een Engelse versie via Mayday Games. De eerste oplage wordt via Kickstarter aan de man gebracht. (Read More)

We are getting tons of press!

December 1st - via:
Blogs and PressThere are a lot of blogs/press coming out about the project, And a special shout out to anyone who can do REDDIT.  We have tried and failed on Reddit before and are scared of it.  If any of you can post the project there that would... (Read More)

Updated Box Art, Stretch Goals and more...

December 1st - via:
Box ArtAllison has been working tirelessly with our partners at Hobby World and the box-cover for the game is already completed, she finished it up today.  Check out her handy work: Click the box for a more detailed view!  Stretch Goal GraphicsI'm... (Read More)

Funded in 8 hours! Stretch Goals and more

December 1st - via:
Funded!Wow, this is a 26 day project and it funded in just 8 hours.  Are you kidding us right now?  Holy cow!  Time to get on with the business of STRETCH GOALS.  We have been working and planning and are super excited! You'll need an HTML5... (Read More)

#9 on Kicktraq Hotlist, Blog Posts and Serious backers from "Discover"

December 1st - via:
Kicktraq HotnessWow, we are already #9 on the Kicktraq Hotlist today: Click on the image above and look at Viceroy's page to track our success already! Blog Post #1We have already gotten notice of a BLOG POST about this project, man that was a RECORD... (Read More)

Oh yes we did! $2 k in 2 hours... and EU Friendly!

December 1st - via:
And We're Off....In just 2 hours we have done over 20% of our goal, that means we could meet our entire goal TODAY.  Everyone told us we were crazy to launch in December and end the project 3 days after Christmas.  They said it couldn't be done.... (Read More)

Viceroy English edition now on Kickstarter!

December 1st - via:
Viceroy was one of the small publisher hits of Siel 2014. The game from designer Yuri Zhuravlev was originally released in Russian and also had a very limited print run in English available at Essen. (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Viceroy Finally Releasing in English in 2015 -Limited Quantities on Kickstarter now!

December 1st - via:
Viceroy is a bidding and resource management game from Russia with love! 1-4 Players, Plays in 45-60 minutes! Runaway Hit at Essen! (Read More)

Rule the Fantasy World Laar in Viceroy Kickstarter!

December 1st - via:
Viceroy took Essen by storm and is now on Kickstarter for an English production run! Compete against other players to rule the fantasy world of Laar! (Read More)

Viceroy By Hobbyworld Games Review by David Lowry

November 18th - via:
Looking out your window at the snow-covered landscape bathed in the moonlight, watching the ice crystals twinkle their beautiful show you wonder if you have what it takes to lead your people. Do they trust you enough? Have you even earned it? What makes you think you understand this game of politics and can safely navigate it to protect Laan and bring her out of the cold, dark despair your predecessor has drug her into and back to an age of prosperity that will allow its citizens to be healthy, fruitful and happy? (Read More)

Review: Viceroy by Hobby World

November 5th - via:
No leader of a government has ever taken control without people beneath them, lifting them to higher levels than they could get on their own. (Read More)

A Critique of... Viceroy

September 15th - via:
Hobby World is a publisher not many in the states may be familiar with, but honestly, it would do them justice to become familiar with. They are one of the leading Russian publishers, hosting a catalog of many games, some you know well, others you may not have seen... yet. (Read More)

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