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Steamcraft: A Steampunk Deckbuilding Card Game

A project in Wilmington, DE by Mike Gnade

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A strategic Steampunk deckbuilding card game where players battle and sabotage other companies to amass economic wealth and influence
Backers: 507
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $23,585 of $8,800
Dates: Sep 29th -> Nov 2nd (34 days)
Project By: Mike Gnade
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Latest News

Last Day - Stretch Goal Unlocked!

November 1st - via:
Final day of the campaign and as expected you guys unlocked our next stretch goal!  Say goodbye to the same old boring Mining Platform for every player.   We will have 5 unique mining platform cards exclusive to Kickstarter backers included in your... (Read More)

Only 39 hours left! New Card Back

October 31st - via:
We have a little less than 48 hours left and are already off to an amazing start today.  It will be fantastic to have unique mining platforms for each corporate faction and I am feeling very confident that that stretch goal will be reached but keep... (Read More)

All Stretch Goals Revealed!

October 30th - via:
We are getting down to the wire so I thought it pertinent to release the full list of stretch goals for everyone.  I'm guessing that the 500 backer goal and the unique mining platforms are likely to be unlocked but we won't really know until that... (Read More)

Final Days and a note on Diversity with Card Previews

October 29th - via:
As all of you know, the final week of the campaign did not go as planned.  It was actually originally scheduled to end tonight but with the IP dispute thing, we're now ending at 3AM on Monday (doh!).  That being said I still think we have an... (Read More)

Reserve Decks

October 28th - via:
One of the really unique aspects of Brass Empire is that each corporate faction has a unique reserve deck that ONLY they can buy from at any time (instead of the center rows).  This gives each player a unique flavor and strategy when playing a... (Read More)

Card Preview and Brass Empire Avatars

October 27th - via:
I'm so happy from all the comments especially from the backers that had the opportunity to play the game and enjoyed it so much.  I'm still recovering from the whole IP problem, but am making progress and have updated the project page with new... (Read More)

We are back baby!

October 26th - via:
What happened?! As you all can imagine, I had a very stressful weekend. At 11am on Friday, I received a notice that my project was hidden due to an IP infringement. Apparently there was another Kickstarter named Steamcraft RPG and that guy emailed... (Read More)

Solitaire Gameplay video, Unpub Event and more Card Previews

October 22nd - via:
Last Night I had a great time demoing the game at the Game Makers Guild of Philadelphia Meetup. We had a really great 4 player free for all game that ended Frontier Rail 87 (Dave), Omni-Edo 87 (Bonnie), Windcraft 84 (Todd) and McGlynn 77 (Mike).... (Read More)

Boxes and Card Preview

October 21st - via:
We are approaching the final week of the Kickstarter so I plan on doing more frequent updates until we're finished here! I'm hoping we get a good surge at the end so we can unlock some other cool goodies.   Boxes and Production stuff!I had a great... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked! Voting and Card Preview

October 19th - via:
As anticipated, we broke $15k this weekend for the Corporate ID cards stretch goal.  The company ID cards offer a unique new risk/reward play mechanic to the game, allowing a one-time gamble per game to pull off a massive attack, mining operation or... (Read More)

Card Preview, Vote, Watch me lose, Avatars and more!

October 16th - via:
I've been hard at work on the final card designs and thanks to your feedback am almost halfway done getting all the cards ready for print.  That means that the Alpha Playtester tier is now more like a Beta Playtester tier.  There's only 7 spots... (Read More)

We are at the Half Way Point. Only 15 days left!

October 14th - via:
Today is the official half-way mark of the campaign and what better way to celebrate than listen to me ramble on about Steamcraft and other games on the Grogheads podcast for 35 minutes or... (Read More)

Vote on the final card design/layout

October 13th - via:
I've been working on improving the cards of Steamcraft and am happy to finally share with you some graphic design revisions.  I think these subtle changes to the cards really take Steamcraft to the next level but I need your help on what icons you... (Read More)

$12k Stretch Goal Unlocked: Playmat Reward + More!

October 12th - via:
Once again thank you to all the amazing people who have stumbled on my project and backed it thus far.  We had a great weekend and are only $1800 away from unlocking the next Stretch Goal!  It's great to hear comments and excitement about the... (Read More)

Press Round-Up and a few FAQs

October 10th - via:
This past week we've had a lot more press stuff getting released.  In addition to the video preview above and the ones from Board Game Brawl and Undead Viking that we've added to the main campaign page, I was also interviewed by Board Game... (Read More)

Final Faction Spotlight: McGlynn Clockwerks

October 9th - via:
McGlynn Clockwerks The McGlynn clan has long served the aristocracy and royalty of Cobalt and continue to serve as policemen today. When Brass was discovered, the family was recognized for its long service and given an earldom. It used this surge in... (Read More)

Windcraft Enterprises

October 7th - via:
Windcraft Enterprises Windcraft Enterprises was originally founded by the royal Tarleton family during the brass revolution. While the company started off catering to the upper class with luxurious sailcars, there quickly grew a need for more... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 Unlocked!

October 5th - via:
Congratulations everyone we've unlocked the first stretch goal! That's 5 exclusive cards for only you our incredible backers! These 5 Company Starting Cards each feature a unique and powerful card for each corporate faction to place in their reserve... (Read More)

Harlem Electric

October 5th - via:
As I'm writing this update, we are only a few dollars away from our first Stretch goal.  I will write up an update on that (hopefully) later today.  There are still a few Alpha and First Wave shipping spots left - so if you know a friend who may be... (Read More)

100% funded

October 3rd - via:
We are now completely funded! Steamcraft is a go. Thank you to everyone. Now we can focus on some of our amazing stretch goals. More news next week.  (Read More)

Omni-Edo Corp

October 2nd - via:
Omni-Edo Corp The conservatively run Omni-Edo Corporation is currently run by Chairwoman Himiko Edo. Ms. Edo may have inherited her position, but she is known to run the company with the ruthless efficiency that Omni-Edo has become synonymous with.... (Read More)

Introducing Frontier Rail (and a Quick Day 1 Recap)

September 30th - via:
What an awesome and overwhelming first day. You guys are absolutely the best! Thanks to everyone who has backed, asked a question or helped spread the word.  Steamcraft is well on its way to being funded, but that's something everyone can monitor on... (Read More)

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