Swift Spark: The Animated Series (Pilot Episode)

Explorers of the North Sea

A project in Kapiti, NZ by Shem Phillips

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Sail, raid and conquer! Complete the epic Viking trilogy with Explorers of the North Sea + The North Sea Runesaga (Trilogy Expansion).
Backers: 2033
Average Pledge Per Backer: $160 NZD

Funded: $324,463 NZD of $50,000 NZD
Dates: Feb 3rd -> Feb 24th (22 days)
Project By: Shem Phillips
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Latest News


February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, what an amazing campaign! Thank you all for believing in these games. Your support has been overwhelming. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. Now the real work for me begins! I've just finished preparing all the Runesaga files for print. I... (Read More)

5 Hours, 2 Stretch Goals Left

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,What a great campaign this has been! Thank you all for being a part of it. Your support is so much appreciated. It was pretty amazing to wake up to $300k NZD this morning!We have 2 Stretch Goals left in our sights... This morning I also... (Read More)

Land Ahead!

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,We are getting close to the shoreline now. Thank you all for being a part of the campaign. Your support has been amazing.The latest rulebook has been added to the campaign page and BGG. This includes the solo play variant. Here's the... (Read More)

Enemy Ships, Stretch Goals and Add-ons

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,We have unlocked the Enemy Ships upgrade! This adds a whole new mechanic and two new ways to score to Explorers. You can view the updated rulebook here:https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B75ugo-JO_NLb0ZRLUE4VUlWODg/view?usp=sharingI have... (Read More)

New Captain Card on Offer

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone!The Garphill Games Facebook page has almost reached 1000 followers. So I figured it would be a good time for a challenge. If we can get over 1000 followers and 50 shares of the new pinned post (Trilogy banner ad), I'll add the Queen... (Read More)

2 Weeks Down, 1 To Go!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,We are now heading into the final week of the campaign. Thank you all for being a part of the journey so far. It's been amazing! Here's some really quick updates...The Mico has now finished the Clan Boards. Which Clan will you choose?... (Read More)

First Look at the Clan Boards for Runesaga

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone!The Mico just sent through a sample of the Red Clan art today. It's not 100% finished, but I wanted to let you see it straight away. Clan Boards stay with players throughout the entire trilogy. There will be one in each player colour... (Read More)

Over $200,000 pledged + New Stretch Goal for Explorers

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone!Wow - this is just amazing. Thank you all for helping to raise so much support for this project.I am so grateful to each one of you.Massive New Stretch Goal for Explorers: It's been so hard to keep this one a secret! So happy to finally... (Read More)

First Week Down!

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,We've been rowing these longships for a whole week! Thank you all so much for supporting this project. It still blows my mind!For those who are interested, here's a few stats on the campaign: - 22% of backers have pledged at the... (Read More)

New Images of Runesaga

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone!There are some new images of the Runestones and exclusive content in Runesaga. Head over to BGG to take a look and be sure to give them a thumbs up!https://boardgamegeek.com/images/boardgame/190798/north-sea-runesagaThe Mico is still... (Read More)

Conquered last year's funding record!

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,We have officially passed the total funding amount of the Raiders campaign last year - in only 4 days!! Thank you all for being a part of this campaign. It has been truly humbling to see how much support has flooded in.As a token of my... (Read More)

1000 Longships Strong!

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,We just hit 1000 backers about an hour ago! Thank you all for being a part of this campaign. Your support is so greatly appreciated.In other news, Chloe was pretty excited about today's arrival.... I can't wait to play this. The... (Read More)

Summary of our first 12 hours

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,Let me start by giving up huge THANK YOU! Seriously, I am blown away by how much support has come in for this campaign so early on. You are all amazing. Here's some stats.... This is going to be a fun campaign! Thanks for jumping on the... (Read More)

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