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Viscounts of the West Kingdom + Tomesaga

A project in Waikanae, NZ by Shem Phillips

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Increase your influence across the kingdom in this unique deckbuilding-powered rondel strategy game for 1-4 players.
Backers: 7825
Average Pledge Per Backer: $169 NZD

Funded: $1,323,150 NZD of $23,000 NZD
Dates: Mar 3rd -> Mar 19th (17 days)
Project By: Shem Phillips
board gamestrategy gamesingle-player2-player +Suggest

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Latest News

Board game company raises $1.3m for latest West Kingdom release

March 24th - via:
A Kiwi board game company's growing legion of fans have pledged $1.3 million for its latest tabletop release. (Read More)

Final Hours!

March 19th - via:
Hey everyone, We are almost there! Down to the final hours. Thank you all for joining us on this journey. I just wanted to quickly remind you of a few things before the campaign ends: There is no pledge manager, so all pledge amounts need to be... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Viscounts Solo

March 17th - via:
Hi everyone! Sam is now live on Reddit for his AMA. Feel free to head over there to ask any design-related questions - As the campaign begins to wind... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Viscounts Co-op

March 15th - via:
Hi everyone, We are getting down to the final days now! Last night we also crossed over 1 Million NZD in funding. Wow! If you'd told me that would happen 5-6 years ago, I never would have believed you. It's been a crazy journey! For those on Reddit,... (Read More)

Game Buzz: Viscounts of the West Kingdom

March 15th - via:
Today, I wanted to talk about a Kickstarter project that's wrapping up in a few days that is part of a pretty successful trilogy. It is Viscounts of the West Kingdom is a game designed by Shem Phillips and SJ MacDonald, to be published by Garphill Games. (Read More)

Spotlight On: Nobles

March 13th - via:
Hi everyone! We are down the final week. Thank you all for joining us on this journey. (click image to view in larger format) Thanks! Shem  (Read More)

Spotlight On: Paladins Co-op

March 11th - via:
Hi everyone! Great news, thanks to Overboard Games, Viscounts is now available on Tabletop Simulator (through Steam). It should also be available soon on Tabletopia. (Click image to... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Clerics

March 10th - via:
Hi everyone! Well, we're now one week into the campaign and there's still a lot of new backers jumping on board. We're so grateful for your support. (click to view larger image) Meeple Source Upgrades In case you missed it, yesterday Meeple Source... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Architects Co-op

March 8th - via:
Hi everyone! As promised, we're going to be releasing some full playthroughs of the co-op variants provided inside Tomesaga. If you enjoy watching us fail at our own games, these should be some top-level entertainment! (click to view larger image)... (Read More)

Did you hear about. . .? This week in news. 3/9/2020

March 8th - via:
This time, we’re looking at crime through the ages, viscounts, castles, a circus, robots, a D&D book, and a labyrinth (Read More)

Spotlight On: Builders

March 6th - via:
Hi everyone! Welcome to all our recent backers! It's great to have you on board. If you have any questions, read over the FAQ's first. If they don't help, please feel free to leave a comment or sent me a message. I just want to reiterate that there... (Read More)

Finishing Out the West Kingdom Trilogy

March 5th - via:
Garphill Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the final game in its West Kingdom trilogy, Viscounts of the West Kingdom. The game is designed by Shem Phillips and S J MacDonald with artwork provider by Mihajlo Dimitrievski (The Mico). (Read More)

Spotlight On: Corruption and Virtue

March 4th - via:
Hi everyone! Well, we're over that first big boost for the campaign. The amount of support has been amazing. Thank you so much! Some people have been asking about Tomesaga, so here's a little breakdown... Tomesaga is a "campaign expansion" for the... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Debts and Deeds

March 3rd - via:
Wow, what a start to the campaign! Thank you all for your early support. It's so good to have each one of you on board. Sam and I have been working so hard over the past few months getting everything ready for Viscounts and Tomesaga. This has been... (Read More)

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