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Codex

A project in Emeryville, CA by David Sirlin
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Codex is a customizable card game that does things differently from the rest. Based on real-time strategy video games.
Backers: 1646
Average Pledge Per Backer: $216

Funded: $354,972 of $50,000
Dates: Feb 2nd -> Mar 3rd (30 days)
Project By: David Sirlin
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Latest News

Stretch Goal Met: Upgraded Binders!

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Easier to use card binders, yay! I know our playtesters are super happy about this one. $300k [UNLOCKED] All Codex binders pages have card pockets cut such that card removal is much easier. (Core and Deluxe) Usually when you buy a card binder, you... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: More Map Cards

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
More map cards are now in the Deluxe Set! That's 12 in total. Quite a bit of variety in fun rule-changing effects that can make each game play differently. $275k [UNLOCKED] 2 more map cards, each with a different global rule-change. (Deluxe) Take a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: White and Purple Faction Token Cards

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Deluxe backers now get every token there is! $250k [Unlocked] A pack of 17(!) white and purple token cards now a free extra for Kickstarter backers (Deluxe) Here they are: Next UpThere are two more map cards we will include for Deluxe Set backers too... (Read More)

48 Hours Left, Add-ons, and BackerKit

February 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 2 days left! The finish line is in sight. Many of you have asked about the procedure for handling add-ons. Unfortunately kickstarter doesn't even have a built-in way to handle them, but BackerKit does and we'll be using that after the campaign.... (Read More)

Preview: Future Spec

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
And now for our very last hero reveal, it's Vir Garbarean of the purple faction. He's head of the Future spec, completing purple's time-based trio of Past, Present, and Future. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics:... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: Blue and Black Faction Token Cards, Shout Out to Prismata

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Backers of the Deluxe Set will now get a bunch more token cards! $225k [UNLOCKED] A pack of 19(!) blue and black token cards now a free extra for Kickstarter backers (Deluxe) Here they are: Next Up$250k [Locked] A pack of 17(!) white and purple token... (Read More)

Preview: Present Spec

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Geiger has made contact with the Vortoss faction, and he's now their emissary. He's the hero of their Present spec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics: Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series.... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: Red and Green Faction Token Cards

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Backers of the Core Set and Deluxe Sets will now get a bunch of token cards! $200k [UNLOCKED] A pack of 26(!) red and green token cards now a free extra for Kickstarter backers (Core + Deluxe) Some cards say to summon a “token” of a basic unit,... (Read More)

Preview: Past Spec

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
I bet you're wondering what the mysterious purple faction is about. It's finally time to unveil it, starting with the Past spec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics: Also, this page has a list of all the articles in... (Read More)

Preview: Strength Spec

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We have just one week left! Please recruit some friends so they don't miss out on Codex. I think it's a truly special game so I hope we get it into even more peoples' hands. And now for the founder of the head of the Morningstar Sanctuary and the... (Read More)

Preview: Ninjutsu Spec

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Setsuki is Ninjustsu spec hero of the Whitestar Order. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics:  Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series. By the way, are you a "fan" of Codex on BGG yet? You can... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: Playmat Quality Upgrade

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We now have playmats instead of boards in the Deluxe Set! $175k [UNLOCKED] Game boards upgraded to playmats with mousepad material (Deluxe) I've playtested the game a lot with prototypes of of these playmats and the players really love them. So do... (Read More)

Preview: Discipline Spec

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Now for the Whitestar Order faction. Grave Stormborne from Yomi is the hero of the Discipline spec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics: Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series. By the way, are... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: Another 2 New Binders in Deluxe Set

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
The Deluxe Set will now contain SIX custom binders. We just reached this goal: $160k [UNLOCKED] 2 more Codex binders (white and purple) with great art added (Deluxe) These Codex card binders are for the Whitestar Order (white) and Vortoss Conclave... (Read More)

Preview: Necromancy Spec

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Any Diablo 2 fans out there? Necromancy is back, this time it's in Codex though. The Blackhand Scourge's Necromancy spec lets you summon skeletons and more. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics:  Also, this page has... (Read More)

Preview: Disease Spec

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Introducing Orpal Gloor, the Blackhand Scourge's terrifying Disease hero. Click on the pic below for an article about the Disease spec and lots of card pics: Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series. By the way, are you a "fan"... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: Map Cards

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Before we get into the Codex map cards, let me tell you about Pandante, where the idea came from. The "casino cards" are one of the most fun parts of Pandante 2nd edition. You can see them by going here and scrolling down a bit. Each round of... (Read More)

Preview: Demonology Spec

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick note that the Core Set print-and-play is available now, here. Introducing Codex's black faction, the Blackhand Scourge. Starting with the Demonology hero! Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics: Also, this... (Read More)

Preview: Truth Spec

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Now it's time for the head man of Flagstone himself, Sirus Quince. He's the Truth hero, and don't forget it. ;) Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics: Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series. By... (Read More)

Codex: Peace Spec

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Let's meet General Onimaru, head of the Flagstone Dominion's Peace spec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics:  Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series. By the way, are you a "fan" of Codex on... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met, Plus A Surprise

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
First, we unlocked this: $125k [UNLOCKED] 6 mercenary tokens for free-for-all mode added (Core + Deluxe) Codex's free-for-all mode addresses several common problems with FFA games. It has no player elimination, it minimizes the importance of pre-game... (Read More)

International Shipping

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
International shipping rates saw a big increase across the board in 2016. Here's a quote about that from Ship Naked's page: "At the start of each year, carriers (FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL, etc) increase their rates as their costs go up. This year... (Read More)

Codex: Law Spec

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
And now moving on to the Flagstone Dominion (blue) faction featured in the Deluxe Set. First is the new hero, Bigby Hayes, of the Law spec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics: Also, this page has a list of all the... (Read More)

Preview: Finesse Spec

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Are you enjoying this series of articles? You can link this Codex article index to your friends. Get some more people excited so we can unlock more stuff! And now for the next part of the Starter Set, the Finesse spec lead by the new hero River... (Read More)

Preview: Bashing Spec

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Let's not forget the Starter Set! Even though it's a good way to learn the game, the neutral cards are still legit later—it's not just for noobs. Today let's look at the Bashing spec, with Troq from Yomi / Puzzle Strike / Flash Duel. Click on the... (Read More)

Podcast and a Preview of the Growth spec

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a new podcast about Codex. You can learn about the design of it, what tradeoffs we get to have by departing from standard CCGs, as well as some of the history about how the game used to be. And now it's time to learn about the Growth spec,... (Read More)

Preview: Feral Spec

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Next up is the green faction's Feral spec, starring the new hero Calamandra Moss. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics: Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series.  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: 2 New Binders in Deluxe Set

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Extra binders for Deluxe Set backers are a go! $100k [UNLOCKED] 2 more Codex binders (blue and black) with great art added (Deluxe). Total of 4 binders now included in Deluxe set. Next UpThe most common request from backers has been to move the... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: Hit Point Tracker

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hit point tracking dials for all sets are now unlocked! $90k. [UNLOCKED] Dials for tracking hit points (Starter + Core + Deluxe). All sets will get these dials to track the HP of bases for 2 players (1 - 20 HP). Next Up$100k [Locked] 2 more Codex... (Read More)

Preview: Balance Spec

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Now it's time for to meet Codex's green faction: the Moss Sentinels. A new article on green's Balance spec is now available for your reading (and card art viewing!) pleasure. Enjoy!  Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series.  (Read More)

Preview: Fire Spec

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
A new article on the red faction's Fire spec is now available for your reading (and card art viewing!) pleasure. Enjoy! Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series.  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Met: Binder Art

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
The binders will now look awesome for sure. We just unlocked this: $80k. [UNLOCKED] The Codex binders have awesome art instead of just solid colors (Core + Deluxe). This stretch goal unlocks a new type of binder with laminated covers and the art... (Read More)

Preview: Blood Spec

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
A new article on the red faction's Blood spec is now available for your reading (and card art viewing!) pleasure. Enjoy! Also, this page has a list of all the articles in this series.  (Read More)

First Stretch Goal

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, the first stretch goal is now unlocked! Let's check it out and look at the next goal, too. UNLOCKED: $70k. Double-faced Dancer tokens (Starter + Deluxe). These sets will come with 3 token cards that have Dancers on the front and Angry Dancers... (Read More)

Preview: Anarchy Spec

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey backers, first of all woo-hoo, we reached the funding goal in less than a day! It's so exciting to see how into the game people are already. Real CostsLet's get real about the costs for a minute. Things cost a lot more than you probably realize.... (Read More)

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