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Red Outpost: the 2-4 Player Communist Utopia Board Game

A project in Springville, UT by Imperial Publishing Inc

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Red Outpost is a 2-4 player 30-60 minute worker-placement game set on an alien planet. A competitive game set in a Communist Utopia.
Backers: 3865
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $139,146 of $5,000
Dates: Dec 3rd -> Dec 31st (28 days)
Project By: Imperial Publishing Inc
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We did it!

December 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!  $139,146 from 3,865 backers!  Thank you all so much and may your 2020 be as amazing is ours is shaping up to be!  We will post more updates as things progress and watch for surveys to be sent out around Jan 15.  Thank you all for your... (Read More)

$135 k REACHED! WOOT! $1 sleeve bundles for all!

December 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Yes! With over 2 hour left, we have reached the $135,000 stretch goal, can you believe it?  Its a New Year's Eve Miracle!  Our sleeve bundle for the game is going to retail for $3 but we were offering it to all of you backers for $2, but our last... (Read More)

$120 K unlocked... on to $135 for $1 sleeves? And rulebooks are rolling in!

December 30th - via: kickstarter.com
$120 K Stretch Goal UNLOCKED! We can't believe it!  Thanks to all your support we have unlocked the $120 k stretch goals! Unlocked early on Dec 30, 2019!  Plus SOLO PLAYER MODE was unlocked at the $120,000 stretch goal!  Details HERE.  The solo... (Read More)

Solo Variant now coming as a $120 k stretch goal with just a few days left! We can do it!

December 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Ok comrades, the central planning committee here at Imperial Publishing has looked at the forecast and determined that we will NOT be likely to hit $135,000 with just a little over 3 days left, so we are dropping the Solo Mode stretch goal from $135... (Read More)

Solo Player Mode is a REALITY and card sleeves

December 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Solo Player Mode From day one we have had lots of backers and potential backers asking about SOLO PLAYER MODE, we didn't intend to have a solo mode with the game, but we underestimated just how important that is to so many of you.  So we are very... (Read More)

Important Clarification on Sharing the project!

December 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We just wanted to post an update in response to a message we got late Friday from Kickstarter, the substance of it said: This is a message from Kickstarter’s Trust & Safety team. We’re writing to notify you that recent activity from your... (Read More)

Closing in on $95 k stretch goal with about 2/3 of the campaign through... will we hit $135 k for solo mode? We hope so!

December 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Title says it all, we are closing in on the $95 k goal and should hit it this weekend and hope we can hit our other goals!  We are so excited for all your support and appreciate all the social media shares too! We also updated the "What you get"... (Read More)

$80 K goal met and 3 new languages announced! Dutch, Korean and Portuguese!

December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes we finally hit the $80 k goal and are working on the $95 K goal now!  Let's get this!  Also we are happy to announce we have 3 new langauges we are having fans do the rulebook in and another one possibly on the way too!  That is 9 languages... (Read More)

Clarification on the $80 k stretch reward and deluxe edition + solo mode coming at $135 k stretch goal!

December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Closing In on $80 k! We are VERY CLOSE to the $80 k goal of spot UV coating on the Limited Edition Box!  It seems there is some confusion in the comments about what we are offering with the Limited Edition, it will NOT have new artwork, but it will... (Read More)

Closing in on $80 k and new Review Video from Meeple Mountain

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Closing in on the $80 K Stretch Goal We are almost half way through the campaign and already closing in on the $80 k stretch goal!  We are so excited!  We should hit it sometime tomorrow we hope!  Thanks to all of you for your great support and... (Read More)

Limited Edition Version

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all of you for your amazing support, we are now well over $70,000 in funding and closing in on our next stretch goal at $80 k!  While we had originally planned to make some exclusive box art for the limited edition, the feedback from the... (Read More)

$65 K unlocked! Come on $80 k goal!

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We are SO HAPPY to have hit the $65 k goal in under 1/3 of the total KS project time period!  We are on track to hit our $80 k goal in less than 2 weeks at this rate and we fully expect to be able to hit our $120 k goal and beyond (more stretch... (Read More)

Referral Program!

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Referral Program The campaign has been doing REALLY well, but we are now in the dreaded middle of the campaign.  What that typically means is that our funding per day starts to level off and will typically stay at about the same amount per day for... (Read More)

Rulebook and EU shipping clarification and GoDice!

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Rulebook and International Shipping Clarification We still seem to have some confusion on both the nature of the various language rulebooks and how we can offer shipping from within the EU (or indeed worldwide) if we only have English/North American... (Read More)

Almost exactly 1 week into the campaign and over $55 k, WOW... and the Russians are coming (the rulebook anyway)

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Week 1 Reflection We launched the campaign almost exactly one week ago and it is a 28-day campaign, so we are 25% through.  If you follow Kickstarter at all you will know that there is usually a lot of interest the first day or two followed by a... (Read More)

Rulebook will be available in 6 languages for download and Stretch Goals

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
6 Languages If you are following this campaign closely you will see we previously announced that we would be making additional languages available as stretch goals (post here).  We got a ton of feedback about being happy to have additional languages... (Read More)

Yes! $50 K unlocked! WOOT!

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks so much to all of you for helping us to unlock the $50 k stretch goal!  We are still less than a week into the 4 week campaign and already we have hit $50 k, this is AMAZING and we are so excited to bring this game to all of you!   We are... (Read More)

Languages? Sure we can do that!

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We hear you! We have been getting tons of requests for the game in other languages, and we hear you.  Before we go into languages we need to be clear that we ONLY have the license to sell and distribute this game in ENGLISH and only in North... (Read More)

$40 K Hit and more Updates!

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes, we have updated the 40 k stretch goal to reflect the resource meeples will be the same color as the resource cubes found in the base game!  Thanks to all of you for that suggestion!  And of course we just blew past this goal too in just 3.5... (Read More)

New Game Round-up: Arkham Goes to the Dogs, Communists Go to Space, and K&K Go to Paris

December 6th - via: boardgamegeek.com
Announcements of some new gaming developments on the horizon (Read More)

Another review is up...

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Much thanks to Justin Spicer over at Casual Board Game Revolution for the excellent review!  Click HERE to see it!  Here is a small excerpt: Also if you haven't checked out the BoardGamesEveryBodyShould review this is worth the read:    Scythe on... (Read More)

$30,000 Stretch Goal is Unlocked... and changes to the $40 k Goal!

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
$30 K is shattered! Yes, thanks to all of you for your support, the $30,000 stretch goal is unlocked!  That means the deluxe edition will feature UV coating on the board, we are so excited for this! Unlocked in less than 48 hours! $40 K Stretch Goal... (Read More)

Kickstarter is having issues with videos... New Stretch Goals added... and

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter Video Issues If you haven't noticed yet, Kickstarter has not been allowing people to load/update videos on their KS Campaigns for the past 30 or so hours, not only that but existing videos are suddenly disappearing.  This means we have... (Read More)

Preview: Share Workers and Raise Spirits in Red Outpost

December 5th - via: casualgamerevolution.com
Red Outpost explores worker placement and area control with a unique twist in this combination of communist utopia on a distant planet. (Read More)

Half way to our $30 k Stretch goal just 29 hours into the project!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, thanks again to all of you for your excellent support!  We are so happy to already be at $25,000 and already half way to our $30,000 stretch goal!  We were checking the backers per day and funding per day over at Kicktraq where we are trending... (Read More)

Thank you all! #37 on the BGG Hotness!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!  Thanks to all of you for checking out Red Outpost on BGG, it is now #37 on the hotness and we hope it will climb from there!   #37 baby! We are stoked that so many of you have clicked on this link and "thumbs up'ed" this picture on BGG, it... (Read More)

Closing in on 24 hours and just unlocked the linen finish cards! Let the deluxe rewards begin! And some political thoughts...

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
20 k Stretch Goal Unlocked! Wow, less than 24 hours into this project and we have already hit 400% of our goal!  That means we will be doing linen texture finish on both the standard and deluxe edition of the game thanks to your very generous... (Read More)

Wow! $10 K already! Premium Cards are here to stay, linen finish is next, and finally a CALL TO ACTION!

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Can you believe we have already hit $10,000?  We can't!  Well we blew through the $10 k stretch goal in less than 6 hours!  Crazy! 300 GSM Cards are UNLOCKED for all versions of the game!! Thanks for all of your support, the game will forever have... (Read More)


December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Yes!  We are so excited!  We have funded our first board game project in less than 2 hours!  WOW! Wanna help us out? Click on the photo above to get redirected to the BGG page to help us get on the hotness list! We are so excited and now moving... (Read More)

Off to a great start and a new video review just launched!

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, we are already moving quickly toward our goal!  We also just got this new video review from a reviewer, we will add it to the main page too: More news and reviews coming!  We expect a few more reviews coming later this week too!   Please... (Read More)

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