Nirvana on Fire: Expanded Edition

Burning Suns

A project in London, United Kingdom by SunTzuGames

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A tactical science fiction game for 2-5 players, with over 300 different empires and many more galaxies to conquer!
Backers: 1313
Average Pledge Per Backer: £68

Funded: £89,537 of £40,000
Dates: Aug 21st -> Oct 5th (46 days)
Project By: SunTzuGames
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4 Great Reasons for Kickstarter Game Creators to Attend Essen Spiel

November 4th - via:
The number one question that European backers have asked me over the last year is: Are you going to Essen Spiel this year? Essen Spiel (often referred to as “Essen” or “Spiel”) is a tremendously large gaming convention in Germany every October. GenCon, which I wrote about here after attending it for the first time in August, attracts about 50,000 people. Essen attracts more than 3 times as many people. (Read More)

Base game and add-ons and flexibility after Kickstarter

October 5th - via:
Dear backers,  The final update before the Kickstarter ends - what a ride :) Base game and add-onsThe base game will come with all the listed items in "what's in the box", this means you'll get the 5 races (Terrans, Templars, Cyborgs, Guardians and... (Read More)

Post-Kickstarter Funding and Guardian concepts

October 5th - via:
Dear backers,  I want to address the single most important thing at this moment.. so I hope you'll read this message with great interest.  Post-Kickstarter FundingWhen this Kickstarter ends, we'll continue the funding (+ the current Viral and... (Read More)

Pimp my game, Post-Kickstarter contests and 9th mission

October 5th - via:
Dear backers,  Are you guys kidding me? This is getting completely insane.. we've crossed the £80.000 stretch goal and still 5 hours to go!! This is $125.000+ or €90.000+ !!!! Pimp my gameI can imagine some people really want to pimp Burning Suns... (Read More)

Newest digital stuff, future communication and 8th mission

October 4th - via:
Dear backers,  There's now over 1.140 of you guys and gals - I mean, £75.000 ? It's so great! Newest digital stuffI wanted to share some things that just came with the mail today - check it out here (or below).  The 3D figure is from the new guy... (Read More)

Guardian concepts (vote), production and 6th mission

October 3rd - via:
Dear backers,  What a good start on the final 2 days :) It looks VERY promising, and we just passed the £70.000 stretch goal!  This means we'll be adding 50 minis to every copy of the game + 10 minis to every unit set purchased separately - this... (Read More)

Status, the final sprint and 6th mission

October 2nd - via:
Dear backers,  This is it - we're entering the final stage of this campaign... and you guys have been awesome all the way! I couldn't have wished for better support during the campaign. StatusI've just hired a 3D artist to take care of some of the... (Read More)

Winners, extra dice in the packages, 5th mission

September 30th - via:
Dear backers,  As we're closing in on the finishing line, we've a lot of matters to attend to - so I better just get started :) Writer's contest winners Our 1st winner is > Douglas Grinn with "Secrets of a Dying Sun". This means that you'll be... (Read More)

Vassel module, Print'n'Play and 4th mission

September 27th - via:
Dear backers,  In this very moment - we've crossed £56.000 and the Guardians have become part of our cool unit selection (see below for a little preview of the designs). Vassel moduleA kind contributor to the community have created a beta version... (Read More)

Changeling concepts, Writer's contest and 3rd mission

September 25th - via:
Dear backers,  I hope you've all had a fine day :) Changeling conceptsThe votes have been counted, and the chosen unit designs for the Changelings are: Battlecruiser: 2 (with 37 of 105 votes)Titan: 2 (with 49 of 105 votes)Colossus: 3 (with 43 of 105... (Read More)

Important - There's no changes

September 25th - via:
Dear backers,  Just to be absolutely clear - there must be no confusion here.  Every pledge that says: "1 copy of the game", contains EVERYTHING it has always contained, and that is EVERYTHING (plastic, tokens, minis, boards, everything that's in... (Read More)

Game packages, Wiki updates and 2nd mission

September 24th - via:
Dear backers,We're getting closer by the hour - soon the Guardians will be in our armada too ;)Game packages I know that many of you like to combine your own pledge levels based upon the available add-ons. But it's clear that there are also backers... (Read More)

Stretch goal update, Changeling concepts (vote) and 1st mission

September 22nd - via:
Dear backers,   I hope you've all had a great weekend so far - This update will make it even better!  Stretch goal updateI've tried to recalculate some of the funding of the base game, since this is our first and most important goal. The goals have... (Read More)

Cyborgs, brainstorm and the crowd

September 19th - via:
Hi again backers,  It's always a great thing to address you - the crowd making it all possible :) CyborgsWe reached the £50.000 mark, it's super awesome - and we have the Cyborgs in house! As you can see the illustrations are done and we're... (Read More)

Caught MY Eye 9/19/2013

September 19th - via:
Another week, another collection of interesting looking Kickstarters! As always lets go down the list from ending soonest! (Read More)

Print'n'play Prototype, mirror matchups and mini colors

September 16th - via:
Dear backers,  Thank you guys for backing this campaign - we're sooo close to both viral, promo and stretch goals - it's going to be one awesome week :) And for an awesome week - you need awesome news!  Print'n'play PrototypeGo to our Dropbox >... (Read More)

Kickstarter of the Week: Burning Suns

September 16th - via:
Our newest Kickstarter of the Week is the sci-fi 4x game Burning Suns. With a lot of customization and some impressive thematic components, Burning Suns looks to be a great sci-fi war game. (Read More)

Balancing, Cyborg naming and empire parts

September 13th - via:
Hey Again backers,  I had a super day at the event Guldbrikken/Spilbar in Copenhagen, where both Richard Garfield and Reiner Knizia came to talk and I got to show more people my game :)   The equation of balance  Richard Garfield talked about... (Read More)

Templar unit set, naming them and writer's contest

September 12th - via:
Hey awesome backers,  How cool is it that we get to create unique Templar units now! Let's give the Templars some more units to fight... the Cyborgs! :) And just before we reach the Cyborgs, we'll also have to unlock a new empire combination set... (Read More)

FAQs on stretch goals & Burning Wiki

September 9th - via:
Dear backers, Fantastic - we've just crossed the 700 backer goal, and we're getting close to your first stretch goal of £45.000 !! And you know what that means - cool Templar ships!   FAQs about stretch goals  1) Do we have to pay for the new unit... (Read More)

We did it!! Stretch goals and ask us anything!

September 7th - via:
WE DID IT - We reached £40.000 in 17 days! How can I ever thank you enough? ... I guess I'll start by making the game :)  No seriously, it's been crazy.. and I have you guys to thank for that!  Stretch goals  Now the focus will be turned towards... (Read More)

Reached goals, new goals + new add-ons

September 4th - via:
Dear backers,  I've put this important update together thanks to you guys! This is an update based on feedback, wishes and new experience. It's for you - my backers - the main reason for all this happening!  Reached goals Now that we passed the 600... (Read More)

Guild, Paypal and Dropbox

August 31st - via:
Dear backers, I hope you all had a great weekend! I believe I'm not the only one who can see the finishing line in the horizont - it's getting closer by the hour :) The guild The guild on BGG is my attempt to structure our efforts a bit. I can't... (Read More)

Templar concepts, reaching out(side) and what am I backing?

August 31st - via:
Dear backers,  The votes are in (all 110 of them), and it looks like we'll be going with the follow Templar Ship Designs. Fighter: 2Battlecruiser: 1Titan: 2We'll take some of the other designs, and see if we can modify them for other races. Reaching... (Read More)

Boosting Friday Night

August 29th - via:
Dear backers, To start the weekend - I wanted to expand two of the pledges that I've had sold out for quite a while now (and people have been asking about getting a few more) "Burning Names" > Adding 10 extra   "Burning Avatar" > Adding 2... (Read More)

Templar concepts (vote), languages and epic vs tournament

August 29th - via:
Dear backers,   I hope you're all having a great time! I sure have, though my internet has been almost completely down for yesterday and today.   Templar concepts One of my illustrators have presented me with several concepts for some of the... (Read More)

BGG Viral goal reached, rearranging pledges and AGP

August 27th - via:
Hi again backers,  Yet another day is coming to a conclusion. The numbers are still climbing, and hopefully it'll speed up as we reach out to more and more people.  The 200 BGG viral goal has been reached - super awesome!  I'm sure my illustrators... (Read More)

The 400 backer goal and news!

August 26th - via:
What a cool start of the week - We just reached our 3rd promo goal - And this is one of the juicy ones :)   Reaching the 400 backer goal means that you guys will get:   + 1 Ideology  + 1 Race and  + 1 Structure  This will give you no less than... (Read More)

Refreshing the campaign

August 25th - via:
Hey again backers :) I got a lot of great questions during the last couple of days. It's nice to know there's so much interest in the project, and I'll try to answer all of you as fast as possible.  Whenever I see something coming up more than once... (Read More)

54% and the coming days

August 24th - via:
Heartfelt thanks to all of you - for a great weekend so far :) The outreach plan for now Now that I'm done with all my mail contacts, I'll be focusing on my social networks tomorrow Sunday, where people are home and might want to check out some cool... (Read More)

272 in under 48 hours and status

August 23rd - via:
Wow, guys! What can I say? The old campaign's backer amount of 272 hit in under 48 hours! Thank you all for sharing the project with your network - we're getting their together...  ... and now 300! I know what Leonidas' captain would say - "hell of... (Read More)

25% and the next steps

August 21st - via:
Dear backers,  I just got home from the shooting range - and what a greeting to get online :) Thank you so much for the immense support during the last 20 hours! Getting over 25% so fast is amazing - you guys are the best! :) Now what? I'll continue... (Read More)

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