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1565, St Elmo's Pay - The Great Siege of Malta

A project in Manchester, UK by Tristan Hall

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Relive the 1565 Siege of Malta 'the Greatest Siege in History' in this gorgeous 1-2 player, 30-40 minute, non-collectable card game.
Backers: 1094
Average Pledge Per Backer: £43

Funded: £47,049 of £10,000
Dates: Oct 4th -> Nov 1st (29 days)
Project By: Tristan Hall
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1565, St. Elmo's Pay Final Day - Sultana!

November 1st - via:
Okay, well, you proved me wrong and knocked aside that stretch goal like it was some kind of, I dunno, papier-mâché spooky mask keeping me from my Halloween sweeties! But you'll DEFINITELY NEVER hit the next stretch goal... :P Ahem, anywho...... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay Final Day and STILL unlocking stuff! - Pir Mehmet

November 1st - via:
Only a few hours left on the clock now but you've still mustered the energy to smash another stretch goal... Pir Mehmet "Pir Mehmet has rendered outstanding service by cutting off many heads... it has been decreed that a post should be given to him"... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay Final Day - Solo Resource Dial + Mehmet unlocked!!

November 1st - via:
How do folks, £44,297 pledged 442% funded 1,029 backers 6 hours to go!! Already a smashing finale to this campaign, thanks again to all of you for being here and making this happen - you are all legends! Resource Dial for Solo Play As pointed out by... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay - FINAL DAY - Guerrilla Warfare it is + only 9 shares to go for that FREE PROMO CARD!!

November 1st - via:
Welcome all, to the Final Day of the Great Siege of Malta... £43,263 pledged 432% funded 1,000 backers 11 hours to go!! ONE THOUSAND BACKERS!!! Brilliant stuff - utterly brilliant. What an amazing milestone - thank you to every single one of you.... (Read More)

Shadows of Kilforth Promos + Catweazle's 1565 Video Showcase!

October 31st - via:
Hey All,  £40,056 pledged 400% funded 926 backers 26 hours to go!!! And here we are again for another cannon blast of a stretch goal. Shadows of Pay!! Kilforth Promo Cards... Here they are! The Shadows of Pay promo cards are three thematic people... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay - Penultimate Day!!

October 31st - via:
Welcome all to the penultimate day of our Great Siege of Kickstarter!! And what a great start to the day. The 48 hour reminder cannons have been fired, the defences are compromised, and the backers are pouring into the breach as we smash through more... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay - Day 27: Don Garcia's Piccolo Soccorso + Halfway to the Next Social Promo!!

October 30th - via:
The end is nigh! £37,020 pledged 370% funded 852 backers and just 52 hours to go!! It's been a brilliant campaign, and we're delighted that so many of you have joined us. We're barrelling down the final stretch to those clashing promontories of... (Read More)

You did it - Eguerras is here!! Can we now unlock Mehmet Ben Mustapha??

October 29th - via:
Good afternoon soldiers! £36,059 pledged 360% funded 832 backers 3 days to go!! This is fantastic progress, and we're bearing down on that epic finale fast. So fast that another stretch goal has fallen by the wayside: That means that all of the... (Read More)

Only 25 of you want the free Eguerras promo card??

October 28th - via:
Well that's not what I expected! At this rate poor Eguerras will never see the light of battle. :D Given the frequent requests we receive for promo cards maybe you missed this opportunity so I'll refresh your collective memories... Social Stretch... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay - Day 21: Candelissa, and Eguerras too??

October 25th - via:
Happy Friday Peeps, I hope you're all having an absolutely spiffing week. Welcome one and all! Welcome back to the perilous world of the sixteenth century Mediterranean Sea wherein the battle for the fate of Europe is at full tilt. The awesome might... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay - Day 18: BoardChitless Interview, Updated Rules, History

October 21st - via:
Hey everyone! Welcome aboard to all you new peoples and thanks to everyone who upped their pledges for the playmats and/or 1066, Tears to Many Mothers - we are now at a stonking: £33,355 pledged 333% funded 764 backers 11 days to go!! Beautiful work... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay - Day 12: Microbadges + Solo Challenge + Solitaire Times

October 15th - via:
How do peeps! £31,039 pledged 310% funded 703 backers 17 days to go!! Brilliant progress here as we march through the next stretch goal... The Lone Swordsman!! Here he is at last - one of the most tragically romantic figures of the battle: As the... (Read More)

1565, St. Elmo's Pay - Day 8: PLAYMAT UPDATE + Polyhedron Collider + Lone Swordsman

October 11th - via:
Howdy folks, Thanks to your feedback we've added the full stop (period) to the title! Always happy to respond to sensible feedback. :) Speaking of sensible, these numbers are looking lovely as the campaign keeps rolling along... £29,628 pledged 296%... (Read More)

1565, St Elmo's Pay - Day 6: BoardChitless + Senet + Iayalars!!

October 9th - via:
Hello again you beautiful people! I hope you are feeling as wonderful today as you can be, because we are still chugging away on this sort of giddy roller-coaster of emotions that we get to do all of this 'make a cool game' thing again... £28,375... (Read More)

1565, St Elmo's Pay - Day 4: 1066 + Latest Unlock

October 7th - via:
Good day to you all - hope you had a fantastic weekend!! Thanks to all of you for commenting and sharing and tweeting about the game, and welcome to all of you new folks who've joined us since the launch, we're so glad you're here. :) £26,293... (Read More)

1565, St Elmo’s Pay now on Kickstarter

October 7th - via:
Designer Tristan Hall follows up 1066, Tears To Many Mothers with 1565, St Elmo’s Pay on Kickstarter. 1465, St Elmo’s Pay is a strategic card game about the Siege of Malta in 1565. (Read More)

1565, St Elmo's Pay - Day 1: Funded in 4 hours!!

October 5th - via:
Welcome all to the "Greatest Siege in History"! Kickstarter's bots had a field day with that subtitle. They were all like "be honest about your project, don't try claiming it's the greatest or bestest, etc.." But let's face it - it is not me who... (Read More)

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