A Place in the Sun

A project in Sofia, Bulgaria by Vermin Games

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A dial-driven asymmetric deck based game about space domination.
Backers: 376
Average Pledge Per Backer: €41

Funded: €15,538 of €15,000
Dates: Jun 26th -> Aug 10th (45 days)
Project By: Vermin Games
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Latest News

We did it! ☼ Surprise Party

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
While working during the last hours of the campaign, my friends came over with pizza and wine! We caught the last sunlight and took photos :3  From left to right: Alex, Mario, me, my lovely Betty and Yuli. Those kind people have supported me the... (Read More)

Posters Stretch Goal 16k! ☼ KS exclusive

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, As you know, those of you who supported us with a Main or Patron pledge, AND those who supported us in the previous campaign, AND those who supported us early, will all get a real, material metal badge for being loyal to our project. In... (Read More)

Funded! ☼ Thank you for your support!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, friends, It was a long run, but we reached the finish with your help!Thank you for that! I'd like to share some news: We will establish a pledge manager to help you choose your rewards and allow late pledging. There will be Posters available!... (Read More)

How we work ☼ Art changes

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends, Today I want to tell you more about the way our artists work. I believe in them. As a game designer and project manager I never tell artists "screw this, rework it, it's no good". Instead, I'm giving them some direction and trusting... (Read More)

Gameplay preview ☼ Coop/Solo game

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers,  We have created a preview of the Cooperative mode of APS: Click to see a short solo game of APS (pdf)   This pdf presentation shows an average game against the Space Bender boss. Please note that each faction feels and plays very... (Read More)

A very special picture ☼ Illustration versions

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, shiny people, I have found a picture which was drawn on this day 19 months ago, showing how long was the path we have threaded: The picture shows me (in the middle), Ferry (on the left) and Lazar (on the right), testing one of the early... (Read More)

New Box image ☼ Gamerati (The Curators)

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, space explorers! Thanks to Ismail we have a new and badass box art: Take a closer look! Please have in mind that some details will be further improved. ☼ Do you like it? Do you think it's better than the previous image?  ☼ Another thing... (Read More)

More Arachne Art ☼ Lover Avatar

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, dear backers, Remember that the Arachne faction had the least illustrations ready? Well, thanks to Nick and Rumi, it is almost fully illustrated: I'm sure you are enjoying the amazing artwork of Nick, but also, I hope you will appreciate his... (Read More)

Nick is back! ☼ Collectible Leviathan

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, shiny people! I have great news to share: Nick, our main artist from Bright Future, is back! He was busy with university, but now he has finally graduated as an Animator and could spend some time to finish the Arachnid race illustrations. I... (Read More)

Influence Deck ☼ Extinctor Rules

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, dear friends! We are back with you, rested and ready to show more eye candies and reveal additional game content. Today I'll tell you a bit more about the Influence deck, which was influenced by games like Super Motherload. It is an... (Read More)

APS team roles ☼ A short vacation

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hullo, friends! Thank you for believing in us! We now have 300+ backers and I'm happy you're here with us. Maybe you wonder how our team works - being a small company with many artists. This is why I asked Ismail to make a funny childish picture... (Read More)

Russian preview ☼ Gameplay in Italian

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, friends! We have a new Blog preview done by a Russian reviewer: here. "The game is well balanced and and it is interesting to play with each race, both in the elimination mode and with victory points." ("Игра хорошо... (Read More)

APS Faction Cards ☼ Extinctor Cards

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, guys, This update doesn't need much introduction: at the bottom of the campaign page we have uploaded a great compilation of the majority of the  APS cards and all Solar Boards. Enjoy! Tell your friends! Best wishes,Gad              (Read More)

"Cheat Sheet" cards ☼ APS gameplay in a nutshell

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends, In this update I have promised you something: a set of intuitive cards explaining the icons and providing a counter for tracking the number of cards you must play each turn. Here it is already! Again, special thanks to our backer ionas... (Read More)

Cheat Sheets WIP ☼ Backer Avatars

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, friends! As you can see, we are building a community where your support matters! Thanks to the idea of ionas, one of our backers, we have started working on a set of 5 cards which will serve both as a reminder of the meaning of all icons, and... (Read More)

€10k reached! ☼ Infestation gameplay

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, alien agents, Thank you for your support! We have exceeded €10k and over 66% of our goal! ☼ Today I'm going to tell you more about 10% of each faction's deck: the infestation cards. They are the main reason for having the same backs for... (Read More)

Gameplay preview ☼ Example play Mothership Theta vs. Planet Earth

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, fellow Humans! Today we have come together to celebrate another victory against our foes!We do not fear the Thetan invader! We despise the Arachnid scourge! We shall trample over the Rhean parasitic vines!Humanity today stands on these... (Read More)

Vermin Games Artist ☼ Ismail Inceoglu

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, bright folks! Today I'm gonna present you one of our amazing artists! This update won't have much text. It doesn't need it. Let art speak for itself! Enjoy! ☼ I came across Ismail's work while I was searching for inspiration and references... (Read More)

BGG social goal unlocked! ☼ Alternative Extinctor in the box

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey lovely people, Thanks to all ♥-s you gave us in Board Game Geek, we can now fulfill a promise and add a bonus Extinctor dial in each player's box! Below I will explain a bit more about the Extinctors gameplay and show you the true value of the... (Read More)

New How to Play video ☼ The Kwarenteen

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello radiant people! It is great that A Place in the Sun already has more than 200 backers. Thank you for your support! We are working to show you the fun and beauty of the game, and I'm happy to say we're not alone in this endeavor. Take a look at... (Read More)

50% reached ☼ APS Giveaway

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, awesome people! We have reached 50% of our goal and riding shiny and chrome! Good things start to happen. We have done some improvements to the campaign, there are more to come. Currently working on a gameplay preview which turn by turn... (Read More)

Happy Birthday to Rumyana Zarkova! ☼ Arachne Artist

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Today Rumy - the newest addition to our team - has her 23rd birthday! She works as a second Planet Arachne artist, helping Nick to illustrate the space bugs deck. We are happy she's part of the team, because she grows in skill and talent much faster... (Read More)

Solar Boards gameplay ☼ Design improvements

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys! Today we'll tell you more about one of the most strategic APS components: the Solar boards. These are five (up to ten, with Stretch Goals unlocked) boards which serve as mini game mats for your Planet and cards, determine your starting... (Read More)

APS Badges ☼ 9 hours left for a bonus badge

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello radiant people, Since there were questions about the quality of the APS badges and especially if they were real, metal badges: yes they are. See some examples done by the same producer we contacted about the APS badges: The top 3 on the picture... (Read More)

Less than 1 hour for the first Early pledge!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Call your friends! Send the Signal! Launch the ships! Less than 1 hour to get the game for maximum discount + an early backer real metal badge of their choice! Your superconnected,Vermin Games Team  (Read More)

Starting well ☼ Social Stretch goals

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello guys! We are happy the campaign is going well and that in just a few hours we have gathered one fifth of the required sum! Thank you for your support! We have in mind some Social stretch goals which will unlock even more stuff to everyone's... (Read More)

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