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Age of Conan Strategy Boardgame – It's Back!

A project in Camaiore, Italy by Ares Games

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A relaunch of the game, with an all-new expansion focusing on the life and adventures of the greatest fantasy barbarian ever, and more!
Backers: 1791
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $101,097 of $10,000
Dates: Oct 9th -> Nov 9th (32 days)
Project By: Ares Games
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Latest News

A great story to tell around the campfire

November 9th - via:
Barbarians! The battle is won, the enemy host scattered, the gates breached! Our enemies are crushed and driven before us! We reached our final stretch goal at $ 100,000. Barely minutes before the end, but we did it! Now it's finally time to clean... (Read More)

Into the depths of the Night...

November 9th - via:
He tested the nicked edge of his scimitar, quite cool now that he was at bay. He had done his volcanic best to escape; when the giant came crashing through that door, he would explode in another savage onslaught with the useless sword, not because... (Read More)

Under Sandaled Feet...

November 7th - via:
Barbarians! We are now ready to thread all over the most powerful Kingdoms with our sandaled feet! Our $ 80,000 goal is unlocked, and this means we are committed to create a PDF version of all the language-dependent components in our expansion, and... (Read More)

A Call to the Final Battle

November 5th - via:
Barbarians! At the end of this week, our Age of Conan Kickstarter will end. We had a great month together, and the project is a great success. Not only because we got more backers than any previous project we ran. Not only because we are at 750%... (Read More)

Conquest is our Prize!

October 31st - via:
Barbarians! King Conan's Coffers are getting more and more full each day, and the offering of our first Add-On - King Conan's Coins got the project to ride beyond the $ 70,000 goal. Now, the new Artifact Counters and Artifact Cards will become a... (Read More)

Let's fill our coffers!

October 29th - via:
Barbarians! We're very excited to add our first Add-on to the project - King Conan coins! Many of you were asking for the opportunity to make your Age of Conan Strategy Boardgame even more glamorous, by adding special components to our project. A... (Read More)

Preview of Adventures in Hyboria for Age of Conan!

October 24th - via:
Those who have followed Fire Broadside for some time might remember my review of Age of Conan a few years back (and new followers might as well, as it's a very popular article!). It is a game I quickly grew fond of but that never really seemed to take off in terms of general popularity in the gaming community. (Read More)

My Kingdom for a Horse!

October 23rd - via:
The blood and sweat of the soldiery drives the machinery of war, but the strategist determines its direction. This mount is specially bred to be swift and sure, and is clad in distinctive colors to make the Strategist a rallying point for their men.... (Read More)

Donate to Age of Conan board game Kickstarter for an in-game MMO mount

October 23rd - via:
If you're an avid player of Funcom's Age of Conan MMORPG, chances are good you're a Conan fan and a gaming geek, so why not combine the three with an Age of Conan board game? Funcom posted today that Ares Games is remaking the Conan-flavored strategy board game complete with a new expansion called Adventures in Hyboria. (Read More)

Barbarians Rule!

October 21st - via:
Barbarians! We're back from an exciting Essen "Spiel", where our 2014 releases - Battle of Five Armies, Dino Race, Galaxy Defenders and Sails of Glory - were played and enjoyed by a lot of visitors at the Ares booth. Attendees at the show could also... (Read More)

The Strength of the Tribe

October 12th - via:
Barbarians! The strength of our tribe grows stronger every day. Yesterday, two more conquests for us: more than 1,000 friends supporting our project, and we surpassed 500% of the funding goal! With that, we unlocked one more Stretch Goal - A new... (Read More)

Curses and Chronicles!

October 10th - via:
 Barbarians! The first day is over, Early Birds are gone, funding is achieved... but we cannot rest! The Hyborian Age is rich with narrative elements that we could not fit in the original Age of Conan game... So here are more goodies ready for the... (Read More)

Cups are for your Mead...

October 10th - via:
... and not for drawing tokens from! With our $ 40,000 Stretch Goal achieved, you now can keep your cups in the drawer when playing Age of Conan! We are adding on top of your rewards an Age of Conan cloth bag, that will not be included in the retail... (Read More)

By Crom! I hate Spies

October 9th - via:
Barbarians! Yes, Spies are sneaky by-products of civilization to be thoroughly despised.  Conan does not like them, and will show this at every chance in Age of Conan, by cleanly splitting their head with his axe or sword. But as a ruler of a... (Read More)

Mitra and Crom, It's Sorcery!

October 9th - via:
Barbarians! It looks like we're winning the battle, let's drink and revel and celebrate! Less than 6 ours from the launch of the project, we've already achieved our first Stretch Goal, and we are adding a set of Sorcery Cards to the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Crom! Funded in 75 minutes!

October 9th - via:
Barbarians! Crom is very proud of you, his warriors, the very first ones throwing themselves into the fray! Less than 2 hours after the launch of the Kickstarter, Age of Conan - It's Back is funded! Thanks to your pledges, Adventures in Hyboria will... (Read More)

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