Lew Pulsipher's Britannia: Classic and New Duel Edition

A project in Brighton and Hove City, UK by Will Townshend, PSC Games

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The much-loved historical board game Britannia returns with over 200 miniatures and TWO GAMES in ONE BOX: Classic and Duel!
Backers: 979
Average Pledge Per Backer: £64

Funded: £62,259 of £20,000
Dates: Jul 11th -> Aug 1st (22 days)
Project By: Will Townshend, PSC Games
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Latest News

Last hour of the campaign

August 1st - via:
This is just a quick note to keep your eyes peeled...  In the last couple of hours of many Kickstarter campaigns, a few Early Bird openings often come up for grabs.  So if you already have an Invader Pledge, check on the campaign page whether a... (Read More)

Quick reminder that we end at 1pm UK time on Thursday

July 31st - via:
We don't want you getting caught out! The campaign ends at 1pm UK time tomorrow (Thursday 1 August). We've had a wonderful surge of new backers in the past two days - thanks very much! - so let's see what happens tomorrow... Remember to back us... (Read More)

Next stretch goal unlocked!

July 31st - via:
Well done everybody - the final 48 hour surge has unlocked a second rulebook for all backers. This has been a popular stretch goal on some of our previous projects, as it means there is always a rulebook within reach. We're approaching the final 24... (Read More)

A note on leader miniatures

July 30th - via:
A few people have been confused by the leader miniature stretch goals, so we thought we should highlight this: the core game does already come with plastic leader miniatures – without these, you couldn’t play Britannia!  The stretch goal leaders... (Read More)

Ruined fort miniatures unlocked!

July 29th - via:
You asked for it, funded it, and so you shall all have it... The ruined forts miniatures have now been unlocked (you'll get 24 of them). Well done everyone ... that's a lot of Roman forts and Saxon burhs to burn! Onwards to the extra rulebook... and... (Read More)

Rearranged stretch goals – here come the plastic forts!

July 29th - via:
We’ve had a few backers telling how us keen they are to get their hands on the plastic forts. We want to make this Kickstarter campaign great, so – SURPRISE!! – we’ve unlocked the first set of fort miniatures for you all! The fort miniatures... (Read More)

Spotlight on our optional buys

July 26th - via:
In the final few days of our campaign, we thought we’d put the spotlight on some of the games you can add as optional buys. Remember that any funds you pledge on the campaign for optional buys will push our funding up, so will help us reach those... (Read More)

Last few days of the campaign – let’s do this together!

July 25th - via:
Thanks to everyone who has come on board so far, we’ve funded Lew’s game and unlocked some nice stuff on the stretch goal ladder. We have six days to go and there’s plenty more stretch goals further down that ladder to unlock! We’ve been... (Read More)

Lew’s Quick Guide: How to Play Classic Britannia

July 24th - via:
This is a game of invasions and survival. Each player (usually four) controls 4 or 5 nations, each nation has different objectives. The player whose nations score the most points by the end of 16 Rounds wins. The rules are long, but the game is easy... (Read More)

Designing the new Britannia sculpts

July 23rd - via:
We locked our resident Dark Ages expert PSC Dan into a small, dark room and didn’t let him out until he’d put together a sculptor’s brief and vision board for our sculptor, Bob Naismith. We love Bob’s work so were delighted that he came on... (Read More)

Great news: We’ve slipped a new stretch goal in!

July 22nd - via:
We know there’s a bit of a leap from the unlocked £50K stretch goal to the (currently) locked £60K stretch goal, so we’ve slipped an extra one in for you all… At £55K we’ll unlock a second copy of the rulebook as a Kickstarter Exclusive. ... (Read More)

Duel Britannia – playing through a nation turn

July 22nd - via:
Here’s a look at game play in Duel Britannia.  The board is different to the Classic Britannia board, and the rules differ somewhat from the Classic game’s play. However, the same playing pieces are used in both games. Note that our photos show... (Read More)

Friday treat – next stretch goal unlocked!

July 19th - via:
We couldn’t help ourselves – we’ve unlocked the next stretch goal already! This means that all Kickstarter backers get a set of four longships to use as victory point markers (you’ll still get the card punchboard ones too – your choice... (Read More)

Previews of the player aid

July 18th - via:
There are two player aids in the box - one for Classic and one for Duel.  Classic has a gatefold aid (4 sides) listing nation order, scoring, the timeline amongst other things. Duel has 2 sides featuring similar information. Here are a couple of... (Read More)

Sneak preview of the miniatures!

July 17th - via:
We've had some resin casts of our miniatures made and knew you'd be wanting to see them! These are uncoloured and made from resin rather the final plastic we'll be using, but they give a good idea of the size and style of our new Britannia minis. We... (Read More)

New cardboard playing pieces for Britannia!

July 17th - via:
At PSC Games we love plastic miniatures, and we’re really proud of the 200+ miniatures we’re cramming into the box for our new edition of Britannia. From the feedback we’ve had so far, we know that plenty of gamers are excited by this too!... (Read More)

Duel Britannia: Classic and new Britannia flies on Kickstarter

July 17th - via:
Two games and only one pledge tier. Now you too can invade England. (Read More)

Great news: Two early unlocks (you can thank the England cricket team for this!)

July 15th - via:
Carried away by England’s Cricket World Cup success yesterday – we’re big cricket fans at PSC Games – we’ve decided to unlock the next two stretch goals today.  You can thank the winning England cricket team for this, and also thank the... (Read More)

Classic Britannia – what’s changed?

July 15th - via:
 In brief: Nothing rules-related but plenty components-related!  The rules remain unchanged from Lew’s last published version of Britannia. However, the game has changed cosmetically in various ways: most obviously we now have plastic miniatures,... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked: Welsh/Rheged Cavalry miniature!

July 15th - via:
Thanks everyone – the growing support on our campaign means that we’ve now unlocked an additional miniature. This will be a black Cavalry mini for Duel Britannia. In Duel, there’s a cool mechanism to represent the British leader Arthur. The... (Read More)

Next stretch goal unlocked! Here come the Knights of the Round Table!

July 12th - via:
OK, maybe not the Knights of the Round Table, but thanks to you we’ve now unlocked the two Romano-British cavalry armies that appear in Round 7 with the leader Arthur. My favourite pieces in Britannia :-) Unlocking this stretch goal means that... (Read More)

All about Duel Britannia

July 12th - via:
This edition of Britannia offers two ways to play:  Classic Britannia: Britannia as it always was – traditional play for 3 or 4 gamers on the standard board.  Duel Britannia: A faster-playing game for two people, on a new board. Duel Britannia is... (Read More)

Stretch goal 2 unlocked - unique Norman infantry sculpt!

July 12th - via:
The next stretch goal is now unlocked and we are well on the way to the third stretch goal. Thank you all so much!  This means that your Normans will now look properly like Normans, with their own unique sculpt. Check out the nasal helmet and kite... (Read More)

Funded in 5 hours - thanks everyone!

July 11th - via:
Wow, we are very pleasantly surprised at how quickly you've all come on board to support Lew's game. Thanks everyone so much! Britannia is going to be made! Not only that, but you've got yourselves an exclusive Boudicca miniature! Not far to go to... (Read More)

New to Britannia?

July 11th - via:
If you’ve never played Britannia before, never fear, it’s easy to get started and – because the game has had earlier editions – it’s also easy to find out more about gameplay! Your first port of call should be our gameplay videos on the... (Read More)

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