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Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile

A project in St. Paul, MN by Patrick Leder

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Designed by Cole Wehrle, Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile is a game about remembering the history that would've been forgotten.
Backers: 13349
Average Pledge Per Backer: $84

Funded: $1,117,132 of $50,000
Dates: Jan 14th -> Feb 4th (21 days)
Project By: Patrick Leder
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Latest News

The IT refugee from St. Paul has become a board-game industry luminary

February 23rd - via:
A roll of the dice pays off big for a St. Paul board game creator. (Read More)

Passing a Milestone and Info About the Bot

February 3rd - via:
Hello everyone, Thanks to your incredible support, Sunday night the campaign passed the million dollar mark! This is a huge milestone for all of us at Leder Games. Oath is our first big-box game and it is also a very different type of game for us.... (Read More)

What's In The Box?! Live Play-through Today!

January 30th - via:
Hey Friends!  Today I wanted to share our mockup of the insert and how we plan to everything inside the box! Even though Cole is still working on wrapping up the design, the creative team felt like they were in a place to start visualizing the... (Read More)

Public Print and Play

January 28th - via:
Hello everyone, Get your printers warmed up and your scissors ready. Today we are releasing a public print-and-play kit for Oath!   Before I get to the links, I want to say a few words about this release. Like other print-and-plays we've released... (Read More)

Updated Shipping Price Estimates and Pledging for Multiple Copies

January 27th - via:
Hey everyone! We've gotten a lot of feedback regarding our shipping prices and your voices were heard. We've been working hard at finding alternate solutions on how to make Oath as accessible as possible and we're happy to say that we've updated most... (Read More)

Live stream with Kyle Ferrin and Oath Play-throughs

January 23rd - via:
Hey Friends!  I just wanted to come in and write a quick update reminding everyone today's stream and featuring some gameplay videos!  Today at 2 PM CST Oath's artist, Kyle Ferrin, is going to go live on Twitch and Facebook to talk about the world... (Read More)

A Peek into the Process Behind Oath's Setting

January 22nd - via:
Hi everyone, First, I wanted to let everyone know that we'll be having an AMA on Reddit next Friday (the 31st) at 11 am CST. Nick, Patrick, and myself will all be on hand to answer any questions you might have about Oath or Leder Games in general. ... (Read More)

Design Diary: Oath's Long List of Cards

January 20th - via:
Hi everyone,  Today I'm going to share with you the next designer diary. If you've already read it on BoardGameGeek, this is basically the same thing. We are just posting them here as well so that folks don't feel obligated to dig through BGG. In... (Read More)

Leder Games brings Cole Wehrle's Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile to Kickstarter

January 18th - via:
The designer, publisher, and artist behind 2018's hit Root have a follow-up game on Kickstarter. Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile is a political war game for 1-6 players where player decisions impact future games. (Read More)

Coming Print-and-Play/TTS, a Bit About the Sites, and Last Night's Stream.

January 17th - via:
Hello everyone, I've got lots to share with you all today. First, the big news. On Tuesday the 28th we will be releasing print-and-play PDFs and a Tabletop Simulator mod for Oath!  These kits won't be the full game, but they will include enough... (Read More)

Live play-through tonight and PAX South

January 16th - via:
Hey Friends! I want to introduce myself quickly, my name is Gates, and I am the Marketing and Events Coordinator at Leder Games. It has been a joy to see when we share and get excited about a project, the Leder Games community echos that excitement!... (Read More)

Board game releases 2020: 10 upcoming board games you should play this year

January 16th - via:
Pandemic Legacy: Season 3, new Gloomhaven and Root creator’s next game lead the biggest tabletop titles of the next 12 months. (Read More)

Introducing Oath

January 15th - via:
Hi everyone, I'm Cole, the game's designer. Many of you will already know me (and Oath) already. All the same, I wanted to take everyone through a little of the game's backstory and some of the writing that I've done over the past few months. In the... (Read More)

Oath:Chronicles of Empire and Exile Opens on Kickstarter, Blows Past Funding Goal in Seven Minutes

January 15th - via:
Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile is the latest game from Leder Games. It mixes excellent art with a neat new gameplay system that is sure to surprise. (Read More)

Day 1: We're funded, what's next!?

January 14th - via:
We're Funded! First, thank you all so much for your support. We have blown past our funding goal and far exceeded our expectations. We could not have done it without you all. In this first update, I wanted to say a few things about me and the history... (Read More)

Five Generations: A Look at Oath

January 8th - via:
Oath is a civilization game, but not like any you’ve played before. And it’s also a legacy game, but even less familiar. (Read More)

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