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The Forbidden City

A project in Turnhout, Belgium by Game Brewer

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Game Brewer & Tasty Minstrel Games bring to you "the Forbidden City", by Andreas Steding, in a Kickstarter limited Deluxe Edition.
Backers: 4955
Average Pledge Per Backer: €54

Funded: €266,516 of €30,000
Dates: May 1st -> May 25th (25 days)
Project By: Game Brewer
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Latest News

Final 5 hours! Lots of extra's included!

May 25th - via:
Hi everyone, Gùgōng is by far the most succesful Kickstarter project that we launched. The support of all of you has been overwhelming, and even the rush of the final days has surprised us! Next week we'll start the surveys and the pledge manager... (Read More)

German rulebook online

May 24th - via:
Hi everyone, Just a short update to let our German friends know that a draft of the German rulebook is online! Cheers, the Game Brewer Team  (Read More)

the banana is green! + les règles française

May 24th - via:
(La version française de se text se trouve en bas du couriel.) Hi everyone, An updated English rulebook and a draft of the French rulebook is now online! And we have more good news for our French friends. We're expecting a review of Ludovic... (Read More)

Final 48 hours!

May 23rd - via:
Hi everyone, We're almost at the final 48 hours! We're all hoping that the campaign will get a final boost to reach those final stretch goals...  The double layered Ship tiles (180k stretch goal) are already a certainty for all Deluxe games! We've... (Read More)

Japanese and other languages - UK Games Expo - Solo version

May 21st - via:
Hi everyone, Gùgōn will be available in Japanese as well! These are now the languages that you'll be able to choose from in the pledge manager after the campaign: English German French Spanish Portuguese Dutch Traditional Chinese Japanese Backers... (Read More)

2 New Partners: Gùgōng in China and Brazil

May 17th - via:
Hi everyone, We're very excited to announce 2 new partnerships!! - Mr. Dexker will publish Gùgōng in China. - Kronos Games will be our partner in Brazil.  It's important to know for Chinese and Brazilian backers that from now on we offer... (Read More)

3 New Stretch Goals

May 15th - via:
Hi everyone, First of all, we'd like to thank all of you who defended the name change to Gùgōng. This wasn't an easy decision for us, and we anxiously awaited the reactions. We know that it will be necessary to change the covers. Andreas Resch is... (Read More)

New Game Title: Gùgōng

May 14th - via:
Hi everyone, A big thank you to the hundreds of people who helped us finding a new name for our game! We've read dozens of new titles and hundreds of opinions about all the submitted ideas. We learned pretty quickly that "The Forbidden Palace" was... (Read More)

2 Unlocked Stretch Goal & Title change to "the Forbidden Palace"

May 11th - via:
Hi everyone, Another 2 Stretch Goals were unlocked overnight, almost at the same time!  We're happy to include wooden decree tiles with heat transfer print in the Deluxe box! The social Stretch Goal has been unlocked as well. It contains 6 extra... (Read More)


May 10th - via:
Hi everyone, One of the questions we often hear, is what the role of Tasty Minstrel Games is in this campaign. You can read the answer in the FAQ that we added today :) We've been cooperating on several games now, and TMG has always been very... (Read More)

GameTrayz Insert in the box! & New Review Video's

May 8th - via:
Wow! The 100k Stretch Goal reached within 1 week!  We're so excited that we can include the GameTrayz insert now. Here are some extra images of the first design: But there's more exciting news to tell you... We're very much looking forward to the... (Read More)

New Social Stretch Goal

May 7th - via:
Hi everyone, In the final run to the 100k Game Trayz insert stretch goal, we'd like to give our campaign an extra boost with a new Social Stretch Goal: Andreas Steding created 6 bonus Travel Tokens that we'll include in the Deluxe game, if we reach:... (Read More)

Lower Shipping Rates

May 4th - via:
Hi everyone, 3 Stretch goals already! But everyone is probably already yearning for the next one: a GameTrayz insert! As announced yesterday, we've uploaded a new shipping table with significantly lower shipping costs for these countries: China and... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals: Wooden Decrees and Travel tokens

May 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, Now that the 2 first stretch goals were reached rather quickly and the metal day marker is within reach as well, it's time to announce some new stretch goals: 15 Wooden Decree tiles: These are 4 mm thick wooden tiles with a heat transfer... (Read More)

1000 Backers!

May 2nd - via:
Hi everyone, 1000 Backers in less than 24 hours! That's way better than we'd hoped for. We can't repeat enough how grateful we are to all of you and to everyone who contributed to the development of the Forbidden City! In the meantime we've received... (Read More)


May 1st - via:
Hi everyone,  Funded in 5 hours! That’s really incredible with all the competition on Kickstarter right now. So we can’t thank you enough for your support!  This game will definitely become a reality now, which makes us so happy after all the... (Read More)

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