Primal: The Awakening

Small Railroad Empires

A project in Melbourne, AU by Archona Games
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Build the most prestigious railroad empire in this pickup and deliver, route-building and set collection board game for 2-4 players!
Backers: 1459
Average Pledge Per Backer: $66 AUD

Funded: $96,709 AUD of $24,000 AUD
Dates: Apr 15th -> May 15th (30 days)
Project By: Archona Games
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Latest News

1459 THANKS for the fantastic journey you have given us!!!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We reached the end of this fantastic Kickstarter journey! Without you this train route would not have been possible. Sincere THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts!!! But the whole journey doesn't quite end here. We are so excited to share soon... (Read More)

And FINAL Stretch goal is UNLOCKED! What a fantastic end to this journey!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings travelers! As we are approaching the end of our Kickstarter Journey, our train has stopped at the Last Stretch Goal station! That's right - the custom wooden Kickstarter Exclusive tracks are now UNLOCKED! We are so grateful to have a... (Read More)

Scenario Pack Vol. 1 Update + Vol. 2 now available!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings travelers,  We have thought quite a bit on this topic and seeing how you would all love to get the scenario pack maps, we are very happy to announce this: Germany and UK are included in the 1st Scenario Pack + Another Scenario Pack is... (Read More)

Solo Mode now available on Tabletopia! + Change in calculation for SG threshold (for the better)

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings passengers! As we are headed into the last day of our journey, let me share some great updates with you: 1. Solo Mode is now available on Tabletopia! That's right, you can now test the solo mode yourself on Tabletopia! Check it out on the... (Read More)

Scenario Maps Specific Achievements (let's keep steamin'!)

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings travelers!  We have a great tempo! Don't stop chugging that coal in and the engine will take us anywhere we want!  Now, as the campaign is nearing end, let's do another brainstorming together and have a great time!  Scenario Special... (Read More)

Custom Goods Stretch Goal UNLOCKED and SOCIAL STRETCH GOAL!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Wohoo, we made the next stretch goal station!  Custom Wooden Goods are now UNLOCKED! Next one is the KS Exclusive Custom Tracks! Let's all help get there more quickly - Social Stretch Goal Ahead! Click here to share the post We would like to make it... (Read More)

Dev Diary Part 2 - The Achievements were the deal!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
In my previous Dev Diary Update, I spoke about how things were developing prior to Small Railroad Empires, and how the idea for the game was born. Now I will talk a bit about how the game itself developed. When I first designed the game, the core... (Read More)

Final (KS Exclusive!) Stretch Goal and Solo Draft Rules!

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings travelers and passengers, You know that we really love it when you all participate in the campaign and give us some great ideas either for the game, the stretch goals or for the campaign itself. So it is our great pleasure to reveal the... (Read More)

Solo Mode is now UNLOCKED!

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Cheers travelers! The solo mode stretch goal is now unlocked! Wooohooo!! Thank you all for doing this! You are fantastic! So come on, let your solo gamer buddies that this game can be enjoyed by them as well and invite them aboard our train! :) We... (Read More)

Solo Live Playthrough Video

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings passengers, Thanks to all that joined me on the live solo playthrough stream! I apologize for the interruptions and hope you had a good time! Hopefully I can stream again soon, after I figure out why my phone bugs out on livestreams. :) If... (Read More)

Dev Diary for Small Railroad Empires Part 1

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings travelers!  I would like to share the first part of my dev diary with you for Small Railroad Empires. I know most of the publishers and designers write these before a Kickstarter launch or release of the game, but nevertheless, I wanted... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked! SOLO MODE IS NEXT!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Attention travelers! We have unlocked the Rural Towns SG! Congrats to all for the great effort you made to reach this station! Do you notice any difference?  That's right, Solo Mode is the NEXT stretch goal! We decided to prioritize solo mode and... (Read More)

5th Player Expansion add-on is here!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Travelers and larger player groups rejoice!  Presenting the 5th player expansion add-on! As you can see, it will feature the full complement of red player components (train meeples, tracks and disc markers), additional player board, additional tiles... (Read More)

SG Unlocked + Solo Mode Stretch Goal Ahead!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings travelers!  We have some great news today! Let's begin: 1. Stretch Goal Unlocked! Thanks to you, our amazing backers and community, our train has passed the station and has unlocked the 3rd Stretch Goal! The game will now include the... (Read More)

Strech Goal 2 unlocked! Wohoo!

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings passengers and travelers! Stretch Goal 2 is UNLOCKED! Our train reached the 2nd town in Stretch Goal Country and unlocked the 2nd stretch goal! The game will now come with additional city and factory tokens that will provide even more... (Read More)

We have reached Stretch Goal Country! 1st one is down!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings travelers! Hope you all have fun and comfortable journey so far! We have reached Stretch Goal Country and unlocked our first one! Wohoo! Thank you all for the huge support! Now let's take a look what lies next in Stretch Goal Country: Next... (Read More)

We have reached Funded City! Thank you all for the effort!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations to all! We have reached Funded City right on schedule! Thank you for the huge support!  Take a rest at this station but don't fall asleep! The train is leaving soon for Stretch Goal Town! You know the drill! More coal in the engine!... (Read More)

Added languages, shipping price discounts, new pledge and upgraded Bundle!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings passengers and train personnel!  The train is chugging along with a great tempo towards our first station, Funded City! Let's add some coal to the engine with some GREAT NEWS and arrive there ahead of schedule! 1. Added Rulebook Languages... (Read More)

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