An Age Contrived

A project in Vancouver, Canada by Bellows Intent

Funding Successful

A euro game of engine building and fantasy gods for 1-5 players.
Backers: 4894
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $464,226 of $30,000
Dates: Feb 28th -> Mar 23rd (24 days)
Project By: Bellows Intent
Aw shucks, no tags yet. +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: March 23 @ 15:03 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

The Final Countdown, Results & Interview

March 23rd - via:
With only hours left in the campaign, it's time to wrap things up as our focus shifts towards executing for backers. The end of this campaign marks the beginning of our task to deliver an engaging game to your doorstep, with the quality and... (Read More)

Final 48 Hour Promo & Final Polls

March 21st - via:
We're coming to the end of this heartwarming journey that will see An Age Contrived bring fresh new ideas to your table. This Kickstarter campaign has far and away exceeded our expectations, and we have you to thank. As a backer of this game, you are... (Read More)

Stretch Goals, Man vs Meeple & Poll On Rusnė

March 20th - via:
As we enter the final days of the campaign, we are extremely excited to have first impressions from two of our most respected reviewers in board games: David and Ryan of Man vs Meeple. We encourage you to see what these two euro game fans have to say... (Read More)

Solo Mode Reveal

March 16th - via:
Today's update will focus on one gameplay aspect of An Age Contrived that has not yet been seen elsewhere: the solo mode. If that's not of interest to you, just scroll to the bottom of this update for a nice little surprise. If you are a solo gamer,... (Read More)

Lower Shipping for Multiple Copies, Australia & Canada plus Crossover Promo

March 15th - via:
Discount on Shipping: Multiple Core Editions We had not anticipated at the start of the campaign just how many people may want to back with a friend. For anyone interested in shipping 2 copies of the Core Edition to a single location, additional... (Read More)

Kickstarter Highlights: Lizardfolk and Fantasy STLs, RPG Adventures, and More

March 15th - via:
Come check out this week’s batch of crowdfunding and Kickstarter highlights – including board games, card games, RPGs, and STLs! (Read More)

French Rules & Poll On Ignotas

March 14th - via:
Editing Matters Early in the life of An Age Contrived, it became a goal to offer it in as many languages as possible. For those like me who speak English as a first language, it's easy to take for granted that almost all games available are available... (Read More)

Vote Results & Double Daily

March 12th - via:
Personalization Vote Results After we asked for your help to decide whether new personalization suggestions should be implemented, the votes are now in and the answers are decided. Let's take a look at those results. The first question was whether... (Read More)

Digitally Dutch, Dice Tower West & TCTC

March 11th - via:
Dutch Translation We are extremely pleased to announce that, thanks to the effort and generosity of our community members Sander, Tessa, and Vincent, An Age Contrived will be fully translated into Dutch. We have not yet been able to find a Dutch... (Read More)

New Personalization Options, Vote & Daily Feature

March 9th - via:
Among the inspiring suggestions that backers have made for this project so far, there are 2 that stuck out to us as potentially meaningful and immediately feasible. We are here to ask your input on these suggestions today. You get to decide whether... (Read More)

Reveals! Ad Infinitum Expansion & Social Goal

March 8th - via:
Ad Infinitum Expansion Overview A week into the campaign and a few deep breaths later, and we are ready to keep moving with the next major reveal. Today we’re taking a look at an expansion in the name of variability, flexibility, and celebration.... (Read More)

An Age Contrived: Tabletop Game of Fantasy Gods Takes Kickstarter by Storm

March 7th - via:
Players become gods in the Eldranic pantheon, where their power depends on mortal beliefs. Their goal is to unite the mortal realm and develop civilization to lead the pantheon into a new era. Players can customize actions and abilities with five engine-building options to optimize each turn. (Read More)

Quality of Life & Poll On Freyith

March 5th - via:
A Little Philosophy Since the start of this campaign, we've seen some fantastic suggestions from backers, including new add-ons and stretch goals that could expand the experience of An Age Contrived. We have entertained all of them, but at times felt... (Read More)

Free Promo Ends Soon & Announcing Italian

March 2nd - via:
72 Hour Promo Ends Tomorrow It is not too late to get the 72 hour promo of 5 hefty, enamel-painted metal tokens added to your pledge for free. These tokens represent each god's connection to the physical world, and are used to manage the tempo of how... (Read More)

Welcome to a New Age! Stretch Goals & Skin Poll

March 1st - via:
Stretch Goals Unlocked Today has been a whirlwind day, from pressing the launch button on our first Kickstarter campaign to seeing a reception that exceeded all expectations. Without having time to announce them, your support allowed us to unlock our... (Read More)

An Age Contrived is funded! Thank you!

February 28th - via:
It is so heartwarming to see such an outpouring of support for this project that we've been developing for the past 3 years. An Age Contrived would not be possible without your support, and it really means a lot to have you here. This game will be... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!