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Dark Ages

A project in Warsaw, Poland by Board and Dice

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An epic civilization miniature game set in Medieval Europe: fast-playing and modern, lavishly illustrated, and steeped in real history!
Backers: 1801
Average Pledge Per Backer: $117

Funded: $211,129 of $40,000
Dates: Mar 16th -> Mar 25th (10 days)
Project By: Board and Dice
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Latest News

A big thank you - and a short look into the future!

March 25th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! The campaign is now officially over, and it has been amazing. You pledged over $200 thousand, and helped bring Dark Ages to life! Thank you or – since Dark Ages is in fact both Heritage of Charlemagne and Holy Roman Empire–... (Read More)

The Ages of War - and the final push!

March 25th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! We are now in the last few hours of the project. Before it all comes to a finish, let us take a closer look at the Ages of War Module. The Core of Dark Ages At its core Dark Ages is a civilization game. Warfare is featured as... (Read More)

The final 24 hours!

March 24th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! The final 24 hours of the project is upon us! This time without a further extension we are entering the final stretch for Dark Ages on Kickstarter. With 288 miniatures per box (which means a whopping 576 miniatures with the... (Read More)

Daily Unlock: Travels of Benjamin and a closer look at upgraded resources!

March 24th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! We are finally close to exhausting the list of Modules we need to take a closer look at – and there’s been a lot to look at, since there are 17 Modules unlocked for Dark Ages. Today we would like to tell you about the Travels... (Read More)

Daily Unlock: How Local Resistance helps you be quick and deadly.

March 23rd - via:
My Lords and Ladies! With new content being unlocked daily for the original span of the campaign (last Monday to Saturday), we still have some Modules to cover in greater detail. Let us take a closer look at Local Resistance, a Module for Heritage of... (Read More)

Stretch Goal: Rejoice/Despair, for Poland is Rising!

March 22nd - via:
My Lords and Ladies! While there will be no more content to unlock during this campaign, we still have a good few Modules to talk about in detail. Today we will cover Rise of Poland – a big Module unlocked on Saturday for the Holy Roman Empire set.... (Read More)

Daily Unlock: Norsemen are coming!

March 21st - via:
My Lords and Ladies! Black sails spotted on the horizon! However, before you hide your livestock and children – or run for the hills – let’s take a moment to take a closer look at the newly unlocked Norsemen Module for Heritage of Charlemagne!... (Read More)

Heavy Cardboard streaming and new Social Stretch Goals!

March 20th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! Some of you have heard the rumour that Heavy Cardboard will be streaming a game of Dark Ages – and it will be happening very soon (or has happened recently – depending on when you read this update):  To follow the game,... (Read More)

Very Important! Project length extended and new add-ons available!

March 20th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! This update comes with great deal of very important news. Since there is a lot of ground to cover, let me jump straight in. Project Length Extended Many of you have noted that in this difficult time a longer project would give... (Read More)

Daily Unlocks or why Wyrd is weird and Alchemy is magic!

March 19th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! Today you received not one but two Daily Unlocks – and each of them added to both Dark Ages sets! So, let’s take a quick look at the ever growing Daily Unlocks list, and then delve into what the Modules bring to the game.... (Read More)

How Dark Ages come to life - an interview with artist Joel Chaim Holtzman.

March 19th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! We interrupt the regular Update schedule to bring you this special treat: an interview with Joel Chaim Holtzman, the amazing creative soul behind the breath-taking art of Dark Ages. Before we jump in, a short introduction: Joel... (Read More)

A close look at differences between Dark Ages sets

March 18th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! Many of you have asked about the differences between the two boxes. This Update is here to answer your questions. The Basics Let’s start with an obvious statement: Heritage of Charlemagne and Holy Roman Empire are a single... (Read More)

New Social Stretch Goal and Daily Unlock details!

March 18th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! This time we have two Stretch Goals – a Daily Unlock and a new Social Stretch Goal. Let’s take a closer look at them now! Both the Daily Unlock and the new Social Stretch Goal are connected to combat, with each making player... (Read More)

Second Daily Unlock - the Conquest of England in detail!

March 17th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! The second daily unlock is here, and – as some of you have guessed – it does have something to do with England. In fact, it will allow you to conquer it! As mentioned when asked about lower player counts, the maps are... (Read More)

First Daily Unlock and Alliances up close!

March 17th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! With the second day of the Dark Ages campaign, we have the first Daily Unlock for you, and the purpose of this update, is to delve into its details. As bonus feature, we also intend to tell you about a Module that has seen the... (Read More)

Solo Mode secrets and Rulebook Draft available!

March 16th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! Throughout your comments and messages, two questions persevered: how will the solo mode work, and where the rulebook can be found. Let us tell you a bit the former, and make sure you now how to access the latter! Firstly, the... (Read More)

We're funded! Social More on Social Stretch Goals and Daily Unlocks!

March 16th - via:
My Lords and Ladies! We are happy to inform you that Dark Ages has funded, and the first campaign Stretch Goal is now available for you to unlock! We also have some information on Daily Unlocks during the campaign! Since Dark Ages will also be... (Read More)

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