VENICE - Beautiful, Groundbreaking Eurogame for 1-5 Players

A project in Southampton, UK by Lewis Shaw

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Explore Inquisition-era Venice in this inventive worker placement game by Dávid Turczi and Andrei Novac with beautiful art and pieces.
Backers: 1882
Average Pledge Per Backer: £49

Funded: £91,361 of £20,000
Dates: Nov 20th -> Dec 15th (26 days)
Project By: Lewis Shaw
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October 2nd - via:
Late pledges are a great way to get board games and accessories you’ve missed during their Kickstarter campaigns. With small exceptions, late pledges allow people to get every single product that was available when the project was running. And that’s not all. Many popular board game publishers add new items to their pledge manager websites, so even the people who backed the game in time have something to check out apart from filling their backer surveys. (Read More)

Social goal complete! Last day!

December 15th - via:
Woo-hoo! It's the last day, and to keep it sweet, we've unlocked the social goal. I waited overnight as people's opinions came in, and I'm happy to announce that the Taxi Service expansion has won, with double the votes of the 2nd most popular... (Read More)

Entering the final 24!

December 14th - via:
Hello all!  One last update before we enter the final 24 hours! We're up to 9 stretch goals completed, and just about to unlock the 10th! It's going to be exciting to see if we can reach the £100k mark on this campaign - but either way, I'm quietly... (Read More)

3 days left?! Stretch Goal Progress! Social Goals! New Video!

December 12th - via:
Hello everyone! Exciting times as we build up to the grand finale of the campaign - with an election on at the same time in the UK, my mind is all over the place! If you're in the UK, don't forget to go vote today!   After the last change to the... (Read More)

Metal coin designs! One week remaining!

December 9th - via:
Hello all!  We're on the cusp of our next stretch goal, but today I'm happy to tell you that our designs for metal coins are finished! What do you think?  Want to help us get across a few more stretch goals this week? Adding £14 to your pledge to... (Read More)

A New, New Stretch Goal!

December 5th - via:
Hello, you Inquisitive bunch!  Yesterday, we unveiled a £100k goal to create a video tutorial. Overnight, a few of you told me (in no uncertain terms!) that you thought it was a bit weak, and wanted something else, something better, something...... (Read More)

£56k?! New stretch goal! Coin progress! Gridcon!

December 4th - via:
Greetings, Gondoliers!  We did it! We've reached the £56k goal, so now every Kickstarter backer will get a screen-printed Spy meeple in their goodybag!  For the £100k mark, we've unveiled something slightly different: a tutorial from board gaming... (Read More)

£50K! New Stretch Goal! Metal Coins Confirmed!

November 27th - via:
Greetings Gondoliers!  Today marks one week since the campaign started, and amazingly, marks us crossing the £50,000 mark! With it comes a new unlocked stretch goal (thicker player boards! Ooh!) and a newly revealed stretch goal, that should add a... (Read More)

The Metal Coin Add-on Poll

November 26th - via:
I'm happy to say we've got the price ready for the metal coin pack. I think this is great value, and it seems most of you would agree given your estimations.  Before we can commit to making them, we need to know if there's enough interest. They... (Read More)

Week 2! New stretch goal! Interview with Dávid & Lewis!

November 25th - via:
Greetings, Inquisitors!  Hope you all had a good weekend. What did everyone get to play?  We've unlocked another stretch goal - UV spot on the box - and with it, revealed a new one for the £90k mark:  Based off of the coat of arms of Venice, this... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals - Making of the Board

November 22nd - via:
Hello Venice! Day 3 of the campaign, we're almost at half the total that Ragusa achieved over its entire campaign! Crazy stuff.  We've unlocked the first Kickstarter exclusive stretch goal, which means we have another one to reveal. I've also... (Read More)

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November 22nd - via:
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New Stretch Goals Revealed - Your Suggestions Heard!

November 21st - via:
Good morning, Venetians!  What an amazing first 24H of campaigning - 2 stretch goals down, and not long until we reach the 3rd, which is the 1st Kickstarter Exclusive!  As we unlock each stretch goal, we'll reveal a new one - which means there are... (Read More)

We're funded! + Backer Suggested Stretch Goals

November 20th - via:
Thank you all so much!  In less than 3 and a half hours, we've funded. Compare that to last year's Ragusa campaign, when it took us 48 hours to fund the same amount! Impressive, no?  In case we haven't met already, my name is Lewis. I run... (Read More)

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