Castles by the Sea

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Brotherwise Games

Funding Successful

In this magical sandcastle-building game, brave little Shorelings craft seaside homes while living in the shadow of looming threats...
Backers: 2538
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $137,543 of $35,000
Dates: Apr 19th -> May 5th (17 days)
Project By: Brotherwise Games
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Latest News

Thank You!

May 5th - via:
The campaign is nearly closed for Castles by the Sea and we wanted to thank all of you for your support. As we write this update, we're getting close to 2500 backers who've helped bring this game to life. We're also seeing a bunch of people upgrade... (Read More)

The End is Near

May 4th - via:
We’re now entering the final 24 hours of our campaign for Castles by the Sea! It’s been exciting to see our numbers growing as we approach the end, and we’re hoping to see some $1 backers jump on board now that this campaign is 100% revealed.... (Read More)

A Look Back

May 3rd - via:
After another great day of funding, we’re getting very close to $100,000! It’s amazing to see more than 1,700 backers supporting this project, and we’re especially grateful to all the folks we've seen spreading the word about this campaign on... (Read More)

A Rising Tide

May 2nd - via:
We are now entering the final three days of this Kickstarter campaign! Throughout this campaign, we’ve been wowed by this community’s willingness to spread the word about Castles by the Sea. Today, we have a request for you. But first, our daily... (Read More)

Building Together

May 1st - via:
Hello, sandcastle architects! We took a break from updates yesterday, so this one will cover two daily reveals: new player cards and a new play mode. The Sorceress and Outpost Javiel ducked his head against the rain and pulled his cloak tighter.... (Read More)

All About Solo Mode

April 29th - via:
Today we’re focusing on Solo mode! A puzzly game like Castles by the Sea is perfect for playing on your own, giving you the chance to optimize every turn as you race to maximize your score. Solo mode was designed by our Development Lead, Hayden... (Read More)

Exploring New Ground

April 28th - via:
Good evening, backers! We're 10 days into the campaign and delighted to still be revealing new aspects of gameplay. While simple in design and vision, Castles by the Sea provides deep replayability with piece variants and the Riptide Expansion. The... (Read More)

Alone on the Beach

April 27th - via:
Hello all. We're now halfway through our campaign and closing in on $100,000! If you haven't yet, share this campaign with a friend. Let them know it's a great time to get this game, especially since the Riptide expansion and Deluxe upgrades won't be... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Castles by the Sea'

April 27th - via:
Castles by the Sea is a building game for 1 to 4 players, ages 12 and up, and takes about 30–45 minutes to play. Castles by the Sea was designed by Jon Benjamin and Michael Xuereb and published by Brotherwise Games, with illustrations by Marby Kwong. (Read More)

All Along the Watchtower

April 26th - via:
A week ago, we launched this campaign and introduced the world to Castles by the Sea. Since then it's kept growing, and today we surpassed $80,000 in funding. Thanks to all of you for your support! Yesterday we talked about the Sandstorm, an exciting... (Read More)

A Storm is Coming

April 25th - via:
We're just 10 days away from the end of this campaign, but we've still got so much gameplay goodness to reveal. Today we're excited to show off our fifth Hazard, the Sandstorm. For those of you who are new to the Kickstarter, every game is played... (Read More)

Of Bridges and Backgrounds

April 24th - via:
The Brotherwise team has enjoyed a relaxing weekend, but we've been thrilled to see this campaign keep growing. We moved through $70,000 yesterday, doubling our funding goal! We're also seeing good traction on social media and message boards. That's... (Read More)

Dangerous Waters

April 23rd - via:
Today’s update is all about the Riptide Expansion, including a new Daily Reveal that will upgrade every pledge at the $55 level and above! At Brotherwise Games, we don’t put every one of our titles on Kickstarter. When we do, it’s because... (Read More)

Eyes on the Prize

April 22nd - via:
Happy Friday! It’s been a good day: more backers, more people spreading the word about Castles by the Sea, and a new Daily Reveal! Today’s new figure and structure cards highlight our line of sight rules. Hunter & Window The Seaglasser guard... (Read More)

Danger from Below

April 21st - via:
It's day three! We're making steady progress and excited to be able to share more of this delightful game with you. Seeing everyone's response to the game, here on the Kickstarter and during live streams, has been really rewarding. Thanks to... (Read More)

Defend Your Kingdom

April 20th - via:
Greetings to all our new backers and thank you for helping us bring Castles by the Sea to game store shelves. We're excited to be fully funded and happy to be able to show off all the extras this game offers. So on to today's daily reveal! The... (Read More)

Our First Daily Reveal

April 19th - via:
Welcome to your first update for Castles by the Sea! We think part of the fun of a Kickstarter campaign is the chance to speak directly with the community of players, so we love writing detailed updates. Today we have plenty to celebrate, so let's... (Read More)

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