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Endeavor: Age of Sail

A project in Toronto, Canada by Burnt Island Games

Status: Active

Lead an empire in the Age of Sail; make your mark on history as the maps of the world unfold! Gripping Euro strategy for 2-5 players.
Backers: 3617
Average Daily Pledges: $16,308 CAD
Average Pledge Per Backer: $90 CAD

Funding: $326,167 CAD of $75,000 CAD
Dates: Jan 30th -> Mar 1st (31 days)
Project By: Burnt Island Games
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Latest News

We've Got Wooden Trade Tokens!

February 17th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $325 000+, 434%+ funded, 3600+ backers, and STILL 12 days to go, we have unlocked the incredible 95 wooden Trade Tokens for the Commodore pledge level only! I can hardly believe it. We're so thankful to each and every one of you... (Read More)

Unlocked Another With These Keys!

February 15th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $301 000+, 400%+ funded, and 3,330+ backers, YOU have unlocked the stunning 3D mini Keys which are used to signify the unlocking of Exploits (for Commodore level backers).  . It is hard to believe we are half way through the... (Read More)

A LIVE Playthrough and Exploit Spotlight #3

February 13th - via:
Ahoy Backers! Just a Quickie Today! Tonight at 8pm EST, Derek Funkhouser of Facebook's Board Game Spotlight will be doing a LIVE Endeavor: Age of Sail playthrough. If you are interested to see how the game plays with 2 players or are generally just... (Read More)

This is the One You've Been Waiting For

February 12th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $280 000+, 3110+ backers, and 373% funded, you've unlocked a Level 5 Building tile called the Palace. The Palace is an awesome tile because it allows you to boost your Glory AND take a double Payment action. This Stretch Goal is... (Read More)

The Keys to Your Success

February 11th - via:
Ahoy Backers! This ship is really sailing! With $275 000+, 3057+ backers, 367% funded, and 18 days to go, we have unlocked the incredible Wooden Blockade markers (formerly punchboard) used for the Imperialism Exploit for the Commodore Level only. The... (Read More)

Memorial Unlocked, Blockades Next Up!

February 10th - via:
Ahoy Backers! With $263 000+, 2920+ backers, and 351% funded (still with 19 days to go), we have unlocked the Memorial Building for Captain and Commodore level backers.    What's Up Next?Next we will unlock the Wooden Blockades. These 8 wooden... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: 6 Exciting Games to Check Out

February 10th - via:
As always, I’ve got some Kickstarter reviews in the pipeline, but there are always a lot of fascinating tabletop projects out there that we won’t get to review in depth, often because we just weren’t able to get a prototype in time. Here are a few current projects that I wanted to highlight. (Read More)

Some Great Endeavor: Age of Sail Content

February 9th - via:
Ahoy Backers! Whoah! $255 000+, 340% funded, and 2835+ backers! Thank you is all we can say. YOU did this. YOU got us here! In Today's News   Today I am writing to you to introduce you to a new series of articles we have launched on Board Game... (Read More)

This Update is Packed!

February 7th - via:
Ahoy Backers, At 2735 + backers, $245 000+, and 327% + funded, we have finally unlocked 3 new Exploits. The South Sea Company, Imperialism, and The Underground Railroad are going to open up whole new depths of storyline on your tabletop! This... (Read More)


February 5th - via:
Ahoy Backers, We made it! What a strong weekend. Overnight (where I live, anyway) we made it to $221,000+, 2460+ backers, and 295% funded. Another $4000 and we will be 300% funded. Pretty unbelievable for less than a week's work! Let's Take a Closer... (Read More)

Technical Difficulties

February 3rd - via:
Ayhoy (again) Backers! It seems that Kickstarter is really making things difficult for us this time around. When I checked my email the previous update was truncated. Josh told me that he didn't see the full update in his email either. There was a... (Read More)

7 Stretch Goals Under Our Belt!

February 3rd - via:
Ahoy Backers! Yup, that's right! You did it! Because of your incredible efforts we are at $203 000+, 2270+ backers, and 270% funded. AND you unlocked our 7th Stretch Goal. Now we've got 3 new Exploits with incredible mechanics, interesting stories,... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal and a Designer Diary

February 1st - via:
Ahoy Backers! Wooden keys!!!!!!!!! You have unlocked our next amazing Stretch Goal for the Captain AND Commodore reward levels. The wooden keys, which signify the unlocking of Exploits, are now ours! We did this with almost 2000 backers and $175... (Read More)

Cannon to the Right of Them, Cannon to the Left of Them!

January 31st - via:
Ahoy Backers! We have made a big leap in a day and a half. We are over 200% funded!! We have earned a Score Pad, a stunning 3D sculpted 1st Player Marker, a Pirate Ship mini (for Commodore backers only), of course the Saltpeter Stockpiles,... (Read More)

Correction ...

January 31st - via:
Apologies backers!! We try to do as much as we can to switch between CAD and USD to make it simple for everyone to understand. In my excitement about the update, I told you that you should add $65CAD for the Commodore level which has lead to some... (Read More)

We Are Really Sailing!

January 31st - via:
Ahoy there backers! First off we wanted to say that we are giddy right now!! We are so excited to be watching you engage in the campaign the way you have been. It was my (Helaina) dream to reprint Endeavor: Age of Sail, and you are making that... (Read More)


January 30th - via:
You get an Endeavor...You get an Endeavor...and YOU get an Endeavor!   That's right: thanks to your extraordinary support we are FUNDED ON DAY ONE!!! And not just on day 1, but less than 5 hours from launch. We could not be more grateful to you,... (Read More)

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