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Imperium: The Contention

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Contention Games

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Lead your civilization to the heights of Imperial power, in this fast-paced 4X card game!
Backers: 496
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $26,803 of $10,000
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 13th (30 days)
Project By: Contention Games
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Latest News

Favor Dials Unlocked!!!

June 13th - via:
Greetings Contenders, Favor dials have been unlocked!!! And just in time, less than 2 hours remain! You all have been amazing!!!  No more will fiddly die fly across the table, or get knocked over and nobody remembers what number it was on! ... (Read More)

Blank Cards unlocked, Favor Dials are Next!!

June 12th - via:
Greetings Contenders, We're almost at the end, and Blank Cards are unlocked!!! Are you sick of having to buy a new game because you damaged one card? Well we've got you covered! Favor Dials are up next at just 25k!! We're almost there! Until next... (Read More)

Thicker Locations are Unlocked!!!

June 11th - via:
Greetings Contenders, Thicker locations have been unlocked!! No more will your flimsy location cards get scattered to the wind and bent by your cousin Larry. Before we ship, we will test the locations with different sleeve sizes and send an update... (Read More)

Solo Scenarios Unlocked!!

June 11th - via:
Greetings Contenders, Solo Scenarios have been unlocked!! Three scenarios are added to the Void Scepter solo campaign, which puts our scenario count at 12!  What mysteries of the ancient Imperium will you encounter? And what happened to the last... (Read More)

48 Hour Countdown Begins!!!

June 11th - via:
Greetings Contenders, With just 48 hours to go, I wanted to say thank you for joining me on this epic sci-fi journey!! As a way of saying thanks, I wanted to share some of my favorite cards with you.  Spymaster Imlin is perhaps the most dangerous... (Read More)

Corp Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

June 9th - via:
Greetings Contenders, Corp Cards have been unlocked!!! Seek the aid of the megacorps to turn the tide of The Contention. Corps offer a way for any faction to bolster their fleet. Recruit the XyoCorp Dealer and turn your Develop ability into a way to... (Read More)

All Minis Now Included in Deluxe!!!

June 8th - via:
Greetings Contenders, All minis that were Stretch Goals are now included in Deluxe!!! Many of you selected Deluxe edition because of the minis. As we approach the end of the campaign, we want you to know with 100% certainty that all minis will be... (Read More)

Imperial Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

June 4th - via:
Greetings Contenders, Imperial cards have been unlocked!! Now you can manipulate Imperial forces to your will. Curry Favor with the Imperial Senate to endure longer. Or hold The Void Scepter for 3 turns and end The Contention outright.  You can... (Read More)

Unfiltered Gamer Live Stream!!

May 30th - via:
Greetings Contenders! Unfiltered Gamer hosted us for a live stream of Imperium: The Contention! Some of you have been wondering is the game really that fast? Well this 4 player game with a new player lasts just 65 minutes!   Post by URandG. Thank... (Read More)

Tech Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

May 27th - via:
Greetings Contenders, Tech have been unlocked!!  Tech have wide ranging effects that boost your empire's capabilities. These tech have powerful effects you can build your entire deck around, like Disintegration which doubles your attack power. Or... (Read More)

Mercs Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

May 22nd - via:
Greetings Contenders, Mercs have been unlocked!!  Mecenaries are a great way to bolster your fleet and gain abilities that are normally exclusive to other species. Many mercs are Sorellian, a nomadic warrior people who lost their home in a... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Update!!

May 20th - via:
Greetings Contenders, We have just posted a Stretch Goals update!!  It includes a design for a Favor Tracker many of you have been requesting. We're still waiting on estimates from manufacturers, but you can check out our latest design on the KS... (Read More)

We're 100% Funded!!!

May 17th - via:
Greetings Contenders, We did it everyone, we reached our funding goal!!! Thank you so much to each and every one of you for backing!!  We're going to ride this momentum into a new era of galactic conquest.  Until next time, may the Imperium endure... (Read More)

New EU Shipping Partner!!

May 16th - via:
We have a new Shipping Partner and costs for Europe!! We'd like to thank all of the European backers for voicing your concerns with our shipping costs. We've gone over the numbers and agree with you that we can do better. And we've done just that!... (Read More)

And we're off!!! Dice Tower preview added!!

May 14th - via:
Welcome everyone!!! And thank you for helping to make the first true 4X card game a reality!  Dice Tower has just released a great preview video. Enjoy!!!  (Read More)

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