Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy

A project in Fishers, IN by Kolossal Games

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The all-new edition of the acclaimed 4X sci-fi strategy game.
Backers: 6510
Average Pledge Per Backer: $147

Funded: $958,577 of $150,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Jul 29th (20 days)
Project By: Kolossal Games
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Latest News

Day 20: An Epic Finale

July 29th - via:
Wow.  You backers have rallied here in the final 24 hours, pushing us to our final stretch goal and even beyond. For this, Touko, and Kolossal Games would love to extend our genuine gratitude for all you have done in these... (Read More)

Day 19: The Final 48!

July 28th - via:
Hello, backers! The end is near! That's right, we have entered the final 48 hours of the campaign for Second Dawn. All of the backers that hit "remind me" throughout the campaign have been notified, which you can see reflected in the funding surge.... (Read More)

Day 18: Product and Campaign Details

July 27th - via:
Hello, all! We have a lot to share today on numerous topics. As the campaign is closing in on the final days, let's hit warp and jump in. PLAY MAT The creators also shared updated play mat images with us. On one side, it will accommodate players up... (Read More)

Day 17: New rewards ahead!

July 26th - via:
Hello, backers! We have unlocked yet another goal, the Dized interactive Rulebook! Dized is the ultimate companion app for board games. Dized will host a tutorial that allows players to get into the board games without any prior studying (rulebooks... (Read More)

DAY 16 UPDATE: Final Week

July 25th - via:
Hello, all! Firstly, thank you all so very much for your patience while we have awaited information regarding things like rewards for the final week of the campaign. We are excited to share this information with all of our backers today! NEW REWARDS... (Read More)

Day 11: Game Trayz Part 2, more rewards, rules, and playmat

July 21st - via:
Happy Saturday, all!  Lots to cover today! Some of you may have noticed that we did not post an update yesterday. As we enter the middle of the campaign, we will endeavor to keep updates full of useful information, which may mean we need a day to... (Read More)

Day 9: $525K Goal Unlocked and Game Trayz Update Clarifications

July 19th - via:
Good evening, backers! Today we unlocked yet another new goal at $525k!  NEW REWARDS!More rewards unlocked! The bags for the game will now be screen printed! Check it out! Next up at $550k we have the 24-page short story which will feature 6 brand... (Read More)

Day 8: What Fits? Part 1: Species, Tech, & Upgrade Trayz

July 18th - via:
Happy Wednesday, all!  One of the top questions we have heard is will everything in the campaign fit in the box & custom Game Trayz, and we are happy to share that the answer is “YES!” Let’s start with the Player, or Species, Trayz:  ... (Read More)

Day 7: First week and $500k!

July 17th - via:
Good evening, all!  Quick daily update. Today marks the first official week of the campaign! We cannot thank you all enough for the support, the feedback, and the passion for Eclipse. What's more, we just crossed $500k! 2 new discoveries tiles were... (Read More)

Day 6 Update: shipping, ship wash, and more rewards

July 16th - via:
Happy Monday, all! Quick update today on a few topics, so let's dive in!  But first, we wanted to clarify one thing regarding the blueprint stretch goals we have been unlocking: in Eclipse you ever only use ONE blueprint per ship type. So if we... (Read More)

Day 6 Update: More Rewards!

July 15th - via:
Happy Sunday, all! Very quick update today on the additional rewards, all of which is brand new content, we managed to unlock since last we spoke. Your support and enthusiasm is infectious! We're so happy to see backers responding to the efforts we... (Read More)

Day Five: designer diary & more goals unlocked!

July 14th - via:
Good Saturday, everyone! Quick update today, so strap in! DESIGNER DIARYTouko Tahkokallio, the brilliant mind behind Eclipse, has written a very detailed post on boardgamegeek about Second Dawn. We cannot encourage fans enough to take a moment and... (Read More)

Day Four Update: Galactic Counselor Pledge Update & Add-Ons

July 13th - via:
Good afternoon, backers! We have some exciting news to share in today's update. Designer Touko,, and Kolossal have been working daily to integrate as much of your feedback into the campaign for Second Dawn. Our hope is to best align our... (Read More)

Day three reward update!

July 12th - via:
Good evening, all! Quick update covering what we have unlocked today through your amazing support. For those of you that may have missed the earlier update, we would recommend you check it out. With regard to content, we have amended the content that... (Read More)

Day Three Update: Campaign and Shipping Revisions

July 12th - via:
Good afternoon, backers. Travis here again! Massive update today on a number of topics which many of you have been patiently waiting to be covered. We thank you for that patience, as we have thoughtfully collected feedback over the first 48 hours of... (Read More)

Second Day, Second Dawn

July 11th - via:
Good evening, backers.  What better way to end our day two than with a summary of what you all have helped to unlock! As mentioned in the update earlier today, we will continue to work on things like shipping, updating backers as the information... (Read More)

Day Two Update

July 11th - via:
Good morning, backers! Travis from Kolossal here. Lots to cover in this update, which will be solely dedicated to answers questions we have collected from the first full day of the campaign. Again, we want to thank all of you for your patience while... (Read More)

First Day of the Second Dawn

July 11th - via:
Hello and welcome, backers!  Firstly, we cannot begin to express our gratitude and excitement for the first day of this campaign. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing such profound support for Eclipse and its official second dawn. As you all... (Read More)

Kolossal Games Running Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy Kickstarter

July 10th - via:
Even favorite games can use an upgrade every once in a while. Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy has been widely popular since its original release. But things weren (Read More)

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