Chamber of Wonders

Uprising | Curse of the Last Emperor

A project in Berlin, Germany by Nemesis.Games

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A fully cooperative 4X fantasy board game for 1-4 players set in a post-apocalyptic world.
Backers: 3358
Average Pledge Per Backer: $97

Funded: $324,441 of $40,000
Dates: Aug 18th -> Sep 10th (24 days)
Project By: Nemesis.Games
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Latest News

Last hours of the Campaign - but not The Uprising

September 10th - via:
These are the last six hours of our campaign. What a ride it has been!  When we three set out to design a game, four years ago in a cabin in the woods, we didn't really know what to expect, either from ourselves or from our audience. We surprised... (Read More)

Final Chapter, Final Unlock - Design the First Player Token for Uprising

September 9th - via:
We are both sad and thrilled to bring you Chapter 12 of The Prophet of Thorns. The amazing writing of Frederic, Akryphjel, Kyle, Adam, Lance, Paul, Christian, Spieleben, Mike, MetroBelgium, Johan, and the many others of you that contributed, has... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Eleventh, and Penultimate, War Council

September 8th - via:
FINAL DAYS ALL-IN PLEDGE GIVEAWAY It is the final call for reinforcements to the front line! We have a contest for the ALL-IN PLEDGE GIVEAWAY, ending NOW ON THURSDAY 12:00 Pacific! The campaign ends soon, so help us spread the Uprising and you might... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 1 Horde with us!

September 7th - via:
FINAL DAYS ALL-IN PLEDGE GIVEAWAY Rally your troops! We have a contest for the ALL-IN PLEDGE GIVEAWAY, ending on Wednesday 12:00 Pacific! The campaign ends on Thursday, so help us spread the Uprising! Meanwhile... The new allies are united - for... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Tenth War Council

September 6th - via:
The Netherwood. The first and last wall against the tide of Chaos coming across the ice wastes. The free peoples of Azuhl are here: the fierce Krowh, and their enemies-turned allies, the tricky Mohyar and the fractious Hokqan; the stalwart Duerkhar... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 1 New Hex with Us!

September 5th - via:
The allies have survived the Inquisition, the Mage-Breaker, the Nethersea and its many misshapen monsters, and even the Prophet of Thorns' final act of her life: awakening the Old Gods, shattering the Needle and nearly killing them all. Now, they... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Ninth War Council

September 4th - via:
Mission accomplished! The Old Gods are awoken by the Prophet of Thorns, but at what cost to Azuhl? The Druids have told the free peoples that their only chance against Chaos is their aid, but it may be that these gods are... a bit unsympathetic to... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 2 Events with Us!

September 3rd - via:
The Needle. After their long journey, they have at last arrived. Kha'al, an escaped Krowh gladiator. Syndra, an enigmatic Druwhn witch. Ronja, the Mohyar pirate and bard. Baranth, stern leader of The Duerkhar. And Kyushi, Tua-Than guide and barkeep.... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Eighth War Council

September 2nd - via:
The Nethersea, an endless, landless twilight ocean. Kha'al is not amused, nor does he trust Hallgrim, a hoary pirate who claims to have known the Prophet of Thorns, from long ago. But weirder things have happened - such as the fact that the party is... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 1 New Quest with Us!

September 1st - via:
 Hey rebels! We'd love your feedback on the campaign. Help us get better by telling us your opinion in a 30-second survey! Besides that: Welcome to the Nethersea!  Almost no one in Azuhl ever sees it, and those who survive it live their lives... (Read More)

Time to Vote! Our Seventh War Council!

August 31st - via:
Our party has reached the Sea Tower and is about to enter the Nethersea! We asked you in our last update to share your ideas for a complete new Sea Tower Hex with us and we picked our favorites that we think will work best - now it is on you to... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 1 Seatower Hex with Us!

August 30th - via:
We're going to the Nethersea! And to cross over to this parallel universe our party has to reach the nearest Sea Tower. Today we'll bring you Chapter 7 of our story which also unlocks 1 Sea Tower Hex that we want to design with you! Sea Towers - the... (Read More)

Time To Vote! The Sixth War Council

August 29th - via:
Ronja's clever conniving secures the party two new artifacts! And they now have a guide to help them find a place called The Needle, where The Prophet of Thorns wishes to blossom. The guide is Kyushi, and he is of the Tua-Than, an aquatic race... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 2 Items with Us!

August 28th - via:
Prophet in hand, the adventurers escape onto the ice wastes and encounter The Mage Breaker, a legendarily brutal Legion making its way to the Capital. This is bad news for Azuhl - Imperial reinforcements, bringing the Empress herself! The Druids are... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Fifth War Council

August 27th - via:
O-Meido is behind you, and after what we rebels have done, it may be forever infested by ghosts! Good work? Yeah, GREAT work! The enemy of my enemy is also my enemy, but is also my enemy's enemy.  The party freed the Prophet of Thorns, and is... (Read More)

Unlock - Design A New Legion With Us!

August 26th - via:
We did it!! We rebels have freed the Prophet of Thorns from the hands of the Imperial Inquisition! Hopefully at not too high a cost. We did it, after all, by bringing Chaos down upon them, but they deserved it, right? Fleeing over the frozen Ice... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Fourth War Council

August 25th - via:
Things are getting hot! O-Meido prison looms on the horizon, and the wind brings ghostly voices to your ears as our party draws near, to free the Prophet of Thorns! How will they accomplish this? Our community has offered us and you some pretty darn... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 1 New Quest With Us!

August 24th - via:
In the days following the Curse, the Empire barricaded itself in their new Capital in the heart of the isles of Azuhl, leaving the outer islands to a wave of chaos, despair, and destruction. But we will stand united! Today we will continue our... (Read More)

The Campaign PDF will be a free download

August 24th - via:
We couldn't be happier and more impressed by all the support we have seen on so many levels. That's the true spirit for an Uprising on the isles of Azuhl. Every backer will now receive the Campaign PDF as a free download! Thank you for making our... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Third War Council

August 23rd - via:
The Uprising has grown to over 2,000 rebels. With an army of this size, we have no fear facing Chaos and The Empire on the battlefield! Thank you all for your outstanding support.  This is our third Backers' War Council - none of you expected the... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 2 New Events With Us!

August 22nd - via:
Chapter 3 will unlock 2 Events! Every game of Uprising will have 2-4 of them, depending on how long you want to play. Today Chapter 3 will give you a hint about The Prophet of Thorns. After you read it, we want you to tell us, who this Prophet of... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The Second War Council

August 21st - via:
Today is our second Backers' War Council. Creating a Druid is almost the hardest part of our design, so we reduced the options to the ones we think will really work smoothly - but you gave us so many nice names and ideas, we will weave them into the... (Read More)

Unlock - Design 2 New Druids With Us!

August 20th - via:
Day 3 and already we are in love with all the great ideas we have been getting from you. You came like a Horde from the Howling White, and swept through the War Council like a hot dagger through fresh snow! Thank you for your participation!   Today... (Read More)

Time to Vote! The First Backers' War Council

August 19th - via:
 Day 2 and we are already funded! THANK YOU! We are so happy to share this great game with you! Also, we are excited to see Uprising climbing the ranks of “The Hotness” on BGG! If you want to boost it, visit the page here! Meanwhile, on... (Read More)

Lead a rebellion on two fronts in tough fantasy board game Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor

August 19th - via:
Choose a faction to end the Empire's reign and liberate themselves from chaos in Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor, a miniatures board game with a steep difficulty curve. Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor is an upcoming game set in the Isles of Azuhl, where a corrupt leadership called the Empire unjustly controls the lives of its citizens. A co-op game for one to four players, Uprising provides a customisable difficulty system where players can choose the number of events and the challenge those events present. (Read More)

Unlock - Design 2 New Items With Us!

August 18th - via:
 The Uprising has begun, THANKS TO YOU! We are so excited to finally bring this game to Kickstarter after four years of development! And we can't believe we're already funded!! We have lots of exciting ideas to share with you! Over the course of... (Read More)

You have funded the Uprising! WOW!!

August 18th - via:
WOW! What a great day for the Uprising! We're funded on Kickstarter in under 90 minutes!!! Our joined forces crushed the Legions of The Empire on the plains of Rhun in a decisive victory! The bards will remember this day when heros were born - and... (Read More)

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