Volfyirion Guilds


A project in Menomonie, WI by Paverson Games

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Craft spirits from around the world in this highly thematic strategy card game!
Backers: 8058
Average Pledge Per Backer: $68

Funded: $549,404 of $18,000
Dates: Jul 6th -> Jul 29th (24 days)
Project By: Paverson Games
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ONE. FINAL. STREEEETTTTCH (and Language Update! 🌍)

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
HOLY WOW. $400,000?!? We did it (well actually, you did it!)! And you did it faster than we expected, over a weekend when things are usually slow! This means that we have now unlocked some awesome goodies - all as a thank you to the backers! Now,... (Read More)

You need to Lawyer Up before the Vienna Connection finds Shards of Infinity in their Distillery

July 26th - via: boardgamegeek.com
Distilled is played over 7 rounds and each round you will get to distill up to 1 label. Players will take turns buying cards from the market in preparation for the distilling process. There are upgrade cards that will be either equipment or assistants to help give you special abilities. There are ingredient cards, and also an item row of barrels and bottles. (Read More)

This is the Stretch Goal Announcement where we THANK YOU, the Backers! 🙏

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
5,000 BACKERS?!? 🙀 That's a big number! Almost as big as...  Crossing over into the $380K stretch goal earlier today, we've now unlocked the optional add-on for metal recipe cubes. These will provide a real sense of weight to the game (no pun... (Read More)

Distilled Flavor Votes are in! What's Best? 😋 What's Worst? 🤢

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The flavor votes are tallied and we have our top picks! 🏆  As a reminder, we said that we will feature the Top 10 most popular flavors, as voted by you, in the game! A few things, by the numbers, before we dive deeper: Total number of... (Read More)

Start Your Own Distillery With This New Board Game

July 22nd - via: volumeone.org
The game, dubbed “Distilled” is inspired by Beck’s time on sabbatical in Scotland researching virtual and augmented reality for his work in video game design, and he explored many of Scotland’s iconic distilleries. (Read More)

Tabletop Tipples: Distilled

July 20th - via: quackalope.com
Distilled is a card-driven strategy game that has players take on the role of a distiller attempting to rejuvenate their family distillery. Each player is trying to make and sell the best spirits, but to do so requires gathering ingredients, buying barrels and bottles, upgrading your distillery, hiring workers and associates, learning new recipes, and carefully managing your resources. (Read More)

Grab Your Popcorn 'n' Whisky - Time to Enjoy the Stretch Goal Show!

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
It's Time to Be Honest Okay Distillers, I want to let you in on a little (likely obvious) secret.  We hadn't planned for many of the last 10 or so stretch goals. I mean, we talked about them, but more in the sense of "wouldn't it be cool if we... (Read More)

Live Playthrough Today w/ Gaming Rules!, New Shipping Updates, and QUACK! 🦆

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Does that number say 4️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Backers?!?  I still can't believe this. It's like a dream for me, and you're all to thank for making it not only come true, but exceed all possible expectations by about $200,000! 🙏😆 First off,... (Read More)

Distilled Flavor Survey - for Backers' Eyes only! 👀

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

How to Add-on a Playmat and another BIG one!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
WOWZAS! Yet again, you all continue to blow through stretch goals like there's no end to this madness! Phew! I'm happy to report that this update has a couple juicy nuggets, including: How to add that Premium Market Playmat  Some more details behind... (Read More)

1000% Funded!?! Distilled is now a 1-5 Player Game and MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS!

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
1,000% Funded! We've unlocked the 5th Player in Distilled! This is huge. Now, people will be able to add a 5th player to the game, and you all have just helped to add over 50 cards to the game, while it stays the same price for you! AMAZING!... (Read More)

Over 2K Backers! Announcing a 5th Player in Distilled!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Here we are again with another big milestone - early this morning, within the 48-hr mark - we've received our 2,000th backer! 🥳 What better way to celebrate than to announce our big...   5th PLAYER STRETCH GOAL!!! The 5th player has been... (Read More)

100K in the First Day!!!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
As I am about to send this, the clock is nearing midnight here in little old Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA. Just over 15 hours ago, I hit the green LAUNCH button, hoping that we might raise $18,000 in the first day. I cannot believe how this day has... (Read More)


July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
HOLY SMOKES! 🤯 I don't even know what to say. We've funded in 23 minutes, and are already careening towards $50,000 with just two hours into the campaign. This is absolutely phenomenal, and it is thanks to all of you. As I catch my breath over the... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Restore Your Family Business to Glory in 'Distilled'

July 6th - via: geekdad.com
Distilled is an economic and manufacturing card strategy game for 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, and takes about 30 minutes to play per player. Distilled was designed by Dave Beck and published by Paverson Games, with illustrations by Erik Evensen. (Read More)

Review: Distilled

July 6th - via: bert.games
You have inherited a distillery from a long lost relative. What spirits will you make in your distillery will you become the Master Distiller? In Distilled from Paverson Games you will get your chance to run a distillery deciding along the way what spirits to make, how long to age them and a whole lot more. (Read More)

Distilled – d4 D.I.C.E. Review

Distilled puts you in the shoes of someone who has inherited an old abandon distillery and are tasked with bringing it back to the prosperous business it used to be. Over the course of seven rounds you will acquire ingredients, bottles, barrels, recipes, equipment upgrades and staff to create and distill the best spirits around. (Read More)

Distilled – Final Thoughts

Distilling a spirit is a science, it is a craft, that is finely tuned and perfected over a number of years. Distilled is in essence the embodiment of this craft. Distilled is a well crafted and tasteful blend of mechanisms that when mixed together leaves a very appealing taste on the metaphorical gaming pallet. (Read More)

Distilled: Designer Interview

June 29th - via: bert.games
I digress, after catching up with Dave Beck you might seriously want to open a distillery or better yet, back Distilled on Kickstarter July 6th. So grab a glass of your favorite spirit and read about the design process behind up coming game Distilled. (Read More)

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