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Captain's Log

A project in Lanzarote, Spain by Present Is Future Games

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Boardgame. "Sandbox" boardgame. Theme: pirates, corsairs and navy from the colonial era.
Backers: 1231
Average Pledge Per Backer: €73

Funded: €90,370 of €40,000
Dates: Feb 1st -> Mar 1st (28 days)
Project By: Present Is Future Games
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Latest News

Captain's Log, nautical date 02.28.1580 you have found the treasure!

February 28th - via:
The messenger gull. You have done it, you have made it happen, the treasure of Captain's Log has been found. This was the last SG upgrade in the quality of the game components. The common boards were changed from thin cardboard to thick cardboard... (Read More)

Captain's Log, nautical date 02.27.1574 Upgrades and Twitch

February 27th - via:
The messenger gull. You have unlocked the SG Cardboard boards: The boards will be shaped to fit the cards and will be made of thick cardboard. A user asked me for permission to translate the game into Dutch, and I said yes.  So I thank him and... (Read More)

Captain's Log, nautical date 02.25.1572 Big Bang.

February 25th - via:
The messenger gull. Today he brought us a cake. The author, Anastasio Martínez, is celebrating his birthday. We believe that this is the ideal day to tell you how it all started and how the game has evolved.   Big Bang. Everything has an origin... (Read More)

Captain's Log, nautical date 24.02.1570 that they speak of me, even if badly.

February 24th - via:
The messenger gull. You have unlocked the SG of the three fortresses! On the map there are three fortresses, two random and one pirate. If a ship decides to enter the waters defended by one of them and its reputation with the side is negative, the... (Read More)

Captain's Log, nautical date 02.23.1568 myths & legends

February 23rd - via:
The messenger gull. With one week to go, we reveal the penultimate non-historic captain of the game. Myths and legends. Gift event card. We present a new addition to the event deck. We didn't want to create any goal for this card, we were excited... (Read More)

Captain's Log, nautical date 02.22.1567 downwind under full sail.

February 22nd - via:
The messenger gull. Today we confirm that Asia is part of the project as our third distribution point. Movement. We present two detailed examples of the movement. After them you can find the video tutorial. We are here to answer any questions you... (Read More)

PARLEY! nautical date 02.21.1565

February 21st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Captain's Log, nautical date 20.02.1565 there is no captain without a ship.

February 20th - via:
The messenger gull. Sorry for the delay on the tutorial video topic. Recording, editing in Spanish and dubbing to English 😅 Here we leave re-uploaded the video of the market explanation with another audio.  Player board. Before the video we... (Read More)

Captain's Notebook, nautical date 02.19.1565 from the abstract to the concrete.

February 19th - via:
The messenger gull. We have had some questions about the latest quality upgrade SG with cardboard game boards. We will now specify what this SG consists of. It is the last unlockable component upgrade. It transforms the auxiliary boards from... (Read More)

Captain's log, nautical date 02.18.1564 we welcome you to Groundhog Day.

February 18th - via:
The messenger gull. The load the seagull was carrying was very heavy so her flight has been slower than normal and delayed. She is still a faithful messenger we can forgive her this time 😊. We announce the release of the second Social Goal! With... (Read More)

Captain's Log, nautical date 02.16.1563 he who has a friend has a treasure.

February 16th - via:
The messenger gull. Today we have reached the next SG, although it may not seem a big goal for us to give you the best quality components is one of our priorities. What does the X mark on a map? You raid a ship, take prisoners and others join your... (Read More)

PARLEY! nautical date 02.15.1552

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

Captain's Log, nautical date 02.14.1561 every ship must have a painter.

February 14th - via:
The messenger gull. Today we announce that we have a Discord group of the game for all those who want to test it, solve doubts and more. We will create channels for the different languages as you join. Click here Painter on board a ship. Adrien... (Read More)

Captain's log, nautical date 02.13.1560 at last we have arrived in port, let's trade!

February 13th - via:
Breaking news. Yesterday for time reasons we could not bring this update. Today we bring you good news that we hope you like. First of all, you did it again! You have unlocked the Stretch Goal of the double-layer player board. A substantial... (Read More)

It's a question time.

February 11th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Captain's log, nautical date 02.10.1558 news from France and Italy.

February 10th - via:
News. Social goal for the Italian version. At the request of some people we have decided to make an exclusive social goal to release a version of the rules in Italian.  To make this happen we require sponsorship of the Captain's Log box from a... (Read More)

Captain's log, nautical date 02.09.1558 every ship has its captain.

February 9th - via:
Ship and captain. Sincerely yours, Anastasio and Maria - PIFgames. Navío y capitán. Atentamente, Anastasio y María - PIFgames.  (Read More)

Captain's log, nautical date 02.08.1556 our fleet needs good CAPTAINS.

February 8th - via:
The Captains of "Captain's Log". Who will you choose to command your ship? Think carefully about your choice because, who knows, this may lead to victory or defeat. * Curiosity: the skills of the different characters have some relation with events... (Read More)

Captain's notebook, nautical date 02.07.1555, we begin to see SHIPS.

February 7th - via:
Seagull's message. Yesterday the map tile available in the Social Goals was unlocked. We would also like to inform that the social goals have been repositioned after the Stretch Goals.  Thank you for your support. We introduce you to the Non... (Read More)

Captain's log, nautical date 02.06.1553 / We have not sighted another ship for days, we are SOLO.

February 6th - via:
Apologies. We are sorry that yesterday's update was wrong, when we hit publish all the "feelings" were removed except one, and in the updates tab it was uploaded in full. We don't know why this happened. We are sorry for this. New tiles unlocked We... (Read More)

Captain's log nautical date 02.05.1551

February 5th - via:
Explanation of metal coins. Several questions have been raised about the metallic coins add-on. We are sorry for the little information we provided in yesterday's update. The total amount of coins will be 40 units divided into: 25 coins of 1 that... (Read More)


February 4th - via:
After reaching the goal yesterday and continuing to grow you have already unlocked an additional map tile. The next goal is just around the corner. Thank you very much as always. We have found the treasure of a sunken Spanish galleon and thanks to... (Read More)

You did it!

February 3rd - via:
Thanks to your support you have made this project go ahead. All the merit is yours and for our part we can not be more grateful. From this experience, which has only just begun, the most important thing for us has been that during the process we... (Read More)

Incredible start! Thanks for your support. New video presentation.

February 2nd - via:
Thank you all for trusting and supporting this project. We have already reached 70% of funding. We have updated the presentation video with your English voiceover. We apologize for not having it before. We hope you all enjoy it. You'll need an HTML5... (Read More)

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