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CastleScape Deck-Building Board Game

A project in Detroit, MI by Josh Horsley (Praetorian Board Games)

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Deck-Building meets Area Control in this highly strategic, interactive board game. Conscript, Construct, and Claim!
Backers: 921
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $42,234 of $20,000
Dates: May 25th -> Jun 18th (25 days)
Project By: Josh Horsley (Praetorian Board Games)
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Latest News

We've done it! CastleScape is officially FULLY STRETCHED!

June 18th - via:
CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE! We woke up this morning to being only a few hundred dollars from our goal, and by the time I typed this update, we were over 40k! We have officially unlocked all Stretch Goals! Everyone built this Castle(scape) together and... (Read More)

We are almost there! 2 More Stretch Goals Unlocked! We are SO close to our FREE Card Promo Pack!

June 17th - via:
Can we do it?! We're so insanely close! This has been an absolutely incredible couple of days, and we're overjoyed by your support! Thank you so much to everyone who has backed to bring us to over 38K! We have unlocked 2 more Stretch Goals, each... (Read More)

Last Day to Back! You shredded a whole Stretch Goal in a single day! Final Stretch Goals in sight!

June 17th - via:
WOW! All I can say is WOW! Thank you so much for your support! You completed an entire Stretch Goal in 1 Day and are already almost at the next one! We now have Linen boxes for all games, and we are closing in on $1 off the Card Promo Pack for... (Read More)

Final 3 Days of the Campaign. Re-introducing the Card Promo Pack! And one last pledge level!

June 15th - via:
We're past 30k and are $200 from our next Stretch Goal! Thank you so much to all of your for your support! We are down to the last 72 hours of the campaign. If you are looking for a reason to back, we've got some other stretch goals that should help... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal unlocked! And thank you for all of the voting!

June 11th - via:
Stretch Goal Unlocked! We have unlocked the stretch goal to upgrade the Player Mats and Quarry Mat. Congratulations and thank you to everyone for hopping on board! We have a few more stretch goals to keep working towards. Speaking of which... We also... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal! Plus some REALLY EXCITING news!

June 10th - via:
It's time to vote on the next Stretch Goal! Remember to vote in the comments for which stretch goal you want next! Please comment with your favorite stretch goal #, and the goal with the most votes will be next after unlocking the upgraded player mat... (Read More)

New Limited Pledge Levels! Hot List update, another interview, and more!

June 6th - via:
Hey everyone! Hope you had a great weekend! We've got a couple of really fun updates today! First up, we are only $200 from our first stretch goal! To help us reach it and get a jump-start on the next one, we have a fun announcement: We just added a... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal Voting Results & More!

June 1st - via:
Stretch Goal Updates: Thank you everyone for voting on the latest update for your favorite stretch goal! We're moving along steadily toward our 25k funding goal to unlock the plastic insert! Help us unlock it by sharing this Kickstarter link in... (Read More)


May 30th - via:
CASTLESCAPE IS OFFICIALLY FUNDED!!! Thank you to everyone for partnering with us, and I'm so excited to bring CastleScape to your table!  Time to celebrate and do a quick victory dance! Okay, back to the fun stuff! :) We've got a lot of stretch... (Read More)

Stretch Goals coming soon!

May 28th - via:
Hey everyone!  Thank you so much the last huge push we had to reach the flash funding goal! We reached over 90% funding by 72 hours, which is super exciting! Many of you hopped on to get us so much closer to the goal and thank you for that! We... (Read More)

We are SO CLOSE to our Flash Funding Goal

May 28th - via:
We are so close to the Flash Funding Goal! We are quickly approaching 72 hours, but we are SO CLOSE to unlocking the Free Card Promo Pack. If you want to unlock additional content for CastleScape, and you are planning on backing, make sure to do so... (Read More)

Josh gets featured on Board Game Design Lab Podcast!

May 26th - via:
Hey everyone!  Super exciting update! If you want to get to know Josh a little better or hear more about designing a deck-building game that is MORE than just cards, check out the Board Game Design Lab podcast on! Click HERE... (Read More)

We are off to an incredible start! Thank you everyone!

May 26th - via:
We are over 60% funded in the first 14 hours! As a first time designer, I'm so excited to be able to be on the cusp of making CastleScape a reality. Thank you so much for putting your trust in me! I will keep you updated every step of the way. Right... (Read More)

Yes, I Stole the Money to Build This From Your Treasury...But I Did Make It For You! So We're Good?

May 5th - via:
Castlescape is, at its core, a simple deckbuilder. Draw cards, use some cards to buy more cards, then play the other cards to put walls out, or influence on the board. Your goal is to make enclosed areas on the board, which will score points for whomever has the most influence either around it or in it. (Read More)

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