Circadians: Chaos Order + First Light 2nd Edition

A project in Waikanae, NZ by Shem Phillips

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Highly asymmetric factions battle for control of ancient relics on the planet of Ryh in Circadians: Chaos Order.
Backers: 1083
Average Pledge Per Backer: $139 NZD

Funded: $150,347 NZD of $23,000 NZD
Dates: Oct 19th -> Nov 11th (24 days)
Project By: Shem Phillips
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Latest News

Funding Complete

November 11th - via:
Hi everyone, On behalf of the whole Garphill team, I really just want to say a huge THANK YOU to each and every one of you. We are all so proud of both Chaos Order and the new edition of First Light. We had no idea what to expect going into this... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Gain Income & Check Relics Phases

November 10th - via:
Hi everyone, We are down to the final days now. Thank you all so much for being a part of this campaign! We honestly can't wait for you to get these games into your hands. Earlier this week, Sam and Zach invited me onto their podcast, to share my... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Zcharo

November 8th - via:
Hi everyone, Look at what arrived earlier this week! With this also comes something cool that we can finally announce - all the cards in Chaos Order and First Light will be made using an eco-friendly paper. It is a premium black-core card stock made... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Combat Phase

November 7th - via:
Hi everyone, Last night we had an epic 5-player game of Chaos Order. If you missed the stream, you can rewatch it here: Spotlight On: The Combat Phase The combat phase comes directly after the last main action phase, the move phase. If during the... (Read More)

Spotlight On: AI

November 5th - via:
Hi everyone, In roughly 36 hours (time TBD), we are aiming to run a full 5-player playthrough of Chaos Order on TTS. Keep an eye on the comments section, in our Discord server, or on social media for when we go live. Spotlight On: AI AI gains fame... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Move Phase

November 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, It's here!... They almost gave a full teach, which is amazing. Their first impressions were very similar to my own - getting annoyed at the die roll and getting a little salty while playing. This game definitely rewards repeat plays, and... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Jrayek

November 2nd - via:
Hi everyone, Luke from The Broken Meeple has released his first impressions video for Chaos Order. Check it out below. We are also expecting the Before You Play video to be released today or tomorrow. Spotlight On: Jrayek Jrayek gains fame when... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Recruit Phase

October 31st - via:
Hi everyone, Today at 11am NZT (in a little over 3 hours), we will be livestreaming the South Trilogy announcement via our YouTube channel. Sam and I will reveal the titles and box covers of all 3 games, and give some details into the themes and... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Harvest Phase

October 29th - via:
Hi everyone, This coming week are hoping (fingers crossed) to see videos from Before You Play & The Broken Meeple. We'll be sure to share them in another update once they're released. Spotlight On: The Harvest Phase The harvest phase is the third... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Leyrien

October 28th - via:
Hi everyone, In case you are interested, we've started running some casual livestreams over at our Discord server. These aren't being recorded, so you'd have to catch them live. Today at 1pm NZT, I (playing as Jrayek) will be facing off against... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Build Phase

October 27th - via:
Hi everyone! This week we had two livestreams of Chaos Order - one with 2 players, and the other with 3. Both did a great job of illustrating how well the game works, even at lower player counts. ┬áIf you missed them, they are available to re-watch... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Circadians

October 25th - via:
Hi everyone, We will be going live on YouTube in one hour, with a full 2-player playthrough of Chaos Order, featuring the epic showdown of Sam vs Zach. Spotlight On: Circadians Circadians win the game by upgrading all four of their attributes.... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Discover Phase

October 23rd - via:
Hi everyone, Great news - we have two livestreams planned for this week. One with 2-players, and the other with 3. We will likely try and do a few more before the campaign ends as well. More details at the end of this update. Spotlight On: The... (Read More)

Spotlight on: Oxataya

October 21st - via:
Hi everyone, If you hadn't already seen it, I recently posted a short video to share my experiences with Chaos Order as a Euro Gamer. Initially I had just assumed that I wouldn't enjoy it, as there are very few area control games that I like. In... (Read More)

Spotlight On: The Pricing Phase

October 20th - via:
Hi everyone, Thank you all for an amazing first day on Kickstarter! Your support means so much to us. As promised, we are going to use these updates to spotlight various aspects of Chaos Order. Zach has kindly put his hand up to write each spotlight,... (Read More)


October 19th - via:
Hi everyone, Thank you all for joining the campaign so early on. I probably say this every time, but it's always such a humbling and encouraging experience seeing all the familiar names pop up from previous campaigns. Chaos Order has a been a long... (Read More)

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