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Scholars of the South Tigris

A project in Waikanae, NZ by Shem Phillips

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Join the Translation Movement in this 1-4 player dice bag-building strategy game set in medieval Baghdad
Backers: 5971
Average Pledge Per Backer: $127 NZD

Funded: $760,521 NZD of $23,000 NZD
Dates: Mar 1st -> Mar 15th (15 days)
Project By: Shem Phillips
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Latest News

Spotlight On: Astronomy

March 13th - via:
Hi everyone! We are down to the final few days. If you aren't already a part of our Discord Server, make sure you check it out here - We did a lot of testing of Scholars through TTS with our Discord members towards the... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Biology

March 11th - via:
Hi everyone! In a little under 2 hours Meeple University will be running their livestream + giveaway. I will also be there in the chat to answer any questions. You can find that video when it's live here: Spotlight On: Biology The Biology focused... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Philosophy

March 9th - via:
Hi everyone, Yesterday I filming a live solo playthrough of Scholars. You can find that here: Also, in a few hours Tom Heath from Slickerdrips will be livestreaming his second solo playthrough. Here's the link for when that goes live: Spotlight On:... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Chemistry

March 7th - via:
Hi everyone, Nick from The Brothers Murph is live right now with his solo playthrough of Scholars. You can check that out here: In a little over 24 hours, I will also be livestreaming my own solo play of Scholars. As with our earlier 2-player... (Read More)

Garphill Games Launches New Medieval Baghdad-themed Tabletop Game, Scholars of the South Tigris, on Kickstarter

March 6th - via:
Garphill Games launched a new tabletop game on Kickstarter, “Scholars of the South Tigris”. The game is set in medieval Baghdad during the height of the Abbasid Caliphate around 830 AD. It’s for 1-4 players and requires acquiring scientific manuscripts from around the known world. (Read More)

Spotlight On: Physics

March 5th - via:
Hi everyone! In 90 minutes Sam and I will be live streaming a full 2-player runthrough of Scholars. Come join in the chat! You will be able to find the stream once it goes live here: Spotlight On:... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Mathematics

March 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, Wow - what a huge first few days of the campaign! It's so encouraging to see so many of you jumping on board so early. As promised, we want to use these updates to spotlight each of the research tracks, and how you might build a strategy... (Read More)

Welcome Aboard

March 1st - via:
Hi everyone! Thank you for choosing to support another one of our projects. Scholars has been a long time in the making, and we are so excited to finally bring it to Kickstarter. You may have heard it before, but Scholars was actually designed before... (Read More)

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