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Dwar7s Winter & The Lost Tribes expansion is NOW on Kickstarter!

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Dwar7s Winter and the Lost Tribes expansion

Vesuvius Media has announced Dwar7s Winter and the Lost Tribes expansion, by game designer and illustrator Luis Brueh, launched on Kickstarter and funded within the first 2 hours of the crowdfunding campaign. The Lost Tribes expansion is the latest addition to the award-winning Dwar7s series of board games, and can be played with Dwar7s Winter, Dwar7s Spring, and Dwar7s Summer (in development).

The Lost Tribes expansion completes winter and spring, and gets you ready for summer! During the campaign, there’s a possibility of unlocking over 140 miniatures for this expansion.

The Lost Tribes expansion adds 3 new tribes: Crystal Dwarfs, Half-Bloods, and Ogres. Each tribe has their own detailed back story and asymmetric gameplay.

Dwar7s Winter and the Lost Tribes expansion

Dwar7s Winter is a semi-cooperative, tower defence and hand building game for 1 to 4 players. It plays in about one hour and is recommended for ages 13+. Backers of this Kickstarter campaign will receive Dwar7s Winter Family Mode, which simplifies the rules and streamlines the game for children as young as 5 years old.

Much like the previous Dwar7s games, Dwar7s Winter and the Lost Tribes expansion is language independent (no text on the cards). The Dwar7s Winter rulebook is available online in multiple languages, including English, French, Greek, German, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, and Portuguese. 

The Kickstarter Campaign will run until January 21.

Catapult Kingdoms Launches July 2 on Kickstarter

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Catapult Kingdoms

Game publisher Vesuvius Media announced Catapult Kingdoms, its new boulder launching, castle smashing, dexterity game, goes live on Kickstarter July 2. Those who back the Catapult Kingdoms Deluxe edition on Kickstarter during the first 48 hours will receive 2 neoprene game mats FREE!

Designed by Kristian Fosh (Escape from Flat Earth), Catapult Kingdoms is a 2-player game of last person standing. Players choose one of two families, either Chaufort or Cunningfields, then build a castle to fortify their troops. Using a catapult, players launch rubber boulders in an attempt to destroy their opponent’s castle and knock over their troops. When all troops of one army are knocked down, the battle is over. The winning army must have at least one troop standing upright.

The game is for 2 players ages 7+ and should take between 10 and 15 minutes.

The Catapult Kingdoms Kickstarter campaign starts July 2 and ends July 27. The standard pledge ($35 USD) includes the core game and all applicable stretch goals. The deluxe edition pledge ($60 USD) includes the core game, the Siege expansion, and all applicable stretch goals. Verified retailers qualify for a 50 percent discount on the deluxe pledge, including stretch goals, with a minimum order of 4 games. Reviewers can also qualify for a discount on the deluxe edition pledge.

Catapult Kingdoms and Siege expansion

Make history on your tabletop Vesuvius Media’s new game Pacific Rails Inc.

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Game publisher Vesuvius Media has launched its new engine and route building, worker placement boardgame, Pacific Rails Inc., on Kickstarter.

In Pacific Rails Inc., players are the Presidents of their own railway company, with a contract to build a railroad from one side of the board to the other. To succeed, they need to hire specialists to build the most efficient economic engine, place workers wisely to collect and manage resources, and lay tracks to complete the link.

The Kickstarter campaign runs from January 10 to January 27.

Designed by Dean Morris with art by Damien MammolitiPacific Rails Inc. is for 2 to 4 players, ages 14+, and plays in 60 to 90 minutes. Both standard and deluxe reward levels are available on Kickstarter. The deluxe edition includes upgraded tokens and components.

Pacific Rails Inc.