Kick The Box Feb. 17th 2014 Edition

Kick The Box

Feb. 17th Edition

This week I was trolling through the streets of Kickstarter, window shopping as I normally do, and load and behold look what I found! One whole store of new games being offered by Gryphon & Eagle Games, another store offering a tale about another war of greed starting to take seed in a faraway land, a dungeon delving twist on Scrabble, and some team work by a group of warriors in hopes of joining a prestigious army of defenders.

Updates: oddball Aeronaughts has had a slow start, but they are starting to gain some amazing ground as they surge past their pledge level this last week and onto their stretch goals! Lagoon:Land of the Druids is also not only fully funded, but over three times it’s pledge level, and still has thirteen days to go as of this writing! Congratulations to both!

War of Kings

Project by: Heath & Seth Robinson

Grab your crown and rally your followers. It is time to spread your rule via conquest and construction across the land and claim the title Emperor of all of Arowyth. War of Kings is a 2 to 6 player strategic, economic conquest game set in medieval times. Collect resources, fortify your settlements, attack your opponents, use the local Marauders to wreak havoc on your opponents, and defend your rightful postion as Emperor.

No one is content with sharing the fruits of the land. They all want all of it.

Shipping within US is included. Add $40 to your pledge level for International Shipping

Games of Art

Project by Gryphon & Eagle Games

Games of Art Kickstarter campaign is unique in what it has to offer. They are offering new versions of two older games, and one new game. There are also several different games and expansions that can be added as add ons.

There is a new revised  edition of Fantastiqua, some new expansions that will work for both this new Rucksack version, or the Enchanted version. A revised edition of Pastiche called Petite Pastiche, where players are given the opportunity to mix colors  of 23 different classic European and American artists, plus a new type of game called Games of Art that uses pens and drawing to score points.

Shipping within US is included. All other shipping possibilities are listed at the bottom of their Kickstarter page.

Dungeon Scroll

Project by: Game Salute

What does one get when they cross Scrabble and a Card Based Dungeon Crawl? Well, you get Dungeon Scroll.

Players use their hand of cards with letters to try to make words based on the specific rules of the dungeon room or beast that has been drawn. Challenges like “Only words that begin and end with a vowel are accepted”, or “players maybe able to cast multiple words for a challenge,” will test and strain your pool of vocabulary.

After a player creates a word, they place the rest of the cards in their hand face down, signaling they have completed their word for that round. They, than, flip over the timer, giving the remaining players thirty seconds to complete their word and lay their unused hand of cards face down.

The qualifying words that are worth the most points wins the gold for that round. He/she who has earned the most gold at the end of the game, of course, wins.

Shipping within US is included. International shipping is revealed within the pledge level.

Grand Tactics

Project by:Eric Stover


Every three years, in the city of Matilda, the Lord declares an event to be held in the town square to showcase the teamwork and abilities of a group of warriors. These teams are willing to lay their lives on the line for the chance to be one of the chosen to join the prestigious ranks of the Defenders of Matilda.

The game mechanics and art style has a visual resemblance of classic video game tactic games like Ogre Battle and Final Fantasy Tactics. Two players draw four combatants to fill their team. Than the two teams are pitted against one another in the town square of Matilda. The last team standing is declared victor and joins the ranks of the Defenders.

Shipping within US included. Add $40 for International Shipping.

There you have it. This week’s picks during my window shopping adventure through the streets of Kickstarter. Did you happen to see something that I had missed? Feel free to leave any comments down below, and until next week, Keep playin’ to be playin’.

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