Architects of the West Kingdom Bundle Kickstarter Pre-Order Special Board Game – The Game Steward

Architects of the West Kingdom Bundle (Kickstarter Special)

Published by Garphill Games

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The Game StewardBoard Game Geek Rating: 7.50
Board Game Geek Avg Player Rating: 7.88
Players: 1 to 5
Published: 2019
Content Notes: Kickstarter Edition of Architects of the West Kingdom by Garphill Games. Includes core game, set of Architects Promos, and all applicable stretch goals. Please note: unless otherwise stated paid add ons from the Kickstarter Campaign are not included.

Garphill Games , in association with international partners, is proud to bring you Architects of the West Kingdom. This is the first title in a brand new trilogy of games, following on from the renowned North Sea Trilogy.

 * Tax-friendly shipping to Canada is only for English editions, not French.
 * Spanish and Italian languages ​​are now an option, despite not being written on the reward level. Simply choose one of the Non-English reward levels. You will have the chance to choose your language in the survey after the campaign ends.

Architects of the West Kingdom is set at the end of the Carolingian Empire, about 850 AD. As royal architects, players compete to impress their King and maintain their status by constructing various landmarks throughout his newly appointed domain. Players will need to collect raw materials, hire apprentices and keep a watchful eye on their workforce. These are treacherous times. Rival architects will stop your progress to nothing. Will you remain virtuous, or be found in the company of thieves and black marketeers?

Key Features: 

  • Unique take on worker placement where players can invest in areas for rewards and capture opposing, greedy workers for money
  • Variable player powers and more than 30 unique buildings and apprentices provide huge amount of depth and replayability
  • Multiple paths to victory, thanks to the virtuous system and wide array of potential apprenticeships and building combinations
  • A highly interactive experience, with no take-that mechanics
  • Intuitive and easy to use only play mode
  • Over 160 cards and 280 wooden tokens


Aim of the Game

The aim of Architects of the West Kingdom is the player with the most Victory Points (VP) at the game's end. Points are gained by constructing Buildings and advancing work on the Cathedral. Throughout the game, players will need to make a lot of moral decisions. However, only the game's end will be their virtue be judged. A few underhanded deals here and there might not seem like much, but fall too far and you will be punished. The game ends once a set number of constructions has been completed.

Click here to download the rulebook and appendix


Components

Total card counts for sleeving (including promos):
54 x 86mm - 118 Cards
43 x 67mm - 49 Cards

For this Kickstarter we have decided not to offer any stretch goals. Instead, all components will be upgraded from day one! Linen finish, ivory core cards, premium wooden tokens, thicker boxes, variable player powers, mode only, etc., etc. On top of that, we are giving away 5 free promo packs with each copy of Architects:


Architects of the West Kingdom is set at the end of the Carolingian Empire, circa 850 AD. As royal architects, players compete to impress their King and maintain their noble status by constructing various landmarks throughout his newly appointed domain. Players need to collect raw materials, hire apprentices, and keep a watchful eye on their workforce. These are treacherous times, and rival architects will stop at nothing to slow your progress. Will you remain virtuous, or be found in the company of thieves and black marketeers? The aim of Architects of the West Kingdom is to be the player with the most victory points (VP) at game's end. Points are gained by constructing various buildings and advancing work on the Archbishop's cathedral. Throughout the game, players need to make a lot of moral decisions. However, only at game's end will their virtue be judged. A few underhanded deals here and there might not seem like much, but fall too far and you will be punished. The game ends once a set number of constructions have been completed.

—description from the publisher

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