Other new crowdfunding campaigns went live on the Kickstarter platform in the past week. Players can choose between wargame, crazy stuff à la CATastrophe: A game of 9 lives or even Steeped Games' offshoot of the Chai Tea series. Many of the campaigns that have been launched have long since reached their financial goals. For fans, the priority is now to hope for additional content through unlocked stretch goals - or to contribute to it yourself because the investment in their current favorite campaign has not yet been made.

The author behind CATastrophe: A game of 9 lives apparently did everything right. Thematically, the family game works with one of the most popular settings in the real and the Internet world: cats - and many of them. This made the campaign a sure-fire success, which has already poured around 55.000 euros into the coffers - with a targeted minimum amount of around 8.000 euros. The seemingly simple title is an impressive testimony to how well cat board games run. Aldabas: Doors of Cartagena by Grand Gamers Guild has also long since successfully reached its destination. They wanted to collect almost 4.000 euros, but the amount behind the funding goal has now been doubled - despite the bulky title, which sounds anything but inviting, and the somewhat conservative look of the card game. A big hit is the third edition of Dungeons and Laser from Archon Studio, which is famously a Miniature board game for He-Man and the Masters of the Universe will bring to market. The current 5E role-play campaign with modular environments shows that classic medieval fantasy stuffed with plastic also works as a theme. The luxury equipment for the tabletop experience is a total of just under 650.000 euros for fans - Archon Studio had set as their goal a mere 50.000 euros. Will there be more in the remaining days? Just wait and see. Which then leads directly to the next successful title.

SPOTLIGHT: Chai Tea for 2 from Steeped Games

Steeped Games invites you into the world of chai tea again - this time, however, the invitation is aimed at solo players or fans of duels. Chai Tea for 2 is the name of the two-player variant, which takes up the look of the series and has thus started again quite successfully in crowdfunding: almost 55.000 euros was able to Kickstarter campaign already generating, they wanted to take in at least around 16.500 euros.

Players slip into the roles of tea merchants and compete for victory points. Once again, however, the main highlight of this game is the material: Dan and Connie Kazmaier hit the nerve of the fans with their visually enhanced trading game. The deluxe edition, which also represents the standard for the current campaign, costs around 33 euros. In terms of play, it is "only" about being smarter than your opponent when it comes to managing the tea plantation and sea trade in dice worker placement.


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