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HK$ 64,945
pledged of 80.000 HK$ pledged of 80.000 HK$ goal
117
backers
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, August 21 2018 5:03 PM UTC +00:00

About

“The First Step On CALAS” (CALAS) is a strategy game for 2-4 people. CALAS goes way beyond traditional " Roll and Move". It includes 32 different characters with unique stories and skills, 14 kinds of strategy cards and dice cards. Each player plays one of the four leaders, in order to achieve the victory goal. Player has to lead the characters and soldiers, carry out various battles, compete for cities, villages, and mines, to get resources and victory points.
Enter the World of CALAS, You will be the next KING!

Aim of the game:
Be the ultimate leader who defeats the challengers and conquers CALAS and brings it eternal peace and prosperity. It will require skill, wisdom, strategy, craftiness, ingenuity, and courage. CALAS is a mesmerizing game that appeals to those who like to think and strategize, yet able to break out of reality and become the KING of CALAS!

Character cards
Each Character has its own special and unique skills that could lead to 3 different outcomes:
• Adding and improving dice results,
• gaining additional resources, and
• obtaining special powers.
Characters' skills accumulate during fights. The more characters you have, and if used wisely, will significantly improve the chance of winning a fight.

Strategy cards
You can use your Strategy cards during both your turn or another player's turn. Applying for the cards wisely can change the situation of the battlefield to put enemies in sufferings, or even turn the whole game upside down! Using these cards wisely is the key to winning the game!

Dice cards
Players can use their Dice cards and manipulate chance to their advantage. The card is used when the player is dissatisfied with the result of a dice roll Using the card strategically can change the outcome!

Pirate Adventurers: Both Resource and auxiliary strategies are in abundance despite the lack of military power.

Pirate Adventurers
Pirate Adventurers

Loyalist Troops: Military power, resources, and auxiliary strategies are equally strong though not the strongest.

Crescent Riders: Good at harming others to benefit themselves, thereby they are strong at battles

Spirit Warriors: They live for battle, they have extraordinary battling skills. (Champion warfare, honor fight and war of aggression)

 Dice Tower Preview - with Boardgame Corner

“The board was variable and modular in a way that it’s gonna be different for each play, keeping the game fresh
“The honor income and the soldier income tokens make me think of credibility in the military, it’s thematic in that way. I really love the way to call the tokens ‘reputation’ or’ ‘legend total’ because as you do things that are worthy of honor to increase the reputation, then ultimately you win the game

 Unfiltered Gamer

(12:14) "I can’t wait to tell you about it..
It is really unique and interesting...There are wonderful battlement cards here... I strongly recommend to use this (strategy cards), because there are lots of fun and benefit you greatly.... The game is verified to be a fairly balanced game... That is very fun and enjoyable for me and the other players,.... The characters’ abilities are cool... If you are competitive, like to think and strategize, then this is the game for you. It is an enjoyable and great game, I do really like it! "

Undead Viking Videos

(25:28)
"This was a really interesting game for me and really fun as well. I can honestly say I haven't play a game like this in a long long time."
"It keep its fresh and interesting because of the fact that we are able to change up the tracks."

Just add the indicated amounts to your order without changing you the major game set order. After the campaign we'll send out a survey through email where you select which games you'd like to be added to your order based on how much extra money you pledged. If you have any questions, please see the FAQ section or shoot us a message.

We will ship the product to rest of the world according to the following price table, keep in mind these are just the estimates, it all depends on the exact exchange rate when you purchase the item. The costs may be different depending on your country and the weight increases from the buying of the more advanced models, so as the shipping cost.

Basic pack – 2kg Shipping Fee

Friendly countries (Canada, the United States, all countries in European Union and Australia) - HK$115 (~US$14 ~€12 ~£11)
The rest of the countries excluded from the friendly countries- HK$155 (~US$20 ~€16 ~£11)
For the Expansion Set, Adventure Set buyers: As there are only a few more components added, the shipping fee will be about HK$5 (~US$65 cents, €50 cents, £45 cents) more on each order.

All add-on shipping is free

CALAS is a strategic and network building game for 2 to 4 players. Each player controls the leader of a faction. To win the game, you must be the first person to reach 60 points.

How it is played
In CALAS, there are two phases: Action phase and Income phase.
Action phase
TheAction phase consists of the following steps:
Roll 2 dice and add the numbers. The result is regarded as the amount of spaces that player must move on the building tiles.
There are three types of buildings:
1. Public buildings called “Guildhalls” -When a player enters a guildhall, the player will gain 2 Strategy cards. These cards enable the player to recruit characters, expand the faction; or Upgrade the cities.
2. Resource buildings: Villages and Mines - Occupied villages provides soldiers for the player’s team, where as Occupied mines enable the cities to be upgraded.
3. Cities -Occupied cities provides soldiers and bonus Honor points. Given the importance of cities, the aim of each leader is to seize more from others but also cautiously guards their own.

Once every player finishes their turn, the first player takes the dice, starts another round and repeats the turn order.
Once four Action rounds are finished, the current Action phase is over. The game then proceeds to the Income phase.

Income phase
Once four Action rounds are finished, the current Action phase is over. The game then proceeds to the Income phase. During this phase, each player may gain Honor points, soldiers and Development tokens. In addition, all the used Dice cards and Character cards may be used again.

Battle
When a player enters the city occupied by an opponent, the player has the choice of choosing one of 3 types of battles with different consequences. 1. Champion warfare. If the attacker wins, they take soldiers from the city. 2. An Honor fight. The winner gains Honor points as well as eliminating soldiers of the opponent.
3. A war of aggression. If the attacker wins, they will occupy it.

Highlights
In order to win, players will need to seek alliances, make deals and cooperate to gain advantage without displaying their weakness or game plan. One needs to know when to attack and when to retreat. Each game is different and this is what makes it unique, interesting and challenging. It is a game of chance and wit and decision making. These are the best parts of playing CALAS!

There are multiple levels to this game. After getting used to the Basic Mode, one can try the Equivalent Resource Mode, or even attempt the advanced Exploration Mode. Advancing each level will require more brainpower, wit and will bring more fun and intrigue!

CALAS Rulebook
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q-zBMpxQpspVxRMtFghoGzU40_r0XpgY/view?usp=sharing

Risks and challenges

We have successfully completed our “pilot testing” over a period of 16 months. We invited a multitude of board-game enthusiasts and professional players. The CALAS team received both positive and constructive feedback from them. The team has actioned on them and have consistently made improvements. We are now confident in the concept, design, charm and allurement of the board game. At this point, we are proud to say that the artwork of the basic game is about 90% completed.

During the development phase, the team has been working very closer with our manufacturers, and we have already produced the prototype of those plastic components, which we believe are at commercial quality.

We are new to Kickstarter, but we are fully aware of the challenges and obstacles ahead. We are passionate about our concept and confident that we can tap into the huge board-game international market. Be assured that our team will work tirelessly to overcome any obstacles whatever they are, and learn from the experience to achieve our objective. We will present the best quality of the game to every enthusiast, like you.

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