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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, July 19 2018 1:01 AM UTC +00:00.

$30,279
pledged of $7,000 goal
645
backers
43minutes to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, July 19 2018 1:01 AM UTC +00:00.

About

Coldwater Crown: The Sea is the first boxed expansion to the acclaimed 2017 board game Coldwater Crown, by Brian Suhre. 

With the addition of The Sea Expansion, you may use a Port action to go to Sea in search of new, big, deep water fish. Sea fish are especially lucrative to catch and can be caught with any color of bait, but while at Sea you won't be able to catch fish from the Shore, Lake or River. 

How long will you choose to ride the open waves in search of Pollack, Red Sea Bream or the massive Blue Shark, knowing that every turn at Sea is a turn lost at the mainland? Will you be able to snag an elusive Squid before the wind and the waves drive you leeward? Patience, planning and a little bit of luck will help you find victory in this elegant and strategic expansion to Coldwater Crown.

Don't own Coldwater Crown? Select pledge level "Base Game + The Sea Expansion" to receive a copy of both Coldwater Crown AND Coldwater Crown: The Sea - everything you need to play!

Coldwater Crown: The Sea adds five new species of fish, including one new wild-color Master Angler species, a beautifully illustrated Sea board and uniquely-scored Sea Challenge, one new turn option, four variable-assembly fishing vessels, one new type of fishing tackle, and expansion rules for solo-play.

Coldwater Crown is available through this Kickstarter campaign at a special price.

For an in-depth look at the preview (not final) rulebook to Coldwater Crown: The Sea click here.

For an in-depth look at the Coldwater Crown rulebook click here

The above video by Roll To Hit Gaming includes a great tutorial for the base game Coldwater Crown PLUS a review of Coldwater Crown: The Sea.

We know you're taking a risk when you support a Kickstarter project, so we're offering a money back guarantee. Within one month of you receiving your reward, if you decide it didn't live up to your expectations you can return it to us for a refund of your pledge level.


The mission of Bellwether Games is to lead you to discover joy through the games we make and the interactions we share. Bellwether Games has produced 9 titles including Coldwater Crown: The Sea and run 7 successful Kickstarter campaigns.

The individuals responsible for Coldwater Crown: The Sea are:  

-Brian Suhre (game design)

-Beth Sobel (illustrations)

-Dennis Hoyle (project operations, Kickstarter page)  

-Jason Kingsley (graphic design)  

-Stevo Torres (graphic design)

-Dave Zagardo (Kickstarter video music)  

On behalf of Bellwether Games, we say "thank you!" for pledging for Coldwater Crown: The Sea on Kickstarter! Without the patronage of people like you we would never be able to publish this game. Your support means the world to us!

Risks and challenges

We've successfully fulfilled over 4,700 Kickstarter rewards!

Still, there are risks to any campaign:

-Manufacturing risks: We create all the files and send them to a third-party printer to produce. We've already sourced a manufacturer and printed production quality samples to make sure they can do it right.

-Logistical risks: After the games are produced, we'll be shipping them in bulk to our fulfillment facility. Delays and losses are possible during this stage of the process, but we'll keep you updated every step of the way.

-Fulfillment risks: We've fulfilled over 4,700 rewards successfully to backers of other projects, but sometimes things get lost in the mail. We are committed to getting you your reward despite any issues that might be encountered during in transit.

-Product risks: Finally, there is a risk that you may not be happy with the finished work. If this is you, you can return your reward within 4 weeks of receiving it for a full-refund of your pledged amount.

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