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About

Intro, A Game Is Born:  

Hello everyone, welcome to my Kickstarter. Hopefully you enjoyed the video! I'm Michael Ballacchino the creator of War & Peace...Defend your Gold, Conquer More!  

After a fun filled day with friends on a winter trip, we all started to come up with a new way to enjoy our indoor evening. Slowly a new game concept was created, rules were agreed, and we started to have so such fun playing we forgot about the time! I was so impressed with the way we all came together in that moment; I decided to write down the basic concept of the game and some rules which were used. After the trip, I kept the scratch paper idea in my sock drawer. I figured if it was that much fun for me, I'd try to make it into a real game for others to enjoy!   

And Years Go By:  

Three years go by to be exact...I have made 15 or more revisions on the instructions, spent countless hours eliminating structured issues, and created the third prototype! Wow, it has been such a long road of meticulous critiquing and has evolved into a very awesome fun game!  

Picture of all my old instructions
Picture of all my old instructions

First, I want to thank all my family and friends for contributing their time, criticism, and very thoughtful improvements to make this game have everything an exciting game night would want. I especially want to thank everyone that went on that winter trip where this new game concept was born!  I enjoyed working on every part of the game to bring it to the next level and I'm thrilled to have completed the third prototype.

Prototype Journey: 

The third prototype has traveled across the USA searching for game nights with willing families and friends, and it was a great hit for everyone who played. What I found exceptionally lifting was gathering game ratings from players who were mostly losing more gold coins than winning more. One game loser said "I highly recommend this game" which gave great validation to how fun it is even if you're not a winner.  

War & Peace for Fun:

This game keeps players involved, honest, and anxious for action in each round. You can play it smart and wait for your golden opportunity to conquer.  You can make haste with an attack taking huge risks.  Maybe your luck never runs out and every chance you take seems to be working. Or you're a ditsy player making mistakes which hurt your gold reserves in one round but the next round is your best mistake!  No matter what type of game player you are, this game compliments many different strategy's which will make it super fun for anyone!  Always remember...if your a losing player which has limited gold coins, it only takes one card to give you a chance to conquer more! If your a winning player which has a lot of gold coins, be ready to defend what's yours.  If your somewhere in the middle of a loser and winner then sit tight because wars happen often, don't miss out and be ready to attack for your chance to conquer!  

KickStarter Funds:  

Now all that is needed are enough funds to start the production! If the goal is reached, I will use the primary funds to create tooling for all the plastic parts required and improve the packaging. If funds surpass my goal I will use the remainder towards enhancements for the graphic artwork on the playing cards, game box, and game instructions. All orders will be fulfilled in a timely manner and I will keep posting game production progress along every step of the way!

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Risks and challenges

The biggest challenge right now is to raise funds and overcome supplier development obstacles for completing this game on time for your enjoyment. A lot of time and effort will have to be put forward to coordinate all the game element requirements. To help overcome the burden I will create a team to spread out the responsibilities for completion. This game is a very new concept and there is nothing like it on the market.

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