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About this project

There are exceptional monuments, buildings, and statues on Earth that have left archaeologists wondering for millennia about their origins and construction. The Great Pyramids of Egypt, the Moai of Easter Island, Stonehenge of England, the Ball of Twine of Kansas; could early civilizations of humans have designed and built these with limited technology and knowledge? Or is it possible (even probable) that we, on this planet, have been receiving help from more advanced cultures from other worlds? In Alien Architects you take on the role of an extraterrestrial who has traveled across the galaxy to compete with other aliens to build monuments on earth throughout human history. Collect or steal resources, blueprints, and technology in order to prove that you are the greatest builder in the universe. And why not have some fun with the humans while you’re here?

Designed by renowned intergalactic conduit, Jeff Bowers, Alien Architects is a fun, fast-paced card game where 2-4 players compete to secure the monuments of Earth.

 

Each deck comes in a double poker deck tuck box is made up of 100 cards (plus 8 rules cards) featuring full-color art by the talented Cam Croft.

PLEDGE LEVELS

Aside from decks of cards (or the more budget-friendly print-and-play PDF version), we also have higher pledge levels that include sets of 3d-printed monument markers or a miniature alien tourist (modeled in 28mm/heroic scale). These models aren't necessary to play the game (just a fun addition) and they're all available over at thingiverse.com, so if you have access to a 3d printer, feel free to download them and give them a print!

 

 

3d-printed monument counters available at the "Invader" pledge level. Also available on thingiverse.com
3d-printed monument counters available at the "Invader" pledge level. Also available on thingiverse.com

 

(Model supplied unpainted as shown on the left.)
(Model supplied unpainted as shown on the left.)

STRETCH GOALS

If we reach 500 deck orders, we'll switch the rules from a series of cards to a miniature illustrated booklet

HOW TO PLAY ALIEN ARCHITECTS!

The goal of Alien Architects is to reach a set number of victory points by building monuments or playing bonus cards. Each turn, after drawing cards, you'll get to perform one action: building, attacking, playing a special action or discarding cards. Build Monuments to gain victory points and an ongoing ability, attack other players to steal their resources, play a special to change the course of the game, or peacefully discard cards to draw new cards next turn.

 

"This game provides entertainment while educating people about extra -terrestrial interactions throughout history." -Commander Jeff Bowers
"This game provides entertainment while educating people about extra -terrestrial interactions throughout history." -Commander Jeff Bowers

 

Risks and challenges

We have the assets we need to produce this game, and we just need your help to make a modest production run. We're working with a reliable printing service, so there really isn't much that could go wrong, so you can expect the timely shipping of your product once this is funded.

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