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A CARD GAME FOR GAMERS AND HISTORY FANS
First and foremost, we wanted to make a Customizable Card Game (CCG) we would enjoy playing. We were setting out to make something great.
We talked to a number of people who used to play CCGs, but quit. We asked, "why did you eventually quit playing CCGs?" Many of them are fun and provide a level of strategy that is rare outside of classic games like chess or mancala. So why quit? Would you be surprised to hear that nearly everyone we asked gave the same answer?
“It was too expensive.” “I could never get the cards I wanted without spending hundreds of dollars.” “My friends had better cards than me, so I always lost.” “I got tired of having to buy a pallet of packs every 4 months to try and keep up.” These may sound like different answers, but they can all be summed up as: Random packs ruin accessibility.
We are turning this business model upside down. No random packs! By eliminating random packs, we have solved a multitude of problems. To begin with, there is no “card rarity", so we were free to make game balance a top priority.
Imagine a game where you can always buy whatever card you want. Where you don’t have to spend a fortune to get the cards you like. Where you have access to resources every turn, regardless of what cards you have in your hand. Imagine a game where the size of your wallet will not put limitations on your custom deck.
That game exists. That game is Siege Warfare
FOR HISTORY FANS
We are fans of history. History is more than what has happened in the past. History speaks to who we are as a people and the causes we have fought and bled for.
We wanted to create a game that was both fun and educational. Each card's ability and quote has been carefully selected to be insightful and interesting. If you are a fan of history, you will quickly become aware of the level of detail and grand scope we used in creating this game.
Thousands of Americans reenact battles of the American Civil War to this day. It is a war with profound, somber, and eternal implications. We wanted to create a game that was respectful but realistic to these struggles. We wanted to create a game that Civil War reenactors and historians would be proud to own.
That game exists. That game is Siege Warfare.
Kickstarter provides us with a unique opportunity. We have a complete game, ready to be released to the world, but printing physical cards is expensive. Pledges through Kickstarter will allow us to print our cards while introducing our game to our target audience.
We are a Minnesota based company, and it was important to us to print this game domestically. This decision did not reduce our costs, but we felt that it was the right decision for our game. Every Siege Warfare card will be printed in the United States of America.
WHY SHOULD YOU PLEDGE?
We set out to make a game that was fun, epic, and easy to learn. Our game is approachable, strategic, and highly customizable. We will be releasing more game information in the coming months at www.siegewarfare.com and on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/siegewarfaregame.
As you can see from our card examples, we have secured paintings by some of the best historical artists in the industry. These painters are world renowned and have their art displayed in various museums, exhibitions, and government buildings.
Give us an opportunity to prove ourselves, and we will not disappoint you. For a pledge as low as $15, you can own a ready-to-play deck. We recommend a pledge of at least $30, so you can play with a friend.
A Customized Deck can have up to 5 of any non-unique card in it, so there are many reasons you may want to have several of the same deck!
What you pledge is completely up to you, but know that by pledging, you aren't just helping a startup company print its first run of cards. By pledging to our Kickstarter project, you are fighting against the status quo of the common CCG. By pledging you are saying that “random packs” aren’t good enough. You know there is a better option.
JOIN THE SIEGE!
Risks and challenges
The game is complete. If our minimum goal is met, there is no risk that these decks won’t be in your hands by early second quarter of 2015.
The first 100,000 decks will have numerous paintings by each of our featured artists. If our Kickstarter launch exceeds that number, there will need to be some additional communication with these featured artists. Due to these negotiations, we cannot guarantee that consecutive printings will always feature these artists, however we will make every effort to retain them.
On a positive note for you: if we are not able to retain even one of our featured artists during that negotiation, then our first printing is, by definition, a "limited edition." It would mean that the first 100,000 decks we print would be unique to any of our other consecutive printings!
We have done everything we can to make sure your decision is as easy as possible. We have great artists. We have a great game. We have our printer secured. We have the cards and packaging ready to submit.
All that’s left is your pledge.
Help us make Siege Warfare a reality for everyone!
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