We really wanted a version below $40 that would not compromise on game-play. We found an elegant solution by removing the large board which was expensive to produce, and replace it with a smaller one which includes a score track and helpers on the side to simplify setup time.
Gems are the hard currency of the online version of the game.
They come for free in the Deluxe and Ultimate pack but did not increase the final prize of these sets. If you don't play the game you can ignore them.
Gems will be given shortly once the campaign finishes!
Only the 'Ultimate Set' as a bundle is KS Exclusive.
The expansion will be available in retail. We do not have distribution deal signed yet and we have no details as of where and when they will be. But we are committed for this to happen!
For now no. We plan to bundle them in retail too. We have a lot of request for it though and need to look at the specifics of providing the 5th player expansion alone. But for now, we are not gonna provide it separately.
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