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Take over the world in this thrilling new family friendly board game for 2-4 players. Three games packed in one box!
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We wish to thank every backer that contributed to this KS project and aided us in publishing this game.
We will keep updating you about production and fulfillment in the upcoming updates.
I hope that you will get your rewards very soon, and we would be delighted to see you as backers in our next project.

If you didn’t back the game and still want a copy, you can go to our website and pre-order it in this link.


In Alliances, you will play a superpower nation seeking world domination along with its ally. The game is mainly based on a trick-taking mechanism, with each trick representing a local struggle to control a country in the world. The world is composed of a number of key countries, each one represented by a tile on the table. Each country has defensive attributes: a certain military strength, economic strength and political strength that need to be overcome. In order to win, your alliance has to dominate the world by gaining control over the most countries.

Alliances includes three different games in one box:

  • For 2 players - a confrontational trick taking game. 
  • For 3 players - a game in which each player in turn plays a superpower empire while the other two players fight him off as rebels. 
  • For 4 players - a game in which you and your ally will team up to fight your rival alliance to control the world! 


 "Alliances" Rule book 

Rahdo Runs Through "Alliances":


A Dice Tower preview with Tom Vasel:


A Father Geek Review: 

Gamer Geeks: “What makes this game so much fun is that it feels familiar, but keeps you guessing and thinking right from the start.”. “What makes this game so much fun is that it feels familiar, but keeps you guessing and thinking right from the start.”. 

Parent Geeks: "All the Parent Geeks agreed that Alliances was a wonderful game for the family and to play with their peers". 
"I highly recommend Alliances to friends and family for its simple, quick, and engaging game play. It’s a lot of fun and tailors itself well to mixed number of players, providing a different game playing experience for each." 

You can read the in depth review here

 
As with our previous successful KS project ("Fallen City of Karez"), we wanted to create an impressive and definitive line of art for Alliances. Our illustrator, Antonis Papantoniou, once again gave us brilliant artwork for every layer of the game. 
Here are some of his illustrations for this project: 

Main cover artwork
Main cover artwork

Three suits of power:

Military suit of power
Military suit of power
Economics suit of power
Economics suit of power
Politics suit of power
Politics suit of power


As with our previous project, we want to make every copy of Alliances better for everyone and create something special for our supportive backers.These simple, easy to attain, goals show you our dedication (and funding allocation) towards a better game experience. 

  • 4,000$ - Project Funded! Bulldogs get 4 special action cards! Every copy of Alliances will get higher quality cards (with in-card aluminum foil for longer durability). 
  • 5750$ (7,500$) - Plastic Tokens. Every copy of Alliances will get 32 high-quality plastic tokens instead of cardboard tokens. 
  • 10,000$ - Bulldogs only! 8 tokens expansion. A set of 8 new country tokens. 
  • 15,000$ - Bulldogs only! KS exclusive scoring pad. 
  • 20,000$ - Official German translation of the rule book. 
  • 25,000$ - Bulldogs only! Extra game: "Broken Alliance". A new rule book with a "free for all" type game for 3-4 players (including 16 additional stickers/tokens). 
  • 30,000$ - Official French translation of the rule book. 
  • 35,000$ - Bulldogs only! Extra game: "Road to Domination. A new rule book with a solitaire version of Alliances. 
  • 40,000$ - Official Spanish translation of the rule book. 
  • 50,000$ - ??? 5th Player? 

Our company has developed the game to a point where we are ready to produce it. As this is our second published game board project, most of our capital was invested in our previous game and we need your help to get a better production value for "Alliances". 
Each backer can literally make the game better by allowing us to invest in better components than our very limited budget can support. 
A successful campaign will also allow our designing team to push forward additional game designs towards publication. 
Please visit our website to find out more. 


  • Deck of 48 cards 
  • 20 County tiles 
  • 32 Alliance tokens (16 of each color) 
  • 1 Conflict token 
  • Rule book 


We at Golden Egg Games value our international backers and fans. Our team is composed of people from different countries working together in order to make great games. 
We designed this game in such a manner that in order to teach, learn and play the game you do not need to know any specific language. 
As an additional measure, depending on the success of this project, we wish to publish a multi-language rule book. 

Golden Egg Games will take part in the 2 biggest conventions, Gencon 2013 and Spiel 2013, so we can meet fans, sign copies and introduce future game releases. 

"Means of Power" Expansion: Four new special action cards that will help vary each game and give it greater replayability. 

Means of Power expansion
Means of Power expansion

More exclusive rewards will be unlocked by stretch goals. 


US, and Canadian backers: 

All pledge levels that include shipping (not including pick ups) will be shipped free of charge by Amazon fulfillment services. No duties are expected.

UK & EU backers: 

The game is manufactured in Belgium, so all shipping will be free of charge and will be conducted from within the EU by Amazon.de fulfillment services. No duties are expected. 

International backers: 

All rewards will be shipped from our warehouse via postal services. UPS/FEDEX/DHL or any other carrier will not be used. We will declare it as a reward, with the production value. By doing so we hope to limit your duties charges. 

The alternative world that Antonis created for our game.
The alternative world that Antonis created for our game.

Alliances is our 2nd board game project, and we wish to get your support to make this game as great as the KS backers did in our first game:

Our 1st project - "Fallen City of Karez"
Our 1st project - "Fallen City of Karez"

Thanks for reading and considering backing our game!

Risks and challenges

Alliances is our 2nd KS project and we have a lot of experience with the risks and challenges that we might face while fulfilling this project.
Delays in production:
We might still face some unexpected delays during the 3 steps of production: graphic design, printing and quality checks.
Delays in logistics:
We might face some delays in shipping the games, with the ocean freight, the importing and customs process and with final distribution.

To sustain and fulfill your rewards we have signed a top quality printer in Belgium who specializes in cards production (e.g. Magic the Gathering).
The shipping and logistics are expected to be much faster this time, as well as the overall production time.

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