New Kickstarter from Academy Games Now Live!
Tudor: Intrigue. Treachery. Power.
You are a Lord in the court of King Henry VIII gaining prestige and power in this worker placement Eurogame for 2 to 4 players.... Read more
Academy Games Kickstarter Final Hours
Every Stretch Goal has been unlocked!
We are very excited about the success of our latest Kickstarter, Pride of Babylon, and we hope that you will look at... Read more
Academy Games Early Bird Special Ends Monday Night
Pride of Babylon is a team vs team action packed board game on a destructible 3D map, with a full radiant storyline where every choice you make ripples through the... Read more
Academy Games Kickstarter Agents of Mayhem Now Live
Agents of Mayhem - Pride of Babylon
Kickstarter Early Bird Special
As a supporter of a previous Academy Games Kickstarter campaign, we hope that... Read more
Academy Games Kickstarter Ends Today!
ALL '878 Vikings' Stretch Goals unlocked!
ALL Stretch Goals for '878 Vikings' have been unlocked!
Over 5,578 backers have supported this incredible game, pledging over $571,480.00!
You... Read more
Kickstarter Profile Name Change
For future Kickstarter campaigns, I will be changing my profile name from Uwe Eickert to Academy Games.
When I began my first Kickstarter in 2012, my wife and I... Read more
Empires - Mythical Beasts available at the BGG Store
I hope everyone's spring is going well. We receive many emails, asking where the Mythical Beasts Expansion and the other Expansions are available. Below are links to each expansion. We... Read more
Hero Expansion Tiles
We wish everyone a very happy Holiday Season!
We will soon be offering new Hero Expansion tiles on our website and through the BoardGameGeek store. These new Hero Expansions will... Read more
Mare Nostrum Player Screen Reference Sheet
We hope that you are having fun playing Mare Nostrum - Empires! Thanks to everyone for their great feedback!
Below are the Empire Screens with their start up settings written... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Europe, Canada, and other country shipments
I hope everyone's summer is going well! Or winter for those of you in the south. :)
We just returned from the World Boardgaming Championshipsin Seven Springs, PA.... Read more
Mare Nostrum Updates
-English Game Shipments outside of the USA.
-German, Italian, Polish and Spanish language games.
'Mare Nostrum - Empires' - receiving incredible reviews.
Unboxing... Read more
Mare Nostrum Update - Peace Markers & Player Screens!
- USA Shipping
- Staff Mare Nostrum Game
- Missing Kickstarter Components
- Ulysses is now Oddysius
- Thesius Hero included with your game!
- Empire Setup Screen... Read more
Mare Nosturm English games being packed. Europe Ship on the Way!
Four containers with Mare Nostrum - English language games have arrived! Below, the first container is being received in the warehouse!
Our office team is working through the weekend... Read more
Your 'Mare Nostrum - Empires' Sales Receipt
Mare Nostrum - Empires has hit the American coast!
The Academy Games containers with English language games aboard the ship 'YM Movement' arrived in Tacoma, WA on May 23rd and... Read more
Ocean Shipping details for Mare Nostrum - Empires!
Mare Nostrum - Empires, Mare Nostrum - Atlas, the Kickstarter Exclusives, and the Miniature Expansions have been scheduled to ship, from the printers!
The Mare Nostrum - Empires, Atlas, Kickstarter... Read more
More Buildings Miniatures Images!
Buildings Miniatures on Regular Game Board
We had a blast playing Mare Nostrum - Empires on the Giant Map Mat last Saturday, but several people have asked what the buildings... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Empires Production Update!
Mare Nostrum 3D Buildings In Full Production
We received molded pieces for the Building Expansions a few weeks ago and gave final approval for full production. They looked gorgeous on... Read more
4 Days Left to Change Your Shipping Address or Add Items to Your Mare Nostrum Pledge
Add Items to your Pledge or Change Your Shipping Address:
To add items to your pledge or update your shipping address please follow the link below:
This link takes... Read more
Mare Nostrum Updates - Legion Miniatures
February 14th = Last day for address changes and Add-On requests
We will close the CrowdOx pledge system on February 15th. We need all final address changes and Add-On requestsby... Read more
Mare Nostrum Updates, Change of Address, and Add-Ons
Updates:We hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We are now in a lull time for the project, since the files are at the printers. Our French partners,... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Building Expansion Update
I hope that everyone is having a great holiday season! Many of you have asked that we keep you informed as we progress on individual game components. The game board,... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Miniature Sculptures
We want to wish everyone a very happy holiday season. We hope that your coming weeks can be spent with family and good friends. Tonight is one of the most... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Empires Building Pictures
We are very excited to be in the final production phases of Mare Nostrum - Empires.
All files have been sent to the printers, except for the... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Atlas Rules
Below are the first two pages of the Legendary City Expansion Rules. These expansions add an entire new layer of strategy and goals to the game! What I really like... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Empires Update
Mare Nostrum - Empires development is progressing rapidly. Below are pictures and an overview of where we stand. We have been told that the games would ship to us from... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Empires: Rules Teaching Video!
Rules Teaching Video
Our videographers have finished the Rules Teaching Video for Mare Nostrum - Empires! This video begins with the game setup. Then it teaches you the game by... Read more
Giant Map Samples Received
Today we received the second round of Giant Map samples. The Giant Map is an Add-On that many of you ordered. These samples look phenomenal. We found a source for... Read more
Mare Nostrum Rules sent for translation
We want to wish everyone in the USA a wonderful Labor Day Weekend.
Academy Games and Asyncron are busy finalizing everything for the printers and molders! Here are some updates:... Read more
Mare Nostrum Survey Needed
Thanks to those who answered the Mare Nostrum survey that was emailed to all supporters. Unfortunately, we still are missing quite a few surveys. We need these completed, so that... Read more
Mare Nostrum Survey Sent - Did you receive yours?!
We sent the Mare Nostrum survey to all pledge supporters yesterday.
On this survey, you will choose which language edition you want, which Add-Ons you pledged for, and can then... Read more
Mare Nostrum Updates and Survey
GenCon- We had a great time at GenCon and the Mare Nostrum demo game was constantly full. The gamers just did not want to stop playing the game and... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Empires Player Screens
Our artists are working overtime on the Mare Nostrum - Empires artwork!
Here is the final artwork for the custom Empire Player Screens!
We hope... Read more
Mare Nostrum Legions Design Survey
We are making great progress on Mare Nostrum - Empires.
Updated Rulebook: Thanks to everyone who has been helping us edit the rules. This updated rules set will... Read more
Adding a Pledge and Add-Ons
Mare Nostrum - Empires Kickstarter is a great success!
We want to thank everyone for their Mare Nostrum support and input. You have made this campaign a great success and... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Empire Rules & Add-Ons
Mare Nostrum - Empires Rulebook
We have had many requests for the Mare Nostrum rulebook. We are making our draft copy available. Please note that some of the example pictures... Read more
New Buildings and Giant Map Add-Ons for 'Mare Nostrum - Empires'
We are offering two new incredible Add-Ons for 'Mare Nostrum - Empires'.
Due to our supporter's great ideas and requests, we are offering an entire set of Mare... Read more
Mare Nostrum surpasses $400k in pledges, plus the last Stretch Goals are posted!
The massive 6th Player Atlantis Empire stretch goal has been unlocked!
We have also posted the last stretch goals for this campaign, which cover most of the requests posted in... Read more
New stretch goals unlocked, plus the 6th player stretch goal added!
We have unlocked the following stretch goals!
Ulysses' Ship (Stretch Goal 33)
Ulysses may transport Legions across a sea without the use of Triremes! This gives the player great flexibility... Read more
Mare Nostrum - 28th through 32nd Stretch Goals Unlocked!
We have unlocked many new Mare Nostrum stretch goals this week. Below are detailed descriptions of each.
Mare Nostrum Artbook (Stretch Goal 28)
This is a beautiful booklet that displays... Read more
'Mare Nostrum - Empires' rules and game play overview by NVS Gameplays
We were very surprised and pleased by this 'Mare Nostrum - Empires' rules and game play overview by NVS Gameplays. They had requested a print and play version of the game... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Greek Fire and Myrmidons are Unlocked
The 26th and 27th Mare Nostrum Stretch Goals have been unlocked!
Greek Fire, also known as 'Sea Fire', was a Byzantine incendiary liquid developed ~650 AD. This liquid was usually... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Mausoleum Stretch Goal Unlocked
The 25th Mare Nostrum Stretch Goal has been Unlocked!
The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus is one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. It was the tomb built for Mausolus,... Read more
New Add-Ons for Mare Nostrum - Empires!
Thanks to all of the pledge supporters for making great game enhancement suggestions. We are adding the following Add-Ons based on their popularity.
'Mare Nostrum - Empires'... Read more
Mare Nostrum - Empire Forum Mats Unlocked!
Empire Forum Mats - 'Mare Nostrum - Empires' has unlocked its 23rd stretch goal!
Each Empire player will now have their own custom Empire Mat on which they can place... Read more
Stretch Goals 220k - 290k Details
Mare Nostrum designer Serge Laget and our development teams have been working diligently for the past two years developing, play testing and modifying these stretch goals to give you even... Read more
Details of Mare Nostrum unlocked stretch goals 11-18!
The Summary Sheet lists each Hero and Wonder's special ability and how they benefit a player's Trade, Culture and/or Military Leader Track levels. These sheets are thick coated card stock... Read more
First 10 Mare Nostrum Unlocked Stretch Goal Details
10 Mare Nostrum - Empires stretch goals have been unlocked in the first 24 hours of the campaign!
Wooden Meeple Fortresses have been unlocked! These look and feel so much... Read more
'Mare Nostrum - Empires' funded within 45 minutes!
Mare Nostrum - Empires project funded!
We are excited to announce that the Mare Nostrum - Empires campaign funded in under 45 minutes. We want to thank everyone for the... Read more