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Build Battle Stations to gain power and play unique abilities and build Research Stations to gain minerals to research technologies!
Build Battle Stations to gain power and play unique abilities and build Research Stations to gain minerals to research technologies!
Build Battle Stations to gain power and play unique abilities and build Research Stations to gain minerals to research technologies!
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Small Star Empires 2nd Edition + Two Expansions

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What is Small Star Empires?

Small Star Empires is highly engaging, easy to learn, and quick to play area control game for 2-4 players, with the possibility to expand it up to 6 players. In this game, players colonize the galaxy using their ships, which they will move on a modular board, allowing for a different map and different experience each time you play the game.

The rules are simple: Each turn a player has to move one of his ships in a straight line, as many spaces (star systems) as he wants but he cannot go over systems controlled by other players. After his move, he has to place a Colony or Trade Station on that system, thus gaining control over that system for until the end of the game, for which he will get an amount of points. When all of the players placed their Colonies and Trade Stations, the game ends and points are calculated. The player with the most points is the winner!

With these extremely simple rules, players will get into the game from the very start and they will immediately immerse in the depths of the tactical and strategic choices they will need to make, in order to score more efficiently at the end of the game.

 Social Stretch Goal is still active!

Help us spread the word around for the campaign by sharing the posts below and for each 20 shares + retweets we will include another Technology card!

Sharing this Facebook post on your timeline: 
https://www.facebook.com/smallstarempires/posts/1857701910957675

Retweeting this post: https://twitter.com/ArchonaGames/status/994663787151192067

Additionally, we will be including another Technology card for each AUD $1000 that will be above the AUD $93.000 mark, or more precisely above the final stretch goal! 

 To see more details on what the Fate of the Galaxy is all about, check out this Kickstarter Update!

New Add-on: TILES and 2 NEW CIVILIZATIONS!

Make your epic Small Star Empires gaming nights even more epic by including this 5th and 6th player expansion! 

Also, if you buy both the Deluxe 5-6 player expansion AND the wooden component set, you will get the 5-6 player wooden expansion set FOR FREE!

Civilizations overview
Civilizations overview
                                                            

Get to know the Civilizations and their Unique Abilities on our blog post here:

http://www.archonagames.com/2018/04/18/the-civilizations-of-the-galactic-divide/

For more information on Galactic Warlords visit our BGG Page
For more information on Galactic Warlords visit our BGG Page
                                      

Download the RULES of the Base game HERE.Download the DRAFT RULES of the Expansions HERE.Download the Supermassive Black Hole mini-expansion rules HERE.

Download the EPIC GAME MODE rules HERE.

Download a Print and Play of a single scenario of the Solo Campaign HERE.

Check out Milan's overview of Small Star Empires at Essen Spiel 2016 by BoardGameGeekTV:

 And check out this overview of the expansions:

 Check out the companion Score Keeper app that is available for both Android and iOS!

Download the app for Android, or iOS.

 Watch The Dice Tower's review here:

 Watch Undead Viking's review here:

 Read I'm a Social Gamer's review HERE.

Watch Epitrapaizoume's video review here:

  Watch Life of a Board Gamer's review for Small Star Empires here:

Retailers and Group Pledges  

For retail and group pledge orders, please write to us at contact@archonagames.com. Thank you!

After-campaign Pledge Manager by CrowdOX!

We are excited to team up again with CrowdOX, the company that also helped us gather backer information with their services from the Galactic Warlords campaign. We expect things to go smoothly after the campaign and will probably activate the pledge manager a week or so after the KS ends.

                                                                                                                                            
                                                               

Archona Games would like to thank all of those who participated in the development of this project in any way, and have helped us to get this far. We salute you!

Risks and challenges

Since Small Star Empires is an already published game, most of the aspects regarding the base game are ready. This will give us space to focus more on the expansions so we make sure we deliver to you a great product again, and on time.

That being said, some delays are always possible. These possible delays can come from shipping, manufacturing or customs and some depending on the stretch goals we will unlock in the campaign. We will be overviewing the process as close as possible from the moment we start manufacturing and of course keep an open channel with you so you would be kept in the loop.

That being said, we feel we need to mention that we are still in the process of sampling Galactic Warlords, our 2nd game, and we believe we will start the manufacturing ASAP, and deliver that game to you before you receive Small Star Empires.

We are really thankful that you have supported us this far and are determined to bring you another product of great quality!

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