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Reign at the edge of the galaxy in this 45 minute sci-fi worker-movement strategy game for 1-4 players.
Reign at the edge of the galaxy in this 45 minute sci-fi worker-movement strategy game for 1-4 players.
1,334 backers pledged $54,200 to help bring this project to life.
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Long ago in a time of war, the six alien planets of the Abyssi cluster worked hard to find diplomacy and eventually came to form a fragile democracy. For humankind, the discovery of this cluster could mean abundant and cheap energy in the form of the earth-rare Atlum crystal. Now several human factions are racing in to grab a share.

In Sovereign Skies, you play one of the powerful houses of Old-Earth now orbiting the six planets of the Abyssi cluster to recruit alien senators for favors and to establish occupation by constructing and activating bases for energy and influence.

Each turn you’ll move your Mothership and perform 1 to 3 of the actions on a Planet to help you earn the Energy and Influence you’ll need to win the game. Add a Ship, collect a Politic card, and/or perform a Planet’s Special action.

  •  Big strategic depth in a small box
  •  Worker-movement action selection rondel
  •  Unique scoring mechanism for area control
  •  Plays as quickly as 45 minutes in a 4 player game
  •  Beautiful art and graphic design
Adds even more strategic diversity to every action while keeping the complexity the same.
New quests give players additional ways to earn energy and influence. Players have to sacrifice something to the greater good in hope of rewards later. Add this expansion in when you're ready to take on an even bigger challenge!
Note that these are upgraded dropship meeples, not "in addition to"

Risks and challenges

Between everyone at Deep Water Games have over 30 kickstarters under our belt, so we feel very confident in our ability to deliver a great game! However, like with any project there's lots of unknown risks that will come up along the way. Production and shipping logistics being the prime example. We've made sure to give ourselves plenty of time to properly and expertly execute this project!

We have experienced and solved probably every issue that a Kickstarter can have. With our largest campaign, and most recent, we had partners who truly didn’t know what they were doing and have since reevaluated our whole logistics chain. From top to bottom we have made changes in the process of producing and getting products into backers hands. I hope if you were a backer of any of our previous campaigns you will appreciate the improvements and care we have taken in our projects!

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    Sovereign Skies: Kickstarter Edition

    Get one copy of Sovereign Skies for 25% off retail plus all unlocked stretch goals and exclusive expansions!

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    • 1 copy of Sovereign Skies
    • 1 copy of the exclusive Houses Rising expansion
    • All unlocked stretch goals
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    Retailer Exclusive Bundle!

    Retailer only tier! Put a deposit down to guarantee you at least 1 case of sovereign skies and you'll get access to exclusive bundle deals plus even better savings through us after the campaign! Shipping will be calculated afterwards but every retailer that gets at least 1 case will get FREE shipping in the US (outside US inquire for discount).

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    • 50% off purchased case of Sovereign Skies (6 copies)
    • 6 of each expansion
    • 1 24"x24" playmat
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