Alien Frontiers 5th Edition, Factions, and 2017 Promo Pack
Thanks again for your support of Alien Frontiers!
We wanted to make sure everyone saw the campaign for the Alien Frontiers: Relaunch since it's funded and we're down to... Read more
Alien Frontiers Big Box and Galactic Pack
Thanks again for your support of Alien Frontiers! For folks awaiting their rewards from delayed pledge managers or the Rocket Dice campaign, simply email Support@GameSalute.com and we'll make... Read more
Done And Dusted!
We're delighted to announce that we've finally completed the shipping for Alien Frontiers 4th Edition!
All base games, Factions expansions, Faction Packs and Expansion Packs have been sent out to... Read more
Hello backers - Michael here with a VERY important update.
The boat's arrival is imminent, so we need to make sure that your details are up to date. We expect... Read more
Promo Packs, Faction Packs and Rocket Dice!
Things are on the way, yes, and we're waiting with baited breath at the warehouse to get boxes unpacked and send them out to you. Once we have the Faction... Read more
Hey there everyone - Michael here.
Just wanted to say a quick hello to you all, especially everyone who came to see us at Essen last week. We're just catching... Read more
Factory Wrapping Up!
Hello all - just a quick update today! The latest word from the manufacturer is that the Alien Frontiers Faction Packs and Promo Packs are nearly done. The final copies are... Read more
Printing Packs and Promos
Hello dear backers!
After an incredibly busy August, the centrepiece of which was a fantastic Gen Con, we're now pretty much back into the swing of things. We'd like to... Read more
The Bags Are Here!
Hello all! Just a few words from David for this update:
Hi There...David here. As promised, the Relic Ship and Brethren Ship dice samples have arrived from the factory and I... Read more
Hi, David here.
Panda has sent along sample photos of the custom Relic Ship die and the custom Relic Ship Rocket Die. Hope you enjoy them. I should have the... Read more
The Work Continues On...
Hi there backers - Michael from Game Salute here with a quick update on what's happening in the world of Alien Frontiers. The guys have been working hard to get... Read more
Cut, print and send it to the Outer Belt!
An update from David…
Thank you all for the kind words and the excellent proofing notes. I've updated all of the cards and boards appropriately. Alien Frontiers is a better... Read more
Revelations - Part 3!
OK... and here are the final Booster Packs!
And finally - what you can expect to find in Faction Pack #4!
Again, thanks for checking these expansions and boosters out!... Read more
Revelations - Part 2!
OK, less a few weeks, more a couple of hours... here's Booster Packs 3 and 4!
And here's what you'll find in Faction Pack #3!
Prepare yourself for one final... Read more
Revelations - Part 1!
Hi everyone - Michael here with the first of what will be three pretty major image heavy updates over the next few weeks. We've been toiling away at the Game... Read more
Alien Frontiers Production Continues
Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
Just a quick check-in to answer some questions for folks:
Production for the Faction Packs and Promo Packs, including the Rocket Dice included in those items,... Read more
More Alien Frontiers To Come...
Dan Yarrington here, reporting on the latest on the the creation and production of Alien Frontiers Promo Packs and Faction Packs 2, 3, and 4.
If any of you would... Read more
Welcome to... The Outer Belt!
Hello everyone. I've just had these cards sent over to me from the office. As you can tell, they're a bit different to the standard Alien Frontiers cards... and that... Read more
Promo Agendas Selected!
While we're working hard on getting things sorted out with the various Factions Packs, recently we've also been putting some focus on the Promo Cards. Of course, you fine backers... Read more
Hello all. Here's your latest update on all things AF4-related!
You're all hopefully aware of the Promo Pack posts that we put up recently, and we'd like to thank you... Read more
Fixing The Arrows II
Hello, dear backers. Michael here.
A quick update today regarding the Colonist Hub's missing arrows and what we plan to do about them. As announced previously, we'll be making up... Read more
Presenting... The UPDATED Promo Pack!
As most of you spotted yesterday, we posted up the art for the Promo Pack cards and asked for your assistance in sorting out any errors - and you guys... Read more
Presenting... The Promo Pack!
Hi there Backers!
We're very proud to reveal that the Promo Pack art is now complete and we'd love to show it off to you guys!
Now, we've gone over... Read more
Promo Pack Update
Hello everyone! Michael here again.
Hopefully those of you in the US who requested your copies of Alien Frontiers 4E, Factions and Factions Pack #1 should have them by now!... Read more
Fixing The Arrows
Hello everyone - I have a little news that will hopefully make a lot of you happier.
Regarding the issue that the third line of circles of the Colonist Hub;... Read more
Hi there everyone. Michael from GS here.
As a few of you have noticed and pointed out to us, there is a small graphical error on the Alien Frontiers 4th... Read more
Shipping Has Begun!
As some of you have noticed, those of you who have requested that we split your shipping (or if you just ordered the base game) have seen shipping notices arrive... Read more
Another VERY IMPORTANT Update re: Alien Frontiers 4th Edition, Factions and FP1
On Tuesday, I posted that we were giving you backers the opportunity to get your copies of Alien Frontiers 4th Edition, Factions and Faction Pack 1. We have had a... Read more
A Very Exciting Update!
As we await the final art for the vastly expanded Alien Frontiers Promo Pack and Faction Pack 2, 3, and 4, we also know that there are a great deal... Read more
More Art Reveals... And A New Artist!
Hi all - got a few more cards to show off (under the caveat that there could still be changes made to them, as always). Your thoughts, as always, are... Read more
Pledge Manager Underway!
I've just got word that the pledge manager is complete! What does this mean? Take a look in your Kickstarter inbox... You should... Read more
Three New Cards... Revealed!
As the Fourth Edition games get closer and closer to the warehouses, we're still getting art coming in for the Promo Pack cards as well!. David has just sent these... Read more
Ladies and Gentlemen, Backers and Backerettes...
Alien Frontiers is ON A BOAT (as you know). I've just had word that it's not just the Fourth Edition of the game that's... Read more
Consult the Oracle!
Another card to show off to you guys... how will you use this one to your advantage?
Definitely a risky one to play, but if it pays off you could... Read more
Presenting 21 Game Salute!
Good day, backers of Alien Frontiers!
Apologies for the inbox interruption, but we thought you maybe interested in having a listen to the new podcast from Game Salute that happens... Read more
Slowly But Surely...
As the USS Production shifts silently across the inky blackness of space and the brightness of a planetless star forces us to shield our eyes, a green light flashes on... Read more
Sky Rockets In Flight - A Rocket Dice Update
David has left his lair for a few moments and passed us this update regarding the Rocket Dice that we know a lot of you are involved in too:
A couple of extra images have come through, so we figured we'd share them with you! Of course, card backs aren't the most thrilling of things, but it's still nice... Read more
Announcing A New Discovery: Alien Tech!
David just sent this over - a HUGE image showing off all of the Alien Tech cards in the AF Promo Pack. It shows completed cards, sketches, blanks... basically giving... Read more
...but what's inside?
No preamble! Just pictures!
That's some pretty thorough examination, China Customs. Maybe think about being a little gentler next time? Thankfully, the box was the only casualty. The rest is... Read more
A Delivery Arrives...
...and it's a Production Proof of the Alien Frontiers 4th Edition, Factions and Faction Pack #1!
What's a Production Proof? Basically, it's the final version of the game - it's... Read more
A New Delivery!
Mark just sent this photo of three paintings he's working on right now. Can you guess which tech cards they're for?
Time for an update for Alien Frontiers Promo Pack
November is here and the days are passing by quickly, but there is no sign of the boat-load of new Alien Frontiers cards you were expecting right about now. Mark... Read more
Another Artistic Announcement!
Some more art for you guys!
"Mark Maxwell popped three new pieces of finished art into our dropbox yesterday so here are the appropriate promo cards with the art in... Read more
New Art Arrives!
Oh, hello there! Michael from Game Salute here with a bit of preview of some of the new cards that you'll soon have your hands on. We've just had three... Read more
On Rocket Dice and Alien Frontiers 4th Edition
From David: "It seems like we're going to have to ship Alien Frontiers/Alien Frontiers Factions/Faction Pack #1 separately from the Promo Pack and Faction Packs 2,3,4 and separately from... Read more
First Round of Art Sketches
Hi All...While I was away at GenCon, I got an email from Mark Maxwell with his preliminary sketches for 16 of the Alien Tech cards in the Promo Pack. I... Read more
Seeking Art Directors
So, step 1 in the promo pack creation project went amazingly well, so now it's time to tackle step 2...Art. Before I started this project, our long-time Alien Frontiers artist,... Read more
The Whole List
Some have asked for a complete listing for the cards, dice, and factions that were earned from this project's primary funding goal and all of the subsequent stretch goals. Here... Read more
Factions & FP#1 Reference Cards
OK, it's taken me all morning, but here are the nine reference cards for Factions and Faction Pack #1. I'll tackle the ref cards for Faction Packs #2, #3, and... Read more
Faction Reference Cards
So, I'm trying to have a little fun with the factions reference cards. Side 1 is for the facility owner. Side 2 is when another player asks you, "Hey, what... Read more
Phase 9 Tech and AF Dice Bag
Y'all are soaring up near $125,000 (Phase 11, by my count) and I'm playing catch-up on Phase 9 tech cards. Tegre and Pseudotheistneed to send me their real names... Read more
Turns & Fields Reference Cards
After reading a suggestion in the comments to Update #10, I spent this evening working out a design that covered both the Field Generators data and Player/Turn/Scoring data.
So, the... Read more
Promo Pack Recap and Apologies
Sorry for being away from the updates for a while...but more on that in a moment.
First, I want to tell you how amazed I am at how this... Read more
The Growing Promo Pack and 2 New Pledge Levels
Hi Everyone. Your pledges have taken us over the $90,000 mark and I'm tickled pink. Thank you all so very much!
It may have been a while since you first... Read more
Radar Cards and Phase 8 Stretch Goals
First, I'd like to show you the REAL card design for what I've been calling "Asteroid Cards". The frame was designed by Darrell Louder and is meant to evoke a... Read more
Stretching for Phase 7
Congratulations. You've achieved all of the cards in Phase 6 and pledge more funding than any other Alien Frontiers related project has ever raised before.
Here are the cards... Read more
Your Alien Tech Suggestions
As you wonderful backers continue to support our project, the promo pack has grown from 3 cards all the way to 31 cards when funding reaches $80,000. No we'd like... Read more
Phase 3 Done, Phase 4 Done, Now Stretching for Phase 5
Yesterday, I made an informal announcement over in the comments section, so let me make it formal here in this update. Game Salute is ordering a re-print of the award-winning... Read more
Phase 2 Achieved and Half-Way Through Phase 3
So, you pledged $22,000 in the first 24 hours and built a 15-card Promo Pack and a Relic Ship.
On day two, you pledge $23,000 and built three Faction Packs and... Read more
Funding At The Speed Of Light
It's hard to believe that this project to fund a promo pack of Alien Frontiers cards started less than 36 hours ago. You amazing backers funded our meager primary goal... Read more
Help Us Set New Agendas
Agenda Cards were introduced in the Factions expansion and they offer new ways to earn victory points. During the game, you can choose to reveal an Agenda card when you... Read more