Area 1851 and Done!
We're delighted to announce that Area 1851 has not only begun shipping to you, our fine backers, but is also now completely sent! All copies, from the US... Read more
Area 1851 at Essen 2015 - an experience 164 years in the making!
Don't forget, we're at Essen 2015 and will have a handful of copies of the game for folks to check out who are at the show! While this isn't the... Read more
Collect your Area 1851 at Essen 2015!
The games are on the way, and we'll be posting them out to our fine backers once we get them in the warehouse. However, if you're heading to Spiel 2015... Read more
The Advance Copy Arrives!
So, it'll still be a little while before we actually get all of your copies in the warehouse to ship out, but the factory that's making Area 1851 for us... Read more
48 hours to finalize your address!
Hey there everyone - just a quick reminder that we need to make sure your addresses are up to date. You should have received a message stating that you have... Read more
Update Your Addresses!
Hey everyone! Excellent news - we have heard from the manufacturers that Area 1851 will be leaving their factory in the very near future, so we would like to ask... Read more
Latest News: Assembly!
Latest news - the pieces that we showed off a couple of updates ago (which were being produced by a separate factory) have been received by the printers as of... Read more
Gen Con's Coming!
Hey there everyone! Just a quick note to say that we'll be at Gen Con, and designer Justin Blaske will be there too. He'll be bringing along his advance prototype... Read more
Piece by Piece
Hey folks! You may recall that we mentioned the pieces that you'll be getting in your Area 1851 game? Well, it struck us that we didn't actually show you the... Read more
One Step Closer!
Hey everyone! A quick update to let you know that we're moving ever closer - the printed components for the game are now complete. The other game elements are also... Read more
Backers one and all, we're delighted to announce that Area 1851 is on the presses! We've had word that all the printed parts of the game are being printed up... Read more
Rahdo Ran Through Area 1851!
Hello dear backers! A quick update for those of you who haven't seen it yet; Rahdo has done one of his fantastic Run Throughs on Area 1851 and you can... Read more
Hey everyone - just checking in with our fine Area 1851 backers! We're still waiting on word from Rahdo (see our previous update if you missed out on what's happening... Read more
Latest News from the West
A double header of messages this time around, first of all from us here at Game Salute.
We are, at this point, pretty sure that we're not going to make... Read more
Progress! And Dice!
Hey there everyone!
We hope that you're new year has started off great and that you were able to have a wonderful time playing games and spending time with family... Read more
A Message From Justin!
There are two things. Firstly, I just want to thank everybody for their support again and let them know that I'm just as antsy as they are for the game... Read more
Prepped To Push Go!
Hey there backers! Hope all is good with you!
Time for another update on Area 1851. You'll notice that we're still officially at the Creation phase of the game, but... Read more
Checks All Done - Next Stop: Proofing
Hey there everyone! Just a quick note to say hi and let you know what's going on in the Area 1851 universe!
At this point, pre-production is complete. We're done... Read more
Files Checked - Now Time For More Checking!
Howdy backers! Michael here with the latest on Area 1851.
At this time, we're in the pre-press stage - in other words, waiting on the factory to review the files... Read more
Come See Us At GenCon!
Hey there Cowboys and Cowgirls!
Just a quick update to say hello to you all and let you know two things:
First of all, we're still working hard on the... Read more
Surveys Beaming Down!
As you're all (hopefully) aware, the surveys are out! Please try and fill them out as quickly as possible and get the details back to us - it's always... Read more
Area 1851 - Moseyin' Along
Greetings pardners! Dan from Game Salute here.
Again, just a quick update to let you know that work continues on Justin's fantastic game. We're working hard on making sure every... Read more
Area 1851 Settlin' Continues
Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
I hope everyone is enjoying your cookouts and gatherings with family and friends.
Area 1851 creation is movin' right along so we're just checkin' in to... Read more
Area 1851 - Welcome to Town!
Dan Yarrington here with the latest on Area 1851. As the asset creation continues for Area 1851, we thought we'd show you around town, courtesy of the... Read more
Gotta Catch 'Em All!
We're working away on Area 1851 in the Game Salute laboratory, getting all of our ducks in a row to make the game a reality. This thrilling part... Read more
Campaign Done... Now Let's Make This!
Hello there, Area 1851 backers!
First of all, I'd like to thank you for your support in not only hitting the funding target for the game but also exceeding it... Read more
The Final Push!
Ten hours left on the clock! That's all the time that remains to hit our last stretch goal, the final Feat Card!
We have smashed through the first three Feats... Read more
The Latest Unlocks...
Hey all! Michael here to show off our latest bounties. In the past couple of days we've shot down three of them...
We've got plenty of time and a few... Read more
Another card into the pile! Whitewash for all!
We are that close to hitting the next modification too... soon we'll have Sturdy Stands for all! Next stop... Mind Bonding!
A Thousand Words
Sometimes an image is all you need! Scoring Saucers for all! Now let's try and hit those next stretch goal cards!
Modernist Futurism, or Futuristic Modernism.
So, we've successfully smashed through the Modern and Futuristic card stretch goals! Fancy a closer look? Well, here you go:
So, our next goal? Those superb spaceship scorers as seen... Read more
An Interview with Ian Stone!
I got to speak with Ian Stone, the writer who's been working with designer Justin Blaske to flesh out the world of Area 1851. We had a bit of back... Read more
Règles en Français!
Bonjour mes amis!
(And that's about as far as my understanding of French goes...)
Anyway! I am delighted to see the progress of the campaign so far, but there's something... Read more
Area 1851 - Quicklook with R Jay!
Ladies and Gentlemen, backers of all ages, it's time to present the much-desired Quicklook video which teaches you How To Play from our very own R Jay!
If you... Read more
Area 1851 - UNLOCKED! Have an extra card ;)
Hoorah and Hooray, It's A Wonderful Day - Area 1851 has HIT ITS FUNDING TARGET!
Thanks to each and every single one of you for helping us make Justin's game... Read more
1851-ify Your Phone!
Another quick update, this time just to let you know that if you'd like to make your smartphone a portable Area 1851 machine, you can do so using these... Read more
Twitter Stretch Goal - DOMINATED!
Ahhh, such a pleasure to report the unlocking of another extra! This time it's all down to you guys getting on with the Twitter goal - we hit our followers... Read more
Second Stretch Goal - DOWN!
Another day, another card unlocked for Area 1851! This time we're delighted to announce that we've surpassed the 50 Fans mark on the game's BGG page, so we're adding some... Read more
First Stretch Goal - HIT!
It may seem a bit odd managing to hit a stretch goal before we've hit our funding target, but that's precisely what's happened with Area 1851! Thanks to our backers... Read more
Morevatars? Nope, that doesn't sound quite right.
Anyway, you know that we love the art on Area 1851, and there's no better way to show it off than through the... Read more
Meet the Designer - Justin Blaske!
So, who is the person behind Area 1851? Well, that'd be Justin Blaske! And here he is:
Justin Blaske is a pretty average guy, exceptional (at least he thinks so)... Read more
Welcome to Area 1851!
Hi there folks! Michael from Game Salute here!
First of all, thank you for putting your power behind the mighty Area 1851, the greatest Cowboys and Indians (and Aliens!) game... Read more