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Grey Gnome Games presents the award winning game of bluffing, bidding, and building a post apocalyptic settlement!
455 backers pledged $21,801 to help bring this project to life.

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Siege of Sunfall is a Post-Apocalyptic game inspired by the art direction and style of Ralph Bakshi's cult classic cartoon Wizards. In Siege of Sunfall you will control a patchwork settlement in the wastelands as you and other players work together, and against each other, to survive siege after siege of raiders. Hire mercenaries, forage for food, train your troops, till the fields, or blow everyone up with an atomic bomb! What else could you ask for?

Siege of Sunfall was designed by Jonathan Bouthilet and received first place in the Gamer's Remorse Killer Design Challenge. The hook of the contest was to design a fun game that used the often hated mechanic of player elimination. Wait! Don't leave! You are only ever eliminated from a single round, and it is likely (very likely) that this will happen at least once to each player. Futhermore, being eliminated from a round is certainly not a game changer. This subtle, and effective use of the mechanic, adds an intense level of tension, and in the end is what pushed it into first place in the contest!

To capture the spirit of Ralph Bakshi's Wizards we hired Derek Bacon to handle the artwork. His style is a perfect match. While it is not a clone of the art we saw nearly 40 years ago, it does hint at the playful, yet dark, nature of the theme.

Why Pledge Now?

Award Winning Gameplay! Siege of Sunfall was the winner of the Gamer's Remorse Killer Design Challenge and has since been reviewed and loved by critics and players alike!

MEGA Discounts! By backing Siege of Sunfall you will get your copy at a deep discount. The MSRP for Siege of Sunfall will be $35, plus you are getting a $8 shipping credit (Free Shipping within the U.S.). That means that by pledging now, you will save more than 28%.  

Exclusive Content! Content part of the BLACK PACK will NEVER hit retail shelves!

Stretch Goals! By backing Siege of Sunfall you will actually alter the outcome of the final game. The more we raise, the more that can be approved or added.

Backers First! We have made it a priority in the past, and will continue to in the future, to ship games to backers before we open up sales to the public. It is only fair that those that helped make the game happen get their copies first!

UNLOCKED! 2 Barricade Cards

UNLOCKED! 2 Market Cards

UNLOCKED! 300 GSM Ivory Core Cards

UNLOCKED! 400 GSM Ivory Core Mats & Screen

UNLOCKED! Linen Finish!

UNLOCKED! Larger Player Mats!

UNLOCKED! Custom Meeples!

In Siege of Sunfall (SoS) you are in control of a small settlement after the nuclear apocalypse. The world is much different and full of mutants and strange creatures, but you and your people are doing their best to survive. However, groups of raiders would love nothing more than to slip on in, and take by force, what you have worked so hard to build. 

Raiders are a common threat to all players, so you all must sacrifice troops for the greater good. The trick is to send enough to deal with the raiders, but still retain enough to last the siege (round). You may all also hold troops back at the beginning of each round to work in the fields for more resources (Victory Points) or to train them to make them advanced troops of three different types. This is a risk, but the rewards are high.  

  • You will use Blind Bidding when sending troops out to deal with threats. 
  • You will Press-Your-Luck whenever you hold your troops back at the beginning of a round. 
  • You will use worker-placement when you place troops in your settlement to advance them or work them in the fields. 
  • You will also have to use Deduction, Memory, and a lot of Bluffing during the course of the game!

PRINT it! PLAY it! and then BACK It!

(Click on the image above to download the Rules and PnP Files!)

 * Limited Exclusive indicates that this item will only be available via this Kickstarter. However, leftover copies will be used for promotional purposes like swag at conventions and online giveaways. They will not go to retail.

Customize your pledge by adding any of the listed items to your pledge. Simply add the dollar amount, next to each item below, to your pledge amount*. You can make changes to an existing pledge by clicking on the "Manage Your Pledge" button above. We will send out detailed surveys after funding to gather the info needed to customize your pledge. Enjoy! Worldwide shipping included!

* Only backers who have pledged at the Settler level ($29) or higher may purchase add-ons.

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The more units we manufacture, the lower the price per unit will be. This savings will allow us to offer you an increasingly awesome product!

The cost of shipping Siege of Sunfall is factored into the pledge levels for U.S. Backers. I wanted to explain the shipping costs to everyone, so that you can see exactly where the numbers come from. The chart below shows the dollar amount added to your pledge depending on where you live and the shipping credit that is applied at each level. Whatever the cost is to ship within the U.S. becomes a credit that is applied to Canadian, EU, and International shipping. Example: It costs $8 to ship one copy of the game within the U.S. and it costs $16 to ship the same package to Canada, so $8 is taken off the cost for Canadian Backers, thus you would only have to pay $8 for shipping instead of the full $16 if you live in Canada.

Our Amazing Playtesters

Chris Leder, Gary Dahl, J.T. Smith, Tavis Parker, Andy Clark, Jamie Vrbsky, Dustin Oakley, Aaron Gresham, Matt Worden, Joel Hobbs, Ivan Thompson, Chris Burton, Nathan Thompson, John Paulson, John Engelbrekt, Zac Waldera, Jeff Smith,  Tim Lloyd, and Ana & Abby Glover.

Risks and challenges

Our goal is to make a quality product and we understand the challenges of doing so. To meet those challenges, we will remain in continuous contact with both our manufacturers and backers. An informed backer is a happy backer.

If challenges arise, we will approach them head-on. Sometimes an issue can cause a delay, and while delays are typically avoided, producing the best product is always our end goal. Again, open communication with our backers is key.

All fulfillment will be done in-house via the use of USPS. We have our quotes from manufacturers in hand and all artwork is close to complete.

We also have experience with Kickstarter, having run 9 successful campaigns. We feel that this experience gives us a good advantage if and when any issues arise.

All of our previous projects have been shipped to backers with the exception of Virgin Seas, which is not due until summer 2016 and is on schedule with manufacturing.

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