Two new releases from the spanish publisher Looping Games!
1942 USS Yorktown & 1987 Channel Tunnel join 1906 San Francisco, 1911 Amundsen vs Scott and 1920 Wall Street in the 1900 series.
This 1900 serie brings different historic events from the 20th century. All of them offer a very different gaming experience to enlarge the collection.
All the games share the same design points:
- Historic theme perfectly integrated.
- Easy learning rules but challenging games.
- Small format box: 18.5 x 11.5 cm (7.3 x 4.5 inches).
For the first time this historic line available in Kickstarter for foreign players
On the stage of the Pacific battle there was a concrete confrontation that marked a milestone in history: the American aircraft carrier USS Yorktown against the Japanese aircraft carrier IJN Shōhō. It is said that it was the first naval battle where the ships never saw each other and they faced each other launching airplanes to locate their enemy and bomb them.
In this cooperative 1-4 player game designed by Esteban Fernandez, you will take on the role of American pilots taking off from the USS Yorktown to try to locate and sink the Shōhō as you fight the planes it throws at you. Time will be your main enemy, as the game will be played against the clock and there won’t be time to prepare big strategies or for the dreaded “leader effect”.
For centuries the relationship between Great Britain and France has been marked by wars and rivalries, but also by mutual alliances. Both societies have a markedly different concept of Europe, but a strong commercial relationship allowed them to work together towards a common goal: the construction of the Channel Tunnel.
Put yourself in command of a team of builders from Britain or France to unite the two countries under the sea! In this competitive 2-player game designed by Sheila Santos and Israel Cendrero, you must lead your team of workers, develop technology and seek funding to get the tunnel-boring machine (TBM) to the centre point in this epic engineering feat.
Looping Games is a small Spanish publishing house with 3 years of trajectory. We have always relied on national crowdfunding campaigns but this is the first time we do in Kickstarter.
In spite of the good reviews and reception that our games have had, Looping Games does not have a large distribution outside Spain. Our games have only been available to a very limited extent and we have received many emails from players from all over the world interested in them.
We wanted to create this Kickstarter campaign to provide an opportunity for all foreign players and fans to get the titles from our collection.
THE GAMES WILL BE SENT WITHIN 2 MONTHS OF THE END OF THE CAMPAIGN!
New releases "1987 Channel Tunnel" & "1942 USS Yorktwon" are currently in production in Fabryka Kart (Poland) and should arrive at our warehouse in mid October. So during October and November all the shipments should be done.
About the Shipping Cost: We have studied carefully all the international shipping costs and finally we have included a small discount for ALL shipping.
Regarding customs: All shipments within the European Union are customs free. For countries outside the EU, games will be shipped in small packages and should not get hit with customs or import fees. In case you have any incident with the game in customs, please contact us and we will take care of the extra costs.
ATENTION! ALL PLEDGES ARE LIMITED!
We are offering our available stock in the warehouse and games currently in production. We don´t want to delay shipments in case demanded games are greater than our stock and we would have to print them again.
During the campaign held in Verkami (spanish crowdfunding platform) some stretch goals were unlocked and are already included in the games.
It was 2013 when designer Perepau Llistosella and the artist Pedro Soto gather to publish "1911 Amundsen vs Scott" under the Looping Games logo. This tremendous success made that Víctor Cerrato and César Cisneros join the company with the aim of making Looping Games grow publishing more and better games. That´s how "Topoum" (2016) was born receiving all the main boardgame spanish industry prizes. After that arrived "1920 Wall Street" (2017) also reveiving some prizes, "Password Express" (2017) our first party game, "1906 San Francisco" (2018), "Streaming" (2018) and the spanish licenses of "Isle of Trains" by Greater than Games and "Fantasy Realms" by Wizkids.
Risks and challenges
Although it is our first Kickstarter it is not our first crowdfunding campaign. In the last years we have succeed in 4 campaigns in the spanish platform Verkami.
"1911 Amundsen vs Scott" (2013) was one of the first boardgame campaigns in Spain. "Topoum" (2016) became one of the top 5 campaigns in this platform. Then came "1920 Wall Street" (2017) and now, in 2019, the two games that we present here.
Our campaigns are highly appreciate among bakers because of the continuous updates informing about the status of the project and many other industry stories.
Our plan is to do all the shipments by the end of November. Games will be send to bakers before standard distribution with the exception of baker shops and sales in the Essen SPIEL'19 at the end of October.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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