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Answer the royal decree! Build Spires high - but not too high! - in this card game for 1-4 players by TC Petty III. Playable in ~25 min
Answer the royal decree! Build Spires high - but not too high! - in this card game for 1-4 players by TC Petty III. Playable in ~25 min
750 backers pledged $25,097 to help bring this project to life.

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The royal family has issued a decree to build spires across the land. Will you answer the call? Build spires and compete in markets, but don't build higher than the royal palace!

A strategic card game with tons of replay value, Spires fits naturally in any collection, alongside such games as Parade, Arboretum, and more. Whether you play solo or with friends, you'll love the trick-taking, hand management, and set collection aspects of this beautiful game. 

Reasons Why You Should Become a Backer:

  • A Fantastic Game! - Players and reviewers agree 
  • Easy to Learn - Start playing in 5 minutes
  • Get it First - You will receive your game(s) before non-backers
  • Get it for Less - 25% off! (MSRP $20)
  • Stretch Goals - We're making sure your pledges make the game better
  • We Need You - Your pledge will make this game possible

This means no extra customs charges for EU, Australian, or Canadian backers. If you have questions, check the FAQ at the bottom of the page first, thanks!

 

 The Expansion Pack is only available through DELUXE pledge levels, of which there are several.

 

 To get an Add-on, increase your pledge by the appropriate dollar amount.

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When we reach our goal, we'll start unlocking stretch goals to give backers more with each copy! Each goal listed is for either the Base Game, which means it will be in all copies of Spires; or for the Deluxe Levels, which means it will be included in any Deluxe Level pledges.

 

 

 T.C. Petty III is an award winning game designer, having been honored with an Ion Award for best strategy game for Xenon Profiteer in 2014. T.C. also holds the distinguished position of "designer of one of Nevermore's favorite games" thanks to his awesome game, Viva Java: The Coffee Game: The Dice Game. When he's not designing games, T.C. is on the State of Games podcast, volunteers with the UnPub program, and is a croupier at a casino.

We are Nevermore Games, a games publisher from Richmond, Virginia. We are no strangers to Kickstarter, having successfully funded Dark Dealings, Chicken Caesar, and Mars Needs Mechanics through the help of so many awesome backers. We love strategy and replay value in the games we play, so we strive to publish games that embody those things as well. We've been wanting to make a game with award winning designer, TC Petty III, for years. Finally, with your help, we can do just that! We hope to meet each and every backer at a convention or demo one day!

 

                  

 

Risks and challenges

Publishing games is a complicated process, but we have learned a lot during the three successful campaigns we've run so far and we're applying what we've learned to eliminate mistakes and disappointments. We've delivered every game we've funded and we're looking forward to delivering Spires as well!

We are super excited to be working with designer TC Petty III and artist Bryan Fischer on this project. This isn't either of their first rodeos and we are confident that their work will be your joy. 90% of the artwork is already finalized, which is one of the many steps we're taking to minimize the time between the end of the campaign and the beginning of printing. We will be working hard to meet our projected delivery schedule.

We promise to be transparent in our process and communication. We will update you often and with as much information as we can. We'd love to share in this process with all of you and will strive to do that to the best of our abilities!

Thank you for your support!

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    Pledge US$ 15 or more About US$ 15

    SPIRES x1

    ONE Copy of Spires and all met base stretch goals.

    Shipping: US $4, Canada $9, World $14

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    Pledge US$ 20 or more About US$ 20

    DELUXE SPIRES x1

    ONE Copy of Spires + Expansion Pack + all met base stretch goals + all met deluxe stretch goals!

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    Pledge US$ 38 or more About US$ 38

    DELUXE SPIRES x2

    TWO Copies of Spires + TWO Expansion Packs + all met base stretch goals + all met deluxe stretch goals!

    Shipping: US $7, Canada $12, World $17

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    Pledge US$ 57 or more About US$ 57

    DELUXE SPIRES x3

    THREE Copies of Spires + THREE Expansion Packs + all met base stretch goals + all met deluxe stretch goals!

    Shipping: US $9, Canada $15, World $20

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    Pledge US$ 114 or more About US$ 114

    DELUXE SPIRES x6

    SIX Copies of Spires + SIX Expansion Packs + all met base stretch goals + all met deluxe stretch goals!

    Shipping: US $18, Canada $24, World $30

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    Pledge US$ 70 or more About US$ 70

    DELUXE SPIRES + Box Side (Short)

    ONE Copy of Spires + Expansion Pack + all met base stretch goals + all met deluxe stretch goals! AND you get your story prompt idea painted on a short bottom box side on EVERY copy of Spires. This includes your name! See update #8 for details.

    Shipping: US $4, Canada $9, World $14

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    Pledge US$ 90 or more About US$ 90

    DELUXE SPIRES + Box Side (Long)

    ONE Copy of Spires + Expansion Pack + all met base stretch goals + all met deluxe stretch goals! AND you get your story prompt idea painted on a long bottom box side on EVERY copy of Spires. This includes your name! See update #8 for details.

    Shipping: US $4, Canada $9, World $14

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    Reward no longer available 2 backers
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