1740 Table Top Board Game (Canceled)
Raise your clan and raid your neighbor. Will yours be the clan with most cattle and lands? Be careful of the Watch and the King!
Who is Proving Ground Games?
Proving Ground Games is a game design and publication company based in central Ohio. We currently have one additional game in publication, Fields of Fire. Fields of Fire is an Origins Award winning historical miniatures game. You can find more information on our website.
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Risks and challenges
This is our second Kickstarter, and while we fulfilled our first one within 2 months of the projected date, we still experienced some issues.
1) We didn't plan for enough time or money for shipping the game from China.
We're addressing this issue by building in additional fulfillment time and funds. We had considered using a US-based company, but the only production company based in the US does not make meeples. We feel that using a reputable company in China would be faster and less fraught with obstacles than sourcing meeples and shipping them.
2) We were not as far along in the development process as we thought we were. This led to a very short timeline to do the layout and proofing.
95% of the layout work is done. We have some coloring of art to do, and some of the stretch goals are still in the pre-color drawing phase. We've added time to the production period to account for the bit of work that is left.
3) We were novices in preparing work for commercial printing.
Our images this time around are starting out at commercial print quality, which will greatly reduce production time.
In general, we're well prepared to produce in the time allotted. All of our work is produced by staff, so we aren't beholden to the whims of contractors. We've provided a cushion of 2 additional months to account for longer-than-usual delays in shipping, or customs, as well as any production issues that may arise.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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