May 2020 Newsletter

We are entering the final stretch before the next Kickstarter! The card artwork is done and we only have a few improvements to make for the graphical design plus some work on the new Kickstarter page. I estimate we will launch sometime in late summer. I want to wait until everything is nearly ready before I announce a definitive date though. Full Solo Variant The solo variant I’ve been testing turned out to be better Read more…

April 2020 Newsletter

There is still a lot happening with Galactic Era! Poll: Tutorial Solo Mode I am considering making a solo tutorial mode for the game. It will not be as challenging as playing against other players, but it should be useful in learning the rules though. You can cast your vote or comment on this idea here on BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2413196/poll-tutorial-solo-mode Second PBF Demo Game Since many are at home during this time, I am offering a Read more…

Poll: Tutorial Solo Mode?

I’m considering making a tutorial solo mode for Galactic Era, that is a 1-player variant mainly for the purpose of learning the rules. It would not be as challenging or as interesting as the proper multi-player game though. You can post your opinion on this here in the comments or answer this poll on BGG.

Play Galactic Era This Weekend (April 18/19) on TTS!

I’m hosting plays of Galactic Era this weekend (April 18/19, 2020) on TTS! This means playing online using the “Tabletop Simulator” (downloadable from Steam). https://store.steampowered.com/a…/286160/Tabletop_Simulator/ Play starts either 9am EST/15:00 CET or 2pm EST/20:00 CET. Anybody interested in playing please leave a comment with your preferred day (Sat/Sun) and time. Maximum 4 players each session. Please read the rules or watch the rules video beforehand. Send me an email or leave a comment on on Read more…

March 2020 Newsletter

We are still continuing to improve the game! Homeworld Miniature Logan, our 3D-modeler, has also made a miniature which will replace the homeworld cylinder. It shows a small planet. The six half-spheres around the bottom represent the six population a homeworld counts as. It can be stacked on top of population disc miniatures. Artwork Progress Here is another of the most recently finished images by Diego, which is for the Exploration domination card. It depicts Read more…

February 2020 Newsletter

We are continuing to improve the game! Population Disc Model I hired a 3D-modeler, Logan, to make a miniature which will replace the wooden discs for the population. It’s a small scifi-city (from the Density card image, see December newsletter). The miniatures are the same size as the discs and are also stackable. I have decided there will also be another miniature for the home worlds! So the ships and all the population discs/home worlds Read more…