Res Publica 2230 AD

Mage Company has launched their new project on Kickstarter:

Recently MAGE Company added to its game line Reiner Knizia's Res Publica, but this time as Res Publica 2230 AD. In this version, Res Publica travels in the future, where races migrate through Space searching for new areas in which to settle. Intensive trading brings together strong Races, encourages new settlements and promotes the development of civilization. A space themed card game for 3-5 players by Reiner Knizia.

Each turn is divided in three different phases: Trade, Display and Draw cards. Each player at his turn can make a trade offer and each player in turn responds in kind. Using the cards through trading and drawing players work to acquire five identical race cards in order to build a Space Station (which increases the number of cards you can draw each turn) or five identical technology cards in order to build a City (which gives Victory Points).  A variant play has been created in this game where each player, owns a planet divided in four different missions. If a mission is accomplished, more Victory Points are added to the sum and if a player completes all missions game ends.

The game will be released at Essen Spiel this October. Link:

Res Publica has been funded in the first day. Thank you all for your support. We already prepare the production so the game will be available in just 2 months and we will release the game in Essen Spiel where we the first Tournament will take place. Additional information for the tournament will be announced at the beginning of September. The final art of the game has been completed and the rules are available below:

Theme: Space
Type: Card Game
Mechanics: Set Collection & Trading
Players: 3-5
Time: 40-60 min. play
Language Independent
Basic Pledge Level: $20
Essen Pick Up available
Retail Pack: Available. At $100 you collect 10 copies but we will have to verify you are a store. The game will be delivered in 2 months.

More options are available through our campaign since we include more of our games like: Hoyuk (tile placement euro game), Raid & Trade (post apocalyptic board game), 12 Realms (fantasy, adventure miniature game) and its expansion Ancestors Legacy.


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