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Published on February 3rd, 2017 | by Nicole Jekich


Fund It Friday! February 3rd

Hello friends and gamers! I only picked out a couple campaigns for today because I had a LOT of nice things to say. Enjoy these Fund It Friday picks that have some of the best art style on Kickstarter right now too:

By Order of the Queen:

One of my most anticipated games for 2017 is By Order of the Queen, the follow-up game to JunKing by Junk Spirit Games. This game is a cooperative, RPG-lite card game of fighting off attackers, complete quests and fulfill orders from the Queen. Each player represents a guild looking to recruit heroes to take up arms (and fancy weapons!) to defend the kingdom and its people. By Order of the Queen features an explosion of Justin Hillgrove’s whimsical characters with the most diverse cast of heroes I’ve ever seen. My choice of heroes include a tree-stump creature and old lady adventurer with a cane and club to name just a few. I loved JunKing as an easy to learn, highly thematic game and By Order of the Queen looks to continue the tradition with a more epic and cooperative adventure.


Heroes of Land, Air & Sea:

Gamelyn Games blew me away with this game! Heroes of Land, Air & Sea is a fantasy faction game of exploration, expansion, exploitation and extermination, otherwise known as a 4X game; but instead of tiny cardboard chits and flat boring colored maps, this 4X game is exploding with color and cartoon fantasy themes and components. The units are unique 3D character minis that are organized into factions of orcs, humans, elves or dwarves. Each faction has three different vehicles for the different terrain and each faction has stacktable, expandable towers both of which are 3D cardboard-crafted minis. Heroes of Land, Air and Sea also promises a more compact, 2 hour experience of a 4X game making it more accessible to those that don’t want to burn a whole day just for a 4X game.




JUST A FEW HOURS left on this Kickstarter for one handmade Eldritch scroll perfect as a prop for your Cthulhu roleplaying campaign or as a beautifully framed piece of fantasy horror artwork. As part of Kickstarters #Make100 goal to its audience of creators, SkeletonKey Games decided to create 100 Cthulhu-esque scrolls that are individually weathered, hand painted and feature a few design variations. I love the use of symbols, the aged look and shadowy Cthulhu tentacles creeping from the top of the page. There are still 43 copies left but just a day remaining on the campaign!

I hope you enjoyed this list of tabletop games and products that we are currently obsessing over on Kickstarter. If you have a Kickstarter you think we should cover, please let us know in the comments or contact us on Facebook and Twitter. Please consider supporting or sharing these campaigns with friends to help these games meet their goal. We’ll be back with another Kickstarter article next week!


About the Author

Nicole Jekich

came from humble beginnings as a Boise suburbanite with a love of Cranium and Trivial Pursuit. She attended an open board game day three years ago and is now an avid gamer and fantasy artist. Her interests are primarily in Dungeons & Dragons, dice placement and Roman-themed tabletop games. Nicole is also a fan of playing games that let her release her inner barbarian. Her favorite game currently is Far Space Foundry.

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