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Fujian Trader

Thinking Past has just over a day left on their Fujian Trader Kickstarter campaign. They've not quite made it to their goal, but they're getting ever-closer. With one big, last push, they're hoping to make it to their goal.
A bit of editorializing: I loved playing this game. You can check out my review here. If you're a fan of games like Risk and Diplomacy and Settlers of Catan, I really think you'd love Fujian Trader. I'd love to be able to have this one in my gaming library someday, but that'll only happen with your help.

From the campaign:
Though it's raining here in Atlanta on this Friday the 13th, we're not letting it get us down. GAMA is next week, as well as AdeptiCon. So there's plenty to be looking forward to.

And, of course, there's gaming this weekend. For me, there'll be D&D. What do you have in store?

In this installment of Snippets, we have: More installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, Final Week and New Pledge Levels for Fujian Trader, Tabletop-Art Previews Upcoming 32mm Bases, New 10mm modular building range for DZC available from War Mage Games, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm February Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, New Maori Pa Terrain from Catalyst Creative, Legendary Metal Coins Now Live On Kickstarter, LaserCutCard Stacked Containers Plus Bundle Offer, New Dead Man's Hand 4Ground pre-painted buildings and accessories, and EZPainter Kickstarter updates and Rates news.

The Meeple Mechanic has another installment of The Fiver, where they talk with game designers about their projects up on Kickstarter. This time it's a twofer with Sari Gilbert and Robert Batchelor talking about Fujian Trader.


From the post:
Thinking Past has made a new, slightly more economical pledge level for their Fujian Trader game on Kickstarter. The new level is not only a little cheaper, but should also make shipping the game cheaper as well. So it's like you save twice.

Not sure about the game? Check out my review (here) to see what I thought.
(spoilers: I loved it)


From the campaign:
Thinking Past has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Fujian Trader. In the game, you play as a trading house in the seas around China. Look to gain as much influence you can before the mainland is invaded.
In case you missed it somehow, I did a review of the game here.


From the campaign:
I love Asian history. Growing up in the US, schools didn't really teach me much of what happened on basically an entire hemisphere of the planet. It wasn't until I started working on a history degree that I was finally able to take some Eastern Civ. classes.


The good people at Thinking Past sent me a prototype of their game to try out.
So grab your silk and rice and set sail for adventure. It's time for another TGN Review. This time, it's Fujian Trader.