The previous empire may be gone, but a new one is being built. In After the Empire, players are looking to build and fortify their new castles, recruit refugees and bring their valuable skills to their budding kingdoms, and protect their people against raiders. In the end, the most successful new civilization will be the winner. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
From the campaign:
After the Empire is a tower defense and worker placement game for 2-4 players. In After the Empire, you'll be recruiting refugees, gathering resources and fortifying your defenses in order to prepare for assault after assault of invaders seeking to sack your castle and take its riches.
The campaign's around 2x funded with 21 days left to go.