In the not-as-far-off-as-it-seems-like-it-should-be year of 2050, the ice caps have melted. Resources are getting scarce, and the civilizations that are left are fighting over the resources. That's where we find ourselves in War of Civilizations, a new strategy board game that's up on Kickstarter now.
From the campaign:
The campaign's just up and over its funding goal with 37 days left to go.