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The Kingdom of Valeria is expanding to the fiery peaks of volcanoes and the cold ridges of glacial mountains! Valeria: Card Kingdoms – Flames & Frost brings in a whole new set of Citizens, Monsters, Domains, and Dukes that you can play stand-alone using components from the base game, or mix with card stacks from the base game for all new experiences.

Daily Magic Games announces an expansion for Valeria: Card KingdomsFlames & Frost.  This expansion features the powerful “Wild” icon, which players can use to gain any resource–Gold, Strength, or Magic.  Additionally, the “Banish” concept is introduced, allowing players to remove cards fro the game, such as monsters just killed by their opponents.

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Valeria: Card Kingdoms is a fast-paced card and dice game in which players slay monsters, recruit citizens, and expand their domains.  The game is for 1-5 players ages 14+ and plays in 30-45 minutes.  This project is set to fund on November 4, 2016.  For more information and to support this Kickstarter project, visit its page here.

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The Guardian recently produced an article detailing the financial history of Kickstarter in Britain, stating that Kickstarter has just reached the 100-million-pound mark.  Further statistics revealed:

  • more than 1.2 million individual backers
  • 20,651 individual projects
  • an average of £53.80 per pledge
  • 8,181 successful projects that met funding
  • 12,000 unsuccessful projects
  • Games alone account for more than a quarter of the total pledge amount
  • The recent Dark Souls board game is the most backed project in Kickstarter’s British history bringing in the amount of £4 million

Kickstarter in Britain still has a long way to go to catch of to American Kickstarter projects, which have totaled $2 billion as of 2016.

For more information, you can read the entire article here.

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Cool Mini Or Not has released the following press release concerning its acquisition of new capital funds that will propel the company forward.  The official press release is as follows:

CMON Limited announced today that it has successfully secured US$5.3 million for its Series A Financing Round, in order to continue meteoric growth in the tabletop games space.

Specializing in premium games marrying high quality components and miniatures with great game design, CMON has published several award winning titles including smash hits like ZombicideArcadia Quest and Blood Rage.

CMON pioneered the use of crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter to generate funding while creating demand for its games. With over US$20 million funded via Kickstarter thus far, CMON is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.

“CMON’s goal is to create great games,” says Chern Ann Ng, CEO of CMON. “This capital gives us the ability to expand quickly by bringing in more talent, acquire established titles from other publishers, as well as pursuing licenses that have mass market appeal.”

Further financial terms of this deal have not been disclosed.

For more information on this funding news for CMON, visit their website here.