Now on Kickstarter from Artana Games, Tesla vs. Edison: Powering Up!

April 28, 2016 - 9:59pm
tesla 2 Tesla vs. Edison: War of the Currents was a successfully funded Kickstarter from last year and played up the history of electricity through an economic game with some mild route building added in.  You would take on the role of the greats like Tesla or Edison as you tried to expand you power supplying empire through research, patenting and selling new technology, and influencing the public's perception of either AC or DC current.  Tesla vs. Edison: Powering Up seeks to expand on the game and make it even better with several new modules you can add into the game and even the option to get a custom wood insert from The Broken Token to organize you game.  The different modules are;
  • Build a headquarters - you can develop your own custom lab, works, office, and studio which will give you special abilities and bonus points
  • A 6th inventor to choose from, Madam C. J. Walker, which also expands the player count to 6
  • Eight female luminaries with more possible in stretch goals
  • Event cards - these historical events allow you new opportunities, but can also just bring bad news
  • New propaganda cards
  • and, Two AI decks to bottom out the player count to 1 or just add more difficulty in 2+ player games
hq mats tesla All in all if you are a fan of the original, these expansion modules should make the game that much better for you.  The campaign is already funded and into stretch goals so you can head on over to the Kickstarter page to check it out and pledge for your own copy, you can even add on a reprinted copy of the original game.