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on: August 03, 2021, 06:46:04 PM
Apparently an "extended reveal" is coming a week from today, courtesy of CA and PSC (who are the ones making it).  The Kickstarter campaign will be launched end of the year or early next year. 


https://www.wargamer.com/rome-total-war-board-game/reveal



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Reply #1 on: August 03, 2021, 07:56:16 PM
Apparently an "extended reveal" is coming a week from today, courtesy of CA and PSC (who are the ones making it).  The Kickstarter campaign will be launched end of the year or early next year. 


https://www.wargamer.com/rome-total-war-board-game/reveal

Hmm not sure how this will translate to a board game but I might be in it just for the minis that I'm sure will come with the game :)



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Reply #2 on: August 03, 2021, 08:37:09 PM
I'm afraid to click that link.

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Reply #3 on: August 04, 2021, 12:25:40 AM
Given the source, caution is indeed warranted.  But perhaps that's not what you're really worried about.  :P 


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Reply #4 on: August 04, 2021, 09:28:26 AM
No you got it - that's it!

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Reply #5 on: August 04, 2021, 08:35:12 PM
I am not so convinced TW transfers well to a board game. However, it will be interesting to see how the address the turn-based strategic map and RTS battles.



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Reply #6 on: August 05, 2021, 09:35:48 AM
Would have been more interesting to me if they tried out Shogun first but oh well.

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Reply #7 on: August 06, 2021, 01:18:33 AM
I am not so convinced TW transfers well to a board game. However, it will be interesting to see how the address the turn-based strategic map and RTS battles.

I'm skeptical as well.  Still curious, though. 




Would have been more interesting to me if they tried out Shogun first but oh well.

I agree, Shogun would've been a better choice. 

However, a Shogun TW boardgame isn't going to do nearly as well, especially going the Kickstarter route.  Given all the love Rome gets -- both the setting and the first Total War game -- it practically guarantees the necessary money will be raised. 



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Reply #8 on: August 06, 2021, 09:18:27 AM
^True. But we're niche weirdos, are we not?

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Reply #9 on: August 06, 2021, 09:36:52 AM
We are indeed.  8) 


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Reply #10 on: August 06, 2021, 01:24:24 PM
 :rockon:

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Reply #11 on: August 14, 2021, 05:37:46 PM
I am curious to see how they're going to translate everything in a TW game to a tabletop experience that won't require 3 acres of table space.

I also know that the damn thing will probably cost at least $300, and I therefore won't be buying it.  :2funny:



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Reply #12 on: August 15, 2021, 01:57:23 PM
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Reply #13 on: August 15, 2021, 08:04:16 PM
 8)

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