Leviathans: The Great War Kickstarter
Der neue Kickstarter von Catalyst Games ist online.
THE SKY CALLS, CAPTAIN
As war breaks out all over the world, it is not the men on the ground nor the fleets at sea that take center stage, but the mighty leviathans, massive flying battleships bristling with cannons. These vessels will define the outcome of every battle they soar into. Your job will be to take command of a fleet of these ships and lead your forces to victory over your opponents.
WELCOME TO THE BRIDGE
Leviathans: The Great War is a tactical miniatures game set in an alternate timeline where a groundbreaking discovery has led to the ability to make large objects float into the sky. After the Battle of Tsushima, where „flying ships“ turn the tide, the major powers of the world race to forge the titular leviathans: flying warships used to expand power and defeat enemies.
The original Leviathans game was released in 2012 to critical acclaim and was received by a dedicated fanbase who loved the beautiful miniatures, unique game mechanics and immersive world.
This Kickstarter will not only bring the game back but will greatly expand on the original, adding new abilities, ships and factions past what was put out in 2012, while advancing the timeline directly into the The Great War era.
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The world of Leviathans is epic in scope. The Manifest Destiny of the 1800s, combined with Old World power and elites, mixes with new technologies that dazzle the imagination as man uses his ingenuity to conquer science and the world.
Camilla Romano, Champion of Greater Italy
The art and fiction of Leviathans crafts a larger-than-life, alternate history image of clashing empires at the dawn of the technological age. Yet heroes still make the difference, whether in the palaces of far distant lands as political machinations bring a knife in the dark, or on the deck of a ship fighting for its life in a raging storm as hellfire from 12” gun batteries try to obliterate it from existence.
Captain Bellerose Travis
- Giant steel-cased ships smashing their way through the air over cities, mountains and foreign ports. Static lightning halos thrown off a ship’s electroid ballast tanks when conducting high-powered maneuvers. A broken-keeled ship hanging just for a moment at the edge of the clouds, blazing with fire and lightning, which slowly rolls over and then plummets toward the barren desert floor…
- The officers who must perfect three-dimensional naval warfare on ships that mount cutting edge 1910 technologies. The enlisted man who cuts his lanyard to dash across a pitching deck and rescue a comrade before he is lost over the side, the engineer who is almost as much a wizard as a tech.
Armored Skies is an anthology of fiction set directly before the start of The Great War. Featuring seminal alternate history authors Harry Turtledove, S.M. Stirling, William H. Keith, Jr. and others. You can grab that fiction right now, flying into the skies as the Kickstarter soars!
For more information on the universe visit https://monstersinthesky.com/
Also come visit us at the Leviathans Discord.
- Leviathans is a tabletop miniatures game that uses the innovative modular dice system of color-coded dice and easy-to-read physical record-keeping cards that allow for quick and easy play while retaining the depth of strategy that will encourage repeat play.
- Each game centers around moving our pre-painted miniatures across a hex board, trying to out-maneuver your opponent. Players will fire various weapons at each other’s ships until either an objective is completed or the enemy falls from the sky.
- Leviathans prides itself as a game that is easy-to-learn, while having a large amount of tactics and replayability.
- Pre-Painted and Pre-assembled
- All the miniatures will come pre-painted and pre-assembled. Some of the boxes shown have gray miniatures but they are mockups only. All ships will be fully colored.
Italian Cruiser, Russian Battleship
The current shipping conditions of the world make it impossible to give accurate cost estimates. Not when we’re shipping more than a year from now.
Instead, we can say that we have already opened a test hub in Australia for shipping and selling items locally, and are near signing a deal for a European hub where products can be shipped and distributed directly. All of which will cut down on shipping costs. And we’ll continue to partner with companies, as appropriate, to find new and innovate ways to deliver in a world where shipping is challenging and unpredictable.
Regardless, over-sized items (such as the neoprene matts) will always be more expensive to ship.
Once we are much closer to fulfillment, full cost estimates will be provided. Thank you so much for your patience and support during this time.
Quelle: Leviathans: The Great War