FAQ: Successors
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What language editions Successors will be available in?

English, Spanish, French and Czech. If there will be at least 150 Polish backers, there will be Polish edition, too.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

Are there any Kickstarter exclusives?

Yes, there are two:

  1. The Usurper’s Ring worth 8 GBP (10 USD, 9 EUR). It’s a fine art quality metal ring, inspired by Alexander’s the Great royal ring. It will be worn by the player with Usurper status, showing who is the closest to inherit Alexander’s legacy.

  2. The Heliopolis “Taker of Cities” siege engine miniature – an earlybird and Kickstarter Exclusive for all who back our project within first 48 hours. The “Taker of Cities” is worth 8 GBP (10 USD, 9 EUR) and later on will be available as an add-on that not only replaces the Helopolis TYCHE card counter in Sucessors but also Carthaginian Siege Train Counter in Hannibal & Hamilcar!

Last updated: August 26, 2019 08:42

Are there any freebies and/or earlybirds?

Yes, there are two:

  1. The Heliopolis “Taker of Cities” siege engine miniature – an earlybird and Kickstarter Exclusive

  2. An aforesaid Usurper’s Ring – a freebie and a Kickstarter Exclusive.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 08:42

Can I pledge for 1 GBP and later on upgrade my project on BacerKit?

You can, but backing the project now with the higher amount will definitely help to fund the game and enable you to get it with fancy stretch goals.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

Do graphic materials depict actual game components?

Graphic materials show computer graphic visualizations and handmade prototypes of the game. The final products may vary from the ones in photos and graphics. Naturally, the quality of final product will be much, much higher.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

What is this “BackerKit” or "Pledge Manager”? What Pledge Manager do you use?

www.backerkit.com For our first time backers, BackerKit is a platform that takes care of organizing all the data related to campaign’s backers. It keeps track of shipping details, preferences, quantities, pledge levels and many other aspects of the crowdfunding campaign in order to simplify fulfillment after a successful campaign. For you it means that you will be able to manage your pledge after the campaign itself has ended.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

How long will it take to actually receive the game?

Our goal is to produce Successors within 300 days of reaching our funding goal. Kickstarter backers will have their copies delivered no later than October 2020.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

What is your refund policy?

We refund the pledge with a penalty of 15 % fees that we are obliged to pay (Kickstarter, Stripe / PayPal and BackerKit fees).

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

How do I calculate shipping cost? How and when do I pay it?

You will be asked to pay the shipping cost in Pledge Manager after the campaign. The estimated shipping cost is: USA £15 to most states, £30 to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Canada £20. EU £12 to most countries (Poland - free). Other European countries £15 - £30. Asia £30, Australia £25, New Zealand £25, Oceania £35, Latin America £35, Africa £35.

You can multiply the chosen Pledge to get significant savings on shipping costs. For example: the cost of shipping to most EU countries will be £12 for a single game and £16-18 for 2-4 games, if shipped to the same address. Call your friends and save around £25 on shipping!

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

How will the shipping look like?

The games will be shipped from the EU using FedEx air freight, so the delivery date will be close to the production date. Phalanx will be responsible for shipping ONLY the English edition of the game (and Polish, if there will be at least 150 backers). Ediciones MasQueOca, Asyncron Games, Fox in the Box will be responsible for delivering Spanish, French and Czech edition, respectively.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

My game/pledge is missing something! What do I do?!

To file a complaint, please contact us via the following email customercare@phalanxgames.co.uk. If your edition is other than English, you should contact customer care departments of appropriate game distributor – Ediciones MasQueOca, Asyncron Games, Fox in the Box.

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

Will there be a solo mode?

No. There were and still are not enough Successors for that ;)

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

What are game elements dimensions? What are the cards sizes?

A 840 x 560 mm thick cardboard game board with exclusive linen finish.

59 oversized TYCHE cards – 320 g professional cardstock, 120 x 80 mm

404 thick cardboard game counters with exclusive linen finish

Last updated: August 26, 2019 07:20

What's with this Hannibal & Hamilcar upgrade pack from the 80 GBP pledge?

If you want to get Successors and if you already own an English edition of Hannibal & Hamilcar and would like to refurbrish the latter with a bigger box, rewritten rulebooks and a new set of dice, then the upgrade pack is the thing you are looking for. :)

Last updated: August 27, 2019 09:55

I pledged 80 or 130 GBP and would like to get a non-English edition of H&H as an add-on, but it isn't there. What should I do?

You have to edit your pledge and change it to Successors pledge (65 GBP) and then choose Hannibal & Hamilcar as an add-on. Hannibal & Hamilcar is available as an add-on in three language versions: English, French and Spanish. There’s no Czech version, unfortunately.

Last updated: August 27, 2019 03:42

Where is German edition of Successors?

If some German publisher shows up eager to publish the game in German, we will inform you about it in the official update right away. However, we cannot exclude the possibility that if there will be many German backers, we will publish the German edition ourselves. Currently, it is a very open issue, yet if something crystallizes, we’ll let you know :)

Last updated: August 27, 2019 10:58

It would be great to get just the H&H new rulebook. Will it be available separately?

A new rewritten rulebook will be available to download in pdf separately.

Last updated: August 28, 2019 01:24

When and what time does the magic 48 hours earlybird window end?

It has been prolonged it for the next 24 hours, thanks to your magnificent support! :D The new deadline is Thursday, August 29, 14.00 GMT.

Last updated: August 28, 2019 08:22

Why don't you put names of the Generals and other figures on its bases?

That would be pointless, because names would be obscured by the colorful rings that indicate which player is playing which generals, etc.

Last updated: August 28, 2019 05:16

Where is Italian edition of Successors?

Well, if some Italian publisher shows up, willing to publish the game in Italian, then it will be there. However, if there will be enough Italian backers who fund the project, we may produce the Italian version ourselves (see the case of German and Polish editions - it IS feasible!). All you need to do is gather up and back the project! Spread the word and Successors may be translated into the language of Dante and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola! :D

Last updated: August 28, 2019 08:16

I really enjoy reading Eric's historical background texts and would love if they were compiled and included in the game. Is it possible?

We are thinking about it. Our final decision would depend on the amount of texts Eric is going to write in total.

Last updated: August 28, 2019 08:52

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