A project in Waimes, Belgium by Fabulist Factory

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Build your Artefact and prove its worth in the Arena !
Backers: 460
Average Pledge Per Backer: €143

Funded: €66,000 of €40,000
Dates: Jun 10th -> Jul 1st (21 days)
Project By: Fabulist Factory
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Latest News

Thank you

July 1st - via:
Dear Artefactors, The campaign has just ended, and it is a very significant moment in my life. Carrying Artefacts has not always been easy. You can imagine that sticking to the project for 9 years, with an unfortunate Kickstarter in 2021, could have... (Read More)

Stretch goal : Modular player board

July 1st - via:
Dear Artefactors, You did it again! Thanks to your incredible support and unwavering passion, we have reached the long-awaited final stretch goal. This milestone now allows us to create modular player boards, perfectly tailored to your table and the... (Read More)

Stretch goal : Technologies last pack

July 1st - via:
Dear Artefacteurs, You have unlocked the latest technology pack, bringing the project to 55 unique Technologies! Needless to say, the customization possibilities for your Artefact will be incredible! Let’s unlock the ultimate stretch goal... (Read More)

Stretch goal : Laser Barriers

June 30th - via:
Dear Artefactors, Laser barriers are now available in your game box! These new structures, constructible by the Terraformer, introduce a fresh strategic dimension. A laser barrier allows only the Artefact of the same color to pass through, as well as... (Read More)


June 30th - via:
Dear Artefactors, We are now just 24 hours away from the end of our Kickstarter campaign, and I am thrilled to see new enthusiasts joining our project every day! I would like to take this opportunity to address some frequently asked questions and... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked : Crevice tokens

June 30th - via:
Dear Artefactors, The campaign is gaining momentum, and stretch goals are being unlocked one after another! Your game now includes crevasses that block movement but do not hinder the line of sight. Here are the upcoming stretch goals:   In addition... (Read More)

Stretch goal Unlocked

June 29th - via:
Dear Artefactors, You have unlocked the second technology pack (bringing our total to 51 technologies, including the Nanorobots you invented). Here are the next stretch goals to unlock: As mentioned previously, crevasses are now the next stretch... (Read More)


June 29th - via:
What an incredible adventure we've experienced together, dear Artefacteurs! With only 48 hours left until the end of our campaign, I am filled with immense gratitude and enthusiasm. Your unwavering support has not only exceeded our expectations and... (Read More)


June 29th - via:
Amahau sensed the presence of Octavio Suarez behind him."Did you find anything interesting?" asked the Artefacteur in an even tone, without turning around."Enough to be useful to you. Von Stumm-Halberg's strategy has refined over his tournaments,... (Read More)

The new technology created by the community!

June 28th - via:
Dear Artefactors, Thank you to everyone who took the time to invent a new technology. Many ideas are already included in the project (which is satisfying because it means Artefacts is meeting the community's gaming desires). However, one idea hadn't... (Read More)


June 28th - via:
An enthusiastic discussion ensued about the remote-triggering of the turrets, which was much less random than the delayed mechanism used until then. After much hesitation, Friedrich decided on a beacon and a turret. While the clerk was preparing the... (Read More)

Your name in the box. (Surp...)

June 27th - via:
Dear Artefactors, I am sincerely touched by the trust and support each of you has shown for the Artefacts project. Thanks to you, we have unlocked another stretch goal, and you will find two glass stones in your boxes to replace the wooden tokens... (Read More)


June 27th - via:
Laboratory Notebook of Friedrich von Stumm-HalbergThe Hague, Thursday, May 25, 1899 The weather forecasts have just been released for the ranking matches: the battle will start under temperate conditions, with a sudden shift to polar climate in the... (Read More)

Surp... Gamebook!

June 26th - via:
Dear Artefactors, As the saying goes, all good things come in threes—here’s a new surprise for you! We are excited to offer something truly unique, something I believe has never been done in a board game before. As a child, I was enchanted by the... (Read More)

the love of detail

June 25th - via:
Dear Artefactors, Before the excitement of the campaign's end, I wanted to share with you some essential elements of Artefacts that are especially dear to me. Today's topic concerns the details. As a musician and composer, I have learned the... (Read More)

Better shipping rates!

June 24th - via:
Dear Artefactors,We have just received a new quote for the shipping costs of your games, and it's good news as all the rates have noticeably decreased! Please note that this is still an estimate, and the pledge with 53 minis is not included in this... (Read More)


June 24th - via:
- What brings you here? inquired the astrologer.- The same as everyone else, I imagine. The last preparation phase will begin on Saturday at 2 PM. I'd like to know if I can benefit from a favorable configuration.- Of course. Let's see, May 20th,... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal and Translation Update

June 23rd - via:
Dear Artefactors, We are pleased to announce that the first stretch goals have been unlocked! 5 new technologies now enrich your game (and I can tell you that 2 more packs of 5 technologies each can hopefully be unlocked soon). But Artefacts is not... (Read More)

Surprise Surprise Surp... Okay I'll stop using that title!

June 21st - via:
Dear Artefactors, I am still recovering from last night's event, full of emotions, and I think it's time to move forward so that Artefacts can reach its full potential and we can unlock all the ideas in reserve. To start, I have decided to express my... (Read More)


June 21st - via:
A few minutes passed in silence, broken only by the clinking of tools handled by the Geomancer's expert hands. Then he pushed aside the articulated arm holding the geomantic card, hung his work on a wooden suspension adorned with a glass globe, and... (Read More)


June 20th - via:
Dear Artefactors, You did it. When the Kickstarter counter reached 100%, I had an emotional shock like never before. I was so stunned that it was difficult for me to respond to the many people who congratulated the birth of Artefacts. Because yes,... (Read More)


June 20th - via:
-     "I don't understand how what you call the 'hologram' works," Louisa timidly ventured.-     "The hologram is an exact copy of your Machine, except it's just a three-dimensional image, so your opponents can't tell which one is real and... (Read More)


June 19th - via:
Laboratory Notebook of Friedrich von Stumm-HalbergThe Hague, Monday, May 22, 1899 I made some good deals at the essential merchant's shop. I found needles at a modest price. My frugality always pushes me to prioritize the items on the stall rather... (Read More)

More time!

June 18th - via:
Dear Artefacteurs, A little update to inform you that following several discussions with people interested in the game, the desire was expressed to extend the campaign until the end of the month. After contacting Kickstarter, a 7-day extension was... (Read More)


June 18th - via:
I received your diagrams today and thank you for sending them, as well as for the trust you have shown me in doing so. Allow me to point out a few strategic errors, likely due to your lack of experience.Having an Artefact with five cannons capable of... (Read More)

Surprise Suprise

June 17th - via:
Dear Artefactors, Three-quarters of the journey is complete. You cannot imagine what this means to me and the emotions I feel. None of this would be possible without each of you. I receive many messages of encouragement and support, and I must say... (Read More)

Ballistic installation

June 16th - via:
- It's so much more tactical than before!- Yes, it completely changes the dynamics of combat, doesn't it?- It's incredible! And you say it works how?- The projectiles are now guided by radio waves, allowing for unprecedented trajectories, with... (Read More)


June 15th - via:
- Earth and wind?- Uh… Gaseous earthquake!- Yes. Earth and fire?- Hmm… blazing… eruption?- No, no, no, no! You’re not trying, Vilhelmi! You understand nothing about physics!Tiitus was waving his arms in his tawny dressing gown. With his wild... (Read More)


June 14th - via:
Dear Artefactors, We have received numerous requests for translating the game into languages other than English and French. We would like to remind you that the game itself contains absolutely no text, except for the rulebook. However, as a Social... (Read More)


June 14th - via:
Louisa froze as she heard footsteps approaching the office. The flickering candlelight must have been filtering under the door, and she was about to be discovered. Seeing the handle lower, she could already imagine having to explain to the steward,... (Read More)


June 13th - via:
Dear Artefacteurs, The community is growing every day, and I thank each of you for your support! I wanted to talk about the arena and what you will find inside. The empty board will be filled with different structures: First, the walls.To do this, we... (Read More)


June 13th - via:
Letter from Amahau, Artefactor of the House of the Bull, to the young apprentice Friedrich von Stumm-Halberg Dear Friedrich, I am happy to see that you are progressing, even if it must seem very slow to you. The Fortifier is undoubtedly the most... (Read More)

Midway Point

June 12th - via:
Dear Artefactors, Thank you for being here and supporting the project! (I know I’ve said it before, and I warn you now that it won’t be the last time). We’re halfway through the project's timeline after two days of the campaign. For me, this... (Read More)


June 12th - via:
- So, a replacement cable… the electrical plans… the key… the vial of grease… oh no, it's empty! Shekib? Shekib?- Yes, my dear?-We're out of grease. Are you going to the bazaar today?-Yes, I'm going anyway. We're also out of rice, so I'll get... (Read More)


June 11th - via:
Dear Artefactors, Thank you to each of you for your encouragement and support for Artefacts! It is not easy for a new publisher to stand out today, and it is the words of players that I believe can make the difference. So, don't hesitate to talk... (Read More)


June 11th - via:
Laboratory Notebook of Friedrich von Stumm-HalbergNeunkirchen, Wednesday, March 4, 1891 I did it! I finally found the solution to my artefact's overheating problem. I replaced the tungsten carbide in the architectonic with a double wall of tungsten,... (Read More)

The Quest for a Dream

June 10th - via:
Dear Artefactors, I am Franck Bovet, the designer and publisher of the Artefacts project, to which I have dedicated several years of my life. What you see today through the Kickstarter campaign is the result of countless hours spent sculpting and... (Read More)

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