Factions of Sol

A project in Evanston, IL by Mark IV Games

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Maneuver through the solar system, explore distant worlds, and lead your faction to glory in this fast-paced, asymmetric strategy game.
Backers: 420
Average Pledge Per Backer: $83

Funded: $34,753 of $18,000
Dates: Sep 13th -> Oct 13th (30 days)
Project By: Mark IV Games
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Latest News

Factions of Sol: A New Board Game Designed by NU Grads

October 27th - via: northbynorthwestern.com
What started as a design competition eventually resulted in the conception of what would eventually be called Factions of Sol, a sci-fi strategy game about different factions maneuvering literally and figuratively throughout the solar system in order to seize control of a tech magnate’s inheritance and ultimately win the game. (Read More)

24 HOURS LEFT for Factions of Sol!! 🚀🚀

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's the day!! In less than 24 hours, the Factions of Sol Kickstarter campaign will be over! We’re so proud of everything we’ve accomplished as a community these last few weeks, and now it’s time for the final push. We have less than 24... (Read More)

Upgraded Cards Unlocked! Plus, We’re on Tabletopia!

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We hit our fourth stretch goal! Every copy of Factions of Sol will now have upgraded cards with a beautiful linen finish! We’re so excited to have reached this milestone in our last few days on Kickstarter. We also have another surprise... (Read More)

NEW ADD-ON: 3D Planet stands! (Plus, only two days left to pledge!)

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
As we get into the final hours of our campaign, we wanted to do something special as a thank you for making Factions of Sol happen. So, we’re announcing a brand new add-on, our 3D PLANET STANDS! The Planet Stand add-on takes the planets and lifts... (Read More)

ONE WEEK LEFT! Plus, a NEW shiny box!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Three down, four to go!! Thank you for all your help getting us to this milestone in our campaign! With this goal unlocked, every Factions of Sol game box will come with a textured linen finish, and the box will be highlighted with a foil stamp to... (Read More)

The Reviews are in! See What Your Favorite Creators are Saying About Factions of Sol!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our favorite parts about making Factions of Sol was being able to get our game into the hands of some of our favorite board game creators. And now, you can see what they thought of it! Be sure to check out our incredible collaborators if... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked! Game Donations Doubled!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Less than a week in and we've officially hit our second stretch goal! Thank you all so much for your continued support!  So what exactly is our second stretch goal? The Scenario Book contains extra ways to play Factions of Sol, so you'll never run... (Read More)

Passion project Factions of Sol funded on Kickstarter in under 8 hours

September 16th - via: gamingtrend.com
From Mark IV Games, a group of six college students, Factions of Sol is an asymmetric euro-style game with a unique move system! Players control one of eight factions and traverse the solar system exploring planets, moving goods, and completing objectives. (Read More)


September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! With the first 24 hours of our campaign done, we are thrilled to say that we have raised well over our funding goal and now JUST HIT OUR FIRST STRETCH GOAL!!!! None of this would have been possible without you all, our incredible backers, so... (Read More)


September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Factions of Sol FULLY FUNDED in under 8 hours! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible support you've shown us, and Factions of Sol today. We started this game together in the basement of our college dorm, and today you helped to... (Read More)


September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We're halfway to our goal!! Thank you all so much for your support– we are well on our way to being fully funded! We never expected to reach the 50% mark less than 90 minutes in. The outpouring of support from the community has left us speechless.... (Read More)

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