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Subject: KS cancelled? rss

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Tim Pavey
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Any explanation?
 
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Jerry
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Negotiator wrote:
Any explanation?


They didn't feel like it would fund so pulled the plug to tinker and reboot.
 
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Trueflight Silverwing
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The last update pretty much answered your question. They will be back with some things tinkered and adjusted. It happens to a lot of games that aren't picking up the momentum that the designers think they should.

On the positive note, the last couple campaigns that I have been watching that this happened to have come back much improved for the second campaign so everyone wins in the end.
 
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Jeffrey Secrest
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I check KS for new board games on a regular basis and the first I saw of Skyways was with only 8 days left in the campaign! Not sure why it was flying under my radar or if the lack of visibility is why it struggled and failed to fund? I'll be keeping an eye out for the reboot!
 
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Jeffrey Secrest
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Although the visual appeal of the game components is above average (especially the capitals) I can't help but compare it to the classic board game 'Manhattan'. The buildings of Skyways are supposed to be super-uber skyscrapers of the future and yet the finished Manhattan buildings are much more impressive especially after the window recesses are filled in with a metallic paint pen. Perhaps they'll up the ante on components for a reboot?
 
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