Axes and Acres Patch 1.05

Patch 1.05 is live on Steam! It features a ton of balance tweaks and quality of life reworks, as well as a big leaderboard update and a second major end-game win condition in the Castle! Go forth and spread your buildings far and wide, and bask in the grandeur of your kingdom.

A mighty kingdom with you as king (or queen :) ).
A mighty kingdom with you as king (or queen 🙂 ).

Balance Changes:
-Chopped trees give 3 wood (from 2)
-Barbarians don’t walk on bridges at all
-Castle reworked:
-Gives 1VP/Worker die on construction
-Royalty VP face gives 1VP/5 player buildings
-Town hall card now gives 1VP/7 resources (from 1VP/6)
-Farms give 6/5/4/3 food, and are depleted at 3 rather than 2 (still gives 1 wood)
-Hunter’s Hut card “Move 2” -> “Move 5”
-Hunter’s Hut Spawn Rabbit ability now spawns a Rabbit within 3-4 spaces of a Hunter’s Hut (previously within 6-8 of a Home space)
-Killing Barbarian Spawners now gives 1VP
-Have a Church VPs: 4->5
-Have 2 Woodsmen VPs: 4->5
-Have 2 Masons VPs: 6->7
-Have 5 Roads VPs: 5->6
-Have 3 Farms: 7 -> Have 2 Farms: 5
-Fountain reworked:
-Added new ability to reroll “action objective” with Crusade face
-Fixed issue with Lumberyard Card (“Work then set to Gather”) rerolling die on board
-Reworked first phase scaling to cap out at 18 points (from 17)

Bugs/Quality of Life
-Added “Current BGG Update” link to Main Menu
-Added save corruption support
-High scores separated into two tables (“Current” and “All Time”)
-Rank updates on both tables when you win or lose, but “All Time” rank will never go down
-Top players page will show your global ranking
-Fixed a bug where quit popup would open multiple times if ESC was pressed again
-“Learn 0/3” text disabled if you’re past rank 1
-Fixed a bug where barbarian spawners would crash the game if there was no room to make a new one

As always, thank you so much for your help and support. Special thanks to Allan, Kenbutsu and K-Rez for awesome balance feedback, and to Gutsman and doiron5 on the Steam forums for submitting bug reports.

Leave a comment below or shoot me an email at braingoodgames@gmail.com with your thoughts and feedback. I’d love to hear it! Onwards and upwards!

Minos Strategos is LIVE on Steam!!

Grab your copy here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/577490

So excited to hear what you guys think of this one. As always, thank you so much for the support.

More cards and modes to come, and by all means join us for the launch event tonight at 6PM EST!

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You are the legendary Minos Strategos (general of the ancient city of Minos)! Command the defenders of the temple by harnessing the power of specific battle formations to push back the Minotaur hordes. Minos Strategos is a quick single-player strategy game with a focus on elegance and clarity.

Announcing the Draft-Mode Minos Strategos Launch Event!!

Tomorrow we’ll be unveiling a brand-new “Draft” mode (a-la the Hearthstone arena) for Minos Strategos.

So Friday, January 27th (tomorrow, launch day) at 6PM EST we’ll be doing a 1 hour race to see who can achieve the highest rank in the brand new “draft” mode! You can win a BGG Steam key of their choice (with potential for hidden bonus prizes). There will be at least one bonus prize for streamers who don’t want to compete in the race!

Hope to see you all there/then!!

Entrants should hop on the discord (link below) near the starting time to indicate they wanna participate!

https://discord.gg/JAgWamK

Confirmed streamers include Esty and Vivafringe!

https://www.twitch.tv/vivafringe
https://www.twitch.tv/esty8nine

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Minos Strategos Launches Jan 27

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Our latest single-player strategy game Minos Strategos launches next Friday, January 27th. Check it out and add it to your wishlist here:

http://store.steampowered.com/app/577490

If you’re a YouTuber, Twitch streamer or other type of video game content creator, contact us at braingoodgames (at) gmail.com to get a beta prerelease key.

As always, thank you all so much for your continued support!

You are the legendary Minos Strategos (general of the ancient city of Minos)! Command the defenders of the temple by harnessing the power of specific battle formations to push back the Minotaur hordes. Minos Strategos is a quick single-player strategy game with a focus on elegance and clarity.

The BrainGoodGames Collection is Here!

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Ta-da! The @BrainGoodGames Complete Bundle, featuring all three of our titles! 10% off that stacks with the 40% off Militia sale! In other news, Militia has just been updated with Keyboard/Controller support so you can now get your single player strategy fix all the way back on the couch.

You can grab the bundle here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/421260/

or Militia here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/421260/

Many thanks to all of our players, this time in the form of a loyalty discount! Keep on keepin’ on!