FAQ: Core Worlds: Empires + Nemesis
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Will there be a Pledge Manager?

Yes, we will be using BackerKit as our Pledge Manager.

Last updated: February 10, 2021 18:19

Will you be accepting late pledges?

Yes, but please keep in mind that the cost of “Core Worlds: Empires” and “Core Worlds: Nemesis” will be higher after the Kickstarter campaign.

Last updated: February 10, 2021 18:53

Will the new games be available later via retail venues?

Yes, but please keep in mind that the MSRP of “Core Worlds: Empires” and “Core Worlds: Nemesis” will be higher after the Kickstarter campaign.

Last updated: February 10, 2021 18:53

Does the shipping cost to countries in the European Union include VAT?

Our two main games, “Core Worlds: Empires” and “Core Worlds: Nemesis,” as well as the “Dungeon Adventure Packs” Add-on, will ship from Germany to our European backers and should therefore cover your local taxes and fees in the European Union.

All other Add-ons ship only from the US, so they will incur extra shipping charges, as well as local taxes and fees, if they are ordered from European backers both inside and outside of the European Union.

Last updated: February 11, 2021 03:27

If I live in the UK or another European country, can I choose to have everything, including the main packages and Add-ons, shipped from the US to avoid paying two separate shipping fees?

Yes, in this case please pledge the normal amount for now, and then contact us here on KS or by email at aparks@quixoticgames.com when you fill out the Pledge Manager so we can work out the details and so you can receive a refund for the extra shipping costs.

Of course, please keep in mind that you will have to pay your local taxes and fees on everything shipped from the US.

Last updated: February 11, 2021 04:52

Can I order the Core Worlds Mega Bundle or any of the other Add-ons as pledges by themselves?

No, the Add-ons are only available if you back one of the main packages.

Last updated: February 10, 2021 18:53

What is the breakdown of card quantities and sizes in all of the various Core Worlds games?

Here is a breakdown of the cards in all the sets:

“Core Worlds” base game: 210 Cards (2.5” X 3.5”)

“Core Worlds: Galactic Orders” expansion: 93 Cards (2.5” X 3.5”)

“Core Worlds: Revolution” expansion: 97 Cards (2.5” X 3.5”)

“Core Worlds: Nemesis” solo expansion: 64 Cards (2.5” X 3.5”) [+ 30 Promo Cards (2.5” X 3.5”) = 94 Cards if 2nd Stretch Goal unlocked]

“Core Worlds: Empires”:

• 179 Cards (1.5” X 2.5”) [+ 6 Extra Cards (1.5” X 2.5”) = 185 Cards if 1st Stretch Goal Unlocked]

• 45 Solo Cards (2.5” X 3.5”)

Grand Total [assuming both Stretch Goals are unlocked]:

• 539 Cards (2.5” X 3.5”)

• 185 Cards (1.5” X 2.5”)

Please note that some of the Standard Size Cards get replaced by other cards in later sets, so you’ll have a few extra sleeves if you decide to chuck the old versions. :-)

Last updated: February 10, 2021 18:46

Does "Core Worlds: Empires" include deck-building mechanisms?

Yes, it does include some deck-building mechanisms, although its core mechanism is worker placement.

Last updated: February 10, 2021 18:46

Shipping Updates
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Current Estimated Shipping Date: December 2021

Last Updated At: 03/01/21
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