Paris (France) – January 18, 2018
Announcing THE ART OF TOKAIDO Kickstarter campaign
After having released a PDF file of THE ART OF TOKAIDO to the backers of the first Tokaido Collector’s edition campaign, we received so many demands for a physical edition of the book that we decided to create this campaign to help this project to come to life.
A great collaboration
Antoine Bauza (Tokaido designer) and Naïade (Tokaido illustrator) worked with Funforge to make THE ART OF TOKAIDO as interesting as possible. Therefore, the book includes unseen sketches by Naïade and unpublished texts presenting Tokaido and its peaceful atmosphere.
Gathered in a single work for the very first time, all of the original graphical creations and all of the illustrations that make the singular universe of Tokaido. With THE ART OF TOKAIDO, you will slip behind the scenes of the creation of the cards, the characters, the expansions, and even the video game. Also discover the “rejects” of Tokaido, all those ideas that never progressed beyond a rough state, but just as easily could have walked the magical road along the East Sea.
The mockup pictures below show you an overview of the physical version. If you love beautiful books, you will be rewarded here 🙂 All Tokaido fans, Japan fans and books lovers will travel through 240 pages of exclusive content.
The art book presents the WHOLE Tokaido™ product line:
–Tokaido (original edition of the game),
–Crossroads (1st expansion),
–Matsuri (2nd expansion),
–Tokaido Collector’s Edition (Kickstarter),
-Tokaido Digital (iOS AppStore, Google Play, Steam),
–Tokaido 5th anniversary edition (new regular edition of the game).
With your support
The digital artbook is already far greater and documented than originally thought, and it would be even better with this edition. At first, we just wanted Tokaido to have its own background book and now there will probably be a physical edition, thanks to this Kickstarter campaign. Be sure not to miss it! 🙂
– The physical copy will be ENGLISH ONLY but Funforge will also provide a French pdf file for the French speaking readers (no other languages are part of this campaign).
– There will be several STRETCH GOALS (to discover on Monday). Stay tuned and spread the word if you want to hold the art book in your hands 🙂
Created in 2008, Funforge is a privately held company with office located in Paris – France, which publishes and distributes fun and beautiful card and board games for a wide audience, with great replayability. Since its creation, Funforge became a recognized publisher in the boardgame industry, being distributed worldwide (France, US & North America, Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, Scandinavian countries, Russia, Japan, China…).
The publishing of the Tokaido™ product line and its 350,000 units sold worldwide (at the present day) achieved to establish Funforge as one of the world’s leading boardgame publisher. The quality of its products and the prestige of internationally renown authors gave the publisher several prices in jury and international press.
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