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At the Gates - Kickstarter launched by Civ 5 designer Jon Shafer

Civilization V lead designer Jon Shafer has started a Kickstarter for his turn-based strategy game set during the fall of Rome titled At the Gates.

The project is asking for $40,000 in funding, and will - according to PCgamesN - "skew 4X turn based strategy games slightly," with a dynamic map, seasonal changes, an dwindling resources.

Players will control the Barbarian Hordes as they attempt to thwart and plunder the Romans.

The game has been in development for over a year, and the Kickstarter hoped to finishing the project which currently only a prototype.

More through the links.

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