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Founding Fathers Upgrade Kit

Update your Founding Fathers base game to the latest and greatest!
This is the Founding Fathers UPGRADE KIT that some of you have requested. If you ordered the base game before January 25, 2015* this updates your cards, mats and rules to reflect improvements made since the original publication.

Includes 36 cards, 3 player mats and a full rules booklet.

Prominent changes:
-State Admission Issues are now the responsibility of the State department rather than the President.
-The requirements for certain early States are corrected.
-The Financial Panic and Bank of the USA Issues have improved instructions.
-Setup changes to help the first Washington administration
-Improved rules examples
-Scenario additions
-Rules clarifications

The quote above from Hans van der Drift describes the version of the game that includes these updates.

*If you're not sure your set needs upgrading, check any Era A State Admission card. The up to date versions make them the responsibility of the State Department.

Note that there is no box or bag for this small kit.

Of course this kit is not usable without a copy of the Founding Fathers [] base game.

For more information see the Founding Fathers FAQ: Yahoo! Groups []


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Why buy this?

Excellent, excellent game. Had an absolute blast. We were totally invested. You have created a sandbox that allows me to be a politician. Some played like Frank Underwood, others like LBJ.

  • Voting, politics and negotiation
  • Card-based gameplay
  • Historical accuracy and immersive detail




Average Rating 3 reviews
Publish Date May 04, 2015
Edition First
Department Board Games
Genre Historic
Theme Politics
Setting Past
Audience Hardcore Gamer
Primary Mechanic Strategy
If You Like Diplomacy
More Info Founding Fathers Upgrade Kit web site

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  • This game does not come in a box.


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