A Sequel To Brass: Birmingham Officially in the Works

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Roxley Games has announced plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign for a sequel to its highly acclaimed board game, Brass: Birmingham, during the last quarter of 2024. The announcement, made by the company’s founder, Gavan Brown, on the Board Game Geek forums, confirmed that the development of the sequel is the company’s top priority for 2024. It follows the massive success of Brass: Birmingham, which became the highest-rated game on BoardGameGeek in February 2023, surpassing the once-untouchable Gloomhaven for the first spot.

The game focuses on the Industrial Revolution in England, with players competing as industrial magnates in the titular Birmingham during the 18th and 19th centuries. The sequel’s development was first hinted at by Brown in another BoardGameGeek forum post in December 2021.

Brass: Birmingham itself is a sequel to the 2007 board game Brass: Lancashire. Which, as of writing this article, still ranks in the top 20 games on BoardGameGeek. The Brass Industrial Revolution (Brass: Lancashire + Brass: Birmingham) Kickstarter campaign in 2017 was also a major success, drawing nearly 14,000 backers and raising over $1.27m.

Both previous games in the series are known for being tough and competitive, yet each plays very differently, so we can expect plenty of surprises in the new version, too. 

Suffice it to say we’re all pretty hyped but realistically, the game is still a ways away. Stay tuned here at BoarGamer for any news – we’ll be sure to have an update as soon as we hear something.