RYCE: Empire of Sand – first edition was available in 3 different editions:
The Fan Edition contains the complete material needed for playing.
The Collector’s Edition evaluates the fan edition with 31 handmade figures.
The Ryce Empire of Sand Collectors Edition consists of the same components as the Fan Edition. In the Collectors Edition however, 31 figures were replaced by handmade figures from Hobold’s Grotte.
|All 31 figures at a glance
The Mars bases of the nations. Here, new astronauts are trained and the resources are stored.
The action figures, with which the players decide for a certain action.
|The special units for the Earth and the Brotherhood, which can only belong to the one who has the most influence in the factions.
The Marsians who support the nation, which gives them the most water.
The Premium Edition contains the 31 handmade figures of the Collector’s Edition and uses 72 hand-made astronauts instead of 72 wooden astronauts. The Premium Edition is real handwork and a lot, so only 6 copies of it could be made.
Difference between Collector’s Edition and Fan Edition
The difference is in the 31 handmade figures. On the following Pictures on the left the material of the fan edition and on the right the material of the Collectors Edition can be seen.
Pictures of RYCE: Empire of Sand (Prototype) on Essen Fair “Spiel” 2013
Videos from RYCE: Empire of Sand (Prototype) on Essen Fair “Spiel” 2013 (in german)
Pictures from the Production of RYCE: Empire of Sand – first edition