Boardgames in Blighty Kickstarter News -No Honor Among Thieves is LIVE! and it’s EU friendly
The folks at Carpe Omnis Games have launched their new game project, No Honor Among Thieves on Kickstarter.
Yes, I admit it, I do love take that games and as the title suggests, players will certainly get their chance to stick it to other players, all in good fun of course.
From the project…
No Honor Among Thieves is a competitive/cooperative game for three to five players in which each player assembles a crew of thieves and sets out to see who can steal the most wealth from the rich and powerful of a fantasy city. Working alone is difficult, but working together leaves you open to treachery by your so-called allies–or gives you the chance to betray them, and take it all for yourself. An unspoken code of honor exists among the thieves of this city, but that won’t last past the first betrayal, and once that uneasy trust is gone the game becomes more dangerous as players tap into abilities that they couldn’t use while the thieves’ code of honor was still intact.
I suspect that there will be a lot of growns as well as laughs as you move from early alliances and cooperation to making use of your crew’s abilities to take best advantage and stab your mates in the back.
A card-based game with a fantasy setting, here is a pic of the components –
The price looks competitive for sure as does the EU friendly shipping (British Gamers take note!)
So, please have a look at this project if you like sneaky, “take that” type games here. They’ve already started well and you may just want to jump on board.
Boardgames in Blighty Crowdfunding News- Attention German-speaking Gamers, HappyShops have launched their Spieleschmiede campaign for Luchador! including a German Kit!
Luchador! will be coming to the German market. Of course I am just a little bit excited!
English translation from the project –
Together with the game developer, we want the revised second edition of Luchador! with a German translation kit equip. We will take care of the translation and production of the German materials. The kit will, in addition to the rule of the game, the special and normal Luchadorkarten and the strength-scoring cards of the wrestlers (which of course retain their original names) be included.
Find the project here.
Boardgames in Blighty Kickstarter News – War of the Nine Realms is live!
For a while, I thought that Vikings were the new Zombies in board games on kickstarter. It seems to have died down somewhat, which is a good thing for Wotan Games who have come along with a down and dirty skirmish game called War of the 9 Realms.
This game, like others, has the Viking Gods fighting it out.
From the project page –
The Mighty Clash of the Norse Realms, meeting in a final epic fight for total supremacy of all the Nine Realms.
A modular tile based skirmish game steeped in Norse Mythology, where the Realms pit their finest against each other in a bid to claim total victory. Each realm is comprised of unique characters from Norse lore with wondrous abilities, and a choice of Heroic or Epic play styles which allow you to choose between raw power, or tactical advantage, as you immerse yourself into a battle of fabled proportion.
The different sides of the Realm cards give you two unique sets of Characters to compete with. The Heroic version is more straight forward in the abilities but harder hitting, the Epic version adds lots of additional abilities and lore based content. Both are balanced to be able to compete Heroic Realm against Heroic Realm or Heroic versus Epic.
Ok friends, if you dig Vikings and God Level combat in a skirmish game that looks flexible enough to give you lots of replay value, have a look at this project here
as it just may be what you are looking for.
Boardgames in Blighty Kickstarter News – Havoc Card Game: A revolutionary RPG deck-builder experience is LIVE!
It is interesting to see how far deck-building games have come since Dominion. Here is another step on the evolutionary trail with a game that makes a big claim…
From the project…
Havoc is a new type of RPG card game that introduces many never-before-seen mechanics and play-styles in a fantasy deck-building game!
Havoc Card Game is an RPG card game, developed by Intense Gaming Logic LLC, that revolves around the story between a Hero and a Villain. One player plays as the Hero, and the other plays as the Villain. Each have their own unique mechanics and rule sets. Battle as the Villain with your arsenal of Hexes, Traps, and Minions or as the Hero with your armory of Attacks, Supplies and Equipment.
Sounds pretty interesting and my hunch is the peeps at Intense Gaming Logic LLC may very well do nicely in raising the needed funds to be published.
Check out the project which ticks all of the boxes you will want to get the full story here…
Boardgames in Blighty Kickstarter News – Tabletop Games on Kickstarter from 2014 to 2016: A Must-See Infographic for Project Creators
The awesome folk at Casual Game Insider have done their research about board games on Kickstarter and created a very interesting Infographic. I think that Kickstarter project owners will find this very useful.
This infographic is Copyright © 2016 Casual Game Revolution. Posted here with permission.
Boardgames in Blighty Kickstarter News – Casual Game Insider – Tabletop Gaming Magazine (5th Year)
American friends! Another year means its time for another Kickstarter for Casual Game Insider Magazine.
From the project –
There’s nothing better than gathering around a table to play a great game. But when you’re not gaming, the next best thing is reading about the games you love and the community that surrounds them.
If you love gaming, dive into Casual Game Insider to find out all that we have to offer. We specialise in light, fun reading that is *almost* as good as the games you love to play. From reviews and interviews to trade show coverage and game design tips, you’re sure to find interesting and informative content in every quarterly issue. Plus, our professional design and photography will give you plenty of eye candy to catch the attention of your friends — perfect for drawing them into gaming!
Casual Game Insider now reaches 2,100 game stores, hundreds of Barnes & Noble stores, and several digital newsstands. With your help, we’ll be able to expand our reach into hundreds of Books-A-Million stores to spread the love of gaming even further!
Boardgames in Blighty Kickstarter News – Hat-Trick – card-driven football (soccer) sim for 2 players
Do you like football (soccer)? Are you caught up in the drama of Euro 2016? Are you despairing because your team has been knocked out and need a diversion?
Well, look no further!
Hat-Trick – card-driven football (soccer) sim for 2 players is on Kickstarter. This project offers an expansion for those who already own the game or if you are new to Hat-Trick, there is a pledge level for the base game and the new expansion!
From the project…
Hat-Trick is a strategy board game for football lovers. Use 44 player skills to recreate any team in the world or manage 1 of the 24 in-game teams. It is a card-driven simulation that convincingly recreates a 90-minute football match. All match events like passes, dribbling, fouls, penalties, free kicks, etc., are there, building a unique narrative each time you play.
The Player’s expansion takes this concept even further, with 22 player types and 44 skills to customise your team any way you see fit. Use different team budgets to sign players and see them in action.
I have to say as a footy fan that I would be interested in this one if I had the spare cash.
You can find the Hat-Trick Kickstarter project here.
You may also want to check out the Hat-Trick website here