Tag Archives: tabletop
April 5, 2018
Corey Wright and his Corvallis, Oregon game publishing company, Massif Games, launched a crowd-funding campaign for “Kartoffelkrieg” on Kickstarter. They are seeking to raise $19,000
USD for a game that uses real potatoes and miniature parts to simulate mechanized potato combat!
Kartoffelkrieg is a crazy looking 3-4 player game invented by Michael Craughwell, better know as Michaelcthulhu, a YouTuber who makes giant custom swords and hammers! During the game, players assume the roles of giant weaponized potatoes, and maneuver around the table, attacking and hiding from their components, while seeking to get “hit” points from destroying parts.
Game Mechanisms include take that, dice rolling, variable player powers, and other elements that make it much like a gateway, family-friendly war game!
Massif Games will use the money raised to pay for manufacturing, freight, and fulfillment costs, and hope to expand their operations to have a positive influence on the local economy.
Mar 30, 2018
Into the Black: Boarding Party, the space pirate “dungeon” crawl board game from our very own James J Campbell of I Will Never Grow Up Games has successfully funded on Kickstarter! Now the long journey to reality truly begins!
With the support of 426 Backers, just like you, we hit nearly 300% funded and 18 STRETCH GOALS unlocked! WOW!
Unlocked : Card stock and linen finish upgrade, Player board upgrade, 4 additional (KS Promo) player boards, Custom Shaped Meeples, Standees, Coop scenario “Infestation”, Spot UV Box art, Alternate Bridge tile (KS promo), 2 Expansion add-ons, Increased event card size, plastic insert, More loot cards, and More event cards!
I would like to thank everyone for your generous support and all of the positive comments! It means the world to all of us here at I Will Never Grow Up Games!
We will be contacting those who have pledge for the special pledge levels that require names, pictures or anything else soon to get those details hammered out.
And now, the hard work of updating the files with all of the great unlocked content, implementing some of the awesome backer suggestions, doing the back and forth dance with the manufacturers and then the long .. oh so long .. wait for fulfillment!
I cannot wait to keep everyone updated with what’s happening behind the scenes and letting you all know where the project stands as we reach various milestones along the way.
Once again, THANK YOU SO MUCH for your support, and to all of our play testers, supporters, fans and everyone else who have supported us over the past nearly 3 years since Into the Black began!
Feb 20, 2018
Into the Black: Boarding Party has just 9 days left in it’s Kickstarter Campaign!
160% Funded and 10 stretch goals have been unlocked so far! With the expected surge in the final 48 hours of the campaign it appears this game will come fully stretched/upgraded and the designer has hinted at a couple of bonus extras that may be snuck into the final production!
Board an enemy star ship, loot and plunder, complete your objectives and survive!
Take on the role a fierce band of space pirates who have boarded an enemy vessel, set on accomplishing your mission while each pirate also has their own secret goal to fulfill.
Explore and loot the vessel of its bounty, fend off a seemingly unending wave of enemy defenders and encounter a potentially lethal series of events around every corner; All this while keeping morale high as the clock ticks down to your potential capture.
Be wary of the possible traitor lurking among you, out for personal glory at the expense of the rest of the crew!
Some info about Into the Black: Boarding Party
- 1 to 4 player
- Semi Cooperative with a Traitor mechanic
- 90-120 minutes play time
- Ages 14+
- Kickstarter Backer price CA$59, SRP CA$65
- Kickstarter backers receive all unlocked content at no extra charge (expansions notwithstanding).
- KS Promo Items will be made available through retail at additional cost after fulfillment.
- Quick Player Turns – With 2 actions per turn it will be your turn again in no time!
- Re-playable – 10+ player boards,14 personal goals, 7 primary missions and a completely modular game board mean no two games are likely to be quite the same!
- Semi Cooperative – Players must work together to complete the primary mission while also dealing with their own personal goal, complete with the possibility of a traitor in your midst!
- No Player Elimination – Everyone is in the game to the end!
- Solo Play Integrated – With a complete enemy AI system, Into the Black: Boarding Party is fully playable solo, by design!
- The first in a SERIES of Games – Into the Black: Boarding Party is the first in a series of games in the Game of Space Piracy world, with a prequel and a sequel game currently in development!
Feb 27, 2018
Once More Unto the Breach! Into the Black: Boarding Party is live on Kickstarter now through March 29th!
James J. Campbell and I Will Never Grow Up Games are headed to Kickstarter to seek funding for their board game, Into the Black: Boarding Party, a semi-cooperative space pirate dungeon crawl for 1 to 4 players. Gamers familiar with the dice and tile laying aspects of Betrayal at House on the Hill and the traitor mechanics in Dead of Winter will feel right at home with Into the Black: Boarding Party, the first in a trilogy of games in development set in the Game of Space Piracy universe.
Into the Black: Boarding Party has been blind play tested by dozens of groups during hundreds of sessions across the world, and it will launch on Kickstarter with the full art and design complete. The Kickstarter campaign will feature the game at $59 Canadian (approximately $45 US), with low, subsidized shipping.
In the not so distant future, mankind has traveled the galaxy seeking out new worlds to colonize and exploit for their rich resources. In the process a new breed of spacefaring pirate has emerged to take advantage and profit off of the hard work of others.
In Into the Black: Boarding Party you play as a fierce band of space pirates who have just boarded an unknown enemy vessel, set on accomplishing not only your primary mission but your own personal, secret, goal as well. You will explore the ship one corridor and room at a time, loot the vessel of all of its bounty, fend off a seemingly unending wave of enemy defenders and encounter a potentially lethal series of events around every corner. All the while keeping morale high and the clock ticks down to your eventual failure. Beware the potential traitor among you, out for personal gain and glory at the expense of the rest of the crew!
Will you make it off the ship with all of your goals accomplished and your crew intact? Find out in Into the Black: Boarding Party.