BGB Kickstarter Roundup

Projects Launching in November 2020

Launching November 2nd

BattleScars

2 - 4 Players | 60 - 180 minutes


"BattleScars is a fast-paced, high-impact tabletop minis strategy board game. Disputes arise and they need settling! Recruit an Operator, select hot-swappable equipment to adjust during precarious combat situations, make tough choices with tight resource management, and cripple your opponents with devastating damage events. All of that coupled with a dynamic initiative utilized round over round, you’ll measure the advantages and quickly discover some of the disadvantages of shooting first and/or shooting last. A winner will be immediately declared after a player obtains seven victory points. So, test your mettle, and earn your battle scars!"


P'achakuna

2 Players | 30 - 60 minutes


"P’achakuna takes you on a journey in the heart of the Andes together with your most loyal friend, your llama... It requires tactical skills and good foresight to find the best routes to the hidden mountain villages. This is especially true since the terrain in the Andes is constantly changing. Supply the villages according to their demand and earn enough profit to be able to create your own traditional clothing using the 7 natural dyes and win the game."



Launching November 3rd

Atlantis Rising: Monstrosities

1 - 7 Players | 60 - 120 minutes


"The gods will spare no effort to destroy Atlantis. From the hidden depths of the world they have called forth unspeakable terrors, monsters sent to destroy, frighten, and harry the Atlantean effort to save their civilization. But hope is not lost. On Atlantis, as new leaders rise up to answer the challenge, new powers also emerge to save the isle. And the gods have summoned a power even they cannot control, for some of these creatures are more sympathetic to Atlantis than to the cruel and petty gods. Atlantis Rising: Monstrosities is an expansion for Atlantis Rising (second edition) that offers several new challenges and mechanics."



Launching November 4th

SeaRovers

1 - 4 Players | 60 - 180 minutes


"SeaRovers is a game filled with grit, greed, action and adventure! Set in the Caribbean and North Atlantic during the late 17th and early 18th centuries, SeaRovers recreates the true stories of the most fiendish filibusters and freebooters to ever roam the Spanish Main. Historically accurate with unique and engaging game-play, SeaRovers combines card-play and hand-management, dice-based combat, attacks and saving rolls, and a pick-up and delivery system that rewards tactics and planning. All brought to life on a hex-based map with actual locations of buccaneer and pirate attacks."



Launching November 9th

Rune

2 Players | 10 minutes


"Rune is a strategy micro-game where you'll try to summon Zemilio from another world! Only the one who will collect the biggest amount of mana from the rune stones will be able to complete the ritual. The game has the decision-making mechanic where your hand reduces if you decide to control an area by placing one of your meeples. The feeling 'when is the right time' is always there. The clever card placement mechanics makes Rune a small brain squeezer."



Launching November 10th

Catacombs: Monster Pit

2 - 4 Players | 30 - 60 minutes


"Catacombs Monster Pit is a bluffing / deduction game with a twist. You are a hero trying to defeat the most monsters in the catacomb. Players take turns assuming the role of a monster, who must try to hunt the heroes. As a hero, your goal is to capture the most reward tokens by assisting your teammates defeat the monster, but also be the one who plays the winning Combat card (bluffing if necessary!). At the end of the game, the hero with the most points wins! Catacombs Monster Pit is a standalone expansion for Catacombs 3E in the Catacombs line of fantasy, dexterity games."


Elements of the Gods

1 - 5 Players | 30 - 90 minutes


"You are a young god at the dawn of civilization, using the powers of the elements to gather worshipers and influence them to do your bidding. Use stonemasons to build monuments to glorify your name, and beautify your monuments with lush green spaces tended by gardeners. You’ll also need mystics to perform your sacred rituals, and the zealots willing to spill their own blood in your honor. The god who can attain the most glory wins!"


The Transcontinental

1 - 4 Players | 75 - 150 minutes


"In 1871, with Canada only four years old, the Prime Minister calls for a massive undertaking: a transcontinental railway to link the established eastern provinces with the newly-added western province. Between them lay the vast, undeveloped interior. It would be a nation-defining project, opening up the resource-rich Canadian shield, the fertile prairies, and the breathtaking Rocky Mountain Cordillera, shaping not only the economy of the young country but its identity as well.The Transcontinental is a medium-weight Eurogame with worker-placement and pick-up and deliver mechanisms about the development of the Canadian transcontinental railway."


The Pursuit of Happiness Big Box

1 - 4 Players | 60 - 90 minutes


"We all have one common desire: the desire for happiness. As we build our life, taking steps towards the pursuit of happiness, we come closer to the realization that happiness lies in the pursuit.The Pursuit of Happiness is a game in which you take a character from birth and you live the life you always wanted. Using a worker-placement mechanism with time as your workers, you take on projects, you get jobs, you buy items, you establish relationships, you raise families. The possibilities are endless as you live the life you have always wanted. How much will you be able to achieve in just one lifetime during The Pursuit of Happiness? The big box includes the base game and all the new expansions."


Four Humours

2 - 6 Players | 40 - 60 minutes


"Four Humours is a strategic deduction game where you play as a medieval pharmacist medicating citizens in the kingdom to influence their temperament and claim your medical fame. The historical medical theory of the Four Humours is gamified into secret worker placement and prisoners dilemma mechanisms to delight gamers of all personalities from euro cube pushers all the way to social deduction fanatics."


Launching November 16th

Rulebenders

3 - 5 Players | 45 - 75 minutes


"Embark on a fascinating adventure through multiple themes like pirates, sci-fi, fantasy, prehistoric, zombies and more in Rulebenders, a time-traveling game that twists the rules of the game (literally and figuratively) and will create a unique game experience every time you play! In the game, players choose a number of themes out of the available six, changing the character of each round as the game progresses. Players fight for control over the different rules aspects of the game, bending the rules of the game to their advantage. You have to use your wits in this unique game where the rules change as you play."



Launching November 17th

Creature Comforts

2 - 5 Players | 45 - 60 minutes


"In Creature Comforts, you spend the Spring Summer, and Fall gathering different goods from the forest and spending them to collect items that will make your home more inviting while the world outside is covered in a layer of snow. Each round you send family members out to various locations in an attempt to gain supplies. If they fall short of their goal, they’ll learn a lesson and be better prepared next time. The family that has created the most comfortable den wins the game."


Mission Catastrophe

1 - 6 Players | 30 minutes


"You took the job on the Deep Space Mining Vessel Casimir because you needed a paycheck, not because it was exciting. Lucky you! Now that the asteroid you were mining has been inadvertently turned into high-velocity, flaming death headed straight for your ship, you have plenty of excitement! The ship is doomed - you and your crew mates need to keep it running just long enough to get supplies and head to an escape pod. Just don't tell them that there's only one... Mission Catastrophe includes additional ship modules, crew member roles and modes of play to provide a unique gameplay experience every time."



Launching November 23rd

Carnegie

1 - 4 Players | 90 minutes


"Andrew Carnegie was one of the major players in the rise of the United States’ steel industry made him one of the richest men in the world and an icon of the American dream. He was also a benefactor and philanthropist; upon his death in 1919, more than $350 million of his wealth was bequeathed to various foundations, with another $30 million going to various charities. During the game you will recruit and manage employees, expand your business, invest in real estate, produce and sell goods, and create transport chains across the United States; you may even work with important personalities of the era. Perhaps you will even become an illustrious benefactor who contributes to the greatness of his country through deeds and generosity!"



Launching November 24th

Saloon Showdown

2 - 7 Players | 15 - 30 minutes


"Saloon Showdown is an unsettled board game where up to 7 gunslingers of all ages will try to collect the bounties on the heads of others, challenging each others in epic duels, truels and Mexican standoff! Reflexes and speed of thought will determine the most skillful gunslinger... but there are also other, more devious ways to win! ... Do you feel lucky?"



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