Previously, On Kickstarter… #337

(or here’s a list of what launched yesterday that might deserve a closer look)

Project: Human Punishment: The Beginning

Designer: Stefan Godot (Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0)

Artists: Tithi Luadthong (Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0), Eddie Mendoza, Sandra Süsser, Karsten Schulmann (Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0)

Publisher: Godot Games (Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0)

Genre/Mechanisms: area movement, bluffing, deduction, dice rolling, hand management, hidden roles, pick up and deliver, science fiction, set collection, spies/secret agents, team-based game, traitor game, variable player powers, voting

Player Count: 3-6

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-heavy

Risk: medium-high

Summary: “A stand alone game and the prequel to Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0, a semi-cooperative, social deductio, and pick-up and deliver hybrid. Players try to avoid the secret Machine revolution, but Machine spies are everywhere and they try to corrupt the Human players. There are also Outlaws, Fallen and Legion, just as in Human Punishment; and every faction works for their own goals.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $79

All-In (w/shipping): $124

Campaign Ends: 2/24

Game Ships: Sep. 2021

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 699% with 28 days to go.

Project: MOB – Big Apple

Designer: Steve Finn (Biblios, Herbaceous, Sunset Over Water)

Artists: Ossi Hiekkala (Eclipse, Flamme Rouge, Honshū, Nations, Nations: The Dice Game), David Sookochoff (Duffers)

Publisher: TGG Games (Black Sonata, Flick of Faith, Mr. Cabbagehead’s Garden)

Genre/Mechanisms: 2 players, area majority/influence, different dice movement, mafia, worker placement

Player Count: 2

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: light

Risk: medium-high

Summary: “New York City, 1926: Two crime families battle for territory to extort local businesses and control backdoor distribution of spirits during Prohibition. Each family fights dirty, doing all they can to seize ownership of alcohol crates, even if that means sending rivals to sleep with the fishes. You are the “Capodecina” for one of these families. Command your henchmen to gain the upper hand in New York City by collecting crates, eliminating rivals, exposing moles, and tipping off the DA on your opponent. Do you have what it takes for your family to become Capo dei Capi?”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $40

All-In (w/shipping): $40, same as above

Campaign Ends: 2/24

Game Ships: July 2021

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 145% with 28 days to go.

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