Previously, On Kickstarter… #381

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

Project: Chlorination

Designer: Filip Lindlöf

Artist: Filip Lindlöf

Publisher: Filip Lindlöf

Genre/Mechanisms: action drafting, card drafting, race, sports

Player Count: 2-5

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-light

Risk: HIGH

Summary: “The game consists of eight competitions in total, two in each swimstyle– backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle. Before and between every competition, every player gets five actions. The actions can be found on the game board. You can work to earn coins– you’ll need coins to pay competition fees and for other things. But you can also practice using skill cards. Whenever you work, earn a certain number of coins and skill cards depending on where you choose to work. Whenever you practice, move your cube on the score table the number that the skill card shows. The player with the highest skill level in the the swim-style of a competition wins, and the player with the most medals wins the game in the end. A gold, a silver and a bronze medal are handed out every competition.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $59

All-In (w/shipping): $59, same as above

Campaign Ends: 5/9

Game Ships: Oct. 2021

Funding Status: Currently at 23% with 27 days to go.

Project: Koi Garden

Designer: Floyd Lu (Noises at Night; The Refuge: A Race for Survival, The Refuge: Terror From the Deep)

Artist: Darina Lapkovskaya (Noises at Night)

Publisher: B&B Games Studio (Noises at Night; The Refuge: A Race for Survival, The Refuge: Terror From the Deep)

Genre/Mechanisms: abstract strategy, card drafting, map deformation, movement points, puzzle

Player Count: 2-4

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: light

Risk: medium-high

Summary: “A tile-laying card game where you use your wildlife, with all different scoring styles and movement, to score through your ever changing pond. Your pond changes as you build and the wildlife tend to become obstacles, the more the pond is built up.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $26

All-In (w/shipping): $96, also includes The Refuge: Terror From the Deep

Campaign Ends: 5/10

Game Ships: Aug. 2021

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 1404% with 27 days to go.

Project: Munera

Designers: Brian Langis, Scott Turner

Artists: Brian Langis, Scott Turner

Publisher: Orbital Games

Genre/Mechanisms: card game, dice, dice rolling, fighting, hand management

Player Count: 2-10

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-light

Risk: HIGH

Summary: “In Space Plague, players will employ hand management and hand-building strategies to efficiently guide their plague soldiers through various ecological environments while collecting energy (the game’s currency), adapting to planetary events, and overcoming the opponents’ obstacles that await them on their unwavering march toward the planet’s core. Survival of the fittest is the name of the game as the faction with the greatest number of soldiers to reach the core will be crowned the victor and given the deed to the planet.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $32

All-In (w/shipping): $115

Campaign Ends: 5/19

Game Ships: Dec. 2021

Funding Status: Currently at 29% with 36 days to go.

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