Previously, On Kickstarter… #394

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

Project: Dice Monsters

Designer: Matthew Westlake

Artist: BlissGirls

Publisher: Matthew Westlake

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

Player Count: 3-6

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: light

Risk: HIGH

Summary: “Collect dice, capture monsters, and sabotage your friends in a race to capture a legendary monster. Each round, every player will pick a monster, or choose to place a wager, risking dice for juicy payoffs. Choose and use your monsters wisely. Each monster comes with a special ability. that could improve future rolls, provide bigger dice bonuses with greater risk, steal dice from other players, or even sabotage their dice rolls. Upgraded dice have a variety of unique abilities but come in a limited supply.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $44

All-In (w/shipping): $44, same as above

Campaign Ends: 5/29

Game Ships: Jan. 2022

Funding Status: Currently at 6% with 29 days to go.

Project: Dominations Deluxe

Designers: Eric Dubus (Dominations: Road to Civilizaion, Museum), Olivier Melison (Dominations: Road to Civilizaion, Museum)

Artists: Floriane Habbak, Loïc Muzy (Fireteam Zero, Mythic Battles: Pantheon, Rallyman GT), Agathe Pitié (Dominations: Road to Civilizaion), Amber Scharf (Dominations: Road to Civilizaion, Rabbit Island: Explore, Build, Conquer!), Florian Stitz (Dominations: Road to Civilizaion, The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, Nightfall)

Publisher: Holy Grail Games (Dominations: Road to Civilizaion, Museum, Rallyman GT)

Genre/Mechanisms: area majority/influence, civilization, modular board, set collection, tableau-building, tech trees/tech tracks, tile placement

Player Count: 2-4

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: heavy

Risk: medium-low

Summary: “All of the original Dominations content is available in this campaign, including the base game, the existing expansions and the Kickstarter content from the first campaign. Dominations is a Civilization game on a grand scale. A game lasts 3 rounds or Ages, with each Age representing a time span of around 1000 years in the history of your Civilization. During these centuries you will spread into new territories, build Cities and Monuments, and develop different skills. The Deluxe set contains a Deluxe Slipcase, the new Rise and Fall expansion pack, an upgraded printed Solo Mode, and more.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $61

All-In (w/shipping): $212

Campaign Ends: 5/20

Game Ships: May 2022

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 170% with 19 days to go.

Project: Reventure: Orbtale

Designers: Javi Cepa

Artist: Palma Sánchez

Publisher: Pixelatto

Genre/Mechanisms: 2 players, card game, dice, dice rolling, hand management

Player Count: 2-6

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: light

Risk: HIGH

Summary: “The tabletop sequel to the video game Reventure, the game with 100 endings, revolves around the 4 legendary orbs able to grant any wish. 12 Heroes embark on a mission to retrieve them against multiple dangers and foes from the Reventure universe. If you kill an opponent (by depleting all of its 5 health tokens with your cards), you may steal any 2 cards from its inventory or hand and add it to your inventory. The goal of the game is to gather all 4 orb cards, either by drawing them on the explore phase, stealing them using special items or dragging them from the other hero’s corpses.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $42

All-In (w/shipping): $118

Campaign Ends: 5/24

Game Ships: Dec. 2021

Funding Status: Currently at 82% with 23 days to go.

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