A Vintage Comedian Superhero Card Sport! By Adventureland Video games Kickstarter
November 20, 2017
Pack of Heroes is a 2-participant 20-minute card recreation set in a enjoyable parallel universe of vintage comedian books! Every participant picks their very own superhero workforce from the many various heroes in the game, after which takes on their opponent in an exciting tactical battle with all sorts of loopy super powers! Fight is resolved with the distinctive “power card” system, designed to have all the excitement of dice-primarily based combat, but with far less randomness. Whoever has the final hero standing wins management of Energy City!
Game design by: Phil Walker-Harding (Designer of Archaeology: The Card Sport, Sushi Go!, Pirates of the Spanish Essential: Shuffling the Deck and Dungeon Raiders)
Artwork and graphic design by: John D-C (See extra of John’s awesome artwork at www.johnd-c.com)
Adventureland Video games has been publishing board and card games for over 5 years, and has not too long ago launched their latest game, Sushi Go! via a crowd-funding marketing campaign.
What you get: 35 hero cards, 18 power playing cards, 7 staff cards, 10 weapon playing cards, 2 reference playing cards, 25 wound markers, 4 stun markers, rule book, hero almanac (including origin comic)… plus three Kickstarter-unique chrome foil hero cards and 2 Kickstarter-exclusive badges! And a wall chart poster featuring every hero! And a standalone mini comedian (not pictured)! And you may get it earlier than anybody else in the world!
“As quickly as I used to be completed enjoying it, we played it many times as a result of it just has that quality of properly, what if I had this crew? The drafting may be very enjoyable! Gameplay is straightforward and simple.” – Tom Vasel, Host of The Dice Tower and prolific sport reviewer
“The game is fast and satisfying, you can be playing matches in a row. It has the correct amount of depth with out being advanced, it is elegant in its design and it seems to be stunning. The sport really nails it in every facet.” – Yiorgos Golfinopoulos, assessment on BoardGameGeek
“There’s plenty of re-playability in having completely different groups match-up towards each other and the added depth of team drafting. I may see it becoming something of a cult-traditional beer ‘n’ pretzels type of sport at universities and gaming conventions.” – Neil Thomson, BoardGameGeek gold reviewer
Try Tom Vasel’s full video preview of the game:
The guts of the sport is the hero playing cards.They symbolize one hero in the sport, and are modelled after vintage buying and selling cards. On the entrance aspect is an image of the hero, and all of the gameplay information about their powers. On the again are enjoyable stats and an origin story! Sorry, we couldn’t embody a stick of gum!
The sport comes with 35 distinctive and originally designed heroes, each with their own powers, character and methods. Every hero actually does really feel like a completely totally different character! Check ’em out:
There are 7 superhero teams in Power City, every with their own distinctive background and character:
At first of the sport, every player assembles their team. You can either choose one of many set beginning groups, or draft your team. Drafting allows you to place nearly countless sets of heroes together to check out all types of loopy combos and synergies! Drafting works almost like a mini-sport earlier than the principle event, because the gamers strive to put their finest possible group together.
Upon getting picked your team, it’s time to combat! There is a very simple structure to gameplay. The gamers take it in flip both bringing a hero into play, or using their hand of power cards to trigger one in all their heroes’ wonderful super powers!
At first of each flip, you may additionally transfer a hero, primarily based on their movement ability. Getting your workforce into the precise positions to assault is a giant a part of the tactical play. At the top of each turn, you’ll draw a energy card. You’ll have to handle your hand and watch your opponent’s power card discards carefully to assault at simply the appropriate time!
Click on right here to obtain the complete guidelines to read! (1.8MB PDF)
Check out this gameplay stroll-through video of a full game!
If we attain the next goals, superior stuff shall be added to the game!
Make your Pack of Heroes expertise even cooler with these add-ons! Just add the listed amount to your pledge. Word: Many of our pledge levels come with included add-ons, however you may all the time add to your pledge for additional goodies!
$A hundred and fifty: NEW! Original Sketch! You’ll be able to own considered one of John D-C’s authentic sketches for The Elementeens! Each sketch comes signed and mounted, prepared to frame. If you pledge for one of these you get to choose which sketch you want (Shivers, Muddy, Beau, Furnace or Cyc-Clone). Please message us with your alternative, however it is first in, first served!
$2: Card sleeves! You’re going to get 10 deluxe card sleeves – 5 with a white backing and 5 with a black backing. Whenever you play a drafting game, each player can put their 5 hero cards right into a set of sleeves. This helps differentiate them throughout play and just appears to be like cool!
$5: Unique Embroidered Patch! Show your allegiance to Pack of Heroes with this old-school embroidered patch! The below art is just not ultimate, however offer you a good idea of how it is going to look. This can be a Kickstarter exclusive and won’t ever be available once more!
$10: Pack of Heroes exercise e-book! This 24 page activity e book contains pages to colour in, find-a-phrases, mazes and even a create a hero page! A fantastic reward for the younger superhero fan in your life!
$20: Pack of Heroes deluxe unique playmat! This makes your recreation of Pack of Heroes look awesome! It also makes it easier to organise playing cards during a recreation and see what’s occurring. It is a kickstarter exclusive and will never be available once more!
$18: A copy of Sushi Go! Seize a replica of Phil Walker-Harding’s newest recreation, Sushi Go! It is the tremendous-fast sushi card game for the entire family! For more data on the game try: http://www.adventurelandgames.com/sushigo.html
$35: Pack of Heroes T-shirts! Decide any of the nine superior t-shirt designs created particularly for this campaign by John D-C! These sweat-shop-free American Apparel shirts are available in any measurement you like! We will ask for size and design info after the marketing campaign. Take a look at the American Apparel size chart at http://www.americanapparel.web/sizing/default.asp?chart=mu.shirts
$250: Amazing customized-made Pack of Heroes Action FIGURES! Consider it or not, John D-C has made 6 one-of-a-sort custom-made motion figures! Every comes with unique accessories and its personal plastic show pack. These are true collector’s items! The figures are: Clownfather, Doc Feelgood, Trashatron, Massive Walt, Flamingal, and Zombie Lad. There is just one of each figure obtainable, so should you pledge for one, please message us instantly with your choice. First in, first served! We are going to update the page with what is offered.
These are retro “Mego” model motion figures. Constructed for show and gentle play. Not appropriate for youngsters.
Try this promo video for a more in-depth look on the figures!
ADD TO YOUR PLEDGE FOR Additional COPIES OF PACK OF HEROES:
$19: 1 extra copy of Pack of Heroes!
$38: 2 more copies of Pack of Heroes!
$48: Three extra copies of Pack of Heroes! Add this to your pledge and you will be getting four copies of the sport, with each one costing $17! Share an order with associates!
$130: 9 extra copies of Pack of Heroes! Add this to your pledge and you will be getting 10 copies of the sport, with each costing $15! Share an order with associates!
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What’s completely different about this marketing campaign?
Pack of Heroes has been re-launched on Kickstarter with fairly a number of differences from our first campaign. We have been able to lower our funding purpose by aiming for a smaller print-run of the game. We’ve also removed fairly a couple of components from the fundamental version of the game, including them once more once we attain add-on objectives. This has also allowed us to carry our initial purpose down. Now we have additionally added some new pledge levels and perks primarily based on our backer survey. Please get in contact when you have any questions!