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£207
pledged of £45,000pledged of £45,000 goal
5
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Feb 15 2018

About

The Beautiful Game: TCG

The Beautiful Game: TCG is a football game that captures the essence of the sport and distills it into a hybrid between two types of game genres: a fast paced board game and a trading card game. The core concept of the game is for it to be as simplified as possible so the game can be played at speed, but still offer players the ability to make plenty of tactical decisions.

We’ve designed the game so that it can be experienced in it’s entirety straight out of the box. We like the idea of being able to continually develop and add to the game, hence the presence of the TCG element to add longevity, variety, depth and fun to the playing experience.

We consider the game to be in constant development and we’d love as many people to play the game as possible. If you’d like to try the game before (or indeed after) it is available to buy on Kickstarter on the 19th of February, all the elements you need to play are available to download and print at home via our website.
http://www.thebeautifulgametcg.com/?page_id=4942
All feedback, questions and comments are greatly received!

Here's what's in the box:

What's in the box
What's in the box

Here's a closer look at the cards:

TBG: TCG - Cards
TBG: TCG - Cards

 And here's how to play the game:

Stretch Goals

We've been concentrating on finalising the core game and as such, we don't have many planned stretch goals, but we're almost certain to include some extra player standees in different kits for Kickstarter backers only. And we've some ideas for some extra Kickstarter exclusive cards. We're also beginning to explore the possibility of miniatures in case we go way over target, but this would be something that we would look to ship separately to avoid delaying delivery of the main boxed game.

If there's anything else you'd like to see as stretch goals, let us know!

Please note that at present the game is English language only.

Risks and challenges

As a two man team, we obviously don't have the capability to make our own game elements, so there will be manufacturing and shipping processes. We've tried to hugely reduce risk on this front by choosing Panda Games to manufacture and deliver the game to us in the UK for redistribution.

Our target of £45,000 is our break even point on our first order. This may seem high but we think it is better to try cover this cost entirely with pledges rather than try to cover a portion of the cost and try fund the rest personally or through other avenues. To put it plainly, if we meet our target, we have all the funds we need to deliver the game to our backers.

We aim to have the game in backers' hands in roughly 8 months from the time our project ends - (including shipping duration). This may sound like a long time, but if we succeed in reaching our target we have allowed (within the 8 months) timeframe to finish refining certain elements of the game - namely rebalance event cards and create new art for them after continued play-testing. We are hopeful we may even be able to expedite this process slightly.

The contents of the box are subject to change. We have worked hard to produce an accurate prototype ourselves, but we think the final product will be enhanced during the manufacturing process.

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    Cheers for the free stuff!

    You can already download a free print and play version of the game from our website, but if you'd like to help us along with our project with a small donation in return for this free version, who are we to stop you?! Plus you'll have our eternal thanks!

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    EARLY BACKERS: Complete Boxed Game

    A complete copy of the boxed game.

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    The Beautiful Game: TCG boxed copy

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    Make the Starting Eleven

    Join the TBG: TCG team today – We'll make you into a player that will be shipped in every copy of the first printing of the core game.

    *Please note, you will be required to send us suitable photographs of yourself so that we can make your cards*

    You'll also receive a copy of the boxed game.

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    Star Player

    Have you dreamt of footballing greatness? Are you incredibly vain? Have you got far too much money?! Well this is the reward for you! Come with us, we'll make you a star…

    For £1000, we'll make you into a star player that will be shipped in every copy of the first printing of the core game. We'll also create an alternate art card for you and send you 10 copies which will later be released in very limited quantities in the first expansion set (assuming there is sufficient interest in expansion sets).

    *Please note, you will be required to send us suitable photographs of yourself so that we can make your cards*

    You'll also receive a copy of the boxed game of course!

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Funding period

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