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$115
pledged of $2,000pledged of $2,000 goal
6
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, March 12 2015 5:13 PM UTC +00:00

About

Checkmate Kingdom is a card based expansion for chess. Unlike other games of this nature, instead of giving players a hand of cards with which they can use to alter the rules of the game, Checkmate Kingdom lays out the altered rules at the start of the game. Each player knows going in what both players objectives are, and how each player's army functions.

The way the game works is quite simple.

Just set up your chess board, as per a normal game.

Separate the 60 card deck into three piles, those being Army Traits, Battle Objectives and Weather Report cards.

Each player draws one Army Trait card and places it face up in front of them. These cards change how your army acts as a whole or may give them an ability they can use. 

Next, both players draw one Battle Objective card and places it face up in front of them. These cards tell each player what they need to do to win the game, such as vanquishing the enemy King, promoting a Pawn, controlling the center, etc.

Finally, one Weather Report card is drawn and placed face up next to the Chess board. These cards add varying effects that affect both players' armies.

Roll a die to decide who goes first
There you have it. You are ready to battle it out in Checkmate Kingdom!

-What's in the sack?-

The goods
The goods

Checkmate Kingdom comes with 61 cards (30 Army Traits, 20 Battle Objectives, 10 Weather Report cards and 1 rules card). The cards are printed on professional linen quality card stock. You also get one D6 and one D8 which are used for various card effects.

(Final bag and die color may vary. Photo quality is not indicative of final product quality)

Risks and challenges

The risks and challenges of creating this game are small. It is a card game after all. They are not incredibly difficult to produce. I've decided to not offer any of the fancy extra backer rewards such as signed posters, buttons, or any other things you don't really want. If you back this project, I will send you a finished playable game. Simple and to the point. You back the game, you get the game.

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    CHECKMATE KINGDOM (US Only)

    One copy of Checkmate Kingdom: A Chess Expansion.

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    One copy of Checkmate Kingdom: A Chess Expansion.

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