About this project
Cave-in! is a tactical “discard building” card game for 2-4 players, where your strategy really matters. The game is set in the Star Scrappers Universe, a sci-fi world of endless intrigue, conflict, and adventure. Will you be able to use the unique skills of different factions and make them work together?
Your job is the excavation of Xendryd crystals. In order to overcome your competition, you will have to recruit mercenaries, make strategic use of their skills, and collect precious artifacts. However, you’ll have to keep looking over your shoulder! Your competition is only waiting for a chance to buy off your trusted men, and steal the bounty from under your nose!
You will be able to choose the language version of your game in the Pledge Manager.
Here you can find 1.0 version of Cave-in Rule book. We are still working on it. If you know how to make it better, more friendly, let us know in the comments. - Cave-in Rule book 1.0.
For those who are not certain if game is worth supporting we've created Print & Play version. Play it, test it! - Cave-in Print & Play
During your turn you can perform 2 out of 4 possible actions. To build your Base you need mercenaries that you will use to mine crystals and find artifacts. This is how setup of Cave-in looks like:
Use your cards value to recruit new, stronger mercenaries.
To mine bigger crystals you will need a team of mercenaries from the same faction.
You may send mercenaries from different factions to discover powerful artifacts!
Don't forget about their special skills, they will provide a big boost, so you may succeed in your mission!
1. You will have a chance to participate in the creation of new universe! Your involvement is very important to us - without you this will not happen. We are here to listen to your ideas and opinions. If you have any question about this game and the Star Scrappers universe we will try to answer them as fast as possible.
2. Be the first to explore a new setting. You will be among the first fans to receive the game. We are fans and backers too and we know how important it is to deliver projects on time. We value your time and thank you for your support, so we will make it our priority to deliver your game right on time. You will also get it before it will hit worldwide distribution.
3. Special stretch goals for free! All stretch goals will be available for you right away with the core game. These element will be available in the future as expansions for the game, but you will get them totally free and much earlier that anyone else!
4. You are helping us make our dreams come true. We are a team of passionate and dedicated people, able to create a high quality product. Our team combines the experience of energy flowing from open minds ready for new solutions. We all share one common interest - love for games! By pledging, you are helping us deliver this new idea to the world - and to you!
Star Scrappers Universe is space western setting where countless alien species explore the galaxy in search of wealth and glory. Last interstellar war between Terrons and Hy'drans broke out fifty years ago and since then peace treaties are in power. Trade routes are set, civilizations flourish, and new sources of unlimited power are discovered.
New space nations arrive to influence history - cybernetic Bioss and mechanical Metanels. Old inhabitants of ancient planets - Weedlocks and Minneglers are pursuing their mysterious goals once again. Can fragile peace be maintained in the galaxy of endless adventure?
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If you want to learn more about Star Scrappers Universe and our studio, please go to any of the links below. We are always available online if you have any question what so ever and are always happy to get feedback.
We plan to start manufacturing components and game boxes within month after the project ends. We will partner up with the factory which will help us deliver superior quality product for you. As soon as production is over we will assemble games component and prepare packages. Then we will ship games around the world as soon as it will be possible. We will inform you if we will be able to arrange pick up in Essen.
We will be charging shipping through our pledge manager after the Kickstarter campaign has successfully completed. We will charge based on the cost for shipping from Poland to your destination - best and safest way possible that will not cost a fortune. When the game will be available, we will ship the packages out to you as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Please review the shipping chart below for an estimate of what we are currently expecting shipping to cost.
PLEASE NOTE: shipping costs may increase as we unlock more stretch goals, or if you add on additional copies or optional buys. Below is the table with estimated shipping cost for 1 Core Box or 1 Crystal Collector.
Filip Miłuński - Polish game designer. Author of: Capital, CV, Magnum Sal, Vampire Empire and others. Founder and member of the first Polish game designers playtesting initiative - Monsoon group. Head of B2B and Publishing in Granna. Usually plays with purple. His favorite game is the one he is playing for the first time.
Jan Zalewski - Software developer by day, game designer by night. Author of CVlization and Andromeda. Plays with whatever color is available. Big fan of competitive card games and chess. Esport and football/soccer enthusiast.
Hexy Studio is a group of enthusiasts with extensive experience in various fields of creative work - programming, developing applications, websites, graphics and advertising films. We are the best at what we do and one common interest we all share is love for games! Board games, wargames, card games and computer games are our passion.
Graphics and 3D modeling: We have a team of graphic designers and modelers presenting world-class skills. Thanks to them,our works and models are beautiful, full of detail and they have a load of positive energy.
Our projects: We are an experienced team ready to expand our horizons. We are constantly developing new games and applications. We create worlds and universes. We create with passion. We create for you.
Risks and challenges
Hexy Studio specializes in sculpting and producing gaming miniatures, as well as in game art and graphic design. By preparing all of the visual assets for the game ahead of time we were able to eliminate any risk of possible delay due to delayed art or graphic design.
Star Scrappers Cave In will be printed in Poland, which provides us complete control of each step of production. The manufacturer specializes in board games, and has not only a lot of experience in this field, but also a flawless record. We have already received samples from the factory, and we are certain that you will be satisfied with the production quality of Star Scrappers: Cave-In.
As with any project consisting of multiple steps (production and shipping), some delays are possible, but we have already accounted for them, and built our fulfillment plan in accordance. Nonetheless, unforeseen production or shipping difficulties may occur, but with complete control over art, design and production, we believe that only the worst case scenario might actually delay the game, in which case it would arrive to you 3 to 5 weeks later than planned.
We aim to satisfy our fans and backers, so if you have any questions about the project, be sure to comment, ask us via a Kickstarter private message or via email at firstname.lastname@example.orgLearn about accountability on Kickstarter
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