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Welcome to the world of Robotica, where wars between nations and kingdoms are no longer fought with humans, or even guns. Instead, people have turned to robots to fight their battles. Prominent engineers across the globe (not involved with the wars) have designed and developed 24 of the most technologically advanced robots ever assembled in human history. 

Now... you have been chosen to represent your nation as the Robotica General. You will decide what robots to buy and which robots to battle with. Will you purchase more robots that are less expensive to try and gain the advantage with numbers, or will you buy fewer robots that are pricier to try and win battles with shear power? Then, during the actual battles, which of your opponent's robots will your robots fight against? Will you have one of your stronger robots fight against one of your rival's stronger robots or weaker robots? Will the risk outweigh the reward? Each decision you make could effect who is victorious in the end.

Robotica Card Set:
Includes 54 Cards (24 Robot Cards, 26 MPU Cards, 2 Add-On Power Cards, Robot Price List Card, Game Rules Card). 
Polyhedral dice not included.

Robotica Full Game:
Includes 54 Cards (24 Robot Cards, 26 MPU Cards, 2 Add-On Power Cards, Robot Price List Card, Game Rules Card) and 6 polyhedral dice (d20, d12, d10, d8, d6, d4).

The object of the game is simple. Destroy all of your opponent's robots before all of your robots get destroyed, and thus win the war for your nation. 

The game begins by spreading out all of the Robot cards face up on the table (i.e. 4 rows of 6 cards each). If playing with the bonus cards, such as the Micro Chip cards, Robotic Arm cards, and/or Restore cards, then lay these face up on the table, too, underneath the Robot cards. Each player then takes a total of 50 million purchase units (MPUs) to begin the first round. It's a good idea to take MPU cards of varying amounts to total 50 (i.e. one 25 MPU card, one 10 MPU card, two 5 MPU cards, and five 1 MPU cards). For the purpose of short instructions, this set of rules is for a two player game.

Each player rolls the 20 sided die. The player with the highest number goes first (Player 1). Player 1 proceeds to purchase Robot cards (and other bonus cards) with his/her MPU cards that add up to less than or equal to the total of 50 MPUs. The purchase unit value is shown at the bottom of each Robot card. Player 2 does the same with his/her 50 MPUs.

The battles... Each player lines up their Robot cards opposite their opponent's Robot cards at least a half a foot apart. Player 1 pushes one of his/her Robot cards forward for battle. Player 2 challenges the robot that player 1 pushed forward by pushing forward one of his/her Robot cards. Next, Player 1 rolls the polyhedral die that is shown on the top left corner of his/her Robot card. Then, Player 2 rolls the polyhedral die that is shown on the top left corner of his/her Robot card. The player with the higher numbered roll wins the battle, and the losing robot is destroyed and discarded for the remainder of the game (unless a Restore card is used (stretch goal) - rule included on Game Rules card in the Robotica card set).

Play continues by Player 2 pushing forward one of his/her robots for battle and Player 1 challenging Player 2's robot with one of his/her robots that hasn't fought yet. Each player then rolls to determine the winner of that battle. Play goes back and forth this way until one player's robots are all defeated.

The second round is played just like the first round. 50 MPUs are distributed to each player, robots are purchased (Player 2 buys first in the second round), and robots battle it out until one player's robots are all destroyed. The player with at least one robot standing at the end of the second round wins the game! Additional rules, such as instructions for 3 to 4 players, ongoing battles, same dice rolls, and uses of Micro Chip cards, Robotic Arm cards, and Restore cards 
(if stretch goals are reached) are included on the Game Rules card in the Robotica Card Set.  

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ADDITIONAL PLEDGE REWARD   

For every $12 you add to your pledge, we'll send you a copy of our published game Predikto - The Dicey Game of Daring Predictions! This game is normally $14.99 after shipping when purchased online.

Note: An additional $12 is not necessary for the $50 backers. The $50 Pledge Reward Level already includes a copy of Predikto.

Predikto Game Overview: 
What will you predict that you'll roll? Will you take the 50-50 shot by calling an Odd total or an Even total for lower possible points? Will you go for HIGHER points and predict that you'll roll a Six or an Eight, a Seven, or perhaps a Three or Eleven! The longer the odds are on your prediction, the more points you could WIN... but also greater is the chance of not scoring anything at all! Will you take LESS of a risk or be more DARING?The goal of Predikto is to score the most points at the end of 12 rounds. In each round, you have a choice of several possible dice roll predictions. The Predikto Chart will give you the odds and potential points for each prediction, but your strategy for accumulating points is up to you! Will you be able to make enough correct predictions to win?

For 2-6 players.  
Ages 13 and up.
Package Contents: 2 Dice (1 Red & 1 Blue), Score Pad, Predikto Chart, 10 Chip-Cards,
Game Rules

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Robotica Stretch Goal Levels Below:

THANK YOU... Your pledges are appreciated!

Risks and challenges

Some of the biggest risks for this project could arise from having the games produced outside the U.S. While production costs are lower in China on a per unit basis, there is a tradeoff in the form of higher risk. One such risk is obviously quality control ... everyone has heard horror stories about poor quality products being imported and subsequently recalled. Another such risk is related to logistics...there is always a potential risk that goods could be lost, damaged, stolen, or delayed during transport. We are tackling this challenge by utilizing a well known playing card manufacturer headquartered in the U.S. who stand behind their products and constantly monitor the production and shipping process.

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    Got you're own set of polyhedral dice (d20, d12, d10, d8, d6, d4)? Get the full Robotica card set to play the game with your dice. Also, get the "stretch goal levels 1-5" reached in the project description.

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    Get the full Robotica card set and a set of polyhedral dice (d20, d12, d10, d8, d6, d4) to play the game. Also, get all the "stretch goals" reached in the project description.

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    Got you're own set of polyhedral dice (d20, d12, d10, d8, d6, d4)? Get TWO full Robotica card sets to play the game with your dice. TWICE the robots for TWICE the action! Also, get the "stretch goal levels 1-5" reached in the project description.
    (Please ADD $16 for each additional Robotica card set)

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    Get TWO full Robotica card sets and a set of polyhedral dice (d20, d12, d10, d8, d6, d4) to play the game. TWICE the robots for TWICE the action! Also, get all the "stretch goals" reached in the project description. (Please ADD $16 for each additional Robotica card set)

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    Get TWO full Robotica card sets and TWO sets of polyhedral dice (d20, d12, d10, d8, d6, d4) to play the game. TWICE the robots and TWICE the dice for TWICE the action! Also, get all the "stretch goals" reached in the project description. In addition, get your name on the back of the Robot Price List Card as a Premium Backer. PLUS... Get a copy of our game, Predikto - The Dicey Game of Daring Predictions. (Please ADD $16 for each additional Robotica card set)

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