Our first new Flash Point expansion in years!
Flash Point: Tragic Events is an expansion for Flash Point: Fire Rescue, a cooperative game for 2-6 players that plays in 45 minutes.
Tragic Events includes the Fire & Event decks that are designed to replace the Hot Spot mechanic in the Experienced game rules and add exciting new "events" to make each game of Flash Point even more unique. We also are including three specialists, each with their own mini:
- Suppression Specialist
- Fire Prevention Specialist
Designed by long time Flash Point fans Clint Herron and Blue Neustifter with extra content from long time Flash Point collaborator Lutz Pietschker - this is a great way to turn up the heat on your Flash Point fire fighting fun.
For more information on all this exciting new content, we encourage you to read our draft rulebook here. Or you can watch this quick overview by designer, and math genius, Blue Neustifter:
Flash Point: Tragic Events is a special release, it is not likely to go into distribution. This kickstarter project and limited number of games at Essen & BGG CON (if we make it in time) will be the only way to get the expansion in 2017. In 2018, we will be selling this expansion directly via conventions and Amazon only - it will not be entering normal distribution channels. If there are any copies left, we may be selling those into distribution in 2019 or later - but there is no guarantee that we will do so.
Thank you for the tremendous support! We've reached the end of our stretch goals and are starting to get the games printed for you!
- Flash Point: Tragic Events is the 40th project from the combined teams behind Indie Boards and Cards & Action Phase Games. With the successful execution of our first 39 projects, we have become experienced publishers with a reputation for great games (in design and production) that are delivered in a timely fashion.
- Flash Point: Tragic Events was designed by Clint Herron, Blue Neustifter and Lutz Pietschker. This game has undergone extensive testing and development to ensure the best possible experience. We are confident that this game will be in your collection for years to come.
- Flash Point: Tragic Events is not planned to going into distribution. This may be your only opportunity to buy it.
- All of the art assets are complete and ready for immediate upload after the project funds. Prices include US shipping.
- This project is also EU and Canadian friendly.
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- Probie: (Pledge $20 or more) One copy of Flash Point: Tragic Events with all stretch goals. Shipping included in the US. Other shipping pledge rates based on location. For additional copies in the US and international, check our rates below.
- Recruit: (Pledge $45 or more) One copy of Flash Point: Tragic Events with all of the stretch goals and one copy of Flash Point (base game required to play Tragic Events). Shipping included in the US. Other shipping pledge rates based on location. For additional copies in the US and international, check our rates below.
- Captain (Pledge $100 or more) One copy of Flash Point: Tragic Events with all of the stretch goals and one copy of Flash Point (base game required to play Tragic Events) and these additional Flash Point expansions: a) Extreme Danger, b) Dangerous Waters, c) Honor & Duty, d) Urban Structures and e) Veteran & Rescue Dog. Shipping included in the US. Other shipping pledge rates based on location. For additional copies in the US and international, check our rates below.
We are not expecting to release Flash Point: Tragic Events expansion into retail. The Kickstarter and conventions will be the only way to get the expansion in 2017. Any remaining copies from the small print run will sold directly by us via conventions and Amazon sales in 2018.
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Please note that there is currently an error in the shipping rates for the Veteran Plus and Captain Plus levels. Those level should be charging the same shipping rates as the Veteran and Captain pledge levels - and we will collect/disburse the difference between what kickstarter charges and the actual shipping rates.
Hopefully kickstarter can change the shipping rates soon, and we will send an update when that happens.
Risks and challenges
This is the 40th Kickstarter project from the combined teams behind Indie Boards and Cards & Action Phase Games. We have learned how to streamline the game publishing process and have successfully delivered all of our previous Kickstarter projects to thousands of supporters. Our previous experiences will enable us to also deliver this project on time and we have every confidence that Heroes Wanted: Elements of Danger will be on schedule and of the highest possible quality.
That said, there are always complexities and considerations in a project of this scope that may cause delays. Indie Boards and Cards & Action Phase Games will use contract manufacturing to make this game, freight forwarders to get games through customs, and 3rd parties like Amazon, the US Post Office, and FEDEX to ship the games to you – we don't control everything and there are lots of opportunities for delay. We have a track record of making everything work out for backers in the end – so please be confident and supportive of our efforts to get this great game into your hands.
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