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YOUR MISSION: Command units with unique race powers to take over systems in the base. Then turn those systems against your opponent!
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Space Base Mutiny - The $1 Game!

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Space Base Mutiny is a 10 minute 2-player game that ships as a 5x8" plastic postcard. The game includes a punch-out board and quick reference card with full rules on back, as well as 24 tokens with race-specific powers, all for $1! Get the 5-game bundle to save on shipping.

THE CORE GAME:

It has taken me more than a year to develop an immersive game that fits on a postcard. The solution was a game mechanic that I call Area Collection Powers; when you occupy 3 spaces of the same color, you gain control of that color system. Each system gives you a special power that you can use on future turns. You can use the Weapons System to attack 2 adjacent units, the Air Lock System to jettison 2 enemy units into the vacum of space, the Gravity System to tumble units around the base, and the Command System to negotiate disarmament.

ALIEN RACE EXPANSION:

In addition to these system powers, there are 24 units (tokens), each with one of 6 unique race powers. Each time you use a unit to invade a space, you trigger that unit's race power. Cyborgs hack into the systems, Parasites infect enemy units, Telepaths use mind control to attack adjacent units, Space Worms breach the hull to attack outer units, Humans negotiate disarmament, and Blobs copy the race powers of the units they attack.

HOW TO PLAY:

The goal is simple. You win by using up all of your units. 

The rules are simple. On your turn, you can use a unit to invade an enemy space OR remove a unit from a system you control to use that system's power. You then check to see which systems (if any) you gained control of.

STRETCH GOALS:

In parallel with designing the physical board game, we are developing a computer version of Space Base Mutiny. This has allowed us to run statistics on gameplay and design an AI that consistently kicks my butt!

We want to make a polished computer game, complete with cool animations, sound effects, and playable as a mobile app. For that, we need your help. Share this Kickstarter with friends and family, and together we’ll hit these stretch goals and create a free virtual game for us all to enjoy! 

Since we hit the ultimate $10K stretch goal, we will hold a game design competition to find new games to release as punch-out postcards. If our design competition is successful, we will develop these games, and offer them through a new Kickstarter project in which you would receive a new postcard game every month! Each game would fit into the same small box, which you would receive with your first postcard.

Risks and challenges

This is my first Kickstarter, but I have dozens of game designer friends who have walked this path before. In addition, the art and design of the game are complete. I have worked out terms with DynamiCard, who will both manufacture and ship the game. As far as Kickstarter projects go, this one is pretty straightforward.

I promise to keep you updated every step of the way!

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    Pledge $1 or more About $1.00

    NEW RECRUIT

    You will receive a plastic postcard featuring:
    1) The CORE GAME with all 4 systems
    2) The RACE EXPANSION with 24 punch-out tokens and 6 unique race powers!
    *Shipping is $1 in US ($2 International)

    Includes:
    • 5x4" Board
    • 24× Punch-Out Tokens
    • Quick Reference Card
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    OFFICER (US only)

    Get 5 copies of the above game, which allows us to reduce your shipping cost. We can send all 5 games to one address or each to a different address. When we fund, we will ask you where to send each copy.
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    CAPTAIN (US only)

    Want to resell or distribute the game? Or are you so popular that you have 100 friends to send the game to?

    In addition to one copy of the plastic postcard game, you will receive 100 copies of the full size game printed on cardstock (tokens are cut-out instead of punch out).
    *Shipping is $7 (US only)

    Includes:
    • 5x4" Board
    • 24× Punch-Out Tokens
    • Quick Reference Card
    • 100× Full Game with cut-out tokens/board
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