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$850
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Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on May 4 2012
$850
pledged of $5,000pledged of $5,000 goal
28
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on May 4 2012

About

Stretch Goals

INTERESTED IN JUST NO-FRILLS BASES? PLEASE CHECK THE FAQ BELOW.

Just being able to deliver the game to players out there would be enough for me!  But I figure that stretch goals are definitely a good thing to have and I can bring more to folks who really want to grow this game!

$5000 - Insignia Pins for All

If the game is completely funded, every backer will get a 3 1" pinback set of the three different insignias in the game, representing each faction in the Steel Fleet Warfare universe.

$6500 - Dropped Weapons Markers / Pins

In the game there are weapons that drop markers on the battlefield (oil spill, caltrops, car flippers, mines, etc.) and having specially designed 1" markers for these are very helpful.  They will also be produced as 1" pinbacks, so players will be able to wear them when not using in game.

$8000 - Raceway Scenario / Printable Terrain (PDF)

While the game is structured around vehicular combat, there's another method of gameplay that I want to introduce.  This would be an actual scenario where players race around a racetrack in hopes of crossing the finish line first and alive.  Included with this printable PDF will be terrain tiles that can be printed to make the battlefield that much more interesting.

$10000 - Faction Supplement - Volume I

While not a full expansion, the Faction Supplement will be given to all backers of the project.  These cards will feature 1 Faction specific vehicle (3), 2 extra Faction specific Drivers (6) and 2 extra Faction specific Passengers (6).  That's 15 extra cards to all backers!

Affordable Miniatures Game

If you're anything like me, you love miniatures game.  It's like being a kid again where you had battles against your friends with toys, but there's actually a set of rules to winning and losing.  Also, if you're anything like me, you find that starting a completely new one (or even supplementing the one you're already playing) to be relatively expensive.  That's kind of where this whole project idea came and slapped me in the face.

"How do I introduce a new tabletop miniatures game, but mitigate the cost?"

That's how the 1:64 scale die-cast cars came into view. They're affordable ($1.50 and less), you can buy them virtually anywhere, they look pretty good out of the box and you can easily customize them.

I was also heavily inspired by this Massive Voodoo contest from 2011 (http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2011/05/mad-max-car-contest-winners.html). The things they did with scale cars was inspiring and made me want to play with them.  Badly.

How does it play?

QUICK PLAY RULES: http://www.shengames.com/tabletop/steelfleetwarfare/SteelFleetWarfare_QuickRules_v08.pdf

I wanted to keep the game simple enough that people new to the miniatures world don't scared off and deep enough that veteran players can keep this game as an alternative between their other more core games.  

Check out the Quick Play rules for more information!

Custom Base

INTERESTED IN JUST NO-FRILLS BASES? PLEASE CHECK THE FAQ BELOW.

The piece that's really taking advantage of 1:64 scale die-cast cars are the custom bases that are used in the game.  These bases will be cast in urethane plastic, 3" in diameter, 1/2" thick.  The current wooden prototype and paper prototypes can be seen in the photo below.  The base will contain all the information required for playing as well as have areas for the 1:64 scale die-cast cars to sit in.

Cards

Some of the funds will be going toward artwork being created for the game as well. Check out one of the professional artists who will be working on this game, Kelly Perry (http://www.kellyperryart.com/)!

The cards are what allow players to fully customize their fleets of vehicles.  Each base vehicle has different capacity for attachments, which allows you suit up the vehicle to whatever you can think of.  Want a vehicle that's more machine gun than car?  Go for it.  Want one that has weak weapons, but each one is boosted with computer systems?  Nice moves.

In the base set (prior to expansions, as there is indeed a story in place for a natural expansion), the cards included are:

  • 3x Vehicles Types (Light, Medium, Heavy)
  • 10x Weapons
  • 6x Special Weapons (2 unique to each Vehicle Type)
  • 10x Attachments (armor, movement, etc.)
  • 6x Special Attachments (2 unique to each Vehicle Type)
  • 8x Drivers
  • 8x Passengers
  • Total: 51 Different Types of Cards

In the physical set of cards, there will be multiple copies of each weapon and attachment since you'll probably be wanting to use same attachments across the vehicles in your fleet.  For example, every vehicle will probably want a Machine Gun, so there will be enough cards for that.

Questions about this project? Check out the FAQ

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    Supporter:
    Electronic delivery of rulebook and all cards in the game as a printable PDF.

    Special thanks in the rulebook and site!

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    Starter Set:
    Electronic delivery of rulebook and all cards in the game as a printable PDF. Also includes physical delivery of three (3) custom bases (anywhere in the US is free, international add $5.00).

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    Core Set:
    Physical delivery of physical rulebook, physical cards for all cards in the game and includes six (6) custom bases (anywhere in the US is free, international add $10.00... cards are heavy!). Perfect for two players to start!

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    Epic Passenger:
    Two (2) Core Sets for super epic battles with a friend (that's 12 bases)! Also include your name and likeness as one of the Passengers in the game! Shipping is free to anywhere in the US, international add $15.00... 2x the cards are heavier!

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    Epic Driver:
    Two (2) Core Sets for super epic battles with a friend (that's 12 bases)! Also include your name and likeness as one of the Drivers in the game! Shipping is free to anywhere in the US, international add $15.00... 2x the cards are heavier!

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