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Dash into action with this hilarious drafting card game featuring dachshund heroes with variable player power.
Dash into action with this hilarious drafting card game featuring dachshund heroes with variable player power.
Dash into action with this hilarious drafting card game featuring dachshund heroes with variable player power.
349 backers pledged CA$ 31,168 to help bring this project to life.

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In Doxie Dash you get to join the pack, by selecting a hero with their own unique ability; use it to establish your dominance. Take on challenges from the doxie's perspective as you defeat foes, poo on expensive rugs, hoard skivvies, and lick your way to victory.  

Gameplay is quick and simple. Draft cards, gamble, sabotage, and use your hero’s variable player powers to defeat your challengers. Prove that you are the ultimate wiener!

If you are hungry for a longer gameplay experience, you can enjoy the Team Play or Tournament option. With treats to collect and enemies lurking around every corner, do you have what it takes to become top dog? Because there can only be one wiener! 

How to play  

Your Objective: The game ends when you’ve played enough rounds to reach or exceed a score of 100 points. The player with the highest final score wins.  

Set Up: Select your hero for the game and deal 11 cards to each player. 

Pick and Pass: From your hand, select a card to play. Place this card face-down on the table to start. After each player has selected a card to play, all players flip their cards face-up to show the others their choices. Pass the remaining cards in your hand to the left. Repeat this pick and pass cycle until all cards are played face-up on the table.

Trade and Tally: Trade in any cards that you feel are not serving you. Tally up your points by making combos with your face-up cards, starting item, and apply your hero ability. Play additional rounds until one player exceeds 100 points to take the game.

Check out these Doxie Dash Kickstarter Exclusives

With our Rainbow Friends Pledge Tier you will get a limited edition 2" custom hand tooled resin Doxie Dash Figurine exclusively for our Kickstarter campaign! These adorable figurines will be hand painted and shipped directly to you as you wait for your copy of Doxie Dash to arrive. To learn more about this tier visit doxiedash.com/kickstarter-rewards

Not only will you get a game that is jam-packed with heroic dachshunds, you also have the opportunity to add your own pet as a hero with our Custom Hero Pledge Tier

Challenge the Doxie Dash pack with a custom hero card featuring your goldfish, cat, dog, houseplant, pet rock, etc., pixelated by our artist and added to your copy of the game. If you select this pledge tier you will submit a picture of your pet and pick your own starting item and hero ability from a list of options. To learn more about this tier visit doxiedash.com/kickstarter-rewards

 

The pledge tiers do not include shipping. You will be asked to pay for shipping through the pledge manager after the Kickstarter campaign ends. Please do NOT add your shipping cost to your pledge. Above are the approximate shipping rates. By adding our shipping separately at the end of the campaign, we have the opportunity to subsidize your shipping costs based on our final numbers.

Meet the dynamic team behind Mackerel Sky Games. Originally from the East Coast of Canada, these three friends each lend a unique spectrum of skills and talents to the team. 

Travis, our lead game designer, strives to develop engaging game mechanics that suit the creative concept, leading to a gameplay experience that offers a rewarding flow and pay off. 

Justin, our lead art director, is focused on driving our concepts to their most satisfying limits, as we explore alternative ways to weave stories and engage the player in new and incredible worlds.

Marcie, our graphic designer is steadfast in her desire to make the final product resolved and user-friendly.

Coming from a variety of backgrounds with an array of specialties, they all approach game concepts from a slightly different angle. This dissonance in collaboration creates incredible results.

Risks and challenges

Doxie Dash is almost completely done, but we plan to continue to fine tune the game over the course of this campaign to create the best possible pick and pass tabletop game experience for our backers.

We are also excited to create a RULES OF PLAY to make learning the game easy. We hope to fine-tune the language and instructions so that new players can learn the game with ease.

One of the challenges that we are most excited to face is translating the game. We hope to find expert translators and playtesters to help us create versions of Doxie Dash in German, Spanish, Russian, and French. We look forward to finding the right people for the job and sharing translated games that are as easy to learn and play as our English version.

PRINTING

We are excited to be working with the incredible people at Panda Game Manufacturing. With their expertise, we expect to have top-notch quality and materials. We will be validating our artwork with them before this campaign ends, so there should be no delays in production once our campaign is funded.

FULFILLMENT

This is our first campaign, so we are looking forward to getting the fulfillment done as quickly and efficiently as possible. Inevitably a few shipments will get lost or damaged—particularly those going overseas—but we'll be following those shipments closely and making sure backers get exactly what they ordered!

TRANSPARENCY

It is our goal to be as transparent with our backers as possible as we go through this exciting process. You can expect to stay informed every step of the way. If we run into problems, we will let our backers know right away what our solutions will be. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know!

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    Fully customized, hand illustrated hero card inspired by your very own pet!
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    Fully customized, hand illustrated hero card inspired by your very own pet!
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    Hand-tooled Doxie Dash figurine
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    1 copy of Doxie Dash
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