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Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jun 29 2018
£1,982
pledged of £160,000pledged of £160,000 goal
29
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jun 29 2018

About

Repel Boarders is a coop game for 2-6 players, you can take control of any number of crew under Cpt Frank Smith in either one of the 9 included missions or if you prefer you can design your own!

Gain weapons and armour from the chests scattered about the ship in your attempt to defeat the forces of space pirates that are attacking your ship.

Missions have different objectives ranging from simply surviving a massive rush of pirates to securing vital parts of your ship.

Will you take on the role of a marine and attack the enemy head on, or the role of medic and assist your fellow players in staying alive as wave after wave of blood thirsty pirates swarm the ship.

The choice is yours with 6 different characters to play and missions with varying degrees of difficulty.

Whichever character and mission you choose you are sure to have hours of fun with this tabletop board game that includes over 67 detailed miniatures, stunning art work and easy to pick up rules suitable for the whole family.

The core game includes:

9 Double sided Octagonal Board Tiles
1 Alert Game Board
18 Doors (Card)
22 Door Connectors
5 Chests tokens (Card)
6 Character Cards
36 Green Level Pirate Cards
12 Yellow Level Pirate Cards
8 Red Level Disaster Cards
60 Equipment Cards
50 Infiltrator Tokens
9 Corridor Tiles
1 First Player Token
3 Special Equipment Tokens
20 Wound Tokens
4 Breach Points
3 Red Combat Dice
3 Yellow Combat Dice
3 Green Combat Dice
1 Pirate Captain Character Miniature
1 Player Captain Character Miniature
1 Medic Character Miniature
1 Marine Character Miniature
1 Chef Character Miniature
1 Engineer Character Miniature
1 Defense Robot Character Miniature
20 Elite Pirate Miniatures
40 Pirate Miniatures
1 Rulebook

Upgrade all the cardboard doors to plastic
Upgrade all the cardboard doors to plastic
Upgrade the cardboard chest tokens to plastic chest miniatures.
Upgrade the cardboard chest tokens to plastic chest miniatures.
Replace the red disaster cards with a rotating card dial for extra dramatic tension
Replace the red disaster cards with a rotating card dial for extra dramatic tension
Upgrade the cardboard breach points with a plastic miniature
Upgrade the cardboard breach points with a plastic miniature
Add in some more usefull equipment items
Add in some more usefull equipment items
Alternate pose for the pirates, changing 20 of the standard pirates to this pose
Alternate pose for the pirates, changing 20 of the standard pirates to this pose
Alternate pose for the elite pirates, changing 10 of the elite pirates to this pose.
Alternate pose for the elite pirates, changing 10 of the elite pirates to this pose.
Alternate Pirate Captain.  Add another pirate captain model and his own stat card!
Alternate Pirate Captain. Add another pirate captain model and his own stat card!
New game board tiles.  Take the fight to the pirate ship with extra board tiles for murky confines of that vessel.
New game board tiles. Take the fight to the pirate ship with extra board tiles for murky confines of that vessel.
Add a VIP miniature to replace the cardboard token for Mission 8 or your own custom scenarios
Add a VIP miniature to replace the cardboard token for Mission 8 or your own custom scenarios
Add an engine room helix miniature for mission 7 or your own customer scenarios
Add an engine room helix miniature for mission 7 or your own customer scenarios
Add a control panel miniature to the game for use in mission 8 or your own custom scenarios
Add a control panel miniature to the game for use in mission 8 or your own custom scenarios
*BGG hearts only required if available
*BGG hearts only required if available

The prototype game includes 3D printed miniatures however below is a sample of the detail we expect from injection moulding at the manufacturer.

Find out how to play the game from our expert below...(check out the full HD version here)

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Repel Boarders is being produced by Dark Orbit Games. We strive to create games that are extremely fun to play!

We have spent over two years playing and changing our first game so that the rules are easy to understand and almost anyone can play it.

Dark Orbit Games team members have varying skills and pastimes, however we all have a love of entertaining and fun to play games. With family members and avid gamers included in our team we hope that we have produced a family friendly game.

What have we got to do? Artwork in short! While the game mechanics are complete we know the artwork can be improved. We want a visually stunning game too. This is where you as backers get to help in the final product.

We invite our backers to judge the artwork from the varying artists we hope to employ and collectively vote on the final version chosen for the game. We will list options as they come via updates to the Kickstarter campaign and via our social media platforms.

Manufacturing Time Line

July – September. Remaining artwork is undertaken and backers get to vote on the final illustrations and layouts.

September – January. Production is underway and quality checked throughout.

January – April. Product is shipped around the world to the different fulfilment centres.

May. Pledges up to Captain Level are shipped to customers.

May – June. Captain and Admiral Pledges are sent to the Pro Painters to be made stunning!

July. Captain and Admiral Pledges are sent to customers.

The timeline above gives you a general idea of the full schedule of what to expect once the campaign ends. Please keep in mind these are just estimates, and the timeline may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

Here is a cost breakdown we have done before Kickstarter campaign started. We have worked hard with our prospective manufacturing partners to achieve the highest quality game and not go over the £80 mark with regard the base game to our Kickstarter backers. This does mean a higher than average Kickstarter Goal but represents our commitment to value for money. 

Shipping will be charged after the Kickstarter finishes based on actual costs incurred to ship and is collected via our pledge manager system.  This allows us to charge fairly for all backers and avoid a 'one size fits all' mentality to shipping. We will ship your pledges to several hubs around the world.

Your pledge will arrive via one of the following hubs:
United Kingdom (UK, EU and Rest of the World backers)
USA (US backers)
Canada (Canadian backers)
China (Asia Pacific backers)
Australia (Australia and New Zealand backers)

Below are our initial rough estimates for shipping the core game (4kg volumetric weight). These are just estimates - costs may rise due to weight increase as more items are unlocked via stretch goals. 

UNITED KINGDOM: £7
USA: £7-£11 to most states. £22 to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.
CANADA: £7-£15 to most cities.
EUROPE: £7 to Germany, £10-£22 to most other countries.
£25 to Norway, Finland, Estland, Lettland, and Latvia.
£30 to Bosnia/Herzegowina, Croatia, and Serbia.
£40 to Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Romania.
£43 to Iceland and Israel.
£50 to Greece and Turkey.
LATIN AMERICA: £35-£43 to most countries.
ASIA: £7 to China and Hong Kong. £22 to most other countries (no estimate available for Malaysia).
OCEANIA: £9-£18 to Australia. £22 to New Zealand.
AFRICA: £50 to most countries.

Any pledges confirmed after our pledge manager deadline window will be shipped from the UK hub at a later date and will likely incur increased shipping costs. Unfortunately, different import laws and customs have made it impossible for us to ship games to certain specific countries.

*WE DO NOT SHIP TO:* Russia, Ukraine, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan.

Risks and challenges

We have developed this game over the last 2 years and are confident in the rules and the story of the TSC Titan. All that is needed before we can start manufacturing is the remaining artwork. While our preproduction artwork on cards and boards is good we wish to only produce great and that takes finding the right artist/illustrator to share our vision.

The remaining artwork will be finished as our first priority. We will then send the artwork to the manufacturer as early as possible, but we will not sacrifice quality to meet this aim. Our goal is and always will be to send our backers the best possible game we can. We will keep you updated every step of the way with images of the artwork and allow our backers to make the final choices that will be used in the game as we are in this adventure together.

We have done our research into distribution methods and are confident that it will run smoothly through industry tried and tested fulfilment centres. However, we are prepared for any issues that might arise as delivering your game is our priority. If there are any delays, date changes or shipping issues you will be the first to know not only what happened but what we are doing to amend it.

I hope you enjoy this epic space adventure and we look forward to sending our game to you! Stand by to repel boarders!

By pledging for this project you accept the following terms:

General Terms:

This is not a pre-order and the final product may be subject to changes and improvements from what is presented here.

After 30 days from the delivery date to your door, we will not accept complaints related to the game box contents of this campaign (missing components, damaged components, etc.).

After 6 months from the shipment date, we will not accept any complaints related to this campaign.

Refunds:

An order can be cancelled and fully refunded before the end of the campaign by clicking on the applicable button on Kickstarter.

After the end of the campaign, the order can still be cancelled within 15 days by sending us an email with your cancellation request. Please note that in this case the refund will not include the processing costs and Kickstarter fees, which will be deducted from your total. Apart from the cases specified here, the order is considered valid and is not refundable.

Shipping:

It’s ultimately your responsibility to respond to our post-campaign survey to claim your rewards and to give us information about your shipping address. If you ignore our last call email for more than 4 weeks we will consider your pledge a donation and we won’t be able to ship you a reward.

If the game fails to arrive because of your mistake (wrong address, recipient absent, failure to pick up at courier/postal warehouse, etc.), any additional shipping/warehousing cost for us to re-send/re-deliver your game will be your responsibility. This also includes the costs associated with returning the game. If after investigation it becomes clear that the error was on our part, we will resend your package at our expense.

If the package is lost, destroyed or damaged, the carrier will be held solely responsible. Any customer claim to the carrier needs to be made at the time of delivery, not later. If the package seems damaged, please ask the postal carrier to make you a receipt "accepted with reserve".

Please note that we will not reship any game without first investigating what happened to the first shipment.

If your game arrives with missing or damaged components, provide us with proof and we will substitute them once we have verified the damage.

If you live outside of the USA, EU, CA, AU, and JP customs taxes may be added. Please check your country's rules and regulations as this aspect will not be our responsibility.

If you are not comfortable with these terms, please do not participate in this Kickstarter Campaign.

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    Crewman

    CREWMAN PLEDGE: Thank you for supporting our project

    Includes all the crew STL files to download to your home 3D printer

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    ENSIGN PLEDGE: Repel Boarders the Board Game + All Applicable Stretch Goals.

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    LIEUTENANT PLEDGE: Repel Boarders the Board Game + Pre-painted miniatures + All Applicable Stretch Goals.

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    MERCHANTMAN PLEDGE. 6 Copies of Repel Boarders Core Game + All Applicable Stretch Goals.

    * Proof of business authenticity will be required after the campaign ends.

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    Captain

    CAPTAIN PLEDGE: Repel Boarders the Board Game + Pro-painted miniatures + All Applicable Stretch Goals.

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    • Pro Painted Miniatures
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    Admiral

    ADMIRAL PLEDGE: Repel Boarders the Board Game + Name the Pirate Captain + Pro-painted miniatures + All Applicable Stretch Goals.

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