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In Sigil: Powers of War players battle each other on a hexagonal board using custom decks of spells, unique units, and powerful auras in an attempt to destroy each other's Sigil. It is an action packed fantasy based strategic battle game with 4 customizable factions. It takes all the excitement of dice combat and combines it with pre-built deck construction that allows for multiple strategies for victory. 

During our over 400 playtest, players enjoyed the following:

  • asymmetrical feel of the different factions.
  • the ability to control the battlefield with unit placement and strategic movement.
  • the tug of war and coalition game variants.
  • customizable faction decks with Warlords to match a player's unique style or strategy.
  • the simple movement and dice combat system combined with the hand management card play of a card game.
  • the variable power and command values of the Warlords.

Sigil: Powers of War is a thematic expandable card game featuring a board and dice combat for added levels of strategy.  The goal is to create thematic gameplay with a limited and known card base.

The future of Sigil: Powers of War (if you all are willing and kind enough to support us) is NOT to become a collectible card game where the player with more valuable cards is more likely to win. Instead our goal is to become a game of deep thematic strategy where all players are equal on a level of custom deck construction but easily accessible for new players and all types of gamers. With this in mind every expansion for Sigil will be thematically based and feature two opposing factions with included cards listed. (i.e. Elves vs Goblins, Dragons vs Angels, etc.)

Please check out the full rulebook below and see how Sigil: Powers of War blends the movement and dice combat system of popular miniatures games with the turn structure and familiar mechanics of a collectible card game to create something new, unique, and almost impossible to predict. *Base Game comes with 4 decks for 4 players but it is expandable up to 6 with the expansions. 

 

Each player selects a faction Sigil and a Warlord to fight for their Sigil. Each Warlord is represented on the board by a matching standee.
Each player selects a faction Sigil and a Warlord to fight for their Sigil. Each Warlord is represented on the board by a matching standee.

 

Using their powerful Warlord and a pre-built custom deck of cards, players can play powerful spells, stunt their opponent with crippling auras, and summon units to fight for their Sigil.
Using their powerful Warlord and a pre-built custom deck of cards, players can play powerful spells, stunt their opponent with crippling auras, and summon units to fight for their Sigil.

 

Players advance their frontline by placing mana generators adjacent to their Warlord allowing them to generate more mana per turn and spawn units at these generators. This creates a strategic tug of war between the players.
Players advance their frontline by placing mana generators adjacent to their Warlord allowing them to generate more mana per turn and spawn units at these generators. This creates a strategic tug of war between the players.

 

The units on the board engage in combat resolved by dice rolls based on each unit's attributes and abilities. Only when a player has destroyed their opponent's Sigil may they glory in the triumph of Victory.
The units on the board engage in combat resolved by dice rolls based on each unit's attributes and abilities. Only when a player has destroyed their opponent's Sigil may they glory in the triumph of Victory.

 

Example Summon Card & Mana Generator
Example Summon Card & Mana Generator

All pledges must be made in full by April 18th at 9:59 pm CST. We don't use a pledge manager—backers may NOT increase their pledge at the KS prices AFTER the campaign ends. Future pre-orders can be made on our website once we successfully fund.

 

Sigil - Base Set Reward Level
Sigil - Base Set Reward Level

 

Sigil - Expansion Reward Levels
Sigil - Expansion Reward Levels

 

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  • Money back guarantee for all pledge levels. (See Risk & Reward Section.) 
  • Price includes shipping or supplement to shipping. Price is already lower then it will be at Retail. ($65/$90 MSRP) 
  • 70% of the art assets will be complete by the time the Kickstarter ends, and that money has been fronted and funded by our own personal funds to get this project off the ground. We are personally invested.
  • This game strives to take some awesome mechanics from some already popular games and integrate them together, and the experience is truly unforgettable.

We are a new company, a new game, a new everything. There are risk involved with that. We get it. But I have personally invested over 30% of the funds to get this project off the ground, and we aren't going to slow down. This started as a game for us, by us, but we couldn't pass up the chance to make it something more, and we sincerely hope you will help us get there.

 

We are using bulk shipment fulfillment centers around the world to facilitate lower cost shipping, customs, and VAT fees.

Backers are limited to 3 total games per pledge. 

Rewards shipped to backers in the USA, CA, EU, UK, & AUS are shipped to backers from within distribution centers in the area. 

 

We love to support our FLGS and we want you to carry Sigil: Powers of War in your store! We treat retail backers like other backers in that they will recieve all of their products before the rest of the games are released into distribution. Retail backers will get an exclusive promo pack with their order not available to any other backers. Please email me at sigilgame@gmail.com for bulk purchase options that include a retailer promo pack!

We have developed a conservative production schedule working with our printing partner and distributors to determine realistic timelines for each task in the schedule. The project should deliver in the below window barring any catastrophes.

*Subject to Change
*Subject to Change

 

 

                                          

 

 

 

 

Dustin Crouch - Designer & President of Breaking Teeth Games - I have over 15 years experience in delivering multimillion construction budget and contracts to multiple types of owners. I know the pressures of schedule, the let down of false expectations, and the joys of success. Cain and I have been friends since we were children and most of our fun has revolved around gaming.   We game weekly together.

Cain Myers - Co-Designer & Vice President of Breaking Teeth Games - Cain is a man of the people. He puts others first and always has a smile on his face. If it weren't for him this project would have stayed tucked away on my shelf. He motivates the team to think outside the box and to deliver a game that begs to be replayed.

Art: The bulk of our artwork was done by two artist Rastislav Le and Nakarin Sukontakorn. You can catch their art in many other card games, and I could not have done this without their help. 

Development and Outreach Team - John Richardson & Alex Wallace

Video: The video work was done by Patrick Tohill LLC and the voiceover work provided by Robert Ricotta. Thanks a lot guys!

Playtesters - Too many to name, but thank you all so much for all the loving and sometimes not so loving feedback. It made this game so much better. Special thanks to Roll The Dice in Murfreesboro TN for the venue and TN Game Days for the launching pad.

Thank you to Jamey Stegmaier and Eduardo Baraf! They answer many of my questions and provided SUCH VALUABLE INFORMATION for someone new to this. I wouldn't have known which direction to point before I read their stuff. Thanks guys! 

 

Risks and challenges

Dustin's background in Commercial Construction Preconstruction and Estimating has been invaluable to us so far to get the pricing and function of the game to mesh. The planning and project management of this endeavor has been painstakingly thought through, and we are confident we can deliver the product as advertised.

Balance of asymmetrical factions has been of the utmost importance to us and it has continually focused us towards the final card creations.

Of course there will be hiccups and complexities along the way, but we guarantee when the project is complete and you have the game in your hands you will be pleased.

We are offering a money back guarantee to all Kickstarter backers so that you can return your copy of Sigil: Powers of War (opened or unopened) within 1 month of delivery for a full pledge refund, no questions asked. We will even cover the shipping. We are confident in our game.

Even with Risk there is Reward. Please support us on Kickstarter and play some awesome games while you are at.

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