Who is BARD Games? Be Fickle!
Who is BARD Games?
It has been a while! A lot has happened since A Band of Orcs descended on your game table; Stranger Things made gamer kids cool, politics... Read more
One year anniversary! The Lich King is loose...
One year ago Dubious Alliance was funded with your support. Yesterday the Lair of the Lich King expansion was funded! That signals a new year of Orcish terror and Dubious... Read more
The Lair of the Lich King Kickstarter closes tonight at 11pm
Hail Gore Stained Axe Tribe!
We are deep in The Lair of the Lich King and only have a few hours remaining before the funding campaign ends tonight at 11pm... Read more
Gogog is gone!
Vying for command of the Gore Stained Axe Tribe while facing the mighty Lich King comes at a great cost! Desperate to hold his command over the other Warchiefs, Gogog... Read more
The Lair the Lich King is now on Kickstarter
A new adventure path for your Dubious Alliance game system is ready for your pledge.
Here is the link; http://kck.st/1Q44mNI
And three reasons to pledge now;
1- The Lich King will... Read more
Dare to open The Lair of the Lich King this Sunday!
Begin your next adventure! Open The Lair of the Lich King to lead the Gore Stained Axe Tribe against a new, horrific villain!
This adventure path starts with 11 Lich... Read more
A new adventure begins...
Hail Orcs of the Gore Stained Axe Tribe!
Since your successful raid on Kickstarter last year I am certain you have proved you are 'Orc enough' by defeating Snarl the... Read more
The Lich King cometh... help Dubious Alliance on BGG.com before you perish!
Hail Gore Stained Axe Tribe!
Work on the new Adventure Path for Dubious Alliance is well under way. Art, game testing and planning for the convention season has kept me... Read more
All orders mailed, print your battle mat & who's going to DunDraCon?
Hail Gore Stained Axe Tribe!
Many of you have received your backer rewards. International orders are always a bit slower, so if you haven't received yours yet, it is because... Read more
The fulfillment update & a HolOrcDay reminder.
After a lot of assembling of boxes and a complete refresh of my laptop (thanks Microsoft 8.1!) I am happy to report that all orders, both international and domestic, are... Read more
Order fulfillment beginning & meet up at Discretion Brewery this Saturday!
We are on schedule!
Games arrived today and they look great.
Now begins the demanding work of matching rewards, Vanity Cards and addresses to get your game in hand. This... Read more
Confirm your shipping address & check out those Vanity Player Cards!
Just received an update from the manufacturer, the game has shipped! By this time next weekend a few of you locals will have your game in hand!
Everyone else can... Read more
Let's invade another Kickstarter & last chance to add Boosters (or a holiday gift).
Recently I discovered another great Kickstarter (thank you Bill). Better still, I reached out to William who is running the campaign... and do I have something new and cool to... Read more
Let the printing begin! ... last chance to add Booster Packs.
The production sample arrived as scheduled, and it is wonderful!
Lets open the box together...
So, after a few minor edits already submitted, the big order is ready to place.... Read more
Sneak Peek Vanity Cards on Facebook... and earn your Lump of Coal!
According to FedEx tracking, the production sample will be in my hand Friday. Factory photos look great, so I expect good things.
While we are all waiting, I have been... Read more
I got good news, and I got bad news...
The good news, I was going to surprise everyone by am upgrading the packaging from a tuck box to a carton!
Here is the bad news, the pre-production sample of the carton I... Read more
The Production Proof is in the mail & Which Yardbone will you use?
The production prototype is printed and was shipped today! Stand by for some pictures shortly. With the production lead teams it looks like a few of you may... Read more
ImmOrctals descend upon the realm!
Rules, cartons, cards and more have been reviewed, finalized and readied for the big file upload. Only 5 more cards to complete.
What's the hold up you may... Read more
The most important update yet... Who is Yardbone?
As I approach the final Vanity Card assembly and prepare for the file upload, I have hit a game design cross roads and need your help!
Many of you may... Read more
Vanity Cards... Assemble!
Ok, unlike the Avengers, all these Vanity Player Cards wont assemble themselves just because I demand it! Better still, I went to Asgard to steal Thor's hammer and gain the... Read more
"L" is for Longbow... and more
So much to update! Game testing, graphic QA, ImmOrctal art coming in and more. I will try to keep this one quick.
I was able to test some of the... Read more
The Post- GenCon update... and see you at CelestiCon!
If you missed the four greatest days in gaming, then sit back, relax and prepare to live vicariously through me and my GenCon 2014 update.
When I got off the... Read more
Play Dubious Alliance at GenCon... and the art rolls in!
How about a quick update on this, the greatest of gaming weekends... GenCon! I will be playing Dubious Alliance at GenCon to promote the pending first release. I bet many... Read more
Survey results are in! New cards are decided, and the Fan Art contest begins!
First, a quick reminder. I am working to keep our game production on schedule, and so must you!
If you received an email from me in the last two days,... Read more
Orcs are slavishly tabulating your input to prepare our game
It has been over a week since the last update, and so much counting has begun.
Here are some quick numbers;
- 89.8% of backers completed their Backer Survey. These... Read more
Only 1 day left to submit your photos!
Hail Dubious Allies!
Vanity Card Backers- To ensure game production remains on schedule it is imperative that everyone with Vanity Cards submit their photos via email tomorrow. Be sure... Read more
Complete your surveys or more Orcs will perish!
I sent an Orc to find you, look what happened!
Dont let any more Orcs perish searching for you! Here is what you must do:
- Complete your Kickstarter fulfillment Survey... Read more
Please complete your Survey's right away!
Finish your survey and submit images before July 9th!
I have received about 60% of the surveys so far. This is a great start, but we need to get all... Read more
Propose new cards on "Must Trade" and get your Vanity Player Card images ready
Hail Gore Stained Axe Tribe!
Now that the funding campaign is over, the real work begins.Through your efforts we unlocked 13 Stretch Goals and added many new cards to an... Read more
ImmOrctals Backers- now it is time to design your card!
Hail ImmOrctals! The tribe trembles in anticipation of your arrival. There are a few urgent things to do in the next 10 days to ensure your glorious arrival is a success.
Your pledge... Read more
Thank you for an amazing funding campaign. What's next for Dubious Alliance?
First, a message from Gogog Bloodthroat, Chieftain of the Gore Stained Axe Tribe.
For the Human readers, congratulations! You banded together and knowingly unlocked our 13th and final Stretch Goal... Read more
Do not unlock the final stretch goal...
In hour final hours, I am pleased you avoided the $7000 Stretch Goal! It is kept inside a chest carved from Hydra scales and Ghoul bones. It is locked with... Read more
500% Funded and 11 Stretch Goals! Will we unleash the Dragon in the final 24 hours...
The horde has gained 6000 experience points, Dubious Alliance is a 5th level Kickstarter.
And we unlocked the 11th Stretch Goal: a high level "Magic Item" card for everyone's game... Read more
Over 450% funded and 24 hours to go... will a new Magic Item be discovered?
What a great day for magic!
First, the tribe banded together to cast the "Unlock Stretch Goal" chant, adding an 11th card to all Dubious Alliance games. I am... Read more
Boost your adventure!
Congratulations on funding a wonderful game. By pledging and supporting the campaign, your Dubious Alliance deck has grown to 121 game cards! This is a complete game and you don't... Read more
Jimi the Cat needs 400 Gold Pieces!
So much to share and so little time. The funding campaign ends this Tuesday at 9am!
First, recall that ImmOrctal backers get to introduce a new game in their own... Read more
Off to PolyCon!
This weekend will be another exciting one for the Dubious Alliance Kickstarter campaign. I am headed to the PolyCon Gaming Convention in San Luis Obispo, CA to introduce our game... Read more
Updated Stretch Goal- Wandering Monsters
I did a little math (twice) and decided to make the Wandering Monster booster pack our next stretch goal at the $5000 funding level. With only a few... Read more
FathOrc's Day Approaches!
This weekend will be another exciting one. New backers are asking about FathOrc's Day and how to honor dear old Dad! Well, here are some tips;
First, down load and... Read more
More great Dubious Alliance reviews!
If you havent already read the positive reviews from TodayinBoardgames, Wizardsneverweararmor and Steve Bean Games, then make it a point to visit www.dubiousalliance.com and read some great insights.
More reviews are... Read more
Get ready for FathOrcs Day and check out the amazing ImmOrctal art!
Hello Dubious Allies.
There are quite a few updates on the home page, and I want to call out two exciting offerings!
First, check out the first fantastic illustration from... Read more
Celebrate FathOrcs Day with a free gift!
Ah... Father's Day. The human holiday where families gather to honor Dad for all his hard work and dedication. Breakfast in bed, slippers & coffee and appreciative kids rewarding Dad... Read more
Half way to a new Magic Item!
Another great day for the Gore Stained Axe Tribe.
First, we just broke $4000! Half way to the nest Stretch Goals, a new 'high level' card gifted to everyone by... Read more
Let the charge to 5000 begin!
So much has happened in just four days! Here is a recap of all NINE new cards that will be added to your game through unlocked stretch goals;
- Blix... Read more
Planning the raid pays off!
With the first two days down, I could not be happier with the Kickstarter. Together we met the initial funding goal in a single day! Although I expected we would... Read more
The Kubla of Cons strikes a Critical Hit!
What an amazing first day! The Kickstarter launched less than 24 hours ago and we are FUNDED! Better still, we have FIVE unlocked stretch goals, meaning every backer has already... Read more