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Plan actions secretly, outwit your opponents, and capture the flag in this 30-minute board game for 2-4 players.
Plan actions secretly, outwit your opponents, and capture the flag in this 30-minute board game for 2-4 players.
Plan actions secretly, outwit your opponents, and capture the flag in this 30-minute board game for 2-4 players.
354 backers pledged $14,901 to help bring this project to life.

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Thank you to all the backers who helped create Flag Dash! If you missed the Kickstarter campaign, visit the PieceKeeper Games website for more information about Flag Dash or to purchase a copy of your own.

Final prototype components
Final prototype components

In Flag Dash, you play the role of one of several childhood friends that promised to play their favorite pastime again after they “grew up.” Each player secretly plans and simultaneously plays cards to outmaneuver the opposing team in an exciting game of capture-the-flag.

Flag Dash is worth a closer look due to its:

  • movement programming mechanics 
  • superb artwork 
  • must-have wooden components
  • catchy theme
  • great reviews
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Flag Dash packs a ton of components into a small 210 x 125 x 38 mm box (the same size as Boss Monster). It's small enough to take most places and full enough to keep you playing for years to come.

Flag Dash takes place over multiple rounds until one team returns home with the opposing team's flag or collects a complete set of flags the opposing characters are wearing. 

In every round, each player plans two moves in advance and for each move, chooses to move either the runner they control - with a unique special ability - or the defender they share with their teammate.

ROUND SUMMARY

PHASE 1: PLAN MOVES - Each player secretly plans two moves with an action card and priority token face-down for each move.

PHASE 2: RESOLVE MOVES (2X) - Each player reveals their priority token for the first move. Each player makes their first move in order from lowest to highest numbered token. Repeat for second move.

PHASE 3: CLEANUP - Each player discards their priority tokens and returns action cards to hand.

For more details, see the latest rulebook draft, prior to graphic design and editing work.

Each player controls a whimsical character with a unique special ability. You get to help with the characters!

  • Pledge at PERSONAL DASH level ($149) and you can name 1 of the 6 base characters! Email games@piecekeepergames.com with which character you would like to name and your chosen name. Sorry, all characters are taken!
  • Pledge at DESIGNER DASH level ($499) and you can be in the game as 1 of 4 new characters! These characters will be added as promo cards in the Deluxe Upgrade Pack. Sorry, all characters are taken!
  • Free worldwide shipping. Avoid hefty international shipping prices.
  • Deluxe Upgrade Pack. Limited Deluxe Upgrade Pack will NOT be sold through distribution. 
  • Receive game first. Receive Flag Dash at least a month before retail stores. 
  • Money-back guarantee. If you aren't completely satisfied with Flag Dash within 30 days of receiving it, you can return it for a full refund.

We think Flag Dash is a great game, but don't take our word for it. See for yourself why reviewers loved it!

                                                                                                
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Other Media Coverage

Flag Dash has received lots of additional media coverage.

  • Fast delivery. Since rewards will ship directly from China via air mail, you will receive Flag Dash several weeks faster than if we used a typical shipping method in which the game is first freighted to the US and then shipped to you.
  • No VAT. Based on the low stated value of the game (under $20 USD since shipping does not count towards stated value), you should not have any VAT/customs/duty charges. The 2 publishers mentioned above have not reported any customers facing VAT/customs/duty charges when using similar stated values on their games.

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Flag Dash received the approval of fellow game designers at Protospiel Madison in Oct 2015. It was extensively playtested (100+ plays) prior to finalizing the core gameplay.
Flag Dash received the approval of fellow game designers at Protospiel Madison in Oct 2015. It was extensively playtested (100+ plays) prior to finalizing the core gameplay.
                                                                   

Risks and challenges

This is our first Kickstarter project so we have not been through the manufacturing and fulfillment process for a board game yet. However, we have been in continual contact with our manufacturer and fulfillment agent for 4 months and have worked through all angles of this project with them. We are confident in our manufacturer's ability to produce a high quality game and our fulfillment agent's ability to deliver pledges in a timely manner.

We are expecting our first baby (a boy!) in June, so our attention will be divided during the summer. However, we have front-loaded all of the work on game development, artwork, rulebook, manufacturing, and logistics and everything is in order prior to the start of the Kickstarter. Therefore, Flag Dash should be in the hands of our manufacturer and far along in production when our baby arrives.

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    SIMPLE DASH

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    CRAFTY DASH

    Official Print 'n Play files for Flag Dash using the game's final art. Print them off and make a copy of the game yourself!

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    FLAG DASH

    Flag Dash + official Print 'n Play files + all unlocked stretch goals.

    Includes free worldwide shipping. Add $27 per extra copy of Flag Dash.

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    DELUXE DASH

    Deluxe Upgrade Pack + Flag Dash + official Print 'n Play files + all unlocked stretch goals

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    RAPID DASH

    Flag Dash + official Print 'n Play files + all unlocked stretch goals + Flag Dash Demo Copy crafted and signed by the designer, Kirk Dennison.

    Includes free worldwide shipping. Add $9 for each Deluxe Upgrade Pack and $27 per extra copy of Flag Dash. Demo copy estimated delivery: April 2016.

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    PERSONAL DASH

    Name 1 of the 6 base characters! Pick your own name or whatever name you would like (family-friendly). This name will be prominently displayed in the rulebook. See campaign for which characters are still available to name.

    + Deluxe Upgrade Pack + Flag Dash + official Print 'n Play files + all unlocked stretch goals.

    Includes free worldwide shipping. Add $36 per extra copy of Flag Dash + Deluxe Upgrade Pack.

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    DESIGNER DASH

    Be in the game! You will work with the illustrator, Jason Flack, and designer, Kirk Dennison, to create a character in your likeness and name the character (family-friendly). Backers will help create your special ability. Your character will be part of the Deluxe Upgrade Pack.

    + Deluxe Upgrade Pack + Flag Dash + official Print 'n Play files + all unlocked stretch goals.

    Includes free worldwide shipping. Add $36 per extra copy of Flag Dash + Deluxe Upgrade Pack.

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