STRETCH GOAL! We made it to $25k, but we want to get to $30k. If we get to $30k, then all of our backers get a bonus reward - a limited edition "INVICTA Challenge Founders" Club" refrigerator magnet. (This magnet is 3" in diameter.)
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INVICTA Challenge tells true leadership stories by combining video games, graphic novels and toys. Please help us raise $25,000 to produce our first product—an interactive game that tells the incredible true story of a Native American paratrooper on D-Day.
INVICTA Challenge’s first game, Leadership Decision Challenge 1: Flash & Thunder, follows the story of Turner Brashears Turnbull, a young lieutenant in the 82nd Airborne Division. On June 6, 1944, Turnbull and his men defended a key French town against almost forty times their number of Germans.
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO SEE THE TURNER TURNBULL STORY
In this game you play the role of Turner Turnbull, and you make the decisions that determine mission success. You must defend a key French village on D-Day!
The game includes an authentic Operations Packet, detailed maps, and a Mission Module graphic novel. The game also ties to a free, downloadable video game and includes a collectible paratrooper action figure.
Historically accurate, action-packed, and highly visual, INVICTA games are challenging, fun and inspiring.
- Authentic Operations Packet
- Two mission maps
- INVICTA leadership card
- Mission Module graphic novel
- Downloadable video game
- Collectible action figure
DETAILED PRODUCT OVERVIEW VIDEO
READ THE OPERATIONS PACKET:
First, master the Operations Packet, with 20 full-color cards, containing key information about your mission, Allied and Axis forces, your equipment and other details that you need to achieve your goal.
REVIEW YOUR MAPS:
Study the two operational maps—a map of the overall D-Day invasion plan on beaches in Normandy and a close-up map of the key tactical areas in the game.
TACKLE THE MISSION MODULE:
The Mission Module graphic novel is written in a choose-your-own adventure format in which the reader makes key decisions leading to mission failure or success.
- Highly visual, combining photorealistic art, text and comic style pages
- Fast-paced, action-packed narrative
- Readers have control of the story—and determine the story’s outcome by making decisions throughout the novel.
- Good decisions are based on details in the Operations Packet, as well as on the INVICTA leadership traits.
PLAY THE VIDEO GAME:
Download and play a linked, tactical, turn based game. Free to download. If you read the maps, operations packet and Mission Module closely, then playing the downloadable interactive game is much easier. Our games promote reading comprehension!
Collectible Turner Turnbull Paratrooper Figure sculpted by award-winning Four Horsemen Studio
- Historically accurate and highly detailed
- 14 points of articulation
- Removable helmet and pack
- M-1 Carbine with Folding Stock
- 6 inches tall
Target Age Range – Kids 8-14 years of age and their parents.
INVICTA Challenge is a multigenerational brand, and we believe that parents will enjoy this Leadership Decision Game as much as kids.
WHAT MAKES INVICTA UNIQUE?
INVICTA Challenge’s mission is to tell true leadership stories that inspire kids to reach their greatest potential. We are dedicated to promoting leadership, literacy, and history.
INVICTA is an acronym for seven leadership traits used to guide decision-making in each story: Integrity, Nobility, Valor, Initiative, Curiosity, Tenacity, and Accountability.
Good decisions are based on these traits, and good decisions lead to good outcomes.
Additionally, we want to tell stories that get kids reading, so we developed INVICTA with educational experts. Our products are based on key insights about getting kids—even reluctant readers--to read.
Our $25,000 goal will allow us to pay for the action figure tooling and video game production of our first story, but we also have stretch goals that will allow us to bring other leadership stories to market. Frankly, we want to crush our initial goal, and build a big community of people with a passion for American stories.
INVICTA Challenge is a brand that stands on the shoulders of giants.
Because of that, our brand has a special responsibility to tell historically accurate stories and to give back to non-profits related to our story lines.
In the case of military-related stories, our goal is to talk about leadership and service without glorifying combat and war.
Additionally, we believe that we have a responsibility to give back, especially in circumstances in which the stories we are telling have entered the public domain.
Our goal is to create a mass market brand that generates a significant, direct social good by donating a reasonable amount from each product to a charity or charities related to that story.
In the case of the first LDC, "Flash & Thunder", we plan to donate a portion of revenue between a charity related to veterans' support and a charity supporting Native Americans. We are currently researching which charities we will focus on, and will announce them during the course of this Kickstarter.
ABOUT INVICTA CHALLENGE:
INVICTA Challenge is a veteran-owned business, led by a former Marine Corps infantry officer, Jim Murphy.
We are committed to building a business that hires veterans who want to work in the creative industries, such as toys, games and entertainment.
You can read more about the company, Citizen Content Group, at citizencg.com.
We would also like to thank Eagle Field Foundation for their support of this project.
All video, photographs and music is either owned, licensed, or in the public domain.
Finally, please note that we are not implying that the Department of Defense, the United States Marine Corps, or the United States Army endorses this product.
Risks and challenges
The challenges are tied to product manufacturing and shipping. However, we have extensive experience in these areas and feel confident that we can deliver on time. We will have the first Leadership Decision Challenge game, and the other awards, in your hands by December 1.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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