Cannibal Squares - Survival Board Game (Canceled)
Cannibal Squares - Survival Board Game (Canceled)
A Fight or Flight game where you fight to survive, build an SOS sign and try to live till rescue. Be careful, night brings Cannibals.
A Fight or Flight game where you fight to survive, build an SOS sign and try to live till rescue. Be careful, night brings Cannibals. Read more
About this project
Collect food, resources, weapons and tools while you fight (or flee) for your life in the Cooperative (or Solo) Survival Game.
In this epic survival game you play the role of a crash survivor who washed up on a beautiful island. Without food or water you need to gather food, build tools, craft weapons and collect stones for an SOS sign. I mean, how else is rescue going to find you?
While wondering the island, you learn a few things, food is scarce, resources and equipment are hard to come by and nothing is what it seems.
As night falls and a breathtaking sunset fills the sky, a weird mist seems to roll in off the coast. From the mist you see these things emerge. Human like figures stagger, crawl and sprint towards you. You don't know what you are about to face, do you fight or flee?
The goal of the game is to get off the island alive and with as many people as possible. It is possible to be left behind, but the game is easier if you work together.
There are many cool features, and I invite you to download and play the Free Black and White Print and Play to find out.
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A Quad Fold Board
Contents of Game are not final and may change. This includes art and materials.
This game also includes The Awesome Kickstarter Backer's Exclusive Zom Survivor Character Card. This card is included in every Backers game! This is a Kickstarter Exclusive and will only be offered here, No where else!
"Zom say Zom not dead, it only scratch from boat crash"
In Cannibal Squares you play as one of the six main survivors. They each have their own special ability, allowing you to pick the one the fits your play style.
Even though each character has a way to give you an advantage in game, Cannibals have their own abilities. Their abilities cater to them, turning the island against you.
Here are some cool things to look forward to in Cannibal Squares:
You have many obstacles in your way like cliffs, time, hunger and of course Cannibals. To overcome these you can craft boots to move faster, spears to collect food and weapons to fight for your life.
Items can be heavy in the game, so weight is an issue. Finding a backpack can be extremely useful to carry those few extra resources, too bad they can only be found inside the Cannibal Village.
When night falls, you will come across several environmental challenges. You will find that the sky has become so dark, you can't see your hand in front of your face. A wind so powerful that it can put out the strongest of fires. You may even be blessed with a bright Full Moon. Each type of environment comes with it's own Pros or Cons which can make or break your night. There are several items you can craft that will ease these burdens.
Campfires give a crafting station, while a Torch can help you see in the darkness. Padded Boots allow you to move farther and are necessary if you want to outrun the Cannibals.
The game plays in six Rounds that make up one day. In this one day you will hunt, gather and fight for your life. By Night, you better hope you are prepared.
During the day, each player takes a turn that consists of four Actions. You can use these actions any way you please, but you only get four. Do you collect food and resources? Do you build a weapon for you and a friend or do you forget your friend and use that Action to get to safety? Do you gather more food or build up your SOS sign? These are just some of the choices you will need to make, to survive.
During the Night Rounds, Night chits are drawn and placed for all to see. These chits tell you how many Cannibals will spawn each night and how fast they move.
Some nights will be easy, with only a few Cannibals running around. Some nights will have so many Cannibals you will have no choice but to fight. At night you can only do half of what you normally could, meaning quick thinking and fast changes to your plans.
There are a lot of choices you will need to make in this game and one bad choice can end the game for everyone. A nice bonus is that there is no player elimination, but if you get caught with your pants down, you might lose a turn or two.
There are also some fun Alternative Plays in the Rulebook. These include Solo-Play, Hard Core and Nightmare. You can also find some quick strategies tips in the back to help you out if you find the Cannibals hunger insatiable.
"Start Throwing out Cannibals, and then it gets Terrifying", - Matt, Broken Prism Games.
Jeff King playing and early compact version - "I like how it ramped up and got tense on me really quick",
Some of the Rules, Art and Mechanics have changed, thanks to great feedback from great Play Testers!
Every Pledge $35 and up will get a Physical copy of the game as well as a Full Color Print and Play.
$1 - 5 - A Huge Thank You. This means a lot to us.
$10 - A Full Color Print and Play with Paper Craft Miniatures + all Unlocked PnP Stretch Goals
$35 - EARLY BIRD - Get here early for 1 Copy of Cannibal Squares $5 off! That is on top of the already low price for Backers! + A Full Color Print and Play +All Unlocked Stretch Goals.
$40 - 1 Copy of Cannibal Squares + A Full Color Print and Play + All Unlocked Stretch Goals.
$55 - 1 Copy of Cannibal Squares + 12 Unique Player Pawns +A Full Color Print and Play + All Unlocked Stretch Goals.
$250 - Help Design One of the 6 Extra Characters + You also get 2 Copies of Cannibal Squares + A Full Color Print and Play + all Unlocked Stretch Goals.
These extra characters will go on the back of each current survivor, making each Character Sheet double sides.
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This projects goal is already set to keep the games cost down and with your help, we can load the game full of epic new characters and items!
When making this game I knew that the cost of materials alone would make this game a pretty penny. I wanted to make a fun, challenging and more in depth game without the big price tag. Kickstarter lets me do this.
That is why I need you, Cannibal Squares is already a lot of fun and is easily played just how it is, but with your help we can make it sparkle.
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Here are our social media outlets if you love this game as much as us, please be vocal about it, tell your friends, family, neighbors, crazy guy around the corner and anyone else you think would love this game!
Why Pledge Now ?
You save money! That is a big reason in its own!
You get to tell us how you really feel. Whether you hate us, or love us, we would love to know. Maybe you have a great idea or feedback that you think could improve the game, we will listen! We love you guys.
Chance to expand the content of the game. That is right, Upgraded parts, more survivors and loads of extras.
You first. Every Backer will get their game way before we will sell it anywhere else. This game will not be available for retail store, but it will be up for sale online eventually, but for a much higher price.
Kickstarter Exclusives. Remember, if you back us, you get an awesome Kickstarter Exclusive Character!
We need you! We really do, this game is 95% complete and without your support we won't be able to make this game as epic as it should be.
Where are the funds going? That is a great question. First and foremost 80% of the funds go right back to you to fill your rewards. That is a huge percent! 10% will go for fees because we all love those and the last 10% will be used to cover a few Miscellaneous costs with production, shipping and getting extras for the games.
Why this goal? What we learned from our last Kickstarter is that with a higher goal, we can lower the price of the game with bulk orders and pass the savings on to you. The more we fund, the more things we can add to the game at no extra cost to you.
Manufacturers If we fund high enough, we will go with a very large manufacturer to create the game. We have already been in contact with several of these places and can't wait to work with them further.
Some manufacturers we have been talking to are The Game Crafters, AdMagic, Pandagm, WinGo and Printninja.
I want to humbly thank all the people that made this possible and either had my back, or helped a ton to get this game tested and on its feet. I also want to thank my reviewers and people who made, or helped make videos.
Nick Volkman, Eldora Williams, Aaron Ramsby, Dan Letiman- (Letiman Games), Matthew Robinson of Broken Prism Reviews, Shaun McAlpine, Nate Huff, Nate Roub, Jeff King of All Us Geeks, Clarence Risher, Dennis Duty, All my Play testers from Board Game Geeks and Testers from The Game Crafter.
A very small game design company, Bouncing Bomb Games is run by Alisha Volkman. Alisha is the creator of the successful Kickstarter Zambies The Card Game and has learned a lot from the process.
Her passion is designing games and she hopes to bring a lot more to you in the future. When asked what she has in the works she replies "What don't I have in the works?".
Risks and challenges
There will be very little risk with this project, and I think that is a great thing. Last Kickstarter we had no problems and even delivered our Pledge Rewards early! This time around we hope to keep the same pace, but we will keep a safe delivery date, because we would rather be early then late.
Only risks we can foresee is if we fund for an extravagant amount and fall behind scheduled. I promise to not only update regularly, but to keep you informed if any issue should arise. We want to be straight forward and honest with you.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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