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Imagine if you could embody an outlaw character with the power to challenge or otherwise embarrass your friends. But be careful, for those same friends wield powerful item cards that threaten to change the game at any moment! Now combine this with a leveling system to keep it competitive and a damage system to make it vindictive, and this is BARPIG After Hours, The Latest Unholy Result of a One Night Stand Between Card-Based Role-Playing Games and a Mostly Ridiculous Party.
Following the highly successful Kickstarter in 2017 for BARPIG - The Adventure Party Game, the pigs are back with "BARPIG After Hours", a badder, meaner sequel that makes its predecessor look like a trot in the park.
Playable by itself stand-alone, or combinable as a fully modular expansion to the original game, BARPIG After Hours features 10 brand new characters each with their own unique challenges combined with 14 deliciously vindictive unique item cards to backstab your friends in this new fight for piggy supremacy. Get ready to play mean and messy,
What started as a series of drunken puns written down on a bar napkin one fateful night has evolved once more into a truly outrageous game, and our out of control hobby. Oh, and there will be (evil) pigs!
- Pick up and Play: Very easy to set up, play and introduce to friends. Guaranteed fun for everyone, newbies and seasoned players alike!
- No Pig Left Out: Our game mechanic means that every single person at the table is involved in the game at every single exciting moment during gameplay.
- Multiple playable challenges: 10 unique character powers bring a fun and dynamic twist to every round.
- Infinitely Replayable: Character challenges flex players' creativity resulting in unpredictable and often hilarious outcomes.
- Deliciously Vindictive: With 14 item card types to back-stab your friends with a hilarious take-that element at every turn.
- Intuitive elements: Our integrated scouring card combines a competitive leveling system with a vindictive damage system.
- Dynamic rounds: Each round is setup in 2 parts. Within these parts players interact with each other while collecting an arsenal of powerful item cards to defend or to attack.
- Extremely Portable: Due its portable size and easy setup, BARPIG After Hours can be played everywhere and at anytime.
- Beautifully Illustrated Cards: Gorgeously colourful detailed artwork by the hand of the highly acclaimed Illustrator and designer Frederick van de Bunt.
- Nobody Loses!: Though someone will win, the true treasure in BARPIG is the fun you'll have with whoever you play, where-ever you play.
Try BARPIG After Hours yourself! Download our Print'n'Play here:
- BARPIG After Hours Print'n'Play (Special Pride Month edition! 4 MB)
- BARPIG Rules Cards
- BARPIG After Hours Print'n'Play (Special Pride Month edition, full res 64MB)
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We've got some amazing add-ons to really make your copy of BARPIG unique! Also, if we reach various stretch goals these will be available to all backers for free!
Until then, you can choose from the following add-ons at the end of our campaign when entering your shipping information:
We love how Board Gaming communities continue to grow and invite more people into the fold. We also love how we're seeing our own little microcosms of BARPIG fans.
So, for you guys wanting to buy and ship in Bulk, we offer the option of community buy-ins.
Enter a custom pledge equaling the total amount for the games you want in your order (eg: 3 packs of BARPIG: After Hours = €60), and send us an email to email@example.com letting us know this is a community buy-in. We'll send you a shipping estimate payable after the campaign ends.
Get your Game Shop to buy stock, and get Free Shipping!
More and more retailers are stocking BARPIG, but there's only so far we can reach ourselves. However, if you can convince your local game shop to get in touch with us for an initial order of stock during our Kickstarter, we can arrange that their shipment will contain you pledge. This way, you save shipping costs, and your local game shop gets to stock the hottest new Party game on the block!
E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll help you set this up.
Usually we offer BARPIG at competitive pricing to retailers worldwide. For this Kickstarter, we're going the extra mile in offering a flat low rate per pack of BARPIG After Hours and/or Original BARPIG pre-ordered during the campaign.
Beyond that, we have amazing inclusives that will boost BARPIGs retail presence, ensuring your returns come in quicker and the BARPIGs leave your store door faster.
We'll also promote your stocking of our games through our social media channels, and you'll be the first to have both amazing games available to your customers.
Please don't hesitate to email us and ask what we have to offer, email@example.com
Want to Pick up at Essen, Spellenspektakel, or in Amsterdam? Scroll down...
BARPIG After Hours and BARPIG - The Adventure Party Game were made for shipping! It’s size lets it fit very neatly in any standard letterbox. You won’t need to be home for the postman to accept delivery.
We've contracted with both the Dutch Postal Services as well as Ascendia Post to dispatch BARPIG worldwide, having arranged competitive rates for all of our reward types. These rates are also already integrated in the pledge manager, and will be as follows:
Alternative Shipping Options / Pick Ups
Should you wish to pick up your pledge at the Essen Spiel or the Spellenspektakel conventions this year, or even want to drop by in Amsterdam to pick it up (Naturally we'll play a game with you as well!), just select the appropriate Reward type (called "Pick Up") and send us a message on Kickstarter when you’ve made your pledge. We’ll make all the necessary arrangements accordingly.
Want to have you game sent by registered mail? Shoot us an e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we'll work out an estimated shipping cost correction, which can be paid after the campaign ends.
Customs and Excise Duties
Backers outside of the European Union, the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, or New Zealand may be subject to VAT/duties levied by the destination country for high value rewards (typically above €20). Please be advised that these charges are not collected by us in advance but will be the responsibility of the recipient upon the arrival of your reward.
To assist you in determining these duties, the harmonized TARIC code for BARPIG is 9504 40 00 00.
Ever wondered who the creative and artistic mind behind the gorgeously colourful detailed artwork is. The world of Barpig is illustrated by the hand of the highly acclaimed Illustrator and designer Frederick van de Bunt, also known for his work on other games such as Adventures in Neverland and Revenge of the Dictators.
We will never forget the passion, imagination, and admittedly the charm Frederick showed for us during our very first meeting. It was as though he had been to the tavern himself, as though he personally knew each pig. As he showed us the preliminary sketches of the BARPIG tavern sign, we couldn’t help but be drawn to the story he had already created in his head. Still to this day, we wonder about how deep that story goes. And once again he nails it with the artistic atmosphere and raising the bar with BARPIG: After Hours.
Without Frederick BARPIG would never have been as successful as it was. So we thank him and encourage you to see for yourself what makes Frederick van de Bunt's piggy world so amazing.
Designers: Jonathan Franklin & Phillip Melchers
Artwork: Frederick van de Bunt
HUGE Thanks to our all our amazing friends for helping us bring this crazy hobby to life, again! Words can never repay enough!
MASSIVE THANKS to our Kickstarter Backers from the original campaign who play tested the various early editions!
HUMONGOUS THANKS to all those lovely people we approached during all our play testing sessions for their great insight and honest feedback!
TREMENDOUS SHOUT OUT to all the Gaming Groups who hosted us for play tests and events. Especially the wonderful people at Utrecht Speelt!
Risks and challenges
This isn’t our first Rodeo ;-). That being said, we know the risks and challenges involved in Kickstarter campaigns, and wish to mitigate those risks as much as possible. That’s why financially we’re using our own savings for this project alongside the earnings from our goal amount. Likewise all Stretch Goal thresholds reflect the ability at that earnings level to fund the additional components.
All designs for the cards have already been funded and delivered, the game has been thoroughly playtested and at the moment of this campaigns launch is ready to hit the presses. Our manufacturer is standing by with established contracts, as is our dispatch company.
Everything about BARPIG is aimed at supporting and building our already fantastic community, and we’ll ensure After Hours will only aid in that journey.
Should you have any specific concerns, please feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com.
Thanks for your support you fantastic BARPIGs!
~ Johno & Phil
- (31 days)