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About this project

Dirty Cops is a fast-paced game for 2 to 4 players. Players work together to fight teams of criminals, while stabbing each other in the back to get the most loot. The player with the most cash in the end wins.

Just because the last criminal is down, doesn't mean that scores have been settled yet!

Dirty Cops:
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Thing 12:
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The game is divided into 3-4 Crime Scenes based on the number of players, with a Kingpin in the final Crime Scene.  Each player receives Standard Issue Equipment, starting cash, 3 action cards, and 3 combat cards.  At the end of each combat round a player must choose between drawing an additional combat card (to fight the criminals) or an additional action card (to scheme against the other players.)

Players fight through waves of criminals working together to survive, while scheming against each other to come out ahead with the most money.  Thieving, backstabbing, snitching, framing, and laundering profits from a drug bust are just an average night in the world of Dirty Cops.

Can you unload your stash, or will a snitching partner get you fined?  Will you be left holding the bag, or drop it on an unsuspecting dope?  Big scores can quickly turn into huge losses, and payback is always waiting around the corner.

  • 114 Game Cards!
  • 184 Game Tokens!
  • $15k Dirty Cops Cash! ( 150x $100 Bills ) 
  •  Instruction Booklet
  • Join us to help make Dirty Cops happen for as little as $3 USD.
  • Reserve your copy of the game with all stretch goals for $35 USD.
  • Or commit yourself to ruling the Dirty Cops world for $50 USD.
* Limited Edition restrictions may apply.
* Limited Edition restrictions may apply.

 The Kingpin Playmat:

The Kingpin Playmat makes a great template for how to lay out the game for easy play, and a great place for a showdown between some Dirty Cops, and hardened criminals.

The Kingpin Playmat : 24" x 14" : cloth top with rubber bottom for traction - Included at the $50 Level
The Kingpin Playmat : 24" x 14" : cloth top with rubber bottom for traction - Included at the $50 Level
  • And for the truly dedicated we have very limited offers to impact the game, and unlock special limited edition content for all backers!
  • We also have a discounted retailer bundle with six basic** retail copies of the game.

**Limited Edition content and Playmat not included.

Shipping is covered in the Pledge Level for US destinations. Worldwide shipping prices can be found in the pledge descriptions, and below:

Ride Along:

  • Canada, EU, & Australia: +$5
  • Singapore, Hong Kong, China & South Korea: +$10
  • Russia/Brazil: +$25

Kingpin & Up:

  • Canada, EU, & Australia: +$10
  • Singapore, Hong Kong, China & South Korea: +$15
  • Russia/Brazil: +$45

Retailer:

  • We cannot offer a quote on shipping for retail backers at this time.
Click Here to read more about it on the Ship Naked FAQ
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Stretch Goal #1: Hello you Dirty Rookies!  Meowski here, and I've got a deal with the guy in evidence.  As we approach our goals he is prepared to show us some hot properties that no one will miss - except you - if you don't act fast!  Check out our first all edition product upgrade if we cross the $27k mark.

Stretch Goal #2: There is a lot more where this came from - but my buddy is a cautious guy.  Show us you guys can make it happen, and we'll show you more of what you can earn!

What could it be?  It's a mystery!
What could it be? It's a mystery!

Goal #1: You've done it, Deputies! With 500 Twitter followers now all qualifying pledges will receive the meowsome Meowski sticker when we ship!

Deputy Meowski Sticker
Deputy Meowski Sticker

Goal #2: Well done deputies!  Badges will now be issue with qualifying pledge levels, when we ship!  Thanks to our over 860 Facebook followers!

Dirty Cops Badge Sticker
Dirty Cops Badge Sticker

Goal #3: Something suspicious is lurking over at Board Game Geeks. Perhaps if we get enough eyeballs on it, we can unmask this nefarious newcomer. Lets try 75 Fans, and see how that works!  Go get 'em deputies!

Mystery Kingpin Card
Mystery Kingpin Card

Goal #4: What could it be?  Complete the previous social goals to find out!

It's a mystery!
It's a mystery!

DISCLAIMER: Many images representing potential physical products (such as card foils, stickers, and packing materials) are artist renditions, and may change through the course of production.  We are however putting forth our best effort to show what final production run items might look like.  Some items represented as teasers may have masked, or altered appearance until they are unlocked, and in some cases have not yet been produced.

 Preview from: Board Game Renegade || YouTube || Instagram

Review from:The Angel of Dice || YouTube || Instagram

 Review from Undead Viking :

We have been a long-standing partner with Playtest Northwest, and have been able to do hundreds of playtests because of this partnership. All of these playtests have helped strengthen the game design and mechanics, allowing us to provide players a rock-solid play experience.

Dirty Cops Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtycopsgame
Dirty Cops Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DirtyCopsGame/
Dirty Cops Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dirtycopsgame/
Dirty Cops BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/195007/dirty-cops-game-scoundrels
Thing 12 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Thing-12-Games-825949234166729
Thing 12 Twitter: https://twitter.com/thing12games
Thing 12 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thing12games

Thing 12 Games was started by a group of friends wanting to work together to create high-quality games that were interesting, enjoyable, and funny...while also bringing friends, families, and strangers together to bond over the experiences made possible through board, dice, and card games.

Sean Epperson has been in the video game industry for over 15 years, working on titles for major publishers and licenses holders. Quality and fun has always been his driving force, with a healthy dose of quirky off-beat humor thrown into the mix. Sean's unique view of life and sense of humor shines through his projects, and there's nothing more he likes than seeing gamers laugh and smile while playing his creations.

Dominic Sodano is an incredibly talented artist, with many years of experience crafting compelling and fun art for a number of different mediums. 

Check out and follow for more of Dominic's amazing art on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SodanoArt

Kris Quistorff for product mock-ups, video post effects & editing, documentation, additional Kickstarter work, and general awesomeness.

Steve Vallee for camera work on our pitch.

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And you!

Use these nifty Avatars for your favorite social media to show your support, and fly your Dirty Cop colors with pride!

Risks and challenges

All projects have a certain level of risk associated with them. As this is our first card game project we have been doing our best to minimize any potential risks. We've spent a year designing, playtesting, and revising the game. All of the art for the project has been completed ahead of us going to Kickstarter.

To minimize risk associated with manufacturing we are partnering with Panda Game Manufacturing. They are a proven high quality manufacturer with a great track record.

We are also partnering with 'Ship Naked' for the fulfillment side of this project. They are cost effective experts in Kickstarter campaign fulfillment and offer their Customs Friendly worldwide service. This gives us an ease of mind and helps to make this project EU friendly.

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    The Master Mind!

    Work with the design team to create a special limited edition criminal card! You help create the name, the stats, and the ability. One (1) copy of this card will be included for all non-retailer Kickstarter copies.

    INCLUDES One (1) bonus copy of the card signed by the development team.
    INCLUDES One (1) copy of Dirty Cops: A Game for Scoundrels and all unlocked stretch goals.
    INCLUDES the Dirty Cops Playmat.
    INCLUDES access to our Print and Play files.

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    Work with the design team to create a special limited edition weapon for the cops! You help create the name, the stats, and the ability. Two (2) copies of this card will be included for all non-retailer Kickstarter copies.

    INCLUDES One (1) bonus copy of the card signed by the development team.
    INCLUDES One (1) copy of Dirty Cops: A Game for Scoundrels and all unlocked stretch goals.

    INCLUDES the Dirty Cops Playmat.
    INCLUDES access to our Print and Play files.

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    The Star!

    Your picture is used for a limited edition criminal card! One (1) copy of this card will be included for all non retailer Kickstarter copies.

    INCLUDES One (1) bonus copy of the card signed by the development team.
    INCLUDES One (1) copy of Dirty Cops: A Game for Scoundrels and all unlocked stretch goals.
    INCLUDES the Dirty Cops Playmat.
    INCLUDES access to our Print and Play files.

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