Become a legendary hero in a new, epic fantasy world in this tabletop adventure boardgame that is unlike other current fantasy games! 1-5 Players, 60-90 Minutes, Ages 13+.
Before we go too far, this video is probably the BEST representation of the game you will find, and Mark does a terrific job of explaining the game concept and showing the components off...
This short video, less than five minutes, helps explain a few of the things about Legends of Novus that make it different than other fantasy games on the market:
- Epic Experience! A low level adventurer transforms into a powerful hero on your quest to become a Legend, all within a 60-90 minute timeframe.
- A Different Game, Every Game! The free roam game board, variable equipment, and multiple advance class options create a different adventure every time.
- Multiple Playstyles! Player vs Player, Team Play (2v2), and Solo Play are all included! Co-Op rules being tested.
- Strong Visual Characters! Character boards, images, classes, rewards, and skills. Pen and Paper NOT required! Cards and Tracker Tokens represent your Hero.
- Stunning fantasy art by new, young Italian artists Andrea Butera and Boris Turano. Their vibrant colors and unique styles bring the world of Novus to life!
Visit www.legendsofnovus.com to see the art gallery so far.
New to Kickstarter, click HERE for a summary of how it works;)
Legends of Novus began by creating a new fantasy world, called Novus. It was once multiple continents, but they are now all merged together due to a powerful magical storm called the Maelstrom. This now historic event is what brought magic, and dangerous creatures of all kinds, to Novus.
Click the map to see it in a fully detailed PDF!
This game has been in development for over 15 months now, with regular playtesting, print and plays, and reviews. The game is nearly ready for production, it just needs a bit more art to be created for the some of the Encounter cards and Reward cards. Every component has been quoted, including estimates for future stretch goals. You will get a ton of value for this game, as our goal is to provide a high quality, first creation board game to begin FunDaMental Games introduction into the hobby game world
For a full visual of what you will get in the box, have a look at this prototype component video below, and at the real component GIFs shown at the end of the kickstarter page.
See all of the amazing art, cool components, and fun gameplay in action by testing the game out on Tabletop Simulator! Try a solo game, or connect with a friend to test 2-5 players!
If you truly want to understand how the game plays, take some time to see a fully explained Solo game playthrough by the games' designer!
As a way to share ALL of the game content, and game lore, for Legends of Novus, we are providing a FREE App for you to download if you wish. This app is NOT required to play or enjoy the game, it is merely informational.
It will allow you to see everything you will get by backing this Kickstarter, and learn about the world, the locations, the characters, the creatures, the equipment, and more! Enjoy all of this free content, and you can even check it out before you decide if you want to back the game.
Keep in mind that this is an early version of the App, and contains ads from the app creation tool (I am not earning any income from these ads, it is just less expensive to provide the app with ads than without until the game can be funded). At this time there is only an Android version, as Apples' rules of creation have been strict and difficult to overcome.
Novus is an amazing world to immerse yourself in as a fantasy setting. To support and share this concept, we are creating a single play adventure to showcase how Novus could become your next 5E campaign world! This adventure will be provided as a free PDF for any backers of the full game, and is also available with the PnP pledge for those who do not want to pledge for a full game.
Risks and challenges
In 2018 the card game Duel of the Dragons was successfully funded and fulfilled via Kickstarter by FunDaMental Games. I used this small scale campaign to introduce myself to the Creator side of Kickstarter, and be involved from game design all the way to fulfillment and post-game discussions about how the backers felt about the games components, mechanics, art, and graphic design. This provided me with knowledge and skills that I could not fully learn from podcasts, blogs, facebook groups, and youtube videos (although I still intake all of those on a regular basis to continue to develop and understand more about game design). Feel free to look it up and see how the campaign, updates, and comments went (https://kck.st/2BeFh4h).
I have done significant research, planning, and learning from industry experts to prepare for this campaign and ensure its success, and I am confident both in the quality of this game and my ability to deliver it on time.
That being said, there are risks associated with every campaign.
To minimize these risks, I have partnered with two reliable and highly praised industry leaders for manufacturing and fulfillment to ensure a high quality game and timely delivery of pledge rewards.
I am open to discussing concerns either in the Comments section, or in personal chats via FB messenger or email. If the same question comes up repetitively I will make sure to add it to the FAQ section as well.
This is the second launch for Legends of Novus, the first campaign took place in Feb/Mar 2019 and raised over $15,000 USD, but unfortunately the funding goal was set to $25,000 and we did not make it.
Thank you for your time in reading this far into the KS, I appreciate your time and interest, even if you choose not to back this!
- (17 days)