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For 2 to 4 players with multiple avenues to victory! Can you win the crowd? High strategy, ready to play... all in one package!
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Ophidian Arena is a competitive game for 2-4 players.

Building on the success of Ophidian 2360, this release features a completely new rulebook, expanded card pool for multiplayer support, durable storage box, dice, tokens, and more!  Over 350 cards are included!

Take your team of gladiators and crush your opponents!

Ophidian Arena features unique momentum-based mechanics, allowing players to chain together actions to form combinations, as well as gaining the favor of the crowd.  But be careful, your opponent can also 'cash in' some of their popularity with the crowd to break up your combos!  With multiple paths to victory and main characters that can level up throughout the game, gaining new abilities, every game is a story of action and mayhem!

Level up your Gladiators to unlock new abilities! All starting Gladiators can level from 1 to 4!

Our first successfully launched Kickstarter, Ophidian 2360, set the stage.  We've made a few improvements along the way, enhancing the rules and updating a few cards (included in this Kickstarter) and we think that the game is better than ever.   Check out our videos and reviews below, and more information and previews will be added as the campaign continues. 

If you have any of our previous products (from Ophidian 2360 forward) they are all compatible.  Note that we will be including/reprinting all of the cards that were previously released as promos, so your pledge (apart from Join the Crowd) and any add-ons will get you everything.

Just the New - Everything a returning player needs!
Base Level - Everything you'll need for 2-4 players. (Deluxe and Hyper also include 4x paper or neoprene playmats, respectively)

More reviews below...

Map graphics courtesy of Studio WyldFurr (https://www.wyldfurr.com/)


Map graphics courtesy of Studio WyldFurr (https://www.wyldfurr.com/)




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Shipping will be collected via a pledge manager after the campaign is over.

 We will be working with BackerKit and Quartermaster Logistics for all fulfillment.

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Risks and challenges

This is our third Kickstarter. We've learned a few things, incorporating what we've learned into this campaign. We've continued to tighten up our production schedule, and expect that we will meet or exceed our delivery deadline. We are able to leverage some resources from our warehouse to keep production costs down as well.

This will be the first campaign where we use a pledge manager, so expect further improvements in the fulfillment process.

We are committed to providing regular updates and keeping the lines of communication open.

We've also sourced our publishing partners to continue to produce things here in the United States, giving us fast delivery times and top quality results.

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    Join the Crowd

    Your pledge of $1 or more lets you keep in touch with us, and find out what's going on with the game.

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    Ophidian Arena - Just the "new"

    This is for backers who backed our Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest Kickstarter. This is everything that you'll need to bring you up to speed!

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
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    Ophidian Arena - Full Package

    This is one complete set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players.

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
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    Ophidian Arena - Deluxe Package

    This is one complete deluxe set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players.

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
    • Paper playmat
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    Ophidian Arena - Hyper Deluxe Package

    This is one complete hyper deluxe set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players, including 4 full neoprene playmats!

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
    • Playmat
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    Ophidian Arena - Ultra Deluxe Package

    This is one complete hyper deluxe set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players, including 4 full neoprene playmats!
    This includes the Drafting Deck, and ALL Add-On Decks produced in 2019. (we are planning to make up to 5 Add-On Decks)

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
    • Playmat
    • All Add-on Decks
    • Drafting Deck
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    Ophidian Arena - Retailer Package (6)

    This is six (6) retail Ophidian Arena boxes. Continental US shipping is included.

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    • Ophidian Arena Retail Package (MSRP: $39.99)
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    Ophidian Arena - Retailer Package (12)

    This is twelve (12) retail Ophidian Arena boxes. Continental US shipping is included.

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    • 12× Ophidian Arena Retail Package (MSRP: $39.99)
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    Enter the Arena!

    If you provide us with an image or images, we will have one of our talented artists create a gladiator or other character based on the provided images. We will work with you to establish the back story of your character. Note: Images must be received no later than October 19, 2019.

    Includes one complete set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players.

    Includes:
    • Custom Character likeness
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch Goals, Social Goals AND Add-Ons Included!
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    Become a Legend!

    If you provide us with an image or images, we will have one of our talented artists create a Legendary gladiator based on the provided images. We will work with you to establish the back story of your character. Note: Images must be received no later than October 19, 2019.

    Includes one complete set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players.

    Includes:
    • A new Legend Gladiator with two different images, inspired by you
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • All Stretch Goals, Social Goals AND Add-Ons Included!
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    Ophidian Arena - Full Package(EarlyBird)

    This is one complete set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players. ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST 48 HOURS!

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
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    Ophidian Arena - Deluxe (Early Bird)

    This is one complete deluxe set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players.
    ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST 48 HOURS!

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
    • Paper playmat
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    Ophidian Arena - Hyper Deluxe(EarlyBird)

    This is one complete hyper deluxe set of Ophidian Arena - Enough materials for 4 players, including 4 full neoprene playmats!
    ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST 48 HOURS!

    Includes:
    • Ophidian Arena Expansion Set
    • Ophidian 2360 Survival of the Fittest Challenge Set
    • Laser-cut Rage Token
    • Ophidian Arena - Revised Rulebook
    • 12× 6-Sided die
    • All Stretch & Social Goals
    • Playmat
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
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Funding period

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