Share this project

Done

Share this project

Done
Gamer's Quest features comically epic battles with your favorite avatars, bounty hunters, and skeleton warriors from Ctrl+Alt+Del
Gamer's Quest features comically epic battles with your favorite avatars, bounty hunters, and skeleton warriors from Ctrl+Alt+Del
Gamer's Quest features comically epic battles with your favorite avatars, bounty hunters, and skeleton warriors from Ctrl+Alt+Del
1,384 backers pledged $100,279 to help bring this project to life.

About this project

Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest

$100,279

1,384

    Ctrl+Alt+Del has quite a history. It was a pioneer in web comics with 14 years of regular updates. It was an animated series. It has spawned a generation of memes that will forever grace the internet. And now... It's a tabletop game. Oh snap!

    Working together with Tim Buckley, Killer Robot Games is proud to present Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest.

  • Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest is easy to learn and a blast to play.
  • It features fast-paced game play that is great for newcomers and seasoned gamers alike.
  • You don't need to be familiar with Ctrl+Alt+Del to enjoy Legendary Showdown. If the comic is new to you, you are in for a treat!

In Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest each player uses strategy, sabotage, and one-upmanship to develop a secret battle plan. This lighthearted and easy-to-learn tabletop game is designed to be enjoyed by experienced gamers and newcomers alike. Haven’t read the comics before? No problem! No background reading is required to enjoy the game!

Ctrl+Alt+Del is a fun and always humorous comic that features the world of gaming. The story follows gaming fanatic Ethan MacManus, living the good life with his wife Lilah, his best friend Lucas, and of course his robot creation Zeke. The comic also features the quests of Players 1-4, the misadventures of nocturnal vigilantes Analog and D-Pad, and the Starcaster Chronicles series. Learn more about the comic below in the FAQ!

In Legendary Showdown, each player controls a line of characters. At the end of the round, the characters at the front of each line fight.

Players use cards to rearrange their line and the lines of other players to change which characters will compete.

Characters can be strengthened (or sabotaged) in many delightful ways with special bonuses, weapons, and secret facedown cards,

Action cards can be used to employ numerous strategies and keep your opponents guessing.

The round suddenly ends when enough players pass, and the strongest front character wins the round!  All of the other front characters are discarded, and the last player standing wins.

More About The Game

Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest includes characters and bonuses from the world of Ctrl+Alt+Del. The box and many of the cards feature exclusive and never-before-seen artwork from the comic's creator, Tim Buckley. The game box will be printed with a high quality matte linen finish and the cards will be printed on casino-quality black core cardstock with a linen finish. 

More from Killer Robot Games

Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest can be mixed and matched with Dr. McNinja's Legendary Showdown and Legendary Showdown: Machines and Magic (featuring the web comic worlds of Girl Genius and Gunnerkrigg Court) for new strategies and game play that crosses comic worlds.  Each version features different action cards, weapons, bonuses and characters for a new game play experience.  You can buy other versions of Legendary Showdown, challenge coins, and magnets at the Killer Robot Games store. Each version can be played as an independent game or you can combine all three to reach a new level of awesome!  Each edition is printed to the same specs with the closest matching and highest quality cardstock available.  Every effort has been made to perfectly match the printing between different editions, but because they were printed at different times, there may be minor variations associated with market availability of supplies and natural printing variation. If present, these changes should be minor and will not interfere with game play.

 

The Game

Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest is a high octane, fast-paced game featuring characters, weapons, and jokes from the world of Ctrl+Alt+Del. The game features 40+ characters and more than 100 playing cards printed on high quality black-core linen cardstock. 

Special Edition Game with Exclusive Bonus Cards

The Special Edition Box features a new design and comes with and additional 15 exclusive cards and 2 oversized collectors cards.

Collector's Coins

Carefully designed by Tim Buckley himself, these coins are about 2 inches in diameter. You can add the Future Apocalypse Survivor, Federation credits, and the Game Master's Crown to your order.

Magnet Sets 

Designed especially for this Kickstarter campaign by Tim Buckley, these magnets are perfect for decking out your refrigerator.  You can also order our amazing Prop Magnet set for an even more devious refrigerator!

 

 

 

 Here's how we're keeping track of the social media goals:

The campaign will get one point toward our social media stretch goals each time any of the following happens: Someone (like you) likes our Facebook Page, follows us on Twitter, shares this Kickstarter on Facebook (just click the "Share this project" button, located beneath the Kickstarter video), or tweets about this Kickstarter using #LegendaryShowdown.

See what people have to say about Legendary Showdown!

The game itself is the right blend of skill (in how you play your cards) and luck (in what cards you get dealt, both for your characters and your actions/powerups). It's easy to pick up the rules, too—I actually really love the simple, clear rulebook and how there's a section at the end to cover the questions about those "but wait, what happens if.." moments, rather than trying to cover them in the basic rules section. - Joan

I have been a fan of tabletop games for quite a long time. So while I could compare it to other games, I could see that this game had some killer new gameplay elements to make this a fun game. This has become one of my go-to games for introducing people to tabletop games. My coworker who has never played any tabletop games before has become obsessed and often will give up other opportunities to play Legendary Showdown. I've never seen a game do this before in all my many years introducing people to tabletop games. Get the game, you'll love it. - B. Walker

Very easy to learn, can be played pretty quickly, and is accessible even to those who haven't read the comic. The cards are hilarious, the artwork is beautiful, I can't recommend it enough. - S. Harrington

Estimated Project Timeline

June 2016 - Complete Kickstarter campaign
July 2016 - Prepare the final print files and begin manufacturing
October 2016 - Receive games, coins, and magnets and begin shipping rewards

Shipping

The game has been discounted to offset the shipping cost. Shipping within the USA will be shipped by priority mail. We only charge shipping for the base reward level. Any add-on items are shipped for free.  

For rewards going to the European Union, shipping and add-on prices are slightly higher because they include VAT so you won't have to pay it later and pick up your rewards from a customs office (that makes it easier and cheaper for you). We will ship games to European Union backers directly from Europe.

For international backers outside the European Union, we will be shipping your rewards to you directly, unless there are enough backers in your country to allow us to use a fulfillment service.

Add-ons

Once you've selected your reward level, additional add-ons can be added to to any of the pledge levels except $1. Shipping on all add-ons are free. To include add-on's to your pledge level, just increase the pledge amount listed in the chart below for each additional reward. You will receive a survey later to allow you to decide which rewards you want delivered.

 

Risks and challenges

Just about all of the work is already completed and we have physical prototypes in hand for most of the rewards.

We've also been promised that the robot apocalypse won't start for at least a few months, which leaves us plenty of time to deliver your copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest!

Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

Support this project

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge $1 or more About $1.00

    THANK YOU

    You will receive regular updates on the project so you can follow its progress
    + A reserved spot in the post-campaign ordering system so you can still access exclusive content after the Kickstarter ends
    + We will put in a good word for you with your future robot overlords.

    (No add-ons can be added to this level)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    18 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge $13 or more About $13

    COLLECTOR'S COINS OR MAGNETS

    Choose from one of the 3 coins or one of the 2 magnets.

    You can add additional coins and magnets for $13 each.

    Pro tip: These coins will be the currency of the robotic new world order.

    To add a copy of the game, please choose a higher reward level. This allows Kickstarter to process any VAT or customs fees for your country so there won't be any surprises when we ship.

    (EU backers don't include VAT for add-ons at this reward level as it's shipped directly from the USA because of it's small size).

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    27 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    THE GAME

    You will receive 1 copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest

    Add additional add-ons using the chart at the bottom.

    (Shipping to EU includes customs & VAT)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    156 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge $34 or more About $34

    SPECIAL EDITION GAME BOX + EXCLUSIVE CARDS

    You will receive 1 copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest with a special edition box, packaged with additional bonus cards and 2 oversized cards. We're talking mint condition here.

    Add additional add-ons using the chart at the bottom.

    (Shipping to EU includes customs & VAT)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    741 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge $79 or more About $79

    LEGENDARY SUPPORTER

    You will receive a Special Edition copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest with Exclusive Cards.
    + Legendary Showdown: Machines and Magic
    + Dr. McNinja’s Legendary Showdown

    Add additional add-ons using the chart at the bottom.

    (Shipping to EU includes customs & VAT)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    111 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge $89 or more About $89

    CTRL+ALT+DEL GENIUS

    You will receive your very own Special Edition copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest with Exclusive Cards.
    + Each of the 3 CTRL+ALT+DEL collectors coins
    + The CTRL+ALT+DEL magnet set
    + The Prop magnet set

    Add additional add-ons using the chart at the bottom.

    (Shipping to EU includes customs & VAT)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    228 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge $119 or more About $119

    DR. MCNINJA UBER NINJA

    You will receive a Special Edition copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest with Exclusive Cards
    + Dr. McNinja's Legendary Showdown
    + Dan McNinja, Gordito, and Dr. McNinja coin (3 coins)
    + The Dr. McNinja magnet set
    + The Prop magnet set
    + The oversized Dr. McNinja cards
    + More?

    Add additional add-ons using the chart at the bottom.

    (Shipping to EU includes customs & VAT)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 20 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge $159 or more About $159

    MACHINES AND MAGIC SUPER FAN

    You will receive a Special Edition copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest with Exclusive Cards
    + Legendary Showdown: Machines and Magic
    + The Moxana, Alumni, Antimony and Kat, Coyote, and Robot coins from Girl Genius and Gunnerkrig Court (5 coins)
    + Each of the Girl Genius, Gunnerkrigg Court, and Prop magnet sets
    + Machines & Magic oversized cards
    + More?

    Add additional add-ons using the chart at the bottom.

    (Shipping to EU includes customs & VAT)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 10 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge $289 or more About $289

    I WANT IT ALL

    You will receive a Special Edition copy of Legendary Showdown: Gamer's Quest with Exclusive Cards
    + Legendary Showdown: Machines and Magic
    + Dr. McNinja's Legendary Showdown
    + Each of the 3 CTRL+ALT+DEL coins,
    + 5 Machines and Magic coins
    + 3 Dr. McNinja coins
    + All 5 magnet sets including CTRL+ALT+DEL, Girl Genius, Gunnerkrigg Court, Dr. McNinja, and Props
    + All the oversized collectors cards from each campaign
    + Our acknowledgement that you are a gaming legend
    + More?

    Add additional add-ons using the chart at the bottom.

    (Shipping to EU includes customs & VAT)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 68 backers
    $
    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (29 days)