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Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Nov 3 2016
£16,724
pledged of £25,000pledged of £25,000 goal
176
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Nov 3 2016

About

Peacekeepers ™ is a strategically detailed tabletop game for 1-5 players. Peacekeepers tells the story of 5 factions seeking to bring peace and stability to a war torn nation. Peace must be created without using the factions greatest assets, overwhelming fire-power and military strength. Peacekeepers thus is a delicate balance of strategy, public relations and manoeuvring. 

Sometimes the hardest strategy game of all is about how to not fight. Sometimes not using tactics is harder than using tactics. This is a board game about peacekeeping, and not using weapons, as opposed to traditional conflict type games. A war game of world peace. This is the setting of Peacekeepers. Its the first ever "backwards 4x game" and the first "Peace-Em-Up", and we cant make it without you!

The video below reveals more of the Peacekeepers setting:

* PROJECT IS ON PAUSE*

Hi everyone, as an update we aim to relaunch the project in the new year. This is with our marketing starting day one of the campaign and greater clarity in presentation of our 'what’s in the box' section.

Thank you all of you who have expressed such support and interest in the project coming to fruition, we hope to see you in the new year!

 

 

1 The puzzle of streets, the tactical planning, - its harder not to shoot someone and keep everyone calm than go to war. To deal with tension, flashpoints and mob psychology. Its a tactical challenge unlike other games. This is a war game about Peace, think euro game meets wargame, at a mental level.

2 Cooperation inspired by Pandemic with treachery inspired by Secret Hitler. In Peacekeepers, you’ve the choice to play in a cooperative fashion against the threat, (such as in Pandemic) but the choice to turn and convert into a mercenary hired to bring the downfall of the other players.

3 The euphemism of ‘Collateral damage’ cards, make the conflict real. Instead of faceless hit-points or doom counters, collateral damage cards make the fight real, personal and its consequences real. The Collateral Damage cards have an adult rating and we wont show them here, and they come wrapped in a sealed pack so you can choose to use them or not. But the game is psychologically designed to be used with them.

4) Its novel, this is a game where you start with all the big guns, and have to research smaller and weaker solutions. You have to try and get weaker. The enemy has your achilles heel already, and you have to adapt. Its a totally new kind of challenge.

Peacekeepers is a new genre, the "BACKWARDS 4X GAME"

  • Backwards research - you start powerful and seek to get less powerful gear and gain solutions that are less lethal,
  • Backwards conquest - your trying not to conquer,
  • Backwards expand - your trying to stop situational expansion.

5) There are awesome miniatures in the Commandos expansion and  unlockable via stretch goals. These are modelled and prototyped but can only manufactured if there is significant support. Given the chance by your continued support, we can afford to add some amazing miniatures to the game:

6) Permanent game changes as you play. Loose too many civilians in one game? With your continued support via stretch goals there is the option to add-on lasting games modifier packs, so perhaps ie that civilian card may convert to an insurgent for future games.  

7) Multiple games with the same board.  We’re a great believer in Multi-Type games, where one board and miniature set enables playing multiple and highly differentiated game modes. In Peacekeepers there are mercenary mode and All Our War mode rulebooks that can be unlocked as add ons.

8) Morality, its been noted the game trys to tempt you into acting in a more ruthless manner to 'win'. It tempts you use your tech, and in that way it feels as much like the questions rasied in bioshock & its morality. We're as much inspired by Bioshock as we are by board games.

 

 

Risks and challenges

The Game was conceived in 2014, and has had over 300 test play-though runs and significant beta testing.

Circle Of Geeks has a worldwide supply chain set up to ensure fulfilment and delivery operations run smoothly in every country.
We aim to cast all of our miniatures in China, so there is always a geopolitical risk. Depending on the number of backers, other elements may also be printed overseas. We are aware of and have made preparations to mitigate the potential risks and delays from customs, unloading freight, shipping by sea and dealing with Chinese manufacturers.

We have estimated the delivery for October 2017 but please understand this is only an estimate. We have prepared extensively with our production for a successful Kickstarter, however we will refund pledges if for some unexpected reason the game cannot be delivered at all.
This is a GBP Kickstarter and refunds will be processed in GBP for the amount received, excluding any applicable fees dependent on the day at which the refund is processed as detailed above.

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Refunds may be given within 30 days of the campaign ending including fees. After this time refunds may be given minus the Kickstarter and payment processing fees due to us not being able to claim them back.
If we have begun the packaging and shipment stages of the project (around 14 weeks before the actual shipping date) we are unable to refund at this stage.
Refunds within 30 days are reversed via Stripe to your credit/debit card. Refunds after 60 days of the campaign ending are processed via PayPal only.

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    Peacekeeper Updates

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    PEACEKEEPERS

    1 copy of Peacekeepers (includes all base game minitures) with all Peacekeepers stretch goals, 1 City Warfare promo pack, and money-back guarantee ($110 value). Add up to 2 more copies for $74 / €67 / £59

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    EARLY BIRD PEACEKEEPERS LEGEND EDITION

    EARLY BIRD ENDS 24.10.16! 1 Peacekeepers Base Game plus the Commandos Expansion and all unlocked Commandos and Base Game Stretch Goals, 1 City Warfare promo pack, and money-back guarantee ($310 value). Add up to 2 more copies for $125 / €112 / £100

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    EARLY BIRD II PEACEKEEPERS LEGEND

    EARLY BIRD II ENDS 31.10.16! 1 Peacekeepers Base Game plus the Commandos Expansion and all unlocked Commandos and Base Game Stretch Goals, 1 City Warfare promo pack, and money-back guarantee ($310 value). Add up to 2 more copies for $125 / €112 / £100

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    PEACEKEEPERS LEGEND EDITION

    1 Peacekeepers Base Game plus the Commandos Expansion and all unlocked Commandos and Base Game Stretch Goals, 1 City Warfare promo pack, and money-back guarantee ($310 value). Add up to 2 more copies for $139 / €122 / £110

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    All PEACEKEEPERS LEGEND EDITION Pledge level, plus an artistic drawing of you on an insurgent or peacekeepers strategy card, and your own choice of text!

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