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Set in a grim world of technology, magic, and dark corruption, MINDBURNERS is a cyber-occult dungeon runner for 1-4 players.
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Set in a grim world of technology, ancient magic, and dark corruption, MINDBURNERS is a cyber-occult dungeon runner game for 1-4 players.

As void runners, you and your opponents must arm yourselves with powerful abilities, push your luck to delve deeper into the void to gather vital energy resources, overcome treacheries and monstrous obstacles, and be the first to gain enough victory points to escape and seal the void forever.

Here's MINDBURNERS on Board Game Geek.

Gameplay elements include:

  • Push your luck
  • Hand abilities/resource management
  • Calculated risk
  • Take that / lots of player interaction 

You can find the full instructions for multiplayer and solo play right here!

Or, if you hate reading, watch this detailed How to Play video to get an overview of how everything works!

Note: All cards are regular poker card size with 12 pt, 320gsm black core card stock with UV coating! They're sturdy and have a nice pop to them!

What's in the box:

  • 24 Ability Cards
  • 12 Roll Event Cards
  • 10 Void Event Cards
  • 4 HP/Stored Energy Tracking Cards
  • 4 Victory Point/Overcharge Tracking Cards
  • 4 Player Tokens (Mini Size Meeples)
  • 4 Red HP Tracking Cubes (8mm)
  • 4 Yellow Stored Energy Tracking Cubes (8mm)
  • 4 Orange Victory Point Tracking Cubes (8mm)
  • 1 Black Six-Sided Dice (16mm)
  • Folded Instructions

I put a TON of time into to the art for this game. Here's a look at some of the juicy ability cards you can use to mess with your opponents and improve your chances for survival and scoring victory points:

All copies of MINDBURNERS will be manufactured and shipped from within the United States through The Game Crafter. I'm extremely happy with the quality of their cards, components, shipping options, and fast turnaround time. Basically, once the campaign is over, KS funds are collected, and addresses are collected, I'll be able to place a bulk order and copies should be shipped out directly to each backer within a month or less of placing the order.

MINDBURNERS is available for shipping internationally! However, for backers outside of the US, please be aware that additional fees (local taxes and import/customs fees) may be imposed by your country on delivery. 

  • Shipping to locations within the US is $6 (per copy)
  • Shipping outside of the US is $12 (per copy)
  •  Backing at the 2 copies level gives you a slight shipping discount 

That's it! You'll notice I haven't tacked on tons of unwieldy rewards, doofy stretch goals, or any other frilly nonsense that just clogs up the process. I like to run a tight ship: I focus on making weird, niche, creative games and getting them from prototype to production fast (with the proper amount of testing, polish, and iteration, of course).

Using Kickstarter for the initial production run helps me get bring manufacturing costs down and affords a reasonable return for my time and energy to make each game -- which in turn helps make it possible for me to carve out time to make more games.

My plan, if funded, is to fulfill this campaign as FAST as possible and ahead of schedule. I was able to do that with my last campaign for The Blessed Dark - even while making and shipping each copy by hand. Using The Game Crafter for both manufacturing and shipping fulfillment should speed up the process significantly.

Sadly, no cat blessings this time (but I'll tell my little furballs you said Hi!).

Thanks so much your support!

Risks and challenges

MINDBURNERS is done and ready to go. Once the Kickstarter is complete, I don't foresee any major obstacles to getting the games in your hand on or significantly before the delivery timeframe. The only thing that could potentially slow things down slightly is manufacturing the games so close to the holidays, but I anticipate things will move quickly once the campaign is done, the funds are available, and I get everyone's shipping addresses. The Game Crafter fulfills orders on a first in, first out basis, but for larger bulk orders they typically ship within a month of the order being placed, which is awesome!

In any case, I'll be very communicative about the process and work to minimize any potential delays.

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