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OpozO

New modular strategy board games - Created by the OpozO family.

OpozO

New modular strategy board games - Created by the OpozO family.

£734
pledged of £14,800pledged of £14,800 goal
14
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, July 5 2019 12:45 PM UTC +00:00

About

Here is a review from JTR Podcast who Play Tested the OpozO Connect Game at UK Games Expo 2019:

With OpozO, strategy board games will never be the same again! Family friendly fun you can personalise! 2-Player games, age 7+.

Like making up games and changing the play rules? Want to control the levels of complexity and personalise your games? If yes, then OpozO is for you!! 

Flex your creativity muscles with OpozO Play Systems and find new ways to play OpozO strategy board games with your family and friends. Play ready-made games straight out of the box or use OpozO to create new ways to play. We show you how.

OpozO games occupy the same genre as popular games like Chess, Checkers and Backgammon, but offers something they don’t. OpozO Play Systems are modular. The Play Tiles, the Game Boards, the Rules, the way you want to win can all be choices you make! 


We are OpozO – are you?

Thank you for visiting our Kickstarter site. We are seeking your support to fund OpozO, a unique family-friendly way to play strategy board games where you create and can personalise the OpozO games you want to play.

 Left to Right Rory, Erin, Derek, Ciara, Conor and Beatrice in Photo Frame (Grandma Deceased) who was OpozO her whole life.

Family game nights are always important to us and a great way to share good times and create good memories. 

Developed by our family, OpozO combines strategy, innovation and fun. It allows us to imagine and makes what we imagine a reality. It encourages creativity and problem solving. Together we make something we can all share. OpozO is a game system for you and your family to work together to devise new ways of playing you can then share with others. 

OpozO began life nearly twenty years ago as a fun, less complicated way to learn and play a Chess-like game. Since then it has evolved into so much more!


OpozO Play Systems

We are offering you the opportunity to be one of the first to own and personalise your very own OpozO Play System. To find out more about each unique OpozO Play System head to our web site now for more information.  https://opozo.net/

Like Battle? Love OpozO Battle Play Systems

Battle Warlords Game Player

Battle Warlords Game Master

Battle Thrones Master

 Like Sports? Love OpozO Sports Games 

 OpozO Soccer 6                                                                                                           OpozO Rugby 7 

Sports

OpozO B-Ball OpozO Ice Hockey

Like Education? The Amazing OpozO BOTs are here to help you play the way you want to learn!

64-Dual Sided Tiles 36-Dual Sided Tiles

                                                 20 Play Tiles                      42 Board Tiles

Education

Like Jigsaws? OpozO Connect Mini - 2-Player Jigsaw Strategy games you can personalise!

Displace & Twist your opponents as you compete-to-complete to win these great mini 2-Player Strategy Jigsaw contests with a choice of 6 unique OpozO Play Tile shapes or simply PERSONLISE your Play Tiles with YOUR PHOTOS NOW! 

We take your Photo and, make it into Play Tiles so you can truly personalise your OpozO games. First to complete their picture wins!

Getting started with OpozO 

OpozO is a modular play system which means it works like simple building blocks. And like building blocks, before you attempt to create a whole skyscraper, it’s best to start by building a small house!

To get you started, we recommend that everyone plays our simple, easy to learn OpozO Play games. Similar in complexity to Checkers (Draughts), OpozO Push, OpozO Bump and OpozO Displace are some of the first OpozO ways we developed to play games and the foundations upon which many OpozO games are now based upon. For example, Sports and Battle are founded on OpozO Push Play and our Connect Mini games on OpozO Displace Play. These simple games show you how we use Strength and Weight and variable movements to deliver new play.

We provide easy to follow Video Guides to get you started on  https://opozo.net/resources/ Each OpozO Play System we offer can be easily set up and adapted to play these three simple OpozO games. A game board of 4 x 4 squares and 4 plays tiles each is all it takes to get started with.

OPOZO Play games are great fun, easy to learn and designed to help you to become familiar with changing your challenges, game boards, play tiles and game set ups. They can be enjoyed time and again in their own right, or act as a steppingstone to more customized game experiences tailored to your specific interests, like OpozO Battle and OpozO Sports! 

OpozO Play Mini is a Modular Play System designed so you can carry a mini OpozO Play Game with you wherever you go. With 3 Ways to play and 36-Tiles OpozO Play Mini delivers a wide range of pocket-sized fun. And if you want a bigger game, just double up your Play Mini! All OpozO Play Tiles are compatible.

How OpozO works and what makes us different

At the core of all OpozO Play System games are the unique OpozO Universal Connecting Tile. These 3 cm by 3 cm acrylic squares (based on the dimensions of standard Chess board square) can be snapped together easily to form a wide variety of game boards. These connecting board tiles means you can change the size and shape of game boards.

OpozO Tiles are the building blocks of every OpozO game. Players use the tiles in various combinations to create different ways to play. Each tile falls into one of three categories: Board, Play or Resource Tiles. Opozo game boards can have functions too like Castles, Mountains or Deep Water which can deliver new challenge environments. You can choose the game board size and the board tiles you want in your game. 

OpozO play Tiles bring innovations to strategy game board play providing for a wide range of attributes like strength and weight and even skills capable of manipulating a ball tile – perfect for Sports Games! 

And if you want something where you can truly create the play environment, then OpozO Battle is for you. OpozO Battle does not have the same limitations that OpozO B-Ball or other sports games do. We plan to introduce over 100 different play tile types for OpozO Battle (already designed), so your battles can remain fresh and exciting every time you play. 

More board tiles mean bigger or more interesting play environments. More Play and Resource tiles means more variation in play and different challenges to overcome.

The biggest benefit of OpozO is the ability to manage complexity. Keep game boards simple or create more complex boards using a wider range of board tiles and functions. Use Play Tiles with basic attributes or more complex attributes to include ability to pick up and move other tiles! Use play tiles in equal numbers of same types or in variable numbers or differing types. The choice is yours because OpozO loves variation.

For more details on the benefits associated with OpozO Play go to  https://opozo.net/ 

Example: OpozO Battle Thrones

Why Support Us

We have designed an operation and manufacture capability that means we can support the production of many play system variations using OpozO Play with our Unique OpozO Universal Tile. 

This is why we are offering you a choice of ways to play and not just one game. The OpozO Universal Connecting Tile is the common medium of all our games, the difference being only an image and its attributes we might assign, meaning we have production flexibility. 

We are offering more than one way to play on this Kickstarter to demonstrate the potentials provided through OpozO. So much more can be achieved.

It might not surprise you to learn that over nearly 20 years we have developed a much wider range of ways to play than we are showing you here and now!  We have another 40 games ready to go, subject only to printing and placing in our OpozO Tiles!

We will support through our web site more new ways to Play with the Play Systems you might choose today. We want you to get the best value from your Play System so we do not simply aim to sell you ‘one game in a box’. OpozO is a new way we can all create play and share with others.

Some of our games are simple one-off fun ways to play which offer limited expansion. Others like Sports are dedicated to specific topics of interests. Others like Battles and OBOTs are intended to be expanded upon and introduce even more unique ways to play such as OpozO 4-Player games or small board Team Games for example.

If you support us now, you will help us deliver more new ways for you to enjoy and create play. Because all OpozO Play Systems as compatible, any new way to play we introduce can be used with the standard board tiles you have in any Play System, meaning we can give you more games for less cost!

That’s right, what if you only need purchase 20 new Play Tiles for example to get a brand-new game? We want to give you that opportunity and choice.

Help us now and look out for more new ways to create play with OpozO.


Stretch Targets

MINIMUM TARGET £14,800

The Minimum Pledge Target is aimed at affording us the ability to make an injection moulding tool necessary to produce the unique OpozO Universal Connecting Tile. This target does not cover no other costs incurred or associated with OpozO or promoting this Kickstarter, just the minimum needed to deliver the Play Systems you order. From order, the injection moulding tool takes 9 weeks to be made, tested and ready for production.


Stretch TARGET 1 £25,000

ALL Pledges. The first 20 Pledges for any 64 or 120 Play Tile Play System will receive 20 New Play Tiles (MRSP £20) Absolutely FREE.

The lucky recipients of this offer will receive 2 fantastic OpozO Games 

OpozO Rock Paper Scissors and Opozo Bumper Rush before anyone else.

The FREE Tiles will be dispatched with your Play System.


Stretch TARGET 2 £35,000

Battles Game Player and Game Master Play Systems ONLY

ALL Pledges for either a Battle Warlords Game Master or a Battle Thrones Game Master Play System will each receive 4 additional play tiles, being 2 dual sided tiles providing 4 unique Play Tile types in Red and Blue from the next planned editions in the expansive OpozO Battles Series – OpozO Battle Kingdoms or OpozO Battle Realms

PLEASE NOTE: We will select from a range of 10 unique Tile types and randomly pick for each recipient. The FREE Tiles will be dispatched with your Play System.


General: We respect the privacy of individuals so will always confirm your acceptance to publish your name in our list of supporters which will be found on our Web Site  https://opozo.net/kickstarter-supporters/ 

Risks and challenges

The biggest risk on not meeting our Kickstarter target, is not being able to fund the tool which will create the tiles for the OpozO games. This would stop us producing the retail game packs, and the individual board and play tiles in the short term. We would overcome this by funding this ourselves with the help of family and friends, but will then take us longer to raise the funds and order the tool before we start producing the tiles.

We already have the tile designs using CAD ready for production, and the graphics used within the tiles along with the designs for the boxes. We would also like to develop further products over time, which would require further funding for graphics creation.

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    THANK YOU

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    36-Tile OpozO Play Mini Play System.

    3-Ways to Play. Push, Bump and Displace your opponents to win on small variable game boards for pocket sized fun.

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    OPOZO Connect Mini 36-Tile Play System

    First 20 Pledges for OpozO Connect Mini will receive 2 Personal Photo/Picture Tile Sets FREE (4 Tiles Per Photo/Picture, 8 Tiles in Total) MSRP £15.00. 8 Personalised Photo Tiles will replace standard 8 OpozO O Puzzle Tiles. On receipt of your Pledge details we will email full details of how to send your Personal Photos (format) to us.

    PLEASE NOTE: We reserve full rights to reject any photo images we do not approve of. We are a family company. In the event we reject a Photo we reserve the right to withdraw the offer and supply a standard Play System Tile ONLY. Any offensive materials will be sent onto appropriate authorities.

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    64-Tile Game Player Play System

    First 20 Pledges for ANY 64-Tile Play System will receive TWO FREE Personalised Play Tile image (one side only) selected from the following Play Tiles: Battle Warlord, Battle Warina, any Sports of Great Britain or Sports of North America or any OBOT MRSP £15.00. Personalised Tile will replace the standard tile in your Play System. We will email you full details of how to send your Personal FACE ONLY Photos (format) to us.

    PLEASE NOTE: We reserve full rights to reject any photo images we do not approve of. We are a family company. In the event we reject a Photo we reserve the right to withdraw the offer and supply a standard Play System Tile ONLY. Any offensive materials will be sent onto appropriate authorities.

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    120-Tile Game Master Play System

    First 20 Pledges for ANY OpozO Battles 120-Tile Play System will receive 2-FREE Personalised Play Tiles selected from the following: Battle Warlord and Battle Warina, Battle King and Battle Queen MRSP £15.00. Personalised Tiles will replace the standard tiles in your Play System. We will email you full details of how to send your Personal FACE ONLY Photos (format) to us.

    PLEASE NOTE: We reserve full rights to reject any photo images we do not approve of. We are a family company. In the event we reject a Photo we reserve the right to withdraw the offer and supply a standard Play System Tile ONLY. Any offensive materials will be sent onto appropriate authorities.

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