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Kickstarter Exclusive Reward Added - Posted after Cap'n & Crew expansion set listed below. Show yer Kickstarter support early and help us share more swag!

Play Crossbones - The Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure Game

Ahoy Matey! Tis yer discovery of a treasure map that beckons ye and yer mates on a swashbuckling pirate adventure. Ye shall set sail in search of gold, silver, jewels and other treasures...yet beware of stormy weather, ruthless pirates, and other misfortunes that await ye!

Gather around and enjoy this family friendly board game designed for 2-5 players, ages 8 to adult, with a play time of approximately 45-60 minutes.

Fun for kids and adults alike...not...just a kids game.

In this fictional pirate's life board game, players represent pirates that race against each other to become the first and most infamous pirate to complete the adventure tale. Pirates navigate through this swashbuckling adventure by rolling a variety of die combinations to complete specific missions and advance through the adventure.

Early in the adventure, pirates collect a treasure map along with a limited number of cannonballs and must manage their piracy accordingly while attempting to maintain a tactical range of attack or defense in their movement.

Along the way, pirates secretly collect and use a variety of adventure cards that allow them to influence the various pirate activities that may occur during the adventure.

Throughout the adventure, pirates collect tokens of booty to boost their reputation...yet must beware...because their may be other pirates in the waters that may choose to attack yer ship and seize yer booty!

Pirates may also find more than other pirates cursing the waters...like Kraken sea monsters and mermaids...so keep a weathered eye on the horizon an' beware!

Now...

Ready yer sails...man yer cannons...an' ne'er give up the hunt fer treasure!

Game Contents (prototype - subject to change)

  • Roll-up gameboard
  • 5 Pirate pawns
  • 2 Standard dice
  • 3 Custom dice
  • 5 Map tokens
  • 14 Booty tokens
  • 35 Adventure cards
  • 50 Cannonballs
  • 5 Player Aid Sheet/Rules

WARNING:Choking Hazard-Game has small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

Game content - partial prototype pieces shown...

Gather yer mates an' show yer support...then prepare to set sail on this adventure of a pirate's life tale. This Kickstarter campaign may be yer only chance to pre-order and own a copy of this game at a promotional offer matey!

Kraken & Mermaids Expansion Set  (subject to change)

Expand your adventure and player interaction by influencing the navigational progress and direction of yer fellow pirates with the Kraken tokens or enlist the trance of mermaids to influence the affect of attacking sea monsters or pirates.

Cap'n & Crew Expansion Set...(Conceptual sample set shown...)

Kickstarter fans that pledge a contribution to a reward containing a Pirate Portrait will expand the fun even further and receive a personalized set of the Cap'n & Crew expansion set of cards (5x4=20) that contain a digital version of the distributable portrait signed by the artist Capt'n Christopher Youngblood.

Kickstarter Exclusive Captain Card Reward...

Kickstarter fans that pledge a contribution to a reward containing the Kraken & Mermaids expansion set will receive one signed Kickstarter Captain card in either an Old World or Steampunk pirate style--your choice. This exclusive reward will only be available to Kickstarter supporters and can remain as a keepsake or can be used with the Cap'n & Crew expansion set to enlist special strength during battle.

Support this project on Kickstarter...

Your contributions can help fund this project and make it a reality...and in return you get rewarded based upon your contribution level after the project successfully meets it's funding goal. Simply choose a reward level to the right that meets your interest and then contribute any amount equal to or greater than the reward level minimum requirement. Excess contributions are appreciated and they will help fund cover and game art revisions and contribute to the overall quality of components and success of this project. 

Successful contributions to this project will be used in part to produce quality game components made in the USA where possible. We are confident that you will be satisfied with the final product and our efforts to deliver a quality board game into your home to be enjoyed with your friends and family for years to come. Your support is appreciated.

Crossbones is a board game that you are sure to enjoy...

Talk and plunder like a pirate matey!

Shipping

Kickstarter supporters living within the USA will receive shipping and handling included with your reward. ~ International supporters receiving rewards outside of the USA must add an additional $20 to their reward level minimum pledge to assist with the additional cost of international shipments. Note: Taxes and/or tariffs may be required to be paid by the international supporters.

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