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A great evil awaits you in a town they call Slaughterville. 
Will you survive?
A great evil awaits you in a town they call Slaughterville. Will you survive?
513 backers pledged $39,237 to help bring this project to life.

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If we get 300 likes on Facebook, everyone will get the Slaughterville Town Sign card!

Make sure to visit HERE to learn how to be a Tourist and get more exclusive cards!

UPDATES:

6/15/15: Slaughterville Funded on Day One!
6/18/15: $20.5k Stretch Goal Met!
6/23/15: $23k Stretch Goal Met!
6/23/15: $23.5k Stretch Goal Met!
6/28/15: $26k Stretch Goal Met!
7/3/15: $28.5k and $29k Stretch Goals Met!
7/8/15: $31k Stretch Goal Met!
7/11/15: $33k Stretch Goal Met!
7/13/15: $35k Stretch Goal Met!
7/14/15: $37k Stretch Goal Met!
7/14/15: $39k Stretch Goal Met!

For anyone who ever screamed at a horror movie, “What are you doing?! Don’t go in there! What are you thinking?!”, here is your chance to make your own choices. Slaughterville takes you on a journey through a town that just happens to be host to numerous supernatural and horrific phenomena. Will you defeat the villain, or become yet another hapless victim? Abandon all hope, ye who enter Slaughterville!

During the game, you play the role of one of Slaughterville's citizens. Each one of these citizens has a special ability that can help you save the day.

During your turn, you must visit one of the six locations in play. Each location has a deck of 24 cards. These cards are used to determine what happens to you as you try to defeat the villain and save the day. A multi-player game is completely cooperative unless… well… We'll just leave it at that. It's better to not think about such things.

Visit WelcomeToSlaughterville.com for more information! Also, check out the rules in bright and shiny PDF format.

Add $10 to your base game pledge or opt for one of the Deluxe Levels to get the Dream Demon and 24 additional cards added to your card total!

The Slaughterville game features 524 professionally-designed cards (548 if you are a DELUXE LEVEL backer or have added $10 to your pledge). Here's what you'll get with your copy of Slaughterville:

1 Player Starting Area Mat: This contains information on the actions that can be performed at the Player Starting Area.

9 (10 with the Dream Demon) Villain Starting Area Mats: These mats are used for the Villain Starting Area and will contain information on the Villain and Player requirements for the game.

12 Location Mats: The places where the citizens visit when trying to defeat the villain and save the day. The Asylum, The Cemetery, The Church, The Farm, The Forest, The General Store, and The Residential Neighborhood are included with the base game!

12 - 24-card Location decks: Each deck is loaded with perils and possible help. Will you find the much needed pistol or will you be attacked by a giant spider?

9 (10 with the Dream Demon) - 24-card Villain decks: These depraved, deadly deviants are what drive the action in Slaughterville. Each villain comes with their own win condition and rules for the players. These decks serve as the life and main method of terror for the Villains. Will the Cannibals invite you for dinner or will you become part of the Body Snatcher’s swarm? Will the Serial Killer practice his deadly art on you and your friends or will the Beast Within finally be released?

26 Character cards: These cards represent those tried and true horror staples like the Nerd or the ever appreciated Hottie. Can the Jock save the town or will the Spiritualist cleanse the evil? You can only be sure by working together!

  • 12 Dice
  • 6 Player Pawns
  • 1 Villain Pawn
  • 60 Chitboard Wound/Clue Tokens
  • 1 Chitboard First Player Token
  • 1 Rulebook

Will you and your friends survive your stay in Slaughterville? Only time will tell and it's running out quickly. So grab your ALLIES, a handy Shotgun, and discover some long lost CLUES and maybe, just maybe, you can stop the spread of evil and save Slaughterville.

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The Slaughterville Deluxe Edition comes with all of the add-ons and all of the unlocked Stretch Goals.

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The Slaughterville Limited Edition Deluxe is limited to 50 copies. In addition to all of the add-ons and unlocked Stretch Goals, these 50 Limited Editions will include a print signed and numbered by us, a 1d3 die in a striking purple color and 12 hand-crafted metal 1d6 dice. Six in black and six in copper. The LE dice will only available with this Limited Deluxe Edition.

If all 50 of these LIMITED EDITIONS are pledged for, each LIMITED EDITION backer will receive two additional D6's in a random anodized aluminum color.

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Straight from District-Z, Caleb and Hope have decided to take a break from killing zombies and visit Slaughterville! If you pledge for the EARLY BIRD level or higher, you'll get both Caleb and Hope Slaughterville cards! This will be the only place to get these exclusive cards.

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Guess who’s coming to Slaughterville! Brandi and her friends decided that a vacation sounded like fun. However, their car broke down near a quaint little town called Slaughterville. Brandi, Dylan, Rosie, and Xian will have to look out for danger as they try and make the most of an interesting situation. The art shown below is from the District-Z Kickstarter. Joe has let me know that he will create new art for these cards. If you pledge for the EARLY BIRD level or higher, you'll get Brandi and her friends! These will be exclusive to Slaughterville and this Kickstarter!

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Below are the exclusive promos for our BECOME A TOURIST participants only. These are special items that will never be reprinted after the Kickstarter campaign. Want them? Learn how to earn yourself these promos by CLICKING HERE. It's simple!

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Pledge at the $175 "BE AN ALLY" level and you will become an ally helping the citizens defeat the villain. With this pledge you will be waiting in the town to aid the players! You can be a patient in the Asylum or a Park Ranger in the Forest! Will your Perception be used to solve events or can you use your Combat to stop the Villain in a more direct manner? Which player will you meet and join in Slaughterville?

Pledge at the $250 "BE A CHARACTER" level and you will become one of the characters saving the day. Do you consider yourself to be a Jock or more of a Hottie? Will you want to represent the Stoner community or the Nerds get their revenge? With this pledge you will become one of the active members of Slaughterville. You will be taking the fight to the Villain while exploring the town.

Pledge at the $250 "BE A CHARACTER" level and you will become one of the characters saving the day. You will work with the designers in order to create a new and unique character.

All images must be approved by us so that they match the feel and theme of Slaughterville. We strive to maintain a certain aesthetic and look forward to having you complement that design! Whichever level you decide to back, you will be part of the base Slaughterville game for EVERYONE to enjoy!

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The FOUR add-ons below will be included with the Deluxe Edition of Slaughterville!

Double-sided Metal First Player Coin: Visit the 'ville in style with this First Player Coin. Imagine the looks on your friends' faces when they see you walking around town with this! Better be quick though... You'll only be able to get this coin is during this Kickstarter! You can get it by adding $10 to your pledge for the standard game.

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Blue Anodized 1d3 Die: Nothing like rolling a beautiful metal die from Javelin Dice. This laser-etched anodized blue d3 die will only be available during this Kickstarter! You can get it by adding $5 to your pledge for the standard game.

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Slaughterville Downloadable Print-and-Play: Shortly after the end of this Kickstarter, you'll be given a link to download a PnP version of Slaughterville. The PnP will contain every card and every stretch goal that is unlocked during the Kickstarter. You can get it by adding $10 to your pledge for the standard game.

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Dream Demon (24-card Villain deck): You hear stories of people dying in their sleep and think nothing of it. Then more and more start dying in gruesome ways that seem to defy logic and physics. Your friends warn you not to fall asleep but exhaustion takes over and you drift off. Can you make it back before death claims you? You can get the Dream Demon by adding $10 to your pledge for the standard game.

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13 METAL DICE: For those dice lovers out there and for backers at ANY level, add $65 to your pledge and you will get a set of the 13 laser-etched anodized metal dice. This includes 6 copper dice, 6 black dice, and 1 blue d3 die. They will only be available during this Kickstarter! 

This is a separate add-on and is not included in the Deluxe reward levels.

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DISTRICT-Z Base Version: For backers at the EARLY BIRD level and above, add $20 to your pledge and you can get a copy of the BASE VERSION of District-Z! This will only include the Limited Edition Kickstarter Exclusive Cards! Your copy of BASE VERSION of District-Z will ship within a couple weeks after the campaign is over and will ship separately from Slaughterville. Shipping is included.

District-Z Deluxe Version: For backers at the EARLY BIRD level and above, add $45 to your pledge and you can get a copy of the DELUXE VERSION of District-Z. This will include everything that was available during District-Z's Kickstarter including the Limited Edition Kickstarter Exclusive Cards! Your DELUXE VERSION  of District-Z will ship within a couple weeks after the campaign is over and will ship separately from Slaughterville. Shipping within the US is included, but shipping internationally will be $20.

This offer is our way of saying thanks for backing Slaughterville.

These are separate add-ons and are not included in the Slaughterville Deluxe reward levels.

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If we hit 'em, you get 'em. If you pledge for the EARLY BIRD level or above, you'll get ALL of the stretch goals! If we unlock ALL the stretch goals, you're going to get over 700 cards! Remember there are more stretch goals to come...

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 The preview below was based off of an earlier prototype.

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You can show your support and enthusiasm for Slaughterville by changing your avatar to one of these nine! Thanks for all of your support!

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  • $13 for Zone 1 (USA)
  • $18 for Zone 2 (Canada, UK, Germany, France)
  • $29 for Zone 3 (Ireland, Denmark, Austria, Belgium, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Israel, Finland, and Sweden)
  • $33 for Zone 4 (Australia, Poland, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Myanmar, Singapore, Philippines, New Zealand, Norway, Mexico, Switzerland, Taiwan)
  • $64 for Zone 5 (Rest of World)

For Slaughterville, we've partnered with Ship Naked so that wherever you're from, your shipment will be customs friendly for you! If you are charged for VAT or customs, Ship Naked will reimburse you for those charges.

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We're on Kickstarter to raise the funds to produce Slaughterville. Both Chris and I have invested money and time in the game design, photography, prototype printing and all other costs of getting the game created and tested. Now, we need your help. We need to cover costs of the printing, packaging, shipping, stretch goals, exclusives and so on. With your support, this can happen!

Risks and challenges

SLAUGHTERVILLE is the creation of Chris Brown and designed by George Rubio and Rubio Games. This is the second release from Rubio Games on Kickstarter, and we're very thrilled to be able to get it in your hands. Much was learned during District-Z's very successful Kickstarter and there was a lot of feedback from the backers.

The game, from rules, to testing, to artwork is done. Now we need help from you the people who can make SLAUGHTERVILLE a reality.

We've gathered pricing and timelines to ensure that this project goes as smoothly as possible. That said, the unforeseen does happen (as it did with District-Z). There isn't a guarantee that production timelines won't slip or there won't be shipping delays. We will make sure that you receive constant updates on the status of the project.

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