Whales Destroying the World is a bluffing set-collection game for 3 to 6 players with a funny theme, quick (yet strategic) gameplay and beautiful art. Players take roles of whale generals preparing for war with humans. They compete to build the strongest army possible. One of the players is a superspy, secretly working to stop the attack.
Game will be available in English, French, German, Spanish and Czech. We will consider translating rules to other languages based on the number of backers for each language. Language preferences will be collected after the campaign has ended.
Hra bude dostupná i v českém jazyce. Základní informace v češtině zde.
At the beginning of the game, every player is assigned a secret role. Most will be whales, but one will be a superspy, siding with the humans.
Each turn a player takes 2 cards, discarding one and offering the other to another player, face down. They must provide some "information" about the card, though this can be a bluff.
The other player must now decide whether to accept the card, or refuse it. Once they decide, the player who ends up with the card puts it into their display.
There can be no more than two cards of one color in any players army. Get the third and you lose all three.
Whales win by completing a set of 6 cards or when the deck runs out. In these cases the player with the most points win.
The superspy player wins when one player collects their third superhero.
Preview videos of the prototype. The quality of the prototype components does not represent a final product quality.
Still not sure? Take a look at our gameplay video.
We have prepared some exciting stretch goals to improve the quality of the game components and to enrich the gameplay with new elements. We’ll be showing them as we get close to our goal.
When selecting your reward, make sure to check you have selected the right country where the game will be sent. The shipping cost will be added to your pledge. We promise to require no additional shipping payment after the campaign.
Time Slug Studio consists of two game designers. We pride ourselves on our own unique art style. All illustrations were created by the co-designer of the game, Jindra Pavlasek. Time Slug Studio has been involved in many other projects including a mobile puzzle game and a computer adventure game. This is our first Kickstarter campaign. Follow us Instagram and like us on Facebook, or just reach out to us to learn more about Time Slug Studio!
We would love to thank Jakub Murin and Josef Belehradek without whom this game wouldn't be here today.
Risks and challenges
The game will be manufactured in the European Union and we don’t expect huge time delays. Partnered manufacturer provided us with estimated delivery time and costs.
This is our first international project, but we’ve designed, created and published board game in the Czech Republic and we have made our best to ensure everything will go as smoothly as possible.