We’re only a week away from June and it seems there’s no Kickstarter drought in sight. Instead we have a lot of great board game campaigns coming next month and later on. Let’s take a look at 4 of them.
Bloodstone – June 2020
The newest board game designed by James Hudson (The Grimm Masquerade) and published by Druid City Games (The Grimm Forest, Sorcerer City) is about to hit Kickstarter in June. Bloodstone was designed for 2-6 players and is shaping up to be a highly competitive board game.
In a land, inspired by darker fantasy settings, a group of powerful characters gets entrapped within a prison-like arena. Against their own will, with no chance to escape, they’re forced to fight each other to death only to become alive again at sunrise. Each battle is violent and ends with only one hero standing.
Combat in Bloodstone is based around custom dice and miniatures moved through the board. While the game is supposed to be about “one vs all” arena fights, there’s also an alternative ruleset where players cooperate to defeat AI controlled fighters. Also: in smaller player counts each player will be able to control multiple characters.
Shelfie Stacker – June 12th
Here’s a title that tackles a problem that many people who love board games have to deal with sooner or later: organizing their shelves.
At first it starts innocently. You get Ticket to Ride, maybe Catan or Carcassonne, then go deeper, and deeper and soon you realize there’s barely any shelf space left and a whole truck of Kickstarter games is heading your way.
Shelfie Stacker is a game themed after this entire problem. It was designed by Shem Phillips, whom many will recognise from ...