5x Video and 5x Tabletop – 10 Awesome New Gaming Projects on Kickstarter This Week

VIDEOGAMES

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Lynn and the Spirits of Inao

Kickstarter Alert: SwapBots Augmented Reality

A Studio-Ghibli-esque platformer with flying whales.

 

Niche – a genetics survival game

Natural selection is a tricky, messy business.

 

Pirates of the Polygon Sea

Like Sid Meier’s Pirates, but with more polygons.

 

Dystoria, a 6-axis space shooter with an 80’s arcade vibe

So many axes of action in space! Turn up the synthwave.

 

Stern Pinball Arcade: AC/DC

I always fill my ballroom / the event is never small.

 

TABLETOP GAMES

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HoloGrid: Monster Battle (Augmented Reality Board Game)

That guy who made the holographic chess game in Star Wars? He’s making this.

 

The Depths of Durangrar: A Dungeon Crawler…in the dark

Strap on (real) night-vision goggles and hunt hapless heroes.

 

Sol: Last Days of a Star

An imminent supernova throws several worlds into a bit of a tizzy.

 

Campaign Trail

Play along at home with this timely election-based boardgame.

 

Awful Fantasy: the Card Game

A very serious take on a game about writing hilariously bad fantasy novels.

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