Epic Card Game

A project in by Robert Dougherty

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A complete strategy card game from the creators of Star Realms.\nTwo to four can play sealed, draft or constructed out of one small box!
Backers: 11858
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $585,122 of $50,000
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jun 30th (29 days)
Project By: Robert Dougherty
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Latest News

The Strategy Card Game Epic Is Officially Released Today, After a Very Successful Kickstarter Campaign

October 14th - via:
It made a big splash on Kickstarter just four months ago, and now Epic is available in stores. (Read More)

The Strategy Card Game Epic Is Officially Released Today, After a Very Successful Kickstarter Campaign

October 14th - via:
It made a big splash on Kickstarter just four months ago, and now Epic is available in stores. (Read More)

Be sure to include shipping!

June 30th - via:
Be sure you included shipping! If you are buying more than one set, Kickstarter may not have automatically added shipping to your pledge. To insure you get everything you are ordering, please double check your total. There is a green box in the upper... (Read More)

500K and Beyond!!!

June 29th - via:
Over 10,000 backers pledging over $500,000.00 (1,000% funded)! WOW. THANK YOU ALL!! It is so exciting to see this level of support for a game I love so much. I can't wait to get it into your hands! As I said in a previous update, we are committed to... (Read More)

48 Hours to Go & Card Preview: Lying in Wait

June 28th - via:
We are coming up on the 48 hour mark, and with a current total of $415,000, the print and play stretch goal is in the bag! THANK YOU BACKERS for the amazing support! The last 48 hours of a campaign are usually big, so with your help we should be able... (Read More)

Card Preview: Lightning Storm

June 27th - via:
With 70 hours left on this campaign, we are a hairs breath away from the 400K stretch goal. THANK YOU BACKERS, you have been amazing! With your help, and the final 48 hour rush, I've got my fingers crossed we can make that 500K goal. Today I have a... (Read More)

Card Preview: Priest of Kalnor

June 26th - via:
The Facebook Challenge has been completed, so all Gamer Tier backers and above will receive a new Kickstarter exclusive promo card (one per set ordered). Thanks to all who posted! With just under 4 days left in the campaign we are at $388K. At this... (Read More)

Card Preview: Zombie Apocalypse

June 25th - via:
Events in epic can really change the course of the game, but few turn the world upside-down as much as the subject of today's preview.  This is one of the few "break all" effects you can play on your opponents turn. But be careful, if their discard... (Read More)

Card Preview: Steel Golem

June 24th - via:
Important note on shipping cost: If you are pledging over the base $20 for the gamer set tier, you must manually add shipping. Shipping is $6 in the US, $10 to Canada, $12 to the EU, and $15 to the rest of the world. So, for example, if a US backer... (Read More)

Card Preview: Fire Shaman

June 23rd - via:
We are in the final week, and looking strong at $360K (THANK YOU BACKERS)! Time for a final push to make those last couple stretch goals. Tell your friends about this kickstarter, they'll thank you later! If you haven't already, post as part of our... (Read More)

500K Stretch Goal!

June 22nd - via:
We've passed 350K (THANK YOU), so it is time to reveal the 500K stretch goal! These three promo cards are each different, so together with the Facebook Challenge (see update #15), there are potentially 4 more cards being added to each Gamer Set Tier!... (Read More)

Card Preview: The People's Champion

June 21st - via:
Good has the power to inspire men and rally large human armies. The subject of today's card preview for example: The People's Champion has a Tribute and Ally ability that are the same (put two human tokens into play). This means when The People's... (Read More)

Card Preview: The Risen - AND Facebook promo challenge

June 20th - via:
With just 9 days left we are almost 700% funded (THANK YOU)! We want to do a strong push in these final days, so we are offering a Facebook bonus goal. If we get 1,000 mentions of the Epic Card Game Kickstarter with links on Facebook before the end... (Read More)

Card Preview: Sea Hydra

June 19th - via:
You all have blown past the 325K stretch goal and unlocked 2 more god cards! THANK YOU!! The artwork for all the demigod and god cards has been assigned, and we just finished the design and development work on the demigods. I'm really excited about... (Read More)

Playmat Add-On!

June 18th - via:
We are excited to offer exclusive kickstarter playmats as an add-on. While we will make more Epic playmats in the future, we will never use this art on a playmat again, so if you want 'em, now is the time! You don't have to add any additional... (Read More)

Epic Card Game rules now available!!!

June 17th - via:
Epic Card Games rules are now available at: It is a book with twenty four 2.5"x3.5" card-size pages (so it will fit in the Epic Box). That is equivalent to about three 8.5"x11" full size pages (Or 5-6 pages... (Read More)

Card Preview: Erase

June 16th - via:
Here is a great example of Sage's ability to control the pace of the game:  Erase doesn't eliminate the threat, but it simultaneously buys you time and draws you cards. This can get you closer to victory while your opponent is spinning his wheels.  (Read More)

Card Preview: Brave Squire

June 15th - via:
Even epic battles of dragons, giants, angels and demons, a brave squire can make the difference between victory and defeat. This good event is extremely versatile.  When you play it you get a 1 offense, 1 defense human token and then get to give it... (Read More)

Print and Play stretch goal!

June 14th - via:
Despite being a mid campaign weekend, pledges have been coming in at a good clip. We just passed the 275K mark (THANK YOU ALL) and it is time to reveal the 400K stretch goal! This is something that our backers have requested a lot: a Print and Play... (Read More)

Kong versus T-Rex (explaining Tribute and Loyalty)

June 13th - via:
I'm going to enlist the aid of a couple of wild's big beaters to help explain the keywords "Tribute" and "Loyalty". First, Tribute. Kong, introduce yourself. Tribute is something the champion does for you when it comes into play. As Kong's reminder... (Read More)

Card Comparison: Bitten & Inner Demon

June 12th - via:
In Epic, you get a gold on your turn and on your opponent's turn. The amount of gold is the same, but what you can do with it is different. On your turn you can play any card (champion or event), but on your opponents turn you can only play events. ... (Read More)

Card Preview: Flame Strike

June 11th - via:
This card preview showcases one of Wild's major strengths: dealing out serious damage. And before you ask, yes, your opponent can be the target! (Or one of their unfortunate champions.)  (Read More)

Forcemage Apprentice Preview

June 10th - via:
I know you all want to see more cards, so I'll get right to the preview. Got a zombie problem? She'll clear them out faster than Rick Grimes!  (Read More)

Card Preview: Thundarus

June 9th - via:
One week into the campaign and 5,000 backers have pledged and amazing $225,000.00!  Thank you all so much! We are back from Origins now. It was a great show, and we were able to give a ton of Epic demos. It was great to see players loving the game,... (Read More)

Card Preview: Angel of Death

June 4th - via:
You got us to $150K in around 48 hours, smashing stretch goal after stretch goal along the way. You guys are amazing! Thank you! OK, ready for the awesome? Check her out: Angel of Death We cannot thank you enough for the support you have shown... (Read More)

EU Friendly Solution

June 3rd - via:
Good news for our friends across the pond:We're using Customs-Friendly Worldwide™ by Ship Naked. This is the same method that Gamelyn Games used for their Tiny Epic series which has shipped thousands of copies of Tiny Epic Kingdoms and Tiny Epic... (Read More)

Epic funded in under 12 hours - Time for some Stretch Goals

June 2nd - via:
You guys got us fully funded in under 12 hours! WOW. Thank you!!! Time for... And as of this update we've passed the 80K mark, so the first two goals are already unlocked!  (Read More)

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