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Bomber - The Rock Climbing Game

A project in Edinburgh, UK by Top Out Games

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Climb. Place gear. Don’t deck. Be the first to the top. Enjoy the excitement of climbing from the comfort of your sleeping bag.
Backers: 110
Average Pledge Per Backer: £23

Funded: £2,561 of £1,000
Dates: Nov 10th -> Dec 10th (31 days)
Project By: Top Out Games
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Latest News

Placement Cards

December 2nd - via:
As you climb up the route, you will need to place gear every now and then to protect yourself from hitting the ground and losing the game in case of a fall. Every time you place a piece of gear, at a position that you have reached and that has a... (Read More)

Move Cards

November 28th - via:
Different situations may arise whilst climbing. Move Cards are drawn and resolved when the climber moves from one Route Tile to the next and are depicted below.  Although some cards have positive effects and may help replenish the energy by finding... (Read More)

Route Tiles

November 24th - via:
Each route is made up of five tiles that are initially placed face down and are revealed as you climb up the route. Each tile can be reversed to give a different set of obstacles as can be seen from the photo below. The difficulties are manifold:... (Read More)

Meet the Obstacles

November 21st - via:
Along the way you will encounter different types of terrain - the steeper the ground the more energy is required to climb it and to place gear. The figure below demonstrates these terrains and summarises the energy costs. Terrain Types and Energy... (Read More)

Moving Up the Rock

November 16th - via:
Once the game starts players take turns moving up their climbs following the simple set of game rules: spend energy to move: depending on the difficulty of the terrain current player spends energy to move up the rock if moving from one tile to the... (Read More)

Getting Ready to Climb

November 14th - via:
In a series of updates we are going explain the game in more detail. This update provides a brief overview and describes the initial setup. OverviewBomber is a contest between two players(*) to climb a route to the top -- first player to top out... (Read More)

Amazing! 100% Hit Within Two Days!!!

November 12th - via:
The level of support has been incredible! Exceeding our expectations, we have hit 100% within the first two days! Thanks to all who pledged and shared! Please share if you haven't yet! In the next couple of updates we will explain the game and the... (Read More)

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