Core Space

A project in Redditch, UK by Battle Systems Ltd

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The Sci-fi Miniature Skirmish Game. With fully modular 3D terrain!
Backers: 1655
Average Pledge Per Backer: £118

Funded: £195,457 of £70,000
Dates: Nov 17th -> Dec 16th (30 days)
Project By: Battle Systems Ltd
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Latest News


December 16th - via:
BOOM! Annihilators all round! . Short but sweet! Cheers :) Wayne and Colin.  (Read More)


December 16th - via:
Yes! the Gatherers are unlocked! Start chucking your money in now and let's get that FREE annihilator! . We've less than an hour so we're going to low ball it at £193K, I hope we make it! In the meantime Colin's going to jump on the live feed and... (Read More)

The Gatherers :)

December 16th - via:
Man, this time I finished the front page and got to the top of the comments then boom! Okay, let's see (rustle rustle, consult very long, complicated spreadsheet)... You've unlocked the Devastator and Live One, well done :) . Now look at that, that... (Read More)

What's that booming noise?

December 16th - via:
Blimey, I was literally putting the final touches on the front page when we hit another stretch goal! Okay, so what have we got? SG35, the Assassin and Event cards unlocked at £177K. Nice :) . SG36 is the Live One and Devastator, they're a pair of... (Read More)

Shuttle Bay!

December 16th - via:
Another stretch goal down, this time it's the Devastator and Equipment tokens.  . The next SG is the Assassin and Event cards unlocking at £177K! . After that we've got SG36, a Live one and a Devastator! Unlocking at ??? . ADD-ONS We've unlocked a... (Read More)


December 16th - via:
There goes the next stretch goal! I had just enough time to eat my breakfast and jump in the shower (at the same time, of course, busy man!). Anyway, FREE Harveys all 'round :) . Next up, SG34 is the Devastator and Equipment cards at £173K! . After... (Read More)


December 16th - via:
Great night, well done everyone and welcome to all new backers that flooded in while we slept. Now here we are in the final 12 hours, we're working away on the final stages of the day so let's see what's coming below... First off, we hit a stretch... (Read More)

Gather yourself for Annihilation!!!

December 15th - via:
The Purge are mighty and relentless. They are accustomed to storming worlds and harvesting what they need with little resistance. Sure they will lose many Harvesters, Devastators, a few Assassins and even the odd Live One, this is perfectly... (Read More)

Character Generation!

December 15th - via:
What a busy day! Is this the third stretch goal broken? Anyway SG31, the Events cards are yours :) . Stretch goal 32 has been much asked by the modders amongst you, a sheet of blank boards for your own character generation. We're giving away one as a... (Read More)

Get to the Shuttle!

December 15th - via:
GET TO THE SHUTTLE! Your mission completed the station is set to blow! You've been cut off from your retreat so you head to the shuttle dock at the far end! Can you make it before the timer counts down? The hostility level is sky high and the Purge... (Read More)

Two SGs at once!

December 15th - via:
Two for the price of one! We passed two stretch goals in the night, that's what we like to see :) . With the two FREE dashboards that means every core backer can field two teams of four at the same time. . With SG29 unlocked the Purge are now more... (Read More)

Arrival imminent ... :)

December 14th - via:
Well, we've been asked for this on every one of our Kickstarter campaigns so finally after even more requests on this, our 5th campaign, we thought... maybe we can make this thing... let's give it a go! So, here is the sneak peek you've been waiting... (Read More)

55 hours left!

December 14th - via:
We're flying through the stretch goals with just over 55 hours to go! Equipment tokens? Have a tonne!  . Stretch Goal 28, the Dashboards, will unlock at £143K. Dashboards looking dashing :) . Then SG29 is the two new Harvester poses so that the... (Read More)

Crews as add-ons & a sneak peek!

December 13th - via:
And there goes Tirgarde, probably stashing a lump sum into an off planet bank account no one knows about, sneaky devil :) "No, I wasn't modelled on a Thunderbird!"  . SG27 is the big pile of Equipment tokens (yours will be packed much neater :)... (Read More)

Where it's at :)

December 12th - via:
The Beck's are on us! :)   Partly based on the actor Jesse Eisenberg (when he played Lex Luthor with a big blonde 'do) Beck looks young for his age so is often underestimated when the shooting starts - which is a big mistake as Beck has a finely... (Read More)

Ship's crew reporting...

December 12th - via:
Satiene is unlocked! Unstable, power mad cyber-ladies for all :) "I'll take this cabin, you don't mind bunking with the crew do you, Captain?" . Next up are the two final crew members who've been lurking at the back all this time. Beck is the Black... (Read More)

Chit happens :)

December 11th - via:
The Mega Deal add-on has gone down well, enough to trip another Stretch Goal just as i'm about to shovel dinner into me gob :) Cuddly Chit is now yours, lumbering around being all big and surprisingly nimble.  "Party time! Let's get Chit on!"  .... (Read More)


December 11th - via:
Well, we are into the last 5 days of the campaign and it's all going very well indeed. We're still unlocking cool stretch goals quickly and the pledge value is getting truly mighty :) Let's see if we can add even more value, this time in the... (Read More)

New miniature reveal - Satiene :)

December 10th - via:
Boom! Stretch Goal 22 is unlocked, taciturn Hunters to all our Core backers :) "Not another photo op? Just point me at something to shoot!" . At this point in the evening I like to take a puff on a liquorice pipe and bask in the glow of a glorious... (Read More)

Captain Sondar - Space Adventurer!

December 9th - via:
Captain Sondar of the good ship Cygnus has now been unlocked at £118K :) "Now, where's those exciting adventures i've heard all about?" . The Orhna are a species that evolved on a gas giant and never developed subcutaneous fat or skin, or at least... (Read More)

Evangeline unlocked :)

December 8th - via:
And Evangeline is unlocked! Cold blooded killers all 'round! That's our first ever social media goal, seemed to work okay :) "Just point me to where the fighting is." . Just a quick note on the current run of heroes and villains, they're all concept... (Read More)

The Events are on us :)

December 8th - via:
So, you'd like 25% more Events? Boom! Done. A second range ruler so you don't have to share with your mate who hogs it? We can accomodate you :) Events! Rulers! Get 'em while they're hot, they're lovely :)  . Next up is Sondar, Captain of the... (Read More)

Guards & Gangs and social media :)

December 7th - via:
We've now posted a new add-on for those who like as much cannon fodder in play as possible!  The Guards and Gangers pack has two unique Galactic Guards and two gang members ready to make your traders lives more difficult! If you want this pack just... (Read More)

Captain Sondar :)

December 7th - via:
Stretch goal 19 is now unlocked with the cool girder, airlock and struts making you're terrain 200% more girdery, airlocky and, er, struty. More terrain for your terrainy needs. . Next up is SG20 with the Event cards and range ruler unlocking at... (Read More)

The Poseidon add-on :)

December 5th - via:
We've hit stretch goal 18 and we're celebrating by doubling up on the neon :) . We also hope to add more signs specifically for stations and the like, things like 'Quarters', 'Medi-bay' etc. Think along the lines of the Vault signs in Fallout 3.... (Read More)

Who's Who - The Purge

December 5th - via:
Hi, guys, here's the second of the occasional Who's Who updates, this time it's the Purge. THE PURGE The Purge are a semi-sentient race of humanoid machines whose sole task is to harvest worlds. They have a hive mind, much like insects and almost no... (Read More)

Here I am!!!! Look at me!!!!

December 4th - via:
Captain Teelac is here to save the day! (or at least make things much worse). Captain of the Poseidon Teelac shambles through life drawing all eyes and derision. It's like he'll fade away if we're not looking at him. Expect to see him on X Factor:... (Read More)

Metropolitan Pack!

December 3rd - via:
Stretch Goal 16 is broken which means the consoles are on us! More shop stuff! . SG17 is Captain Teelac at £106K: Somebody take this guys ship away!  . Then SG18 is at £109K featuring signs. Lots of signs. And a chair so your characters can sit... (Read More)


December 2nd - via:
We've hit £100,000 which is a great milestone for any Kickstarter :) Also, by total coincidence we've unlocked Stretch Goal 15 which means FREE crates (1 biggun and 2 little 'uns), an uncomfortable bed for your crew and a Triable (dumb name I know,... (Read More)

Pi, add-ons and Beasts of War :)

December 1st - via:
Ah, a freshly baked Stretch Goal! That means cyberpunk Pi is yours for the taking! Next up, those lovely scatter SGs unlocking at £100K and £103K respectively. Crates? We got 'em!   Consoles? We got them as well! . Then we have a new guy, Teelac.... (Read More)

Girders for all!

November 30th - via:
Blimey, another one? You're unlocking them quicker than we're putting them up! So everyone gets the girder and that big doorway that reminds you of Aliens or something. Yours for the princely sum of a core set... go on... touch it. . Next up is Pi,... (Read More)

The Strife of Pi

November 30th - via:
A double whammy today, not only did we hit the 92K stretch goal we also have our 1000th backer! This is the fastest growing Kickstarter we've ever run, thanks everyone :) Here's how the Orange Banner of FREE Stuff is currently looking: That's... (Read More)

Big terrain!

November 29th - via:
Pop! goes the next stretch goal :) If you have pledged for the boxed game or the mighty Titan you are now the proud owner of your very own Thomen, treat him well. "Here's my finished artwork!!!" . Next up, even more walls! SG12 features the... (Read More)

Thomen and Board Game Geek

November 29th - via:
Another unlocked stretch goal during the night, thank you everyone. The FREE walls are on us! Walls? We've got 'em! . Next up is Thomen, a fellow crew member to Hoskins, he wants to believe in something, he just hasn't found it yet. Thomen unlocks at... (Read More)


November 28th - via:
Boom! Another stretch goal down, take that stretch goals! You now have 3 handy dandy walls to expand your setup, completely free, no charge, for you, sir? Nothing! This banner is going to fill up :) . But what can I do with 3 walls I hear you cry?... (Read More)

Hoskins and the Juggernaught...

November 28th - via:
Wow, two stretch goals unlocked while we slept! That means Hoskins and the Juggernaught are now FREE to all of our core set backers :) Hoskins and the Juggernaught... there's an 80's TV detective duo if I heard one! Just the facts, ma'am!   Get in... (Read More)

New crew member :)

November 27th - via:
The Titan pledge has gone down a storm and helped unlock our latest stretch goal :) MAC is now part of your 32mm army. ++ I suppose I can join you. Premium rates apply. ++ . Stretch goal 7 is the Juggernaught at £82K. Big, powerful, probably not an... (Read More)


November 27th - via:
THE TITAN ACCORD The Galactic Corps are trying to route the Purge from the Space Station Titan but they need your help! The traders have agreed to a temporary truce with each other to help the Corps to fight a common enemy.   The Purge are... (Read More)

Another mini unlocked! Yay for Faye!

November 26th - via:
You wait all day for an update then two come along at once!  We've hit £78K so everyone please welcome Faye into the fold :) This gun's getting heavy... . Next up is MAC a mere £2K away at £80K. This guy seems to be a fan favourite and very soon... (Read More)

Who's Who - Traders

November 26th - via:
Hi, guys, this will be the first of an occasional series of Who's Who updates that we'll cram in when time allows. First up: the traders!  . TRADERS   The traders are the heart and soul of the game, your avatars in the Core Space universe. The... (Read More)

We have our first Augmented class Trader FREE!!!

November 25th - via:
Nice work, guys, that's Marlowe who's just docked and is looking for work. He'll be no bother, just point him to his bunk and call on him when needed.  Marlowe was born with just the right genes that make his body compatible with the bio-synthetic... (Read More)

Shootout at Zed's!

November 25th - via:
Hi, guys, we're pleased to unveil our second mission pack, Shootout at Zed's! A seedy little bar on an armpit world in that dodgy sector your mum warned you about! . The trader's have been hired to retrieve a stolen weapon from notorious bad guy,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 3 bites the dust...

November 23rd - via:
Well done everyone, have a FREE Captain Weaver on us! The not so cuddly bear joins Zool and Zed as your new plastic pals :) THREE! Sorry, I meant FREE! . Next up we have Marlowe, a thinker, he doesn't talk much but what he says counts. Also about 40%... (Read More)

Boom! Second Stretch Goal done :)

November 22nd - via:
Stretch goal 2 is down! That means all you lovely core backers get a shiny FREE Zed to go with your game. Lookit those cheeky chappies, Zool with his petty lust for power and nice things and Zed with his occasional murderous binges for laughs. Well... (Read More)


November 21st - via:
Well done everyone you've just funded a galaxy of fun and just over 2 days ahead of schedule! £70k is a big sum to ask (normally we only need £21k) so the plan was to fund in the first week and then spend the next 21 days unlocking stretch goals if... (Read More)

New Characters are coming!!! :)

November 21st - via:
We are very near to funding now at 98% and we think it's time to start showing you some of the cool things ahead.  We've given big right from the start of this campaign with a premium game mat, lots of unique minis, game components and let's not... (Read More)

Purge Attack!!!

November 20th - via:
Just thought we'd do a quick update. There's been some great discussions in the comments section over the past few days and we spoke about Purge numbers and how they affect the game.  The Core Space game has a great balance already with the 9... (Read More)

Mission Pack - OUTBREAK!

November 20th - via:
Here's a great little mission pack that can be used on its own or as part of a campaign. It comes supplied with it's own Mission Log and will add lots of variety to the missions. The Cell Doors, Reactor Chamber, AUTO-Doc and Infestations can be used... (Read More)


November 19th - via:
So,  a quick recap on our progress, 177 new backers on day two, this is another milestone for us, thank you all so much :o) Okay, so let's talk Core Space and teleportation. Those that have been poking through the beta rules and read the short... (Read More)

Great start, we're very happy :)

November 18th - via:
Good morning / afternoon / evening or good night (depending on location :) CORE SPACE!!! CORE SPACE!!!! Core Space!! core space! (echo) . Thanks to every one one of you guys and girls for giving us a great start. 576 backers in the first night, thats... (Read More)

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