Barbarossa Anime Card Game from Japan!

A project in Portland, OR by Kamikaze Games

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Direct from Japan, an anime themed war game! We bring you.. Barbarossa!
Backers: 1267
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $98,475 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 18th -> Apr 13th (26 days)
Project By: Kamikaze Games
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The Meeple Guild Online - Historic battles of North Africa game focus

April 3rd - via:
A few weeks back I reviewed Barbarossa, a deck builder based on the Second World War battles between the Russians and Germans. El Alamein is essentially the sister game to Barbarossa. (Read More)

Victory! Thanks everyone, we can't wait to get this game finished!

April 13th - via:
First order of business... we need to get those 50 Destroyer level backer's names added into the rulebook, reformat the layout, and then get sample proof of the game made!~ We will be letting you know as soon as we can regarding the Tshirts and the... (Read More)

Less than an hour left on the Barbarossa Campaign!

April 13th - via:
It's been a huge success, and we want to thank you all! We have less than an hour to go, wondering if we will make it to $100,000? What do you think everyone, will it happen? Thanks for all of your suggestions for the Kickstarter Exclusive promo on... (Read More)

We're on the home stretch! One more day left, let's make it count!

April 12th - via:
We're down to only 23 hours until the end of this awesome Kickstarter Campaign! We have a few questions for you... :) 1. Li'l Kleist promo card - After announcing that we are offering up the alternate version of Li'l Kleist as a Kickstarter Exclusive... (Read More)

Exclusive Kickstarter Promo!

April 11th - via:
Hey All - we have decided that we are going to make Promo card PO2, the alternate art Li'l Kleist, a Kickstarter Backer exclusive promo. This means it will not be given out as a tournament prize or a convention special, it will only be sent out to... (Read More)

El Alamein & Tee-Shirt Add On!

April 10th - via:
Hey everyone, we smashed through all of our original stretch goals of $15k to $50k, and then our added stretch goals of $60k, $70k, and $80k - so what's next? We have less than 3 days left in this campaign, and we can keep this going!   The biggest... (Read More)

Kickstarter for English Barbarossa Anime Card Game

April 9th - via:
Though funding is well in hand, and stretch goals met and exceeded, a Kickstarter effort to distribute an English translated version of the Arclight Games anime card game, Barbarossa, will be ending on Sunday, April 13th. (Read More)

New Kamikaze Website, twitter, and yeah there's a Facebook page too!

April 4th - via:
We are getting things in order with our social media - Kamikaze is a brand new company, come help us with some likes on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! TW: @kamikaze_games  (Read More)

$70k hit and a new stretch goal unlocked!

April 4th - via:
Wow... just looking in on the Kickstarter this morning and saw that we are at exactly $70,000.. time for an update! Strategic River Crossing is now a done deal, and if we get to $80k in the next week we will throw in Sabotage as well! We've got some... (Read More)

Air Support Promo card

April 1st - via:
There have been requests to explain what the new Air Support card does exactly... here is a little bit more explanation: Air Support is a support card for the Russian army. They will get +X Defense value when you reveal the card from the Event Deck.... (Read More)

Barbarossa Backer Icon!

March 31st - via:
You asked for it... update your backer icon with this great image showing your love for Barbarossa!  (Read More)

New stretch goal images!

March 31st - via:
Hey all, we hit $60k already and we're still climbing! As promised, we are giving you a new promo for every $10k that we hit. We will be commissioning new artwork for these promo cards - so we don't have card art to show you just yet, but we are... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals on the way... We are commissioning new art for new promos!

March 28th - via:
Thanks for all of your support everyone! We hit $50k and things are still climbing! We have already given you all of the promos that the Japanese edition of Barbarossa had to offer, so now we are going to make you new stuff!  We have decided to make... (Read More)

2 stretch goals hit in one day!

March 27th - via:
OK Guys, this is going really well... and we need your help! What other stretch goals do you want to see?  We expect that the big $50k stretch goal will get hit by tomorrow, unlocking the super awesome 8 promo Strategic Planning promo cards... what... (Read More)

New stretch goal, choice of sleeves, and a new add-on!

March 26th - via:
Things keep going strong... we just hit $40k this morning! We have completed another stretch goal, and we are announcing the next few... including the awesome $50k stretch goal! Once we hit $50k we have something big planned for you - 8 copies of the... (Read More)

4 Reasons This One Kickstarter Proves Humanity Is Doomed

March 26th - via:
Some maniac courageously dared to ask 'What if the Germans had invaded the Soviet Union with breasts instead of tanks?' Turns out plenty of other maniacs were wondering the same thing. (Read More)

New Stretch Goal reached, New Sleeves add-on, and we've updated the Playmat!

March 24th - via:
Already up to $35k and only a week into this campaign! We have unlocked another promo card, unveiled a new one, and we know that you'll be quite happy with what is coming up after that... we're looking forward to share it with you!  We also have put... (Read More)

New stretch goal, and new playmat as well!

March 22nd - via:
We have reached $30k and unlocked another stretch goal! We've got a few more stretch goal promo cards in store for you yet, and a very exciting promo stretch goal to be announced soon! Additionally, we have decided to make an alternate playmat... (Read More)

Another stretch goal reached!

March 20th - via:
So we are just 2 days into the campaign... we made our goal in just over 3 hours, and have already unlocked the first 3 stretch goals! This is awesome! Here is an image of the next stretch goal, and the way things are going we are looking at... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals!

March 19th - via:
Wow, what a start to this campaign! We are only 24 hours in and we have funded and already unlocked the first 2 stretch goals! That is super awesome! We have several more stretch goals coming too - and for those asking - all of the original art will... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal Unveiled!

March 18th - via:
Not only did we get funded in our first day, we also unlocked our first stretch goal! This is an amazing start! Take a look at this new promo card featuring Toni Darling, professional Cosplayer and our Public Relations Manager as well! This is an... (Read More)


March 18th - via:
Wow, our project was fully funded in just over 3 hours! Thanks so much everyone! We are so excited to get this underway, and we can tell that you are excited as well!  Looks like our first stretch goal - Lady Kleist - is going to be hit pretty... (Read More)

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