El Alamein Anime Card Game from Japan!

A project in Portland, OR by Kamikaze Games

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El Alamein is a deck building card game set in a fictional WWII universe where cute German military girls fight the British for Africa!
Backers: 1048
Average Pledge Per Backer: $154

Funded: $161,769 of $10,000
Dates: Sep 17th -> Oct 20th (33 days)
Project By: Kamikaze Games
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Latest News

The Meeple Guild Online - Historic battles of North Africa game focus

April 3rd - via: yorktonthisweek.com
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)

160K Defeated! Only 2 hours to go!

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! We have defeated 160K! There are two hours left... lets go out with a bang! Thank you guys SO MUCH for your support! This has been an absolutely killer campaign! Rostov... here we come!  (Read More)

150K has been conquered!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! WE DID IT TROOPS! We made it to 150K! Woot woot! The next Stretch Goals will all be New City Art for Barbarossa. So here's our plan: we will make as many Barbarossa cities as we can based on how many stretch goals we conquer.... (Read More)

150K Watch Out! We're coming for you!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! Way to breach 140K guys! I think we stand a strong chance of reaching 150K or more by the end of the campaign, so share share share!  150K Here We Come! Looks like we have several new backers so I thought I would touch upon... (Read More)

Progress Report, Shipping Prices and Promo Card Reference Graphics.

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Progress Report Troops we are killing it! We would LOVE to see a clean 150K by Tuesday, so muster your strength and share, share, SHARE! THANK YOU so much for your continued support! This has been an excellent campaign and YOU made that happen. A... (Read More)

Collectors Ammo Box, Dividers, Heavy Tank Battalion Promo and 130K Conquered!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! We have conquered 130K troops! We have now unlocked ALL of the El Alamein promotional cards available!  Next up, we have Barbarossa City Card Art #1. We only have a few days left folks, lets make it count!  130K Stretch Goal... (Read More)

Social Media Contest- FREE pack of Foil Cards!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Social Media Contest El Alamein Social Media Contest! Hey guys! Lets make these last few days of the campaign count and share our love for El Alamein with the internets! Share the information in this post on your social media networks for a chance... (Read More)

General Winter Playmat is now available as an Add-On!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Important News! We are pleased to announce that the General Winter Playmat has been approved by Arclight and is now available as an add-on! While Airfield and Panzer Regiment were the winners of the Backers Choice Vote, General Winter only lost to... (Read More)

Backers Choice Playmats

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Important News! Introducing the Backers Choice Playmats! They will be standard sized 24.25"x14.25" and made of regular playmat material which is similar to a mousepad. Add them on for just $20 (FREE shipping to the US and EU, add $5 shipping to the... (Read More)

BoardGameGeek Contest is now LIVE!

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Contest! Welcome to the Battle of El Alamein! We've come a long way from Operation Barbarossa and our struggle with the Russians defense. After a long winter, we are enjoying the desert heat of the Western Desert Campaign. General Rommel and her... (Read More)

Arriving At Tobruk Towel ADD-ON and BGG Contest TOMORROW!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Important News! Great news! The art for Arriving at Tobruk is DONE! And it is BEAUTIFUL! 真時未砂 Misa Matoki did an incredible job. In fact the new art is so great that we are going to make it a towel!  You can Add-On this high quality... (Read More)

Production Schedule Update, Pin Art Update, and Cara Nicole!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Important News! We have a few fun announcements! 1. Welcome aboard AZ Powergirl Cara Nicole! She is doing some modeling for the El Alamein campaign and she posted this great teaser picture on her facebook today! She is planning on taking some photos... (Read More)

NEW ART for Desert Rats, and NEW Tee-Shirt Add-on!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! The Brave Veteran has fallen! But we must persevere to our next mission: New Art for Desert Rats Promo! After 130K is captured, we move on to NEW Barbarossa City Card Art! Muster all you've got troops and rush to the front... (Read More)

Shipping is now EU Friendly for the El Alamein Kickstarter Campaign!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Shipping Information! We have excellent news! Kamikaze Games will be doing EU friendly shipping for the El Alamein Kickstarter campaign!  This means that if you are in the EU your shipping costs will be greatly reduced AND there will be ZERO duties... (Read More)

110K Stretch Goal Unlocked!

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked We have successfully captured the Supply Officer! This card will feature new art by Souji Kusaka! Our next assignment: secure Promo 5 the Brave Veteran! And don't forget that at 140K we start towards NEW ART for the cities in... (Read More)

Alternate Art Stock Photo Editions are now available to backers!

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Important News! Today is the day! We have TWO big announcements for you! Our big announcement number one is... drum roll please...... We are creating the Alternate Art Stock Photo Editions of Barbarossa and El Alamein! This is exciting for many... (Read More)

New Art! New Add-on! AND IMPORTANT NEWS!

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
New Add-On! Hello everyone! We have an AWESOME new add-on to share with you today!  Here's the story behind the creation of this add-on: We wanted to make a map of the cities in El Alamein, and we wanted to bring more unique new art to the El... (Read More)

Board to Death's Preview of El Alamein!!

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Big Thanks to Board to Death for this awesome preview of El Alamein! Check it out, share and subscribe!   (Read More)

100K Stretch Goal Unlocked AND new Add-On!

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! WE HIT 100K! Your skill on the battlefield is amazing troops! This means EVERY backer is going to get a FREE Heavy Tank Brigade Metal Collectors Pin!  We are also very excited to announce some new add-ons: a set of... (Read More)

Backers Choice Playmat Results Are In!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Important News WINNERS of the Backers Choice Playmat VoteBarbarossa: Panzer Regiment  Panzer Regiment  El Alamein: Airfield  Airfield Final tally:  Barbarossa  37 General Winter   41 Panzer Regiment   13 Motorcycle   11 Fuhrer's... (Read More)

90K Has Been Demolished! 100K We're on Our Way!

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! Banzai! We have taken out 90K and the British Commanding Officer. Our next mission: NEW ART for Promo 1 - the Supply Officer!!  I will be totaling up the Backers Choice Playmats tonight and will send the winning playmats off... (Read More)

80K Stretch Goal Reached & Artist Bio Announced!

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! We have made it to our first promo- Arriving at Tobruk! AND this promo will be receiving NEW ART done by Misa Matoki. Misa Matoki is also creating the art for the city Halfaya Pass. I am sending an email to our translator now... (Read More)

More $200 Pledge Levels Open & Foil Card Samples!

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Important News! Hey everyone! There have been so many of you have been asking us to make more $200 pledge levels, that we decided to go ahead and do it! We just opened up 200 pledges for the Heavy Tank Battalion Pledge Level B. This is a NEW pledge... (Read More)

VOTE NOW! Backers Choice Playmats!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! In our recent discussions you guys have been asking about add-ons. While we do have some awesome add-ons in store for you, we thought it might be fun to make 2 Backers Choice Playmats! We plan on making these standard size (24.25" X 14.25")... (Read More)


September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Thank you so much for your support during the campaign so far! Lets push it to 80K and the Arriving at Tobruk Promo Card! We have some pretty awesome new add-ons and stretch goals we will be announcing next week, so get ready!  We had... (Read More)

We Have Captured All 7 Cities! Next Stretch Goals Announced! AND More Artist Bios!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked All Cities Conquered! We have CONQUERED all of the cities of El Alamein! Victory at Alexandria is finally ours Troops! We have sent word to the artists assigned to each city to begin working on their cards. Artist Biography: We... (Read More)

New Add-On! Oversized Motorcycle Battalion Playmat!

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
New Add-On! We are happy to announce a NEW awesome Add-On! Barbarossa Kickstarter backers may have predicted this one... we are offering a great new Oversized Playmat! If you are unfamiliar with how add-ons work: pledge the total amount you plan on... (Read More)

Alexandria and 70K Here We Come!

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! Rally the Troops, we are only one city short of achieving all new art for every city! Our Victory thus far has been swift, but gather your stength and give this last city march your best! We are almost to Alexandira! Once we... (Read More)

Kickstarter is glitching but we can still make it to 70K by 12am!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
As of right now we are at $55,359 and 393 backers. The homepage is not updating our totals for some reason, and the comments and updates section is glitching..... but we are still trucking along! I can see new pledges coming in on our Dashboard (the... (Read More)

Let's Conquer All 7 Cities by Midnight!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This photo is still processing Check back in a few minutes! Stretch Goal Unlocked! Halfaya Pass has fallen! But our battle is not yet won- we still have two more citys to conquer until all 7 cities get NEW ART! Lets make it our goal to emerge from... (Read More)

We SMASHED 40K! Enjoy this Artist Bio on your way to Halfaya Pass and 50k!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! HUZZAH! Bardia has fallen! Yet another city conquered by our magnificent Army of Backers who crave New Art! Lets take Halfaya Pass and 50K by Storm!  You guys are amazing, we are getting close to conquering all 7 cities in a... (Read More)

30K Stretch Goal Reached! Watch out 40K Bardia, here we come!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! Fort Capuzzo has fallen and we will be aquiring yet another peice of NEW CITY ART! THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP! This campaign is progressing at an amazing pace. Stay strong troops, we must maintain focus and press on to 40K and... (Read More)

20K Stretch Goal Reached!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! Savoia! We have Conquered Tobruk at 20K in just under an hour from our Victory at Bir Hacheim! Onward march to Fort Capuzzo and 30K! We also added Clear Sleeves and another copy of El Alamein plus all Kickstarter Promos as... (Read More)

10K Stretch Goal Reached!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Unlocked! WOW! We have reach our first stretch goal in 36 minutes! Thank you so much! We will send a note to Arclight to get some new art for the City of Bir Hacheim made asap! But don't relish in this Victory quite yet... the Battle... (Read More)

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