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Project: ELITE

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Mixing fun and excitement in real-time board game full of intense moments, featuring 80 amazing highly detailed miniatures.
Backers: 2161
Average Pledge Per Backer: $118

Funded: $254,157 of $34,000
Dates: Apr 29th -> May 25th (27 days)
Project By: Artipia Games
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Latest News

Final Stretch Goal! $260k - 1 Hour remaining!

May 25th - via:
Hey everyone! We can't thank you enough for the love your are showing to the Project: ELITE campaign!  What a day!!!  We have unlocked many new Stretch goals...  and we are about to unlock another one!  But wait... There is one more stretch goal... (Read More)

Myriads are just around the corner

May 25th - via:
Hello everyone! Once again you 've managed to leave us speechless and amazed with your support and the lengths that you go to in order to help us. We really really (really) appreciate everything you are doing and we are determined to honor that... (Read More)

The Sandman is coming...

May 24th - via:
Hey Everyone!  Our KS finale looks fantastic! What an amazing pace! The love you are showing to this campaign is really making a difference! We thank you all so much! The SandmanWe have already unlocked the $190K stretch goal, Ephialtes! What is... (Read More)

Board Game Brawl - Ephialtes and Custom Dice

May 23rd - via:
Hello Project: ELITE supporters! We are happy to inform you that we now have more than 1500 backers supporting this campaign! We want to thank each and everyone of you for that! Board Game Brawl preview videoNick from Board Game Brawl has released a... (Read More)

Calarook Miniature and Game Board WIP and Video

May 21st - via:
Hey everyone! We are really excited to see more and more things taking form. 160k Stretch Goal - Calarook We are heading fast towards the next stretch goal which is set at $160k. There awaits Calarook, a very tough Alien. Calarook has 6 life and when... (Read More)

Why pledge now?

May 19th - via:
What are the benefits for someone who chooses to pledge now for Project: ELITE campaign? First of all you help the campaign unlock even more stretch goals. You will get for free the stretch rewards, including 30+ miniatures and 1 mega-boss. Later... (Read More)

Size Matters!

May 18th - via:
Hey Everyone, Less than a week remaining on our KS campaign. We thank you all so much for backing our project.  You probably already know that Project: ELITE features large cool looking minis. But how large?  Today's update is all about size so... (Read More)

Droid name, Solo videos, sleeves and more

May 18th - via:
Hello Everyone! Droid NameThe Droid controlled by Vicky now has its own name! He is called KS-[number of backers] ! Thank you all for your contribution on suggesting a name and voting on the poll on BGG ( and special thanks to... (Read More)

Adrenaline Expansion is here!

May 15th - via:
Hey everyone! Adrenaline Expansion - 43 Miniatures  We are happy to present you the Adrenaline Expansion for Project: ELITE! This expansion offers lots of cool new stuff and takes fun, intensity and replayability to a whole new level! This expansion... (Read More)

Gameplay Video, BGG Contest and one more sneak peek

May 14th - via:
Hello everyone! We are back with another update! 4 - Player Gameplay videoWe have released a 4-player gameplay video of Project: ELITE. Make sure to check it out and let us know what you think. The Objective we played was Extermination at Medium... (Read More)

UndeadViking review

May 12th - via:
Hello everyone! Here is a quick update for you. UndeadViking ReviewWe are happy to inform you that UndeadViking has made a review of Project: ELITE. Check it out! 100+ TWEETS - SOCIAL GOAL We have also revealed another reward. Your 100+ tweets have... (Read More)

Look! Its a Chronovore! And behind it? Another Sneak Peek?

May 11th - via:
Hey everyone! "Name the Boss" winner!We would like to thank all 324 of you who participated in the poll we posted on Boardgamegeek with backer suggestions for the name of our $85k stretch reward. We are happy to announce the winner: With 135 votes,... (Read More)

Rulebook online + KS Staff Pick

May 7th - via:
Hey everyone, RULEBOOK ONLINEWe are posting this quick update to let you know that the first draft of the rulebook is now available to download. You can find it in the Videos and Rulebook section of the campaign. Please note that several chunks of... (Read More)

Naming an Alien, Slugs and a sneak peek ?

May 6th - via:
Hey Everyone, Our KS campaign is progressing nicely and we are really glad we have the chance of offering you more material for Project: ELITE! $80K Boss needs a nameWe have received lots and lots of suggestions for the name of the Alien Boss that... (Read More)

Who's that Boss?

May 4th - via:
Hey everyone, Our campaign is very close to $80k so it is time to name the Boss who awaits there. Here is the plan: Backers have 24hours to suggest names for this lovely Boss in the comments of this update. We will gather those suggestions along with... (Read More)


May 2nd - via:
One of the special aspects of Project: ELITE is the huge replayabilty that it offers. This is due to a variety of reasons and we thought we should elaborate to give you a better idea. First of all, the game's double-sided board. Each side of the... (Read More)

This, is where we fight...this, is where they BITE!!!

May 1st - via:
We are a little past the first 48hours and we already have more than 700 backers supporting this campaign! Thank you all so much! After hitting 56k we managed to unlock 4 Advanced Biter miniatures. Well, you will now have a harder time winning this... (Read More)

Run! Hide! Advanced Runners and Shooters are out there!

April 30th - via:
More backers? Even more Aliens are unleashed upon humanity. Rejoice! We are happy to announce that 2 more Stretch Goals have been reached! 8 miniatures have been added to the list of stretch rewards! Project: ELITE base game includes 3 Alien types.... (Read More)

Funded in less than 10 hours!

April 29th - via:
Why?   Why would you help fund this project? Don't you realize that by supporting this campaign, more and more aliens will attack mankind (in the form of stretch rewards) ? Kidding aside, we would like to say a huge THANK YOU to each and every one... (Read More)

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