Depths: Trading Card Game

FRANKENSTEIN'S BODIES - Body building the Baron's Way

A project in Luton, UK by Andrew Harman

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Players are surgeons aiming to create the finest bodies in their lab to impress Frankenstein. A very interactive board based card game.
Backers: 143
Average Pledge Per Backer: £52

Funded: £7,467 of £6,500
Dates: Apr 26th -> Jun 7th (42 days)
Project By: Andrew Harman
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Latest News

Let's talk about 'The Shredded Peasant' Our First Stretch Goal.

June 6th - via:
We're overwhelmed by the support coming in now. This is really exciting. I'm in danger of wearing out the word 'Thank you!' if that's at all possible! We're looking like we could actually unlock our first stretch goal if we carry on this way for the... (Read More)

We are funded!

June 5th - via:
A HUGE thank you to everyone who has backed us, supported us, retweeted us, reviewed us, made a noise about us, played with us and generally been involved in this whole process. We could not have done it without you.  This means that we can now get... (Read More)

My Game Swallowed Me Whole - The Article that ignited Expo

June 4th - via:
Hello People....are you sitting comfortably? UK Games Expo (sorry rest of the world to keep harping on but you know....THE biggest con/fair/trade show this side of Essen is kind of a big deal for us). 6,000 people through the doors and I was lucky... (Read More)

I gave you the wrong link.

June 3rd - via:
If you were trying to get a look at Chris - The Games Hunter's - article then here's the proper link.  (Read More)

More amazing articles in the media.

June 3rd - via:
We're getting some amazing things being said about our game. If you've caught us on our 'Kickstart-Tour' you'll have seen it first hand. If you were at UK Games Expo recently you might not have had the chance to play - but there's only so many game... (Read More)


June 2nd - via:
We had an overwhelmingly good weekend at UK Games Expo in Birmingham. We hoped we might get a few games in at the biggest UK gaming fair and have a few folks a bit interested in playing. But we didn't expect to be playing solidly all day on BOTH... (Read More)


May 28th - via:
Yes, you did read that right. As a thankyou to all of you who are backing us we are offering 10 lucky backers the chance to win a SIGNED uncut sheet from the production run of Frankenstein's Bodies. There will not be many of these so rare is a word.... (Read More)

Getting 'Expo' ready!

May 24th - via:
Hi All,  It's been another busy week here at Castle Frankenstein. We've added another date to the Kickstart-Tour. A day of Bank Holiday gaming goodness at Eclectic Games in Reading. Come and join us for the first public outing of the pre-production... (Read More)

German Translation will be available.

May 23rd - via:
Good news for all our German gaming friends. Team Frankenstein will be getting an expert translation of the Rules into German in time for sending out the game to you. With the cards, boards and tokens all being totally language independent this... (Read More)

What more gamers think.

May 20th - via:
We popped up to Burton-upon-Trent and played Frankenstein's Bodies with a weekend of unsuspecting people. And then we asked them what they thought. Press play and find out! 'Beer and Pretzels' is now in its 25th year and is the gaming weekend run and... (Read More)

It's a real boy now!

May 20th - via:
Hi all, Just arrived this morning. Two decks of cards hot from Cartamundi UK on the real stock. It's a delight to finally have a proper set of cards. They look amazing. I have had these made for the demos at UK Games Expo and they are really worth... (Read More)

A quick round-up of some reviews.

May 13th - via:
 We've been getting some excellent comments in reviews recently so I thought I should share some more of them. You can find links to the originals from the KS site. "Overall this is a solid and above all fun game to play. It is quick to pick up,... (Read More)

Stunning review from Who Dares Rolls

May 10th - via:
Yeah - I'm not going to pick any juicy bits from this - it's all juicy! And gooey. Huge thanks guys - you really got this game - or it got to you!!!  (Read More)

It's Aaaaaliiiive - And other exciting noises from America

May 10th - via:
A new review has just been posted by Nicole at Across the Board Games. I must share the last paragraph with you all. "Frankenstein’s Bodies is an eclectic board game with themes of horror, surgery and academia. The gameplay feels a lot like... (Read More)

Real Gamers in Edinburgh and York comment on Frankenstein's Bodies

May 6th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  So, we could shout all day about how cool our game is - but hey, we would do that. We've spent 2 and a half years building this game and we totally believe in it. But there... (Read More)

A post-Conpulsion comment or two.

May 2nd - via:
Hi All, I've just found this about the launch in  Edinburgh. Enjoy. Thanks David  (Read More)

Live testing and playing in Edinburgh - the home of Burke and Hare.

May 1st - via:
As you may well know Edinburgh was home to the infamous Burke and Hare -bodysnatchers extraordinary. Launching in the same city we had to have live suspects to be placed on the benches. Here's what happens when you play too nicely! Feel the Body - BE... (Read More)

The Kickstart-Tour - Day 2

May 1st - via:
After the success of the launch weekend in Edinburgh at Conpulsion, we are delighted to be taking the game out to play with the gamers of ‘Beyond Monopoly’ in York. We will be playing all day Saturday 2nd May in the Bar Convent on Blossom Street.... (Read More)

A very successful launch weekend in Edinburgh.

April 29th - via:
Hi All, A huge thankyou to everyone who came, saw and laughed a lot with us at Conpulsion in Edinburgh. The launch session went well with everyone enjoying the games. Interest is coming in from around the world with backers from New Zealand, Brazil... (Read More)

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