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NEXUS: Tabletop Arena Combat

A project in Memphis, TN by D-Verse Publishing, LLC

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Nostalgic, miniature-based, arena combat where the arena is trying to kill everyone involved! It's a chaotic dice fueled bloodbath!
Backers: 296
Average Pledge Per Backer: $184

Funded: $54,316 of $100,000
Dates: Aug 21st -> Sep 14th (25 days)
Project By: D-Verse Publishing, LLC
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Latest News

Is it over? No, It has just begun.

September 14th - via:
It’s official, the campaign has ended. You can stop hitting refresh now…    So, while you are waiting for the next campaign, head over to the D-Verse Discourse forum, get involved in the NEXUS: Open Source Project and help us make the game... (Read More)

NEXUS: Open Source Project

September 13th - via:
First off, we need to address something. You.  You are fucking amazing!   “Thank you” just doesn’t cover it.    The comments both here and on social media have really kept us going. Your compliments, suggestions, and you sharing with... (Read More)

On the Fence? This Update is for You!

September 12th - via:
The State of the Campaign Funding has all but halted after we didn't fund in the first three days. This has made for awful optics concerning the project and it doesn't seem that we can overcome that. Our odds of funding in the last 48 hours seem... (Read More)

Kickstarter Exclusive

September 11th - via:
A Gnoem involved in a monetary transaction with a Lanista. So, you want to buy a Helot? Then you’re looking for the Gnoems. Gnoems were the first beings to discover the D-Verse nexus. Ever since, they’ve been traveling between dimensions... (Read More)

Original Hand-Drawn Artwork by Michael Rechlin

September 10th - via:
By now, many of you are familiar with Nexus’ lead artist, Michael Rechlin aka Viking Myke. His artwork can be found on the cards, in the Rule/Lore book, and the LFL. Viking Myke’s illustrations are hand-drawn and beautifully detailed.   Michael... (Read More)

Original Art Sneak Peak for Backers Only

September 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

BEWARE: The Creature Pit!

September 9th - via:
Nothing is more ominous than seeing the creature pit in the center of the barge arena. It’s a constant and unwavering threat to the hapless helots. Always hungry and aggressive, it eyes the helots with it’s glassy black orbs. The crowd, as... (Read More)

Egghead Hobbies NEXUS Miniature Review

September 6th - via:
For those of you not familiar yet, Eddie Bianco is an amazing painter and one hell of a miniature reviewer! We have been lucky enough to get him to take a look at our miniatures and wow! Just take take a look and look at it!  - DON'T FORGET TO... (Read More)

Fuck it!

September 5th - via:
We wanted to do something exciting as we roll into the final week of the Kickstarter. Stretch goals are exciting but well, they’re a stretch. Well, what if they weren’t a stretch? What if we just said, "Fuck it" and unlocked them? It’s time to... (Read More)

Artwork Overload + The Latest Alternate

September 5th - via:
Many of you have asked which pin ups would be available as add-ons. In this update we are providing a link to the immense collection of art that will all be available as pin ups in the Pledge Manager. Many artists worked bringing the world of Nexus... (Read More)

Enter the Barge Beast!

September 2nd - via:
Of all the Hazards that present dangers to the Helots, none compare to the dreaded Barge Beast. Brute destruction which roams the arena destroying everything in its path.   Barge Beast The Barge Beast spawns in the arena when the first Action Point... (Read More)

Solo Mode and Another Alternate Sculpt Revealed!

August 30th - via:
Jay shows a quick preview of the solo mode for Nexus and also gets to demonstrate his awkward public speaking skills.     *Keep in mind that the solo mode cards are prototypes and are not complete. Critiqueur (alternate) Every 3 days, as promised,... (Read More)


August 27th - via:
We sent Mark Streed and Randy White with Boardgame Corner a preview copy of NEXUS. Hear what they had to say!  (Read More)

Rules Manual Preview and New Sculpt

August 27th - via:
It’s update #3 and we feel it’s time for a meaty update to you glorious backers. This update we’re giving you a chunky preview of our rulebook. This will give you a nice taste of the world setting and some more in-depth legacy gameplay... (Read More)

New Sculpt Unveiled and Almost 40% Funded!

August 24th - via:
It’s been a wild ride thus far and there is a lot of campaigning ahead of us. The initial euphoria of the launch has worn off and now begins the mid campaign grind. We have a number of strategies planned that will carry us forward. Every 3 days... (Read More)

12 hours in and over 25% funded!

August 21st - via:
12 Hours in and Nexus is over 25% funded! We’re feeling the love, thank you! Your support means a lot to us and we’re really enjoying your comments. We’re #13 on the Kicktraq hot list today. Maybe tomorrow we can crack the top ten! You can... (Read More)

Crazy Eights: Tim Criswell on Nexus

August 21st - via:
These days games seem to be repetitive, whether from theme or mechanics. Sometimes a designer will tweak a mechanic to make it seem like something new, but in the end it doesn (Read More)

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