Enigma Box (vol.1) "Arcanum"

Broken Contract Miniature Starter Set

A project in Milwaukee, WI by Nick Baran

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The Broken Contract Miniature Starter Set is a set of 8 models depicting 5 Breakers (rioting miners) and 3 Prods (security officers).
Backers: 63
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $4,221 of $2,000
Dates: Mar 21st -> Apr 11th (21 days)
Project By: Nick Baran
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Less Than 10 Hours Left! Check Your Pledges.

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We're hitting the final stretch and we had a last minute request to do extra Surveillance/Speaker Drones as an Add-On, and I think that's a great idea! Here's the final list of Add-Ons so anyone who wants to do some last minute tweaking can do so.... (Read More)

Broken Contract and the Future

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
More hard work ahead! Thirty-two hours to go and my mind is racing forward, looking at the next 6 months and what remains to be done to get you all your models as quickly as possible. It's a thrilling adventure, but not one that I take lightly. The... (Read More)

Surveillance Drones Unlocked and More on The Prod Gen-Mod

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Surveillance Drones are a constant presence in the mines. Just overhead, drones hover around the mines performing various tasks. Small drones, like Surveillance and Speaker Drones, are rarely far away. Surveillance Drones watch and listen,... (Read More)

We've Entered the Final Hours!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Pushed too far! We've entered the final hours and that means its time to make that final push. We're so grateful for all of your support thus far but we really want to push it a little farther. I added a middle Stretch Goal to help give incentive... (Read More)

Ari Gaylen and Officer Moerta

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Ari Gaylen - the Daredevil Ari Gaylen has embraced her life in the mines, rising up from the misery. To keep herself content she volunteers for the most dangerous jobs. Planting dynamite, crossing dangerous fissures in the rock, or being lowered... (Read More)

Reduction Clause

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
End of Shift in the FerrumSky Mines art by Filip Dudek Today on the Broken Contract Design Blog I posted up a snippet of fiction written by Robert Ferrick titled Reduction Clause. From the beginning of this project over a year ago, Rob has been my... (Read More)

You're #1 in My Book!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
WIP Initiative Card by Sam Alcarez I want to take a moment to thank everyone who has stuck by the Broken Contract dream over the last couple of weeks. Kickstarter projects are a rollercoaster ride and this one has been no different despite its small... (Read More)

Worked to Death

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Playtesting 'Worked to Death'. Callea’s coughing was a regular fixture in the mines. She never could afford a breather and they aren’t standard issue. Instead, she wore a damp bandana over her mouth while she worked. She labored hard, pickaxe in... (Read More)

By Request: Prone Officer Hickey Added!

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Prone Officer Hickley - $8.00 Add-On  One of the action movie elements incorporated into game play in Broken Contract is falling down and getting back up. Whether a character trips and falls, is shocked into submission, or are beaten bloody and... (Read More)

The Full Immersion and FerrumSky Executive Pledge Levels

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Charles Hickey (center) - one of my first playtesters. Full Immersion! One of the first times I brought friends over to playtest Broken Contract, my friend Chuck was incredibly excited by the idea of being a Prod and cracking heads. His enthusiasm... (Read More)

Painted Option, Flexible Scaling,

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
30 minute paint job. Test run on a painted mini option. One of our Backers has been requesting a Painted Model Option so I promised I'd sit down and see what I could bang out for the price range he was willing to pay. This was a test run, but this... (Read More)

A Future Filled with Drones!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Restraint Drone by Filip Dudek I want to talk for a minute about drones and how they fit into the game. One of the key elements of Broken Contract is creating a feeling of emotional investment in the characters. The narrative can't move along if the... (Read More)

Restraint Drone Teaser and The Elite Wing Interview from AdeptiCon

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Restraint Drone teaser by Filip Dudek Filip Dudek is hard at work on a bunch of art capturing drones in action. John Gendall's drone concepts are being adapted to atmospheric pieces like this one that depicts a clash between Breakers and Prods, and... (Read More)

Adesi Haddonis, 500 Likes Grippe Candera Unlocked, and Community Questions!

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Adesi Haddonis - The Hidden Face Yesterday I finished my quick paint job on Adesi Haddonis, one of the Breaker characters in the Broken Contract Miniature Set. Adesi is "The Hidden Face". Beneath his mask and torn overalls is a man of "Executive"... (Read More)

Broken Contract Game Play Video #1: The Basics

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I present to you a Broken Contract Game Play Video. The production values aren't the best (I was holding my phone in one hand and playing the game with the other) but it will give you a sense of how the rules work and how the game flows, as a... (Read More)

We Did It!

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Let us relish in this triumphant moment together! None of this would be possible without all of the hard work of all of all of the people who've contributed to this project, nor without the support of Backers like all of you. Your commitment will... (Read More)

Broken Contract Rulebook PDF Overview

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
People have mentioned in passing that they would like to know more about the rules to the game. The Broken Contract Rulebook PDF is up and available for free download, but I took some time out to do this overview so that you can get a sense of the... (Read More)

Nells Turnbull - The Sneak

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Nells Turnbull I just finished up a quick paint job of Nells Turnbull. Nells Turnbull is one of the characters in the Broken Contract Miniature Starter Set. Nells is a Breaker, but he wants freedom for his own nefarious reasons. He is sort of like... (Read More)

Goals and the Community!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Overseer Smythe Its now been over 48 hours since the launch and we are now at 71% of the initial goal. We're zeroing in on Unlocking Overseer Smythe and his Speaker Drone. This is absolutely fantastic progress and I am very excited. Overseer Smythe... (Read More)

Back from AdeptiCon and a Huge THANK YOU!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Demo action at AdeptiCon! Twenty-seven hours ago, during the late evening slowdown at AdeptiCon, I shuffled off to the business center at the Renaissance Schaumburg to launch this Kickstarter. Minutes later the pledges started coming in: backers of... (Read More)

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