Alien Uprising

A project in Aurora, CO by Mr. B. Games

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A cooperative game in which players will direct 3 – 5 Crewmen of a crashed starship through a desperate battle with the enraged Zothren
Backers: 977
Average Pledge Per Backer: $106

Funded: $103,494 of $20,000
Dates: Sep 2nd -> Oct 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Mr. B. Games
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Latest News

100k Goal Reached AND 1000 Backers Goal Reached -sorta

October 2nd - via:
Hi Everyone - We have unlocked the Champions!! As John would say "We ARE the Champions" I have to admit it. I fell asleep there for a few hours, but not out of boredom, from exhaustion! The good news is, I am back awake, and it looks like we have... (Read More)

95K Unlocked! WOW WOW WOW!! What a day!

October 1st - via:
Hi Everyone, We just unlocked 95k, so its extra Gestation Cards for everyone! WOOO HOO! This has been such an awesome day! Thank you folks so much for all the support! Next Stop: Champions!!! Thanks everyone for such an awesome showing here at the... (Read More)

90k Goal Reached plus NEW ADD-ON AVAILABLE!!

October 1st - via:
Hi Everyone - We just unlocked Scavengers!!! Next stop, Gestationville! We had some great suggestions in the forums, and I really want to help unlock the final goals so I decided to do a last minute ADD-ON special! The goal of this add-on is three... (Read More)

Closing in on 90K and those pesky Scavengers!

October 1st - via:
Hi Everyone - ONLY 24 HRS TO GO!! We are so close to the Scavengers. Thanks everyone for all the help on social media and continuing to spread the word. I beefed up our ad presence as well to help in the final 48. Fingers crossed!! Next Target - More... (Read More)

85K Goal Reached, and we are closing in on 1000 Backers!

September 30th - via:
Hi Everyone - Three updates in one day! Exciting, indeed! We have unlocked a draw bag for everyone. Every copy of Alien Uprising now comes with a bag to draw your Zothren from! Next Stop, Scavenger Land! We are also getting very close to 1000... (Read More)

Code Blue for All Backers is now Unlocked!

September 30th - via:
Hi Everyone - WOW. That was FAST! Looks like every Core Game copy will now have the Code Blue expansion as part of the Troops Deck thanks to all the new Twitter Followers! Speaking of Close, we have ALMOST unlocked 85K! Thanks for a great last 48hr... (Read More)

48 Hours to go!

September 30th - via:
What a fun ride it has been! Half way there to the Draw Bag! I want to thank each and every one of you so much for helping support Richard and I with Alien Uprising, and on a personal note, thanks for all the help, support, and kind posts/emails... (Read More)

80K Reached! We have Archers! - And an EU Shipping Update

September 27th - via:
Hi Everyone, Exciting news! We now have Archers to expand our Zothren Armies! These pesky Zothren attack from beyond the shields, making them difficult to take out, unless you have a good ranged weapon! I'm counting on you, Corporal Diesel! 5 more... (Read More)

The Final 4 Day Push!!!

September 27th - via:
Hi Everyone, I wanted to send out an update here with a few items and say thanks again for all the support on this project. We are SOOOOOO close to unlocking Archers, and WOW is that exciting! Next stop, is the Draw Bag for EVERYONE! We were hoping... (Read More)

Shipping Update!!

September 25th - via:
Hi Everyone - I have some GREAT news. We have just arranged a deal for Fulfillment in Canada! What does this mean to our Canadian Backers (past, present and future)? Well, it means that I can lower your shipping costs by $9, and your pledge will ship... (Read More)

New Add-Ons

September 24th - via:
Hi Everyone - Just a little update to let you all know that we have added a new Add-On to the bottom of the page. This one is a 12 Pack (of Wrenches, that is!). As a refresher to everyone, Add-Ons are just that - Little extras that you can add to any... (Read More)

75K goal reached!

September 23rd - via:
Hey Everyone, Just wanted to say thank you all for helping us unlock another goal today. We all now have a trusty Robot Dog (O-YL-R) for a companion! I really appreciate all the comments, emails and support you all have shown out there. Thank you so... (Read More)

Interview with DJ Grandpa!

September 23rd - via:
Hey Everyone -- Just got an email from DJ Grandpa. We did a phone interview for his podcast/radio show last week and the episode is live today on his site! Its a pretty cool little interview, and DJ really brings things out of you. What a great guy... (Read More)

Kickstarter of the Week – Alien Uprising

September 23rd - via:
Our newest Kickstarter of the Week is the cooperative board game Alien Uprising. Players are crewmen of a crashed space craft and must work together to survive until they can be rescued. (Read More)

Where we stand so far...

September 20th - via:
Hi Everyone, I wanted to send out an update as lots of things are happening behind the scenes, and I wanted to let you all know that things are coming along really well on lots of fronts. I have been working with our Artist on some new pics as well... (Read More)

70K Reached! Thanks Everyone!

September 17th - via:
Hi Everyone, We just broke 70K today and you know what that means.... FREE BRUTES!!! Thanks to everyone for all your support. Looks like we need to get busy on some more new goals! Just wanted to share something that one of our backers posted in our... (Read More)

Great new review of Alien Uprising from Tom Vasel!

September 17th - via:
Hi Everyone, We are closing in on the 70k goal (The Brutes are ready to smash it down) and we could not be more excited! Just as I was typing this, I remembered this AWESOME review from Tom Vasel of the Dice Tower for Alien Uprising, and I was even... (Read More)

We are at the Halfway Point, and could not be happier!

September 16th - via:
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to send out a little summary of where we are, and thank all of you again for the fantastic support. I am so happy and excited for this game, and the future of Mr. B. Games! When we set out to fund this project, we had NO IDEA... (Read More)

65K Goal Reached!

September 14th - via:
Hi Everyone, We have almost hit the halfway point of the Kickstarter Campaign, and yet another goal has fallen! This time its the 65K goal. Thanks to all of you folks out there, we now have 2 more scenarios! Thanks again everyone for all the support.... (Read More)

60K Goal reached!

September 11th - via:
Hi Everyone, Great news! We unlocked another goal. this time the 60K mark! How great that we have hit 3x our original funding in just 10 days! I am truly honored and very happy to have such wonderful backers out there. Thanks you all so much! Some... (Read More)

55K Goal reached!

September 9th - via:
Hi Everyone, We reached another goal today! What an exciting campaign this has been. Thank you all so much for the support! We now have a miniature EGG to move down the Gestation Track! This item will NOT be included in the Core Game or the Zothren... (Read More)

50K Goal reached!

September 8th - via:
Hi Everyone, Hope your having a great weekend. I am super excited that we hit 50K today (while watching football!!) and am really thankful to all of you for the continued support! Its so exciting to have engraved dice! Thanks again everyone! Sean  (Read More)

45K Stretch Goal Unlocked! (and new goals added)

September 6th - via:
Hi Everyone, Thanks again for helping us break 45K today! We now all have a rescue ship miniature to add to our game! Thank you all so much for making Alien Uprising so much more! Richard and I are VERY excited to have all of your support, and for... (Read More)

40K Stretch Goal Unlocked!

September 4th - via:
Hi Everyone, Great news! All backers Crewmen and above now have 4 Tunneler Minis!! Thanks for another great day and another goal smashed! Sean  (Read More)

Projected MSRP's and some Stretch Goal info (AKA an FAQ)

September 4th - via:
Hi Everyone, Some popular questions have been coming to me via email, geekmail, kickstarter and the Mr. B. website. I figured I would do a quick FAQ here to help clarify in one place Q: "What is the MSRP going to be"? A: I am not positive yet, as we... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Posted -- and we are closing in on 40k goal!

September 4th - via:
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to let you all know some new Stretch Goals were posted this AM. Also, there have been lots of questions about which goals are upgrades, and which ones are for backers. I have updated each one to be a little more clear.  (Read More)

35K Stretch Goal Unlocked!

September 3rd - via:
Hi Everyone, WOW and WOW! We unlocked TWO Stretch Goals today! Thank you all so much for the support! All Backer Ensign and Above will be getting 2 Scenarios for FREE added to their pledge. Please note, the scenario promos will not be part of the... (Read More)

Extra Early Birds Added! - Especially for our $90 Pledges!

September 3rd - via:
Hi Everyone, Wanted to let you all know that due to the fantastic first day demand, I have added another level of Early Birds to the Kickstarter! For those of our $90 pledges, please feel free to switch over to these new early birds (I made sure to... (Read More)

30K Stretch Goal Unlocked!

September 3rd - via:
Hi Everyone! Great news. We just hit 30k, so every core game copy of Alien Uprising will now have plastic crew member minis to go with their player tokens! Nice work everyone. I am so excited we keep crashing down these goals! Hard at work on the... (Read More)


September 3rd - via:
Hi Everyone, I wanted to send an update to address the shipping for everyone outside of the lower 48 (USA). (Everyone in the Lower 48, your all set, read no farther!) Shipping overseas is VERY expensive, and I have sourced every major carrier in the... (Read More)

Goals and Add-Ons

September 3rd - via:
Hi Everyone, Thanks again for the great response! We will be adding in more Stretch Goals so thanks for that! Same is true with add-ons. Finalizing price and availability on 2 new accessories, and will add them as soon as I have confirmation! More... (Read More)

25K Stretch Goal Unlocked!

September 2nd - via:
Hi Everyone! What an amazing first day! I could not have DREAMED of a better day! Thank you all so much! We unlocked our first Stretch Goal -- 5 more Slashers for the Zothren Expansion! WAY TO GO EVERYONE! Sean  (Read More)

we Funded in 5 and 1/2hrs! thanks everyone!

September 2nd - via:
Hi Everyone, All I can say is "WOW". And Thank You all for the support. I am so excited (and am sure Richard is too) that we have made our goal in such a short amount of time! I litterally left the PC for an hour to go to brunch with the family, and... (Read More)

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