Fireteam Zero - A game of tactics, horror, and cool minis!

A project in Rowlett, TX by Emergent Games

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Fireteam Zero is a fast and furious cooperative boardgame of brutal squad tactics versus a relentless onslaught of horrifying foes.
Backers: 766
Average Pledge Per Backer: $215

Funded: $164,465 of $50,000
Dates: Mar 1st -> Apr 1st (31 days)
Project By: Emergent Games
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The Harvester Revealed!

March 31st - via:
The HarvesterRole: Lord of the Dead, Avatar of the Grasping Shroud Ability: Oblivion "It's a howling vortex of fire and corpses, what did they think was going to happen when they attacked it?  The worst part is that those men are still in there.... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked! The Core Set Gets a Double Upgrade!

March 31st - via:
This time we have a double reward!  The Fireteam Zero core set gets the No Surrender Hero Upgrade pack (4 upgrade cards per hero role, 16 cards total) and the Darkness Rising Monster Twist pack (2 new Twist cards for each Monster Family, 10 cards... (Read More)

Big Box of Minis Revealed!

March 28th - via:
It's the Last Days of the Kickstarter and our final surprise for you!Announcing:  Created specially for the Fireteam Zero universe by Christopher Deavellar, our miniatures are amazing works of art.  For those who are looking to add this set of... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero Mission Generator Revealed!

March 28th - via:
The Mission Generator.   We're pretty proud of this one.  Create Act I, II, or III missions using only the tiles and monsters you have available.  The more you have, the more the Generator will use.  Caution: these missions are tough, so take an... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero - Mission Playthrough Video

March 27th - via:
Mission Playthrough!We wanted to bring you some live footage from DGM last weekend, but sadly our camera let us down.  To make up for it, we shot this demo game.  It has fewer excited yells of 'HEADSHOT!", but on the plus side it also has a lot... (Read More)

Team Competition Mission Pack Revealed! War Chest Reaches $500 Value!

March 26th - via:
Introducing the Team Competition Mission Pack! Respect.  Bragging Rights.  The Beer Tab.  When two Fireteams meet, only one can come out on top.  Secure your place in Division Zero history with these four unique scenarios! Competition Missions... (Read More)

Meet the Mother of Worms!

March 26th - via:
The Mother of WormsRole: Mother of the Infinite, Avatar of the Book of Gates Ability: Birthing a whole new world "Dying to protect humanity is in our job description, we face that every day.  But what She does?  Nobody signed up for that." The... (Read More)

New Pledge Level Revealed: Heavy Assault Plus!

March 24th - via:
Here's the second pledge update that I promised you: Heavy Assault Plus!  This pledge is packed with cool stuff: You get everything from Heavy Assault - the core game, both expansions, and stretch goals - PLUS you get the 50mm Unique Elite for each... (Read More)

Pledge Updates!

March 23rd - via:
I have two very cool updates for you today!  First up: the Heavy Assault pledge gets an upgrade!   All Heavy Assault backers will receive the Kickstarter Exclusive figure "HERC", a unique Specialist with his own abilities and card!   And, of... (Read More)

Another Unique Boss Appears in the Add-On Section! War Chest Expands!

March 20th - via:
Another massive 60mm Boss has appeared in the Add-On section!  And, of course, War Chest backers will receive it for free! When science can't deliver the power-armored soldiers you want, you can always turn to fragments of a shattered Artifact to do... (Read More)

The BoardGameGeek Contest is Live!

March 19th - via:
The BoardGameGeek Contest is up and running!  We're giving away a huge pile of stuff: The lucky grand prize winner will receive the massive War Chest Pledge for free! The War Chest contains the core set, both expansions, two variant hero figure... (Read More)

The War Chest Expands Again! Team Challenge Mission Pack Added!

March 18th - via:
Introducing the latest addition to the War Chest: The Team Challenge Mission Pack! This pack contains four new missions guaranteed to test your squad's tactical abilities. Each mission comes with special rules, tokens, and win conditions. These are... (Read More)

New Team Effort Stretch Goal Revealed!

March 17th - via:
Another Team Effort Stretch Goal is live!  You guys did a phenomenal job getting the word out through gaming sites and forums, so this time let's add Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other social media services that you use to the mix.  This... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero at Dallas Games Marathon March 22nd!

March 17th - via:
Come play Fireteam Zero with Mike Langlois on March 22nd at DGM in Plano, TX!   DGM is a fantastic gaming event featuring tons of games and gamers, and this one runs from the 21st to the 23rd of March.  On-line preregistration is $15 or $20 at the... (Read More)

175K Stretch Goal Unlocked!

March 16th - via:
Another Stretch Goal Down!  Three new minions for the Thornspawn family unlocked: Thorn Skulks! Next up!  The Exhumed Fetch - New 50mm Elite+ figure for the Fetch family at 200K! And as alway a new Stretch Goal is revealed!  The Mangled, a new... (Read More)

Meet Thornspawn Prime!

March 16th - via:
Introducing Thornspawn Prime, progenitor of the Thornspawn and Avatar of the Elder Thorn! Remember, each massive Boss figure, whether included in a Monster Family or a Unique Boss available as an Add-On, stands a full 60mm tall, towering over the... (Read More)

Another Team Effort Stretch Goal Unlocked!

March 16th - via:
Another Team Effort Stretch Goal knocked down!  650 backers accomplished! Meet the Lunger, the latest TESG reward!  This Unique Elite figure for the Bloodless family stand 50mm tall and comes with a card detailing its stats and abilities.  ... (Read More)

Free Plastic Spawn Point Upgrades Added to the War Chest!

March 14th - via:
And up it goes again!  The War Chest receives 12 plastic spawn points to replace the standard Spawn Tokens!  These are large enough  to stand a hero figure inside to show that the spawn point has been secured!  That brings the War Chest up to a... (Read More)

The Fireteam Zero Draft Manual is Up!

March 14th - via:
Check out the draft of the FTZ manual, now available!   There's still work to be done, of course: the format is still under construction, there are some gray boxes where final art will go, and the wording will continue to be polished, but the rules... (Read More)

A New Unique Specialist Arrives! The War Chest Expands Again!

March 13th - via:
You voted for it on BGG and here it is!  The newest addition to the Add-On section is a Unique Specialist: Herc!   Trained for combat in the 1st War Dog Detachment, Hercules was deployed by Division Zero as an attempt to augment a Fireteam in the... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero Open Source Initiative - First Models Released!

March 12th - via:
As excited as we are about the successful Fireteam Zero Kickstarter, this is only the beginning.   First and foremost, we want to create amazing tabletop experiences with our games.  That means top-notch gameplay, theme, and components.  But why... (Read More)

A New Team Effort Stretch Goal Is Live!

March 12th - via:
New Team Effort Stretch Goal! For this one, we need to spread the word about Fireteam Zero to gamers that might not have seen us yet! Time to hit the forums of your favorite gaming sites and start some threads! The bigger and more popular the gaming... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero is Officially EU Friendly!

March 11th - via:
Backers from the EU can rest easy, Fireteam Zero will be shipping to you from the UK!  Both customs and VAT will be taken care of before you receive your backer rewards.   This is a huge milestone for us, and is something we're proud to be able to... (Read More)

First Team Effort Stretch Goal Revealed!

March 10th - via:
Our first Team Effort Stretch Goal is now live! Instead of unlocking when we hit a funding milestone, Team Effort Stretch Goals unlock as soon as we achieve a common goal!   Folklorist Minsk, a new specialist with his own unique ability, will unlock... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero Core Set Upgrade for All Backers!

March 9th - via:
The FTZ core set is getting an upgrade for all backers!  A variant hero figure, Maxine "Moxie" Hall, will now be included as part of the base game, bringing the total number of included figures to 43! Recruited from the OSS due to her flawless... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero Gameplay Video Posted: Combat!

March 7th - via:
Combat!  Check out the easy to use, deep, and versatile combat system!  An in-depth look with tons of examples! Next up: Objectives and Recon! Mike, Gary, and Christian Emergent Games  (Read More)

150K Stretch Goal Unlocked!

March 7th - via:
Another Stretch Goal down for the count!  150K is now officially behind us :)  This Stretch Goal reward delivers the second of the Hero Upgrade Packs!  Inside are upgrades for each of the four hero roles: leader, close combat expert, marksman, and... (Read More)

War Chest at $325 is Sold Out! Opening up the $335 Level!

March 7th - via:
If you didn't manage to get in on the $325 War Chest, don't despair!  We are opening up the next level of EB War Chest Pledges at $335!This will be a double-sized pledge level at 200 slots, but unlike the previous EB offers, this will be the only... (Read More)

Meet the Cupbearer!

March 7th - via:
Meet the Cupbearer, the ultimate boss of the Children of Typhon family!  Each massive Boss figure, whether included in a Monster Family or a Unique Boss available as an Add-On, stands a full 60mm tall, towering over the other figures.  In addition... (Read More)

The Last Round of $325 Early Bird War Chest Pledges is Up Now!

March 6th - via:
This is it!  The last War Chest Early Birds to come in at $325!  Get 'em while they last!If you currently have a pledge at $350, don't forget to log in and update before they're all gone! Mike, Gary, and Christian Emergent Games  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked and New Milestone Goal Revealed!

March 6th - via:
Hard on the heels of the War Chest expansion...we've unlocked another Stretch Goal!  The second Monster Twist Pack!  Two new Twist cards for each of the Monster Families are included, for a total of ten cards.  And don't forget, Twists enhance... (Read More)

The War Chest Expands Again!

March 6th - via:
The War Chest continues to grow!  Introducing the first Boss to be introduced to the Add-On store: The Aether Husk!  The War Chest value is now a whopping $444! Drawn to power of the Artifacts, these creatures can appear at any time, tearing... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero Backer Badges!

March 5th - via:
They're Here!  Click the image to download the whole pack of 10!  Show your support in style! As proud as we are of the game, the community that has sprung up around it is even better.  Thanks so much for all your support and encouragement during... (Read More)

Fireteam Zero: New Add-Ons! Bigger War Chest!

March 4th - via:
The launch of Fireteam Zero surpassed our expectations by a mile, but that doesn't mean we're going to sit back and pat ourselves on the back.  It's time to add even more value to the War Chest, beginning right now and continuing though the rest of... (Read More)

First Figure Stretch Goal Unlocked!

March 4th - via:
You guys are phenomenal!  We've already broken the 100K mark and unlocked our first figure pack stretch goal! This stretch goal reward gives a pack of 3 Marrow Fetch, which are unique minions in the Fetch family!  These are considered Minion+... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked!

March 3rd - via:
A new stretch goal has unlocked: the Spawn of the Infernal Twist Pack! A new type of stretch goal reward is headed your way!  A Monster Twist Pack contains two new twist cards for each monster family in the core set and expansions, for a total of 10... (Read More)

Final Round of War Chest Early Birds is Now Available!

March 2nd - via:
This is it!  The last round of Early Bird slots for the War Chest level have hit the page, so get 'em while they last! If you've already pledged for the normal War Chest level, don't forget to change your pledge to take advantage of these last slots... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Unlocked!

March 2nd - via:
That was fast!We're already into the stretch goals, with two unlocked!   Official Soundtrack: Every mission in the core set will now have an accompanying score to set the mood!  9 tracks in all! Fighting Zeroes Upgrade Pack: The first of the hero... (Read More)


March 2nd - via:
You are amazing!  This community pushed us over the top only 19 hours after we launched!  We're not only funded, but we are currently the number 2 project on Kicktraq's Hot List.Thank you.  From all of us as Emergent Games, we are grateful and... (Read More)

Additional Early Bird War Chest Pledges Are Now Available

March 1st - via:
Wow.  Funded 50% in 6 hours?  How crazy is that?  We had expected the Early Bird War Chest pledges to last at least for the first day or two, but apparently we were way off :) So, we've decided to extend the Early Bird War Chest offer by adding... (Read More)

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