Shiver Me Timbers

The Carniverse

A project in Hamilton, Canada by Nick Wilkins

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A modern day open-model skirmish system set in a dinosaur infested world.
Backers: 279
Average Pledge Per Backer: $35 CAD

Funded: $9,853 CAD of $3,500 CAD
Dates: Jul 30th -> Aug 29th (30 days)
Project By: Nick Wilkins
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Latest News

We did it!!

August 29th - via:
What a wild ride the last month has been. I want to thank each and every one of you who backed The Carniverse along the way to us not only reaching our goal, but smashing it! From here on out all updates will be for backers only, and the next one... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours!

August 27th - via:
Morning all, we've hit that magical point in the campaign, the final 48 hours. This has been an amazingly fun ride so far with you all, and there is plenty more to come!  I got my hands on some of the Six Squared Add-on items this past weekend at... (Read More)

Over 200%, WOW!

August 23rd - via:
As if making it back to civilization wasn't great enough, I get to see that the campaign now sits over 200% in funding with still 5 days to go. I can't tell you how amazing that is to see. Just wow.  While I was away I managed to finish all the... (Read More)

Quick Article by MCM (Must Contain Minis)

August 16th - via:
Hey all, before I venture into the woods for the next week I just wanted to share an email interview I did with Jacob of Must Contain Minis. We dig a little deeper into The Carniverse game world, revealing more info on dinosaurs, base building, and... (Read More)

Next Week & Final Editing

August 15th - via:
Morning all,  I just wanted to touch on a couple items quickly. Next week (Saturday August 17th - Saturday August 24th) I will be without a reliable internet connection. We're headed out to a cottage that is somewhat "off the grid". Rest assured I... (Read More)

New Add-on Items!

August 12th - via:
Morning all, today is an exciting one because some fantastic new add-on items are now part of the campaign! All of the items listed below have been added to the campaign page and are available to backers at all pledge levels either by adding their... (Read More)


August 9th - via:
Little teaser here for everyone. There are more items/bundles that will be available to all backers at any level as add-on's. They will be added to the campaign page in the coming days, but I wanted to share a couple of the pictures with you. Six... (Read More)

What dinosaurs do I need to play?

August 8th - via:
Morning all!  Just a quick update regarding some detail surrounding the dinosaurs (and survivors) that you'll need in order to get going with a campaign in The Carniverse. For where to find these items, link to the Carniverse Community Page by... (Read More)

Add-on's and Miniatures

August 7th - via:
Sorry for the lack of an update the last couple days. Everything seemed to be running well with the campaign, so I turned my focus to final editing of the rule book along with continuing with play testing ToS V1.  Its been decided that a small range... (Read More)

Playing Cool Games With Funko, The Adventure Zone And More In Tabletop News

August 7th - via:
GenCon 2019 brought us a bunch of exciting announcements for new and upcoming releases. We couldn (Read More)

Solo Mode Play-testing & Characters

August 5th - via:
Some interesting trends have started popping up during early play-testing of the Solo Mode rules to be released in Tales of Survival Vol.1, many character types deemed as one the weaker side during two-player games begin to shine in Solo play. This... (Read More)


August 4th - via:
We did it!  (Read More)

So Close!!!

August 4th - via:
First off, a HUGE thank you to everyone who has gotten behind the project. Seeing The Carniverse this close to its funding milestone is an incredible moment for me, and I couldn't be happier knowing people will be getting the opportunity to play it.... (Read More)

Tales of Survival Vol.1 Play-testing begins!

August 3rd - via:
Yesterday was another great day for the campaign. Gaining 10% towards our funding goal, which means that the last couple days have been better than the ones preceding them which is fantastic. With Gen Con happening, and it being a long weekend, I'm... (Read More)

A solid day three!

August 2nd - via:
The last 24 hours saw the project jump 8% in funding, which is even better than our 2nd day! Thank you to everyone who shared the campaign link on social media, it's still the method by which the most backers are jumping on board. I added a couple... (Read More)

Where we're at vs where we're going

August 1st - via:
The end of day two of funding is upon us! For most projects there is a sharp drop off in funding after the first day, so only gaining 6% on day two isn't all that surprising. More importantly, the project is well ahead of where I wanted it to be at... (Read More)

The First 24

July 31st - via:
First off let me just say thank you to everyone who has already backed The Carniverse, your support is appreciated so much. Every creator sets out with the hope to fund their project on the first day, but my goal when this launched was to hit the... (Read More)

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