ApocalypZe Card Game

A project in New York, NY by Ivan Turner - 9 Kingdoms Publications

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Legions of undead are at your door, trying to claw their way inside. Starving and alone, you make your stand. Will you survive?
Backers: 212
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $13,245 of $5,000
Dates: Apr 29th -> Jun 4th (37 days)
Project By: Ivan Turner - 9 Kingdoms Publications
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Latest News

Crowdfunding Highlights

July 7th - via: purplepawn.com
Recent highlights from the crowdfunding crowd. (Read More)

$12K Stretch Goal Unlocked

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all of you, Vszevold Ouritch has been unlocked.  Ouritch is a unique zombie who appears in the Matt Baker story now available on smashwords.com.  Chris originally drew this piece for the Berserker Zombie (the $13K stretch goal), but I... (Read More)

Final Day Push!!!

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys, We have 2 orders of business to attend to... 1st. We know that you are itching to get your cards as fast as possible and we are too, we only ask that you do one more thing before this campaign comes to an end. We ask that everyone please... (Read More)

Reddit AMA

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys, Are you still on the fence about backing this project or just want to learn more, well here is your chance to get some in depth answers to any nagging questions. We (The 9k developers) will be hosting a Reddit AMA tomorrow night (Sun. June... (Read More)

Bauer Doesn't Take Names

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
The draft of our first backer card is complete so I thought I'd post it and give everyone a look at what's coming for those who are part of the game. You can also hear the voices of Patsy McNally and Alex Bloom on the new Character Logs section of... (Read More)

The Big Push

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
What could we do with $20,000?  An awful lot.  So much in fact, that we're putting on The Big Push!  We've just added a $20,000 stretch goal that adds 9 cards to every deck. 9 Cards!!!!!!We've added characters from all of the factions (except... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Announced

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We've posted 2 new stretch goals to try and entice all of you out there to get your friends and family to back us. At $16,000, we'll have enough to make a sturdy box for ApocalypZe.  All backers at the $25 level and higher will receive their cards... (Read More)

Apartment Building Unlocked

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We just cracked the $11K barrier so the Apartment Building willnow go into the sets.  I've played this card numerous times and let me tell you, it can be a game changer. I also wanted to mention that we did a video interview with Igor's... (Read More)

Quick Update

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
As we head into the holiday weekend, I just wanted to touch base with our backers.  We are working hard on finalizing the decks and the box sets so that we can go to print soon after the kickstarter campaign ends (10 Days!!!!). Today we're heading... (Read More)

Survivors Are Now Armed with Shotguns

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry for the late update.  We reached the 10K mark so we have now unlocked the stretch goal.  The Apartment Building is up next.  Let's go scavenging!  (Read More)

We've Made Improvements

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We've made some minor improvements to the cards and I wanted to let you know what to look for.  First and foremost, Chris has lightened up the artwork on every single card.  The lighter tones really show the depth of the images.  They look great.... (Read More)

I'm Going to Be On the Radio

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Tomorrow night at 10pm eastern time, I'm scheduled to appear on the Zombiepalooza Dead Again internet radio show at http://ztalkradio.com/.  They have a chat room so that you can post comments while you listen.  Check out the Zombiepalooza... (Read More)

The Chainsaw Has Been Unleashed!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a short update to let everyone know that we passed the $9K mark and the Chainsaw will now be in every single deck.  This weapon will strike fear into the hearts of zombies everywhere.  Well...not really.  They're not afraid of anything.... (Read More)

Stretch Goals! You wanted 'em, you got 'em!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Of all of the feedback we've gotten throughout this campaign, the most common has been regarding the stretch goals.  Our backers and our potential backers wanted more frequent stretch goals.  In my last update, I mentioned that we were discussing... (Read More)

Busy, Busy, Busy

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
So what are we doing during these middle days of our kickstarter campaign?  We're running around like lunatics trying to make this already great game an even better deal for our backers. We'll be out this weekend demoing the game in Long Island, NY.... (Read More)

zombies and graveyards

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Can there be a better combination? Check out our friends over at Welcome to Boon Hill. You get to wander around a graveyard, read cool tombstones, and have a few encounters along the way! (Read More)

Board Game Geek

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We'd like to extend our thanks to our backers so far.  We've been enjoying a really successful campaign with lots of activity and interest.  We get all kinds of messages and questions and comments and it's been a really great experience. Now we'd... (Read More)

100 Backers Stretch Goal Reached

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
As we approached 100 backers, we thought it might be cool to do a stretch goal based on that number rather than a simple dollar amount.  So, in honor of our 100 backers, may they all survive the ApocalypZe, we have added a print to the Unlimited... (Read More)

ApocalypZe Card Game (Review)

May 7th - via: njagp.com
Stop! Don't say it, don't even think it. Throw your preconceived notions out the window. ApocalypZe is NOT just another zombie game. ApocalypZe is a survival, combat, resource management card game, that just happens to be set in a post-apocalyptic world infested by zombies. Oh, and it can be played perfectly right out of the box, or you can dive in and fully customize your experience. (Read More)

A New Hidden Stretch Goal is Closer Than You Think

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We've added a new locked hidden stretch goal.  It'll come upon us when we least expect it so keep your eyes open!  (Read More)

New Card Gallery Feature on our Website

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The 9 Kingdoms Publications website now has a Card Gallery Page.  Click on any of the thumbnails to get a full view of the card.  All of the cards from all 4 of the decks are included on the page.  As we start to reach more stretch goals, I'll be... (Read More)

ApocalypZe Preview Video by Ryan Metzler Posted

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Ryan Metzler, who does previews and reviews for Dice Tower, has posted a video preview of ApocalypZe.  You can watch it directly on our page or follow this link to watch it on youtube.  (Read More)

You asked for it! Add Ons!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
By popular demand, we've posted a list of add-ons.  If there's anything missing from the list, drop us a line. Additional copies of either 2-player set: $25 ($35 International)   Set of both Customization Packs: $12 ($18 International)  Playmat:... (Read More)

Hidden Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
The first hidden stretch goal was unlocked at $7,631.  We've added a card to every game.  The Search Party Card was suggested to us by a player at Dreamation 2013.  A 10 year old that we met there loved the game so much that he played it over and... (Read More)

First Hidden Stretch Goal Announced!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
While developing this project, we had this idea about hidden stretch goals.  We're all survivors of the ApocalypZe and when we go scavenging, sometimes we discover great things in places we never expected.  That's a hidden stretch goal. Each of our... (Read More)

New Interview with The Cardboard Jungle Posted

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Anthony Racano and Matt Soares of the The Cardboard Jungle podcast interviewed me (Ivan) a couple of weeks ago about ApocalypZe.  The interview appears in episode 17 of their podcast.  Go ahead and check it out for some great information about the... (Read More)

Live the Game Reward #4 Claimed!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Our 4th spot in the game is going to Gary, who has chosen to become one of the shambling corpses that dominate the world of the ApocalypZe!  (Read More)

We are funded!

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
What does this mean?  Most importantly it means that those of you that have backed us and those people that will back us over the course of the next month will be able to play ApocalypZe.  The game is getting made.  The game is getting shipped.... (Read More)

Print Set Pictures Posted

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Pictures of the 2 print sets have been posted at the bottom of the page.  Both sets come signed.  The Limited print set will come signed and numbered (1 - 150).  (Read More)

Live The Game Reward #3 Claimed

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Our newest survivor is Michael Bauer.  Michael has taken the first Biker spot in this reward.  Congratulations, Michael.  Glad to have you aboard!  (Read More)

Living The Game Reward #2 Claimed!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The newest survivor of the ApocalypZe is a raider.  John Misarti has elected to join the Cultists and work toward ridding the world of humanity.  (Read More)

Living The Game Reward #1 Claimed!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
I would like to welcome Corporal Franscisco Tomas Marrero Gomez  as the newest survivor of the ApocalypZe.  Francisco will be added to the game as a survivor in the Soldier faction.  (Read More)

Episodes 28: Zombie Chicken Hot Fondue (podcast)

April 25th - via: njagp.com
We talk with Ivan and Pete about their new, upcoming card game ApocalypZe! This is a unique zombie game that's more about surviving in a world after the zombie apocalypse. After the interview, we tell you our thoughts on the game. (Read More)

Episode 16: Meeple Are Meeple from The Cardboard Jungle (podcast)

April 16th - via: podbay.fm
Episode 16: Meeple Are Meeple..Anthony & Matt are joined by a couple of guests to discuss challenges of gaming with physical obstacles (Read More)

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