Depths: Trading Card Game

Z. Year One - Collectors Edition

A project in Mountain View, CA by Downward Viral
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Z. is a premium survivors-vs-zombies card game for 2-4 players. It's Magic: The Gathering meets The Walking Dead.
Backers: 306
Average Pledge Per Backer: $131

Funded: $40,231 of $13,000
Dates: May 20th -> Jun 16th (27 days)
Project By: Downward Viral
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Latest News

Add-ons explanation video

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Firstly, welcome to our new last-day backers! I've uploaded a new video going over all of the add-ons available for this Kickstarter. It's just me talking about what you'll be getting and how they impact the game. I even managed to... (Read More)

The difference between the $150 and $300/350 tiers

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: A quick update explaining the difference between the limited $150 and $300 tiers. $150 - You get the Core Set ($100 value) plus $100 worth of add-ons or prints of your choice. $300 - You get EVERYTHING. That means the Core Set, plus... (Read More)

The Town and all-new add-ons now available!!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! Here are all the currently available add-ons, including some new ones and of course, The Town expansion! To add these to your pledge just tally up the appropriate amount and we'll figure it out in the survey. If you have the $300 or... (Read More)

Prints now included in $150 and $300/$350 tier

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: A quick announcement to be followed by a larger update later on: Prints are now included as part of the $100 credit you get with the $150 limited pledge tier, and will also be included in the $300 and $350 tiers to make up the... (Read More)

All about expansions!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: The following video talks a bit about the expansions and all the cool stuff you can expect from them. I'm not sure where we'll end up when this campaign ends on Saturday night, but figured anyone on the fence might like to hear more... (Read More)

Steampunk add-on sneak peek/nearing our first expansion!

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: We're very close to our first expansion stretch goal, The Town, which will add 100 (or more) new cards and all-new features to the game for an extra $50! Many of you have been asking about more add-ons to make the $150 and $300 tiers... (Read More)

Major digital version announcement!

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: I wanted to share something that's been in the works for a while now. Last year the digital version of Z. was funded, and now one of our own backers, Robert Bowling, formerly of Infinity Ward, had this to say: The project is running a... (Read More)

The Banshee work-in-progress shot!

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

200+ backers, $30K reached, and new video!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! As you've likely noticed, I've updated the Gameplay Overview to include a video. It's nothing fancy, but at least it should give you an idea of how the game plays. Over the past several days we've held three all-day playtests with... (Read More)

Z. Core Set gameplay overview & video

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
What is Z.?Z. is a 2-4 player card battle game that pits Survivors against the Fallen (zombies). It combines elements of Magic: The Gathering and other card/tabletop classics with video game sensibilities and a horror movie atmosphere. The Survivor... (Read More)

BoardGameGeek, playtest results & new pledge tiers

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Melonie Mac & Jessica Nigri card images!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Rise of the Indies episode is live!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: Last month I put together a pretty massive Z. photoshoot called "Dead Body Day," dedicated to making a slew of dead bodies that we could use for compositing into images (check back later today for a few examples!). Stage 5 TV came up... (Read More)

How to Play Z.- Gameplay Overview

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
What is Z.?Z. is a 2-4 player card battle game that pits Survivors against the Fallen (zombies). It combines elements of Magic: The Gathering and other card/tabletop classics with video game sensibilities and a horror movie atmosphere. The Survivor... (Read More)

Over $22,000 backed and 1K likes on Facebook!

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone and happy Saturday! We've passed a few milestones in the last 24 hours. Since the last update we hit more than $20K in funding, which means we're still moving along at a solid pace. Most of our major publicity pushes won't kick off... (Read More)

$18,000 Goal Reached! New Event unlocked - PAX Prime 2013

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: Over 100 backers and $18,000+ raised in just a few days, all through word of mouth alone. Thank you all, and congratulations on helping to make an awesome game reach as many people as possible! Since we just unlocked a New Event... (Read More)

A closer look at some card images

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: I wanted to share some images from the game with you so you can get an even better idea of what to expect with your copy. You can see many more on the Downward Viral Facebook page, along with lots of behind-the-scenes shots.  I'm... (Read More)

Hello and thank you!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone: I wanted to say hello and welcome all of the new backers to Z.! For those of you who have been with the project since last year, thank you for your continued support! We already hit our goal in a single day so that means we're... (Read More)

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