War for Chicken Island

A project in Mexico City, Mexico by Draco Studios

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Chickens go to war on a tiny island to humiliate other clans. A gateway skirmish game with fun mechanics, art and miniatures.
Backers: 2541
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $160,543 of $18,000
Dates: Dec 3rd -> Dec 28th (26 days)
Project By: Draco Studios
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Latest News

EGG-xtraordinary final hours! Welcome Awaken Realms and fans!

December 28th - via: kickstarter.com
This morning we woke up with a huge surprise of a new momentum rush and 150 extra chickens joining to the army! Welcome!  Momentums on Kickstarter always have a source: Kickstarter tags, 3rd party hotlists/rankings, conventions/events, blogs,... (Read More)

Final Charge!

December 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Chickens! We are near the end of the first stage of this journey together. Please help us sharing this project on your favorite gaming group (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, BGG, Reddit, local game store...) so we can unlock this highly requested goal:... (Read More)

Cluckthulhu has awaken! + VOTE for New Leader

December 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Bwök! Bwök! At last! After millennia of slumber (some weeks since we launched the campaign) some chicken cultists in the campaign tried to summon Cluckthulhu and it is now here. 100% created for backers and ignited from your ideas. You are not just... (Read More)

Getting ready for 48-hr reminder

December 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Chickens! Thank you for joining to the last art livestream, here's the replay. We are getting ready for the BIG UPDATE later today involving: Chicken compilation: Backers will vote for their favorite new chicken leader! Cluckthulhu add-on: We... (Read More)

Holiday update

December 24th - via: kickstarter.com
1800 chickens on the island! Just a very quick update to wish you happy holidays, Merry Christmas or any other festivity you might celebrate on this time of the year! The crew of Draco Studios will be spending time with our families and will resume... (Read More)

Playthrough Livestream ... error + summary

December 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, Thanks everyone who joined recently to watch the full livestream.  Unfortunately the livestream froze shortly after beginning when we were still setting up the game, causing the replay to finish there. Those who were able to tune... (Read More)

While we were at Roll A Game Expo...

December 21st - via: kickstarter.com
1600 chickens on this island!!!! The chicken army grows each day! Can we make it to 2000 backers? These are all the stretch goals you have accomplished since the last update: [Español: El ejército de pollos crece cada día, ¿podremos llegar a... (Read More)

Weekend at Roll a Game Expo!

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello you all just unlocked a new leader which allows the player to attack two units at once:  Today we were on a roadtrip to Guadalajara for Roll a Game Expo which starts tomorrow. We will try to make a livestream. This is a designer-focused expo... (Read More)

Introducing Cuckthulhu and Sea Mat

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
 Cuckthulhu has been invoked! This character has been highly requested in the livestreams so we decided to explore the idea to make it happen. At this point the stretch goal allow us to design, illustrate and model the miniature and the gameplay of... (Read More)

Exciting Stretch Goals

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes!! Helena was unlocked today to the joy of many chicken followers!  By spending a star result on a die, Helena and her minigun allows its controller to attack at longer range with chicken units or with her, although she already has natural Range... (Read More)

Surprise Stretch Goal?

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello chicken army! We can't believe we are almost 1200 chickens on this island, that is AMAZING and you are making this campaign really fun with your comments and participation. During the weekend you unlocked a neat component upgrade stretch goal;... (Read More)

War for Chicken Island

December 10th - via: dicetowernews.com
War for Chicken Island is a new dice and card driven, area control, and take-that Kickstarter project from designer Ivan Escalante (Necronomicorp) and Draco Studios. 2-4 players each take turns helping to set up Chicken Island, a land of limited space, tight resources, and too many chickens, then each receives a brave chicken leader, a hand of cards, some starting resources, and 5 custom dice. On their turn, after gaining cards and rolling dice, players can build war machines for their army, travel across the land, and wage feathered war. (Read More)

Social Goals posted!

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for backers who joined to our livestream and suggested chicken-izations. We have been informed of an known issue where comments in the livestream doesn't work. Next time you can post comments in the general campaign and we will be aware of... (Read More)

Social Goals!

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone,Just a quick update to invite you to join to our livestream where we will be drawing chicken versions of popular characters you suggest (we might create a new leader mini based on the most popular suggestion)... (Read More)

Gaming with the Gnomies: (Kickstarter) War for Chicken Island

My Kickstarter judgement is pretty good, and part of me says this is too good to be true, but a large portion of just loves the concepts and application for War for Chicken Island. (Read More)

1000 backers!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
1000 CHICKENS ON THE ISLAND!!!  WHOA! This happened this morning (some hours ago) exactly 72 hrs after launching the campaign: That was the first time we got that great message! Kickstarter typically sends mails for the 1st, 100th, and 352nd... (Read More)

Reading your comments

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
840 chickens in the image!  Thank you, thank you, thank you! What a HUGE start! At this point the campaign will slow down a little bit but you are about to unlock all the core leaders we had planned for the base game! After these, we will proceed... (Read More)

More stretch goals on day 2!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
700 Backers!! Bok bok! The island is starting to get crowded with all those chickens!  Let's take a look at the unlocked stretch goals:  2 extra cannons for each game (miniatures and standees) for a total of 5 cannons. This unit can't move but it... (Read More)

First 24 hours were a BLAST!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes, there are 560 chickens in that picture  WOW! What an amazing start! On behalf of everyone at Draco Studios we want to thank you once again for the amazing response for this project! You are unlocking Stretch Goals faster than what we are able... (Read More)

Livestream Replay + 1st Stretch Goal unlocked

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
 First stretch goal unlocked! Now all games will include a plastic custom insert to keep the components organized. This is very important to have a quick set up. As gamers, we understand the needs and will make sure to have extra space for sleeved... (Read More)

Funded in 8hrs!

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
To all the Kickstarter and gaming community who joined today to fund this project, we just want to say THANK YOU! Our current chicken army is conformed by 300+ backers! The game is amazing in all aspects and we have been working on the campaign... (Read More)

[COMING SOON!] Rule the Roost In War For Chicken Island

November 15th - via: beastsofwar.com
War for Chicken Island is an easy, fun, and tactical skirmish miniatures board game for up to four players. Each player helps to build the modular hexagonal movement map, and then roosts their leader and their chicken army on a corner of the map. Players can build machines and robots which the chickens can ride into battle to destroy their opponents. (Read More)

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