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Arena: the Contest - Tabletop Miniatures Board Game

A project in Newark, DE by Dragori Games

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A fantasy tactical combat miniature tabletop for 1-8 players, with a Cooperative dungeon crawler and Player vs Player team competition
Backers: 4255
Average Pledge Per Backer: $172

Funded: $730,271 of $50,000
Dates: Mar 27th -> Apr 26th (31 days)
Project By: Dragori Games
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Latest News

A Look at 4 Upcoming Board Game Campaigns - Winter and Spring 2020

January 8th - via: kick.agency
Tons of new board game campaigns are launching in winter and spring 2020. 4 of these upcoming games have caught our attention. (Read More)

The Final Stretch Goal - The Epic Surprise

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We have one hour left for the end of the campaign, and we come to you with a surprise. An epic surprise. What surprise???? Well, it wouldn't be a surprise if we told you. When this campaign reaches the $727,727.27 mark, an Epic, Kickstarter... (Read More)

Hallelujah, brothers and sisters! You beat the Final Boss!

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
LOOK AT THAT REWARD: He is a huge miniature, by the way. 3-inch base, much bigger than your average Hero. You have put Diabolo's fire out and he is now turned into stone forever! This huge, KS Exclusive miniature is yours, alongside an alternate... (Read More)

The end is near - Pledge Manager, Shipping & Fulfillment, Stretch Goals

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
"Woe to you, oh Earth and sea, for the Devil sends the Beast with wrath Because he knows the time is short Let him who hath understanding reckon the number of the Beast For it is a human number, its number is six hundred and sixty six I left alone my... (Read More)

24 hours left - Six. Hundred. Thousand.

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Million. (joke) Hey there, We are truly humbled and admired by the effort you are making to defeat our final Boss. I imagine 3000 Heroes lifting their shields to block Diabolo's mace swings and fire breaths. Some get lost in the way (aka cancel their... (Read More)

48h left - Can you beat the final Boss?

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This journey has been awesome and we are already missing this brief, intense, and awesome rollercoaster ride that is running a Kickstarter Campaign. Together, we have already unlocked twenty-seven Stretch... (Read More)

Dragons, Controllers and Gameplay videos

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, Let's open this one with a bit of eye candy: here are some painted miniatures. Enjoy! Dragon attacks Ascaran the Archangel Jade the Bard and Avelum the Wizard Warlord and Sentinel (villains) Elder Dragon HUGE miniature Dragons Here are the... (Read More)

Cooperative/Solo mode in details

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Arena: the Contest has immersive and challenging cooperative/solo mode. You can play quests as one-shot adventure or in an Epic Campaign. Epic Campaign In quests, heroes should explore the scenarios, destroy the villains, gather items, solve the... (Read More)

6 Days Left - Renkyr Unlocked; Vote for your favorite Lava Tile!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, Today brings you a quick update. We have blasted past the first episode in our Solstice Interlude! I have never seen a group of adventures so eager to engage in a Boss Fight, but then again, it's a party of over 3000 Heroes... Lava Tile... (Read More)

7 days left - Tournament Mode; Renkyr

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, It seems like our news about the KS Exclusives Box and new add-on gave this project a nice boost past 1000% funded. With only one week left to end the campaign, it's time to reflect a bit: the end of the campaign actually means the start... (Read More)

8 days left - New Box. New Unlockables. New add-on.

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
TABLE OF CONTENTS1. New Box2. New "Unlockables" Banner3. New Add-on4. How to upgrade your Pledge. ---------------- Hey there, We're only eight days away from the end of the campaign, and what a journey this has been! But we are only beginning the... (Read More)

The Emperor is here

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
“The world is dying and I am its savior! The only option you have is obey me, any other choice will lead you to death!”  The Faceless Emperor Another hero unlocked! The Faceless Emperor! Core Box pledge, Deluxe Pledge, Full Pledge and Collector... (Read More)

Combat Role - Tank

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Combat Role is the primary function a hero tends to perform during the combat. Tank by definition has the feature of protecting the allies and attract the enemies' attacks to himself/herself. They are very robust (they have the best defense and HP)... (Read More)

Something is coming...

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update! Heroes, be careful, this huge creature is coming for you!  (Read More)

Team build and synergies

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
 Alternate Art Winner   The votes are in, and the winner is Thalia, the Nymph Druid! She will get alternate art and backers will receive the Heropad and 4 Attack cards as Kickstarter exclusives!   Undead Viking Video   Check out the review from... (Read More)

Renkyr's 1st Puzzle solved; Emperor Unlocked

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Renkyr - First Puzzle - Stick-tock "The Gods were gracious enough to send many whispers to my ears, and one in particular made enough sense for me to try it. I assumed sticks would disappear twice as fast if they burned from both ends. That was... (Read More)

Translations News

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Table of contents1. Fully localized translations. Minimum number of backers.2. Rules translated.3. PT-BR translation.4. Fan-made translations.Coming soon ---------------- Hey there, We have been receiving daily requests to produce and deliver fully... (Read More)

Choose the Hero to get an alternate artwork

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, Yesterday, our crowdfunding campaign achieved the 900% mark, and, with that, you unlocked the possibility to modify the artwork of a Hero or Heroine. Notice that the original artwork will remain. You will get a special, Kickstarter... (Read More)

2nd Community Quest: Can you solve this?

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, Here is your next community quest: Not only will you unlock a second Bruiser (the first one being Ohris, the Monk), but you will also get a set of five miniatures representing different types of quest villains. The objectives you must... (Read More)

The Elder Dragon

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, This will be a quick update. We just received our Elder Dragon back from the painter and we wanted to take this moment to address a subject that has been asked enough times to get incorporated into our FAQ section: size and scale of... (Read More)

Community Quest - Ohris, the Monk

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
"Do not pray for easy battles; pray for strenght to overcome the hard ones" - Ohris, the Monk. You have done it in less than a week! Get to know more about the Hero you unlocked: Ohris, the Monk, is a powerful Bruiser who is not afraid to go deep... (Read More)

Stretch Goals

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Table of Contents1. News: Gap between Stretch Goals decreased.2. New Villains2.1. Ironhand Soldiers2.2. Orcs2.3. Vampires3. Artifacts3.1. Talisman of Luck3.2. Spectral Weapon4. Nightmare Game Mode5. Coming soon --------------- 1. News: Gap between... (Read More)

Alternate Ruins results; Decide our alternate Walls!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
1. Results - RuinsThe results are in, and the most voted alternate artwork for our Ruins terrain tile was... Swamp. If you are curious, tall grass took second place, but swamp was the overwhelming majority. During this time, we have heard some... (Read More)

Escaping the Ironhand Fortress

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
TABLE OF CONTENTS1. Flavor Story1.1. The Ironhand1.2. The Brute Escape2. Cooperative Misison - The Ironhand Fortress.3. Listening to your feedback - Improvements on the game board.4. Coming soon ------------------- 1. The Ironhand They brought in... (Read More)

Day One Overview; Introduction to Chapters

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
"Faced with a difficult task, most people practice until they get it right; the secret is to keep going, until you can no longer do it wrong." - Ohris, the Monk.   KS UPDATES: MY BAD  I have listened to your feedback and I will keep KS Updates... (Read More)

Vote for your favorite alternate Ruins Tile artwork

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there,   Our campaign is at almost 2000 backers and we have surpassed the $300k mark, which means you have unlocked the following stretch goal: Now is the time to vote for your favorite. From left to right:   1- Quicksand  2- Swamp  3- Mud ... (Read More)

FUNDED! What's next?

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

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