Bullet♥︎ — Shoot-em-up Puzzle Action Board Game

A project in Albuquerque, NM by David B. Talton Jr.

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A puzzle-driven, real-time, SHMUP-inspired board game featuring awesome anime-style artwork and a magical cast!
Backers: 3545
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $181,691 of $50,000
Dates: May 19th -> Jun 18th (30 days)
Project By: David B. Talton Jr.
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Latest News

Bullet ♥︎ Campaign Completed!

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We just finished this campaign at over 350% funded! Not too bad for my first standalone design! But this really isn't about me, it's about all of you! Thanks for making our new project a resounding success! You've not only solidified a brand new... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Ekolu Kapakahi and Countdown Livestream Tonight!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
"A messenger came to them. 'Rejoice, for the triangle points all towards a bright future!'" Race: 2/3 Human (Hawaiian), 1/3 Geometron (Triangle) Power: Manipulation of Triangles Occupation: High Centroid Triometron Age: 33 Height: 5’1”... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Young-Ja Kim

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Race: Human (Korean) Power: Gwisin Form, Object Possession Occupation: None Age: 371 (appears 11) Height: 4’7” Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea Current Location: Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea Likes: Her MP3 Player,... (Read More)

Previewpalooza: Bullet, Intrepid, Pax Viking

June 12th - via: spacebiff.com
What follows are three games that I've played only in limited fashion — digitally, in prototype, with unfinished components or rules — but certainly enough to get excited about. (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Senka Kasun

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
"The target's in sight." Race: Human (Serbian) Power: “Living Dead” - Ability to pull people from the past into the present Occupation: Protector, Hitwoman Age: 27 Height: 5’5” Birthplace: Rečica (Kladovo), Serbia Current Location: Rome,... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Mariel Martin

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
“You aliens or whatever better keep me busy.” Race: Human (American) Power: Function Imparting Occupation: Acting Director, Watrous Valmora Municipal Development Department Age: 18 Height: 5’6” Birthplace: San Francisco, California Current... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Rie Akagi

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
"Why don't you come with me?" Race: Human (Japanese) Power: Fixation of time and space Occupation: Kumicho, Akagi clan Age: 22 Height: 5’11” Birthplace: Osaka, Japan Current Location: Tokyo, Japan Likes: Asteroids baseball team, fighting,... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Ling-Ling Xiao

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
“Pathetic. They won’t last .00001 seconds against my new invention.” Race: Human (Chinese) Power: Integration of Technology Occupation: Staff, XIAO Technical, Innovations Department Age: 19 Height: 5’4” Birthplace: Beijing, China (Haidan... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Adelheid Beckenbauer

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
“Listen closely. You won't want to miss it.” Race: Human (Romanian) Power: Musical Alchemy (Classical) Occupation: Musician, Composer Age: 18 Height: 5' 8" Birthplace: Transylvania, Romania Current Location: Eisenach, Germany Likes: Her replica... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Esfir Volkova

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
"I'll show them what happens when you mess with me!" Race: Human (Russian) Power: Manipulation of Gravity Occupation: Marshal of the Russian Armed Forces Age: 14 Height: 4’6” Birthplace: Lake Vivi, Siberia (Evenkia district), Russia Current... (Read More)

Real time shoot em up puzzle action game Bullet on KS

May 22nd - via: dicetowernews.com
Level 99 Games and designer Joshua Van Laningham have started a Kickstarter Campaign for Bullet♥︎, a 1-4 player, real time, shoot-em-up (SHMUP), puzzle action game. (Read More)

White Proofs and Physical Components!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Today I wanted to make a small post to show everyone a bit of what to expect with the final copy of the game! What follows are some images from our white proof that we received recently. What's a white proof?  It's a test print from the factory... (Read More)

Behind the Curtain - Cycle 617

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
In the beginning, there was Time, so that the Universe might have a future. Then Whimsy came, and filled the Universe with substance. Mostly rocks. Like way too many rocks. No one could move. Balance cleaned up a lot of the rocks, so that the... (Read More)

Funded! Welcome to Bullet❤!

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to our newest Kickstarter project, Bullet❤! (The is ❤ silent.) I’m Joshua Van Laningham, designer of Bullet❤ and project lead for Level 99 Games! This is my first fully-designed (non-expansion) game and I’m excited to finally be... (Read More)

Bullet(Heart) Plays its Kickstarter Hand

May 19th - via: hardcoregamer.com
Bullet♥︎ is a card game that takes bullet-hell shooters as its theme, featuring the anime trope of hyper-powered female heroes fighting each other, with the gameplay centered around generating swarms of firepower on your board and then attempting to cancel and send the bullets to your opponents. (Read More)

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