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The Brigade - A Board Game of Fantasy Firefighting

A project in Melbourne, AU by Red Genie Games

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This game - for 2-4 players - sees you controlling rival fire crews in a bid to win the role of Fire Chief in fantasy town of Tinderbox
Backers: 2256
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64 AUD

Funded: $144,980 AUD of $20,000 AUD
Dates: Aug 1st -> Aug 31st (30 days)
Project By: Red Genie Games
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Latest News

Major Update - $90K Unlocked and the Final Stretch Goal Announced !

August 29th - via:
That's right Wardens, As we head into the final 48 it's with both humility and pride that we get to announce the last stretch goal for The Brigade, unlocking at $100K.  In unlocking this final, fiery extravaganza you will receive: Rules for a 5... (Read More)

Major Update - $80K stretch goal reached, New Wardens Unlocked!

August 28th - via:
Hello again dear Wardens,  Welcome to The Brigade post $80K and with the finish line in sight! will we make it to $100K?  If you haven't already submitted your guess you have 12 hours left to enter the How Much Will The Brigade Make?... (Read More)

Major Update - $70K SG passed, 3D Uni animation, Add-ons and a new Comp!

August 27th - via:
Greetings Wardens!And welcome to another action packed update, Components Upgrade 2Starting with the news that The Brigade has passes the $70K mark unleashing a second round of Component Upgrades.  These include a linen finish for all the crew and... (Read More)

Minor Update - Advanced Rules

August 26th - via:
Hey there Saviors of Tinderbox,  As promised a look into the special actions of the Wardens in Advanced mode and the passive abilities of the Firehouse boards When a Warden uses their ability they need to spend an action point, place a cube on the... (Read More)

Major Update - $60K Stretch Goals Unlocked and 3 NEW Stretch Goals Loaded

August 25th - via:
Greetings good Wardens!  Congrats on unlocking the $60K levels and thanks for your patience as we prepare for the final run of stretch goals. We are looking forward to what we hope will be some epic closing days of an awesome campaign for Red Genie... (Read More)

Major Update - New Crew Stretch Goal unlocked, new Location Effects revealed and Card Back results

August 24th - via:
That's right Wardens,  You are now 6 (KS exclusive) Crew Cards richer for having backed The Brigade! as well as the 8 bonus location tiles from the last Stretch Goal.  So lets break them down....  6 x New Crew CardsFirstly we have a new crew... (Read More)

Major Update - We have Weeples! (...and we need your opinion on these card back designs)

August 22nd - via:
Hello Socially Empowered Wardens,  Big congrats to all on releasing the Water Shaped Meeples (weeples) with 1000 Likes on the Red Genie Games Facebook page! Thanks to all of you who spread the social love, it was truly amazing to see our average... (Read More)

Minor Update - Some sketches from Nunoh

August 19th - via:
Greetings Wardens,  A quick update to share some of the sketches coming in from the studio for the requested crew cards:   Immora our Vampire Noble  Lumen the Gargoyle hanging out atop the Pyro Uni   And our Sam Vimes inspired Watchman !  (Read More)

Major Update - Stretch Goals ahoy!

August 18th - via:
Humble greetings good Wardens,  We have the results of our 24 hour vote for the next 3 stretch goals and it only took 12 hours! That's right Ben managed to misjudge the timing on the BGG poll setup and instead of the vote running for the 24 hours it... (Read More)

Week 2! - The Brigade hits the Halfway point

August 16th - via:
Greetings fellow Wardens, Firstly a big thanks for being with us for the ongoing journey of The Brigade - The Game of Fantasy Fire Fighting, it really has been an awesome experience. Thanks to those you joined us for the Tabletopia live play... (Read More)

Weekend Update - Upcoming Stretch Goals in Detail

August 12th - via:
Happy Weekend Wardens!  It's only been a week since we funded and in that time we have achieved : 2 stretch goals - Fleeples, upgraded component quality and Co-Op rules $13K+ in pledges from over 200 new backers Over 100 new Facebook Likes   We... (Read More)

Minor Update - Tinderbox in the Media

August 11th - via:
Hello good Wardens, We have been lucky enough to get a bunch of great reviews and coverage for The Brigade, here's a taste of what gamer types have been saying about us: Tabletopia announces The Brigade The Cardboard Cultist reviews The Brigade GJJ... (Read More)

Minor Update - The Recruits + Meeple Results

August 10th - via:
Hello again brave Wardens,  Thank you to everyone who put in their preferences for the Meeples, the outcome was pretty clear from the (many) comments:  Fireman shape for the Warden meeple, Wagon for the Water Wagon and Water Drop for the weeples. ... (Read More)

Minor Update - How can I play The Brigade now?

August 9th - via:
Hello Brave Wardens of Tinderbox,  We have had some questions about print and play so I thought for my first daily post I would address this:  If you want to master The Brigade before you receive your box full of awesome next year, there are 2 ways... (Read More)

Major Update - Week 1 !

August 8th - via:
WE FUNDED !  Thanks - We love you all! and we have also ticked off our first stretch goal, which is the components upgrade including:  Custom Flame Shaped Meeples ! (Fleeples)  All Tile & Board Stock now 3mm with matt lamination - up from... (Read More)

Minor Update - Stretch Goals

August 6th - via:
We are moments away from hitting the first stretch goal so we have a photo of the fire meeples for you.  Flame shaped wooden markers  As mentioned we want you to vote on the next stretch goals - so let's do it - click here!  (Read More)

Day 3 - Happenings and Stretch Goals

August 3rd - via:
Amazing job guys, look how far we have come - with all your help!!Note: These update won't happen all the time, just the first couple of days - then we'll move to once week for major updates. We will, however, announce any new polls - see below...... (Read More)

The First Day

August 2nd - via:
Well, the first day has been huge for us.Ben stayed up all hours of the night putting final touches into the campaign from feedback and refining it all just a little bit more. Alex took over in the morning and suddenly we were live! Soooo tired....... (Read More)

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