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Car Wars Sixth Edition by Steve Jackson Games

A project in Austin, TX by Steve Jackson Games

Status: Active

A complete redesign of the original game of autoduelling. Car Wars Sixth Edition plays faster and includes new plastic miniatures.
Backers: 3116
Average Daily Pledges: $57,018
Average Pledge Per Backer: $146

Funding: $456,143 of $80,000
Dates: Nov 29th -> Jan 6th (39 days)
Project By: Steve Jackson Games
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Latest News

$450,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked, New Painted Miniatures, and New Stretch Goals Revealed

December 6th - via:
With $450,000 down, you've added eight more cards to Playmat #1. That's a total of 16 cards packed with Playmat #1. For those of you asking: What cards? We're not yet ready to reveal those details. Sam and I have been holding off on determining... (Read More)

Car Wars Shirts, Clear Bases, and Wrecks!

December 5th - via:
We've opened new add-ons for those of you who have been asking! We now have two different Car Wars shirts available as add-on items; you'll select both the exact shirt as well as sizes in the BackerKit pledge manager. In addition to shirts, we also... (Read More)

Car Wars With More than Four

December 4th - via:
The Car Wars core set is designed for a max of four players for a reason: we think 2-4 is the maximum fun zone. We settled on that very early. More than four and the game begins to slow down . . . and of all the things we wanted to change from the... (Read More)

$435,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked, New Road Tiles Pics

December 3rd - via:
Another stretch goal destroyed! Up next, we've got to blast our way through: $450,000 - Improved - +8 cards to Playmat #1. $470,000 - Double Ace - Car Wars Linked Weapons Pack! $485,000 - Improved - +3 tiles in the Road Tiles expansion. And speaking... (Read More)

What is in the $400 reward level?

December 3rd - via:
Some of you have asked about the $400 reward level and the Car Wars reprints: near-exact replicas of over 20 classic 1980s Car Wars games and expansions. Today, to give you a better understanding of what is in that reward level (which is limited),... (Read More)

Dice Bag Unlocked and More Pics!

December 2nd - via:
The $425,000 stretch goal is behind us and everyone receiving the Double Ace stretch goals is now getting a Car Wars dice bag included in your rewards package. This lined, drawstring dice bag can hold all of the Car Wars dice . . . and more! The bag... (Read More)

$400,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked: Avalanche

December 2nd - via:
Avalanche has been unlocked and added to Miniatures Set 3!!! That makes a total of 20 car miniatures now available (eight in the core game and twelve in the three different minis expansions). And the factory's timing was perfect: The Avalanche master... (Read More)

Armored Beer Refrigerator Unlocked and New Gameplay Video

December 2nd - via:
$385,000 is down! That adds the armored beer refrigerator card (x4) to the game, which we know many of you were looking forward to. Jimmie and Randy, Round Two! A new gameplay video has been posted as Jimmie and Randy continue blasting each other.... (Read More)

Car Wars Miniatures Set 3 Unlocked and Red/Yellow and Blue/Green Packs

December 2nd - via:
The $375,000 stretch goal is down, meaning that we have added Car Wars Miniatures Set 3 (with three new plastic car minis!) to the Double Ace stretch rewards.  Included in the Double Ace stretch rewards. Great timing! New factory samples came in... (Read More)

Two Stretch Goals Unlocked, Uncle Al's Cyber Monday Deal, and a Peek at Miniatures Set 2 Cards

December 2nd - via:
After the Crew Pack was unlocked yesterday, you went on to unlock two more stretch goals: $352,500 - You've added eight cards to Playmat #1! These are the first cards included with this playmat; will there be more? $360,000 - Another eight cards... (Read More)

Car Wars Crew Pack Unlocked, New Stretch Goals Revealed

December 1st - via:
Now that $340,000 is in the rearview mirror, we can report that the Car Wars Crew Pack has been unlocked and added to both the Ace and Double Ace reward levels. This expansion includes new crew cards, 16 pedestrian tokens, and the rules necessary to... (Read More)

Uncle Al's Cyber Monday Deal!

December 1st - via:
NOTE: If you are at the $139 reward level, or $300 or higher reward levels, no need to worry over this project update. You're already getting the goodies listed below! Please see your reward level description and the project stretch goals for more... (Read More)

$320,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked and New Stretch Goal Graphic

November 30th - via:
Miniatures Set 2 (an optional add-on item not included in any reward level) now has one more car: The $320,000 stretch goal has been unlocked! To add this expansion to your rewards, please increase your pledge by $40. You'll make your exact reward... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Report

November 30th - via:
After a little over a complete day, the project has unlocked several stretch goals including (just behind us now) the $315,000 goal that adds 8 cards to the Uncle Al's Upgrade Pack. If you check your selected reward level, you'll find that your... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Unlocked, New Stretch Goals Revealed

November 30th - via:
Since our last update, unlocked stretch goals have: Added more cards added to the Uncle Al's Upgrade Pack! Added more cards to the Road Tiles set. Made those Road Tiles double-sided! Unlocked the new Miniatures Set 2 add-on! To add the Car Wars... (Read More)

$250,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked, New Stretch Goals Revealed

November 29th - via:
Twelve hours after launch and we've broken the $250,000 stretch goal! Fantastic work, gang, and I'm officially going to call it a day after this update. This has been an incredible start to the project and all of us at Steve Jackson Games cannot... (Read More)

Dropped Weapons Unlocked!

November 29th - via:
The Dropped Weapons Pack has been unlocked and added to the Double Ace stretch goals pack. This new expansion brings dropped weapons to the battlefield, making things just a little messier and more destructive. - Phil Reed  (Read More)

$225,000 Stretch Goal Revealed!

November 29th - via:
Over 1,500 backers and over $200,000 in funding. Not a bad start for the Car Wars Sixth Edition campaign. Thank you, everyone, for being here the first day and pushing us to keep those stretch goals coming. Now that the $205,000 stretch goal has... (Read More)

$135,000 and $155,000 Stretch Goals Unlocked

November 29th - via:
The next two goals have fallen! There are now eight more cards in Uncle Al's Upgrade Pack, and a new car, the slammin' Hammer, is added to the core set. The $175,000 goal isn't far off . . . that support odometer has climbed almost $10K just since I... (Read More)

$125,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked

November 29th - via:
The Car Wars Road Tiles have been added to all reward levels that include the Double Ace stretch goal! This set of twelve single-sided game tiles is perfect for those of you who wish to run a highway battle. The tiles are also now available as an... (Read More)

Funded and First Three Stretch Goals Unlocked!!!

November 29th - via:
Welcome, everyone! Uncle Al is happy to see all of you here for the Black Friday launch of the Car Wars Sixth Edition campaign on Kickstarter, and he is even happier to see that you've already funded the game and unlocked the first three stretch... (Read More)

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