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Thwarted! A Game of Super-Villainy!

A project in Davie, FL by Mark Sierens

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Thwarted is a take that style super villain game. Your goal is to capture as many heroes as possible and score the most Infamy Points.
Backers: 227
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $11,379 of $4,500
Dates: Jul 12th -> Aug 11th (30 days)
Project By: Mark Sierens
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Latest News

Twitch Stream Tonight!

August 10th - via:
Tonight at 8pm EST we are going to do a live Twitch stream as we play Thwarted with TwitchGameNight. Tune in to see who is going to be the ultimate Super Villain.   (Read More)

Final 24 hours!

August 10th - via:
Now is the time to pledge and help this project go even higher! We still have two Agent of Doom pledge levels left. This gets you everything in the Platinum Edition PLUS you get to become a Super Villain in the Thwarted Universe. Don't wait pledge... (Read More)

10K Stretch Goal UNLOCKED!!!

August 9th - via:
Thank you all for the love and support in helping us get to 10K and unlocking the next stretch goal! Now we get to put Lloyd to work in making you more cards. Thank you so much!   (Read More)

Last 48 Hours!

August 9th - via:
Thank you so much for you push last night! We are now under $600 to reach our 10K stretch goal! Make sure you keep helping us get this push so we can give away more free stuff!   (Read More)

Post Gen Con. Last 53 Hours!

August 8th - via:
Hello fellow villains! We had a blast at Gen Con this year. Now that we are back home, we are getting ready as we reach the final 53 hours for Thwarted. Thanks to everyone that stopped by our booth to check out the game, and backed it during the... (Read More)

Play Thwarted at GenCon!

August 5th - via:
Hey Villains! Vile Genius Games is at GenCon, booth #2860. Drop by the booth and say hi! Check out Thwarted in the booth or play a demo! Lloyd is demoing Thwarted underground at Gencon like a proper Villain should! Find the Secret Demo Lair at the... (Read More)

Undead Viking Review!

July 28th - via:
Undead Viking says being a Supervillain in Thwarted is fresh and fun! Undead Viking gave a glowing review of the game and thinks the game is loads of fun. Check out the review here: are just $300 away from our first... (Read More)

Thwarted! on The Thirsty Gamers Podcast!

July 26th - via:
Check out this week's edition of the Thirsty Gamer's podcast for talk about Thwarted! The designer Lloyd Kochinka (me) is on the podcast this week talking about inspiration for the game, superhero games, and other things! Fast forward to the 19... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal $7,500!

July 22nd - via:
We have decided to add a new stretch goal to Thwarted! A Game of Super Villainy! At $7,500 we will double the amount of promo cards from 5 to 10 at no additional cost. These promo cards  will be a Kickstarter Exclusive to backers of Thwarted! Please... (Read More)

Quick Art Update

July 18th - via:
Greetings Minions! You'll be happy to know that ALL of the art for the base game is done! That means the only art we will be waiting on is for the Agents of Doom Reward Tier! Here's a look at a few of the finished cards! Also, if you head over to... (Read More)

Another Big Day!

July 15th - via:
Today was another big day for Thwarted! You guys generated nearly $900 in pledges today! Keep it up and those stretch goals will unlock! If you've played Thwarted already at a convention or playtesting, please head over to the Thwarted Boardgamegeek... (Read More)

New Tier and Stretch Goals!

July 15th - via:
Since launching this project we have been bombarded with questions about stretch goals and if someone could pay to become a Super  Villain. We have made the decision to now add both to the campaign!In the Agent of Doom pledge level you will get... (Read More)


July 14th - via:
We want to take the time to thank everyone here who has assisted us so far in getting this project funded. Now we can focus on overfunding the game!  (Read More)

Almost there

July 14th - via:
We are almost there. We are just a few pledges away from being funded. Will you be the person that puts us over the top and gets the title of Mr/Ms Moneybags?  (Read More)

Villain Avatars!

July 12th - via:
To reward all our faithful minions, we've decided to release a set of Villain Avatars to show your villainous pride around the web! Which will you choose? Why stop at one? Anti-Muscle   AtomiNuke   Chronomaster   Feline Faux   Fortuno the... (Read More)

Live Stream Q&A 3pm EST on July 12th On Facebook

July 12th - via:
We are going to do another live stream session answering any questions about Thwarted! on the Vile Genius Games's Facebook page. Be sure to like and follow us for more updates! course we are watching!  (Read More)

Thwarted is now Live!

July 12th - via:
Thank you everyone who have backed us so far. This has been a long road but we are glad to finally get this great game out there to all of you. Let's knock this goal out of the park!  (Read More)

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