Martial Art: Battlefields

A project in Tucson, AZ by Jonathan Ruland

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The war for dominance continues on the turbulent battlefields of feudal Japan. A tactical card game featuring historic art.
Backers: 443
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $13,301 of $2,000
Dates: Jul 24th -> Aug 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Jonathan Ruland
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Latest News

20 hours to go, final stretch goal within reach, and a strategy guide

August 22nd - via:
With less than a day to go in the campaign it looks like the Derpy Supplies stretch goal may come down to the wire! If you can, please share the campaign with your friends and family or on social media to help push us over the edge. Aaron has written... (Read More)

Large tuck box unlocked, final 48 hours!

August 21st - via:
We just passed the 10k mark meaning the large tuck box is unlocked! Every backer will receive one large tuck box for each expansion they pledged for, big enough to hold a copy of the base game and expansion, with sleeves! We are in the final 48 hours... (Read More)

Only a few days left, final stretch goal revealed!

August 18th - via:
We are closing in on the $10k mark and that large tuck box is within reach! This box will hold both the base game and expansion with sleeves and will be included with all pledge levels. Those pledging for multiple copies of the expansion will get one... (Read More)

New Legend card stretch goal achieved, only 8 days left!

August 14th - via:
This past week we hit the $7k stretch goal, which is a third Legend card to be included with the expansion. We asked for your input and the overwhelming favorite was the art below, which we decided will also be the cover art for Battlefields! Battle... (Read More)

New Legend card art: which is best?

August 8th - via:
We are approaching our next stretch goal, the extra Legend card, and we’d like your opinions again on which art piece is best. These are both images of Tomoe Gozen, a legendary female samurai. Check out the amazing artwork below and vote now!... (Read More)

Battle card "15": which art/name is best?

July 31st - via:
We have a couple of issues with the new "15" battle card that we would like to get your opinions on. Its effect is cool: it captures the randomness of firearms during the Sengoku period, and it creates interesting hand building/probability... (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked, first Martial Art tournament

July 28th - via:
Updated base cards unlockedWe've passed the $5k mark and that means we will be updating Shogun, Emperor, Yodo River, and Kyoto! These cards will be included with the Battlefields expansion and will replace the corresponding cards in the base game. We... (Read More)

Do you want a 2-piece box?

July 27th - via:
We've done some research into a 2-piece box to hold 2 copies of Martial Art and 2 copies of the expansion, and there aren't many low-volume printers that can make it for a reasonable price. However, it can be done, it's just a question of economics.... (Read More)

Stretch Goals

July 26th - via:
Here they are! We're going to keep it pretty simple this time. Large tuck boxThe large tuck box that we all seem to want is going to add a bit to the cost per unit so we've set the goal for that at $10,000. I believe we can make it! Update base... (Read More)

What a day!

July 25th - via:
What a great 24 hours, thanks everyone! As promised, all of your names will be listed in the rulebook as a big thank you for getting this snowball rolling. We will post stretch goals later today!  (Read More)

Spider-Goat Games Kickstarts an expansion for Martial Art

July 25th - via:
Spider-Goat Games has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for Martial Art: Battlefields, an expansion to their popular card game set in feudal Japan, Martial Art. If you do not already own a copy of Martial Art, you can pick up a copy of the base game during this Kickstarter. (Read More)

Coming this summer, Martial Art: Battlefields!

April 7th - via:
Martial Art is finally getting an expansion! In a few months we will launch the Kickstarter campaign for Martial Art: Battlefields. This expansion will feature effects such as terrain and weather, as well as add some exciting new battle and support cards! There is a huge amount of room for new cards and mechanics in Martial Art, so if the Battlefields Kickstarter is a success then it will be just the first of several expansions for the game. This expansion will feature 24 new cards, with the possibility of additional cards being added if stretch goals are met. (Read More)

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