Nova Cry: An Explosive Sci-Fi Card Game for 2-6 Players!

A project in Streamwood, IL by sjlykowski

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A strategic card game of exploration, diplomacy, and battle with an "epic boardgame" feel!
Backers: 215
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $13,645 of $10,000
Dates: Apr 22nd -> Jun 21st (60 days)
Project By: sjlykowski
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Latest News

Onwards to Production

February 11th - via:
Hey Everyone! Here are the 5 Kickstarter-exclusive "thank you" captains that I mentioned in our last e-mail.  Depending on your pledge level, you will receive 2-5 of the cards below, in addition to your previously promised pledge bonuses.  I think... (Read More)

Free Extra Captain/Weapon Kickstarter Cards

January 7th - via:
Hey Backers, Some awesome news! Since you all have been unfathomably patient with the release of NC, Game Salute has agree to upgrade everyone's pledge level, at no cost, with free captain and weapon cards! Depending on your pledge level, you will... (Read More)

Pushing through to the End...

December 1st - via:
Hey backers, This month our graphic designer at Game Salute will be tackling the game's card backs, the game's reference sheets, the last bits of the box design, and the rulebook. We think that if all goes well, this should take us to the end of... (Read More)

Box Design and Geek Entry

October 5th - via:
If you care to see our unfinished but still very cool box cover that Bryce put together, check out Nova Cry's entry at at: You can click on the upper left hand corner image to... (Read More)

Final Card Design

September 12th - via:
Some of the completed card designs...hope you like them!  The last items we have to complete are the card backs, the ship and captain pieces, a few punchouts, reference sheets, box, and then we're done.  The card sizes are the 7 Wonders size (65mm... (Read More)

Graphic Design Progress

August 24th - via:
Hi Everyone! Cody from Game Salute is still plugging away at the graphic design, and I hope to have some totally complete, ready-for-print cards to show you by the end of next week. They are looking fantastic!  Cody has a great sense of what the... (Read More)

I Challenge You to a...!

August 15th - via:
Just wanted to provide another exciting update for everyone!  We're still in the midst of a lot of graphic design work for Nova Cry, and with GenCon upon us, things are extra busy for Game Salute.  I'm so glad they've been as patient and dedicated... (Read More)

Planet and Action Cards

June 21st - via:
Hi Backers!   Now that the art of NC is complete, I'm opening up communications with Game Salute's graphic designer to apply some really slick final designs to the game's components.  It was a very long journey from concept to drafts to completed... (Read More)


March 12th - via:
Hey Backers! Another art update here. I apologize for the giant-sized format, but I figure you might enjoy seeing these pics up close anyways.   So who are these guys?  They're your highly-skilled, loyal-to-the-bitter-end crew members!  Basically,... (Read More)

Building a Ship from Scratch

February 17th - via:
Just wanted to give an update to let you all know that we are on schedule to finish all of Nova Cry's art by March 15.  Yes, I know it's been a grueling long wait for many of you, and if any of us on the team could have made it happen any faster, we... (Read More)

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