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Fighters of the Pacific

A project in Paris, France by Capsicum Games
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A tactical boardgame of air battles in the Pacific during WW2. Dominate the sky and destroy enemy aircraft and carriers!
Backers: 1478
Average Pledge Per Backer: €87

Funded: €128,052 of €40,000
Dates: May 26th -> Jun 25th (30 days)
Project By: Capsicum Games
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Latest News

Cease fire.

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin It was a fantastic and intense campaign that built a great community. Well, this is the end. The campaign is now over on Kickstarter. You were awesome, far above our best expectations. You managed to fund almost 320% of our... (Read More)

Last hours Stretch Goal unlocked and still more to come.

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin I need a dictionary for enthusiastic words... you are stronger and faster than me... You just reached a new stretch goal, in just a few hours. The scenario "Operation Ten-Go" is now unlocked. You will play the battleship Yamato... (Read More)

Amazing.. the Yamato Battleship is unlocked ! 120.000 EUR reached.

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You are amazing, how far will you go! Yes, it's true! The Yamato Battle ship is now part of each Campaign Pledge as well as the Extra Stretch Goals pack.  The Yamato, and her sister-ship, the Musashi, were the heaviest and most... (Read More)

Flying bombs scenario unlocked. A giant silhouette appears.

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Congratulations, you did unlock the Sretch Goal! Now we are happy to include an additional scenario for each Campaign Pledge. In this scenario, 6 Ohka, deadly manned rockets, will attack a US naval force. They are carried into... (Read More)

Cherry Blossom unlocked. Reach the scenario featuring it!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Yes! You did it again. All Campaign Pledge will receive 6 MXY Ohka tokens as reward. Its name means « Cherry Blossom ». It was a rocket-powered, human-guided kamikaze attack aircraft. Although extremely fast, the very short... (Read More)

The Beast is now unlocked. Let's go ahead.

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Perfect, you are perfect. You have unlocked 6 tokens of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, nicknamed "The Beast" by its crews. It replaced the SBD Dauntless from 1943. The counters will be added to all Campaign pledges and in the Extra... (Read More)

The F4Us have taken off. New aircraft on deck.

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You are extraordinary. Thanks to your enthusiasm on this project we are reaching unexpected heights. And we are finally adding 6 very famous and much requested F4U Corsairs. It is one of the most famous aircraft of the Second... (Read More)

Individual profile cards unlocked! F4U finally on the flight deck!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Congratulations, thanks to your commitment we have the opportunity to make an important change. Indeed, we had imagined the reference cards for the planes by three, on cards with the same format as the other game aids. But very... (Read More)

A blow of divine wind.

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Well done! In this unlocked scenario for Campaign Pledges, the USS Pensacola and her escort will be attacked by a swarm of fighters including some kamikazes. Fortunately, she will receive help from a group of F6F Hellcats... (Read More)

You are amazing. New Stretch Goal unlocked: A6M5 / Kamikaze.

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You are amazing, you did it. With €90.000 ou unlocked the A6M5 Stretch Goal! Each Campaign Pledge will get 6 additional A6M5 with green color scheme that can be used as Kamikaze. You will have to decide to play them as Kamkaze... (Read More)

NEW ADD-ON: STRETCH GOALS PACK

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin At this final stage of the campaign, three things come to mind: 1 - we have a relatively good visibility on the SGs, and their content. 2 - you probably want to have more than 6 planes of each type offered in the SGs. 3 - Some of... (Read More)

1000+ backers! Heavy Cruiser unlocked. Beware of the Kamikaze!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Yes, you are now part of a community of over 1000 backers!  Be sure that it fills us with joy. It's a great feeling to have reached so many players and fans. It's very encouraging for the future too! USS Pensacola Heavy Cruiser... (Read More)

Doolittle raid unlocked. US warship in sight.

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You did it! A new scenario will be included in every Campaign Pledge: « What if Doolittle Raid were intercepted? ». The Doolittle Raid was an air raid in April 1942 by the United States on the Japanese capital. It was the... (Read More)

The magic of a KS project + Last Week announcement.

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin What your comments improved I've said it before, but there is something special about a KS project. It's the interactions with you while the project is not yet completely set. And I must say that you have been particularly active... (Read More)

A new Stretch Goal unlocked, and now, 6 B25 may fly to Tokyo.

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
So many days have passed since the start and you are still unlocking Stretch Goals! You are great. Now each Campaign Pledge will get 6 B25 Michell bomber tokens. This is one of the most famous US medium bombers of the war, present everywhere. A must... (Read More)

Solo Mode available in each core box + New play-through video (EN)

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Faced with your repeated and justified requests for a single player mode, we had to go back to the workshop to finish what we already had on the subject. Of course we enjoyed it a lot and here it is. It will not be a Stretch Goal, nor an Add-on, but... (Read More)

IJN Tanker in sight! Do you hear that sound?

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Wow, that's really great, you unlocked the tanker very quickly. Now we add to the Stretch Goals a Japanese tanker counter that will make a great target. That sound is a squadron of medium US bomber: B25 Mitchell. It is a... (Read More)

Last 10 days : NEW ADD-ON - TABLETOPIA - REVIEW

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin We are entering the final third of the campaign. So far you have been fantastic, and you have given us a lot of extra work. We didn't expect so much feedback from you, and that's fine. Because we have been working and we have... (Read More)

"Encounters at Sunset" is more than a scenario, and you unlocked it.

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You guys are amazing. You don't give us a break.  This was my first WE since the quarantine with a little shopping with my wife, a movie, and ... an update to announce a Stretch Goal! But don't worry, I love doing that because... (Read More)

No quiet mid-campaign. B6N Tenzan Unlocked.

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin I think we have to stop thinking that the mid-campaign will be quiet. You don't want it to be. And that's good! You've just unlocked 6 B6N Tenzan counters, completing the addition of three Japanese aircraft dedicated to the end... (Read More)

Anatomy of the scenarios.

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You will find 10 scenarios in the base game, and 9 in the expansions. The KS edition will also contain the unlocked additional scenarios. The expansions contain historical scenarios, but the scenarios of the base game are... (Read More)

A fast divebomber for the Japonese forces is unlocked!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Normally, the mid-campaign is a quiet phase, but that's without your incredible commitment to this game! You guys are absolutely amazing. You've unlocked the previous stretch goal so fast again, and now each Campaign Pledge will receive 6 D4Y Suisei... (Read More)

Already 14 strecth goals unlocked!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin. Thanks to your fantastic support, 6 N1K Shiden tokens are now included in each Campaign Pledge. This aircraft was considered by both its pilots and opponents to be one of the finest land-based fighters flown by the Japanese. It... (Read More)

Aircraft Insights, new review, and more.

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Aircraft profiles overview Some of you are wondering if the aircraft profiles vary and if so how. It's true that apart from the planes in the base game, we haven't shared the profiles of the planes in the Midway expansion or the... (Read More)

Playmat upgrade unlocked and a new stretch goal.

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin It's a sunny and charming Sunday afternoon here, perfect for unlocking a new stretch goal that we are very happy to offer you. Now the playmat in add-on will be provided with a plain ocean background, and cloud and island... (Read More)

F6F Hellcat unlocked. We listen to you and improve.

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Well done! Thanks to you the US fleet enters the end of the war period with 6 brand new F6F Hellcats tokens to fight with, included in each Campaign Pledge. Rules included.  They introduce a new trait "Good climber" which should... (Read More)

TONE Class heavy cruiser unlocked! Now let's take a step to 1943.

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Keep going like this! You are fantastic.  Now the Japanese fleet can count on a cruiser of TONE class. It will be perfect as a companion to your aircraft carriers and as a base for E13A reconnaissance aircraft.  The show must... (Read More)

79 years ago today, the Battle of Midway began.

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin It was a key battle of the war, involving huge fleets of ships and aircraft, including 7 aircraft carriers. Victory was total but came down to the wire. Today we wish to commemorate the thousands of men who suffered and died... (Read More)

Additional scenario unlocked. Let's go for more firepower.

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Bravo! You are maintaining the course wonderfully. All Campaign Pledges will receive an additional scenario featuring the Neosho. Now let's go directly to the waves for the next Stretch Goal. The aircraft carriers were not only protected by... (Read More)

You are amazing. The USS Neosho tanker is unlocked.

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You are amazing, thanks to you, all Campaign Pledges owners will be able to add the Neosho fleet oiler to their American ships. Does the name ring a bell? It may. After surviving the Attack on Pearl Harbor, the USS Neosho was... (Read More)

Operation Vengeance unlocked! Course set to Coral See

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Congratulations. Thanks to you, Campaign Pledge holders will be able to replay this critical 1943 scenario that saw the death of Admiral Yamamoto and was a major blow to Japanese morale. As most of you have requested, we are... (Read More)

Rule reveal

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You asked for it.  Here they are finally available online. They are available in both English and French. Of course they are not final, and all your comments and suggestions are welcome. Please contact us in private message for... (Read More)

Bougainville Island reached - New Stretch Goal unlocked.

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Actually, we were not expecting so much. Thank you again for your great support for this Kickstarter project. We are very happy to give all Campaign Pledges 6 P38 Lightning tokens, which will come in 2 different designs. Rules... (Read More)

NEW ADD-ON! The smooth way to play.

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin NEW ADD-ON! The smooth way to play. You asked for it. We know that some of you take special care of your gaming sessions and like to entertain your friends in the best possible conditions. That's why we present you a new Add-on:... (Read More)

Stretch Goal unlocked. Route to Bougainville Island continue.

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You are so great again! You have unlocked 6 Japanese Bomber G4M « Betty » tokens to all Campaign Pledges, and they will come with 2 different designs. Well done! Look up to the sky. Few aircraft have had and still have such... (Read More)

Avengers onboard! We set the course to Bougainville Island.

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Good job! All Campaign Pledges will receive 6 additional TBF Avengers tokens now. As most of you wished, we are heading to the island of Bougainville with the next SG. The Mitsubishi G4M bombers was the Imperial Navy's primary... (Read More)

Fourth Stretch Goal unlocked and Choose the course.

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Awesome! You have unlocked the fourth Stretch Goal in a very short time. We will add to all Campaign Pledges the reference card for seaplanes. What can we do now?  Maybe we should add some TBF Avengers to replace the old TBD... (Read More)

Third Stretch Goal unlocked!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin You did it again! Well done. Now you have a scenario to play your seaplanes. What more do you need? A reference card perhaps? If you reach € 44.000, we will add a reference card for seaplanes to each Campaign Pledge so that you... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal unlocked!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin That’s great! Thanks to your commitment, all Campaign Pledges will include seaplanes for both sides. Now it is time to explore the ocean with them. If you reach 43.000 € , all Campaign Pledges will get an extra scenario for... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal unlocked!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin Wow, you are so great and have already unlocked the first Stretch Goal! All Campaign Pledges will include 2 more PBY Catalina tokens. And you know what? We love justice and equilibrium of forces. If you reach 42.000€, we will... (Read More)

Successfully funded!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
*Français à la fin* Fighters of the Pacific is successfully funded! You guys are awesome!You did it, Fighters of the Pacific is now successfully funded and will become a reality on your gaming table. Stretch Goals start! We have taken off, now... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Reveal

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Français à la fin* It's been 24 hours since the launch of the campaign and we are sincerely impressed by your commitment and enthusiasm for this project! All your comments are so heartwarming. Thank you so much for being there. We are very close to... (Read More)

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