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SSO: A Semi-Co-op, Narrative, Sci-fi game for 1-6 players

A project in Kent, UK by Man O' Kent Games

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Scans report no life signs, comms online but unresponsive. Your task, discover the fate of the crew, save the SSO, save humanity.
Backers: 508
Average Pledge Per Backer: £18

Funded: £8,919 of £6,000
Dates: May 12th -> Jun 16th (35 days)
Project By: Man O' Kent Games
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Latest News

Status Report: Lucky Lucky Lucky

June 15th - via:
Hi everyone, We've had a fantastic 12 hours and as such are delighted to announce that we have unlocked the Captain's Lucky Chip stretch goal! Location randomisation in a game of SSO is achieved by flipping a coin. Prior to unlocking this stretch... (Read More)

Status Report: He Will Gift You Silence

June 14th - via:
Hi everyone, We're into the last days of the campaign, and seem to be getting a very welcome bump thanks to climbing the Kickstarter time remaining pages. So first of all, welcome all new comers! Secondly, we have the final artwork from Henry Peters... (Read More)

Status Report: 50 hours remaining to save Humanity

June 13th - via:
Hi everyone, First off, congratulations to everybody we have re-reached Trillionaire Backer! Hopefully we will reach the poker chip soon. Also we have officially sent off the print files to our manufacturer LongPack to get ahead on fulfillment.  In... (Read More)

Status Report: Increased Sightings

June 12th - via:
Hi everyone, We're into the last few days of the campaign which means we're climbing the time remaining rankings on Kickstarter. Hopefully that will translate into reaching (and rereaching) some stretch goals. Either way we're really excited to have... (Read More)

Status Report: First Captain First Contact

June 11th - via:
Hi everyone, We're into the last week of our campaign, and as first time creators on Kickstarter its been an emotional roller coaster but we've been delighted with all the support we have received! There are still 5 days to go and we're hopeful of... (Read More)

Status Report: We Own Everything

June 9th - via:
Hi everyone, We are very excited to have unlocked the Kickstarter exclusive Crew Card Trillionaire Backer!  Intended to represent the fine and noble people who support important ventures with their own money, the Trillionaire Backer has an ability... (Read More)

Probability Increase

June 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Status Report: High Achievers

June 6th - via:
Hi everyone, As a fun add on to SSO we have decided to include a new achievements card to every Challenge Deck. This will consist of a set of narrative story achievements to aim for on each individual play through. You will be able to check off a... (Read More)

Status Report: Week 3

June 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, We are enjoying a great 3 days at UKGE. We were able to show off SSO to all the movers and shakers of the boardgame community as well as offering an opportunity for some of our amazing Backers to play SSO before getting to own it soon.... (Read More)

Status Report: Extended Briefing

May 30th - via:
Hi everyone, Looks like we're in the mid campaign lull but we're still well on course to make the first stretch goal, Trillionaire Backer.  We're going to be at UK Games Expo this weekend at the NEC Birmingham (UK) stand number 2-A24. Come along and... (Read More)

Status Report: Week 2 Free Gift Time.

May 27th - via:
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SSO: Funding Report

May 24th - via:
Hi everyone, Fantastic news, we have funded!! Actually we're at 101% at the time of writing. First we would like to thank everyone who has supported us on Kickstarter and Facebook, its great to have had such an amazing response to our first... (Read More)

Status Report: Week 1

May 19th - via:
Hi everyone, It's now been 1 week of the SSO Kickstarter campaign and we're nearly there having reached 94% funding!  Due to the early and unexpected success of our Kickstarter campaign, we have sent off the First Captain Challenge Deck to the... (Read More)

Detailed Mission Briefings

May 17th - via:
Hi everyone, First of all we would like to say a huge thank you for all your support as we have now crossed the £5000 mark! If you'd have told us that we'd be at this level a week ago we would never have believed it. So thank you all for getting us... (Read More)

Status Report: 72 hours

May 15th - via:
Hi everyone, Its now been only 72 hours and thanks to all your amazing support we have just passed 80% backed! We now have "How To Play" videos available to watch, just follow the link at the end of the "How To Play" section of the Kickstarter page.... (Read More)

Enlist Now!

May 13th - via:
Due to the success of our campaign we are delighted to announce the inclusion of a new limited backer tier. Having run out of all of our limited backer tiers we have now included "Enlist Now!", the chance to be immortalised in Henry Peters' artwork... (Read More)

SSO: the first 24 hours

May 13th - via:
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Welcome to SSO

May 12th - via:
Hi all We've just launched our first ever Kickstarter and would like to thank all the early adopters who have already backed us! We've just hit 3% in the first hour so thanks for your support so far. If anyone has any questions on game play or... (Read More)

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