Meeples & Monsters

A project in Henderson, NV by Alderac Entertainment Group

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A bag building competitive fantasy adventure!
Backers: 3934
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $184,352 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 2nd -> Mar 19th (18 days)
Project By: Alderac Entertainment Group
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Latest News

One Meme for the Road and the Final few Hours!

March 19th - via:
Digital team did ANOTHER meeple-meme today, so thanks to them, you get another update reminding you that we're down to just a few hours! (I think the digital team is having as much fun with this as I am with these).  Swol Dog and Little Dog -... (Read More)

Last Day! Last Meeple Memes! Solo Dev Blog! Raaaar!

March 19th - via:
Bernie reminding the royals and Oprah about Meeples and Monsters while reminding all of us that a good pair of mittens is never a bad fashion call. We got 10 hours left until this campaign is in the books! I'll be spending from now until the end... (Read More)

Solo Play Through and Final 33 Hour Push!

March 18th - via:
Solo Playthrough Had a great day yesterday playing the solo game yesterday with Mike Mullins the solo designer. Did I beat the Royal Guard? To find out, you can watch the session which we recorded and posted on-line here.  Mike really is a great... (Read More)

Dragon Meeple, Gaining Prestige Units, Solo Version, and More Meme Fun!

March 17th - via:
By Popular Demand... We interrupt our normally scheduled "Closer Look" update with the news that many of you have been asking for, the inlcusion of the Dragon meeple as a first player marker! John Zinser, our CEO, made the call and we are now... (Read More)

Closer Look: Prestige Units

March 16th - via:
Peasants have their uses. Clerics, Mages, Warriors, and Knights can be powerful. But nothing quite touches the raw power of Prestige Units; The Ranger (green), the Shaman (orange), and the Paladin (purple). Let’s take a look at these awesome... (Read More)

Double Update! Tower Room Epansion

March 15th - via:
The Tower Rooms expansion brings a whole new set of options for your meeples every turn. The Tower rooms give you more ways to score Victory Points, alternate paths to get powerful prestige units (more on those soon…), and give a use for those... (Read More)

A Closer Look: Overrun

March 14th - via:
There are 4 unique districts in the town of Rowan. Each district has spots for up to 3 monsters at a time. The walls of Rowan are strong, but if too many monsters congregate in a single district, the citizens there get a lttle...itchy.  If a... (Read More)

Closer Look: End Game Quests

March 13th - via:
Some Quests have a Flag "wax seal" mark on them. These Quests are completed only after the end game has been triggered. At the end of the game, you'll simply check to see if you managed to complete the Quests or not. If you did, you'll  score some... (Read More)

Mid-Game Quests and Tabletop Simulator Freeplay Announced!

March 11th - via:
Don't want to bury the lead here, so if you use Tabletop Simulator, you can now play Meeples and Monsters on a pretty slick set-up for FREE (WAY nicer than the one we used for playtesting). To play just subscribe to the following link... (Read More)

Big News, Short Notice Update - Meeples and Monsters now on Tabletop Simulator!!!

March 10th - via:
Join us, right now, as we stream Meeples and Monsters over at our Facebook page! We'll also be releasing information about how you can play on Tabletop Simulator right when we are done for FREE!!  So join me, Meeples and Monster's developer Mark,... (Read More)

A Closer Look: King of The Hill Buildings

March 10th - via:
In Meeples and Monsters, when your turn ends, you move the meeples you drew that turn to the “Lodging” part of your player board (where they wait for your bag to be empty so they can jump in). One exception to this rule is is “King of the... (Read More)

A Closer Look: Basic Buildings

March 9th - via:
During your turn, you may activate one of these two locations on the board to build a building.  If you do, you will choose one of the four available buildings and place it in any empty For Rent space on the board, gaining the reward listed there.... (Read More)

A Closer Look: The Dark Council - The Bosses

March 8th - via:
When players defeat enough monsters to reveal the third 'Dark Council Arrives' card, the  end of the game turns are triggered.  There will be two more rounds, during which time, players can fight the Boss Monsters in addition to any other actions... (Read More)

A Closer Look: Creatures

March 7th - via:
While you are busy building up your force and upgrading the town of Rowan, wood-destroying creatures swarm in from all sides. Thankfully, the wall will keep them out, but at some point, you are going to need to go out there and take care of them.... (Read More)

A Closer Look: Mages

March 6th - via:
Next up in our tour of upgraded meeples, the Mage! Mages are an easy Meeple to get, just send a single meeple to the University and add a Wizard to your force! Mages aren't known for their fighting ability, even when leveled-up, but they are highly... (Read More)

A Closer Look: Clerics

March 5th - via:
Every army needs a medic, and in Meeples and Monsters, that role falls to the Clerics. Getting a Cleric is easy enough, send any two meeples to the Cathedral, remove either of those two from your force and gain a Cleric.  Reminder - "Any Unit" does... (Read More)

A Closer Look: Warriors

March 4th - via:
Defeating monsters is job #1 in Meeples and Monsters, and the easiest way to do that is with Warriors. Getting a Warrior requires you to send 1 Peasant and 2 “other” meeples to the Villages. In return, you’ll remove one of those “other”... (Read More)

Caption Fun and more Meeples and Monsters Coverage

March 3rd - via:
24 hours in and the campaign is going great! Thank you so much for your support and for letting your friends know about it! (You are sharing the campaign with your friends right? :) )  Working on this game has been super fun and has got us extra... (Read More)

Tiny update on Canadian Shipping

March 2nd - via:
As I mentioned in the comments, we are always working on getting the best possible shipping costs. We had a bunch of bids out for Canadian shipping before the campaign and becuase a few didn't come back, we had to put in the worst case scenario -... (Read More)

Funded in 15 minutes!!!

March 2nd - via:
Well THAT was fast!!! Thanks so much for helping Make Meeples and Monsters a reality in just 15 mintues. We would really appreciate it if you share this campaign with your friends as there is a lot more time left to run up the score. (Heck, we'd... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Defend the City of Rowan in 'Meeples & Monsters'

March 2nd - via:
Meeples & Monsters is a bag building and worker placement game for 1-4 players, ages 13 and up, and takes about 45-60 minutes to play. There are a lot of different strategic choices to make, so it will probably work best with teens and adults. Meeples & Monsters was designed by Ole Steiness (Champions of Midgard) and published by Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG), with illustrations by Gong Studios. (Read More)

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