Death From Above

Power to the Meeple: A euro-styled political strategy game

A project in Portland, OR by Five to Nine Gaming Company

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Become the mayor of Meepletown in this exciting, competitive, euro-styled boardgame. Make 100 Challenge!
Backers: 16
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $803 of $750
Dates: Jan 1st -> Mar 2nd (60 days)
Project By: Five to Nine Gaming Company
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Latest News

Shaky ground with 26 hours to go!

March 1st - via:
I suppose people are getting cold feet with the deadline approaching. We are within 3 dollars of NOT making our goal.  Sadly, this is the state of capitalism. Kickstarter is a corporation, and even when we play by the rules, do live streams, and... (Read More)

Introduce yourself - 15 backers strong and coming up!

February 9th - via:
Our community is small, only 15 people buying the game so far, but that doesn't mean we can't be strong! 15 people who love a game can be stronger than 150 people just "buying" a game they don't care about.  Please head over to Board Game Geek and... (Read More)

ANNOUNCING! TROLL GOAL!!! Troll your way to this goal! Social media goal using BOARD GAME GEEK!

February 6th - via:
We've created an alternative goal for the $3500 stretch goal, called Troll your way to the GOAL!  This will bring in at least 5 additional cards and an alternate game type. One that will actually be a bit faster, but less strategy specific. To do... (Read More)

We're meeting our goals, and then some! 100% +! Here are some updates to the cards - one new, 4 updated

February 1st - via:
Here are some updates to the cards - one new, 4 updated The election integrity card allows the player who picked it to choose which areas are revealed first during the reveal phase, which could be an advantage! The other cards are slight design... (Read More)

Just did a demo at Guardian Games, what a blast! (check out the live stream here!)

January 18th - via:
Lots of foot traffic and feedback! What a night! I hope everyone enjoys this live stream of the game. We are not able to find reviewers and don't have professional equipment to make a video about how to play the game, but this live stream isn't a... (Read More)

We're 94 % funded and now added to Board Game Geek database!

January 13th - via:
There's a lot to be excited about! We're also making progress on improving the Kickstarter Make 100 custom box... take out the current look... keep in mind, all stickers will be custom chosen... (Read More)

We are 86% funded and heading into a big event in one week to show off the game (We'll stream what we can).

January 10th - via:
We'll be taking Power to the Meeple to Guardian Games next Thursday for a big show off event. At the event, there will be plenty of pizza and beer (purchasable with ID). We'll have At least 2 copies of Power to the Meeple on hand, for people to... (Read More)

70% funded and Getting a listing on Board Game Geek soon!

January 6th - via:
We are on our way to a listing on Board Game Geek. One of the requirements was to submit a full description of game play. I realize I have still not released the rules (they are in progress) but I have them summarized here. Once I have a rules PDF, I... (Read More)

Custom Box update!

January 3rd - via:
I've talked to some potential backers and I have two main concerns I'd like to address. 1. Instructions for the game during Kickstarter, to build trust and backership.  Yes, I realize people want this. I am working on this now, and will likely... (Read More)

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