ROBA: Radiant Offline Battle Arena - Competitive Card Game

A project in Cork, Ireland by Heel Turn Games

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A competitive shufflebuilding card game for two players, inspired by MOBAs and video games!
Backers: 610
Average Pledge Per Backer: €40

Funded: €24,371 of €13,000
Dates: Jul 24th -> Aug 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Heel Turn Games
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Latest News

Radiant: Offline Battle Arena – Review

March 4th - via:
Radiant: Offline Battle Arena (Radiant) takes these games and attempts to distill them into a compact card game format. (Read More)

Just six hours left - Last chance for add-ons!

August 23rd - via:
We're almost there! The ROBA campaign is almost over - and we can't wait to take a nap. A long nap. Just six hours remain before the campaign is in the books - that means you've got six whole hours to invest in some of our awesome add-ons! Expansion... (Read More)

The Final Stretch Goal

August 22nd - via:
THUN-THUN An Eye to the Future Now that ROBA is fully funded, and the first expansion has been unlocked, it's time to look at what comes next. We've spoken at length about our plans for the game - how we want to support it going forward and all the... (Read More)

Expansion Stretch Goal Unlocked - ACT NOW TO SECURE YOUR COPY!

August 22nd - via:
€20,000 Stretch Goal - Expansion Pack 1 We made it! Our first expansion is now fully funded and is available to be added on to any existing pledge! The expansion contains three brand new Heroes, along with their skill decks and a set of drafting... (Read More)

Join the ROBA Riot!

August 22nd - via:
The End of the Beginning The ROBA Kickstarter Campaign may be coming to an end, but we're just getting started! From the very beginning of this project, we envisaged ROBA as a game that brought people together. Many of my strongest friendships were... (Read More)

ROBA is Geek and Sundry's Kickstarter of the Week!

August 21st - via:
The good people at Geek and Sundry have published a really wonderful article about ROBA. You can check it out right here: "RADIANT OFFLINE BATTLE ARENA IS THE ULTIMATE MOBA FOR YOUR TABLETOP" This is an incredibly exciting moment for all of us here... (Read More)

Expansion Heroes Revealed

August 21st - via:
During last night's AMA I promised a more detailed look at the three expansion heroes when we reached €18,000. Well, that time is upon us, and I am a man of my word. "Don't you worry about [____], let me worry about [____]." The Hero CardsYou might... (Read More)


August 21st - via:
Last night's Facebook Live AMA was a great success! Lots of interesting questions were asked and answered, and it was a lot of fun to do! If you missed the live event, you can catch up right here.  (Read More)

Hero Preview - Iskandar, The Sorceror King

August 20th - via:
Iskandar - The Sorceror King Introduction Iskandar is a Support class hero who really lives up to the title. He specializes in indirect manipulation, creating advantages through resource generation, board control effects and card manipulation. That... (Read More)

Live AMA with Lead Designer Jack Murray - Tonight at 6PM EST

August 20th - via:
Lead Designer Jack Murray will be taking to Facebook Live to answer your questions this evening at 6PM EST. He will be discussing the game, the campaign, and anything else you can think of. Be sure to turn up and pelt him with digital fruit - he... (Read More)

Draft Cards, Lucha Mato, Expansion Preview - ROBA Stretch Goal News!

August 20th - via:
€17,000 Stretch Goal - Draft Cards Unlocked! Just a couple of hours ago, we hit the €17,000 mark, unlocking the Draft Card stretch goal! The timing couldn't be better, as this leaves us really well positioned to drive hard for the expansion... (Read More)

Hero Preview - Octavian, Ancient Sentinel

August 19th - via:
Introduction Octavian is a tank. Not just a Tank, he's a Tank's Tank. The Tankiest Tank in Tank Town. If you look up the word "Tank" in the dictionary, you'll find a picture of Octavian, blocking a three hero team attack - like a Tank. That's just... (Read More)

Hero Previews - Rin, Hired Killer

August 18th - via:
IntroductionRin is a focused Warrior class Hero. Forgoing all defense, Rin's skill deck emphasizes rapid and overwhelming offense. Though fragile if unsupported, Rin's aggressive potential exceeds that of any other hero in the ROBA core set. "You're... (Read More)

Hero Preview - Itotia, Warrior of the Sun

August 16th - via:
Introduction Itotia is a warrior class Hero with explosive potential and great versatility. A master of martial arts, Itotia's offensive power lies in her ability to clash multiple cards during combat - not only enhancing her stats twofold, but also... (Read More)

One Week Remains

August 16th - via:
Seven Days Left Today marks the three-quarter milestone of our campaign. Just one week remains. The campaign has proceeded well up to this point - we've made steady progress throughout the body of the campaign but as I'm sure you're all aware, the... (Read More)

Hero Preview - Eleanor, The Light Bearer

August 15th - via:
Eleanor, The Light Bearer Introduction Eleanor is a Tank class Hero who emphasizes deterrence over durability. Though decently sturdy in her own right, Eleanor's true strength lies in her capacity to punish those who would attack her or her allies.... (Read More)

VOTE HERE - Corvus Alt Art Poll

August 14th - via:
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Hero Preview - Corvus, The Fallen Prince

August 14th - via:
IntroductionCorvus is a Support class Hero who specializes in direct damage and board control effects. His skills and Hero abilities make him flexible - allowing him to fill a role in both highly aggressive as well as slower, more control oriented... (Read More)


August 13th - via:
Announcing ROBA Playmats Our Gencon labours bear fruit! We are pleased to announce, with no stretch goal required, a brand new add-on! ROBA Playmats, courtesy of Ultra PRO, are now available to all backers. Each playmat features a piece of original... (Read More)

Alt Art Corvus Unlocked!

August 9th - via:
Half Way There! Just passed half way through the campaign and we have unlocked our very first stretch goal. I'm excited! We sit at €15,000 and its all thanks to you - our awesome backers. So how does it work? Well, it's simple. The Alt-Art Corvus... (Read More)

Expansion Preview and live demo

August 7th - via:
Lead designer Jack Murray will be joining Vaughn Reynolds of I'm a Social Gamer and Douglas Shute of Victory Condition Gaming tonight for a special live demo of ROBA. The demo game will feature live commentary and will be a great opportunity to start... (Read More)

Expansion Preview - Viggo, Disciple of Wrath

August 6th - via:
I had a chance to sit down with youtuber and Legend of the Five Rings noteworthy Fro Ttop for a couple of games of ROBA over the weekend as we both sat at home feeling salty about not being at Gencon. This is a great opportunity to see a game of ROBA... (Read More)

ROBA at Gencon - Day 3

August 4th - via:
Gencon continues into its third day and the ROBA team are still on site, still running demos and showing off our expansion heroes. Thanks to everyone who swung by for a visit! Today you will find us in Card Hall B, Purple tables, number 21. Hope to... (Read More)

ROBA at Gencon - Day 2

August 3rd - via:
Gencon continues apace, and so do the ROBA demos. Today we are at the Purple tables in Card Hall B, table number 28. Look out for our sign: See you in the arena!  (Read More)

ROBA at Gencon

August 1st - via:
Hi all! Just a quick update to remind you that ROBA is at Gencon this week. We will be running demos throughout the con. You can find us in Card Hall B at the green tables! We will be there Thurs/Fri/Sat 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-2pm, so stop on by... (Read More)

Announcing our first stretch goals!

July 31st - via:
So ROBA is funded, what comes next? Stretch goals of course! And we have some great ones planned. To begin with, as a thank you to all our backers who helped get us this far we are adding the Bran, Druid of the Tundra alt art promo to every pledge... (Read More)

ROBA is Funded.

July 30th - via:
Funded  We did it! After just six days, ROBA has reached its funding goal of €13,000. It was possible only thanks to the incredible support of you - our backers. The real campaign starts now. We have all kinds of stretch goals planned for you, so... (Read More)

Happy Friday!

July 27th - via:
What a week! In less than three days, ROBA  has crossed €10,000 mark. As of a few moments ago we are 76% funded with over 250 backers. To celebrate crossing this important threshold, and because it's Friday, I thought I'd do something fun with... (Read More)

Building Your Team

July 25th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm pleased to report that In the first 24 hours, ROBA achieved almost 60% of its funding goal! We're well on our way to hitting that first all important milestone, and are looking forward to celebrating that achievement with you. ROBA... (Read More)

Thank you!

July 24th - via:
As I write this update we are five hours into the campaign and already more than 40% funded! What a great response! We have all kinds of cool stretch goals and add-ons planned as the campaign progresses and we look forward to sharing those with you... (Read More)

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