Dead Reckoning Letters of Marque from AEG

HOPE - The Board Game

A project in New York, NY by Morning Players

Funding Successful

Do you feel like saving the world with your friends in your free time ?\n45-60 minutes, meta-cooperative game for 2-4 players.
Backers: 1549
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $98,889 of $25,000
Dates: Jun 9th -> Jul 10th (31 days)
Project By: Morning Players
cooperative gameboard gamespacestrategy gamescience fiction3dtabletop game +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: July 10 @ 12:01 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

Only 6 hours left before ignition

July 10th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, this is the last but one update during this campaign. An update to tell you that there are only 6 hours left in this campaign and to recap what happened during the night. First, you unlocked three SG during the... (Read More)

Only 24h left before the HOPE shuttle takes off

July 9th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers,  After 30 days of preparation, the HOPE shuttle is filled with great characters, new game elements and even the dual-layer. You now have a lot of features to accompany you in your several space trips along with... (Read More)

80k The dual layer !! At least

July 9th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, we have now entered the last hours of rush and the Stretch Goals are raining! With 80k you have now unlocked the dual layer. This is a feature of the game that have been thinking about a lot and since the... (Read More)

75k New SG - Meet the Tightrope

July 8th - via:
Dear everyone As you may probably know if you read our daily update, we entered in the latest 48 hours of the campaign and you just unlocked a new Stretch Goal (way to go backers!), the additional character of the Tightrope. The Tightrope has the... (Read More)

Last 48 hours + Characters bio

July 8th - via:
(French version below)  Dear backers It is the final countdown for the HOPE campaign you have until Sunday 07/10 to join the H.O.P.E. and save the world from its impending death. Thanks to all of you, we already unlocked 10 Stretchs Goals and HOPE... (Read More)

70K New SG - The Scout is here !!!

July 7th - via:
Dear backers Tonight we reached 70k and you unlocked a new Stretch Goal, a new character to add to our beautiful H.O.P.E. cast, the Scout. Don’t get fooled by his babyface, the Scout is a dangerous and adventurous character. He likes to say « I... (Read More)

HOPE the contest + A new HOPE art

July 6th - via:
(French version below) No matter if you are a Space Cadet or an Admiral, together we can make the H.O.P.E. team reach the stratosphere. We are near the end and we don't want anyone to miss it! We have a contest running on Boardgame Revolution. Tell... (Read More)

Last Days of the HOPE mission + HOPE art

July 5th - via:
(French Version Below)The end of the H.O.P.E. campaign is coming soon. Already more than ten Stretchs Goals unlocked and we can do many more if you join the H.O.P.E. shuttle before its launch on July 10th. So share the word around you because the... (Read More)

65K - Here comes the new double-printed SG

July 4th - via:
(French version below)Dear Backers Last week you unlocked the Cockpit new design, a lot of you liked it and some of you wanted to stick with the minimalist original design. To please everyone we are going to double-print the cockpits, so it features... (Read More)

The N.O.P.E. background

July 3rd - via:
(French Version below) Hello everyone It has often been asked to justify the presence of the traitor in our game. That's why we wrote a little piece of background to explain the believes and the motivations of the N.O.P.E. members. The rising... (Read More)

The reveal of the KS exclusive character power + A new Community SG unlocked

July 1st - via:
(french version below) Dear Backers The wait is finally over and thanks to you and your vote, we managed to create an exclusive and unique KS exclu character with a great design, name and special power. Around 423 of you voted for the special power... (Read More)

60k: a new SG! (and a little challenge)

June 30th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, you just reached $60k and 970 backers: you unlocked a new SG! This is a new character in the HOPE team. You have 8 so far + the KS Exclusive character who is just waiting for his power. (if you want to vote, here... (Read More)

What are the remaining SG in HOPE ?

June 29th - via:
(french version below) Hey all, you may have noticed that we accelerated our SG about a week ago. This caused to close a bit the SG gap and to add new SG. But what are these SG we added? For some of them, we took into account what you said. Indeed,... (Read More)

Power update

June 28th - via:
(french version below) Hey all, some of you suggested some nice powers for the dog, and many had the same idea: a guard dog that prevents the Galaxy Tile from being wiped out by the Regression. Here is the wording we suggest: if at the end of its... (Read More)

A community SG in HOPE !

June 27th - via:
(french version below) Dear all, over the weekend, we talked about a special suggestion. Here it is: a community SG. Indeed, we are halfway through the campaign and we have almost 1000 backers. We suggest you to have landmarks for 1000 and then 2000... (Read More)

The final vote: the power of the KS Exclusive Character

June 27th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, this is the final vote on this KS campaign for the KS Exclusive character. On the previous weeks you voted first for a design (the dog), then for a name (the Faithful) and coloring (dalmatian) and now you're... (Read More)

Hope Kickstarter Preview

June 27th - via:
The distant future doesn't look so bright and calm... Universe starts to collapse! H.O.P.E. is the only thing we have! (Read More)

$55 000: a new SG rises

June 25th - via:
(french version below) Hello backers! In the night (in the US) but in the morning in France, you just reached $55k in funding. That's amazing and we are only halfway through the campaign, so many great things are still to unlock! This unlocked a new... (Read More)

KS Exclusive Character: the results...

June 25th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, last week we asked you to vote for a name and coloring for the dog. You were 677 to take part in the vote. It's bit less than for the previous vote. But still, a clear majority emerged. For the name, we had 670... (Read More)

The HOPE shuttle lands in Paris for PEL - And then at GenCon

June 24th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, For those who have the chance to be in France and specifically in Paris at the moment, please be aware that HOPE will be demoed at the MEISIA 2.0 tonight (June 24). HOPE at PEL During the weekend, the Morning... (Read More)

50 000$ / a new SG / Announcement / Vote (so many things today ;)

June 23rd - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, very well done. You have reached $50k in funding in two weeks! That’s such a great feeling for a campaign creator to see that you are pleased with the campaign and that you are now more than 800 to trust us.... (Read More)

45 000$: A new SG to bring order to the Galaxy!

June 21st - via:
(french version below) Dear backer, reaching $45 000, you have unlocked a new SG: the insert tray. This is a new SG that we just added yesterday, so don’t be surprised if you just discover it now. With that piece we have thought of everything, the... (Read More)

Accelerated SG

June 20th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, we have been reviewing our stretch goals policy a lot and decided to accelerate it. Indeed, we felt like a $10k was a bit too much, we decreased the gap. And also, we have added some new SG in the meantime! Don't... (Read More)

Time to vote for a doggy

June 20th - via:
(french version below) dear Backers, last week, you voted for one new character design. This week, we will ask you to vote for one coloring and one name for this new companion in the HOPE team. Three little dogs Here is the link to vote:... (Read More)

KS Exclusive Character: And the winner is ...

June 18th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, we offered you to vote for one of the three designs below to add as a KS Exclusive element in the game. 1, 2 or 3?  First, I would like to thank you for the turnout during this poll. indeed, we had 694 voters.... (Read More)

SG n°5 unlocked

June 17th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers, you have reached 40 000$ in less than 10 days, that's amazing and we thank you so much for that. Doing so, you have unlocked the cloth bags which will be KS Exclusive, only for you. "One bag to bring them all and... (Read More)

35 000$ and a new SG! Remember to vote!

June 15th - via:
(french version below) Dear backers,  we are now on day 7 of this KS adventure, and you have already reached 35 000$. That's amazing. Doing so, you have unlocked a new character, that will be added in all your boxes: the magician.  The Magician and... (Read More)

The KS Exclusive Character

June 13th - via:
(french version below) Dear Backers,  when you've reached the funding goal, you've unlocked the KS Exclusive Character. This is a character that will only be available on KS, reserved to you.  Here are the 3 designs we suggest you. The 3 designs !... (Read More)

GREAT: 2 SG in 1 weekend and KS Exclusive elements

June 13th - via:
(french version below) Dear Backers, well done, in less than 48h you have unlocked two more stretch goals. You have now a new character, the Polarizer. This Character won’t be available in retail, only on KS and as a goodie in specific events. KS... (Read More)

HOPE is funded !!!

June 11th - via:
(french version below) Well done dear backers, Thanks to you HOPE is now funded! First, I would like to thank you for your trust in us during the first hours of the project. As some of you may know HOPE is the reboot of a previous Kickstarter and to... (Read More)

Only 9 hours left to unlock the KS character !

June 11th - via:
(french version below) Hello everyone, we have now raised $22 499, thank you for getting this far! But we can go even further! We need it! In order to unlock one special character in the game that will be exclusive to Kickstarter, we only need $2 501... (Read More)

HOPE- The Board Game - Houston we may have a problem

June 10th - via:
(french version below) First, we would like to thank all members of the H.O.P.E. and of the N.O.P.E that believed in us and allowed us to reach more than 60% in funding in less than 24h. However, we did not go on Kickstarter only to gain money, we... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!