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Arkelon Chronicles, a Tabletop Roleplaying Game

UBOOT The Board Game

A project in London, UK by PHALANX

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A real-time, app-driven board game of WW2 submarine warfare. This underwater war thriller will put your skills to the ultimate test.
Backers: 8342
Average Pledge Per Backer: £82

Funded: £686,653 of £65,000
Dates: Jan 22nd -> Feb 15th (24 days)
Project By: PHALANX
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TENTACCOLADE Awards - Best Kickstarter Tabletop Games of 2018

January 3rd - via: kick.agency
2018 was full of surprises, huge projects and changes on tabletop gaming related Kickstarter sections. Some creators appeared out of nowhere, others lost popularity and some rose to power, by completely obliterating the competition. Today we (Read More)

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, The time has come to kiss our loved ones goodbye. Soon, they will be standing at the pier, waving as we disappear into the distance. But for now, we can still hear the band playing and the presence of those who have come to say their... (Read More)

Entering hostile waters

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, With the variability, as well as concentration of enemy vessels on the rise, you are entering the most dangerous part of your careers yet. It is still early war, but after your first, successful patrol across the North Sea, the BdU... (Read More)

Run silent, run deep…

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, We are back with another major update, but I’m sure that at this point you would expect nothing less :) So, without further ado, let’s get started, because there is a lot to cover.   The howls in the distance are becoming more... (Read More)

Torpedo... LOS!

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, When on patrol, choosing the right tool for the job is a matter of utmost importance. All the preparations, the approach, and the result of the attack itself will hinge on the crew’s ability to evaluate the chances of hitting the... (Read More)

Two’s a company, three’s a crowd ;)

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, Today we’ve got a new batch of material for you to watch and read. Two new UBOOT previews, as well as our long-awaited two-player playthrough! Yes, we’ve finally managed to get it done, and we did learn the hard way that... (Read More)

UBOOT The Board Game Kickstarter Preview

February 9th - via: everythingboardgames.com
UBOOT The Board Game is a cooperative, real-time strategy game that puts you in command of a German VIIC U-boat. Players must work together to carry out orders, including navigating, maintenance, and combat (plus lots more). Complete with a required app, this game is as immersive as the U-boat itself. (Read More)

Periscope up!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, We have a major update for you today, so I will try keeping it short, as usual ;) First of all, we would like to thank you for your amazing support! You have just unlocked the conning tower upgrade, the model’s jewel in the crown.... (Read More)

Death from above

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, At the beginning of the war, German U-boats were relatively safe from Allied aircraft. The radar was at an early stage of development, the planes did not often carry specialized anti-submarine armament, and the Leigh Light* was still... (Read More)

Going all-in

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, There are moments in the career of every U-boat captain when they need to make a decision regarding their M.O. Whether to go all-in with the potential to sink multiple targets, or to pick them out one by one. You, as our backers, are... (Read More)

Kanone bereit zu schiessen!

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, This update marks an important step for the project, as you have reached the 500k stretch goal, unlocking the famous SK C/35 naval gun! As we now have both the app functionality and the 3D model, then not only will the... (Read More)

Going deeper

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, Today we would like to show you an early version of what we call the Tactical Guide. It is the second booklet that comes with the game and is highly recommended once you are familiar with the game rules and you think it is time to... (Read More)

The wolves are gathering...

February 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, Our today’s update opens with the widely anticipated U-boat emblem stickers. We are happy to announce that they will be going into every Kickstarter copy of the game, provided that we reach the following social media goal: A total... (Read More)

Inside the iron coffin

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, As we are diving deeper and deeper into the campaign, it is finally the time to reveal our 3D interior set. Sculpted with painstaking attention to detail and intended for resin casting, this amazing set includes most of the... (Read More)

The rulebook

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everybody, Today’s update is gonna be quick, because there is a lot of reading for you to do :) And that is because we are revealing the long-awaited rulebook for UBOOT! UBOOT The Board Game RULEBOOK   That’s right, all of you who wanted... (Read More)

Don't chicken out ;)

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everybody, Thanks to your continued support, we have just hit another stretch goal, you guys are simply amazing! Each and every one of these brings us ever so closer to our finest offerings so far, and we hope that the materials that we publish... (Read More)


January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everybody, You wanted us to start showing some more serious stuff, so here comes our biggest update yet. Actually, we’ve got so many interesting things to show you that I will try keeping it brief (which I usually find rather difficult, so... (Read More)

ALAAARM! 3D objects spotted on the horizon!

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, At last, the happy time is coming! We are proud to introduce the first wave of 3D goodies to enhance the look of the game, and we will keep adding many further pieces in our future updates. Some of them will be functional pieces for... (Read More)

A new storm is brewing, and our preparations are almost complete!

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, You have been asking for them since the very start of the campaign, so here they are! The first batch of add-ons brings just a few items and upgrades that we would like to present, foreshadowing the more meaty offerings that we will... (Read More)

We would like to thank you all

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, It fills us with great pride and joy that after just 24 hours into the campaign, UBOOT has not only been successfully funded, but also raised more than half a million dollars, thus allowing us to dramatically improve game quality... (Read More)

Unique UBoot App Powered Board Game, Lets You Co-Op Control A WW2 Submarine

January 23rd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A unique tabletop experience has launched via Kickstarter this month in the form of UBoot, a smartphone or tablet application powered board game which allows you to cooperatively control a WW2 submarine, in the ultimate underwater table top thriller. The UBoot board game has already raised over  (Read More)

This is the Captain speaking

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Meine Damen und Herren, Ladies and Gentlemen, This is the Captain speaking. We are now at full speed ahead, so while you sit back and relax and our team frantically works behind the scenes, please let me give you some information and introduce the... (Read More)

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