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Heroes of Barcadia

A project in Wilmington, DE by Rollacrit

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A pun-tastic, tile-based, dungeon-crawling, party tabletop game with a liquid twist — your health is measured by your drink!
Backers: 13772
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $1,253,388 of $50,000
Dates: Jun 7th -> Jul 7th (31 days)
Project By: Rollacrit
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Latest News

Only a few more hours until our journey ends...

July 7th - via:
It's been a wild adventure. It seems like only yesterday that we launched this campaign, and now we're in our final hours. The biggest race now is whether or not we'll be able to unlock our last two Stretch Goals before the campaign ends. First Up: ... (Read More)

With 12 hours left, there's over 1 million reasons to love HoB

July 7th - via:
When we launched Heroes of Barcadia, we were seriously wondering if we'd even hit our funding goal. So you can guess how we felt when we surpassed $1 million. And with that huge milestone, we've unlocked a few more Stretch Goals including... (Read More)

Mere Hours Remain In The Heroes of Barcadia Kickstarter

July 7th - via:
Heroes of Barcadia mixes two classic indoor pasttimes — tabletop gaming and beer guzzling — into one epic experience. Two to six players form a team and pour themselves a glass that represents their health meter (measurements are included on the cup side). If you haven’t already guessed, you must take a sip every time you take damage. The card-based game layout means each playthrough is different, and the monsters — though hilarious — are unpredictable. (Read More)

We have less than a week left but we couldn't wait to show you...

July 1st - via:
Something exciting has been in the works for a while now — a Stretch Goal so deliciously wonderful that we've only been working on it in the dead of night in order to keep it a secret. Something so amazing that we waited until almost the end of our... (Read More)

Triple eights means good things are coming your way

June 29th - via:
We hit $800,000 in pledges, 8,900+ backers, and have 8 more days to go in our Heroes of Barcadia Kickstarter. That's a lot of eights!  Here's a bit of card-related trivia — encountering a triple eight means you should be prepared for an... (Read More)

We're at over 8,000 backers, and we're still in awe!

June 26th - via:
The night before we launched our Kickstarter, we filmed a QVC style telethon that we thought would be a fun way to pull people in. It took a long time to edit because we were so busy trying to develop more stretch goals, answer tons of questions, and... (Read More)

A bamboozling Barcadian update

June 25th - via:
We've surpassed not one, but FOUR Stretch Goals in just a few days. That means it's time to take a look at what goodies you'll be seeing in your Base Game (or higher) pledge.  Here's a hint: three of them are useful in the game. The other? A way to... (Read More)

Our cup runneth over with news

June 21st - via:
Our cup runneth over with news, and now it's time to spill it. We've got a lot of exciting announcements for you today, starting with our latest Stretch Goal unlock: the Upgraded Box.  Unlocked Upgraded Box While we were making enhancements to the... (Read More)

A massive enhancement for a massive stretch goal

June 20th - via:
$550,000?! We can't thank you enough, Barcadian adventurers!  We promised more improvements to the Heroes of Barcadia base game, and we delivered with a massive dice enhancement. Take a look! Our previous dice enhancements weren’t enhanced enough!... (Read More)

More signature moves and a flashy Drink Hoard!

June 18th - via:
Are you ready for some EXTRA exciting news (besides the fact that we just hit $500,000)!? We've got lots of updates for you thanks to a huge boost in backers. Let's see what's unlocked and what's coming soon...  We've unlocked two new Stretch Goals... (Read More)

The Heroes of Barcadia are bustin' out some Signature Moves!

June 16th - via:
Heroic Hazzah!  You asked for it — each of our Base Game Heroes is getting a signature move! These are optional rules that you can use at certain key moments in the game. Although it’s strongly encouraged you do a special pose when playing these... (Read More)

This update has + 10 water resistance and a Danish!

June 14th - via:
We've hit $400,000 in one week and it's all because of you! THANK YOU!  The Heroes of Barcadia team has been working on a lot of new ideas for even more Stretch Goals, and we've loved reading the positive feedback and helpful suggestions you've been... (Read More)

We met our social goals! Two NEW cards for Heroes of Barcadia!!

June 13th - via:
We finished our Social Stretch Goals AND made our next regular Stretch Goal. That means we have two new cards to add to the base game. But first, a word from Absinthia and her new fragrance: Troll Repellent.    Hunger. Fatigue. Grossness.... (Read More)

You like us! You really like us!

June 13th - via:
We have a lot of exciting updates today! Not only did we hit TWO Social Stretch Goals, but we also unlocked the French language rule book (available post-production as a PDF)! The Very Likeable Elixir and Infinite Scroll Loot Cards will be added to... (Read More)

An add-on fit for your dice

June 13th - via:
We were inspired by the positive feedback we got from the enhanced dice earlier in our Kickstarter campaign. So, when we were thinking about future add-ons, we got to thinking... don't these dice deserve the best?  The table just isn’t good enough... (Read More)

1...2...3 new stretch goals unlocked!

June 12th - via:
We have not one, not two, but THREE new unlocked stretch goals to celebrate! The first is a special add-on to make opening those pesky potion bottles even easier, second is a fun Power-Up for the Party Pack, and thirde we've unlocked our 1st of 4... (Read More)

Swing responsibly with this Grape-ling Hook Power-Up

June 11th - via:
We hit another stretch goal, which means we have another card unlocked for the Party Pack tiers. See a Power-Up you want, but can’t reach? Harness the strength and potency of grapevines to swap a room containing a dropped Power-Up. Everything (but... (Read More)

Bring balance to Barcadia with this unlocked stretch goal

June 10th - via:
We hit another stretch goal!!! Since our last Heroes of Barcadia unlockable gave you a huge advantage over your fellow players, this one is going to balance things out.  All things in life need balance, so when we created the Advantage Loot Card, we... (Read More)

Backing Heroes of Barcadia has... ADVANTAGES

June 10th - via:
WOW! $200,000?! You know what that means... a new advantageous stretch goal has been unlocked.  Advantage Loot Party Pack Stretch Goal Sometimes the rolls are not on your side, so we decided to barter with the fates to give you a leg up with the... (Read More)

Game Mats, and Health Straws, and Owlbears... OH MY!

June 10th - via:
We hope you're thirsty for more Heroes of Barcadia news because we hit three NEW stretch goals!  First up is our Health Bar Straws which can turn ANY CUP into a health bar. On the go and no room for cups? Take these eight different colored silicone... (Read More)

Your party just got bigger

June 8th - via:
We hit another stretch goal which means your party just got bigger! Two more adventurers have joined the party from the outskirts of Barcadia. Meet Tipple the Half Pint and Matilda the Stout-Hearted. Who will you choose to play with? Add them to your... (Read More)

House Rule Cards unlocked!

June 8th - via:
Even though you’ll never play the same Heroes of Barcadia game twice, we still like to mix things up. Since you’ve helped us reach another stretch goal, we’ve decided to throw in some (optional) special rules that change out every time a player... (Read More)

200% Funding milestone reached! And another stretch goal unlocked!

June 8th - via:
We’ve doubled our funding goal, so we’re doubling the awesomeness of your D20s! Enjoy a special glittery effect added to your dice. While we can’t say this will make your throws better, they will look way more epic.  (Read More)

The more goals we unlock the fancier the game becomes!

June 8th - via:
We’ve reached $90,000, and we couldn’t have done it without you! Because of your interest and generosity, we’re upgrading the plastic trap discs into laser-engraved wooden traps. Now your traps are 90% fancier.  (Read More)

What's in the bag?!?!?!

June 7th - via:
You’ve unlocked another stretch goal of convenience! Nothing is more embarrassing than going to trap a room and all your tokens spill on the floor! That's why we developed this cloth bag, complete with a drawstring.  The next stretch goal will... (Read More)

Whose turn is it? You'll never have to ask again with this newly unlocked stretch goal!

June 7th - via:
Never hear “Whose turn is it?” again. Our next unlocked stretch goal gives you a plastic Barcadian flagon to pass around the board. Use it to indicate whose turn it is. That’s right—not only are we making a cool game, we’re also making your... (Read More)

New Monstrous Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 7th - via:
Hold on to your battle-axes! The next stretch goal has been unlocked, and it's a doozy! You look like you could use a challenge! This Kickstarter-exclusive Monster Room holds the extremely powerful Drinkolich, which can only be defeated by a roll of... (Read More)

Our journey to Barcadia is funded!!! HUZZAH!

June 7th - via:
Pack your dungeon exploration equipment and raise a glass because Heroes of Barcadia is FUNDED. We’re blown away by how quickly this game took off.  A lot of you know this is our first Kickstarter and we weren’t sure what to expect going into... (Read More)

Cheers to you! 50% in the first 40 minutes!

June 7th - via:
Wow! We’re 50% funded in the first 40 minutes of the campaign! That deserves a celebratory drink, right? Anyway, we wanted to say a huge “Thank You” to all of our Heroes of Barcadia backers. We’re just as excited about this as you are! Keep... (Read More)

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