Dead Cells: The Rogue-Lite Board Game

A project in Montreal, Canada by Scorpion Masqué

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Explore the ever-changing island of Dead Cells in this ruthless co-op metroidvania dungeon crawler. Explore. Kill. Die. Mutate. Repeat.
Backers: 11985
Average Pledge Per Backer: $118 CAD

Funded: $1,419,457 CAD of $50,000 CAD
Dates: May 16th -> Jun 2nd (17 days)
Project By: Scorpion Masqué
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Latest News

Dead Cells hits 10 million sales, further content updates in the works

June 6th - via:
Studios Motion Twin and Evil Empire have announced that popular fantasy Metroidvania Dead Cells has now smashed past 10 million global sales. This incredible number represents an accumulation of sales on PC and console since the games’ Early Access debut back in the summer of 2017. (Read More)

#18 - The end (...but only the beginning)

June 2nd - via:
Personal Thanks from Scorpion Masqué The Dead Cells: The Rogue-Lite Board Game campaign has just come to a close, and I wanted to take a moment to personally thank you, the backers, for your confidence. This was our first Kickstarter campaign, and... (Read More)

#17 – Dice Bomb and Bowl of Ramen Reveal + Thanks

June 1st - via:
We can hardly believe it... it’s almost over! Only 15 hours left in the Campaign! We are over the moon at how well everything has gone (thanks to you all of course!), and we’re ready to finish things up in style. We’re going to make the best... (Read More)

#16 – Box Foil + New Card Tease, Final Hours

May 31st - via:
Hello there Rogue-Liters! OMG, there are only 39 hours left in the Dead Cells: The Rogue-Lite Board Game campaign! We can hardly believe it. But don’t you fret, we’ve still got some extra-special Reveals lined up for you... Today we’ll tell... (Read More)

#15 – Bomber + Sepulcher mechanism

May 30th - via:
Hello there, Rogue-Liters! Woah, it’s Tuesday already? The week is going by in a flash! And speaking of flashes, we’ve got two bright lights to share with you today; that’s right, we’re doing a Double-Unlock, even though it’s not Monday!... (Read More)

#14 - Giantkiller + Vorpan + Mutation board Video

May 29th - via:
Goooooood Morning Rogue-Liters! It’s another Monday, but just like last Monday, this Monday is going to be a Most Marvelous Monday... because we’ve got TWO BIG REVEALS for you! They’re heavy hitters, so put your hard-hats on, and brace... (Read More)

#13 - UV spot for Beheaded boards

May 28th - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters! [French below / Français plus bas] Sunday is traditionally a day of rest... but we never rest here at Dead Cells: The Rogue-Lite Board Game Central! We’ve got more gifts and information for you to make your Sunday even more... (Read More)

#12 - Worm mechanic

May 27th - via:
Hey there Rogue-Liters! [French below / Français plus bas] It’s Saturday, and you’ve successfully made it through the Biome that is your week. Congratulations!  Now, if Dead Cells was real life, you might be headed to the Stilt Village on... (Read More)

#11 – Foil Legendary Cards + Tabletopia

May 26th - via:
Hi there Rogue-Liters! It’s Friday! Yes, the end of another week, and what’s even better is that the weather looks beautiful for the weekend!! And you know what else looks beautiful? TODAY’S REVEAL! Plus, we’ve got a great suggestion for a... (Read More)

#10 - Rampager!

May 25th - via:
Hello hello Rogue-Liters! Today’s news is perfect for Springtime: a mix of hot and cold. We’ve got a new Monster to show you that will give cold chills to anyone who came across it in the video game. But first, we have some HOT news!! Sounds... (Read More)

#9 – Serenade Makeover + Solo Mode

May 24th - via:
Hey there Rogue-Liters! [French below / Français plus bas] First things first: BIG ANOUNCEMENT! There will be a LIVE STREAM Q&A Roundtable with Motion Twin, tomorrow, Thursday May 25th at 8am PT, 11am ET, and 5pm CET hosted by Matthew Houghton,... (Read More)

#8 - Something fishy + Boss Cells mechanic!

May 23rd - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters, It's been exactly one week since the campaign was launched! And to celebrate, today we’re going fishing! For surprises! We'll start with a big catch straight out of the water for our Daily Reveal, and continue with a... (Read More)

#7 - More Legendaries + Blueprint Mechanic!

May 22nd - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters, Today’s Monday... and what better way to start your week than to offer not one, but TWO Reveals?? Heck, we’ll even do it next week too! Why not? Is Monday starting to be your favourite day of the week, finally...? Today... (Read More)

Three board game Kickstarters based on video games smash targets by up to 16x | GamesRadar+

May 22nd - via:
Board game adaptations of Apex Legends, Monster Hunter World Iceborne, and Dead Cells have launched Kickstarter campaigns within just a few days of each other, and they've all managed to smash their goal by an absurd amount. (Read More)

#6 - UV SPOT Effect!

May 21st - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters, Today is Sunday, so we kept something short and sweet for you so you can go outside and play!   Brighten your day (and your Biomes) with UV spots for all Biome boards! This exclusive upgrade to the Collector Edition of the game... (Read More)

The Dead Cells board game is off to a promising crowdfunding start

May 21st - via:
A board game based on Dead Cells is doing really well on crowdfunding, racking up a smooth half-million dollars in the first five days of its Kickstarter campaign. Dead Cells: The Rogue-Lite Board game is being developed with the official sign-on of developers Motion Twin and Evil Empire studios. (Read More)

#5 - Knife Thrower + Combat mechanic!

May 20th - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters, We started getting the feeling that up until now, this campaign has been a bit too friendly. It’s time to add something a little nasty to the game...  Meet the Knife Thrower! From here on in, he’ll be hidden in the Upgrade... (Read More)

#4 – Boon companions!

May 19th - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters, (French version below) If you are reading this news right after it was posted, hey, we are live NOW with our PureArts friends to answer all your questions! You can join us here until noon (eastern time):... (Read More)

#3 – Bobby!

May 18th - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters, Today all Collector Edition backers are in for something VERY cool... A 5th, Hidden Character! Meet Bobby! The cartoon version of the Beheaded. This guy may seem silly at first glance, but don’t take him too lightly... We... (Read More)

#2 – Ring the Bell!

May 17th - via:
Hello Rogue-Liters, Today we’re adding a unique mechanic to one of the most beautiful Biomes in the game: The Clock Tower. There are very specific actions in the game that give you the opportunity to earn special content hidden in a mysterious... (Read More)

#1 – Only the beginning...

May 16th - via:
Hello Everyone, (French version below) First of all, let me thank you all for being here with us on this first day and for helping the project to fund so quickly! What a start! Again, thank you. Before I tell you about the game, the epic campaign... (Read More)

Dead Cells board game started as an ‘awkward’ clone of the video game

May 15th - via:
The Dead Cells board game started life as an original, unrelated project closely inspired by the hit roguelike video game. So close, in fact, that the game’s studio head admits it would’ve been “awkward” if they hadn’t had the chance to make it an official adaptation. (Read More)

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