Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game

A project in Manchester, UK by Steamforged Games Ltd

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A solo/cooperative survival horror board game for 1-4 players.
Backers: 7489
Average Pledge Per Backer: £116

Funded: £865,698 of £150,000
Dates: Apr 28th -> May 13th (16 days)
Project By: Steamforged Games Ltd
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Latest News

Campaign Complete | Our Last Escape Is Over!

May 13th - via:
We did it, Survivors! Together, we faced everything Raccoon City could throw at us and made our Last Escape. Now, because of every single one of you, Resident Evil 3™: The Board Game will come to life. This campaign has been a blast, thanks in no... (Read More)

Sneak Peek: Advanced Barry and More Raccoon City Kickstarter Tiles!

May 13th - via:
Hey, Survivors. It's all go today, but we have an unexpected bonus for you! Since you chose to create Advanced Barry Burton in the first character poll, our sculpting team have been hard at work. Now, thanks to the super efficient team at Capcom, we... (Read More)

Pledge Level: Update on S Rank All-In

May 13th - via:
Welcome to your final hours, Survivors. It feels like the past fifteen days have gone in a blink. Turns out time flies when you’re running for your life—and we’ve had an incredible time escaping Raccoon City with you all! A lot of you have... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 28 Unlocked: Advanced Tyrell Patrick

May 12th - via:
Nice work, Survivors! You've unlocked Advanced Tyrell, progressing his narrative and giving him a second lease on life in the last few hours of Raccoon City. Will he make it out after all? You'll get to decide! We don't have an approved miniature or... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 28: And The Winner Is...

May 12th - via:
The results are in, Survivors. Let’s see which advanced player character you wanted as an ally this time around…'s Tyrell Patrick! Tyrell will now get an alternate miniature AND advanced player card. Now, we need to reach £765k to unlock... (Read More)

Speedrun Stretch Goal 27 Unlocked: Helicopter Battle Narrative Card!

May 12th - via:
Shhh. Can you hear that? The sound of whirring blades, slicing through the air? That’s because you unlocked the final speedrun goal, Survivors! And take note, because we’ve heard whispers this goal will be tied to an alternate ending... That... (Read More)

Speedrun Stretch Goal 26 Unlocked: Knife Only Mode

May 12th - via:
Looks like you excel in melee combat, Survivors. You just unlocked Knife Only Mode! Hope all that knife fighting has sharpened your wits. You’ll need to stay alert for the final goal in our speedrun...  (Read More)

Speedrun Stretch Goal 25 Unlocked: Arrange Mode

May 11th - via:
You did it again, Survivors! Arrange Mode is in your hands, ready to wreak random havoc on your campaigns. Now it’s time to chase down the next speedrun stretch goal—but you’ll have to hand over your guns, first...  (Read More)

Speedrun Stretch Goal 24 Unlocked: Nightmare Mode

May 11th - via:
Awesome job, Survivors! You smashed through the first goal in our speedrun. Once you’ve had a taste, not a single soul will question how Nightmare Mode got its name. Of course, it’s not over yet!  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Speedrun! | Now, Your Nightmare Can End…

May 11th - via:
...if you’re a Master of Unlocking, that is. Welcome to the final 48 hours of your campaign, Survivors. You’ve survived the horrors of Raccoon City so far. But now, it’s time for your speedrun. Over the weekend, we discovered a cache of... (Read More)

Sneak Peek: The Retro Pack!

May 10th - via:
Hey Survivors! Ready to take down Nemesis like it’s 1999? Today we’re back with another sneak peek at one of Sherwin’s favourite add-ons: the Retro Pack! The Retro Pack transforms all of the cards in Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game—and all... (Read More)

Sneak Peek: The Game Tiles!

May 9th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Today, we’re taking a closer look at the ground you’ve been travelling as you make your escape... ...we’ve had a lot of questions about the tiles, so Sherwin’s here to give us a sneak peek! As a reminder, there are three sets... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 23 Unlocked: Advanced Barry Burton

May 8th - via:
Nice work Survivors. You've unlocked Advanced Barry!  Expect to see more of him in post-campaign updates when we have an approved sculpt and final card. And with that you've completed your first run through of Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game! Now... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 23: And The Winner Is…

May 8th - via:
The results are in, Survivors. Let’s see which advanced player character you wanted as an ally…’s Barry Burton! Barry will now get a Kickstarter Exclusive alternative miniature AND advanced player card. Now, we need to reach £645k to... (Read More)

RE Subreddit AMA Roundup and Tonight's AMA

May 8th - via:
Hi Survivors! We've hosted two AMAs so far; the first on Facebook and second on Reddit. Still got burning questions about Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game? We have a third AMA tonight on Reddit in /r/BoardGames! Here’s where you can hunt us down:... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 22 Unlocked: Organise Your Inventory

May 7th - via:
Nice work, Survivors. You’ve upgraded your core game storage to a custom Game Trayz organiser! If you checked out the Developer Diaries, you’ll know RE3tBG is all about making meaningful decisions. Well, your first meaningful decision may come... (Read More)

Retailer Referral Program

May 7th - via:
Hey, Survivors. A lot of local game stores are facing tough times right now, and many board game publishers have stepped up to help. We recently created an affiliate program to support our retail network, but we wanted to do something more. So, after... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 21 Unlocked: Epilogue Cards

May 6th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Fantastic work on finding the epilogue cards. Now, your RE3tBG campaigns will have the endings you deserve...but you’ll have to wait to find out what those endings are! Our inventory is getting pretty full now, Survivors. Perhaps... (Read More)

Play the Updated Online Demo!

May 6th - via:
Thanks to our awesome sculpting team, you can now try out the new Kickstarter Exclusive player character miniatures online! Yes, in case you missed it, there’s a Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game demo live on Tabletopia right now. That demo has... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 20 Unlocked: Advanced Nikolai

May 6th - via:
Hey, Survivors. For better or worse, you just unlocked Advanced Nikolai as a playable character! But what Resident Evil™ 3: Nemesis video game playthrough would be complete without an epilogue? Luckily, we’ve stumbled across 10 new cards that... (Read More)

New Pledge Level: S Rank All-In! (Kickstarter Exclusive)

May 6th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Remember we said something big was coming? Well, it’s here. It’s the final pledge level. And it’s going to blow your mind. Sure, on the surface, the S Rank All-In pledge looks the same as the All-In pledge. (You’ll get... (Read More)

There's A Resident Evil 3 Board Game Kickstarter

May 6th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign (check it out here) for the Resident Evil 3 Board Game snuck up and surprised me. Having reviewed Resident Evil 3 Remake, I’ve never been more into this oddity in the Resident Evil universe, and a chance to look back at a board game version of the original is intriguing to say the least. (Read More)

Stretch Goal 19 Unlocked: Advanced Mikhail — YOU LOSE!

May 5th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Well done on unlocking Advanced Mikhail as a player character, buying him a little more time in the process. And just in time, too, because it sounds like the final survivor has been sighted. But be wary. This sinister character is a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 18 Unlocked: Advanced Carlos

May 5th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Now, you can take to the streets as Advanced Carlos! Of course, Jill and Carlos aren’t the only ones affected by events in Raccoon City—and Mikhail may have it worst of all... If we reach £555K, you’ll get an Advanced Mikhail... (Read More)

New All-In Pledge and Add-On: Monster Box (Kickstarter Exclusive)

May 5th - via:
Hey—we’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is that you’ve survived Raccoon City so far. The bad news is that a new horde of enemies just appeared on the horizon. We’ve managed to keep them contained—for now!  For $22 (£18), you... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 17 Unlocked: I'll Give You S.T.A.R.S

May 5th - via:
Hey, Survivors. You’ve just unlocked Advanced Jill Valentine as a player character! That brings the total playable character count to 11—an incredible number of allies to help you make your escape. Your next objective involves tracking down... (Read More)

Facebook AMA Roundup and Upcoming AMAs

May 4th - via:
Hi Survivors!  Since we did our last AMA there has been an influx in new backers and not everyone could make it! The questions and answers have been compiled here for you to peruse at your leisure. Still got burning questions about Resident Evil™... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 16 Unlocked: Any Brains Left?

May 4th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Hope you’re ready to face another foul enemy, because you just unlocked a second Brain Sucker! If you need some help facing it, it sounds like Jill could be a useful ally: Wait, Jill? Don’t you already have her in your game? Well,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 15 Unlocked: Barry Burton To The Rescue

May 4th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Great work unlocking this legendary S.T.A.R.S. member as a player character!  And not a moment too soon. It seems another Brain Sucker has been spotted:  And what's after that? Well...we're gonna see some Advanced versions.  (Read More)

New Add-On: Terrain Pack (Kickstarter Exclusive)

May 4th - via:
Hey, Survivor. Glad to see Nemesis hasn’t found you...yet. If your experience so far hasn’t been frightening enough, this pack will take you deeper into the nightmare. The Kickstarter Exclusive Terrain Pack upgrades the card terrain elements... (Read More)

First Impressions/Developer Playthrough with Live and Lets Dice

May 3rd - via:
Hey Survivors, have you seen this first impressions video from Jules Gill with Live and Lets Dice?  Jules is a huge fan of Resident Evil™ 2: The Board Game, and we managed to get him and Sherwin onto a call to play through one of Resident Evil™... (Read More)

Official Reddit AMAs with Lead Designer, Sherwin, May 5 & May 8

May 2nd - via:
Still got burning questions about Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game? Then come ask Sherwin on Reddit next week! Here’s where you can hunt him down: Resident Evil subreddit from 21:00 BST (16:00 ET) on Tuesday 5 May Board Games subreddit from 17:00... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 14 Unlocked: Kill It With Fire (Again)

May 2nd - via:
Hey, Survivors. You did it! You've just unlocked an alternate sculpt Giant Spider!  Of course, that means you’ll have to face it. Luckily, it sounds like you’ll have help:  If we reach £465k, you’ll unlock the one and only Barry Burton as a... (Read More)

New To Kickstarter? Here’s Your Guide To Add-Ons & Stretch Goals

May 2nd - via:
Hey, Survivors! If you’re not sure how add-ons and stretch goals work, this guide is for you. Here, we’ll cover: What stretch goals and add-ons are How to get add-ons Add-on FAQs (e.g. Why should I get an add-on now?) Ready? Let’s go! What Is A... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 13 Unlocked: A Special Event

May 1st - via:
Hey, Survivors. Great work unlocking Special Events! Those will really liven up your campaigns.  Speaking of livening things up, there’s another bio-organic weapon on the loose...  If we reach £435K, you’ll get an alternate sculpt Giant Spider... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 12 Unlocked: Novelist Extraordinaire

May 1st - via:
Hey, Survivors. You convinced Dario Rosso to leave his container and unlocked him as a player character! But let's not forget who helped us achieve that unlock so quickly! These fearsome monsters in the City of Ruin! Make sure you check it out if you... (Read More)

New Add-On: City of Ruin Expansion

May 1st - via:
Hey, Survivors. Still making your escape? Good, because this is important. Last night, we stumbled across the City of Ruin expansion. And it’s a big one. Check it out: This expansion includes nine new scenarios to expand your Resident Evil™ 3:... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 11 Unlocked: Mad Jackal Mercenaries

April 30th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Well done on unlocking Mad Jackal Mode!  Your next objective introduces another playable character, if you can convince him...  If we reach £390K, you’ll save the great Dario Rosso from his fate in the storage container. ---... (Read More)

Ask Me Anything! Official AMA with Lead Designer, Sherwin, May 1 @ 14:00BST

April 30th - via:
Got burning questions about Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game? Then join Lead Designer, Sherwin Matthews, over in the RE board game community group for an official AMA! He’ll be there from 14:00BST on May 1 to chat about all things RE3tBG (and... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 10 Unlocked: Chickenheart

April 30th - via:
Hey, Survivors. You’ve just unlocked Brad Vickers as a player character!  While you were completing your daring rescue, this turned up: Based on that report, it looks like the next stretch goal will add an intense new Mad Jackal play mode to your... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 9 Unlocked: Suck The Brain Right Outta Ya

April 29th - via:
Hey, Survivors. The good news is, you’ve just unlocked a Brain Sucker! The bad news is, now you’ll have to face it when you play through Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game.  Luckily, it looks like a fourth new player character has been spotted:... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 8 Unlocked: The Story Takes A Turn...

April 29th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Well done on unlocking the 9 Extra Narrative Cards and adding more stories to your campaign! Unfortunately, this part of your story might be unpleasant. Another strange creature has been spotted lurking in the city. Right now, it’s... (Read More)

Status Report 1: 17 Hours In…

April 29th - via:
Hey, Survivors. We’re 17 hours into your escape, and your inventory is already loaded with new items! Here’s what you’ve discovered so far: Remember: if you’re a S.T.A.R.S. backer, you’ll automatically get every unlocked stretch and social... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 7 Unlocked: A Familiar Face...

April 29th - via:
Hey, Survivors. You did it. You tracked down Marvin Brannagh and unlocked him as a playable character in Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game! Sounds like there could be a new twist in your campaign, though: If we reach £300K, these Extra Narrative... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 6 Unlocked: Kill It With Fire

April 29th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Well done on taking out the Giant Spiders! Of course, you’ll have to face them in your games now they’re unlocked—but that’s a problem for another time. Right now, we have a hero to save. Marvin Brannagh is back in a Resident... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 5 Unlocked: Hard Mode Activated!

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Brace yourselves, because you just unlocked Hard Mode. Speaking of things getting tough, it looks like these experimental bio-organic weapons may have been left behind by Umbrella. Now, they’re in your way. If we reach £260K,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 4 Unlocked: U.B.C.S. Sniper!

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Great job on saving Murphy Seeker! Now you’ve unlocked him as a player character, you can venture into the streets of Raccoon City as the U.B.C.S. Sniper himself. Now the rescue is out of the way, you might want to take a look at... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 3 Unlocked: The Crow Calls...

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Hope you’re ready to contend with a murder, because you just unlocked the Crows! It also sounds like Murphy Seeker might be in the city: If we reach £220K, you’ll save Murphy Seeker, making him available as a player character.  (Read More)

Add-On: Retro Pack (Kickstarter Exclusive)

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors! Don’t worry, this won’t take too long. You’re busy making your escape, and distractions could be deadly. You keep running. We’ll talk. Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game is about experiencing the fear instilled by the original... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 2 Unlocked: Survival Horror Mode Activated

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors. Things are about to get seriously intense, because you’ve unlocked Survival Horror Mode! And, speaking of intense, it sounds like there could be a brand new enemy for you to contend with: If we reach £195K you’ll have to navigate... (Read More)

Social Goal Unlocked: Disco Jill

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors. There are too many zombies on the streets, now… ...because so many of you have backed the campaign! With over 2500 backers in less than 48 hours, you’ve blasted through the goal and unlocked Disco Jiill. Jill in her White Suit... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 Unlocked: A New Ally

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors. You did it! You managed to rescue Tyrell Patrick and, in doing so, unlock him as a player character (including his Player Card). During the rescue, you came across this report: Looks like there’s a brand new game mode out there if... (Read More)

Add-On: Raccoon City Kickstarter Tiles

April 28th - via:
Still making your escape? You may have further to run than you thought. There’s more ground to cover in the Raccoon City Kickstarter Tiles (which are free for anyone who backed the Resident Evil™ 2: The Board Game Kickstarter campaign!): For $10... (Read More)

Now, Your Nightmare Can Begin... | Stretch Goal 1: Reinforcements Incoming

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors. You’ve done it. You’ve funded the campaign. Now Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game will come to life! But the nightmare is just beginning, and your last escape won’t be so easy. It’s time to start pursuing stretch goals, and a... (Read More)

How to Play the Online Demo!

April 28th - via:
Hey, Survivors! Guess what? There’s a Resident Evil™ 3: The Board Game demo live on Tabletopia RIGHT NOW. That’s right: If you’ve got access to the internet, you can play an online demo of RE3tBG. And you can do it solo. With friends. Or even... (Read More)

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