Depths: Trading Card Game

The Umbrella Academy Game

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Umbrella Academy Game

Funding Successful

Umbrella Academy
Backers: 4939
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $358,129 of $30,000
Dates: Jul 28th -> Sep 5th (39 days)
Project By: Umbrella Academy Game
Aw shucks, no tags yet. +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: September 5 @ 00:01 -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

Rules Revisions in the Works

September 4th - via:
Thank you to our backers for all your feedback throughout this campaign! We have received feedback from reviewers, beta testers, and casual readers of the rulebook on the game balance and ruleset. To address these concerns, we have embarked on a new... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game - 24 Hours Left! + Pin Prototypes

September 4th - via:
There’s only 24 hours to go. Let's see if we can get the campaign to $350K and unlock the remaining stretch goals! The factory has sent prototypes of the enamel pins that are included in the Collector's Edition box. They are just beautiful as you... (Read More)

Dream Team Assemble!

September 2nd - via:
We have 48 hours left and we need all the help we can get to assemble the best team against the villains of the world! We’re calling in our heaviest hitting reinforcements. Pogo makes us feel special by believing in us, much like you, our amazing... (Read More)

New Collector’s Edition TPB Cover Art

September 2nd - via:
Get out your monocle - it’s time to check out new artwork! We’re excited to present the Kickstarter-Exclusive variant cover art for the trade paperback of The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite created by Gabriel Bá. The new cover features Vanya... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal: The Mom Card

August 31st - via:
We can’t thank you enough for bringing us to almost $300k in pledges over the weekend! This puts us within striking distance of a powerful new ally. She’s can do more than just bake you a soufflé, Mom is the extra attack...I mean support...that... (Read More)

Card Stock Upgrades are here!

August 27th - via:
Welcome to our new backers and thanks to those that are continuing to support us! We have received a lot of feedback that you would like to see an upgrade to the card stock and we will be improving the cards in ALL editions by: Increasing the weight... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game - Tabletopia Beta Test

August 26th - via:
Can't wait to try out our game? We're excited to announce that the good folks at Tabletopia have added The Umbrella Academy Game to their system for online play. This is currently a closed beta and we're looking for beta testers to provide feedback... (Read More)

New Game Reviews Issue #2

August 24th - via:
A big thanks to these reviewers for the nice things they had to say about The Umbrella Academy Game! Game Rant - The full review  “All of the cards look great, adorned with comic book-accurate art, and the minute-to-minute gameplay is plenty of... (Read More)

Review: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Game is a Strategic Blast

August 22nd - via:
Last month, Dark Horse Comics paired up with Studio 71 Games to create The Umbrella Academy Game, launching a Kickstarter that was funded in less than 24 hours. The game can be played solo or with up to six people ages 12+, and takes about 20 minutes from start to finish. (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game Reaches $275K: Major Update on the game boards!

August 21st - via:
A shoutout to all of the backers that have made suggestions about the game boards and the game board revision we announced over the last few weeks. We have decided to "revise the revision" based on your feedback: We are making the game boards a... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game Review

August 21st - via:
Earlier in August I did an announcement about the Umbrella Academy card game hitting Kickstarter. The game will run on Kickstarter until the evening of September 4th, but I was lucky enough to have a chance to preview the game and play it a few times. Here is my Umbrella Academy game review. (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game - The Dysfunctional Family

August 20th - via:
Since we shared a few villain cards with you the other day. It's time to share our heroes, members of the dysfunctional family. We realize that these cards are in the rulebook, but we thought that those of you who are on a desktop or laptop computer... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'The Umbrella Academy Card Game'

August 20th - via:
The Umbrella Academy Card Game is a cooperative card game for 2 to 6 players, ages 12 and up, and takes about 20 minutes to play. The Umbrella Academy Card Game is based on the comic book by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, and features illustrations from the comics. Although knowledge of the comics or show isn’t needed to play the game, it does provide at least a little more context to the story behind it. The game is designed by Scott Dean and published by Studio71. (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game - Villains

August 19th - via:
Today we thought we'd share a few of the nasty villains your heroes must defeat. Hazel & Cha Cha are the time-traveling hitmen of Temps Aeternalis. And speaking of Temps Aeternalis... Finally for today, The Murder Magician from Hotel Oblivion. ... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game - Box Sleeve Prototype

August 19th - via:
The factory has sent us prototypes of the clear sleeve for the Collector's Edition. Here is how it looks on the box: Front is left and Back is right. Of course you could put the sleeve on the other way around if, for some reason, you wanted to hide... (Read More)

Umbrella Academy Game - Villains

August 18th - via:
Today we thought we'd share a few of the nasty villains that your heroes must defeat. Hazel & Cha Cha are the time-traveling hitmen of Temps Aeternalis,  Hazel & Cha Cha And speaking of Temps Aternalis... Finally for today, The Murder... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game - Recent Media Coverage

August 15th - via:
iHeartRADIO has written a cool article on our campaign. Please check it out here. It includes comments from both Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá about the game. toynews has also written about the campaign here. GloryHoundd has posted a playthrough video... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Inspector Lupo On The Case

August 14th - via:
Great job! Thanks to you we have unlocked the Inspector Lupo On The Case Card.  Our next unlock is Mom. The ultimate caregiver will be yours when the campaign reaches its next goal. Kickstarter has been kind enough to extend our campaign several... (Read More)

The Inspector Is Coming...

August 13th - via:
Thank you for your continued support. We are just a few thousand dollars away from our next stretch goal, which unlocks the Inspector Lupo On The Case card for all tiers.  We are continuing to read your comments and suggestions, so please keep them... (Read More)

Umbrella Academy Game Prototypes

August 12th - via:
As part of our commitment to ensure the game is delivered to you by December, we have been working with the factory to produce production prototypes. Some of them arrived today and we are pleased to be able to share them with you. Above is the game... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game: Collector's Edition News - Two game boards

August 11th - via:
We are putting both versions of the game board in the Collector's Edition. This means you will have a choice when you play; to use the Deluxe game board or the Collector's game board. The factory has told us there is just enough room to fit both... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Card Game Kickstarter campaign hitss 100 per cent funding within one hour of going live

August 11th - via:
A Kickstarter campaign to launch a new card game based on the hit comic-series-turned Netflix series, The Umbrella Academy has sailed past its crowdfunding goal and is now on track to hit £200,000 in pledges. Developed in partnership between Dark Horse Comics and Studio71 Games, the new games aims to bring the fantastical and dysfunctional world of The Umbrella Academy to life in the living room. (Read More)

Stretch Goals for All Editions

August 10th - via:
Stretch Goals for Everyone Thank you so much to all who've commented and posted private messages, sharing your feedback on the game! We love that so many backers have reached out to us with feedback on improving our campaign. And to that end, we're... (Read More)

Weekend at the Umbrella Academy

August 7th - via:
We want to thank you for all of your comments and suggestions. Our goal was to create a fun card game based on The Umbrella Academy. One that would appeal to fans of the comic book and the TV series. To that end, we built a game, tested it, filled it... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game: $200K and Climbing!

August 6th - via:
First and foremost, thank you very much for continuously supporting The Umbrella Academy Game. The campaign has crossed the $200,000 threshold! As a token of our appreciation, we are adding spot UV coating to all three Editions of the game. For those... (Read More)

America's Favorite Dysfunctional Family is Coming Soon to a Card Game Near You

August 6th - via:
In The Umbrella Academy Card Game, the players are working cooperatively - a seemingly impossible task in this dysfunctional family - to vanquish the villains before they destroy the world. Each of the characters in the game has its own special ability to help. Every round a new villain is introduced as well as a dysfunctional family card, so not only do the players have to defeat the villains, they must overcome their dysfunctional family to boot. (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game: Collector's Edition Game Board

August 5th - via:
Here it is folks...  Today we bring you the Umbrella Academy Collector's Edition Game Board! The Collector's board is 7" x 14" with a single fold down the middle - represented by the dotted vertical line in the image below. The background image on... (Read More)

Umbrella Academy Does Card Battles, and D&D Gets a Board Game in Gaming News

August 5th - via:
Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, Gizmodo's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. We've got a new card game about The Umbrella Academy, along with a tabletop roleplaying game about Nordic mythology. (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game: Deluxe Edition Game Board

August 4th - via:
Here is a quick update to get you over the midweek hump... Both the Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition come with a game board. The boards in each edition, both equally amazing, differ slightly with its artistic features. The board is 7" x 14"... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - What Board Games to Back on Kickstarter in August

August 4th - via:
Hello friends! I’m back after my break only to share some amazing Kickstarter campaigns either running right now or coming within weeks. Take your favourite tea or drink, sit comfortably and… enjoy! (Read More)

Umbrella Academy Game - Monocle Card Stretch Goal unlocked!

August 2nd - via:
You guys rock! The Monocle card stretch goal has now been unlocked. All Deluxe and Collector's edition games will contain this card. The next goal unlocks the "Inspector Lupo On The Case" card. Let's get the word out about the campaign so we can add... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game: Character and Monocle Tokens

August 1st - via:
The Deluxe and Collector's Editions of the game come with plastic tokens. The character tokens can be used in place of or with the Character Cards and the Monocle token can be used in place of the start card. The images of the tokens are pretty small... (Read More)

We Hear You - Stretch Goal Update

July 31st - via:
We love the enthusiasm you have shown for the campaign and want you to know we are reading all your comments and private messages. We have updated the stretch goal plan as shown below and on the campaign page. The Abhijat and Dr. Zoo cards are now... (Read More)

Celebrating the Launch The Umbrella Academy Season 2 on Netflix!

July 31st - via:
We are so excited for the launch of Season 2 of the Umbrella Academy on Netflix! Who's binge watching it this weekend? 🙂 Thank you for the tremendous support for the launch of the campaign. Off to a great start! Kickstarter is featuring The... (Read More)

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY GAME Is Live Now on Kickstarter

July 31st - via:
The Umbrella Academy Game is now up on Kickstarter. Fans have clearly been excited as the project reached its initial goal of $30,000 in less than an hour. The game comes from Studio71 Games and is designed to take roughly 20 minutes to play. (Read More)

Umbrella Academy - 1st Stretch Goal

July 30th - via:
Our first stretch goal will unlock the Monocle Card for all Deluxe and Collector's Edition games. This goal shouldn't be too hard to reach. We have been getting requests to show the game boards and the tokens. Over the next few days, we will create... (Read More)

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Game Kickstarter is Now Live

July 30th - via:
Last week the announcement came out that Dark Horse Comics and Studio71 have combined forces to release a card game based on the hit Netflix comic series The Umbrella Academy. Well, now you can pre-order the game via their Kickstarter campaign. The Kickstarter has already hit their goal in less than an hour with over 1,000 backers. (Read More)

Your Questions Answered

July 29th - via:
There have been some interesting questions in the comments section about the game. Let's go over a few of them: 1.     " Why are only 7 tokens shown in the Tier Banners?" There are 8 tokens. The 8th can be used instead of the start card. It is... (Read More)

Umbrella Academy Card Game Coming Soon

July 29th - via:
Way and Bá launched The Umbrella Academy with Dark Horse in 2007. It became a big hit and earned the Eisner Award for Best Limited Series in 2008. The pair released a second volume in 2008 but wouldn’t release a third until 2018. A fourth is currently in development. (Read More)

You Can Back THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY CARD GAME On Kickstarter Right Now

July 29th - via:
After selling over one million copies and being adapted into a popular Netflix series, The Umbrella Academy comic series by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá is making its way onto your tabletop. (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Game is off to a great start!

July 28th - via:
Wow! Thank you so much for the tremendous support of The Umbrella Academy Game. We blew past our goal in less than an hour and it's all because of YOU and your backing, as well as your work to help spread the word! Let's keep it going, please keep... (Read More)

The Umbrella Academy Card Game to Launch on Kickstarter

July 28th - via:
Dark Horse Comics and Studio71 Games have joined forces to create a card game based on the Umbrella Academy comic book series. The Umbrella Academy has enjoyed life as a critically acclaimed comic book series and as a Netflix original television series. Created by Way and Ba, The Umbrella Academy focuses on seven super-powered siblings who reunite after the death of their father to battle their own dysfunction while attempting to prevent the apocalypse. (Read More)

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