Jump to content

Armoured Syndicate - The Board Game by Black Phoenix Games


SamuraiJack
 Share

Recommended Posts

  • Members

I think this is a relaunch of a previously canceled after funding KS..

 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/blackphoenix/armoured-syndicate-the-board-game?ref=category_newest

 

A miniatures based combat board-game of mechs, mercs and money in the ruins of Las Vegas in the near future.

Edited by Darsc Zacal
Tag updated
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Replies 5
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

  • Members


About this project



ac25a792a3008e7ae1a05e461c5c4292_origina

Armoured Syndicate is a unique new miniatures based board-game set in the post-apocalyptic ruins of Las Vegas in the early 22nd Century.


With much of the western US abandoned due to rising temperatures the corporations now own what remains of the great cities... using advanced mechs and drones to protect their salvage rights.


The Dead Crows are a group of Mexican mercenaries and gang members, hired by a syndicate of crime-lords to infiltrate the ruined city to undertake a number of daring heists... ruthlessly pursued by the Dromeda Corporation's sentries and drones.



3273abdde515ce4fc7544b70da3c528d_origina

 Features of the game include:


  • Scenario based core game with skirmish style 'free-play' option.
  • 10 scenarios in the core rule book with more to be added through expansions and stretch-goals.
  • 2 player games using the core rules with 3 or 4 player games using the expansions.
  • Six X 10" square, double sided, premium printed card game boards + more scenario-specific boards in expansions.
  • Unique cash-driven play system lets you allocate your funds to activate characters, bribe your enemies, bank your profits or invest in external assistance such as air-strikes and med-drops.
  • 10 X premium quality, easy-to-assemble, resin character miniatures in the box with numerous add-on models and free extras unlocked in the stretch-goals.
The miniatures in the core game box:


f3fc61072fb6df91b6fabd0b14503477_origina

 



f5403ef8fa7297e353851b4febd19213_origina

 



6cf7a9c546c878af6d558fb54249d813_origina

The Armoured Syndicate game has been written by World renowned games designer Mark Latham who has worked on many of the most successful UK developed games of the last few years including 'Walking Dead - All Out War', 'Sedition Wars', 'Legends of the old west', 'Kings of war', 'Marvel superheroes miniatures game' and many others.



a545f94f2254a05a2a993434f8b2b921_origina

Once you have set up your game-boards and objective overlays as shown in the scenario.... it's time to play!


The game is all about money... at the start of each turn, after rolling to determine player priority, each player receives a 'salary' of poker-chip style 'credit tokens' into their 'liquid assets' account to the same points value as the models they are playing. The player with priority chooses whether to go first (meaning they must reveal their allocation of action points first but also get to activate first) or go last, allowing them to see what the other player/s are doing with their action points first.



bc4f67d13bf5d5e657611494914ff954_origina

The player going first then chooses to 'bank' up to 50% of their liquid assets in their secured account (this counts towards the final score to win the game) and can spend credits from their secured fund to buy a card from the 'acquisitions' deck, these are turned over to reveal external actions that can be saved and used when needed later in the game, such as air-strikes, med-drops and long range sniper shots from high-altitude drones. Finally they allocate the remaining liquid assets to their characters, placing up to three credits on each character card to allow them to perform up to three actions (move, shoot, loot, hack, bribe) during the turn.



16e29c92dd81631ab79f0b0a0ce0f42e_origina

Once all players have allocated funds, action begins and the player with priority activates their first model. Movement is done by 'zones' on the printed game boards and combat uses multiple dice (as specified by the weapon being used) and successful attacks deal 'injury' or 'damage' cards to the target (depending on whether they are a human, a robot, or a cyborg).


Whilst destroying enemies can make you money (and costs your opponent dearly), bribing, hacking and stealing your way through the game can often be more profitable!


Achieving the primary and secondary objectives set for your faction in the scenario brings big pay-outs to add to your profits but that doesn't always mean a guaranteed win!


The core game is primarily designed as a 2-player scenario-driven game with the winner of each scenario always being the player who has banked the most profit in the game. There will also be a skirmish-style 'free-play' option and new factions with the options to go up to 3, 4 or more players through the add-ons and stretch-goals.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Similar Content

    • By Cicciopiu
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1201812263/ultima-thule-the-battle-of-hyperborea?

      Nice models and one of the SG is a 20% discount on the Kimera Colors range (They will open a pre-order for their "almost-impossible-to-buy" colors at the end of April)


    • By Cranky Dog
      Midlam keeps chugging new sets that are hard to resist.
       
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1662635043/halfling-domestic-infantry
       

       







       
      I skipped on the last gnome one, but the whimsical fancifulness of this one has got me hooked.
    • By ced1106
      More villagers for your town!
       
      Many of these poses are unique and, afaik, unavailable elsewhere.
       
      All In Pledge shows all sets available in this KS. Sets and smaller bundlers are available, and sets from the previous Villagers KS are available now from the creator's website.
       
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/blackstone/blackstone-heath-the-villagers-part-2
       

    • By zemjw
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/giochiuniti/pathfinder-arena
       
       

       
       
      Already well over fund target, with 19 days to go
    • By Lidless Eye
      Another one from Crippled God Foundry, focusing on ruined terrain (with non-ruins as a future stretch goal) and more creepy Undead and graveyard dwellers.

      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/crippledgodfoundry/ruins-of-hollow-hills/description

       
      “Ruins of Hollow Hills” is a collection of Fantasy Ruined Buildings, Thematic Scenery Pieces and Miniatures as 3D Printable Files for Resin and FDM printing.
      All the buildings, scenery and miniatures from this campaign are designed for tabletop role play, skirmish games, wargames of 28-32 miniature scale or for use with your scale model projects!
       All the Buildings, Scenery & Miniatures from this Campaign are 3D PRINTABLE FILES ONLY!
      This means that you have to print the miniatures in a Resin or FDM 3D Printer .
       
      In the picture below you can see all the buildings, terrain pieces & miniatures included in the Core Set:



      They also have add-ons with STLs from their previous projects as well as their ended Monstrober promotions.
       
       
×
×
  • Create New...