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Black Earth is our first project here at Nuclear Shrimp Games and we hope to achieve three things with it.

1. First and foremost we want to establish a brand new contemporary/sci fi universe that very closely relates to the real world. This narrative of Black Earth leads to the year 2071 with a series of events that have been inspired by the actual political landscape of the last few years -obviously with a hefty amount of fiction and exaggeration. The Black Earth universe will be the basis for other types of games in the future.

2. Black Earth has been designed from the bottom up to be a competitive game fit for organized play. To that end we are going to be constantly enriching the game with new factions, units and scenarios to allow for the tactical opportunities to constantly evolve. 

3. As an ambitious new gaming company we hope that Black Earth will allow us to fund and kickstart our first steps in this industry. Nuclear Shrimp Games already has 2 more projects on the drawing board as well as at least 2 more expansions for Black Earth which will introduce new rules and new factions!

  • Our funding goal is split in two parts. The first part goes to the production of the miniatures themselves. Although we are already in the position to handle most of the production in-house, we do have a few casting studios in standby to ensure that any production demand is met. The second part of the funding will go to fees, equipment for our office and workshop and hopefully to hiring talented and skilled professionals who will be able to help us further improve the quality of our products.
  • In this crowdfunding launch we have included all the products that will be initially available for Black Earth. By contributing to the campaign you get the chance to purchase any of our products before its official release in the market. Furthermore, we have created a number of IndieGoGo exclusive bundles at a hefty discount of up to 29% (found in all perk levels from Second Lieutenant and above).
  • Our backers will also have the opportunity to claim a number of IndieGoGo exclusive miniatures that will be sculpted solely for this campaign. Last but not least we will be giving away certain goodies for free depending on the amount of the pledge. You can check those out at the Free Rewards section at the bottom of the page.

Black Earth is a project that has been in development for more than 2 years. As we reach the release of the game with this campaign, we have already went through all the stages of production of our products. The miniatures you see in this campaign page have all been produced in our headquarters here at Nuclear Shrimp Games and we have the capacity to produce plenty more with very little that can go wrong. Nevertheless, as in any business, things can go south at any moment. 

We are confident that the only liabilities that we can reasonable expect have to do with external factors. Although all the resin models are being manufactured in-house, the plastic bases, unit cards and packaging material is handled by our partners. Any delay that might come will be immediately communicated to our backers. Our refund policy is friendly enough ensuring that if there are any blows coming this way it will be us that will be absorbing any damage done.



Here is a list of all the available perks for your generous contributions.







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