Dracula’s America Nickstarter Running Now

By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 11th, 2017
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The description of this game starts with, “It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America.” So it’s got that going for it. It’s like the exact opposite of Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. Well, I don’t know if I can say much more than that, really. Dracula’s America is available via Nickstarter (Osprey’s own Kickstarter-like pre-order campaign) now.

From the campaign:

It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America.

In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized power. The Count’s thralls assassinated President Lincoln and his entire administration in a single night and, in the ensuing chaos, their master made his move. Dominating the Senate, he declared himself President-for-Life, and now rules the Union with fear and an iron fist. His vampiric progeny, the Coven of the Red Hand, infest every strata of society, and enforce Dracula’s will with ruthless efficiency.

Drawn by the shadows gathering across the nation, secretive cults and evil creatures emerge from their lairs to thrive in the darkness of the new regime. Fleeing from the oppression and menace of the East, hordes of pioneers head to the West, hoping for a new life.

Dracula’s greed, however, knows no bounds, and his reach is long…

Dracula’s America: Shadows of the West is a skirmish game of gothic horror set in an alternate Old West. Secret wars rage across the country – from bustling boom-towns to the most remote wilderness – as cults and secret societies fight for power and survival. Players will throw their support behind one of these factions, and will lead a Posse in fast-paced, cinematic battles for dominance and survival.

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  • Davos Seaworth

    Looks interesting, but dang that price is STEEP for anyone not living in the UK.

  • mweaver

    Brigade Games here in the U.S. will carry the product, I am certain (they cooperate a lot with North Star). They may also have an introductory sale.

    -Michael

  • Rich McGee

    Oh please, everyone knows Bureau 13 stopped every supernatural assassination attempt on Lincoln dead cold. And if you haven’t read the Bureau 13 books you’re really missing out.

  • Andrew Franke

    Looks like fun. Po’Bear you going to Gen Con?