Do you know what nemesis means? A righteous infliction of retribution manifested by an appropriate agent, personified in this case by a ‘orrible bear, me.
Or, in this particular instance, Nemesis means a new semi-cooperative sci-fi board game that’s tearing up the funding over on Kickstarter. Take on the role of a crew member looking to survive horrific aliens while also trying to complete your own, secret goal that may not jive with what your other crew members are trying to do.
From the campaign:
Welcome to the world of Nemesis! This new board game, designed by Adam Kwapi?ski, is the result of a collaboration between Awaken Realms (creators of This War of Mine: TBG, The Edge: Dawnfall and Lords of Hellas) and Rebel (creators of Drako, Dream Home and K2) . It’s a 1-5 players semi-cooperative Sci-Fi horror where you and your friends try to survive while attempting to fulfill your secret objectives that may sometimes collide. It will also enable full co-op as well as solo play experience.
Nemesis offers one-of-a-kind gameplay, that you currently won’t find anywhere else in the board game world. It has been in professional development for over three years, so it already plays very well, provides good balance and contains a multitude of interesting mechanics, as proven by the prototype reviews below.
If you like Sci-Fi survival settings and ships swarming with alien life forms, you will love it – and if that genre was never on your radar, this game is likely to change your mind!
The campaign’s already raised over $2mil, so I’d say things are going well. There’s still 16 days to jump in, if you want.