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Overturn: Rising Sands Board Game Up On Kickstarter

FoxTales Studios is running a Kickstarter campaign for Overturn: Rising Sands. It's a semi-cooperative adventure board game, steeped in Middle Eastern folklore. Grab your band of heroes and face off against all manner of monsters of mythology. Just make sure that your story doesn't end with bleeding out into the sand.

From the campaign:

Overturn is tactical combat based board game with co-op elements to it. The uses the rich Middle Eastern folklore as a backdrop to tell its story which is ingrained is supernatural elements, legends and conspiracies.

The game uses a multiboard system to depict major scenarios with each major scenario ultimately ending after defeating its boss. The objective to win is simple: defeat all the bosses to reach the final boss and win the game. This can be done all on its own but it’s the coop element that makes Overturn unique. Each board or primary mission can be completed with multiple heroes and players yet each player has the option to pursue their own version of the story on the board and the choice to assist other players or not. The combat is turn based with the enemies having their own unique AI that makes them formidable as well as unpredictable. Players grow their levels by defeating enemies and learning new skills and increasing their power. This applies to enemies too who grow just as much tough as the player grows bolder.

The Kickstarter campaign is running now. It's quite a ways over its funding goal with still 28 days on the clock.