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The Demise of Dr. Frankenstein Now on Kickstarter

Joe Magic Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for The Demise of Dr. Frankenstein, their new, humorous worker-placement game.


From the campaign:

The Demise of Dr. Frankenstein is a unique worker placement game where the questionable accomplices and facilities available to you and your opponents change turn by turn. Each roll of the dice has the possibility of changing the dynamic of the game as you forge ahead with your plans while trying to interfere with the schemes of your opponents. Will you barter with the Trader for some gold, visit the Curator to calm down the villagers your opponent whipped into a frenzy, or take a trip to the Undertaker because-- well, the villagers are already mad anyways! Or maybe you’ll snag the first chance to buy some Officer cards to come along for a few rounds.

In the course of the game, you must improve upon your unconventional clinical skills with the help of your faithful ally Igor, fill your lair with hungry and horrifying creatures, collect valuable equipment for your lab, expand your facility, and lure more conspirators to aid you in your ghastly experiments. And while gold is a valuable resource for your nefarious ends, the most precious commodity around is fresh, Grade A human body parts! That’s where your friend, the Undertaker, comes in. But beware! When the villagers catch wind of your grisly business arrangements, they will be none too pleased.

In the end, when the townsfolk come bearing torches and pitchforks for the last time, will you meet your demise in a blaze of glory, having conquered life and death, or will you be just another nutjob with a lab full of spare limbs and torsos?