HAMMERED HEROES NAILS KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN
A trio of local, beer-loving game designers have finally reached success with a third attempt to crowdfund their multiplayer card game, Hammered Heroes
There’s still time to back the locally-made game
on Kickstarter — the campaign runs through next Wednesday, Feb. 28, which might be, at least for the foreseeable future, one of the only ways to get your hands on a copy.
was designed by Adam Boyd, Clancy Bundy and Adam Harum. As its name implies, the game is heavily themed around beer, beer puns and the drinking of it, though imbibing is not a requirement to play.
“The game functions like that old card game War
— for each round, a player plays a Hammered Hero
card with a number value, hoping to win the round with either the highest or lowest card, depending on that round's condition,” Boyd explains.
“It’s a ‘take-that’ style card game within the same vein of Munchkin
, Smash Up
or even Exploding Kittens
. And because the overall theme of the game is fantasy meets drinking culture, we have some optional rules to play with drinks.”