So, The Walking Dead: All Out War Kickstarter is going well – take a look what we have achieved!
With the game and an expansion already kickstarted, and another on the horizon, The Walking Dead: All Out War is on track to be around for a long time. Support for the range was a huge part of the game’s development – this was a fantastic opportunity to build in longevity from the ground up. As a starting point, the range is made up of bitesize chunks – these make it easy for customers to buy into it a bit at a time, and they make it easier for us to continue creating new sets after the Kickstarter products have been and gone. New rules are as easy as a new character or equipment card – no need for updated rulebooks or downloadable addendums. The storyline in the comic series has already gone three times as far as our initial plans for the range, so there is a huge amount of material to draw on as we expand the game.
Miniatures aside, the gameplay and group-building mechanics have also been designed to seamlessly accommodate tournament play, and we are really keen to see this take off alongside the retail launch. We are planning organised play kits to help our retailers run events, whether they are tournaments with exciting prizes or narrative participation events to support the launch of each expansion. This is something that we are keen to introduce properly across all of our games, but The Walking Dead is the perfect platform to build it in from the start.
We want people to play The Walking Dead: All Out War, and keep playing it. We want to keep introducing new ways to play, new characters, new equipment, and new scenarios to keep you coming back. Our playtests have shown that every game is different, and we have a chance to make the most of that. Please, tell us what would keep you coming back, what you want to see in the future, and we’ll make it happen.
Still can’t get enough of The Walking Dead? Check out The Walking Dead: All Out War on Kickstarter now!