After cancelling the initial campaign, earlier this month Chase Layman and the team behind Rivals: Masters of the Deep relaunched the Kickstarter campaign for their tabletop strategic war game, now with fan-requested features included.
In short, Rivals: Masters of the Deep is a miniature-based strategic war game for 2-4 players for ages 10 and up. Players take control of one of four factions and are simply tasked with defeating their opponent by navigating the game board and using each characters unique ability to get the upper hand.
In reality though, the game is a fairly complex yet intriguing take on the tactical strategic table top genre by having the player not only manage their faction of characters, which come in the form of adorably detailed miniatures, they also interact with the game board searching for loot to give their team the advantage over their opponent.
There are various elements to the game, all of which can’t be explained in a single post, but I would advise you head on over to the Kickstarter page to check out the game’s video introductions and tutorials.
The Kickstarter campaign has already exceeded its $40,000 funding goal and is now working towards its next stretch goal which is set to offer a full history & creation of Rivals, and additional miniatures for all backers.
You can still grab your own copy of Rivals: Master of the Deep for $75, or if you’d rather just have a collection of all 53 miniatures, you can pledge $65. Check out Rivals: Masters of the Deep over on Kickstarter.