Dark Souls: The Board Game on Kickstarter

Dark Souls – The Board Game is being made by Steamforged Games, and is currently on Kickstarter. It’s 1 – 4 player game that focuses on combat and exploration.  Players can choose characters from a number of  classes and set out to  explore the dangerous locations filled with the monsters, treasures, and deadly boss fights from the Dark Souls universe. The project was easily funded in the first hour and a load of stretch goals have already been reached. Check out the Kickstarter trailer video below:

 

Dark Souls – The Board Game is a strategically challenging, deeply immersive combat exploration game for 1-4 players.

The Game

Dark Souls - The Board Game

Dark Souls – The Board Game

 

Game Contents

Darksouls: The Board Game - Contents

Darksouls: The Board Game – Contents

The Core Game contains:

  • 3 Boss Models
  • 5 Mini-Boss Models
  • 4 Player Character Models
  • 4 Large Grunt Models
  • 12 Grunt Models
  • 7 Double Sided Game Tiles
  • 4 Player Character Boards
  • 3 Boss Dials for Tracking Damage
  • 60 Equipment Cards
  • 40 Treasure Cards
  • 26 Boss AI Cards
  • 36 Encounter Cards
  • 15 Coloured Dice
  • 100+ Game Tokens

The game costs £80 and you can pledge here.

Dark Souls: The Board Game - What You Get

Dark Souls: The Board Game – What You Get

Gameplay

The game offers  Solo or Co-op modes with multiple difficulty modes catering both to newcomers and the hardcore gamer. Each game starts with a quick setup fro where the players will have to and explore the world. There is no set scenarios ensuring each adventure is unique. The game uses a clever stamina mechanic where you will have to trade of damage against your stamina. Each monster has a certain attack pattern and figuring this out is crucial to winning a combat. Further more you are able to loot new weapons, armor and items as you progress.

Check out the gameplay video below:

The Miniatures

Check out all the gorgeous miniatures that have been revealed so far:

Player Characters - Knight, Warrior, Herald & Assassin

Player Characters – Knight, Warrior, Herald & Assassin

The Titanite Demon mini-boss - Dark Souls: The Board Game

The Titanite Demon mini-boss – Dark Souls: The Board Game

Dragon Slayer Ornstein & Executioner Smough - Dark Souls: The Board Game

Dragon Slayer Ornstein & Executioner Smough – Dark Souls: The Board Game

The Dancer of the Boreal Valley accompanied by a group of Hollow - Dark Souls: The Board Game

The Dancer of the Boreal Valley accompanied by a group of Hollow – Dark Souls: The Board Game

The Gargoyle mini-boss - Dark Souls: The Board Game

The Gargoyle mini-boss – Dark Souls: The Board Game

Add Ons

The Gaping Dragon

The Gaping Dragon - Dark Souls: The Board Game

The Gaping Dragon – Dark Souls: The Board Game

The Gaping Dragon is available as an add on  for £28.

Black Dragon Kalameet

Black Dragon Kalameet - Dark Souls Board Game

Black Dragon Kalameet – Dark Souls Board Game


It’s available as an add on for £28

The Guardian Dragon

The Guardian Dragon - Dark Souls Board Game

The Guardian Dragon – Dark Souls Board Game


It’s available as an add on for £28

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