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Crowdfunding list 2023

Welcome to our annual list of solo and soloable games that have been scheduled to launch on crowdfunding platforms. Below you'll find 64 games, excluding those that don't have a BGG page yet. Most of these releases have been announced on this Pre-launch list.


Take a look and see if anything piques your interest.

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1. OrcQuest WarPath. Joann Bugny, Thomas Maufroid. 1-6 players. Description: 'A cooperative game in which you take the role of green skins who embark together on an adventure to avoid the potential annihilation of their race'. 2. Arborea. Dani Garcia. 1-5 players. Description: 'You are a Patron Spirit, guiding your villagers to heal and grow the landscape around them by sending them on pilgrimages and building your personal Ecosystem'. 3. Hollywood 1947. Travis Hancock. 1-9 players. Description: 'Will you be able to find all the communists before your studio is shut down? Or will you be suspected yourself and banned from the industry?' 4. Once Upon a Line. William Aubert, Dan Thouvenot. 1-5 players. Description: 'A narrative game played out in chapters. Embody Heroes and use their actions to play on a board of scratch off ink'. 5. Deep Shelf. Richard Keene. 1-4 players. Description: 'Players take on the role of competing corporations seeking to extract rare earth metals, transport them to the surface and research the unexplored deepest reaches of the ocean'. 6. Witchbound. Thatcher Cohen. 1 player. Description: The once-famous island of Coven Cove hasn’t seen a real witch in over 100 years, until now. A grand adventure awaits you in this open-world style story-driven game'. 7. Batman: Escape From Arkham Asylum. Jose M. Caballero Delso, Sergio Garcia Vicente. 1-5 players. Description: 'A semi-cooperative dungeon crawl in which the Super Villains of the Batman universe are the protagonists. This is one of the few games where you must defeat Batman, and that gives the player the opportunity to play as dozens of characters'. 8. Manhattan Project: War Machine. Jan M. Gonzalez. 1-4 players. Description: 'Our country is preparing for war. As its leader, your job is to grow and develop our nation to become the largest military power in the world'. 9. Andromeda's Edge. Luke Laurie. 1-5 players. Description: 'A worker placement game in which your workers are upgradable starships, each with different special abilities'. 10. Circadians: First Light – Specialists Expansion. MJ Macdonald. 1-4 players. Description: An expansion for Circadians: First Light. 11. Hissy Fit. Levi Robertson, Chris Stone. 1-2 players. Description: 'In this cooperative card game, you and your partner are humans trying to get your cat into the carrier. But be careful, or this trip to the vet could turn into a trip to the emergency room! 12. Roll for Great Old Ones: A Roll & Write Game. David Rimbach. 1-4 players. Description: 'In this cooperative roll & write game set in the Lovecraft universe, 1-4 investigators must work together against ancient evil powers'. 13. Sally Face: Strange Nightmares. Steve Gabry. 1-4 players. Description: 'Strange occurrences are happening at Addison Apartments. Explore the apartments as Sal and his friends, and work together to investigate the surrounding mysteries'. 14. Set A Watch: Forsaken Isles. Todd Walsh. 1-4 players. Desription: An expansion for Set a Watch. 15. Stonesaga. Max Brooke, Luke Eddy. 1-4 players. Description: 'A cooperative, campaign style, survival crafting board game set in a unique, persistent world shaped by your choices'. 16. Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Legends. Mitch Schroeder. 1-4 players. Description: 'In each game, you will take on the role of your favorite Street Fighter characters and work together to defeat your rivals and overcome your nemesis'. 17. Spirits of Christmas. John S. Bailey. 1-6 players. Description: 'A light cooperative strategy game in which players take on the role of the three Spirits of Christmas from the classic novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens'. 18. An Age Contrived. Chris Matthew. 1-5 players. Description: 'You play as a god in the Eldranic pantheon, where you are only as powerful as the mortals of this unstable world believe you are'. 19. Classic Rally. Filipe J.F. Freitas. 1-4 players. Description: 'The thrills of classic car rallying, from preparing the car and logistics, to the days on the road competing and assisting the car, in order to try to get it to the finish quicker than the others'. 20. Eye of Zamrock: Invasion. Milos Djordjevic et al. 1-6 players. Description: 'An epic fantasy competitive game of strategy, adventure, resource management and Kingdom building, with a large world map, massive card decks, miniatures, modified dice rolling and lore driven'. 21. FLOE. Henry Audubon. 1-4 players. Description: 'FLOE will take you on a heroic journey across the Iceberg Sea. Choose your path and leave your mark on the realm. What type of hero will you be?' 22. Kingdoms of Akandia: The Seven Realms. Florian Molzahn. 1-4 players. Description: 'The first volume in an extensive, immersive and fully-cooperative open world. You and your friends are fighting together against the spreading darkness'. 23. Statera. Tomáš Chládek, Filip Kráčmar. 1-4 players. Description: 'A double-asymmetric strategy game with real scales. Become a leader of a Statera nation or a powerful God, fight for the territory, balance your believers, gather souls, and experience all of Statera's stories'. 24. Maladum: Dungeons of Enveron. Stewart Gibbs, Colin Young. 1-6 players. Description: 'A fantasy miniatures board game in which you control a band of adventurers seeking their fortune in the ancient dungeons of Enveron'. 25. A Tale of Bravery. Kent-Ove Lindström. 1-4 players. Description:'A story driven adventure game set in fantasy Britain some 20 years after the death of King Arthur Pendragon'. 26. Crown of Ash. Richard Lawton. 1-4 players. Description: 'Players take on the role of vengeful necromancers. March your undead army into battle to take other players' structures and defend your own with all your might'. 27. Drums of War: Enclave. N/A. 1-2 players. Description: 'Set in a fantasy world, Drums of War puts each player in charge of an army represented by an asymmetrical deck of cards, led by a commanding hero'. 28. The Elder Scrolls: Betrayal of the Second Era. Josh J. Carlson, Michael Gernes. 1-4 players. Description: 'A cooperative tabletop adventure set during Tamriel's Second Era – specifically during the events of the Planemeld, as the Order of the Black Worm plots to secure the Amulet of Kings'. 29. Antares Kingdoms. N/A. 1-5 players. Description: 'A euro-style kingdom builder card game set in a medieval fantasy world. Players each represent one of twelve factions vying for the claim of Serpens’ Champion'. 30. Before the First Emperor. Terry Cheung. 1-5 players. Description: 'A euro-style game developed around two core mechanisms of "selective worker placement" and "variable resource generation"'. 31. Teotihuacan: City of Gods Deluxe Edition. Daniele Tascini. 1-4 players. Description: 'Travel back in time to the greatest city in Mesoamerica. Strategize, accrue wealth, gain the favour of the gods, and become the builder of the magnificent Pyramid of the Sun'. 32. Vostok. N/A. 1-4 players. Description: 'Your team must fully explore the Russian station, re-establish communications, report back on the status and insure the chamber to the lake is sealed'. 33. Agueda. Dustin Dobson, Milan Zivkovic. 1-5 players. Description: 'Players will take on the role of festival artists decorating the city streets with their own colorful umbrellas to attract the most tourist to their streets'. 34. Alynthia. Travis Jones, Andrew C. White. 1-5 players. Description: 'In Alynthia’s cooperative mode, a horde of Dragons has just destroyed the cities of Alynthia and built deadly Nests atop their ruins. You must band together to retake the land by defeating all Nests'. 35. American Mogul. Bill Crenshaw. 1-4 players. Description: 'Players are captains of industry throughout the length of the industrial revolution in the United States, each attempting to corner the markets in the emerging states'. 36. Ascendancy. Matthew Meeple. 1-6 players. Description: 'Lead 1 of many asymmetric houses of royal lineage, each vying for the throne. Reclaim your family name, through a hero's (or villans) journey spanning multiple generations, or a single scenario'. 37. AstroNavigators. Vincent Verhoeven. 1-4 players. Description: 'A board game simulating the celestial mechanics within a space race themed worker placement game'. 38. Behemoth: Rise of Shadow. Andrea LaRosa. 1-5 players. Description: 'A small group of people and beasts plays a crucial role in ensuring the survival of life, and constitute the last bit of hope'. 39. Boss Battle. Matthew James Martin et al. 1-4 players. Description: 'A one versus many tabletop strategy card game featuring many ruthless bosses and four distinctly designed classes of heroes who use thei unique skills to duke it out in a casting board system'. 40. Clans of Caledonia reprint & expansion. Juma Al-JouJou. 1-4 players. Description: 'Players represent historic clans with unique abilities and compete to produce, trade and export agricultural goods and of course whisky!' 41. Defenders of the Wild. Henry Audubon, T.L. Simons. 1-4 players. Description: 'Play as one of four unique factions and assemble your crew of Defenders from a wide range of animal characters to resist the Machine invasion across a modular map that changes with each game'. 42. Endeavor: Deep Sea. Carl de Visser, Jarratt Gray. 1-5 players. Description: 'You head an independent research institute with the goal of developing sustainable projects and preserving the fragile balance of marine life'. 43. Earth 2053: Tipping Point. Fabian Fischer, Dario Reinhardt. 1-4 players. Description: 'Players represent countries that work together to prevent a global climate catastrophe'. 44. The Forest of Fyri: Perilous Pursuit. Fredrik Berg. 1-6 players. Description: 'The game is about hunting monsters and collecting bounties in the forest, then turning them in for victory points'. 45. Galaxy Postman. David Rimbach, Kai Starck. 1-4 players. Description: 'Players are going to deliver packages and give aliens a lift back home while upgrading their shuttle to better suit their needs!' 46. Inventions: Evolution of Ideas. Vital Lacerda. 1-4 players. Description: 'Inventions: Evolution of Ideas follows humanity's most noteworthy innovations and places the power of these technological developments in your hands to evolve your societies over the ages'. 47. The Last Mechs. Nacho Gonzalez Arribas. 1-4 players. Description: 'A cooperative exploration game for 1 to 4 players, a dungeon crawler set in a post-apocalyptic future. Includes a campaign mode that will guide you through the adventure with a comic book illustrated by David Daza'. 48. Luthier. Dave Beck, Abe Burson. 1-5 players. Description: 'Luthier transports players back to the height of classical music in Western Europe'. 49. Marvel United: Multiverse. Andrea Chiarvesio, Eric M.Lang. 1-4 players. Description: 'You take the role of iconic Marvel Heroes cooperating to stop the master plan of a powerful Villain controlled by the game'. 50. Micro Architects. Michal Jagodzinski, Kamil Langie. 1-4 players. Description: 'As a city architect your role is to plan the layout of your city, build landmarks, provide services, manage residents and deal with random events that affect your city'. 51. Midhalla. Eike J. Meyer, Michael Meyer. 1-4 players. Description: 'The game follows the story of Harkon, a newly trained Viking warrior as he faces the invading demon hordes'. 52. Millennia. Mike Georgiou, Orestis Leontaritis. 1-4 players. Desription: 'Players go through eight ages from the ancient, to medieval ages, to the modern age and finally to the near future and the player with most victory points wins'. 53. Monster Lands 2. Victor Fernandez et al. 1-4 players. Description: 'Monster Lands 2 is the sequel to Monster Lands, a competitive dice-placement game that combines resource management, worker placement, and fun combat'. 54. Nova Roma. Stan Kordonskiy. 1-4 players. Description: 'You are the head of an ancient and noble roman house helping Emperor Constantine establish his new capital'. 55. Perseverance: Castaway Chronicles – Episodes 1 & 2 Episodes 3 & 4. Richard Amann et al. 1-4 players. Description: 'The saga tells the story of a group of survivors becoming a mighty civilization on a hostile island'. 56. Sankokushin: Five Sacrifices. Francesco & Enrica Axis Mundi. 1-4 players. Description: 'Take control of several heroes arriving to assist the city-state of Yamashiro, a land destroyed by the quest for the Unseen, and help the city survive its grim destiny'. 57. Scholars of the South Tigris. SJ Macdonald, Shem Phillips. 1-4 players. Description: 'The Caliph has called upon the keenest minds to acquire scientific manuscripts from all over the known world'. 58. Spirit Fire. Tom Mattson, Marc Neidlinger. 1-2 players. Description: TBA 59. Stars of Akarios Second Edition. Brendan McCaskell, Jonathan Thwaites. 1-4 players. Description: 'A narrative-driven, cooperative campaign game set in the Akarios Galaxy. Throughout Stars of Akarios, you will fight in epic space battles, upgrade your ship, and explore the fringes of space'. 60. Thorgal: The Board Game. Joanna Kijanka et al. 1-4 players. Description: 'Players take on the roles of Thorgal, his wife Aaricia, their son Jolan, and Kriss - a deadly female warrior, and go on a series of adventures'. 61. Tír na nÓg. Isaac Shalev, Jason Slingerland. 1-5 players. Description: 'The golden path to Tír na nÓg is open once more, and the greatest Celtic Storytellers have gathered for a once-in-a-lifetime journey. When they return, they’ll bring with them tales of the creatures they met and the adventures they lived'. 62. Welded Iron. David Turczi. 1-4 players. Description: 'Welded Iron allows players to either play as the Imperial machines defending their tyranny over Clockwork City, or as human heroes who strive to escape'. 63. Wild Gardens. Isaac Vega. 1-4 players. Description: 'You and your friends will explore the incredible hobby of foraging. Compete to gain the most points by foraging wild ingredients, cooking delicious meals, and serving interesting guests'.Welcome to another year of Kickstarter and Gamefound sifting!


And - last for now - Mini Rogue will get a reprint and new expansions.


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