The Kickstarter campaign for this new board game will launch this fall.
Warsaw, Poland – June 13th, 2020 — Frostpunk, the bestselling survival city-builder game, is officially going unplugged! Frostpunk: The Board Game will provide tough moral choices, challenging and strategic gameplay, emotion-driven narrative, and snow. Lots of snow. The core features of this popular 11 bit studios title will be transported to your table next year!
Frostpunk: The Board Game is coming to fruition thanks to the combined efforts of 11 bit studios and Glass Cannon Unplugged, a new tabletop game studio formed by a group of industry veterans, including Jakub Wiśniewski, creator of the highly acclaimed This War of Mine: The Board Game and Michał Ozon, former COO of board game publisher Phalanx, both accompanied by an independent author Adam Kwapiński, a world-class board game designer who has worked on titles such as Nemesis and Lords of Hellas.
Frostpunk, a BAFTA-nominee that originally launched in 2018, tells a story of a frozen Earth in an alternative XIX century. In Frostpunk: The Board Game, up to four players will take on the role of leaders of a small colony of survivors in a post-apocalyptic world that was hit by a severe ice age. Their duty is to effectively manage both its infrastructure and citizens. The core gameplay will be brutal, challenging, and complex, but easy to learn. The Glass Cannon Unplugged team understands how important emotions and moods are in Frostpunk’s gameplay, and their goal is to integrate this core mechanic into this version of the game. The citizens won’t just be speechless pieces on the board. Society members will issue demands and react accordingly to the current mood, so every decision and action bears consequences.
The players will decide the fate of their people. Will you treat them like another resource? Are you going to be an inspiring builder, a fearless explorer, or a bright scientist? Is your rule going to be a sting of tyranny or an era of law and equality?
Follow social media for more details about Frostpunk: The Board Game and get ready for the start of the game’s campaign on Kickstarter this fall!
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Frostpunk is the first society survival game. As the ruler of the last city on Earth, it is your duty to manage both its citizens and its infrastructure. What decisions will you make to ensure your society’s survival? What will you do when pushed to breaking point? Who will you become in the process?
About 11 bit studios
11 bit studios is a Warsaw-based Polish game development studio known for This War of Mine and Frostpunk as well as a publisher teaming up with indies to bring their gems to life, lately with Moonlighter by Digital Sun Games and Dead Mage’s Children of Morta.