A New Mouse Guard Game Is On The Way

A New Mouse Guard Game Is On The Way

Mouse Guard: Swords & Strongholds is a light strategy game lifted directly from the comics.

A new strategy game based on the Mouse Guard comics has come to Kickstarter: Mouse Guard: Swords & Strongholds is a light abstract strategy game that is played in 10-20 minutes. Based on the game actually played by the mouse warriors of David Petersen's comics, the game has players maneuvering a set of pieces across a notched board using cards. The individual cards give different pieces different move types at any given time, making the game an adaptable, fast-moving exercise in strategy. Luke Crane, the game's designer, previously made the award-winning roleplaying game based on the Mouse Guard world.

David Petersen's Mouse Guard comics have done quite well over the years, and it's certainly a foregone conclusion that there will be fan support for the project.

In the game, players maneuver their game pieces around a board in an attempt to either capture their opponents' pieces or reach their opponents' end of the board and set up a stronghold. After a piece moves, the players can use a card from their hand to either make the piece into a stronghold, swap with an enemy piece, dismantle an enemy stronghold, or push around enemy pieces. Enemy pieces pushed off the board or into a friendly stronghold are destroyed. The game looks fast-moving and accessible - ideal for two-player and abstract game fans.

You can check out Mouse Guard: Swords & Strongholds on Kickstarter. The project ends August 7th.

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Ah, and here I was hoping that they were coming out with a new version of the RPG. Oh well. Well, I'll likely give this a look anyway since the group I've been hanging out with has been doing board games more than RPGs recently.

They really don't need to do a new version of the RPG... just put it back in print. Seriously... The Mouseguard RPG is amazing...

^ FUCKING THIS. Why has that game been out-of-print so long?! I've been trying to buy a box-set FOREVER.

Scars Unseen:
Ah, and here I was hoping that they were coming out with a new version of the RPG. Oh well. Well, I'll likely give this a look anyway since the group I've been hanging out with has been doing board games more than RPGs recently.

PedroSteckecilo:
They really don't need to do a new version of the RPG... just put it back in print. Seriously... The Mouseguard RPG is amazing...

teknoarcanist:
^ FUCKING THIS. Why has that game been out-of-print so long?! I've been trying to buy a box-set FOREVER.

Oh yeah?

Don't say I never get y'all anything nice.

JonB:

Oh yeah?

Don't say I never get y'all anything nice.

I don't think that the forum mods will allow me to get away with simply posting an inarticulate sound of glee, so I will expand upon that and say that this news makes me a bit happy. Also...

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

That's hilarious. Well done.

 

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