Kickstarter Preview – LOAD

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Photo from kickstarter.com

If you’re a fan of miniatures then LOAD, currently on Kickstarter, is worth checking out. The miniatures look amazing, and it’s unusual to find miniature games that support up to 6 players. The campaign has tons of stretch goals, and is already over 700% funded. From the LOAD Kickstarter campaign:

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Photo from kickstarter.com

League of Ancient Defenders (LOAD) is a two-team 2-6 player skirmish board game with stunning miniatures and intense gameplay modeled after popular battle arena online games. The vile forces of Chaos have invaded the island kingdom of Atlantis, humanity’s last hope. Players must leverage the unique abilities of their Heroes as they push three lanes simultaneously toward the opposing faction’s base. By destroying key enemy objectives, towers and spawn points, they will force the opposing team to abandon the battle in full retreat.

Photo from kickstarter.com

Photo from kickstarter.com

While I am not overly familiar with the project, the game reminds me of the computer game, DotA (Defense of the Ancients), in more ways than one. Players control heroes and push 3 lanes, as well as destroy towers along the way. I would suspect that the similarities are supposed to be obvious. DotA is one of the greatest games I have ever played and I would be very interested to play a board game that resembled it. You can visit the LOAD Kickstarter campaign by clicking here.

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