Attractive digital board game Armello on Kickstarter

Compete with friends to replace a dying king.

This is an attractive Kickstarter pitch: Armello, a 1-4 player digital fantasy board game with an eye-catching art style.

Developed in Australia by a new studio filled with experienced people - aptly named League of Geeks - Armello needs a modest AUD $200,000 (£112,000) to succeed.

It's been in development for around a year, on iPad and PC, and there's already plenty of the game to see.

The idea is that a king is dying and you must fight with the other players and evil enemies, using a dice-based combat system, to take his place. Turn by turn you'll gain power and influence and hope to fill his shoes.

The hexagonal-tiled map is procedurally generated, there's a classless skill progression system, local and online multiplayer (and single-player), and lots of lovingly illustrated cards to deal with.

Looks like there are some nice backer rewards, too.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (7)

About the author

Robert Purchese

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer  |  Clert

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.


You may also enjoy...

Comments (7)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch