A cooperative game of adventure and strategy

Coming to Kickstarter Spring 2023

Designed by Mike Cassie

1 to 5 Players
90-120 Minutes
Age 12+

Overview

Weirdwood Manor is a cooperative board game that marries great adventure gameplay with some euro-inspired underpinnings, as you and your group of valiant companions battle to protect Weirdwood Manor and its ruler, Lady Weirdwood, from an invading Fae Monster and his Clockwork Scarab minions.

Players will make use of dice drafting, card play, resource management, and location actions as they move through the ever-shifting Manor in pursuit of the Fae Monster and his minions.

As the game progresses, the Fae Monster’s strength will grow and things will become more dire for the players so they will have to work together to solve the challenges in front of them. The game offers deep tactical choice and a degree of unpredictability that will make traditional leader quarterbacking virtually impossible; the players will truly have to strategize as a group to succeed as the threat deepens!

Gameplay Highlights

Unique Modular Board

Weirdwood Manor is an unpredictable, magical place

Rooms can shift and corridors can move, leading you to unexpected places and opportunities. Our unique board features a modular design where the various room positions change from game to game — and even during the same game. And our circular design allows the connecting corridors to rotate throughout the game, affecting where the players can go and what they can do!

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Play With – And Against – Time

The game features a compelling temporal mechanic

Every time a player or the Fae Monster takes an action, time will move forward in the game and the connections between the rooms will shift via the rotating corridor rings on the game board. Players have some agency in how to use their actions to affect how quickly (or slowly) time moves; but beware, if the players use up their allotted time and have not defeated the monster, they lose!


Asymmetrical Characters

Choose from 6 unique characters in the game, each with their own set of powers and cards

Using their unique powers, players can create varied and powerful chains of actions on their turn. Players will also slowly improve their character as the game progresses, adding more dice to use in battles, allotting experience points to give them an edge in other areas of their choice, or even recruiting companions to help them!


And Asymmetrical Monsters!

The game will offer 3 Fae Monsters to choose from; the Chaos Ogre, the Mîn Wraith, and Therus the Dark Mage

Each Fae Monster comes with their own board, unique mechanics, and deck of cards that will have them act in differing and unpredictable ways. And each Fae Monster will have his own, sinister way to bring possible defeat to the players!

Web Series

Ever wanted to go behind the scenes to see how a board game comes into being?

Follow the journey of our designer Mike Cassie and the rest of the Greyridge team as we negotiate the unpredictable road of bringing our idea into reality. We’ll cover design, development, a Kickstarter campaign, manufacturing, and everything in between!

Watch the first episode below and don’t forget to Like and Subscribe in our YouTube Channel!

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