The long awaited epic-war boardgame from Nigeria is launched. This was done during the Spiel Digital Fair that occurred from Oct, 22 to Oct 25, 2020.
Here is what you need to know:
Village War: The Calamity is a card drafting, resource management and spirit war game. The theme and narration is a combination of the history, folklore, myths and our fantasy of the Igbo tribe in Nigeria, Africa.
During game setup, players each take their own village (including 10 different warriors, 11 resources which are selected randomly, 3 artifacts and their wall). Their aim is to win the battle and earn ‘more’ resources as tributes paid from other players.
The winner is the player with their highest VP(a sum of tributes collected and warrior power rank).
Please note: warriors are different and some of them possesses unique powers to form COMBOs during the war! And the artifacts are gifts from the gods with fierce powers. As players, you also have the chance to buy new artifacts during game play.
Village War: The Calamity is the first of 5 game sequel that exposes the Igbo culture more than any game in history. The game story (12 pages) narrates the inspirations behind the artwork and the story. And we featured masquerades, Priest(ess) and other creatures with Igbo origin in mind.
For more Information:
Description, Rulebook and Story (Download in German and English) – BOARDGAMEGEEK
Unboxing video – YOUTUBE
Story of Village War –YOUTUBE
Play-through (BEGIN from time: 11:30) – TWITCH TV
Demo by Eric Martins and Kenechukwu Ogbuagu – BGG – SPIEL Digital DEMO
Europe – PEGASUS SHOP (CLOSED)
USA/Canada – COWRIES GAMES (Closes NOVEMEBR 30th 2020)
Join this fantansy Igbo village war and see what fate Chi has planned for you! As it is said in Igbo language; “Ebe onye dara ka chi ya kwaturu ya“. Where one falls is where his god pushed him down