Full Art, Undead Pirates, and Slap .45

5 Sep

Lots of news to share here this Friday. Pirate Loot is cruising along and the support has truly been amazing! For those of you who have backed the game, thank you! You are helping to make a great game! For the rest of you, there is still plenty of room to join our crew.

Undead PirateEarlier this week, we crushed the $20K stretch goal, unlocking Full Art for the entire game. This means that the majority of the cards in the deck will have their own unique piece of art! The only exception are cards that are duplicated in the deck. These will have the same art for ease of identification.

With the $20K goal, we also revealed the first of two expansion suits set to appear in the 6-player expansion deck. This deck unlocks at $40K and will add two new factions to the game, allowing you to play Pirate Loot with up to 6 players! The suit we revealed is UNDEAD pirates! These gruesome zombies have crawled forth from the depths to drag the loot back down to their watery graves. In game, they focus on manipulating the discard pile, forming an ever growing horde of the dead!

GunslingerFinally, we announced a cross-promotion this week with another exciting kickstarter project. Slap .45 is a game in which you and your fellow gunslingers shoot each other until there is only one cowboy left standing. If you back Slap .45 and Pirate Loot at the Gunner level or above, you will get bonus cards for both games! For Pirate Loot, you will receive a Gunslinger card. This mercenary can join any faction, even switching loyalty during the round. He adds 2 to the faction of your choice!

As of this posting, we are 2 WEEKS from the end of the Pirate Loot kickstarter and just over $3,600 from the $30K stretch goal! So close to 6 bonus Loot cards for every player! Support Pirate Loot and help us make a great game!

Jason Bulmahn
Minotaur Games

One Week Until Launch! No Time to Get Lazy!

14 Aug

We are just one week away until the launch of the Pirate Loot Kickstarter! As we draw ever closer to the big day, it is time to take a look at the last of the four pirate factions that make up the game. In past weeks, we’ve gone plundering with Greedy Pirates, cut corners with the Clever Pirates, and cut down our foes with the Brutal Pirates. Now its time to kick back and take it easy with the Lazy Pirates!

LazyArtNot every pirate is cut out for a life of hard work on the high seas. Some just want to relax and let the waves carry them to victory. Unsurprisingly, this life is very attractive to some pirates and as a result, their ranks can swell very rapidly. Not that they are going to do anything with their massive numbers. They are just looking for a good time. To top it off, they have the added bonus of making the round end faster! Nothing draws a Lazy pirate more than the promise of a short work day.

So climb in your hammock. Get a friendly bird and a coconut drink and join us in counting down the final days until the launch of the Pirate Look kickstarter.

Click on THIS LINK to read more about these layabouts.

Greedy is Good!

7 Aug

In anticipation of the launch of the Pirate Loot Kickstater, we will preview one of the four factions that make up the game each week leading launch on August 21st. In past weeks, the Brutal Pirates and Clever Pirates have been battling it out for supremacy of the high seas. Unfortunately for them, the Greedy Pirates stole all the loot while they were bickering.

GreedyArtLife aboard a Greedy pirate ship is a tough one. You have to pay to get food, pay to get water, pay so that you can pay. It never ends. Fortunately you also get a lot of loot from the other players! Play a few Greedy pirates and you will find you hold packed full of treasure in no time! These cards can steal loot from the haul, steal loot from other players, and even steal loot from the top of the Loot deck!

The one thing they can’t steal is your love. All they have is their piles of gold to keep them warm at night.

Click on THIS LINK to learn more about this larcenous faction!


Match Wits with Clever Pirates!

31 Jul

In anticipation of the launch of the Pirate Loot Kickstater, we will preview one of the four factions that make up the game each week leading launch on August 21st. Last week, the Brutal Pirates cut their way onto the scene. This week, we go sailing with the much more sophisticated Clever Pirates!

CleverArtWhile most pirates try to solve their problems with a cutlass, these devious buccaneers prefer to use their wits. With a variety of effects that allow you to manipulate the cards in your hand and the deck, Clever Pirates always get their way.

Of course, don’t be fooled into thinking this makes them soft. They know when its time to break out the cannonballs!

Click on THIS link to learn all about this brilliant pirate faction!

Brutal Pirates Revealed!

24 Jul

In anticipation of the launch of the Pirate Loot Kickstater, we will preview one of the four factions that make up the game each week leading launch on August 21st. This week, we reveal the Brutal pirates!

BrutalArtThese bloodthirsty brigandsĀ are looking for a fight and the other players are in for a world of hurt. With a variety of discard effects, these pirates not only add to your crew, but cause your opponent to lose strength at the same time!

Just don’t make fun of all the knives they carry. They will cut you!

To learn more about the Brutal Pirates, follow THIS link.