Philadelphia, PA — On November 23 2016, Gavin O’Leary launched a Kickstarter campaign for Soccardo, a soccer card game that combines the mechanics of several different games to create something new and exciting.
“Soccardo is like a cross of Football Manager, Fantasy Football, Top Trumps, and Chess,” the creator explains, “You go one on one against your opponents and prove who’s the best at all of them in about 15 minutes.”
Every Soccardo Game Set features an introduction card that gives players the run down on what the game is about. On the reverse of this card is a game map to help players set up and a separate Referee Card explains the rules. Game is ideal for 8+ and can be played on any plat surface.
As Soccardo Managers, opponents take turns selecting players and building teams 11 in the super draft. Players must quickly assess their team’s talents and weaknesses to strategically set up a strong formation. This involves deciding who will make the starting lineup and who starts on the bench.
Once players are lined up, it’s time to challenge for the title of Soccardo Champion. Both managers will select a player and choose their attack or defense. Rolling the game dice in the battle box will simulate the players making a challenge on the pitch. This score is then added or subtracted from the player points to see if they have the skills to win.
O’Leary and his wife started developing Soccardo with Sharpies, paper, and blank playing cards. After planning the game and testing it out, they knew that it had potential. After learning how to use photoshop and identifying manufacturing partners, O’Leary is now excited to introduce Soccardo to the Kickstarter community.
“It is up to you to choose the plays that matter. Pass to create opportunities. Take on the thru ball or shoot and get the glory,” says O’Leary, “That’s if you can negotiate a way past the tackles, blocks and saves of your determined opponent.”
In exchange for pledging to the project, backers can gain access to a variety of rewards including a PDF Game File for $5, one Soccardo game set for as little as $15 for early bird backers, and more. Backers can also pledge $30 for two Soccardo game sets or $225 for 15 full game sets.
For more information, please visit the Kickstarter page here or contact the creator below.