Yacht Club Games and Panda Cult Games have announced that a Kickstarter for an official Shovel Knight board game will be going live on July 2nd.
The game is called “Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels” and supports up to 4 players. The game has you take control of Shovel Knight as he traverses deadly obstacles to battle The Order of No Quarter, collecting treasure along the way. The set will include around 36 miniatures of characters from the games, including Shovel Knight, Plague Knight, King Knight, and Spectre Knight.
You can check out the announcement tweet below, along with a short gif of how the game is played:
Sharpen thy shovel, Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels is coming to Kickstarter on July 2nd at 3pm EST. Get ready to collect treasure, traverse deadly obstacles, and fight the Order of No Quarter in this 1-4 player side-scrolling, miniature board game! #ShovelKnight pic.twitter.com/mNANzZeAtj
— Panda Cult Games (@PandaCultGames) June 7, 2019
How does one make a side-scrolling miniature board game? Every round in Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels ends with the leftmost tile falling off, removing treasure, enemies, and Knights from the board. Afterwards, a random, new tile will be flipped over on the right! #shovelknight pic.twitter.com/f6T8WYzK90
— Panda Cult Games (@PandaCultGames) June 30, 2019
Currently, there have been no further details released about the backer rewards or when the game can be expected to come out. These details and more will likely be shared when the Kickstarter officially launches on July 2nd, and we will bring more details as they come.
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UPDATE: The Kickstarter is now live. If you’re interested in supporting this project or finding out more, you can find the it here.