In 2085, armored warfare is faster and deadlier than ever. Hovercraft, tanks, and infantry slug it out with tactical nukes. But the most feared weapon of all needs no human guidance. It's a giant cybernetic tank bristling with guns and missiles.
It's the Ogre.
Ogre, initially released in 1977, was Steve Jackson's first game design. It is now available in three forms:
May 19, 2018: You Asked For It!
Our Ogre Miniatures, Second Edition Kickstarter is roaring along. We have unlocked three stretch goals already and are driving towards a fourth. The book was already coming with PDF support and a sheet of die-cut counters, templates and craters. Your support has added the following to this release:
- The book will be hardbound
- It will come with a second die-cut sheet containing an Ogre Mark VI and a variety of targets, including Laser Towers and Turrets, plus Communication Towers
- Another die-cut sheet is planned with units and/or targets based upon your preferences in this survey. If you haven't done so already, (and not even 1/4 of you have), fill out the survey!
The rapidly approaching fourth stretch goal is an 8-page booklet containing Ogre records cards, the reference sheet, the attack templates and counters, and Ogre Miniatures Lite. This should facilitate making copies and may serve as a resource during the game.
BUT . . . what about a fifth stretch goal? I'm glad you asked. Many of you have been lamenting that there were no immediate plans for an Ogre Mark VI in plastic. Which was true. But it just so happens that Phil is in China right now and has had the opportunity to discuss this with the factory. So I am pleased to announce . . .
$85,000 Stretch goal - We will run a Kickstarter for both an Ogre Mark VI and a second Ogre, to be determined by backer survey, in plastic
This is a real stretch, but I think we can make it. Remember, although the Kickstarter campaign ends May 25, all sales of Ogre items on Warehouse 23 through the end of the month will count towards the stretch goal. The 50-75% Ogre sale on Warehouse 23 will continue through to the end of the month as well.
Finally, see Steve discussing Ogre Miniatures, Second Edition on Facebook video, where he answers a number of questions about Ogre, its history - both real and fictional, and more. He even hints at a possible Ogrezine 2! Check it out.
-- Drew Metzger