Steamwatchers is the next big mecha boardgame

My current favorite boardgame, Scythe, scratches all of my tabletop itches. A simple, compelling gameplay connected with some amazing art and story makes for a great evening. That said, I hope that Steamwatchers could possible supplant Scythe when it ships in a year.

First, just take a look at these pieces:

I don’t exactly know what all of these pieces do but who doesn’t want a bunch of mechs and warriors on a game board that looks like a AAA Trip-Tik of a post-apocalyptic earth?

The game is shipping in March 2021 and the basic set costs $89 right now on Kickstarter. We’ll try to get a copy in to play but until then, just drool at those figurines and hope that the weird blue-eyed bear is able to eat metal.

John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

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