Alien Puppies - A Cyberpunk card game by Y Combinator Alum launching on 15 Oct

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Alien Puppies, a Strategic Card Game with Cyberpunk Pups, will launch on Kickstarter Oct 15. Players need to collect Alien Puppies and avoid Barkmageddon card. For Dog Lovers, Scifi Geeks and Board Gamers.

Highly recommended for Sci-Fi geeks, board gamers, dog lovers and anyone looking for an easy, engaging and fun game with friends and family.

Alien Puppies, a strategic card game with Cyberpunk Puppies, will launch on Kickstarter on 15th October, 8 am EST (2020). Game backers will be able to access early rewards on the official Kickstarter page:

Game mechanics
It is a competitive hand management game with elements of set collection and take that. The objective is to collect 3 Alien Puppies in your Backyard and avoid drawing the Barkmageddon card. The game is designed for 2–5 players, takes about 20 minutes to play and suitable for kids (ages 7+).

The game was designed to be highly strategic, yet easy to learn and was profusely play-tested with hardcore board gamers, people who are new to tabletop games and dog lovers. It has already attracted a large following on Facebook Group:

About the creators
Piotr Hoang is a Y Combinator (YC S19) founder and mobile game developer. In 2020, he decided to build a product that would connect people offline and enter a fast-growing $9.3 billion tabletop games market. He and his wife Kim Anh came up with the idea to create a game combining 2 of their favourite themes: sci-fi and puppies.

Cyberpunk universe
Being part of the tech startup community, Piotr felt the need to create something that portrays tech advancement in a more optimistic light and chose the Cyberpunk genre. While Cyberpunk itself usually explores darker and serious themes, there is a cool spark to it that is attractive and formed big fanbase communities (Blade Runner, Cyberpunk 2077, Snow Crash, Akira, Deus Ex, Westworld). He hopes Alien Puppies will make Cyberpunk more relatable to kids and youth with a more light-hearted theme - Cyber Pups!

Kim Anh is behind many of the design concepts and loves to imagine how the universe would be ruled by these cute futuristic puppies. Each puppy character with the corresponding powers and details hidden in the cards has a story that tells you more about the universe where dogs are the primary intelligent species and exist across the galaxies with super abilities. The world they live in is advanced technologically, with possibilities of interstellar travel.

Kickstarter Page:
VIP Facebook Group with exclusive sneak peaks:
1-minute explainer video:
Alien Puppies Facebook Page:

Contact: Piotr Hoang (Peter Hoang)

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