Takkure Brings Cyberpunk Rugby to Kickstarter This October

Published: Monday, September 14, 2020 - 13:31 | By: Robert N. Adams
The Tabletop Sports Game of the Future

If you're a fan of tabletop games like Blood Bowl, you'll soon have something new to play: Takkure is bringing cyberpunk rugby to the tabletop in the near future and it's getting ready to launch its campaign on Kickstarter.

Created by Zenit Miniatures, Takkure is a 1v1 sports tabletop game. The sport you're playing is somewhat similar to rugby with one notable difference: the amped-up and angry hooligans on the field are enhanced with powerful cybernetics to make them all the more dangerous.

 
 

The Asian-themed Yamato Team and alien-esque Teriomorphs team will go head to head on your tabletop, fighting for possession over the ball. Their cybernetically-enhanced bodies make them much tougher than the average athlete and it's sure to show.

The game will be played out on a provided board, although you're going to need a hefty amount of table space. The creators note that the board roughly measures 26 3/4" (68cm) by 18 1/4" (46cm) — and that doesn't include the space you'll need to roll your dice and play cards.

Takkure Cyberpunk Rugby characters
Each Takkure team is made up of four unique characters, each with its own style and flair.

What Are the Takkure Box Contents?

Here's what you'll get with your purchase of Takkure should you decide to back the game on Kickstarter:

  • 4 Yamato Team miniatures and their cards
  • 4 Teriomorphs Team miniatures and their cards
  • A "Plays" card deck, which includes:
    • 8 generic plays for either team
    • 8 plays for Yamato
    • 8 plays for Teriomorph
  • A 26 3/4" (68cm) by 18 1/4" (46cm) game board
  • 2 Coach dashboards
  • 1 Time dashboard
  • 6 12-sided dice (D12), 3 red and 3 yellow
  • Tokens
  • A ruler
  • A scatter template

People who back the campaign in the first 72 hours will score a free bonus miniature along with everything else listed above.

If this game sounds like the kind of thing you'd love to play on the tabletop, you can get notified for when the Takkure Kickstarter launches. It will make its debut on the crowdfunding platform on October 9, 2020. You can also learn more about this game at takkure.com.

What do you think of Takkure? Do tabletop sports games appeal to you or do you prefer to play sports games in realtime? Let us know in the comments below!


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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!