Restoration Video games has introduced that its making a sequel to the ‘80s board recreation basic Fireball Island, and a Kickstarter to assist the mission is on the way in which.
“The unique from 1986 was actually distinctive,” Restoration Games said on its website. “The gamers had been explorers, venturing forth on the mysterious island searching for treasure. It featured the imposing idol of Vul-Kar sitting atop a big, vacuum-molded, three-dimensional board of the island, dwelling to all types of kinetic chaos. The signature scene is a purple marble spitting out of Vul-Kar’s mouth, careening down the chute and knocking the explorer from the rickety picket bridge to their fiery doom.”
Fireball Island was enjoyable extra for its gimmick — that rolling “fireball” was fairly cool — than the principles themselves, nevertheless it appears as if the designers are conscious of those flaws.
“However let’s be sincere: The sport itself was a bit rickety too. At it’s core, the unique is an easy roll-and-move, with a heaping serving to of take-that card play and no actual significant decisions,” the announcement says. “However we had been youngsters, proper? What did we all know?”
You may watch the unique industrial for the sport beneath.
The brand new recreation will proceed the unique’s story, with the sport itself designed by Rob Daviau, J.R. Honeycutt and Justin Jacobson.
“We’ve already received some gorgeous idea artwork by the gifted David Kegg,” the staff introduced. “Noah Adelman of Recreation Trayz (the person behind these ridiculous inserts for Mechs vs. Minions) is working with us to develop an thrilling new format for the island. We’ll begin displaying off extra of the sport within the months to come back.”
That is an sudden shock, and nice information for followers of the campy unique.