You might think the title Pay Dirt leads you to believe this is a football game but the reality is the latest game from Crash Games is a Tory Niemann (of Alien Frontiers fame) design in which two to four players look to build the biggest and best Alaskan mining company in a limited period of time. The project is running through April 11th and you can reserve a copy of the game at a $50 pledge level.
From Crash Games:
Alaska is a harsh climate but it’s filled with untold riches. Can you and your crew hit Pay Dirt before the ground freezes?
Pay Dirt is an engine building, worker placement game set in frigid Alaska for 2-4 players. Players are competing to manage and grow their entire mining outfit while acquiring the most gold before the ground is too frozen to dig. The Alaskan countryside is an inhospitable environment, so players will face hardships that affect their entire outfit – not to mention the ever-dropping temperature that will shut down their operation.
In Pay Dirt, players start with a small basic crew, an unimpressive claim, mediocre equipment and just a little bit of cash to make a go in one of the toughest competitions this side of the globe. Gold mining isn’t cheap and players will have to sell their gold throughout the game to keep the equipment running and their workers happy. Through clever use of their equipment and workers, players can make their mining outfits more efficient and dialed in to their preference of play. Will you recruit heavily and stack your camp with workers or will you keep your eyes on better and more efficient equipment? Will you have what it takes to hit to strike it rich and hit Pay Dirt?