The Bad Karmas and The Curse of The Zodiac

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What is
The Bad Karmas
and The Curse of the Zodiac

It is a new and original epic story in which the twelve zodiac signs are actually gigantic demi-gods who wake up from a 25,920-year slumber to erase humanity from the face of the planet. It is a miniature board game experience in which human heroes fight against intelligent enemies powered by the Teburu system.

If The Bad Karmas intrigued you but you missed the campaign, you can always give it a look on Kickstarter!

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About the Game

The game is a cooperative, tactical boss-battle in which up to five players have to fight against each of the Zodiacs. Players control the hero characters and work together to defeat each monster over a narrative-driven campaign.

The game features fast-paced combat based on tactical maneuvering and digital action cards.
Each Zodiac encounter is set in a completely different environment and poses a variety of tactical challenges. Thanks to the Teburu system, the Zodiacs are AI-driven, making them aware and responsive to player actions, while digital audiovisual effects bring a new dimension to the gameplay experience.

The Game
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Who are The Bad Karmas

Four predestined, and unsuspecting heroes shall fight the 12 Zodiacs before they reset the world as we know it. They don't know why; they were not prepared, but they are convinced by a weird astrologist called Gil that the whole story is incredibly true. After coming across rare and unique artifacts, the protagonists awaken their inner powers and become the heroes this apocalyptic situation needs.

Character Claire
Character Alex
Character Kitty
Character Fernando
Character Gil
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Claire

Assassin

She's one of the most successful startuppers of the last 20 years. An orphan, she built her fortune from the ground up. Agile and quick in both business and combat, she has an assassin's instinct and fights with twin short blades. She uses a P90 automatic assault rifle as a secondary weapon - Silenced.

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What are the Zodiacs

The Zodiacs are horrifying, gigantic demigods. Awakening from a 26 thousand year sleep, they emerge from their resting places with no regard for anything that comes in their way.

They are beyond human understanding and operate on a completely different level of reason but feature the recognizable characteristics of each zodiac sign.

Artwork Aries
Artwork Taurus
Artwork Gemini
Artwork Cancer
Artwork Leo
Artwork Virgo
Artwork Libra
Artwork Scorpio
Artwork Segittarius
Artwork Capricorn
Artwork Aquarius
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Pisces

Aries

Aries is impatient and impulsive, and this is reflected in its attitude to combat: charging towards the enemies with its head down, showing off its power without caring about the consequences of its actions.

Players will fight Aries in its cave, a rocky arena where a giant raging bull is ready to crush the heroes and slam them around the battlefield.

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MULTIVERSE HEROES

The story of The Bad Karmas spans the past, present and future. Our heroes are reborn generation after generation, throughout the cycles of history, to protect the world from the unstoppable curse of the Zodiacs.

After "the incident" happened, heroes of distant universes gather in our world to join the fight against the Zodiacs, bringing with them their special skills and weapons.

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Teburu is a gaming system that seamlessly integrates the physical and digital worlds, keeping players focused on the board and its components while the system takes care of the game rules, enemy behavior, and storytelling events.

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Thanks to consolidated organic growth, today Xplored has a 30 strong, multi-disciplined team on staff, based in a restyled villa on the Italian Riviera that features the latest kit and play and relaxation areas.

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