FAQ: Lifeform
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How do I add a second copy of Lifeform to my pledge?

If you increase your pledge by £46 for the extra copy (or £58 if you want the expansion again too) we will only charge you the shipping for just one copy. Message me here after the campaign to confirm and I will arrange this for you directly. Many thanks for your support!

Last updated: April 01, 2018 06:50

Schwerkraft-Verlag on the German language version of Lifeform:

Die deutsche Ausgabe kann versandkostenfrei am Verlagssitz in Oberhausen oder am Warenlager in Langenfeld abgeholt werden.

Die Versandkosten sind eine Pauschale. Auch wenn weitere Exemplare des Spiels hinzugefügt werden, bleiben die Versandkosten gleich.

£ 8 Deutschland £ 12 Österreich £ 45 Übrige Länder (alle außer Deutschland und Österreich)

Last updated: March 29, 2018 05:28

Is it not fully coop?

We love coop games, but there are plenty off fully coop games out there already, and the dynamic of Lifeform keys beautifully off one player stalking and killing the other players as the utterly hostile lifeform. It also plays quickly enough that you can swap roles and set up again very soon afterwards. That said, there may be a fully coop expansion in the future.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 05:28

Are there any Kickstarter exclusives?

Kickstarter funding means Lifeform will exist. That’s pretty exclusive.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

What type of beer goes best with a game of Lifeform? ;)

A rum and coke! We’re avoiding too many carbs this month...

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

What about Brexit??

The games are coming from China, so in the unlikely event that Brexit causes UK hubs to cease operating effectively we’ll use alternative hubs, like we're already doing with the US and Australia.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

How do I make sure my credit card will process payment for foreign currency?

Speak to your credit card provider and advise them that there will be a single unusual transaction on your account at the end of this month.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Will this Kickstarter affect production of 1066, Tears to Many Mothers?

1066, Tears to Many Mothers has already been sent off to the printers and will be delivered within the next few months.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Will Lifeform be available at retail?

In limited quantities in the UK and the US yes, as well as foreign language versions in French and German. The RRP will be £50.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

What type of card stock will be used?

300gsm glossy.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Planning for card sleeves: what are the size of the cards, and how many of each size are there?

We use Swan Sleeves - 64mm x 89mm for the 63mm x 88mm sized cards. Pic here: https://boardgamegeek.com/image/3584577/ninjadorg?size=large Sleeving is a very personal thing though, so your mileage may vary...

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

No reviews?

There’s a full play-through video of the game on the main Kickstarter page for you to make up your own mind. Also, check out our collective back catalogue of games - we have great pedigree. :)

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

I just backed a game about aliens recently - how is this different?

They are nothing alike, we assure you. There’s some discussion here about the differences: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1920216/lifeform-vs-nemesis

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Will there be add-ons in this campaign?

Let’s see how far the funding takes us.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Will there be a Print and Play option?

No. We learnt that less than 0.5% of backers actually took us up on our Print and Play option so we can't really justify investing resources in a PnP version.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Can I add 1066, Tears to Many Mothers, or Gloom of Kilforth and/or its expansions as an add-on?

Yes, you will be able to add these after the campaign through the pledge manager.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Can I change my pledge level in the Pledge Manager?

You can increase, but not decrease your pledge.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:43

How long with the Pledge Manager be open?

We will try to keep it open until just before we start to ship.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

Will there be a Pledge Manager?

Yes

Last updated: March 29, 2018 01:32

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How does BackerKit work?

After the campaign ends, the project creator will send you an email with a unique link to your survey. You can check out a walkthrough of the process here.

How do I update my shipping address?

BackerKit allows you to update your shipping address until the shipping addresses are locked by the project creator. To update your address, go back to your BackerKit survey by inputting your email here.

I completed the survey, but haven't received my rewards yet. When will they arrive?

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Why can’t I log into my account?

Request a login link to your survey by entering your email here:
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I never received my invitation. How do I complete the survey?

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When will my order be shipped, charged or locked?

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Can I upgrade or get multiple copies of my pledge?

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