Nerdcraft Games LLC. revealed AnARKey TCG, a new post-apocalyptic TCG that ties in with an upcoming original comic book series, which will launch at GAMA Expo 2023.

AnARKey is a two player TCG that combines elements of tabletop skirmish games and deck-building into an entirely new game system.  In this game, players will build a 60-card deck for their wasteland Tribe that is based around a Leader.  Ideally, players' decks consist of followers, characters, Events, and Special Rapid Event cards that will help them vanquish their opponent's Leader. Each Tribes Leader has special abilities that can boost their Tribe, as they assault other tribes.  Attacking and Defending is accomplished via rolling D6s, which adds an additional random element to the game beyond deck randomization.

At GAMA Expo 2023, Nerdcraft will offer up the first two-player starter box for the game.  The set comes with two 60-card decks featuring the first two factions (Wondering Cannibals and the Good o'l Boys), a rulebook, 6 D6 dice, and 2 foil Leader cards.  It has an estimated MSRP of $39.99.  Also, prior to GAMA Expo 2023 in April, Nerdcraft will release issue #1 of a tie-in comic with a limited print run and an exclusive GAMA variant cover that is limited to only 500 copies.  

The company also has several other products in the AnARKey pipeline.  By Gen Con 2023, they plan on releasing a new starter deck and making the two-player starter box set factions available as individual starters.  A comic will also accompany this release.  In December 2023, they plan to release their first booster display and last starter deck for the year.  They also plan to do a miniatures game and an RPG for this IP as well.

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