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October 27, 2016

Button Shy Games would like to announce that their 3-5 player 4x Sci-Fi game, Universal Rule, will be launching on Kickstarter on Nov 1, 2016.

About the Game

Universal Rule is an 18 card, 3-5 player wallet game, designed by Smoke & Mirrors designer, Chip Beauvais.

Deep in the Pocket Universe, the balance of power is shifting. Seventeen newly discovered planets are being colonized and tapped for crucial resources. Shifting alliances and stacks of galactic credits influence battles for control. Can you claim Universal Rule in this 4x wallet game from Button Shy?

In Universal Rule, players battle for control of the universe in this pocket sized 4X style game. You can colonize new planets, explore new areas on those planets, gain credits based off of the resources that the planet produces, or attempt to destroy other planets that threaten your existence. Other players can follow, but at a cost. The first player to show their true dominance through victory points, will win the game

Universal Rule is the 3rd game in Button Shy's Pocket Universe series joining the likes of Pod-X by Daniel Solis and the ongoing Twin Stars solo series by Jason Tagmire and Mike Mullins.

About Designer, Chip Beauvais

Chip Beauvais started designing games in 2006, and hasn’t been able to stop. He has a masters degree in Mathematics from Tufts University. He lives in Maynard, MA with his wife, daughter and a bunny. This is Chip's second Button Shy Wallet Game, his first was Smoke & Mirrors. You can contact Chip on Twitter @the_FlyingSheep.

About Button Shy Games

Button Shy is the little guy in the big competitive board game world. Instead of trying to compete with the many great publishers out there, we decided to do things our own way. We order Wallet Games in parts and assemble them here in the US. It's an old fashioned mom and pop style operation, releasing high quality, yet personal little games.

We release a new game each month and have a great following of repeat customers. As a result, we've built the Board Game of the Month Club, a subscription service where you receive unreleased microgames, promo cards, a newsletter with interviews and game-related comics, and big Kickstarter discounts.... every month.

You can contact Button Shy Games at: or on Twitter at @buttonshy

Universal Rule will be on Kickstarter from Nov 1, 2016 to Nov 12, 2016.

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