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Weta Workshop raises $1.3 million to build first board game

29 March 2017

Three dice on a checked board

GKR:Heavy Hitters is an original creation by designers who worked on movies District 9, Ghost in the Shell, and Avatar.

The game is set in the world of giant killer robots. It uses strategic deck-building, dice rolling, and miniatures to battle for salvage rights to the destroyed cities of the future.

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