Shards is a new breed of digital card game where you build your deck to defeat an array of deadly foes, or join forces in raids to take down powerful monsters. No packs or boosters to chase. Each expansion is a complete experience.
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Mixed (36) - 55% of the 36 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 22, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The main feature list in in place and ready for play, still working on some upgrades like AI improvements, a fuller suite of raid content, quests, and tournaments.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“6 months”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“It will have have AI improvements for better single-player gameplay, more raids for players to battle, and better social features to connect you with your friends and track your play history.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Many features are complete and working, including: Main Gameplay, Friends, Profile, Store, Tutorial, and Glossary, as well as Mythic Adventures and Raids that can be purchased. Please refer to the "About this" section for details. Currently still working on UI/UX polish, AI improvements, additional raid encounters, quests, and tournaments.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?


How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We want to enlist the communities help in narrowing in on AI behaviors, tell us what they like and don't like about the raids, and inform us on how they want to connect with their friends. We have an 80Arcade discord channel set up to communicate directly with players.”
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About This Game

Shards the Deckbuilder is a new breed of digital card game that uses the popular Cerberus game engine by Cryptozoic Entertainment.

No packs or boosters to chase. Each expansion is a complete and unique experience right out of the box.

  • Build your deck as you play by buying cards from a shared pool to create powerful synergies and conquer your opponents and powerful in-game bosses.
  • Unlock Mythic Adventure mode which allows players to challenge the AI to defeat the treasure hoarding boss and win the Mythic frame version of your cards.
  • Purchase Raids that offer players the opportunity to team up with friends or other players to take down epic monsters and earn incredible rewards.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows® XP/Windows® Vista/Windows® 7/Windows® 8 (latest Service Packs)
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-2120 CPU 3.30 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB DirectX 9.0c compatible video card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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