Cobra Island Flashback Friday – G.I.Joe A Real American Hero Cobra Battle Game

For this #FlashbackFriday, we’re taking a look at the 1982 G.I.Joe A Real American Hero Cobra Battle Game courtesy of Tooele Toys

The premise of the game is to launch missiles at your opponent’s base in order to knock panels off of their station. You’ll note that the package design is similar to that G.I.Joe vehicles & playsets that were released in the early 80’s. There was even a commercial for the game; Check it out, courtesy of 3DJoes! – 

Did you have the G.I.Joe A Real American Hero Cobra Battle Game? If given the chance, would you add this classic piece to your collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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Backflip Studios announces sunset of G.I.Joe: Strike Mobile Game

Just before the holiday break, Backflip Studios announced that its G.I.Joe: Strike Mobile Game would be going the way of the dodo bird. In the announcement, Backflip notes that G.I. Joe Strike will no longer be supported and will be removed from the App Store and Google Play beginning on December 23, 2017. Backflip Studios are also discontinuing support for the G.I. Joe Strike app as of January 23, 2018, which means that they will not be making any updates to the app’s content or functionality after that date.

If you still have G.I. Joe Strike installed on your device you can continue to play the game as usual. If at any point you uninstall the game, please be aware that you will not be able to reinstall it from your app store. Any purchases you’ve made in G.I. Joe Strike will remain available to use in the game, but it will not be possible to make new purchases starting on January 23, 2018.

The announcement ends with the entire Backflip Studios team thanking all of you, their loyal players, for your support of G.I. Joe Strike. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the support team directly at support@backflipstudios.com.

Are you sad to see G.I.Joe: Strike end? Share your thoughts with us after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Kickstarter Campaign Cancelled

Disappointing news to share this morning – Last night, word came out thatthe new Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game campaign on Kickstarter was cancelled. The campaign was sitting just above 25% of it’s funding level and with only 2 weeks left to go, it was apparent that ends would not meet. 

 We salute Marauder John and all others associated with the project. I’m sure with a few tweaks here and there, this campaign can one day rise like a Phoenix. 

What are your thoughts on the cancellation? Share them with us after the break on the Cobra Island Forums.

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Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Kickstarter Campaign Update

With only 2 weeks left to go, the new Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game campaign on Kickstarter needs your help! The campaign is sitting just above 25% of it’s funding level, so if you’re planning on contributing, there’s no time like the present! 

To give you a bit of background, it’s a modern tactical combat roleplaying game where you can build your own character with Marauder “Gun-Runners” extensive line of customizable action figures. As you build your own figure using Marauder “Gun-Runners” wide assortment of modular accessories, your build choices determine your character’s options for attack and defense. In between missions, you can reconfigure your character’s build based on the type of operation with many different accessory options available on the Marauder “Gun-Runners” site. 

This project will produce the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook and one set of Weapon and Armor cards, which will include all the rules you need to play both modes of the game. The Corebook and the cards will include stats for all currently released Marauder accessories. Beyond this project, Marauder “Gun-Runners” will release stats for all future Marauder “Gun-Runners” accessory releases.

The game is run using the new Tactical RPG game system that is flexible, fast, and fun to play. Pledge levels include: 

  • Digital Backer – For $10 or more, you will get one PDF of the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook. No physical item add-ons will be allowed at this level. 
  • Just the Book & Cards – For $25 or more, you get one physical copy of the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook, a set of the Weapon & Armor cards, as well as the PDF copy of both. 
  • Book + Extras – $45 or more gets you all noted above; You will also get one Marauder Accessory Pack and the Game Accessories Pack. 
  • Retailer Pack – $100 or more gets you x6 of the MTF RPG Corebook and x6 WEapon & Armor Card sets. 
  • All In – For $120 or more, you get one physical copy of the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook as well as a PDF copy of the book; one Weapon and Armor Card Set and PDF of the set; one Marauder Arsenal Pack; and the Game Accessories Pack. You will also get one of each figure unlocked during this campaign.
    *If no new figures are unlocked during this campaign, Marauder GR will add 2 (TWO) fully geared up currently available Marauder Task Force figures to your reward package (OVER a $60 Value). NOTE: If this option is necessary, figure choice will be random and up to the discretion of Marauder GR.

Will you be getting in on the latest Marauder Task Force Kickstarter Campaign? Let us know after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Kickstarter Campaign Now Live!

The new Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game is now LIVE on Kickstarter!

To give you a bit of background, it’s a modern tactical combat roleplaying game where you can build your own character with Marauder “Gun-Runners” extensive line of customizable action figures. As you build your own figure using Marauder “Gun-Runners” wide assortment of modular accessories, your build choices determine your character’s options for attack and defense. In between missions, you can reconfigure your character’s build based on the type of operation with many different accessory options available on the Marauder “Gun-Runners” site. 

This project will produce the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook and one set of Weapon and Armor cards, which will include all the rules you need to play both modes of the game. The Corebook and the cards will include stats for all currently released Marauder accessories. Beyond this project, Marauder “Gun-Runners” will release stats for all future Marauder “Gun-Runners” accessory releases.

The game is run using the new Tactical RPG game system that is flexible, fast, and fun to play. Pledge levels include: 

  • Digital Backer – For $10 or more, you will get one PDF of the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook. No physical item add-ons will be allowed at this level. 
  • Just the Book & Cards – For $25 or more, you get one physical copy of the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook, a set of the Weapon & Armor cards, as well as the PDF copy of both. 
  • Book + Extras – $45 or more gets you all noted above; You will also get one Marauder Accessory Pack and the Game Accessories Pack. 
  • Retailer Pack – $100 or more gets you x6 of the MTF RPG Corebook and x6 WEapon & Armor Card sets. 
  • All In – For $120 or more, you get one physical copy of the Marauder Task Force Roleplaying Game Corebook as well as a PDF copy of the book; one Weapon and Armor Card Set and PDF of the set; one Marauder Arsenal Pack; and the Game Accessories Pack. You will also get one of each figure unlocked during this campaign.
    *If no new figures are unlocked during this campaign, Marauder GR will add 2 (TWO) fully geared up currently available Marauder Task Force figures to your reward package (OVER a $60 Value). NOTE: If this option is necessary, figure choice will be random and up to the discretion of Marauder GR.

Will you be getting in on the latest Marauder Task Force Kickstarter Campaign? Let us know after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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