Artisan-made higher versions of Bossa
Funded and 1,420% achieved on Kickstarter!
Now live on Indiegogo for late pledges

A simple yet elegant game of tactics with a little luck, for 2 players.
Imbued with Japanese spirit and craftsmanship.

  • CLASSIC edition
  • THE ART edition “mizu”
  • THE ART edition “hana”

Handmade by highly skilled Japanese paper craft artisans.

* The project was made possible through international crowdfunding on Kickstarter with the support of backers from 33 countries and regions around the world.

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Players: 2
Time: 5-10 min.
Ages: 6+

Bossa

Classic Edition / The Art Edition
[Contents] Dot tiles: 27, Action markers: 6 (3 types x 2), Dice: 2, Instruction sheets (JP, EN), Serial number certificate (THE ART edition only)

CLASSIC edition 6,600 yen (RRP in Japan, tax incl.)
JAN: 4582540850230
THE ART edition “mizu” 22,000 yen (RRP in Japan, tax incl.)
JAN: 4582540850247
THE ART edition “hana” 22,000 yen (RRP in Japan, tax incl.)
JAN: 4582540850254

Tabletop Game
Late pledge: 5,300 yen / 19,000 yen
* Now live on Indiegogo for late pledges. Limited quantity, limited period.

Bossa - Kickstarter trailer

(About 1.5 min)

Outline

 

How to play / Game components

 

Instruction Video [English]

Rules in detail

Advanced rules for gamers: instructions [PDF] -> English | Italian | Japanese

Basic rules for beginners: instructions [PDF] -> English | Italian | Japanese

 

Reviews and articles

 

[EN] [CLASSIC / STANDARD]  YouTube video: Liege of Games Channel “Why Indie Board Games Are Awesome | Three Games Worth Knowing”, March 30, 2022

[EN] [STANDARD] YouTube video: Liege of Games Channel “One of the Best Crowdfunding Weeks…Ever?”, March 19, 2022

 [EN] [STANDARD] BoardGameGeek News article: “Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn: Report from Table Games in the World”, December 29, 2021

[EN] [STANDARD] [Advanced rules]  YouTube video: Z Blue Channel “I Played Bossa: Advanced rules | A Game for Two players by BananaMoon Sapporo”, January 31, 2022

[JP] [STANDARD] [Basic rules]  YouTube video: Ma-man Asobi Channel “Play Bossa – Connect the dots before your opponent!”, October 29, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] [Basic rules]  YouTube video: Saikoroya Channel “Play Bossa – a stylish board game!”, October 31, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] YouTube live stream: At One Channel “Preview of the hottest new games to be released at Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn”, November 10, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] YouTube video: Gingagin Gundan Channel “Here are the board games that will be exhibited and sold at Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn!”, November 15, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] [Basic rules]  Fufu Battle Channel “A husband and wife battle it out in the Bossa Game!”, November 12, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] YouTube video: Uruoi Bodoge Channel “Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn: New Games Recommended!”, November 16, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] YouTube video: Kitakoshi Channel “Just before Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn! New Game Introduction Live Stream”, November 18, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] Tanikura Channel “Pick up the new games you are interested in at Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn!”, November 19, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] [Basic rules]  YouTube video: BOARDERLESS Channel “Bossa: Use your tactics (and luck of the draw) to get in line before your opponent does! ”, January 11, 2022

[JP] [STANDARD] Board game website article: Table Games in the World “Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn: New Games”, November 26, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] Board game web magazine article: BROAD “Interesting new titles at Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn”, November 16, 2021

[JP] [STANDARD] Board game website article: Board Game to Life “More than 20 games that you definitely need to check before the days of Tokyo Game Market 2021 Autumn, all in one place!”, October 28, 2021

Creative team / Collaborators

Bossa

Classic Edition / The Art Edition
[Contents] Dot tiles: 27, Action markers: 6 (3 types x 2), Dice: 2, Instruction sheets (JP, EN), Serial number certificate (THE ART edition only)

CLASSIC edition 6,600 yen (RRP in Japan, tax incl.)
JAN: 4582540850230
THE ART edition “mizu” 22,000 yen (RRP in Japan, tax incl.)
JAN: 4582540850247
THE ART edition “hana” 22,000 yen (RRP in Japan, tax incl.)
JAN: 4582540850254

Tabletop Game
Late pledge: 5,300 yen / 19,000 yen
* Now live on Indiegogo for late pledges. Limited quantity, limited period.
Bossa
Classic Edition / The Art Edition
Late pledge: 5,300 yen / 19,000 yen