Lying Pirates | The Race for the Pirate Throne

Created by Nordic Pirate Games

Lying Pirates is a first-to-finish dice game for 2-6 players. A thrilling race for the pirate throne which lasts 10-15 min/player.

Latest Updates from Our Project:

Rulebook makeover - Molds & bamboo cups are almost done - Alternate Ship Design Let the mass production begin!
about 1 month ago – Mon, Feb 13, 2023 at 07:04:39 AM


We are happy to share with you that the production of molds and bamboo cups are soon ready. This means that the mass production and is set to start in about 2-3 weeks from now. 

The current outlook is that the production of all games will take around 8-10 weeks. This means that we are slightly behind schedule, but we are optimistic that some backers will still get their games in June while others may receive theirs in July. 

We recently decided to invest further into the rulebook to make it easier to digest and understand. This is a collaboration with Italian rulebook designer Daniele Saleggia who has a strong portfolio of previous work with other games. The drafts we have so far are looking very promising. 

We have also had fun playing around with an alternate ship design based on Chinese Junks. We won't be producing this design but as an extra bonus we will be releasing the 3D model along with the rest of the STL pack, so you can print them if you have access to a 3D printer! We are looking into some sort of platform/partnership so you can order prints of all of the 3D models we plan to release, in case you don't have access to a 3D printer, if you have any tips or preferences please let us know.

Last but not least, the drunk rules are coming - We are polishing on the details in order to improve the core game experience for you guys! 

Don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. 

Best regards, 

Lucas & crew

⚙️ Production has begun, BUT...
3 months ago – Mon, Jan 09, 2023 at 09:43:03 AM

Ahoy Mateys!  

Thanks again for all the support during and after the campaign, this game is going to be so awesome!! Thanks for all great and crazy ideas, some that have made it into the game, some that haven't.  

2023 has begun with the best possible news for us all, production is initiated and both cups and molds are currently being manufactured. 

We previously aimed to close the pledge manager tomorrow 10th of January, BUT, since we are still missing survey responses from a large number of our backers, we have decided to keep the survey open for an additional week! The new deadline will be Tuesday 17th of January 23:59 UTC.

BEWARE! If you don’t send your response before the deadline YOU WILL NOT receive your pledge!

In order for us to be able to ship the game to you we need you to add your shipping address and pay for shipping and VAT if you live in the UK or the EU. You will still be able to update your shipping address even after the deadline, up until fulfillment.

If you have not sent in your survey you should have received a reminder email from Nordic Pirate Games with a link to Backerkit. Please check your spam boxes or use the “Lost survey” on 

Have a nice day! 

/ Lucas & Crew 

Bad news & Good news!
4 months ago – Fri, Dec 09, 2022 at 07:42:30 PM

Dear backers,

We hope you are healthy and happy. We wanted to share some updates with you! 

The bad news:

  • We have fallen a bit behind our initial schedule. When we started the campaign and had our timeline we did not take into account all the extra stretch goals that we created along the way. That being said, we are not far behind schedule! 

The good news:

  • The rulebook has been proof read but amazing John Walsh and is outstandingly good by now.
  • The Geeky Pen will soon start translating the rules too into German, French, Italian and Spanish as promised.
  • The Tuck Box design is also done, below is a picture of it!
  • The bamboo cups are ordered and the pre-production samples are being prepared.
  • Micro adjustments in rules are being implemented to increase your influence. 

Many of you have filled out the Backerkit survey but we’re still missing some of you. Please double check your emails and reach out to us if you are having troubles accessing your survey.

Cheers mateys!

Mockup tuck box
Tuck Box

Finally! The pledge manager is here!
5 months ago – Sat, Nov 12, 2022 at 04:27:39 AM

Hey, Pirates!

The time has come to make your way over to the pledge manager to get your games shipped. You’ll be able to select what language you want and extend your order for 20% off every extra game purchased. The pledge manager will be open until 10 January 2023, so you’ll have plenty of time to prepare your order, but you must complete the survey before the deadline.

The link to the pledge manager survey (from Backerkit) has been sent to the email you used to back the Kickstarter campaign. If you've not received it yet, please check your spam folder. If you didn't receive the email you can enter your Kickstarter email here:

Because of the low demand for the base game variant, we decided not to include this purchase option in the pledge manager; we hope this will result in an even faster production so that we can get the game into your hands as soon as possible. Those of you who pledged for it will be able to keep it or upgrade to the Deluxe version. 

If you’re new to Backerkit, here’s a video breaking down the steps you need to take:

For those of you who missed the campaign: 

You will be able to place a pre-order using the button "Pre-order/Late pledge" on out campaign page. Or use this link:

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out.

Have a great weekend!

/ Your Pirates

Opening up the Pledge Manager next week! 📅
5 months ago – Tue, Nov 01, 2022 at 01:20:08 AM

Ahoy, pirates!

A month has passed since we last saw each other at sea and we miss you all! Just a heads-up: we’ll be opening up the pledge manager next week, giving you an update on production, and our illustrator Srdjan is working on some other goodies.

If you’re not familiar with how the pledge manager works, Cpt Lucas will make a short video explaining the simple steps you need to take :)

In the meantime feel free to ask us questions. We’ll be responding as quickly as possible so don’t hesitate!

 / The Nordic Pirate Crew