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02 Jun 2018 16:20 #274535 by Not Sure

Gary Sax wrote: I was close on root too. Guaranteed toad, of course, but maybe an pbem game.


I have kids, and hope. Always with the hope.

(my COIN games? Tooooooads. But in a forest? Maybe...)
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02 Jun 2018 19:29 #274540 by SebastianBludd
I can't believe the pie-in-the-sky nincompoops who backed Evil Dead 2 (especially considering it was a first time board game publisher), or even the System Shock remake, for that matter.

On a related note, I'm beginning to regret backing Evil Dead 2 and the System Shock remake.
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03 Jun 2018 12:10 #274560 by Msample
That Terminator/Evil Dead fiasco was entertaining. After they raised over $700K without anything to show for it after a year, they got geeks to throw another $200K at them.

Is the nearly $1M they raised the biggest boardgame KS fraud yet ? Makes the Up Front boys seem like amateurs .

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20 Jun 2018 13:51 #275833 by ChristopherMD
Backed the Advanced Labyrinth Lord RPG book. Its just the existing basic and advanced books combined. I already have both books so don't really need it but I'm getting it anyways. Don't judge me!

www.kickstarter.com/projects/1895361773/advanced-labyrinth-lord
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20 Jun 2018 14:13 #275838 by ubarose
SoLong, My World

Just because it sounded kind of trippy. Plus it's only $30. I have no expectations.
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20 Jun 2018 23:33 #275876 by CranBerries

Michael Barnes wrote: Hold up- am I reading this right that they ran a SECOND campaign to raise equity to get the game made???????

And it was initially funded almost TWO YEARS ago?

Ha ha ha ha ha!


In the movie Matchstick Men they have a term for returning to the original victim and, posing as police, taking the rest of their money.
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04 Jul 2018 10:45 #276868 by Disgustipater
I was very close to backing my first KS ever: a Binding of Isaac card game . I'm a huge fan of TBoI and I love the aesthetic of the game(s). But after watching a short video of the basic gameplay, I realized that it's basically a variant of Munchkin. My excitement immediately turned to disappointment. So much for that.

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04 Jul 2018 12:20 #276876 by Almalik
I'm tempted by the Dungeon Degenerates second printing that is up on kickstarter.
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05 Jul 2018 19:41 #276947 by drewcula
In the last minutes, I pulled my funding from Solomon Kane.
I love reading Robert Howard, and this game's production values were top notch.
But ultimately, I just didn't see myself enjoying the co-op nature. Even if it had a unique spin on Solomon's fanaticism.

I'm not so certain I'll be so strong next week with Eric Lang / Daviau's Cthulhu thing...

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09 Aug 2018 20:12 #279561 by ChristopherMD
Backed the Dungeon Degenerates expansion, Mean Streets.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/seanaaberg/...treets-expansion-box

At $40,000 they'll unlock additional stuff you can pay more for.
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09 Aug 2018 20:51 #279563 by Frohike
Same. I'm not sure they have the best business sense with the pacing of these campaigns and their short windows, but as long as they can publish their content, I'm not complaining.
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28 Aug 2018 15:24 #280529 by Gary Sax
I went in on Pax Pamier KS edition.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/1243243962/...pamir-second-edition '

New and better edition kickstarter appears to be my sweet spot.

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28 Aug 2018 15:32 #280530 by BaronDonut
I bought the first edition immediately when it came out--one edition later and I still haven't gotten it to the table. But I'm still convinced that when I eventually do it will be very cool.

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28 Aug 2018 16:07 - 28 Aug 2018 16:14 #280534 by LazarusTNT

Msample wrote: That Terminator/Evil Dead fiasco was entertaining. After they raised over $700K without anything to show for it after a year, they got geeks to throw another $200K at them.

Is the nearly $1M they raised the biggest boardgame KS fraud yet ? Makes the Up Front boys seem like amateurs .


www.kickstarter.com/projects/evildead2/e...d-game/posts/2196063

This one?


houseofgeekery.com/2018/05/03/when-a-fai...rter-becomes-a-scam/

Oh sweet Jesus. So glad I jumped out of this one.
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28 Aug 2018 17:10 #280541 by Ken B.

SuperflyTNT wrote:

Msample wrote: That Terminator/Evil Dead fiasco was entertaining. After they raised over $700K without anything to show for it after a year, they got geeks to throw another $200K at them.

Is the nearly $1M they raised the biggest boardgame KS fraud yet ? Makes the Up Front boys seem like amateurs .


www.kickstarter.com/projects/evildead2/e...d-game/posts/2196063

This one?


houseofgeekery.com/2018/05/03/when-a-fai...rter-becomes-a-scam/

Oh sweet Jesus. So glad I jumped out of this one.



No kidding. I remember contemplating heavily backing this, but if I remember it was during a time I already had too many Kickstarters and finally decided to pass. That was a dodged bullet for sure.
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