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Lightning & Bolt — an asymmetric co-op superhero adventure!

A project in Washington, DC by David Somerville

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A game of superheroes & robots for parents & kids, from the creator of Vast & the illustrator of Everdell // A proud part of MAKE 100
Backers: 550
Average Pledge Per Backer: $10

Funded: $5,550 of $3,500
Dates: Jan 31st -> Feb 14th (14 days)
Project By: David Somerville
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Latest News

PSA #2: How to add a poster....

February 13th - via:
Hey everyone! Andrew here! you snagged one of the physical copies of Lightning & Bolt and you want a poster, yes? The best way is to add $25 to your current pledge in the “Manage your Pledge” section and we’ll confirm your intention... (Read More)

PSA—now you don't have to choose between the game and the poster!

February 13th - via:
Hey all! David here. Just a quick note—one of our awesome backers, Zoltan, pointed out that there wasn't a reward level to get the PnP game (in either black & white or color) AND the poster. So we've fixed that! If you'd like a poster, you can... (Read More)

Now THAT's a poster!

February 11th - via:
Hi everyone! David here. I woke up this morning to find this AMAZING artwork in my inbox, courtesy of our own Andrew Bosley, who worked late into the night to finish it. Feast your eyes on this awesomeness: Art by Andrew Bosley The digital wallpaper... (Read More)


February 9th - via:
Thanks to all of your support, we have a new hero in Midtown!  Introducing Thunder!  In other news, I hope to have the poster art finished tonight and a new announcement ready for the morning!  Thanks again for making this game come to life!  (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3 Unlocked!

February 8th - via:
Hey all!  Andrew here.  Just wanted to announce that Stretch Goal #3 has been unlocked and that means Lightning & Bolt desktop and mobile wallpapers for everyone!  In addition, we will be adding the same image in poster form as a new campaign... (Read More)

It's a boy!!! What should we call him?!

February 6th - via:
Hey all!  Andrew here!  With the unlocking of our first stretch goal, we got a new male hero to stand with Lightning and Bolt.  But we don't know what to name him!  You guys made it makes sense to include you in the process.  If you... (Read More)

We got three players! Here's something new!

February 5th - via:
Hey all!  Andrew here!  It's so awesome to see the support for Lightning & Bolt!  Thanks to all of you for making this campaign a success! And with that success comes new cool things to share!  Yesterday we unlocked our second stretch goal,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked! Stretch Goal #2 Revealed!

February 2nd - via:
Hey everyone!  Andrew here! Thank you so much for your continued support!  You all are fantastic!  Last night we hit our first SG and unlocked a new male counterpart to the heroic Lightning!  This will come in the form of a new cardboard standee... (Read More)

How about some stretch goals?

February 1st - via:
Hi everyone! David here. Welcome to day two of this mind-numbingly fast campaign. After all the physical copies sold out in 80 minutes, Andrew and I put our heads together to figure out how we could make the rest of this two week campaign special... (Read More)

Wow. Okay... okay, wow.

January 31st - via:
That took 80 minutes. 80 minutes for you wonderful, amazing people to grab all 100 copies of Lightning & Bolt. I'm so excited for you to get the game!! On behalf of Andrew and myself, THANK YOU for backing this odd little game and becoming a part... (Read More)

And We're Off!

January 31st - via:
Thanks so much to everyone who has ALREADY backed the game!! It's pretty incredible that we launched less than a half hour ago and a quarter of the 100 copies are already gone. You all are amazing, and I can't wait for you to get your own copy of... (Read More)

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