Playout: The Game - The Exercise Card Game

A project in Atlanta, GA by Eddie Kovel, Sarah Fisher, and Alex Mann

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Playout: The Game™ is an exercise card game that makes fitness fun through social play, competition, variety, and adaptability.
Backers: 224
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $11,011 of $10,000
Dates: Sep 19th -> Oct 25th (36 days)
Project By: Eddie Kovel, Sarah Fisher, and Alex Mann
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Latest News

2 DAYS AWAY!! There's still time to PLAY!

October 23rd - via:
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Final Hours: Countdown to Victory

October 23rd - via:
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Kickstarter Success: Playout by Ed Kovel 13B

October 22nd - via:
Exercise IS fun, says Ed Kovel 13B, creator of Playout: The Game ™. Check out his great idea. (Read More)


October 21st - via:
Dear incredibly generous and kind-hearted backers, We finally reached our goal! This is a huge milestone for Playout, but most importantly, it is a testament to you and your generosity. You are all amazing people, and I am deeply grateful for all... (Read More)

Final Days! For the love of my backers

October 21st - via:
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One Week Left! 75% and 150 Backers!

October 17th - via:
We're hitting our stride at the right time! Late in the game, 4th quarter is when the stars shine, and we have a star studded team! Thank you all, AMAZING BACKERS! Friends, family, obstacle racers, Kickstarter fanatics, gamers, athletes, parents,... (Read More)

A Very Special Update

October 17th - via:
Hey Team! So uplifting that we're going into the home-stretch of our project with so much momentum! I wanted to share something special with all of you: Matt Schwartz (the maestro behind our Kickstarter video) filmed Dez White, former NFL Wide... (Read More)

9 Days Left! 9 Ways to Play!

October 15th - via:
One day gone, 9 days to go! Today, you get 9 ways to Play with the 10 cards you got yesterday. These are 9 different ways to use any cards when you get your decks, and there are still so many more ways that I haven't even thought of yet! Here are the... (Read More)

10 Days Left!

October 15th - via:
Team Playout, We're entering the last 10 days of our project with a lot of momentum! To reward you for making that momentum and this entire project possible, we will be doing a countdown. Each day, we will give you a bonus reward, so for 10 days... (Read More)

Game Time: 12 Days Left!

October 13th - via:
We've just hit some big Milestones on our journey to bring the joy of play back into our everyday exercise routines, and we couldn't have done it without you! Here they are: - 50% of our goal! - 100 Backers - 700 "likes" on Facebook (if you haven't... (Read More)

Reach out for Playout!

October 11th - via:
Playout needs your help!We are so happy that you are excited about Playout and what it will bring into your lives. You will not be disappointed! In order for this project to be successful, we need to show other people why Playout is so special and... (Read More)

Playout Fitness Class (and more!)

October 8th - via:
We're excited about the last two weeks of our project! We have a solid foundation of backers, and a lot of support for our cause in the Atlanta area.  This week's challenge is for everyone who has backed our project: get two of your friends and... (Read More)

This is how we Playout!

October 4th - via:
Playout is making strides to bring Play back into our every day! See what we're doing in and out of the gym! Our first ever Playout Class at Emory University! Playing Out with competitors at Obstacle Races  Wherever we go, we get people Playing Out!... (Read More)

For the love of the game, and our backers!

October 4th - via:
Thank you all so much for your support! Enjoy the video!  (Read More)

The Precepts of Play

September 30th - via:
Dear wonderful backers, Thank you all so much for your generous support. We are at a stage in the fundraising process where it is crucial for everyone to reach out to their networks and tell them about Playout, our product, and what we stand for.... (Read More)

Closing in on 30%!

September 24th - via:
Let's Playout!A huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to making Playout a reality! We are well on our way to reaching our target goal of $10,000, but we still need a lot of support! Now is the time where we have to rally together and reach... (Read More)

Dez White endorses Playout

September 21st - via:
Dez White, former NFL Wide Receiver and Certified Personal Trainer gives a endorsement for Playout and explains why Playout: The Game is the best new fitness product on the market.  (Read More)

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