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The Board Game Book | Explore the year's greatest games

A project in Glasgow, UK by Owen Duffy

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A beautiful hardcover book celebrating tabletop games, with exclusive designer interviews and stunning photography
Backers: 753
Average Pledge Per Backer: £30

Funded: £22,940 of £15,000
Dates: Jun 5th -> Jul 5th (30 days)
Project By: Owen Duffy
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Latest News

Look Out For The Board Game Book On Kickstarter

July 2nd - via:
The book is a project by the combined writing team of Owen Duffy, Matt Thrower, Teri Litorco, and Richard Jansen-Parkes who have all been a part of the tabletop gaming world in one way or another. They are aiming to bring together, as the subtitle suggests, an essential guide to the best new games of the year that YOU need to check out. (Read More)

The final stretch! And where we go from here.

June 30th - via:
We're into the final days of our campaign, and we're honestly a little bit stunned by the support backers have shown for the project.Your support means that we can publish this book, explore some brilliant games and celebrate the hobby. But beyond... (Read More)

More media coverage, and some exciting news on retail distribution

June 25th - via:
Hello gamers!We're approaching the tail end of our campaign, and we're delighted by the support you've shown for the book. We're hoping for a final push that will allow us to do a bigger initial print run and take the gaming hobby to a wider... (Read More)

We are fully funded!

June 20th - via:
We're 100% funded!We've hit our £15,000 goal exactly half way through our campaign, and we'll be bringing you a gorgeous hardback book celebrating a year of brilliant games! This is all thanks to our backers, and we can't tell you how much we... (Read More)

Live chat and Reddit AMA!

June 19th - via:
Got any questions for The Board Game Book authors? Fancy a chat about games? We're holding a couple of events we think you'll be interested in! We'll be doing a Kickstarter Live video chat tomorrow - 20 June - from 7pm UK time (2pm EST). At the time... (Read More)

75% funded!

June 15th - via:
We're more than three quarters of the way to our funding target!Today we hit the 75% mark on out campaign. We're also approaching another major milestone - 400 backers! Most Kickstarter campaigns make the bulk of their funding in their first few days... (Read More)

On Kickstarter: A coffee table book about board games

June 15th - via:
For all you board game collectors out there like me who don’t have time to play the games on your shelves, now you can do the next-best thing – read about them. A gorgeous hardcover book celebrating the 2018 year of board games is now looking for funding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

50% funded! And an update on digital editions

June 10th - via:
We're 50% funded!We're less than a week into our campaign, and a few moments ago we hit 50% of our funding target. To say we're grateful would be an understatement. Knowing that there are people who value what we're doing and are willing to support... (Read More)

The Board Game Book

June 8th - via:
For the past few months I’ve been collaborating with a group of games authors and journalists to publish The Board Game Book – a big, chunky hardback exploring the year’s most interesting new tabletop releases. (Read More)

The Board Game Book Up On Kickstarter

June 7th - via:
The Board Game Book takes a look at this previous year’s biggest games. The book is up on Kickstarter now. (Read More)

Day one, and we're a third funded! Thank you!

June 6th - via:
Wow. For the past couple of months we've been working, planning and preparing to launch this campaign. We were always hopeful that people would support the idea of The Board Game Book, but at the back of our mind there's always been lingering doubt.... (Read More)

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