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Unknown, 1-6 player cooperative boardgame

A project in Pasadena, MD by Dave Schroeder

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Fully cooperative exploration and survival game set in a post-apocalyptic world for 1-6 players.
Backers: 413
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $32,105 of $25,000
Dates: Apr 8th -> May 18th (41 days)
Project By: Dave Schroeder
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Latest News

Final Hours!

May 18th - via:
We have reached the goals for the Captain and the Behemoth, amazing job everyone!  We still have 6 hours left to get that next $3931 if you want us to get the Predator in the box too, otherwise you will have to wait until the expansion for him to... (Read More)

Final day, here we come!

May 16th - via:
It's been an exciting trip so far, but this portion of the adventure will be ending tomorrow.  From there we get to stop convincing people that the game is cool and get back to making it even more cool.  We are still right on track to unlock both... (Read More)

Funded, now on to the Stretch Goals!

May 14th - via:
We hit our funding goal on Tuesday, and there was much rejoicing.  We will be doing our last local demo before the campaign ends at Legends Games and Comics, Saturday from 6-9, you can check out their event page here.  Since the Character and... (Read More)

Stretch Goals, Add-ons, Translations

May 12th - via:
Last time I checked, we are 96% funded with 5 days and some hours left!  We had a nice surge Sunday which helped us pick up some momentum.  Hopefully we can reach the goal before the 48 hour reminders go out so that all of those people can see that... (Read More)

Activate the Machine Playthrough, 75%, and Local Demos

May 10th - via:
We passed 75% last night, with over a week remaining.  Thank you everyone who has been keeping us active on BoardGameGeek with the comments, ratings and thumbs-upping, and all the other sharing, liking and otherwise spreading the word.  We... (Read More)

Review, Exclusives, and Site rework

May 6th - via:
Our first review is out at Cardboard Republic, be sure to check it out and spread the word.  We have a bunch of new art over on BoardGameGeek and the more activity and thumbs-upping of all of our stuff over there, the better our chances of making... (Read More)

Previewing: Unknown

May 6th - via:
Imagine, if you will, the game of Carcassonne. Picture its sprawling cities and farms, each tile slowly revealing the next segment of a largely tranquil and bucolic region. (Read More)

Demos, and Hive Playthrough Video

May 4th - via:
Two weeks to go, and we are closing in on our goal.  The Investigator should be unlocked tonight or tomorrow morning, we are currently 3 likes/fans/ratings away.  We have added a bunch more pictures to the game page on BoardGameGeek, and are in the... (Read More)

Demos, Videos, and Content

April 30th - via:
Still steadily climbing, heading towards our funding goal.  Just 20 more likes/fans/ratings and the Investigator will be added to this printing of the base game.  Though it may seem quiet this week on our end, I promise you we have been busy.  In... (Read More)

Interview, Events, and Badges

April 28th - via:
We are steadily moving towards our goal!  Thanks to all of you for backing and spreading the word.  We are getting very close to unlocking the Investigator character and adding her to this printing; keep those likes, fans, and ratings coming!  Our... (Read More)

[PODCAST] Dj Grandpa's Crib: The Highwaymen

DJG discovers Dragon Bones with Alex Atkinson, delves into the cooperative Unknown with Dave and Robert, joins the Supreme team for a Pirate Plunder Raid!, and grows Plant Stamps with Jim Lynch & Barry Stout. (Read More)

Digital Art, Local Demos, and Stretch Goals

April 25th - via:
Digital Art Backer TiersMany of you have asked for art, more backer tiers, or both and thanks to a suggestion from John GT we have a solution.  We just added 2 new tiers that will get you a single copy of the game and either a selection of our... (Read More)

Rules are here.

April 23rd - via:
RulesMany have asked, and we have finally reached a point where your desire to see them outweighs my desire for them to be pretty first.  We will be posting the rules on the page, and here is a direct link.  As I've told many of you, all of the... (Read More)

We're halfway!

April 21st - via:
We passed the halfway mark earlier this morning, thanks to all of you, and at the current rate I am very confident that at least a few of the stretch goals are within reach! We spent a good part of the week shooting and editing the gameplay video,... (Read More)

Gameplay video is here!

April 20th - via:
Rob and Dave setting up the PAX Booth We have finished the gameplay video so now everyone can see how the game actually plays.  I am uploading it to the page right now, so it should be there in just a few minutes.  If you know anyone that was on... (Read More)

Why pledge now?

April 17th - via:
This is a question that has come up a bit, and it is one that honestly didn't really occur to me before it was asked.  The projects that I have backed have not had any exclusive content or bonuses that really caught my attention, and that was fine... (Read More)

We just passed $10,000!

April 15th - via:
Thanks to someone wanting to be a refugee, we just crossed the 40% mark!  Thank you to everyone for posting comments about your playthroughs, I'm sure those that haven't played appreciate the insights.   We have already added 5 characters to the... (Read More)

PAX East is done, what's next?

April 14th - via:
I just got back from Boston, and want to thank everyone who came and played with us at PAX.  Watching a booth full of people enjoying the game was an amazing feeling, and to be able to do it at a show that we absolutely love made it even better.... (Read More)

Finding My Way Through PAX East 2014: A Recap

April 14th - via:
What follows are my Top Ten favorite things about PAX East 2014, in no particular order. (Read More)

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