Dark is the Night (a 2-player game of hunt or be hunted)

A project in Cypress, TX by APE Gamer

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Dark is the Night is a two-player game of cat and mouse. The hunter moves around the campfire while the monster prowls the darkness.
Backers: 796
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $22,787 of $16,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Jan 31st (22 days)
Project By: APE Gamer
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Latest News

Day 20 - Penultimate Project Post

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Actually, I'll post plenty after the project completes, but the project will end tomorrow evening. <Sniff - I'll miss you guys.> Designers Interviewed on "Your Table's on Fire"Arwen, Josh and Zach are featured on the latest episode of Your... (Read More)

Day 19 - Painted Mini Stretch Goal Achieved!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
When the totals from the Kickstarter and Spielschmiede projects are added, we passed the $24K stretch goal for the painted hunter figure today! There are two more days remaining, and the 48-hour reminders went out, so hopefully we'll see a nice... (Read More)

Day 17 - Designers Interviewed on NPR

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
The Zach, Josh and Arwen, the designers of Dark is the Night, were interviewed on Illinois State University's NPR (National Public Radio) station. I'm a huge fan and supporter of NPR in our area, and am also fond of Dark is the Night, so I found this... (Read More)

Day 17 - Short Update

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
It's Friday and by this time of the week I'm always ready to go to bed by 7 p.m. So let's make this update quick with just the banner showing the new total for the combined crowdfunding projects: Also, we crossed over 600 backers today - a huge... (Read More)

Day 16 - Pictures from the Dark is the Night Demo at Dragon's Lair

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We brought the Dark is the Night diorama to Dragon's Lair in NW Houston last night. Wednesday nights are super-popular at Dragon's Lair, and were busy from minute we set up!    Here's another picture of the diorama, close up. Kickstarter +... (Read More)

Day 15 - German Crowdfunding for Dark is the Night

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We have worked an arrangement to have Dark is the Night (not Major General) crowdfunded by Spieleshmiede for the German market. This game will have German rules, and will ship within Germany and to Austria.... (Read More)

Day 14 - New Major General Preview

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Week Three!We're marching into the third and final week of the project, fully funded and with over 500 backers. I think that things are looking good for hitting the painted minis stretch goal. And by popular demand for the do-it-yourself backers,... (Read More)

Day 13 - Chad Hoverter, DitN Hunter Sculptor

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Tonight we get a bit more information on Chad, the super-great guy that we've been working on to sculpt the hunter figure and figures for our upcoming Chaos Cove. Chad says: I really enjoyed sculpting the DitN figure. It has a lot of mood and I love... (Read More)

Day 12 - Sooo Close!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
As I write this we're less than $400 away from funding!  Per request from international backers, I've added a 20x pledge level so that they can save big-time on shipping, so that should help get us even closer to the funding goal! Bradley University... (Read More)

Day 9 - Sneak Peek: One Card Wonder

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
You all helped us pass $14,000 and bump up against 500 backers! I think it's very reasonable to expect that this project will not only fund, but hit some stretch goals! Tonight I'll detour from Dark is the Night KS to show you this teaser card from... (Read More)

Day 8 - Deluxe Demo Dark Diorama

January 17th - via: kickstarter.com
One week into the project and we're 85% funded! If I were a betting man (I'm not) I'd put money on this project funding. Dark is the Night DioramaJust a short update today. I want to show off the Dark is the Night diorama that we made for... (Read More)

Day 7 - Painted Hunter Figure!

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We zipped by $12,000 and are approaching 450 backers. That puts us over 75% funded - well done, folks! I may be getting ahead of myself but I wanted to show you how the factory-painted hunter figure would look. This particular figure was painted... (Read More)

Day 6 - New Pledge Levels and Minor Shipping Changes

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
As I write this we have passed $11,000 and we're bumping up against 400 backers. I could hardly be more happy with the progress! Minor Shipping Level ChangesBy request of a group in France, I've added 10x DITN and 10x DITN + 10x MG pledge levels. By... (Read More)

Day 5 - Drilling Down on Major General

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we give our add-on game Major General a little love. Major General came to us as a breath of fresh air back in 2015. It bore some resemblance to dueling games like En Garde, but Major General's two opposing orders on each card was like nothing... (Read More)

Day 4 - APE Turns 20!

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
2017 marks 20 years since APE's first game, Dark Horizon: Escape. To commemorate, Daniel Solis (see yesterday's update for more info on Daniel) created this new company logo for us. We'll include this logo on all of the games we release this year.... (Read More)

Day 3 - Daniel Solis Does Dark is the Night Layout

January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
If you work as fast as Daniel Solis, you could lay out a game like Dark is the Night in less than five minutes, too! Kidding aside, you can often watch Daniel work live on his Twitch channel. It's honestly amazing to watch someone with such an eye... (Read More)

Day 2 - Fluff & Crunch DitN Preview + Another Stretch Goal Idea

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We start tonight's update with another preview. The Belgian game blog Fluff & Crunch previewed Dark is the Night. "Fun little quick game with a great vibe. With the monster having no pieces to place on the board, most of the time you’ll be... (Read More)

Edo's Dark is the Night Preview

January 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Wowsers - we're only a few hours in and are already over 120 backers and $4,000! At this rate we'll fund in no time! Edo's PreviewEdo's Game Reviews previews Dark is the Night and liked it a lot! I trust his reviews, so his praise of DitN means a lot... (Read More)

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