RARRR!!! Monster-Building, City-Stomping Card Game (Reboot!)

A project in Houston, TX by APE Gamer

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Build terrifying monsters and send them out to pulverize cities in this raucous card game from APE Games, makers of Kill the Overlord!
Backers: 748
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $21,869 of $12,000
Dates: Oct 13th -> Nov 25th (43 days)
Project By: APE Gamer
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Latest News

Last Day Update 3 - 1 New Custom City

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
With just a few minutes to go there is $300 to the next stretch goal - the backer-selected monster! I want to also mention that WIllennium, the $250 Custom Monster backer has increased his pledge to be add in a new custom city - Rome! So now the $7... (Read More)

Last Day Update 2 - More Stretch Goals!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
I added a $22K and a $24K stretch goal for backer-selected monsters! Like the CUSTOM CARD add-on backer-selected monsters, these will be suggested by you, and voted on by all backers! These stretch goal monsters will be treated like the other... (Read More)

Last Day Update 1

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We're in the last 24 hours of the project and are currently just $214 away from the last stretch goal!! Who would have though 2 weeks ago that we'd be here today? You guys are amazing! Remember, one copy of each of the the stretch goal monsters is... (Read More)

Day 33 Update - Report from BGG Con

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
I think this is going to be a short post as I've just gotten back to the hotel room after a long day of running demos and looking at some truly awesome prototypes. If money and time were no object, I'd publish 20 games next year! Second... (Read More)

Day 30 Update

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
With 5 days to go in the campaign we're making a really good run at the $18K stretch goal and RU the Robot! In polling land, Montreal is slightly ahead in the backer poll for the next CUSTOM CARD Add-On city. And the giant platypus is pulling away in... (Read More)

Day 29 Update - $16K Stretch Goal Reached!

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Say hello to the newest member of the RARRR!! family - BO! All backers will get 1 TO and 1 BO monster included at no extra charge with each copy of the game that they pledge for. Let's keep pushing and promoting RARRR!! to hit the next 2 stretch... (Read More)

Backer Update - Vote for the next custom city and monster

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 28 Update

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We hit 600 backers, and are just pocket change away from hitting the $16K stretch goal. It's been a great ride, and we still have 8 more days. Let's see how far we can take this! Here's Seattle, the first backer-selected city.  I'll post a... (Read More)

Day 25 Update - Nashville Custom City Card

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay, I'm back. I've been out-of-pocket the last few days and I'm sorry for no updates. Here's a backer-selected city, Nashville. I added a '?' to the Resistance spot on the card, rather than leaving it blank. This means that the Angriest Monster... (Read More)

Day 21 Update

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We're three weeks into the RARRR!! project today, and very close to 1/2 way to our second stretch goal, BO, the giant plant. Since there will be enough custom city cards for a new set, we changed the background color, and created a new set icon on... (Read More)

Day 23 Update - Seattle in the Lead!

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
After one day of polling, Seattle is ahead with 11% of the votes in the backer-select custom city! Rome is a close second, followed by Hong Kong and Washington, DC. Voting lasts until Friday. Also, here's the updated version of Toronto. We're 1/4 of... (Read More)

Backers - Vote for your first custom city!!

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
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Day 21 Update - 1 Stretch Goal Down, 3 to Go!

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to you, we hit the first stretch goal, which means this dreadful vermin will be sent to all backers! Remember, these stretch goal monsters aren't included in the retail version of the game! Also, here's a slightly retooled Toronto, based on... (Read More)

Day 19 Update - In Which We Retool the $7 Add-On

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
There has been a lot of feedback that the $7 add-on is a great idea, but at the moment doesn't offer much value. I'd have to agree! Thanks to your suggestions, we've revamped this add-on. In addition to the above, backers will get:    Two... (Read More)

Day 16 Update

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We zipped past 500 backers, and are knocking on $13K's door! Artist Bob Canada put together the art for Toronto using the baseline picture provided by backer Leo.  (Read More)

Papercraft Links

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 14 Update - FUNded!

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all of the RARRR!! backers for putting the FUN in funded! I've been getting questions about how the add-ons work. I shored up the instructions in the Add-Ons section of the project page, and also included a convenient table that can be used... (Read More)

Day 13 Update

October 26th - via: kickstarter.com
The artist discovered a slight problem with the giant lizard - the horns on his head and back should be two-sided, but are not. I uploaded a corrected version for backers. Thanks to backer Don for sending pictures of his assembled papercrafts. He's... (Read More)

Day 12 Update

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Our goal is in sight - just $700 away from $12K!  I clarified the project to indicate that the stretch goal cards and the cards in the CUSTOM CARDS add-on will not be available in the retail version of the game. APE will make them available at... (Read More)

Day 11 Update

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm happy to say that we're now just hundreds of dollars away from funding instead of thousands!! Also, RARRR!! spent the day in position 6 on The Hotness on boardgamegeek.com today.  It was another very volatile day pledge-wise - lots of ups and... (Read More)

Day 10 Update

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We gained a lot of backers from the BGG Contest that started this morning - welcome to you!  Unfortunately we also lost a staggering number of backers. It took me awhile to figure out why, but I think it's because we hit $10K, and the last of the... (Read More)

Day 9 Backer Update

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 8 Update - Custom City Cards!

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We passed 400 backers today, and are really close to $10K and the last pre-funding project goal of papercraft buildings! I have added a new pledge level for custom city cards. You can supply us with a city name and a picture of a landmark in your... (Read More)

Day 6 Update & Stardock's Dead Mans' Draw

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
I got tied up yesterday (no, not literally) and missed posting an update. I see that we slipped by the $9K mark, and now have a record number of Kickstarter backers for APE Games projects. $9K takes us to 75% funding! I had a great idea today for... (Read More)

Day 4 Roundup

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Another great day! We hit the 2/3 mark, and also crossed over 300 backers. 370 project backers would be a new Kickstarter record for APE Games! Considering pledge levels are only $16-$17, reaching $8,000 after only four days is really quite... (Read More)

Day 3 General Update

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for another astounding day! We're not creeping toward our $12K goal - we're sprinting! Short update today: * Since we passed the $7K goal, backers have gotten their papercraft giant lizards.  * Ryan Metzler from The Dice Tower has done a... (Read More)

Day 3 Update

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
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Day 2 Update

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow a $1000+ day 2 - impressive! Thanks again for your support. At this rate we'll hit the $7K goal in the next couple days, which will trigger the papercraft skyscrapers for all backers! That'll give MO something to climb on. Speaking of MO, here... (Read More)

New Early(ish) Bird Special Backer Level Added

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
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Backer Pre-Funding Reward 1 - Papercraft MO the Ape

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
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Project Update Day 1 (and what a day!)

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
You guys completely surpassed my greatest expectations for the first day of the project. It looks like we'll hit 200 backers and $5000 at about the same time  - just 24 hours after the project launched! RARRR!! also made the top 10 of today's... (Read More)

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