BOMB SQUAD - an Intense Cooperative Real-time Game

A project in Mountain Green, UT by Tasty Minstrel Games

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THE CLOCK IS TICKING—program the robot, save the hostages, deactivate the bombs. In only 30 minutes, 2-6 players can become heroes.
Backers: 1879
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $77,252 of $40,000
Dates: Sep 8th -> Oct 1st (24 days)
Project By: Tasty Minstrel Games
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Latest News

A Closing Thanks

October 1st - via:
A closing message from Dan Keltner, co-designer of Bomb Squad: Dear Backers, I really appreciate everyone's support for Bomb Squad. It's an awesome feeling to see how much people have been enjoying the game. And it has made my day every time I go... (Read More)

A Monster, a Viking, and the Future ...

October 1st - via:
You've Created a Monster Congratulations, you've made the game much more annoying! The mysterious and secretive forces of BURN will now infiltrate the audio files that accompany the Bomb Squad app and supporting MP3s that will be made available for... (Read More)

Situational Awareness

September 30th - via:
What's the Situation?Welcome new backers!  Last night we unlocked the voice actor who will get you inspired before each mission on the App/MP3 files for each mission. I have him warmed up and drinking tea and honey now. Let's put that nice young... (Read More)

Crunch Time! 10 Hours till 48 hours left

September 29th - via:
Hey everybody, it is Michael. Again, I appreciate everything that you have done to support this project. We have an interesting situation here... Once we hit $60,000 of funding the value proposition of the project increases by at least 50% which get... (Read More)

The theme of this is Update is...

September 23rd - via:
MORE!!! $50K - More Tiles, More Robots, More Missions ... you'll obviously remember the free game (because I am confident we will reach the $60K in funding before the end), but this stretch goal we just crossed may be the one you'll really be... (Read More)

TMG answers, "Who won?"

September 22nd - via:
And the Winner is...YOU!  We've funded more than $45,000 so 6 more roles have been added to the game. That makes a total of 15 playable roles in Bomb Squad. Since the team is now fully assembled, let's take a look at all the agents, their... (Read More)


September 19th - via:
1,000 Backers StrongKaboom goes the funding ... Bomb Squad is now a reality! Before we get too focused on the amazing stretch goal at $60,000—let's not forget we have some very meaningful goals coming up quickly. These next two goals are all about... (Read More)

New Backers, New Graphic, ... Haiku ends today!

September 19th - via:
Welcome New Backers!!! With the new stretch goals that Michael announced yesterday, some serious potential value has been added to this campaign for Bomb Squad.  The obvious new big goal is that If we can get to $60,000 in funding you will all get... (Read More)

Secret Talks & Bomb Squad Academy (STRETCH GOALS)

September 18th - via:
Hey everybody, this is Michael. I want to thank you again for backing Bomb Squad and providing your support thus far. In this update I am going to reveal to you what is potentially the best stretch goal ever done, but to get there requires a little... (Read More)

Media Coverage & the Power of Haiku

September 17th - via:
CoverageIn addition to the video reviews we've been sharing and adding to the front page of the project, Bomb Squad gets mentioned around the interwebs as well.  TROLL IN THE CORNER - Kick the Box Jason Hancock writes a weekly article for Troll in... (Read More)

Closing in on 80%

September 16th - via:
800 Backers, Nearly 80% of FundingWelcome to the Squad!  After our first week, we've built a healthy team of over 800 backers and we're closing in on 80% of our funding goal. There's a solid foundation here as we move towards making Bomb Squad a... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Bomb Squad, 5Pax, and Party Games

September 12th - via:
This month brings a little bit of everything, including Tasty Minstrel’s first co-op board game, some fun looking party games, a unique cube building game, and 10 micro dice games that fit in one conveniently sized box. There’s definitely something for everyone on Kickstarter this month. (Read More)

Over 500 Backers, Rahdo's Review, and Avatars

September 9th - via:
We're less than 24 hours old and we already have 500 backers. That's a great start to a campaign for a game with a lot of positive review buzz and that we feel has real potential to grow as people who enjoy this type of game learn more and more about... (Read More)

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