HOST: The New Card Game From Broken Prism Games

A project in The Colony, TX by Matthew Ryan Robinson

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Aliens, Zombies, Conspiracy, Natural Disaster, and Misdirection. Enter the World of HOST from Broken Prism Games.
Backers: 164
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $4,453 of $2,000
Dates: Oct 20th -> Nov 19th (31 days)
Project By: Matthew Ryan Robinson
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Latest News

Live Ustream for the last minutes of the Kickstarter!

November 19th - via:  (Read More)

The Final 6 Hours

November 19th - via:
It's the last 6 hours. Anything you can do to spread the word further is very appreciated. Tweet, Share, Comment. All these things are massively helpful. Lets see if you guys can get us over 1000 shares of the project. we are currently at 687. So if... (Read More)

200% and beyond!

November 19th - via:
It's 11:55pm here in Dallas Texas. My phone made that ding noise. We are now over 200% meaning I can add in the extra missions cards. I am so glad you backers believed in my project, and helped fund it to be the best it can be. You guys made the new... (Read More)

Tick Tock

November 18th - via:
We are in the last 24 hours of the campaign. Thank you for being here. Thank you for the 600+ shares this project has had. You are all so kind. We are also razor close to the next stretch goal. Fingers crossed, we will make the next goal. Don't... (Read More)


November 18th - via:
Backers, Thank you! I went from losing sleep to stress over this campaign, to losing sleep from joy. Roughly every hour or so my phone does this great thing. It beeps, and with that beep the notification flag shows up. "You have a new backer." ... (Read More)

180% you guys rock! here some more pics

November 16th - via:
Thank You! I ran a test print for the new box and got it in yesterday. So here are some pictures of the new box for size reference. I have to stress that this is not final art for the box nor is it the final rule book. Also, The Game Crafter shared... (Read More)

Open Stage

November 15th - via:
Backers! I mentioned before getting to go to this place in Plano Texas and get some plays in with people. Here is the speech I gave that night:  I hope you like it, and If you're in the area on a monday night, I hope you come out to Open Stage. ... (Read More)

More Event Cards!

November 12th - via:
Backers! we're moving through these stretch goals! I am very pleased that you have brought us this far. Stretch goal #3 More Event Cards! Is unlocked, we did a play test last night at a very special place called, Open Stage. From that I got some... (Read More)

For The Veterans

November 11th - via:
So,  I know you have heard that if we get to $6000 i'll send 150 copies of the game to Give2TheTroops. That is a fact. What you may not have known is i'll still be sending some copies no matter what level we reach. I support our troops. My best... (Read More)

170% funded by 118 backers for 118 copies of the game

November 8th - via:
Thank you everyone, This project is moving right along. I noticed we did sneak in a negative day after all... but that is alright. Here's that chart again: I was reading this article: It shows... (Read More)

My Backers Are Hardcore!

November 6th - via:
To prove it, you can go to Backers Hub, and sign up for a free tshirt HERE. You will get an email to fill out a quick survey. Be sure to put my link in your survey so they know who sent you. If enough of you fine folk do it, they are likely to... (Read More)

The Game Crafter Featured Article

November 6th - via:
It's hard keeping track of what I have shared with you guys here, or on the blog or on the Facebook. But, we also got a Featured article on The Game Crafter. If you'd like to visit it, sign up and leave some comments there as well. I feel like I'm... (Read More)

The last 2 weeks, and Now on Kicktraq Hotlist

November 5th - via:
HOST is making it's debut appearance on the kicktraq hotlist: check it out, repeatedly to keep the project in the hearts and minds of kicktraq and that way more people will stumble on it. Also please share the links... (Read More)

Extra! Extra!

November 3rd - via:
It has come to my attention that some of you would like multiple copies of HOST. I wanted to make that really simple by just adding new reward levels you may adjust your pledge up to. The first new reward level is:  Pledge $35 or more DOUBLE HOST -... (Read More)

T-Shirt contest is over!

November 2nd - via:
We have a winner! Or two! I've messages you. You are awesome! Thank you. -Matthew Robinson.  (Read More)

Negative days.

November 2nd - via:
Churchill said. Success is going from one failure to the next with no loss of enthusiasm. I know we are successful, but I'd hate to see a negative day. Here's the plot. First backer to increase their pledge tonight to get us back to 150% will get a... (Read More)

Character Cards Unlocked!

November 1st - via:
Wowza, So we made it here. This stretch goal had a special place in my heart from the jump. For the Roleplaying minded it'll be a queue card to the social interactions between players. Are you the UFO fanatic that lives in mom's basement? are you the... (Read More)

Over 100 Backers!

November 1st - via:
You all have me amazed. We're coming up on the Half way mark of the campaign. and we're nearly halfway to my favorite stretch goal. #6. Lets keep the momentum going. You are all so awesome. I'm still working on getting some game shops on board. If... (Read More)

Dad's Gaming Addiction

October 29th - via:
Vince from Dad's Gaming Addiction Did a wonderful video preview of HOST. I'd like you to check it out here:  If videos aren't your thing, check out this article he wrote here: I mentioned new... (Read More)


October 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 UNLOCKED!

October 27th - via:
You all amaze me. Every hour or so my phone chimes with the sound of support, excitement, and love. *You have a new backer* I feel it needs to say *You have a new friend*. Thank you so much for getting us this far. Lets keep pushing. The next few... (Read More)

Spreading the word.

October 26th - via:
Hey all,  The game was featured on Unboxed: the board game blog! Be sure to check it out here: Keep spreading the word, as you can see I have added some more stretch goals. I personally believe we can reach all of them. Here they... (Read More)

100% Funded. Oh My Stars!

October 25th - via:
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Host Gameplay Video

October 25th - via:
To All, Here is the video I have made for HOST to help explain the gameplay. Please remember I'm not setting out to make movies. So forgive the quality. The content of HOST should be your focus. Also, welcome to an inside view of my apartment.  I've... (Read More)

48% Funding. No I did not sleep well.

October 25th - via:
Hey team! So we reached 50% last night and I got this really cool update post for you all ready. Then I was looking at my email and some backers dropped their pledges. "Hey, this will happen" I've been told, but it kept me from posting the Stretch... (Read More)

$1,006 pledged, 50% funded, 51 backers, 25 days to go, 108 video views

October 24th - via:
To all you kind folk, Those are the stats people. It's time to chill the champagne. We're right on track to make this dream a reality. Thank you, each and every one of you. For kickstarting my vision. This whole business of crowd funding is a wild... (Read More)

Time To Announce Stretch Goals

October 24th - via:
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73 Hours, 36% Funded, 38 Backers, 53 Video Views.

October 23rd - via:
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33 Backers! 33% Funded! How about a Video?

October 23rd - via:
My Supporters, With your help we've reached a really cool milestone. We are at 33 backers with 33% funding. Spooky. Yet, Heartfelt thanks. By now if you've backed the project, you'll see I have personally messaged you, to thank you. I mean it. THANK... (Read More)

30% Funded Mile Stone & First look at the Rules

October 21st - via:
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21% Funding in as many hours!

October 21st - via:
Backers,  You are all incredible. Statistically a campaign will fail unless it reaches 20-30% in the first 3 days. We are right on track. I'd like to shake you warmly by the hand. But the world is digital now. So, my most sincere Thank You will have... (Read More)

10% on the first evening!

October 20th - via:
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