Press Start Pocket, 2 - 6 player 8-Bit Table Top Battle

A project in Mesa, AZ by Michael Scott

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Press Start Pocket is a 56 card, 2 Player, 8-bit battle. 2 expansion decks make it 2 - 6 players.
Backers: 435
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31

Funded: $13,541 of $7,500
Dates: Jun 23rd -> Aug 2nd (41 days)
Project By: Michael Scott
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Latest News

9 Hours Left! $1,000 to hit stretch goal.

August 2nd - via:
We have 9 hours left an we are $1,000 away from stretch goal 2. Here is a little offer to maybe help us get there.  The 2600 Home Run deck. Add one of these with a full sleeve for $10. (add $3 for international shipping) Thanks for the support!!!  (Read More)

Down to the nitty gritty

August 1st - via:
"Lets get down to the nitty gritty, who is this Press Start Pocket?" 20 Hours left and we are pushing toward the second stretch goal of $14,000.00. When we get there every backer will have the chance to submit input on what they would like the... (Read More)

Moving toward Stretch Goal 2

August 1st - via:
Things are going great. If this pace keeps up we will hit stretch goal 2 and some. I will be off grid for a little bit of the day. Bad timing I know. So if you ask a question, it won't be the normal quick response it might take a little longer today.... (Read More)

Releasing (10) Limited Signed All Access Pledges

August 1st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


July 31st - via:
Stretch goal 1 is in the books!  Everyone gets a free victory chip!  Thank you everyone!  2 Days left to hit that 2nd stretch goal. Share the project and lets hit it!  (Read More)

Last 55 Hours time to make a push!

July 31st - via:
Alright, 55 hours left and Stretch goal 1 is in sight. To help us make a last push, I am going to include some special offers for the last 2 days. Here are 4 smokin' deals to help us hit some stretch goals.  Deal 1: If you have already pledged for... (Read More)

I fight Dragons Promo Pack!!!

July 30th - via:
So we teamed up with the ridiculously awesome band from Chicago, I FIGHT DRAGONS, to bring you an epic add on Promo Pack. The pack will include all 5 members of the band, a weapon for each of them, and 2 special cards. We will also be including a... (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 27th - via:
We have had a good number of referrals from Facebook posts. So if you have a Facebook go ahead and throw the game up, it should help us push toward the stretch goal. The Card of the Day is Omar, a warrior from Series 3.   (Read More)

Card of the day, moving toward 1st stretch goal

July 26th - via:
We are moving toward our first stretch goal! Things are looking good. The card of the day is a series 1 warrior, Big Hippo.  (Read More)

100 % OH YEA!

July 25th - via:
100% funded!!! Thank you so much! Now onto the stretch goals and free rewards for the awesomest backers!  (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 24th - via:
The Card of the day is a Super Enhancer. You don't want to end up on the other side of this invasion.  (Read More)

Card of the Day and Signed and Numbered.

July 23rd - via:
Greetings, We are so close! Thanks for the support of the game. We have had some requests for signed and numbered games. So I am going to offer a limited number of 25 signed and numbered copies. If you would like a signed and numbered copy you can... (Read More)

Moving up!

July 23rd - via:
Things are looking good. Here is a reddit thread started about the game. I know there are a lot of good gaming fans on that site. Please take a minute to join in the thread and help hype the game so we can get onto stretch goals and free stuff for... (Read More)

Special offer for Backers only

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

Card of the day only $1,000 away.

July 20th - via:
We are getting close only $1,000 away, keep the momentum going. Here is the card of the day. The shield. It's not the most glamorous of cards but it will save your hide against an attack.  (Read More)

Card of the Day Strike Cards for Series 2

July 19th - via:
The Card of the day is 2 fold. The Warrior Snatcher is the strike card in the series 2 deck. Like the game over card from series 1 it can be played at any time, even when it's not your turn. It steals an opponent's warrior and adds it to your force.... (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 18th - via:
The Card of the Day is the Uber Glove. This is a super card form series 3.   (Read More)

Pass $6,000! Card of the Day

July 16th - via:
Everyone we made it past $6,000! Thank you so much. A strong push in the next few days can get us there. Card of the Day is The Flaming Ball. Use this Super Enhancer to make the strongest attack or combat another Super Enhancer.  (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 16th - via:
Here is the Card of the Day. The Speed Attack. If you have a speedy warrior you can use this with a press start card to attack your opponents. Add a weapon and a super enhancer and you're really cookin!   (Read More)

Card of the Day, a custom backer card.

July 13th - via:
The Card of the Day is a warrior that was designed with a backer and will go into series 1. It is the Evil Elf. A dangerous Elf Ranger with a long and short sword and a cloak. There are 2 other custom warriors available for series 2 and 3.  (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 11th - via:
The Card of the Day is a gather card. The coin collector. Collect and play 4 points worth of gather cards in any combination to earn another Warrior.  (Read More)

Card of the Day and 3 new pledges

July 9th - via:
The Card of the day is the the Burglar. He may not be the strongest thief, but he's quick.  There are 3 new pledge levels that include a custom designed warrior and weapon. There is one for each series available.   (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 8th - via:
Made it past $5,000. Nice work! Bonus Round until we hit $7,500 anyone who refers a friend to buy the game for at least $14 will receive a victory chip. Unlimited amount, a chip for each and every referral. Thanks for the support almost there! The... (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 6th - via:
The Card of the Day is the Sawed off Shotgun. Use this with an attack card to strengthen the attack and force your opponent to retaliate with a weapon.  (Read More)


July 4th - via:
I wish you all a Happy 4th of July. I am forever grateful to those that gave their lives to give us freedom and want to thank those that still protect it daily. To say thanks I am going to give every backer that is active military or served in the... (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 3rd - via:
The card of the Day is the Pause Card. If the heat gets too crazy during an 8-bit battle, throw this baby down to take a breather and get out of the fight. Your opponent will need a Press Start card to get things moving again.  (Read More)

Card of the Day

July 1st - via:
The Card of the Day is Wallace.  A ferocious warrior hailing from the Highlands. His power weapon is the Claidheamh-Mor sword, the two handed Scottish warrior sword. You'll see it coming, but that doesn't mean you'll block it.  (Read More)

Card of the Day, New Video, How to Play Video, & Stretch Goals posted

June 29th - via:
We have posted the Stretch Goals. There are some awesome things ahead like the Warriors and Weapons expansion, Series 4 expansion, & Deluxe edition to name a few. Tell all of your friends and let's reach them! Also tell your friends to check out... (Read More)

Card of the Day & The soundtrack cover

June 29th - via:
The soundtrack cover art is now up and you can sample a few of the tracks on the home page check it out! The cassette will be unlocked later with stretch goals. Stretch goals posted tomorrow. The Card of the Day is the Big Apple: Use this Super... (Read More)

Card of the Day, Stretch Goals coming.

June 27th - via:
We will be publishing Stretch goals soon:  VICTORY BRAGGING CHIPS DELUX EDITION FULL SLEEVES  We have added an 8 bit sleeve as an add on for the decks. You can check out all the cards and more about the game and learn more about the Home Run Club... (Read More)

Card of the Day

June 25th - via:
The Abduction card is a super enhancer and takes your attack to the highest strength.  (Read More)

Alternate box?

June 25th - via:
Greetings backers. I have an alternate box design that I was going to bring out later as a sleeve for each deck, but I think after looking for a few days I may actually like them better as the box please give me your input. A simple yes if you like... (Read More)

Card of the Day

June 24th - via:
Thanks for the early support!  To answer a few questions:  The game tokens are metal.  They are not necessary to play the game, but they make it more fun.  I will be posting a card of the day each day during the campaign. Todays card is a... (Read More)

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