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Defenders of the Last Stand - Adventure Board Game

A project in by JASON MAXWELL

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A game by Richard Launius, designer of last year's Run Fight or Die which is nominated for a Dice Tower Award this year!
Backers: 882
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $84,047 of $50,000
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 8th (26 days)
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June 8th - via:
I am finally free and able to watch the last two hours.  Thanks for the big show at the end here.  It's reaffirming.  Let's make these last two hours count.  This will be a game I'm convinced will sell for years to come - just like Agents of... (Read More)

Final hours to get Defenders of the Last Stand at this price

June 8th - via:
I forgot also to let you know that 8th Summit does not currently use backerkit or any post kickstarter management software/websites.  We do offer our games for sale on our website at, but the price for Defenders will be $100 for... (Read More)

75k! Now you receive 4 Heroes with Miniatures

June 5th - via:
We drove all night and got in at five this morning.  Origins was good this year.   Our games are getting picked up more and more by stores and distributors. Now you will receive 4 unique heroes not included in the base game. These will be sold at... (Read More)

Running defenders at Origins

June 4th - via:
We are at Origins. The dice tower gang requested to play the game.  (Read More)

12 Adventure Cards unlocked! More on the 75k Goal.

May 30th - via:
All backers will receive more cards for their Adventure Deck.  Let's now get to 75k where a new hero (and a new unique miniature) will be unlocked.  This new hero thinks of himself as an 80s rock star, although he personally doesn't really have... (Read More)

Brief Update

May 26th - via:
I have been shipping out games around the clock.  I had a backlog of orders for both kickstarters and distributorsgoing all the way back to October.  I never thought I would see so many games shipping out at one time. The Clan Leader (and their... (Read More)

Time To Get Motors Running

May 26th - via:
I'm back from my long weekend and went straight back to work printing labels tonight for orders going out from two other Kickstarters.  This week I will send out push advertising with emails and messages to supporters of our other campaigns.  This... (Read More)


May 20th - via:
Thanks for your continued support.  We are currently funded and had a great day today.   We are currently at around +75 Facebook likes (need 75 more to reach stretch goal).  You can help by liking us on Facebook if you haven't already.  60k Goal... (Read More)

Behind the scenes...

May 18th - via:
This is a really expensive game to print and I believe I've done a terrible job conveying how big of a game this is from our front page layouts.  I've got a couple messages from backers telling me the game is too expensive and it needs more stuff. ... (Read More)

New Adventure Cards as Stretch Goals

May 16th - via:
We have new Adventure Cards for locations that currently do not have Adventure Cards attached to them in the base game.  These will not be added to the retail base game, but will be given to all backers if we reach these goals.  These cards are... (Read More)

Stretch Goals

May 15th - via:
We are working on how to unveil new stretch goals. I will announce more this weekend including one for social media. I have most of the weekend to turn my attention to this campaign. And if anyone sees Fury Road today let us know what you think.... (Read More)

First Day Ramblings

May 14th - via:
I'm going to admit something... nerdy (?):  I spent the last fifteen years following the Mad Max movie.  It was a movie that almost didn't happen.  From everything I read the past three years, I knew it was going to be a a phenomenal movie; I also... (Read More)

First Questions

May 14th - via:
Hey everyone, Richard and I have put our all into this game for the past year. It has been our central focus for a very long time.  I wanted a great post apocalypse game and Richard has put more time into making the game than I've ever seen him do... (Read More)

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