Knock Down Barns - You Can Always Build Again

A project in Chicago, IL by Greg Burhop

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New board game where each player builds a tower out of blocks of wood. Players then destroy by flicking weapons at each other's tower.
Backers: 262
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $14,401 of $5,700
Dates: Feb 29th -> Apr 29th (61 days)
Project By: Greg Burhop
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Latest News

Only thing missing now...

January 27th - via:
Is sales.   I have turned the money Kickstarter raised for me into almost 1000 copies of Knock Down Barns.  Now, how to get rewards to you... The holidays were pretty amazing. I sold almost 100 games and have had nothing but positive feedback. In... (Read More)

The answer to everything in the Multiverse

December 8th - via:
Big ups to Douglas Adams for guiding this update.   Many of you are wondering whether it will be a Knock Down Barns filled holiday with your relatives and friends.  Here's the scoop.  Bamboo backers I am able to send out 1 U.S. Kickstarter reward... (Read More)

Making it happen

November 22nd - via:
Here are some up to date pictures of my progress getting your rewards produced.  I am spending every last penny I have each week to make them so shipping is on hold until I have made all of the rewards, not just a few.  That said I should be done... (Read More)


November 6th - via:
Lots to share. Games nights all winter, tag @knockdownbarns #ycaba Hand delivered rewards are the best! Shipping made easy thanks to USPS Incredible Barn wood score just south of Chicago Weathered siding for over 300 dividers for free*  *Whole day... (Read More)

Blocktober continues

October 16th - via:
I haven't been shipping out games to concentrate on production these las few weeks and it is paying off.  I now have 100 games worth of blocks cut and a crack team of helpers that are making the branding and staining process a lot faster and more... (Read More)


October 4th - via:
Great news is coming just around the river bend, sorry for the brief spell of quiet.   I am finished with all of the court issues in the city.  Got me by the wallet for a few months but I'm happy that Chicago now recognizes my business as real deal... (Read More)

Court battle rages

September 9th - via:
I will be headed back to court for another go round.  I'm bringing the game this time Vera.   Manufacturing report: Branding and Staining One can brand 5 games worth of blocks/hour with my current inventory of branding irons (1).  One can stain 5... (Read More)

Best September Ever

August 31st - via:
August was tough, no big deal.  My Grandma Janis just turned 99.  Inspiration.   More bamboo rewards are in the mail next week.  Some are staying put here in Chicago as well.  Canada is giving me customs headaches.   Stay in touch about address... (Read More)

Say it ain't so Chicago

August 21st - via:
As I have mentioned in the last few updates I have been dealing with the City of Chicago consumer affairs division for the last month regarding formal complaints I received from KS backers about my business.  We have a ruling: I owe $2,790 in fines... (Read More)


August 7th - via:
I am soon to be a full time game maker. I have given notice to my 40 hour a week job with my family seafood business in Chicago that I will be pursuing a career in the board game industry. I have gotten nothing but positive feedback from the first 10... (Read More)

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