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In A Bind

A project in London, UK by Behrooz 'Bezman' Shahriari

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A physical party game. Play 'binds' (e.g. finger touching nose) on other players, until they're in such a bind that they can't comply.
Backers: 173
Average Pledge Per Backer: £17

Funded: £2,914 of £2,700
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 28th (59 days)
Project By: Behrooz 'Bezman' Shahriari
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Latest News

FUNDED! With an hour to spare. (PROJECT ALMOST OVER!)

September 28th - via:
Seriously. I did not expect this to happen. Firstly, thanks to all backers. No, actually, firstly, thanks to Danish Frank, Ben Neumann, Jee and others who provided the inspiration and feedback that helped me create this game. Secondly, thanks to... (Read More)

TWO HOURS LEFT. £150 (~10 backers) needed to fund this!

September 28th - via:
@$&**@%&*!!!!!!Blimey.This morning, I so wanted to throw in the towel and just give up. Take the easy road.I phoned a good friend of mine for support and she persuaded me to keep going, step out of my comfort zone and pester folk on social... (Read More)

UNDER 15 HOURS / £749 to go.

September 28th - via:
The end is coming.I did make a video, though, that you should share. Tell your friends. Maybe they'll get a kick out of it. Maybe you know someone interested in London, silly men with silly beards in silly suits, or the game itself? There's... (Read More)

49 hours to go. Thank you all, regardless of what happens.

September 26th - via:
THANK YOU FOR BELIEVING IN MEI got an e-mail from KS yesterday (I think) congratulating me on getting 100 backers. It also suggested we all go out on a double-decker bus for pizza.Whilst I don't think such a road trip is realistic, it did make me... (Read More)

Review of game, 50% hit, my plan for this week. 5 days to go!

September 23rd - via:
In A Bind: Reviewed! On Sunday morning, Forrest Bower, aka 'Bower's Game Corner' reviewed the prototype that I sent him. He played it with a bunch of folk and called it "one of the best Kickstarter games I've gotten". If you have friends who might... (Read More)

Videos and today's game demoes.

September 20th - via:
I've been uploading videos to youtube and plan to continue at a rate of 1 or 2 per day. These videos have been of folk playing the game or talking about the game. There should be at least one surprise along the way.If you get a chance to watch the... (Read More)

Take a picture, win a prize. No other news. New news soon.

September 17th - via:
Thanks to everyone who shared the FB post. Monday was really great for pledges! Just £48 to go until the half-way mark. Raffle #3:  upload a photo to BGG by the end of Friday In case you don't already know it, is basically the... (Read More)

Edinburgh Crowdfun, Raffles

September 14th - via:
P.S. NEXT RAFFLE: The next raffle might involve submitting photos of you when playing the game. Be prepared. Edinburgh PromotionAfter 11 hours in a pair of buses, I found myself in Edinburgh, armed with 3 newly-made prototypes, 4 sets of wildcards... (Read More)

Twitter raffle, All-new art, party gamescast ad.

September 12th - via:
I'd like to mention the Party Gamescast. This is a podcast all about party games and the reviewers really seem to know what they're talking about. A good mixture of information and entertainment that I discovered a few months ago.Since they talk... (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)

A quick post

September 9th - via:
GOAL - To raise over £100 before the end of Thursday. (The Kicktraq pledge totals for Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.)Raffle entry - either comment on this post, saying you'd like to enter OR (so no pledgepurchase is necessary), send an e-mail... (Read More)

FB, The First MICROGOAL, a picture, 33%

September 5th - via:
Firstly, I want to mention a Facebook group that I set up for chitchat about this game. Starting Monday, I plan to upload a video or picture each day. Here on KS, I feel that I need to have something of real importance to say before making an update... (Read More)

Print and Play! Also, I did some filming and am having a party in Edinburgh on 13th September

August 15th - via:
Hello!First, I want to link to an early print and play version of the game. After feedback, I've decided to make this available, for free, to everyone. Even non-backers.Following the link above, you'll find 4 images, to print and cut out. If you can... (Read More)

Edinbugh, Glasgow testing, please tell one friend.

August 12th - via:
THANKS to Mr. Anthony Duncan Anthony formatted the rules, improving both the look and the content. It's still not close to final, but it's actually something that doesn't look so scrappy and hopefully will be more likely to get a review.If anyone... (Read More)

Demoing my game, deletion of reward levels, PUBLIC PRINT AND PLAY? LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK.

August 7th - via:
In Glasgow, demoing my game Geek Retreat and Spellbound Games have offered me some demo space, which I'll be using on Tuesday. Look forward to some photos from that. Last Sunday, we had a 6-player game. Nemo (left) ended with 11 cards! A worthy... (Read More)

Day 3 update: A quick history of the game

August 4th - via:
MY THOUGHTS ON THE PROJECT STATUSRealistically, this project is 50-50. It can succeed, but only if I really push it and let folk know about it. To that end, I'm going to be demoing it at a few shops in Glasgow, demoing it in London when I return and... (Read More)

Day 1 update: I know the front page is imperfect. A lot of thanks.

August 2nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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