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Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning - Full game!

A project in Waynesboro, VA by Micah McGonigal

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A complete, expanded version of the edutainment parody horror-type game! Including random levels, more characters, and much more!
Backers: 2176
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $61,375 of $50,000
Dates: Jul 24th -> Aug 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Micah McGonigal
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That's a wrap! *HUGE* thanks to everyone! Here's what's next!

August 23rd - via:
And that's it! The campaign has finished, and it was a huge success thanks to you guys! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Soon I'll get started working on this game, and I can't wait to finish it so you guys can play it! Soon here, once I wrap a few... (Read More)

We did it!!! Thank you all so much!

August 22nd - via:
WE DID IT! AAAAHH! Words can't express how thankful I am right now! You guys have given me an incredible opportunity to make a game that I've been wanting to make for years! I'm so excited to bring my ideas to life, and I'm so happy that you guys are... (Read More)

48 hours left! I'll be doing a livestream tonight at 7:30 PM EDT!

August 21st - via:
Hey everyone!First off a huge thanks to all the support the Kickstarter's been getting! Things have really picked up in the past few days, and I'm confident the goal will be reached! Besides that though, I plan on doing a livestream tonight at 7:30... (Read More)

We're in the final stretch! Check out the update to the field trip demo!

August 18th - via:
We're in the final stretch! Remember, the Kickstarter ends Thursday, August 23, at 3:50 PM EDT! Time is running out, but I know we can still reach the goal! To help with the final push, I've released and update to the field trip demo, which you can... (Read More)

Baldi's Basics Looking To Add Field Trips & Randomization To Its Educational Horrors

August 18th - via:
Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning offers intense educational action, mingling edutainment and horror as players work to collect notebooks and avoid a certain unsettling educator. However, this experience in discomforting school life is looking to get an upgrade, one that adds randomization, more complex stage designs, new characters to meet, and some (lethal-ish) field trips for aspiring students to go on. Baldi's Basics currently hurls the player into an unsettling school filled with strange, varied art styles, using the disjointed style of 90's educational games to make player uncomfortable as they learn. Not only this, but they have to dodge the innocuous Baldi, a being whose goofy frown belies just how dangerous he can be to those who have little skill at basic math. It's a chilling, yet ridiculous experience, one that offers a unique take on fear. (Read More)

The Campaign is nearing it's final week. I know we can do this!

August 14th - via:
Hey everyone, just a small update to say thanks and mention what's currently going on. First off, a few days ago the campaign got over a thousand backers, which is incredible, and I'm so thankful that so many people want a full Baldi's Basics game!... (Read More)

We're halfway there! Thank you so much!

August 2nd - via:
I just got back from work, and I'm so excited to see the halfway mark has been hit! With about three weeks left to go, I know we can reach the goal! I can't thank you guys enough, I really can't! I'm really looking forward to being able to make this... (Read More)

One week in! More new features and creating characters!

July 31st - via:
Hey everyone! First off, we're officially one week in, and almost at 50%! This is really incredible, and I know we can hit the goal if the momentum keeps up! Thank you so much for all the support, pledges, and help spreading the word! Now though, I... (Read More)

25% - You guys are doing fantaaaaastiiiiic!!

July 27th - via:
We're at 25%! Thanks again for the incredible support, I wouldn't ever be here without you guys! Things are looking good, and I'm getting more and more excited to start working on this. Again, this is going to be a pretty small update, but I owe you... (Read More)

No running in the halls! Baldi

July 26th - via:
Basically Games has recently released a Kickstarter campaign for its indie edutainment/horror game Baldi (Read More)

First 24 hours in - Thanks so much for the support so far!

July 25th - via:
Hey, just a quick update to give out a huge thanks for the support so far! I think things are off to a good start, and if this pace continues, this will be funded in no time! I'm glad to see so many people excited for this project and supportive of... (Read More)

Baldi's Basics becoming a larger, more complete game through Kickstarter campaign

July 25th - via:
After establishing a fanbase from thousands of players and millions of views from Youtube and Twitch playthroughs, Micah McGonigal (known as  (Read More)

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