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Flash Point: Fire Rescue - Extreme Danger

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Backers: 2516
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Funded: $177,719 of $30,000
Dates: Mar 18th -> Apr 17th (30 days)
Project By: Travis
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Latest News

Thank you everyone!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Your support blew me away.  I hope to have a little treat for backers only out to you tomorrow - but now I have to sleep.  (Read More)

Can we make it to $175K? - Lower target for the next stretch goal

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Last day - a big thank you for all involved.  Just to make things even more interesting in the last 15 hours, I am going to drop the target for our next stretch goal from $185K to $175K.  Lets see if that helps us get it.  (Read More)

Veteran unlocked - two new specialists and lots of other promos & exclusive promos are part of your rewards

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for helping us hit our stretch goals - adding both of these new specialists was a real target for me. Still 80 hours left in the project - I want to make sure that anyone who might be interested in this project knows about it, your... (Read More)

What you are getting - Extreme Danger & Dangerous Waters ROI

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Last few days,  lots of stretch goals unlocked.  Here is a quick list of what you get for the $40 pledge level: Extreme Danger - MSRP $40 All the pledge levels will get the retail version of Extreme Danger - this includes two full sized game boards... (Read More)

Last Week - We are closing in on the Veteran and the goal line continues to move forward

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 7 days left - still plenty of time for all those tracking updates on stretch goals. I am further reducing the target for adding the Veteran in the mix, I've reduced that target once again - what was once a target for $175K is now going to be... (Read More)

We are now even closer to the Veteran - another drop in the stretch goal target & a new playtest version of this exciting specialist

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for the continued support.  A couple new session reports and game reviews on BGG has really helped get us even closer to the bigger stretch reward levels.  A special thanks to those that have written these reviews, and playtest... (Read More)

Kickstarter Showcase: 8 Projects to Check Out

April 4th - via: geekdad.com
One of the hardest things about running my own Kickstarter campaign this past month was that I didn’t have nearly as much time as I wanted to tell you about other cool Kickstarter projects. I mentioned a few within my own campaign updates, but now that mine has wrapped up I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of several projects I’ve had my eye on. (Read More)

We got the Rescue Dog, getting closer to the Veteran and prototype pics of Dangerous Waters

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for the great support!  I've counted four new reviews posted on BGG and four new session reports - I really appreciate that effort.  To thank you all, and especially those that took the time to document what they like about the game... (Read More)

Veteran Stretch Reward Target reduced by $3.5K - Dangerous Waters cover art & more

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
On Saturday I put out a call to action - help spread the word and I'll make it easier to get The Veteran added as a stretch reward for this project.  Thanks for those that helped by "liking us" and a big thank you for the session report on BGG.  I... (Read More)

I really want to hit the Veteran Stretch reward sooner - what you can do to help

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes, I really want to add these two new specialists, think they add a lot to the game and provide a lot of value to your pledge rewards.  I haven't worked out how these would be sold at retail, but expect that the MSRP of both figures would be... (Read More)

Playtest Preview - The Veteran

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Rescue Dog #3

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Essen Pickup

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Lots of questions on Essen pick ups - hope this update answers them. First - if you want to pick up at Essen, do not pledge to this project via kickstarter. Second - if you want to pick up at Essen, do go to ... (Read More)

Rescue Dog - Playtest copies

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Adding Dangerous Waters & Zombies???

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Had a number of questions on how to add Dangerous Waters to your pledge rewards. Hope this post answers those questions: Question 1) - How do I change my pledge amount?  to the right of your screen, you should see a "manage pledge" button.  Press... (Read More)

Flash Point: Getting along like a big house on Fire!

March 28th - via: teamcovenant.com
I wanted to let you guys know about one of my favorite board games, Flash Point: Fire Rescue. It is a cooperative game that up six players can enjoy. Each player takes on the role of a firefighter in attempts to save victims trapped in a burning building before it comes crashing down on them. It uses a creative dice grid system to advance the fire in the house thoughtout the game. Explosion and Hot Spots help to give this game a realistic sense of urgency as they destroy the foundations of the building while knocking down firefighters as well as killing helpless victims. The cooperative nature of the game makes planning a big part of how the game plays out. (Read More)

WOW! You surprised me.

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
This week I am visiting my family back in Virginia and North Carolina - and just checked in this afternoon to see how things were going. To my surprise we had already blown past the $100K point. Thank you all! My commitment to you was that at the... (Read More)

This week

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Please excuse any slow communication this week - I am out of my home office, and don't have access to all my files. I'll be back on Saturday - but that is International TableTop day and I am planning to be playing games - I hope that you will be as... (Read More)

Meople News: Burning Trains on Fire

March 21st - via: meoplesmagazine.com
You probably noticed in the review that we really liked Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on the Cursed Island, but that it’s easy to get rules details wrong or miss some rules when playing. To fix that, there’s a player aid for download that not only summarizes how things happen in which order but also shows the distribution of dice symbols and beast strength for better risk assessment. And when you’re on the game’s website already, there’s also a blank scenario sheet for you to come up with your own ways to suffer a horrible deathplay. (Read More)

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