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Rogues to Riches - a Game for the Criminally Imaginative

A project in Halifax, Canada by Sam Fraser

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Steal Riches beyond your wildest dreams. Defeat dangerous Traps in deadly Lairs. Plan your move using your Gear and your imagination.
Backers: 394
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $20,631 of $16,500
Dates: Aug 11th -> Sep 15th (35 days)
Project By: Sam Fraser
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Latest News

Stretch Goals are dropping like flies! Beaver pack now available with 20 new cards!

September 15th - via:
The campaign hit one of these things and now we're flying! We've added the Medieval theme, the Old West theme, the Monster pack AND the Beaver Pack expansion! Thank you so much for your support! I never thought the project would be this successful!... (Read More)

Last chance to upgrade and get full Print and Play game!

September 15th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Medieval Theme unlocked!

September 14th - via:
New cards added to the base game are the Mounted Knights trap, the Two-Handed Broadsword and Scroll of Magic Missile gear cards, the Treasure Chest riches card, and the Warlord's Castle Lair. The Old West Theme will be unlocked at $19,000, and the... (Read More)

24 hours to go!

September 14th - via:
We've come so far! I'm really grateful for all the support and encouragement I've received over the last few weeks. The game is a hit! Just a note that I'm taking a few days off this week and heading to the cottage, so I'll be incommunicado for a... (Read More)

Ball Pit & PnP Stretch goal unlocked! Social goal nearing completion.

September 14th - via:
Congratulations everyone, we've met the first stretch goal. All backers who pledged $10 or more will be receiving the full print and play version of the game, including new cards created by backers and any cards unlocked through stretch goals. Anyone... (Read More)


September 12th - via:
Hooray! Thanks everyone! You rock! It's official: I'll be making at least 1000 copies of Rogues to Riches and all your pledge rewards will be fulfilled. I'm really happy that the game will be getting out there. I've put a lot of hard work into the... (Read More)

New add-on: new game PnP!

September 11th - via:
Hey gang, We're in the home stretch now. The pledges are coming in fast and furious and we're gonna hit our target for sure. If we reach $17,500 you will have the full print and play version to try very soon, plus I know a lot of people in Halifax... (Read More)

A Social Stretch Goal appears!

September 7th - via:
Hi Everyone, The Beaver Pack add-on is popular, but we've gotten some comments that it's too small. I've got to keep the price where it is to cover costs, but we've come up with a way to give you, the backers, a chance to take it to the next level!... (Read More)

New add-on, plus comic, plus better reward tier, plus video introduction!

September 4th - via:
Hi gang, A big day today! The poster got nabbed, pushing us that much closer toward victory! A big update tonight: first, a friend of mine made a great introduction to Rogues to Riches on her gaming 'cast Scratching Post. She really did a good job... (Read More)

Stretch Goals revealed!

August 31st - via:
Hi folks, It looks like Rogues to Riches will get funded, though it's going to be close. I hope these stretch goals will encourage people to share the project widely and push us well across the line. I'm having fun in the comments section with some... (Read More)

New add-ons and reward level for Rogues to Riches

August 28th - via:
Hi folks, Things are ticking along nicely. The project is gaining more exposure and momentum is increasing.  Add-Ons have been announced! The big item available is a print or downloadable version of Julianne's poster for Rogues to Riches. It's a... (Read More)

Halfway there!

August 26th - via:
Huzzah! I'm super thrilled that we've come this far. Thanks for your support!  We're ahead of the game and I'm confident that Rogues to Riches will get funded, but we've got a ways to go yet. Please help share this project and bring more people to... (Read More)

Gameplay Video! Hooray!

August 24th - via:
Hiya!As we near the halfway point, the gameplay video is now available. We had a lot of fun during the game and I hope you'll think the recording is pretty enjoyable. Big thanks to JP,  Lindsay, and Mark for a great game and willingness to appear on... (Read More)

GenCon pics + Local news video + Updated PnP

August 21st - via:
Hi Gang, It's been a busy week! I recruited a gang of volunteers to be filmed for a gameplay video. We had a good time playing and I look forward to showing you the video. Look for it tomorrow night. On Monday I appeared on a morning news show on our... (Read More)

Paypal now accepted on

August 16th - via:
Hi folks, A few people have asked about Paypal support. I've set up a DONATE button on If you contribute that way, you'll get the same reward as if you pledged on the campaign page, though it won't contribute to the total.... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Pirates, Wizards, Witches, and Microgames

August 15th - via:
Great games seem to come out of the woodwork around the time of Gen Con, and this month is no exception. This month's roundup brings several great looking casual games, including a tabletop card game originally created for iOS and a new line of games that easily fit into your pocket. (Read More)

Player created cards

August 14th - via:
There's a copy of the previous version of Rogues to Riches down at the Board Game Cafe here in Halifax. Here are some cards that were created in-game by players there. I have no idea who made these. Roller Skates A Room Full of Young CHILDREN -... (Read More)

Print and Play files

August 14th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

New poster from Julianne!

August 13th - via:
This is a photograph of a painting, and it's amazing! I wanted to share it right away. Rogues to Riches poster  (Read More)

Quick update - Rogues to Riches post on TheGeekMates

August 12th - via:
CeraTopz (@Cerajoy) wrote a great writeup on the launch party, and did a great job describing the game. Check it out! -- Sam  (Read More)

25 hours in - Rogues to Riches Poster - R2R at GenCon

August 12th - via:
Hello beloved backers! Thank you so much for your pledge! I'm really thrilled with the amazing turnout and support that Rogues to Riches has received so far this campaign. You guys are going to love this game. Here in Halifax, we had a great launch... (Read More)

Kickstarting Rogues to Riches

August 12th - via:
Last night I decided to venture down to the Board Room Cafe for the first time. I had noticed on their Facebook group that there was a board game Kickstarter launch party happening, and after reading about the game, thought it seemed right up my alley and headed over. (Read More)

Rogues to Riches for Halifax board game developer?

August 7th - via:
It’s a project 12 years in the making, but Sam Fraser’s board game is finally ready to grace tables all over the world. After making his first card in 2002 and tinkering with the game countless times, Fraser has achieved what he thinks could be a big hit. (Read More)

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