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Robots on the Line - a robot-building board game

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by phil hunter

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The Robot Part Company is purging it's extra parts. It's up to you to collect, build, and sell finished robots to hopeful buyers.
Backers: 975
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $53,982 of $40,000
Dates: Mar 1st -> Apr 10th (40 days)
Project By: phil hunter
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Latest News

Nano Bot Expansion

April 5th - via:
Unlocked!We just passed the $45,000 mark and unlocked the nanobot expansion. The nano bots are shuffled in with the other robot parts and come down the production line. If you take one nano bot it's worth $2, two nano bots and they're worth $3 each,... (Read More)

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April 3rd - via:
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A thank you. An update. And a shout out.

April 1st - via:
Thank you!Just wanted to say I really appreciate your support. I'm so excited to get past our funding goal, hit a stretch goal or two, and to start finalizing the game. So many of you have given me great feedback and much of that will be implemented.... (Read More)

Fist game play video

March 29th - via:
This is the first of two game play videos. Why two you ask? Well, A couple of times yesterday when I though I was capturing video with my iPhone I was actually taking a still photo. :) This video will hopefully give you an idea of how the game is... (Read More)

Two projects I've recently backed

March 29th - via:
We love Kickstarter and all the really cool projects that come out of it. Today, we're sharing with you two awesome projects that we've recently backed—one that's ending soon and the other that's just beginning. ForeverSpinWe invite you to check... (Read More)

Game play video

March 27th - via:
I'll be posting a game play video on Saturday morning. I'm attending SaltCon, our local board game convention, and will take video of people playing the game. This should really give you an idea of how the game is played and will kind of give you a... (Read More)

Updated Stretch Goals

March 21st - via:
New stretch goal costs I have spent a lot of time on this game. The stretch goals have all been tested and should be shared with the world so I've lowered the cost of each one. I was able to do this by being creative on the way I prepared the files... (Read More)

Robot art prints

March 17th - via:
I received a couple of print samples of the robot artwork and I wanted to share them with you. I'll take more detailed shots of the print and post it on the Kickstarter main page as well but this should give you an idea of the size. And remember,... (Read More)

Almost there

March 17th - via:
Thank you so much for your support! We're close, only about $7,000 left before the game is funded. Be sure to share the Facebook link, or share the game on Twitter! If everyone were to bring in one person we'll easily fund and get at least the first... (Read More)

New Robots on the Line avatars

March 13th - via:
New Robots on the Line avatars Working with we have a series of Robots on the Line avatars and a fan badge that you can customize your profiles with. Click on the link below to see the Robots on the Line Avatars:... (Read More)

Board Game Geek Thumb Stretch Goal

March 11th - via:
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Robot heads (2)

March 10th - via:
I thought I'd share the rest of the robot heads with you for today's update. Let me know if you have any favorites! And here are the exclusive Kickstarter-only heads that will come with the game for free if we can get 300 thumbs on... (Read More)

***UPDATE*** Please read

March 8th - via:
I have two exciting things to announce today. But first, I want to tell everyone thank you for your support. I'm so excited to see the progress and the possibility of Robots on the Line getting funded. We had a big spike on Friday when Robots on the... (Read More)

One week

March 8th - via:
I posted Robots on the Line one week ago today. In that short amount of time: We're 64% funded 461 amazing backers Robots on the Line was the featured project and staff pick 123 comments Thank you for your support, your comments, and feedback. Let's... (Read More)

Fridge Magnet Add-on Announcement

March 7th - via:
I've had several requests for a fridge magnet as an add-on, especially the early bird backers. Well, I listened and am happy to announce that you can increase your pledge by $15 and I'll send you the fridge magnets! If you do decide to get fridge... (Read More)

Free (mini) print and play is live

March 6th - via:
Check out what's new on the Robots on the Line kickstarter page.  Check it out if you can't wait to start building robots. Be prepared to spend a little time cutting, folding and gluing... :)... (Read More)

Robot heads (1)

March 6th - via:
I thought I'd share some of the heads designed for Robots on the Line. Each head has it's own personality and is one-of-a-kind. Here are the first 10: Do you have a favorite?  (Read More)

Quick shout out to a fellow Kickstarter

March 6th - via:
Hello! There's a cool looking card game that is set to get funded, and also going to be Kicking It Forward. They recently supported Robots on the Line and I'd like to see if we can help them out with a little cross promoting. The game is called Maze... (Read More)

Rule book has been posted

March 5th - via:
Quick update: I've included the rule book on the Kickstarter home page right below the image of the rules. This is a great way to learn more about the game while we prep some videos. NOTE: The website is not live, nor are the QR codes correct. I'm... (Read More)

Robot Art

March 2nd - via:
What it took to createI wanted to give you a little bit of background on the art print that's part of the rewards. This piece took me years to produce. It wasn't something that I sat down and produced over a weekend. It was something that I chose not... (Read More)

We're past 24 hour mark and doing well

March 1st - via:
Thank you for backing Robots on the Line!So far so good. I wanted to share a photo of the last game test I had a couple of weeks ago. This game has been tested a lot but this one was different. I asked people to test who had never played the game... (Read More)

[Campaign Review] Robots on the Line: A Robot-Building Board Game

March 1st - via:
Robots on the Line is the first board game created by Phil Hunter. In Robots on the Line, you build robots from spare parts and sell them for money. (Read More)

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