Beasts of Burden: A card game about tiny legs and huge sacks

A project in St. Louis, MO by Stuart

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A card game about juggling tools, treasures, and sacks full of kittens while exploring an absurd dungeon with your backstabbing pals.
Backers: 170
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $6,058 of $6,000
Dates: Jun 23rd -> Jul 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Stuart
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Latest News

$70 in ninety minutes?

July 22nd - via:
Y'all. Y'ALL. We've closed the gap to $70!  We've got 90 minutes. To the many backers who have upped their pledges THANK YOU To the many backers who have pushed Beasts on twitter and on facebook THANK YOU To the awesome kind people who have messaged... (Read More)

We've got a long way to go and a short time to get there!

July 22nd - via:
But we're gonna do what they say can't be done! Think we can raise $805 in 17 hours?  I DO! Massive props to everyone for shouting about our humble little card game full of dogs and bags on facebook and twitter, the Dioxin Dump team has been... (Read More)

48 hours to go!

July 21st - via:
Y'all are awesome!  We've raised 74% of the goal and I'm confident we can close the gap in the last two days!  Thanks so much for all the kind words, the advice and the feedback from playtests!  EXCELSIOR!  (Read More)

Layouts! Fan Club Packs!

July 18th - via:
I envisioned this game as being black and white or maybe grayscale.  But Nikki used such a cool color palette on the back of the card illustration that I couldn't resist adding some color highlights to the cards.  I'd like to know what you guys... (Read More)

Staff Pick! ONE WEEK TO GO!

July 14th - via:
 This is an actual photo from Dioxin Dump HQ right now!So! This Kickstarter has been STRESSFUL!  We've been hovering right around the 40% mark for about a week and we had serious concerns about not making funding.  Which is sad!  Because y'all... (Read More)

Card layout! Print and play update!

July 7th - via:
Hey!  We're two weeks in and we're at 40% funding!  It's going to be an interesting two weeks, but I am confident that Beasts of Burden is a fantastic, fun, and complex card game and I know that the art and design are absolutely killer.  I know... (Read More)

Gameplay Video

July 4th - via:
To our fantastic American backers: Happy fourth of July! To our fantastic non-American backers:  Happy Friday!We're just under 40%, which is a fantastic start.  I've gotten a lot of great feedback on the campaign, and one of the suggestions was... (Read More)

Feedback and facelift!

June 24th - via:
Hello again, oh backerly friends of mine! Initial feedback on the game has been very positive, but some outstanding backers sent some WONDERFUL feedback on the actual kickstarter page, hence the ~sweet updates~ to the overall presentation.  We... (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Beasts of Burden Kickstarter Launch!

June 24th - via:
Dioxin Dump Games started their month-long Kickstarter campaign this morning for their second game, Beasts of Burden. (Read More)

A thousand on our first day! A thousand thanks!

June 23rd - via:
*deep breath*  THANK YOU EVERYBODY!  We made 15% of our goal in the first day and that is TREMENDOUSLY AWESOME and also VERY EXCITING. I've updated the beta rules to include some more info on how gameplay works, and I wanted to show off some sample... (Read More)

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