Mob Town

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Phillip Kilcrease

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Towns are yours for the taking in Mob Town! The local rats, sharks, foxes, snakes, and weasels will help you get a piece of the action!
Backers: 541
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $21,017 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 31st -> Mar 9th (38 days)
Project By: Phillip Kilcrease
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Latest News

4th Alt Art winner and final stretch of Mob Town

March 7th - via:
Io Mobsters, Welcome to you new mobster recruits! Be sure to pick up your lapel carnation by front desk and to hit the Share button under the main page video to help us unlock the last set of Alternate Art! Firstly, you folks have spoken! The 4th Alt... (Read More)

Breaking News cards, Master Crimes description, and 4th Alt Art unlock!

March 5th - via:
Io Mobsters, Welcome to our new recruits! You'll find your standard issue 'violin case' under yer seats along with some introductory pamphlets. Be sure to hit the Share button under the main page video to help unlock more Alternate Artwork! ALSO,... (Read More)

15K! Professionals and roles unlocked!

March 2nd - via:
Io Mobsters, First, welcome to our new fellow mafiosos! Thanks for helpin' us reach $15k; now every base game will come with 12 professionals, and the City Limits expansion will come with roles for the co-op mode! The professionals give you another... (Read More)

We've lowered our overfund goals AND we're teaming up with Ben Haskett!

February 28th - via:
Io Mobsters, Firstly, Danny and I want to offer you as many overfunds as we can, so we managed to find a way to lower our overfund goals. This means... CO-OP is unlocked NOW! AWWW YISSSSS! The next overfund unlocks at $15K, so please help us get Mob... (Read More)

BGG Contest, and help us choose the Mob Boss for co-op!

February 26th - via:
Io Mobsters, There's a contest being hosted over at Board Game Geek for Mob Town! You can check it out here: Click here for the Board Game Geek contest Also, Danny and I have narrowed the Mob Boss suggestions down to our 5 favorites. Help us choose... (Read More)

Alternate Art Yen sneak peek and new backer level: Smash Mobster Rampage!

February 22nd - via:
Io Mobsters, Danny has the Alternate Art yen for us to check out: AND! If you missed out on the Smash Monster Rampage Kickstarter, you can nab a copy of it along with Mob Town! SMASH MOBSTER RAMPAGE MEGA SMASH MOBSTER RAMPAGE  (Read More)

Alt Art 3 chosen: Japanese Yen and the Akita!

February 21st - via:
Io Mobsters, You have spoken: the third Alt Art will be the Japanese Yen and the Akita! We'll have previews for you soon. A quick message for our new backers: Welcome to the Mob Town team! You should introduce yourself in the mainpage comments so we... (Read More)

300 shares reached... 3rd Alt Art unlocked!

February 19th - via:
Io Mobsters, We've reached 300 shares! Wahooooo! You fine folks get to choose a new Alternate Art for the Cash and Law cards. SURVEY FOR ALT ART #3 New backers: thanks for joinin' us in backing Mob Town! : D Be sure to hit the Share button under the... (Read More)

FUNDED! Co-op & Alt Art preview, a new review, and help us choose our bad guy!

February 17th - via:
Io Mobsters, We. Are. FUNDED! AWWW YISSS! Thanks a bunch for believin' in Mob Town, everyone; now it's onward to overfunds! The first overfund: Upholding the Law - a Mob Town co-op variant. UPHOLDING THE LAW CO-OP In Upholding the Law (for 1-4... (Read More)

The Takeover – Mob Town review

February 17th - via:
You know when you get a song stuck in your head and it goes on and on, round and round, until you’re driven half cracked by it? Normally referred to as an earworm, it’s one of the most awful things your brain can do – it’s like having all of the RAM inside your head devoted to one single process and you can do NOTHING else until the cycle wears itself out. (Read More)

92% funded, thumb drive part 2 and a new review!

February 14th - via:
Io Mobsters, Firstly, we got another great review from Go Forth and Game: Nextly, it's time for the other half of our thumb drive, with different pics to thumb:... (Read More)

Pound sterling preview and thumb drive!

February 12th - via:
Io Mobsters, Danny pulled together the Pound Sterling for all y'all:  We should have the English Bulldog for ya some time next week. Also, we're doing a Mob Town thumb drive and would like your help! A thumb drive is a way to generate activity for... (Read More)

2nd Alt Art pick wins by one vote & 84% funded!

February 10th - via:
Io Mobsters, The 2nd Alternate Art Cash / Law combo has been chosen, and it was a close one. The Pound Sterling / English Bull Dog beat out the Japanese Yen / Akita by just one vote. (Were I a bettin' person, I'd wager that'll be Alt Art #3. : D)... (Read More)

Second Alt Art UNLOCKED! Vote NOW!

February 7th - via:
Io Mobsters, The second Alternate Art has unlocked! Go and vote for what the next Alternate Cash / Law combo should be: You'll have until the end of the weekend to vote. Also, we've crossed 70% funding; next... (Read More)

Two new backer levels and 8 shares away from 200!

February 5th - via:
Io Mobsters, Few updates for ya. First we're just 8 shares away from unlocking the next Alt Art Cash / Law combo that YOU get to pick the art for. If you haven't already, hit the Share link under the video on the main page. Next we have another... (Read More)

Scoville and Mob Town

February 4th - via:
In Episode 13 of The Board Game Show, Scott Bogen interviews designer Ed Marriott about his game of hot pepper farming, called Scoville, now on Kickstarter. Marriott also gives us a sneak peak at another game he is working on. Scott also interviews designer Danny Devine to talk about his game, Mob Town, also currently on Kickstarter. Devine shares with us details about the expansion to Mob Town. Let’s begin now, shall we? (Read More)

Play through videos & reviews, and a Euro Sneak peek

February 3rd - via:
Io Mobsters, We've had a few video play throughs come in over the past couple days, and we wanted to share them with ya. Here they are:  Next, Danny has finished the Euro card from you folks hittin' 100 shares!  He's still workin' on the Bloodhound... (Read More)

First Alt Art is chosen, already halfway to the next one

February 2nd - via:
Io Mobsters, The first Alternate Art is chosen! By popular choice, the first Alt Art Cash / Law combo is: The Euro & Bloodhound! The Alternate Art will be available at 200 shares, and you folks are already at about 150 as of this posting, so keep... (Read More)

Critical Preview - Mob Town

February 2nd - via:
5th Street Games is known for some seriously fun games with comical themes, and their latest introduction to Kickstarter, Mob Town, grounds itself in both those areas. Based on area control with resource management and objective based rewards, Mob Town is sure to please strategic gamers, family gamers, and those in between. (Read More)

First day: $3945, 109 backers, and 115 shares! SURVEY TIME!

February 1st - via:
Io Mobsters, Hoo boy! That is a fan-TAS-tic first day! We're already almost halfway funded, which means we're almost halfway to chasing our first overfund, the Co-op mode and Breaking News cards! Another great milestone today: 115 shares! Thanks a... (Read More)

A Review of Mob Town

January 26th - via:
In the 1920’s mafia families began waging war against one another for control of lucrative bootlegging operations, but when that ended, it was time to diversify. All manner of businesses would quickly become fronts for illegal activities. (Read More)

Mob Town: A Kickstarter Preview

January 23rd - via:
The big city is full of opportunity, with plenty of everyday people doing their best to earn an honest living. But you're not one of them — you're one of the most corrupt mobsters around, and you're willing to employ as many thugs as you need to take over the city's businesses and get rich. But you'll have to watch out for the other mobsters, who'll do anything to snuff you out, and the cops, who are closing in fast. (Read More)

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