Smash Monster Rampage

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Phillip Kilcrease

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A huge monster is attacking your city! Mobilize your troops and dispatch the beast before it's too late in this cooperative game.
Backers: 566
Average Pledge Per Backer: $93

Funded: $52,693 of $8,000
Dates: Aug 23rd -> Sep 29th (38 days)
Project By: Phillip Kilcrease
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Latest News

$52,693 total; thanks, everyone!

September 29th - via:
Thanks for the successful project, everyone! It had some rough spots, but we got it figured out for ya. We'll continue to share artwork with you as it finishes, along with other fun stuffs while we wait for production like interviews, designer... (Read More)

$50K!!! Bonus survivors and board!

September 28th - via:
Io Smashers, We hit $50K! Bonus survivors and another board for EVERYONE! Onward to $60K! We're also in the final two days of the campaign. If you could Tweet, post to Facebook, and generally help everyone know about this awesome project, it'll help... (Read More)

$70K overfund decided: Airstrike Track! Also, an AMA on reddit tomorrow!

September 24th - via:
Io Smashers, The $70K overfund has been decided: the Airstrike Track! The Airstrike Track will give an added option for your kept Monster Hit cards. You can discard a card to increase the track one space. When the track is full, an automatic hit can... (Read More)

ALL monsters available at RAMPAGER level!!

September 23rd - via:
Io Smashers, You read that title right: as of right now, all 16 bonus monsters will be included in RAMPAGER, HERO, SURVIVOR, and MAGNATE copies! How that's possible as opposed to them needing to be unlocked, once again, comes down to getting rid of... (Read More)

Salt Lake City Added to the List of Curated Pages on Kickstarter

September 22nd - via:
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Kickstarter has continued to add to their list of vertically curated pages on their crowdfunding platform. Over the past months we have seen several cities launching their own curated pages to focus on what their communities have to offer in the way of budding entrepreneurs and other creative projects. Now Salt Lake City – and Mayor Ralph Becker – have their very own Kickstarter page. (Read More)

Thumb drive & additional $50K bonus!

September 20th - via:
Io Smashers, Lets rock Smash Monster Rampage into The Hotness on Board Game Geek! (The Hotness is a list on Board Game Geek showing games with lots of activity, and increases game exposure.) If you'd be so kind as to click through and 'thumb' these... (Read More)

$50K overfund: Wood Smash Monster!

September 18th - via:
Io Smashers, After going through several possibilities, we've landed on a $50K overfund: a laser-etched Smash Monster for EVERYONE getting a copy of the game! Check it out: (click to enbiggen) It is only single sided due to the restrictions of laser... (Read More)

Monster sketches, Monster demos, and thumb rush prep

September 17th - via:
Io Smashers, Firstly, we have sketches for the Plant Monster and the Cosmic Monster! Crushing Roots, It's Drying Up!, Sprout-splosion, Sprout Entangling Vines, Spore Cloud, Super Spore Shot, FEED ME! Direct Hit, Critical Hit, Mission Accomplished... (Read More)

UPDATE: Sketches for Smash Monster!

September 12th - via:
Io Smashers, Apologies on the silence; I've been without a computer since my previous one went down last week. I now have a new machine, so I'll be in regular contact with everyone again.   Firstly, lets have a look at some sketches for Smash... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Monsters, Cavemen, and Art Museums

September 12th - via:
Casual games are still blossoming like a rose on Kickstarter. It's great to see so many great projects, yet it's becoming more and more difficult to narrow them down to our top picks. When we first started putting together this list, we had to dig long and hard just to find a few good casual games to include — now there are so many that we couldn't possibly include them all. (Read More)

Mini-update: Computer is completely dead; full update tonight

September 11th - via:
Io Smashers, Turns out my computer's motherboard was also dead; the technicians didn't notify me of this until later yesterday. I'll be getting a new computer tonight and will update with: Completed monster sketches The updated artwork for the... (Read More)

New Early Bird, Remaining Rules, and Role Cards!

September 3rd - via:
Io Smashers, First off, we have a new Early Bird tier: $105 for RAMPAGER! Next, here are the rules for the remaining monsters: Plant Monster / Hop Monster Snow Monster / Myth Monster Goo Monster / Magic Monster Swarm Monster / Claw Monster Crystal... (Read More)

All expansions mocked up

August 31st - via:
Io Smashers, Here is a video of every monster expansion mocked up as requested. Best,Phil  (Read More)

Rulesets, Overfunds, and International Shipping

August 27th - via:
Io Smashers, It's been a hectic couple days as I've checked, rechecked, and triple checked various maths and getting rulesets ready for ya. First off, the monster Double Feature Packs (thanks to backer Douglas Grinn the name... :D) are GO! Which... (Read More)

Question for ya: Overfund structure shift?

August 26th - via:
Io backers, I have a question for you. A few people made the suggestion of doubling up monsters in each box. I hadn't thought of that while planning the campaign, so I checked into the math. Pairing a 'lite monster' (monster with just standees and... (Read More)

Smash Monster Rampage board game up on Kickstarter

August 24th - via:
Smash Monster Rampage pits city defenders against a rampaging monster (pretty self-explanatory from the title, but still…). They’ve already made their funding goal over on Kickstarter, so it’s stretches for the next 37 days. (Read More)

Funded and OVERFUNDED!

August 23rd - via:
Io Smash Fans, HOO BOY! We are not only funded, but as of about 10 PM, OVERfunded for our first monster, the Crush Monster! We're even over halfway to the Piranha Tornado at $30K; so, so awesome. So! A few things for all y'all: Here's a look at the... (Read More)

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