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The Amberden Affair - The LIVE Event

A project in Birmingham, AL by Two Penny Games

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An intrigue board game of espionage and secrets comes to life. An impostor is among you. Trust no one. Suspect everyone.
Backers: 126
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $5,249 of $4,000
Dates: Jun 1st -> Jun 30th (30 days)
Project By: Two Penny Games
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Latest News

Kickstarter and Cookies: Defining Success

July 21st - via:
If you’ve successfully funded and not much more than just met the goal, you need to make sure that whatever you’re goal was will still provide a quality project. I mean you’ll get very attached to your stretch goals that you’ve dreamt about and how they’ll influence your final product. You need to be prepared that if you don’t meet any of your stretch goals, you can still be happy with the project you’ll create. (Read More)

Cheers for one day to go!

June 30th - via:
Hello! Hope you had a great weekend! We're into the final day of The Amberden Affair LIVE Event Kickstarter! Thank you for joining in and adding to our excitement this past three weeks!  With one day left, we're only a few hundred dollars from... (Read More)

Streeeeetching for some goals

June 26th - via:
Hello, again! SO, to excite you and encourage you to  A: Get your friends to join in on the Live Event,  or B: inspire you to join us at the event if you're not already... Here's some of what the first Stretch Goal holds. We can rent furniture to... (Read More)


June 25th - via:
It is SO on! Thank you so much for making this event HAPPEN!  I am beyond excited and humbled that you would choose to back this project.  I can't wait to send you a game or glass, play with you at Gen Con and share this excitement with you.... (Read More)

Back It With DFW Nerd Nighters

June 25th - via:
He! Come join me and J.R. from DFW Nerd Nighters for a LIVE podcast at YouTube now! See you soon! ~Kelsey  (Read More)

Never so happy to be so BOARD!

June 24th - via:
Another exciting FedEx box found it's way to me today!  I am so excited to share with you the game board I received from AdMagic for approval.  Check it:  If you had seen our prototypes up to this point, you know that we had been playing with a... (Read More)

A touch of nostalgia...

June 20th - via:
I was looking through some old Amberden files on my computer and seeing how far along we've come. As you may know, Amberden has been around for almost three years. Of course, only in this past year has it taken on a look and gameplay that someone... (Read More)

Gotta Love China

June 19th - via:
A happy Friday to you! As you know, if you've been reading updates, we have been traveling a ton this June. Perfect timing with running a Kickstarter... Today, we're home for literally one night before boarding a plane in the early am.  But, good to... (Read More)

Like Chicken on Sunday...

June 14th - via:
...We're closed. Just on Sunday. If you live in a land where Chick-fil-A grows, you know what I'm talking about. Otherwise, you're probably confused.   What I mean is this: Just as last Sunday, we took the day off of obsessively monitoring this... (Read More)

I Can't Wait to Have you for Dinner

June 12th - via:
So, it's Friday.  And I said I'd have the food votes from Update #12 tallied today to make our decision for food for the event.  HOWEVER, the votes are so close for too many of the options, that I have decided to wait a little longer. If you have... (Read More)

Delicious Food Up for a VOTE!

June 11th - via:
Hungry?  I am after prepping this update! Thank you for getting us past the half-way mark! We're over $2000 pledged, and that means a VOTE! You now have the opportunity to vote for which foods you would like to eat at The Amberden Affair LIVE Event... (Read More)

Back to the grind!

June 9th - via:
In case you missed the last update, Kelsey, Drake, and I dropped off the radar yesterday for an intentional day of rest. There is a lot of work to be done this month, for sure, but getting burned out is only going to hurt our relationship with you,... (Read More)

Sunday - a day to rest

June 7th - via:
Well, it's been one full week of invitations, marketing, emailing... it would be so boring if it weren't about something so fun! Thank you for your help in these tasks as well, in addition to pledging financially. Kelsey, Drake, and I are very... (Read More)

Now an OFFICIAL Gen Con Event!

June 6th - via:
Hey Amberfriend! Okay… that term sounded better in my head… I won’t use that again…   This event has gotten upgraded, so to speak, to an official Gen Con event. It’s in the registry and everything! Although right now, like a ninja in the... (Read More)

Thoughts before bedtime...

June 5th - via:
Wow, what a day. With Cards Against Humanity airing the episode featuring our pitch of Amberden (, there has been quite the surge of interest and chatter surrounding this game. It still all feels very... (Read More)

Tabletop Deathmatch Episode is LIVE

June 4th - via:
Happy Thursday! The Amberden Affair was a finalist in the Cards Against Humanity Tabletop Deathmatch 2013. They filmed the contest last year, and have been releasing the episodes for each game one-by-one.  The Amberden Affair is the 16th and final... (Read More)

Reduced prices for custom art! (and a word from the artist)

June 4th - via:
Hey! Mike here! You may have noticed that the prices for custom art levels has been dropped. Why? Simply because I, as the one who will be working with you to immortalize your devilishly handsome visage into your game, am really looking forward to... (Read More)

Custom Wood Pieces

June 4th - via:
Hello, Friend! If The Amberden Affair was being Kickstarted like the typical game kickstarts, we'd have stretch-goals that would upgrade the components of the game from tokens with stickers added on by the game owner to custom wood cut tokens.... (Read More)

Gen Con Eventyness

June 3rd - via:
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Location, Location, Location

June 3rd - via:
Thanks to our 22nd backer, Elisabeth, we've exceeded $1000!  And with that, our first internal stretch goal is revealed:  Our Host for the Live Event!   The Hilton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites is an ideal location for our event.  Other hotels... (Read More)

One Day Down...

June 2nd - via:
We're 24 hours into our campaign.  And, wow.  We sit here so humbled by the outpouring of support so quickly coming our way.  We've had some great conversations already on outside sites, like the Kickstarter Board Games Facebook group!  And, our... (Read More)

A Good Feeling About This

June 1st - via:
It's LIVE!  Here we are the the start of our campaign.  Thanks for your interest enough to read an update. In preparation for this momentous day in the life of Two Penny Games, getting ready for a month of hard work and building relationships,... (Read More)

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