A project in Redwood City, CA by Troubadour Games

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A quick and casual card game of combat on the high seas for 3 - 8 players.
Backers: 567
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $23,642 of $20,000
Dates: May 20th -> Jun 19th (30 days)
Project By: Troubadour Games
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Latest News

Final 30 Hours

June 17th - via:
Greetings and welcome aboard to all the new backers! This is it. The final 30 hours of the campaign. Scalawag! is funded and ready to go to the printer, but there is one more goal that is within reach. If the funding reaches $25k or the Scalawag... (Read More)

Updated Stretch Goal

June 10th - via:
The stretch goal to improve the card quality for every copy of Scalawag! has been updated! This goal will now be achieved if the pledge funding reaches $25K OR the Scalawag facebook page reaches 200+ likes! Help support the game in whichever way you... (Read More)

Scalawag! Session at Game Kastle

June 7th - via:
A 6 player Scalawag! session at Game Kastle in Santa Clara, CA. The game included the optional Allegiance Play rules which determined hidden partnerships during setup. The video starts a few rounds in after the players have had a chance to learn the... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Tombs, Pirates, and Shakespeare

June 7th - via:
To our dismay, tabletop projects on Kickstarter seem to be getting more and more polarized. There is a very dedicated audience of wargamers and other hardcore gamers that scoop up their favorite projects in record numbers, while casual games consistently struggle. For instance, the Toughest Girls of the Galaxy line of miniatures recently reached its $12K funding goal in 30 seconds! It often takes weeks for a casual game to reach that amount, if ever. Casual games are rarely at the top of the popularity list, either on Kickstarter or sites like Board Game Geek, which means they can be difficult to find. (Read More)

2 Player and Turn Order Variants

May 31st - via:
Greetings all! There are some unofficial variants for Scalawag! that I wanted to share, some of which I mentioned at the KublaCon demo. The game as defined by the rules is how I would recommend you learn to play, but here are a few other options to... (Read More)

KublaCon and International Scalawags

May 29th - via:
KublaConKublaCon was a fantastic success! It was a pleasure to share the prototype with players at the con and the feedback was extremely positive. Thanks to everyone who took the time to check out the game! As far as helping with the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Interview up at The Esoteric Order of Gamers

May 22nd - via:
The Esoteric Order of Gamers, a fantastic game site run by Universal Head (aka Peter Gifford), has just posted an article on Scalawag! describing his experience working as the graphic designer on the game, as well as an interview with me about... (Read More)

Play Scalawag! at KublaCon this weekend

May 21st - via:
Day 1 BackersFirst off, a HUGE thank you to all of the Day 1 backers! Your early support makes all the difference in determining the success of a project. You're all fantastic people and I hope to hear more from you in the comments section (what you... (Read More)

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