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The Island of Doctor Necreaux: Second Edition

A project in Austin, TX by Jonathan Leistiko

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Infiltrate Dr. Necreaux's island, rescue the scientists, and save the world! A cooperative pulp sci-fi adventure game.
Backers: 373
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $16,721 of $15,000
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 21st (36 days)
Project By: Jonathan Leistiko
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Latest News

Everyone get in the Shuttle! (Also: A Tom Vassel compliment, and Necreaux's AMA continues...)

April 19th - via:
Exhausted and battered, but hopeful, the heroes boarded the Escape Shuttle. “Strap in everyone, I’m prepping the ignition sequence!” Hello team, About two hours ago, the campaign exceeded its $15,000 goal and became funded! Woo-hoo! Desirée... (Read More)

92.8% at 48, revised stretch goals, a second copy reminder, and Necreaux's AMA...

April 18th - via:
What's that on the horizon? The silhouette of The Escape Shuttle? Will the heroes make it in time???!?!! Hi Everyone, We're on the cusp of the final 48 hours at $13,923 out of $15,000: 92.8%! Exciting, isn't it? We just received additional revised... (Read More)

Star Wars wisdom, consolidated social goals, and more...

April 18th - via:
When last we left our intrepid band of Kickstarters... Hi all, It's 11 PM (Central time). We had 16 new pledges today (!!!) and two adjustments. We're at $13,411 out of $15,000. That's 89.4% funded! Y'all rock! So what does Kicktraq say? It projects... (Read More)

Singing with hula hoops, inching closer, and the meta-game...

April 17th - via:
Hi All, I made good on my promise and recorded a, "Thanks for breaking 85% and staying above it," video. You can see it in the following places: BGG: (Approval pending) Facebook: (Read More)

In the final stretch & fan blogs...

April 15th - via:
Five days to go and 84% funded! I'm sure y'all can empathise with this, but watching this gradual climb to 100% is a special kind of torture. That's why notes from y'all are such a morale boost. :) We received one note from a new fan who said that... (Read More)

Getting closer, a new interview, and shark-sharing...

April 15th - via:
Hello everyone! Several neat things happened today: Necreaux gained 8 new backers and had no canceled pledges – Yay! We Roll Solo published their interview with us. Desirée and I answered independently, resulting in some amusing parallel answers.... (Read More)

Outreach, Stretch Goals, and Fan Cards...

April 14th - via:
Hi there, It's the final week of our Kickstarter, and we're getting excited as we inch closer and closer toward the funding goal. We're so happy that you're here with us, and we appreciate your support in this journey and everything you've done to... (Read More)

Alternate Board Designs (We want your input!) and The Kicker vote results.

April 10th - via:
Hi All, A quick update: Desirée's consulting with a graphic designer for new board designs. In the meantime, I made these six variants on the same theme/design.  Each design's name is at the bottom of it in red. Do any of these work for you? What... (Read More)

Free content upgrades and "Plan B"

April 9th - via:
Howdy, Desirée and I have done a lot of talking, brainstorming, and research about what to do if the campaign does or does not fund. Here’s what we’ve decided: If the current campaign funds we’ll include player reference cards and linen card... (Read More)

75% funded celebration video and 2nd Edition’s “secret sauce.”

April 5th - via:
Hi all, Thanks to all of you, Svend A. made the pledge which pushed this project to 75% at 5:26 PM Central Time today. Staying true to Desirée’s promise to have me sing a song with a uniduck on my head, we recorded and posted the following:... (Read More)

New reward levels and Kicker poll is ready!

March 27th - via:
Hello dear backers,  You all mean a lot to us. We appreciate your support and the efforts you have made helping us spread the word about our project. If you're following us on Facebook or Twitter, we've been posting all of the media mentions we're... (Read More)

Kicker poll tomorrow; two-copy pledge levels; how-to-play video...

March 26th - via:
Howdy! Tomorrow we'll post the poll for you to vote on what the limited-edition Kicker skill card does. We have some neat ideas for what it'll do, but you're welcome to chime in. If you have an idea for what you'd like to see it do, please share it... (Read More)

$10K!, GeekDad review, and The Kicker poll...

March 23rd - via:
Hi Everyone! Thanks to y'all, we exceeded $10,000 in pledges today. Thank you very much! Here's to getting the rest of the way there and bringing the diabolical Doctor Necreaux one step closer to world domination! GeekDad posted a very well-written... (Read More)

The Kicker! Social Stretch Goal Unlocked

March 23rd - via:
Hi everyone,  We're super excited to announce that we have over 50 fans on our page at Thank you for helping us get there. The next goal is 150 fans, and we're already at 58, so I can see us getting there, which is great because... (Read More)

Happy Spring everybody!

March 22nd - via:
Hi there! We’re on the brink of $10,000 – that’s 66% funded – in our first week. That’s fantastic! We are eager to get this project to the printers. :) In addition to the publicity we’ve been pushing, we’re expecting a review or two... (Read More)

Input, Social Goals, and Berets...

March 19th - via:
Hi everybody! Thanks so much for supporting us. We're getting lots of great, interesting questions and feedback from backers (and potential backers) about components, design, pricing, and shipping. It's exciting! We've been checking in on the social... (Read More)

Making Progress and Social Stretch Goals

March 17th - via:
TLDNR:  Social stretch goals. Check them out on our page. Look forward to seeing them. And photo of Jonathan in a beret coming soon. [Wait... What? - Jon L.] Long Version:  Wow, y'all! We are so grateful for your support. Funding this project looks... (Read More)

Thanks for a stellar first day!

March 17th - via:
Thank you all for making this first day stellar! You blasted through the $5,000 checkpoint like an escape shuttle blasting out of viney tropical undergrowth. It is so encouraging to see so much support from fans both old and new. And it’s a thrill... (Read More)

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