Automated Alice: A Cooperative Dice Game

Honey Buzz — The Worker Bee Placement Game

A project in Champaign, IL by Brent Dickman (Elf Creek Games)

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The Bears are hungry! Build your hive, make some honey, and sell it at the market in this sweet little strategy game.
Backers: 2666
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $132,020 of $15,000
Dates: Nov 5th -> Nov 27th (23 days)
Project By: Brent Dickman (Elf Creek Games)
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November 28th - via:
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Our Most Successful Campaign

November 27th - via:
WOW! As of this morning, Honey Buzz is officially our most successful Kickstarter Campaign. THANK YOU! You would think we'd get used to being surprised at the excitement this game has generated. We still can't really believe it.  We're about to... (Read More)

Wow! Our Time together is Buzzing to an end.

November 26th - via:
We're in the final days Honey Buzzers! This morning we hit 2000 backers! We are beyond words at this point. We started this company not too long ago with the dream of making our passion a reality. Bringing high quality, immersive experiences to... (Read More)

What a day!

November 23rd - via:
Well we hit a couple milestones today, but crossing that $80,000 mark had all of us at the creek jumping for joy! We're absolutely ecstatic, and couldn't be more happy with the outpouring of support for this game! We've unlocked some more art goals... (Read More)

We're Headed to BEE G G!

November 20th - via:
Hey Honey Buzzers! As many of you have already seen we've updated our stretch goals in include some pretty exciting new additions. Unlocked tonight, a Custom Plastic Box Insert for deluxe backers! This is still being designed but will be planned to... (Read More)

Never too early to do some Holiday Shopping!

November 19th - via:
Want to give the gift of Honey Buzz for the holidays? We've added a special Art Print that you can give as a card for the holidays with an additional pledge for a lucky gamer! Art On Card Shown Here Not Final To have this gift added to your pledge in... (Read More)

We Need You to Vote!

November 18th - via:
Another Day Another Bunch Of Backers! Hello Honey Buzzers and welcome to all the new backers that found our little campaign! You're just in time to weigh in on what the custom dice stretch goal will look like! We've got three potential options for... (Read More)

Sweeter Than Honey

November 17th - via:
WOW! We hit the 400% Funded benchmark this morning and we are flabbergasted!   The support that the community is showing this game that is so important to us is heartwarming, and a little scary!   Stretch Goals Are a Tricky Thing  The thing about... (Read More)

They're Swarming!

November 14th - via:
Honey Buzz has passed 1,000 backers! This campaign is exceeding our expectations and we wish we could give each person a thank you hug or high five! As we close in on the next stretch goal we want to let you know that you're all going to get to share... (Read More)

A worker bee -worker placement game on KS

November 13th - via:
Well, if there was ever a theme that screamed “worker placement” I guess it would have to be “worker bees”! Honey Buzz is a new game being Kickstarted by Elf Creek Games, who brought us the second edition of Atlantis Rising and End of the Trail. (Read More)

Faster Than A Speeding Bee!

November 12th - via:
Hello Honey Buzzers! We've hit yet another stretch goal as we close out the first week of the Honey Buzz Kickstarter Campaign! It's hard to believe that this campaign is already closing in on 1000 backers with two weeks left! We couldn't be more... (Read More)

A Question of Quality

November 11th - via:
Hey Hey Honey Buzz Backers!  We hope that everyone had an absolutely wonderful weekend. We hit the ground running today with another stretch goal reached as we kick off the second week of this Kickstarter!   Even more art will now be added to the... (Read More)

The Critics Have Pollen In Love!

November 9th - via:
Happy weekend Honey Buzzers! The last few days we've heard from more industry voices praising Honey Buzz!  They are saying what you already know, of course, but it never hurts to have our choices validated! After playing Honey Buzz on the Board Game... (Read More)

Tune In Tonight!

November 7th - via:
Happy Day 3 Backers! A hardy hello to all the new-bees that decided to make a pledge for Honey Buzz today. Thank you and welcome! Things are humming along nicely with this campaign and we're looking forward to the Board Game Spotlight tonight as the... (Read More)

You're all the Bee's Knees!

November 6th - via:
Day two is already coming to a close and we're so thrilled to see even more backers joining the swarm and discovering how sweet this game is.  (we've got more bee puns coming so settle in!) Today our little Kickstarter is nearing the 600 backer... (Read More)

Funded! We're buzzing from the excitement!

November 5th - via:
We're there—on our way to funding our dream of adorable little busy beeples on game tables all over the world! Almost 400 backers in the first 10 hours—thank you all so much for joining our community (our hive?) and backing us on Kickstarter.... (Read More)

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