Get Lucky, the Kill Doctor Lucky Card Game

A project in Seattle, WA by Cheapass Games

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Get Lucky is a new stand-alone card game based on our classic board game, Kill Doctor Lucky.
Backers: 2560
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $78,032 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 18th -> Nov 17th (31 days)
Project By: Cheapass Games
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Latest News

Drawing to a Close

November 17th - via:
Backers: Less than 18 hours remain! As of this moment we are less than a thousand dollars shy of $75k, tantalizingly close to unlocking that prequel game. (As if we wouldn't have done it for free.)  New Art: Israel dropped off two lovely pieces of... (Read More)

Two Days to Go!

November 15th - via:
Attention, Killers: You already know this, but here's the news: just two days remain in the Get Lucky Kickstarter campaign. It's been an excellent ride, and we have raised more money and landed more backers than ever before. Thanks again to everyone... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Snowball Fights, Explosions, and Bedlam

November 14th - via:
A lot of games are hitting Kickstarter these days, and casual games are no exception. Over the last year, we have seen amazing growth in the number of high quality casual games hitting the crowdfunding scene. After many hours of research on the games being funded this month, we are happy to present to you our crowdfunding favorites for November 2013! (Read More)

New Card, and a Video!

November 13th - via:
Hello, Murderers. Get Lucky has just 4 days to go, and it's still a big jump to our next stretch goal. This will be interesting. Can we make it to 75k by Sunday? Only those backers who haven't heard of the project yet can know for sure. New Art: This... (Read More)

Meet Gerthne Griftwithye

November 11th - via:
Backers: The Get Lucky Kickstarter campaign has entered its final week! And just this morning, we crested 60k, which unlocks the Get Lucky coloring book. What fun! Now let's try to hit our next stretch goal of $75k, so that James Ernest can commit to... (Read More)

Nine days to go!

November 7th - via:
Dear Backers: We have only nine days left on the Get Lucky campaign. This morning we got a very nice shout-out on Twitter from Professor Elemental (@prof_elemental). The Cheapass crew and Studio Foglio got to chat with him at SteamCon and there's... (Read More)

Meet Mumfort Consequence

November 7th - via:
Dear Murderers: Another Day, Another Killer. Meet Mumfort Consequence, "The Victim," based on longtime Cheapass friend and world-famous comic artist, Phil Foglio. Phil has illustrated several of our games (Deadwood Studios, Captain Treasure Boots,... (Read More)

New Art, and New Stretch Goal!

November 6th - via:
Hello, backers. As promised, we've posted a new stretch goal today. And we think it's the best one yet.  New Stretch Goal: We figure that if we hit $75k, there's enough interest in Get Lucky to turn it into a franchise. So we'd like to kick off the... (Read More)

New Art: Fay Chanceworthy!

November 5th - via:
Hello, murderers! New Art: Today’s new artwork is Fay Chanceworthy, the Young Lover. She’s based on local comic creator Kaja Foglio, co-author of the Girl Genius webcomic. Character Name: Fay Chanceworthy Perfect Weapon: Poisoned Bubbly Perfect... (Read More)

Past the Halfway Point!

November 4th - via:
Hello, killers. We've passed the halfway mark in this campaign, now with only 12 days left. We've also blown past our $50k stretch goal, which means that Get Lucky will contain a hidden puzzle created by legendary puzzlesmith Mike Selinker. Sharpen... (Read More)

New Art before the weekend!

November 1st - via:
Today's Card Art: Meet Marten Oraange, “The Gambler.” He’s based on our very own shovel-toting murderer played by Stephen Beeman. Character Name: Marten Oraange Perfect Weapon: Bear Trap Perfect Motive: The Truth Perfect Opportunity: A Cask of... (Read More)

New Art: Frances Lightheart

October 31st - via:
Today's Card Art: Meet Frances Lightheart, “The Stalker.” She’s based on local Steampunk world-mover Diana Vick, who was kind enough to be part of our cadre of undesirables. Character Name: Frances Lightheart Perfect Weapon: Feisty Crab Perfect... (Read More)

Johnny Archer and the Coloring Book

October 30th - via:
Attention, Murderers. We are now halfway to our next stretch goal of $50k, where we have convinced longtime Cheapass friend and expert puzzle designer Mike Selinker to create a puzzle that will be hidden inside the card game. This is an amazing... (Read More)

New Art, and New Jersey

October 29th - via:
Good evening, killers. We have reached the lazy middle section of our campaign, when a few new eyeballs cross our page each day, and a few new backers drive us ever so slowly towards our next stretch goal. Actually, the last 24 hours have been pretty... (Read More)

New Art and a Great Weekend!

October 28th - via:
Hello, Murderers: Our Kickstarter campaign marches on! We had a very lovely weekend, gaining another 150 backers and breaking past our $40k stretch goal. Now we can afford to print a large run, and the components will be as good as they can be! As... (Read More)

New Art, and New Backers!

October 25th - via:
This sounds repetitive, but I say again, what a day! Last night at about 9:00 I was relaxing in my weekly poker game, when my phone lit up and buzzed. And then again, and then again. Each buzz was a new backer on Kickstarter, showing up every few... (Read More)

New Art, New Goals, Free Shipping

October 24th - via:
What a day!  The Get Lucky Kickstarter continues to amaze and delight us. If you haven't sent @cheapassjames a tweet about how you'd like to kill Doctor Lucky, what are you waiting for?  New Card Art: Today's card is Gail Russo, Character #2, based... (Read More)

First Character Art

October 23rd - via:
Dear Murderers: Get Lucky is gently cruising toward our second stretch goal, "Slightly Better Cards." As a reminder of how nice those cards will look (regardless of the paper stock we choose), we have started posting the character artwork. Today's... (Read More)

Twitter Handle Goof

October 22nd - via:
Wow, I'm stupid. This is what happens when I am working on three things at once. And sleep is not one of them. My Twitter handle is @cheapassjames, not @jamesernest. And of course I can't edit an update, so I'm sending this out to try and unring that... (Read More)

Add-Ons Added, Stretch Goals Stretched

October 22nd - via:
Good afternoon, backers. A lot keeps happening on this project, and that's really exciting! Backers continue to pour in and we're clearing stretch goals about as fast as we can write them. We've added a couple of features to our front page: the... (Read More)

We've Kicked!

October 21st - via:
Hey, Lucky Backers. We've hit our basic goal of $20k, so Get Lucky will definitely be a thing! Now let's take the next step, and help make it a thing of beauty. We've just added three stretch goals to the front page: $25k: Color Rulebook. This... (Read More)

Thanks for a glorious 12 hours!

October 19th - via:
Dear Backers: Welcome to the Get Lucky roller coaster. I'm so glad you could join me for the first half-day of this Kickstarter campaign. We edged just past 8k at midnight, which is the 40% mark of our basic goal. So awesome! I am thrilled about this... (Read More)

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