Happy Birthday, Robot!

A project in Durham, NC by Daniel Solis

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A storytelling party game for clever kids, gamer parents, and fun classrooms. Each pledge helps send free games to libraries and schools!
Backers: 110
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $3,030 of $1,050
Dates: Mar 21st -> Jun 1st (72 days)
Project By: Daniel Solis
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Latest News

Vote for Happy Birthday, Robot!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Vote for Happy Birthday, Robot! at the Ennies! There is some stiff competition from major games with a lot more market presence than our little Robot, but there's always hope. Hope and your vote! So go to the Ennies voting page and vote for Happy... (Read More)

Nominated for four Ennies!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The Ennie 2011 nominees were just announced and Happy Birthday, Robot! is nominated in four categories! Best Game, Best New Game, Best Production Values, and Product of the Year! Details here: http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/?page_id=2156  (Read More)


December 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick head's up! Happy Birthday, Robot! can be found at the following URL: http://www.happybirthdayrobot.com That links directly to a blog post with the most prominent online stores offering the game.  (Read More)

On the Shelves... Then off the Shelves

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
That is Happy Birthday, Robot! On an actual game store shelf! Not just any game store either, but Endgame, which consistently sets a high bar for what a game store can be. Now here's the big news: All copies at Endgame sold out on the first day. The... (Read More)

Robot Stories

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
David Wendt posts about his first game of Happy Birthday, Robot! with his five-year-old and nine-year-old. Happy Birthday Robot! Robot liked the candles on his oil-frosted birthday cake. But then the waxy birthday candles came alive and started... (Read More)

Pre-orderers, check your mailbox!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I sent out the signed-numbered books on Tuesday morning, so they should be getting to U.S. mailboxes today or tomorrow. They should be in Canada shortly thereafter. European and Australian pre-orderers will get theirs next week, I think. Further, the... (Read More)

Signed, Numbered, Ready to Ship!

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Those are all the signed and numbered books ready to be shipped off tomorrow. These are the books pre-ordered by the earliest backers. I tried to write as personalized a message as I could for each book. Even going so far as to write in Italian for... (Read More)

Robot Dice Stickers

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
As you know, Happy Birthday, Robot! uses special dice called Robot Dice. Creating custom dice is a pretty expensive process, from production to shipping, so that was well outside of our budget. We figured out a possible alternative, though. That's a... (Read More)

88 Copies of "Happy Birthday, Robot!"

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
That's what 88 copies of HBR looks like, yup. So, I'm going to be personally signing and numbering and mailing several of these babies to some generous backers. I'll be emailing you shortly (like, in a few minutes) asking for your shipping address.... (Read More)

Now for sale!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Birthday, Robot! is now available for sale at Evil Hat, Drive-Thru RPG, and RPGNow. Feel free to share those links with your friends and colleagues who've expressed interest in the game. If you've played the game already, share your thoughts... (Read More)

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