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Compounded: Better Gaming Through Chemistry

A project in Durham, NC by Dice Hate Me Games

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A chemistry board game with elements of strategy, social interaction, just a bit of luck - and, oh yeah, explosions.
Backers: 2836
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $139,358 of $15,000
Dates: Jan 18th -> Feb 17th (31 days)
Project By: Dice Hate Me Games
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Latest News

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup

August 10th - via:
Between a family trip for my high school reunion and planning for Gen Con (NEXT WEEK!), I haven’t had time to write about all of the various Kickstarter board games that have crossed my radar lately—and I totally missed a few, like the expansion for The Resistance. So here’s a list of a few projects that I’ve got on my watch list. I’m hoping to play a few at Gen Con if possible. (Read More)

Progress in the Lab

March 21st - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers, Since some of you have been asking, we just wanted to pop in really quickly and let you all know that things are still going according to schedule at the DHMG labs. Files are complete and being submitted to the... (Read More)

What An Amazing Experiment!

February 18th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers! Wow. There are no words to describe how awesome this campaign has been, and how amazing all of you have been for supporting and spreading the chemical love. Just look at that crazy chart! So, thank you. From the bottom of... (Read More)

An Explosion in the Lab!

February 17th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers! WOW! Apparently there was an explosion in the lab yesterday because you all blew past the $110K stretch goal with no problems, whatsoever. Thank you so very much - you have made this campaign incredibly memorable and we... (Read More)

Better Gaming Through Chemistry With Compounded

February 17th - via:
What does it take to build a board game? Find out how graphic designer and geek dad Darrell Louder created Compounded, a board game all about chemistry. (Read More)

Lab Notes

February 16th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers, It has been an unbelievable 12 hours - we're so near the $110K stretch goal, and it happened so quickly! Thank you all so much for helping to spread the word of Compounded. We just wanted to check in with you and mention a... (Read More)

The Last Great Experiment!

February 16th - via:
Unbelievable! You all pushed Compounded past the $95K stretch goal in a matter of hours! As a great thank you, and as a last push toward our final goal, we'd like to introduce our final stretch goal surprise (and we do mean final - anything after... (Read More)

Bubbling Over!

February 14th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers, Well, you did it - we crossed the $85K funding mark! And that means that we can put an upgraded, deluxe scoreboard right in the box! Unbelievable - and just look at that beautiful curve. With a little over 3 days left in... (Read More)

Lab Check!

February 13th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers, We just wanted to send out a quick update today with a couple of items of note: 1) After we announced the newest pledge level for COMPOUNDED COLLECTORS, four pledge slots opened up in the CHEMISTRY TUTORING level. So if... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Maniacal Villains, Racing Ravens, and Chemical Compounds

February 13th - via:
February seems to be the month for casual games on Kickstarter! There are a plethora of great options for casual gamers to choose from, so without further ado, here is our list of what's currently seeking funding. (Read More)

Lab Upgrade Achieved!

February 11th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers, You did it! Thanks to all your enthusiasm and funding, we've reached the $75K stretch goal. Now every lab will be filled with glorious wood! Thank you all so much, this has been amazing. Now let's take this campaign on... (Read More)

A New Experiment!

February 10th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers, Well, there is exactly one week left in the campaign and it shows no sign of slowing down. The funding curve has not faltered one bit - it's beautiful, just look at it! This last week we'll be pushing as hard as we can so... (Read More)

Breaking Records... with Science!

February 6th - via:
Greetings chemistry gamers, Today's update is mostly just a huge thank you to everyone who has helped the campaign to this point. We mentioned in our last update that we were passing some personal milestones, and you all made that happen! And what's... (Read More)

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