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Countdown: Action Edition

A project in Ann Arbor, MI by Dog Might Games

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One Reckless Action Hero, an Out of Control Hostage Situation, who will You Trust? Welcome to Countdown, the 80's hidden role game!
Backers: 332
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $14,060 of $7,500
Dates: Jan 10th -> Feb 2nd (24 days)
Project By: Dog Might Games
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Latest News

New Stretch Goal + Epic Gaming Night Podcast!

January 31st - via:
New Stretch Goal UnlockedTime Traveling Hitler Expansion has been unlocked!!! this opens up a new way to play Countdown: Action Edition! Next up at $13K is the new Two Rooms and a Boom PRESIDENT HOSTAGE! Let's share the project and keep unlocking... (Read More)

Voting Results Are In and It's Feature Friday!

January 26th - via:
The votes are in and the winner is....Police Dog!  The Police Dog Hostage will be included in all copies of the game! Check out future updates to see the art and development of this new card.  Feature Friday: Understanding the Villain Role   ... (Read More)

Time For a Hostage Vote and News!

January 24th - via:
The time has come to decide who to hold hostage!  Here are the nominees Bureaucrat Police Chief Millionaire  Office Santa A Certain Iconic Anime Japanese Teenager  Alien  Cyborg Security Guard Pop Icon Police Dog Clown It's important to remember... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal Unlocked + New Review!!!

January 22nd - via:
Everyone better watch their back because we've unlocked The Betrayer Villain! Next up we have our Time Traveling Hitler Expansion which adds 8 new cards and a whole new way to play the game! If you thought Countdown: Action Edition was crazy before,... (Read More)

140% Funded and It's Feature Friday!

January 19th - via:
This week has been one wild ride!This week has been incredible with 3 stretch goals unlocking and another one only $475 away. The legendary Shut Up and Sit Down featured us in their weekly news and we have all new gear and pledge levels galore! ... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked + Sweet New Gear!!!

January 18th - via:
The Mob Boss is unlocked!!! Next up is THE BETRAYER at $11K!   Sweet New Gear!We just opened up 3 new pledge tiers. The first includes the Countdown Playmat to add even more awesome to your games! The second adds 14 Wooden Release Tokens in a sweet... (Read More)

New Hostage Unlocked!!!

January 17th - via:
New Hostage Unlocked: THE ASSASSINHe's Double-O-So-Suave!!   Next Up is the Mob BossAt $10K we will unlock the Mob Boss who introduces a unique new win condition.  Live Video in 3 HoursLindsey will be answering your questions at 3pm EST. Drop by... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked, Rulebook, and Kickstarter Live!!!

January 16th - via:
We just unlocked a new Hostage Card at $8K Woo!Head over to the comments section and post your ideas for a new Hostage Card! Our artist will be drawing the card during the project. Next Up: Assassin and Mob BossWe are very close to unlocking some... (Read More)

“We came. We saw. We kicked its ass!”

January 15th - via:
* Slow motion hi-five! *Congratulations everyone, Countdown: Action Edition is officially Funded! This means soon there will be hilarious 80’s hostage situations happening in cons and living rooms across the world. Thank you so much for all the... (Read More)

88% Funded and It's Feature Friday!

January 12th - via:
Backers came here to kick ass and chew bubblegum, and it looks like they’re all out of bubblegum! We at Dog Might Games are blown away with the support that Countdown: Action Edition has received these first two days! After only 48 hours we are... (Read More)

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