Don't Turn Your Back

A project in Silver Spring, MD by Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions

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A worker placement/deck-builder board game set in a city of Nightmares. Play. Betray. Survive. Build your deck. Survive the city.
Backers: 655
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $23,863 of $20,000
Dates: Feb 2nd -> Mar 4th (30 days)
Project By: Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions
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Latest News

The Clock Chimes Thirteen

March 4th - via:
. The clock chimes thirteen! The gates of the Mad City are closed, and the Bizarre Bazaar is open for business. Hope you'll stay a while... Hope you'll stay forever. We close this campaign with over 650 backers and nearly $24,000 in funding. We have... (Read More)


March 3rd - via:
Hello Nightmares, The Mad City has you now! We hit our initial funding goal just a few minutes ago. With 36 hours left on the clock, it's time to get to work on those stretch goals! True to our word, we've already sent out digital copies of Don't... (Read More)

Final 60 Hours; Reviews; Stretch Goals Are Closer Than You Think; A Little Color

March 2nd - via:
Hi folks! Thanks for sticking with us. We're nearing the final leg of our Kickstarter campaign and wanted to get you a quick update. We've recently crossed the 60-hours-left mark, and we've gathered over 500 backers already. We're just a short bit... (Read More)

Floating Sovereign Cities, Magic Back - Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update

February 27th - via:
Hello! Welcome to Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update! For info on what is going on here, check out this introduction. The Kickstarter machine is still rolling, and games keep on coming. (Read More)

Our First Round of Shipping Cost Improvements

February 26th - via:
In our previous update we mentioned that we'd hired Alan to help us improve our shipping rates. The first round of improvements is here; we're going to be working with Amazon's fulfillment services in the USA and UK to get the costs down a bit.... (Read More)

Our Final Week Is Nigh; Interview & Review; Goofed; Third Stretch

February 24th - via:
Hi folks!  We're nearing the final week of our campaign. As we expected, the middle of this Kickstarter has been running on the "slow and steady wins the race" paradigm, seeing incremental gains day over day—and as of this writing we've crossed... (Read More)

Reviews & Interviews, Second Stretch, and a Beginner's Strategy Guide

February 17th - via:
We're wrapping our second week of the campaign, and while we are in the "long slow middle" that's true for many a campaign, we're still ticking upwards at a steady pace; as of this writing we're crossing the $13k mark — an auspicious number for a... (Read More)

Interview, Stretch Goal Reveal, and Add-Ons

February 10th - via:
Folks, we're one week in and we're over halfway to our first funding goal. This is great progress! Thank you so much for your support in getting us this far. We've got a few news items for you today. Read on. Eric Interviewed By Mechanics &... (Read More)

Scratching Beneath the Surface: The Prototype History of Don't Turn Your Back

February 3rd - via:
We've had a strong opening few days on this project. We're just shy of our 50% funding mark, and just a few backers short of 300. Both are big milestones for the campaign! Thank you so much for bringing us this far — and please spread the word so... (Read More)

Welcome to the Mad City. Welcome to the Game.

February 2nd - via:
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