Black Market Warehouse

A project in Elk Grove, CA by Fire Squadron

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You have been contracted to manage a warehouse and need to fill it with items from the black market. Keep your head about you!
Backers: 764
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $16,446 of $5,000
Dates: May 8th -> Jun 7th (30 days)
Project By: Fire Squadron
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Latest News

New Stretch Goal: Solo Rules!

June 5th - via:
Hello everyone! This is Andy, the other half of Fire Squadron and lead designer behind all of the games. Tracy’s been doing a great job managing the Kickstarter and I’ve done my best to just keep out of his way, and only stick my head out... (Read More)

More Top Level Pledges!

June 4th - via:
 I am happy to say that we've added 10 more slots in the highest pledge level!  We sold out early on and haven't been able to unlock more.  We went through the art work for the game and decided that we can unlock a few more slots.  So, let's... (Read More)

More Catalog Pages, feel for the items of the game

June 3rd - via:
 We are about to wrap up the campaign here in a couple days and have been very pleased to have such wonderful backers and support.  It's been an exciting few weeks!  We're fast approaching the $12k unlock for the clean up man.  I hope we make... (Read More)

Our First Game Review!

June 2nd - via:
 Michael over at NVS Gameplays has posted a Youtube video reviewing our game Black Market Warehouse!  If you want to see his thoughts, go check out the video! Keep in mind, the Print and Play he got has tiny cards!  This has been fixed before you... (Read More)

Item Catalog Details

May 31st - via:
We've been hard at work putting together the Black Market Warehouse Item Catalog that is offered as an add-on.  It's a book that will showcase each item in the Black Market Warehouse game including all the items unlocked in this campaign.   A few... (Read More)

Wow, 200%! Another Fire Tested Example

May 30th - via:
 I am blown away at how well this campaign is doing!  We've unlocked two more cards in the Mobster theme today!   When we first came up with the idea of some themed sets of cards we knew that we had a new game mechanism that we wanted to... (Read More)

Thank you all!

May 29th - via:
 We have come a long way in this campaign and I think we've done better than anyone thought we would have.  We are very grateful to each of our backers for their pledges and for spreading the word to others.  We've also enjoyed interacting with... (Read More)

Blew Through all the Stretch Goals, So here are more!

May 28th - via:
 We've blown past our unlock stretch goals!  We've busted our butts to come up with some more!  We have come up with another set of Themed cards!  The Mobster theme seemed fitting.  We have also decided to reach WAY out there and go for a... (Read More)

Lower Price for the Item Catalog

May 27th - via:
 We received feedback that the book being more expensive than the game was a bit off.  We agree.  We have found a different printer to print our books at a better cost.  Each book will now be $12 instead of $20.  If you've already added on the... (Read More)

EU Friendly and More!

May 26th - via:
 We have made arrangements to use a fulfillment company that has a warehouse in the UK.  What this means is that the there will not be any extra VAT or handling costs to our EU backers! The $10 shipping is still on there for now as we have an... (Read More)

First Two Western Cards Unlocked! Also, other stuff!

May 26th - via:
We hit over $8,000 and 400 backers!  Woah, this is awesome.  Yesterday we've unlocked the first two cards in the Old West theme items!  We are really excited about how this game has been received by everyone.  It's been a really fun campaign.... (Read More)

Shipping Change for Add-Ons

May 25th - via:
 When we set out to Kickstarter our first game we had no idea what to expect from the gaming community.  We have been so excited to see how well everyone has received us.  We have been working very hard to make sure that you're getting the most... (Read More)

Addons and an Recap!

May 24th - via:
 We are over halfway done now with our 30 day campaign.  Since we funded very early on we've been trying to make sure we have goals for us to unlock to keep the game expanding and growing.  You all have been so amazing at blowing past the... (Read More)

Our First Interview!

May 23rd - via:
If you're interested in an interview Andy and I did for you can follow this link:  (Read More)

More Unlock Cards!

May 23rd - via:
 We are blowing through the unlocks at a steady pace!  We just blew past the 10 new card unlock!  We are excited to announce today the new unlocks!  We're spacing them out a bit, but they are all part of a Western Item theme.  They should... (Read More)

The Comic is Unlocked!

May 22nd - via:
I am excited to announce the comic has been unlocked!  I'm not sure if this is exciting news to anyone else, but the majority of games we create at Fire Squadron all start with a story.  All the special rules the Insider Cards have come from the... (Read More)

We got another Unlock!

May 21st - via:
 I'd like to give a special thank you to J-F Audy who upped his pledge so that we could unlock and include in each box we send out for Kickstarter the special card The Backer!  Thanks J-F!  From all of us!  That is two unlocks in one day!  This... (Read More)

Unlocked the Exclusive Box

May 21st - via:
Thanks to all our backers we've unlocked the $6500 Exclusive Box!  Each backer Pledge #2 and above will get this exclusive box, only to be printed in this run for you wonderful backers!   Here is a bigger picture of the new box so you can all get... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Hollywood, Evolution, and Kart Racing

May 21st - via:
Time for the monthly Kickstarter roundup! May brings us several new card games, as well as the first in a new line from an established gaming company (North Star Games). A popular game from Russia is seeking an English release, and a new racing game mixes things up with a map-building mechanic. (Read More)

More Unlocks!

May 20th - via:
 This update is coming early because I'm excited about it!  We decided to add two additional unlocks to the game that everyone Pledge #2 and above gets included!  Help us get the word out to all your friends, family, enemies, co-workers,... (Read More)

New Add-On: Black Market Item Catalog!

May 20th - via:
We have thought of different ways we can enhance the Black Market Warehouse game experience.  This Black Market Item Catalog is an awesome add-on to the game!  There are 70 unique items on the cards in the Black Market Warehouse game, including... (Read More)

10 New Cards!

May 19th - via:
With the latest unlock we have unlocked 5 new warehouse cards!  It's super exciting to be able to expand the game like this.  With the unlock of so much so far, we've decided to add 10 new cards to an unlock goal!  This game just keeps getting... (Read More)

Unlocked Another Character!

May 18th - via:
Thanks to all the support, we unlocked another card!  We unlocked the Character Card for the Crooked Cop!  The Crooked Cop adds an interesting element to the game allowing a player to cancel an opposing card played against them.  For example, if... (Read More)

Update Ten! Big Update!

May 16th - via:
 We are 10 days into our campaign for Black Market Warehouse and we are fully funded!  We at Fire Squadron are so excited to see the stretch goals unlocking!  As of today we've unlocked 3 of the goals!  The Print and Play version of the game. ... (Read More)

We funded and Unlocked our First Stretch!

May 16th - via:
We are so excited to announce that we are funded!  We hit our goal and have all of you to thank for that!  I cannot wait until we can get this game into your hands!  We know you're going to love it.  With our first stretch unlocked we will be... (Read More)

New Re-Worked Unlocks!

May 15th - via:
 We've worked with our manufacture company and re-worked some numbers for our unlocks.  We are really excited about the idea of unlocking all these items for each game!  Keep in mind, every unlock will be included in each copy of the game!  We... (Read More)

Kickstarter Community Love!

May 14th - via:
If running our first campaign has taught us at Fire Squadron anything so far (and oh boy, has it!) it's taught us what an amazing community of people and companies are here on Kickstarter!  We have been blown away by the kind words and support from... (Read More)

A look at our Warehouses

May 13th - via:
I wanted to take a chance to show the 10 warehouse cards that are included in the game.  Each warehouse has a list of items that are needed to complete the warehouse contract. If there are three items on the list, you only need to place three items... (Read More)

Take a look at the Unlocks (part 1)!

May 12th - via:
 Now that we are quickly approaching the funding goal (THANK YOU ALL!).  It's time to start looking at the unlocks with our stretch goals!  This has been an exciting campaign for us at Fire Squadron and we are really grateful to each of our... (Read More)

Print and Play

May 12th - via:
We've talked it over and have decided to provide all of our backers who are receiving a copy of the game with a PnP version as well!   At this time, we're still working on the formatting so we don't have a sample page to show you at this time.... (Read More)

Fire Tested Example

May 11th - via:
Each game Fire Squadron produces will be subject to what we call Fire Tested.  This means that the gamers who play our games can have direct input into changes that should be made.  For example: One of our backers, @fallenape , suggested in the... (Read More)

New Unlock (it's a comic book)!

May 9th - via:
This just in!  If we can reach $10,000 USD we will include a 10 page Black Market Warehouse comic book in each pledge that receives the game!  All the art is done by Tracy Constantine, the same artist that does all the art work for all Fire... (Read More)

Take a look at the Insider Cards

May 8th - via:
 During a game of Black Market Warehouse you'll be able to play some cards in your hand against an opponent.  These cards are powerful and really toss a wrench into the strategy of your other warehouse managers!  Here is a look at the four... (Read More)

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