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Football Fortunes 2019 Classic Board & Computer Game Reboot

A project in Belfast, UK by admin@footballfortunes.co.uk
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The football management game you play with your friends. Belittle your buddies in the League, crush them in the Cup and conquer Europe!
Backers: 190
Average Pledge Per Backer: £113

Funded: £21,433 of £20,000
Dates: Jul 12th -> Aug 16th (35 days)
Project By: admin@footballfortunes.co.uk
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Latest News

Back Of The Net!

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
With exactly 24 hours to go we’ve reached our funding target and on a personal note it’s great as one of my oldest friends and part of our original Brian Clough’s Football Fortunes crew Mark McGlade blasted it over the line! Also thanks to JJ,... (Read More)

Football Fortunes is almost funded. Help us to push this over the line!

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Revealing The Football Fortunes Box Art!

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re very pleased to be able to show you the first pass design of the box art for the new Football Fortunes game and to give you a vision for the design direction we’ll be taking with the game’s companion app. Also we’re now 86% funded... (Read More)

80% Funded! We've Added Personalised Coach Cards!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
That's right, if you missed out on the rapidly sold out Be A Youth Player pledges early in the campaign you can now be a Coach in the game instead!  To add your personal Coach card to your existing pledge login to your Kickstarter account, choose... (Read More)

A Full Two Season Play Through of the Latest Football Fortunes Prototype. Watch it now!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Watch below (or on Youtube here) as we play through two full seasons of the latest Football Fortunes prototype with Rory Kelly, our agent for the game, and Nick Hamilton who's coding the new game's app. It's two seasons of ups and downs, praying to... (Read More)

Pick Up a Personal Coach Card!!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Personal coach card We've had so many questions from backers wanting to personalize more than one youth player in their copy of Football Fortunes that we decided to put our heads together to see what we could do. The youth player card numbers are... (Read More)

Signed, Sealed, Delivered! Win a signed and sealed copy of the original game!

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
That’s right folks! We’ve tracked down a sealed and never played copy of the original Brian Clough’s Football Fortunes game and got it signed by Giles Hunter and David Hall the original creators of the game! To win it, simply share the... (Read More)

Revealing the Final Designs for our Deluxe Neoprene Player Mats.

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Our player mats help managers to organise their teams, structure their squad, transfer list players, choose formations and display their trophies but also they're hugely useful in remembering those all important team ratings. Valuable after a beer or... (Read More)

A Youth Player Pledge Has Become Available!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Interim update! Guys unfortunately a lucky backer who had a Youth Player pledge has had to cancel meaning there's one now available on the campaign. Get in there son!... (Read More)

Football Fortunes on Canadian Radio! And a sneaky exclusive in the interview too.

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We got interviewed on Canadian Radio by the wonderful crew of AFTN Canada https://aftn.ca/ talking about the new Football Fortunes game, 1980s football board games, nostalgia, mid life crises and much more. And we've (not intentionally) given away a... (Read More)

Just Done With The Full Playthrough!

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We just got finished up with two seasons of the new game. We had some great moments of magic, cup finals and praying to Bob works (let’s pretend it was Bob Bolder but I doubt Nick has ever heard of him!) We used the old app but it still worked... (Read More)

Player Votes, What's Coming Next and How To Keep Informed!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
A Warm Welcome to our Latest Backers Hey folks, As we move towards the final stretch of the Kickstarter campaign we'd like to thank you all again for backing the Football Fortunes project. Please keep sharing it on social media and beyond as it has... (Read More)

Inside Football Fortunes - Introducing the Player Cards

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We're very pleased to reveal the final Player Card designs for the new Football Fortunes game. We wanted to adhere to the retro style of the player cards from the original Brian Clough's Football Fortunes game but also to give the designs a more... (Read More)

The Football Fortunes Half Time Report!

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Join Marty and Alan for half time analysis of the Big Match. Football Fortunes VS £20,000. Share your reactions on our Facebook page!  (Read More)

Return of the Football Fortunes Player Votes! Rate Forest Legend John Robertson.

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
For those of you who don't know we hold public votes on our Facebook page for all of the player's ratings in the Football Fortunes games and now that the Classic Player Pack is unlocked it's high time we started rating the new classic players we'll... (Read More)

You Folks Rock!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Over 100 backers! We’ve opened up worldwide shipping! The classic player packs have been unlocked! We’re wearing wigs and false glasses! We’ll tell you why soon! Also if you haven’t already join our Facebook community at... (Read More)

Help us to add players to the Classic 1980s Player Pack!

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
You've Unlocked the Classic 1980s Player Pack. Now help us to add to it! Thanks to your kind support for our project we've reached the £10,000 milestone that allows us to add the player cards from Brian Clough's Football Fortunes in addition to the... (Read More)

Whhhooooooaaaaa we’re half way there!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Achievement unlocked! We’ve reached £10,000 in pledges and the Classic 1980s Player Pack will now be included for every backer with a pledge of £40 or over! The pack will include all of the players from the original Brian Clough’s Football... (Read More)

Unlock the Classic Player Pack!

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
You’re so close to unlocking that Classic 1980s Player Pack! Add some deluxe player mats to your pledge or go from print and play to the full version of the game to get the Ian Rush, Gazza, Lineker and yes Cloughies legend Bob Bolder cards back in... (Read More)

Introducing Youth Players

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
So now that you know about the Coach and Scout it’s time to introduce the Youth Players. You’ll start the Football Fortunes game with two of these guys with a zero star rating but they can be quickly upgraded. The more powerful your Coach, the... (Read More)

How To Play Football Fortunes 2019!

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Football Fortunes 2019 co-creator Alan Stewart talks through how to play the new Football Fortunes game, from signing players to transfer windows, what the Coach and Scout cards do, how to use the app, what's on the game board and much more...  (Read More)

Introducing the Scout!

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Football Fortunes 2019 has two prominent strategies for success. Firstly managers can ‘do a Man City’ and outgun everyone in the transfer market by paying huge fees for players. Alternatively managers can ‘do a Class of 92’ and bring through... (Read More)

Announcing our first Stretch Goal! Classic player packs!

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
When our Kickstarter reaches £10,000 in pledges we'll add a pack of player cards from the original Brian Clough's Football Fortunes game to every backer who has pledged £40 and above.  That's right, we'll include Gazza, Gary Lineker, Ian Rush,... (Read More)

Inside Football Fortunes - Introducing the Coach

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
The Coach card is the most powerful and versatile card in the new Football Fortunes game Managing your staff will be one of the most important elements of the new Football Fortunes game, from your first team and youth players, to the Scout (more to... (Read More)

Revealing the new Player Tokens! And new shipping zones for US and Oz backers.

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
New Player Token Designs Finalised! In the coming days we'll be revealing some of the designs for the new Football Fortunes game as they come in starting with our shiny new player tokens. These are what managers will use to move around the game board... (Read More)

Hola from Alicante!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry for the late update, it’s been another day of travel but we finally arrived in sunny Spain. The past few days have been great, we met with an agent and distributor who are interested in getting involved with the game. They loved the concept,... (Read More)

Youth Players are Sold Out!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve sold out all of our Youth Player pledges in just over three days meaning that only twenty one lucky fans ever will be immortalised as Youth Players in the new Football Fortunes game! In the coming days we’ll be revealing some of the new... (Read More)

Nearly 30% Funded In Two Days!

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Today’s been planes, trains and automobiles coming back from the launch in England to (strangely) sunny Belfast and I was very pleasantly surprised to see that we have continued our momentum and are trending towards not just funding but... (Read More)

We're a quarter of the way there already!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
The Launch at the Barge Inn, Honey Street was a huge success thanks to everyone who made it down Folks this has been phenomenal so far we've funded a quarter of the campaign already! We've also almost sold out of our top pledge there's only one left... (Read More)

Wow, we're really rolling!

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks guys we're still enjoying the launch at the Barge Inn in Honey Street, thanks to everyone who made it along for a play of the new game. Good start on the Kickstarter! We're off to have a beer!  Football Fortunes 2019 at the Barge Inn  (Read More)

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