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ROBOT RISE! Embrace Your Inner Mad Scientist

A project in Cincinnati, OH by Happy Harpy Games

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A fun & fast-paced card game. Build giant robots, deploy clever gadgets & use shifting alliances to be the last mad scientist standing!
Backers: 368
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $10,280 of $7,800
Dates: Aug 1st -> Aug 31st (31 days)
Project By: Happy Harpy Games
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Latest News

Just 24 hours to go!

August 30th - via:
Dear wonderful backers and supporters...We're going to make this update short and sweet. First, awesome job busting through the $9,000 stretch goal to unlock the high-end Linen Finish on the cards. That is excellent and we've heard from several... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours + a Peek Into ROBOT RISE!'s Past

August 29th - via:
Greetings, ye wonderful backers and supporters!The 48-Hour Push When you read this, we will most likely be in the FINAL 48 HOURS of the campaign. That means we have less than two days (TWO DAYS!!) to unlock as many of our remaining stretch goals as... (Read More)

Final Three Days!

August 28th - via:
Hello again, dearest backers and supporters!As you probably know, this campaign ends this Thursday, 8/31, at midnight Eastern US time. So we have just three full days remaining to unlock as many stretch goals as possible. And speaking of that...... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Mania!

August 26th - via:
Hey, Backers, Supporters, and Aspiring Mad Scientists!After checking off our first stretch goal -- upgrading the game's cardstock -- we are closing in on our second stretch goal, which is upgrading the box insert to accommodate sleeved cards. We know... (Read More)

Updated Stretch Goals

August 24th - via:
Greetings to you, our amazing backers and supporters!We crossed the $8,000 mark today and unlocked the first of what we hope is a happy succession of stretch goals.  Upgrading the card stock is most excellent. That will really improve the feel of... (Read More)

Funding Goal Reached!

August 22nd - via:
You crazy, awesome backers, you did it!Just a few minutes ago, we passed our funding goal and are now heading off into stretch goal territory. What a great thing you've all done! :-D As promised, tomorrow, we'll be revealing some more details about... (Read More)

Post-Gen Con Mega-Update

August 21st - via:
Greetings backers and supporters!We are back from Gen Con and starting to catch our breath. All told, it was a stellar convention. Approximately 200 people played ROBOT RISE! and our Kickstarter campaign got a really significant boost from so many of... (Read More)

Greetings from Gen Con 50!

August 19th - via:
Hello, backers, supporters, and random passersby!This is just a quick update. We are here at Gen Con, where giving people the chance to play ROBOT RISE! is an all-consuming task. We hoped to share with you a few of the many photos of people learning... (Read More)

It's been a great week!

August 16th - via:
Greetings, dearest backers, supporters, and curious onlookers! The past week has been pretty stellar. As I type this, we are a mere $54 away from the 75% mark. Just $54! Coincidentally, that is the same amount to pledge to get the Thrifty 3-Pack,... (Read More)

Play ROBOT RISE! at Gen Con 50

August 14th - via:
Greetings again, dearest backers, curious onlookers, and others...   First, we just reached 70% of our funding goal. So that's good.  What would be even better is to have reached it already so we could start unlocking our stretch goals. That would... (Read More)

ROBOT RISE! Card Guide + Social Media Push

August 12th - via:
Hey, backers, supporters, friends, & mad scientists!We just updated the HHG website with the complete ROBOT RISE! Card Guide. Check it out!    Let's turbocharge the campaign this weekend!Social Media Stretch Goal: If we can reach 75% funding by... (Read More)

The HHG Satisfaction Guarantee

August 10th - via:
Greetings, backers, followers, and supporters of all kinds!We recently crossed the $5,000 funding level, meaning we have less than $3,000 in pledges left to raise by the end of the month. That's really encouraging, but we're doing everything we can... (Read More)

New Premium (and Limited) Pledge Level

August 7th - via:
The Vile Villain's VendettaOK, we just flipped the switch on a new premium pledge tier.  The Vile Villain's Vendetta includes 2 copies of ROBOT RISE!, a sweet limited-edition T-shirt (in your choice of colors), and free shipping, all for a pledge of... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Announced!

August 4th - via:
OK, I really didn't expect to be posting an update this soon. Really. But we blasted past 50% earlier today and that's when I'd promised we would announce our stretch goals. So here they are: We added more details on the Mad Scientist identity cards... (Read More)

Warning! Stretch Goals Approaching!

August 3rd - via:
Greetings backers, supporters, watchers, and friends yet to be made!We've passed 40% and are fairly quickly approaching the halfway point towards the project's funding goal. And we want to thank everyone who's pledged so far for that!    What? You... (Read More)

What an AMAZING first day!

August 2nd - via:
  Thank you, backers! A bit more than 24 hours into the ROBOT RISE! campaign and we've passed 30% of our funding goal! That is seriously encouraging and we appreciate everyone who's supported the project so far. We can do this. How You Can... (Read More)

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