THE BOYS: This Is Going To Hurt The Board Game

Daring Dustbunnies the board game

A project in Birmingham, UK by Andy Hopwood

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A game about what happens when the magical Dustbunnies living under your sofa take on the Vacuum of Doom!
Backers: 174
Average Pledge Per Backer: £29

Funded: £5,082 of £5,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Aug 1st (32 days)
Project By: Andy Hopwood
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Latest News

Over the line!

August 1st - via:
Many many thanks to everyone who helped get me to 100%. At 10pm tonight this game will hopefully fully fund and become a real thing! And it's all thanks to you! Here's Needle's factfile. Special mentions for Great British Sewing Bee and Nine Inch... (Read More)

Cut the red wire.. no the blue one...3 ... 2 .... click!

August 1st - via:
You know that scene in the movies when the countdown stops at 1 second to go and the heroes save the day? Well Daring Dustbunnies is waiting for 11 heroes in the next 11 hours, the clock is ticking! 94% funded, 11 hours left and I need 11 more... (Read More)

Last day!

July 31st - via:
As we enter the final 24 hours of the campaign, and Kiefer Sutherland dashes around saving the day,  I wanted to thank everyone who has supported this project.  Naturally I want to cross that finish line, but if for some reason we don't, watch this... (Read More)

Last two days

July 30th - via:
I can feel the rumbling in the carpet as the excitement of the last couple of days builds. I've had a request for a three game pledge - so I added that :-) Below is Sparx's completed factfile, once again thank you for the suggestions. Sparx can feel... (Read More)

75% and 5 days to go!

July 27th - via:
It seems almost fitting for this game that it would be a close thing right at the end. I know the rules in Daring Dustbunnies are that you want to be close to the finish line but not over it but... that's not how the kickstarter is supposed to go.... (Read More)

Heading for the final stretch

July 23rd - via:
Over 70% now and I am feeling the love from everyone who is supoprting the project. An extra thank you to all of you who have mentioned the project in any way at all on social media, every little helps.  Below is Cottonreel's completed factfile,... (Read More)

Help us to hunt down Cottonreel's secrets

July 19th - via:
Cottonreel the hardest one yet! It's just a bit of fun but Cottonreel has been hiding so much information from us. Come on! throw me a line and we'll see which ones win ;-)  (Read More)

65% and still climbing

July 17th - via:
At the weekend I visited CoxCon and introduced lots of people to Daring Dustbunnies including a cardboard cut-out of a hollywood legend, but that's the sort of thing that happens at CoxCon.  It's a 2D Danny DeVito Demonstrating Daring Dustbunnies... (Read More)

Lots of love for the bunnies

July 12th - via:
56% and it looks like it might happen, I am off to CoxCon this weekend to introduce the Dustbunnies to a whole host of new folks. I am really looking forward to seeing their reactions and how many more backers might come of it. So here's a question... (Read More)

Past 50%

July 8th - via:
Ok so we have snuck over the half way line, which is nice.  I am putting together my own how to play video and also planning to create a 5 minute exploration of some of the special features of the game that make it stand out. Currently under the... (Read More)

Daring Dustbunny Factfiles

July 5th - via:
We are nearly at 50%!  In the last 24 hours I have promised that I will watch THe Godfather if I get to 100% in two weeks, I know, I know, apparently I've broken so many social rules by not watching it, forgive me. Thanks to everyone who suggested... (Read More)

Over £2000 and another Factfile for ya!

July 2nd - via:
We've cleared £2000 and are over 40% of the way there! Also here's Little Bud's Factfile. It's great except we seem to be missing his favourite food and his favourite music. I'll keep looking through the dustbunny archives but it would be great if... (Read More)

Cup of coffee.. check kickstarter... what happened overnight?

July 2nd - via:
Day 2! Woke up this morning to find that we DID get past 50 backers yesterday. Thank you! So far so good, 37% funded already. I thought you might like to enjoy this extra review from Jesta ThaRogue from the Uk Games Expo. Take a look and subscribe to... (Read More)

Launch day rollercoaster

July 1st - via:
 6 hours in may be a little soon for an update but I am very keen to keep in touch. I can't promise, or indeed , threaten, an update every 6 hours but I want to say thank you to the pledgers so far.  This is my first kickstarter and so far the... (Read More)

Daring Dustbunnies Kickstarter Preview

May 30th - via:
Bunnies! Hoovers! A not insignificant dollop of Daring! Count us in. Join us to take a look at Hopwood Games Daring Dustbunnies coming soon to Kickstarter. (Read More)

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