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Secret Hitler

A project in Chicago, IL by Max Temkin

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A social deduction game for 5-10 players about finding and stopping the Secret Hitler.
Backers: 34565
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $1,479,047 of $54,450
Dates: Nov 23rd -> Dec 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Max Temkin
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August 30th - via:
CHICAGO, IL - Kickstarter welcomed its 15 millionth backer this summer, and since coming online nearly a decade ago, the crowdfunding platform has helped Chicago-area entrepreneurs raise millions of dollars and launch products now known worldwide. Collectively, the area (Read More)

Secret Hitler, a Game That Simulates Fascism

September 5th - via:
A new board game got a boost from a sudden surge of interest in fascism after the 2016 election. (Read More)

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March 10th - via:
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Kickstarter Reveals Their PAX East Lineup

March 7th - via:
Kickstarter has unveiled their plans for PAX East 2017 which includes playable demos for several of their successful projects including Secret Hitler and Night In The Woods. (Read More)

Welcome to the app: Mr. Wil Wheaton

December 22nd - via:
It's the last day of the Kickstarter, and we have some incredible news to share with you. The free Secret Hitler companion app (for iOS and Android) that will ship with the game will be narrated by Mr. Wil Wheaton. Companion App  Wil Wheaton has... (Read More)

We’re doing the wooden boxes!

December 21st - via:
As we head into the final 48 hours, we’ve got a big update for you! Box News You told us overwhelmingly that you'd prefer a longer, larger box that can fit flat boards with the highest-quality components. We hear you, and we’re working on... (Read More)

Game balance, stretch goals, and Twitch stream

December 17th - via:
Live StreamWe're continuing our week of Secret Hitler livestreams on Twitch.TV! Join us RIGHT NOW for an afternoon game with the creators of Octodad, and again this evening at 6pm CST this evening for a game with some of our favorite Chicago... (Read More)

Box Design & Live Stream (Right now!)

December 15th - via:
We have a dilemma with the design of the box for Secret Hitler that we'd like your help with! We have two options for making the box: 1. We can make the smallest-possible box, with boards that fold in half. In this scenario, the boards don't lie... (Read More)

AMA and streaming!

December 14th - via:
Good morning! Or whatever time it is where you are.  We're a bit behind schedule over here BUT we're starting the AMA now and pushing the stream back by about an hour. You can ask us questions about the rules, design process, and business of board... (Read More)

Streaming now!

December 13th - via:
Hey everyone! We've been streaming Secret Hitler live on since Friday, and we've gotten a really positive response! Thank you so much for tuning in and participating in the chat and spreading the word on social media. We're going to stream... (Read More)

Join us for a live game of Secret Hitler right now!

December 11th - via:
Thank you guys for giving us another incredible week on Kickstarter! We're just starting a live game of Secret Hitler on Twitch.TV - you can join us now at A few pieces of press to share with you: Max, Mike and... (Read More)

Sticker Pack & Stream

December 10th - via:
Hey everyone! A bunch of announcements today: 1. Secret Hitler Sticker Pack  Over the course of working on Secret Hitler, we've received countless suggestions on the theme of the game. Some people have been offended by a reference to Hitler in a... (Read More)

Secret Trump

December 9th - via:
We've received many requests to add Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump to Secret Hitler as an optional Secret Trump expansion. We're all hoping that Donald Trump fades into irrelevance by the time Secret Hitler is printed, but today... (Read More)

Design update

December 8th - via:
Secret Hitler art print #1 by Mac Schubert This update is all about design. First off, Max has put together a probably-too-long-and-detailed post about how we prototyped and designed Secret Hitler. In this post you'll see: Our earliest prototypes... (Read More)

More Game Design and Other News

December 3rd - via:
Production samples from the factory  Hey everyone! Tommy Maranges here. First, I wanted to say thanks so much for your support. I've really enjoyed working on this game, which is my first, and I've put a lot of thought into it. I've loved pushing... (Read More)

Companion app & game design

December 1st - via:
Yesterday was the strongest day we've had yet for Secret Hitler, and we smashed our first stretch goal of adding a companion app for the game. Mac and Mike are already working on the app - we want to ship something light and simple that makes it... (Read More)

Gift Receipt and Stretch Goals

November 30th - via:
We're one week into the Kickstarter project, and we couldn't be more excited! As of today, the game is 625% funded and it has been getting rave reviews from playtesters and media. Shut Up & Sit Down: "[Secret Hitler is] an absolutely... (Read More)

Print-and-play edition

November 25th - via:
We are overwhelmed by your support for Secret Hitler, and your excitement to start playing the game! Some backers have even started making their own homemade sets based on screengrabs of our project video: A homemade copy of Secret Hitler We think... (Read More)

Holy shit

November 24th - via:
Well, this has been a crazy 24 hours. Secret Hitler is over 200% funded, and shows no sign of slowing down. The game has received wonderful write-ups on Shut Up and Sit Down and Purple Pawn, and even this Dutch website, which said: "Thus promises... (Read More)

Cards Against Humanity creator returns to Kickstarter with Secret Hitler

November 24th - via:
Billed as a social deduction game for five to ten players, each charged with the task of finding and stopping the game’s Secret Hitler, game play is all about lying to and deceiving other players. (Read More)

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