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Tentacle Town

A project in Charlottesville, VA by Monster Fight Club

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A New Town - An Ancient Evil - All You Can Eat Calamari
Backers: 575
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $43,533 of $30,000
Dates: Aug 21st -> Sep 10th (21 days)
Project By: Monster Fight Club
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Latest News

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: A More Perfect Union?

September 16th - via:
A rundown of current Kickstarter tabletop game projects (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Top to Bottom Component Upgrade!

September 10th - via:
Tentacle Town is Lookin' Sharp! Nicely done - this is the second stretch goal unlocked today - a top to bottom component upgrade!  When you get your game, you'll notice the nicer texture, thicker cardstock, and sturdier feel as soon as you handle... (Read More)

New Social Stretch Goal Unlocked - with only Four Hours Left!

September 10th - via:
The Set is Complete! Thank You! We've just hit 150 Fans on BoardGameGeek, which unlocks the final BGG stretch goal - another free Task Card for Tentacle Town!  This means every Kickstarter copy of the game will only include THREE additional Task... (Read More)

Final 24 Hours!

September 9th - via:
The Final Stretch - Thank You! We're in the final 24 hours of the Tentacle Town campaign and it's been a lot of fun!  We're excited for everyone else to start playing Tentacle Town too. Thanks for all your feedback, comments, and support! As a... (Read More)

This is the Big One – Final 48 Hours!

September 8th - via:
Hold on to your harpoons! We’ve entered the final 48 hours of the Tentacle Town campaign and there’s a bunch of updates today! First off – congrats on unlocking the 40K stretch goal! This is a big one – every game pledge now gets 5 Tentacle... (Read More)

A Tale of Two Steves

September 7th - via:
The People Have Spoken, the Vote is in… and it’s Too Close to Call! The original Hawaiian-shirted Steve has lots of fans – but so does “Fantasy Steve” who is wearing more traditional Tentacle-Town garb. And we like them both too! Rather... (Read More)

Friday Opportunity Card Unlock: Seawall

September 6th - via:
The first residents of Tentacle Town settled at the waters edge and were caught flat-footed by the first tentacle attack. The tentacles made quick work of the seaside buildings and construction soon began inland. But some brave residents banded... (Read More)

Work Harder - and Smarter

September 5th - via:
Sometimes you need to call in some favors to get all your work done. When playing Tentacle Town, you're normally limited to completing Tasks in the district where you placed a new Resident. Today's Opportunity Card, "Guild Contracts" opens up the... (Read More)

The Road to Tentacle Town - Daily Opportunity Card Unlock!

September 4th - via:
New Opportunity Card: Trade Route Yesterday we unlocked our 38K stretch goal – Steve! – and another free Opportunity card. Today’s unlock is an Opportunity card that adds a bit of resource trading to Tentacle Town: “Trade Route” creates a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Steve the Meeple!

September 3rd - via:
Meet Steve, Tentacle Town’s Newest Resident. Every town has a special someone, that person everyone knows and who knows everyone. They’re first to the party and everyone’s sad when they’re gone. You can find them at all the hottest... (Read More)

To Market, To Market!

September 2nd - via:
Happy Labor Day, to all the Tentacle Town residents in the US - hopefully you're enjoying some board games! Here at Monster Fight Club, we're coveting some prime, oceanfront property in the Market District.  Today's Opportunity Card unlock is... (Read More)

Opportunity Card Unlocked: Shallow Draft

September 1st - via:
Today's new Opportunity card is a favorite around the Monster Fight Club office: when "Shallow Draft" is in play, you need to pay close attention to what the the other players are doing and what Tasks they have in front of them.  Playing with... (Read More)

It's a Special Time of Year - Tentacle Season!

August 31st - via:
Make sure you're well stocked with harpoons - it's Tentacle Season! A few times a year, the waters surrounding Tentacle Town come alive with spawning Tentacles.  No one knows why, but you can hardly see the horizon for the tentacles.  It's a... (Read More)

Become a Master Mariner!

August 29th - via:
Your Reputation is on the Line! Today's Opportunity card unlock is "Master Mariners".  When this Opportunity card is in play, you can push your luck when throwing harpoons: if you miss, you can try again - but risk losing Fame if you miss a second... (Read More)

Tentacle Town Triple! Tokens, Tasks, and Opportunity Unlocks!

August 28th - via:
Tentacle Town has been busy in the last 24 hours! We’ve hit 36K in funding, hit 100 followers on BoardGameGeek, plus your daily Opportunity card unlock! First, you’ve got the 36K stretch goal: Townscape Tokens for two and three player games. When... (Read More)

Opportunity Abounds in Tentacle Town!

August 27th - via:
Now that the Boats have launched, Tentacle Town is getting a new Opportunity every day! Each Opportunity card expands the game with a new strategy, action, or victory condition. Opportunities are designed to be shuffled and randomly drawn, a few per... (Read More)

Raise the Mizzenmast! Hoist the Sails!

August 26th - via:
What’s a dockside town without boats? You've just unlocked the 34K stretch goal!  Every game pledge will now include 4 wooden boats, one for each player, plus rules for adding them to your games of Tentacle Town. Boats are similar to houses - but... (Read More)

Tentacle Town Week 2 Update: Add-Ons, Harpoon Dice, and more!

August 26th - via:
We’re starting the second week of the campaign off with a bang! Or is it a wet shmack?  Hold onto the gunwhales - we've got a lot of exciting news to cover today!  Lots of Tentacle Town  founders have been looking for a another way to throw... (Read More)

French , Italian, German, Deluxe Harpoons, and more!

August 25th - via:
We’ve gotten a terrific response to Tentacle Town  so far – thanks!  Multiple people have reached out to help translate Tentacle Town  into more languages.  So far, we’ve heard from players in France, Germany, and Italy.  We think this... (Read More)

Fridays in Tentacle Town

August 23rd - via:
Every Friday, residents are drawn to the Market District by the scent of freshly stewed tentacles. Seasoned just right, a hot bowl of tentacles is just what the hardworking folks of Tentacle Town need after a week working on the docks, tunneling in... (Read More)

Dirty Deeds Cards - Stretch Goal Unlocked!

August 23rd - via:
There’s always more to be done around Tentacle Town, but some Tasks are less savory than others. These extra Task cards add a bunch of dastardly deeds: theft, piracy, and more! You can shuffle these cards into your Tasks deck to add more gotchas,... (Read More)

Thank You! Tentacle Town Has Been Founded!

August 22nd - via:
The first settlers have arrived, the cornerstone has been laid, and the ribbon has been cut – Tentacle Town is Funded in 24 hours! Thanks to a strong final push to our early bird supporters, we funded in our first day! We’re really excited to see... (Read More)

Early Bird Pledges Ending Soon!

August 22nd - via:
You only have a few hours left to make an Early Bird Pledge to fund Tentacle Town!  So if you're sitting on the fence or you've just made a Tentacle Spotter pledge, get an Early Bird before its too late!  We’re getting closer and closer to goal,... (Read More)

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