Adventures on the Tabletop: A Board Game Design Documentary

A project in Lower East Side, Manhattan, NY by Douglas Morse

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Adventures on the Tabletop is a movie about designing, testing, pitching, developing and publishing tabletop board games.
Backers: 497
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $21,261 of $5,000
Dates: May 29th -> Jun 25th (27 days)
Project By: Douglas Morse
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Last Chance to Manage Your Pledge

June 23rd - via:
When I started this journey, I had hoped to raise $15,000 to cover the total cost of this micro-budget film. It was a long shot, and never did I think that not only would we exceed it, but we could count among our backers Steve Jackson, Alan Moon,... (Read More)

New! Free! Improved! Art Gallery News!

June 22nd - via:
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Origins Ultimate AND BEYOND. Way beyond.

June 19th - via:
An amazing thanks to the folks at Steve Jackson Games, our newest "Presented by" backer along with Tabletop Tally. Those rewards are All Gone. Wow. A great milestone. 250% funding and climbing. I’ve posted the next stretch goal of $15,000 and the... (Read More)

Origins Penultimate Report

June 17th - via:
Lots of news and some great pictures. Take a moment to enjoy. Well, it was fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. One of our Kickstarter backers, Gary DIckson contacted me, offered to help out, and went through four crazy days of connecting me with... (Read More)

The Continuing Origins Adventure: The Story Unfolds

June 15th - via:
What a great trip it’s been both on Kickstarter and at Origins. On Kickstarter, we are now nearing some numbers that will be of great help. If we reach 300% funding, we’ll reach my goal that would allow me to attend all of the gaming events I... (Read More)

Meeting More Heroes: Jolly R. Blackburn

June 14th - via:
I'm always surprised when people don't know who Jolly Blackburn is. He is the author of one of the funniest comics devoted to the art of lovingly  skewering the role players we all know, love, and loathe (mostly ourselves). In Knights of the Dinner... (Read More)

Origins Day 1 Steve Jackson Interview

June 12th - via:
Today I got to interview one of my Heroes, Steve Jackson. You know, the creator of Ogre, Car Wars, Wizard, Melee, GURPS, Munchkin and many, many more. He was playing, grandmaster style, 12 or so contenders in a mass game of Ogre. The super duper... (Read More)

Publisher Roundtable Teaser

June 10th - via:
Presented by Grandfather Films and Tabletop Tally Below you'll find the first few minutes of our publisher's panel. They seemed a bit self conscious at first, but I promise they loosened up as we went along. Thanks to my brother Richard Morse for the... (Read More)

Two Stretch Goals Achieved with Video Update

June 7th - via:
Grandfather Films and Tabletop Tally Present Update Number Six As always, thanks to everyone for getting us over 200 backers. We'll be able to make a great movie. As I mentioned before, I'll be posting from Origins, I've applied for a Gen Con press... (Read More)

Alan R Moon Interview: Preview

June 5th - via:
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Comprehensive Update For Backers Only

June 5th - via:
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Adventures on the Tabletop: A Board Game Design Documentary

June 4th - via:
Kickstarter has a passionate group of tabletop gamers who love to support new games, but their profiles reveal they aren’t as inclined to back original films. Armed with this knowledge, independent filmmaker and lifelong gamer Douglas Morse took a slightly different approach to Kickstarting his film about tabletop game design by listing the project not in the Kickstarter documentary section, but in the tabletop section. His project is thriving. (Read More)

Peter Parker Graduates

June 2nd - via:
It’s been a slow day here at Adventures HQ, and we need a little excitement.  I wasn’t planning on posting an update until we reached our first stretch goal, likely sometime this week. That stretch goal will trigger the availability of the Alan... (Read More)

Wow. 100% in 3 days. Awesome

June 1st - via:
Update Presented by Grandfather Films and Tabletop Tally Well, we did it. Somehow, shockingly, in three days, we made our funding goal. Wow. Thank you all for believing in the project and sharing my passion for exploring tabletop game design and... (Read More)

One Day Later and Great News.

May 30th - via:
Dear Friends, Just yesterday, I started my first Kickstarter campaign with a modest goal that would allow me to continue shooting through the end of the year. Just one day later, we are at nearly 35% of that goal. Perhaps more by the time some of you... (Read More)

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