Fireball Island - 80's Board Game, Reignited and Restored

A project in Sunrise, FL by Restoration Games

Status: Active

Fully updated look and play. A highly interactive game of press-your-luck, card play, and set collection -- but mostly GIANT FIREBALLS.
Backers: 14531
Average Daily Pledges: $88,676
Average Pledge Per Backer: $122

Funding: $1,773,523 of $250,000
Dates: Apr 3rd -> May 3rd (31 days)
Project By: Restoration Games
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Latest News

Why Stretch Alone When You Can Stretch Together!

April 19th - via:
Let's get right to it: We're talking stretch goals! For starters, we've got the updated graphic. . We're awfully close to hitting $1.7 million -- still am not used to saying those kinds of numbers. That unlocks the golden idol treasure. JR is playing... (Read More)

RETAILERS: Pledge Level Explanation and Information

April 17th - via:
This update is just for retailers. It outlines all of the information you need to know in one spot. We’ll also treat these comments as an open FAQ. So, if you have questions, please ask them here, and I will answer. If you need further assistance,... (Read More)

Business in the Front, Party in the Back - Cards and Sleeves!

April 16th - via:
Let's jump right in: We've got card backs and card sleeves to show off, and yet again, Jason proves why he's one of the best in the business. He knows how to take obstacles and constraints and turn them into advantages and invention. We have... (Read More)

How the Magic Is Made!

April 13th - via:
I've said many places: Fireball Island is a truly unique game. A large part of that uniqueness, of course, comes from the components themselves. And because the components are so unusual, I'm sure it will come as no surprise that the development... (Read More)

Ain't No Party Like a Vul-Kar Party!

April 10th - via:
We’ve broken $1.3 million, which -- let’s be honest -- is ridiculous. Truly amazing. We’re only a week into this thing, folks. We’re entering that middle stretch of the campaign. Things tend to slow down a bit. But we look at that as an... (Read More)

Kickstarter Recap April 6, 2018

April 8th - via:
Kingdoms Lawn Game is fantasy themed outdoor game similar to Horseshoes and Kubb, with the goal being to eliminate the other players castles. It can be played on any outdoor surface area large enough to accommodate the layout. Players young and old can enjoy this quick game while basking the beautiful sunshine. (Read More)

Live, from PAX East, It's Fireball Island!

April 7th - via:
Another great day in the books. You all are continuing to blow us away. I want to give a special shout-out to our backers who are being so active in the comments and helping to answer questions from other folks. It's exciting for me to dive into the... (Read More)

We're Sorry!

April 5th - via:
No, not about breaking the one million dollar mark. We’re unbelievably ecstatic about that. Really proud. And, of course, immeasurably grateful for our backers, who got us here. We are now one of only a few dozen tabletop games to hit that magical... (Read More)

Paper Cut!

April 4th - via:
Another great day for the campaign. Thank you all for continuing to support us. There’s an old line by Mel Brooks to the effect of: When I get a paper cut, it’s a tragedy; when you get mowed down by a giant fireball, it’s a comedy. So when we... (Read More)

Fireball Island returns: How do you top a board game that was already larger than life?

April 4th - via:
Board game designer Rob Daviau and the team at Restoration Games faced a huge challenge when they decided to update Fireball Island, a classic board game from 1986. How the hell do you recreate a game that is remember as being so much larger than life? (Read More)

It's Vuvuzela Time!

April 3rd - via:
I hit the “launch project” button. And now I have some idea of how Saul from Boca feels. You all knocked us over and burned through our funding goal like … well … like a fireball straight from the mouth of Vul-Kar. So, first things first: We... (Read More)

FIREBALL ISLAND Makes an Explosive Return

April 3rd - via:
Assembling a molded 3D game board is a kind of satisfying you can't get from any other activity. I feel accomplished when the plastic peaks of Fireball Island are in place and ready for action. I didn’t get to play the game as a youth, but as an adult, I’ve enjoyed playing on a board a friend tracked down online and launching bright red marbles from volcanic vents and from the tiki idol Vul-Kar. (Read More)

'Fireball Island' Rises Like a Phoenix to Ignite Tabletops Once More

April 3rd - via:
Restoration Games has improved the art, components, and game play. The fireballs tumbling down the slopes are unpredictable, but now players have more control over their actions, and can make meaningful choices that affect gameplay. (Read More)

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