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Stop Thief! - The Classic 1979 Board Game Restored!

A project in Sunrise, FL by Restoration Games

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We're bringing back this classic board game of elusive suspects and audio deduction with modern play and upgraded components.
Backers: 2507
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $100,938 of $25,000
Dates: Mar 14th -> Apr 11th (28 days)
Project By: Restoration Games
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Latest News

Final Showdown at High Noon!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This is it. Noon EST today. Whatever number we end up at, it's been quite a ride. I'm not going to lie, though. We'd love to hit $100k. Sounds like the tagline to a movie: Just a few hours and a few thousand dollars to go. To get there, we've added... (Read More)

Never Get Bored with Your Board--Yeah, Even that Old One

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
First things first: We cracked $75k! Great work, everyone. 1-vs-all is now a reality. I did get some more info from the app developer that I know will be of interest to some of you, so I wanted to share. We've added an option in the app settings with... (Read More)

We want to give you complete control.

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We're sooooo close to that next stretch goal, where one of you gets to play as the thief. As we head into our final weekend, we wanted to go ahead and get the last one up to give you all something to shoot for. And it's a doozy. That's right, if we... (Read More)

Kickstarter Live Replay

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
That was a lot of fun! If you didn't catch it (or just want to relive the magic), you can check it out here: https://live.kickstarter.com/restoration-games/live-stream/stop-thief-live-with-team-restoration If you want to skip the technical hijinks,... (Read More)

Kickstarter Live Tonight at 9:00 PM EST

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a reminder that we are trying this kooky Kickstarter Live thing tonight at 9:00 PM EST. You can see the video feed placeholder at the top of the campaign page and can just go there at that time to watch and participate. During the event, we'll... (Read More)

A.P.B. - Epic Preview Video by Roy Cannaday

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
In today's update, I totally forgot to point you all to Roy Cannaday's spiffy preview video of Stop Thief! on Epic Gaming Night: Roy's a regular contributor to the Dice Tower Network and does some great work in board game media with his YouTube... (Read More)

WITHIN REACH: Kickstarter Live *** Stretch Goals *** App Info

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I appreciate the patience as I took the kids up to Disney World/Sea World this weekend. It was fun getting pledge notifications while I was waiting in long, hot lines, but posting updates was a little challenging, as I had my hands full. Sadly, this... (Read More)

CLOSING IN: Extra Copies *** Meet the Meeples Part 2 *** "The Axe" Hits Gen Con

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
EXTRA COPIESOne of the questions we've gotten a lot of is: How can I get extra copies of your game? That's a very nice problem to have, but it does present logistical issues, so we wanted to be careful about how we approached it. We also want to keep... (Read More)

Investigators Assemble! * The Gaming Machine * Meet the Meeples

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Investigators Assemble!You all crashed through another stretch goal, so Goldilocks mode is now on the menu. I actually played an intermediate-level game of Stop Thief! with none other than Jason Levine. You can see how that went a little further down... (Read More)

Hot Pursuit: New Stretch Goal and a Look at the Board

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
So we vaulted through that Expert Mode stretch goal like Vivian Oh through a bank window. We're excited to bring that mode to you. I freely admit that it won't be for everyone. It will challenge even those who like a real brainburner. So our next... (Read More)

Roll Call: Translations, Minis, Video Demos, Backward Compatability

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
I am back from Vegas and trying to cover all of the stuff I couldn't deal with properly on my iPad with spotty wifi. So let's get to it: 1) Translations: I'm thrilled that people are asking about foreign-language editions of Stop Thief!... (Read More)

Hot on the Trail

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! You all really like computer beeps. I figured we'd be good for stretch goals until I got back to Florida. I'm happy to be wrong. Our next couple of goals add some difficulty levels to the app. First up, if we can get to $40k, is expert mode for... (Read More)

Pardon Our Dust

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
That must be it. Got a little something in my eye. If you'll indulge me in a little personal reflection before we move into stretch goals. By all accounts, divesting from my law practice and starting a game company was a pretty wild idea. (And let's... (Read More)


March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings from, Vegas. I flew out here yesterday afternoon for the GAMA Trade Show (and the buffet, natch). By the time we landed, we were halfway there. Equally exciting are the comments I'm hearing. Rob and I are thrilled that you all are as... (Read More)

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