Ophelia: Book 1, Storybooks for All Ages

These French Fries Are Terrible Hot Dogs

A project in Philadelphia, PA by Shawn Pierre

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A game where you must convince others that your card is the best hot dog, hat, or other object, even if it means stretching the truth.
Backers: 614
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $19,932 of $4,000
Dates: Dec 2nd -> Jan 10th (39 days)
Project By: Shawn Pierre
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Latest News

Final hours, a video, and an untested game

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! Looks like we're in the final 47 hours. This has been quite the interesting experience for me, to say the least, and again, I want to thank everyone for the support. Let's keep it going! First, I wanted to share another video of Kickstarter... (Read More)

About the Kickstarter Exclusive deck

January 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Remember that Kickstarter deck that was mentioned a few updates ago? Well, here's some more information on it. As I said, I wasn't sure what I was going to put in the deck, and that I may turn to others for some help. Well, here's what... (Read More)

Traditional cards & getting more cards

December 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All! I've mentioned on the Kickstarter page that I really would like for people to create other types of games using the cards. I've been doing the same, and working on alternate methods of play. One of these is currently called 'Card Connection'.... (Read More)

The Uncommons in NYC!

December 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! Just a quick update before many of you enjoy a few days off from work and email. First, if anyone is going to be in New York City this Saturday, I would like to invite you to hang out at The Uncommons, a board game cafe in Manhattan. Starting... (Read More)

Recording the video and extra footage

December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! So, it took a while to get the Kickstarter video completed. The first few takes had good content, but the quality and lighting weren't up to par. The footage had to be rerecorded and needed to look better, which meant getting the best... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Emus, French Fries, and Microgames Galore

December 14th - via: casualgamerevolution.com
Here is a list of our favorite crowdfunding projects for December 2013. This month, we're seeing evidence of the growing trend of microgames, a subset of casual games that are intended to be as portable as possible while still maintaining fun and challenging gameplay. There are also several other casual games of a wide variety of themes that seem to be worth checking out. (Read More)

Expansion Decks and Barcade Philadelphia

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! Here's an update for everyone about expansion decks and an event at Barcade Philadelphia. Expansion DecksIntroducing the Proper Noun Deck, the Blank Deck, and the Kickstarter Exclusive Deck: As the name suggest, the Proper Noun Deck will have... (Read More)

Plans for the future

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! First, and foremost, I want to say thanks. I'm still super surprised and really appreciate all of the support that I've received, and it's only been the first week! There are a number of things I have planned for during and after the funding... (Read More)

Hey! Looks like it's at 100%

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Awesome! 80% after one day!

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! Thanks for backing These French Fries Are Terrible Hot Dogs. This whole thing is very exciting for me, and probably one of the cooler things I've done in life, with the other thing probably being that time I had an entire bus row to myself on... (Read More)

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