Tournament Fishing: The Deck Building Game


A project in Newtown, CT by Curt Covert

Status: Active

Manage an oil spill and rescue sea life in this suspenseful cooperative game for 1-4 players.
Backers: 951
Average Daily Pledges: $4,378
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funding: $52,535 of $15,000
Dates: Sep 7th -> Sep 24th (18 days)
Project By: Curt Covert
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Latest News

Hello from GENCON

September 16th - via:
Hey backers! I spent Tuesday from 5am to 7pm making the trek to Indy, driving our booth over in the van. But we made it! Not too shabby for hour 10. Wednesday was spent building the booth, which was a little tougher having tho haul tons of games,... (Read More)

Situation Report 4: Wood Tiles, New Stretch and GenCon

September 13th - via:
Rough stuff, no doubt. And it isn't just the inability to fly, but the oil removes the feather's ability to regulate body temperature as well, which can lead to hypothermia. Of course many animals are collected, treated and saved through the efforts... (Read More)

SITUATION REPORT: Important Developments

September 10th - via:
Response teams have to be just that... responsive and be able to pivot as more data is available. The same can be said for Kickstarter projects, and we have definitely listened to the input of our backers and investigated new solutions. More on that... (Read More)


September 9th - via:
Well, at least now we know what we are dealing with. Remote control submersibles are often used to troubleshoot and even repair troubled systems underwater. The depths involved can often require it - but it is no easy task. But apparently, hitting... (Read More)

The Spill is a “reverse tower defense” board game about saving sea-life

September 9th - via:
In the upcoming board game, players team up as members of a task force who must work together to contain and control an oil spill before it causes a mass ecological disaster. An oil drilling platform called Deepwell 4 has sprung a leak and is causing an oil slick to spread across the surface of the ocean it’s sitting in, contaminating the waters and harming the marine life that lives there. (Read More)


September 8th - via:
The above log entry is fictional, but is similar in size and scope to other real world events. Like those events, dedicated individuals responded quickly to try and avert the worst. And speaking of quick responses... What an amazing day one start we... (Read More)

FUNDED! Rapid Response Team is on the Scene

September 7th - via:
THANK YOU!!! On behalf of Andy and the Smirk and Dagger crew, thanks so much for an incredible first few hours. The SPILL has met its funding goal and will be a reality, thanks to your kind support. I've seen Andy's Facebook posts and he is beside... (Read More)

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