Fundead: The Gravest Show on Earth

A project in Eagan, MN by Kelly Wells

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A strategic tabletop game where circus performers fight off an invading horde of zombies.
Backers: 53
Average Pledge Per Backer: $175

Funded: $9,300 of $8,300
Dates: Sep 18th -> Oct 18th (30 days)
Project By: Kelly Wells
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Latest News

Final 12 Hours

October 17th - via:
We've seen a nice spike today heading to the last hours of the campaign, and we are grateful for all those who have backed the game to make it a reality. With the money at the necessary level, artist Tim Schutz and I have been talking about minutiae... (Read More)

Under 70 Hours Remain

October 15th - via:
Ever since we reached our goal, we’ve been having some great art conversations about how the board and box will look (the game is complete, but now we’re considering all aesthetic touches).  If you’re following, we’re near the end, gang. Now... (Read More)

A Couple of Small Stretch Goals

October 8th - via:
Hey, gang. While the game is complete from a design standpoint and has been for a while, in an amount of time that took us somewhat by surprise, we wanted to announce two stretch goals. While we won’t have extra components for the game, we have the... (Read More)


October 5th - via:
Gang, as of last night, we reached our funding goal and are on track to produce by the summer. We appreciate all of you who backed the game, got the word out, or both. This truly was a grassroots campaign in the Kickstarter tradition, and we... (Read More)


September 30th - via:
We now sit at 92% to our goal, gang! As always, there’s a document with full game rules linked from our story, and we added a new video basically outlining how we’re using this Kickstarter campaign to fund the rest of the art. We can’t wait to... (Read More)

Live Game Photos!

September 24th - via:
Chris Roby considers his next mistake.  Game night at work was last night, and my wife and daughters joined me as I took on two coworkers in Fundead. Chris, pictures above, kept us out longer than we intended, obsessed with finding the winning... (Read More)

Printable Prototype if you Back by Tuesday!

September 23rd - via:
Back us by Tuesday 9/25, and get a downloadable print and play version of the game when the campaign is successfully funded. Pledge $40 or higher and you can play using  the Fundead prototype until your finished game arrives next summer.  (Read More)

Link to Full Game Rules!

September 22nd - via:
Copy this link into your browser for a document with full game rules: Let me know if you have questions. I can't wait to share this game with all of you!... (Read More)


September 21st - via:
Word is out in a variety of places and we're almost a quarter of the way to the goal. We're working on a prettier version of the prototype, with some of the art that's planned to go in the final version, so we can make a tidier video, and we think... (Read More)

Opening Day

September 19th - via:
Yesterday was a great start for the game, as we ended the night at 11% funded (my phone autocorrects “funded” to “Fundead” now). Thanks so much to all of you who have gotten involved already, and to those following the game to make your... (Read More)

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