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The Score

A project in Sydney, AU by Steve Darlington

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A lightning-fast story-telling card game about pulling off the heist of a lifetime.
Backers: 482
Average Pledge Per Backer: $35 AUD

Funded: $16,649 AUD of $12,000 AUD
Dates: Mar 2nd -> Mar 20th (18 days)
Project By: Steve Darlington
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Latest News

We Did It!

March 20th - via:
We pulled it off - the heist of a century. Thanks to 481 of you, we get to publish this game! After have a nap... Need more Score excitement while we nap? We were also on the Rookery podcast yesterday unfortunately it was cut short by a lot of... (Read More)

Shooting For The Moon!

March 20th - via:
Well you all smashed us through those stretch goals while I was at work today! We've decided to add one more card to the deck bringing the expansion up to 11 cards, and the full deck to 40 cards. That last card will be a blank for you all to fill in... (Read More)

One Last Ride

March 19th - via:
We made our goal, we made our stretch, now we're running for the exit! And it's all because of you! So we want to give you more! I know you might have backed as much as you want but we have also added ten more chances to play the game with the... (Read More)

Expansion Details!

March 19th - via:
Wow, thanks to you we have hit our second goal! Stand by for some new goals in the next few hours as we go for broke in the last day! We'd like to add even more cards to the Expansion, but before we do we'll explain here what you're already getting:... (Read More)

Can't Stop the Signal

March 18th - via:
Hey folks. Welcome to the last two days. We are so close to that stretch goal! And we'd love to show you more...we have a few more cards we can add on for you to unlock! So keep sending out the signal! There is no advertising as good as word of... (Read More)

No Update Today

March 17th - via:
We did do one more interview and we do have one more card to show off but we're hiding...because in a few hours we go into the last 48 hours and things hopefully will kick up a notch for the final run! We are a hedge  (Read More)

Pulling a Switch

March 16th - via:
One of the key goals I had in designing The Score was to find a way to get people who had never roleplayed or improvised a story before to give it a try. That's why it's so short and so simple, and why it doesn't "look" like a roleplaying game. It... (Read More)

Why An Expansion?

March 15th - via:
We've hit our goal so now you're wondering: what else is there? What's so cool about hitting that first stretch goal?  Back For More includes, first up, seven more Talent cards. We wanted to try to include everything we could that makes a heist... (Read More)

Shoot Forth Thunder

March 14th - via:
No news today except we had a lovely call out on the Board Game BBQ podcast! A great summary by our good friend Jay, starting at the 1 hour and 20 minute mark! Today's card features my favourite piece of art. We never quite settled on a name for the... (Read More)

Keep On Trucking!

March 13th - via:
We've funded! This means we get to bring to life this amazing game, thanks to all your support! It also means we have a chance to add seven extra cards to the game if we hit our stretch goal! The game was built to be lean and mean with 18 of the most... (Read More)

Confirmed: The Package is Secure

March 12th - via:
Touch your hand to your earbud because repeat: the package is secure.  We make it look easy  (Read More)

So Close!

March 12th - via:
So close! We can almost touch it! Just 20 more backers should do it! Or if about twice that changed their pledges to the new levels we've added to include the virtual tabletop!  Almost can be interesting though - I think we should have more of that... (Read More)

Hacking the Kickstarter

March 11th - via:
You asked for more things to back - and we answered! Increasing your pledge by just $10 will get you a Roll 20 mod of The Score! High quality images of the cards will let you play online any time any place! You can edit your pledge just by clicking... (Read More)

Hanging In There...

March 10th - via:
Today was a slow day but not a standing still day. Keep sharing those links, telling your friends, keep posting your comments - every little bit helps us spread the word and get noticed by the algorithm! And we hope we'll have another update for you... (Read More)


March 9th - via:
And we don't mean the musical. Although a heist musical would be great. And Hudson Hawk had musical heists...but I digress. We are tick tick ticking along. We have another actual play for you to watch, as part of this interview with the folks at Damn... (Read More)

You Asked For More...

March 8th - via:
Over the last week we've had a lot of messages from you folks. You love The Score so much that you want to give us MORE money! First of all, if you want to get additional copies you sure can - just pledge multiple amounts of money and we will collect... (Read More)

More Reviews and Playthroughs

March 7th - via:
Monday the folks at Board and Barrell did a one hour run through of The Score which was hilarious, awesome and shows you don't have to play it fast if you don't want to! Linger on every scene and get your roleplay on - the game works either way.... (Read More)

Winning You Over

March 6th - via:
We hit the 70% mark today, which is a great sign that we are on track to fund! We only need a hundred more people judging by the average pledge value! Still on the fence about backing? Then look out this week for two more actual plays coming from... (Read More)

Packing a Wallop

March 5th - via:
If there's a theme we want to hit over and over again with The Score it's that good things can come in small packages. I love roleplaying games and storygames and tabletop games of all kinds but some of them are just too damn big. Sometimes so big we... (Read More)

Scoping the joint...

March 4th - via:
What a great first two days! We are already well on our way, clearing halfway. We've laid the groundwork and done the recon and the heist is coming into shape. Each day for the rest of the campaign we're going to take a look at one of the core cards... (Read More)

More media!

March 2nd - via:
We're about to go live on Youtube again talking about The Score on the Materialise podcast. If you missed Steve on Stuff By Bez last night it's now on Youtube. We also had another review drop, thanks to the amazing folks at No Dice Unrolled. Also, if... (Read More)

Go go go!

March 2nd - via:
All our press is happening tonight as we launch! We did an interview earlier today (coming out tomorrow) and one on Tuesday which just went up now and in ten minutes we are going live on twitch with Bez! If you've got any questions about the game... (Read More)

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