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Train Heist: A Co-operative Train Robbery Board Game!

A project in Edmonton, Canada by Sean McDonald

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A co-operative train robbery board game for 2 to 4 players that plays in 45-60 minutes. Players work together to rob a speeding train!
Backers: 694
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50 CAD

Funded: $34,610 CAD of $17,000 CAD
Dates: Mar 15th -> Apr 14th (31 days)
Project By: Sean McDonald
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Latest News

Fifth Stretch Goal Explained: Upgraded Cards!

April 14th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! In mere moments the campaign ends and we are nearing the Sixth and final Stretch Goal. Let's keep this hype train rolling and spread the word about Train Heist! In these final moments we are now doing a Thumb Drive! Please,... (Read More)

Fourth Stretch Goal Explained: Thicker Box!

April 13th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! What a day! We not only unlocked the next Stretch Goal today, only hours after the last unlock, but we are also about to unlock the fifth Stretch Goal shortly! I can barely keep up with you guys with the updates! Truly... (Read More)

Third Stretch Goal Explained: Upgraded Arrows!

April 12th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! Just letting you know your copies of Train Heist have just gotten even better! We've unlocked the third stretch goal, upgraded arrows! As you may know, arrows are used in Train Heist to keep track of your score, and the... (Read More)

Happy International Tabletop Day!

April 11th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! I just wanted to offer a brief update to say that I hope you have a great International Tabletop Day! Click here to find a Tabletop event near you today!And what better way to spread the word about Train Heist's Kickstarter... (Read More)

The challenge of balancing challenge.

April 6th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! So in case you haven't noticed, the campaign page has been completely updated from the images to the board graphic, to the rulebook, to the PnP to feature two slight changes to the way the game is played, and make it even... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Explained: Old Sheriff Meeple VS. NEW Sheriff Meeple

April 3rd - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! Great news, Train Heist has improved even further! We've passed our next Stretch Goal, unlocked the new Sheriff meeple, and our next stop is heading towards Upgraded Arrows! We've also added the next Stretch Goal on the... (Read More)

Final Poker Card Design!

April 2nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Explained: Old punchboard thickness VS. NEW punchboard thickness

March 28th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers, Let's take some time to break down how your game has improved with a feature that will explain each Stretch Goal in detail, as they are unlocked. So you may be wondering, how thick was the punchboard before, and how much... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Reached: Thicker Punchboard For All!

March 28th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers, Just a quick update to let you know your copies of Train Heist have just been improved with even thicker punchboard components! Sweet deal! And we're well on our way to the next upgrade, a unique Sheriff meeple! Being only... (Read More)

Print-N-Play Now Available, and how to play Train Heist in Spanish!

March 24th - via:
Hola Train Heist partidarios! We recently updated the campaign page to include directions for how to play Train Heist in Spanish, courtesy of the passionate guys over at Gamers Rush. Check it out below! Also, great news! A black and white... (Read More)

We funded! Now aquiring Stretch Goals! Also a special surprise.

March 20th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! I've got a fair bit of good news... WE FUNDED!!! TIME TO CELEBRATE!Now let's unlock some Stretch Goals! Keep spreading the word about this game. I think we have a good idea now of the final Poker Card art, and we will have... (Read More)

We are over 90% Funded, New Board Tweaks, and Poker Card Vote Round 2

March 20th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! We are over 90% funded! It is estimated we'll be funded by the weekend! To combat the usual 'mid-campaign slow down' that most Kickstarters face (before speeding up near the end of the campaign), I'm making an effort to... (Read More)

Two Brand New Video Reviews

March 18th - via:
Hello Train Heist Backers! Just a quick update to let you know I added two new video reviews of Train Heist to the campaign page (and pulled a few quotes for that section as well). You can view them here: Dave Taylor, To The Table: "A good... (Read More)

Vote for the new Poker Card design!

March 17th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! It's time to vote for a new Poker Card design! Below are three concept images of the direction we can go with the new design. They are not the final design, but a close idea of what the finished product will look like.... (Read More)

Welcome Backers!

March 17th - via:
Hello Train Heist backers! To start, what a wonderful couple of days. We are definitely off to a great start! Now let's get down to business; We want your input! We are planning on giving the unique Poker Cards found in Train Heist a bit of a... (Read More)

An amazing first day!

March 16th - via:
Hello beloved Train Heist backers, and welcome to the campaign! Wow, what an incredible first day! I was determined to keep to the launch date I had set months prior, and still managed to despite the fact that I am currently returning home, from out... (Read More)

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