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Thunder Rolls

A project in Portland, OR by Zeroic Games

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Action packed dice placement stock car racing board game for 1 - 8 players
Backers: 682
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $34,111 of $5,000
Dates: Jul 27th -> Aug 13th (18 days)
Project By: Zeroic Games
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Latest News

Reaping the Rewards: Revved Up for 'Thunder Rolls'

May 25th - via:
In “Reaping the Rewards,” I take a look at the finished product from a crowdfunding campaign. Thunder Rolls was originally funded on Kickstarter in the summer of 2021, and was shipped to backers in fall of 2022. (Read More)

Final hours!

August 13th - via:
More cars add-on. We're over 30k and closing in on the final lap! Not sure I ever mentioned this in an update - you can add an extra set of cars to your collection for $18. Go ahead and add $18 to your pledge now, nudge us closer to those final SG's,... (Read More)

Final SG revealed

August 12th - via:
Built for replayability. So originally (as in yesterday) we thought we were going to do a component upgrade for the final SG. We've decided to do something way better. Richard mentioned to me a little while back some ideas he had for adding weather... (Read More)

The Home Stretch

August 10th - via:
Fast approaching the final 48. As we move into the final laps of this race I wanted to thank each and everyone of you. This has been an incredibly fun and overwhelmingly positive journey. Everyone has been so kind and thoughtful and excited to be a... (Read More)

Interviews, play throughs and SGs

August 7th - via:
Cruisin' into the last week. Richard did a wonderful interview with Rob Oren the other day so I posted that above and, as if that were not enough - here is an extensive write up he did on his own painting process, just for you :) Painting cars with... (Read More)

Race Cards and Massive Replay Value

August 5th - via:
Rounding into Form. As this game moves towards the home stretch (just over 1 week left), Richard wanted to share some thoughts and explain the Race cards in detail. These cards help with Thunder Rolls' incredible replay value so, without further ado... (Read More)

Livestream with Tantrum House and Richard Launius

August 4th - via:
Let's make this easy. Link to the Tantrum House livestream  This is going to be super fun! Is everyone ready for some live racing?! Tune in tomorrow (August 5th) at 7pm ET at the link above to watch Richard slap some yellow tape on a bunch of rookie... (Read More)

Crew Chief Cards!

August 2nd - via:
Action Spaces. This is where the rubber meets the road, so to speak.  During the Rolling Phase, players take turns placing dice on Action Spaces. Every Action Space has an ability that triggers as soon as your dice are placed. The big die icon in... (Read More)

Components and New Components

July 31st - via:
So what has Richard been cooking up for us? Undeniably delectable treats for the super speedway - that's what! Play testing has been going extremely well and has revealed incredible opportunities to continue spicing up this chef's delight. Richard... (Read More)

Day 2 - Stretch Goal Reveals and Livestreams

July 28th - via:
Powering through the early stretch goals. We've unlocked two already and are rapidly approaching a third! Let's take a quick look at 2 new SG's at the $14 and $16k markers. These two are particularly exciting. At $14k we get our first new Speed cards... (Read More)

Day 1 - Funded

July 27th - via:
The crowds pack the seats. The heat blazes on the pavement. The engines roar and the green flag waves as the race begins!!! Again and again, the deafening roar of the crowd is drowned out by thunder of the mechanical beasts speeding by on the track... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Start Your Engines for 'Thunder Rolls'

July 27th - via:
Thunder Rolls is a stock car racing game for 1 to 8 players, ages 10 and up, and takes about 30 to 60 minutes to play. Thunder Rolls was designed by Richard Launius and co-published by Mr. B Games and Zeroic Games, with illustrations by Jack Hoyle. (Read More)

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