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Troyes co-designer and Lisboa artist team up for board game Carnegie

January 21st - via: dicebreaker.com
Explore the life of 19th-century philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in an upcoming board game designed by Troyes co-creator Xavier Georges and illustrated by Lisboa artist Ian O’ Toole. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Night Market is a Eurogame that wants to celebrate the food stalls of Taiwan

January 21st - via: dicebreaker.com
Compete for the prize of hottest gua bao slinger in Night Market, a game of managing the resources and customers of your Taiwanese food stall coming to Kickstarter this spring. Publisher Talon Strikes Studios (Vinyl, Camp Pinetop) describes Night Market in a press release as a resource-management and worker-placement game for two to four players with the goal of operating not just a successful stall in a new Taipei night market, but the preeminent destination for hungry shoppers and pedestrians. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup

January 20th - via: geekdad.com
Today’s roundup includes a variety of games, from a knock-down, drag-out battle with a Saturday morning cartoon aesthetic to a tiny dungeon crawl you can carry in your pocket. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: The Origins Board Game Table From Game Theory Tables

January 19th - via: geekdad.com
Game Theory Tables has a lot of options available for the Origins table during their campaign. There are essentially two pledge levels at launch: one for just a neoprene mat, and one for the Origins Game Table. The Origins table comes in three different colors, with a fourth as yet-unrevealed Kickstarter-exclusive color that will be revealed during the campaign. (Read More)

Super Best Friend: Jupiter Jet Co-Creator's New Kickstarter Gets a Stunning Travis Mercer Variant (Exclusive)

January 19th - via: cbr.com
Writer Jason Inman (Jupiter Jet) is teaming up with George Kambadais (The Black Ghost, Firefly) for a story that combines superheroes with the world of live streaming called Super Best Friend, and CBR has an exclusive first look at Travis Mercer's variant cover. (Read More)

Outdoor cycling legend Sean Kelly launches indoor cycling screen mounts on Kickstarter

January 19th - via: cyclingtips.com
The all-in-one screen mount system is specifically made for indoor training and was designed by Kelly himself, in partnership with a small Irish startup. The screen mount is designed to hold two screens within touching distance of the rider. Available in either laptop or tablet versions, the IndoorVelo also includes adjustable mount compatibly with most smartphones. (Read More)
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Paizo And Pinnacle Team Up For Savage Pathfinder

January 19th - via: forbes.com
Paizo publishes Pathfinder, an RPG adapted from the third edition of the Dungeons & Dragons rules. Pathfinder flourished over the past eleven years as a more detailed and customizable alternative to D&D. The Pathfinder for Savage Worlds Kickstarter launched today and is already a six figure success story for Pinnacle. Paizo licensed materials from the first edition of the game to be adapted to the lighter Savage Worlds rules set. (Read More)
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Our Shores designers want their Kickstarter to be the first wave of Southeast Asian RPGs going mainstream

January 19th - via: dicebreaker.com
If successful, Our Shores will signal a break from what many recognise as #RPGSEA design - smaller projects, contributing credits and sporadic jams. Initially, the designers plan to fund three larger projects, one each from Mui, Saavedra and the team of Posadas and Punzalan. Beyond that, Our Shores wants to release a zine composed of full-length titles from other designers. They described it as a paradigm shift, a new era for game design across Southeast Asia beginning with their Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)
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Primal: The Awakening - Let's Smash Giant Monsters!

January 19th - via: kick.agency
Fighting colossal beasts has been a thing from ancient times to the most recent pop culture. Primal: The Awakening by Reggie Games is a board game that takes on themes similar to these. The game was designed by Tommaso Mondadori and Alberto Parisi and is launching on Kickstarter today. (Read More)

NEWS WATCH: SPACE BASTARDS is Now On Kickstarter, Featuring Art From THE BOYS Co-Creator Darick Robertson, Boo Cook, Colin MacNeil, Clint Langley, and More

January 18th - via: comic-watch.com
SPACE BASTARDS — the high-octane, outrageous comic series about murderous mercenary mailmen in space — is returning to Kickstarter. SPACE BASTARDS: VOLUME 2 features stories co-written by Eric Peterson and Joe Aubrey with artwork by The Boys artist and co-creator Darick Robertson, Boo Cook (2000AD), Colin MacNeil (Judge Dredd), and Clint Langley (2000AD). (Read More)

The Shapeshifter Achieves Its Kickstarter Goal In 12 Hours

January 18th - via: bleedingcool.com
Green Boy Games revealed today that their upcoming retro Game boy title The Shapeshifter has met its Kickstarter goal. The ultimate benchmark goal for the game is over $40k, which will give the developer enough to make it, add extra content, special editions, and whatever's leftover to promote the game. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Lighthearted is an RPG that mixes The Breakfast Club with magic and vampires

January 18th - via: dicebreaker.com
Attend community magic college and face the many challenges of growing up in Lighthearted, an upcoming roleplaying game inspired by 1980s films such as The Breakfast Club. Set in an alternate 1980s world of modern fantasy and pop culture, Lighthearted sees players collaborating to create their own versions of classic cinematic coming-of-age stories such as Weird Science and Sixteen Candles. (Read More)

Remix Monopoly, Cluedo and other classics into better games with hack collection A Fine Mend

January 18th - via: dicebreaker.com
Breathe new life into the stuffy boxes in the back of your closet with A Fine Mend, a printed set of rules for hacking readily-available board games such as Monopoly. Designers A Brown and John C. Zielinski set out to discover a new purpose for the titles everyone and their grandparents likely have tucked away under a bed or in the attic storage. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] #709 – Scribbletown [Preview]

January 18th - via: whatsericplaying.com
In Scribbletown, you see the foundations of town as a blank canvas, and you are a brilliant painter. You were just elected mayor of an empty city, and nobody has told you that the mayor isn’t a city planner, yet, so you’re going to plan this city while you can. Weirdly, the same thing has happened in a few empty plots of land nearby, so you have taken it upon yourself to challenge the other local mayors to a Mayor-Off, where only the best city can win. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] #708 – Bunny Party at Maple Valley [Preview]

January 18th - via: whatsericplaying.com
In Bunny Party at Maple Valley, it’s a wonderful time of year! The annual Night Sky Party is approaching, and you’re furiously trying to prove that you’ve got what it takes to host the party at your place by hanging up decorations that will put your neighbors to shame. That said, y’all are a pretty close-knit community, so you don’t mind sharing hosting duties with someone else if they’re willing to make the effort. This does lead to some shady dealing, but all’s fair in love and party planning. (Read More)

Darwin's Journey Preview

January 18th - via: oneboardfamily.com
Darwin’s Journey is, for the most part, a worker placement game that seeks to reflect on Charles Darwin’s journeys through the Galapagos Islands. Over five rounds, you’ll be placing your workers onto different areas of the board to take actions. (Read More)
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LOOKin Remote2 universal smart remote from $49

January 17th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you are in the market for a universal smart remote control, you may be interested in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter which is currently entering its last week of fundraising. The LOOKin Remote2 smart remote control supports both Google Home and Amazon Alexa integrations and allows you to control a wide variety of different home appliances from air conditioning, fans, humidifiers, Media centers to your large screen TV. (Read More)

Couch Console charges and organizes your couch goodies

January 17th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you would like to organize your couch goodies in a more streamlined way, as well as wirelessly charge your smartphone and accessories, you may be interested in the unique Couch Console. Specifically created to help you organize your essential couch gadgets treats the couch organizer has recently launched by Kickstarter to help raise the required funds to make the jump from concept into production. (Read More)
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Dry bar bringing its "Sober Movement" to Iowa City

January 16th - via: kcrg.com
Amber Haines and Seanteelle Smith are best friends. They opened Unimpaired last September in Davenport. It’s a bar just like any other with food, dancing, and fun events- just without the alcohol. Now, their team is looking to give its “Sober Movement” another challenge, by expanding into Iowa City. (Read More)
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Smart bird feeder becomes most successful Slovenian project on Kickstarter

January 16th - via: english.sta.si
Bird Buddy, a project of a smart bird feeder created by a predominately Slovenian team, has raised a total of EUR 4.19 million on Kickstarter, the global crowdfunding platform, thus becoming the most successful Slovenian project by far. (Read More)
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Mörk Borg Cult: Heretic binds a zine full of chaotic community content for the brutal RPG

January 15th - via: dicebreaker.com
Bleak and angry tabletop RPG Mörk Borg has Kickstarted a zine curated with some of the best and most brutal homebrewed content and packaged it alongside some premium deluxe additions, such as a GM screen. (Read More)
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TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD shatters its Kickstarter goal in 8.5 hours

January 15th - via: gamereactor.eu
A Kickstarter campaign that was set up to bring TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue to PS4, Switch and Xbox One has been funded within 8.5 hours. The campaign hoped to raise £54,821 to bring a HD version of the game to these platforms before July 1 with several notable improvements. The original TY The Tasmanian Tiger game also received the same treatment and a HD version was released in March 2020. (Read More)

Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 1/15/21

January 15th - via: gameosity.com
Alba distinguishes itself from other game books by claiming to be the biggest ever written. With over 1200 pages and 19 different endings, Alba tells the story of a post-apocalyptic world where you will go out and adventure; exploring the world and making choices that can have lasting effects. Pingyao: First Chinese Banks is a dice placement game with an economic twist. During the game you’ll be rolling dice and then taking turns performing actions with the dice starting with the highest vale and moving through to the lowest value. (Read More)

3 Upcoming Board Games From Kickstarter - Monster Hunting, Mars and More

January 15th - via: kick.agency
2021 looks like a great year for unexpected returns. Publishers we like, keep on announcing new projects like there’s no tomorrow. Today we’ll talk about a newly announced game by Reggie Games, Roxley Games and an unexpected project set in the Terraforming Mars universe. (Read More)

Cassoulet inspires $5,000 Kickstarter campaign in Chicago

January 15th - via: chicagotribune.com
In Chicago, Sunday Dinner Club, the formerly secret dining society that launched Honey Butter Fried Chicken, has made its coveted cassoulet an event every winter for 16 years. Authors Chandra Ram and Maggie Hennessy wrote the zine, aka mini magazine, illustrated by artist Silvia Hidalgo, for Sunday Dinner Club. It’s available through a Kickstarter campaign, which has nearly met its $5,000 goal as of this moment. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Radlands teases competitive card action in a neon wasteland

January 14th - via: dicebreaker.com
A short teaser video for Radlands has offered the first look at the next competitive card title from Dice Throne, Brass and Santorini studio Roxley Games. Radlands’ official website describes it as an “intense dueling card game” designed by former Magic: The Gathering developer and Australian Scrabble champ Daniel Piechnick. (Read More)

'A true Sioux Falls icon:' Gigglebees' Wilbur the Coyote stars in his own comic book

January 14th - via: argusleader.com
Wilbur is back. The iconic Gigglebee's animatronic-tricycle-riding coyote is making a reappearance as the protagonist of a locally-made comic book, Wilbur's Space Race. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Alexandria author out to make reading fun and accessible

January 14th - via: echopress.com
Unlike most, Alexandria resident and Sauk Centre reading teacher Allison Bakkum said COVID-19 has helped her accomplish her dreams. She wrote the majority of her first children’s book three years ago and tried the traditional publishing route, but after hearing about self-publishing, decided it would make more financial sense. During this process, she was introduced to Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform for creative endeavors. (Read More)

TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD Kickstarter now live, looking for $75k for a Switch release

January 14th - via: gonintendo.com
TY the Tasmanian Tiger™ 2: Bush Rescue™ is the sequel to Krome Studios' charming Australiana-themed videogame. First released for the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and the Xbox in 2004, it features more rangs, more vehicles, more mechs, and more EVERYTHING... in an open world Aussie Adventure. Rang, bite, smash and glide your way around the Australian Outback and stop the evil machinations of the diabolical Boss Cass and help the good folk of the little country town of Burramudgee. (Read More)

OTTO Bike Light with automatic smart lighting launched on Kickstarter

January 14th - via: road.cc
A fully automatic smart bike light which doesn’t requiring turning on/off with a button or app has been launched on Kickstarter. The OTTO bike light has lots of interesting features including braking alert flash patterns, wireless charging and one handed mounting. (Read More)

Pingyao: First Chinese Banks

January 14th - via: tabletopunited.com
Pingyao: First Chinese Banks is an economic dice-as-workers placement game in which players assume the role of famous Jin Merchants in the Qing Dynasty. During the blossoming age of banking, players will expand from Pingyao city to open agencies across China, offering remittance services to businessmen in order to earn profits. The goal of the game is to build up money over 8 rounds, and be the wealthiest player by the end. (Read More)
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