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A project in Sigel, IL by Jim Dietz
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A car racing game for 1-5 players set in the 1920s and 1930s
Backers: 196
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $8,778 of $8,000
Dates: Aug 25th -> Sep 24th (30 days)
Project By: Jim Dietz
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Latest News

2 days to go

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Under 48 hours!  I'm psyched the project is up and good-to-go.  We'll get files to China pretty much instantly so there won't be immediate production delays (woot!) Racing, games, and society are always interesting--yesterday in NASCAR (American... (Read More)

72 hours to go or so

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, hope you had a great weekend.  Non-game life kept me busy quite a bit.  With a world pandemic, my other 'career' has quite a few safety/health protocols that are new--and I try and be thorough with those...it's a lot of work! We're... (Read More)

Under a week to go!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Life started to pick up speed.  Holy cow!  I blinked and we went from Day One of the campaign to being within a week of its end!  (This may have to do with my side-job starting up this past Monday). Since we are past the $8,000 mark, Jacob is... (Read More)

Nearing the Final Week

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Backing's been stable this past week--so it looks like we are definitely past the funding mark for sure.  Yay.  Hopefully as we reach the last seven days and the campaign appears on various KS "end is nearing" pages/info streams, we'll pick up and... (Read More)

Rules will be available shortly

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter updates won't let me post the rules PDF directly here, so...the rules have been submitted over at BGG.  The game link is https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/312630/supercharged.  Since the rules were just submitted, I suspect it may... (Read More)

Late Friday update

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
A bit late before the weekend commences.  Sorry for that! We went over $8,000 which is awesome.  Thank you for your faith in the Mikes' game. With the 8k reached, now some of the regular work gets going. Though you've seen the samples before, here... (Read More)

Almost there! Some race history

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Almost there everyone and only on Day 16!!  Two more backers.  Woohoo!  Thanks for believing in this game--because it's a lot of fun.  When it arrives, whether we hit the stretch goals or not--I think you'll be happy with the quality of... (Read More)

The halfway point, only 6 backers to go!

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, For people in the US, I hope it was a great holiday weekend.  I got to spend time with family, watched some Cubs baseball, and saw Lewis Hamilton have an off-day...and gaming! We're two weeks in so tomorrow is the halfway point and we... (Read More)

More Q+A with the designers

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, welcome to Friday.  We're in that mid-Kickstarter lull with just a wee bit of improvement in those numbers daily.  If you can help get that to 8,000--the sooner we hit the goal, the sooner we can start getting the factory to create a... (Read More)

Car attrition / Driver injury--the difference between the Golden Age and modern F1

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
One of the things you'll notice when playing Supercharged is that cars regularly crash, spin out, or break down, and it's even possible for the driver to be killed--which is important if you're playing a series of races to determine a... (Read More)

25 away!

September 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Not a lot of excitement other than we are 25 domestic backers away from reaching the goal! I've started making arrangements with a factory in China about production, so that when the campaign is over, I'm pretty confident production will be able to... (Read More)

Supercharged's Artist, Jacob Walker

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! We're starting week two which is when things slow down a little--but if you can still mention it to friends/gamers/stores, that'd be wonderful.  That helps us put more money  into our mission....but that's not the focus today. Today,... (Read More)

Monday's update

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, I hope you had wonderful weekends with friends and family. Doing the math, we broke the 80% mark yesterday--thank you for your support with the project.  Please continue to spread the word so that we can get to the stretch goals!... (Read More)

Lazy Sunday...

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, Hope wherever you are, it's a good couple days.  We are over 75% now with the campaign.  Thank you.  Basically another 40-50 backers and we're up and running! If you are international, there are still 30 discounted/earlybird... (Read More)

Friday Update: Supercharged and the DF Mission

August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
First, it's great to wake up, get the day started and see we're over the 70% mark.  Thank you for supporting us.   And remember--if we can get to full funding by the end of today, the first stretch goal will get put in (rather than at $12k). As a... (Read More)

YO!! Here's a deal....

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, we're at 2/3 funded right now.  It's about 1pm here in glorious US Central Time right now. If we can get the remaining 1/3 funded by tomorrow close of business (27 hours from now), we'll move that ol' $12k stretch goal down to $8,000.... (Read More)

some Q+A with Mike and Mike

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
I thought I'd post a few questions for the designers and get their responses.  If you have other questions you want to ask, please feel free, send me a message and we'll get another of these up!  If there's interest, I may see if we can do... (Read More)

Case Orders, International

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
I had a message sent to me asking about cases overseas and why we had that as a reward category. Ultimately, it is to try and make things more affordable for overseas buyers.  The intent of the category is to get six copies to a group of people each... (Read More)

Die Hard Racing Gamers and Minis

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
First, almost to 50% in the first day.  For that, thank you for your support.  If you know other people who like racing (whether experienced gamers or not), please share this with them.  Word of mouth is powerful--and it also means the Foundation... (Read More)

International backers

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, When I did 3 Years of War, we were unsure how things would go with international backers and whether we'd be producing the game in China or Europe.  This time--we're sure.  The games will be produced in China.  We sourced Europe and do to... (Read More)

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