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Hocus: A magical card game

A project in by Grant Rodiek (Hyperbole Games)

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A 30 minute card game for 2-5 players. Hocus is a deeply interactive strategy game of magic spells, cunning, and luck.
Backers: 1639
Average Pledge Per Backer: $19

Funded: $31,403 of $6,000
Dates: Jun 25th -> Jul 24th (30 days)
Project By: Grant Rodiek (Hyperbole Games)
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Latest News

Reminder time!

July 23rd - via:
Josh here with a quick update intended to catch anybody seeing their reminders. Reminders? Huh? The biggest event in a Kickstarter campaign, after the launch itself, is when Kickstarter sends out reminder emails to everybody 48 hours before the... (Read More)

Late Night Check In

July 16th - via:
Greetings backers old and new! Tonight we have several tiny notes for you. We were expecting a funding boost in the last 48 hours consistent with most Kickstarter campaigns, but we weren't expecting things to pick up early. Like, days early!  We've... (Read More)

Enchantment? Enchantment!

July 15th - via:
Josh, back again to share maybe our most exciting update of the campaign so far. Let's get to it: 1,000! One thousand backers! As we've mentioned in a few places, we created a number of business models before our campaign to estimate how our game... (Read More)

Tabletop Kickstarter Spotlight - July 2015

July 15th - via:
We take a look at a selection of interesting Kickstarter tabletop and card game projects for the month of July. (Read More)

Storm's a comin'

July 13th - via:
Welcome folks! We have a new update to discuss the ins and outs of Storm, but before we get to that, some quick announcements and such.  We are closing in on 1000 backers, which is maybe the most important number of this campaign. We're also close... (Read More)

Hocus Over Time: A Photo Journey!

July 10th - via:
The two of us dug through our Twitter archives, found old prototypes, and gathered some photos from Hocus over the last 18 months. As a fun Friday update, we thought we'd share these photos. As a quick side note, the rules linked on the KS page are... (Read More)

Are you afraid of the dark? You shouldn't be.

July 7th - via:
If you are a recent backer, be sure to check our previous updates. We write in depth about the Alchemy, Flame, Chaos, and Illusion spell books. Josh here again for another update. There's not a lot to discuss regarding the campaign - things are going... (Read More)

What card do YOU think this is?

July 5th - via:
Welcome back to another update! We hope you all had a phenomenal weekend. If you were celebrating July 4th here in the states, hopefully you saw some fireworks and enjoyed a hot dog. If you weren't in the US, well, hopefully you had a great weekend... (Read More)

A Freebie with a dose of Chaos

July 1st - via:
Hello backers! I'm Josh, back again with assorted news along with a look at a Spell book that might be my favorite, Chaos. Firstly, as always, we remind our US backers they can add additional copies for $13, which is $5 off MSRP. No extra shipping!... (Read More)

Enough heat for a BBQ

June 30th - via:
Today I'm writing about one of my favorite Spell Books: Flame. But, before we go into details on it, I want to cover a few quick announcements, as well as share thoughts on Euro Friendly shipping, Twitter avatars, and box imagery. On Monday,... (Read More)

Alchemists Wanted

June 29th - via:
Hello backers! For this update, I’ll be writing it. Uh, I’m Josh. As the campaign continues, we’re going to be taking a closer look into some of the mechanics and talk about how the game came around to the place it ended up. But before we get... (Read More)

High Resolution Print and Play

June 27th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

FUNDED! Stretch Goals? And what's next.

June 26th - via:
We raised over $6,000 in about 27 hours! Even more exciting, as of this post we're over 350 backers. The last 36 hours have been a great affirmation of so much hard work. This is going to be a long post, so bear with me. We have much to discuss! ... (Read More)


June 25th - via:
Hi everyone! Holy smokes! We've worked so hard over the last 18 months preparing for this day and the 29 that will follow. We've been freaking out and we're thrilled to see we've reached 200 backers so quickly. This is wonderful, thank you!  We... (Read More)

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