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The Shivers

A project in Thousand Oaks, CA by Andy Logan

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Work together in this mystery pop-up Role-Playing Game for 2-5 players, exploring a spooky mansion filled with hidden secrets!
Backers: 6794
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $576,892 of $40,000
Dates: Jul 14th -> Aug 7th (25 days)
Project By: Andy Logan
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Latest News

Stretch Goal #6: Children's Nursery UNLOCKED! Last day of our campaign!!

August 7th - via:
We did it, thank you backers around the globe! Thanks to all of your support and the buzz that's building around The Shivers, the last stretch goal has been unlocked:   This will become Expansion #2 for the Deluxe room, together with the extra... (Read More)

Big News: we're Tom Vasel's Pick Of The Week! Plus Meet the Team Interview #4: Butcherbird

August 6th - via:
Excited that The Dice Tower's Tom Vasel named The Shivers as his Pick of the Week! What a nice way to kick off our last 48-hour push, thank you Tom! And yes, we really did see him at PAX. Click the video below to watch:   Also: the Lore Booklet... (Read More)

The final Stretch Goal for our last 3 days! You've been asking for it, here it is...

August 5th - via:
The votes are in, backers chose the Children's Nursery! Thank you to the 2000 backers who voted in our new pop-up room poll, The Children's Nursery led over the Lady's Chambers by a 2:1 margin. Don't worry though, that other room will show up in a... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - What Board Games to Back on Kickstarter in August

August 4th - via:
Hello friends! I’m back after my break only to share some amazing Kickstarter campaigns either running right now or coming within weeks. Take your favourite tea or drink, sit comfortably and… enjoy! (Read More)

Meet The Team Interview #3: horror writer Darcy Coates! And the new Add-On section.

August 3rd - via:
OK Shivers fans, we're in the last 5-day stretch! We're amazed at the support we continue to get from backers around the globe, thank you so much for being on this journey with us. We've got a big push this week to unlock some pretty amazing final... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #5: Illustrated Lore Booklet!

August 2nd - via:
We're in our final week, just 2 more Stretch Goals to go! Thank you backers for believing in our vision for a pop-up mystery adventure. Wherever we end up by the end of this week, this has been a huge success for us and we couldn't have done it... (Read More)

Important updates for our international backers (languages, taxes, retailers, etc.)

August 1st - via:
Update on non-English languages We've heard from many backers around the world about future language options. At the moment, our team is 100% focused on getting the official English version of the game through development and manufacturing. ... (Read More)

BACKER VOTE! We're thinking of adding an extra room...which would you choose?

July 31st - via:
Our campaign ends in 1 week! We're leaving this choice up to our backers: A big reveal is planned for next week, and you can help guide it! Below is a link to vote which pop-up room you'd like to see added to the Deluxe edition, as the final Stretch... (Read More)

Meet The Team: Renee Jablow (paper engineer) Interview!

July 30th - via:
First, thank you backers worldwide! We're now well into the 2nd half of our campaign, and we're beyond thrilled that people around the globe are excited about our vision for The Shivers! Stretch goals are unlocking, new ones will be revealed, and... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3 Unlocked, that was fast! Here's the next one...

July 28th - via:
Stretch Goal #3 has been unlocked, thanks Shivers fans! OK, our downloadable PDF StoryCard templates are obviously going to be a huge hit with the community, and we can't wait to see what spooky and clever adventures you come up with! Perhaps a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 is for our next goal!

July 27th - via:
We've unlocked Stretch Goal #2... thank you Shivers fans! 4 more playable stories for your Deluxe Game pledge tier. That doubles the amount of episodes in the Deluxe tier...enjoy! OK, ready for the next challenge? This week will feature stretch goals... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked, thank you backers! Now for the next goal...

July 23rd - via:
Thank you Shivers fans, Stretch Goal #1 is unlocked! We're proud to announce the addition of the two new colored dice, with different positive/negative outcomes, to the Deluxe Game pledge level! We know you'll put these to good use.  Now that we... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Announcement

July 21st - via:
It's stretch goal time! You've been asking for them, discussing them in the comments section, proposing your stretch goal ideas, and now they're here! We're excited to announce the first of our Stretch Goals. If we reach $300,000 in funding, backers... (Read More)

Meet the Team: Bill Tiller (lead illustrator) Interview!

July 20th - via:
The Shivers campaign continues to soar...thank you! We've come along way since launch last week, thank you everyone for believing in our vision, and sharing The Shivers project with your friends! This week we'll be announcing the first of our stretch... (Read More)

Our latest board game favorites from Kickstarter

July 20th - via:
Board games have been undergoing a renaissance for some time now. Back in 2016, The Guardian reported on the revival of tabletop gaming. And it seems that video games have actually inspired and improved a whole new generation of tabletop games, something we couldn’t be happier about. Because games bring people together. (Read More)

Thank you backers! And updates on Asia shipping, as well as new prototype rooms!

July 17th - via:
Another big milestone reached, thank you everyone! Clearly this project is striking a nerve, we can only conclude that the world is yearning for spooky pop-up mystery fun. Now it's up to us to deliver on that promise! We've also really appreciated... (Read More)

$100,000 reached in 15 hours!

July 15th - via:
Wow, thank you backers around the world! $100,000 is an amazing milestone, we really appreciate you believing in our vision for The Shivers...we think some stretch goals are in order! If there are some you'd like to see, please say so in the comments... (Read More)

We funded! Thank you everyone for making this a great day one.

July 14th - via:
Thank you to all of our backers today who helped put us over our funding goal! We really appreciate your support of our game and will do everything possible to ensure The Shivers is every bit as amazing as it should be.  Look to us for constant... (Read More)

Hands-on with The Shivers, the new tabletop puzzle game with a classic LucasArts vibe

July 14th - via:
The game being demoed was The Shivers, a multiplayer tabletop mystery game that was heading for Kickstarter, with a unique retro-gaming hook. The game's art style comes from lead illustrator Bill Tiller, a veteran of video game studio LucasArts, where he worked on classic PC games including The Dig, Curse of Monkey Island and Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine. (Read More)

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