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Houdini-Opoly Fun Exciting Legend & Magic Hero board game

A project in Scranton, PA by Houdini Museum
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An exciting fun board game. 2-6 players. Play & learn about one of the great icons, legends & heros in the entertainment & magic field
Backers: 174
Average Pledge Per Backer: $84

Funded: $14,552 of $8,000
Dates: Jan 8th -> Mar 9th (60 days)
Project By: Houdini Museum
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Latest News

About to close in 7 hours. Any last minute orders, combos, add-ons, questions, concerns?

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
About to close in 7 hours. Any last minute orders, combos, add-ons, questions, concerns? I believe when it closes the KickStarter HoudiniOpoly listing freezes in time.  We can still communicate, however.  All new info, progress, news, etc., will be... (Read More)

KickStarter Success! In the next few days or week, a survey will go to all.

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
KickStarter ending!  In the next few days or week, a survey will go to all.  They are to confirm addresses, what pledges are for, emails, where appropriate what name to put on cards, box, etc.  Thank you all for a very successful run.  We have... (Read More)

Your wish is our command. We will mix and match these last 24 hours

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
If there is a combination of items you wish to buy that is not offered, email, or message or phone us and we will put it together.  Possibly with an additional discount for you,  and you can check it out. magicus@comcast.net - 570 342-5555 - or... (Read More)

Drastic price drops. Last day only. Act now to help us reach final goal

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Final goal. Adds FREE Robot pawn and admission to Museum discount.  Sell them Ebay.  Some have been dropped as much as $750 Pledge $200 or more Name on Deed Card-3.5"x2" Box Ad +1game Pledge $260 or more Name on back of play money+1 Games Pledge... (Read More)

1 day left. Lower T Shirt price. Last goal-Robot pawn and discount admission tickets.

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Please think about upping your pledges. LAST GOAL $13,603. If we reach a SCRANTON KickStarter record of $13,603, we'll add a robot play piece. And for each game bought we'll issue a 1/2 price discount admission voucher, on request, to The Houdini... (Read More)

See Elephant Pawn Added-Go to Kickstarter Listing-FREE to All Backers

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
See Elephant Pawn Added-Go to Kickstarter Listing-FREE to All Backers. We will absorb extra shipping charges for shipping them separate.  (Read More)

New Perk. Live show-Dorothy Dietrich & Dick Brookz

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Pledge $5,000 or more Live show-Dorothy Dietrich & Dick Brookz Dorothy Dietrich & Dick Brookz will come to your home anywhere in the US and do a live magic show for up to 50 of your closest friends and family. Any month except June, July... (Read More)

More Pawns Added-Coin, Trunk, A Playing Card (1)

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
More Pawns Added-Coin, Trunk, A Playing Card (1) We have decided due to the great success of our project, 50% over our goal, we will be adding at our expense, to all who will be getting HoudiniOpoly, at least 9 Houdini-ish pawns. Not shown, but in... (Read More)

Change in pricing after KickStarter closing

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
After this KickStarter project ends, our special pricing of two games for $70 with free shipping in the US will no longer be available.  Pricing will be $35 for one game with shipping cost of $15 in the US as it now.  Two games will be $70 plus $15... (Read More)

More on out of US shipping

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
In checking with postage calculator on ebay these are the shipping rates for a package the size and weight of the Houdiniopoly game.  Will be checking with the post office again tomorrow, but do not think they will change much, as these numbers jive... (Read More)

If you want shipping rates. We need your zip code and number of games to be shipped

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
When we bring this great Kickstarter to a close shipping rates will be added to those who do not have free shipping.  Those buying one game at $35 the shipping will be a flat $15 as stated in the $35 pledge. Others.  If you want to know shipping... (Read More)

New Issue of Vanish Magazine at bottom of KickStarter HoudiniOpoly listing

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
There is a story on Page 13 of the new April issue just out about Dorothy Dietrich of the Houdini Museum being featured in a Fine Art exhibit in NYC, "women boxed" by international artist Elaine Byrne.  (Read More)

Last week price drops on unpledged rewards. Many $50 or more. More to come each day.

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Last week price drops on unpledged rewards. Many $50 or more. More to come each day. Pledge $150 or more 3.5"x2" outer Box bottom listing +1game Pledge $225 or more Name on Deed Card-3.5"x2" Box Ad +1game Pledge $275 or more Name on back of play... (Read More)

DROP ON QUANTITY PRICING AND LOGO ON MONEY

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Our HoudiniOpoly KickStarter has been very successful and is currently way over the top with about 150% funding with a week before it closes. Several dealers, have asked for quantity prices, so we've dropped prices listed for large quantities, to see... (Read More)

As promised, before closing, out of US shipping charges per US Post Office

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
As promised, before closing, out of US shipping charges per US Post Office We believe we will be shipping special Kickstarter Pawns to backers free to all, at our added expense, and not with the games.  These could go out before the games are fully... (Read More)

Wall of Fame. New Golden Sponsor page. Adding name on the bottom of box.

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
First, thanks to everyone for your fabulous support.  We would like to thank every one, from those who have pledged $10 with no reward expected, and all the others who are bringing this to a successful ending.  You are all on our Wall of Fame and... (Read More)

See the pawns on the KickStarter HoudiniOpoly listing

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
See the pawns on the KickStarter HoudiniOpoly listing.  We also have 3 more pawns lined up as the money comes in. Thanks All!  (Read More)

THANKS! 3 Pawns added due to increased funding. Now at 140%

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Due to your great support, we have added, for all backers through this program, and any who helped us before this project launched, 3 beautiful pawns.  A barrel, a milk can, and a hypnotic eye.  These have already been acquired, but must be mailed... (Read More)

T-Shirts, Souvenir Programs, extra games ADDED.

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
In order to reach our higher goals and keep the site dynamic we have put up three extra add-on rewards, that can also be bought by themselves.  T-Shirts, usually available only to visitors of The Houdini Museum, a rare Lee Jacobs (since deceased and... (Read More)

Houdini T-Shirt add on.

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
HEADS UP!  You are the first to know!  In order to try to be sure to reach our stretch goals, with only 3 weeks left, we have decided add our most popular Houdini Museum store item, here as an add on.  It is our popular two sided Houdini Museum T-... (Read More)

Hi all, catch me as part of the fine arts exhibit "women boxed" in New York City Feb 14–Apr 7, 2017.

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
To all, if you are near NY.   The following, partly taken from the press release of the 2 month event put on by the world renowned art gallery.The Houdini Museum and myself are featured as part of a fine arts exhibit in New York City, Feb 14 to Apr... (Read More)

FREE 1/2 price discount Houdini Museum tickets for game backers. New Goal.

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
New Goal.  If we reach $13,000, for each game bought we will issue a 1/2 price discount admission voucher, on request, to The Houdini Museum, subject to availability and RSVP.  Each has a value, if used, of up to $10.00 each.  Limited to four.... (Read More)

USA backers. Add on extra games $35 ea. We will pay any additional postage. NEW! FREE Vanish Magazine to all, added at bottom of KickStarter listing.

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
USA backers. To add on extra games add $35 each to whatever pledge level you are on. We will pay any additional postage.  This will now be put as an ADD ON at the end of the KickStarter listing. NEW! For all, FREE Vanish Magazine to all, added at... (Read More)

Lowering price of recently added item

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We just lowered the price of a very recently added level by $10.00.  Name on 1 card in one of the 2 chance decks. The name will also be on the HoudiniOpoly.com Wall of Fame and listed on box bottom as a supporter. Certificate of authenticity with... (Read More)

Question and FREE added item for all backers who reply.

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

http://HoudiniOpoly.com/walloffame.html

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Media appearances

February 1st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Houdini-Opoly is REAL! Houdini Lives!

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Houdini-Opoly is REAL! Houdini Lives!  $81 to cross the first finish line, & 42 days to go. Think we'll make it? Dream Goal #1 to become a reality. Thanks to everyone for getting on board. You are in line to own a Houdini fun game and... (Read More)

More About Changes

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
As we are about to go over the top, we have dropped two choices.  Those were both for people to put their name or names on the board.  We only had these to help us go over the top, if we were having trouble. That is why they were priced so high. We... (Read More)

CHANGES

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
A few offers will close once we reach our goal. Also to pledges $2,000 and over if you are a company.. We will give you a free one year ad for your company on our following websites, http://houdini.org, http://houdinidisplays.com,... (Read More)

Take a chance anyone?

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Just added 24 of the chance cards to the mix. We want to reach our goal quickly. Once we know it is real, we can begin toward the details of getting it out. Deadlines are tough to meet. Dorothy and Dick  (Read More)

Things selling fast. Utilities deeds just sold out. How about chance cards?

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Things selling fast. Utilities deeds just sold out. How about chance cards?  Do you think there would be an interest?  We hate running out of choices.  Several early sponsors have started to upgrade to help this go across the top.  We have... (Read More)

THANKS! NEW! Exciting innovative addition to benefit all

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
NEW! Better money and information   Due to the wonderful support, and our likelihood of going well above our initial goal, we are adding a innovative, and for us exciting, feature to the game when it comes out that will benefit all. We are going to... (Read More)

New perks.

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you every body. Things are going gangbusters. If sponsors wish we will add your name as a sponsor, and if you wish your business affiliation (subject to approval), on the games official website. HoudiniOpoly.com. But we must get a message from... (Read More)

Answer to a backers question, this may involve others

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
I did not realize, being this is our first KickStarter project, that backers  were only able to choose one pledge but not more.  You can change your pledge, but not pledge for several.  Many have, therefore, been dismayed.  I will be adding a few... (Read More)

Making Houdini-Based Game Appear at Magician-Based Museum

January 11th - via: pahomepage.com
[VIDEO] - Museum co-operators in Scranton launch Kickstarter campaign for "Houdini-opoly" (Read More)

Lowered some prices for name on game cards included in each set

January 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Price lowered for name on deed card ( $500 down to $100, rail card (down to $150), and utility card (down to $150).  (Read More)

Pennsylvania's Houdini Museum raising money for board game

January 10th - via: hosted2.ap.org
A Pennsylvania museum honoring illusionist Harry Houdini is raising money for a limited-release Monopoly-like board game for collectors. (Read More)

One of two signatures on Houdini play money sold. One left.

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
One of two signatures on Houdini play money sold. One left.  (Read More)

WILD ABOUT HARRY: Houdini Museum announces HOUDINI-OPOLY

January 8th - via: wildabouthoudini.com
Our great friends Dorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz of the Houdini Museum in Scranton, PA have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new HOUDINI-OPOLY board game. (Read More)

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