Nirvana on Fire: Expanded Edition

Speakeasy: A Mob-Themed Hidden Role Party Game

A project in Chicago, IL by Andy Patton

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Speakeasy is a game of social deduction. Think Werewolf + the social manipulation of Survivor + the last five minutes of the Godfather.
Backers: 755
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $21,340 of $13,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Jul 29th (28 days)
Project By: Andy Patton
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Latest News

Thank You So Much For a Succesful Project!

July 29th - via:
Thank you! All morning as I watched the last few pledges come in I have been thinking about that moment three years ago when I first had the thought: "I wonder if you could make Mafia better?" The fact that the game that was the result of that... (Read More)

Unlocked Final Stretch Goal—Backer and Evil Backer Join the Game

July 29th - via:
I'm happy to announce that with two hours left, we've unlocked the final stretch goal! Two new roles, the Backer and the Evil Backer, join the game to add their own twists, as backers are wont to do :)  (Read More)

$20,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 28th - via:
We've unlocked the $20,000 stretch goal. Every copy of Speakeasy will include 40 blank password cards. I look forward to both the very strategic and very hilarious passwords you come up with!  One More Stretch Goal Left!  (Read More)

24 Hours Left—New Stretch Goal: The Backer and Evil Backer

July 28th - via:
Welcome to the last day! In honor of all Speakeasy's wonderful backers who have made this game a reality, we've got a final-day stretch goal that will bring two new roles into the game: the Backer and the Evil Backer. The Best Ways to Share: Share... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked—Speakeasy for Up To 40 Players!

July 27th - via:
You've done it! Speakeasy just doubled in size!  45 hours left to unlock the last stretch goal!  (Read More)

Final 48 Hours of Speakeasy

July 27th - via:
Only Two days left! Why is this important? For several reasons: If you were planning to change your pledge before the project ends, you should change it now. If you were waiting to share this project with a friend, now is the time. If we reach... (Read More)

The Final Countdown + New Stretch Goal: 40 Blank Password Cards

July 26th - via:
 We're in the home stretch! There are only 68 hours left and then this wonderful ship of deception, backstabbing, and role playing will have sailed.  With an average pledge of $30, if we can get just 25 more backers we will hit the $17,500 stretch... (Read More)

$16K Stretch Goal Unlocked + Speakeasy Night for Chicago Gamers

July 24th - via:
Speakeasy at Revolution Tap Room for Chicago GamersChicagoans—I'm moderating a game of Speakeasy at the Revolution Tap Room (the one at Kedzie and Roscoe... 3340 N Kedzie) for Chicago gamers tomorrow at 7:30. All are welcome to this end-of-campaign... (Read More)

$15,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked—Two More Roles + Power Card

July 22nd - via:
Last night Speakeasy plowed through the $15,000 stretch goal and is halfway to the $16,000 stretch goal! Keep spreading the word to gamer friends—there are only six more days they can get a copy of Speakeasy for themselves before the campaign ends.... (Read More)

Last Week of the Campaign & Unlocked 14K Stretch Goal!

July 21st - via:
Last Week of the Campaign!Welcome to the home stretch! Backers, we have seven more days to unlock more stretch goals and double the size of the game at $17,500. Backer MissionTake a minute right now to do two things: Think of a friend of yours who... (Read More)

Big New Stretch Goal—Speakeasy for Up To 40 Players!

July 18th - via:
Double Sided Password CardsYesterday was a big day for Speakeasy, and thus, for you. It all started with a backer's suggestion that I put more than one password on each password card (thanks Uku!). I'm still figuring out the exact layout of the new... (Read More)

Unlocked First Stretch Goal—Print and Play PDFs!

July 18th - via:
We unlocked our first stretch goal earlier this afternoon!  As soon as the new card art is finished I will post the PDFs online so that every backer can make a set of their own until their official copy of Speakeasy arrives! New Card Art Check out... (Read More)

Speakeasy is 100% Funded!

July 17th - via:
Speakeasy is 100% funded! Thank you so much to all you backers! I am so happy this little project of mine will actually become a real thing that people all over the world will get to play with their friends. Speakeasy can now proudly wear the "funded... (Read More)

Strategy Guide Teaser and Kickstarter as a Gift Economy

July 16th - via:
I've been getting lots of questions about strategy for different roles and powers, so I thought I'd include a few strategy tips to whet the proverbial whistle (and as a teaser for the strategy guide for what backers at $55 level and up will get.)... (Read More)

400 Backers and New Card Art

July 15th - via:
We hit the 400 backer goal! At 91% we need just a few more backers to cross the coveted green funding line! New Card ArtSpeakeasy's artist, Anthony Aguinaldo, is furiously churning out card art. Check out the new art for the "Femme Fatale" and "Deep... (Read More)

Informant Campaign, First Six Stretch Goals Released, and Other Projects

July 14th - via:
As you can see in the graph, we are almost there! As of this morning, Speakeasy is 87% funded! To get the campaign across the $13,000 line, I'm launching the Informant Campaign to help spread the word and provide one more way to thank backers for... (Read More)

Only 86 More Backers Needed to be 100% Funded!

July 11th - via:
 Wow! Speakeasy is  80% funded‚ over $10,000! So far the average pledge has been about $30, which means that if we can get another 86 backers Speakeasy will be funded! Where are Backers Coming From?1. Direct Referral (45% of pledges)2.... (Read More)

Designer's Diary and Back For a Buck Drive

July 8th - via:
Speakeasy is 65% funded at the end of week one! We've got 267 backers and only $4,400 to go! Back for a Buck DriveBacking for a buck is a great thing; $1 backers get the PNP files with finished artwork and it gets the game into more player's hands,... (Read More)

Almost 60% Funded!

July 6th - via:
It is Day 5 of the campaign and Speakeasy is just a hair away from being 60% funded! Thank you to everyone who has pledge, posted, and jumped on board so far! Funding Goals: Wow! This weekend a friend said, "Andy, you aren't good at setting micro... (Read More)

Speakeasy is Kickstarter's Project of the Day!

July 3rd - via:
Welcome to day three! Yesterday Speakeasy reached over 100 backers and is now 31% funded! We're 1/3 of the way to being funded and then we can start unlocking some stretch goals that will make every copy of the game bigger and better. Kickstarter's... (Read More)

Thanks for a great first day!

July 2nd - via:
Day one was a success! We just cleared the $2,000 mark! Here is a big THANK YOU to all of who you who have helped get Speakeasy this far by spreading the word to gamer friends all over the place! Yesterday was a rush watching those pledges come in!... (Read More)

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