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Joust for Fun: a Historically Inaccurate Card Game

A project in San Diego, CA by Black Key Games

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An easy-to-learn game for 2 to 4 players — full of pop culture twists, perfect puns, and a unique combat system
Backers: 452
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $21,328 of $10,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Aug 5th (35 days)
Project By: Black Key Games
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Latest News

Stretch goal #8 unlocked! Final Hour!!!

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations Backers -- on hitting yet another stretch goal (#8!). This time you've unlocked Lance Bass' Battle of the Bands, a 2-player scenario for Joust for Fun! This scenario pits Lance Bass against Lance Bass in a 1v1 style game to determine... (Read More)

Stretch goal #7 unlocked!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
You’ve unlocked stretch goal #7 — Dread Pirate Roberta! This means each copy of the game now comes with both Dread Pirate Roberta and two copies of Pick Your Poison! She is a vicious Knight — dealing damage both to their active Knight and also... (Read More)

Preview: Lady Dun Waiting and T-shirt info

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to our final 24hrs! It’s time to learn about Lady Dun Waiting! Today’s preview gives us a powerful Knight that isn’t hesitating any longer.  Lady Dun Waiting is, literally, done waiting — even when she is blocked, she still does 2... (Read More)

Stretch goal # 6 unlocked! Final hours!!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
You did it — another stretch goal has been unlocked! Every copy of Joust for Fun will now include Self-Rescuing Princess’ scenario “Rescue Mission” along with 4 alternate Self-Rescuing Princesses! And that’s not all! Time is running out,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #5 unlocked!

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 You unlocked another stretch goal! Hello Backers! You just unlocked another stretch goal, Royal Decree #2 and Royal Decree #3. Both Royal... (Read More)

Self Rescuing Princess Preview

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again Backers! Today we get to talk about Self-Rescuing Princess and her Court Card Empowered up. This Princess can do it all. When she strikes she deals extra damage and heals herself in the process. (And, if you noticed on her card, she blows... (Read More)

Royal Decree Rundown #2

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we are updating you on our newest stretch goal — both Royal Decree “Knight of the Living Dead” and Royal Decree “Last Knight!” . In “Knight of the Living Dead,” you win by gaining two trophies (by knocking out 2 opposing Knights).... (Read More)

Unlocked goal and something Strangerous

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We unlocked another stretch goal! — Maiden Fair’s Court Card Carousel is now included free! We can’t thank you enough for your support! What we can do, though, is show you a super huge surprise we’ve been working on!!! . Emily the Strange is... (Read More)

Preview: Sir Cumference of the Round Table!

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! Let me show off a good friend of mine – Sir Cumference of the Round Table! Both our gameplay and artistic design goal with Sir Cumference was to give him as many pie, pi and 3.14 jokes as we could (un)reasonably fit on the card, all... (Read More)

Scenarios! – Court Card Carousel

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hello fellow Knights! We have a 3-part update today for Joust for Fun! That’s right – We unlocked another stretch goal, we are showing... (Read More)

Preview: Anne Bowl'in

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's preview is Anne Bowl'in! You may think this refers to Queen Anne Boleyn. All we can say is that both of their husband's were a real pain in the neck!  Did you see that ability? Clearly Anne Bowl'in is an aggressive knight. Any time she... (Read More)

Preview: Yeti or Not

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we'd like to introduce our most beloved (and most hated!) Yeti or Not. This Yeti has stormed down the mountaintop to compete in Joust for Fun! And he brings the craziest ability in an attack and blocking game -- he can't be blocked!   Crazy... (Read More)

Preview: Maiden Fair

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Friends!     Let us introduce you to our newest stretch goal, "Maiden Fair" and her matching court card "Furryous Attack!"     "Maiden Fair and Her Majestic Bear!"    Maiden Fair is one of my favorite Knights! Most Knights only do damage... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Click for play Thank you for helping us reach the “Royal Decree #1” stretch goal! Previously, the core rule of Joust for Fun was to gain 12 fans to win. With (optional) Royal Decrees you now have different win conditions! Let’s check out the... (Read More)

Royal Decree Rundown

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Jousters!   Currently we are on our first Royal Decree stretch goal (#1), so here's an update on how Royal Decrees work! We don't want to give away any spoilers, but read ahead to understand how the world of Joust for Fun greatly evolves with... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Khal Bogo and Mother of Extraordinary Deals have been unlocked! Khal Bogo loves a good deal and what could better than playing TWO combat cards for the price of one? This means that if he is unblocked he can single handedly knock out an opposing... (Read More)


July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 WE.ARE.FUNDED!  Thanks for all the support and for being early backers. We have several stretch goals planned so keep sharing and... (Read More)

75%! The first stretch goal is here!!

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Our first stretch goal! Thanks for backing us Please help us share the project. If we fund quickly it gives us much better visibility and allows us to unlock even more cards and even a new game mode! Thanks everyone  (Read More)

60%! Stretch goals coming soon!

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

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