The Curse of Misfortune Lane

A project in Lakeland, FL by Howling Hog Games

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2-5 player asymmetrical Kids vs. Monster card game. Kids: Press your luck, build your deck, and break the curse. Monster: Stop them!
Backers: 443
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $19,584 of $15,000
Dates: Jul 30th -> Aug 21st (22 days)
Project By: Howling Hog Games
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Latest News

Go Go Custom Character!

August 20th - via:
First of all, can I just say these past few days have been great! It has been wonderful to see so much activity! A thanks and shout-out to those of you in Lakeland that stopped by our demo showcase yesterday. We had a blast! Back to business… We... (Read More)

Fully funded! What a day!

August 13th - via:
With a week to spare in the campaign, we’ve had a BOOMING morning and topped off our campaign goal! Thanks to everyone that has been a part of this. This could never have happened without the effort of all of you! Don’t get me wrong, keep... (Read More)

Character Updates!

August 12th - via:
We are so pleased to announce that we are over 90% funded! We can optimistically expect that you will all be able to help stop the Curse of Misfortune Lane… Well, except for the monsters among us. For those of you who engage in our comment threads... (Read More)

Retailers Assemble!

August 7th - via:
We’re about halfway through our campaign duration and so close to the goal that we can almost taste it! With the growth of Kickstarter and online retailers like Amazon, it is becoming more and more difficult to maintain a brick and mortar retailer.... (Read More)

Firesale! All Custom Characters must go!

August 5th - via:
We’ve broken $11,000, with over 200 backers! This was in part due to our first premium custom character pledge from “Dr. Detroit.” Dr. Detroit was quick on the draw to notice our price reduction before we even shared it! Due to some feedback... (Read More)

Still need convincing? Give it a play-test!

August 3rd - via:
Over ten thousand! Our numbers have slowed, but we’re on pace to succeed. When we’re not fiendishly refreshing our Kickstarter page to discover your most recent support, Austin and I have been trying to find new ways to spruce up our features for... (Read More)

Who's that Character?

August 1st - via:
Almost two-thirds of the way there! This momentum is truly greater than we could’ve hoped. We want to honor the success by listening to our backers. Both in comments and in private messages, we’ve received some feedback about our current kid... (Read More)

'The Curse of Misfortune Lane' Is Spooky, Tabletop Comfort Food

August 1st - via:
If your game closet is missing a family-friendly staple, and you're looking for something spooky to bust out on Friday nights with your kids (or with your friends over a few cold ones), the folks at Howling Hog Games have just the thing: The Curse of Misfortune Lane is an asymmetrical "kids vs. monster" card game that encourages you to brave the odds to stack up on powerful weapons, and defeat a terrifying monster. The Kickstarter is live right now, and it's already blown past the 50% funding milestone days in. (Read More)

What a day!

July 30th - via:
Wow! What an incredible first day! In 12 hours, we’ve raised half of our total goal. To celebrate this achievement, we’ve added a free print & play version of our game. You can find the link at the end of the “How to Play” section. The... (Read More)

The Curse of Misfortune Lane Game Review (prepublished version)

July 30th - via:
Every town has its secrets. Its dark past. Your town is no different. Except for one very important detail. Every 13th of Friday, a curse is let loose that brings nightmares to all who live on Misfortune Lane. No more. You and your friends at school have decided to break this curse. But being a kid that no adults listen to, what can you do? Not much, perhaps, and the monster in the shadows is counting on it! The Curse of Misfortune Lane, designed by Alexander Delfino, Austin Mace and to be published by Howling Hog Games, will reportedly be comprised of 8 Location Panel cards, 7 Kid Character cards, 3 Monster Character cards, 55 Location cards, and 30 Monster cards. (Read More)

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