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Into The Black Forest from Green Couch Games!

A project in Grand Rapids, MI by Jason Kotarski

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A German-style, cards-with-numbers game from Jason Slingerland!
Backers: 574
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $15,352 of $8,000
Dates: Sep 12th -> Sep 30th (19 days)
Project By: Jason Kotarski
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Latest News

12 Hours To Go! One Final Stretch Goal!

September 30th - via:
Hello Adventurers! We so excited to welcome a whole bunch of new backers to the campaign from the last couple days! We're so glad you saw something special about our little project and decided to lend your support! With your help we have been able to... (Read More)

Black Forest Ham Unlocked! 48 Hours To Go!

September 28th - via:
Woohoo! The Black Forest Ham Start Player token is unlocked! Thanks so much for helping make it happen and special thanks to the new backers who jumped on board to help keep things moving down the path for Into The Black Forest! We're headed into the... (Read More)

Designer Diary and Lower Threshold For Stretch Goal!

September 27th - via:
Hello friends! We're gearing up for the last couple days of the campaign for Into The Black Forest! These can be really exciting days, sometimes as productive as the first couple days of the campaign. So let's keep that excitement going! As you may... (Read More)

Folding Board Stretch Goal Unlocked!

September 24th - via:
Woohoo! Our first Stretch Goal has been unlocked! We'll all get to track our scores in style on this upgraded folding score track! Thanks for joining us to get this great little game to this point! Here's a look at what's next:  At $12K, we'll add... (Read More)

More Graphic Design Updates!

September 21st - via:
Hello again! After yesterday's update, Darryl (our awesome graphic design) did some more work on the card backs and the Encounter Card layouts and we couldn't wait to come back and show you the updates! The card backs were updated to include the new... (Read More)

Now with more accessibility!

September 20th - via:
Hey forest people! Moving Down The PathWe've continued to move along the path! Less than $1000 to unlock that first Stretch Goal! And it's a fun one, too. A folding score track!!!! Thanks for joining us and helping us get this far. Here's to hoping... (Read More)


September 17th - via:
Alight! We met our funding goal!  We're so grateful you saw something special about our little game and decided to pledge your support! We think these little games are kinda of a big deal and it means a lot to us that you come along for the ride. ... (Read More)

Welcome! Thanks for joining us on the journey Into The Black Forest!

September 13th - via:
Hello adventurers! We are so glad that you have decided to pledge your support to our project. In the first 24 hours, we've had a pretty good run! More than $5000 and 200 backers! Way to help us get started on the right foot!  Improving Everyone's... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Into the Black Forest'

September 12th - via:
Enter a place of mystery and legend, where unknown encounters await you. Keep your wits about you, for the craftiest players will be victorious when you enter Into the Black Forest. Into the Black Forest is a new game coming to Kickstarter on September 12, designed by Jason Slingerland and published by Green Couch Games. It is a light complexity card game for 2-4 players, ages 8+, and plays in approximately 30-45 minutes. The base pledge level is $19 and there will also be a deluxe version that includes a playmat. (Read More)

Kalamazoo Game Designer Close to Reaching Kickstarter Goal

September 12th - via:
Jason Slingerland, the Kalamazoo man behind the super fun (and super fast) game Unreal Estate, has created a Kickstarter for his next gaming adventure. This time Slingerland has teamed up with Green Couch Games in Grand Rapids, a partnership he is "super happy" about, to bring you Into the Black Forest, a magical card game that is fun for the whole family, yet challenging enough to keep seasoned gamers interested. (Read More)

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