The Big Easy: A Deadlands Noir Card Game

A project in Chandler, AZ by Last Lion Games LLC

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A standalone crime-solving card game for 2-4 players set in the world of Deadlands Noir.
Backers: 608
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $19,947 of $3,000
Dates: Feb 14th -> Mar 7th (21 days)
Project By: Last Lion Games LLC
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Latest News

Final Hour, Final Social Goal Unlocked!

March 7th - via:
With just under an hour to go, we've unlocked the last social goal. (The last stretch goal—$20,000—is so tantalizingly close...It's like a vampire closing in a fresh faced dame alone in a back alley.) Two more Encounter cards are added to The Big... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked! More Legwork!

March 7th - via:
With time ticking down you have unlocked another social goal, and two additional Legwork cards are added to The Big Easy. We've added another achievement, we think there's still time to unlock it. If we do, two more Encounter cards will be added to... (Read More)

6 Hours Remaining

March 7th - via:
With under 6 hours to go, the latest case has been unlocked. We are just a handful of likes, shares, fans, and follows from unlocking the latest social goal, too.  As a reminder to our new backers, the following actions all count toward unlocking... (Read More)

Playing With Fire Unlocked - Next Up: Weird Science!

March 7th - via:
With 8 hours to go, you managed to knock down another stretch goal, and Playing With Fire is now unlocked as a new case in The Big Easy.  After a string of new cases, the next goal adds some additional patent science devices for your gumshoe. These... (Read More)

Hell Night Unlocked - Next Case: Playing With Fire

March 6th - via:
Hell Night has come to The Big Easy, as the Red Sect ritual gets underway! The next case deals with a series of suspicious fires around New Orleans. Playing With Fire is unlocked at $19,000. The Crescent City is in flames... can you save the day? The... (Read More)

24 Hours Remaining!

March 6th - via:
With just 24 hours left of the campaign, we are tantalizingly close to our two current goals. Just 11 backers away from unlocking the Hell Night case, and only 4 shares, likes, fans, and follows away from adding our charming grifter to the lineup of... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked and a New Gumshoe!

March 5th - via:
Thanks to our new influx of backers we have seen a surge in social activity, and have unlocked a new achievement! Two more Meddle cards  are added to The Big Easy. Meddle cards can be played at any time, so you can use them to tip the balance in a... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours!

March 5th - via:
We're into the final 48 hours of the Kickstarter and it's Mardi Gras! What could be more fitting for The Big Easy? Thank you to all our backers for helping make this project a reality; we're so grateful for your support. We think we can still push... (Read More)

Femme Fatale Unlocked - Next Case: Hell Night!

March 5th - via:
The deadly dames of The Big Easy are on their way! With your incredible support, we have unlocked the Femme Fatale Case and accompanying cards. Our next stretch goal is a different kind of case altogether, focusing on the arcane criminals of the Red... (Read More)

Stone Cold Killer!

March 1st - via:
It took less than 12 hours to earn a third achievement, unlocking the second of our Social Goals. Our not-so-subtle hint was, of course, deciphered by eagle-eyed Deadlands aficionados and so Stone, the legendary undead gunslinger who kills... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked!

March 1st - via:
In just a few hours, we earned a second achievement and are now well on the way to earning a third, which will unlock an extra card for The Big Easy.  We're really grateful for every share, tweet, fan, or follow, and can't wait to see what else we... (Read More)

Something Wicked...

February 28th - via:
Well that went FAST! We crushed the first achievement, unlocked a new character for the game, and are working on the NEXT goal! Thanks to YOU, Danielle LeStrange has been added to the list of detectives you can play. Part-time sleuth and ace... (Read More)

Final Week and a Social Experiment

February 28th - via:
We're entering the final week of the campaign! Your support is fantastic, and the reaction we received at GenghisCon and other places we've demoed the game has convinced us to start thinking about what comes next. There are still a lot of things we... (Read More)

Lamia Unlocked - Next Case: Femme Fatale!

February 25th - via:
The fearsome Lamia is now stalking the streets of The Big Easy, as we unlocked the second in our deadly duo of encounters! The next stretch goal adds a new case to the base game: Femme Fatale. This case, and the cards that go with it are unlocked at... (Read More)

Two Big Milestones passed, on to the Lamia!

February 18th - via:
We passed the $10,000 mark and added out 300th backer this weekend!  Thank you all for your incredible support, we really appreciate your interest in The Big Easy, and we're delighted to unlock a new Stretch Goal. The Ghoul has taken up residence in... (Read More)

Death of a Salesman Unlocked—Next Up: Ghoul!

February 15th - via:
We successfully passed the stretch goal needed to add the Death of a Salesman case to the game and we're moving toward a new stretch goal!  The next unlock is the first of a pair of fearsome foes, the Ghoul. The Ghoul joins the set at $10,000. Never... (Read More)

Funded in Half an Hour!

February 14th - via:
That happened really quickly—it was under 23 minutes, actually!  Thank you all so much for your support in this campaign. You made The Big Easy a reality! On behalf of John, Shane, and the rest of the team...we are truly grateful to all of you. ... (Read More)

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