Colossal Cave: The Board Game

A project in Goleta, CA by Arthur O'Dwyer

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Adapts the classic text adventure "ADVENT" into a fast-paced board game for 3 or 4 players.
Backers: 357
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $14,815 of $8,000
Dates: Apr 14th -> May 20th (36 days)
Project By: Arthur O'Dwyer
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Latest News

Update #34 - Rewards Shipped!

August 15th - via:
Hey everyone! At this point in time, the majority of all Colossal Cave orders have been shipped! If you had added additional items to your order that were in pre-order status, your order of Colossal Caves will have not been shipped yet.  If you feel... (Read More)

Into The Darkness

August 6th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Fulfillment Update from Game Salute

July 31st - via:
Greetings All,       Thanks again for your support of the Colossal Cave project. We launched the pledge manager yesterday and we've received most submitted pledges with no issues. Thanks to everyone who's completed the pledge manager so far. ... (Read More)

Fulfillment troubleshooting

July 30th - via:
Okay, I think what's going on — maybe Aaron can comment and confirm this — is that the prices are "wrong" on Game Salute's pledge manager page. For example, the Novice Adventurer pack (the Kickstarter's $20 tier) is currently listed at its MSRP... (Read More)

Fulfillment update: apparently some pledge manager problems

July 30th - via:
Quick update from Arthur here. I was really expecting that (A) one of Game Salute's minions would post a project update explaining to everybody how the pledge manager works, and (B) all of Game Salute's minions would be monitoring the comments page... (Read More)

First news on fulfillment!

July 23rd - via:
I heard from Dan at Game Salute yesterday. Here's the new info: When we send out the backer surveys via Kickstarter, they'll just contain a link to Game Salute's own "pledge manager". This is apparently how Game Salute does all of its Kickstarted... (Read More)

Slow boat from China

July 3rd - via:
You are at the western tip of the Blue Grotto. A large lake almost covers the cavern floor, except for where you are standing. Small holes high in the rock wall to the east admit a dim light. The reflection of the light from the water suffuses the... (Read More)

Photos of the advance copy

May 29th - via:
The advance copy has arrived at Game Salute's headquarters in New Hampshire, and been approved, so the presses are officially rolling on final production. (In fact, they might be done rolling already; this was a couple of days ago.) We've still got... (Read More)

Production news

May 11th - via:
Good news from the production front this past week. Richard Lee of Panda Game Manufacturing says that the advance copy of Colossal Cave: The Board Game has shipped via FedEx from the factory to Game Salute's HQ in New Hampshire. It's supposed to get... (Read More)

Production update: Hard proofs!

April 11th - via:
Well, it's been a little over a month since the last update... and there is concrete news to report on the production front! The "hard proofs" from Panda Game Manufacturing arrived at Game Salute HQ in March, were inspected, and were forwarded on to... (Read More)

Why you should take Kicktraq trends with a grain of salt

April 9th - via:
I’m seeing a couple of recurring questions in various discussions or project comments. As soon as a new, popular project shows up on Kicktraq that looks (at that moment) like it’s trending to do millions of dollars, one of 2 people show up: (Read More)

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