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Sweet Mess

A project in Longview, TX by Big Kid Games

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Show off your skills in the kitchen by competing in the Sweet Mess baking competition! A delicious dessert baking game for 2-4 players.
Backers: 1729
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $157,033 of $30,000
Dates: Mar 27th -> Apr 20th (24 days)
Project By: Big Kid Games
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Latest News

Thank You, Sweet Bakers!

April 20th - via:
We couldn't have done it without you! You did some serious baking throughout this campaign. Because of you, we are able to add more content to the game and make the Sweet Mess experience even sweeter. Whisk & Reward You all have been a great... (Read More)

The Timer Is About To Ring

April 19th - via:
It's the FINAL 24 HOURS, chefs! Start putting the finishing touches on your desserts and begin plating preparations! More Chefs & Abilities Baked! Yes! These new chefs will look great! Nice job baking these new contestants. And more Chef... (Read More)

Final Stretch To The Finish

April 18th - via:
Chefs! We are down to the final hours! We just want to say, on behalf of the creators and BKG, you have been an amazing community. The engagement and support have been wonderful to be a part of and we cannot wait for you to get this great game on... (Read More)

We're Moving On Up

April 17th - via:
 Chefs, you're baking cakes and taking names! Let's have a look at what's cooking... Recipe Racing +1 More ingredients for Sweet Mess and another player for Recipe Race! Things are going to get more crazy in the kitchen now! Insert Update Section... (Read More)

Sweet Baking & Streaming

April 16th - via:
Are you ready for some fun tonight? Sticky Sweets Sweet! Now you can make those sweet ingredient tokens even sweeter! Great job baking this one! Keep going to get the extra tokens for Recipe Race to play with 6 players! $105K is coming up fast.... (Read More)

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April 15th - via:
Hold onto your chef hats! We have a lot happening in this update! A Dicey ShoutoutTom Vasel has some great things to say about Sweet Mess on the Dice Tower network's crowdfunding show, Crowd Surfing! (Sweet Mess talk @ 4:16 - video queued!)  Help us... (Read More)

More Racers Needed

April 14th - via:
More, more, more, more!!! After the last update we had some good activity! We are glad that you are excited about the Cater Challenge Expansion with 5th player components and co-op game rules. You were able to bake some nice goals! Kitchen Power! I... (Read More)

Sweet Mess World Champion

April 13th - via:
Okay, chefs! Lots going on in this update. Get Ready! Social Sweet Reached Great job on the thumbs and comments! The new Challenge Card for Recipe Race has been added! The gang will be using this "Upside Down" challenge in their live play Monday... (Read More)

Social Chefs

April 11th - via:
Félicitations, chefs! You did it! You rocked the last Social Sweet! 2 more Judges Goal Cards for the The Judges Table Expansion coming to all backers. Let's get another one cooking... An Upside Down ChallengeThe Challenge Cards in Recipe Race are... (Read More)

The Master Chef Is Back!

April 9th - via:
Unfortunately, we didn't make our funding goal for the Jonathan Gilmour solo or team co-op mode. Hitting that goal would have been nice for the campaign. But... The voting was close, however the solo mode was able to push ahead during the voting... (Read More)

Trick Or Treat

April 9th - via:
...smell my feet, give me something good to eat! Yes! 3 more Halloween Recipe Cards have been added to the Trick or Treats Expansion! Those Marshmallow Cream Ghosts look goooood! Good job on baking this goal! Just a little more needed to get 3 more... (Read More)

Every Chef Needs One

April 8th - via:
New Game Variant w/ Hand Tokens Added Using this "Master Chef" variant in the game with these hand tokens will change the way you play. It's a nice addition! More Holiday Treats Let the festivities continue with 3 more Christmas Recipe Cards... (Read More)

The Game Boy Geek

April 6th - via:
Sweet Chefs! Dan, the Game Boy Geek took some time to overview Sweet Mess and share some things that he thinks the game has going for it. Take a few minutes and check it out! "Sweet Mess has a great theme and fun tactical gameplay. The tools and... (Read More)

More Baked Goals & Tonight's Spotlight

April 5th - via:
Bonsoir, chefs! Score! You did it! None of that keeping count in our heads for us! With this beauty, that will be as easy as it gets! On to the next Bake Goal! The new increased difficulty game variant with hand tokens is up next at $66,000!... (Read More)

Meeple Syrup Show! Tune in!

April 4th - via:
Greetings, chefs! Jason (main man of BKG) and Noah (Game Trayz wizard) are about to go live with the folks of the Meeple Syrup Show, Sen-Foong, Erica, and Jessey! Tune in HERE. They go live at 8:15pm Eastern / 7:15pm Central / 5:15pm... (Read More)

Sweets, Spotlights, & Syrup

April 4th - via:
Hellooooooo, chefs! We have lots of exciting things happening today and tomorrow, so put that pastry torch's update time! Introducing Social Sweets to the Campaign Sound delicious? Good! These will boost the campaign and give you more of... (Read More)

Sweet Mess Live Play

April 3rd - via:
Sweet Mess live on the Board Game Spotlight! (image linked) Come hangout with us as Lizzy & Derek Funkhouser play through Sweet Mess live on the Spotlight tomorrow! That's Wednesday, April 4th @ 8pm EDT. Big Kid Games will be there to help answer... (Read More)

Funding Recipe Update

April 3rd - via:
Chefs! Take a break from whipping that cake batter and take a look at an update to help us get the Competition Rules Expansion unlocked! We realize that not everyone uses Facebook, so we want to give those who do not a way to help with these Funding... (Read More)

Shiny, Jon Gilmour, & BGG

April 2nd - via:
Are you getting in on these metal coins?If so, great! Because they just got even better! You are crusting goals left and right! Check these things out! The metal coins have been upgraded to a thicker concaved design and given a pretty sweet paint... (Read More)


April 1st - via:
BAAAKE OOOOOOOFF!!! Ok, contestants. It’s time for a bake off! We have some amazing news for you. It is our plan to add more value and versatility to Sweet Mess in the way of a solo mode for 1-player gaming OR a team co-op variant for 4-6 player... (Read More)

Something Sweet Is Cooking

April 1st - via:
9pm Central. An announcement will be made. An announcement that we think is...sweet.  (Read More)

+1 Kitchen Event! Rolling Pins?

April 1st - via:
Another goal baked and added to the list of awesome things that you've added to the game! This coins upgrade is hot in the oven and cooking fast! Just $5000 more for them to be upgraded to a thicker and concaved, painted design. Our next goal is just... (Read More)

Another One Bakes The Crust!

March 31st - via:
...and another one bakes, and another one bakes... You did it! The Chef Hat Markers have been fully baked! How about another Funding Recipe?! A new expansion that will be included in all Chef pledge levels if we reach $57,500 and complete 100... (Read More)

Project We Love!

March 31st - via:
Sweet Mess has been chosen as a project KS loves! This will help the visibility of the campaign so that's great! You guys keep pushing it out there and let's get all these awesome extras added. Thanks for cooking with us. ;) Big Kid Games  (Read More)

Exclusive Judges Goal Card! Upgraded Coins?

March 31st - via:
Chef Contestants!!! The judges are giving high scores! An Exclusive Judges Goal Card Unlocked! This Judges Goal Card for The Judges Table Expansion brings a new challenge to the game. Can you score 2 sets of 3 Recipe Cards with each set being the... (Read More)

The Baking Continues! Oui!

March 29th - via:
Great job, contestants! Your skills with these ingredients are impressing even the Master Chef. Keep it up! 2 Recipe Race Recipe Cards + 1 Challenge Card Unlocked More on Recipe Race coming soon including gameplay and a review! Next up in the oven...... (Read More)

New Events Added, More Stuffs Coming!

March 28th - via:
You're still cookin'! Two new events have been added to the game! Congrats! It seems like you might actually know what you're doing with that whisk. We knew you did. But keep that thing moving! We've got some more baking to do! Our next Baking Goal... (Read More)

Funded! On to Baking Goals and Funding Recipes!

March 28th - via:
A BIG THANKS to you! Day 1 fund! Recipe Race will be added to every box! Yes! Now let's get even more content added to the game! Baking Goals & Funding RecipesWe will be revealing Baking Goals throughout the campaign. These goals will add more... (Read More)

Recipe Race is coming in hot!

March 27th - via:
Bonjour, chefs! The design team and Big Kid Games want to formally welcome you to the Sweet Mess Baking Competition! Here is where the utensils fly and the ovens are hot! Strap on your apron and get ready to bake, Jake! ...and...Jen...and (Read More)

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