Hour of Need

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Blacklist Games

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A cooperative game of comic book action for 1-6 players designed by Adam and Brady Sadler.
Backers: 1236
Average Pledge Per Backer: $98

Funded: $120,516 of $100,000
Dates: Nov 5th -> Nov 26th (21 days)
Project By: Blacklist Games
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Latest News

Acrid and The Final Countdown!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, this is our last update before the end of the campaign, which is hours away! Let's make these last few hours count by sharing this campaign everywhere and recruiting some new sidekicks to help us knock down some stretch goals!  A great way... (Read More)

Lox Lee and Curtain Calls Unlocked!

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, you've added some great new content to your stretch goal box today! Unlocked Stretch Goal  New Nemesis - Lox Lee No lock can hold him, and no target can evade him. Lox Lee steals from the rich and gives to...whoever pays him the most. Lox... (Read More)

A Thanksgiving Gift!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, I'm here to announce a holiday treat! Thanksgiving Gift - Jade Kid and Annabelle Kickstarter Exclusive Pack! With Thanksgiving coming up, it's time to be thankful for everything we're blessed with, and we at Blacklist Games are most thankful... (Read More)

A New Hero Joins the Fight!

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, what a day! Fault has officially joined the roster of available heroes to use in any of your games of Hour of Need! Ana Vitonis never considered herself a hero in her hometown of Porto de Galinhas. She had abilities, but they were easy enough... (Read More)

A Closer Look at Belt

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Divine Law, the exciting Kickstarter Exclusive standalone expansion we recently added to the campaign, is chock full of exciting locales, mesmerizing events, and interesting characters. Tonight, let's take a closer look at one of them! Hero Profile -... (Read More)

Updated Stretch Goal and Century Heist's Current Board

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, I'm back with a quick mini-update! Lowered Stretch Goal We want to reward all the faithful backers who have stuck by this project from the beginning, and even though this is going to be done at considerable cost to us (especially after... (Read More)

Issue Guides and the Narrative of Modern-Day Saga Comics!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes! Time to dive a bit deeper into the compelling world of Modern-day Saga Comics! What Is an Issue Guide? Every good comic has rich characters, incredible locales, and engrossing events. It was important for the designers of Hour of Need to be... (Read More)

4 Great Co-op Games Available on Kickstarter Now

November 19th - via: kick.agency
We talk about our favourite co-op games available for backing on Kickstarter: from short but pretty card games to large scale RPGs. (Read More)

Ice and Astasia ... and Sidekicks!

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, lots to go through tonight so let's jump right in! First up: the profiles of the two remaining main characters found in the Kickstarter Exclusive Gem & Ice expansion (which is only available as part of the Justice Tier)! For more... (Read More)

A Closer Look at Gem

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes!  We're making great progress towards unlocking a new hero for you all to use! We can't wait to tell you all about Fault, one of the strongest heroes in the world of Modern-day Saga Comics! Let's get her quick! In the meantime, let's learn... (Read More)


November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, we are FUNDED!  Certainly this had to do with many of the recent exciting changes made to the campaign, and this morning's incredibly fun and entertaining Dice Tower LIVE playthrough, but in most part it is thanks to YOU, our valiant,... (Read More)

Hour of Need Has Just Gotten Bigger!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, this is it! We're happy to announce that as of this moment, Hour of Need's already exciting pledge tiers have just gotten a whole lot more exciting ... and the excitement doesn't stop there! Let's dive into all the changes you’ll see on the... (Read More)

The Twisted Origin of Meridian City's Most Twisted Criminal

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Evening, heroes! Hope you're doing your best to patrol the city and keep it clean? Tomorrow is a big day for Hour of Need! Two live streams showing off how action packed the game is (more details later in this update), and some very exciting updates... (Read More)

Comic book action in Hour of Need on Kickstarter

November 14th - via: dicetowernews.com
If punching a super villain in the face, or drop kicking a tank, sounds appealing to you, then Hour of Need may scratch that itch … if you immerse yourself in the theme. It’s a cooperative game of comic book action using the Modular Deck System (MDS), also featured in Street Masters, Brook City, and Altar Quest. (Read More)

Jury's Out to Bring Down Curtains!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes, I come bearing great news! The team has had some productive meetings with regards to the current status of the campaign, and while I can't spoil anything, I can tell you that exciting updates are coming soon!  Stay tuned! Now let's take a... (Read More)

She'll be the Judge of That!

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Over 90%, heroes! We're on our way to defeating that pesky funding goal! We've got some new preview videos coming up shortly, which will hopefully get more eyes on the campaign, and don't forget that on the 15th at 10am, the Sadlers will be in Miami... (Read More)

How to Be a Hero!

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Look at that, heroes! We're close to 90% funded! One step closer to making Hour of Need a reality, and it's all thanks to your efforts! Don't forget to let those who might not be backing yet that they can still support the campaign by sharing the... (Read More)

The MDS, Villains, and Dowager!

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes! We are steadily advancing towards our goal, and with every one of you on our team, nothing can stop us from winning this fight! The social stretch goal is progressing well; make sure to call on your fellow heroes to help you out with the... (Read More)

Guerrilla and Micro-guy Team Up-date!

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday, heroes! Look at that; 85% funded! We're getting closer to making Hour of Need a reality, and we're so happy to have you all along for the ride. Like any good heroes, though, we don't have time to rest; keep sharing the campaign with... (Read More)

Majesty and a Closer Look at Issue Decks & Boards!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Salutations, heroes! Time for our daily update! Today, we take a look at the living embodiment of positivity herself, Majesty! HERO PROFILE - MAJESTY Bridget Walsh was born under a baleful sign—a streak of abyssal black cutting through the morning... (Read More)

A Closer Look at Stride and Add-Ons!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Heroes! It's day 2 of the campaign, and we're steadily making our way to our funding goal. Edging 80%; not much longer now before we're blazing through stretch goals!  Speaking of blazing, let's take a closer look at New Crown City's favorite... (Read More)

Calling All Heroes!

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
In our Hour of Need, only the heroes from the pages of Modern-day Saga Comics can save us!  Oh, what's this? New heroes have joined the fray? Yes--our illustrious backers!  To all our returning backers, welcome back! I'm excited to see you all once... (Read More)

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