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Dollars to Donuts

A project in Portland, OR by Crafty Games

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A tasty tile-laying game from the award-winning team behind Calico & Point Salad (AEG)
Backers: 1158
Average Pledge Per Backer: $35

Funded: $40,331 of $20,000
Dates: Jul 14th -> Aug 10th (28 days)
Project By: Crafty Games
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Latest News

Final Hours! Twitch Livestream at 5pm Pacific

August 10th - via:
Hello everyone! It's the final day! This has been a wild and sometimes strange journey, but here we are at the finish line!  We've unlocked a bunch of great upgrades for our game, which you can see in the Components and Stretch Goals graphics on the... (Read More)

Deep-Fried 3: The Development of Dollars to Donuts - Part 2

August 9th - via:
Hello everyone! Last night we unlocked another stretch goal. Huzzah! This was the first of our final three upgrades, each designed to bring huge value to the game in one big shot. This time, you unlocked... A thicker box (33% thicker cardboard) The... (Read More)

Deep-Fried 3: The Development of Dollars to Donuts - Part 1

August 8th - via:
Hello everyone! Today we're "closing the circle" with our Deep-Fried series, showcasing the game's development after Crafty Games acquired it from Flatout Games. This is a two-part article because there's so much to cover. We'll include Part 2 in... (Read More)

Meet the Artist: Dylan Mangini

August 7th - via:
Hello everyone! Yesterday we recorded a brief interview with the Dollars to Donuts illustrator & graphic designer, Dylan Mangini. Enjoy!  Until next time, stay healthy, stay happy, and Stay Crafty! Alex, Ed, & Pat  (Read More)

Help us Shop Local... For You!

August 6th - via:
Hello everyone! We still have a few fun announcements in this bag of tricks. Next up? A contest - but not just any contest. We're going to ask you to help us choose the prize, and this time we're going local... Until next time, stay healthy, stay... (Read More)

With a little help from our friends...

August 5th - via:
Hello everyone! We're dedicating today's update to all the wonderful ways our backers have made this project awesome. With your help, we've not only raised enough funds to make this wonderful game, we have also... Added a custom wooden Starting... (Read More)

Final Week! All Remaining Goals & A Freebie Revealed.

August 4th - via:
Hello everyone! We're closing in on the $29,000 stretch goal, which unlocks 3 new customers for the game. With only one week left in the campaign, we think it's time to lay out everything we have planned - well, all the stretch goals, anyway. We have... (Read More)

Playthrough Livestream Video

August 2nd - via:
Hello everyone! Quickie today. Here's the full playthrough livestream from Friday, posted for posterity. Enjoy! Until next time, stay healthy, stay happy, and Stay Crafty! Alex, Ed, & Pat  (Read More)

Thanks to Matt Healey, We Have a Custom Box Insert!

August 1st - via:
Hello everyone! We hope you're all enjoying Gen Con Online! We're in our Discord channel all weekend should you have any questions or want to set up an impromptu demo. Stop by and say hi! Something New: A Custom Game Box Insert Today we're announcing... (Read More)

Dollars to Donuts Live Playthrough Today at 6pm Eastern

July 31st - via:
Hello everyone! We'll play through a full game and answer your questions - about anything!  Click the card and sign up to be notified when we go live. Hope to see you there!  Until next time, stay healthy, stay happy, and Stay Crafty! Alex, Ed,... (Read More)

Tiles & Tokens Chunkified! Next Goal: New Customers!

July 30th - via:
Hello everyone! Apologies for the sluggish updates to the page today. Kickstarter was not processing images, so we could neither update the page nor send out an update with anything but text. It's fixed now, and the new stretch goal has been added to... (Read More)

Dollars to Donuts in French + Gen Con Online Tomorrow!

July 29th - via:
Hello everyone! As of this update, we're under $400 to the next stretch goal, which unlocks super-chunky tiles & tokens and dramatically upgrades the game experience for everyone! With the campaign's current velocity, we anticipate unlocking that... (Read More)

Deep Fried 2: The Origins of Dollars to Donuts

July 28th - via:
Hello everyone! After you read today's update, join us over on our Discord channel to discuss the origins of the game!  Deep-Fried: The Origins of Dollars to Donuts by Shawn Stankewich, Game Designer, Flatout Games The story of Dollars to Donuts... (Read More)

Solo Mode Walkthrough

July 27th - via:
Hello everyone! Today we're hosting a video made by Joey Turco of Gamerati, in which he walks through the upgraded Solo Mode you just unlocked for the game. With your help, we look forward to unlocking much more to come!  As a reminder, Dollars to... (Read More)

Solo Mode Upgraded! On to Chunky Tiles & Tokens!

July 26th - via:
Hello everyone! We have good news... The Solo Mode Has Been Upgraded! We just passed $23,000, which means we're printing the Solo Mode AI actions on the back side of the Specials Board for easy reference. We'll also be including the win/lose version... (Read More)

Join us for today's Nailed It! Challenge with Alex Flagg

July 25th - via:
Hello everyone! The chaos begins at noon Pacific Time. Just click this video embed to join. Hope to see you there! Video of the livestream will be saved to the Crafty Games YouTube channel afterward, so even if you can't make it you can still watch... (Read More)

Media Roundup, plus a Little Help for our Friends

July 24th - via:
Hello everyone! We have a brief update for you today - a collection of recent things people are saying about Dollars to Donuts, and a shout out to our dear friends over at Alderac Entertainment Group, who have their own massively successful... (Read More)

Kickstarter Blitz #79

This month’s Kickstarter Blitz is coming a week early – I usually put them up on the last Friday of the month. But there are several projects expiring before then that I wanted to highlight. So, here we go. (Read More)

We're Still on Target. We Can Do This!

July 23rd - via:
Hello backers! We've cleared $21,000 and are still trending well. Our goal for the middle of the campaign is to add $700 to $800 each day, and as you can see from this excerpt from Kicktraq's Daily Funding chart, we're mostly on target so far. ... (Read More)

Point Salad creators’ next game is like Patchwork but with doughnuts

July 23rd - via:
Match tiles to create piles of sugary perfection in Dollars to Donuts, the next board game from Flatout Games, the makers of last year's Point Salad. Dollars to Donuts is a board game about managing a doughnut shop and serving as many happy customers as possible. (Read More)

We're Funded! What's Next? Solo Mode Upgrade!

July 22nd - via:
Hello backers! We actually funded yesterday afternoon, and we updated the main page immediately with the first stretch goal. Today's update dives into deeper detail about that goal, with more information about the game's basic and upgraded Solo... (Read More)

What's in the Founder's Edition?

July 21st - via:
Good morning, backers!  We're so very close to funding now! As we write this, we're less than $500 away! Once we cross that line, we're on our way toward the first stretch goal: the Solo Mode upgrade, which unlocks a new way to play the Solo Mode... (Read More)

Tabletop Kickstarter Weekly Roundup: Riding Whales And Eating Donuts

July 21st - via:
Board Game Kickstarters return to pre-pandemic strength with a healthy mix of horror and family friendly titles. (Read More)

Rules Roundup, VTTs, and BGG

July 20th - via:
Hello backers!  Welcome to Week 2 of our Dollars to Donuts campaign! We're closing in on the funding goal now, which means we'll start unlocking stretch goals soon. Ed thinks we'll hit that milestone today, but even if we don't we should definitely... (Read More)

Our latest board game favorites from Kickstarter

July 20th - via:
Board games have been undergoing a renaissance for some time now. Back in 2016, The Guardian reported on the revival of tabletop gaming. And it seems that video games have actually inspired and improved a whole new generation of tabletop games, something we couldn’t be happier about. Because games bring people together. (Read More)

#655 – Dollars to Donuts [Preview]

July 20th - via:
Everyone wants the same thing, and that’s to delight the various folks who live near your shop with delicious donut treats. But you’re resolving to be the best. Dough? Or Dough-not? It’s up to you. (Read More)

Base Game Backers: Have you seen the Deluxe Upgrade?

July 19th - via:
Hello there, This update is only going out to backers of the Dollars to Donuts Base Game tier.  Because we didn't launch the Deluxe Upgrade, we figure it's possible some of you may not have seen it yet. If you have, and you've decided not to... (Read More)

Better China Shipping, Another Time Lapse, and a Behind-the-Scenes Article

July 18th - via:
Hello backers!  Today we have a behind-the-scenes article from Dollars to Donuts designer Shawn Stankewich and another great time lapse from Dollars to Donuts illustrator Dylan Mangini, but first we have good news on the shipping front for folks... (Read More)

Let's have some fun in the kitchen, shall we? Alex is taking your orders...

July 17th - via:
Hello everyone, We conceived this campaign not just as a way to produce a great game, but also as a celebration we can all share as an growing digital family. Like any family, we challenge each other, right? Well... Simply leave a comment below with... (Read More)

What's this? A Whole New Pledge Level?!?

July 16th - via:
Hello backers! You read that right. Today we have some REALLY BIG news for the campaign! We're introducing a new pledge level, and we think a bunch of you may be interested.  So let's unpack that a bit. This new pledge level is just $10 more than... (Read More)

Day 2! Social Goals, Time Lapse, Gen Con Online, and More!

July 15th - via:
Hello backers!  Welcome to Day 2 of our campaign! We are just over 50% of the way to funded, which is a solid start. We knew going in that this campaign might have a sluggish start. This is only our second non-Mistborn board game, and so our core... (Read More)

Dollars To Donuts: Now On Kickstarter

July 15th - via:
Board game designers Flatout Games are working with publisher Crafty Games to bring a scrumptious new addition to the tabletop scene: Dollars To Donuts. (Read More)

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