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Half Truth

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings

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A party game by Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings
Backers: 8885
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $327,621 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 21st -> Sep 20th (30 days)
Project By: Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings
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Latest News

Last call! Less than 15 minutes to go

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Have friends who might want a go at Half Truth? Know a family member who is overly competitive about trivia?  Let them know that the campaign for Half Truth is about to end and this is the last chance to get their hands on the game with all of the... (Read More)


September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
As the campaign ends at 9pm PDT today (9/19) - we wanted to let you know that we've released add-ons, what to expect after the campaign ends, and the information we will still need from you!  WHAT HAPPENS TONIGHT: Once the campaign concludes,... (Read More)

$300K Raised + 8000 Backers + 25 Hours To Go!

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We just 30x'ed our funding goal and passed $300K! Thank you to all of you 8000+ backers that have supported this campaign! There are only 25 hours remaining on this campaign which means that we are that much closer to fulfilling our campaign and... (Read More)

Answers Posted: Final AMA with Richard and Ken!

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks everyone for submitting your questions for the final AMA with Richard and Ken! They've tried to answer as many questions as possible about different topics. With just a day to go for the campaign to conclude, the entire team behind the... (Read More)

The 4th + Final Level is UNLOCKED! 50 Hour Countdown!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We have officially UNLOCKED all 4 Levels of this campaign!  Thank you to all of our backers for your excitement and support for this game. Because of your tremendous engagement we have met 3 goals to unlock Level 4!  This is the last level of... (Read More)

How ‘Jeopardy!’ legend Ken Jennings and ‘Magic’ creator Richard Garfield teamed up for a new game

September 17th - via: geekwire.com
Half Truth, a trivia party game by “Jeopardy!” legend Ken Jennings and “Magic: The Gathering” creator Richard Garfield — both Seattle-area locals — has raised over a quarter-million dollars from more than 7,000 backers so far on its Kickstarter campaign, which ends later this week. (Read More)

AMA with Richard and Ken + Gamemat Design Revealed!

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, We just hit 7500 backers! Thank you for the continuous support to the project. With just three days to go, we are inching towards unlocking the last stretch goal! Continue to spread word about the project and help us finish strong. ... (Read More)


September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
1 Goal from Level 4 is ACHIEVED! We are still 2 goals away from UNLOCKING Level 4 — Let's meet these goals before the project's end in just 7 Days!  We love your expansion ideas! We are very close to unlocking the '50 Half Truth trivia questions'... (Read More)

Kickstarter Article is LIVE on Medium!

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We are honored that Kickstarter wrote an article on Half Truth under "Projects We Love" published on Medium!  This is in depth article published in Medium includes tons of fun facts and insider info from Richard & Ken. Check out the article here... (Read More)

Over 6,000 Backers + NEW Tiers!

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Over 6,000 of you have supported Half Truth and are helping us every day to bring this incredible game to market. Please continue to offer us more suggestions and feedback! Based on some of the ideas we received recently, we just announced final... (Read More)

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings Team Up With 'Half-Truth'

September 9th - via: geekdad.com
You have probably never really wondered what might come from a team-up of one of the biggest names in gaming with the all-time winningest player on Jeopardy, but just in case you did, wonder no more: the answer is Half Truth, a trivia party game with a unique mechanic (Read More)

Half Truth by Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings

September 9th - via: dicetowernews.com
Half Truth is a trivia game that is live on Kickstarter! This game was created by Richard Garfield who is known for some famous card games and Ken Jennings who is a historical Jeopardy player. (Read More)

AMA with Richard Garfield

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Thanks so much for submitting your questions about Half Truth for the AMA. Below are answers from Richard to the most frequently asked questions. We look forward to hearing your thoughts! -------- Are the cards of Half Truth standard... (Read More)

AMA with Richard Garfield

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Have a question you want Richard Garfield to answer about Half Truth?  Confused about a gameplay rule or mechanic? Have questions about the cards or the origins of Half Truth? Send us your questions and Richard Garfield will answer those on the... (Read More)

BIG UPDATE -- (First QUIZ WIZ WINNER)! Level 3 UNLOCKED + 5,400+ Backers!

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! We've been busy behind the scenes on quite a few production details and will have some exciting new updates over the next few weeks. In the meantime, there's been a lot of activity on the Kickstarter and... (Read More)

QUIZ-WIZ Daily! Win a SIGNED game!

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We've almost reached 4,000 Backers! Thank you for your support! There are a few very important updates today...  Our backers have been so engaged in this campaign that we have decided to launch a daily Half Truth Card to show you all a sneak peak of... (Read More)

Ken Jennings and Richard Garfield collab to craft "Half Truth" and it's on preorder on Kickstarter

August 29th - via: gritdaily.com
Half Truth, a recently revealed trivia party game created by the two in collaboration with Studio 71 and Nighthawk Games, just made its debut on Kickstarter on August 21st. (Read More)

Level 2 Unlocked + Level 3 Stretch Goals

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Half Truth backers! What an incredible day. Thank you for the response to Level 2 Stretch Goals. It has now been unlocked and all the games will include a mini-expansion pack with 15 new trivia cards. Given all the amazing responses we've been... (Read More)

New tiers + shipping update

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to all 3,500+ backers for supporting Half Truth!  We are so thankful for the tremendous support this game is receiving and are ecstatic that we have the opportunity to make a new type of game for those of you who love trivia and party... (Read More)

Interview with Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings for Half Truth

August 26th - via: thatvideogameblog.com
These two geniuses are working together with Studio71 on a brand new trivia game called Half Truth, a trivia board game currently looking for funding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Early Bird Tier Closed + Level 2 Stretch Goals Announced!

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Backers, thank you so much for the support you've extended to Half Truth.  The campaign achieved its initial funding goal within three hours, which is a strong testament to all of us that there fans love trivia games and are ready for a new kind of... (Read More)

GamePress Interviews Ken Jennings and Richard Garfield on Half Truth

August 22nd - via: gamepress.gg
Ken Jennings and Richard Garfield are teaming up with Studio 71 and Nighthawk Games to create the trivia board game: Half Truth (Read More)

Ken Jennings & Creator of Magic: The Gathering Made A Game Called 'Half Truth'

August 21st - via: epicstream.com
Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield and all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings have teamed up to make a new trivia game called Half Truth. (Read More)

Building a better trivia game with a Jeopardy master and Magic’s creator

August 21st - via: arstechnica.com
Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings want you to "feel smart when you play" Half-Truth. (Read More)

Half Truth Interview with Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings

August 21st - via: gameskinny.com
Half Truth creators Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings talk to us about their new game and all things board games. (Read More)

Crowdfund This: 'Magic: The Gathering' Creator Richard Garfield & 'Jeopardy' Champion Ken Jennings Team Up For 'Half Truth'!

August 21st - via: geekscape.net
We'll put money down on pretty much anything with Richard's name on it! (Read More)

Geekscape 519: 'Magic The Gathering' Creator Richard Garfield!

August 21st - via: geekscape.net
Geekscapists! 'Magic: The Gathering' creator Richard Garfield joins us on this week's Geekscape episode to talk about his brand new trivia game 'Half Truth', (Read More)

Magic Creator has teamed up with Jeopardy Record Holder For a "Half Truth" Trivia Game On Kickstarter

August 21st - via: nerdnewssocial.com
Ken Jennings knows trivia, and that was made very clear from his 74 wins on Jeopardy and his book Brainiac about the obsession with trivia. However, Ken thinks he knows what is most important about trivia, and that’s about feeling smart. (Read More)

Ken Jennings and the creator of Magic: The Gathering made a new game together

August 21st - via: syfy.com
All-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings and Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield have teamed up to create a new trivia game, but don't worry — you don't have to be as smart as them to play it. (Read More)

Half Truth attempts to solve the common problem with trivia games

August 21st - via: upmytech.com
Half Truth is a trivia party game that, on the surface, seems simple enough: Players are presented with a trivia question and six potential answers. Half of those answers are real; half are lies. If players can pick a real answer, they score points, with additional bonuses for every additional right answer they choose to gamble on. That’s an interesting idea for a family-friendly party game, but the story behind its development makes Half Truth more interesting. (Read More)

Kickstarter Watch: "Half Truth" Will Test Your Trivia Skills

August 21st - via: nerdophiles.com
Half Truth is a trivia race where players compete to pick the right answer from six choices and advance their token forward. On Kickstarter! (Read More)

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