Good Dog, Bad Zombie: A Cooperative Board Game

A project in Chicago, IL by Make Big Things

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Bark, sniff, and lick your way through the apocalypse to save the hoomans you love!
Backers: 2145
Average Pledge Per Backer: $82

Funded: $175,080 of $35,000
Dates: Mar 13th -> Apr 12th (31 days)
Project By: Make Big Things
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Latest News

An amazing last day!

April 12th - via:
Hello hoomans! To backers who have just joined and those who have been here since the beginning, we are floored! The past 24 hours have exceeded our wildest expectations. Thank you for being here, bringing such a positive attitude, and supporting... (Read More)

Last days of the campaign and a preview of the expansion packs!

April 11th - via:
Hello hoomans! We're in our final stretch of the campaign, and it's been amazing to welcome so many new people and pups to the pack! We can't wait to take on the zombies with you! This may be our last update before the campaign ends, so we wanted to... (Read More)

48-hour countdown, PAX, and a gameplay video!

April 10th - via:
Howl’s it going, friends? It’s hard to believe, but we’ve reached the 48-hour countdown for Good Dog, Bad Zombie. This has been such an exciting campaign for us, and soon, we get to share this game with you! Thank you for joining us this past... (Read More)

Entering the final week of the campaign, and announcing a new stretch goal!

April 5th - via:
Bow WOW! (Sorry.) We’ve reached 100,000 dollars!! That means, first: You all are AMAZING! Thank you so much for making this doggy dream into a doggy reality! And secondly, this means that we’ve unlocked our BONES stretch goal! Every edition of... (Read More)

April is here, and it’s brought big changes!

April 1st - via:
Hello backers!  April is here, and it’s brought big changes! We’re contractually happy to announce that Lupin, the canine star of our Kickstarter video, has bought a controlling stake (or is it steak?) in our company!  A new logo for a new... (Read More)

We’ve reached $80K! Announcing our next stretch goal—BONES!

March 30th - via:
Yip yap yippee! We can’t believe the GDBZ campaign has surpassed $80K! Your support is exceeding our wildest dreams, and we’re so happy to have you all as part of the pack. $82K—yip yip hooray! With that, we’re ready to announce our next... (Read More)

We’ve reached $75K! Lone Wolf and Big-Pack mode achieved!

March 27th - via:
Holy smokes! Or is it howly smokes? With 16 days left in the campaign, we just reached $75K—faster than we could have ever anticipated! We’re so excited to unlock two new play modes as a result of reaching this level. Lone Wolf opens up solo play... (Read More)

A special message from the Center for Zombie Control

March 26th - via:
Dogs are our allies in the struggle against zombism! Over the past months, we’ve seen an exponential rise in spontaneous re-animation and subsequent “zombie” attacks. The cause and cure are still under investigation. While the CZC works to... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked: Meet Gizmo and Bandit! Next stretch goal: Solo/Big-Pack play!

March 22nd - via:
Hello hoomans! Give yourselves a scratch behind the ear, because we’ve just unlocked another stretch goal: two more dogs! They’ve come out from under the blanket and they’re ready to meet you. Say hello to Gizmo and Bandit! Here’s our ruff... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked: Upgraded energy deck! Up next: Dogs!

March 21st - via:
Wow! We’re chewing through stretch goals like they’re zombie bones! Thank you all for the support! Thanks to you, we’ve now UNLOCKED the upgraded energy deck. A fully-illustrated energy deck - hooray! Every single energy card will now feature... (Read More)

Stretch goal achieved: Welcome Willow and Angelica to the pack. And a new stretch goal revealed!

March 19th - via:
Hello hooman friends! A big yip yip hooray—we’ve achieved our first stretch goal! Because of your backing and sharing, all backers will receive two additional dogs as part of the base game. Welcome, Willow and Angelica! Two new pups... (Read More)

We did it! Now the journey continues!

March 18th - via:
We've funded! Thank you! Hello hoomans! THANK YOU! Wag your tails, put your paws in the air, and howl at the moon—with 25 days left in the campaign, we’ve reached our project funding goal! With your help, Good Dog, Bad Zombie is going to become... (Read More)

Announcing our first stretch goal: two new dogs added to the base game!

March 16th - via:
Can you believe it hasn’t even been a full week since the launch of Good Dog, Bad Zombie? Time sure moves in fuzzy ways when you’re running a Kickstarter. With the weekend ahead of us and the campaign cruising towards our $35K funding goal,... (Read More)

Re-Roll: This Week’s Tabletop Game News for Week 11 of 2018

March 16th - via:
The board game (and board game-related!) news that caught our attention for the week ending March 16, 2018. (Read More)

Tell us! What’s your dog’s special ability?

March 14th - via:
Brian's dog, Lupin. Who has a case of "resting sad face." Holy cow! Or is it holy cats? Dancing dogs? Careening canines? A warm welcome to all the new backers! We had a fantastic second day for Good Dog, Bad Zombie and we’re so happy to have you... (Read More)

Thank you for making day one a doggone good time!

March 13th - via:
Hi friends! Or is it woof? Bork? Howl? However you say it, we want to extend our heartfelt thanks for joining us on day one of the Good Dog, Bad Zombie campaign! Early momentum is so crucial to the success of a campaign, and you being here and... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Good Dog, Bad Zombie'

March 13th - via:
Zombies have taken over the city! Fortunately, the doggos of the city are good and brave, and are rescuing the poor hoomans and bringing them back to Central Bark. Will you save the hoomans and build a new home, or will you go feral and forget the love of hoomans? Find out in Good Dog, Bad Zombie. (Read More)

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