A project in San Jose, CA by Edmund McMillen

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A spacial 2-4+ player card game where people take turns creating and cutting apart their tapeworms.
Backers: 14880
Average Pledge Per Backer: $68

Funded: $1,005,172 of $25,000
Dates: Apr 28th -> May 31st (33 days)
Project By: Edmund McMillen
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6 Hours To Go for Tapeworm!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 6 hours until the Tapeworm campaign comes to an end and we are less than $20K from our $1M Stretch Goal. Call your friends, call your mom, call your aunts, call your uncles (yes, even that weird uncle that makes you uncomfortable) and tell them... (Read More)

Tapeworm - Tapeworm - 12 Hours for Tapeworm

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
12 Hours to go! We can do this. I never imagined we would get this far, but $1M is within our reach. In these last hours, please spread the word so we can unlock the final stretch goal. Tell your neighbors, your friends (even that one that thinks he... (Read More)

Tapeworm 24 Hours To Go!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We are getting close! Only $50K to go before unlocking our final $1M stretch goal rewards: the Binding of Isaac Rainbow Tapeworm Card and 2 more Advanced Ability Cards for the Tapeworm Pink Box Tiers. You have all done an amazing job bringing the... (Read More)

$900K, Final Stream, and the Prototype Tier!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
$100K....$250K...$450K...$600K... $900K! This is unbelievable!! Thank you so much for your support of Tapeworm. Let’s get to $1 Million! We are in the final hours of the campaign. Don’t forget to claim your add-ons now to get all of the... (Read More)

It’s Not Over Yet: Kickstarter Extended

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We have read your comments about the problems that Kickstarter has been having today and reached out to them for more information. Many of you have let us know that you are unable to load the campaign page and make or modify your pledge. The issues... (Read More)

NSFW Update!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for joining me on the special NSFW livestream tonight! If you want to check out the bonus NSFW items and the just announced Bonus NSFW Four Souls card which is exclusive to the NSFW game, check it out here:... (Read More)

$850K Achieved ... On To $1M

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
The campaign has reached $850K and unlocked the White Worm Four Souls Treasure Card for all Pink Box Games. $1M is our next goal! This stretch goal will unlock the 4 Souls Rainbow Tapeworm Card and two Tapeworm ability cards, "Pepper Worm!" and... (Read More)

$850K On the Way

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone. We are within shouting distance of unlocking the $850K stretch goal, The White Worm Four Souls Treasure Card. Please tell your friends about the campaign as we head into the final hours. When we hit $850K I will be announcing the $1M... (Read More)

Welcome to $800K - We have gone through The Colon!

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
I am so pleased that new backers continue to discover the joy that is Tapeworm! And I want to thank you for continuing to reach out to your friends to let them know about the campaign. There are over 12 thousand backers now and I'd certainly like to... (Read More)

NSFW Bonus Items!

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
As I mentioned during my livestreams, the NSFW version of the game comes with its own bonus items. It doesn't have a full set of stretch goal items, but it does have NSFW versions of some of the items that are unlocked.  These are the bonus items... (Read More)

Let's Get Into The Colon!

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We only have 4 days left! The Colon social goal is nearly complete. If we can complete the challenge it will unlock 4 Tapeworm Advanced Ability Cards for the Pink Box Edition. If we can finish it before time runs out we may be able to squeeze in... (Read More)

Add on to your Add-ons

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
You asked for additional Binding of Isaac add-ons, and while we will not have any more Gold boxes after this campaign ends, we do have a very limited amount of other Binding of Isaac items and will be adding them to the list of available add-ons... (Read More)

$750K Stretch Goal unlocked!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Woot! You have unlocked the $750K stretch goal. All Pink Box Editions will now include both the Four Souls Tapeworm Starting Item and 4 Souls Tapeworm Card. Our next goal is at $850K and the reward is the Four Souls White Worm Card. We'll be posting... (Read More)

Poster News!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Guess what.  The poster has two sides. The well known artist and designer, Alex Pardee, has designed the other side of the poster, and it's awesome. Please join me tonight at 10PM PST for my next livestream on youtube at this... (Read More)

You Asked and We Delivered!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
You wanted a an update to the Pink Box Edition's box...you've got it!  Feast your eyes on our final Pink Box Edition design. Social Goals The Large Intestine social stretch goal is complete. The 4 blank Tapeworm cards will be part of the Pink Box... (Read More)

Live Streaming Event Tonight at 10PM PST

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
I will be live streaming tonight at 10PM PST. It will be a general QA hang out session and we will go over some Kickstarter ideas I've been working on and show off some neato stuff.  Please join me here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4y-bbnYqZ8... (Read More)

Absolutely in Awe of All of You!

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm in awe of the amount of amazingly creative entries we have had over the past week or so, we have already given out 5 full holo decks to a few of my favorite entries and we have a litte less than 2 weeks to go! So make sure to submit something... (Read More)

$700K And Beyond!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so much for helping us reach $700K in pledges. The enthusiasm for Tapeworm is more than we ever expected. We have unlocked some awesome stretch goals for the Pink Box Edition.   Check them out: The next Social Goal is still available,... (Read More)

Australia for the win!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We found gold boxes in our Aussie warehouse so we are increasing the number of Completionist tiers available to ship to backers worldwide by 100! We have had several questions about the tier so let me say it does contain all three versions of... (Read More)

New Unlock + Add-On Information!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We heard you and launched the much-anticipated add-ons! Thanks to your tremendous support, we blew past the $675K goal and unlocked the 4-All New Ability Cards in all Pink Box Tiers! For all those that have questions about the Add-Ons you can watch... (Read More)


May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We have posted a list of add-ons and detailed instructions for bumping up your pledge to receive them. You can find everything you need to know about Add-Ons on the main campaign page under, the "Add-Ons" banner. As promised, you can add on any of... (Read More)

Closing in on the Next Stretch Goal

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much for your pledges. We are closing in our our next stretch goal at $675K where we will unlock four new Ability Cards for all Tapeworm Pink Box tiers. You guys have almost completed The Small Intestine Challenge.  Once we get this... (Read More)

Tonight's Livestream Postponed

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I've had to postpone my livestream until tomorrow (Saturday) at 9pm Pacific. Please join me then. We'll play Tapeworm and test out some new mechanics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mBp2rtEDwE&feature=youtu.be xoxo -Edmund  (Read More)

We Hear You! 4 All-New Tapeworm Ability Cards

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We hear you! We are working on Tapeworm-specific stretch goals. We knew there would be BOI fans who would come together to support this new game, but it's so exciting to see that Tapeworm is building its own passionate following! We are going to... (Read More)


May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so much for helping me reach $600K and unlocking the Red Proglottid Card stretch goal. Our next stretch goal is a big one, The Four Souls Tapeworm Card and Starting Item at $750K. xoxo -edmund  (Read More)

Wednesday 5PM Livestream - "SORRYMOM"

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We are going live at 5pm PST today for a special mom and son stream! Bring all your weird questions. Do a search on YouTube for souldescen to find my channel and subscribe to get alerts whenever I go live. We are so close to unlocking the $600K,... (Read More)


May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Tapeworm, but very NSFW! The 18+ too hot for Kickstarter ultra naughty version! (all the cards are "re-skinned") Are you alone (or with other adults)? Are the kids asleep? Okay.. great, because: The NSFW game is here and is being added at no... (Read More)

LOODO NINJA - Which Board Gaming Projects to Back on Kickstarter in May

May 5th - via: kick.agency
Our expert Loodo Ninja takes a look at May Kickstarter projects including a board gaming table and some amazing games from well known creators. (Read More)

The biggest, most massive update so far.. comes tomorrow

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We hope everyone has had a safe and comfortable weekend. We had a blast answering questions and streaming gameplay. Tied with Danielle.. there has to be a tiebreaker soon! Maybe we will play some more tomorrow night when we reveal our most massive... (Read More)

OUR Biggest Update Yet! 3 Things!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Tonight's livestream is happening quickly (10pm Pacific time) so we want to make sure we start by letting you know that while everytime we... (Read More)

We Heard You. Three New Tiers!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We just sent an update yesterday about how close we are to breaking $400K thanks to the help of all of our awesome backers and WE DID IT. We are actually on our way to $500K and beyond! Remember: Once we hit $600K Red Proglottid Four Souls card is... (Read More)

Black Worm Treasure Card Unlocked + New Stretch Goal Reward!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations! Reach over your shoulder and pat yourselves on the back.. we did it! Thanks to your help we have unearthed (because worms, get it?) a new reward: Black Worm Treasure Card which will now be included with all Pink Box tiers! We've... (Read More)

Tapeworm & Chill: All Questions Answered Tonight @ 8pm PST

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Previously on YouTube... we had such a blast at our last livestream we are doing it again. VERY SOON. Today, actually! Come ask questions, bring your friends and let's do it: Today (4/30/2020) at 8pm Pacific be sure to tune... (Read More)

Tapeworm Day 2 Excitement

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Hey!, it's Wednesday! Though it feels like all the days are blending lately.. and we're coming at you with a brand new update that we hope will encourage you to spread the word and/or bump your tier if you can and it comes with some awesome... (Read More)

Tapeworm: Binding of Isaac Creator's Newest Game Fully Funded in 4 Minutes

April 29th - via: ign.com
Tapeworm, the latest game from The Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen, launched its Kickstarter campaign early Tuesday only to immediately reach its funding goal in just four minutes. After hitting its $25,000 target Tapeworm continued to climb far past it, currently sitting at just over $325k raised at the time of publishing. This isn’t the first time McMillen has found success on Kickstarter either, with The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls card game raising $2.65 million in late 2018. (Read More)

Day 1 Update - Thank You for Your Support!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! Thank you so much for the tremendous support of our new game. We blew past our goal in 4 minutes and it's all because of YOU and your backing, as well as your work to help spread the word! Let's keep it going, please keep telling everyone... (Read More)

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