Western Legends: Ante Up!

A project in Indianapolis, IN by Kolossal Games

Funding Successful

Western Legends: Ante Up is the first big box expansion to the hit sandbox game Western Legends!
Backers: 6819
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $351,462 of $30,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Jan 23rd (14 days)
Project By: Kolossal Games
Aw shucks, no tags yet. +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: January 24 @ 00:01 -0500 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

3 Upcoming Kickstarter Board Games - Hiking and Blood Money

June 5th - via: kick.agency
July seems to be filled with tons of board game launches on Kickstarter. Today we talk about one big expansion and 2 new euro games by Steve Finn. (Read More)

Backer's Guide to Kickstarter: Board Games January 2019

January 23rd - via: kick.agency
Tons of tabletop game projects have appeared on Kickstarter this month. Our guide is here to help you find board games worth backing the most. We're focusing on January 2019. (Read More)

Day 12: Your Days are Numbered

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
24 Hours left! Howdy Western Legend: Ante Up backers, how the heck are ya? We've reached the final day, and we've revealed the final stretch goals! We still can't believe we've seen this much support for this game, we're less than 500 backers shy of... (Read More)

DAY 11: Those Are Some Big Steers

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We're approaching the final 48 hours of the Western Legends: Ante Up Kickstarter. We want to thank each and every one of you for being here with us as we kick off 2019! While we didn't unlock any new stretch goals today we have several on the horizon... (Read More)

DAY 10: Country Roads, Take Us Home!

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We're on the home stretch now! We hope everyone had an incredible weekend! Once again we come to you at the end of the day with another stretch goal unlocked and this time an even more exciting stretch goal revealed! As Travis mentioned in yesterdays... (Read More)


January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy, backers! Travis here with a weekend update for all you fine folks! Naturally, I would love to take a moment and thank you for your magnificent support of this expansion. It's an amazing thing to have so many people show their love and... (Read More)

DAY 8.5 : Where Does the Time Go?

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy Western Legends: Ante Up Backers! We've officially crossed into the latter half of the campaign andwhat a doozy this one has been! $266K Raised from over 5,000 backers! What can we say but thank you! at this rate we are on pace to potentially... (Read More)

Western Legends Ante Up Expansion Preview

January 17th - via: tantrumhouse.com
Kevin looks at a prototype of the new expansion to Western Legends from Kolossal Games - Ante Up. Western Legends: Ante Up is live on Kickstarter from January 10th to January 24th. Ante Up, introduces new features, such as new ways to gamble, the Gambler Track, Event cards, new territories in the Buzzard Gulch side board, and the locomotive! It also adds more characters, items, and story cards to the already deep sandbox experience of the core game! (Read More)

DAY 7: Half Way There!

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We are half way through this campaign and we have raised $250,000 from nearly 5,000 backers! Each day we start putting these daily recaps together we are amazed by how far we've come. Thank you for your support! Today we unlocked additional event... (Read More)

DAY 6: For Fortune and Fame!

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! So yesterday we got some exciting news about Western Legends! Geek & Sundry Top Tabletop Games of 2018 How exciting it that! We're so proud of the team that put this together and so greatful for the community that has surrounded it... (Read More)

Western Legends: Ante Up! - Expansion is on Kickstarter!

January 15th - via: kick.agency
Saloons, duels at noon and endless horseback rides through the prairie  (Read More)

DAY 5: Round up the Posse!

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy Pardners! We've wrapped up another exciting day, and we know that Monday is everyone's favorite day of the week so lets get right to it! What's the deal with this new Gang/Posse variant? I'm glad you asked! One of the things we've been working... (Read More)

DAY 4: High Risk, High Reward

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We hope you all had a great weekend! As Sunday draws to a close we continue to gain more backers and check off stretch goals! Today we unlocked 5 New Legendary Event Tokens! Bringing the total number of these currently to 8! These special, Legendary... (Read More)

DAY 3: What a Wild Bunch!

January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello to our over 4000 Ante Up Backers! Day three is wrapping up and we've hit an incredible benchmark today of over 4000 backers and over $200K funded! That's truly amazing, thanks for continuing to share this campaign and tell your friends about... (Read More)

Day Two: Wanted Dead or ALive Plays!

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, backers! Travis here! Firstly, apologies for the indulgent punny title of this update--I simply could not resist! Secondly, holy Toledo; you backers are absolute legends! We cannot begin to tell you how exciting this campaign is and all in the... (Read More)

Day 1: Full Steam Ahead!

January 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Western Legends: Ante Up Backers! What an incredible first day, thank you all so much for your support and giving us this amazing first day launch. Even after successfully funding 11 projects last year it is always nerve wracking to bring a new... (Read More)

DAY 1: The Train Has Left the Station!

January 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to the first of many updates for Western Legends: Ante Up! We'd like to start by thanking the many backers that hopped on this project to help it get funded in less than 40 minutes! And we're well on track to smash through several of our... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!