Lords of Vegas 10th Anniversary: Underworld and Boss Bundle

A project in Seattle, WA by Lone Shark Games

Funding Successful

A new deluxe upgrade kit and expansion for the modern classic boardgame Lords of Vegas.
Backers: 3338
Average Pledge Per Backer: $77

Funded: $256,944 of $7,011
Dates: Apr 21st -> May 14th (23 days)
Project By: Lone Shark Games
board game +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: May 14 @ 15:02 -0400 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

only a few hours left for these options in the Lords of Vegas Kickstarter

May 14th - via:
Three thousand backers! Boy, that's a whole lot. We're counting down in minutes now, and so we thought we'd take a minute to show you some things you can do with your pledge as you make your final decisions. Option 1: Just get the game boxes If you... (Read More)

Last 24 hours, Shut Up & Sit Down hijinks, and Sammy concludes (?) his strategy guide

May 13th - via:
We're down to the last 24 hours on the campaign. If you're going to pick something up, consider doing it real soon! (You'll have the opportunity to add items in the PledgeManager later, of course.) Shut Up & Sit Down gameplay video "Yesterday's... (Read More)

A campaign roundup and a tale of three promo cards

May 12th - via:
Hey there! A 48-hour notification to followers of the campaign just went out, so a lot of folks might want to know what has happened since the campaign launched.  Some of the developments on the campaign since we launched. Here's a quick summary... (Read More)

Playing Underworld in Tabletop Simulator and on Shut Up & Sit Down

May 11th - via:
The campaign is now being measured in hours, not days. We're excited about how well it's going. With more than 2,500 backers, we're well on our way to a great conclusion to the campaign. Because of the pandemic, we haven't been able to play the game... (Read More)

the Lords of Vegas cards that never were

May 10th - via:
Happy Mother's Day! If you're the kind of person that likes or puzzles, or just likes moms in general, you might enjoy this all new Mother's Day puzzle spectacular that my friends Kid Beyond, Sandor Weisz, Alison Muratore, and I made. It's a... (Read More)

Sammy the Snail tells you all about reorg strategy

May 9th - via:
Lone Shark's lead developer Chad Brown is rolling out his series Sammy the Snail's Strategy Guide for Lords of Vegas. You can read part 1 here and part 2 over here. Here's part 3! Sammy the Snail's Strategy Guide for Lords of Vegas, part 3:... (Read More)

video fun with James, Mike, and eight celebrity friends

May 8th - via:
Some video fun today! But first a video-related announcement! I'll be appearing on Shut Up & Sit Down's live gaming broadcast on Tuesday at 10 AM Eastern / 7 am Pacific. Yes, I'll be playing games on camera at a time I don't think I've ever... (Read More)

Underworld gets a sad dedication

May 7th - via:
This is not the kind of post one likes to make during an otherwise delightful campaign. Today we got some tragic news in the Lone Shark family. Lone Shark's longtime game and graphic designer Elisa Teague lost her husband and my close friend Joe in... (Read More)

the upgrade kit gets some upgrades

May 6th - via:
As the campaign is doing so well, we're excited to announce two new improvements we can now make to the player upgrade kit, which is also included in every Boss Bundle. Player upgrade kit improvement #1: Gambling dice The first was suggested by a... (Read More)

first look at the briefcase box, plus trays as add-ons

May 5th - via:
We've finally gotten the Boss Bundle briefcase box's first prototype done, and it looks stellar. If you're intrigued by the idea of showing up with your favorite Vegas game in a mobster briefcase, take a look below for a detailed look at this... (Read More)

What's in a name?: Mike details the frenzied history of the game's title

May 3rd - via:
Over the years, Lords of Vegas has had more titles than Prince Charles. Here’s Mike with the story of the game’s many names. Let's take a tour through time, shall we? “Untitled” I originally pitched James on a game that had elements of... (Read More)

Sammy the Snail's back with strategy tips on gambling in Lords of Vegas

May 2nd - via:
Earlier this week, Lone Shark's lead developer Chad Brown debuted his series Sammy the Snail's Strategy Guide for Lords of Vegas. You can read part 1 here. Here's part 2!  Sammy the Snail's Strategy Guide for Lords of Vegas, Part 2: Welcome to... (Read More)

a Reddit AMA right now, part 2 of our walk & talk, and watching our Worldbuilders event

May 1st - via:
Thanks again for backing our campaign! We have over 2,000 backers now, and we really appreciate every one of you. Lots of updates today. Hope you enjoy. Mike and James Walk & Talk in Vegas, part 2  Last Friday we posted the first part of us... (Read More)

Lords of Vegas on Worldbuilders telethon in 1 hour, plus actual poker chips!

April 30th - via:
We're getting ready for this afternoon's COVID-19 relief telethon with Patrick Rothfuss's Worldbuilders (7 pm Eastern/4 Pacific). You can view the game's designers on Worldbuilders' Facebook page at 4 pm Pacific/7 pm Eastern. Please come join us for... (Read More)

first look at the Underworld cover and the Vegas Playmat, plus player aid cards

April 29th - via:
It's pretty pictures time here on the Lords of Vegas 10th Anniversary campaign. We want to show off three beautiful creations we got in recently. But first some pictures that are not quite as pretty: our faces.  Thursday (tomorrow) at 4 pm Pacific,... (Read More)

a big post about add-ons (plus doggos)

April 28th - via:
First, we want to thank everyone for their patience while we built this suite of add-ons. We weren't expecting so many people to want different arrays of items, so we needed to sort out some details. We appreciate folks' kind words as we settled... (Read More)

Sammy the Snail's Strategy Guide for Lords of Vegas, part 1

April 27th - via:
Thank you for a fantastic first weekend on the Lords of Vegas campaign! At nearly 2,000 backers and more than $140,000, we are far ahead of where we thought we'd be at this point. All of us at Lone Shark Games appreciate all your support. We're... (Read More)

James writes about the origins of Lords of Vegas

April 26th - via:
In September 2006, I took a prototype of Lords of Vegas to a party in Las Vegas. Back then, the game was called Dust & Sin. I was visiting Vegas with a few friends from the game industry, and we figured we would play this game between sessions of... (Read More)

A walk and talk in Vegas, plus more on add-ons and EU friendliness

April 24th - via:
Hey there! Thanks for an awesome second day on the campaign. We're delighted so many of you like Vegas as much as we do.  James and Mike walk and talk in Vegas, part 1 Here's part 1 of James and Mike walking and talking in Vegas in February. They... (Read More)

lots of thanks, a few clarifications, and some changes

April 22nd - via:
Hey, it's Mike. Let me admit that I definitely expected the campaign to fund over its 22 days. I did not expect to fund in ten minutes. Getting to 1,500 backers and $100,000 in one day is just amazing. So, thanks! James and I and the rest of the... (Read More)

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