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Roll Camera! The Filmmaking Board Game

A project in Berlin, Germany by Malachi Ray Rempen

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Work together with friends to write, storyboard, shoot, edit and premiere a quality movie before running out of time and money!
Backers: 3338
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $151,224 of $14,975
Dates: Jul 14th -> Aug 10th (28 days)
Project By: Malachi Ray Rempen
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How about a bonus shooting day, for old times' sake? Also: Tabletopia!

August 10th - via:
We gotta do a post-credits teaser scene, right?? Click to vote on the final (final) scene! Technically, we finished shooting, yes. And it was a happy ending. But...there's always that little scene after the credits, right? This is 2020, all Hollywood... (Read More)

Final shooting day is up, filmmakers

August 8th - via:
What should our last scene be? Click to vote! This is it...the final scene. Β Β  Our story so far has touched upon many (all?) of the nuances of the human experience - loneliness, friendship, humiliation, betrayal, clowns, hope and determination -... (Read More)

We're playing Roll Camera live! Also: metal dice!!

August 7th - via:
Watch us play Roll Camera! at 4:30 CEST My brother Erik and I are going to be streaming a game of Roll Camera! on Tabletop Simulator over on Facebook in about 30 minutes (at 4:30pm CEST) - come say hi, ask questions, give gameplay advice, or yell... (Read More)

Third-to-last day of shooting is up! The final twist in our story...

August 6th - via:
The end is nigh What will be the FINAL CLIMAX?? ...the end of our story, and of the campaign! And how will it go? Will it be a happy, peaceful, sentimental ending? Or will it go out with a boom?? You decide! These backer numbers are really shooting... (Read More)

$100k!! The clapper box has been unlocked 🎬 🀩

August 5th - via:
🎬 πŸŽ‰ 🎬 πŸŽ‰ 🎬 πŸŽ‰ 🎬 πŸŽ‰ 🎬 πŸŽ‰ 🎬 πŸŽ‰Β  $100,000+ !!! πŸ‘ + πŸ“¦ + 🎬 = πŸŽ‰ "Slate in!!"Β  The "clapper" is actually called a slate on film sets, because it used to actually be made out of slate (which is why old-timey ones... (Read More)

Final voting week is up - how will Act Three of our story go?

August 4th - via:
Our story so far An epic tale - but how will it end? Click here to vote! Hello Filmmakers! This is quite a narrative tapestry you all have woven, isn't it? It's quite lovely, in fact. And the story we're telling is already full of tragedy and comedy,... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - What Board Games to Back on Kickstarter in August

August 4th - via:
Hello friends! I’m back after my break only to share some amazing Kickstarter campaigns either running right now or coming within weeks. Take your favourite tea or drink, sit comfortably and… enjoy! (Read More)

The clapper box is SO CLOSE - add on some addons to push us over the top!

August 3rd - via:
Addons now available to add on! Add the $ amount here to your pledge for any/all addons you want! We're at $92.6k my filmmaking friends, and that is no number to sneeze at. We're almost 1/5th of the way toward the catering budget of your average... (Read More)

Last shooting day of week 3! Plus: TTS updated!

August 1st - via:
Tabletop Simulator mod updated with new content La La Land itself And don't forget you can play Roll Camera! for free on Tabletop Simulator (which itself isn't free - but I'm working on getting a Tabletopia version up, which IS free) right now - and... (Read More)

Shooting day #14 is up! Everyone to set, quick

July 31st - via:
What should happen next? Vote here! Hello filmmakers! Pretty short update today - just a quick reminder that scene vote #14 is up! Have a nice Friday...! Your pal, Mal  (Read More)

Shooting day #13 is up! Also, watch the game live streamed

July 30th - via:
Keep Rolling that Camera! πŸŽ₯ What scene should we shoot today? Yes, Thursday the 13th is up! And we've got some more punishment in store for our protagonist. Today, matters are getting WORSE. How could they possibly get worse?? Well, I'm sure you... (Read More)

Today's vote is up -- AND it's time to hear your script title suggestions!

July 29th - via:
Time for a Titlestorm What should the titles on the new script cards be? As you may recall, last week you upgraded Roll Camera! with 10 additional Script cards - 5 top half cards, and 5 bottom half cards. In the game, these cards are used to give you... (Read More)

Places, people! We're back on set - vote for today's scene and upgrade

July 28th - via:
Our story so far A gripping tale Howdy, filmmakers! Our story is full of high highs and low lows, that's for sure. No one can accuse it of being boring! And the road is only going to get rockier for our protagonist from here. What will be the... (Read More)

So you upgraded the board artwork! Here's a closer look - what do you think?

July 26th - via:
Click to open a bigger image of the colorful board Personally, I think it looks pretty good, if I'm allowed to say so! I resisted a colorful board for a long time because I couldn't find a way that the artwork didn't clash with the gameplay... (Read More)

Final shooting day of the week! With a surprise twist

July 25th - via:
Here comes the midpoint pain Something bad's gonna happen, I just know it ...the midpoint pain for our protagonist, of course. We're about to enter the second half of Act Two, and things are going to get much worse for our hero/ine before they get... (Read More)

Shooting day #9 is up! We're making a grown-up movie! Also: I'm on a podcast

July 24th - via:
A surprisingly character-driven story so far What's the result of this surprise heartwarming relationship? I have to say, I'm proud of you, filmmakers. In this age of soulless, big-budget blockbusters that serve little purpose other than to sell toys... (Read More)

Shooting day #8 - time for a respite from the drama

July 23rd - via:
How does the mysterious stranger help our hero/ine? So the hero/ine found an ally in the mysterious stranger (upgrading the game with sturdier card stock in the meantime - thanks stranger!). But the question now is, HOW exactly will the stranger... (Read More)

Day 7 of shooting is here! Also: addons, script title voting, and a 360-degree review

July 22nd - via:
But first, look at this wacky graph So wacky This is the graph I, as the creator, see on the back end of the Kickstarter campaign. This dang thing just won't slow down! It's a non-stop filmmaking momentum hypefunding train to RollCameraTown!! Don't... (Read More)

Make a Hollywood movie with friends in co-op dice game Roll Camera

July 22nd - via:
Script, shoot and edit the next Hollywood blockbuster - or cult classic - in upcoming filmmaking board game Roll Camera. Roll Camera casts players as a film crew working together to turn out a hit movie in order to save a struggling production company. (Read More)

Day 6 of filming is up! Also: want to win an Award card?

July 21st - via:
Act Two begins! What trouble is going to arise for our hero/ine? Act Two of our incredible film is up - let's see what treats we can upgrade the game with this week! Click to vote on how you think we should kick it off. Win a unique Award card! You... (Read More)

Vote for the last scene of the week! And watch Roll Camera played live - now!

July 18th - via:
The end of Act One is nigh...Β  Click to vote on what happens next! Hello filmmakers! Β  The final scene of the week is up. Your task is to vote on what the "break into two" is - that is, the scene that pushes us from the introductory Act One into... (Read More)

New scenes! Upgrades! Retailers! Comics! So many things

July 17th - via:
Live play of Roll Camera! tomorrow Girls Game Shelf live play on Saturday at 1pm ET! Tomorrow (Saturday) at 1pm ET, the amazing folks at Girls Game Shelf will be playing Roll Camera! and streaming the game live. Check it out, ask questions, offer... (Read More)

The first scene is in the can! What's going to happen next?

July 15th - via:
Click to vote on what scene should come next! Good work, team! After a long and *extremely* successful first day (we're looking to double our goal in 24 hours!!), our first scene is in the can, and the editor's already started assembling our film.... (Read More)

Wait...what? We funded in 3 HOURS??

July 14th - via:
Hey filmmakers! Okay so normally I prepare a little drawing for updates, but right now I only had time to sketch this up for you because I was really not expecting us to fund SO quickly! That's really wild. I'm totally blown away! Hahaha WHAT even... (Read More)

Roll Camera! is a Board Game About Making Movies With a Nifty Kickstarter Campaign

July 14th - via:
Roll Camera! lets you and up to three friends make your own board game movie in the latest game from Keen Bean Studio. (Read More)

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