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Abstract Heart: Initiation

Crowbar! The Rangers at Pointe DU Hoc, a Tabletop Game

A project in Martinsville, VA by Mark H. Walker
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Crowbar is a thrilling solitaire game recreating the assault against the Germans defending Pointe Du Hoc on June 6th, 1944.
Backers: 441
Average Pledge Per Backer: $94

Funded: $41,476 of $16,000
Dates: Jul 24th -> Aug 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Mark H. Walker
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Latest News

Go Man Go!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
The fourth stretch goal, VERSUS MODE, has been unlocked. Go man, go!  (Read More)

Just a Handful of Orders from Versus Mode!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Guys, Great progress yesterday. We are only a handful of orders from unlocking Versus mode and the special Combat Dice certainly seem to also be in reach. Many of you know this, but at the 48 hours remaining mark Kickstarter sends a reminder to... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal- Player vs Player Versus Mode! -38K

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
At 38K we'll turn Crowbar! into a two-player game with this separate rules/scenario booklet that let's the Germanic minded among you take charge of Point du Hoc's Wehrmacht defenders and fight the attacking Rangers. As the German player you will be... (Read More)

Watch a Crowbar! Playthrough

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Guys and Gals, Once again, we are moving forward. Stay tuned, tomorrow we will be announcing a new stretch goal. If you would like to see us break though all these goals, you can be a huge help. Share our link (https://tinyurl.com/ybv7r6fz) at... (Read More)

Hey, Hey. 35K!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Folks, We broke 35K yesterday. Exciting news. We also have interviews and videos coming up next week which will continue to propel us toward new stretch goals, such as the combat dice and versus mode. Speaking of combat dice, here's a picture... (Read More)

Third Stretch Goal Flattened, Fourth Announced

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks, Guys, Earlier today we sailed through the third stretch goal, and here's the fourth... Crowbar! uses a fistful of dice to resolve combat. That's why it ships with 10 D6 (five for the Yanks, five for the Germans). After we smash through the... (Read More)

Great Day!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! Thanks, folks.  Yesterday, was a good day, with almost 1,000 raised. We're only a few pledges from unlocking yet another stretch goal. Herm and I have some interviews and a PR assistance coming up later this week, so we believe it's only gonna... (Read More)

Just Catching Our Breath

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Y'all, The weekend was a bit slow, which is sort of standard for the second week of a Kickstarter, let alone a Kickstarter in the middle of Gencon, but we still made great progress, are over 200% funded, and just a few pledges away from unlocking... (Read More)

Closer to Real

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Fellow Dice Hounds, Received a new batch of prototype dice the other day. As many of you noticed, we had to go with sticker dice for the video. I'd ordered custom engraved dice, but we hit a couple of snags, and I either had to go with what I... (Read More)

200% All Y'all Be Awesome!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Folks, Thanks so much! We just cracked the 200% barrier and are within shouting distance of our next stretch goal. You guys and gals rule the wargaming world. BTW, we've had lots of comments/questions today. We love that. Keep 'em coming. Seems... (Read More)

There's so much more to come...

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Fellow Crowbarians, I'm going to try to limit my adverbs and adjectives. We are ecstatic with the progress of Crowbar!. Even during what is commonly known as the doldrums of a campaign, you continue to back us to the tune of a thousand... (Read More)

Wow, Y'all are Good!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone, We're supposed to be in the doldrums of the campaign. You know, that time when everything get's slow? But not you guys! We received over $1000 in pledges yesterday! It's exciting stuff. Also exciting, we received a picture of our laser... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal Announced!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Folks! Thanks so much for all of your support so far. I'm really happy with our progress. We are only a dozen pledges or so from be 200% funded. And the Kickstarter has been going for less than a week! I think that is amazing. This morning I have... (Read More)

Anudder Stretch Goal Down!

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Guys, Thank you all so much. We get back from a fun day of selling and playing games to find that Crowbar is smashing through the stretch goals. It doesn't get much better than that! We are on our way home today and have VERY spotty internet so... (Read More)

Climbing on up!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Folks, Another great day for the campaign, as well as a good day up at the World Boardgame Championships where we are selling our line of games and promoting Crowbar. We are on the edge of unlocking our second stretch goal, and cant wait to put up... (Read More)

Wow, thanks!

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Y'all, We are over 150% funded in two days! Thanks. At this rate we are going to have to dream up A LOT of stretch goals. Thanks. Keep sharing the campaign on Facebook, Twitter, and the car wash! Best, Mark  (Read More)

Moving Right Along

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy from the World Boardgaming Championships! We are all very excited about Crowbar here. Thank you all for your support. Most people reading this have already pledged, but what you can do now is Share (don't like, Share) our posts on Facebook... (Read More)

Y'all Are Amazing!

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Morning Gamers, Sorry this is a bit late. As soon as I kicked off the campaign, I got in my car and headed to Seven Springs, PA for the World Boardgaming Championships. I got word of the funding on the road. In short, y'all are amazing. Thank you so... (Read More)

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