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Twist Of Fate - The Oliver Twist microgame for 2-4 players!

A project in Layton, UT by Seth Hiatt

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The microgame that will have you and your friends saying, "Please sir, may we play some more?"
Backers: 1164
Average Pledge Per Backer: $13

Funded: $14,653 of $5,000
Dates: Apr 26th -> May 14th (18 days)
Project By: Seth Hiatt
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Latest News

Final 24 hours for Twist of Fate!

May 12th - via:
Hello urchins (both new and veteran), You read that right: just 24 hours left in the campaign! ...just seeing that image triggers the drumbeat for me. This will be a quick rundown of the add-ons you can get and our remaining locked stretch rewards...... (Read More)

Box Image preview for ya!

May 12th - via:
Hello urchins, Small update for ya. The box art was fully finalized today... have a look! ...and don't forget about the sharks in the Thames; you can nab the original Get Bit by increasing your pledge $15, with no extra shipping to worry about.... (Read More)

Sharks in the Thames! Get Bit for $15

May 10th - via:
Hello urchins, I know you all enjoy going for a morning constitutional of a swim across the Thames, but I wouldn't go swimming in the Thames if you were planning to for awhile. In addition to all the other reasons that's not the best idea anyway,... (Read More)

Stretch Rewards Lowered! Plastic Insert Unlocked!

May 10th - via:
Hello urchins, With the end of the campaign approaching, we've reassessed the remaining stretch rewards and made a few adjustments to when they each unlock, including the plastic insert which is now unlocked!  We're well on our way to the Shilling... (Read More)

Into the Future

May 10th - via:
Hello urchins,  We did some counting and realized that Twist of Fate is our 30th Kickstarter project! It's been quite a trip so far. Granted, while I've only personally joined Mayday recently, I've known the folks there since their first games like... (Read More)

$2K away from plastic inserts and how games are made

May 9th - via:
Hello urchins, Closing in on insertsWe're closing in on the final days of Twist of Fate, and we're just $2,000 away from plastic inserts for the game! We're likely to start seeing a surge as the campaign gets closer to finishing, but if you know... (Read More)

From Prototype to Published

May 7th - via:
Hello urchins, Tonight's update is a more generalized post on the development cycle of board games. The post about how board games are made will be more generalized, as well.   The Initial Idea Before a game even becomes a prototype, the idea... (Read More)

Interview with Twist of Fate designer Keith Rentz

May 6th - via:
Hello urchins, The interviews continue today with Keith Rentz, the designer of Twist of Fate! Let's get a little background from ya, Keith! Where do ya hail from, what other games do you enjoy playin', and what other stuffs are you passionate about?... (Read More)

Interview with Twist of Fate illustrator Weiss Fabrice

May 5th - via:
Hello urchins, Weiss Fabrice, Twist of Fate's talented illustrator, recently took some time to speak with me about illustration and his work. You can view Weiss's portfolio right here while you give it a read! What got you into illustration?  A... (Read More)

How To Play video as promised!

May 4th - via:
Hello urchins, As requested, here is your how-to-play video!  ...and a quick clarification in advance: you can indeed score points at any time, not just on your turn. ~Scott  (Read More)

Short Update: Questions Answered

May 2nd - via:
Hello Urchins, We've had a few questions and requests for clarification, so we'll devote this update to them so they won't be buried in among interviews and such. How will that box stay closed? MIRA-- er, Magnets!It's been asked if there are... (Read More)

Gold sold out and a preview of future updates

May 1st - via:
Hello urchins, A welcome to the newest members of the gang! You'll find sleeping mats at the back by Fagin's food pot and boxes to put your pickpocketed goods into, as well. Onward to SilverThe Gold level of Oliver Twist is now out, moving us up... (Read More)

Preview: Foiled box for $25K stretch goal

April 29th - via:
Hello urchins, Foiled BoxIt's been requested what parts of the box will be foiled if the $25K stretch goal is hit. Answer? Enough gold to make Fagin drool. The pictures, title, and box borders will all be filigreed and look quite nice. Everything... (Read More)

First stretch goal hit and sleeve add-ons

April 29th - via:
Hello urchins, A welcome to the latest additions to the gang! Be sure to bring in good loot when you go out on the streets, or Fagin may get cranky. o_O; First Stretch Goal Hit!We've crossed the first stretch goal: upgraded cards for Twist of Fate!... (Read More)

How To Play video in production

April 28th - via:
Hello urchins, We've gotten several requests for a how-to-play video, and we agree one is really helpful in fully getting how the game works. I'm in process of creating one, and am aiming on having it complete by Monday/Tuesday next week at the... (Read More)

Closing in on $10K and favorite Oliver?

April 28th - via:
Hello urchins, We're just $700 away from our first stretch reward! Sooooo cloooooose... I'm wagerin' we'll have crossed by morning, meself. Of all off the Olivers...That's fun to say, to boot. : D As mentioned earlier, there have been 22 portrayals... (Read More)

Oliver Twist-ed Facts

April 27th - via:
Hello urchins, Have a silly update for ya this morning as we get closer to our first stretch goal: some trivia and facts about Oliver Twist! Oliver Twist didn't start as an outright novel. It was originally told through monthly instalments in... (Read More)

End of the First Day: $8K! ...and small announcement

April 27th - via:
Hello urchins, End of the First Day$8,000 and 700 backers for the first day! Both of those numbers are crazy cool for any  first day.  At $8K, we're well within striking distance of the first stretch reward of improved cardstock at $10K:  ...with... (Read More)

Funded in 9 hours, gold available, and the box size!

April 26th - via:
Hello Urchins, Funded in NINE hours!We are funded!! AWW NICE. Thanks for takin' to the streets to help save Oliver Twist from an ignominious fate, everyone! ...that also means we're on our way to our first stretch goal of upgraded cards: Gold Tier... (Read More)

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