Ghost Peppers

A project in Asheville, NC by Mike Belsole

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Ghost Peppers is a card game in which two ghosts challenge each other to a hot pepper-eating contest.
Backers: 161
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $3,620 of $1,250
Dates: Sep 16th -> Oct 1st (15 days)
Project By: Mike Belsole
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Latest News

We figured out international shipping!

September 30th - via:
We originally omitted international shipping as an option because we didn't think anyone would pay over half the cost of the game to have it sent to them. However, we've been getting messages that people would like to see their options for... (Read More)

Components and more art!

September 29th - via:
As we come into the home stretch of this campaign, we wanted to show you some of the fun parts and pieces you'll be getting in the mail if you ordered a physical copy of the game. Components First off, these way cool durable foam peppers that act as... (Read More)

Art and a surprise! Boo!

September 28th - via:
Greetings, friends! Today, we have samples of art and a surprise for you! Art! Our art direction for Fernando was "cute illustrations of ghosts interacting with the peppers and drinks in a humorous or interesting way." Fernando took that simple... (Read More)

We feel so powerful!

September 27th - via:
Wow, y'all. We didn't expect this campaign to be so popular! It astounds us every day when we check how many people have backed our project (and when we say every day, we mean every few minutes). It doesn't seem to be slowing down! So thank you to... (Read More)

You have a front row seat to Hot Twos, the hottest Kickstarter video around...

September 25th - via:
Well, with five days to go, we finally got a Kickstarter video loaded up for you. Feast your eyes on our take on Hot Ones, wherein we watch Mike valiantly attempt to eat hot wings while Grace grills him with questions about the game, ghosts, and... (Read More)

What a tease...

September 23rd - via:
Welcome to all of our new backers! We're thrilled you decided to make Ghost Peppers a part of your Halloween celebrations this year. You may have noticed that we don't have a video on our Kickstarter page, and this weekend we will finally have the... (Read More)

We hit our goal! That's music to our ears!

September 20th - via:
We are so excited to have reached our funding goal for Ghost Peppers! Thank you all so much for believing in our project. To celebrate, we are sharing the Official Ghost Peppers Soundtrack with you! You can find it on Spotify and YouTube Music. It's... (Read More)

We're so close we can taste it!

September 19th - via:
Things are heating up! We've crossed the $1,000 mark and aren't too far from our goal, which is really exciting. We're honored that Kickstarter selected us as a project they love, and we can't wait to make this game a reality! Every time we do our... (Read More)

Thanks for supporting Ghost Peppers - an international unpublished sensation!

September 18th - via:
We're so excited to have already passed the halfway point for funding this campaign! We love making these Halloween projects every year, and this is a game we are really excited to bring to the table. Mike and I actually designed this game back in... (Read More)

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