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Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels

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Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels is a 1 to 4 player competitive side scrolling dungeon crawl based off of the Shovel Knight video game!
Backers: 2593
Average Pledge Per Backer: $86

Funded: $222,713 of $70,000
Dates: Aug 13th -> Sep 7th (25 days)
Project By: Panda Cult Games
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Latest News

The Seven-Year Saga Of Shovel Knight Is Finally Over

December 14th - via:
When I first met the co-founders of Yacht Club Games in October of 2016, at their sleek, ocean-adjacent offices in Marina del Rey, California, they told me they were shocked to still be working on Shovel Knight. After all, it had been three and a half years since they’d quit their day jobs to make their dream video game. (Read More)

Shovel Knight creators talk Kickstarter, new expansions and how Switch accounts for 'about 25%' of total sales

December 2nd - via:
Although I had a feeling Shovel Knight would take off, I didn't think it would take off as much as it did. I mean the little guy has a cameo in pretty much everything from puzzle games to rhythm romps now, and even managed to snag appearances from God of War's Kratos and Battletoads' trio. (Read More)

Hoverhafts fly into the game! A musical minstrel wanders into view!

September 7th - via:
Hello everyone! We cant believe our eyes! $210k! We are at an absolute loss of words. With only a few waning hours left, we have hit yet another stretch goal and unlocked the Hoverhafts! They'll fly into the fight, halbreds raised to the sky! We've... (Read More)

Liquid Samurai are unleashed! Also, a new enemy approaches!

September 6th - via:
Hello, everyone! Another day, another stretch goal reached! You guys are unreal! We have officially unlocked the Liquid Samurai for Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels! 4x Liquid Samurai and spawn cards will be added to the game! These devious morphing... (Read More)

The Clockwork Tower is unlocked! Also, a new basic enemy!

September 6th - via:
Hello Everyone, To be honest, this campaign has gone past our wildest expectations. With a huge boost the past week and a half, we have officially unlocked so many stretch goals that it is mind boggling. Since we flew out to show off the game at PAX... (Read More)

Tinker Knight gears up for a fight! Next up, Clockwork Tower Tiles and Shovel Knight Boss Cards!

September 5th - via:
Hello everyone! It what just seemed like just a moment, we have officially hit $170k and unlocked Tinker Knight for Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels!  Tinker Knight will now be added to all pledge levels for free!  This includes Tinker Knight,  his... (Read More)

The Flying Machine soars into the game! Tinker Knight stands tall!

September 5th - via:
Hello everyone! Today has been AMAZING! So much funding in such a short time! We are happy to announce that The Flying Machine Tiles and New Equipment Cards are officially unlocked! We can see the end goal in sight! The full Order of No Quarter looks... (Read More)

Propeller Knight soars to new hights!

September 5th - via:
Hello everyone! From breaking through the $140k stretch goal at 2am last night, to smashing through a new goal this afternoon! We are hitting an absolutely amazing pace! Because of you, Propeller Knight has been unlocked for Shovel Knight: Dungeon... (Read More)

The Stranded Ship sails again! Also, new Wandering Travelers Add-on! Plus, our overall plan!

September 5th - via:
Hello, everyone! We have done it! We have officially hit 140K in funding and unlocked Polar Knights Stranded Ship Tiles as well as Heirloom Relics! The Stranded Ship are frozen over with ice spaces, which force your hero to continue moving in the... (Read More)

Shovel Knight looks just as fun as a board game

September 4th - via:
It has become more and more common for popular video game franchises to be turned into board games, and next in line to get this treatment is Shovel Knight, which has a crowdfunding campaign going on right now via Kickstarter for Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels. (Read More)

An Avalanch of votes for Polar Knight!

September 3rd - via:
Hello Everyone! Get ready for a cool guy to join Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels! (Sorry, we had to!) We've added it up, and between every comment, poll, and vote tallied, it looks like Polar Knight is joining the fight! Polar Knight will now be added... (Read More)

Mona brews up trouble! Also, PAX West is complete!

September 2nd - via:
Hello everyone! With only a few days left, we wanted to announce our next exciting optional add-on...Mona! This crowd favorite is ready to chuck some potions and prove that she is the best dungeon dueler! Mona is available as a new optional hero for... (Read More)

Burrowing Deep for the Lost City!

September 2nd - via:
Hello everyone! It's been another amazing day for this campaign and the team is keeping busy showing everyone the way of shovelry at PAX West. Not only that, we've also just unlocked the Lost City tiles and Curio Relics! You will now be able to... (Read More)

Mole Knight Digs in Deep!

August 31st - via:
FOR SHOVELRY! It yet another amazing day, we have officially unlocked Mole Knight for Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels! :D With Mole Knight unlocked for the campaign, this gives Shovel Knight: Dungeon duels a grand total of 8 playable heroes, with an... (Read More)

The Iron Whale Surfaces!

August 29th - via:
FOR SHOVELRY! What an unbelievable two days! Smashing through two stretch goals back to back is huge, and we cant wait to smash through some more! We are proud to announce that... Treasure Knights deep fortress, the Iron Whale, has surfaced! On top... (Read More)

Treasure Knight dives in!

August 28th - via:
Hello everyone! We are proud to announce that Treasure Knight is officially entering the fray in Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels! Treasure Knight will now be added to all pledge levels for free! This includes Treasure Knight, his Hero and Boss Stat... (Read More)

Livestream with PENNY ARCADE! Also, the results of the Vote!

August 26th - via:
Hello, everyone!   Please forgive any curious formatting on this update, as we are typing this via our phones. First of all, we have unbelievably exciting news! We've got an unbelievably exciting event coming up this Tuesday that we hope you join us... (Read More)

Playable Bosses King Knight/Plague Knight/Specter Knight Unlocked!

August 23rd - via:
Hello Everyone! We have a couple of really exciting things to cover during this update! First off, we have officially reached our $80K stretch goal! We also are introducing our first official Add-On, Black Knight! Next, it looks like the polls are... (Read More)

Let the Voting Begin!

August 21st - via:
Hello everyone! We are exciting to share links to vote for which boss you want added to Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels next, and a video of our game showing up on Dice Tower's FOMO segment. :D First up, lets vote! Its time to start voting for who will... (Read More)


August 20th - via:
Hello Everyone! We are excited to announce that... SHOVEL KNIGHT: DUNGEON DUELS HAS OFFICIALLY FUNDED!!! We couldn't have done it without all of your amazing help and support! You are all incredible for helping us making this game a reality! Now that... (Read More)

Shield Knight Model Reveal!

August 19th - via:
Hello, everyone! Its incredible that we are now officially under $4k away from funding Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels! The excitement wont stop there either, becauseas soon as we  fund it'll be time to start digging into stretch goals to make this... (Read More)

Twitch stream of Yacht Club Games playing Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels at 4pm PST!

August 15th - via:
Hello, everyone! With our campaign charging past $50k, we can see our base goal in sight. Thank you for helping us making this amazing game a reality, we cant do it without you! Lets keep this hype train going and break through to 70k! :D We wanted... (Read More)

Over 50% funded in 24 hours!

August 14th - via:
Hello, everyone! What an incredible first 24 hours! We are well over halfway funded a bit over 40k! Lets keep digging into that base goal and push this thing over the top! We wanted to celebrate by talking more about one of the many aspects that... (Read More)

Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels Kickstarter officially relaunched

August 14th - via:
It is time to sharpen thy shovel once again. Shovel Knight makes his auspicious return in Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels, live on Kickstarter right now! (Read More)

Kickstarter For Panda Cult Games' SHOVEL KNIGHT DUNGEON DUELS Board Game Available Again

August 14th - via:
For those of you unaware, the Kickstarter for Panda Cult Games' Shovel Knight Dungeon Duels board game was cancelled , and Yacht Club Games has announced that the Kickstarter is now back online. (Read More)

An Amazing Few Hours! Interview with Designer at 8PM EST!

August 13th - via:
Hello, everyone! We are incredibly happy to have such an amazing opening to our Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels relaunch! We are already over 30% funded already within 3 hours, which is an incredible feat! We will only be able to do this with your help... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Spotlight

August 13th - via:
It's time for Shovel Knight to return to the Kickstarter sphere once more, this time as a tabletop game called Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels. (Read More)

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