My Father's Work

A project in San Diego, CA by Renegade Game Studios

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An Epic Victorian Mad Scientist Game Enjoyed Over the Course of Three Generations
Backers: 10087
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $920,102 of $10,000
Dates: Apr 27th -> May 13th (17 days)
Project By: Renegade Game Studios
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Latest News

Thank you for helping us acheive this masterwork!

May 13th - via:
Greetings Scientists and friends! My Father's Work is our most successful campaign and we have all of you to thank for that. You have brought enthusiasm, excitement, and so much positivity to this campaign and we are excited to continue to build the... (Read More)

The last 24-hours are almost upon us!

May 12th - via:
Greetings Scientists! We are almost down to the last 24-hours of this campaign, and what an exciting this campaign has been! Thank you all for your support so far! Let's finish with a Masterwork! We encourage you to share the campaign on social... (Read More)

The clock is ticking down! Just over 48 Hours to go!

May 11th - via:
Greetings scientists! We are closing in on the final 48 hours of this campaign!! We have already come so far and unlocked ALL our original stretch goals, PLUS several that were added as a result of community discussion!  You are a GREAT community!... (Read More)

Another bonus upgrade!

May 10th - via:
Greetings and salutations scientists!  We're in the final days of this Kickstarter campaign and what an amazing ride it's been so far! We couldn't be happier with this wonderful community we are building with you. All of your enthusiasm, excitement,... (Read More)

Surprise! A little something from us to you!

May 8th - via:
Greetings Scientists! We are getting close to reaching $600k and that is because of you! Thank you all for your enthusiasm and excitement that truly helps drive a successful campaign. Our team is thoroughly enjoying all of the great discussion in... (Read More)

Look what you helped up create in our lab!

May 6th - via:
Greetings Scientists! We crossed $525k yesterday and with that milestone, we unlocked all of our planned stretch goals PLUS a few that we were able to add thanks to all the wonderful suggestions from our community! With all of these extra upgrades,... (Read More)

Live Play Through Tonight and a note about the Retailer Pledge Level

May 4th - via:
Greetings & Salutations! Week 2 is off to a wonderful start and we are so happy to have you all join us! We are already well on our way to unlocking the next stretch goal to upgrade the journal track markers! Our mad scientists are working hard... (Read More)

New Community Suggested Stretch Goals!

May 3rd - via:
Greetings & Salutations Scientists! We hope this letter finds you doing well on this fine Monday!  Let's get right to business! Our mad scientists have been hard at work in our lab on a few new stretch goals based on community suggestions! ... (Read More)

Have You Seen My Father’s Work?

May 3rd - via:
Renegade Game Studios has announced a Kickstarter-exclusive game, My Father’s Work. The game is designed by T.C. Petty III, known for such titles as Viva Java: The Dice Game and Xenon Profiteer. The artwork for the game is provided by the team of Cold Castle Studios, Eric Hibbeler, Damien Mammoliti, and Janos Orban. The game plays 2-4 players, ages 14 and up, in about 2 hours. (Read More)

What's going on in the lab? New Stretch Goals!

May 1st - via:
Salutations dear scientists,  Wow! The last few days have been a whirlwind! First off, we want to thank you all for all the great discussions in our comment section! Keep 'em coming. We love seeing how excited you are about My Father's Work! We... (Read More)

Join us in the lab - AMA with TC today!

April 29th - via:
Greetings scientists! Join us at 1 p.m. PT for an Ask me Anything with the Designer of My Father’s Work, TC Petty III!  Ask him all your burning questions about the campaign and find out more about what the future of the campaign holds. Join us... (Read More)

Setting the scene: Let's talk Scenarios!

April 28th - via:
Greetings scientists (mad or otherwise),  Wow! It's ALIVE! Today got off to a great start! We unlocked the third scenario early in the day and have unlocked four more Stretch Goals beyond that!  So far we have unlocked the following: Scenario 2... (Read More)

Funded in JUST 3 MINUTES!

April 27th - via:
Our dear friends, Thank you!!! With your help, we reached our funding goal in JUST 3 MINUTES! We are so excited about this game and over the next couple of weeks, we look forward to sharing our excitement with you! What can you expect during this... (Read More)

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