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Crimes in History: H. H. Holmes' Murder Castle

A project in Chicago, IL by Seth Cooper of Blueprint Gaming Concepts

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A game of backstabbing and thrilling absurdities! Collect evidence and battle each other across a sprawling castle for 2-6 players!
Backers: 1066
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $63,244 of $27,663
Dates: Jan 13th -> Feb 12th (30 days)
Project By: Seth Cooper of Blueprint Gaming Concepts
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Latest News

Spot UV Coating on Game Components Unlocked!

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
WE did it! Spot UV Coating on Game Components has been unlocked! A glossy varnish spot UV coating for the Ferris wheel, all punchouts, evidence boards, and room tiles will now be included for the final production!  We are now in the final 10 hours... (Read More)

Character Minis Unlocked!

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We are blown away with the support this project has achieved, especially over the past weekend! You all literally blew the roof off of Holmes' Murder Castle! As a result, the 6 character minis + Holmes character mini have been unlocked. Both the... (Read More)

Solo Mode added to 2nd Story Expansion!!!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Earlier in the Kickstarter campaign, we had a few handfuls of potential backers that requested solo mode. We've playtested over the last month and are very excited to share  that solo mode will be included in all copies of the 2nd Story Expansion! ... (Read More)

Who wants rulebook translation? Please respond with the language you wish to be translated (Spanish, Polish, German, French, Italian).

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Please respond with interest on which language you would like the rulebook to be translated in. Any of the following languages with at least 10 responses requesting that language will have the rulebook translated (Spanish, Polish, German, French,... (Read More)

170% Funded with 760 Backers!!

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We had an amazing 24 hours and have jumped up to 170% with 760 backers! We have until Wednesday, February 12th at 9am CT to hit the next stretch goal - the character minis! Please continue to share the Kickstarter Page, embed the project video on... (Read More)

To All Castle Builder Reward Levels

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)


February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everyone! We are so excited to produce this game and want to thank you for all of your support. We have now achieved the 3rd stretch goal. This unlocks the first player skeleton key token upgrade which will now be a zinc alloy metal key... (Read More)

Rulebook Translation

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Every game copy will receive a printed rulebook written in the English language. In addition, a QR code will be included to link directly to the rulebook. Because our board game is beginning to get more international exposure, we have had requests... (Read More)

The 2nd Stretch Goal has been unlocked! 129% Funded!

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Great news for all backers!! We are now 129% funded and the 2nd stretch goal has been unlocked which upgrades the evidence bag to a durable cotton bag with drawstring. The next stretch goal unlocks once the project raises $43,463 in funding and... (Read More)

🔪🏰💀 Updated Rulebook 💀🏰🔪

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We are now 117% funded! We will be updating the rulebook throughout the campaign until we are ready to begin manufacturing. We've included a link below so you can preview the current version. We will be updating the link on our campaign page as new... (Read More)

Thank you!! We are NOW FUNDED!!!! Now for the Stretch Goals and Social Media Unlocks...

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Crimes in History: H. H. Holmes’ Murder Castle was funded within 5 days and have now reached 108% of our funding goal! We want to thank EACH and every one of you for supporting this project! Without you, we would not be able to bring this game to... (Read More)

Extended Timeline to Unlock Shipping Discount & First Preview of the Ferris Wheel Upgrade!!!

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to the outpouring of support we are now 82% funded! Within the campaign page, we listed an unlock for $2 discounted shipping for every backer if the project was funded in the first 72 hours. We launched on a Monday, and realize Tuesdays are... (Read More)

Thank you for a truly amazing first day!

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to all backers for an amazing 24 hours! The Crimes in History: H. H. Holmes' Murder Castle board game is now 54% funded. Additionally, there have been 2 pledges for the Accomplice reward level which means this unlocks 2 new additional room... (Read More)

New reward levels created

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to clarify a question that had been posed to us.  The reason we needed to create new reward levels was to fix the shipping communication.  Our campaign stated that shipping would be collected at the end but we noticed that it was charging... (Read More)

Crimes in History: H. H. Holmes' Murder Castle

In Crimes in History: H. H. Holmes’ Murder Castle you are racing to collect evidence whilst battling through the crazy, chaotic and booby-trapped “castle”. Explore the rooms, collect the evidence, dodge H. H. Holmes and avoid the other backstabbing guests. (Read More)

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