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Fickle- A fairy board game featuring the art of Amy Brown

A project in Aptos, CA by BARD Games

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Fickle is a quick, set collection game with unique scoring and press your luck mechanics, customizable game play and gorgeous art.
Backers: 1005
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $62,904 of $8,000
Dates: May 21st -> Jun 19th (29 days)
Project By: BARD Games
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Latest News

700%! Live tonight, 8:30pm PST. Last Chance.

June 18th - via:
700%! We do believe in Magic! 700% funded, 900 wonderful Backers and counting. We are ecstatic that the art of Amy Brown is headed to your game table. Thank you for helping bring the fairy world to game night. Live tonight, 8:30pm PST If you like to... (Read More)

Tuesday Night Live Stream. All Addons Unlocked. Final 48!

June 16th - via:
Tuesday Night Live Stream Help us celebrate the final 2 hours of Fickle! Brandon and Eric will host a Facebook live stream to watch the count down clock, entertain you and thank all our backers. We have a FAIRY impressive line up to share the fun! ... (Read More)

I'd buy that for a dollar!

June 15th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

24 Hour Unlock! Card Sleeves? You are a BackerKit VIP!

June 13th - via:
24 Hour Unlock! We are so happy to share that we met the challenge of our 24 hour Stretch Goal. We will upgrade the chip board tokens with handsome, wooden components. It was a team effort with BackerKit, Tilted Table, the BARD Games team and of... (Read More)

24 Hour Stretch Goal! Join the VIP Party. Growing!

June 11th - via:
24 Hour Stretch Goal! We are celebrating tonight at BackerKit HQ, and you are going to the party. How? How about a 24 hour Stretch Goal! Just 24 hours to pledge your add-on, invite friends to back Fickle and help us fund another component upgrade!... (Read More)

Wild Press Coverage! VIPs at BackerKit. Card Sleeve Fairy?

June 9th - via:
Wild Press Coverage Fickle has been discovered on the busy board market! Some of the biggest names in Geek news are covering our Kickstarter; Gizmodo, BoardGameGeek and Dice Tower News to name a few.  Great game play, the amazing art of Amy Brown, a... (Read More)

BackerKit VIP Party June 11. More Puzzles. License Expo Pics.

June 7th - via:
BackerKit Very Important Project Party - June 11th BackerKit is a premier fulfillment party for so many, great Kickstarters. We are excited to share we are headed to their house to play Fickle! June 11th at 6pm, come to BakerKit HQ in San Francisco... (Read More)

Fairy Coin! C(19,5) Games. Why I Hate to Share...

June 4th - via:
Fairy Coin!  Let's upgrade that board game with a Kickstarter exclusive- an epoxy Court Crier 'coin' to upgrade the Court Crier token in the base game.  Our coin is inspired by Amy's beautiful fairy pendants. Here is a sample, and you can see more... (Read More)

Who is the best family artist?

June 2nd - via:
Deb and I went head to head with the Fickle eColoring book, so you could see some of the fairies waiting for the Fairy Frenzy backers.  His vs Hers Tell us what you think in the comments, or Click on our work and let us know who get's bragging... (Read More)

Look Who's Talking. How to Win- Coerce. Wolverine Approves!

June 2nd - via:
Look Who's Talking We are getting a lot of amazing press coverage for Fickle! Gizmodo, Dice Tower News and BoardGameGeek Kickstarter Hotness coming up this week. Share with your gaming friends! Gizmodo -... (Read More)

Waiting to Play. Games We Love. Color me Excited!

May 31st - via:
Waiting to Play Ever have the perfect card, but not when you need it? Hate it when the round unfolds, but your turn was first? Well that is where the recently unlocked Delayed Effect cards come handy.  Fairies of this Power Type activate on the NEXT... (Read More)

How deep is this well? Tabletop Takeover! New Video Review.

May 29th - via:
How Deep is this Well? KublaCon backers are drawn to the art, but they also want to know Fickle is a 'real game'. We did alot of demos, and the discovery was universal; there is a lot of depth to Fickle. Here are a few features of the game that play... (Read More)

Your Game is Reduced! KublaCon 2019 Update.

May 28th - via:
Your Game is Reduced! That's right, this unlocked stretch goal reduced your game... by adding the Reduce fairy. This nasty little Fae reduces your cards during the Fairy Selection phase, making it easy for your competitors to reduce your choices.... (Read More)

KublaCon! What's Eric Playing? Puzzled?

May 26th - via:
KubalCon! We are at KublaCon showing Fickle to 1000's of gamers, industry influencers and potential backers, and they are loving this game! The art is praised, then the unique twists on set collection (like inverse scoring and the 'press your luck'... (Read More)

Lockpicks! Mo' Fairies, Mo' Game.

May 23rd - via:
Lockpicks! Clearly we have a lot of gamers (or cat burglars) backing Fickle, because those stretch goal locks are falling right off! In 24 hours we have already added several upgrades to your game; The dreaded Purge Fairy that eliminates everyone's... (Read More)

Funded! Speaking of Laurels...New Review Video.

May 22nd - via:
FUNDED! And just like that, you launched a new game. Thank you backers, supporters and promoters. Kickstarter has become an incredibly noisy room to stand out. When we launched, I snapped an image of the number of open projects;  That is a lot to... (Read More)

Amazing! Our first Unlock. Will we fund in 24 hours?

May 22nd - via:
Amazing! What a busy first day! We launched Fickle and the backers started rolling in faster than I could post updates. That is a Fairy Frenzy.  Now that you are part of the fairy fray, remember to pick your Fickle Avatar... and a chance to win a... (Read More)

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