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[COMING SOON] Lighthearted is an RPG that mixes The Breakfast Club with magic and vampires

January 18th - via: dicebreaker.com
Attend community magic college and face the many challenges of growing up in Lighthearted, an upcoming roleplaying game inspired by 1980s films such as The Breakfast Club. Set in an alternate 1980s world of modern fantasy and pop culture, Lighthearted sees players collaborating to create their own versions of classic cinematic coming-of-age stories such as Weird Science and Sixteen Candles. (Read More)

Remix Monopoly, Cluedo and other classics into better games with hack collection A Fine Mend

January 18th - via: dicebreaker.com
Breathe new life into the stuffy boxes in the back of your closet with A Fine Mend, a printed set of rules for hacking readily-available board games such as Monopoly. Designers A Brown and John C. Zielinski set out to discover a new purpose for the titles everyone and their grandparents likely have tucked away under a bed or in the attic storage. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] #709 – Scribbletown [Preview]

January 18th - via: whatsericplaying.com
In Scribbletown, you see the foundations of town as a blank canvas, and you are a brilliant painter. You were just elected mayor of an empty city, and nobody has told you that the mayor isn’t a city planner, yet, so you’re going to plan this city while you can. Weirdly, the same thing has happened in a few empty plots of land nearby, so you have taken it upon yourself to challenge the other local mayors to a Mayor-Off, where only the best city can win. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] #708 – Bunny Party at Maple Valley [Preview]

January 18th - via: whatsericplaying.com
In Bunny Party at Maple Valley, it’s a wonderful time of year! The annual Night Sky Party is approaching, and you’re furiously trying to prove that you’ve got what it takes to host the party at your place by hanging up decorations that will put your neighbors to shame. That said, y’all are a pretty close-knit community, so you don’t mind sharing hosting duties with someone else if they’re willing to make the effort. This does lead to some shady dealing, but all’s fair in love and party planning. (Read More)

Darwin's Journey Preview

January 18th - via: oneboardfamily.com
Darwin’s Journey is, for the most part, a worker placement game that seeks to reflect on Charles Darwin’s journeys through the Galapagos Islands. Over five rounds, you’ll be placing your workers onto different areas of the board to take actions. (Read More)
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LOOKin Remote2 universal smart remote from $49

January 17th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you are in the market for a universal smart remote control, you may be interested in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter which is currently entering its last week of fundraising. The LOOKin Remote2 smart remote control supports both Google Home and Amazon Alexa integrations and allows you to control a wide variety of different home appliances from air conditioning, fans, humidifiers, Media centers to your large screen TV. (Read More)

Couch Console charges and organizes your couch goodies

January 17th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you would like to organize your couch goodies in a more streamlined way, as well as wirelessly charge your smartphone and accessories, you may be interested in the unique Couch Console. Specifically created to help you organize your essential couch gadgets treats the couch organizer has recently launched by Kickstarter to help raise the required funds to make the jump from concept into production. (Read More)
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Dry bar bringing its "Sober Movement" to Iowa City

January 16th - via: kcrg.com
Amber Haines and Seanteelle Smith are best friends. They opened Unimpaired last September in Davenport. It’s a bar just like any other with food, dancing, and fun events- just without the alcohol. Now, their team is looking to give its “Sober Movement” another challenge, by expanding into Iowa City. (Read More)
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Smart bird feeder becomes most successful Slovenian project on Kickstarter

January 16th - via: english.sta.si
Bird Buddy, a project of a smart bird feeder created by a predominately Slovenian team, has raised a total of EUR 4.19 million on Kickstarter, the global crowdfunding platform, thus becoming the most successful Slovenian project by far. (Read More)
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Mörk Borg Cult: Heretic binds a zine full of chaotic community content for the brutal RPG

January 15th - via: dicebreaker.com
Bleak and angry tabletop RPG Mörk Borg has Kickstarted a zine curated with some of the best and most brutal homebrewed content and packaged it alongside some premium deluxe additions, such as a GM screen. (Read More)
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TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD shatters its Kickstarter goal in 8.5 hours

January 15th - via: gamereactor.eu
A Kickstarter campaign that was set up to bring TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue to PS4, Switch and Xbox One has been funded within 8.5 hours. The campaign hoped to raise £54,821 to bring a HD version of the game to these platforms before July 1 with several notable improvements. The original TY The Tasmanian Tiger game also received the same treatment and a HD version was released in March 2020. (Read More)

Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 1/15/21

January 15th - via: gameosity.com
Alba distinguishes itself from other game books by claiming to be the biggest ever written. With over 1200 pages and 19 different endings, Alba tells the story of a post-apocalyptic world where you will go out and adventure; exploring the world and making choices that can have lasting effects. Pingyao: First Chinese Banks is a dice placement game with an economic twist. During the game you’ll be rolling dice and then taking turns performing actions with the dice starting with the highest vale and moving through to the lowest value. (Read More)

3 Upcoming Board Games From Kickstarter - Monster Hunting, Mars and More

January 15th - via: kick.agency
2021 looks like a great year for unexpected returns. Publishers we like, keep on announcing new projects like there’s no tomorrow. Today we’ll talk about a newly announced game by Reggie Games, Roxley Games and an unexpected project set in the Terraforming Mars universe. (Read More)

Cassoulet inspires $5,000 Kickstarter campaign in Chicago

January 15th - via: chicagotribune.com
In Chicago, Sunday Dinner Club, the formerly secret dining society that launched Honey Butter Fried Chicken, has made its coveted cassoulet an event every winter for 16 years. Authors Chandra Ram and Maggie Hennessy wrote the zine, aka mini magazine, illustrated by artist Silvia Hidalgo, for Sunday Dinner Club. It’s available through a Kickstarter campaign, which has nearly met its $5,000 goal as of this moment. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Radlands teases competitive card action in a neon wasteland

January 14th - via: dicebreaker.com
A short teaser video for Radlands has offered the first look at the next competitive card title from Dice Throne, Brass and Santorini studio Roxley Games. Radlands’ official website describes it as an “intense dueling card game” designed by former Magic: The Gathering developer and Australian Scrabble champ Daniel Piechnick. (Read More)

'A true Sioux Falls icon:' Gigglebees' Wilbur the Coyote stars in his own comic book

January 14th - via: argusleader.com
Wilbur is back. The iconic Gigglebee's animatronic-tricycle-riding coyote is making a reappearance as the protagonist of a locally-made comic book, Wilbur's Space Race. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Alexandria author out to make reading fun and accessible

January 14th - via: echopress.com
Unlike most, Alexandria resident and Sauk Centre reading teacher Allison Bakkum said COVID-19 has helped her accomplish her dreams. She wrote the majority of her first children’s book three years ago and tried the traditional publishing route, but after hearing about self-publishing, decided it would make more financial sense. During this process, she was introduced to Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform for creative endeavors. (Read More)

TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD Kickstarter now live, looking for $75k for a Switch release

January 14th - via: gonintendo.com
TY the Tasmanian Tiger™ 2: Bush Rescue™ is the sequel to Krome Studios' charming Australiana-themed videogame. First released for the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and the Xbox in 2004, it features more rangs, more vehicles, more mechs, and more EVERYTHING... in an open world Aussie Adventure. Rang, bite, smash and glide your way around the Australian Outback and stop the evil machinations of the diabolical Boss Cass and help the good folk of the little country town of Burramudgee. (Read More)

OTTO Bike Light with automatic smart lighting launched on Kickstarter

January 14th - via: road.cc
A fully automatic smart bike light which doesn’t requiring turning on/off with a button or app has been launched on Kickstarter. The OTTO bike light has lots of interesting features including braking alert flash patterns, wireless charging and one handed mounting. (Read More)

Pingyao: First Chinese Banks

January 14th - via: tabletopunited.com
Pingyao: First Chinese Banks is an economic dice-as-workers placement game in which players assume the role of famous Jin Merchants in the Qing Dynasty. During the blossoming age of banking, players will expand from Pingyao city to open agencies across China, offering remittance services to businessmen in order to earn profits. The goal of the game is to build up money over 8 rounds, and be the wealthiest player by the end. (Read More)
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Irena Genesis Metal Fury - a new Genesis shmup on Kickstarter

January 13th - via: readretro.com
The Sega Genesis (Mega Drive in most regions) has one of the most active and creative homebrew scenes of retro systems, which has brought games such as the action sidescroller Tänzer, the cinematic platformer Tanglewood and the topdown run and gun Xeno Crisis in later years. Now, White Ninja Studio, hailing from France, is bringing a classic shmup to the system. (Read More)
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CMON's New Teen Titans GO, Looney Tunes, and Scooby-Doo Games are Live on Kickstarter

January 13th - via: comicbook.com
CMON's latest Kickstarter literally has something for everyone, as it's actually comprised of three games in one campaign. CMON Presents: The Animation Collection consists of Teen Titans GO! Mayhem!, Looney Tunes Mayhem!, and Scooby-Doo: The Board Game, and the campaign is now live on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Brass: Birmingham co-creator’s British mining board game Tinners' Trail gets a remake

January 13th - via: dicebreaker.com
Dig into the mining industry in 19th century Britain with Tinners' Trail, a remake of a classic 2008 board game created by Martin Wallace - co-designer of Brass: Birmingham. Set during the 1800s, the upcoming board game focuses on the tin and copper mining industry within the town of Cornwall - in the southernmost part of Britain. (Read More)

Patrick Wilson, Other Industry Insiders Fight to Save Historic Jersey Shore Cinema

January 13th - via: hollywoodreporter.com
IFC Films president Arianna Bocco and former BAFTA NY chair Luke Parker Bowles are among the industry insiders hoping to revive and expand the century-old facility in Bradley Beach, which was forced to close as a result of the pandemic. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] GeekDad-Exclusive Preview of the Origins Game Table Kickstarter

January 13th - via: geekdad.com
In the market for a board game table? Maybe you’re kicking yourself for missing out on Game Theory Table’s YouStarter campaign last year? Then good news! On January 19th, Game Theory Tables is launching their official Kickstarter for the Origins Game Table, which I reviewed last year. They’ll be offering great discounts, as well as all-new accessories like a custom designed wooden dice tower and component trays. (Read More)

Babes in the Wood RPG wanders into Kickstarter for a second edition

January 12th - via: geeknative.com
Adam Vaas’s tabletop RPG of lost kids and critters lost in an endless wood on Halloween is in Kickstarter to fund a second edition. The Powered by the Apocalypse game suits 2 to 5 players with a GM and includes rules for solo play. (Read More)

Terraforming Mars is getting a card game spin-off, Ares Expedition

January 12th - via: dicebreaker.com
Beloved strategy board game Terraforming Mars is spinning out into a new standalone card game, Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition. Details about the upcoming release are scant, with publisher Stronghold Games saying only that Ares Expedition will be a separate title “inspired by” the original board game that features “faster gameplay”. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Build Your Dungeon and Lure Heroes to Their Doom in 'Herobane'

January 12th - via: geekdad.com
Herobane is a game for 2-4 players, ages 13 and up, and takes about 45-60 minutes to play. Players take on the role of dungeon keepers who must improve their dungeons, collect resources, hire minions, and challenge daring heroes to grow their infamy. Herobane was designed by Sam Burley and Eli Shiffrin, published by Scale Bird Games, with illustrations by Sam Burley. (Read More)
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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Pingyao: First Chinese Banks'

January 12th - via: geekdad.com
Pingyao: First Chinese Banks is a worker-placement game for 1 to 4 players, ages 12 and up, and takes about 80 minutes to play. Pingyao: First Chinese Banks was designed by Wu Shuang and published by Jing Studio and Board Game Rookie. It was originally published in China in 2017, and the Kickstarter campaign is for an English edition. (Read More)
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Epic Seven Arise - Anime-style RPG Becomes a Board Game

January 12th - via: kick.agency
Epic Seven Arise is a tabletop game created with 1-4 players in mind. Each game uses one of the available scenarios and takes from 40 to 90 minutes, depending on player count and how well everyone knows the rules. The game is cooperative at heart, but at the end of a scenario only one player is crowned as the winner, depending on their contributions to the victory against Archdemon’s armies. (Read More)
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