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Gunfight Royale

A project in Normal, IL by Forrest Harris, Knuckleduster Miniatures

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Plastic cartoon gunfighters battle to the finish in a Wild West miniatures board game from the creators of Gunfighter's Ball!
Backers: 221
Average Pledge Per Backer: $111

Funded: $24,504 of $15,000
Dates: Jan 1st -> Jan 31st (30 days)
Project By: Forrest Harris, Knuckleduster Miniatures
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Latest News


January 31st - via:
Good morning backers, And welcome new backers! Only 11 hours left, and we're sitting at nearly $21,000. Many, many thanks for your generous pledges. I'll be working on finishing up the pledge manager setup today.  This week Kickstarter will process... (Read More)


January 30th - via:
Good morning backers, And welcome new backers! We've passed the 19k point, unlocking the upgrade to the game box. This brings us to the last full day of the campaign; it will end tomorrow afternoon, 34 hours from now. I am working on the... (Read More)

56 Hour Report

January 29th - via:
Good morning backers, And welcome new backers! I just want to thank everyone for bringing us to this point. Together we have brought a game to market with 23 miniatures in two materials and sculpting styles (45 unique sculpts overall), top quality... (Read More)


January 28th - via:
You've done it; you've unleashed the bear! If you have friends or relations who are not in on this, now is the time to show them how much loot they stand to gain by jumping in during the last couple of days! A Short History Lesson Why a bear in an... (Read More)


January 28th - via:
No sooner did the ink dry on my last post than you unlocked the 17k goal! Well done everyone. I'll post an update to the add-ons as well. Now we're loaded for bear! He's an easy chip-in from here. Thanks everyone! Forrest  (Read More)

Almost 17K!

January 28th - via:
Good morning backers, And welcome new backers! Wow, you guys are quick. We're about to go over 17k! We've only got three days left, so I'm going to make the next goal easier to get to; it will be the bear, and he'll be at 17.5k. I have been sculpting... (Read More)

16k Unlocked!

January 27th - via:
Wow, that was quick! I am proud to announce the unlocking of our 16k stretch figures. Well done everyone! Here's what was unlocked, and I'll be back in a bit with info about the 17goal and the alternate-format add-ons that have been added. Best,... (Read More)


January 27th - via:
Good morning backers, And welcome new backers! Take a look how far we've come; almost a thousand dollars in 24hours! I just posted a graphic that explains how add-ons for the stretch goals will work. If you are receiving your stretch goals in one... (Read More)

Wow, what a day!

January 26th - via:
Hello backers, And welcome new backers. Wow, what a 24 hours it has been; we soared over the goal and we're halfway to the second set of stretch goals. Well done everyone! This evening and tomorrow morning I will be putting together some graphics to... (Read More)


January 26th - via:
WE MADE IT! Thank you everyone for all your generosity and the effort you put into promoting this Kickstarter. As long as this number holds, Gunfight Royale will be a reality. The first stretch goal is officially unlocked! Thanks again, and have a... (Read More)

$47 TO GO!

January 26th - via:
Good morning backers, What a great surprise to wake up to; we're within $47 of our goal! Shall I get the "unlocked graphics" ready for the first stretch goals? Start the countdown clock! More soon, Forrest  (Read More)


January 25th - via:
Hello backers, And welcome all of you who have just signed on. Wow, what a weekend. You guys rose to the call for action and brought us to within $500 of our $15,000 goal; thanks for all the sharing, liking, and posting that got us to this point!... (Read More)

7 Days to Go!

January 24th - via:
Good morning backers, Seven days left and we're over 90% of the way there! We had more new backers yesterday and we stand at almost 14K as of 7am today. I am absolutely humbled to see the number of people who have pledged and the amounts of your... (Read More)


January 22nd - via:
Hello Backers, Have you seen the new numbers? We picked up six new backers last night (welcome aboard), and we're within $1500 of our goal! Keep up the good work of sharing this campaign with your friends, and we can easily pick up the 15-20 new... (Read More)


January 21st - via:
Good morning backers, We are on the cusp of 13k with ten days left. Welcome new backers, and thanks to existing backers for adding to the pledges. Looks like we're going to need about 20 more backers to get over the finish line, so keep spreading the... (Read More)

GR on No Dice No Glory Podcast

January 20th - via:
Hi backers, Mitch Reed, host of the No Dice No Glory game podcast (and our first backer), was kind enough to interview me about the game!  The full interview is posted on Youtube: Please take a listen and hear how this game came about, a little... (Read More)


January 19th - via:
Good morning backers, It all started with a suggestion from a backer: create a modular map system so players can use their own creativity to design their play space. The heavy lifting was done over the summer when we created the art assets used to... (Read More)


January 18th - via:
Good morning backers, We are a hair's breadth from $12,000 with 13 days to go. Thanks to everyone for your pledges, likes, and shares, and welcome new backers! This weekend saw a major jump forward in support after the demos that were run at the... (Read More)

Free STLs

January 17th - via:
Hi everyone, We're almost to 12K. Thanks everyone, and new backers welcome! A big thank you to Jon Russell who is running demos at Siege of Atlanta this weekend. We've added numerous new backers and one retailer. Thanks Jon! Here are a couple of... (Read More)

About to pass 11K Mark

January 16th - via:
Good morning backers, Yesterday we picked up several new backers; welcome those who have just joined us and thank you for your pledge! This afternoon I'll be interviewed for the No Dice No Glory podcast which will appear on YouTube. If you're not... (Read More)

More Bang for the Stretch Goal Buck!

January 15th - via:
Good morning backers, Thanks for your generous pledges, and new backers welcome! I just posted some enhancements to the stretch goals. I beefed up the low level stretch goals to give my Pistoleer and Hero backers more value for their stretch goal... (Read More)


January 14th - via:
Good morning backers, We picked up more backers yesterday and we're almost to 11K. Thanks everyone, and new backers welcome aboard! I'm pricing out a do-it-yourself add-on kit. This would include four 10x10 tiles, and two 4x10 tiles to create unique... (Read More)

Character Profile: The Bush Ranger!

January 13th - via:
Hello backers, Thanks so much for your pledges. I've seen a couple of increased pledges in the past day, which is a good thing! Let's get into stretch goal territory and unlock this guy! As a reminder, the stretch goals are available in either figure... (Read More)


January 12th - via:
Good morning friends and backers, We have passed the 10k point and have 101 backers; well done everyone who has backed, shared, posted, and liked what we're doing! We're going to need to steadily add 3-4 backers per day for the rest of the campaign... (Read More)


January 11th - via:
Hello Backers, Yesterday afternoon featured a couple of live playthroughs of the game by the guys at Rocky's War Room. These were recorded and are now posted on YouTube. Watching these three friends laugh their way through two games of GR... (Read More)


January 10th - via:
Hello backers! At 12:05 today (Central US Time) there will be a livestream with the guys from Rocky's War Room where they play a round of Gunfight Royale! They will have their demo copy out and ready for play with all the final prints of the board... (Read More)


January 9th - via:
Hi Everyone, I have received a lot of requests from my Gunfighter's Ball customers about getting the game with only traditional 28mm figures. This did not fit with my original fulfillment plan. I went back to my supplier quotes and my KS spreadsheet... (Read More)

Metal Figures and Other News

January 8th - via:
Good Morning, We stand at 8,586 this morning, and we're hoping to close the week over 9k. Spread the word! If I were to do an ask-me-anything video chat session and show off the game, would you prefer Zoom or Discord? I use both. Please let me know... (Read More)

Halfway There!

January 7th - via:
Hi Everyone, We have passed the halfway point in funding the project in under a week. Let's see if we can push it past the 15K point in the next week, then start unlocking stretch goals; the Giant and his friends await! This pic has gone up as the... (Read More)

Duke It Out With Wild West Cartoon Minis In Gunfight Royale

January 7th - via:
There really just aren’t enough Wild West-themed board games out there. If you also feel this way, then you’ll also be glad to know that Knuckleduster Miniatures is helping to correct that egregious error with its recently launched Kickstarter for Gunfight Royale. Gunfight Royale is a western-styled board game focused on giving you a strategic and entertaining gaming experience with cartoonish Wild West miniatures and quality art and mechanics. (Read More)


January 6th - via:
First of all, we are almost exactly halfway there! Thank you to everyone who has pledged, and welcome to everyone who joined us yesterday. As a company that has always produced historical miniatures and wargames, we're excited to be producing a game... (Read More)


January 5th - via:
Good morning everyone, I see we're over $6,000. Thanks to everyone for your generous pledges! We put together a rules PDF for our playtesters, and I've updated it with some info on the development and philosophy behind the game. I just posted a link... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Posted

January 4th - via:
Hi everyone, We've gotten a third of the way by our third day, so not too shabby!  I've just posted the first four stretch goals, plus a preview of the figures that will be unlocked after that. You will play a key role in getting us there, so spread... (Read More)

Introducing the First Stretch Goal

January 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, First of all, thank you all for the tremendous support you've shown in these opening days. We've raised almost $5000 since Friday afternoon, and we've got almost 50 backers (might have by the time I finish this update!). Some of our... (Read More)

Meet Your Gunfighter: The Gambler and The Lady

January 2nd - via:
I love The Gambler. He's usually my go-to. I like having the three Dirty Trick cards to start the game. He does have a couple of weaknesses. First off, his gun is not very good; an old pepperbox. Also, he has a fairly high bounty, so if your opponent... (Read More)

International Backers

January 2nd - via:
Hello to all my followers from the EU, UK, OZ, and elsewhere outside the US! I'm partnering with Quartermaster Logistics for fulfillment. I have had discussions with them about how to provide the goods duty free. At this point, it appears I'm just... (Read More)

Meet Your Gunfighter: The Outlaw

January 2nd - via:
We're off to a great start, with 32 backers in about 12 hours, which is not too shabby! Each character in Gunfight Royale has unique abilities. At the start of the game, everyone selects a character, and this must be done carefully and with other... (Read More)

We're Off to the Races!

January 1st - via:
Thanks to all of you for joining us on this journey! We accidentally started a little earlier than we had announced, but fortunately we were ready to go. This month is going to be a lot of fun, with the opportunity to secure the basic game's... (Read More)

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