From Coin-Ops to Table-Tops: The Essential Electronic Games

A project in Welwyn Garden City, UK by Matt Precious

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This is a high quality hardback book for people who are in love with tabletop electronic games from the 20th Century
Backers: 871
Average Pledge Per Backer: £38

Funded: £33,233 of £25,000
Dates: Sep 28th -> Oct 28th (30 days)
Project By: Matt Precious
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Latest News

It's the FINAL Countdown!

October 26th - via:
Greetings, backers! We are nearly there. I'm now thrilled to say hello to over 800 backers in our ever-growing Tabletop Electronic Games community!   As of tomorrow at 6.41am UK time it will be 24 hours to go before the final chapter of this... (Read More)


October 24th - via:
Hello Backers! Welcome to any newcomers and to the existing crew - close to 700 now! We are now funded.  I can't thank you all enough for your support so far.  From me, Mike and the team at Numskull working on the book. Its been an epic journey and... (Read More)


October 20th - via:
Hello Backers! The final stretch is upon us...but we are not quite there...Yet. Still 7 days to go! The campaign ends on Sat, October 28 2023 6:41 AM BST/ UK time to be precise. So still time to: - Upgrade your PDF to a physical Book if you wanted... (Read More)

10 days to go, 19K and exclusive Mike Diver Interview!

October 17th - via:
Hello backers! Welcome to any newcomers and everyone here for this epic journey so far.  We are now 10 days away from the final campaign deadline. We have made some excellent progress and as I write this hitting £19K today (with a target of £25K)... (Read More)

2 weeks to go!

October 12th - via:
With 2 weeks to go coming up, I wanted to drop you all an update to where we are heading, plus some bonus images and another gameplay video! For all of you, including any new people just joining us - thanks for all your support so far. Close to 500... (Read More)

Early Bird - Extension

October 10th - via:
Hi all Just a quick one. Had a couple of messages yesterday evening that there were some issues upgrading on the Early Bird book from a PDF. As a result I have just now extended this for another 48 hours, should any of you wish to upgrade from PDF to... (Read More)

Electronic Tabletops on display! + Final few hours for Early Bird Rewards

October 9th - via:
Hello backers! Hope you all had a fabulous weekend! We spent two days in Blackpool, England at Play Expo meeting existing  backers and quite a few new people joining this campaign! It was great to talk to any of you who were there - plus show off... (Read More)

More Backers. More News. More gameplay!

October 4th - via:
Hello Backers! It's been a few days since the last update but since then we have more backers in, I thought another message was due - so thank you all for joining us!  I did mention this in the last update but in case you missed it here is the info... (Read More)

Early Bird physical book discount ends in 1 week's time

October 2nd - via:
Hi Backers We are now a few days into the activity and just over 30% funded -  thank you for all your support so far. It's greatly appreciated. For new people joining the campaign since the last update - welcome to the Kickstarter too!  Wanted to... (Read More)

Our first 100 Backers - Thank You!

September 29th - via:
First of all a very special personal thanks to all 100 of you for backing this very unique book! Electronic Tabletop games of the past are a unique and treasured part of gaming history which occurred within a very particular place and time.  Quite a... (Read More)

'From Coin Ops to Table Tops' Is A NEW Electronic Tabletop Game Book

September 28th - via:
From Coin Ops to Table Tops, a brand new book from Numskull covering the history of electronic tabletop games, has just launched its Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

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