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    1. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on April 10

      Hey @Lethal Chicken Games, @Henry So, and @Dane Nilsson. Thank you all for your support! While I'm still working out whether or not I can do a small print run of this game, I can say something for sure: more games are coming!

    2. Dane Nilsson on April 10

      This is so sad. I really wanted this game. =(

    3. Henry So on April 9

      That makes me a little sad, but you've got to do what you've got to do. Good luck, whatever you decide to do.

    4. Lethal Chicken Games on April 9

      Hey Brandon! Sorry to hear you're canceling. Kickstarter is TOUGH!! Congrats on getting as far as you did. The game looks really fun and I'll keep following its progress as well as your great blog articles. Keep your chin up!!

    5. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on April 9

      Hey Andrew, me too, but all is not lost! I've learned a lot, I've had a blast, and I'm still investigating the price of doing a small print-on-demand run. I am thrilled with all the support, you - as well as so many others here - have been incredibly kind and supportive :)

    6. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on April 9

      Hi Henry! Though I've canceled the campaign due to the low likelihood of funding, I want you to know that I saw that you backed this morning and I appreciate it :)

    7. Andrew Tabar on April 9

      Bummed out, this looked like a cool game.

    8. Henry So on April 8

      This game is unfortunately not very eye-catching, but once I looked further, it looks pretty great. It brings back fond memories of long past road trips my family would take. I hope this funds!

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      Jon Sherk on April 3

      I really like what you have it together, Brandon. Am promoting this on my instagram @roguetroutgames - good luck!

    10. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on April 2

      Hi, Dr. Ross! Thank you for your support and interest in Highways & Byways.

      The game is not easily soloable by playing two hands. The early part of the game, where you choose your route by picking Byway cards, would translate pretty well to a solo version. However, much of the strategy in the driving stage of the game depends on the interactions between players. I've experimented with a few different solo versions of the game, but ultimately opted to leave it as a 2-4 player game.

      All that said, though, I encourage suggestions. If you have a good idea for solo play, let me know!

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      Dr. David Ross
      Superbacker
      on April 1

      Hey! This game looks great, but is there any chance for a solo variant? A ton of us on the solo guild are interested but only play games by ourselves - some games can be soloable by playing two hands, but this game may not be easily done that way. Any thoughts? Thank you and good luck!

    12. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on April 1

      Hi, Julien! That's good feedback. In fact, I'd actually had city names on the board in a prior version of the game, but removed them to de-clutter the board after play-testing feedback.

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      Julien Bertrand
      Superbacker
      on March 31

      Could you consider adding the city names on the map. It could also be used to learn about the locations in the USA.

    14. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 31

      Thanks for the support, Weird Giraffe Games. That's the spirit!

    15. Weird Giraffe Games
      Superbacker
      on March 31

      We're almost to 100 backers! I'm sure we could get there if everyone shared the campaign with a friend!

    16. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 30

      And thank you for the congratulations as well!

    17. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 30

      Hi Jamie, I think next time I update the campaign (this week), it would be a good time to see if others are interested in a $10 reward, using your ideas as a place to start. If I see an appetite for it in a larger audience, I might add one!

    18. Jamie Bernhardt on March 29

      Congrats on crossing over the 25% milestone in just a few days

    19. Jamie Bernhardt on March 29

      @Bradon Rollins, RE: $10 tier digital rewards ideas:
      I would love to see something as it may help you boost support towards your goal.
      Here are a few ideas, and perhaps others could contribute ideas here on the comments or via a survey:
      A. A special desktop wallpaper that only 10 dollar backers get (unlimited capacity for the backer tier).
      B. A special mobile wallpaper.
      I know you made some wallpapers available to the public for free, but perhaps a different wallpaper could work as a rewarded backer tier item.
      I am open to any ideas you have as the creator.
      I hope this can help garner more support for you and the game.

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      Benjamin Ryan
      Superbacker
      on March 29

      Looks good Brandon! Hope it does well!

    21. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 29

      Hi Jamie, I'm glad to have your support at any level! I am open to adding a $10 pledge with a different reward if there's interest and if it's feasible.

      Do you have any specific ideas in mind for digital rewards?

    22. Jamie Bernhardt on March 29

      I want the game, but cannot pledge full price at this time. I will have to buy it later. However, for now, I would be interested in some kind of rewarded tier placed between the $1 and$49 tiers. For example, is there a reward tier you could offer at 10 dollars, that includes a thank you, and something else (e.g. maybe something digital)?

    23. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 28

      @Weird Giraffe Games - thank you and I wish you continued success on Fire in the Library!
      @Ian Allen - thank you! I'm very glad to have your support!

    24. Ian Allen
      Superbacker
      on March 28

      Looks like a fun game! Great to see it finally out on KS!

    25. Weird Giraffe Games
      Superbacker
      on March 28

      Congrats on getting this far! Hopefully the campaign funds this week! It looks fantastic!

    26. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 27

      Hi, Aaron! Thank you so much for your support!

    27. RAAM Games on March 27

      Great work! Can’t wait to see how well this game does.

    28. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 27

      Hey @Ben! Welcome to the campaign :)

      Also, has anyone seen my bagged lunch?

    29. Ben Stealer of Bagged Lunches
      Superbacker
      on March 27

      Happy day, friends!

    30. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 26

      @BHFuturist With you in the passenger seat, it's a real road trip now! Thank you so much for backing and sharing on Twitter!

    31. Sean Fallon Collaborator on March 26

      @BHFuturist WOOO! Welcome to the road trip! :D

    32. BHFuturist
      Superbacker
      on March 26

      @Brandon, I am very excited to see the launch of this game! I have been lurking in your Discord for some time and I love how much you are giving back to the design community.

      I think everyone should back the game and share the campaign with their friends and family!

    33. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 26

      @Dane Nilsson, I'm very glad to have your support. Thank you very much :)

    34. Dane Nilsson on March 26

      @sean. This is gonna be awsome....i am glad to have u 2... "Can i call u when i need a spare tire" 😁 😁.

    35. Sean Fallon Collaborator on March 26

      @Dane Awesome!! It's great to have you :D - thanks for joining us on this trip!

    36. Dane Nilsson on March 26

      I am on board on this roadtrip. Let se how far we go before i start using my ducktape =) look great!!!

    37. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 26

      Keith, thank you so much for backing! Looks like we're steadily driving toward our goal :)

    38. Keith D Franks on March 26

      Best of luck with the campaign!
      It's already off to a great start :D

    39. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 26

      Thank you very much, Emelie! This will be way easier than it was on Tabletop Simulator :D

    40. Emelie Rodin Collaborator on March 26

      Looking forward to the campaign and can't wait to have a copy of it for easier drafting and hand management! :p

    41. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 26

      Thank you very much for your support, Smunchy Games! I'm very much looking forward to seeing what you do with Paths and Rift Shifters. You're really onto something!

    42. Smunchy Games on March 26

      I'm very much looking forward to this game :D

    43. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 26

      Thank you, Maria! I'm happy to have your support on the campaign :)

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      Maria Polcari on March 26

      Cannot wait for my copy! This game looks like so much fun :)))

    45. Brandon Rollins 3-time creator on March 26

      Hey, Garret, I'm so glad you can make it! Thank you very much for all your help earlier on in the process - I really appreciate it :)

    46. Tricorn Games on March 26

      Hooray! Congrats Brandon, Highways is looking awesome and I’m looking forward to seeing the finished product first hand. Good luck!