The Year in Review
Keeping moving ahead and always trying to improve can be great for creating successes, but I am also a firm believer in taking pause to review where we've come -... Read more
By now all pledges that were not dice-only should have been received. If you did not get your pledge, either by mail or hand-delivered or picked up at... Read more
Our Wall of Honor is now honoring many of you!
We're starting to get all of your items ready to mail. Every day one of you appears in person and picks your items up, which we appreciate since it saves... Read more
Day passes have arrived!
A brief update, but wanted to let you know that all of the physical rewards are now in house and we'll be mailing out items that you've requested be shipped... Read more
Time to get your stuff!
This week we received our special Kickstarter dice and a few of you were here to pick them up along with your mugs and T-shirts.
We'll start getting address labels... Read more
Birthday, Construction, & Opening date!
Soo... this is the longest I've gone without an update, but I hope you'll find it worth the wait.
First, on the personal front, I got married earlier this month.... Read more
August is almost here!
LOTS to cover, so I'll get right to it.
The main floor construction is mostly complete including all of the ADA improvements. The exterior fixes are... Read more
Construction, jobs, & trips
Apologies for the long span since the last update, but while we've been very busy, there hasn't been anything earth-shattering to report, which is mostly good as it means all... Read more
Construction & mugs
Hello Spielbound backers!
Apologies for the long silence, but we've been working hard. This update is full of pictures to prove it. If you've driven past our location, you'd see... Read more
Baristas, Tables and Chairs (oh my!)
Just a friendly update to let you know that we're very busy working to get Spielbound open this summer.
First, 27 of our backers have still not responded to the... Read more
Moving right along
Just a quick update to let you know that we've been busy working on Spielbound and we definitely haven't forgotten about you. Last weekend we had 10 volunteers helping clean... Read more
THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!
Thank you for making this a very successful Kickstarter campaign!
Words have failed me many times in the past few weeks as your pledges of support arrived. I know I... Read more
Just 6 hours left! Plus a game night video!
This is my final update as there are only a few hours left - our Kickstarter will no longer accept new pledges after 3:33pm CDT.
Just one last reminder about... Read more
OUR FINAL DAY! New Stretch Goal & Summary
A huge thank you to all that showed up tonight in person at our 2nd game night event. We had over 100 people playing a ton of games! During the... Read more
2 Days Left! First stretch goal reached! +future charity events
Great news - we've unlocked our first stretch goal by reaching over $20,000! In doing so, all of you that pledged $25 or more will receive 2 free 1-day passes... Read more
3 Days Left! Team-building through board games
First, great news as we passed both the $17,000 challenge goal AND the 250 backers today - Fantastic! The anonymous donor has already been the first to pledge at the... Read more
4 Days Left! Spielbound supports teachers
Every day this week I've updated you in greater detail on Spielbound's goals and missions. These few days are our last chance to get the word out and build support... Read more
5 Days Left! We support game designers!
Hello again, just a simple reminder that we're 5 days away from the end of our Kickstarter campaign. We're still far from getting 250 unique backers, so keep telling your... Read more
6 Days Left! Seniors play, too!
Only 6 days left until our Kickstarter funding campaign ends! Be sure to act soon as the upcoming holiday may distract you from getting your friend or family member to... Read more
7 Days Left! Pledge challenge and Game night #2!
Yes, only one week remains for our Kickstarter fundraiser.Only one week to get the word out and for others to not only help us become successful for... Read more
We made it! (& new stretch goal)
One hour ago:
And now, unlocked!
Thanks to you, Spielbound Board Game Cafe is happening!!!
All of us here are speechless with our excitement... but thank you so much for... Read more
Membership timing, non-profit status, and more
Before I get into the update, we are VERY close to reaching our funding goal - only $500 away! We are also extremely close to reaching our secret goalof... Read more
Memberships and Wall of Honor
I've had a LOT of good conversations with people about Spielbound and our different approach to a board game cafe. One aspect that has been the hardest to explain without... Read more
International TableTop Day! and volunteering
We're busy this weekend over at the Cherry Hills Event Center in Omaha celebrating this annual holiday playing games!Come join us this weekend in person to discuss any and... Read more
The games we offer and game night summary
Week 1 is now over and we're almost at 60% of our funding goal. We had a great start and I know a lot of you still have questions -... Read more
What is Game Cataloging? and an in-person game night!
We have passed the half-way mark today and almost doubled the number of backers since the weekend - very exciting!
Tonight's update is covering two topics that we... Read more
Opening weekend down, over a third of the way there!
Hello Spielbound backers!
First, thank you so very much for helping to truly kickstart Spielbound this weekend. We're at over $6,000 in 30 hours!
While we've been working on Spielbound... Read more