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Two Stupid InvestorsBy Two Stupid Investors
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Two Stupid InvestorsBy Two Stupid Investors
First created
AU$ 2,355
pledged of AU$ 10,000pledged of AU$ 10,000 goal
54
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, June 21 2018 10:01 PM UTC +00:00

About

Bitcon replicates bitcoin investing in a fast paced card game. You play the cryptocurrency market up and down like a roller coaster and try and not get stuck with too much bitcoin when the bubble pops. 

The game was built and tested by people familiar with investing in crypto and other crazy assets. Originally made to MOCK the idiots that blindly invest money they don't have into Bitcoin, it soon became a real life simulation of Bitcoin investing. Whilst easy to pick up and play straight away, the complexity of strategies and tactics gets much richer with experience where you have to think moves in advance to protect yourself and ruin your opponents.

If you like fast paced strategy games, laugh at people that sold their house to buy bitcoin, or simply want to show grandma how to lose all your cash online: buy Bitcon. You'll soon be addicted to losing all your money.

- Brandon and Sam.

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Every time we showed friends our game they seemed to have some crazy story they heard about Bitcoin. "Did you hear about that dude from our Finance class...?" or "There was this guy in San Jose that...!" always something mildly disturbing, unbelievable, but somehow hilarious. Of course that was only the start. After more and more research online in the deepest of Reddit boards, crypto blogs, and the always entertaining YouTube comments section we found even more ridiculous anecdotes of what people around the world thought of Bitcoin (most people online are VERY passionate about their beliefs).

We decided after collecting all these quotes from 'Bitcoin Believers' and 'Headstrong Haters' that we would put the most entertaining on a version of our card game exclusively for Kickstarter. Never again to be produced. Only for backers. But we need your help: throughout the whole campaign we want software developers, bitcoin investors, and average joe to tell us their crazy story or crypto quote and you'll get the chance to have your quote and name immortalised in Kickstarter glory. Submit your quote and get your name on our card game!

                
            
   
  

 Bitcon started when Brandon and Sam, two friends from uni (also known as Two Stupid Investors...), were sitting eating a particularly delicious sushi lunch one Wednesday afternoon. After a long discussion of the new Bitcoin craze we decided we’d heard enough idiot stories about uneducated lunatics investing all their money in cryptocurrency. As crypto investors and entrepreneurs working in-depth with blockchain ourselves, we have had a deep knowledge of Bitcoin and the community for years. Whilst we’re big believers(!) that blockchain technology is the future of financial transactions we’re completely astounded by the landscape of individuals investing in Bitcoin. 

The turning point came one day when we heard that a friend had taken out a $7,000 government university loan in order to invest it into bitcoin. Uneducated, non-financially stable, high risk, the shady characters putting money they didn’t have into a financial instrument they didn’t even begin to understand scared the shit out of us. And so we decided to satire all the stupid bitcoin scams, cons, and investing stories we heard and create this crazy game. Now you can lose all your money, without losing all your money!  

We wanted to create a game for ourselves, our friends, our family, and the world that educated people on the realities of investing in cryptocurrency, and allowed for the thrills of being a big money investor with zero risk. With thousands of hours of practice gameplay and countless redesigns of the game, Bitcon is our perfect representation of what it feels like riding markets up and down, using strategy to protect yourself but also attack opponents, and be ready to cash out your position before your investment is fully lost. Its 15 minutes of pure strategy, pace, and gambling. Betting addicts we’ve found you a solution.

        

 Music: https://www.bensound.com

Risks and challenges

We want your game in your hands as soon as possible. Simple as that. We've done all the research on manufacturing to make sure that you receive a professional quality game of Bitcon that gives you and your friends the best gameplay experience. To get early feedback on printing and colouration we printed multiple prototype decks to understand how the graphics and colours look and feel on the cards, and gameplay has been thoroughly tested over thousands of hours. Design work can be slightly tweaked after the campaign based on your feedback, however a professional quality designed game is ready to be printed tomorrow!

Our biggest challenge would be fulfilment at high scale, but we've projected fulfilment and shipping to all areas of the world for that eventuality and feel confident that we wont subtract from your experience as a founding contributor to Bitcon. This wont be one of those campaigns that takes three years to get your reward.

We respect you are just as important as us in being founders of this game, and as such will keep the whole community frequently updated throughout the process. Thanks in advance for supporting Bitcon!

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    Pledge AU$ 1 or more About $0.72

    SHOW SOME LOVE

    You hate seeing people lose everything investing in Bitcoin (but find it slightly funny nonetheless due to Darwin's Law). Show us some support and we'll hit you up with some cool digital swag.

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    INSIDER TRADING

    You're the amazing weird people that wake up at 4am, are first in line at the Apple store, can spot trends before they happen, and back Bitcon before the rest! Enjoy one copy of the game exclusively delivered first and be a trend setter. (Plus digital swag)

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    THE BITCON DECK

    One copy of the Bitcon game in all its volatile glory. Experience the thrill of riding the market up and down and hopefully don't get stuck with all the Bitcoin at the end. (Plus digital swag)

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    THE BITCON: F#!K THE HATERS DECK

    One copy of the F#!K The Haters edition of Bitcon. Its the same great game, but with all the angry hate directed at the idiots giving crypto investors a bad name. (Plus digital swag)

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    Pledge AU$ 40 or more About $29

    EARLY BIRD GETS THE BITCON

    TWO DECKS: One copy of Bitcon plus one copy of Bitcon: F#!K The Haters.

    Feeling fun? or feeling ANGRY! You're itching to get your hands on both versions of the game just to see how a bunch of angry crypto miners can make a strategic card game so much more... Brutal. Enjoy both versions of the game exclusively delivered first and be a trend setter. (Plus digital swag)

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    PLAYERS PACK

    TWO DECKS: One copy of Bitcon plus one copy of Bitcon: F#!K The Haters.

    Its like a blue pill and a red pill. Bitcon is a fun, highly strategic game where you can blissfully enjoy challenging friends to be the smartest investor. Bitcon: F#!K The Haters is the red pill, showing the brutal truth and reality of the idiots losing all their money investing in volatile crypto.

    What mood are you in today? Doesn't matter! You've got a version of the game no matter how you're feeling. (Plus digital swag)

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    COLLECTORS DECK

    FOUR DECKS: One copy of Bitcon and one signed copy of Bitcon, plus one copy of Bitcon: F#!K The Haters and one signed copy of Bitcon: F#!K The Haters.

    You're the person that wants to take our game, wrap it in bubble wrap, put it in a heatproof box, and lock it in a dark dry place devoid of any sense of life. Who knows? Maybe in 100 years Bitcon will be worth something... But you can also enjoy the game RIGHT NOW in all its strategic glory. (Plus digital swag)

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    Pledge AU$ 11,123 or more About $8,000

    ULTIMATE INVESTORS PACK

    We're a bit scared that you either (a) like our game this much, or (b) really hate seeing people invest in something as worthless as Bitcoin.

    Here's what we'll do:
    For the market price of one Bitcoin (at time of campaign launch) we'll send you YOUR WEIGHT in copies of the Bitcon game. Use them as wallpaper, sleep on them like cash, or give them as presents for the next 20 years? Its up to you!

    You'll also get a signed copy of each version of the game, a signed and framed collectors plaque of the first cards printed, the unreleased bound Bitcon scoring book, plus digital swag.

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- (30 days)