Kill Doctor Lucky and Lord of the Fries
As you may have read, Cheapass Games will be reprinting Kill Doctor Luckynext year. We're planning a Kickstarter campaign for that game in October, and we're already... Read more
Stuff and Nonsense is Launched!
Get Lucky Backers:
Just two pieces of news for you. Our newest Kickstarter project, Stuff and Nonsense, has just launched, and we are down to just over 100 Get... Read more
It's time to Get Lucky!
As many of you already know, Get Lucky shipped last week. (Mostly. We have just a few more to ship early next week). So look to your mailboxes... Read more
Get Lucky Ships Soon
First the reminder. If you haven't filled out your backer survey at After the Crowd, we need your information no later than April 1. Get Lucky is scheduled... Read more
Pairs and Pledge Manager
Get Lucky Backers:
Please Manage Your Pledge!
If you have already gone to After the Crowd to manage your pledge, we thank you. But about 15% of our surveys are... Read more
Updates on Get Lucky and Pairs
Hello, Get Lucky backers!
I'd like to give you an update on the status of Get Lucky, as well as point you to our next Kickstarter project, Pairs, which launched... Read more
Surveys are Coming!
Get Lucky Backers:
Pledge Manager Opening Soon
Our pledge manager is set up and ready to roll out. Sometime today we will flip the switch, and shortly thereafter you'll receive... Read more
Happy New Year from Get Lucky!
Get Lucky Backers:
This is just a quick note to let everyone know that Get Lucky is right on schedule. We received the final artwork from Israel over the Christmas... Read more
Just a quick end-of-campaign update to say thank you for a great month!
Things are settling down over at Cheapass Games. We're cleaning up the mess of a hard-fought... Read more
Drawing to a Close
Less than 18 hours remain! As of this moment we are less than a thousand dollars shy of $75k, tantalizingly close to unlocking that prequel game. (As if we... Read more
Two Days to Go!
You already know this, but here's the news: just two days remain in the Get Lucky Kickstarter campaign. It's been an excellent ride, and we have raised more money... Read more
New Card, and a Video!
Get Lucky has just 4 days to go, and it's still a big jump to our next stretch goal. This will be interesting. Can we make it to... Read more
Meet Gerthne Griftwithye
The Get Lucky Kickstarter campaign has entered its final week! And just this morning, we crested 60k, which unlocks the Get Lucky coloring book. What fun!
Now let's try... Read more
Nine days to go!
We have only nine days left on the Get Lucky campaign. This morning we got a very nice shout-out on Twitter from Professor Elemental (@prof_elemental). The Cheapass crew... Read more
Meet Mumfort Consequence
Another Day, Another Killer. Meet Mumfort Consequence, "The Victim," based on longtime Cheapass friend and world-famous comic artist, Phil Foglio. Phil has illustrated several of our games... Read more
New Art, and New Stretch Goal!
As promised, we've posted a new stretch goal today. And we think it's the best one yet.
New Stretch Goal:We figure that if we hit $75k, there's... Read more
New Art: Fay Chanceworthy!
New Art: Today’s new artwork is Fay Chanceworthy, the Young Lover. She’s based on local comic creator Kaja Foglio, co-author of the Girl Genius webcomic.
- Character Name: Fay... Read more
Past the Halfway Point!
We've passed the halfway mark in this campaign, now with only 12 days left. We've also blown past our $50k stretch goal, which means that Get Lucky will... Read more
New Art before the weekend!
Today's Card Art: Meet Marten Oraange, “The Gambler.” He’s based on our very own shovel-toting murderer played by Stephen Beeman.
Character Name: Marten Oraange
- Perfect Weapon: Bear Trap
- Perfect Motive:... Read more
New Art: Frances Lightheart
Today's Card Art: Meet Frances Lightheart, “The Stalker.” She’s based on local Steampunk world-mover Diana Vick, who was kind enough to be part of our cadre of undesirables.
Character Name: ... Read more
Johnny Archer and the Coloring Book
We are now halfway to our next stretch goal of $50k, where we have convinced longtime Cheapass friend and expert puzzle designer Mike Selinker to create a puzzle... Read more
New Art, and New Jersey
Good evening, killers.
We have reached the lazy middle section of our campaign, when a few new eyeballs cross our page each day, and a few new backers drive us... Read more
New Art and a Great Weekend!
Our Kickstarter campaign marches on! We had a very lovely weekend, gaining another 150 backers and breaking past our $40k stretch goal. Now we can afford to print... Read more
New Art, and New Backers!
This sounds repetitive, but I say again, what a day!
Last night at about 9:00 I was relaxing in my weekly poker game, when my phone lit up and buzzed.... Read more
New Art, New Goals, Free Shipping
What a day!
The Get Lucky Kickstarter continues to amaze and delight us. If you haven't sent @cheapassjames a tweet about how you'd like to kill Doctor Lucky, what are... Read more
First Character Art
Get Lucky is gently cruising toward our second stretch goal, "Slightly Better Cards." As a reminder of how nice those cards will look (regardless of the paper stock... Read more
Twitter Handle Goof
Wow, I'm stupid.
This is what happens when I am working on three things at once. And sleep is not one of them.
My Twitter handle is @cheapassjames, not @jamesernest.... Read more
Add-Ons Added, Stretch Goals Stretched
Good afternoon, backers.
A lot keeps happening on this project, and that's really exciting! Backers continue to pour in and we're clearing stretch goals about as fast as we can... Read more
Hey, Lucky Backers.
We've hit our basic goal of $20k, so Get Lucky will definitely be a thing!
Now let's take the next step, and help make it a thing... Read more
Thanks for a glorious 12 hours!
Welcome to the Get Lucky roller coaster. I'm so glad you could join me for the first half-day of this Kickstarter campaign. We edged just past 8k at... Read more