Girl Genius: The Works on Kickstarter!
We hope you're still having a groaning good time making up those combo meals. We're writing to tell you about our latest project, Girl Genius: The Works, which... Read more
Beat People Up!
We thought you might like to know our latest Kickstarter campaign, Button Men, is up and running!
Button Men is a two-player strategy dice game about beating people up.... Read more
Don't miss out on Tak!
We’re writing to let you know that our latest project and biggest Kickstarter ever, Tak: A Beautiful Game, will close tomorrow! Originally imagined by Patrick Rothfuss in The Wise... Read more
Lord of the Fries Holiday Menu
Just a quick note: we've posted a new Lord of the Fries Holiday Menu at cheapass.com.
The Holiday Menu uses cards from the core game for a Christmas-themed... Read more
Don’t Miss Kill Doctor Lucky on Kickstarter!
I’m writing to remind you that our biggest reprint ever, Kill Doctor Lucky, is on Kickstarter right now, with just three days to go.
Kill Doctor Lucky... Read more
Please Consider Killing Doctor Lucky
By now most of you should have received your backer rewards, and I want to thank you again for helping us make Lord of the Fries a reality!
Today... Read more
Rewards Have Shipped!
The folks at Card Kingdom have just sent the last of the Lord of the Fries packages. There's one exception: the Master Cheflevels are shipping from chez Cheapass... Read more
Lord of the Fries is Shipping Soon!
We're about a week behind schedule getting Lord of the Fries from the printer. Apparently this delay was due to a longer-than-usual wait for the paper. Summer is... Read more
Preapring for the September Shipment
Important Reminder: If you have not yet filled out our survey at After the Crowd, please do so before Friday, August 21. Also, if you have moved, you... Read more
Would You Like Coins With That?
Halloo! We have some fun news for you, followed by the inevitable plug for our current Kickstarter campaign.
The Coins Have Arrived!
The Cheapass family returned from an early... Read more
BRAWL is Happening!
Just a reminder. our BRAWL Kickstarter is happening right now. We still have some earlybird levels available, and it looks like we will be edging into stretch goal... Read more
A Midsummer Campaign: BRAWL
Dear Fries Backers:
We've decided to run a quick midsummer Kickstarter campaign to bring back one of our favorite games, BRAWL. Lord of the Fries is proceeding quickly, and our... Read more
Lord of the Fries has Gone to Press!
Yesterday we sent the electronic files for all of the Lord of the Fries games (a total of seven products) to our printer in Michigan. They have told... Read more
Lord of the Fries is coming along nicely. The art is being colored, and 78% of our backers have responded to the backer survey at After the Crowd... Read more
Update on the Pledge Manager
Remember when we said we'd send a survey to remind you to go to the pledge manager? Well, we've decided that would be too confusing, so we're going... Read more
Pledge Manager is Online
Thanks for your patience! We have finished setting up the Pledge Manager, and you can now log in with your Kickstarter email address here:
We will send... Read more
One More Bonus Deck!
Thanks again for a fantastic campaign! Lord of the Fries was shorter than average, just 24 days, but it raised more than any of our previous reprints. (Newer games have... Read more
We Did It!
The last phase of a Kickstarter campaign is always an exciting ride. We raised about $14k in the last 48 hours, thanks to lots of well-timed pledge increases... Read more
Would You Like Brains with That?
Such excitement! We have only 5 hours to go, we've passed the Pairs Deck threshold, and now the race is on to unlock one more restaurant: McPubihan's Irish Pub... Read more
9 Hrs to Go, and What is Pairs?
It's getting close to the end... We have only 9 hours to go, and we're getting close to the $75k stretch goal, unlocking the Lord of the Fries... Read more
AMA and What Is Dead Money?
Backers: Just 30 hours to go!
James Ernest on Reddit:
Today at 6:00 Pacific, James Ernest will be hosting an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on Reddit, in /r/boardgames. Come ask... Read more
New Double-Meat Pledge Levels
We have only 56 hours to go!
It's genuinely unnerving when the campaign starts counting down in hours. Even moreso when it gets to minutes. On the other... Read more
What Is Give Me the Brain?
Greetings, Zombies. Just 3 days to go!
We thought this might be a good chance to tell you more about Lord of the Fries' sister game, Give Me the Brain... Read more
We've Unlocked Brazil!
Cheapass Games spent the weekend at the Emerald City Comic Con. James was running game demos and sitting on panels, and Carol was working at the Girl Genius... Read more
Coins and Cons
Today we put together a design for the Lord of the Fries Collector Coin. This design still needs to be reviewed by our friends at Campaign Coins, sculpted... Read more
Meet Kublai and Jolene
Hello, Fry Cooks!
We just got Brian's pencil art for the second Button Man character, and now she has a name: Jolene. She also has a preliminary recipe: 6... Read more
Las Cabezas and an Exclusive Button Man!
Today we crossed the $50k threshold, unlocking the printed version of our first bonus restaurant deck, Las Cabezas. We've also added two new intermediate stretch goals, a... Read more
How to Play and Some Italy Art
Today we posted a quick How to Play video on YouTube, and we're showing off some of the artwork from Ghicciaroni's Italian Buffet.
How to Play:
Nearly all... Read more
Balancing the Numbers!
Greetings, Friedey's Staff.
We've just passed the halfway mark, and we're looking great so far. However, we could be doing even better, so we have made a few adjustments to... Read more
A Successful Trade Show!
Lord of the Fries Backers:
It may seem as though we have been absent from this campaign for a while, and that's basically true. This week was the GAMA Trade... Read more
Hello from Las Vegas!
This is a short update from the site of the GAMA Trade Show in Las Vegas. It's the hobby game industry's annual trade show, where Cheapass Games will... Read more
Art from The Long Wok
Here's some more artwork! We've crossed the second stretch goal threshold, so we've unlocked the art for Friedey's Long Wok. And we've added eight more art slots... Read more
Art from Las Cabezas
It's the 48-hour mark and we have nearly passed stretch goal #2. Hooray!
Today we'd like to share some of the artwork you've unlocked, and also talk about... Read more
A Magical World of Possibilities
Good morning, backers.
Thanks for an amazing day! It's been less than 24 hours since we launched the Lord of the Fries campaign, and we've already busted through our funding... Read more
How Do You Play?
Hooray for Friedey's!
Wow, this has been a busy launch. The first few hours of a Kickstarter campaign can seem like days. A giant Zombie-style thank-you to everyone who has... Read more