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That's a Wrap! The Game of Filmmaking Frenzy

A furious race to the Oskies featuring over 50,000 film combinations

That's a Wrap! The Game of Filmmaking Frenzy

A furious race to the Oskies featuring over 50,000 film combinations

$10,438
pledged of $8,000pledged of $8,000 goal
231
backers
7days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tue, September 24 2019 2:55 PM UTC +00:00.

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That’s a Wrap is a card-drafting, dice-rolling, movie-making game for 2-5 players.

Take on the role of a movie director hired at a major movie studio.  Your job includes choosing your own genres, bidding on brilliant scripts, hiring talented actors, and using your newfound influence to make the most profitable and awards-winning movies possible!

But if you read the fine print, you’ll notice that at the end of your contract, only the director that brings back the most Oskie Awards will get to keep their job. You’ll have to be smart, a little lucky, and just a bit cutthroat.  In this job you are expected to navigate studio meddling, beat your fellow directors, and take home those Oskies. Good luck!

 Each round in That's a Wrap, you will make a movie by going through six phases, shown in more detail here! 

Draw the Talent and Script cards to be bid on during this round
Draw the Talent and Script cards to be bid on during this round
Do you want to make money this round or go all-in on Oskies?  Directors choose a genre secretly and reveal at the same time. If you are the only one to choose a certain genre, you get a bonus!
Do you want to make money this round or go all-in on Oskies? Directors choose a genre secretly and reveal at the same time. If you are the only one to choose a certain genre, you get a bonus!
Use your cash to buy scripts and hire actors, but you’ll have to outspend your opponents!
Use your cash to buy scripts and hire actors, but you’ll have to outspend your opponents!
Play Studio cards to help your movie or use your Influence to sabotage others
Play Studio cards to help your movie or use your Influence to sabotage others. If you want a less take-that game, you can remove the negative cards from the deck before playing.
Add up all money symbols and roll the dice to see how audiences like it. The movie that performs the best in the Profit round also receives the Audience Choice Oskie
Add up all money symbols and roll the dice to see how audiences like it. The movie that performs the best in the Profit round also receives the Audience Choice Oskie
If your movie has what it takes, try to win Oskies for your script, actor, and yourself, the director!
If your movie has what it takes, try to win Oskies for your script, actor, and yourself, the director!

 After four rounds, the director who has the most Oskie awards is the winner! 

That's a Wrap features over 100 entirely original, diverse, and beautiful illustrations, as well as over 50,000 possible film combinations (Horror movie with a Courtroom script starring a Child Actor? Yes please).  Every Script, Talent, and Studio card is unique and allows you to create movies that are totally your own.

But don’t just take our word for it, let’s hear what the critics are saying…

Looking for something a little more behind-the-scenes?  Watch this playthrough of That's a Wrap, from Tantrum House.  

We believe in pricing That's a Wrap at what it's worth, and that price is $29.  Because of this, all US backers will not be charged for any shipping fees.

We will be covering roughly $11 in total shipping per unit (based on estimates from Quartermaster Logistics), and intend to pass those savings onto our international backers as well.  Additionally, because we are working with Quartermaster Logistics, we are able to offer customs-friendly shipping to the USA, EU, Canada, Australia, and China.

If you want a copy of That's a Wrap, and your country is not included in the above list, please reach out and we will try to work out a solution. 

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We are happy to provide a pledge level for retailers, and these rewards will be fulfilled at the same time as all base pledge levels.  Pledging at this level represents a deposit for 6 copies of That's a Wrap and does not reflect the full charge of the shipping order.  These copies will include all Stretch Goals reached during the campaign.  Additional sets of 6 copies may be added in the pledge manager.  All backers at this pledge level will be verified before any orders are finalized.

Want to try That's a Wrap out for yourself?

Our friends at Overboard Games created the game in Tabletop Simulator, a digital way to play board games!  Click the icon below to check it out!

If you like the art for That's a Wrap, and want to see more, go to Madison's website!

Also, give us a follow on Social Media!  We are on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Risks and challenges

Risks are inherent with Kickstarter, especially with first-time creators. As some of you reading this may know, That's a Wrap was on Kickstarter in February, but I ultimately decided to cancel the campaign. That experience taught me a lot, and I am confident that we will be able to deliver this time around. I have seen and backed many projects, and I have done a lot of due diligence in preparation for this campaign. I plan to work with established companies for manufacturing and logistics.

That's a Wrap began four years ago, and has gone through extensive playtesting. I am proud to bring this game to Kickstarter and am confident in its design. For the financial and timeline estimates, I have chosen to be conservative, as it is my first campaign, and I want to make sure that all backers have the best possible results with no surprises (or at least as few as I can manage!). Our fulfillment estimate budgets time for stretch goal design, further art that needs to be finished, etc. I intend to run a transparent campaign, and I look forward to interacting with you throughout this entire process.

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