BatterUp! A Game of Steps
A complete Baseball game using steps tracking to score “Runs”. Every day is an “Inning” and every week, Monday thru Sunday is a “Game”.
This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tue, July 31 2018 10:43 PM UTC +00:00.
Let’s Play Ball!
You’ll want a good pair of walking shoes as your steps will increase daily! Sign up and participate now in our new walking game, BatterUp! A Game of Steps! Our Summer BETA Season, between July 9, 2018, and September 30, 2018, will kick off soon and any interested individuals may join us and put together a team for FREE and compete for team prizes. Become a KickStarter backer for great rewards in the game and help us launch our new app to encourage people to add more steps to their day!
Create or join a “Team” of between 5 players minimum and 20 players maximum, and compete against other teams for a seasonal “Division Pennant”, or possibly even the “BatterUp! World Series Pennant“!
Become a backer at the $50 level and you’ll receive a permanent team for KickStarter backers only from any country. Each team may have a minimum of 5 players in the “Lineup” (with spaces for 5 more), and up to 10 more spots on the “Bench” for a maximum of 20 players per team.
About the BatterUp! Baseball Game
Every day is an "Inning". Every week Monday through Sunday is a "Game". Every twelve weeks is a "Season" (9 weeks for a regular season and 3 weeks for division playoffs).
Simply walk each day and earn "Hits" and "Runs" for your baseball team! Track your steps manually or sync your FitBit or Google Fit and compete against other teams to win the "Division Pennant". Synced players may be in the lineup and bench; however, non-synced players may only participate on the bench.
Walk 5,000 or more steps every day and earn a "Base Hit" (steps must be entered or synced daily by 12:00am ET) or walk less and get an "Out"! Three Outs (any three days during the week with 0 - 4,999 steps) and you're “Benched”. Earn four base hits by walking 5,000+ steps daily during any four days of the week and you score a "Run" for your team. Earn extra runs by consistently walking 5,000+ steps daily for any five days (extra 1 run), any six days (extra 2 runs), or for all seven days (extra 3 runs) for a weekly total of four runs for a "Grand Slam".
Walk 10,000 or more steps (synced players only) and potentially earn a “home run” or a “double hit” (basic 10% chances plus any additional bonuses, starting with the home run and following with a double hit). Also at the 10,000+ steps level you’ll earn an opportunity to get a random player out in the “Lineup” on the opposing team (basic 10% chances plus any additional bonuses).
Teams are displayed on a leaderboard sorted by most runs and then by most steps. To display on the leaderboard, teams must have a minimum of 5 players (5-10 players in the "Lineup" and up to 10 players on the "Bench"), all contributing steps towards the team's "Total Steps".
$10,000: We’ll have an Apple Watch app created at this stretch goal! Apple Watch owners will be able to download an app that displays their team and player stats, and read and write messages on the team and league message boards.
Risks and challenges
We have been developing health and wellness tracking features on the My95210 Health platform for eight years, and have developed a BatterUp! BETA version on that platform to review and discuss options for hits, runs, outs, and working out issues with the overall concept. See registering with the Summer BETA Season above.
We feel extremely positive that we can develop a web-based version of the new BatterUp! walking game and have 100% of the new features ready (Outs, All Stars, Position Bonuses, Team Management, League Management, and more) by the start of the Fall season on October 1, 2018, including an app (both Apple and Android) using Biznessapps to “wrap” the web pages to form the app.
Our All Star pins and T-Shirt designs have been finalized and are waiting to be printed!
Thank you so much for participating with our KickStarter campaign and we look forward to providing a great and competitive walking game to all of our backers and players!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter