About this project
Thank you- thank you- THANK YOU for your support. You guys are the SHIT!
We hit our stretch goal, which is GOOD NEWS FOR THE HOME TEAM: you'll all be getting our expansion deck, Worse Shit Happens, included in your game.
To review: the BASIC DECK will now contain 135 cards. The DELUXE EDITION will contain 155 cards (plus, of course, the family-friendly decoy box cover). HEY BASIC DECK BACKERS: there's still time to upgrade!
Shit Happens. You know it. I know it. The trick is telling the TRIVIAL SHIT from the TRULY COLOSSAL shit.
Johnny and I created "Shit Happens" to help people- people like, oh, say, you- put things in perspective, while having a great time with your friends. And you will. I swear to Christ, you'll laugh so hard the guy sitting next to you will pee his pants.
I've been a professional comedy writer for most of my life (Letterman, SNL, Monk). I'm as proud of this game as any show or movie I've ever worked on.
Please help us make "Shit Happens" happen.
The BASIC DECK has 110 EVENT CARDS. Each card depicts a horrible event that has happened- or might happen- to you or a loved one.
**** UPDATE: stretch goal reached! 25-card expansion deck added to EVERY GAME.
The cards will be ranked from 1 to 100 by a panel of mental health experts..
It's not just easy- it's easy-peasy! Every player starts with 2 cards. Put them in front of you, face up, in order. Like this-
When it's your turn, the player to your right draws another card. He reads the event, but doesn't reveal the number value. Like this-
YOU DON'T HAVE TO GUESS THE EXACT INDEX NUMBER (that would be nearly impossible). All you have to do is guess ITS PROPER PLACE IN YOUR ROW OF CARDS. That is, put it in order.
If you think root canal is LESS AWFUL than seeing your old man naked, indicate area A. If you think it's WORSE than a swarm of bees, indicate C. If you think it falls SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN, indicate B.
In this case, DRUMROLL please.. "Root canal" has a Misery Rating of 39, so the the answer is B, SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN.
-- You win the card and it remains, face up, in your row. And the round is over.
Then the fun begins! The Player to your left can "steal" the same card by guessing where it fits in HIS row. If he's wrong too, play proceeds around the table until someone guesses correctly. THERE'S REAL STRATEGY INVOLVED HERE, as players factor in everybody's wrong guesses before making their decision.
As additional cards are won, the "gaps" between your cards narrow and the game becomes even more challenging. THE FIRST PLAYER TO COLLECT 10 CARDS WINS.
It occurred to us that, occasionally, WORSE shit happens. So we made a 25 card expansion deck. It's a tad more offensive and a smidgen raunchier than the basic deck.. just the way you like it.
**** UPDATE! STRETCH GOAL REACHED! WORSE SHIT HAPPENS will be included in every game! *********
Kids in the house? Is Nana dropping by? If you're embarrassed by the name, we're offering a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly DECOY BOX TOP. It comes with a 20-card expansion deck. A KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE!
STEP ONE: Put decoy cover (A) over box (B).
That's it. There's only one step. I don't know why we bothered numbering it.
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- Marketing- Alita Edgar
- Consultant- Blaise Sewell
- Perky Spokesmodel - Becky Boggs
- Casting - Allison Cohn Casting, Inc
- Music - http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
- Vintage Film Clips - Richard Scheckman, Film Archives Online
- Camera - Jamie Northrup, Johnny Celentano
- Audio - Chuck James
- Prototype: Andrew Tullsen, Print & Play
- THE SHIT HAPPENS PLAYERS: David Breckman, Pat Byrne, Mike Rutkowski, Erin Mcguire, Kelly Mcguire, Alita Edgar, Jamie Northrup
Risks and challenges
We hope to do more crowdfunding soon and our reputation is important to us.
Most of "Shit Happens" is already written and designed. All we have to do is create a few dozen more cards.
The game will be manufactured by AdMagic (Cards Against Humanity, Exploding Kittens, etc). They have the best reputation in the business.
It's a pretty basic card game and we don't foresee any production issues but, just to be safe, we've added a three week cushion to our delivery schedule. Of course you'll be updated, every step of the way.
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