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Tag Archive: kickstarter

Game Review: ‘Dirty Drawers’

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As many of us know cards games are not always for kids, and in the case of the new card game Dirty Drawers it is REALLY not for kids. Dirty Drawers is like… Continue reading

When a Failed Kickstarter Becomes a Scam

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Earlier in the week I vented some frustration about a Kickstarter campaign I’d backed which had gone south. Communication between creator and backer had broken down, the state of the project was dubious… Continue reading

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Backing a Failed Kickstarter

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Kickstarter has some had an amazing impact of the creative community. Now independent artists can go straight to the audience and ask for financial support rather than going through the traditional channels. Consumers… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Kill Doctor Lucky’

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As previously mentioned, I was a fan of ‘Cluedo’ (known as ‘Clue’ in the USA) as a child, later moving on to ‘Mystery Express‘ as a more complex and engaging take on the… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Heroes Wanted’

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Let me start with a story. About a year ago I joined a local gaming collective called WABA (Western Australian Boardgaming Association) in order to meet like minded board gaming enthusiasts and try… Continue reading

Thunderbirds 1965: A Childhood Obsession is Reborn.

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Hello, I’m Myles (nickname to be advised), and I’m new! It’s a real pleasure to be joining House of Geekery, a blog that I’ve been reading for a long time! Most people have… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘The Doom That Came to Atlantic City’

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Publisher: Cryptozoic Players: 2-4 Play Time: 45 Minutes Genre: Dice rolling, hand management Review: Oh dear. Oh dearie dear. Here’s a game that went from Kickstarter success story to cautionary tale. After the Lovecraftian themed reverse-Monopoly launched… Continue reading

Should Zach Braff Be Using Kickstarter?

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Today Zach Braff is feeling happy. His crowdsourcing project on Kickstarter reached its goal of raising several million dollars. Some people have been scratching their head at this. Why does he need to… Continue reading