Monday, November 28, 2011

Kickstart the Week: D-Day Dice Board Game by Rik Falch

As a board game enthusiast / amateur designer and an ex-Kickstarter-er (1 success - 1 failure) as well as a fan and supporter of the crowd-sourcing model...  I couldn't pass up mentioning this project. Why is that? Because it's the highest grossing board game project yet, and it still has 10 days left! It's currently at $87,605. The original goal amount was $13,000. What is so special about this project? My thoughts are that it's very well designed, it's very well established, and people love war games. Check out the video below to see it for yourself.

Click through the jump for more details.

D-Day Dice is a cooperative board game for 1-4 players. It has won many awards and has been in development for years. he game is part dice rolling and part resource management, as players try to organize units to attack a machine gun nest. It's also pretty quick (45 minutes). There are many maps and scenarios, so there is a lot of replay value. Also, the game comes with a ton of components. 

The rewards have been raised with each stretch goal, so the whole package is even better now than when it was first announced.


At this level you will receive ONE copy of D-Day Dice + ONE set of D-Day Dice Pouches + ONE Distinguished Service Pack (a 55$ value!). You will also be listed in the rulebook as an 'ENLISTED" donator.
Also, the stretch goals are amazing. At the $35 level you are now getting much, much more. A tin box (like Forbidden Island) as well as the cardboard box, a carrying bag for up to two games and expansions, more dice and cards with alternate rules. If you like this game, you'll love the rewards. It's very hard to pass this one up at just $35.00.

It's history. As with the total funding amount. I'm curious to see where this one goes, and what they will offer if they hit $100,000. Don't miss out!

Check out D-Day Dice Board Game on Kickstarter!


..and just a quick update on our previously featured Kickstart the Week projects.

The 2012 Time-Travel Calendar ended at 259% funded with $24,231 in pledges.


  1. I am very excited for this one. I backed the game as soon as Isaw it which was right around $15k. holy hell I didn't expect it to explode like this and end up with so many bonuses!

  2. Yeah, I definitely need to get some money together over the next week and get in on this one.