The gaming industry is blooming! Undoubtedly, video games are a hot topic in crowdfunding. But there is another game category that actually brings better results. Board games are actually hotter. Or at least were hotter back in 2016 when tabletop crowdfunding campaigns raised 6 times more money on Kickstarter than video games.
If you haven’t paid much attention to the board game industry, you probably have missed the success stories of the most funded board games in the history of crowdfunding. Keep up with the trends and let’s play some games!
Kingdom Death Monster is a massive cooperative board game where survivors fight for their lives in a nightmare-horror world.
The campaign had a target of $100,000, but eventually raised $12,393,139 from 19,264 backers. The estimated reward delivery date is December 2020.
Exploding Kittens is a highly strategic game where players draw cards from a deck until someone draws an exploding kitten and loses the game.
The campaign had a target of $10,000, but eventually raised $8,782,571 from 219,382 backers.
Dark Souls™ – The Board Game is a highly strategic combat game that is created with 1-4 players set design that takes place in the Dark Souls™ universe.
The campaign had a target of £50,000, but eventually raised £3,771,474 from 31,178.