BackerKit is displaying up at Gen Con 2022 in a giant manner this 12 months! We’re prepared for one of many world’s largest tabletop video games conventions the place we can be making an attempt our hardest to not purchase all the things we get our arms on. We’ll be in Indianapolis from Wednesday August 4th by way of Sunday August seventh operating our superb sales space, playtesting a slew of latest video games, handing out our Exhibit Corridor Passports (extra on that under), and internet hosting a devoted crowdfunding panel that includes some really AAA company.
BackerKit is sponsoring the FIRST EXPOSURE PLAYTEST HALL at Gen Con this 12 months the place we now have a sales space and can be obtainable to speak store about crowdfunding your sport. We’ll even be playtesting tons of video games, a few of which have by no means been seen prior to now!
Featured playtesters to this point embody: 1985 Video games, Asmadi Video games, Arcane Wonders, Unimaginable Dream Studios, Jason Anarchy, Maestro Media, Publishing Goblin, Tim Fowers, Skybound Video games, XYZ Recreation Labs, and extra!
This 12 months we’re bringing again the BackerKit Exhibit Corridor Passport—your information to 9 superb cubicles that includes firms bringing new video games to life by way of Crowdfunding by BackerKit.
The way it works: Decide up a BackerKit Exhibit Corridor Passport at our sales space within the FIRST EXPOSURE PLAYTEST HALL, or from any of the taking part cubicles talked about under. Get a singular stamp for every sales space you go to, and when you get all 9, return to BackerKit for a restricted version prize! Spoiler alert: it’s superior pins and stickers designed by artist Kyle Ferrin (Artist behind Root, Huge, Oath, Arcs, and extra!).
This 12 months’s members embody:
Asmadi Video games – BOOTH #1619
We make nice video games so that you don’t need to! One Deck Dungeon, 1001 Odysseys, Innovation, and coming on to BackerKit this fall: Aegean Sea by Carl Chudyk!
Cephalofair Video games – BOOTH #257
Cephalofair Video games is on a quest to make tremendous superb video games that reduce randomness and reward participant savvy. Gloomhaven, Frosthaven and shortly Miniatures of Gloomhaven.
Coyote & Crow – BOOTH #2422B
Native led and created TTRPG set in an alternate future the place colonization by no means occurred. Coyote & Crow, and shortly Coyote & Crow: Tales of the Free Lands.
Higher Than Video games – ICC Room 1401
We delight ourselves on publishing participating, richly-themed and extremely replayable tabletop video games. Sentinels of the Multiverse, Spirit Island, and shortly Spirit Island: Nature Incarnate!
Leder Video games – BOOTH #1337
We’re a spunky indie board sport writer with uneven tendencies. Huge, Oath, Root, Arcs, and shortly one thing new coming on to BackerKit.
Monte Cook dinner Video games – BOOTH #2519
We love the facility of creativeness. We like to construct stirring vistas, craft nice tales, and encourage goals of different worlds. Numenera, Cypher System, and shortly The Bizarre.
Restoration Video games – BOOTH #1635
We take out-of-print video games from the 60s by way of the 90s and convey them again for the fashionable gamer. Fireball Island and reside now Return to Darkish Tower 2nd Printing + Covenant Growth.
TeeTurtle – BOOTH #1440
We create merchandise that convey folks collectively, promote self-expression, and foster real moments of enjoyment. Unstable Unicorns, Casting Shadows, and shortly one thing new.
XYZ Recreation Labs – BOOTH #1831
We create video games with quirky themes & difficult selections. Borderlands: Robotic Tea Get together, BIGFOOT: Roll & Smash, ArchRavels, and shortly ArchRavels: Magic Socks.
Remember to choose up a passport and declare your prize upon completion!
We’ll be internet hosting a panel referred to as How you can Launch a Profitable Crowdfunding Marketing campaign on Saturday, August sixth at 1:00 PM EDT situated in ICC: Rm 233.
Are you planning to run a crowdfunding marketing campaign quickly? BackerKit is right here to assist set you up for fulfillment so you’ll be able to hit that launch button with confidence. We have now highly effective instruments that may assist you all through your journey earlier than, throughout, and after your marketing campaign ends. And now you’ll be able to convey your subsequent mission to life by operating your complete marketing campaign on Crowdfunding by BackerKit.
Let’s speak about what it takes to construct a powerful group, find out how to craft an expert-level marketing campaign web page, and hopefully dispel some myths about crowdfunding within the course of. However most significantly, let’s talk about the issues you are able to do proper now to achieve success. A devoted Q&A presentation with our panelists can be adopted by reside Q&A with our attendees within the viewers.
This 12 months’s featured company embody:
Social Media Coordinator, Monte Cook dinner Video games
Director of Communications, XYZ Recreation Labs
Coyote & Crow Video games, Proprietor
*Hosted by Jason Furie (Senior Neighborhood Supervisor, BackerKit)
RSVP NOW (Seats are restricted)
We’re excited hang around with all of the avid gamers and sport makers who’re as obsessed with tabletop gaming as we’re. See you all at Gen Con 2022!