Kickstarter Reveals Their PAX East Lineup


Kickstarter has unveiled their plans for PAX East 2017 which includes playable demos for several of their successful projects including Secret Hitler and Night In The Woods. The Kickstarter Games Castle will have a host of games publishers and devs on hand to show attendees around a plethora of tabletop and video games projects. Yes, you can get your hands on them. And some of these you definitely don't want to miss.

The full tabletop lineup will be:

  • Exploding Kittens by Elan Lee – "Play the BIG CARDS edition of this Russian Roulette-inspired card game for people who like kittens, explosions, laser beams, and the occasional goat, brought to life with the help of 219,382 backers."
  • Bears vs Babies by Elan Lee – "Build fearsome monsters to battle a baby brood in this as-yet-unreleased card game from Elan Lee and The Oatmeal's Matthew Inman, brought to life with the help of 85,581 backers."
  • Secret Hitler by Goat, Wolf, & Cabbage – "Find and stop the Secret Hitler in this tabletop game of deduction, political intrigue, and betrayal from the creator of Cards Against Humanity, brought to life with the help of 34,565 backers." You can check out Gavin's post about the game from yesterday if you'd like more details
  • OrganAttack! by The Awkward Yeti – "Remove your opponents' organs before they remove yours in this twisted and surprisingly educational card game of medicine and pseudoscience, brought to life with the help of 12,798 backers."
  • The Metagame by Colleen M, John S, and Eric Z– "Show off your smarts and make ridiculous arguments in this card game about pop culture, brought to life with the help of 1,870 backers."
  • Dragoon by Lay Waste Games LLC – "Battle invading humans in this action-strategy board game where you play as a dragon, brought to life with the help of 1,295 backers."
  • Vast: The Crystal Caverns by Patrick Leder – "Play as the daring knight, the chaotic goblin horde, the greedy dragon, the cunning thief, or the brooding cave in this cave-crawling board game, brought to life with the help of 5,711 backers."

The video games you can check out will be:

  • Night in the Woods by Infinite Fall – "Run, jump, play bass, and use astral projection to find out what's hiding in the woods of Possum Springs in this brand-new, rapturously reviewed adventure-exploration video game, brought to life with the help of 7,372 backers."
  • The Flame in the Flood by The Molasses Flood – "Take a river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten "post-societal" America in this video game for PC and Mac, brought to life with the help of 7,420 backers."
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2 by Larian Studios LLC- "Dwarf or lizard? Elf or human? Choose a side and duke it out in this video game of competitive questing, brought to life by 42,713 backers."
  • Armello by League of Geeks – "Quest, scheme, and vanquish monsters as a hero from a fairytale animal kingdom in this digital card and board game, brought to life with the help of 6,213 backers."
  • Perception by The Deep End Games – "Play as a young blind woman compelled to unlock the mysteries of an abandoned estate in this horror-adventure video game, brought to life with the help of 4,347 backers."

For more information on Kickstarter's games projects, you may want to sign up for their news letter. All this information and more can be found on the Kickstarter blog.

And, so you don't get lost, here's a map of the Games Castle. Hope to see you there!


Updated: a previous version of this post credited Secret Hitler to Max Temkin. Per a request this is now credited to Goat, Wolf, & Cabbage.

About Madeline Ricchiuto

Madeline Ricchiuto is a gamer, comics enthusiast, bad horror movie connoisseur, writer and generally sarcastic human. She also really likes cats and is now Head Games Writer at Bleeding Cool.

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