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Grifters released at GenCon 2016!

BIG NEWS!  Grifters has been officially released!  Kickstarter backers are getting their copies now and we demoed the game a LOT at GenCon 2016 to quite a bit of praise from the general public and from other designers and publishers....
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You Dirty Rat is back as Grifters from Indie Boards and Cards!

HUGE news about You Dirty Rat folks!  Last summer we took the game to GenCon and were going to self publish it.  We put the game in front of HUNDREDS of players and they all really enjoyed it.  One of...
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A small update on what has happened…

So I just realized that we didn’t make a post about what happened and why the Kickstarter ended prematurely here on the blog!  Wow, that was an oversight and I’m sorry.  We have been really busy since August working on the...
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You Dirty Rat Video reviews are coming in!

Howdy folks!  Just a quick heads up, we are still working hard on You Dirty Rat and we even have video reviews coming in as we ramp up for our impending Kickstarter relaunch. Check out this awesome video by Undead...
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You Dirty Rat Kickstarter Relaunch Coming Soon!

Howdy folks!  It’s been a few months since our last update, I just wanted to take a moment to update you on where things stand. We are currently working on the relaunch of our Kickstarter campaign for You Dirty Rat....
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The sooner you start failing the sooner you succeed!

Earlier this week we ended our Kickstarter campaign early.  It didn’t look like it was going to be successful so we decided we needed to rework our strategy and try again in the first half of next year.  We did...
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Launching our Kickstarter later today, nervous and hopeful!

Dave here, Jacksmack Games is launching it’s first Kickstarter today and I’m super pumped!  We have done loads of work on the game and it’s a well oiled machine, fast playing and loads of fun.  I am confident that people...
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You Dirty Rat coming to Kickstarter!

Look out!  Here comes our first Kickstarter!  Coming this week is You Dirty Rat.  A competitive card game for 2 to 4 players that plays in about 20 to 45 minutes. You Dirty Rat is a fun Hand Building Game,...
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You Dirty Rat – Game Announcement

Here at Jacksmack Games we are working on several new games that will be announced in the coming months. The first game that we are announcing is called You Dirty Rat!  It is a Heist themed card game for up...
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Headed to Gen Con, might try to find a publisher.

So after hunting around and learning about distribution and things I think we are going to attempt to find a publisher for SeaDogs. Here is a quick sell sheet for the game that I’ll be giving out at Gen Con....
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