How To Play Kickstarter Chicken

The most dangerous crowdfunding game on the Internet.

The press loves to talk about all the brilliant, world-changing projects that rake in millions on Kickstarter. But what about the thousands of projects that normally get swept under the failed-Kickstarter-project rug? It’s time we had some fun with them.

Here’s how to play:

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2. 1. Find a lonely project that has barely any backers or seems otherwise doomed for failure, like this one:

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3. 2. Take turns backing the project with your friend.

Just increase your pledge amount every turn.

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4. 3. Keep going. The project gets closer and closer to getting funded with every round.

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6. And you get closer and closer to having to actually pay.

Just remember: watch out for third parties who might swoop in at the last second and fund the project to completion.

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7. 4. If you chicken out because you’re afraid the project is going to get funded, you lose.

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10. 5. But if you keep going, you might have to pay

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13. Here are a few more neglected projects to get started with:

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Raising Funds to Publish Mine and Gods Book

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Curtain Up! Broadway’s Calling!

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Magnetic Tabletop Gaming Board For The Average Gamer

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Transforming my dream into a physical reality

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19. Happy backing!

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