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How To Play Kickstarter Chicken

The most dangerous crowdfunding game on the Internet.

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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:

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

2. Take turns backing the project with your friend.

Just increase your pledge amount every turn.

Just increase your pledge amount every turn.

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

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

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

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

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

Raising Funds to Publish Mine and Gods Book
Via kickstarter.com

Raising Funds to Publish Mine and Gods Book

Curtain Up! Broadway's Calling!
Via kickstarter.com

Curtain Up! Broadway's Calling!

Magnetic Tabletop Gaming Board For The Average Gamer
Via kickstarter.com

Magnetic Tabletop Gaming Board For The Average Gamer

Transforming my dream into a physical reality
Via kickstarter.com

Transforming my dream into a physical reality

"UNBELIEVABLE"
Via kickstarter.com

"UNBELIEVABLE"

Happy backing!

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