Kickstarting a game based on Gaiman's "Study in Emerald" Cthulhu/Holmes mashup

Zack sez, "Neil Gaiman's award-winning mash-up of Sherlock Holmes and H.P. Lovecraft 'A Study in Emerald' gets a Gaiman-approved board game expansion in this new creation from Martin Wallace. The game will only be available through this Kickstarter campaign, and the page for it includes extensive explanations of the rules, game pieces, artwork and the initial and stretch goals for the project."

A Study in Emerald (Thanks, Zack!)


  1. Glad that it will also be available direct through their website, and not just through Kickstarter like Cory’s blurb says.

    I don’t know if more campaigns are doing that, but that would seem like a terrible use of Kickstarter. When I give money to a campaign, it’s not just because I want whatever new bauble I’m (basically) pre-ordering, but because I want to kickstart a production, or a company, or some great idea that should take over the world.

    If it becomes just a vehicle for preorders, then why not just stick it on Amazon and be done with it?

    (NB: argument above directed at the notion of games and such available “only through Kickstarter,” which this game, thankfully, isn’t.)

  2. Like that one won’t reach it’s goal…
    Whoops, there already.
    anybody guess the total?  250k?  500k?

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