Critical Core

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The tabletop game that helps kids on the autism spectrum build confidence and social skills, one dragon at a time.
  • Funding Breakdown
  • Goal $48,000.00
  • Total Pledged $180,595.11
  • Backers 2374
  • Pledge Rewards $149,190.00
  • Addons & Shipping $31,405.11
  • Avg. per Backer $76.07
  • Rank 481 of 13089
  • Rewards
  • Reward Levels 10
  • Lowest Level $30.00
  • Highest Level $10,000.00
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    Pledge $50.00 or more
    1426 backers
    You'll get Critical Core Starter Set - the complete game with everything you need to play, including the Facilitator's Guide instructions, cards, dice, adventure modules, and an erasable map. For details on what's in the box, please see the main text on this page. You'll also receive all unlocked stretch goals and DIGITAL versions for you to print out.

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    Critical Core Starter Set in a DIGITAL format that you can print at home or view on a device. You'll receive all the Critical Core Starter Set printed materials and stretch goals in a PDF format for printing at home. Note: If you don't have access to polyhedral dice, you can use one of the many dice-rolling apps for your mobile phone. Also you will need to use your own map or whiteboard for facilitating games.
    Pledge $50.00 or more
    1426 backers
    You'll get Critical Core Starter Set - the complete game with everything you need to play, including the Facilitator's Guide instructions, cards, dice, adventure modules, and an erasable map. For details on what's in the box, please see the main text on this page. You'll also receive all unlocked stretch goals and DIGITAL versions for you to print out.
    Pledge $50.00 or more
    191 backers
    One Critical Core Starter Set will be donated to a good cause on your behalf, and you will also receive the digital version and digital versions of all stretch goals for you to print at home. We work with schools, hospitals, and non-profit organizations and low-income families around the world who will benefit from your generosity. Thank you! A flat rate of $10 USD will be added to shipping for the extra set, we'll cover the rest.
    Pledge $100.00 or more
    250 backers
    In addition to your Critical Core Starter Set, including all stretch goals and access to the digital version, we will donate one additional set to a good cause on your behalf! $10 USD will be added to your shipping costs for the extra set.
    Pledge $250.00 or more
    79 of 100 backers
    To thank you for going the extra mile, in addition to ONE FOR YOU, ONE TO A GOOD CAUSE rewards, you will receive a set of limited edition Critical Core dice! We'll also put your name on our benefactors thank-you page on our website. Additionally, we'll send you high-resolution digital versions of Critical Core's artwork for you to print.
    Pledge $500.00 or more
    11 backers
    In addition to everything in the BENEFACTOR pledge level, we'd like to thank you by offering a 1 hour video consultation with Adam Johns and Adam Davis from Game to Grow. They’ll teach you how to play Critical Core, give you tips on improving your GMing skills, advise you on playing the best possible game to help your players grow, or just hang out and chat with you. The choice is yours!
    Pledge $1,000.00 or more
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    To thank you for your amazing support, we'd like to put you in the game. Ever wondered what you would look like as an orc, or an elf wizard? Now is your chance to find out. As a grand benefactor, you can choose to have one of the characters in Critical Core created with your likeness, or the likeness of a friend (sorry no celebrities). So in addition to HONORED BENEFACTOR rewards, the digital version, and all unlocked stretch goals, you'll get your likeness as a Critical Core player character, a printed poster of your character, and a high resolution digital image for you to print out.
    Pledge $1,000.00 or more
    0 of 12 backers
    We're opening up another pledge level where you can sponsor artwork for a Critical Core Starter Set MONSTER or GAME CARD ITEM. This art might be black and white sketches, or color illustrations, but whatever is created you will be credited as the sponsor and receive a high resolution print of the artwork with a signed thank you from the team. Of course this special pledge level includes the ONE FOR YOU, ONE FOR A GOOD CAUSE reward. Thank you for helping to breathe life into Critical Core with incredible art!
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    0 backers
    Your incredible contribution will help spread the positive impact of role-playing games to the people who need it most. We realize that at this level, you are supporting the mission and goals of Critical Core for the good it will bring. It is hard to adequately reward you for your support, but we would like to offer the following as a small measure of our appreciation, so in addition to GRAND BENEFACTOR rewards you will receive: *Your organization logo, or your name, featured as a supporter in printed materials *5 one-hour video training sessions with the Critical Core team donated to an individual or organization of your choice.
    Pledge $10,000.00 or more
    0 of 5 backers
    We're overwhelmed by your support and generosity. In addition to all LEGENDARY BENEFACTOR rewards, Game to Grow will offer 10 personalized training sessions to the individual or organization of your choice.

Historical Data

Date Backers Pledged Comments Updates
Mar 19 30 $4,065.00 2 0
Mar 20 915 $74,048.00 114 2
Mar 21 1098 $88,072.00 154 4
Mar 22 1246 $100,468.00 180 4
Mar 24 1331 $107,396.00 183 5
Mar 25 1366 $109,698.00 201 5
Mar 26 1435 $115,129.00 208 6
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Mar 28 1583 $124,631.00 210 6
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Mar 31 1728 $135,865.00 239 8
Apr 1 1774 $139,695.00 239 8
Apr 2 1819 $142,796.00 244 8
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Apr 5 1912 $150,313.00 265 9
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Apr 15 2262 $173,655.00 292 10
Apr 16 2294 $176,179.00 295 10
Apr 17 2342 $178,722.00 302 10
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