Gal is 23 years old and he graduated in the field of Media & Communications studies from the University of Ljubljana. His master thesis on Kickstarter and Tabletop industry is just being completed at the Faculty of Social Sciences. He is the head of Marketing and Public Relations at Bona Fide Games, which successfully launched their first Kickstarter campaign in July 2022. Their project Silver Coin: Age of Monster Hunters was a great success and exceeded its funding goal by 650% with the help of almost 1500 backers.
Dvorana Emerald, 20.10.2023 at 09:05-09:35
Kickstarter & Board Games: Is Kickstarter still a start up platform or has it become a pre-order store?
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform, well known to everybody, and its main purpose is to help fund start up products. Or is it? There is one industry in particular that found its match made in heaven with the help of Kickstarter and changed the way we now perceive Kickstarter. »Board game reneissance« is a term that is occuring lately in the table top industry and one of the main reason fort his massive popularization is Kickstarter itself. Imagine a realm where giants coexist with newcomers. Multimillion-dollar corporations now share the stage with indie creators, all thanks to Kickstarter's transformative power. The tabletop industry has undergone a seismic shift, transcending mere games into a cultural renaissance and the vast majority of games that are produced nowadays must first go through Kickstarter before they hit the shelves of retail stores. Explore the culture of Kickstarter and Table Top industry together with 3 representatives of Slovenia's Table Top companies which found their success via Kickstarter.