Two years ago a game based on the movie Evil Dead 2 was Kickstarted by Space Goat Productions, the game garnered quite a bit of support and earned over $700,000 from 6,000+ backers. But unfortunately the story doesn’t have a happy ending as through poor planning and bad money management, Space Goat Productions have since stated they can’t deliver on the games. So after discussing internally and then securing the rights to the game, Jasco Games and Lynnvander Studios are going to resurrect the Evil Dead 2 Official Board Game on Kickstarter. Also, even though they have no relation to the original failed game, they have promised that for each game of the new campaign that gets purchased, they will send a copy of the game to a backer of the failed game. This will be a first for a project that has failed on Kickstarter and should help soothe some anger. There is a caveat though, the game is going to have similar components as the Space Goat version, but it will be a new design created by Lynnvander and Jasco. Will this be a good thing? Will it flood the market with a mediocre game? We will have to wait and see when the Kickstarter comes.
You can read the full announcement on Jasco Games’ website.