The Washington Post: Game over – FTC goes after board game campaign

Fred Manzo December 30, 2015 0
The Washington Post: Game over – FTC goes after board game campaign

Game over: FTC goes after board game campaign gone wrong in first crowdfunding case

“Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter have helped launch a lot of nerdy gaming success stories. Politically incorrect party game “Cards Against Humanity” was an early success story that went on to form a sort of mini-empire. Cooperative survival game series “Zombicide” is now fulfilling orders to supporters of its third separate campaign. And one of the most funded projects of all time is a card game called “Exploding Kittens” that was co-created by a popular Web comic artist and is expected to ship later this summer.

But in its first ever enforcement action against a crowdfunded project, the Federal Trade Commission went after a board game project gone wrong….”

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