UPDATE: The KickStarter page is now frozen, which is what KickStarter does the very second the project ends which was March 9. All current news can be found at http://houdiniopoly.com
You can learn more and see a video of Dorothy and Dick explaining the game at:
You can also get the latest news and track progress at:
Houdini-Opoly is an exciting hero board game for 2-6 players built around the life of one of the most exciting personalities in history. To make the game more thrilling and up to date all of the prices and values throughout the game have been increased proportionally. The largest bill is now $5,000! As you go around the board you will learn about the life of this great icon of the entertainment field, in a fun way. The real estate properties on the board are the actual key places in Houdini’s life in chronological order. Each of the property deed cards has additional fun historic information about that particular time and place in Houdini’s life. Each time you play you will get different deeds and land on different spots so both the both the enjoyment, and your knowledge about Houdini will increase. It is fun, educational and a parody all rolled into one. Donors will be able to get their names on the deed cards, chance cards, the play money, the box and even the game board itself. Their names will be part of Houdini history forever!
Every donor will get at least one game. It will be a very limited edition. We only intend to manufacture as many games as we sell through this program. As with all items Houdini over time it will become collectible and rise in value. Many we have spoken to have said they will be buying a game or games to play as well as games to save intact as collectibles. You Can’t Escape The Fun!