Someone Has Died
A silly game about serious business

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Halloween Spooptacular - Episode #5

Hello all!

Here we are with our final episode of our Someone Has Died Halloween Spooptacular! Every Wednesday this month, we’ve going to release an audio recording of a playthrough of the game that we got to do with a whole host of hilarious special guests while we were working at Kickstarter HQ this summer. Have you missed our past episodes? Click here to see them all!

This week, we have some familiar faces, as Zach Raffio, HaleyJane Rose, Edward Precht, & Herman Whaley, return from Episode 2 for one of our most drama-filled episodes yet! Grab some Bugles and give a listen!

  From left to right: HaleyJane, Edward, Hermon, & Zach

From left to right: HaleyJane, Edward, Hermon, & Zach

We hope you enjoy and stay tuned for more episodes!

CHECK OUT ‘THE MEET CUTE’ PODCAST

Apple Podcasts // Twitter

Zach Raffio: Twitter

HaleyJane Rose: Twitter // Instagram // Website

Edward Precht: Instagram

Hermon Whaley: Instagram // Thorn & Petal Productions

Adi
Halloween Spooptacular - Episode #4

Hello all!

We’re back with another episode of our Halloween Spooptacular! ICYMI, every Wednesday this month, we’re going to release an audio recording of a playthrough of the game that we got to do with a whole host of hilarious special guests while we were working at Kickstarter HQ this summer. Did you miss last week’s episode? Click here to listen!

This week we’ve got some hilarious NYC-based comedians, Carolyn Busa, Julia Shiplett, Ben Wasserman, & Chelsea Taylor, who prove in this episode that robot love truly knows no bounds. You can find Carolyn, Ben, and Julia performing in Side Ponytail, a free comedy show at Friends and Lovers in Crown Heights every Monday & last Saturday of the month at 8 pm. 

  From left to right: Julia, Ben, Chelsea, & Carolyn

From left to right: Julia, Ben, Chelsea, & Carolyn

We hope you enjoy! We’ll be back next week for the last episode of our Halloween Spooptacular!

Check out Side Ponytail Comedy!
Every Monday at 8 pm at Friends and Lover in Crown Heights.

Website // Twitter // Facebook

Carolyn Busa: Website // Twitter // Instagram

Julia Shiplett: Website // Twitter // Instagram

Ben Wasserman: Twitter // Facebook // Instagram

Chelsea Taylor: Website // Twitter // Instagram

Adi
Halloween Spooptacular - Episode #3

Hello all!

We’re halfway through our Halloween Spooptacular and here with another audio episode of Someone Has Died! ICYMI, every Wednesday this month, we’re going to release an audio recording of a playthrough of the game that we got to do with a whole host of hilarious special guests while we were working at Kickstarter HQ this summer. Wanna catch up? Click here for last week’s episode!

We’ve always hoped that Someone Has Died would bridge the gap between party games and role-playing games for some people, or for others, be able to scratch that role-playing itch. This week we’ve brought on a group of people who know a thing or two about role-playing, and show that role-players of all skill levels can sit down a enjoy a good will arbitration. The cast of Second Best: A D&D Adventure Podcast, joins us this week for a hilarious episode filled with inexplicable yet delightful accents!

  From left to right: Glo, Stephen Kelly, Ali, & Stephen Buckley

From left to right: Glo, Stephen Kelly, Ali, & Stephen Buckley

We hope you enjoy and stay tuned for more episodes!

CHECK OUT ‘SECOND BEST’

Apple Podcasts // Twitter // Facebook

Stephen Buckley: Twitter

Stephen Kelly: Twitter

Ali Gordon: Twitter

Glo Tavarez: Twitter

Adi
Halloween Spooptacular - Episode #2

Hello all!

We’re back with another audio episode of Someone Has Died being played by people who are funnier and more talented than us! ICYMI, Every Wednesday this month, we’re going to release an audio recording of a playthrough of the game that we got to do with a whole host of hilarious special guests while we were working at Kickstarter HQ this summer. Did you miss last week’s? Click here!

As lifelong improv fans, part of what was most exciting to us working at Kickstarter was access to recording equipment and studio space. We’ve been fantasizing about getting skilled comedians into a room and having them run wild with our game since it was playable. In this episode, Zach Raffio, HaleyJane Rose, Edward Precht, & Herman Whaley, do just that. Someone Has Died offers lots of twists and turns for players and these folks pirouette around them with ease — IN SONG EVEN. I know we seem biased, but this is seriously one knee-slapper of a will arbitration.

Special shout out to master comedy curator Noa Osheroff for hooking us up with this group of jokesters, and to fellow Kickstarter resident Zoe Potkin (who has a live Kickstarter for her film CHAINS right now, btw) for pointing us in the right direction.

  From left to right: Hermon, Zach, HaleyJane, & Edward

From left to right: Hermon, Zach, HaleyJane, & Edward

We hope you enjoy and stay tuned for more episodes!

CHECK OUT ‘THE MEET CUTE’ PODCAST

Apple Podcasts // Twitter

Zach Raffio: Twitter

HaleyJane Rose: Twitter // Instagram // Website

Edward Precht: Instagram

Hermon Whaley: Instagram // Thorn & Petal Productions

Adi
Halloween Spooptacular - Episode #1

Hello all!

To celebrate the fulfillment of our Kickstarter and the official release of Someone Has Died into the world, we have a special Halloween Spooptacular planned!

Every Wednesday this month, we’re going to release an audio recording of a playthrough of the game that we got to do with a whole host of hilarious special guests while we were working at Kickstarter HQ this summer.

This first episode features some other Creators-in-Residence who we shared the offices with for the summer: Maëlle Doliveux, Mike Rugnetta, & Fran Wilde.

  From left to right: Maëlle & Leelu, Mike, Fran, and Adi @ Kickstarter HQ

From left to right: Maëlle & Leelu, Mike, Fran, and Adi @ Kickstarter HQ

We hope you enjoy and stay tuned for more episodes!

Adi
Someone Has Died is Going to PAXEast!

Hello and welcome to our brand-spanking new website! This is going to be the professional landing page and hub of all things Someone Has Died. An amalgamation of all of our social channels, newsletters, and word-of-mouth jabber. We hope you think it looks snazzy and will enjoy hearing periodic updates from us while we venture forth on the quest to make light of the legal process of death. 

Speaking of venturing forth, Someone Has Died is about to put itself out there in a big way. As the title of this post has given away, Someone Has Died is going to PAXEast!!!

After finding about the opportunity a mere 48 hours before the deadline, I was rather shocked to find out - nearly three months later - that Indie Megabooth had accepted Someone Has Died to exhibit with them at one of the biggest gaming conventions in North America. The news was unbelievably exciting and also totally terrifying as the game is making it's first giant leap into the public's judging, critical arms. It's also meant that we've been expediting production of new cards, art, and even rules to make sure the game is as good as possible before show time. Needless to say, we're nervous - but if the reception of the game thus far from wonderful friends and kind people at Playcrafting & GaymerX, this con is going to be a blast.

We're also so thrilled to be sharing this awesome experience with our good friends at Offcut Games, the guys behind Complicated Board Game the Card Game, and with The Metagame - who we were lucky enough to meet at the Strand several weeks ago. If you are fans of us, you should definitely check these guys out and give them a high-five at the con. We're also very excited to meet lots of new people and fellow designers at the con (did you know the Tabletop portion of Indie Megabooth is supported by Cards Against Humanity? It's very casual. We're not freaking out about it at all). Overall, everything is coming up roses. 

As a token of our gratitude for your support, please enjoy our submission video for Indie Megabooth, which was shot in a NYC coffee shop with little to no planning. 

- Adi 

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