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Richard Bliss
Richard has spent his lifetime expanding his understanding of the whys and hows of human communication.
Interests: spirituality, chaos theory, leadership, filmography, mongol's influence on world history, mythology through pop culture, generational cycles in american history
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Here is a list of the States producing the most number of successful Kickstarter projects in the Table Top game category. You would assume that population would drive the rankings, and for the top ranked California that is certainly the case. But the other 9 will probably surprise you. Top... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at The Game Whisperer
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Bryan Reed is a member of the Game Whisperer's Game Den and a teacher by day. He wrote this review for Stones of Fate from Cosmic Wombat Games Stones of Fate To some, the cards of the mystic tarot are a divination tool that can reveal secrets from the past,... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at The Game Whisperer
Richard Bliss is now following Scott Pfeiffer
Mar 29, 2013
This episode of Funding the Dream is a special undead episode. Zombie House Blitz is 3 days away from the finish line for their Kickstarter campaign and they are with us for a special episode to talk about the last few things they are trying to get to the end.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at The Game Whisperer
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Torn Armor started out as any other Kickstarter game project. Lots of activity early on with a steep drop off. In Torn Armor's case, the drop off looked like it went over a cliff and wasn't going to recover. But recover they did. If you look at this graph you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at The Game Whisperer
I was recently invited down to Greenville, SC to speak on the impact of Kickstarter on the board game industry. While there I had a chance to visit with Josh Githens, Co-owner of Boardwalk. He took a few minutes to share with me the layout of his store and the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at The Game Whisperer
Josh Githens, co-owner of a large boardgame store in Greenville, SC, explains why retailers should be paying attention to and embracing Kickstarter-backed Board games. The game store is called Boardwalk and you can find them on Facebook here. The show is sponsored by Impressionsadv.net, a game distribution company. In addition,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2013 at The Game Whisperer
Why board game retailers should pay attention to the board games on Kickstarter. Josh Githens from Greenville, SC and co-owner of Boardwalk explains why. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2013 at Funding the Dream
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Join me for a free 15 minute one on one conversation about Kickstarter Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2013 at The Game Whisperer
If you are heading to BGG Con in Dallas tomorrow here is how to earn a little spending cash while you are there. Everyday, starting tomorrow, I will be giving away a $10 Amazon Gift Card to someone who stops by the Visible Hand Games booth and takes a look... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
City Hall is a game about Politics and influence in NYC during the Depression. A great game and a great interview on Funding the Dream on Kickstarter. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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Sue Shanahan, Children's author and artist, learns to leverage her network to find success with her first Kickstarter project called Glory in the Morning. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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Kim Vandenbroucke of the Game Aisle talks about the International Toy and Game Inventors Conference and the opportunity for Kickstarter project owners. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
Cengiz Dervis, Combat Weapons Expert and Kickboxing champion discusses launching a Kickstarter campaign in the UK. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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Tom Vasel of the Dice Tower sits down to talk about Kickstarter and the impact it is having on the Board Game Industry. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
Sammy is a T-Rex that fought with the US during WWII invasion of Normandy on D-Day. This Kickstarter project faux documentary explains what happened and why we are just learning of it now. Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Ep 84 with Steve Snoey Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Ep 83 with Aldo Ghiozzi How many copies of your game should be printing? If you just funded your game on Kickstarter and you are wondering how many copies you should print and how you are going to get them to market, this is the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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Come join a free webinar to learn to master crowdfunding and Kickstarter with Richard Bliss, Host of Funding the Dream Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
The top 25 selling board games on Amazon as of September 2012 Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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Kickstarter makes changes...and a statement It has bothered me for some time that many backers and project owners have described Kickstarter as a simple pre-order system. Especially in the Game category where backers have grown used to the idea that they are simply buying a game through a different online... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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In their 7th year, The Spiel turns to Kickstarter to help them elevate their show to new heights. Stephen Conway, creator and co-host of the show talks about the impact of Kickstarter. Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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Angie Hickman, creator of Story Realms, shares how to effectively use Social Media for launching a board game project on Kickstarter. Ep 81 of Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
The Webinar to learn about Crowdfunding and Kickstarter. How to take the first step to launch your crowdfunding project and find success. Hosted by Richard Bliss, from Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Podcast Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2012 at The Game Whisperer
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The Great Heartland Hauling Co. proves to be another hit from DiceHateMe games. Their Kickstarter project attracted more than 1,000 backers and easily hit their funding goal. Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2012 at The Game Whisperer