What is the largest segment of funds pledged on the crowd-funding site Kickstarter? Yes it is! Good old made from paper board games garnered most of the half a billion dollars in funding pledged for the game category. Perhaps because the board game market has become a billion dollar industry.

One veteran of the board game scene, Adrien Martinot of the game-maker Days of Wonder, likens the platform to an edgy film festival:

“While regular game companies are like Hollywood, you could call Kickstarter the Sundance of board games.”

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