comScore Chris Kluwe Kickstarter Campaign For Card Game

Outspoken Former NFL Player Launches Kickstarter for Game He Designed Himself

You’ll recall that a few years ago, Chris Kluwe was released from his job as a punter for the Minnesota Vikings and he attributed it to how outspoken he was about gay rights. Since then, he’s stayed outspoken, lambasting Donald Trump for seeming to conflate chat about sexual assault with “locker room talk” and becoming one of the most influential voices in the Gamergate debate. When he wasn’t doing that, though, he was creating a tabletop game called Twilight of the Gods, which he announced in October:

The Kickstarter for the game launched today with a goal of raising $15,000 to put the game into production. As of this writing, backers have pledged $12,493. You can track its progress here:

In the video above, you can see him explain that the goal of the game is to make sure players are constantly interacting, never just watching one another play. Over on Twitter, you can also see him expressing some pretty serious joy:

If you’re into tabletop gaming, click over to the Kickstarter and check it out.

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