PRESS

May 30, 2017 Haute Macabre

PLAYING WITH DEATH
Death can be a tricky subject to discuss, even for those of us more morbidly-minded than most... read more

May 12, 2017 The Austin Chronicle

DRAWING THE DEATH CARD
When Kimberley Mead was a young girl, she dreamed of having tea with the Addams Family. She never made it to 0001 Cemetery Lane, but she did the next best thing. She created a game about death... read more

OCTOBER 2, 2016 DIRGE MAGAZINE

CONFRONT THE CONCEPT OF DEATH WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS!
It is one of the few games I have played where you could be up until the crack of dawn discussing and come away feeling you’ve gotten to know yourself and your friends in a deeper, more meaningful way than before... read more

September 7, 2016: Cult of the Weird

NEW DEATH POSITIVE CARD GAME PROMISES TO TURN MORBID CURIOSITY INTO A DELIGHTFUL GROUP DISCUSSION ABOUT HUMAN MORTALITY
a great way to start the conversation in a society where we have become so incredibly detached from the inevitable... read more

September 7, 2016: Weir Playing

EARLY LOOK
The idea of splitting the game into these two parts [conversation and trivia], played simultaneously, gives a unique approach to the style and genre... read more

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

March 24, 2016: Online Store is Open
We have opened our store for orders and can finally offer international shipping.

March 16, 2017: Launch Party at the Butterfly Bar
Morbid Curiosity will hold a launch party at the Butterfly Bar here in Austin, Texas. Game plays, a photobooth, and as a special treat Austin Seance will be joining us and offering a special seating for backers.

March 5, 2017: Let the Shipping Commence
The games have been printed and are on their way to the fulfillment center. They will begin shipping out to our backers around March 16th. The game will be available online for purchase April 10th. We can’t tell you how excited and full of anticipation we are about getting this game out into the world.

October 6, 2016: Over 692 Backers Make Morbid Curiosity: A Game About Death a Reality!
Thank you to everyone who backed us, help spread the word, supported us throughout the development of the game, test played, and inspired us to keep going.  We did it! We really did it!

September 16-18, 2016: Death Salon Film Festival; Houston
This weekend we attended Death Salon Film Festival put on by The Order of the Good Death. We watched some remarkable short films, and visited the National Museum of Funeral History. This weekend proved that talking about death really is the fastest way to make friends.

September 13, 2016: Tribe Game Play
Shout out to Tribe Comics and Games here in Austin, Texas for letting us come by with our game. A lovely group of strangers volunteered to play not really knowing what they were in for. As it has every time, play was filled with laughter and interesting insights! By the end of the night, we had 6 new morbidly curious friends.

September 8, 2016: Initial Funding Goal Met in Just 60 Hours
We are amazed and humbled at your support of our game, thank you.

September 6, 2016 : WE ARE LIVE
After staying up until 3am crafting and refining the kickstarter, pouring over budgets, and chewing on nails we took a short nap and launched our kickstarter campaign: kck.st/2bQnJgd

January 19, 2016: Refinement Test Play
After 6 months of refinement and research we tested the game again with new players and it went fantastically. Lots of stories, laughter, and sharing of strange and curious facts. It's becoming the game we envisioned. We'll keep test playing and give you some highlights along the way.

May 5, 2015 : Test Play at the Butterfly Bar
We set up our first test game play. We Gained some great insight including the need give control of pacing to the participants, varying the weight of questions, and that food is a necessity when talking about death.