BackerKit is heading to Germany for Spiel Essen 2023 — the world’s largest tabletop games convention featuring 4 days of pure gaming joy. We’re packing extra light so we can bring home as much as we possibly can. 

We’re showing up big from October 5th-8th in exhibit hall 4 at Booth #4D113. Be sure to stop by and play exciting demos throughout the show, take part in our fun “Crowdfunding Passport” activity, and to learn more about crowdfunding by BackerKit. We’d love for you to stop by, say hello, and tell us about what brings you to Spiel Essen. Be sure to mark us on your map!

At our booth you can expect to:

Participate in Playtests & Demos — throughout the con we’ll be hosting live playtests and demos at our booth featuring an amazing lineup of games including a few from some BackerKit team members — Realm Runners from Skinner x Jason Furie and Neon Reef from Snake Toy Games. Full list of demos to be updated here soon (bookmark this page!) and we will also announce on our social media channels.

Follow us on Instagram and Twitter ( or is it “x” now?) for up-to-date demo schedules leading up to the event.Grab BackerKit’s Crowdfunding Passport — this is your ultimate guide to some amazing booths you simply can’t miss. It’s truly an all-star lineup featuring creators and collaborators of all shapes and sizes. 

Featured companies and brands in the passport this year includes — Loke Battle Mats, Bezier Games, Fowers Games, Mighty Boards, Cephalofair Games, The Dice Tower, Panda Game Manufacturing, Laserox Design, and Camden Games.

The rules are simple:

  1. Pick up a passport at our booth, or a participating booth
  2. Get a unique stamp from everyone featured in the passport
  3. Return the completed passport to BackerKit Booth #4D113 for a prize!

Talk shop with the BackerKit team — If you are planning to launch a crowdfunding project, even if it’s far off, stop by our booth so we can talk directly about your project. We’ll have experts on hand throughout the entire convention to help set you up for crowdfunding success.

Be sure to come say hi to the BackerKit team at booth #4D113. We look forward to seeing you all in real life!