Lonely Hero Games is a West Virginia based board game publishing company founded in Beckley in 2019.
The company’s first release, Bank Heist, was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter in October 2019. The game raised over $13,000 from over 300 backers in just 30 days. Since then, the game has been shipped to customers all across the United States and many countries around the globe including the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Canada, France, Italy, Norway, Singapore, and many more.
The company’s newest release, Hungry for Humans, is a WV themed game for 2 to 5 players that incorporates WV cryptids such as The Mothman, Flatwoods Monster, Sheepsquatch, and The Grafton Monster. Additionally, the game features dishes from 19 WV restaurants such as Tudor’s Biscuit World, Pies & Pints, Ellen’s Ice Cream, and more. The game was successfully funded on Kickstarter in 2021 raising over $15,000 from 300+ backers. It is now available for sale through their website lonelyherogames.com as well as various locations around the state.