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ACQUISITIONS - A Board Game Inspired by the Game of ACQUIRE

A project in Longview, WA by Lloyd T. Solon

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Designed to acquire and build a Kingdom of wealth. Shrewdly purchase, build, and trade to acquire the largest cache of commodity coins.
Backers: 110
Average Pledge Per Backer: $126

Funded: $13,873 of $30,000
Dates: May 15th -> Jun 7th (23 days)
Project By: Lloyd T. Solon
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Latest News

I Appreciate the Support!! I Will Keep Trying.

June 7th - via:
I have learned a lot on this project. As a completely different concept, the game of ACQUISITIONS has shown that there is interest in numerous variations of the ACQUIRE genre. When I come back to Kickstarter with the game of ACQUISITIONS I will have... (Read More)


June 5th - via:
Tomorrow will be the last day for the game of ACQUISITIONS on Kickstarter. It will not be the last day for the game of ACQUISITIONS. This has been a very interesting project to say the least. I created this game to take my ideas away from the ACQUIRE... (Read More)

The Uphill Climb or the Long and Winding Road or Both

June 2nd - via:
Eight years ago when I launched MEGAcquire on Kickstarter the negative wave began immediately. It was the negative wave that alerted Hasbro to my existence. There is a gentleman on Board Game Geeks who years ago posted that you would be a shameful... (Read More)

The "What" and "How" of MEGAcquire

May 28th - via:
It has been eight years since I cashed out a life insurance policy, borrowed money from friends and family, and put every last penny I could find into producing the game of MEGAcquire. When it was almost done at the factory I put a project on... (Read More)

Memorial Day Weekend - Reflections of a Different World

May 27th - via:
I went to Astoria, Oregon on Saturday to pick up a man who has severe epilepsy and very high social anxiety. Astoria is fifty miles from my house at the mouth of the Columbia River on the Pacific Ocean. It is the first European settlement on the... (Read More)

All the MEGAcquire Games on This Project Have Been Pledged and Are Gone!!!!

May 24th - via:
I want to thank the pledgers who selected the MEGAcquire pledges. I have so many people who want the games that I still have left which makes it too difficult to decide who should get them. I decided that since I needed to raise money for my... (Read More)

Figuring Out Kickstarter - Sitting on the Picket Fence

May 24th - via:
When you do a project on Kickstarter and launch it, Kickstarter provides the creator with a "Dashboard" that shows the activity and all kinds of different charts and trends. One statistic they provide is the number of "Followers" for the project. At... (Read More)

Building a Kingdom of Wealth

May 22nd - via:
Because of the mechanism that operates the game of ACQUIRE the game board is quite frankly, ugly. Of the American editions, the 1999 edition probably had the best looking board of the franchise but as a game board it is still ugly. Sid Sackson's... (Read More)

Promotion and Advertising

May 20th - via:
During every project I run on Kickstarter, Backers will become frustrated because they want the project to succeed so they can have the product. There are many suggestion of how or what I should do to help it succeed. There is a multitude of entities... (Read More)

Customer Feedback

May 18th - via:
As salespersons we can say anything we want to try and sell our product or service. It doesn't always have to be true, does it? So, as a society, we have come to rely on customer feedback. I have received numerous customer feedback over the years... (Read More)


May 17th - via:
I feel compelled to write this post so I don't answer the same question multiple times each day. I can refer them to this post.  No, I do not have a working prototype for the game of ACQUISITIONS. If I had the money to make a prototype, glitzy... (Read More)

Success or Failure

May 17th - via:
This is my fifth project on Kickstarter. I have only had one that was "successful" and that was my first one for MEGAcquire. I had already cashed in every penny I could find in my life to make the game and while it was being produced at the factory,... (Read More)

What About MEGAcquire?

May 16th - via:
I am getting many questions about MEGAcquire. I just got a recent quote from a factory yesterday, May 15th, for a new run of the game of MEGAcquire. It will be called MEGAcquire Gold. I need to spend some money on design to alter the game to this new... (Read More)

The Struggles of an ACQUISITIONS Kickstarter Project

May 16th - via:
The first struggle was do I launch this project in the uncertain times we are in. I understand that many of you may want to pledge but can't because of your economic situation at this time. I decided to launch anyway because I thought at least it... (Read More)

Thank You For the Support!!

May 16th - via:
I am at a loss of words. This is an incredible start to this project and I hope the end result is that you can receive your pledges. I have never felt that any of my projects have been a failure because each and every one of them brings me more... (Read More)

Welcome to the Game of ACQUISITIONS!! Acquire a Kingdom of Wealth

May 15th - via:
House of Krause Kingdom Card Welcome to the game of ACQUISITIONS. For the many of you who have been following me and are once again on this project, I can not express the gratitude I have for you. For those of you who are new to my adventures,... (Read More)

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