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Wongamania: Banana Economy - Tabletop Game from Singapore

A project in by Capital Gains Studio

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Wealth and fortune await in this 30 mins, 2-5 player boardgame of economic manipulation and financial monsters of mass destruction.
Backers: 373
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41 AUD

Funded: $15,210 AUD of $10,000 AUD
Dates: Nov 19th -> Dec 18th (30 days)
Project By: Capital Gains Studio
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Latest News

FINAL HOUR - BANANA DIE Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

December 18th - via:
YOU GUYS ROCK! We managed to unlock a stretch goal with 1 hour to go! Honestly speaking, the Wongamania team was gripping to the table when we saw this: "$1, anybody?" "Shall we go out on the streets and beg for $1?" "Xeo (our game designer), here is... (Read More)

DAY 30 - Labor Union Expansion Set Stretch Goal Unveiled!

December 17th - via:
 With the funding amount so close to the $15,000 Etched Die stretch goal, we decide to unveil the next stretch goal before we retire for the night over in Asia. As anything can happen during the US hours, we will unveil the $20,000 stretch goals... (Read More)

Day 29 - SMASHING through another Stretch Goal!

December 17th - via:
Wow, you guys deserve a big pat on the back! When we said yesterday the only thing stopping each of you from owning a brand new designer Playing Board (to segregate Draw and Discard decks) is an easy share or shout-out on social media, you... (Read More)

Day 28 - We have been selected by Kickstarter as a Staff Pick!

December 16th - via:
Our game illustrator, Singapore's top satire comic artist Andimoo, does it again - so vividly portraying our plight in face of countless Taxopuses all round the world! Regardless of which country or city you are in (well, except for that handful of... (Read More)


December 14th - via:
After 26 long days of this gruelling campaign, we are finally FUNDED! Our team would sincerely like to extend our utmost gratitude to all you backers, families and friends out there for your encouragement, support, feedback... and of course, your... (Read More)

Day 21 - How Debtzilla Is Destroying Our Lives!

December 9th - via:
Don't you love this comic strip by AndyMoo? Such a true reflection of how Debtzilla (the horrendous personification of Debt as a financial monster) is slowly but surely eating all our lives up! Help us bring Wongamania: Banana Economy and Debtzilla... (Read More)

Day 19 - Wongamania: Banana Economy Strategy Guide Published!

December 7th - via:
Hi Wongamaniacs! It's Monday! I hope the train / tube / tram / bus does not break down frequently while you are on your way to work, whichever city in the world you are in! It seems to have become an increasingly regular occurrence in our home... (Read More)

Day 15 - 75% of Funding Goal Achieved... Onwards for a Steady Climb towards 100%!

December 4th - via:
With Wongamania: Banana Economy's Kickstarter campaign in full swing and entering its second leg, the computer desktops of all of us in the team are cluttered with tonnes of graphics, photos, spreadsheets, documents, emails and everything you can... (Read More)

Day 12 - Close-Up of the Game Board

December 1st - via:
Hi Wongamaniacs! Today, we will be taking a closer look at our game board. The Wongamania: Banana Economy game board offers two variants -  the Basic Economic Board and the Advance Economic Board. Basic Economic Board In Banana Economy, players get... (Read More)

Day 9 - Happy Thanksgiving! How the Financial Monsters came about!

November 29th - via:
Hi Wongamaniacs! Happy Thanksgiving and I hope everyone has gotten their share of great deals at the Black Friday sales! Hopefully, only the second scenario came true for you on Black Friday! Today, we are going to share with you a little more about... (Read More)

DAY 5 - Stretch Goal: Golden Yuan Bao UNLOCKED!

November 26th - via:
100 Backers Stretch Goal: Golden Yuan Bao Unlocked!We have unlocked our first Backer criteria stretch goal! We did not expect this stretch goal to be hit so early on in the campaign, as most Kickstarter projects take up to 2 weeks to hit 50% of their... (Read More)

DAY 4 - How Wongamania Predicted the China Stock Market Crash

November 25th - via:
Given the capitalistic and practical society that we are in Singapore, many of Wongamania's local players who enjoy the fun and social interaction of this game cannot help but turn to me and ask, "Xeo, Wongamania is fun! But tell me, how can you... (Read More)

DAY 3 - Rules Available for Download! Name Your Favorite Fartulating Politician!

November 23rd - via:
Hi Wongamaniacs, We have crossed the 50% funding mark and thank you for the tremendous support that you have shown us! There has been request for us to explain more about the learning points and education values of Wongamania: Banana Economy. I will... (Read More)

DAY 1 - We Are Now EU Friendly!

November 20th - via:
It has been an exciting Day 1 and we are at 34% of our funding goal! We also received a lot of feedback from our EU backers at the disappointment of the project not being EU friendly. The very next morning, our entire team was on the phone, talking... (Read More)

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