Ascension Tactics: The Deckbuilding Miniatures Game

A 3-Suit Deck of Cards

A project in Burke, VA by John H. Kohn
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A smaller deck of cards more suitable (no pun intended) for 2 players
Backers: 54
Average Pledge Per Backer: $18

Funded: $975 of $750
Dates: Jun 8th -> Jul 13th (35 days)
Project By: John H. Kohn
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Latest News

We did it!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
I will send out the modified rules file once I get your email address. I can order the decks once everyone involved returns their surveys (and don't have payment issues with KS). Since we stayed above the $900 mark, all three decks of 'Tiny Bubbles... (Read More)

LAST CALL!!!!!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
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Well, it looks like we've reached the $900 threshold

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
At $900, if sustained to the end of the campaign, THREE 'Tiny Bubbles card game' decks will be randomly drawn among those full-deck Backers who wish to participate. No one Backer can win more than one deck, so THREE Backers will be winners! Details... (Read More)

Closer still...

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
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We're getting closer....

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
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Crazy Rummy drives us crazy when only TWO players play

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
My wife and my favorite card game, Crazy Rummy, is usually played with one or two more people in our group.  During the shelter-in-place period, it was just the two of us.  How disappointing! With too few players, the game turns out to be too... (Read More)

Driven to extinction? It's possible if the funding goal reaches $900

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
When the funding goal reached $750, I announced that one deck of Tiny Bubbles card game will go to one randomly selected full deck Backer of A 3-Suit Deck of Cards. When the funding goal reached $800, I announced that two decks of Tiny Bubbles card... (Read More)

Accelerating removal of unclaimed Early Bird Specials

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
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As promised (in Update #9) -- unclaimed Early Bird Specials are being removed one per day

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
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Rapid response!!!! $800 reached in less than 2 minutes!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
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Attention Backers: Who's got an extra dollar to make the second gift drawing a reality?

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
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One treat in play; a second treat only $20 away

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We're well past the goal being met, so if sustained to the end, a random drawing of complete deck Backers will occur to see who will win a free deck of Tiny Bubbles card game. We're also only $20 away from reaching $800, where two full deck Backers'... (Read More)

Countdown on unclaimed Early Bird Specials going away

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Today, I reduced the maximum number of Early Bird Specials (one/two decks) from the original 30 to only 20. Starting tomorrow, I will reduce them by one each day until what remains are the ones already claimed -- so, grab them while you can.  (Read More)

Another game added to the list -- Rock, Paper, Scissors card game *

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
The three suits of my deck make this game easy to play: (1) The red circle = rock;  black square = paper;  and green triangle = scissors  +  "WC" card always wins. (2) Shuffle all 40 cards, then deal 20 to 2 players, with the cards placed in one... (Read More)

The DARK SIDE of Solitaire (regional history)

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
My late mother recounted her experience in Atlantic City (NJ) in the 1940s, where you could walk up to a booth and play Solitaire for money! Just pay 52 cents (a penny a card), and do the best you could. After finishing, you'd get a nickel (5-cents)... (Read More)

Our Goal has been reached!

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We have now reached our funding Goal!  That means that, if sustained by the end of the campaign, I will randomly select one lucky winner of the deck of 'Tiny Bubbles card game' from those Backers who selected a deck option for 'A 3-Suit Deck of... (Read More)

3-Suit Solitaire -- an actual game played

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a blow by blow playing out of the game using the new cards. Recall that the rules use only five columns instead of the usual seven: You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

A treat in the form of an incentive

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We are only $20 away from meeting our goal. As an incentive for us going over the top, here's the deal: (1) If we reach at least the Goal of $750 (and sustain it past the end of the campaign), I will hold a random drawing of all deck Backers to see... (Read More)

Almost there!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
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What A Difference A Day Made!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
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A great reference for learning card games -- where I'll modify rules of some games for my 3-suit decks

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Check out this article: "50 card games to play at home and the stories behind them" https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/smart-living/50-card-games-to-play-at-home-and-the-stories-behind-them/ss-BB146dID?ocid=msedgntp  (Read More)

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