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The Cones of Dunshire

A project in Skokie, IL by Mayfair Games, Inc

Cancelled by Creator

The Deluxe Edition of The Cones of Dunshire board game \nis miraculously playable. For 2-12 players and fans of fun \nand \nPawnee, IN!
Backers: 274
Average Pledge Per Backer: $170

Funded: $46,631 of $300,000
Dates: Jan 14th -> Mar 15th (60 days)
Project By: Mayfair Games, Inc
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Latest News

Update #11: A Slight Delay for Relaunch

February 10th - via:
Unfortunately there has been a delay in the relaunch of the Cones of Dunshire project. Look for us in just a few days. Stay tuned!  (Read More)

Update #10: Take Two

February 5th - via:
So, let's talk. When we started this Kickstarter, we had several important considerations. Running it in parallel with Parks and Recreation's final season was an important part of the timing; we have several more exciting opportunities on the horizon... (Read More)

Update #9 - Color Characters & Metal Minis

February 3rd - via:
Well, today we added the first of the color character sketches with more on the way over the next few updates! We hope you’re as excited about this artwork as we are – it’s coming together nicely. Also, Thursday we will be sharing the first... (Read More)

Update #8: Hats!

January 31st - via:
Just a quick update to let you know that the hat design is up over on the splash page. It's also now available as a $30 add-on, if you're so inclined. We'll have a lot more art for you next week, including the full-color versions of the characters,... (Read More)

Update #7: The Board

January 29th - via:
Sure, we've got our last two character sketches up, and they're really cool Abbot Shaman yadda yadda. Let's talk about the board! How do I raise thee? Let me count the, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight cones. The diagram on the... (Read More)

Update #6: We're All About the Base

January 27th - via:
It seems that everyone here is either leaving for a show (the Nuremberg Toy Fair) or getting back from one (PAX South, where we actually pulled out the Cones prototype for a few people). So, a quick update today. Two more character sketches are up:... (Read More)

Update #5: Directors, Retailers, and the Non-Deluxe

January 24th - via:
Well, we're still enjoying the Director's Cut of our Kickstarter video that went up on YouTube yesterday. Check it out here! The Dragonman and the Duchess sketches have come in, so watch for those to be posted. Also, our first color art pieces (for... (Read More)

Update #4: Posters and the Director's Cut!

January 22nd - via:
The poster art has now been added to the splash page. We thought about giving you a choice about which of our two designs we should go with, and then said to ourselves "doesn't paper have two sides?..." So, instead, you get BOTH designs on a... (Read More)

Update #3: Art Arty Art

January 20th - via:
With a new week comes our first batch of art for the game from Jared Blando. The Warrior and the Arbiter are now up in all their glory, the Denier and the Maverick will be up a bit later today, and we’ll be showing you pairs of characters over the... (Read More)

'Parks And Recreation's Cones Of Dunshire Game Is Now A Real Thing

January 18th - via:
Parks and Recreation first introduced The Cones of Dunshire to the world in Season 6, Episode 9 when character Ben Wyatt, played by Adam Scott, decided to use his week of unemployment in between jobs to create a new board game. The fictional game clearly riffed on real-live strategy games like The Settlers of Catan. (Read More)

'Parks And Recreation's' Cones Of Dunshire Board Game Can Be Yours For $500

January 17th - via:
In season six, episode nine of "Parks and Recreation," Ben Wyatt creates the highly intricate board game Cones of Dunshire while in between jobs. (Read More)

Update #2: Shipping Cost Improvements!

January 16th - via:
Hello backers and potentials! A busy day here, so let’s talk about one of the hot topics in our message boxes: shipping. If you were to go out to USPS and price the shipment of these items to our international customers, to the most expensive... (Read More)

Fake Parks and Rec Board Game The Cones of Dunshire Begins Kickstarter Campaign

January 16th - via:
The Parks and Recreation-inspired board game "The Cones of Dunshire" has started an official Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Mayfair Games Debuts Kickstarter Campaign For "Parks and Recreation" Inspired Board Game

January 16th - via:
Seeking to bring a fan favorite to the market, Skokie, Illinois-based Mayfair Games, along with Cone Hill Games, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $300,000 for its Parks and Recreation inspired board game, The Cones of Dunshire. (Read More)

Day One Recap!

January 15th - via:
Well, it’s been 24 hours, everyone’s had a chance to look things over, and we’ve had a chance to catch our breath. Let’s answer some questions:  Is the whole thing a joke (AKA Are the cones a metaphor)? Yes and no, but mostly no. All along,... (Read More)

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