Scopa! - Classic Italian Card Game - Gamer's Edition

A project in Indianapolis, IN by thespiel

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A 400 year old classic card game with a modern twist... dice, dominoes, meeples & cards in place of the historical suits.
Backers: 247
Average Pledge Per Backer: $23

Funded: $5,634 of $5,500
Dates: Jul 8th -> Aug 7th (30 days)
Project By: thespiel
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Latest News

Final Hours

August 6th - via:
We are down to the final hours for Scopa now. I'd like to thank each and every one of you who has shown your support with a pledge. We are still short of our funding goal right now, which means our project will not happen unless we can make it to the... (Read More)

Scopa Playing Cards. A classic and funny Italian game

August 4th - via:
Hidden among one million new poker decks in Kickstarter, you can find an European treasure made by The Spiel and called Scopa Playing Cards. (Read More)

Extended Deck and Jokers

August 2nd - via:
We're in the final days now for Scopa and it looks like we're going to need a late surge to make it. Thanks to all who have supported us thus far. We really appreciate your help in making our first publishing project a reality. Since there are so few... (Read More)

Bundle Reward Levels

July 26th - via:
Two new rewards listed today. Bundles! If you're interested in buying several copies of Scopa to give as gifts OR if you're a retailer and you're interested in carrying a few copies of Scopa in your store, these bundle reward levels are a great... (Read More)

Game Salute Support & Our Guarantee

July 23rd - via:
Two announcements this time! First, we are pleased to announce that Game Salute, one of the fine sponsors of The Spiel, will be providing publisher support for Scopa.  This support includes promotion and marketing for the game as well as assistance... (Read More)

Laugh And Lie Down

July 19th - via:
I've mentioned the historical background to Scopa on more than one occasion, so I thought it was high time to give you a more in-depth look at the story behind Scopa. An Italian game in origin, the first reference to Scopa comes in 1522 from an... (Read More)

New Reward Level - Essen Pick-Up

July 15th - via:
I'm pleased to announce a new reward level today! Our Scopa decks will be printed and ready for the International Game Fair in Essen, Germany this October. Essen is host to an amazing trade show, featuring hundreds of game publishers and thousands of... (Read More)

The Test of Time

July 10th - via:
One of the reasons I am so passionate about classic card games like Scopa is that they fill a niche or a need that is all too often neglected. Scopa is a game that is quick to learn, plays in under half an hour, and begs for a rematch. It's a game... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Brawls, Special Agents, and Chinese Restaurants

July 10th - via:
Our crowdfunding roundup for July includes several great-looking titles (and a bit of shameless self-promotion). Oddly enough, there are no multi-million-dollar miniatures projects going on that we know of, meaning there's plenty of Kickstarter love for the more casual fare this month. (Read More)

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