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GAMES OF ART: 3 beautiful new games featuring fine art!

A project in Leitchfield, KY by Gryphon and Eagle Games

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3 New Games! Petite Pastiche ~ Games of Art ~ Fantastiqa: Rucksack ~ all displaying a wide range of wonderful classic & modern art
Backers: 362
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $26,772 of $20,000
Dates: Jan 31st -> Mar 3rd (31 days)
Project By: Gryphon and Eagle Games
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Latest News

Thank you Backers!

March 3rd - via:
Thanks to ALL of you for making Games of Art a successful Kickstarter project.  As I sit here and watch the seconds tick down to 0, I am reminded that without your generous support none of this would be possible. THANKS for your interest and support... (Read More)

$25K with 2 hours to go!

March 1st - via:
Thanks Backers for putting us over $25K with just 2 hours to go!  We will offer all backers a stretch goal choice of EITHER: 3 new artifact cards for Fantastiqa: Rucksack (6 cards total, with 2 copies of each of 3 new cards) OR 3 new commission... (Read More)

Consider Backing Cheesonomics Please

March 1st - via:
Gryphon Games and first-time designer Dale Tolley just launched Cheesonomics on Kickstarter an hour ago.  You can find it at: We hope you will consider a pledge... (Read More)

Meet ROCOCO in 60 seconds

February 24th - via:
Hi Backers--Ben who provides "B Games in 60 seconds"  has generously donated this 60 second review of Rococo so that those of you not familiar with this dress-making, highly-thought-of new game can get a one-minute taste of what the excitement is... (Read More)

Stretch goal choice #1 if we hit $25,000 in funding

February 20th - via:
Here are the first three card images of the possible 18-card Audacious Artifacts expansion that are a free stretch goal if we hit $25,000 in funding.  Note that this set is actually a total of 6 cards as there are 2 of each image in a set.... (Read More)


February 20th - via:
Thanks to all backers for collectively putting us over the initial goal of $20,000.  Now it is official that the three new Games of Art will be produced! Alf Seegert has still another very clever idea for a group of Artifact Expansions that we will... (Read More)

Alf Seegert introduces Fantastiqal Landscapes (FLEX): A wonderful Games of Art-inspired expansion to Fantastiqa

February 19th - via:
Hello Kickstarter Backers! From Fantastiqa's inception I had hoped to make use of multiple Gem colors in a fun set-collection mechanic. In preparation for such a mechanic, Rick and Gryphon Games made sure to offer 6 unique colors of Gems in the game.... (Read More)

A note from Alf Seegert, designer of Fantastiqa and co-designer of Cubist

February 15th - via:
Hi Games of Art Backers-- Thanks very much for your support of Games of Art.  It's great to see the surge of enthusiasm for these games and of course, I am particularly delighted to see the responses that Fantastiqa and Cubist are getting.   I... (Read More)

A "Thumb Drive" for you to help us with!

February 15th - via:
One of our backers, Phil Christiansen, has suggested that we try a Thumb Drive on Board Game Geek (BGG) to help us raise awareness and support from the very large games community of -- you guessed it -- Board Game Geeks that patronize this site and... (Read More)

Fantastiqa adds SIX NEW Characters!

February 13th - via:
Hey Backers-- In response to popular demand, we have decided to add six new characters to the Fantastiqa series. Each of these characters is fully compatible with either Fantastiqa Enchanted or Rucksack editions. Each character set (available for $5... (Read More)

Petite Pastiche --Extra Commissions ADD-ON!

February 12th - via:
Hi Games of Art Backers-- I am pleased to announce to you that we have added two 3-packs of Extra Commission cards to this Kickstarter project (EXPANSIONS #1 and #2).  I have pictured the six cards below.  In putting together these two groups, I... (Read More)

Games of Art and Nika: an international public radio interview

February 11th - via:
Hi Backers-- I had the occasion to do an international public radio interview with Washington DC-based  "DJGrandpa" a few days ago (the episode aired for the first time yesterday). The 10 minute interview can be found starting at minute 36:20 of... (Read More)

Dj Grandpa's Crib: Is this Mic On?

DJG puzzles through history with Zen Puzzles, travels the Dark Lands, discovers Unidentified Funny Objects for the third time, Disappears Fear with Sonia, finds the hero in underwear, and explores the latest in games with Rick Soued. (Read More)

50% of the way there! New levels and add-ons added

February 3rd - via:
Thanks Backers!  Over 200 of you have backed this project and over $10,000 has been pledged in the first three days.  We really appreciate your support.  Some early backers may not be aware that on the second day I added three new levels (at $30... (Read More)

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