Cornish Smuggler:

A project in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom by Henry Jasper

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Evade Customs, Outwit your opponents and secure your fortune in this strategic board game for 2-4 players set in 18th Century Cornwall.
Backers: 652
Average Pledge Per Backer: £47

Funded: £30,736 of £14,000
Dates: May 23rd -> Jul 6th (45 days)
Project By: Henry Jasper
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Latest News

New Ships - Exclusive to Kickstarters!

July 6th - via:
Hello Smuggling Kickstarters! We're right on the last stretch of the campaign now so I wanted to update you on everything that's been happening since our last update. We've passed our £27,500 stretch goal so even more cards are unlocked and Cornish... (Read More)

New Illustrated Smugglers and Board Art Update

July 5th - via:
Hello Smuggling Kickstarters and a warm welcome to all our new backers! Cornish Smuggler has been going crazy and we've stormed past our £25,000 stretch goal so I just wanted to update you all on what extra cards are now included in the game. and... (Read More)

The 500 Backers Update!!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 4th - via:
Hello Smuggling Kickstarters! I've got a jam packed update for you all starting with... Even more Illustrations!I like starting off project updates with Sam's superb character illustrations and this one is no different. First we have John Nancarrow,... (Read More)

INCREDIBLE Character Art and the Golowan Game

July 1st - via:
Good Morning Smuggling Kickstarters! After a unbelievably amazing and thoroughly successful weekend (and a much needed day off yesterday;), I've got a great update for you all. New Artwork!!!First off, Sam has been super busy creating new and amazing... (Read More)

Artwork, Advertising, Soundtrack and a Smuggling Challenge

June 26th - via:
Hello Cornish Smugglers! This week has been a busy one already so in what is becoming a classic update style - here's a big one! New Character ArtSam has returned fully refreshed and has produced two new superbly realistic Character illustrations -... (Read More)

Artwork & Advertising

June 22nd - via:
New Artwork!Sam has been away for the last week, but is back now and sending through more of his impressive artwork=) This recent illustration is for the 'Printer' Character card, the mockup of which looks like this: Just ignore the blue and pink... (Read More)

UPLOADED!!! One Gameplay Video

June 20th - via:
So after six (count them! I've lived through every single one!!!) previous attempts to film a gameplay video for Cornish Smuggler I'm literally ecstatic to be able to be able to show you MKVIII which is the one that worked really, really well.It... (Read More)

Rules Update V#9.3.7

June 19th - via:
Hello Kickstarters!I've just posted a major update to the Cornish Smuggler rules, following from the feedback that we've received from the most recent batch of playtesting as well as our own 'in-house' playtesting and what has proved a very, very,... (Read More)

A _fully_ illustrated map for Cornish Smuggler

June 15th - via:
First of all I'd like to start by saying: Congratulations Everyone!!!That's our second stretch goal passed so I'm very happy that we started work on the new game board last week! Although the illustration is still being worked on, what I can do is... (Read More)

Board game inspired by Cornish smuggling era

June 14th - via:
THE TALES of smuggling, wreckers and dastardly deeds that helped shape life in west Cornwall are being brought to life thanks to a new board game. Cornish Smuggler is the brainchild of Penzance man Henry Jasper who said he had a number of stockists eager to sell the duchy-inspired game. (Read More)

A new pledge level, ship designs and event news!

June 12th - via:
Hello Kickstarters!I've really enjoyed watching the comment count fly past 100 today, but rather than spending too long on this, you'll be happy to hear I've been busily ploughing through the Cornish Smuggler job list and...I have news for you all!!!... (Read More)

The update of updates!

June 11th - via:
Faster Creative WritingOne of the things that is hard about running a project on kickstarter is the fact that you constantly have to prioritise everything all.the.time. What this means is that it can be easy to unintentionally shift too much of your... (Read More)

1st Stretch Goal...that was quick!

June 6th - via:
Wow! First stretch goal almost instantly passed!After posting the update yesterday, I'm suddenly reminded of Darren's brilliant comment about pushing golden ships around a jewel encrusted gameboard...seems like a perfectly reasonable goal to me;)... (Read More)

Stretch Goal detail and mid week update

June 5th - via:
Hello Kickstarters!I'd like to start off with a massive Thank You!!!!!! to everyone for their support, all the kind messages and because we achieved all our funding in just 12 days!! Now we need you all to keep doing what you have been doing and tell... (Read More)

Kickstarter Project of the Day!!!

June 2nd - via:
Stretch Goal AnalysisOn Thursday we posted details of some of the stretch goals that we were planning in order to get your feedback. I'd like to thank everyone for their comments, personal messages and ideas for these as it's made finalising the... (Read More)

Friday update

May 31st - via:
Wow! Over 50% and in only a week!  It's really great to see such support for Cornish Smuggler  - Thank You All! Stretch Goal UpdateAlso, thank you for all your thoughts, ideas and pms on the stretch goals.  It occurred to me the other day that,... (Read More)

Stretch Goals

May 29th - via:
Hello everyone! It's really breathtaking to see the amount of support that has been generated by Cornish Smuggler since we launched.  £6500 in just 6 days...WOW!  Thank you all so much for showing such confidence in Cornish Smuggler - it really... (Read More)

First update

May 28th - via:
Good morning everyone! After all the work put into launching the Kickstarter and an literally unbelievable response from the UK Games Expo we kind of _had_ to just sleep.crash yesterday so apologies for a late login. The response we've received since... (Read More)

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