Second Mouse - a card game of luck and strategy!

A project in Des Moines, IA by redbug games

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Gather cheese while dodging the cat and traps in this fast paced, turn-based card game where sometimes it pays to be the second mouse!
Backers: 56
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $2,765 of $2,500
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Oct 3rd (30 days)
Project By: redbug games
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Latest News

Sammy Squeekums

October 2nd - via:
A "NEW MOUSE" has been adopted and named.  Everyone meet Sammy Squeekums!  Thanks again for the pledges and thanks to those that are still coming in after we've met our goal!  We can't wait to get this game manufactured and into your hands.  (Read More)

Congrats backers!

September 30th - via:
Thanks to your generous donations and your faith in our project, the momentum we've gained has given us a ton of visibility both online and through word-of-mouth. As a result, we have reached the $2,500 mark (yay!); however, there are still 74 hours... (Read More)

Roger Mouse

September 29th - via:
Here is the second of two mice adopted in the 24 hour challenge!  Meet Roger Mouse.  (Read More)

Maddie Mouse

September 29th - via:
Well, the 24 hour challenge didn't quite meet the goal for the giveaway mouse.  However, we got six new backers, two of which adopted mice!  Meet Maddie Mouse!  (Read More)


September 28th - via:
You see a mouse trap, we see cheese and a challenge… If we reach 40 backers by 2:59 p.m. CST on Sunday, September 29, one lucky backer will be chosen to name a Mouse card (a $200 value)! Note: Only backers who have made MORSEL pledges or higher... (Read More)

Another named mouse

September 28th - via:
We have another "CHUNK" Contributor who has chosen a name for the adopted mouse.  Everyone meet... Marilyn Mouse! We're coming into our final days but we still have more mice to be named.  Find a friend to pledge or upgrade your pledge to "SCRAP"... (Read More)

Gameplay demonstration

September 24th - via:
Now that you know a little bit more about the cards themselves, check out this video that demonstrates the functionality of the cards.  It provides you with some gameplay scenarios to better show how the game really works.  (Read More)

Game overview video

September 24th - via:
So most of you are probably wondering what Second Mouse actually is.  Here is a quick video showing an overview of the cards used in the game.  (Read More)

A mouse with a name

September 23rd - via:
One of our "CHUNK" contributors decided on the name he'd like to put on the mouse card he adopted!  Check out the image below to see what it will look like! We have four "Mouse" cards left to name, two "New Mouse" cards to name and of course the... (Read More)

Game Review and Project Status

September 16th - via:
Well, even though the creative work of our game is mostly complete we thought we'd share some things with you.  We've been play testing the game further and have some more rule updates to help smooth out the game play.  On top of that, we sent a... (Read More)

Independent Game Review of "Second Mouse"

September 16th - via:
Second Mouse is a card game specifically for two players. Players start with three mouses, in front of three piles. The mouse in front of the pile takes from their closest pile. Players take one action per turn. (Read More)

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