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Stephenson's Rocket - The classic board game returns!

A project in Sydney, AU by Grail Games

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In 1999, Dr Reiner Knizia designed a classic game about a classic train. Now, with A+ illustrator Ian O'Toole, we're bringing it back!
Backers: 1247
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79 AUD

Funded: $98,815 AUD of $20,000 AUD
Dates: Aug 30th -> Sep 22nd (23 days)
Project By: Grail Games
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Latest News

Woo wooooooo!!!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
   Wow! We did it!With 15 hours left in our Stephenson's Rocket campaign, we have reached the over-funding amount for our 9th stretch goal!   I can't believe it - now all KS backers will receive three maps illustrated by Ian O'Toole! Three... (Read More)

48 hours to go!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
   Hi to all our fabulous supporters!This is a simple and short update - we are just 48 hours from the close of the campaign! Thanks once again to all the 1000+ backers who have chosen to support Stephenson's Rocket. This is the time in the... (Read More)

I think we can! I think we can!

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
   Hi to all the Rocketeers!Thanks to everyone for your continued support of Stephenson's Rocket! If you have gotten on board since the last update, thank you very very much :D If you've had a ticket for longer than that, your continued support... (Read More)

One week to go!

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
   Hi everyone! Thanks for getting on board Stephenson's Rocket! We are officially one week away from the close of the campaign and I am totally chuffed with its progress. Thank you one and all who have pledged their support - I can't wait to get... (Read More)

The return of the King!

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
  Hello once again, Rocketeers!I know it was only a short time ago that I posted an update, so I will keep this one quick. I have two news items for you... Another stretch goal falls... We are now sitting at over $65K funded (thank you!) and so... (Read More)

A big announcement!

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
   Hello again to all our backers - thanks for making the Stephenson's Rocket campaign such a success!I realise there has not been an update from me for a few days. This is because I was working towards a big announcement that needed to be given... (Read More)

Choo Choo x2!

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
   Hi everyone! Thanks for supporting the game about the little engine that could: Stephenson's Rocket! We are now sitting on 816 backers and over 300% funded! Thanks everyone - your support has been tremendous, and we can't wait to get the game... (Read More)

And now arriving at platform 1...

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
   Hello once again to all our backers :)Thanks to all who have commented about and voted in the survey I posted earlier. I have been floored by all the helpful comments and thoughts that I have seen and received - what an awesome community!... (Read More)

Trains or Stations?

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
  Hi everyone!We are now in our eighth day of funding and what a tremendous first week it was! Thanks to everyone who has gotten on board and supported Stephenson's Rocket! As we are about $2000AUD from hitting the first of our next tier of stretch... (Read More)

Three new stretch goals announced!

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
    Hi everyone! The Stephenson's Rocket Kickstarter campaign keeps chuffing along!And it's all thanks to you! We now have 716 backers and are 265% funded. Thanks for your support! Three new stretch goals announced...Because we blew past the first... (Read More)

Plastic train minis unlocked!

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
    Wow! We are 250% funded!And that means, we now have plastic minis for the game, in the shape of the iconic Stephenson's Rocket! There will be 7 - one in each rail line's color - and they will have a 3cm wide base. Here is the image from the... (Read More)

Day 2 and another stretch goal passed!

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
   Hello to all the fabulous supporters of Stephenson's Rocket :)The campaign has officially passed the 48 hour mark, and your supportive comments, questions, social posts (and of course, pledges) have continued to be 100% flattering. Thanks for... (Read More)

Day one over and three stretch goals down!

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
  Our biggest ever Day 1 for a Kickstarter campaign has finished with a bang! Greetings to all the 537 backers who supported our campaign in the first 24 hours. Thanks to you, Stephenson's Rocket has already fully funded and three (three!) stretch... (Read More)

FUNDED in under 6 hours!

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello to all our day 1 backers - thanks for getting on board!This is a quick update, just to say wow wow wow! Thanks to your fantastic support, Stephenson's Rocket was fully funded in under 6 hours! This is totally exciting. And very flattering!... (Read More)

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