The Metagame. Discuss.

A project in New York, NY by Colleen M, John S, & Eric Z

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The Metagame is a card game about culture. And making ridiculous arguments with your friends.
Backers: 1870
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $54,467 of $25,000
Dates: Oct 29th -> Dec 4th (37 days)
Project By: Colleen M, John S, & Eric Z
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Latest News


December 4th - via:
It has been an intense final push... with just 15 hours to go, we have exceeded $50,000 and made our second stretch goal! We can’t tell you how happy this makes us! More Metagame all around! That means... everyone that has given at the $40 or... (Read More)


December 3rd - via:
Our fabulous Metagame supporters, We’re contacting you just 24 hours before the campaign finishes. You are doing a great job spreading the word: it looks like we may reach $50,000 and print a second expansion set! A couple weeks ago, we decided to... (Read More)


December 3rd - via:
Lovely Metagamers, WE HAVE 30 HOURS LEFT IN OUR CAMPAIGN! So if you have been waiting to tell all of your culturally literate and/or game-loving friends about the Metagame, NOW IS THE TIME! We are just over $5,000 away from printing a second... (Read More)

Last-Minute Winners!

December 2nd - via:
Hello Metagame heads! The last leg. We are T-minus 54 hours until this Kickstarter campaign ends! Let’s try and reach our next stretch goal: printing a second expansion set! We’ve had a great run so far – more than 1500 of you have decided to... (Read More)

Hot links for our supporters

December 1st - via:
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Expansion set: ACHIEVED!

November 29th - via:
Most excellent Metagame supporters, We did it! Today we reached $40,000- enough funds to design, illustrate, and print a Metagame expansion pack. You folks are amazing. And each of you that pledged $20 or more will get a free expansion pack added to... (Read More)


November 29th - via:
In less than a week, the Metagame Kickstarter ends.  You guys are amazing! We're almost at our first stretch goal!! Read on for news about a NEW stretch goal, plus ways for you to get your hands on a prototype deck before the holidays. Second... (Read More)

Happy T-Day!

November 28th - via:
Hello Metagamers!   Whether you're feasting today or enjoying a lovely non-holiday Thursday somewhere outside the states, we hope you'll help us with the final push to our first expansion pack stretch goal! We're less than $2k away... tell two of... (Read More)

Metagame Turkey Weekend

November 26th - via:
Dear Metafriends, The campaign continues to roll forward! As of this writing, we're only $3500 away from reaching our first stretch goal - a Metagame expansion set! Read below for more details about a new way to win a prototype deck, our latest... (Read More)

Kickstarter Projects You Should Pay Attention To 11/21

November 21st - via:
Whew it’s been a crazy few weeks between GDC Next and the PS4/Xbox One launch. We finally have a free second to give some love to the indies. Our brief hiatus has actually given me a ton of perspective, and plenty of time to carefully select this week’s additions. We’re really happy to be receiving a daily flood of emails from project creators! Keep them coming! I’m only one man, and I honestly can’t find every awesome project out there myself. That being said, I hand-picked a couple of these gems while I was at GDC. There’s no better way to get my attention than a hands-on demo of your crowdfunding project. That being said, here’s our lot for this week! (Read More)

Print and Play the Videogame Edition!

November 19th - via:
Hello amazing Metagame supporters! 128 videogames. 64 ways to discuss. Many of you have been asking about the Videogame Edition of the Metagame - the original version of the Metagame that we published a couple of years ago as a boxed set. Well,... (Read More)

Metagame takes Manhattan and more!

November 19th - via:
Hello Metagame people! We are nearing our first stretch goal - we’re almost halfway there! Remember, if we reach that goal, all of you who spent $20 or more get a FREE expansion set! In the meantime, the votes are rolling in for which expansion set... (Read More)

Live events + Videogame Edition + cheaper rewards!

November 14th - via:
Hello backers! We're well on our way to our first stretch goal of getting an expansion set printed. Hundreds of you have been using our survey to vote on your favorite set. We're keeping a tally on our main Kickstarter page - and as of this writing,... (Read More)

Psst... Pick your expansion set here!

November 12th - via:
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The Metagame is backed!!!!!

November 12th - via:
Our gorgeous and sophisticated Metagame maniacs, $25K, baby! We did it! With your support, we have reached our goal of $25,000! That means we’ll be able to finish all of the card illustrations, manufacture the cards and the box, and print and ship... (Read More)

Sooooo close!

November 10th - via:
Hey Metagamers, We are SOOOOOOOO close! As we write this here at the Metagame Headquarters, we're a little less than $1,500 short of our goal!!! Let's bring it over the top and start thinking about our stretch goal: EXPANSIONS! Which will get your... (Read More)

Ack! wrong day! We're playing the Metagame in LA TONIGHT!

November 7th - via:
Hi all, Whoops! We made a mistake in our last update -- we're playing the Metagame TONIGHT! Not tomorrow... Here are the details again: Tonight (Thursday, 11/7) we’re going to be doing some impromptu Metagame playing in Downtown LA, at the Figueroa... (Read More)

The Metagame today: On the Internets + in LA!

November 6th - via:
Greetings Metagamers! We have a couple of exciting things to announce today! First off, at 7pm EST/4pm PST Anthony Carboni and Adam Sessler are going to be playing the Metagame LIVE on their show, Rev3Games. You can watch the hilarity on Youtube or... (Read More)

Print and play the Metagame!

November 4th - via:
Our beautiful and brilliant Metagame supporters, The Metagame is unstoppable!  There is lots of GREAT news in this update – including how to download your own sneak preview Metagame prototype deck. So read on!  Two-thirds of the way We’re one... (Read More)


November 1st - via:
Hello supporters! Some of you have been asking us for more details about *exactly* how to play the Metagame, and so we shot a video last night that demonstrates a complete game from start to finish. The game we play is called HEAD TO HEAD, and it is... (Read More)

Almost halfway...

October 29th - via:
Hello Metagame friends! WOW!! What an incredible first two days! We are almost halfway to our goal! We're so thrilled and flattered by all of the amazing messages and tweets out there about the game. We know you're going to love it! Richard Garfield,... (Read More)

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