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Query the Game

A project in Toronto, Canada by Phoebe Stephens

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At times hilarious, often profound, always insightful. Query is a game that shows us how the Internet connects us all – offline.
Backers: 196
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $12,420 of $7,500
Dates: Jan 15th -> Mar 1st (45 days)
Project By: Phoebe Stephens
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Latest News

Board game based on Google surpasses Kickstarter goal

March 24th - via:
Players attempt to fool others with their own 'auto-complete' answers to popular Google searches. (Read More)

Progress update

February 15th - via:
Hi everyone! We've been making some good progress on Query lately.  1) Last weekend my sister and I met with managers at Snakes and Lattes (a popular board game cafe in Toronto) and discussed ways to promote Query once it's available for sale. We're... (Read More)

Query written up on TrendHunter

February 6th - via:
Hey all, we just found out that TrendHunter has posted a nice little writeup of the game under the  pop culture section.  They like the concept!!!  Please share this link with friends and family!!! (Read More)

Prototype has arrived!!

February 3rd - via:
The prototype is finally here! We have a few minor adjustments to make but overall we're really happy with the quality of the product. Please send us comments if you see any areas for improvement. Also we're excited to announce that we've just... (Read More)

Query in the Classroom!!!

January 29th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Hi all! Check out this clip of a high school English class testing out Query. The teacher cleverly adapted it to suit the setting - ditching the board and posting the... (Read More)

New stretch goals and reward

January 22nd - via:
Hey guys! We just introduced two new stretch goals. Some of our backers have asked about expansion we'd like to make this happen! Also, we've introduced a rebate award for those who pledge $5 - $20.  (Read More)

Prototype on its way...

January 20th - via:
Hey all! Here are some images of the printed box that our manufacturer shared with us. We'll be receiving the physical copy in a matter of days. Front of box Back of box  (Read More)

Target goal reached! Thank YOU!!

January 16th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

An unbelievable first day

January 15th - via:
To all of our supporters, What a day.  Words cannot express how grateful we are to all of you who made day 1 of our launch so successful.  Frankly, going into today, our expectations were pretty low.  We felt like we had a unique idea, and had... (Read More)

The comeback of the board game

January 15th - via:
Remember board games? Those things that kept us engaged before the internet took away our ability to think? A distant memory for most of us I’m sure. It’s no wonder generation-y doesn’t often play party games when there’s so little that relate to the new age. However, two sisters in Canada have created Query, a new game that rewards players for identifying top internet search queries. (Read More)

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