The Institute for Magical Arts

A project in Scarsdale, NY by Dr. Finn's Games

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An easy to learn card and dice game for 2 wizards vying for control of the Institute for Magical Arts.
Backers: 466
Average Pledge Per Backer: $35

Funded: $16,281 of $12,000
Dates: Aug 4th -> Sep 1st (28 days)
Project By: Dr. Finn's Games
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Latest News

Final Weekend!

August 29th - via:
Hi, all, Thanks again for backing my project! As we enter the final weekend, I'm pleased to report that I submitted all the artwork to the manufacturer about a week ago to get a head start on the production.  Also, if you play some games this... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Round-up: Pack O Game, Monster Deck 55, Sovereignty of Dust, Slap .45 & Much More

August 29th - via:
Has a month really passed since I last wrote one of these? Indeed it has, but everything has been Gen Con, Gen Con, Gen Con the past few weeks with news about Spiel now starting to dominate my attention. (Read More)

Pick-up Option Clarification

August 22nd - via:
Hi, all, Thanks again for backing my project.  We have 10 days to go, so hopefully there might be a surge that can help attain some of the stretch goals.  In any case, I want to clarify a point regarding the discount for picking up games at a... (Read More)

Kick The Box August 18th 2014 Edition

August 19th - via:
This week’s intro is going to be short and sweet, cause I’m running late on Monday night due to all the major events at GenCant2014 this year! Oh, ok . . . Maybe it was just because I had procrastinated this week period. Sounded like a good excuse! Here’s this week’s picks! (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked!

August 16th - via:
Hi, all, I'm happy to report that we've reached stretch goal #2 (interestingly, the project has raised exactly $14,000)!  The game will now include a "dice upgrade" with larger dice that come in two different colors (1 per player).  The next... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Pirates, Wizards, Witches, and Microgames

August 15th - via:
Great games seem to come out of the woodwork around the time of Gen Con, and this month is no exception. This month's roundup brings several great looking casual games, including a tabletop card game originally created for iOS and a new line of games that easily fit into your pocket. (Read More)

Stretch goal #1 reached and stretch goal #2 lowered.

August 11th - via:
Hi everyone, Due to some cancelled pledges and some new ones, we have been teetering around the $13,000 mark for stretch goal #1. Earlier today we passed the mark, but then dipped down below it, and then passed by it again.  In an effort to give a... (Read More)

The Institute for Magical Arts Kickstarter

August 11th - via:
Dr. Finn is the king of filler games. He has made some absolutely fantastic games that are all very accessible and play in under an hour. Lately we’ve been really enjoying Capo dei Capi and I’m also looking forward to playing Let Them Each Shrimp! once it’s published. Well the Doctor is back on Kickstarter with his newest offering for your tabletop. (Read More)

Close to Stretch Goal #1!

August 8th - via:
Hello everyone, Thanks again for helping to reach the funding goal for The Institute for Magical Arts so quickly. We are currently about $100 away from the first stretch goal, which includes thicker card stock for the supplementary cards (those that... (Read More)

Play IfMA at WBC and Modern Myths

August 5th - via:
Hello all, One day has passed since the launching of this Kickstarter and we've reached more than half of the goal.  Wow! Thanks to all of you for this strong start. In the past, my Kickstarters have all begun strong and then slowly inched their way... (Read More)

Thanks and International Shipping Clarification

August 4th - via:
Hi everyone, Thanks to all of you so much for helping this project get off to a great start. I've seen a lot of familiar names on my Kickstarter backer alerts that I received thanks to all of you who've been backing my projects. I'm also... (Read More)

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