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One Small Step

A project in Columbus, OH by Academy Games

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Lead the US and Soviet Space Agencies in their epic race to the moon in this engine building, worker placement, Eurogame.
Backers: 1574
Average Pledge Per Backer: $77

Funded: $120,949 of $20,000
Dates: Jul 16th -> Aug 6th (22 days)
Project By: Academy Games
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Latest News

New Vote and Social Media Stretch Goal!

August 6th - via:
New Hidden Heroes Cards Click on the stretch goal picture to share the linked Facebook post. Once it has 30 shares, four new Hidden Heroes cards will be added to the expansion. Share and help us unlock the last Stretch Goals! Click on the Stretch... (Read More)

Final 24 Hours and New Lower Price for Resource Chips!

August 5th - via:
Final 24 Hours! It was great seeing everyone at Gen Con! The playthroughs and demos of One Small Step went very well and the excitement around the game has begun to spread. We are ready to rally and can't wait to see where we end up at the end of the... (Read More)

One Small Step a BIG hit at GenCon

August 3rd - via:
It has been great seeing many of you at GenCon. Thanks for all for your encouraging words and support.  We have been demoing and teaching One Small Step all week.  Please stop by our booth #2621 to say hello and play test One Small Step.  Fans... (Read More)

Gencon and New Add-Ons

July 29th - via:
Add-Ons We have two new Add-Ons available!  Too add one or both to your pledge, simply increase your pledge amount by the amounts listed on the Add-Ons. You will confirm which Add-Ons you added on the Survey sent to you at the end of the campaign.... (Read More)

Board Game Spotlite Live Stream Playthrough

July 24th - via:
Join Board Game Spotlight today at 7 PM PDT as they live stream a game of One Small Step. Click on the image to join the live stream event.  (Read More)

Returning Home and Personnel Cards

July 23rd - via:
Gameplay Highlight: Personnel Cards Personnel Cards are special Event Cards that go right into play when you draft them. They do not cost anything to play but instead cost a Personnel Resources to use every Round. The Personnel Cards in OSS cover... (Read More)

Traveling Home and Missions

July 22nd - via:
Gameplay Highlight: Launching Missions The resources you collect are used to Launch Missions at the end of a Round. Satellite Mission and Manned Mission Resources are used to launch Missions. Every Mission has a level 1 success and a level 2... (Read More)

Leaving the Moon

July 21st - via:
Daily Historical Brief Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin return to the Lunar Module after spending 2 hours, 47 minutes on the surface of the Moon. Five hours later, with all departure checks confirmed, they fire the ascent engine and leave for home. ... (Read More)

The First Men on the Moon and Worker Miniatures Unlocked!

July 20th - via:
Thank you for your support in helping this game reach the moon! We are happy that so many of you are as excited about this game and the anniversary of the moon landing as we are. We have always felt that games can be more than just fun. This is why... (Read More)

Lunar Orbit and Event Cards!

July 19th - via:
Gameplay Highlight: Event Cards  Four new Event Cards are placed out at the start of each Round. They offer varied Worker Actions each turn that are different then the Actions offered on the  Earth Spaces. Each Event card either requires that an... (Read More)

Miniatures Unlocked and Upgrading Earth Actions.

July 18th - via:
 Unlocked Stretch Goals: Satellite and Capsule Miniatures  These faithful recreations of the Luna 3 Satellite and Apollo Command and Service Module will bring your game to life and let you see where each nation stands in the moon race at a glance.... (Read More)

Live Stream of Playthroughs!

July 18th - via:
Academy Games will be hosting a live stream today at 5 PM EDT. Click the Academy Games logo below to join us to learn how the beginner game plays, meet the team, and have any of your questions answered. We will also be hosting a second live stream on... (Read More)

Modular Earth Tile Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 17th - via:
Gameplay Highlight: Team Worker Placement One Small Step is unique in that it is the only team vs team worker placement game.  Each player either controls their team’s two Engineer or two Administrator Workers. Engineers with protective glasses... (Read More)

Funded on the 50th Anniversary!

July 16th - via:
We thank all of you for helping us fund One Small Step. 50 years ago today, Apollo 11 launched to start its journey to land the first men on the Moon. Our entire team worked hard to get the Kickstarter ready to launch today and we are grateful for... (Read More)

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