Veil of Ruin

On The Origin of Species Board Game

A project in St. Louis, MO by Artana LLC

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On The Origin of Species is a strategic board game about the journey of Charles Darwin through the Galapagos Islands.
Backers: 3533
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $115,508 of $10,000
Dates: Nov 5th -> Dec 6th (31 days)
Project By: Artana LLC
board gamestrategy gametabletop game2-player +Suggest

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Latest News

Shells for Everyone!

December 5th - via:
The turtles have shells!  In the last few whirlwind days, y'all have unlocked linen finish on the box, art on the back of the board, and printed turtle meeples for scoring markers!  That's our final stretch goal, and we're really happy with the... (Read More)

2 Days Left!

December 3rd - via:
Hi Adventurers! We're down to the final 2 days for the Origin of Species kickstarter. Let's check out how far we've come: We've unlocked some big component upgrades, as well as thicker card stock and punchboard and linen finish on the cards and box.... (Read More)

Anchors Unlocked!

November 30th - via:
60K Stretch Goal Unlocked We crossed the $60,000 funding line over Thanksgiving, so we're replacing the objective marker discs with wooden anchors!  The commenters on the anchor update preferred "the jaunty anchor", standing off the board at an... (Read More)

The HMS Beagle

November 27th - via:
Hey there explorers! We're excited to be closing in on $60k, and should have the next few stretch goals up soon! For now, I wanted to send an update with an important check in on our social stretch goal: Social Stretch Goal Y'all did it! Every... (Read More)

Linen Finish Unlocked! Now on to the Anchors...

November 21st - via:
Hey Backers! With several of our team away at BGG Con, today's update will be a quick check-in on stretch goals and a look at what's coming! 50K Stretch Goal Unlocked: Linen Finish on Cards We hit $50,000 yesterday, securing linen finish for the... (Read More)

Sailing Along Nicely, and a New (Social) Stretch Goal

November 18th - via:
Hey Backers, We're thrilled with how this campaign has been progressed (getting close to 50k!), and in the meantime, we've been hard at work on the back end: Our graphical folks are preparing the game for a quick turnaround into production, I've been... (Read More)

See ya, $40k! What's next?

November 14th - via:
40K Stretch Goal Unlocked! With every unlock, we're getting more excited for how this game will look next May. We're thrilled to see tortoise-ified scoring cubes join the lineup (as opposed to turtle-fied, our sources tell us). Did you notice how... (Read More)

We've hit $30k - Turtles Incoming!

November 9th - via:
30K Goal Unlocked! Thank you all for your support in getting us to $30,000! Every copy of the game will ship with sweet thick punchboards for the species tiles.  And now, we're already getting excited for what's coming at $40,000. I mentioned in the... (Read More)

$20k means we get that boat!

November 6th - via:
Ahoy! We did it! We're upgrading the boat meeple to be bigger and better. It's basically big enough to sit in while you play. (That's not true.)  Hey, look at all those masts! Let's keep up that momentum and look ahead at what's coming next: $30,000... (Read More)

We're Funded!

November 5th - via:
Thank you! We've hit our funding goal, and we've got a lot of momentum going. We hope you're as delighted as we are to make this game happen!  We're really excited to start reaching some of the stretch goals we have planned. When we hit our first... (Read More)

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