White Elephant Card Game

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Brian Kelley

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The retro-style White Elephant Card Game simulates the classic holiday gift exchange game. Give White Elephant as a White Elephant!
Backers: 216
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $6,917 of $6,000
Dates: Jun 17th -> Jul 24th (37 days)
Project By: Brian Kelley
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Latest News


December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Whew, we finally made it!OK, it's really official. The White Elephant Card Game finally arrived last week and we have been shipping it out all this week! We have shipped most of them, with just a few more left. A few people have even reported getting... (Read More)


November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! The White Elephant Card Game is arriving from China this week! That's right, this week! It makes me want to end every sentence with an exclamation point! Fill out the survey ASAP!OK, so here is the plan for all of the... (Read More)

Slow Boat From China…

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to send out a status update on the White Elephant Card Game. I just received this picture from the printer in China. This is called an "assembly picture" that shows how the finished game will look. This also means that the printing and... (Read More)

Printing Progress and A New Review!

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We received the digital proof of the White Elephant Card Game from the printer a few days ago and I must admit…it looks spectacular! This photo was taken from the mockup, but I am really excited about the quality of the box and cards. This game is... (Read More)

Now Available For Pre-Order!

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
The White Elephant Card Game is now officially available for pre-order on the Mayday Games website. If you missed out on the Kickstarter campaign, or just want to pick up a few more copies, you can pre-order the game here.  (Read More)

Big Announcement!

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I am happy to announce that I have partnered with Mayday Games to publish the White Elephant Card Game. Mayday will be handling all of the distribution and fulfillment. This means that not only will Kickstarter backers receive their pre-ordered... (Read More)

We made it! Now what?

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
OK, the Kickstarter campaign for the White Elephant Card Game is officially over. I want to thank each of you for your tremendous support! In the next few days I will be sending out a survey to collect the information that I need to send you the... (Read More)

Whew, We Made It!

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, we really made it. I want to give a ginormous thank you to everyone who helped reach our funding goal, and a special thanks to my fellow Board Game Designer's Guild of Utah game designer Dave Haslam for pledging the amount that put us over the... (Read More)

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
As I mentioned in a previous update, I was interviewed by the local paper about the White Elephant Card Game and the Kickstarter campaign. The article came out in the South Valley section of the Salt Lake Tribune today. You can take a look at the... (Read More)

More Reviews!

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
There has been a flurry of new reviews for the White Elephant Card Game in the last few days, so I thought I would share them with you. First, Gamer Chris posted a really nice review with pictures on Board Game Geek. You can read the review here.... (Read More)

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