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A project in Portland, OR by Tim Eisner

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Grow the most bountiful rainforest, in this beautiful two player game of card drafting, tableau building and set collection.
Backers: 5200
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $140,797 of $12,000
Dates: Jun 23rd -> Jul 10th (18 days)
Project By: Tim Eisner
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Fantastic Forest Fungi

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Wonderful Backer,  Wow! Last night I went to bed wondering if we would make it to $130,000 before the end of the campaign and now waking up we have zoomed past our last Stretch Goal and have a little under 6 hours still left in the... (Read More)

Small Friends Join our Forest and a Final Goal

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Backer Extraordinaire, Wow, what a wonderful campaign we have had. I've thoroughly enjoyed how positive, enthusiastic and involved all of you have been. One of my favorite things about running a Kickstarter is getting to connect with... (Read More)

Onward and Upward

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Canopy Backer,  This forest is growing at an unprecedented rate and we are excited to have over 4,300 backers which means we will be planting over 4,300 trees with our partner organization Tree Sisters. And we still have a little over 24... (Read More)

Goliath Spider and An Abundance of Plants!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Dear Canopy Backer, Thank you so much for being part of this campaign. The involvement and enthusiasm of everyone has made this Kickstarter a great experience. We have a little less than 2 days remaining and hopefully quite a few Stretch Goals... (Read More)

One More Time and More People in the Jungle

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy Canopier! This campaign is alive with the energy and excitement of a rainforest. It has been a wild ride since day one and I am so thankful to each and every one of you for supporting this game! The new set of Shifting Seasons cards has been... (Read More)

Welcome to the Jungle! Oooorouoouuuuughhhhh!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy Rainforest Friend, A terrifyingly loud howl fills the air. It seems to be coming from everywhere and nowhere. You scan the dense undergrowth and see nothing. An answering cry is heard nearer and you look up to see large shapes swinging through... (Read More)

A Host of Insects

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Sunday Dear Backer, This campaign keeps growing at an amazing pace, we now have over 3,000 backers! Normally Kickstarters have a slowdown in the middle but our rainforest is so lively and dynamic. Thanks for making it happen and for partaking... (Read More)

The Jaguar Emerges

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy Treefolk! The Canopy Kickstarter has honestly been one of the most exciting campaigns I have been a part of and I want to thank you all for your enthusiasm for this game. One of our favorite parts of Kickstarter is getting to interact with the... (Read More)

Of Vines and Puzzles

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Backer! Wowza, our numbers keep growing and the canopy extends in all directions. A hearty and enthusiastic welcome to all the new backers! Thanks to all of you for making this game a reality and helping us add awesome Stretch Goals.... (Read More)

The Mighty Jaguar

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Treetoppers, Wow, what a weekend! This campaign keeps growing steadily and thanks the nearly 2,000 backers who have joined, we are now over $51,000 in funding and have 8 Stretch Goals unlocked with many more to come.  A New Threat Crossing the... (Read More)

Shifting Seasons Unlocked and Last Chance to Vote

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy Tree Lovers, We are spreading our branches higher and higher into the Canopy and reaching towards the sun. We have just crossed the $46,000 threshold unlocking 3 new Shifting Seasons cards which will be added to all pledges.  Shifting Seasons... (Read More)

The Orchid Stands Alone

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Canopy Dwellers, Wow! My goodness! This has been a stellar and exciting week. We love seeing all your enthusiasm for the game. Our rainforest crew keeps growing at a steady pace and we are excited to unlock even more awesome content over in the... (Read More)

Kickstarter Blitz #78

That means it's time for yet another Kickstarter Blitz! As always, times are in MDT, and funding levels are accurate as of the day before this posted. (Read More)

Solo Mode Unlocked and Animal Vote Underway

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Ahoy Canopiers! On this lovely third day of our campaign we find ourselves having crossed the auspicious $33,000 mark unlocking the Solo Play Variant for Canopy. We are also ready to undertake the vote to see which species will join the game for our... (Read More)

What Species will join the Rainforest?

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Dear Backer, We are just a few hours into day 2 of our campaign and have already soared past 3 Stretch Goals. We love the enthusiasm for this campaign and all the ideas for species you have shared. We love hearing from you all and are... (Read More)

This Rainforest is Rocking!

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Canopy Comrade! We are Funded on Day 1 and we have unlocked our 1st Stretch Goal and it is all thanks to you! We are very thankful to you for helping us get off to such a great start and bringing this beautiful game to life. During our Kickstarter... (Read More)

This Rainforest is Growing!

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello and Welcome to the Canopy Kickstarter! We are funded! We're making this game! Hip Hip Hooray! Thank you so much for joining our campaign and making this rainforest grow so fast! It is alive and buzzing with excitement and there are lots of... (Read More)

Game Preview: Canopy

June 22nd - via: gamingwithsidekicks.com
Canopy is a two player game that plays in 30 minutes. The designer is Tim Eisner with art by Vincent Dutrait. (Read More)

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