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The Last Spike Railway Game

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Players CO-OPERATE to build the Trans-Continental railway and COMPETE to profit from land speculation before the “last spike” is laid.
Backers: 271
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $12,714 of $10,000
Dates: May 10th -> Jun 7th (28 days)
Project By: Columbia Games
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Latest News

Play the Last Spike at Origins - now!

June 3rd - via:
There are 3 copies of the Last Spike at Origins in Columbus Ohio for the weekend. You can find the game(s) at the board room library and borrow it.  The board room library is arranged by CABS (Columbus Area Boardgamers) is located in Exhibit Hall D... (Read More)

Whoo-Hoo, Choo Choo

June 1st - via:
Backers: Today we got to the top of Kickstarter Pass.  The Last Spike is funded and it will get shipped to you in September.  There is, of course, still time to back this game,  perhaps a second copy for your best friend.  Or a spare for your... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #1: $15,000 (Dice Bag)

May 25th - via:
If we reach $15,000, we will add a dice bag to the game. Same great game with a nice cloth bag that has a draw string. These bags are perfect for storing the wood track tiles, and for drawing them during play.  Color shown is black with white logo.... (Read More)

Report from KublaCon, San Francisco

May 23rd - via:
Jay Shukert demo'd Last Spike at the event this past weekend. Here is a brief report. "We got in three games of Last Spike, with many observers, so it was exposed to about 20 people. Many were aware it was on Kickstarter. It was well-received.... (Read More)

Last Spike is being played this weekend!

May 22nd - via:
Newsflash: Some advance copies of the game (pretty finished looking!) are available at several conventions this Memorial Day weekend.  In each case the game is in the convention library between planned events.  You can check the game out from the... (Read More)

Updated Rules

May 12th - via:
A new PDF has been uploaded for the Last Spike rules.  No changes.  Just better wording here and there.   After a very fast start (half-funded on Day 1) we are chugging uphill at a much slower place.  I will announce a "stretch goal" when we get... (Read More)

The Right Track?

May 11th - via:
Our new KS game, Last Spike, is off to a quick start.  Half funded in less than one day.  Now I have to start thinking about "Stretch Goals". The first 100 Early bird copies went much faster than I thought possible.  Thanks for that great... (Read More)

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