Nirvana on Fire: Expanded Edition

Stones of Fate - Easy to learn card game; 30 min playtime!

A project in Santa Maria, CA by Cosmic Wombat Games

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You control 5 fate stones. Use them wisely to win cards, activate abilities, and thwart your opponents in this easily accessible game!
Backers: 582
Average Pledge Per Backer: $35

Funded: $20,223 of $12,500
Dates: Feb 20th -> Mar 24th (33 days)
Project By: Cosmic Wombat Games
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Latest News

Curves - The Key to a Successful Kickstarter

May 19th - via:
Got curves? Jeff from @wombatgames analyzes a variety of Kicktraq data curves for campaign insights. (Read More)

Final Day for Stones of Fate! - GripMats for Int'l backers, backer designed cards, add-ons, and a new expansion in the works

March 24th - via:
Welcome to all our new backers! I love seeing the momentum of this campaign here at the end. Thank you all for getting the word out and sharing the project. I have a lot to cover (4 main points) so I will get right to it. GripMats for International... (Read More)

$17,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked and One More Stretch Goal Announced!

March 23rd - via:
Welcome to all our new backers! We are in the final stretch for Stone of Fate and there is a lot happening so I will get right to it. $17,000 Stretch Goal!We have blown right past the $17,000 stretch goal and so will be adding even more cards to the... (Read More)

Another New Card Announcement!

March 21st - via:
I am exceptionally grateful for all I have learned from other Kickstarter project creators. And as such I like to share my gratitude for those who have significantly influenced the way I have run this campaign. This is why we brought you The Vintner... (Read More)

Why Tarot Sized Cards?

March 18th - via:
Wow, 13 new backers in the last 24 hours! We have some great momentum going, let's keep it up! I had a lot to say yesterday in the update so I decided to split it into two separate updates. Today's topic is why we want the tarot size upgrade. What... (Read More)

One week left! First stretch goal unlocked!

March 17th - via:
Welcome to all our new backers! Things are heating up and getting exciting here for Stones of Fate. We just achieved our first stretch goal (of many more to come) and the game will now come with the four Palace promo cards. These are very powerful... (Read More)

Vote for Backer Designed Cards, Round 2!

March 16th - via:
Thank you to all our backers who submitted cards for round 2! The card submitted were outstanding the it was tough choosing the top five. The following are the five cards we have chosen for voting for this round of backer designed cards. Please check... (Read More)

Add $20 For a Custom Printed Stones of Fate GripMat!

March 15th - via:
Hi Everyone, We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Break From Reality Games to offer you a custom printed GripMat! Now for an add-on of $20 you can get an 18" x 18" GripMat for your copy of Stones of Fate! The Stones of Fate GripMat... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Game Developerz and Pirate Dens

March 14th - via:
A lot of the Kickstarter games this month have very strong themes and really embrace them, both through their mechanics and the artwork. There’s also a fairly good mix of card games, board games and dice games being offered, with a nice range of mechanics from bluffing to worker placement to resource management. (Read More)

Stones of Fate Strategy #1: How can I crush my opponents?

March 12th - via:
Thank you to all our new backers. Since you all have supported us early I thought I would take this opportunity to give you an advantage when you play Stones of Fate. Throughout the final two weeks of the campaign I will be featuring some strategy... (Read More)

Wish Nathan a Happy Birthday!!

March 11th - via:
It is Cosmic Wombat Games co-founder, Nathan Cornelius's birthday today!! Everyone comment here to wish him a Happy Birthday! Nathan's birth card is Strength, so I give you a preview of the new Strength card:  (Read More)

[PODCAST] Week in Review Episode #16 - Jeff Cornelius of Cosmic Wombat Games / Stones of Fate

March 11th - via:
Interview with Jeff Cornelius of Cosmic Wombat Games. We discuss their current kickstarter project “Stones of Fate” (Read More)

Issue #144 - Stones of Fate

March 10th - via:
Stones of Fate is a quick area control game with innovative mechanics. Players alternate placing stones between cards in a face-down spread. Flip a card and score based on where you placed your stones in relation to that card. Because stones are placed between cards they can help you score more than one card if positioned wisely. Stones of Fate is on Kickstarter now - a $20 pledge will get you the base game. (Read More)

We are Bring You a Game!!

March 7th - via:
Thank you ALL so much for fully funding this project!! You are making our dreams (Nathan, myself, and Luke) come true and we can't thank you enough. We are now 101% funded and the pledges keep coming in. We will start work immediately to set up... (Read More)

Backer Chosen Cards Revealed; New Social Media Stretch Goal; and SO MUCH MORE!

March 6th - via:
Hi Everyone! Welcome and Thank You to all our new backers! We have broken the $12K barrier and are less than $500 away from being funded! This could be the day that happens!  There is a LOT of great stuff going on and a lot to cover so I will get... (Read More)

Watch Luke Laurie and Cosmic Wombat Games live on Back It!

March 5th - via:
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to give you a heads up that Nathan, myself, and Luke will be on Back It! tonight with JR Honeycutt from DFW Nerd Night. We will be on live tonight at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. DFW Nerd Night does some great charity work and... (Read More)

Vote for Backer Designed Cards!

March 3rd - via:
Thank you to all who submitted backer designed cards. We have chosen our five favorites and are offering YOU a chance to vote them into the game! Below are images of the cards (note: the graphic design may not be final, please vote on the intent of... (Read More)

Reminder - Backer Designed Cards Due Tomorrow, March 2nd!

March 1st - via:
This is just a friendly reminder that if you want to get your idea for a card into Stones of Fate you must submit it by tomorrow, March 2nd at 8am PST! Please submit to with subject line "Backer Designed Card - Your... (Read More)

Designer Diary #2: The Inception

February 28th - via:
Luke Laurie returns with another designer diary. This time a look at how Stones of Fate came to be. Principles of Design for Stones of FateWhile designing Stones of Fate, I had several priorities in mind about the type of game I wanted it to be. Most... (Read More)

$10,000 Achieved!

February 26th - via:
Welcome to all our new backers! I am so excited that we have pushed past the $10K mark and are still going strong. I have a few things going on that I wanted to make you aware of.  1. I was interviewed for The Game of Crowdfunding podcast by All Us... (Read More)

Designer Diary #1: Designing within the Tarot Theme

February 24th - via:
Today, our designer, Luke Laurie, stops by to give us some insight about what inspired him during the design process of Stones of Fate. Designing within the Tarot Theme One of the great joys of designing Stones of Fate was being able to draw from the... (Read More)

300 Facebook Shares - First Social Media Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

February 23rd - via:
Thank you all for sharing this project! We have hit our first social media stretch goal. You know what that means! On funding, 2 backer designed cards will be added to the game. That's right, YOU can now be a part of Stones of Fate like never before.... (Read More)

[PODCAST] The Game of Crowd Funding Jeff Cornelius Interview 02-19-2014

February 23rd - via:
Jeff Cornelius from Cosmic Wombat Games, returns to The Game of Crowd Funding. This time to discuss the relaunch of Stones of Fate. Jeff shares what lessons were learned and what is going in to relaunching his project. Stones of Fate is on Kickstarter now and runs until March 24, 2014. (Read More)

Let's Talk About Backer Designed Cards!

February 22nd - via:
We are only 48 Facebook shares from hitting our first social media stretch goal!!Since we are so close, I wanted to give you all an idea of how these backer designed cards will work. These will be additional, alternate versions of the tarot cards... (Read More)

Wow! What a great first day!

February 20th - via:
The first 24 hours of the Stones of Fate Kickstarter are over and the response has been phenomenal!  Current stats: 162 backers $6,378 pledged 51% funded 179 Facebook shares We are well on our way to fulling funding and to that first social media... (Read More)

Twelve Hours in and Looking Strong!

February 20th - via:
Welcome to Stones of Fate!I want to start by thanking you all for jumping on board so quickly. This has been an amazing 12 hours with 124 backers and $5,257 in funding! I am overwhelmed by your generosity. Update on Where We StandWe are 12 hours in... (Read More)

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