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Stones of Fate

A project in Santa Maria, CA by Cosmic Wombat Games
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Reveal your fate in this strategy game based on tarot cards. Peek at cards, place your stones, & win the cards that tell your fortune.
Backers: 274
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $10,953 of $19,000
Dates: May 24th -> Jun 23rd (31 days)
Project By: Cosmic Wombat Games
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Latest News

48 Hours Left - Polycon XXXI!!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Here we are with only 48 hours to go in this campaign. I cannot believe we have come this far. We are heading off to Polycon XXXI where this whole journey was started just one short year ago. Last year at Polycon XXX Luke decided to enter Stones of... (Read More)

Origins 2013 Convention Recap!

June 20th - via: fruitlesspursuits.com
This past weekend was Origins 2013, the medium sized festival of tabletop games in Columbus, Ohio. If there was a game that dominated my Origins experience it would be the microgame Council of Verona by Crash Games and designed by Michael Eskue. How could 13 cards have such an impact? It's hard to say, but it's easy to see that the game is very well-crafted and packs a lot of punch in it's tiny footprint. (Read More)

Hints, Tips, and Tricks - Taking Cards From Others

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
It's time again for another dose of Stones of Fate strategy. Now that you all have the print and play you can put these hints to work for you as you play with your friends. Today we will talk about those cards that allow you to take cards from your... (Read More)

Ep 38 - Jeff Cornelius of Cosmic Wombat Games

Cosmic Wombat Games is an indie tabletop game start up co-founded by Jeff Cornelius. In this conversation we talk about game designers at conventions and about CWG's current Kickstarter project for the game Stones Of Fate. (Read More)

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Maximus, Bryce, Caden, Odessa, and Evan would like to wish their dads and all dads out there a very Happy Father's Day!From all of us at Cosmic Wombat Games and Luke Laurie Games, we hope your Father's Day is everything you want it to be. :)  (Read More)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LUKE!!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Today is Luke Laurie's 40th birthday!Please stop by in the comments and wish him a Happy Birthday!  And what better way to say Happy Birthday than to get him to sign your game? Let's make his hand cramp up from signing all those games. We currently... (Read More)

Here it is - The Stones of Fate Print and Play!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Meet Nathan

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
While I tend to be the face of Cosmic Wombat Games, the company would not happen without the hard work of my co-founder (and brother), Nathan. I thought you guys should get to know the guy behind the scenes a bit, so I will let him take it from here.... (Read More)

Changes and New Rewards

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We have added another reward tier!Now you can pledge $30 to upgrade your copy of the game to glass stones. If you don't want to change your pledge level but still want the glass stones, just go in and add $10 for the first game and $5 for each... (Read More)

New Reward Tier Added!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Now you can pledge $50 for an 8x10 print of the art from your favorite card from the game (along with a signed copy of the game)! Pledge to this level and at the end of the project you will receive a survey. Just indicate on that survey which card... (Read More)

Hints, Tips, and Tricks - The Queens

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the biggest tips I can give to players of Stones of Fate is to read the cards. The Queens are an especially important card to understand. The Queens all contain the same text: "When you FLIP this card: Give one of your cards to another player"... (Read More)

All Us Geeks - Episode 25 – Girls and Anime: What Could Go Wrong, Part 1

June 8th - via: allusgeeks.com
Make a reservation, because space is at a premium here at the Geek Compound! Don joins us again for a new Anime segment. Jeff Cornelius, from Cosmic Wombat Games, drops in to give us the lowdown on Stones of Fate. And if that wasn’t enough, Megan & Sara sit in to help review Escape: The Curse of the Temple. Sadly, you still hear the voices of Jeff and Jordan, but try to look past that and enjoy the rest of the geeky goodness! And of course, we have to ask the important, hard hitting questions: Who’s a cute, little doggy? (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Tombs, Pirates, and Shakespeare

June 7th - via: casualgamerevolution.com
To our dismay, tabletop projects on Kickstarter seem to be getting more and more polarized. There is a very dedicated audience of wargamers and other hardcore gamers that scoop up their favorite projects in record numbers, while casual games consistently struggle. For instance, the Toughest Girls of the Galaxy line of miniatures recently reached its $12K funding goal in 30 seconds! It often takes weeks for a casual game to reach that amount, if ever. Casual games are rarely at the top of the popularity list, either on Kickstarter or sites like Board Game Geek, which means they can be difficult to find. (Read More)

Hints, Tips, and Tricks - The Aces

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Are you looking for a way to derail your opponent and at the same time gain some points for yourself?  Then the aces are the cards for you!  There are four ace cards in Stones of Fate corresponding to the four tarot suits (Coins, Cups, Swords,... (Read More)

Tales From the Road 4 - ConCarolinas

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We are home now from ConCarolinas. It was a busy but fun weekend. I really love getting out and meeting all of you at cons and playing Stones of Fate with you! The gaming portion of the convention was put on by SCARAB. They put on a great convention!... (Read More)

30% Goal Achieved!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations! We have reached our 30% goal!As I said before, 90% of all projects that get to 30% eventually make their funding goal.  Let's take a minute and enjoy the accomplishment that we have all worked so hard to achieve together. Of course,... (Read More)

Hints, Tips, and Tricks - Opportunity Zone

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
We are travelling again! This weekend I am off to ConCarolinas 2013 to demo Stones of Fate.  We will keep you updated on all our adventures of course. As part of our updates, I will be giving occasional hints and tips to make your Stones of Fate... (Read More)

30% Rule

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, Congratulations to John Burns! He won the drawing for our Twitter challenge (in the lead up to the Kickstarter) and a $30 Amazon gift card is on its way to him as we speak.   We Are 20% Funded!This is a FANTASTIC number and we are... (Read More)

Where We Are After Opening Weekend

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We are now 4 days in and 18% funded!For starting on a 4 day holiday weekend, I think this is pretty good.  I am pleased with the response we have gotten so far but we need to keep this momentum going.  Many people are going to be getting back in to... (Read More)

Tales From the Road 3 - Heading Home

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, here we are at the end of our Gamex journey.  I would like to start by wishing you all a Happy Memorial Day!  As a former Air Force officer, I am always moved by Memorial Day and Veterans Day.  Please take some time today to remember those... (Read More)

Tales From the Road 2 - Launch Party!!

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the things we wanted to focus on when we first got the idea to fund our project through Kickstarter (actually when we first decided to publish games in the first place) was to really interact with people on a personal level.  We want to get... (Read More)

Tales From the Road 1

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Everyone from Gamex 2013 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles, One day in and 8% funded!  Thank you so much to all you early backers. The Stones of Fate team is currently in Los Angeles for the Gamex convention.  First I would... (Read More)

Critical Preview - Stones of Fate (video)

May 24th - via: critshappen.net
A video review of Stones of Fate (Read More)

Stones of Fate Game Review (prepublished version)

May 24th - via: fathergeek.com
Life is a mystery and an adventure. We can clearly see the choices put in front of us, but not the results of the choices we have not yet made. Some believe in fate and some believe that the future is not yet written. In the end, it really doesn’t matter because we can only take action on what we know and what is before us. In this game, what is before you is a mystery, but through subtle game play and manipulation, even fate can be controlled. Nothing is for certain. (Read More)

AUG Game Preview: Stones of Fate

May 18th - via: allusgeeks.com
Jordan & Jeff offer another preview look at the game Stones of Fate. Look for Stones of Fate to be on Kickstarter on May 24, 2013. (Read More)

Stones of Fate Game Review

May 8th - via: thegamewhisperer.com
Bryan Reed is a member of the Game Whisperer's Game Den and a teacher by day. He wrote this review for Stones of Fate from Cosmic Wombat Games Stones of Fate To some, the cards of the mystic tarot are a divination tool that can reveal secrets from the past,... (Read More)

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